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Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair Access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 12 November 2014

I had to be in L.A. for a morning appointment so decided to come in a day early. I didn't want to spend a ton of money...and as a single female traveller wanted an area where I'd feel comfortable walking. This Hostelling International location was...More

3  Thank dutchgal88
Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 9 February 2015

Thank you for the great review San Diego! Next time you stay with us be sure to check out one of our group outings. Our hikes and museum trips are a lot of fun and a great way to meet all kinds of people. We...More

Reviewed 11 November 2014

I stayed in a 6 person dorm room which was fine, pretty much what you pay for, the nice big lockers were very much appreciated. However if you are staying here make sure you get some really freakin good earplugs as the air conditioning in...More

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Reviewed 10 November 2014

This hostel is in a great location within easy walking distance to the beach. The shops and bars around the hostel are fantastic. The hostel had a great vibe with big communal areas and kitchens. The staff where fantastic and helped me out with a...More

Thank Markabroad91
Reviewed 7 November 2014

Wonderful location, great staff, bedroom was superb, breakfast generous, socialising areas were abundant and laundry clean and efficient. So why not 5 stars? The bathrooms. The bathrooms are not modern but that is quite acceptable. What disappointed me was the lack of cleanliness in the...More

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Reviewed 6 November 2014

My friends and I had booked to stay in this hostel as we wanted to spend a couple of days at the beach and exploring Santa Monica. Upon arrival (10am) we were told we could not check into our room until after 2pm. We were...More

7  Thank geordietraveler90
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US$ 53 - US$ 173 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
...More
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Josh L
27 February 2018|
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Response from CoolLoon | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call them. I arrived in the morning and they let me store my luggage in a locked store room but I couldn't go to the room. I went shopping and returned a little earlier than the posted check-in time and they let... More
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Jack H
1 February 2017|
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Response from Catherine M | Reviewed this property |
There is a multi level carpark across the road from the hostel which is $17 for 24 hours
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Moataz M
23 November 2016|
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Response from Ahmed N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I called them before going to check if there were any rooms available and then went and paid fully in cash
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"If you really want a good room brake the piggy bank before"
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"Away from the activity areas"
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"I'd expect top floor rooms to have better view"
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"ask for the four bed dorms. You'll find them to be much more hygienic. The rest smell of sweaty balls and..."
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