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Venice Beach Hostel and Hotel

1515 Pacific Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90291 (Venice / Beach Areas)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca M Chicago, Illinois, United States
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Novi Sad, Serbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant understand how people are telling this hostel was their best experience ever. I consider myself traveller and backpacker because I've been travelling over 20 countries and leaving long time in others (The Netherlands, Serbia, Finland, etc.). However, I never found a hostel as bad as this. Rooms are too old and smell very bad. Hostel in general is... More

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
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8 reviews 8 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 6 nights and it was a pleasant stay. It is in a great location to get to Venice and Santa Monica by bus, it has a great cafe opposite the hostel to get breakfast and or lunch. The beds were comfy, there was a fan to keep the room cool at night and the atmosphere was... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I stayed at Venice beach hostel for a total of 4 weeks in June and July 2014.Looking at the reviews we were pleasantly surprised, most people writing negative reviews in my opinion are being a bit too picky. The hostel hasn't had a massive refurb or been modernised like the samesun hostel down the road but your... More

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

My girlfriend and I stayed here for a few days upon arriving in the states. After a long flight the staff at reception told us they were busy and we had to wait 20 minutes to check in. The same staff member (thin man with grey hair) was abrupt and discourteous throughout our visit. Our dorm and the whole hostel... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014 via mobile

We arrived as a group of 5 and they put us into 3 separate rooms, then to top that off two of us who were in one room had unpacked and settled in when we were informed we would have to move rooms because a family had booked our room. We spent one night in the new room and were... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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63 reviews 63 reviews
18 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

Before I went to this hostel I stayed at 'THE Venice beach hostel' on Washington Blvd which is a very similar price and is awful, so went to Venice beach hostel which was a whole lot better! Great location, very chilled out vibe, common room is ok, the room was decent enough, it is a little run down but hostels... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Checked out about 12 and was told wasn't getting my key deposit back. This has never happened me before. I didn't even bother to argue just thought it was very unfair. Had already handed out 200$ for my stay and got penalised for this. The room was dark and had no window. The bunk beds were cat!! Very poor. Would... More

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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

At $40 a night this hostel is not cheap... But the rooms are nice (girls 6 bed dorm has just been re-vamped) lockers in the room, en suite shower was really nice. Each bed had shelf, light and plugs, and little curtains for privacy. Great location, right next to the beach, be careful wandering round at night though! Ezra and... More

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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25 reviews 25 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2014

I am a person that has traveled alone every year for Halloween for the past few years on a tight budget... This hostel is the perfect place for me. It is literally right at the beach and the weather is so beautiful and sunny.. a lil chilly at nights so bring a jacket for outdoors! The shared rooms are perfect..... More

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Bordeaux, France
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39 reviews 39 reviews
13 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

This is a pretty rough place. It's fairly inexpensive if you get a good deal booking online, and the location is too good to be true (just on the beach front with a nice bar to play pool at across the street, bus stops to downtown LA are near and you can just walk to Santa Monica easily). On the... More

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Address: 1515 Pacific Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90291
Location: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice / Beach Areas , Westside
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