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Venice Beach Hostel and Hotel

1515 Pacific Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90291 (Venice / Beach Areas)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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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15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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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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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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

This hostel is very near Venice Beach. It's old and not cleaned to the highest standards (towel had brown smears on it, sink in my private room full of hair, bed had crumbs on it). There is an additional $100 key deposit that they didnt mrntion when booking, and if you dont have it in cash they charge you to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2013 via mobile

Do not believe anything on the website. Misleading and straight up false advertising. Only good thing is the close proximity to venice beach. But even that- its a dodgy area. Security at the hostel is non existent-safes broken and the locks on windows. Rooms are in a terrible state,as is the whole hostel. We stayed in a double private room.... 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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