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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 5 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
17 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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23 reviews 23 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
47 helpful votes 47 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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013 via mobile

This place is really awesome. At first sight it looks run down and shabby, but the cool people and atmosphere really make up for that. It's pretty clean and it's right down the block from the beach, so it's a great location. They offer free breakfast and dinner, what more can you ask for? Plus the German receptionist (Simon) is... More

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Hull, England
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013 via mobile

This hostel is practically on the beach front. Great location. You have to park a few streets away in order to park for free bit not a massive issue. The staff were very helpful and our private room and bathroom were very impressive. Large, airy and clean. The place was a little worn but it added to the overall feel... More

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United Kingdom
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49 reviews 49 reviews
9 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2013

If you are looking for hotel quality accommodation then look elsewhere. If you are on a budget and are willing to compromise on the creature comforts then this hostel is fine. We booked a private double room twelve months in advance, which was rustic, spacious and came with it's own bathroom. One block from the boardwalk, therefore the beach, and... More

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Vienna, Austria
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

Good location for Venice Beach and comfortable common rooms. Cameras everywhere and strict rules. Staff is partly really helpfull and partly not. Rooms are cleaned daily but the shape of the building is pretty old. Pricy. Included Pasta and rice and waffles for breakfast. Vomitting smell on the couch.

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

I traveled alone and booked a private room here. People were helpful, friendly and a base breakfast & dinner was included. Not the newest, but clean and spacey and excellent value for the price. Enjoyed the social interactions on a good scale, facilitated by friendly staff and sharing food. Excellent location.

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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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