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Samesun Venice Beach

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25 Windward Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90291
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The bathroom situation was the worst in all the hotels/hostels Ive stayed in. 1 bathroom & 1 toilet for the whole floor, both in the same room and were unisex. The shower was more like a drop of water at a time. Part of the nozzle actually fell on my head. The Bed took up the whole space so no... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed here last year in August and booked this as a solo traveller. The rooms are what you pay for. 2 sets of bunk beds and a big enough bathroom. My roommates were friendly whom I became really good friends with. The hostel can organise transport and tours etc and is right on the boardwalk. There is so much... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really really recommend this Hostel for anyone that is staying in Venice! Not only is the hostel clean, has the perfect location (steps to the beach) but the staff is also so much fun and love to party! I have met some amazing people during my stay here twice, and if you want to party or even relax it's... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking to stay in Venice Beach, you can't beat this location which is basically on the beach. People in their early 20s are generally who stay here. I met a group of the chillest Aussies here. I stayed for two nights and was content. The staff is pretty friendly although I saw that a group of people... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I spent three nights while exploring LA. This hostel is clean, social, well equipped, and perfectly located. I strongly recommend it. The atmosphere is cool and lots of bars and restaurants in Venice Beach. Lockers could be bigger, and breakfast a bit more healthy (for the price) - that is why I went for 4 vs 5

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had a few nights here in Februar. Positive: Good Location Clean Cheap Good wifi. Good Service Negative: Not much to add here. Keep on the good work, the young guys in the reception were really helpful. Thanks for that, we had a great time there!

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Ontario, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This hostel is a great time! With an awesome location and you're right on the beach. I could see the ocean from my window! I didn't hangout that much in the hostel itself, why would you?! But Danny's right below the hostel is a fun bar, with live music, and a true dogtown feel to it! Very safe and secure... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Such a fantastic location for Venice Beach. The hostel organised a bike ride to the South Beaches and you end up riding for a good couple of hours. I would definitely recommend it! The rooms are basic but adequate. You don't really spend much time in your room anyway there's so much to do!

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015

Stayed at this cool Hostel last month for 3 nights before meeting up with friends in Las Vegas, 1st of all the location is right on Venice beach - the view from my room was pretty spectacular overlooking the legendary Venice beach. The actual room I stayed in was adequate, not amazing but then this is a hostel! The location... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We recently stayed at the SameSun in Venice beach for 5 nights in a private room with an en suite. It's very reasonably priced for its good location in an interesting part of LA - if you love art, music, surfing bums and down and outs. The price reflects exactly what you get, the bedding wasn't great, sort of flung... More 

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Venice has always danced to its own beat as the epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along the boardwalk there are street performers and local craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings, souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders do their tricks around the skate park. All of it happens under the warm California sun with sprawling views of sand and sea. Heading east, the main drags of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Main Street are lined with boutique shops, some major retail stores, art galleries and restaurants. Here the ambiance is more relaxed and upscale than the frenetic boardwalk area. Venice is a mostly walkable (and certainly bikeable) neighborhood, full of areas to explore.
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