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Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The staff were quite helpful, There was a great kitchen and living area, library, cinema, computer room, laundry room. There were lots of amenities and storage areas in the kitchen. We had the best breakfast ever in this hostel (after 2 months of travelling in hostels), they had such a range of choices, fruit, yogurt, cereal, toast, bagels and there... More

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Atherstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would recommend this hostel to anyone who is looking for a cheap place to stay. It is in a great location, the hostel is very modernised and clean. It is great for people of all ages, it is not aimed at the younger generation. The rooms are nice and clean, they get abit warm at night though because there... More

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Australian Capital Territory, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As two underage girls travelling the states this was our first ever hostel stay. It was a pleasant surprise! Staff were friendly, location was absolutely perfect, rooms were fine, bathrooms were fine and we had no problems at all. Only complaint is the heat in the rooms at night - as soon as the sun comes up it gets pretty... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've had a nice 5 days stay in a private room, which was big enough and clean. The room wasn't as bright as I like but it had air conditioning and was more comfortable than I expected. You can get towels at the reception for free. Bathrooms are not that bad if you don't bother have shower in front of... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

HI couldn't have been better! I had just arrived from Sydney and had not set up accommodation yet so I checked the Internet for hostels. I just needed somewhere to get my bearings and get some rest! I didn't sleep much on the plane. I took a cab to the hostel and arrived at the hostel not sure if they... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've grown to have tremendous faith in the Hostelling International brand. My first stay with them in Sydney was amazing, and so when I needed a cheap place to stay, I looked up the HI in Los Angeles. I didn't even consider the location when I booked it, so when I arrived and found myself a stones throw away from... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed two nights here, 14th and 15th of July. The location was excellent, within walking distance to third street promenade, and of course Santa Monica pier. I stayed in a 6 bed dorm with a bathroom included in the room, and shard facilities on the floor. Heaps of space, and large lockers, which is always a bonus. There were plenty... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here for 3 nights at the end of June and had a very enjoyable experience. I was in an 8 bed female dorm which was fine, little bit cramped and got extremely warm when everyone was in as there was no air con but was clean and quiet! Plugs and lights next to each bed were very handy! The... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to spend a few days checking out Santa Monica and Los Angeles. I slept in an 8 bed female dorm - a little small, but very comfortable. Premises are clean and tidy, with lots of little areas to find a quiet spot to relax, including a really lovely courtyard. Breakfast is provided - coffee, cereal, bagels, toast...... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Hostelling International in Santa Monica for 5 nights (29th July- 3rd August and highly enjoyed my experience. The staff were friendly and the facilities were always clean. The location is so amazing with the hostel being both close to the beach and shops and is an easy place to catch a taxi from if you are wanting... More

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Address: 1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Location: United States > California > Santa Monica
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HI-Santa Monica hostel is set close to cafes, restaurants and movie theatres, and is only just two blocks from the beach. The J Paul Getty Center, with its spectacular art, architecture and views, is nearby. The hostel has been fully renovated with a fresh, new look. There is capacity for 260 guests and facilities include daily movies, internet access, kitchen, laundry and breakfast.Enjoy your stay at the Santa Monica hostel with easy access to Hollywood, Beverly Hills, UCLA, Venice, Malibu and downtown Los Angeles. A tour operator services the hostel, with daily excursions to Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios, and all the area's famed attractions. This location is the largest purpose-built hostel in the USA,just nine miles from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Come and check out Santa Monica. ... more   less 
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