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“What a hostel!” 5 of 5 stars
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Point Reyes Hostel
1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   1390 Limantour Drive, off Limantour Road, P.O. Box 247, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956-0247   |  
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“What a hostel!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2007

This hostel is in an incredible location. Some bicycle out there. It is great for large groups. Some might find it hard to get there without a car. It is a bit far from town. YOu can see very single star in teh universe when there are no clouds..watch out..during summer there is fog on a regular basis. I have gone there many times over the course of a ten-year period and have found it to be magical every time. It's a very practical hostel and a great value for the area.

  • Liked — What a deal for the location..and a great kitchen.
  • Disliked — closes at 10am..but that is typical for hostels
  • Stayed September 2006
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 3 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2006

You can't beat the location of this hostel, right in the middle of Pt. Reyes National Park. Once you park your car, there is no need to move it til you leave....fabulous hiking starts right outside the hostel doors. The cost is amazingly low for this area. The public rooms are warm and cozy. But the women's dorm situation needs alot of improvement...at least 12-14 beds were crammed into a tiny room (should have had 8 beds max) which made it very tough to move around in, as well as incredibly stuffy at night. Had a hard time sleeping with the constant snoring and lack of air. The toilets had flimsy shower curtains for doors, which ended around my knees! Also the showers were cheek by jowl to the toilets, leaving no privacy for anyone. Guests from the family rooms traipsed through at all hours to use the bathroom. My advice would be to stay here only at non-peak times.

  • Stayed June 2003
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Point Reyes Hostel

Address: 1390 Limantour Drive, off Limantour Road, P.O. Box 247, Point Reyes Station, CA 94956-0247
Location: United States > California > Marin County > Point Reyes Station
Amenities:
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty Lodging in Point Reyes Station
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Point Reyes Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 41
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in a secluded valley of the Point Reyes National Seashore, HI-Point Reyes is surrounded by 140 miles of trails winding through uniquely diverse habitats perfect for hiking, biking, and wildlife watching. The only lodging offered within the park, the hostel provides a fully equipped guest kitchen, cozy common areas with great views, and an outdoor patio and barbecue, along with the chance to experience the wonders of this unspoiled coastal wilderness. ... more   less 
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