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Canberra, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Hermosa Beach is a great location... perfect for a stay. I only stayed at the hostel one night, location great, their were power boards to available, free wifi, breakfast was okay, beds comfortable and it is right on the beach!! I stayed in a female dorm room. The space available was okay but there was only two of us staying... More 

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Sussex
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015 via mobile

Can't be beaten on location, right next to the beach and all the bars and shops, walkable to the supermarket to buy food which you ca label store and cook at the hostel kitchen. Nice little lounge areas to sit around and meet people, watch tele, computer. Wifi is really good. Its a small building but its genreally clean. We... More 

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Nelson, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2015

Surf City Hostel was the first place I stayed at the start of a three-month trip around the USA. This was the first hostel I'd ever stayed in, and I wasn't sure what to expect. It was an ideal start to the hosteling experience. For starters, after being delayed in Australia and then arriving bleary-eyed to LAX, getting to the... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

When we first entered this building there was no clear sign as to where the office was to check in, we were then met by the manager who was the least friendly or welcoming person i have ever met, in actual fact he made both my boyfriend and i feel very uncomfortable! He didn't give us any information as to... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

I will state the facts and you can make your own decision. When we checked in, the staff was very nice. However, when they brought us to our private room, it smelled moldy, the manager sprayed air freshner (hint hint), and when we pulled back the covers which were very messy, there was a bottle cap between our mattress cover... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is perfect if you're after a place close to the beach, surrounded by bars/restaurants and close to the attractions in LA. I was with my boyfriend and stayed in a shared room with shared bathroom. The staff are fantastic, super helpful! The only thing is the bars below - there is music playing until about 1am every night... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015 via mobile

Over the past 5 weeks my boyfriend and I have stayed in over 10 hostels and few hotels in the USA . This hostel was by far the worse we have stayed in. We are not fussy people just like a clean rooms and decent service. You do not receive either at this hostel. Pros : it's location is right... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015

Pictures were NOT representative of what we found- place is SMALL. Cheap, but above bars if you value sleep before midnight. Security is not good as doors are not self-locking (which means you rely on your other dorm members to lock up) and several guests complained of missing valuables while we were there. Being so near public transport and attractions... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We loved this place and the area/beach so much that we went back during our trip! The location is right on the beach and is a minutes walk away. It's nestled around lots of bars and restaurants, because of this it can be a little noisy at night! Check in is easy and you get towels and linen, the rooms... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Surf City Hostel is a really cool hostel tucked away on the Main Street of Hermosa Beach. The rooms are spacious, the common rooms are clean and the breakfast actually has more things than a blueberry muffin. I really liked how my room had an ocean view. I would totally go there again. Only downside was that it was on... More 

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Additional Information about Surf City Hostel

Address: 26 Pier Ave, Hermosa Beach, CA 90254-3760
Location: United States > California > Hermosa Beach
Price Range: $44 - $101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 80
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