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Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

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  • Excellent33%
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  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
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“pub crawl”(22 reviews)
“bed dorm”(16 reviews)
“hi hostel”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Rooms
Wheelchair access
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The hostel itself is not a bad place. Nice building, great location and nice staff. But my bed was like sleeping on an old scaffolding tower. Couldn’t move a muscle without the thing sounding like it was going to fall apart and it creaked so...More

Thank Karel V
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Clean, good location in Santa Monica. Did not have a car (which was a mistake of course), but the metro took me to Beverly Hills. DTLA and Malibu. A lot less social hostel than HI New York, and less and not as good events. Breakfast...More

Thank Anne S
Reviewed 1 week ago

I caught the Super Shuttle from LAX to Santa Monica for $15 from outside the terminals at LAX. Just follow the signs for shuttle transport, or you can download the app and easily book and pay for everything in advance through there. I took the...More

Thank Annika T
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My daughter (27 years) and I stayed at HI Santa Monica for a few days prior to boarding a cruise. She was weary to be staying in a hostel but I promised her she would be pleasantly surprised, and she was! It was extremely clean...More

1  Thank Danica L
Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

The HI Santa Monica is a very nice Hostel but....A/C very loud (even after complaining, no changes during my 3 day stay), room not clean, matress old, bed bugs!!! Besides that everything is good and provides everything you would expect from a HI Hostel. The...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
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$51 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Santa Monica
Santa Monica is a coastal town that maintains a
balance as a tourist destination and as an area with a
thriving local culture. On the beach, bikers,
roller-bladers, runners and walkers move along the
famed bike path enjoying the beautiful Los Angeles
weather. The solar-powered Ferris wheel at the Santa
Monica pier spins high above the water, while park
revelers scream with delight riding the roller
...More
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Josh L
February 26, 2018|
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Response from CoolLoon | Reviewed this property |
Suggest you call them. I arrived in the morning and they let me store my luggage in a locked store room but I couldn't go to the room. I went shopping and returned a little earlier than the posted check-in time and they let... More
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Jack H
February 1, 2017|
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Response from Catherine M | Reviewed this property |
There is a multi level carpark across the road from the hostel which is $17 for 24 hours
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Moataz M
November 23, 2016|
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Response from Ahmed N | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I called them before going to check if there were any rooms available and then went and paid fully in cash
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"If you really want a good room brake the piggy bank before"
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"Away from the activity areas"
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"I'd expect top floor rooms to have better view"
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"ask for the four bed dorms. You'll find them to be much more hygienic. The rest smell of sweaty balls and..."
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