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    Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

    1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
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    • Excellent34%
    • Very good46%
    • Average13%
    • Poor4%
    • Terrible3%
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    “pub crawl” (23 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (16 reviews)
    “hi hostel” (11 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed June 4, 2015

    Great hostel, great facilities, great service, great organised events. Do the pub crawl, you're guaranteed a good time. The hosts for the night are fantastic and take you to some cool pubs n bars. Never a dull moment. Only issue was the rooms with the...More

    Thank Dean U
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded June 13, 2015

    Thanks for a great review! It sounds like you had a great time staying at our hostel. We are glad you enjoyed our pub crawl! Our hosts sure know how to show our guests how to party. Thanks for your tip about getting a room...More

    Reviewed May 9, 2015 via mobile

    Amazing place to stay - stayed in a 8 bed dorm - was an excellent room in great condition - although the window wouldn't close in the room which was a pain. Also another negative would be older people staying in the room with you...More

    1  Thank Jacob W
    Reviewed May 2, 2015

    This is a belated review of HI - Santa Monica/Los Angeles which I should have submitted back on October 2014(!) but forgot to do so. Santa Monica was a great area to visit and Hostelling International in Santa Monica was a great place to stay...More

    Thank chris_sharry
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded May 3, 2015

    Thank you for submitting your awesome review from your previous stay! Were glad you got to enjoy the activities our hostel has to offer. The pasta nights and pub crawls are always a success for our guests and we are happy you got to be...More

    Reviewed April 29, 2015 via mobile

    We arrived with the intention of only staying one night, however the hostel had great facilities, pool table and courtyard area. We were able to meet some really nice people who shared with us that the hostel offers free tours, to downtown LA and a...More

    2  Thank Ella H
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded May 1, 2015

    Thank for your time in writing this awesome review! We are very happy you got to enjoy our great facilities and amenities our hostel has to offer. We're glad you got to experience our activities and we try to make it as affordable as possible...More

    Reviewed April 21, 2015

    This hostel is situated in probably the best location in LA for a visitor. It is on 2nd Street which is a very short walk from Santa Monica Pier and Beach, and just a block away from Third Street Promenade with thriving restaurants and shops....More

    Thank Michael A
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded May 3, 2015

    Thank you for submitting your great review about our hostel and location! We are very fortunate to be located in the great city of Santa Monica where you can find everything from the Beach to lovely shops and good places to eat and drink. We...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • Laundry Service
    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • $51 - $136 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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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    October 17, 2016|
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    Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
    We used the tour company next door to the hostel, they run a bus daily to Disneyland. You can either buy your own ticket to Disney and then pay the tour company for the bus journey or you can buy the Disney ticket and bus as... More
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    "Try to avoid a room overlooking the entrance, just because because of any street noise"
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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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    "Try to ask for a room as far as possible from the elevators."
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