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HI-Point Montara Lighthouse

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Reviewed 5 April 2017

Not really a good experience. It was too cold, damp, and windy to enjoy the outside view. For $30, I was hoping for a little more. I had to sit out in the cold for nearly two hours because I got there too early. Check...More

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Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 8 April 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. We are sorry to hear that your experience with us was not up to your standards. We clearly state on our websites and when making any reservations with us that check in time...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017

We spotted spouting whales from out door benches and walked down the path to the private beach. Beautiful views from the hostel windows. Small private sleeping areas with shared basic bathroom and shower. Inexpensive,change of pace,right on the ocean. I liked it.

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Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 19 February 2017

Thank you very much for taking the time to review Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. We are so pleased to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful cliffside scenery and private beach on our property. Please come back and visit for an affordable travel experience!

Reviewed 9 February 2017

Staying here was my first experience with staying in a hostel so I have no other hostel experience to compare with. I loved the location of this hostel, its right on the ocean, which is a great location for Highway 1. Views from here were...More

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Response from PML_Management, General Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 12 February 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you enjoyed the location and had a positive first time hostelling experience .

Reviewed 4 January 2017

If you are an experienced hosteler, you may consider this #1 in hostel views. We had a private room and it faced on to the ocean. We could hear the surf constantly. Private rooms are always small in hostels, this was no exception. Just room...More

Thank Lori G
Response from MontaraLighthouse, Front Office Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 8 January 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write a review for Point Montara Lighthouse Hostel. We are so glad you enjoyed the beautiful views on our cliffside property. We strive to be as environmentally sustainable with low flow shower heads. We are constantly trying to...More

Reviewed 28 December 2016 via mobile

I am very disappointed with the hostel management of this Hostel location in Montara. A family member check in to TJ A Hostel and was turned away because the manager on duty did not like the way the guest look. People with color was turned...More

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Response from PML_Management, General Manager at HI-Point Montara LighthouseResponded 5 January 2017

Thanks for following-up regarding your family member's expirience. I am thankful we were able to communicate and clear up the misunderstanding with your family members. I hope they continue to enjoy meeting guests from all over the world at our many properties including Point Montara

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Free Parking
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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Free Parking
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USD 34 - USD 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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USD 34 - USD 78 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms, Kitchenette
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Response from uesnna | Reviewed this property |
We didn't use the bunk and I was glad. It seemed like a really small bed that folded down from the wall above the double bed. I don't remember how you would climb up there. I felt claustrophobic in the little room (cured by... More
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