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Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good46%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“hot tub”(37 reviews)
“bunk rooms”(3 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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2.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a place to stay after deciding on a trip near Santa Cruz. Found this place by accident and was a little concerned with some of the hostel reviews we have read but decided to give it a try. The place is...More

Thank babyoscar530
Response from Jeff P, General Manager at Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse HostelResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for the kind review and we are so glad you decided to try us. Thanks for the recommendation and we hope to see you again in the near future. Kindly, Jeff Parry, General Manager

Reviewed 19 September 2017

I hadn't been hostelling for years but decided to stay at Pigeon Point Lighthouse Hostel over the Memorial Weekend. What a great decision. Our cabin was spotless, the dorm style room (six bunks) spacious enough, the bathroom never occupied for very long and the kitchen...More

Thank rokbums
Response from Jeff P, General Manager at Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse HostelResponded 29 September 2017

Thank you for the great review! It's no secret that we are one of the best shared overnight accommodations on the coast! So glad that you had a good time and got to meet interesting people on your journey! We look forward to your happy...More

Reviewed 20 July 2017 via mobile

Myself and 2 friends spent a night in a shared dorm and had the most amazing experience here! We arrived and were quickly shown our rooms and provided with towels and bedding. The bunks were extremely comfortable and the rooms were kept at a perfect...More

Thank Nicole D
Response from Jeff P, General Manager at Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse HostelResponded 26 July 2017

Thank you so much for the kind review Nicole! We hope to see you again real soon! Jeff, GM

Reviewed 7 June 2017

Beautiful place on the Californian coast. An old lighthouse on the cliff overlooking the ocean with some lodges where you can sleep and relax with the ocean wind and sea noise. The ocean view is great!

1  Thank Oreste G
Response from Jeff P, General Manager at Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse HostelResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for the great review! We hope you come to stay at the hostel one night! Kindly, Jeff Parry, General Manager

Reviewed 9 March 2017

I go here every few years when my travels work out. They are dorms and a hostel but love, love the coast and staying at the cottages where the lighthouse workers lived. They supply the sheets though the plastic bedding is hard to keep the...More

2  Thank Snapshotgalaxian
Response from Jeff P, General Manager at Hostelling International-Pigeon Point Lighthouse HostelResponded 21 June 2017

Thanks for the million dollar review ;D Update: You can stay during the day since 2003! We do have to do some cleaning, but we can always work with the guests on the schedule. We also got new 300 thread count organic cotton sheets that...More

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Beachfront
Free Internet
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Hot Tub
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USD 36 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
USD 36 - USD 197 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Response from Snapshotgalaxian | Reviewed this property |
They do have some couples rooms but much more expensive and you have to call for availability. The dorms are bunk beds.
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We offer private rooms as well as co-ed dormitory although these are popular and often booked very far in advance. Please call the front desk at 650-879-0633 to review available dates and options. Sorry for the... More
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"Head toward the back of the complex as it is quieter."
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"The private rooms are best if you want the most sound sleep"
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"Private rooms are quiet and comfortable but not much in terms of view from the window."
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"Book Hot Tub Early :-)"
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