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    Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

    1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
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    • Excellent33%
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    “pub crawl” (23 reviews)
    “bed dorm” (15 reviews)
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    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    The location couldn't be better! Two minute walk to amazing shopping one direction and Santa Monica Pier two minutes the other direction :) The hostel has great wifi and incredibly helpful staff. We were given directions to a very close train station to get to...More

    Thank NatalieKeato
    Response from mainplace, Guest Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks so much for your review Natalie! We are really glad that you loved our neighborhood and that we could provide you with such a great stay! We hope you enjoy the rest of your trip and we would love to see you again sometime...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was recommended to stay here by a travel agent here in Melbourne, Australia and I was extremely glad we did. We had originally opted to stay in the 10-bed dorm but because we had booked a few nights there, me and my two friends...More

    Thank Callum_McCaskie
    Response from mainplace, General Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 2 days ago

    Hi Callum, Thank you for your feedback! I am so happy to hear that you enjoyed our facility and staff. We welcome you and your friends to come back anytime!!! I hope you have wonderful continued travels and many other great hostel stays!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    The fantastic location definitely make this hostel worthwhile to stay at, but the facilities brought it down to only an average hostel. The hostel is currently being renovated so hopefully these issues will all be rectified soon. The staff were also fantastic. The dorm I...More

    1  Thank DonnaBerry
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We were very happy with our hostel in Santa Monica! The place was newly renovated and the bathrooms, kitchen and common areas were all fantastic and as described! We had a newly renovated private room which was great. The staff were friendly and there were...More

    Thank chloeee-xx
    Response from mainplace, Guest Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 5 days ago

    Thanks so much for your review! We are so glad you enjoyed the newly renovated rooms and common spaces, we are so excited about those upgrades! We hope you'll come back and visit us again soon, but in the meantime have an amazing rest of...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    We had one night to spend in LA en route to Hawaii, and we chose to stay near the airport and just do Santa Monica. I highly recommend this hostel as a clean, inexpensive and totally adequate option. The staff at the desk were very...More

    Thank Kaitlyn H
    Response from mainplace, Guest Relations Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thanks so much for your review Kaitlyn! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and that our staff was able to make you comfortable on your long layover! We can't wait to see you again next time you're in Santa Monica!...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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    • USD 51 - USD 144 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
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    Jack H
    2 February 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
    24 November 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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    18 October 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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