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HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica

1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, California, 90401, United States

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Overall Rating 87%

From 22 Reviews

Hostel rating (22)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 85%
Cleanliness 88%
Location 94%
Security 91%
Service 84%
Comfort 81%
Green rating 81%

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Santa Monica Hostel

Hostel Santa Monica

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Just two blocks from the beautiful Santa Monica Beach, HI Santa Monica hostel enjoys a superb location close to cafes, restaurants and movie theatres. The world-famous Third Street Promenade, known for its weekly farmers’ markets, excellent food, great shopping and engaging street performers, is nearby.

The largest purpose-built hostel in the USA, there is capacity for 273 guests and a wide range of facilities including free breakfast, Internet access, well-equipped kitchen and daily movies.

Enjoy your stay at HI Santa Monica with easy access to Hollywood, Beverly Hills, UCLA, Venice, Malibu and downtown Los Angeles. The hostel also organizes activities including pub crawls, food events and tours, and there are daily excursions to Disneyland Resort, Universal Studios and all the area's famed attractions.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Sorry, there is no availability for the dates you have chosen or the hostel is closed. Please refer to the hostel information for contact details and opening dates.

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • Additional tax of 14% is payable at check-in.
  • If a cancellation is made within 18 hours of arrival time for a booking of 1 or more nights you will be charged for 1 night.
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • A maximum stay of 14 nights applies at this hostel.
  • Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of USD 4 per person per night is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Accommodations are available only to guests from outside a 30 mile radius of the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room
  • Pool table / snooker table
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free
  • Internet Cafe Nearby

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Car parking nearby
  • Car Parking Nearby Distance - Less than 500 m
  • Booking Centre for HI hostels worldwide
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available
  • Locker Type - In Room
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Reception:
Open 24 hours
Check-in:
From 14:00 to 00:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. 1-310-393 9913

Fax. 1-310-393 1769

reserve.santamonica@hiusa.org

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Santa Monica Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Hollywood (More than 10km)
  • Malibu (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

We eventually did not make it as we had to cancel due to Covid-19. But HI Santa-Monica DID NOT return the $15 deposit money and were unresponsive to my escalations throwing policy at us and not being sensitive about our need to preserve our lives and health during this global epidemic.

20%

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Deepak,

Sat 28 Mar 2020

well managed; execellent breakky; good services and facilities; clean; I ll stay with them next time I am in LA

80%

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LAI,

Mon 09 Mar 2020

Thanks so much for choosing to stay with us and your feedback! We really appreciate it and look forward to having you visit us again!

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Irene Gutierrez, Hostel Manager, Los Angeles - Santa Monica

Wed 11 Mar 2020

Nice place to stay, very clean. Perfectly placed in the city.

90%

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Gerald,

Wed 04 Mar 2020

Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us as well as giving us your feedback. We appreciate it and hope to see you again! Safe travels!

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Irene Gutierrez, Hostel Manager, Los Angeles - Santa Monica

Fri 06 Mar 2020

The staff were all equally helpful and friendly.

100%

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Ann,

Wed 26 Feb 2020

Thank you very much for staying with us and for your kind words. We really appreciate it and happy to hear you enjoyed our staff!! Please come and visit us again!

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Irene Gutierrez, Hostel Manager, Los Angeles - Santa Monica

Fri 28 Feb 2020

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (Less than 500m)
  • Cinema (Less than 500m)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (2 to 3km)
  • Gym (Less than 500m)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (3 to 5km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (5 to 10km)
  • National / State Park (3 to 5km)
  • Nightlife (Less than 500m)
  • Parks / Green Area (Less than 500m)
  • Restaurants (Less than 500m)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Swimming pool (3 to 5km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (500m - 1km)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
LAX: Shuttle - World WY Bradley Terminal to LAX City Bus CTR to Santa Monica #3.
Bus
MTA #733-Cesar E Chvez Ave/Arcdia St-Ocean/Santa Mnica Blvd. MTA #720-Centrl Ave/6thOcean Ave/Clrdo.
Rail
LAX: 6.00-23.00 Shuttle - World WY Bradley Terminal to LAX City Bus CTR to Santa Monica # 3 From: LAX City Bus CTR to 4th St/B'way.
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