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 260 guests and a wide range of facilities including free breakfast, Internet access, well-equipped kitchen, games room 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 organises 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.

What travellers think...

Best for

  • Sightseeing

Green rating



Fantastic location and facility in a clean community that you can walk around


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Thu 17 Apr 2014


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Wed 16 Apr 2014

Travel tips...

Where next?

I went to San Francisco.

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Mon 07 Apr 2014

Budget meal tip

The only The only negitive I found was the pizza house around the corner on Broadway was expensive and not that good.

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Fri 19 Apr 2013