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
  • Shopping
  • Relaxing
  • Socialising

Green rating



staff should have more knowledge about local area and be more friendly, some of the staff acted like it was a straggule to answer a simple query- dreadful!


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Tue 03 Mar 2015

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Sat 05 Apr 2014

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Universal Studios.

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Sun 06 Apr 2014