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HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica

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

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Overall Rating 91%

From 39 Reviews

Hostel rating (39)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 91%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 97%
Security 93%
Service 90%
Comfort 87%
Green rating 83%

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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

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

  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Vending machine

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Charges Apply
  • 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 500 m)
  • Hollywood (More than 10km)
  • Malibu (More than 10km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Nice place to stay, easy to reach from the airport by bus for just $1.25! Close to the stores and the beach too. Visited several times now.

83%

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Annie Anouk,

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Hello Annie, It sounds as though your visit went well, thanks for choosing to stay at HI Santa Monica. We hope that you will come back on a future vacation.

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Michael Perez, Assistant Manager

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Overbooked so I had “cot” in the middle of the room and when sorting out my booking to accommodate this “cot” my booking was shortened. Beds very old and creak with any movement. “Quiet time” not followed by younger travellers.

70%

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Ann,

Mon 15 Jul 2019

Hello! Thank you very much for your feedback regarding your stay with us. We apologize for the issue we had during your stay with us but worked to rectify it the best that we could. We apologize for the difficulty and really appreciate your cooperation and kindness during it. We truly value you choosing to stay with us so your feedback is important and we are working to tighten up our beds. We do hope you had a pleasant stay overall and that we see you again soon. Safe travels, and thanks again!

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Irene Gutierrez, Hostel Manager, Los Angeles - Santa Monica

Wed 17 Jul 2019

Gut gefallen! Lage perfekt! Sehr zufrieden!

83%

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Brigitte,

Tue 09 Jul 2019

Gut gefallen! Lage perfekt! Sehr zufrieden!

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Irene Gutierrez, Hostel Manager, Los Angeles - Santa Monica

Thu 11 Jul 2019

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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