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Ocean Front/View Bunk beds Free bikes

Venice Beach, Los Angeles

Ocean Front/View Bunk beds Free bikes in Los Angeles provides adults-only accommodation with free bikes and a shared lounge. The property is located 1.3 km from Marina Del Rey Beach, 14 km from Petersen Automotive Museum and 15 km from Los Angeles County Museum Of Art / LACMA. Free WiFi is available and private parking can be arranged at an extra charge.

At the hostel, every room comes with a patio with a sea view. All units will provide guests with a microwave. Fantastic location, comfortable beds, homely atmosphere, bathrooms and kitchens have brilliant facilities. Stayed here twice this year and each stay I didn’t want to leave. Local shops are around the corner, amazing food and coffee available right next door. Gary who runs/owns the place is a great guy, will help you with any questions and gives you good ideas on where to go and the low down on Venice beach. I will be back again for sure, value for money is unbelievable for LA! Deposit was also returned within good acceptable time frame.

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9
Awesome
104 reviews

California Dreams Hostel

Pacific Beach, San Diego

Situated in San Diego, within 1.9 km of Calumet Park Beach and 7 km of SeaWorld San Diego, California Dreams Hostel features accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. Boasting an ATM, this property also provides guests with a terrace. The accommodation provides evening entertainment and a shared kitchen. Thanks to the amazing staff I had the best experience in San Diego. I was undecided between this hostel and another one but at the end I chose this one and I couldn’t make better choice!

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9
Awesome
289 reviews

HI Point Reyes Hostel

Point Reyes Station

Located 5 minutes’ drive from Limantour Beach, this Point Reyes hostel is situated on Point Reyes National Seashore. Free parking is included.

Hardwood floors and access to a shared bathroom are provided in each room at HI Point Reyes Hostel. Clean facilities, well run. Close to the hiking trails and a wild beach, what's not to love?

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9.2
Awesome
124 reviews

Stay Classy

Downtown San Diego, San Diego

Featuring a shared lounge, Stay Classy is located in San Diego in the California region, 1.1 km from San Diego Convention Center and 2.1 km from USS Midway Museum. The property is around 2.3 km from Balboa Park, 2.3 km from Maritime Museum of San Diego and 2.7 km from San Diego Zoo. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, a shared kitchen and luggage storage for guests.

Featuring a shared bathroom with a shower and a hairdryer, rooms at the hostel also offer free WiFi. Amazing idea for a hostel. Nice owners, keep it up. One thing i would advice you - don't loose quality over time.

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9.7
Exceptional
34 reviews

Pacific Tradewinds Hostel

Financial District, San Francisco

Attractively located in the Financial District district of San Francisco, Pacific Tradewinds Hostel is situated 1 km from Union Square, 1.6 km from Coit Tower and 2.2 km from Moscone Center. The property is around 2.3 km from Ghirardelli Square, 2.3 km from Pier 39 and 2.4 km from Lombard Street. The accommodation features a shared kitchen, a shared lounge and luggage storage for guests. Everyone and everything I encountered here were absolutely fine. I would highly recommend to all sorts of travelers for short- and long-term stays.

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10
Exceptional
5 reviews

Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hotel & Hostel

Hollywood, Los Angeles

Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hotel & Hostel in Los Angeles has a garden and a shared lounge. The property is around 700 metres from Capitol Records Building and 1.9 km from Hollywood Walk of Fame. Dolby Theater is 1.9 km away. Loved the covered parking. The friendly staff. The kitchen and refrigerator with a common are to eat. The location was perfect so close to Hollywood attractions

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8
Very Good
1,161 reviews

Freehand Los Angeles

Downtown LA, Los Angeles

Private rooms offer a flat-screen 43" cable TV, a minibar, and a work desk, Many offer city views and seats by the window. Shared rooms offer bunk beds with sheets, a shared en-suite bathroom, and a locker(locks not provided). This is a very good hotel that has hostel rooms for solo travelers. Located in downtown LA, close to music centre, the Broad and MOCA. Facilities are very good as like I said this is actually a hotel proper. Staffs at the reception are very friendly. The room is clean with ensuite bathrooms and the bed is comfortable. There is sitting area inside the bedroom that can be used to chat with the other roomates.

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8.4
Very Good
3,952 reviews

Samesun Hollywood

Hollywood, Los Angeles

Located on Hollywood Boulevard’s Walk of Fame, Samesun Hollywood offers accommodation with free WiFi and a 24-hour reception. Guests have access to a shared kitchen and free continental breakfast. The Hollywood/Highland Metro Station is directly across from this hostel. Absolutely amazing location! Staying close to El Capitan helped me to experience my first premiere with red carpet. Close Metro station helped to move aroung the city. Comfortable beds and pillows, nice breakfast and additional activities. Shout out to Carlos! Greates man in the team! Helped me to plan my stay, adviced a lot about the city and transport, also provided me with a free sim card! Wish there was at least one person at each hostel!

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8.3
Very Good
3,649 reviews

Lucky D's Hostel

Downtown San Diego, San Diego

Located 5 minutes’ walk from the Gaslamp Quarter, this East Village San Diego hostel offers free Wi-Fi. A common room features a DVD player and XBOX system.

Lockers are offered in each dormitory room at Lucky D’s Hostel. A shared bathroom and towels are provided. This hostel is awesome! The best I've ever been. The stuff was amazing. Everybody soo friendly and nice! As a family. I love the time there. Hope I will back there! Love them!

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8
Very Good
1,222 reviews

HI San Francisco Fisherman's Wharf Hostel

Marina District, San Francisco

Overlooking San Francisco Bay, this Fisherman’s Wharf hostel features a free continental breakfast and free WiFi throughout the property. A 24-hour reception welcomes guests and daily activities are offered.

Shared bathroom facilities are offered for both dormitory-style guest rooms and private guest rooms at HI San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf Hostel. Towels and linens are provided. The beds are very squishy and comfortable. Good pillows. Nice free breakfast. Accommodating staff.

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8.2
Very Good
2,028 reviews

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