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This property is 3 minutes walk from the beach. The largest all purpose-built hostel in the United States with affordable dormitory accommodations, HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel presents itself as your perfect headquarters for seeing all that the Los Angeles area has to offer.

It is just steps to the beaches of Santa Monica, Malibu and Venice, not to mention the Third Street Promenade with hundreds of shops, theaters, galleries, eateries, and pubs.

HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel is central to all Los Angeles bus lines offering easy access to city tours, movie star's homes, shopping, Disneyland, Disney's California Adventure, Universal Studios, Hollywood, Magic Mountain, Knott's Berry Farm, and the world class Getty Center Museum and the Getty Villa Museum, which overlooks the Pacific Ocean.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Jul 25, 2007

ATM: Need cash? This property has an ATM on site.

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


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This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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4 reasons to choose HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel

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  • The staff speaks English
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Area Info *
Guests loved walking around the neighborhood!
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What's nearby
  • Ocean Avenue
    0.2 miles
  • Santa Monica Place
    0.2 miles
  • Santa Monica Beach
    0.2 miles
  • Santa Monica Pier Aquarium
    0.2 miles
  • Tongva Park
    0.3 miles
  • Third Street Promenade
    0.3 miles
  • Santa Monica Farmers Market
    0.3 miles
  • Santa Monica Pier
    0.4 miles
  • Pacific Park
    0.4 miles
  • Christopher Grimes Gallery
    0.6 miles
Restaurants & cafes
  • Cafe/Bar Jinky's Cafe
    0 miles
Top attractions
  • Getty Center
    4.5 miles
  • Petersen Automotive Museum
    8.4 miles
  • Melrose Avenue
    10.2 miles
  • Dolby Theater
    10.8 miles
  • Hollywood Bowl
    11.3 miles
  • Capitol Records Building
    11.5 miles
  • Universal Studios Hollywood
    11.7 miles
  • LA Memorial Coliseum
    11.9 miles
  • California Science Center
    12 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Ocean/Sea Pacific Ocean
    0.1 miles
Closest Airports
  • Los Angeles International Airport
    7.2 miles
  • Hollywood Burbank Airport
    15.1 miles
  • Long Beach Airport
    24 miles
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Amenities of HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Activities
  • Beach
  • Hiking Off-site
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • ATM on site
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key card access
General
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
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House rules HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

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Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking for more than 10 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Mastercard Visa American Express HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please note: Upon check-in all guests are required to present a valid passport. Children under the age of 13 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories. Children between the ages of 13 to 18 are unable to be accommodated in shared dormitories unless accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

Hosteling International is a member based organization. Guests must present a membership card at check-in or pay a membership fee of USD 4 per night. Please contact the property for more details.

Please note: Hostel guests may stay for 14 consecutive nights or an accumulative total of 14 nights during each calendar year. At the end of the 14 nights guests may not return until the following calendar year. No extensions will be granted.

When booking 10 rooms/beds or more, different policies and additional supplements may apply

All the residents outside of LA county are welcome to stay with us.

Please note: Proof of vaccination against covid-19 is required at check-in.

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

FAQs about HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel

  • HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel is 14.3 miles from the center of Los Angeles.

  • HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Beach

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel by:

    • Car 35min

  • The nearest beach is 800 feet from HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel.

  • The prices at HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Check-in at HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.