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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

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.6)


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Property questions and answers
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  • Do you have private lockers to put personal stuff
    Yes we do have lockers you would have to provide your own padlock or we do sell padlocks here too.
    Answered on March 25, 2020
  • Is wifi available??
    Yes, it is.
    Answered on February 14, 2020
  • How big are your bag lockers?
    There big enough for valuables only.
    Answered on January 14, 2020
  • Can you give me more details on how to get there from the airport. Where will Big blue bus #3 drop me off & what is R3???
    You take the shuttle "C" from the airport into Aviation/LAX station (this is free) then at the station you take Big Blue Bus #3 to Santa Monica and th..
    Answered on December 6, 2020
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes, We provide sheets and towels.
    Answered on October 20, 2019
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Amenities of HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel
Bathroom
  • Towels
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
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
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
Accessibility
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

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

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

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.

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

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

    • Car 35min

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

    • Hiking
    • Beach

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

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

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

  • 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.