Offering free WiFi, The Hostel California is located in Bishop. The property is conveniently located within walking distance from local restaurants, banks, grocery stores, and shops. Along with air conditioning and heating, each room features carpeted floors. White bed linens are provided. Free toiletries are included in the ensuite or shared bathrooms. A shared kitchen is available for guests to use at their convenience. An outdoor garden provides a shared lounge space with an ivy-covered patio. An indoor lounge space with plush sofas and a piano is also featured. Other facilities of the property include free use of the property’s bicycles and skateboards, BBQ facilities, and table tennis. Guest can also enjoy an array of activities on site or in the surrounding areas, including fishing and hiking. The hostel is 8 minutes’ walk from Bishop City Park. It is 40 minutes’ drive from the Buttermilks. Eastern Sierra Regional Airport is 2.4 mi away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.9 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.2)

Free Parking Available On Site


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
2 twin beds
and
2 full beds
1 full bed
2 twin beds
and
1 full bed
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Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.1
Facilities
8.3
Cleanliness
8.2
Comfort
8.2
Value for money
8.7
Location
9.2
Free Wifi
7.7
High score for Bishop
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Guests who stayed here loved

  • Alessandro
    United States of America United States of America
    Really fun interacting with other hikers. Had a clean and comfortable room with a private bathroom.
  • Steve
    United States of America United States of America
    Great spot for PCT Hikers. This is a great communal spot for hikers to recharge, clean up and get ready to go back on the trail. The kitchen, community table and surrounding rest areas were awesome.
  • Michael
    Canada Canada
    The vibe was very friendly and welcoming. It was a very cozy place to stay. Felt like a real house.

Area info

Amenities of The Hostel California
Great facilities! Review score, 8.3

Most popular amenities
  • Free parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Bicycle rental
  • Movie nights
  • Hiking
  • Ping-pong
  • Game room
  • Fishing
    Additional charge
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Internet
Wifi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is available on site (reservation is not possible).
    Services
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Baggage storage
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    General
    • Adults only
    • Designated smoking area
    • Air conditioning
    • Heating
    • Non-smoking rooms
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    House rules
    The Hostel California takes special requests – add in the next step!

    Check-in
    From 14:00 to 00:00
    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
    Check-out
    Until 10:30
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    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 allowed on request. Charges may apply.
    Cards accepted at this property
    American ExpressVisaMastercardDiners ClubJCBDiscoverUnionPay credit card Cash is not accepted

    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Please be sure to check for current road closures during winter months. Highway 120 (Tioga Pass) typically closes from late October until late May. When the Tioga Pass Road is closed, it is not possible to drive to Tuolumne Meadows or enter Yosemite National Park from the east. All other park entrances, including those along Highway 120 from the west, Highway 140, and Highway 41, remain open all year.

    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 The Hostel California

    • The Hostel California is 800 feet from the center of Bishop. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • The prices at The Hostel California may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Check-in at The Hostel California is from 2:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

    • The Hostel California offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Game room
      • Ping-pong
      • Fishing
      • Golf course (within 2 miles)
      • Bicycle rental
      • Movie nights