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Overview of HI Santa Monica Hostel

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4.4 / 5Excellent
366 reviews

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Air Conditioning
  • Business Services

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What's nearby

AirportLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.)25 min drive

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  • Male Economy Ensuite Dormitory

    Male Economy Ensuite Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Female Economy Ensuite Dormitory

    Female Economy Ensuite Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Male Economy Dormitory

    Male Economy Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Female Economy Dormitory

    Female Economy Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Female Standard Dormitory

    Female Standard Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Male Standard Dormitory

    Male Standard Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Female Premium (Ensuite) Dormitory

    Female Premium (Ensuite) Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Male Premium (Ensuite) Dormitory

    Male Premium (Ensuite) Dormitory

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bunk Bed
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  • Private (1 double or 2 twin beds) (Max of 2 Guests)

    Private (1 double or 2 twin beds) (Max of 2 Guests)

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
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About this area

Santa Monica

HI Santa Monica Hostel is located near the beach and in a walkable area with good shopping. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Santa Monica Beach and Venice Beach, while Santa Monica Pier and Venice Beach Boardwalk are popular area attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum or Exposition Park.

Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Santa Monica Beach - 14 min walk
  • Venice Beach - 4 min drive
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk - 5 min drive
  • Westwood Village - 8 min drive
  • Getty Center - 13 min drive

Getting around

  • Downtown Santa Monica Station - 9 min walk
  • Los Angeles Union Station - 18 min drive
  • Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.) - 25 min drive

About this property

HI Santa Monica Hostel

Eco-friendly Santa Monica hostel in Downtown, walk to Third Street Promenade
Coffee/tea in a common area, a microwave in a common area and a fridge in a common area are available at this smoke-free hostel. Free continental breakfast and free WiFi in public areas are also provided. Other amenities include a business centre, concierge services and laundry facilities. This hostel has 262 rooms.
HI Santa Monica Hostel offers 262 forms of accommodation with air conditioning. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2018.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available
Street parking

Food and drink

Free continental breakfast available daily 7:30 AM–10:30 AM
Coffee/tea in a common area

Things to do

Billiards/pool table
Shopping centre

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Conveniences

ATM/banking services
Lift
Library
Lockers available
Vending machine
Water dispenser

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English
Spanish

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms

Outdoors

Garden
Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
Accessible bathroom
Roll-in shower
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

Beach towels
Communal living room
Fireplace in reception
Shared microwave
Shared fridge
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Air conditioning
Heating
Linens

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shampoo
Soap
Toilet paper
Towels

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3 PM - 2 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Pets

  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Payment types at the property

American Express
Discover
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4.00 per person, per night.
  • Child's Club Card: USD 0.00 per night, (up to 17 years old).

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged USD 3 per person, per night at check-in, payable to the hostel.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guest room reservation.
  • Only bookings from non-local guests are accepted. Guests whose residence is within the same county as the property will not be allowed to check in. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Alcohol is not permitted at this property.

Property is also known as

  • HI Los Angeles Santa Monica
  • HI Santa Monica Hostel Santa Monica
  • HI Santa Monica Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
All reviews

Guest reviews

4.4

Excellent

5 - Excellent
205
4 - Good
120
3 - Okay
29
2 - Mediocre
6
1 - Poor
6
4.3
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The best hostel I've been to so far. Clean, good amenities, central, and lovely people.

Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

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    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Excellent location, great community spaces. Staff is friendly and very helpful.

    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Stayed 3 nights in Jan 2020