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The Hostel California

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Overview
  • Excellent55%
  • Very good16%
  • Average10%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible6%
2 Oct 2017
“"It's a lovely place"”
8 Jul 2018
“Friendly restful spot.”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Restaurant
1 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 9 July 2018

Motels are so boring. This place is like a student flat - friendly staff and folk staying there. So many things provided to make your stay as easy and enjoyable as possible. I can't speak highly enough of this quaint and different experience in the...More

Thank Neil S
Reviewed 22 June 2018 via mobile

We stayed at this hostel for 3 nights and truly enjoyed the social atmosphere: ping pong, Settlers of Catan, shared meals, common kitchen & evening chillouts. The place was clean and not too loud plus they give you free rental bikes. Definitely very friendly towards...More

Thank Stiina K
Reviewed 25 March 2018

This lodging was great and is about the only affordable place in Bishop! The hostel includes private rooms or shared dorms. I stayed in a shared, mixed dorm and it was perfect. The rooms are large and there is plenty of room along with locker...More

Thank TartanCat57
Reviewed 3 October 2017

I stayed in the dormitory. Clean bedding was provided and there was access to shared lounge, dining room and kitchen. This was very good value. The staff were very very friendly and even shared their evening meal when they cooked more than they needed. Location...More

Thank highstandards594
Reviewed 8 September 2017

I have stayed at the Hostel California on 3 separate occasions. It is a friendly, clean and welcoming place. Great place to get beta on the various outdoor pursuits in the area. Matt (the owner) is a kind and generous soul. There are many backcountry...More

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Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
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Price range
US$88 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$88 - US$135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (11)
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SusanH11117
17 October 2017|
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Response from b0d0nnell | Reviewed this property |
Susan, Try calling on the phone number listed. I doubt they would be full on that date. Good luck to you. Barb
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"It's a hostel with some private room choices available for more $$."
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"If you don't get a room with a shower, you pay for a hot shower every time."
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"When making your reservation, talk to Matt. Tell him your needs. He'll take good care of you."
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