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    Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa Monica

    1436 2nd St, Santa Monica, Santa Monica, CA 90401-2302
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    Reviewed 13 March 2015

    I hesitated staying at a hostel but because of the great reviews and that I was going to spend most of my time outside, I decided to book it. I was in one of the largest rooms with 8 beds for 4 nights. All beds...More

    1  Thank Gilles9999
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 27 March 2015

    You bring up a great point, Giles9999. You can't always judge a place by it's online reviews. Personally, we love talking to you guys and hearing your feedback but sometimes you've definitely just got to take the plunge and check a place out to form...More

    Reviewed 7 March 2015

    Stayed here in July 2014 for 4 nights. It was expensive enough compared to other hostels, but totally worth it. Location was brilliant, a short walk from Santa Monica Pier, and all of the shops and restaurants on 3rd Street. The dorms and bathrooms were...More

    2  Thank michelle_ireland_123
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 27 March 2015

    Thanks for the review Belfast! Hopefully you were able to join us for one of our comedy shows, bbq's, or pub crawls! Make sure you come in and see us again the next time you're Stateside!

    Reviewed 2 March 2015

    I believe staff was very kind and helpful all the time, rooms are very decent and clean; I personally believe there is a lot of noise around but It may be cause this type of hosteling so If you have a problem to sleep just...More

    1  Thank Josefina M
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 6 March 2015

    It's true, the hustle and bustle of the Santa Monica streets can definitely carry on until late at night. Especially on weekends! We actually offer ear plugs at the front desk, be sure to grab a pair the next time you stay with us. We...More

    Reviewed 22 February 2015

    It is an example to be followed by an others hostel. It is very clean, safe and well maintained (rooms, bathroom, common areas). Check in: 14:00 Check out: 11:00, you can leave your luggage on storage room till 13:00 for free, or pay U$5, to...More

    3  Thank ThiagoCovo
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 6 March 2015

    Thanks for the great feedback Guaruja! We look forward to seeing you again the next time you're in the states!

    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    I think this is a great hostel and its best asset it its location. The rooms are clean, (i stayed in two different rooms), the staff is really helpful (some of them speak spanish), the lockers are big enough to put your bag, just remember...More

    Thank majomaol
    Response from mainplace, Manager at Hostelling International - Los Angeles/Santa MonicaResponded 19 February 2015

    Thanks for the awesome review Majomaol! We're glad that you loved our beautiful city as much as we do. Please come in and see us again the next time you're in Santa Monica!

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    Jack H
    1 February 2017|
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    Response from Catherine M | Reviewed this property |
    There is a multi level carpark across the road from the hostel which is $17 for 24 hours
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    24 November 2016|
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    Response from Ahmed N | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, I called them before going to check if there were any rooms available and then went and paid fully in cash
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    18 October 2016|
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    Response from Jen D | Reviewed this property |
    We used the tour company next door to the hostel, they run a bus daily to Disneyland. You can either buy your own ticket to Disney and then pay the tour company for the bus journey or you can buy the Disney ticket and bus as... More
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    "Try to avoid a room overlooking the entrance, just because because of any street noise"
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    "I'd expect top floor rooms to have better view"
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    "ask for the four bed dorms. You'll find them to be much more hygienic. The rest smell of sweaty balls and..."
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    "Try to ask for a room as far as possible from the elevators."
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