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HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica

1436 2nd Street, CA 90401, Los Angeles, USA, Distance from city centre: 23.7km

Rating: 83% from 36 reviews

  • 78%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 90%Security
  • 83%Cleanliness
  • 95%Location
  • 73%Value for money
  • 76%Facilities

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  • The hostel was not particularly clean, the rooms were stifling hot and the other guests were not really respectful of other people sleeping.
  • 77%
  • 06 Sep 2015 Anonymous Canada
  • Just stayed there for one night. The beach is super close. Wifi worked perfectly even in the dorms. Showers and toilets were clean. Breakfeast was not spectacular but ok.
  • 77%
  • 31 Aug 2015 Junia Germany
  • Too expensive for having to share the room with 7 girls and share the toilet with even more people of the floor. There is no bar at the hostel and is not allowed to drink beer or other alcoholic beverages in the hostel. That is just nonsense for me. Breakfast is poor, with no varieties. Staff are nice, helpfull and polite. Location is very good.
  • 63%
  • 30 Aug 2015 Anonymous Brazil
  • The wifi wasnt strong enough to use which was disappointing. Loved the hostel otherwise
  • 100%
  • 08 Aug 2015 cynthia USA
  • The water pressure in the showers needs to be addressed and there is no temperature gauge which is ridiculous. Somebody stole my friends food and she requires gluten free food. We thought this was really rude. The location and security were pretty good. Some of the staff could have been a bit friendlier and it was annoying that the quiet time was from 10pm, considering it's a hostel people are usually out and about.
  • 74%
  • 02 Jul 2015 Anonymous Australia
  • Really liked this hostel. Everyone was very friendly and they did a lot of cool events, I didn't participate in them but I heard good things. Only problem was just not realizing how spread out LA is and how far it is to get to Hollywood and Downtown. This is a great spot in Santa Monica though. Really close to the beach, Santa Monica pier, and not too far from Venice Beach. Would definitely stay here again but would probably have split my trip here and done half here and half in Hollywood.
  • 97%
  • 05 Jun 2015 Anonymous USA
  • Excellent location. Excellent staff. Good breakfast. Yes. I recommend to all of you looking for an affordable placecto stay in one of the best places of the United States.
  • 91%
  • 22 May 2015 leonardo Brazil
  • Great Place, 5 minutes walk away from the beach. Close to shops and amenities. Breakfast provided including Cereal, Fruit, Yoghurt, Bagels, Toast OJ Tea/Coffee
  • 97%
  • 04 May 2015 Anonymous England
  • This was the most expensive hostel I stayed in - comfortable beds that you don't have to strip before you leave, very secure, great location - right next to the beach, parking garage across the street was affordable. I heard the breakfast was awesome but I thought it was pretty typical for a hostel - not bad, just not extraordinary.
  • 80%
  • 29 Mar 2015 Ruth USA
  • The temperature of the showers couldnt be regulated so the were so hot that you almost couldnt use them. Everthing else was awesome.
  • 91%
  • 13 Mar 2015 Dominik Germany
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