HI Los Angeles Santa Monica hostel is located just west of LA, less than ten miles from LAX airport, in a trendy, upscale neighborhood. Set close to cafes, restaurants, and shopping, the hostel is just two blocks from the beach and is within easy walking distance of the famous Santa Monica Pier. This is a convenient connection to any part of the city; jump on a bus and you can visit the world famous Hollywood area and walk among the stars.
This is the largest purpose-built hostel in the United States, with capacity for 273 travelers—and we’ve got the comfy common spaces, authentic outings, and ideal location to help you meet them all! In-hostel amenities include free Wi-Fi, a fully stocked guest kitchen, laundry facilities, complimentary breakfast, and everything else you need to relax and enjoy the laid-back California lifestyle with new friends.
The hostel offers frequent tours that let you explore local food, landscapes, and culture with your fellow travelers. Excursions to Disneyland, Hollywood, and all of the area’s other top attractions depart from just outside the hostel’s front door, with discounted rates for HI Los Angeles - Santa Monica guests.
Along with all the ways to keep yourself entertained around the area, the hostel also offers a slate of organized outings to help you get to know the city like a local -- without breaking the bank. From infamous pub crawls, to comedy nights, pasta dinners, and trips to the Getty Museum and Dodgers games, we'll help you explore the best of the city with friends you haven't met yet.
Please read our Things to Note below before booking.
We would like to inform you that we will be going through a small renovation project until the 20th April, 2016. We do not think it will impact our guests that much but there will be noise during the day.
Also, we will not have the following amenities available during the renovation: TV lounge, guest laundry, internet kiosks or bike storage.