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HI Los Angeles Santa Monica Hostel

1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA 90401
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Get to Know HI Los Angeles Santa Monica

Just blocks from the beach on LA’s trendy West Side, HI Los Angeles Santa Monica hostel is the perfect spot for living the California dream. Sunbathe in our courtyard or surf in the nearby Pacific ocean; spend an afternoon at the famous Santa Monica Pier; bike to nearby Venice Beach or down the coastal trail to the South Bay; or just spend your time discovering the cafes, and restaurants surrounding the hostel and on the 3rd Street Promenade. Want to save a few bucks? Our guest kitchen is fully equipped so you can store groceries and make your own meals. When you’re ready to explore the rest of LA, skip the traffic on the freeway and hop on the new light rail train just blocks from the hostel — it’ll get you to downtown LA for just $1.75.

Our super-friendly staff will help you make the most of your time in Santa Monica and experience the rest of LA: ask them for tips on their favorite local spots, or grab information on one of our self-guided walking tours.

HI Los Angeles Santa Monica

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Beachy vibes and a sunny courtyard in downtown Santa Monica

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Beach towels and volley balls for guests

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Insider tips on things to do and see in LA

A view of downtown Los Angeles at dusk

4th Night Free!

Extend your stay, on us. Stay four (4) nights at HI Los Angeles Santa Monica Hostel and you’ll only pay for three! Use code Stay3 at booking to receive your discount. Blackout dates apply. Book before March 7, 2024.

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Amenities

Free WiFi

Free Breakfast

Water-Saving Showers

Outdoor Area

Guest Kitchen

Work Space

Luggage Storage

Guest Laundry

Eco-friendly

Personal Power & USB Outlets

Close to Public Transit

Free Towels & Bed Sheets

24/7 Staff

Private Bathrooms

Game Room

Private Event Space

Air Filters in Shared Spaces

The Basics

Check-in: 3 p.m.

Check-out: 11 a.m.

Pets not allowed

Maximum stay of 14 nights per calendar year

Alcohol is not allowed at the hostel

Room Types

4 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 4

6 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 6

6 Bed Dorm Ensuite

Number of Guests: 6
Room has Ensuite bathroom

8 Bed Dorm

Number of Guests: 8

10 Bed Dorm Ensuite

Number of Guests: 10
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Private Twin

Number of Guests: 2

Private Double

Number of Guests: 2

Private Queen Ensuite

Number of Guests: 2
Room has Ensuite bathroom

Group Travel

Groups of 10 or more at HI Los Angeles Santa Monica are required to book through our Group Sales department. We recognize that every group comes to LA with different needs, and our Group Sales and Services team can help provide special assistance to make your experience here a unique and memorable one.

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What's Nearby

the executive suite at HI Los Angeles Santa Monica hostel is a large private room with a queen-sized bed, seating area, large ensuite bathroom, and beach-themed decor

Third Street Promenade

0.2 mi. away

the executive suite at HI Los Angeles Santa Monica hostel is a large private room with a queen-sized bed, seating area, large ensuite bathroom, and beach-themed decor

Santa Monica Pier

0.4 mi. away

the executive suite at HI Los Angeles Santa Monica hostel is a large private room with a queen-sized bed, seating area, large ensuite bathroom, and beach-themed decor

Venice Beach

2.4 mi. away

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