HI Santa Monica Hostel

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Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access
Free WiFi, bed sheets, wheelchair access

Overview of HI Santa Monica Hostel

HI Santa Monica Hostel

2.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Business services
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Map
1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA, 90401

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationSanta Monica Beach7 min walk
  • Popular LocationSanta Monica Pier7 min walk
  • Popular LocationMain Street Santa Monica13 min walk
  • AirportLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.)32 min drive

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About this area

Santa Monica

Located near the beach, HI Santa Monica Hostel is in Downtown Santa Monica, a walkable area in Santa Monica with good shopping. Santa Monica Pier and Rodeo Drive are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Venice Beach and Santa Monica Beach. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at SoFi Stadium or Banc of California Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Santa Monica Place - 2 min walk
  • Santa Monica Beach - 7 min walk
  • Santa Monica Pier - 7 min walk
  • Original Muscle Beach - 9 min walk
  • Main Street Santa Monica - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Downtown Santa Monica Station - 7 min walk
  • Los Angeles Union Station - 18 min drive
  • Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Café Crêpe - 2 min walk
  • Joe's Pizza - 2 min walk
  • The Misfit Restaurant + Bar - 2 min walk
  • Bar Pintxo - 3 min walk
  • Flower Child - 3 min walk

About this property

HI Santa Monica Hostel

Eco-friendly Santa Monica hostel in Downtown Santa Monica, walk to Santa Monica Pier
A microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and a business centre are available at this smoke-free hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site.
HI Santa Monica Hostel offers 262 accommodations with air conditioning. This Santa Monica hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2018.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Languages

English, Spanish

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Street parking available

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Lift
  • Library
  • Lockers available
  • Vending machine
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Beach towels
  • Communal living room
  • Fireplace in reception
  • Renovated guest rooms – September 2018
  • Shared microwave
  • Shared fridge
  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer (on request)
  • Shampoo
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 11:00 AM

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club card: USD 4.00 per person, per night.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Guests who do not present a Hostelling International membership card will be charged a club card fee of USD 4 per person, per night at check-in, payable to the hostel.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system and a first aid kit
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

Alcohol is not permitted at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Hostelling International Los Angeles Santa Monica Hostel
Hostelling International Los Angeles Santa Monica
HI Los Angeles Santa Monica
HI Santa Monica Hostel Santa Monica
HI Santa Monica Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 261 out of 452 reviews
5 - Excellent 58%
Rating 4 - Good. 140 out of 452 reviews
4 - Good 31%
Rating 3 - Okay. 32 out of 452 reviews
3 - Okay 7%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 452 reviews
2 - Poor 2%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 11 out of 452 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.2/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.4/5

Eco-friendliness

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was hands down the best hostel I’ve ever stayed at, I stayed in a few before but this one is actually like a college dorm stay, I stayed in the 6 all female dorm, everyone was quiet and respectable. The hostel has a tv room, library, shared kitchen and multiple bathrooms/showers and even a free comedy show night, I felt comfortable and safe! 5 Stars
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very centrally located and clean
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
This was my first stay at this location and I would most definitely stay here again! The front desk staff were very friendly and helpful during my check-in and even provided resources about the area throughout my stay. What I loved the most about my experience at HI International Hostel was it’s close proximity to Santa Monica Beach. You can literally see the ocean and feel the cool breezes as soon as you step outside the front door! This place exceeded my expectations for a hostel experience. Everything from the beach to the Third Street Promenade are all within walking distance. You won’t need a car, unless you plan to venture further away from the area. The hostel is also close to public transportation. There are so many amazing things that I could say about my stay there. The facility and dorm areas were exceptionally clean, comfortable, and inviting. This hostel also offers various free community activities for its guests, which makes it easy for solo travelers to feel welcome and meet new people. I loved this place so much that I’m already planning my next visit! Enjoy your stay!
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Uncomfortable and squeaky metal bunk beds
Stayed 4 nights in Apr 2022