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PodShare Venice

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Flat-screen TV
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets
Flat-screen TV
In-room safe, desk, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of PodShare Venice

PodShare Venice

2 out of 5

4.0/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
522 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA, 90291

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationVenice Beach Boardwalk10 min walk
  • Popular LocationMarina Beach13 min walk
  • Popular LocationVenice Beach14 min walk
  • AirportLos Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area


PodShare Venice is located near the beach and in an area with good shopping. Los Angeles Forum and Petersen Automotive Museum are cultural highlights, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Venice Beach Boardwalk and Santa Monica Pier. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at SoFi Stadium or Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

What's nearby

  • Abbot Kinney Boulevard - 5 min walk
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk - 10 min walk
  • Muscle Beach Venice - 10 min walk
  • Marina Beach - 13 min walk
  • Venice Beach - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Downtown Santa Monica Station - 7 min drive
  • Los Angeles Union Station - 19 min drive
  • Los Angeles Intl. (LAX) - 19 min drive


  • Lemonade - 4 min walk
  • Zinque - 4 min walk
  • The Tasting Kitchen - 5 min walk
  • Salt Air - 6 min walk
  • Gjelina - 7 min walk

About this property

PodShare Venice

Hostel in Venice, near Venice Beach Boardwalk
A meeting room, concierge services and laundry facilities are available at this hostel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a garden, barbecues and a picnic area are on-site. Rooms feature free WiFi and free wired Internet, plus kitchens with fridges and microwaves. Guests will also find flat-screen TVs, safes and showers.
Air-conditioned accommodation at PodShare Venice offers a safe and free toiletries. Kitchens offer fridges and microwaves. Bathrooms include a shower.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Flat-screen televisions are featured in guestrooms. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property

Safety measures

Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi and wired Internet

Parking and public transport

  • Limited on-site parking

Family friendly

  • Kitchen
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • A meeting room


  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Designated smoking areas
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets


  • Free toiletries
  • Shower
  • Towels


  • Flat-screen TV

Food and drink

  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Safe

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Check-in from 2:00 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 2:00 AM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

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

Payment types

Important information

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
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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, 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

Property is also known as

PodShare Venice Hostel
PodShare Hostel
PodShare Venice Venice
PodShare Venice Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
PodShare Venice Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Venice

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings


Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 60 out of 121 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 33 out of 121 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 11 out of 121 reviews
3 - Okay 9%
Rating 2 - Poor. 8 out of 121 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 9 out of 121 reviews
1 - Terrible 7%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Nice ... but not a real hostel
I stayed 5 nights in the Podshare. It's clean, bed is comfortable, everyone respect totally your privacy (even though there's not much) and no one will ever touch your belongings so this is really good. However, this is not a "hostel" the way we might understand it in Europe (or anywhere else in the world) First it's really expensive, as much as a normal hotel room, but absolutely everything is expensive in California so ok... My main issue was that there are not only travellers there. It is possible to rent a bed monthly for 1000$. So there are actually many people from Venice and LA who literally live there to avoid living in the street. In other words, homeless people live in the podshare, there were at least 4-5 when I was there. I think it's actually a great option/solution for them ! They get an accessible place and avoid the street, but this definitely NOT the experience I'm looking for... the "permanent" residents don't have the same interest or need than a visitor... I'm a traveller going in a hostel, supposedly to meet people of my age with same interest and situation but that was absolutely not the case (almost everyone is close or above 40yo...) So no, I do not recommend this place ! I don't know if all hostels in Venice or in LA are in the same situation but definitely avoid this place if you're looking for "young traveller" atmosphere... But to be honest, unless you really haven't found anything else, it's still a good, descent and clean place to sleep in.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Nice place but was expecting a air conditioning by night and did not have one on.
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Everyone is friendly !
Stayed 1 night in Jul 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
My stay at Podshare was unforgettable!! My fiancé and I stayed for 6 nights, and we couldn’t have asked for a better vacation. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly, the location was clean, the other residents were respectful and welcoming, and the entire property is so peaceful and secluded from the outside world. When we arrived, we were checked in by Alex. She gave us a tour, and even allowed us to check in early (our flight was ahead of schedule). We dropped off our luggage and immediately went to explore the city. I’ll be honest, I was hesitant to leave my stuff in the provided storage area underneath the pod because it’s pretty visible to everyone. We were offered a locker for our valuables but we only brought clothes and toiletries so it seemed unnecessary. Much to my surprise, no one disturbed any of our things the entire time we were there! The staff is extremely watchful and the other guests were all very respectful. Plus, there are cameras everywhere! Quiet hours were from 10 PM to 10 AM, and I didn’t expect people to be as respectful as they were. The entire time we stayed, I slept like a baby! The bed was super comfortable. There were several times I needed something I had forgotten or wasn’t able to bring on the plane, and the other guests & staff were always happy to help! I was given toothpaste, a charger, cigarettes, lighters, and food. Everyone there seemed to be dedicated to the idea of “co-living”
Stayed 6 nights in Jun 2021