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Hotel Description

Eco-friendly hostel near Santa Monica Beach

Oceanside stay

At this Downtown Santa Monica hostel, you'll be well placed to visit Third Street Promenade and Santa Monica Place, both within a 5-minute walk. Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Pier are also within half a mile (1 km).

Terrace

Free WiFi in public areas, a terrace, and a garden are available at this hostel. A business center, a lobby fireplace, and a communal living room are also on offer.

Male Economy Ensuite Dormitory

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Male Premium (Ensuite) Dormitory

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Male Economy Dormitory

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Female Economy Ensuite Dormitory

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Private (1 double or 2 twin beds) (Max of 2 Guests)

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Standard Shared Dormitory, Women only

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HI Santa Monica Hostel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 5.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for HI Santa Monica Hostel

Everyone (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on Oct 30, 2019

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Nov 5, 2019 by Guest Services Manager

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Property Features

WiFi is free in public spaces. You'll find a business center on site. A library, a terrace, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the eco-friendly HI Santa Monica Hostel. This Santa Monica hostel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 262 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1990
  • Towels for the beach
  • Business facilities
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Library
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Television in lobby
  • ATM
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Water dispenser
  • Lockers available

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Metro station: Downtown Santa Monica Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)

Room Amenities

HI Santa Monica Hostel offers 262 accommodations with air conditioning. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested. Renovation of all guestrooms was completed in September 2018.

  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Air conditioning
  • Wheelchair accessible

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code

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 onsite 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

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code. No onsite 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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, JCB International, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 24 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Club Card: USD 4.00 per person, per night

We've listed 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.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Alcohol isn't allowed at HI Santa Monica Hostel.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.