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Reviews of Surf City Hostel Los Angeles

Hostel

26 Pier Avenue, Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles, USA

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 75%

Facilities 78%

Location 90%

Safety 82%

Staff 89%

Value 80%

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Adaptors
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Nightclub
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel 1.00USD

Important Information

Check in; 11am till 1am, if your checking in after 10pm please call in advance

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 11:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Los Angeles?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 82%

Cleanliness 75%

Facilities 78%

Location 90%

Safety 82%

Staff 89%

Value 80%

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83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
18 Aug 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: This is a great place to stay to chill out and relax during the day and party at night, expect to party, it can be noisy at night if you want to sleep as the hostel is above a whole strip of bars and clubs, wouldn't reccomend for seeing the tourist sights of L.A but if you just want a chilled out beach holiday its cool

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
24 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Great location, right on the beach, and close to other beach towns. Friendly and helpful staff. They do tours to downtown LA, Disneyland, etc. straight from the hostel so transportation isn't a big issue. Overall great vibe and an awesome place to stay! We will miss you camolis :)

Customer would recommend this property

71% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 60%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
71% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great location and friendly staff.

Disliked: There are lots of people permanently living at this hostel and they treat it as if its their home ... and that you are in their space. You don't really get a hostel experience because of that.

Customer would recommend this property

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Liked: The location is awesome. However a lot of stuff is far away and LA public transport isn't that good. They rent bike for 10$ here though, which is really nice.

Disliked: Internet doesn't work all the time or can be very slow

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Jul 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: Lovely and friendly staff, met some good people.

Disliked: Could be a little cleaner, rooms were a little stuffy.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
29 Jun 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Beach / sunbathing, Relaxation / spa, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Liked: Great location, friendly staff. Awesome pubs and food downstairs. Coll vibe all around.

Disliked: Breakfast was cereal not eggs. But that's my thing :).

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
16 Jun 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: I like the location, the stuff is really friendly, you can wash your clothes.

Disliked: Breakfast isn't good. you have to carry your havy suitcase up the stairs.

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
11 Jun 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Liked: Location,location,location!Awesome staff.Had a great time!

Disliked: Nothing.

Customer would recommend this property

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
02 Jun 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Relaxation / spa, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Great staff, awesome location right at the beach and good value for what you get!! Bike hire is cheap and rocks :-)

Disliked: The bathrooms are not that great and not that clean, but ok.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
13 May 2012

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Visiting friends or family

Liked: We stayed here in May 2012, now I'm looking forward to book here again this year. Hermosa Beach is the most wonderful place in Los Angeles, also very safe. The hostel offers the best location, in front of the beach and in the middle of the promenade with bars and restaurants. If you are young, you wouldn't mine the noise from the bar downstairs, you are here to have a good time! I visited all the hostel recommendations before travelling and this one for me was the best as it hadn't had much negative comments and the price was very convenient. This place is clean, there's warm people, safe, independent (as you have your own key to enter whenever you like). I highly recommend this hostel and I am booking again because Hermosa beach is a place I'm in love with.

Disliked: The only inconvenience may be the loud noise coming from the bars and restaurants downstairs, I recommend this hostel to young people who party and sleeps late (not so late, the bars are open until 12-1 am I think...in my country that's early). Also 1 person bathrooms were full sometimes but I read on their Facebook they renovated their bathrooms so maybe there's more space now.

Customer would recommend this property

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