Los Angeles, the city of dreams, sunshine, and endless possibilities. Known for its iconic Hollywood sign, beautiful beaches, and world-renowned entertainment industry, Los Angeles is a top destination for travelers from around the globe.
What better way to experience this vibrant city than by staying in one of the best hostels in Los Angeles? From funky and eclectic to modern and sleek, the city offers a variety of top-rated hostels that cater to different budgets and preferences.
So whether you're a solo traveler looking to make new friends or a group of friends exploring the city together, there's a hostel in Los Angeles that's perfect for you. In this guide, we'll take a closer look at the best hostels in Los Angeles and what makes them stand out, so you can make the most of your stay in this beautiful city.
Let us talk about prices. Here is a graph showing you average prices for a bed in a dorm and for a private room. Simply mouse-over to see rates for each month.
Prices can vary a lot, especially on high-season, weekends, and special holidays such as New Years Eve.
STAY OPEN Venice Beach is a unique and affordable pod hotel located right on the beach, surrounded by vibrant art and culture. STAY OPEN Venice Beach offers both communal living spaces and private pods, as well as co-working areas, providing a perfect balance between social interaction and privacy.
STAY OPEN Venice Beach specializes in transforming unused commercial spaces into flexible and socially engaging hotels and residences, offering unforgettable experiences to guests. Please note that group bookings of more than 2 people are not accepted due to the nature of the property.
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HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel is an excellent choice for those who want to experience the best of LA, located just a block away from the stunning Santa Monica beach. With an easy commute from LAX airport, this hostel provides access to several cafes, restaurants, shopping areas, and bars.
The Santa Monica Pier is just a short walk away, offering easy access to LA's tourist spots through the Expo Line light rail. HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel also offers several tours and trips to popular attractions like Universal Studios and the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
With plenty of indoor and outdoor common areas, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and secure luggage storage, HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel provides everything you need to enjoy your laid-back California lifestyle with new friends.
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Located in the heart of Hollywood, Orange Drive Hostel offers the best location for exploring Los Angeles. With famous attractions like the Chinese Theater, the Hollywood Walk of Fame, the Dolby Theater, the Hollywood Bowl, and many more within walking distance, guests can experience the glamour of Hollywood.
Orange Drive Hostel offers a variety of room types, including private, dorm, and group rooms, and has a state-of-the-art video security system and 24-hour staff on site for guest safety. The relaxing atmosphere and free amenities such as Wi-Fi, air conditioning, lockers, laundry facilities, and discounted pub crawls with LA Epic Club Crawl make Orange Drive Hostel an ideal location for travelers seeking comfort and convenience.
Additionally, the hostel has a rich history as a former boarding house for Hollywood's Golden Age stars, providing guests with a unique opportunity to experience a piece of Hollywood history.
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Melrose Hostel provides travelers with a comfortable, safe, and budget-friendly base to explore Los Angeles. Located in the heart of the city, the hostel is conveniently located near various attractions and neighborhoods, such as Hollywood, Koreatown, and Downtown Los Angeles.
The Grove Farmer's Market, Paramount Studios, the Walk of Fame, and more are just a short distance away, with two bus stops found directly outside and across the street to connect guests to the city's public transportation system.
Melrose Hostel offers guests a range of amenities, including computers for guest use, a pool table, a newly renovated kitchen, a rooftop patio with a view of the Hollywood sign, in-room lockers and air purifiers, and filtered water dispensers.
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The Steady is a hostel located in the heart of Los Angeles, just a few kilometers away from popular landmarks such as the Capitol Records Building, Dolby Theater, Hollywood Bowl, and Griffith Observatory.
The Steady offers a variety of shared and private rooms, including a 12-pod mixed room, a 9-bed mixed room, a 6-bed women's room, and a 5-bed private room, among others. Each room is equipped with clean white linens, warm blankets, fresh towels, and lockers for securing belongings.
Bunk beds and pods come with outlets and curtains for privacy. The Steady also provides central air and heat, complimentary coffee and tea, soap and shampoo in the showers, and hand soap and dryers in the toilets and lavatories.
Guests can relax in the common lounge or prepare meals in the kitchenette with a refrigerator and dining area. The reception is available onsite from 9 AM to 9 PM, and self-check-in is available after hours. The hostel is walking distance from various restaurants, cafes, and shops and is just a short drive away from Staples Center and Microsoft Theater.
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8th & Ardmore is a hostel located in the Koreatown district of Los Angeles that provides shared and single rooms with amenities such as mini fridges, lockers, air conditioning, and USB charging outlets.
8th & Ardmore features a shared kitchen, indoor/outdoor dining area, secured parking, and free WiFi. It is conveniently located near a variety of dining experiences and attractions, including Staples Center, Microsoft Theater, and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.
Private parking is available for an extra charge, and guests can also enjoy the hostel's proximity to the Capitol Records Building and California Science Center.
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Freehand is a unique hoatel designed for modern travelers, located in Downtown L.A. It offers spacious suites, rooms, and premium shared rooms that were thoughtfully designed by Roman & Williams.
Freehand features many amenities such as a rooftop pool and bar, full-service restaurant, lobby bar, fitness center, and retail shop. Freehand is located in the iconic Commercial Exchange building in the vibrant Downtown neighborhood, within walking distance to unique attractions, restaurants, bars, and nightlife.
The guest rooms feature large windows with city views, and the property is also near a metro station, fashion and financial districts, and LA Live. The rooftop pool deck offers stunning 360-degree views of Downtown L.A and is home to the Broken Shaker bar. Freehand also provides free Wi-Fi for guests.
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The California - Hollywood is a hostel located in Los Angeles, offering air-conditioned accommodation with a garden. The property is conveniently situated near popular attractions such as Capitol Records Building, Dolby Theater, and Hollywood Bowl. Guests can take advantage of a shared kitchen and luggage storage.
All rooms come with a coffee machine, free WiFi, and bed linen and towels. Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory are a short distance away, while Hollywood Burbank Airport is the nearest airport, located 12 km from The California - Hollywood.
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The price for a dorm at STAY OPEN Venice Beach starts from $79.39.
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