9 Best Hostels in Los Angeles

9 Best Hostels in Los Angeles

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.

Short and crisp: The Best Hostels in Los Angeles

  1. STAY OPEN Venice Beach - best for Digital Nomads, Solo Traveller
  2. HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel - best for Family-Friendly Hostel, Groups (10+ people), Solo Traveller
  3. Orange Drive Hostel - best for Digital Nomads, Family-Friendly Hostel, Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  4. Melrose Hostel - best for Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  5. The Steady - best for Solo Traveller
  6. 8th & Ardmore - best for Quiet Rest, Solo Traveller
  7. Freehand - best for Couples, Digital Nomads, Female Solo Traveller
  8. The California - Hollywood
  9. The Wilshire Metro

How much are hostels in Los Angeles?

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.

Average Dorm Price per Month in Los Angeles

Average Dorm Price Graph

Average Private Room Price per Month in Los Angeles

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Full List of best Hostels in Los Angeles

On the map: Hostel Locations in Los Angeles

We've got your back when it comes to finding a great hostel location in Los Angeles. We've gone ahead and mapped out all the hostels for you so you can get a good idea of where they're all at. This map will make your life so much easier!

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Hostel Haven: Choose Your Character

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STAY OPEN Venice Beach

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STAY OPEN Venice Beach

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HI - Los Angeles - Santa Monica Hostel

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Still not sure? Pick this!

#1 Top Hostel in Los Angeles: STAY OPEN Venice Beach

This is the overall best rated hostel in Los Angeles. The overall rating is 9.6. You cannot go wrong here.

It is your safest bet in case you are not sure which hostel to pick.

The price for a dorm at STAY OPEN Venice Beach starts from $79.39.

Book STAY OPEN Venice Beach here

#1 Best Hostel in Los Angeles
STAY OPEN Venice Beach

FAQ about Los Angeles Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Los Angeles. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Los Angeles costs $48 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Los Angeles costs $151. (based on Hostelz.com price comparison)
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Freehand is the best hostel in Los Angeles for couples.
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Best Hostel in Los Angeles is...

STAY OPEN Venice Beach!

STAY OPEN Venice Beach

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