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HI Santa Monica Hostel
2 out of 5
1436 2nd Street, Santa Monica, CA
The price is $135 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
Located in Downtown Santa Monica, this eco-friendly hostel is steps from Santa Monica Place and Third Street Promenade. Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Pier ...
4.4/5Excellent! (397 reviews)
"Property, staff, are excellent. But no hand soap for the toilet sink when i was there."

Reviewed on Sep 17, 2021

HI Santa Monica Hostel
The Rumi Hostel
2 out of 5
820 S Oxford Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Koreatown, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles Convention Center, and L.A. Live. Microsoft Theater and Staples Center ...
3.7/5Good! (61 reviews)
"Friendly staff. Very peaceful environment. Beautiful garden and separate Dorm rooms."

Reviewed on Aug 24, 2021

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Samesun Venice Beach
1.5 out of 5
25 Windward Ave, Venice, CA
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The price is $110 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 5
Located in Venice, this beachfront hostel is in the entertainment district and within a 15-minute walk of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Venice Beach. Santa Monica ...
3.8/5Good! (378 reviews)
"Great location right on the Beach. Everyone was so nice. A few crazies around but that’s Venice."

Reviewed on Sep 9, 2021

Samesun Venice Beach
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Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hotel & Hostel
2 out of 5
5920 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $72 per night from Sep 30 to Sep 30
Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Grauman's Egyptian Theatre and Hollywood and Vine. Paramount Studios is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) away. Hollywood ...
4/5Very Good! (83 reviews)
"I traveled alone, it has enough space and the main basic things that are needed. I found the bathroom very comfortable. I found several small cockroaches throughout the days"

Reviewed on Sep 22, 2021

Banana Bungalow Hollywood Hotel & Hostel
The Steady
2 out of 5
4302 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
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The price is $44 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Melrose Avenue, Echo Park, and Paramount Studios. Wiltern Theatre and Hollywood Palladium are also ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (69 reviews)
"As a physician, I never thought of staying in hostels. But I am on me journey. I want to spend my remains tire traveling and treating patients. I walked into the STEADY, tge clean white linen, hard wood floors, the interior design made like an upscale exclusive party with jazz, R&B,Ed Shearen softly ..."

Reviewed on Jun 11, 2021

The Steady
Melrose Hostel
2 out of 5
646 North Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Wilshire, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Paramount Studios and within 3 mi (5 km) of Hollywood Walk of Fame and Dolby Theater. The Grove and ...
4.4/5Wonderful! (160 reviews)
"I would stay there again . I think they should mention to guest they don’t supply towels for showering and parking is free after a certain time otherwise you have to move your vehicle, so you won’t be ticketed ."

Reviewed on Aug 28, 2021

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Melrose Hostel
Samesun Hollywood
1.5 out of 5
6820 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $90 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in Hollywood, this hostel is steps from Hollywood and Highland Center, El Capitan Theatre, and Dolby Theater. TCL Chinese Theatre and Hollywood Wax Museum ...
4/5Very Good! (555 reviews)
"This location was the best I could have asked for, hands down. Every possible thing i could ask for is within very close walking distance, from the Dolby Thearer, to multiple forms of public transportation, to Mel's Drive-In and so many other food and attractions. The only real drawback worth mentioning ..."

Reviewed on Sep 14, 2021

Samesun Hollywood
Mariachi Plaza Hotel
2 out of 5
131 S Boyle Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Los Angeles Children's Museum, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Grand Central Market. The ...
3/5 (7 reviews)
"It was an okd antique house. Very unique but i just enjoyed my stay. Thevonly gripe i have is its impossible to find parking off the premises. So u gotta pay"

Reviewed on Apr 29, 2021

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Mariachi Plaza Hotel
PodShare DTLA Arts District - Hostel
1 out of 5
900 E 1st Street - Unit 112, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $80 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Located in Little Tokyo, this hostel is 0.7 mi (1.1 km) from Triforium and within 3 mi (5 km) of L.A. Live and Microsoft Theater. Pershing Square and Good Samaritan ...
3.8/5Good! (105 reviews)
Pleasant communal stay in DTLA
"I had a positive experience at Podshare DTLA. I checked in after quiet time started, but Ron who runs the place was kind and understanding. I was provided a towel to take a shower, and showered before bed. The showers are very nice, rainforest style showers. That was probably the best part. They ..."

Reviewed on Jun 14, 2021

PodShare DTLA Arts District - Hostel
Anchor Pointe Inn
2 out of 5
111 E C St, Wilmington, CA
The price is $79 per night from Oct 19 to Oct 19
Located in Harbor, this hostel is 1.9 mi (3 km) from Palos Verdes Peninsula and within 6 mi (10 km) of World Cruise Center and USS Iowa. Aquarium of the Pacific ...
4.4/5Excellent! (40 reviews)
"Na"

Reviewed on Aug 25, 2021

Anchor Pointe Inn
Hollywood and Highland Youth Hostel
1 out of 5
7038 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of TCL Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theater, and El Capitan Theatre. Hollywood and Highland Center and ...
2.8/5 (25 reviews)
"I didn't stay at the property, paid for two tourist-friends. When they got there the man told them thatthere reservation on Expedia wasn't good. Didn't offer help or guidance. When I, the payer, tried to see the desk personnel, they wouldn't even answer the door downstairs. Nasty attitude, but it ..."

Reviewed on Jun 29, 2021

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Hollywood and Highland Youth Hostel
PodShare Venice
2 out of 5
522 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA
The price is $95 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Situated near the beach, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Venice Beach and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Santa Monica Beach and Santa Monica Pier are also within ...
4.1/5Very Good! (119 reviews)
"Everyone is friendly !"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2021

PodShare Venice
Libra Hotel
2 out of 5
3909 W 6th St, Los Angeles, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $113 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Located in Koreatown, this hostel is 2 mi (3.2 km) from Paramount Studios and within 6 mi (10 km) of Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Microsoft Theater. ...
3.7/5Good! (73 reviews)
"Location, cleanliness and the friendly staff. I will definitely stay there again"

Reviewed on Jun 18, 2021

Libra Hotel
Luxury Stays
2 out of 5
3214 W 113th St, Inglewood, CA
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $50 per night from Oct 1 to Oct 1
Situated in Inglewood, this hostel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Sony Pictures Studios, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and University of Southern California. Venice ...
3.9/5Very Good! (52 reviews)
"Beautiful place Affordable ,walking distance to shops,banks,eateries, kind staff, nicely furnished."

Reviewed on May 1, 2021

Luxury Stays
8th and Ardmore - Hostel
2 out of 5
861 South Ardmore Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $107 per night from Oct 3 to Oct 3
Located in Koreatown, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Wiltern Theatre, Melrose Avenue, and L.A. Live. Microsoft Theater and Los Angeles Convention Center ...
4.3/5Excellent! (63 reviews)
"Owner is very friendly and kindly offered supports lot."

Reviewed on Aug 30, 2021

8th and Ardmore - Hostel
Orange Drive Hostel
1.5 out of 5
1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Fully refundable
The price is $111 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of El Capitan Theatre and Hollywood and Vine. Paramount Studios and CBS Television City are also within ...
4.2/5Excellent! (691 reviews)
"We enjoyed our time at the Orange Drive Hostel! Simple, nothing fancy, but great location and friendly staff."

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2021

Orange Drive Hostel
PodShare
1.5 out of 5
1617 Cosmo Street, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $75 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 29
Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Hollywood and Vine and Pantages Theatre. Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood Palladium are also ...
3.9/5Very Good! (78 reviews)
"The staff was really friendly. The people living there where nice too."

Reviewed on Jul 21, 2021

PodShare
Los Angeles Extended Stay Hostel
1 out of 5
432 East 31st Street, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this hostel is within 2 mi (3 km) of University of Southern California, Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, and Shrine Auditorium. ...
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LA Garden Hostel
2 out of 5
544 N Western Ave, Los Angeles, CA
Located in Wilshire, this hostel is 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Paramount Studios and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Hollywood and Vine. The Groundlings and Grauman's Egyptian ...
3.2/5 (31 reviews)
"I the property manager was very friendly and answered any question that I had! I came there after 10 the one night and kitchen is usually closed but staff was lenient and let me use it after hours. I would recommend this place for travelers and would return again!"

Reviewed on May 6, 2021

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Los Angeles Backpackers Paradise Hostel
2 out of 5
4200 West Century Blvd., Inglewood, CA
Situated in Inglewood, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hollywood Park Casino and Los Angeles Forum. Loyola Marymount University and Toyota Sports Center ...
2.4/5 (224 reviews)
Worsen hotel
"The worse hotel to stay in the nastiest hotel I’ve seen in my life!"

Reviewed on Aug 27, 2020

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Hilton Los Angeles Airport

Hilton Los Angeles Airport

4 out of 5
5711 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $131 per night from Oct 12 to Oct 12
3.8/5Good! (4,121 reviews)
"The hotel was great for getting us to the airport on time."

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, an IHG Hotel

InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, an IHG Hotel

4.5 out of 5
900 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $224 per night from Oct 10 to Oct 10
4.4/5Wonderful! (2,408 reviews)
"Great staff and good customer service"

Reviewed on Sep 24, 2021

InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown, an IHG Hotel
Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel

Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel

4 out of 5
6101 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $139 per night from Oct 4 to Oct 4
4/5Very Good! (3,477 reviews)
"Really friendly and professional staff!"

Reviewed on Sep 27, 2021

Sheraton Gateway Los Angeles Hotel
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Los Angeles, one of the 28 hostels here could be a great option. No two hostels look exactly alike, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too)
  • Budget-friendly prices
  • A social atmosphere

Hostels are a great way to stay in Los Angeles for a good value, so you can save your money for exploring. You can check out cultural highlights like the theaters in this destination, or enjoy the sporting events and other activities.

Hostels in Los Angeles

Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the best reviews from our customers and could be a good place to start looking:

The Anderson Estates - Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and free parking. Rooms come with towels, desks, and coffee/tea makers.

Los Angeles Backpackers Paradise Hostel - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. You'll find free toiletries in all rooms.

Time Zone Hostel Hollywood - Located within a 20-minute walk of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Property features include free on-the-go breakfast, free WiFi, and 3 bars/lounges. You'll find showers, desks, and coffee/tea makers in all rooms.

Walk of Fame Hostel - Located steps from Dolby Theater. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a 24-hour front desk. You'll find showers in all rooms.

HI Santa Monica Hostel - Located within a 10-minute walk of Santa Monica Pier. Property features include free breakfast, free WiFi, and a shared/communal kitchen. Rooms come with lockers.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Los Angeles?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here's a little information that might be helpful:

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while December and January are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 71° F and nighttime temperatures average 47° F
  • April-June: 81° F is the daytime average and 52° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 85° F and nighttime averages are around 62° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 81° F during the day and 47° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 14.25 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Los Angeles?

Depending on what you're interested in, you might like these places:

Top Sights
  • Hollywood Walk of Fame
  • Dolby Theater
  • TCL Chinese Theatre
Natural Features
  • La Brea Tar Pits
  • Griffith Park
  • Pershing Square
Cultural Attractions
  • Hollywood Bowl
  • J. Paul Getty Museum
  • RMS Queen Mary

In general, Los Angeles is known for its:

  • Theater
  • Entertainment
  • Live music
  • Museums
  • Art
  • Sports
  • Shopping
  • Architecture
  • Opera
  • Beaches

How to Get to Los Angeles and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the nearest airport in Hawthorne, CA (HHR-Hawthorne Municipal), located 10 mi (16.1 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Los Angeles, CA (LAX-Los Angeles Intl.), which is 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away. When you're out and about, you may want to use public transit to get around. Walk to nearby metro stations like Pershing Square Station, 7th Street - Metro Center Station, and Civic Center Station. To see more of the surrounding area, hop on a train at Los Angeles Union Station, Los Angeles Cal State Station, or Glendale Transportation Center.

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