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Featured Hostels in Los Angeles

Orange Drive Hostel
1.5 out of 5
1764 North Orange Drive, Los Angeles, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $61 per night

Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of TCL Chinese Theatre, Dolby Theater, and Hollywood and Highland Center. Hollywood Walk of Fame ...

4.2/5Excellent! (680 reviews)

"I stayed in this hostel for about 6 nights (extended it for 1 night). The hostel was very accommodating, staff were very nice, the location was perfect and overall vibe was very chill. Below is a long honest review. Initially I was hesitant to stay here because I don't trust hostels in general, even ..."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Orange Drive Hostel
PodShare Los Feliz
1.5 out of 5
4534 Fountain Avenue, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $75 per night

Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Melrose Avenue, Echo Park, and Griffith Observatory. Greek Theatre and Hollywood Palladium are also ...

3.8/5Good! (41 reviews)

"Ok stay. Nice bed space. Good area. Good shower. Shops near by."…"

Reviewed on Jul 31, 2020

PodShare Los Feliz
Samesun Venice Beach
1.5 out of 5
25 Windward Ave, Venice, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $90 per night

Situated in Venice, this beach hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Venice Beach. Santa Monica Pier and Santa Monica College are also ...

3.8/5Good! (343 reviews)

"Nice stay, walking distance to the beach. Parking was tricky because it’s only street parking."…"

Reviewed on Jul 24, 2020

Samesun Venice Beach
Anchor Pointe Inn
2 out of 5
111 E C St, Wilmington, CA
The price is $69 per night

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 ...

3.9/5Good! (8 reviews)

"Property is really nice onc inside. The surrounding area not so much. Parking is limited and the room is seperated from the bathroom literaly. You have to walk yo you bathroom. Other than that we enjoyed our stay vwry quiet and relaxing plus very close to all of long beach"…"

Reviewed on Jul 10, 2020

Anchor Pointe Inn
Banana Bungalow Hollywood
2 out of 5
5920 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $75 per night

Located in Hollywood, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Pantages Theatre and Hollywood and Vine. Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood Palladium are also ...

3.8/5Good! (44 reviews)
Will stay there again

"Great place to stay, happy hour every night I was there. Breakfast and coffee every day. Great Thai food next door."…"

Reviewed on Mar 1, 2020

Banana Bungalow Hollywood
The Anderson Estates
2.5 out of 5
1932 Rochester Circle, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $85 per night

Located in Downtown Los Angeles, this hostel is within 3 mi (5 km) of University of Southern California, California Science Center, and California African American ...

3.3/5 (229 reviews)

"It’s a very nice old LA style mansion. The owner is very nice. My only problem is there was nowhere to charge our phones and almost no trash cans other than that it was amazing."…"

Reviewed on Jan 16, 2020

The Anderson Estates
Luxury Stays
2 out of 5
3214 W 113th St, Inglewood, CA
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $44 per night

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! (36 reviews)

"Loved it, really clean. Very hospitable and economic."…"

Reviewed on Feb 6, 2020

Luxury Stays
PodShare Venice
2 out of 5
522 Venice Blvd, Venice, CA
The price is $80 per night

Situated near the beach, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Venice Beach and Muscle Beach Venice are ...

4.1/5Very Good! (105 reviews)

"Everything perfect, just improve internet connection"…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

PodShare Venice
Los Angeles Backpackers Paradise Hostel
2 out of 5
4200 West Century Blvd., Inglewood, CA
Free Cancellation
The price is $150 per night

Situated in Inglewood, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hollywood Park Casino and Los Angeles Forum. Loyola Marymount University and Westfield Culver City ...

2.4/5 (223 reviews)
Best in the West

"Awesome Service,,,,Clean and Friendly."…"

Reviewed on Jan 8, 2020

Los Angeles Backpackers Paradise Hostel
PodShare DTLA Arts District - Hostel
1 out of 5
900 E 1st Street - Unit 112, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $75 per night

Located in Little Tokyo, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Los Angeles City Hall, Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Fashion District. Grand Central Market and ...

3.9/5Good! (100 reviews)
Amazing, Would recommend.

"Staff was very helpful, beds were comfortable, had plenty of room for my items. The location was in downtown where there's a growing night life on the eastside. I found overnight parking in front of Podshare. Spacious sitting area for eating, chilling, and using laptop. Amazing. Cheers."…"

Reviewed on Mar 9, 2020

PodShare DTLA Arts District - Hostel
PodShare
1.5 out of 5
1617 Cosmo Street, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $75 per night

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! (73 reviews)

"Good and central for an expensive city. Awesome that you can swap location for free"…"

Reviewed on Feb 12, 2020

PodShare
The Steady
2 out of 5
4302 Melrose Ave, Los Angeles, CA
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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 ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (53 reviews)

"Great."…"

Reviewed on Apr 23, 2020

The Steady
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The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
4 out of 5
404 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $118 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (1,051 reviews)

"Great customer service. Very convenient. A good place overall"…"

Reviewed on Aug 9, 2020

The Westin Bonaventure Hotel and Suites, Los Angeles
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
Hilton Los Angeles Airport
4 out of 5
5711 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $119 per night
3.8/5Good! (4,571 reviews)

"Clean facility. Easy access. Friendly staff, and clean rooms! Well worth the stay."…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

Hilton Los Angeles Airport
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX
La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX
3 out of 5
5249 W Century Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
The price is $90 per night
3.8/5Good! (3,937 reviews)

"Nice place"…"

Reviewed on Aug 4, 2020

La Quinta Inn & Suites by Wyndham LAX
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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.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Los Angeles?
By staying at a hostel you can reduce your spending on lodging and set aside more of your trip funds for exploring during your trip. You can check out this destination’s cultural highlights, such as its theaters and entertainment venues.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look the same, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget-friendly prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Los Angeles?
Ready to book a hostel? These top picks have the best reviews from our guests and might be a good place to look first: Walk of Fame Hostel - Located steps from Dolby Theater. You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers and linens in all rooms. Samesun Venice Beach - Located within a 5-minute walk of Venice Beach Boardwalk and Muscle Beach Venice. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a restaurant, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with towels, showers, and TVs. Anchor Pointe Inn - Guests can enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with towels, showers, and TVs. The Steady - Located within a 5-minute walk of Melrose Avenue. You can take advantage of free WiFi and tour/ticket assistance, as well as multilingual staff. You’ll find towels, showers, and free toiletries in all rooms. The Anderson Estates - You can take advantage of free breakfast and free WiFi, as well as free parking. Rooms come with towels, coffee/tea makers, and linens.
How many hostels are there in Los Angeles?
If you’re in the market for a low-cost place to stay in Los Angeles, one of Expedia’s 44 hostels could be a great choice.
What's the seasonal weather like in Los Angeles?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you want to venture out and explore, so here’s some information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are December and January with an average of 59°F. Average annual rainfall for Los Angeles is 14 inches.
What is there to see and do in Los Angeles?
Generally, Los Angeles is known for its theaters, live music, and museums. Major attractions include Walt Disney Concert Hall, Staples Center, and Microsoft Theater. Get out into nature with places like Echo Park, La Brea Tar Pits, and Venice Beach Boardwalk. Cultural attractions include Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Dolby Theater, and TCL Chinese Theatre.
What's the best way to get around Los Angeles?
You can search for flights to the nearest airport, which is Los Angeles Intl. Airport (LAX), 11.2 mi (18.1 km) away. An alternative is Bob Hope Airport (BUR), which is 11.6 mi (18.6 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you may want to use public transit to get around. You can take advantage of metro transit at Pershing Square Station, 7th Street - Metro Center Station, and Civic Center Station. To check out 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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