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Best Los Angeles hostels

Most recommended Los Angeles hostels

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Usa Hostels Hollywood - Los Angeles - Bedroom
Usa Hostels Hollywood
Central Los Angeles$794+
Free Wi-Fi
Podshare Hollywood - Los Angeles - Lobby
Podshare Hollywood
6.6 Okay
Central Los Angeles$143+
Free Wi-Fi
Samesun Hollywood
7.7 Good
Central Los Angeles$228+
Free Wi-Fi
Orange Drive Hostel
8.5 Very Good
Central Los Angeles$230+
Free Wi-Fi
Melrose Hostel
8.4 Very Good
Central Los Angeles$79+
Free Wi-Fi
Boutique Hostel
5.3 Fair
South Los Angeles$92+
Free Wi-Fi
Podshare Dtla
6.8 Okay
Central Los Angeles$112+
Free Wi-Fi
Ucla Westwood
7.1 Good
Free Wi-Fi
Burlington Hostel
7.4 Good
Central Los Angeles$69+
Free Wi-Fi
Artist Housing
Central Los Angeles$146+
Free Wi-Fi
Cheers Hostel
7.6 Good
North Hills$109+
Free Wi-Fi
Pet friendly

Los Angeles hostels near the city centre

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The Rumi - Los Angeles - Bedroom
The Rumi
7.6 Good
Central Los Angeles$69+
8th and Ardmore - Los Angeles - Building
8th and Ardmore
7.9 Good
Central Los Angeles$213+
Central Los Angeles$35+

How much is a Los Angeles hostel?

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Top tips for finding Los Angeles hostel deals

  • Los Angeles is typically an expensive city to stay in, so travelers on a budget might wish to save some money by staying in a hostel in Los Angeles. Many hostels offer facilities such as communal kitchens or inexpensive bars, which can help save money in ways beyond simply the sleeping accommodations. Another advantage of picking a hostel in Los Angeles is that many hostels are located in cool neighborhoods that have a distinctive local vibe—for example, Echo Park or Venice Beach.
  • Most of the hostels in Los Angeles are to be found in popular areas such as Hollywood and Santa Monica. While these areas are not necessarily the cheapest, the accommodations here are perfectly located for travelers wishing to visit local points of interest like the Hollywood Walk of Fame or the iconic Santa Monica Pier. Both areas are also ideally located for travelers wanting to go Downtown, the car ride taking around 20 min.
  • Couples booking a room in a Los Angeles hostel might wish to opt for a property such as Time Zone Hostel Hollywood or Orange Drive Hostel. Both hostels offer double or twin rooms with private bathrooms, and the latter has a particularly romantic touch, thanks to its setting in a retro-chic mansion.
  • Solo travelers looking for a hostel in Los Angeles will find plenty of sociable properties where they will be able to spend time in common areas and meet new people. Some of the most popular options for solo travelers include Banana Bungalow Hollywood, which has a large communal kitchen, a terrace, bar, and regular events such as BBQs and movie nights; and USA Hostels Hollywood, which is popular for its TV lounge, its game room, walking tours, and musical instruments (e.g., guitars) that guests are free to use. PodShare Venice is also a good choice, especially for solo travelers who need to use computers or Wi-Fi to work during their stay.
  • If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Los Angeles, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Los Angeles in October and January.
  • Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Los Angeles if you stay on a Wednesday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
  • If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Los Angeles hostel.

FAQs when booking a hostel in Los Angeles

  • What are the best hostels near Venice Beach?

    Venice Beach is a popular area in Los Angeles and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Podshare Venice or Venice Beach Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Venice Beach.

  • How much does a hostel cost in Los Angeles?

    Hostel prices in Los Angeles can vary depending on a number of factors. The average price for a hostel in Los Angeles is $77 but KAYAK users have found hostels for as cheap as $25 in the last 3 days.

  • Is it cheaper to stay in a hostel than in a hotel in Los Angeles?

    The average price for a night in a hostel in Los Angeles is $77 compared to $346 for a night in a hotel.

  • Are hostels in Los Angeles safe during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis?

    Hostels are safe environments for travellers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Los Angeles. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.

Where to find the best hostels in Los Angeles?

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