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The California Boutique

Los Angeles

The California Boutique is situated in Los Angeles, within 4.1 km of L.A. Live and 4.3 km of Staples Center. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Private parking is available on site.

The rooms are fitted with air conditioning, a microwave, a fridge, a kettle, a shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. At the hostel rooms are equipped with a shared bathroom. One of the best places I’ve ever been 👌🏻👌🏻

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9
Superb
236 reviews

California Dreams Hostel

Pacific Beach, San Diego

California Dreams Hostel in San Diego provides adults-only accommodation with a restaurant, a shared lounge and a garden. Among the facilities at this property are an ATM and a tour desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation features evening entertainment and a shared kitchen. The staff were wonderful and the activities they planned to bring all the guests together were well organized. I participated in the bike ride to Ocean Beach with Rayrey as well as the yoga classes by the beach. I found that Rayrey was conscientious of everyones needs, interest and safety. It was great to meet Krispin Robertson and read her blogs - Adventurers On Heels. I would return and stay there again. The location was excellent and close to public transportation.

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9
Superb
248 reviews

HI Point Reyes Hostel 2 stars

Point Reyes Station

Located 5 minutes’ drive from Limantour Beach, this Point Reyes hostel is situated on Point Reyes National Seashore. Free parking is included.

Hardwood floors and access to a shared bathroom are provided in each room at HI Point Reyes Hostel. Clean facilities, well run. Close to the hiking trails and a wild beach, what's not to love?

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9.3
Superb
128 reviews

ITH Big Bear Retreat Center & Hostel 4 stars

Big Bear Lake

Offering free breakfast, ITH Big Bear Mountain Adventure Lodge overlooks Big Bear Lake. Free Wi-Fi in public areas is offered. Snow Summit Mountain Resort is 7 minutes’ drive away.

A lake view or a garden view is featured in rooms at ITH Big Bear Mountain Lodge. Fresh linens are provided. Now that I HAD to leave the only question I have is why would I ever rent a cabin again! 10/10 staff/accommodation/food

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9
Superb
126 reviews

LA Rodena Hostel

Los Angeles

Situated in Los Angeles, within 2 km of Staples Center and 2 km of Microsoft Theater, LA Rodena Hostel features accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. The property is set 2 km from L.A. Live, 3.5 km from Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and 3.6 km from California Science Center. The accommodation offers a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen for guests. Fantastic host, very respectful, helpful and friendly. I really recommend this place to anyone. Great location, parking space.

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9.7
Exceptional
7 reviews

WHOLE Family - Barrette

Sacramento

Set in Sacramento, within 3.5 km of Discovery Park and 4.2 km of Sacramento Convention Center, WHOLE Family - Barrette features free WiFi. The property is situated 5 km from California State Capitol and Museum and 5 km from California Capitol Building. Local points of interest like California State Railroad Museum and Old Sacramento are reachable within 5 km and 5 km, respectively.

At the hostel, the rooms include a patio. Rooms are fitted with a shared bathroom. The units have a desk. Clean quite relaxing cool people great vibes!

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9.8
Exceptional
10 reviews

WHOLE Family - Rosemont

Sacramento

WHOLE Family - Rosemont is set in Sacramento, within 5 km of California State University Sacramento and 11 km of Sacramento Convention Center. Around 11 km from California State Capitol and Museum, the property is also 11 km away from California Capitol Building and offers free WiFi. Fox & Goose Public House is 11 km away.

At the hostel, all rooms include a patio. The rooms include a wardrobe. I did like the lock on the front door. I just left someone so. It made me feel safe. I also appreciate that you allowed me to bring my ESA Cats. They are very important to me. Thank you for that! I also liked the nice gentleman that I spoke to on Monday afternoon while he was installing a mattress.

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9
Superb
6 reviews

A1 LA City Hostel

South Los Angeles, Los Angeles

Situated in Los Angeles, within 3.8 km of LA Memorial Coliseum and 4.4 km of Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, A1 LA City Hostel features accommodation with a shared lounge and free WiFi throughout the property as well as free private parking for guests who drive. The property is around 5 km from California Science Center, 9 km from Staples Center and 9 km from Microsoft Theater. Dodger Stadium is 14 km from the hostel and Los Angeles County Museum Of Art / LACMA is 15 km away. Owner is so sincere, takes care of everything

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9.3
Superb
19 reviews

Gaslamp Hostel

Gaslamp Quarter, San Diego

Ideally set in the Downtown San Diego, Gaslamp Hostel features air-conditioned rooms, a shared lounge and free WiFi. The property is around 3.3 km from Balboa Park, 5 km from San Diego Zoo and 7 km from Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. The property is 10 km from University of San Diego and 11 km from SeaWorld San Diego. The place is clean and appears to have been recently remodeled. The staff is very friendly and helpful.

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9.7
Exceptional
9 reviews

The California - Hollywood

Hollywood, Los Angeles

Set in Los Angeles, 1.4 km from Capitol Records Building, The California - Hollywood offers air-conditioned accommodation and a garden. The property is around 2.6 km from Dolby Theater, 3.1 km from Hollywood Bowl and 3.9 km from Hollywood Sign. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property.

All units in the hostel are fitted with a coffee machine. All guest rooms will provide guests with a microwave. quiet clean safe beautiful street, 23 minutes to go by walk to the heart of hollywood walk of stars, 11 minutes by walk to the subway Western/hollywood, ~15 minutes to go by walk to Griffith park to start to hiking to hollywood sign, Really Wide beds)), new, by wood, not double, but better and wider then just standard 90cm beds, New remodeled house, fireplace, spacious recreation zone (2) with 3 tables and soft new chairs, BIG green backyard with lemon tree and tables for breakfast! Very beautiful singing Birds in a morning! Squirrels) super beautiful shower room looks exactly as on photo with shower soft tube!! (It’s rare in LA...), breakfast is more then full: cereals, fruits, coffee/tea, creamers, 7 types of cotton cheese, milk, ricotta, and different sweet pasts and etc Good conditioning, fresh clean air, warm in nights! Attentive relation to the asks from guests :))

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9.1
Superb
12 reviews

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