Experience the sights and sounds of the City of Angels without going over budget, by staying in a comfortable, friendly Los Angeles hostel that’s close to the action.
See the world-famous Hollywood sign and walk among the stars on the Walk of Fame, and later, head out with your new friends and do some celebrity spotting on the famous Sunset Strip!
Los Angeles is the heart of the entertainment industry and you can experience all that the city has to offer, in one of these 10 best hostels in Los Angeles.
10. Banana Bungalow Hollywood
Located in the heart of Hollywood, right on Hollywood Boulevard, this one of the best hostels in Los Angeles as it is in the center of all the action! You’ll be within walking distance of the Hollywood Walk of Fame and you may even get to mingle with celebrities by visiting some of the best celebrity hotspots in Los Angeles.
Formerly a motel, this retro Los Angeles youth hostel offers clean, spacious dorms and private rooms, which are great for traveling couples. There is a ton of space to relax, including a tiki garden, with sun loungers, music and a bar.
Banana Bungalow Hollywood hosts barbecues and party nights, and they’ll arrange tours of all the sights and surroundings.
There’s also free coffee and tea all day long and free wifi!MORE INFO
9. Walk of Fame Hollywood Hostel
If you’re looking for a centrally located hostel in among the stars, then this Los Angeles hostel will be hard to beat.
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is literally right on the doorstep! What’s more, it’s right across the street from the Kodak Theater (now Dolby Theatre), so you can watch the Hollywood elite as they walk down the red carpet at the Oscars!
The youth hostels rooms are clean and comfortable, with funky art throughout the LA hostel building. Most of the rooms are dorms but they also have private rooms, and there is free wifi, as well as a free breakfast. There is also a chill out area with a pool table and a friendly 24 hour reception.MORE INFO
8. Hollywood & Highland Hostel
This cozy little Los Angeles hostel has a ton of Hollywood sights right on its doorstep. Offering simple, clean accommodation, this hostel is ideal if you’re looking to experience all that Los Angeles has to offer. You even get a free breakfast!
Being right on Hollywood Boulevard, Hollywood & Highland Hostel is ideally located for hitting all the famous bars and clubs. The popular Los Angeles hostel also hosts a number of activities, from club crawls to movie nights.MORE INFO
7. Samesun Venice Beach
Located right on the boardwalk in Venice Beach, this cool, casual beachfront Los Angeles hostel is the perfect place to experience that laid back Californian lifestyle. With ocean views from some rooms, this one of the best hostels in Los Angeles to wake up and enjoy that Los Angeles sunshine.
Breakfast is free, so you can start your day right, and there is also free wifi.
The common room has views of the ocean and there are kitchen facilities where you can prepare a meal.
This Venice beach hostel also has activities and entertainment, so you can get to know your fellow travelers, and the 24 hour reception is handy for arranging tours throughout LA.MORE INFO
6. HI Los Angeles – Santa Monica
Located just up from the famous Santa Monica Pier and the beach, this large Los Angeles hostel – the largest purpose-built in the USA – offers stylish, spacious accommodation with fresh, contemporary decor and clean facilities.
You can get free breakfast every morning and there’s free wifi throughout the hostel. Feel free to make your own meals in the large equipped kitchen and then chill out in the common room, play pool, or watch TV.
HI Los Angeles is surrounded by cafes, shops and restaurants, and it’s easy to hop on a bus and head into Hollywood! The front desk will also arrange LA city tours, Hollywood tours, and even California wine country trips, as well as fun pub crawls. No wonder it is considered one of the best hostels in Los Angeles.MORE INFO