Southern California Hostels

SAN DIEGO


International Travelers House

Location – City Center
Rate – average $30
+

Stay in a remodeled Victorian in the heart of downtown San Diego. Explore Little Italy and the Gaslamp district with fellow travelers. Private rooms and dorms both available.

RK Hostel

Location – City Center
Rate – average $30
+

Close to the San Diego Airport and the Gaslamp district. It is a great jumping off point for both San Diego and Baja California. Breakfast, tv room, and full kitchen available for all guests.

ITH Beach Bungalow Surf Hostel

Location – Pacific Beach
Rate – average $30
+

Right on the boardwalk overlooking the Pacific Ocean it offers cozy beds friendly hosts, and a fun atmosphere. Grab your flip flops and kick back at this surf hostel.

California Dreams Hostel

Location – Pacific Beach
Rate – average $30
+

Hostel that offers guests the best of Pacific beach. Recreational facilities include canoes, boats, hiking trails, surf lessons, and a fitness facility. Stay active and enjoy the beautiful beach.

ITH Colive Balboa Park

Location – Balboa Park
Rate – average $30
+

In the diverse neighborhood of Balboa Park this hostel is close to the San Diego Zoo, great international cuisine, and eccentric bars. Friendly hosts organize daily community events.

Stay Classy

Location – City Center
Rate – average $35+

Centrally located in the heart of San Diego featuring a 24 hour front desk for any questions you may have. Also offers guests a shared bathroom and kitchen, and luggage storage.

USA Hostels SD

Location – City Center
Rate – average $35+

In the Gaslamp district and just a short walk to the trolley to Baja it is a great jumping off point for your adventure. Taco Tuesdays, pub crawls, and even trips to Tijuana organized.

Podshare SD

Location – City Center
Rate – average $45+

Mixed dormitories with a shared bathroom, kitchen and lounge in downtown San Diego. Private parking can be arranged at an extra price for guests traveling by car.

Downtown San Diego Lodge

Location – City Center
Rate – average $45+

An affordable option for guests who want a little more privacy than hostels have to offer. Pet friendly, clean rooms located in downtown San Diego close to the zoo, museums, and eateries.

Hotel Primera

Location – San Ysidro
Rate – average $50+

Right in San Ysidro within walking distance of the Tijuana border it is a great place for guests heading to Baja for their next adventure. Affordable private rooms with a garden.

Urban Boutique Hotel

Location – City Center
Rate – average $50+

In the shopping district in San Diego it has private rooms, free WIFI, and daily housekeeping. Within driving distance of many of the famous sights San Diego has to offer visitors.

Found Hotel San Diego

Location – City Center
Rate – average $30+

Very affordable private accommodations in the City center. Free WIFI in all rooms, a game room, and a shared kitchen. Good place to crash before continuing your travels.

Gaslamp Quarter Hotel

Location – City Center
Rate – average $65+

Mid priced hotel in downtown San Diego. Hang out with fellow travelers in the shared lounge during the day while still having the privacy and security of your own room at night.

LOS ANGELES


LA Garden Hostel

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $40+

Shared lounge, shared kitchen, free WIFI, and parking. It is a great place to rest your head while you explore the Griffith Observatory, LACMA, and the Hollywood Bowl.

Tripper Hollywood Hostel

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $25+

Shared bedroom spaces with 4 people or less. This hostel also has a kitchen, free WIFI, breakfast, and a terrace to look out over all of Hollywood. Great place to explore iconic LA locations.

LAX Guest House

Location – LAX
Rate – average $20+

Close the the airport, it is an easy place to reach for travelers without a car. A garden, and a bbq area make it a relaxing place to stop for the night before heading South.

Libra Hotel

Location – Koreatown
Rate – average $25+

Offering a wide variety of sleeping situations this hotel has shared dormitories, same sex dormitories, and double rooms. It is close to the nightlife and popular attractions in LA.

Tripper Beach Hostel

Location – Venice Beach
Rate – average $30+

Located right in the heart of iconic Venice Beach soak in some rays and the eclectic local culture. Mixed dormitories and smaller shared rooms available. There is a bar on site!

Tripper Beverly Hills

Location – West Hollywood
Rate –
average $30+

With mixed dormitories and smaller shared rooms this hostel offers guests a pool and lounge. Close to LACMA, Melrose Ave., and the Sunset Strip it is great for guests traveling on foot.

The California – Hollywood

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $25+

Smack in the heart of Hollywood only blocks from Capitol Records this hostel has free WIFI, a shared kitchen space, shared bathrooms, a coffee maker, and a continental breakfast.

8th and Ardmore

Location – Koreatown
Rate – average $25+

Dormitories, twin rooms, and single rooms…this place has it all. This clean and quiet hostel is close to the Staples Center, the Coliseum, and the Natural History Museum.

Timen House

Location – Burbank
Rate – average $30+

Nice garden views from the rooms and free WIFI. Centrally located in North Hollywood and close to Universal Studios Hollywood rooms come with Air-Conditioning and a flat screen TV!

Hollywood Highland Hotel & Hostel

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $30+

Right on Hollywood Blvd in the heart of the action. Just a short walk to the Hollywood Walk of Fame. And don’t forget the rooms and/or bunk come with a free breakfast to start your day.

Orange Drive Hostel

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $35+

Clean with friendly staff the hostel is steps away from the famed Hollywood Walk of Fame and the prestigious Hollywood Bowl. Offers guests free WIFI and breakfast in the morning.

Walk of Fame Hostel

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $35+

Book a whole room or just a bunk. The hostel boasts central location, a game room and free breakfast for their guests. Clean rooms and friendly staff make this a fan favorite.

My Stay LA

Location – Koreatown
Rate – averge $40+

Clean, quiet house just a taxi ride away from the airport. Free WIFI, air conditioning, and a shared lounge and kitchen. Parking and luggage storage available to guests.

Podshare DTLA

Location – Downtown LA
Rate – average $30+

One in the chain of Podshare hostels. This hostel offers free bikes and is close to the heart of downtown LA and public transportation. Mini kitchens in every room along with free WIFI.

Podshare Los Feliz

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $50+

Cool, open layout hostel with bunks lining the walls. It is in the quieter Los Feliz area of Los Angeles for guests who want less hustle and bustle. Grab your continental breakfast.

Freehand Los Angeles

Location – Downtown LA
Rate – average $40+

Massive shared community space with 226 different types of rooms. Amazing amenities and services. Beautiful rooftop pool with views of LA, fitness center, and free WIFI. A real gem.

Podshare Venice

Location – Venice Beach
Rate – average $50+

A podshare location for the beach lover or surfer in the hip Venice Beach area. Free bikes to cruise the boardwalk, coveted private parking, and a shared lounge and garden.

Dormshare Westwood

Location – Westwood
Rate – average $60+

Classic hostel with mixed sex dormitories in the Westwood region of LA. Simple amenities include bike rental, private parking, and free WIFI in dorms and public spaces.

Banana Bungalow West Hollywood

Location – West Hollywood
Rate – average $100+

On the pricier side this famous hostel gives guests a free breakfast, 24 hour front desk service. Enjoy table tennis, and billiards with new friends around the World.

Vibe Hotel Hollywood

Location – Hollywood
Rate – average $60+

Clean hostel with large rooms for guests with a variety of options of amenities for every budget. It is in the vibrant, famous Hollywood hub. A game room, WIFI, and free breakfast.

Venice Beach Hostel

Location – Venice Beach
Rate – average $70+

In the heart of Venice Beach and close to shopping, museums, and arts the hostel offers access to the city’s must see destination. Superior services and a broad range of amenities.