Samesun Venice Beach Hostel - Los Angeles

25 Windward Avenue, Los Angeles, United States, 90291  show map
 2 stars
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Samesun Venice Beach Hostel - Los Angeles

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Free parking

Free off-site parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Adults only

Overview

The 2-star Samesun Venice Beach Hostel enjoys its location close to the beach. There are a baggage storage, a cash machine and a safe deposit box for guest's convenience.

The property is 100 meters away from Venice Beach, Venice Beach Boardwalk and Muscle Beach. Guests can wine and dine in Sidewalk Cafe and Seed Kitchen, located in the neighborhood.

10 km to Los Angeles International airport.

Rooms

This hostel comprises 35 guestrooms with a CD player, a separate toilet, high-speed internet, a writing desk and an iron with ironing board. The rooms also have a carpet floor. This property provides private bathrooms with showers and bathtubs.

Services

Guests of Samesun Venice Beach Hostel can take advantage of laundry, airport transfer and 24-hour front desk.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   35.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Free off-site parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Adults only
  • Luggage storage
  • Locker room
  • No elevators
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bicycle rental
  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Fax/Photocopying

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room
  • Library

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until 07:00-11:00 

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

25 Windward Avenue, Los Angeles, United States, 90291

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City Center
  • Los Angeles
    11.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Wilshire / Western (LACMTA station)
    11.7 mi
  • Westlake / MacArthur Park (LACMTA station)
    12.3 mi
Underground stations
  • Wilshire / Western Station
    10.8 mi
  • Hollywood / Highland Station
    11.1 mi
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Danny's Venice Deli (cuisine: American)
    100 ft
  • Cairo Cowboy (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    200 ft
Beaches
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk
    300 ft
  • Venice Beach
    300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Rooms and availability

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      How to reach hostel

      hostel Samesun Venice Beach Hostel - Los Angeles Los Angeles location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      25 Windward Avenue, Los Angeles, United States, 90291

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Los Angeles
        11.4 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Wilshire / Western (LACMTA station)
        11.7 mi
      • Westlake / MacArthur Park (LACMTA station)
        12.3 mi
      Underground stations
      • Wilshire / Western Station
        10.8 mi
      • Hollywood / Highland Station
        11.1 mi
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Danny's Venice Deli (cuisine: American)
        100 ft
      • Cairo Cowboy (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Venice Beach Boardwalk
        300 ft
      • Venice Beach
        300 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until 07:00-11:00 
      • Number of rooms:
        35

      Samesun Venice Beach Location

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      What's nearby

      Places of interest

      Museums

      • Venice Oceanarium - 1700 ft
      • L A Theatre Works - 4000 ft

      Parks

      • Los Angeles Recreation and Parks - 1000 ft

      Universities, Institutes

      • Venice Skill Ctr - 3300 ft
      • Vermont College of Norwich - 3300 ft
      • YO San University - 1.7 mi
      • Wcil Inc - 2.0 mi

      Beaches

      Local attractions

      • California Heritage Museum - 1.2 mi
        2612 Main Street, Santa Monica
      • Santa Monica Pier - 2.1 mi
        200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
      • Muscle Beach - 2.0 mi
        Santa Monica, CA
      • Fisherman's Village - 1.9 mi
        13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
      • Burton W. Chace Park - 1.9 mi
        13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey

      Near the hostel

      • Venice Beach - 300 ft
        1531 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles
      • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach - 4800 ft
        4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
      • Venice Beach Boardwalk - 300 ft
        Los Angeles, CA

      Restaurants nearby

      • Danny's Venice Deli - 100 ft

        Address: 23 Windward Ave
        Phone: 310-566-5610

        76% likes this, based on 61 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 11 - USD 24

      • Cafe de la Plage - 200 ft

        Address: 46 Windward Ave
        Phone: (310) 399-4995

        73% likes this, based on 17 reviews

      • mao's kitchen - 400 ft

        Address: 1512 Pacific Ave
        Phone: 310-581-8305

        62% likes this, based on 89 reviews
        Cuisine: Chinese
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 20

      • Cairo Cowboy - 200 ft

        Address: 46 Windward Ave.
        Phone: (310) 452-7910

        73% likes this, based on 25 reviews
        Cuisine: Mediterranean

      • Sidewalk Cafe - 500 ft

        Address: 1401 Ocean Front Walk
        Phone: 310-399-5547

        61% likes this, based on 151 reviews
        Cuisine: American
        Price Range: USD 1 - USD 31

      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until 07:00-11:00 
      • Number of rooms:
        35
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      Samesun Venice Beach Reviews

      Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Samesun Venice Beach

      Average guest rating

      7.0out of 10
      Very good
      Based on 52 reviews

      Guest reviews

      • Older travelers
        5.4

        We had a double bed with no window except to a interior well and one overhead light and fan. It was awful

      • Single
        7.4

        Location of this hotel is amazing, just seconds away from Venice beach. It's also easy to find if you're driving and near other beaches along the Santa Monica coast. The hotel is also close (by car) to shopping malls like the 3rd St promenade and Westfields Culver city, not to mention LAX.

        It was very noisy deep into the night, which was understandable given the average age group of those who stayed there. The whole hotel also didn't smell too good) although the rooms were clean and had ceiling fans and windows to help with ventilation. There were also insufficient toilets, with only 2 on each floor, shared by almost 10 rooms (some with >1 occupancy). Pity though, since everything else was ok.

      • Couple
        4.2

        Room with no window. Charged 7 dollars for limited WiFi. Poor value for money when spending 100 dollars a night.

      • Single
        6.4

        Ok as a hostel. Bath always available and very, very clean. Tv did not function, but that was not the main focus being so near to the beach.

      • Single
        8.2

        I liked the location and the security - need to be buzzed in by staff. I was able to find free parking nearby and there were plenty of amenities (restaurants, stores, etc) close by. The hotel is right by the beach and the boardwalk - what more could you want?

        The only downside was that I could not bring visitors back to my room. I understand the reasons for this (security of other guests), but it would have been nice to bring a guest back to my room for a visit. Other than that, the place was great!

      • Single
        10.0

        The cotel was very clean, very safe, very well kept, and had no smells in the rrooms! I was very safe, and comfortable!.-Joe from St. Louis.

      • Group of friends
        10.0

        The staff was great-- super friendly and fun! I loved the setup with the kitchen available for use and also the lounge area. Great place if you want to meet people from all over and have lots of fun!

      • Single
        8.8

        Personnel was very friendly and helpful.

        Some small breakfast (cereals) could have been provided, even if you had to pay for it, I didn't have time to go to the supermarket.

      • Older travelers
        7.4

        Great location!Right at Venice Beach. We stayed in a private room with own bathroom-(number 2)what overlooked VeniceBeach and the Frontwalk.Basic room,but clean&tidy. The (payable)WIFI connection with Global Gossip.Cheaper if you would prepay it on-line.More expensive if you buy cards at the reception desk.Bring your own laptop! It's a tidy hostel-no drama'S.-We stayed next to common room- after 10.30pm quiet. A safe feeling,as the front door is locked and reception has to buzz you in.

        The only thing what was missing-a small(complimentary)breakfast. WIFI/calling cards sold by reception were too expensive.

      • Older travelers
        6.2

        It was so close to the boardwalk. Only stay here if you cant afford anything better.

        The room was shabby and very hot with no air-con and a window that couldnt open.

      • Couple
        7.0

        Location was excelent for visiting Venice Beach.

        Bed, no lift, no air condition.

      • Single
        6.2

        it is very close to venice beach.

        the room is dark,no sunshine can get in.

      • Couple
        6.2

        Great location right om the boardwalk

        Our double was stuffy with almost no air, only a window leading out to a narrow shaft..

      • Single
        7.0

        Right there in the centre at Venice beach, everything easily reachable.

        Not able to open a window to get fresh air in, and mandatory airco which blows right on my bed. Kitchen that closes even for a cup of hot tea or so (had a sore throat).

      • Single
        8.8

        The Hotel Staff is extremely nice and helpful. The room I stayed in was very clean, the bathroom was a particular positive surprise! There is also a shared kitchen with a fridge, which is very convenient. The WiFi internet was also available! The staff will also help you find free parking in the area (so mind not the kid in front of the hotel, offering you a $10 parking place :)) -The price, considering the excellent location is pretty good. If you'd like to experience the la ghetto, it is the perfect place to stay ;)

        First of all, I've stayed there only for one night, so I can only tell about the shared room I was given. It was a pretty much budget type (4 beds/persons) room and the window which, as far as I've been told, was not possible to open. There was only one fan (always on) instead of the last portion of the window, and of course, since I was the last person to enter the room, was given the bed next to that fan :) -It didn't mind me that much, but I guess it would to a lot of others, and either way I think an option to open the window would be better, that's all :) -If you think this could bother you, just e-mail the staff with the request not to be given that kind of a bed/room, and I'm pretty sure they would think of something to help you out and resolve this. Everyone there is really, really nice.

      How to reach hostel

      hostel Samesun Venice Beach Hostel - Los Angeles Los Angeles location
      Show big map »

      Hostel Address:

      25 Windward Avenue, Los Angeles, United States, 90291

      Get directions
      City Center
      • Los Angeles
        11.4 mi
      Airports
      Train Stations
      • Wilshire / Western (LACMTA station)
        11.7 mi
      • Westlake / MacArthur Park (LACMTA station)
        12.3 mi
      Underground stations
      • Wilshire / Western Station
        10.8 mi
      • Hollywood / Highland Station
        11.1 mi
      • Bus stop
        1000 ft
      Restaurants
      • Danny's Venice Deli (cuisine: American)
        100 ft
      • Cairo Cowboy (cuisine: Mediterranean)
        200 ft
      Beaches
      • Venice Beach Boardwalk
        300 ft
      • Venice Beach
        300 ft
      Hostel information
      • Check-in:
        from  3 pm
      • Check-out:
        until 07:00-11:00 
      • Number of rooms:
        35