Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Surf City Hostel opened in 1996 in Hermosa Beach, California, and is located about 20 minutes drive south of LAX Airport in one of the best areas of Los Angeles.

The hostel provides shared room (dorm) and private room accommodation to travellers from all over the world.

Some of the things which make us popular with guests include our location on the beach, the fact that we are the safest hostel in Los Angeles, the bars, nightclubs, restaurants within walking distance, our proximity to public transportation, supermarkets and cinemas and much more. And the fact that there is so much to see and do every day!

Access to our washing machine and tumble dryers, our fully equipped kitchen, the library of travel guides for the USA and other countries around the world.

As well all that you will enjoy the beach and bars, our knowledgeable and friendly international staff are always here to help.

We provide free breakfast from 8am-11am and also free tea and coffee all day, free maps,free WiFi and free body boards on loan.

There is free street parking within walking distance of the hostel and there is a metered parking next to us.

Check-in time is from 1pm-2am next day.

Please be aware that taxes are not included in your reservation total, you pay it when you check in.
Sales taxes 12 % payable to property. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 8.1

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.5

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    14 Nov 2019
    Love this hostel!! Perfect beach getaway. Great basic hostel with everything you possibly need. Good vibe. Free breakfast you can't complain
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    31 Oct 2019
    Surf City Hostel was one of the best hostels Ive ever been to, partly because of the people I met there. Everything worked out perfectly in the grand scale, the staff was nice, rooms tidy, breakfast.. breakfast. Free food friday was a nice surprise for a low-budget traveller! Its not a 10, bc of the fact that I stored my legacy backbag inside the luggage storage and it was damaged because somebody showed it really hard. +50 years travels with no damage before this and now I lost a original part!
    Finland, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    29 Sep 2019
    This is a great hostel with a great beach location. The staff is very good at running it. The overall space is somewhat compact. Overall a very good hostel.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    01 Nov 2019
    Music from the bar downstairs can be a little loud.
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    04 Oct 2019
    If you want to surf and party this is totally the place for you
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    30 Sep 2019
    Great location on the beach, plenty to do around. Thin walls so sound carries from the bars nearby. Decent price. Would go back.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    16 Nov 2019
    I stayed in 4 bed female room. There was not a lot of space, but it was okay. Room had a lot of stuff from previous people, some of it was just laying around the floor. Nice part - I had ocean view and it was awesome, a lot of bars next to the hostel, if you want to go out or party. If you want to have a peaceful night - probably, you’ll have hard time. The bathrooms weren’t that clean and the one with shower had clear window to office room, which is very weird.
    Ukraine, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    19 Oct 2019
    Great location next to the beach but far away from tourist sites.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 6.3


    11 Oct 2019
    Location, location, location. That’s what’s good about this place. If you want to party on the weekend or want to be by the beach, then this place is for you. If you don’t like ridiculously loud music playing until 2am,... don’t stay here. Rooms are small. The kitchen and lounge areas are really small too. Music at the club below on weekends is ridiculous. The entire building was shaking from the bass. It felt like you were trying to go to sleep inside a nightclub,. it was that loud.
    Canada, Male, 31-40
  • 5.7


    25 Nov 2019
    This is the third time I've stayed here over 3 yrs This year was different from the other years. The staff didn't seem as well trained. The security was iffy...and there was no longer a surfer they no longer rent surf boards. It seemed more like a desolate house for waywards. Even though the place wasn't full..they packed the rooms to capacity..even when they closed the common areas down for a pest control day? Nice Thanksgiving Dinner cooked by manager:)
    England, Male, 41+
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
  • Board Games
  • Nightclub