Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

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 8.2

  • Security 8.6

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 7.6

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.7

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    16 Mar 2019
    It was my first time staying at a hostel and I wasn’t disappointed. Thank you team Surf City Hostel :)
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0


    06 Mar 2019
    Amazing place :)
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    13 Feb 2019
    Our room had a leak on the first night, and it was not fixable during our stay. However, the staff were very accommodating and helpful in getting us into another room and providing us with the upmost comfort. It was a very minor inconvenience, and the staff helped make it seem even smaller. I would recommend everyone to stay. Great location, comfortable, and safe.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.7


    12 Apr 2019
    I’ll stay there again, gladly
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.1


    17 Feb 2019
    Excellent spot if you need just a bed or are looking to surf.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    02 Feb 2019
    A little rough around the edges but as great place to stay with great staff.
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    28 Jan 2019
    Lovely place, awesome location! It was off season so it was a pretty reserved atmosphere, but the lack of crowds was nice and it was perfect weather to hire (cheaply!) cruisers and ride up to Venice Beach. It’s a good suburb and public transport to and from LAX felt safe and easy.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    02 Apr 2019
    Fantastic location with beach bars food however very far to get to central LA especially without a car. Staff were nice but didn’t have much knowledge about local area or the city. Rooms were also nice but the hostel itself was quite cramped as well as lacking in atmosphere and good common spaces. Other than that was a pleasant stay.
    England, All Male Group, 18-24
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    01 Mar 2019
    Was alright. Nothing spectacular or nothing life altering and terrible. The crowd that goes to party downstairs though is gross and basic. And you have to pay 5$ for cover to have a beer. Or so they made me pay
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 6.0


    02 Feb 2019
    This could be such a better hostel if the owner(s) cared at all. Overall good location but rather dirty, and too many people who are not on vacation staying for too long.. not a genuine backpacker hostel.
    USA, Male, 25-30
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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