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.
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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.1

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.2

  • Cleanliness 7.7

  • Facilities 7.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    12 Sep 2019
    Great stay. People were very cool and staff was very helpful and friendly. Perfect location for a beach stay and nice surrounding area. I can’t wait to come back again.
    USA, Male, 18-24
  • 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+
  • 9.4


    27 Sep 2019
    Great accommodating staff, there was free umbrella and chair rentals for the beach as well. Although it was the off season, the Hostel was so quiet, and the hostel was walkable to all services needed: beach, food, and fun!
    USA, Couple, 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
  • 8.3


    27 Aug 2019
    Lovely staff and amazing location! Very small and gets very hot at night with only one small standing fan between 4 or more people. I would recommend just for the location but found it hard to meet people as common rooms were tiny and messy.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    14 Sep 2019
    Great staff and cool location close to beach and bars. Not a hostel to stay at if you are looking to go to bed early. I had an early flight and there is a bar beneath the hostel that kept me up until 2:30am. Also--technically not able to check-out until 8am.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    29 Aug 2019
    Great location, weather and staff. Room was quite dusty and no AC, just a weak fan. Also the showers were broken while we were there and the plumbing as a whole seemed to be constantly breaking. You get what you pay for.
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    23 Aug 2019
    I stayed in 5 Socal hostels in 5 weeks (long story: This place was easily the worst, but the best location by far. The whole place is cramped. The tiny kitchen is a joke given how many people must use it. One standard size fridge, and no ice available to cool off because there's no air conditioning in extra humid coastal air. The lounge areas are awful, and also way too small. Parking is over half a mile away. It is literally right on top of a great bar, however.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 6.3


    23 Sep 2019
    Great location. Lots of noise below on the street. Room was minus half a window which didn't help the noise issue. Nowhere to lounge around, etc as in other hostels, but the location couldn't get much better.
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 2.3


    26 Sep 2019
    Dirty hostel, very noisy downstairs, people aren’t friendly. Wet towels in the en suite weren’t changed , cleaning lady seemed to have skipped our room entirely. Floor was clearly dirty with crumbs and did not change the wet floor mat. Room was just next to the window facing out so all the oily exhaust was blown in. No hostel atmosphere you’d expect. People seem to just treat it as a come and go hostel. Great beach tho.
    Singapore, Female, 18-24
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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