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 public areas

Parking

No parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Adults only

Overview

Samesun Venice Beach Hostel greets guests with a storage room and a cash machine.

Fisherman's Village is 3.0 km from the hostel and The Getty Center is about 10.4 km away. The hostel is 5 minutes’ walk from Danny's Venice Deli offering dishes of American, eclectic and Californian cuisine.

10 minutes by car from Los Angeles International airport.

Rooms

Samesun Venice Beach Hostel comprises 35 rooms fitted 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. Private bathrooms come with showers and bathtubs.

Eat & Drink

The dining options include a complimentary continental breakfast served in the dining room.

Services

Guests can rent bicycles on spot.

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 in public areas
  • No 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

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out 07:00-11:00 FREE

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
    18.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Hollywood/Vine (LACMTA station)
    18.6 km
  • Wilshire / Western (LACMTA station)
    18.8 km
Underground stations
  • Wilshire / Western Station
    17.3 km
  • Hollywood / Highland Station
    17.8 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Danny's Venice Deli (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Cairo Cowboy (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    40 m
Beaches
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk
    70 m
  • Venice Beach
    70 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    35

Rooms and availability

Samesun Venice Beach photos Exterior Hotel information
Double Room Private Bathroom
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bath or shower
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This private suite includes a work desk and a private bathroom.

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This private room offers shared bathroom facilities.

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Single Bed 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

This is a coed dorm room that sleeps 8 people and shares a washroom.

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Single Bed Female Dormitory Room Private Bathroom
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This dorm room sleeps 4 females and has a private bathroom in it

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Single Bed 7-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Private Bathroom
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This is a coed dorm room that sleeps 7 and has a private bathroom

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Single Bed 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Private Bathroom
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This is a coed dorm room that sleeps 4 and has a private bathroom

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Single Bed 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
Room Description:

This is a coed dorm room that sleeps 4 and has a shared bathroom

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Single Bed 4-Person Female Dormitory Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
Room Description:

This dorm room sleeps four females and has a shared bathroom.

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Single Bed 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room Private Bathroom
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

This is a coed dorm room that sleeps 6 and has a private bathroom

Samesun Venice Beach photos Room
Room Selected at Check
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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  • General:Work desk
  • Fan
  • Carpeted floor
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Toilet
Room Description:

Please note the room type and bed type will be allocated upon check-in. It might be a higher room category but is subject to availability upon arrival.

Samesun Venice Beach Location

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What's nearby

Places of interest

  • Venice Beach100 m
  • Muscle Beach100 m
  • Venice Skate Park200 m

Museums

  • Venice Oceanarium500 m
  • L A Theatre Works1.2 km

Parks

  • Los Angeles Recreation and Parks300 m

Universities, Institutes

  • Venice Skill Ctr1.0 km
  • Vermont College of Norwich1.0 km
  • YO San University2.8 km
  • Wcil Inc3.2 km

Beaches

  • Marina del Rey2.4 km

Local attractions

  • California Heritage Museum1.9 km
    2612 Main Street, Santa Monica
  • Santa Monica Pier3.3 km
    200 Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica
  • Muscle Beach3.2 km
    Santa Monica, CA
  • Fisherman's Village3.0 km
    13755 Fiji Way, Marina del Rey
  • Burton W. Chace Park3.1 km
    13650 Mindanao Way, Marina del Rey

Near the hostel

  • Venice Beach70 m
    1531 Ocean Front Walk, Los Angeles
  • Marina Beach, Mother's Beach1.5 km
    4101 Admiralty Way, Marina del Rey
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk70 m
    Los Angeles, CA

Restaurants nearby

  • Danny's Venice Deli10 m

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

    76% likes this, based on 61 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 8 - GBP 18

  • Cafe de la Plage40 m

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

    73% likes this, based on 17 reviews

  • mao's kitchen110 m

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

    62% likes this, based on 89 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese
    Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 15

  • Cairo Cowboy40 m

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

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

  • Sidewalk Cafe130 m

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

    61% likes this, based on 151 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: GBP 0 - GBP 23

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
    18.4 km
Airports
Train Stations
  • Hollywood/Vine (LACMTA station)
    18.6 km
  • Wilshire / Western (LACMTA station)
    18.8 km
Underground stations
  • Wilshire / Western Station
    17.3 km
  • Hollywood / Highland Station
    17.8 km
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Danny's Venice Deli (cuisine: American)
    10 m
  • Cairo Cowboy (cuisine: Mediterranean)
    40 m
Beaches
  • Venice Beach Boardwalk
    70 m
  • Venice Beach
    70 m
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 07:00-11:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    35