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Samesun Venice Beach

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25 Windward Ave, Los Angeles, CA 90291-4102See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Air conditioning
Beachfront
Non-smoking hotel
Multilingual Staff
Free parking
1.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Second time staying at this Hostel. It was very accommodating. The breakfast and coffee, were really good, everything was clean, staff was helpful, people were friendly. I stayed here in 2011 once too. The Beach is right there, The Venice canals, as well as there...More

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Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed September 28, 2018

The location is pretty unbeatable right on the Venice beach boardwalk which means you have tons of great bars and restaurants to choose from on your doorstep. You are waking distance from the Venice canals, muscle beach and the skate park. You can also do...More

Date of stay: September 2018
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Response from samesunvenice, General Manager at Samesun Venice BeachResponded October 4, 2018

Thanks for the feedback - we recently upgraded our private rooms and it's great to hear these positive comments on their improvements. Glad you were able to enjoy your time with us and in Venice. Awesome that you enjoyed our free daily breakfast consisting of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was extremely friendly. The rooms are clean. Great location, Seconds from the beach ! Right below the hostel their is a great bar with food. The hostel gives great tips on the beach and other star attractions. I will definitely be back for...More

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Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Samesun is located right next to Venice beach. Walking distance from bars, restaurants and tourist attractions. We have the opportunity to hire lime scooters and go all the way to Santa Monica pier and downtown. Staff is super friendly with tips and always willing to...More

Date of stay: February 2019
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Reviewed February 11, 2019

Fun place to stay, right at Venice Beach broad walk. Really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. Friendly and helpful staff, fun activities and bar underneath the hostel where you can have happy hour every day all day. Dorm rooms were a little small with...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
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Samesun Venice Beach is the best place to stay in Los Angeles. Located in beautiful Venice Beach, California, our hostel is friendly and affordable, perfect for international travelers. Swim, party, and More live it up while you're in LA.Located in the St. Charles Hotel building, the oldest hotel in Venice, Samesun focuses on meeting new people, interacting with other backpackers, and lots of fun. Our vibrant atmosphere brings people together from all over the world and you can expect good times and new friends to come out of your experience. Our friendly staff, including many who are travelers themselves, work hard to make sure your stay is as easy and perfect as possible. Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Beachfront
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air conditioning
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Pool
Room service
Free parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Non-smoking rooms
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$46 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Venice Beach Cotel Hotel Los Angeles
Location
United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice / Westside
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Number of rooms
28
Price range
US$46 - US$214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Venice Beach Cotel Hotel Los Angeles
Location
United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice / Westside

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Venice
Venice has always danced to its own beat as the
epicenter of bohemian culture in Los Angeles. Along
the boardwalk there are street performers and local
craftsmen selling their wares. Original paintings,
souvenirs, and jewelry are on display. Crowds of
visitors marvel at the sites while weightlifting
enthusiasts pump iron in plain view, and skateboarders
do their tricks around the skate park. All of it
...More
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Hakan A
March 10, 2019|
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Response from Nathan B | Reviewed this property |
They had a luggage locker when I was there and I think that you can check in early too, but not sure.
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magsiesie
November 4, 2018|
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Response from mssoellegant | Reviewed this property |
Yes, both a mini fridge & TV. If you book a private room with a shared bathroom they still have the fridge & TV along with a personal sink & mirror in the room.
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August 28, 2018|
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Response from colin j | Reviewed this property |
To your answer I had never heard of at hostel being for internationals only. I can only speak your myself, I love it , it was by far the best one I have ever been to. You all meet up for a free breakfast in the morning plus... More
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Room Tips

"Share room with 3 more guys and bathroom inside the room"
Cryingbloodtattoo
Jan. 26, 2019
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"Try to get a room away from the parking lot due to noise"
stephenjo128
Jan. 15, 2019
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"Get a 4 person dorm with private bathroom if you can."
LozBoz21
Dec. 19, 2018
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"Private doubles w/shared bathroom have no view at all. If a beach view is important, go for a room..."
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Nov. 21, 2018
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