the hostel

Welcome to Surf City Hostel

Surf City Hostel was opened in 1995 in Hermosa Beach, Los Angeles CA - and has been popular with both domestic and international travelers ever since. Our guests always end up returning at some point! It is a small and friendly hostel with various common areas for socializing and meeting people. And we are on a pedestrianized street just one block from the beach!

Price includes:

  • breakfast
  • tea / coffee all day
  • wireless internet
  • domestic phone calls
  • bed linen
  • maps
  • baggage storage
  • cable tv
  • complete kitchen

the area

Hermosa Beachis a small beach city with a population of 20,000 situated within Los Angeles County. Although within the Los Angeles area, Hermosa Beach is a very safe and easy-going neighborhood with the beach, beachside boardwalk, pier, promenade, bars and clubs and nightlife, restaurants, various stores - all within a centralized walkable area.

Hermosa Beach is the place to experience the 'local' culture, away from the more commercialized and tourist parts of Los Angeles.

The neighboring beach cities of Redondo Beach and Manhattan Beach are a short bike ride or skate trip away.
Further north are Venice Beach and Santa Monica which are also within biking distance.

Beyond that, central Los Angeles and Hollywood are accessible via car, public transport or special tour packages which the hostel can advise you about. Tours can also be arranged to Universal Studios, Disneyland and Six Flags.


Things to do in Los Angeles

We offer tour packages to various destinations within the Los Angeles area. Amongst the top destinations are the ones displayed below.

our rates

High season

  • dorm room ( 4 to 6 beds ) $40 and up
  • private room $100 and up

Low season

  • dorm room ( 4 to 6 beds ) $30 and up
  • private room $70 and up

  • Cancel at least 24h in advance, otherwise we will charge you for the first night.

    All prices are subject to change.

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• Passport or out-of-state ID required to check in.
• Prices DO NOT include taxes.


The Hostel

Surf City Hostel Life


How to get here


Make a reservation at one of the following sites:

Or via e-mail during the low season:

Hours: Mon - Sun: 8:00 am - 2:00 am


  • +1 (310) 798 2323
  • +1 (800) 305 2901


  • 26 Pier Ave
  • Hermosa Beach
  • 90254, CA
  • United States

  • The entrance to the hostel is right between Watermans and The Lighthouse Cafe

Surf City Hostel