We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
09/04/2017 10/04/2017
    There are no pins in your viewport. Try moving the map or changing your filters.
    • {providername} {price}
    {providername} {price}
    We can't find prices for this accommodation
    From {rate_price} {rate_periodicity}

    HI San Luis Obispo

    1617 Santa Rosa St, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401-3721
    Apr 9 Apr 10
    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Family and Play Areas (3)

    • Excellent43%
    • Very good30%
    • Average16%
    • Poor7%
    • Terrible2%
    Travellers talk about
    {"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"],"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
    Traveller rating
    Traveller type
    Time of year
    All reviews dorm room other guests staying in someone's home amtrak station slept like a baby one night hostels dorms lock privacy
    Reviewed 13 January 2017 via mobile

    This hostel is a cosy house with a big table by the kitchen area and an nice common room. It is however fairly run down and quite messy. Also not the cleanest I've ever been to... Staff member Julian was super friendly and helpful beyond...More

    Reviewed 5 January 2017

    The location of this hostel is 2 blocks from the Amtrak station, which is a plus for us traveling on the Coast Starlight train from Los Angeles Union Station, (but that trip is a different review.) There are 28 beds available, and we select the...More

    Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

    We stayed here on our trip down the PCH. Can't say enough about how terrible this place is. The only two places below this on our experience was a hotel in Quito Ecuador with scorpions running across the floor and a hotel in Quebec that...More

    Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

    Friendly staff, very helpful. Comfortable mattress, slept like a baby. This is not a hotel, more like staying at a friends house. Met some nice, interesting people. Will definitely be staying in Hostels in the future.

    Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

    It looks better in photos than what you really get. We booked a 6 dorm being 4 people, since there were no other room available. First thing room was occupied we had to complain since it was them who offered the option of keeping the...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    Traveller (12)
    Room & Suite (2)
    Family and Play Areas (3)
    Hotel & Grounds (1)
    Nearby Restaurants
    Firestone Grill
    683 reviews
    .57 km away
    Petra Mediterranean Pizza and Grill
    79 reviews
    .63 km away
    Cafe Roma
    137 reviews
    .20 km away
    Granada Bistro
    93 reviews
    .57 km away
    Nearby Attractions
    Farmers Market
    229 reviews
    .82 km away
    Mission San Luis Obispo de Tolosa
    479 reviews
    .81 km away
    Bubblegum Alley
    618 reviews
    .73 km away
    Dallidet Adobe and Gardens
    26 reviews
    .38 km away
    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    Do you still have the Audubon society bird calls wall clock in the kitchen? Where can I order one from? All the best to you and the hostel, I stayed there for a week in Nov 2010 and still correspond with Orion! Christine, cape town
    11 December 2016|
    Answer Show all 2 answers
    Response from choni | Reviewed this property |
    Dont remembre really
    Google Translation
    Room Tips
    "Chumash has an adjoining bath. Terrace is small and romantic. Morro has a treehouse feel."
    wildorkid, over a year agoRead review
    "avoid metal beds"
    Ben C, over a year agoRead review
    "Doesnt matter, I woulda been happy sleeping on the lawn! There are so many good and loving people to meet..."
    Tomar D, over a year agoRead review
    "Be sure that you understand that a hostel is not a hotel. The dorm accommodations are an exceptionally good..."
    KayCeeShip, over a year agoRead review
    "The private room by the office turned out to be very loud. If you're on the main floor, choose the..."
    yesicansd, over a year agoRead review
    "Womens Dorm Room Upstairs Rocks!"
    smoking b, over a year agoRead review
    "plenty of power outlets, no worries."
    Aaron K, over a year agoRead review
    "Take whatever is available"
    Nick H, over a year agoRead review
    "Morro Room"
    asdfld, over a year agoRead review
    "Of all the share rooms I have stayed in, this was by far the best."
    Andrew M, over a year agoRead review
    Similar nearby hotels
    Avenue Inn Downtown San Luis Obispo
    Quality Suites San Luis Obispo
    Garden Street Inn
    La Cuesta Inn