Overview of Hostel
HI-Monterey Hostel is the perfect place to stop while traveling along the California coast. Halfway between L.A. and San Francisco, we are located at the Northern boundary of the Big Sur coastline, which is one of the best parts of the USA. The Monterey area is a perfect balance between nature an
FROM SOUTH on Hwy 1: take Hwy 68 West Pacific Grove exit. Follow Pacific Grove signs, right onto David Ave, right onto Hawthorne, one block to hostel at 778 Hawthorne Street. Turn left on Irving and use the free parking lot behind the hostel.
FROM SOUTH on Hwy 101: at Salinas take Hwy 68 West to Hwy 1, continue as above following Hwy 1 South & take Hwy 68 West, Pacific Grove exit.
FROM NORTH on Hwy 1: Pass all Monterey exits and take the Hwy 68 West, Pacific Grove exit, continue as above.
FROM NORTH on Hwy 101: take Hwy 156 West to Hwy 1, then continue as above.
Salinas is the closest Greyhound station. Take metro bus from Salinas to the Monterey Transit Plaza. Then take the #1 bus from the Transit Plaza to Irving Street, exit and continue on Irving crossing Lighthouse Ave. The hostel is 1 block uphill on the left, at the corner of Irving and Hawthorne.
Salinas Amtrak Station. Amtrak provides a bus from the Salinas Amtrak Station to the Monterey Transit Plaza. Ask the driver to stop at the hostel, otherwise follow directions by bus from the Transit Plaza above.
Monterey Peninsula Airport (MRY), 4.5 miles, take local bus #21 to the Monterey Transit Plaza then transfer to the #1 bus and follow directions by bus above..
Monterey Bay Aquarium, Big Sur, Cannery Row, 17-Mile Drive, Point Lobos, Pebble Beach, Pacific Grove, Cannery Row, many restaurants, bars, shops, Elkhorn Slough, Fisherman's Wharf. Live music, concerts, weekly Farmer's Markets.
Conditions & Policy
Taxes Not Included
Check-in between 4pm and 9pm, call if arriving later. Front desk closes at 10pm. Government picture ID required at check-in. Check-out time is 11:00 am PLEASE NOTE - 10% CITY TAX IS NOT INCLUDED IN THE PRICE HERE AND IS PAYABLE ON ARRIVAL 48 Hour Cancellation Policy.