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The Hostel California
The Hostel California
The Hostel California
The Hostel California
The Hostel California
The Hostel California
The Hostel California

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442 reviews

442 reviews

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Location rating score

Excellent location
Nearby landmarks
Mountain Light Gallery 250 m
Spellbinder Books 290 m
Cobwebs Antiques 410 m
Ancient Bristlecone Pine Forest 680 m
Eastern Sierra Regional Airport 2.8 km
Laws Railroad Museum 8.4 km
Keough's Hot Springs 12.2 km
Mammoth Yosemite Airport 49.1 km
Fresno Yosemite International Airport 134.7 km
Fresno Chandler Executive Airport 144.5 km

The Hostel California

213 Academy Avenue, Bishop, Bishop (CA), United States, CA 93514 - See map

Conveniently situated in the Bishop part of Bishop (CA), this property puts you close to attractions and interesting dining options.


Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Air conditioning



Table tennis


Pets allowed

Car park

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!

Luggage storage

Game room

Wi-Fi in public areas

Smoking area

Shared kitchen

Value for money8.8
Location rating8.8

Rooms available at The Hostel California

Quadruple Room
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  • 2 single beds and 2 double ...
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Double Room with Shared Bathroom
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  • 2 double beds
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Queen Room with Two Queen Beds
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  • 2 queen beds
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Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
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  • 1 single bed
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Double Room
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  • 1 double bed
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Room Assigned on Arrival
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    Frequently asked questions

    What time is check-in and check-out at The Hostel California?

    Check-in is from 02:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM. You may request early check-in or late check-out during booking, subject to availability. Guests checking in or out before or after the designated periods may be charged an additional fee. The hostel offers luggage storage to guests for before check-in and after check-out.

    How do I get to The Hostel California?

    For those who wish to drive their own cars, The Hostel California has a car park available for guests. Parking is free for guests.

    What is the smoking policy at The Hostel California?

    The Hostel California does permit smoking in some areas and is not 100% smoke-free.

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    More about The Hostel California

    More about The Hostel California

    Offering free WiFi, The Hostel California is located in Bishop. The property is conveniently situated within walking distance from local restaurants, banks, grocery stores, and shops. Along with air conditioning and heating, each room features carpeted floors. White bed linens are provided. Free toiletries are included in the ensuite or shared bathrooms. A shared kitchen is available for guests to use at their convenience. An outdoor garden provides a shared lounge space with an ivy-covered patio. An indoor lounge space with plush sofas and a piano is also featured. Other facilities of the property include free use of the property’s bicycles and skateboards, BBQ facilities, and table tennis. Guest can also enjoy an array of activities on site or in the surrounding areas, including fishing and hiking. The hostel is 8 minutes’ walk from Bishop City Park. It is 40 minutes’ drive from the Buttermilks. Eastern Sierra Regional Airport is 3.9 km away.

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    Amenities and facilities


    Languages spoken

    • English
    • Spanish

    Internet access

    • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms!
    • Internet services
    • Wi-Fi in public areas

    Things to do, ways to relax

    • Fishing
    • Game room
    • Garden
    • Hiking
    • On-site entertainment
    • Table tennis

    Cleanliness and safety

    • Anti-viral cleaning products
    • Cashless payment service
    • First aid kit
    • Free face masks
    • Guest rooms seal after sanitization
    • Hand sanitizer
    • Hot water linen and laundry washing
    • Physical distancing of at least 1 meter
    • Room sanitization opt-out available
    • Rooms sanitized between stays
    • Staff trained in safety protocol

    Dining, drinking, and snacking

    • Shared kitchen

    Services and conveniences

    • Air conditioning in public area
    • Elevator
    • Heating in public area
    • Luggage storage
    • Smoking area

    Land sports

    • Golf course (within 3 km)


    • Adult-only property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • CCTV outside property
    • Fire extinguisher
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Pets allowed
    • Smoke alarms

    Getting around

    • Car park [free of charge]

    Available in all rooms

    • Air conditioning
    • Free bottled water
    • Heating
    • Linens
    • Shower
    213 Academy Avenue, Bishop, Bishop (CA), United States, CA 93514


    Property policies
    Children and extra beds

    Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose. Please check the individual room capacity for more details.

    Minimum age of guests is: 18 year(s).

    • When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
    Some helpful facts


    • Check-in from14:00
    • Check-in until00:00
    • Check-out until10:30
    Property announcements

    Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply. Please be sure to check for current road closures during winter months. Highway 120 (Tioga Pass) typically closes from late October until late May. When the Tioga Pass Road is closed, it is not possible to drive to Tuolumne Meadows or enter Yosemite National Park from the east. All other park entrances, including those along Highway 120 from the west, Highway 140, and Highway 41, remain open all year.

    Reviews of The Hostel California from real guests

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    Very good
    Value for money8.8
    High score for Bishop (CA)
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    6-7 Good (1)
    <6 Below Expectation (0)
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    Petr from Australia
    Solo traveler
    Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
    Stayed 1 night in October 2018

    coolest hostel ever”

    super friendly people all around. great vibes, connections, and well equipped and stocked. fabulous place in amazing Bishop 👍

    Reviewed October 19, 2018

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    Timothy from United States
    Solo traveler
    Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
    Stayed 1 night in January 2017

    Great, cheap stay near mammoth”

    Clean and cozy. Might be a little cold in winter, so it's helpful to have a sleeping bag.

    Reviewed January 16, 2017

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    JONGMIN from United States
    Solo traveler
    Single Bed in Mixed Dormitory Room
    Stayed 1 night in July 2021



    Reviewed September 22, 2021

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