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2 bedrooms, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
2 bedrooms, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board
2 bedrooms, in-room safe, blackout curtains, iron/ironing board

California Hostel

4.2/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Kitchen
  • Gym
  • Breakfast Available

Explore the area

    Popular LocationJebel Ali Race Course17 min walk
    Popular LocationFatima Abdullah Mohammed Rasheed Mosque5 min drive
    Popular LocationDubai College5 min drive
    AirportDubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.)23 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, City View (8 Pax, only Males)

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 Single Bunk Beds
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  • Shared Dormitory, Non Smoking, City View (8 Pax , only Females)

    Room amenities

    • City view
    • Sleeps 8
    • 4 Large Single Bunk Beds
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About this area


California Hostel is located in Dubai's Barsha Heights neighbourhood. Burj Khalifa and Jumeirah Mosque are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Mall of the Emirates and Ibn Battuta Mall. Wild Wadi Water Park and Aquaventure are not to be missed.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Jebel Ali Race Course - 17 min walk
  • Fatima Abdullah Mohammed Rasheed Mosque - 5 min drive
  • Dubai College - 5 min drive
  • Al Barsha Pond Park - 6 min drive
  • Emirates Golf Club - 11 min drive

Getting around

  • Dubai Internet City Station - 10 min walk
  • Dubai (DXB-Dubai Intl.) - 23 min drive


  • New Wide Range - 8 min walk
  • Wise Kwai - 10 min walk
  • Ostro - 10 min walk
  • UCCI Sushi Restaurant - 10 min walk
  • Al Dente Restaurant - 11 min walk
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About this property

California Hostel

Adults-only Dubai hostel in Barsha Heights with fitness centre
This smoke-free hostel features a fitness centre, self parking and 24-hour room service. Additionally, dry cleaning, laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 3 rooms have 2 bedrooms and feature free WiFi. Guests can appreciate conveniences such as 3 bathrooms and fridges, and other amenities include 24-hour room service and microwaves. Bathrooms are shared.
California Hostel offers 3 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and shared/communal kitchens. Fridges and microwaves are provided.

Guests have access to shared bathrooms. Bathrooms include a shower, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Dubai hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Recreational amenities at the hostel include a fitness centre.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (AED 25 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Off-site parking for AED 25 per day; booking required

Food and drink

  • Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 8:30 AM–9:30 AM: AED 25 per person
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Microwave
  • Fridge


  • Lockers available

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities

Languages spoken

  • Arabic
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning
  • Linens
  • Blackout drapes/curtains


  • 3 bathrooms
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Food and drink

  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Microwave
  • Fridge
  • Shared kitchen access


  • Iron/ironing board
  • Safe

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Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children younger than 18 are not allowed at this adults-only property; all guests 18 and older are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: AED 10 per accommodation, per night
  • 3.0 per cent cleaning fee will be charged.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for local cuisine breakfast: AED 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: AED 25 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Nearby parking fee: AED 25 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property only accepts cash for all bookings and on-site payments

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10 PM
Guests under 18 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property
Alcohol is not served or permitted at this property

Property is also known as

California Hostel Dubai
California Dubai
California Hostel Dubai
California Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
California Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Dubai

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at California Hostel and receive a full refund?
Yes, California Hostel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to California Hostel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is California Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at California Hostel?
Self-parking is available for AED 25 per day.
What time is check-in at California Hostel?
Check-in begins at 2:00 PM.
What time is check-out at California Hostel?
Checkout is at noon.
Where is California Hostel located?
Located in Barsha Heights, this hostel is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from Mall of the Emirates and 2.9 mi (4.6 km) from Ski Dubai. Wild Wadi Water Park and Aquaventure are also within 9 mi (15 km). Dubai Internet City Station is 10 minutes by foot.
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 3 out of 6 reviews
5 - Excellent 50%
Rating 4 - Good. 1 out of 6 reviews
4 - Good 17%
Rating 3 - Okay. 2 out of 6 reviews
3 - Okay 33%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 6 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 6 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
I like it all. Management, Welcome in, quietness, Friendless, good direction and above all great hospitalize.
Stayed 14 nights in Feb 2019

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service
People live there and they’re not traveling. Some of them are aggressive towards other guests
Stayed 3 nights in Feb 2019

3/5 Okay

Happy face iconLiked: Staff & service, amenities
Sad face IconDisliked: Property conditions & facilities
隣の部屋と共通なため、ACの調整ができないので風邪をひいてしまった。 電源が足りない。 Wifiが遅かった。
Stayed 9 nights in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities
El personal es muy amable. Lo único q llegue a las 4 en la mañana y me dijo la mujer en recepción que tenía que esperar hasta que respondiera su jefe para decirme en qué cama me podría dormir. Mientras tanto me tuve que dormir en el sofá.
Stayed 5 nights in Mar 2019

5/5 Excellent

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Tout j'ai rencontré des personnes agréable c'est plein de vie . Merci à maria Adel et tout le personnel
Stayed 8 nights in Feb 2019

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