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1 room, 2 adults

House of Trestles, San Clemente

2-star2 stars
2717 S. El Camino Real, San Clemente, CA, 92672, United States of America

Beachfront hostel within easy reach of San Clemente Pier
  • Free WiFi
  • Collect nightsYou can collect® Rewards nights here
  • Really nice place, thanksFeb 16, 2019
  • Everyone is so warm and welcome that works there. It was clean and close to everything! 🤘Jan 20, 2019
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House of Trestles, San Clemente

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What’s around House of Trestles, San Clemente


  • On the beach
  • San Clemente Pier - 44 min walk
  • San Clemente Municipal Golf Course - 9 min walk
  • San Clemente State Beach - 11 min walk
  • Trestles Beach - 27 min walk
  • T-Street Beach - 33 min walk
  • Avenida del Mar - 37 min walk
  • Casa Romantica - 44 min walk

Getting around

  • Orange County, CA (SNA-John Wayne) - 30 min drive
  • Carlsbad, CA (CLD-McClellan-Palomar) - 32 min drive
  • Murrieta, CA (RBK-French Valley) - 69 min drive
  • San Clemente Pier Station - 7 min drive
  • San Juan Capistrano Depot - 13 min drive
  • Laguna Niguel Station - 17 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

At a glance

Key facts


  • 29 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-8 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. An adult age 18 or older must assume all liability for the booking. Guests will receive an email with check-in instructions prior to their arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Free continental breakfast
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals on site
Working away
  • 24-hour business center
  • One meeting room
  • Luggage storage
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room
Freshen up
  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Kitchen

House of Trestles, San Clemente’s small print

Also known as

  • House Trestles Hostel San Clemente
  • House Trestles Hostel
  • House Trestles San Clemente
  • House Trestles


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 20 reviews

House of Trestles, San Clemente
Very Good8.0
Leisure stay
Just for leisure. The place is close to the beach - nice location. People working there are very friendly. They remember your name, and are willing to give help at anytime. Guests there are also fine. They are quiet and friendly as well. Will definitely go back there for another stay.
Kamman, us1 night trip
House of Trestles, San Clemente
Stay, enjoy & return!
I have NEVER stayed at a hostel& my 1st visit at House of Trestles was simply remarkable. The hospitality, cleanliness, welcoming staff _ Addison & Josh _ was top of the line. I recommend HoT wholeheartedly & will definitely return. Keep up the good work House of Trestles!
Keith, us1 night trip
House of Trestles, San Clemente
Great surf post spot
Robert, usRomance trip
House of Trestles, San Clemente
Tree house
Love this place. Great people, caring and shares like a family. A house away from home.
Patrick, usOther trip
House of Trestles, San Clemente
Heck I'd Come Back.
As near as I can tell there were about 20 people staying that night--a fair amount of people in the common area--a little awkward when you're new--a little rule breaking-smoking late in common area but was fleeting--a cigar. It was quiet when it was supposed to be. Parking turned out to not be a problem. Showers and bathrooms are co-ed but for the most part I saw only one problem the morning i was leaving--a friend of a guest took a shower--Management got on his case. I thought this place was close to the beach and restaurants but they are about 6-7 blocks away--some isolation cuz of that--bring your own shower towels or can buy a clean one for a buck. There is no cold beverage machine so bring water vessels for their icebox. wifi is excellent. Price of your stay is hard to beat.
Paul, usOther trip

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House of Trestles, San Clemente

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