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Top tips for finding Honolulu hostel deals
A very affordable hostel in Honolulu is Hosteling International Honolulu on Seaview Avenue, which has private rooms and single-sex dormitory-style accommodations with shared bathrooms. This no-frills option has free Wi-Fi, community kitchen, and a patio/terrace, in addition to parking spaces if required. This property is located close to the University of Hawaii and is not far from the U.S. Army Museum, Puu Ualakaa State Park, Honolulu Museum of Art, and Kuhio Beach Park.
Alternatively, a more upscale hostel in Honolulu is The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel on Cartwright Road, which is located close to Waikiki Beach and its many attractions. In addition to female-only and private rooms, there are studios equipped with kitchenettes, and all accommodations include in-suite bathrooms. Free continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi complement the free bus service, the laundry facilities, air conditioning, and 24h security and front desk help. Historic Pearl Harbor, Waikiki Aquarium, and Honolulu Zoo are all nearby.
Polynesian Beach Club Hostel is another inexpensive option to consider if Hosteling International Honolulu is fully booked. This property on Lemon Road has dormitory-style rooms that sleep 8, with in-suite bathrooms. There are also private rooms with shared baths, while the studios come with their own bath and kitchenette. Among the amenities listed are free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and an onsite ATM. Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu Zoo, Kuhio Beach Park, and Diamond Head volcano are all within two miles of this location.
Waikiki Beach Hostel comprises three buildings on Lemon Road and is just a short walk to the beachfront. This adults-only hostel in Honolulu provides accommodations that include all-female dorms and mixed dorms that sleep either 4 or 8, each with its own bathroom. Complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, a restaurant, café, bicycle rental, and outdoor terrace are among amenities and services offered. Within 2 mi of this location, you can find many local attractions, such as Diamond Head State Monument and Magic Island.
If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Honolulu, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Honolulu in August and November.
Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Honolulu if you stay on a Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Friday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book at least 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Honolulu hostel.
FAQs when booking a hostel in Honolulu
Waikiki Beach is a popular area in Honolulu and there are many hostels closeby. Check out Polynesian Hostel Beach Club or Waikiki Beachside Hostel for hostels recommended by KAYAK that are within walking distance of Waikiki Beach.
Hostels are safe environments for travelers as long as they properly implement sanitary measures in response to coronavirus (COVID-19). However, we recommend getting in touch with the local authorities regarding safety procedures for hostels in Honolulu. For more advice, please view our information page on what to know about coronavirus (COVID-19) and travel.
Where to find the best hostels in Honolulu?
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