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Featured Hostels in Honolulu

Waikiki Beachside Hostel
2 out of 5
2556 Lemon Road, Honolulu, HI
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Located in Waikiki, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Beach. Royal Hawaiian Center and Ala Moana Center are also within 3 mi ...

3.4/5Good! (1,000 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and excellent. Room was clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Waikiki Beachside Hostel
Polynesian Beach Club Hostel
2 out of 5
2584 Lemon Road, Honolulu, HI
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Located in Waikiki, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Sans Souci Beach and Honolulu Zoo. Waikiki Beach and Waikiki Aquarium are also within 10 ...

3.9/5Good! (164 reviews)

"Clean basic room, nice service, wonderful location, Excellent overall experience for the modest price."…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Polynesian Beach Club Hostel
The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel
2 out of 5
2569 Cartwright Road, Honolulu, HI
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The price is P3,377 per night

Located in Waikiki, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Beach. International Market Place and Waikiki Aquarium are also within ...

4.1/5Very Good! (110 reviews)

"The rooftop patio was really great and brakfast wasnt bad. Didnt like the extra charge for a towel though. Only stayed in a couple other hostels but hadnt had this before so thought it was weird. Not expensive just $10 but weird"…"

Reviewed on Mar 10, 2020

The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel
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Other property types in Honolulu

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
4 out of 5
2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI
The price is P12,618 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (17,030 reviews)
Awesome Resort!

"The beach resort was wonderful and all the staff was super nice and professional, and they were always willing to help. We plan on returning some day in the future. Such a great location and fantastic atmosphere. We never had to leave the resort, and we had fun the entire time."…"

Reviewed on Apr 7, 2020

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
3.5 out of 5
175 Paoakalani Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is P7,950 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,222 reviews)

"The room was large and comfortable. Nice views of ocean. But The shower had a high frequency sequel aNd the was bird put all over the lanai which made the enjoyment of the view and fresh air less enjoyable. Overall it was a very good experience"…"

Reviewed on May 28, 2020

Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
Ohia Waikiki Studio Suites
Ohia Waikiki Studio Suites
3 out of 5
2280 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is P3,415 per night
3.1/5 (1,589 reviews)

"The accommodations were wonderful and the price was very reasonable. The staff was friendly and knowledgeable. I would definitely recommend this place. Specially if you’re looking for a small kitchenette."…"

Reviewed on Jun 22, 2020

Ohia Waikiki Studio Suites
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What Is a Hostel?

If you're in the market for somewhere affordable to stay in Honolulu, there are 1092 lodging options here to pick from, including hostels. These dorm-style accommodation options come in many different forms, but all of them have a few qualities in common:

  • Budget prices
  • A social atmosphere
  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)

By staying at a hostel in Honolulu, you can cut your spending on accommodation and use more of your trip funds for sightseeing during your trip. We've heard good things about the Chinatown and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Honolulu?

The weather can be a big factor when you're discovering new places, so here are some stats about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically August and September, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 28° C and night-time temperatures average 19° C
  • April-June: 31° C is the daytime average and 21° C is the night-time average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 32° C and night-time averages are around 23° C
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 31° C during the day and 19° C at night
  • Average rainfall is 419 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Honolulu?

Depending on what interests you, you might appreciate these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Aloha Tower
  • Diamond Head
  • USS Arizona Memorial
Natural Features
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
  • Foster Botanical Garden
  • Lili'uokalani Botanical Garden
Cultural Attractions
  • Hawaii Theater
  • Kumu Kahua Theatre
  • Honolulu Museum of Art at First Hawaiian Center

Generally, Honolulu is known for its:

  • Beaches
  • Shopping
  • Tours
  • Surfing
  • Monuments

How to Get to Honolulu and Around the Area

You can search for flights to the closest airport in Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) from the city centre. Another option is Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Honolulu?
Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save more for sightseeing. We’ve heard good things about the Chinatown and other attractions in this destination, as well as activities like shopping.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices, and a social atmosphere.
What are the best hostels in Honolulu?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our travelers and might be a good place to look first: Waikiki Beachside Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Honolulu Zoo. Guests can enjoy free breakfast, free WiFi, and a restaurant. Rooms come with showers and linens. The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel - Located steps from Honolulu Zoo. Property features include free WiFi, a rooftop terrace, and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers and lockers. Polynesian Beach Club Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Honolulu Zoo. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and tour/ticket assistance. Rooms come with showers.
What's the weather like in Honolulu?
The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here are some stats about the seasons: The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 74°F. Average annual rainfall for Honolulu is 17 inches.
What is there to see and do in Honolulu?
Generally, Honolulu is known for its beaches, local tours, and surfing. Major attractions include Honolulu Harbor, Ala Moana Center, and Ala Moana Beach Park. Get out into nature with places like Waikiki Beach, Diamond Head, and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Cultural attractions include Hawaii Theater, Neal S. Blaisdell Center, and Bishop Museum.
What's the best way to get around Honolulu?
You can search for flights to the closest airport, which is Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL), located 4.1 mi (6.5 km) away from the city center. An alternative is Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), situated 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away.