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4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

Stayed in HI Waikiki with my girlfriend for 7 nights in October. This hostel is great. It's located just two streets from Waikiki beach, in area with lots of shops, restaurants and bars. Property is truly great, very clean and good maintained. We stayed in private ensuite with private bathroom, Room was small, but very clean. Facilities are great, Kitchen... More 

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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel was perfect for us, we had a private room with private bathroom. It is so close to the beach and easy walking distance to the main shops. The facilities are good including fully equipped kitchen, laundry, snorkel hire, TV room and fans in the bedrooms. Our room was nice and clean, wifi worked well throughout the stay. The... More 

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Thank michellehB8749KI
Province of Cordoba, Argentina
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16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 October 2016

This hostel is really nice, clean, comfortable and quiet. You can sleep during nights and you can meet great people at the kitchen or living :). Rooms are good, with one restroom, really clean and I didn't see one bug on it. Staff is good, maybe a little serious but they are really polite and kind. Paul is an awesome... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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70 reviews
33 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2016

We liked our stay at HI Waikiki. You can't beat the price or complain about it. It's Hawaii and Waikiki Beach! The hostel is really clean, wifi is free (in the lounge/ reception area), they provide towels and luckily we even got a car spot (costs 10$ a night). It would have been a nightmare not having a car space,... More 

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Thank Nicole546829
South Australia, Australia
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15 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

My husband and I scored cheap flights to Honolulu so you can imagine our horror when we discovered even modest hotels were priced around $USD200 a night. We decided to downgrade our accommodation to a hostel (private room) and I was beyond impressed with both the cleanliness of the rooms, the kitchen, and how amicable and respectful our fellow travellers... More 

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Thank Melanie C
Te Awamutu, New Zealand
2 reviews
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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great experience until the last day. The staff were amazing but on the last day an older guy was there (I think the manager) and he spoke so rudely. I dropped off my key as no one was in the office at the time so I put it through the mail slot. I went down to wait... More 

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15 reviews
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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private room for 2. Location - The location is 1 block from the beach and right next to lots of buses if you want to go further. Cleanliness - The whole place was spotless. Facilities - Plenty of fridge space and pots to cook with. Shower was great. Comfort - Bed was comfy, but room was... More 

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2 Thank Edward A
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2016

This hostel is only 5 minutes from the main beach in Waikiki. It was very clean except for very old bath with overhead shower. Very good, clean kitchen, good wi fi connection even in bedroom. Negatives are 3pm check in, no elevator and rather noisy early morning on Sunday morning. It is also only 5 minutes walk to a reasonably... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
2 reviews
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Reviewed 15 April 2016 via mobile

Great place uf you want a bed for cheap and keep to yourself. Not a social/party scene unlike some other hostels (good/bad depending on what your looking for) but it's cleaned every day and a full kitchen. Both my friend and j felt very relaxed and safe!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2016

Had a great stay here. The layout for the dorm worked really well and it was clean and tidy. The common room was cozy thought the TV wasnt working. The staff I would see and talk to on different days and shifts were all friendly and would happily give tips. the location is great, with lots of food options around... More 

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Aloha, we host all kinds of short term travelers like around the world backpackers, gap year travelers, airline & cruise ship employees, students, families & single travelers. Thanks for considering HI Waikiki! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International Waikiki

Address: 2417 Prince Edward St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3229
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: €59 - €73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 58
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“Try to get room 1A. It has wifi all the time, and it's close to kitchen and lounge.”
 of 5 bubbles 477sa_am, 24 Oct 2016 | Read review
“In the middle of everything”
 of 5 bubbles Jenny2509, 16 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you enjoy meeting people get a room for six. If you want more privacy get a room for two.”
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 of 5 bubbles SherylM123, 25 Feb 2016 | Read review
“The wifi worked fine in room 3 at the front of the building but I saw people out in the corridor trying to connect to Wifi.”
 of 5 bubbles kaledoniain, 26 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Basic Hostel.”
 of 5 bubbles 693ljm, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
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