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Reviewed 30 July 2013

Had a great time at hi waikiki!! Rooms and commen areas were comfy and clean! All the staff were great in particular the front desk girls and activities dude jimmy!! He had something awesome for us to do everyday with lots of smiles and laughs along the way! He also makes delicious pancakes!!! Thanks jimmy and the HI crew for...

Thank Ekc7
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The location and price of this hostel can not be beaten. My partner and I shared a private room with a bathroom for $58 a night. The room was small, simple, and clean. Waikiki Beach is less than a five minute walk away, and there are countless shops, and restaurants in the vicinity. We did not spend a lot of...

2Thank ihearttravelling1982
Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 28 July 2013

We were not quite sure what to expect, the reviews on trip advisor were positive & this assisted us in our booking. I've stayed in a hostel before & it wasn't the best experience of hosteling but this place changed my mind. My daughter did the booking via the Internet & was very impressed with the service & the manager...

1Thank Susesf
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 26 July 2013

I could never havE imagined that I'd have found a place like this: good price, very clean - rooms and bathrooms were cleaned every day, the staff was VERY HELPFUL and KIND, Code gave me some nice tips about places to go at night, the girls were very helpful on explaining us about things to do, places to go, transportation...

3Thank Luciana R
Reviewed 23 July 2013

So I stayed at Hi Waikiki for about 6 nights and it was so much fun! I stayed here for a conference and was traveling alone, but it was so nice to meet people and to go to happy hour and to the night market. Although I'm at the conference during the day they had many tours on, going to...

2Thank Iris V
Belo Horizonte, MG
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I'll be really honest... when you look at this hostel you won't think much of it. It looks oldfashioned... but the location is great. Rooms are good. Staff are really friendly and helpful. And rates are really low. So if you save on accommodation, you have more money to eat better, visit more places and enjoy more!! It's great! I...

2Thank carolinadias
Dunedin, Otago, New Zealand
Reviewed 10 June 2013

Hostelling international Waikiki is in the prime spot for a great time in Hawaii. I was a little disappointed by the cleanliness and facilities at the hostel but the low price and great location made up for it. Would recommend to those who plan to only sleep at the hostel as the kitchen and communal areas aren't too flash.

Thank Gemma T
Panama City Beach, Florida
Reviewed 5 June 2013

I stayed here for a few days while waiting to meet family. The room was clean enough, and my lower bunk next to the window was heaven--breezes blowing through all the time, and not too much noise (at least for me!). The people who worked there were uniformly wonderful, and being able to borrow a boogie-board instead of having to...

2Thank Lisa F
Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed 24 May 2013

I had a great stay at the hostel. Cody, one of the front desk attendants was especially helpful in planning my stay and helping me to arrang logistics to check out the rest of Oahu. Thanks so much Cody!

1Thank Alia K
Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 May 2013 via mobile

We were pretty annoyed when we first arrived as we had to wait a long time to be seen whilst they handed over shift (I'm not sure why they couldn't deal with us first or what took so long), then after paying found out they didn't have two beds in the same dorm. We were told its first come first...

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Manager_HI_Waikiki, Manager at Hostelling International Waikiki, responded to this review

We've hired several new staff that are still learning about Hawaii, but our staff spends a great deal of time behind the scenes making detailed info. on happy hours, good eats, bus directions. We also reserve many tours as a convenience for guests, & are happy to look things up for guests on our computer. As far as your comments...

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  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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 - €72 (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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