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Waikiki Beachside Hostel

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Oxnard, California
Reviewed 12 February 2017

First; I've never used a Hostel before. That being said, I wasn't too sure on what to expect during my 8 night stay. For me, check-in was quick and I was given a couple sheets and instructed to find a bed in my room and place my confirmation sheet on the clipboard at the end of the bed. So I...

Thank Kitman
Mooloolaba, Australia
Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Pros: Great location in Waikiki beach Cheaper than a hotel Cons: Everything else This is a genuine budget backpackers hostel. If all you're looking for is a cheaper hostel in good location, where you can put your bags and sleep at night, then go for it. But don't expect much here and you won't be disappointed. Rooms are somewhat clean,...

Thank Kent260
Reviewed 18 January 2017

For the money, this is great value with a killer location. Sure the rooms are very basic but good enough for the adventurous who just need a clean room with good staff close by. The manager is a great guy who takes his job seriously and does it well. Very nice front desk staff. I have been hear twice now...

Thank Bruce M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Overall it was bordering clean [a few marks on sheets and smelt like smoke and old looking]. Great great location! Very lovely and helpful staff! Great value for money- we had a double room with a shared bathroom our room has AC which was very much used' :) perfect for one or two nights.

Thank Dianne N
Montevideo, Uruguay
Reviewed 1 January 2017

This hostel is well situated and the staff is very friendly and the room was clean. But: the stairs and the corridors were dirty, the common space is an open garage: dark and unwelcoming. The are no activities organized or suggested for the guests, the information was minimal and impersonal, and the ambience is completely non existent. The Hostel is...

Thank 2013juliana
Reviewed 31 December 2016

the staff were great. the location couldnt be beat-2 blocks to the beach. we felt safe. my wife & i are 56 and had our 19 yr old daughter. we booked a semi-private room (max 4) with a kitchenette and they didnt put anyone else with us which was very considerate. only thing is they do not supply towels (it...

Thank thatsnowblues
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016 via mobile

This hostel is my 3rd hostel i have ever tried in the US. This one is the best comparing to Miami and LA hostels. The room are spacious and there is a small kitchen+ fridge. The shame thing the locker isn't free i was prepared to bring my own key to use them, but you have to pay 25 cent...

Thank Ann J
Long Island
Reviewed 5 December 2016 via mobile

I don't have much experience staying in hostels so I'll just state the facts. It is in close proximity to the beach but further from nightlife. It is a bit loud because the common area is between 2 buildings so the sound echoes up to the rooms. The staff are very nice. The rooms and beds were decent. Breakfast of...

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Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

Honestly location is very good as you are just a block from Waikiki beach but unfortunately this is the only good point consider that I spent 37$ per night! - Common area is an open garage - Rooms with a kitchen inside are too small for 8 beds and consider that it seems you sleep in a kitchen! - rent...

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Davis C, Manager at Waikiki Beachside Hostel, responded to this review

Aloha 10jo7, Thank you for your comments, we appreciate the time you took to provide us with your feedback. My staff and I endeavor to provide a safe, clean, and comfortable environment for our guests, and to do so at a reasonable price. We are continually trying to improve our services and facilities, including ongoing renovations to our lounge area...

Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I stayed here on my last night while in Hawaii. Their service was reliable and professional. They have many resources at the desk and the desk staff are willing to help you locate information or must-sees in the city. The hostel doesn't have an elevator but the rooms are clean and quiet.

Thank Stephanie J

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  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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Additional Information about Waikiki Beachside Hostel

Address: 2556 Lemon Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3740
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: €35 - €160 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Waikiki Beachside Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 180
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The Waikiki Beachside Hotel Honolulu
Waikiki Beachside Hostel Hawaii/Honolulu
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“have a look at the room your offered before you commit to it.”
840meganw, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“get the aircon room higher floor. 4 bedroom female dorm”
travelchick119, 16 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Top floor is furthest from the ground noise - trade off is you're also furthest from the WiFi and have to walk up stairs to your room!”
Kitman, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ask what are the rooms in the new building. They can be less noisy when wanting extra sleep.”
730stephaniej, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“go with semi-private room for air-conditioning and quiet.”
nenaqu, 22 Oct 2016 | Read review
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