The 10 Best Hostels in Honolulu, USA

Some of the best backpacker spots in Honolulu

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Hostelling International Honolulu 2 stars

Manoa, Honolulu

Each all-male or female dormitory room provides a shared fully equipped kitchen, a TV, and a lounge at HI - Honolulu University Hostel. Towels and linens are provided at check in. Lockers are provided and guests' are encouraged to bring their own padlock. Already my 2nd stay here, for a reason. Very quiet, clean, not so far to Waikiki by bus and friendly and kind staff. Family runned business. Very helpfull people. But if you want to be in the centre of Waikiki and have party every night, this is not that place.

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8.2
Very good
535 reviews

Waikiki Beachside Hostel 3 stars

Waikiki, Honolulu

Free WiFi is included throughout this Honolulu hostel. Located less than 1 block from Waikiki Beach, Waikiki Beachside Hostel offers a daily continental breakfast, a tour desk and a guest launderette.

Full kitchens are featured in some rooms at Waikiki Beachside Hostel. Kitchens are available by request and availability. The entertainment lounge on-site provides free Wi-Fi. Very friendly staff, nice open common room, great location

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7.1
Good
2,185 reviews

Polynesian Hostel Beach Club 4 stars

Waikiki, Honolulu

Located on the southern coast of Honolulu Island, this hostel is one block from Kuhio Beach and the Honolulu Zoo. The Polynesian Hostel offers comfortable accommodations and a 24-hour staff.

Polynesian Hostel Beach Club offers dormitory rooms where guests can meet other travelers. Private studios feature en suite bathrooms and kitchens. Its a great wee place and so close to the beach. If I return to Hawaii, I'd stay here again. Good value for money with helpful and friendly staff 🙂

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7.9
Good
904 reviews

The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel 3 stars

Waikiki, Honolulu

Situated in Honolulu, 250 metres from Kuhio Beach, The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel features accommodation with a shared lounge, private parking and a terrace. With free WiFi, this 3-star hostel offers a 24-hour front desk and a shared kitchen. The hostel has family rooms.

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6
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3 reviews

Hostels. What are they?

Way more than just a cheap place to sleep, hostels are a social way to travel and meet like-minded people. Common areas like shared kitchens or games rooms are great ways to swap tips, tricks and travel stories with backpackers from all over the world.

Hostels have come a long, long way since the first youth hostel opened in 1912. From budget 'crash-pads' to five-star 'poshtels', today, hostels are for everybody, so whether you'd prefer a bed in a shared dorm or your own private room, you'll find most hostels are cheaper than a local hotel and far more fun.

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