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Hostelling International Waikiki

2417 Prince Edward Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Oslo, Norway
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

In the heart of Waikiki, just a 2 minute walk from waikiki beach, and 5-10 minutes to the shopping streets. Restaurants and board rentals everywhere! You will not get bored. The staff are so nice and friendly. Some of them even takes guests out for hikes. So you really get your moneys worth. The rooms and bathrooms are cleaned everyday,... More

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Kobe, Japan
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5 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at the HI Waikiki for 3 days. Let me start with the good: The location ! Right one block off the beach. Around the corner of the hostel you can rent surfboards, paddle boards for as low as 15 USD a day. Now the bad: Customer service at this hostel is pretty much non existent. It does not... More

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

Our rooms are cleaned daily by paid housekeeping staff. Sometimes we hire new staff that may not be 100% familiar with the area, but the love Hawaii, like to have fun, & love to help our guests book tours pick a restaurant, go on a hike, etc. If you're there to have a good time just ask Rocko, Art, Brian,... More

Norcross, Georgia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

As said in previous posts, the location is perfect. A block or so from the beach and in the center of where you want to be in Waikiki. I made some awesome new friends here in addition to the place being clean and taken care of. Definitely coming back next time I'm in Waikiki!

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

Perfect location, nice facilities and really clean. Really enjoyed my time at this hostel! I would recommend it to anyone and definitely stay here again. Thanks so much to Tyler for helping me out with tours and for showing me the best places to go in Waikiki. I also found Rocko to be very helpful. I couldn't have asked for... More

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London, United Kingdom
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16 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

Stayed for a couple of nights as a cheap base to explore Oahu. Firstly brilliant location. Cheap parking (but only one or two spots). Friendly staff. Room is very basic and very sandy but fine. Would stay again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014 via mobile

Wow!!! I stayed here a couple weeks ago and had such an amazing time! The hostel is incredibly clean, the location couldn't be better (it's two blocks from Waikiki beach) and most of all the staff was the nicest and most helpful I've ever come across. Thanks so much to Tyler, Rocko, Cody and Angel for making my stay in... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

It's basic, clean, quiet and only two blocks from Waikiki Beach. If you want hotel facilities, book in to a hotel and pay ten times the price. If you prefer a friendly place to stay with a comfy bed and interesting fellow travellers, this is for you.

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

30 seconds to Waikiki beach, real close to all the pubs & clubs, great rooms with ensuite shower & toilet & a very well stocked kitchen. Staff were really helpful & friendly! Would definitely recommend.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

I spent there few days last year before moving out to another hostel. I decided to publish my review now as I'm getting more interested about Tripadvisor!!! I shared my room with other 8 people. Basic rooms with en-suite toilet. The housekeepers were doing a really great job; also the girls at the reception as well as a receptionist with... More

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

Sometimes guests don't follow the few rules that we have and then write a horrible review slamming the manager that tried to enforce it. Usually doesn't happen a year later...... Anybody who's met me knows that after I've had my cup of coffee, I'm just basically trying to be funny and helping guests out book tours get directions or give... More

Bangkok, Thailand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We had a blast staying here! We got discounts on a bunch of stuff because we were staying here. Discount on car rentals, bike rentals and surfboard rentals. A big shout out to Tyler, Rocco, Angel and the rest of the staff for being awesome! The location is prime too, only 2 blocks from the beach (two minute walk). I... More

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Address: 2417 Prince Edward Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
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