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Hostelling International Waikiki

2417 Prince Edward Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015
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Cincinnati
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

When I went to San Diego, I stayed in an albergue which had at least 15 beds per room. It was really bad. This hostel is near of a bunch of bus stops (I did not rest a car because it is so expensive by 2 people or less). Beyond it has 3 - 5 beds per room the atmosphere... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I enjoyed my stay here at Hostelling International Waikiki. The location of this hostel is fantastic! The hostel is around two blocks away from Waikiki beach and shopping areas such as DFS and a block away from the bus stop. The room we stayed in was clean and quite spacious. They don't have air conditioning but the cool, windy weather... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Nice hostel. Fantastic location, which is two blocks from the beach. Newly renovated and clean kitchen with a gas stove. Staff is pleasant. Rooms are cleaned everyday, but naturally because it is a beach area, people bring in sand on their shoes. All bathrooms could use a hand towel and/or paper towels. Fortunately, I had great roommates during my stay.... More 

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Wayzata, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

staff very real and pleasant , they are a non profit , unlike the rest, so money goes back into properties, if you are looking for a safe great night sleep , I highly recommend, they also have a jewel of a hostel across from uh campus , ive traveled a lot, this establishment in it for the correct reasons,... More 

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Pender Island, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Perfect choice for the budget conscious traveller. Rooms are small, immaculate, and have their own bathroom. Staff are very friendly and helpful. Location near Waikiki Beach meant we could easily alternate swims,naps and meals whenever we chose. After our visit to the Big Island we are returning for another week. This was my brother's first stay at a hostel and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This hostel is conveniently located in the heart of Waikiki area, being just two short blocks away from the beach. You can easily take a stroll down Kalakua Ave. to reach all the resorts, restaurants and retail shops. Everything you need is just a short distance away. This is also the hub where you can rent a car or take... More 

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San Francisco, California
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57 hotel reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

The location is great but other than that everything else is not even close to HI standards nor expectations. The staff, mainly student volunteers working in exchange for a free stay, are totally non-concern nor caring towards the customers. And they are extremely prejudice, judgmental and closed minded. I looked around and found many better places for less. I was... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Very clean hostel. Was here for 8 nights all of which were pleasant. Friendly and helpful staff, bathroom cleaned every day. Main kitchen/communal area small but clean!! Centre of Waikiki, I would definitely visit again. Good value for money.

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

My expectations were pretty high after staying in HI in San Francisco, but this experience was nothing like it. I advertised my arrival at 11pm, and when I got there, the guy at the desk made it clear that it bothered him that I was checking in that late, even though the reception was open till midnight. They lost my... More 

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Dresden, Germany
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

This Hostel is in walking distance (3 min!) to Waikiki Beach. On the way you're passind some abc stores where you can grap some beers and other stuff. You also have a shop just on the other side of the road, where you can lend you surfboard :). rooms: we had a ensuite private room, which was clean and ok.... More 

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