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Waikiki Beachside Hostel

2556 Lemon Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel with great staff, right on waikiki beach. There's a big roof deck that's open til 10pm, and the staff are very helpful and constantly organizing events. When I was there, they had several cheap tours for guests, as well as free barbecues and pizza nights. Rooms only have four or five guests each, with working AC. Would definitely... More 

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Stockholm, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here with a friend and we had an amazing time. The hostel itself isn't that fabulous but it is the location and the staff who make the place, especially Yianni who works nightshifts there, we instantly became friends. The road the hostel is placed on is known to be a bit dodgy (which it was) but the location is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for a week in March in one of the semi private rooms. It was both my first time traveling overseas and my first time in a hostel so I wasn't too sure what to expect but I was pleasantly surprised. The staff are very friendly and great to have a chat to or ask questions. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was so much better than expected! The staff were very friendly and helpful. The rooms were big and cleaned daily, and had their own bathrooms (and in some cases kitchenettes). Would recommend for any budget traveler making their way to Waikiki

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Kelowna, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

I stayed here just one night. The hostel was very busy when I checked in at 10pm on a Monday. Crowds of people in the lounge on the ground floor. Staff were friendly and efficient. I was booked in a 8 bed female dorm room. I stayed in room 201 which is above the office/reception. Not recommended. It was the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

we just came back to KL from Hawaii... Beautiful Hawaii Aloha !!! So nice, Oaahu island ... and at Maui.. island... we stay at a 2 room apartment .. so lovely landlady .. remember to eat at the Giovanni moving truck shrimps !! eat the BBQ Ribs at Maui will go again next time... Aloha !!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

The staff is warm and efficient . The place is clean , quiet hours are enforced. Free coffee and toast in the morning . Book early because it is fast becoming well known as the best hostel in Waikiki!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

3rd time in Waikiki but 1st time staying in a hostel. I have no regret for chosen this hostel and in fact I would definitely wanna stay here again on my next visit. I booked a room with 4 (semi-private) - non bunk bed shared room for a week. There is a room inside the dorm , and I basically... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I was originally staying here for 3 days, ended up staying 2 weeks. Location is close to the beach and bus stops but down an alley which has multiple dumpsters on it making the hostel smell like garbage at times. I found the staff nice and helpful, 24/hr reception is nice. Free breakfast and WiFi is good. Rooms pretty hot... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Staying at the hostel for one week, we really enjoyed the great location. The Hostel is very close to the beach ( about 3 min foot walk) and an abc store is on the next corner. Our room was cleaned every day, and we even had a clothesline for our beach towels at the balcony :) Compared to other hostels,... More 

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