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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love this place ! Can't say enough good about it hands down the best in waikiki . The problem is trip advisor made a mistake and switched my five star review to the bechside hostel which is really a bad place unless you like to party and don't mind being stuck in a random bunk with snoring old men... More 

Thank lori S
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 21, 2016 via mobile

The low down: I stayed at this hostel for quite a few days. A great location close to Waikiki Beach and shopping areas. Food options around each corner and the bus system was super easy right outside the doors. When I first arrived I found that the space was not overly clean. The hostel staff wasn't overly friendly or knowledgeable.... More 

Thank Kathryn E
Oamaru, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

I had a wonderful stay here for 4 nights last week. The wonderful owner was so warm and inviting. My dorm room was clean as was the bathroom. We were provided with clean sheets and towel upon check in. Free toast for breakfast was excellent as was the free waffles one morning! Thanks Clem they were great! The hostel is... More 

Thank coubs
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

Friendly, knowledgeable staff, clean accommodations make up this reasonably priced hostel. Clean, comfy beds and cleanliness overall. Other visitors were wonderful as well. Overall, had a great time staying here. Would def stay in future.

Thank Christina G
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed August 24, 2016

This hostel offers the opportunity to stay in Hawaii right on Waikiki beach affordably. The positives: location, cooking facilities, great customer service and secure gate The negatives: could use a bit of investment - painting, tiles and more secure doors/locks, there is no air conditioning. I've stayed in several hostels in the area, and in my opinion, this is the... More 

Thank DannyOffer
Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Reasons to stay here: + close proximity to Waikiki beach + very affordable for Honolulu standards + helpful staff + bus stop is just a few metres away + rooms are spacious + large private lockers (BYO lock) Reasons NOT to stay here: - bunk beds are fragile and flimsy. In fact, I was afraid the top bunk would collapse... More 

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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed August 7, 2016

I had never stayed in a youth hostel before and I was terrified before going on this trip alone and choosing a hostel, but eventually I was so satisfied. The location was great, within walking distance to Waikiki & some shopping centers, near bus station. I had no problem finding the hostel even on my first day in Hawaii, traveling... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 149 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016

Other than the bad wifi and that the lounge area outside tends to be noisy at times, it's okay compared to the other rundown hostels nearby. Shower and toilet doors needs repair (don't lock properly). The smaller dorm lacks privacy since a connecting private room can only enter/exit through it. Nice friendly management and some of the staffs. And location... More 

Thank FleetinGlimpses
Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016

We stayed at the Seaside a couple of weeks ago and it surely was the best choice! The hostel is within walking distance of the beach and all the major bars and shops in Waikiki. It is also secluded enough to ensure a good night´s rest. The atmosphere is friendly and fun; we chatted with other guests and even watched... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed July 22, 2016

The hostel is very close to all the shops and restaurants and 10 min walking from Waikiki Beach. Clean and very friendly staff. They gave us towels and let us have a shower when we were back in Honolulu and were waiting for our flight to leave.

Thank Angela T
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  • Free Breakfast
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Additional Information about Seaside Hawaiian Hostel

Address: 419 Seaside Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2626
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $37 - $82 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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“Any of them should be fine.”
 of 5 bubbles angelat442, Jul 22, 2016 | Read review
“Very social hostel, bring soap!”
 of 5 bubbles sarahbV8368RC, Jul 2, 2016 | Read review
“Get Deluxe because regular rooms looked worse”
 of 5 bubbles Tap77776, Jun 3, 2016 | Read review
“Request 4 share or smaller”
 of 5 bubbles JadeJ67, May 25, 2016 | Read review
“A top floor 4 bed dorm room doesn't have a proper door”
 of 5 bubbles 894breannap, May 19, 2016 | Read review
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