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Hostelling International Waikiki

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South Australia, Australia
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15 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My husband and I scored cheap flights to Honolulu so you can imagine our horror when we discovered even modest hotels were priced around $USD200 a night. We decided to downgrade our accommodation to a hostel (private room) and I was beyond impressed with both the cleanliness of the rooms, the kitchen, and how amicable and respectful our fellow travellers... More 

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Te Awamutu, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had a great experience until the last day. The staff were amazing but on the last day an older guy was there (I think the manager) and he spoke so rudely. I dropped off my key as no one was in the office at the time so I put it through the mail slot. I went down to wait... More 

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Thank Laura R
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a private room for 2. Location - The location is 1 block from the beach and right next to lots of buses if you want to go further. Cleanliness - The whole place was spotless. Facilities - Plenty of fridge space and pots to cook with. Shower was great. Comfort - Bed was comfy, but room was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

This hostel is only 5 minutes from the main beach in Waikiki. It was very clean except for very old bath with overhead shower. Very good, clean kitchen, good wi fi connection even in bedroom. Negatives are 3pm check in, no elevator and rather noisy early morning on Sunday morning. It is also only 5 minutes walk to a reasonably... More 

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Edmonds, Washington
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016 via mobile

Great place uf you want a bed for cheap and keep to yourself. Not a social/party scene unlike some other hostels (good/bad depending on what your looking for) but it's cleaned every day and a full kitchen. Both my friend and j felt very relaxed and safe!

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Auckland, New Zealand
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89 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Had a great stay here. The layout for the dorm worked really well and it was clean and tidy. The common room was cozy thought the TV wasnt working. The staff I would see and talk to on different days and shifts were all friendly and would happily give tips. the location is great, with lots of food options around... More 

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London
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016 via mobile

Firstly I'll start off with the good points.. Location- great, right next to Waikiki beach (2 blocks) as well as restaurants, shops, etc. Cleanliness- everything is very clean Kitchen - great well equipped kitchen which helps as its not cheap eating out every night in Honolulu. Staff - also pleasant Then the negatives, we didn't have 1 decent nights sleep... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016 via mobile

I would certainly recommend a stay at HI Waikiki Beach. The location, 2 blocks from the beach is superb. The staff was very welcoming and accommodating. I was pleased to have a single bed in my dorm room. The wifi was good but only worked in the lounge area which was unfortunate. I always enjoy seeing some local flavor when... More 

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Thank PeterYEG
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9 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

The manager made us wait 8 hours to check in, even though our room was ready and we had just come off a 10hr red eye flight. He then ripped us off with extra charges which he acknowledged were incorrectly advertised, but said it wasn't his problem and to pay up anyway as we won't get our deposit back. People... More 

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Thank Adam F
Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2016

The hostel was cleaner than a hotel I stayed at in Waikiki! Easy walk to Waikiki beach and shops. As a solo traveller I felt very safe. The kitchen and common room was very clean and comfortable. Paul the manager is so helpful and friendly. Would definately stay again. I liked the no smoking, no alchohol policy.

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Aloha, we host all kinds of short term travelers like around the world backpackers, gap year travelers, airline & cruise ship employees, students, families & single travelers. Thanks for considering HI Waikiki! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostelling International Waikiki

Address: 2417 Prince Edward Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $58 - $73 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 58
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