We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
WINNER WONDERLAND
Win Big When You Book on TripAdvisor

Waikiki Beachside Hostel

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Professional photos
Waikiki Beachside Hostel
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

606 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 503: English reviews
Barcelona, Spain
Level Contributor
18 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Honestly location is very good as you are just a block from Waikiki beach but unfortunately this is the only good point consider that I spent 37$ per night! - Common area is an open garage - Rooms with a kitchen inside are too small for 8 beds and consider that it seems you sleep in a kitchen! - rent... More 

Helpful?
Thank 1Ojo7
Burnaby, Canada
Level Contributor
9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed October 29, 2016

I stayed here on my last night while in Hawaii. Their service was reliable and professional. They have many resources at the desk and the desk staff are willing to help you locate information or must-sees in the city. The hostel doesn't have an elevator but the rooms are clean and quiet.

Helpful?
Thank Stephanie J
Level Contributor
12 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed October 25, 2016

We rented a private triple and were very happy. Had AC, comfy beds and a great shower. Parking right out front was free until 5pm then $10-15 overnight which was perfect as we had a rental car. Location was great, we walked around safely. Staff were great and let us change before our check-in time. Would stay here again.

Helpful?
Thank Lauren M
edmonton, canada
Level Contributor
12 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed October 22, 2016

there is no mistaking this place as anything else but a hostel with a large turnover of visitors. very run down and worn. luckily, just needed a place to store my luggage, bed to sleep and a shower. also, wifi on fourth floor very unreliable. i give it points for having an excellent location. only a block away from the... More 

Helpful?
Thank nenaqu
2 reviews
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

The location is perfectly situated. A minutes walk to Waikiki beach and the zoo! There are two bus stops just around the corner from the hostel for just $2.50 (one way) can get you where you need to be on the island!! The staff at the front desk are very helpful and informative. Being a young female travelling by myself... More 

Helpful?
Thank Tess H
Larkspur, Colorado
Level Contributor
62 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed October 10, 2016

I rented a single spot in a 4-bed room. The rooms are previous 1BR / 1BA / 1 living room apartments. The bedroom in mine was converted to a semi-private room with a small AC. The living room which is by the door and kitchenette had two single beds very close to each about (about 2 feet) which made it... More 

Helpful?
Thank alchemista
2 reviews
Reviewed October 7, 2016

Fast and easy check in and out. Clean and comfortable. I bunked with several types of traveller's but two young ladies from Europe asked to go surfing too. I was happy to oblige, it's the right thing to do....SHARE THE STOKE! And we were all stoked to a great morning set of waves.

Helpful?
Thank Surfer B
Level Contributor
39 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

It is one of the cheapest hostels in Honolulu and thats also what you will get. It is hard to find contact to others because it is quite big. But the location is great. You are just minutes away from the waikiki beach and also the busstop to get around. For low budget traveler like us, it is good.

Helpful?
Thank Desiree K
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed September 26, 2016

It's a nice place to stay. Some of the rooms are with kitchen. The quality of cleaning depends on the housekeeper. Some of them are really precise, another ones are not. The main building needs reconstruction - the doors to the balconies are too old and it's hard to open/close them. No air conditioners in the big rooms. The windows... More 

Helpful?
Thank BisCheTo
Singapore, Singapore
Level Contributor
48 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Our hostel came with a room that has air con and we had to share it with another 2 patrons. One night was about $40. Pretty decent for a room that has a toilet and shower facilities (shared between 4 people), a comfortable bed with pillows, bedsheets and blanket. There's also a kitchen and stove. You can make your own... More 

Helpful?
Thank EddeeDy
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

200 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (105)
Viewed
Room/Suite (26)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (6)
Viewed
View from Room (10)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (2)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Business Center/Function Rooms (1)
Viewed
Other (51)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (82)
Viewed
Amenities (26)
Viewed
Eight Bed Dorm with Private Bathroom (22)
Viewed
The Hotel (15)
Viewed
Two Room Shared Dorm with Private Bathroom and Balcony (19)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (13)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (1)
Viewed
Other (2)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Honolulu hotels
Vive Hotel Waikiki
#7 of 84 in Honolulu
1,882 reviews
Park Shore Waikiki
#16 of 84 in Honolulu
1,195 reviews
Waikiki
Hotel Renew
Hotel Renew
#11 of 84 in Honolulu
2,175 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Queen Kapiolani Hotel
#55 of 84 in Honolulu
1,356 reviews
Waikiki
The Modern Honolulu
The Modern Honolulu
#2 of 84 in Honolulu
3,509 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hawaii Tax ID# TA-208-436-2240-01 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Waikiki Beachside Hostel

Address: 2556 Lemon Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $37 - $172 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Waikiki Beachside Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 180
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Orbitz, Hotels.com, Odigeo and Priceline so you can book your Waikiki Beachside Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Waikiki Beachside Hotel Honolulu
Waikiki Beachside Hostel Hawaii/Honolulu
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Waikiki Beachside Hostel staff and other travelers.
10 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (10)

Questions? Get answers from Waikiki Beachside Hostel staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“Ask what are the rooms in the new building. They can be less noisy when wanting extra sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 730stephaniej, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“go with semi-private room for air-conditioning and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles nenaqu, Oct 22, 2016 | Read review
“pay more for the 4-bed room, you may get one with a separate 2-bed semi-private room”
 of 5 bubbles alchemista, Oct 10, 2016 | Read review
“Get the one with AIR CON room! worth it!”
  • Decent, clean and comfortable!
 of 5 bubbles EddeeDy, Sep 21, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms do not have a view. But are pretty quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles Sundncr, Sep 6, 2016 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay