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Barcelona, Spain
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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 

Thank 1Ojo7
Burnaby, Canada
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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.

Thank Stephanie J
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12 reviews
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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.

Thank Lauren M
edmonton, canada
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12 reviews
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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 

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 

Thank Tess H
Larkspur, Colorado
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62 reviews
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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 

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.

Thank Surfer B
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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.

Thank Desiree K
Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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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 

Thank BisCheTo
Singapore, Singapore
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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 

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  • 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
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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
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The Waikiki Beachside Hotel Honolulu
Waikiki Beachside Hostel Hawaii/Honolulu
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  • 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?

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“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
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