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Makiki Heights Drive
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Makiki Heights Drive
Ranked #5 of 7 Honolulu B&B and Inns
Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed January 27, 2014

We booked a room in this hostel well before our trip. I tried to contact them by email first but they never replied, so I made a booking over the phone. We paid in advance and received a confirmation letter.
However, when we came to the hostel the hostess looked very confused. She said there must be a mistake and she had no vacancy for that night. The only thing she could do was to refund the payment and give us an address of another hostel. That was the worst place we ever stayed but we had no choice, the other places were fully booked.

So if you still hope for a cheap stay in Honolulu, think twice. Perhaps it's better to sleep in your car if you are lucky enough to find free overnight parking.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled as a couple
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Lakewood, CA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed December 13, 2013

The outside vegetation was nice but my room was very dirty with dirt in the worn carpet and even dirt particles in the bed. I ended up putting my towel over the bed and slept on that. The bathroom was decent but spider webs with stuff in the webs in sitting area. Also not at all secure since locks were the simple kind so did not feel very safe. With quite a bit of updating and cleaning, this place could be very nice. Even for the low price, I would not stay here again unless it was much more cleaner!! There are other places with rooms to rent that are just as inexpensive yet clean and secure.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled with friends
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  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Makiki Heights Drive
Address: 2179 Makiki Heights Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822-2520
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
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Ranked #5 of 7 B&Bs / Inns in Honolulu
Hotel Class:2 star — Makiki Heights Drive 2*
Number of rooms: 5
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