A very affordable hostel in Honolulu is Hosteling International Honolulu on Seaview Avenue, which has private rooms and single-sex dormitory-style accommodations with shared bathrooms. This no-frills option has free Wi-Fi, community kitchen, and a patio/terrace, in addition to parking spaces if required. This property is located close to the University of Hawaii and is not far from the U.S. Army Museum, Puu Ualakaa State Park, Honolulu Museum of Art, and Kuhio Beach Park.
Alternatively, a more upscale hostel in Honolulu is The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel on Cartwright Road, which is located close to Waikiki Beach and its many attractions. In addition to female-only and private rooms, there are studios equipped with kitchenettes, and all accommodations include in-suite bathrooms. Free continental breakfast and free Wi-Fi complement the free bus service, the laundry facilities, air conditioning, and 24h security and front desk help. Historic Pearl Harbor, Waikiki Aquarium, and Honolulu Zoo are all nearby.
Polynesian Beach Club Hostel is another inexpensive option to consider if Hosteling International Honolulu is fully booked. This property on Lemon Road has dormitory-style rooms that sleep 8, with in-suite bathrooms. There are also private rooms with shared baths, while the studios come with their own bath and kitchenette. Among the amenities listed are free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, and an onsite ATM. Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu Zoo, Kuhio Beach Park, and Diamond Head volcano are all within two miles of this location.
Waikiki Beach Hostel comprises three buildings on Lemon Road and is just a short walk to the beachfront. This adults-only hostel in Honolulu provides accommodations that include all-female dorms and mixed dorms that sleep either 4 or 8, each with its own bathroom. Complimentary breakfast, free Wi-Fi, laundry facilities, a restaurant, café, bicycle rental, and outdoor terrace are among amenities and services offered. Within 2 mi of this location, you can find many local attractions, such as Diamond Head State Monument and Magic Island.
If you’re looking for a cheap hostel in Honolulu, you should consider going during the low season. You’ll generally find lower-priced hostels in Honolulu in June and January.
Hostel room prices vary depending on many factors but you’ll likely find the best hostel deals in Honolulu if you stay on a Monday. The most expensive day for hostel bookings is Saturday.
If you want to ensure you grab a bargain, try to book more than 90 days before your stay to get the best price for a Honolulu hostel.
The cheapest 3-star hostel in Honolulu found on KAYAK in the last 2 weeks was $289, while the most expensive was $447.
Don’t know how much time you need to see all the sights? KAYAK users usually book their hostel in Honolulu for 12 days.