Hostels in Honolulu, USA

6 hostels available. Prices start from $21 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Honolulu

#1 Top Rated
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"…Security: Multiple smart locks at the main entrance, and unit entrance then keyed locks to get into each induvial room. Camera monitored parking, and outdoor common areas and hallways. Self- … More
Couples Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller

Social backpackers that enjoy a friendly, laid-back atmosphere will love THE BEACH. Waikiki Beach is just half a block from this hostel. Cosy dorm rooms come with 2-8 beds and both mixed and … More

Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest

A no-frills and affordable option in Honolulu. There are only dorms here, and they are split into male and female. It has everything you need for a comfortable stay including an onsite kitchen. … More

Quiet Rest

Here is a wonderful family-run hostel in the central Waikiki neighbourhood. Rent a surfboard and take it to the beach - it’s only steps away. Either that or relax in the common room with a … More

Adventure Hostels Beach Lovers Retreat Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…a special mention to Travis who initiated the fun for the most part, with crazy drinking games and showed us all the good places to go out. $3 pitchers at the Red Lion, you cant beat that! … More
Couples Solo Traveller

Free pancake breakfasts, drinks & BBQs and an outdoor hangout - how good does that sound? This is an eco-friendly hostel which will gladly help you book fun tours around the area. There are … More

Hotels in Honolulu

"…Child friendly. Non smoking. We charge an amenity fee of $20 plus taxes per night. Fees will be collected upon arrival. 150 USD security deposit will be held on your credit card, to be … More

Hostels in Honolulu, USA

6 hostels available. Prices start from $43 for a dorm bed.

Get to know Honolulu (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Honolulu.

Looking for hostels in the area of Honolulu? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Honolulu in a group. Find all hostels in Oahu.

Honolulu is the capital of the state of Hawaii and is a city of opposites; it fuses its Polynesian past with its American present.

If you are looking for a hostel in Honolulu, there are several suburbs to consider. Downtown is the geographical heart of the city and boasts the most major attractions including Chinatown. Waikiki is the place to be if you want to party all night and shop all day. However, it's packed with tourists and you should be aware that this is the most expensive area to stay. Kakaʻako is located between Downtown and Waikiki and is a good choice when looking for a hostel in Honolulu if you are on a budget since it can easily be reached from both Downtown and Waikiki but is much less expensive.

Honolulu International Airport is connected to the city center by bus, but be aware that large suitcases are not allowed on the buses. If you are traveling with luggage, you'll have to take a private shuttle bus or a taxi. Getting around the city from your Honolulu hostel should not be a problem because there is an extensive public transportation system for you to use. Within the city limits, you can even walk to many places.

While staying in your Honolulu hostel, you can take a guided tour at Iolani Palace and learn about Hawaii’s past. Visit the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Bishop Museum, or the Waikiki Aquarium. Climb up Aloha Tower and take a picture in front of the famous King Kamehameha Statue. Treat yourself to some dumplings in Chinatown and shop ‘til you drop in Waikiki. If you have some extra time, take an island tour and see secluded beaches and sea turtles on the shore.

Written by local enthusiast for Honolulu hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Honolulu hostels Mona

Honolulu Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Honolulu, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 6
Average dorm price $51
Average private room price $112
Cheapest hostel in Honolulu Honu Waikiki by ALOH with $42
Party hostels in Honolulu Waikiki Beachside Hostel (1 in total)
Average rating of all hostels 8.5

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