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Located in Pahoa, a 13-minute walk from Kaimu Beach, Open Gate Hostel Hawaii provides accommodations with a garden, free private parking, a shared lounge and a terrace. The property features a bar, as well as barbecue facilities. The property has a shared kitchen and free WiFi throughout the property. Guests at the hostel will be able to enjoy activities in and around Pahoa, like hiking. Lava Tree State Monument is 14 miles from Open Gate Hostel Hawaii, while Pana'ewa Rainforest Zoo is 26 miles away. The nearest airport is Hilo International, 31 miles from the accommodation, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.8 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Free Private Parking Available On Site


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Property practices

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Guest reviews


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  • Michal
    Switzerland Switzerland
    One of a kind comfy place with a friendly staff. Very cool experience, we enjoyed it very much. It has all you need, including a star-gazing patio and a gym. Staying here made our trip special. Highly recommended.
  • Liza
    Canada Canada
    I really loved this hostel. The staff were so friendly and went out of their way to make sure the guests had a nice experience. The hostel itself is a very unique structure built on lava fields. Definitely one of the most interesting hostels I’ve...
  • Thiago
    Brazil Brazil
    This hostel is amazing, the staff are amazing, everything perfect!!!

Area info

Amenities of Open Gate Hostel Hawaii
Great facilities! Review score, 8.6

Most popular amenities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Airport shuttle
  • Free Wifi
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Snorkeling
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Hiking
  • Game room
Food & Drink
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free private parking is available on site (reservation is not needed).
    • Shuttle service
      Additional charge
    • Shared lounge/TV area
    • Lockers
    • Private check-in/out
    • Fax/Photocopying
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    • Airport shuttle
      Additional charge
    Entertainment & Family Services
    • Outdoor play equipment for kids
    • Board games/Puzzles
    Safety & security
    • Fire extinguishers
    • CCTV outside property
    • CCTV in common areas
    • Smoke alarms
    • Key access
    • 24-hour security
    • Designated smoking area
    • Family rooms
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Fitness
    Languages Spoken
    • German
    • English

    House rules
    Open Gate Hostel Hawaii takes special requests – add in the next step!

    From 15:00 to 22:00
    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in.
    From 06:30 to 11:00
    Cancellation/ prepayment
    Cancelation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Enter your stay dates and check the conditions of your selected option.
    Children & Beds

    Child policies

    Children not allowed.

    Crib and extra bed policies

    Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

    Age restriction
    The minimum age for check-in is 18
    Pets are not allowed.
    Cards accepted at this property
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    The fine print
    Must-know information for guests at this property

    Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

    License number: TA-000-000-0000-00

    FAQs about Open Gate Hostel Hawaii

    • Check-in at Open Gate Hostel Hawaii is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • The prices at Open Gate Hostel Hawaii may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Open Gate Hostel Hawaii is 10.6 miles from the center of Pahoa. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Open Gate Hostel Hawaii offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

      • Hiking
      • Game room
      • Snorkeling
      • Fitness