Welcome to Waikiki Beachside Hostel! We are located just a few minutes' walk away from Waikiki Beach on the south shore of Oahu, Hawaii. We are close to Diamond Head Crater, famous Waikiki surf breaks, and loads of bars, restaurants, and nightlife. We are designed and catered to ONLY travelers who are over the age of 18 and fully capable of climbing up 4 flights of stairs. We are known for our excellent service, friendly staff, and our laidback Hawaiian vibe. While Hawaii may be expensive, we’re here to help as best we can for you to have an amazing experience while also sticking to your budget. In fact, while you’re here with us feel free to enjoy some of the things we offer at your convenience, such as, free beach gear rentals (even games like cornhole, spike ball, and soccer), a local moped shop right next door, as well as, a communal kitchen and outdoor lounge for entertainment. We also offer complimentary: Wi-Fi; Tea and coffee; Linens (including one towel per guest upon request); Clothing irons; Blow dryers; Advice on local tours; and ensuite lockers in each dorm room (locks are available for purchase).

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in Honolulu, this property has an excellent location score of 9.3!


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Property practices

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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Honolulu
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Bernardkruger
    United States of America United States of America
    I liked that they supplied a towel in addion to the fresh linens, and that they allow guests to select their own bunk bed from what is available.
  • Amanda
    Australia Australia
    Great location! Felt like a safe hostel. It isn't a party hostel so as long as your room mates don't talk throughout the night you will have a good sleep. The cleaning lady was lovely and did a great job daily.
  • Sungun
    South Korea South Korea
    It’s located in a safe area. 2 minutes walk to the beach and many restaurants too. Most of the staff are nice. Some of them are extremely helpful and kind. The picnic mats and the bodyboards are very useful (can ask the receptionist to rent or...

Area info

Amenities of Waikiki Beachside Hostel

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Outdoor dining area
  • Patio
  • Balcony
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Bicycle rental
    Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Diving
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Darts
  • Fishing
    Additional chargeOff-site
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • Adults only
  • Smoke-free property
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Fan
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Air conditioning
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Waikiki Beachside Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 3:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


From 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

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.

Mastercard Visa Cash is not accepted Waikiki Beachside Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Please note housekeeping, maintenance and breakfast services have been suspended until further notice.

All guests mush show a current, valid ID and proof of ongoing travel.

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.

Please inform Waikiki Beachside Hostel of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

It's not possible to stay at this property for coronavirus (COVID-19) quarantine purposes.

License number: TA-208-436-2240-01

FAQs about Waikiki Beachside Hostel

  • Waikiki Beachside Hostel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Darts
    • Bicycle rental
    • Movie nights
    • Beach

  • The nearest beach is 1,000 feet from Waikiki Beachside Hostel. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

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

  • Waikiki Beachside Hostel is 3.1 miles from the center of Honolulu. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.