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The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel
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Beverly, Massachusetts
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219 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
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Reviewed 17 June 2013

This was a good value for the money we spent. It was close to the beach and restaurants. The people at the front desk were friendly and helpful. The rooms were pretty basic, but to be expected for the location and price.

Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Forest HIlls, NY
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2013

I just wanted to say what a fantastic time I had recently staying at the Waikiki Backpackers Hostel. The staff was fantastic, the accomodations were well-located and clean, and the meals were just enough to start the day. I would wholeheartedly recommend this to any hosteler looking for a great value and a supurb hosteling experience.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled solo
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New York City, New York
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 April 2013

Rooms were clean and spacious enough. Fellow occupants during our stay were respectful. Breakfast is weak (toast, butter, jam, and 1 yogurt), but you can't have it all, I suppose.

Great location on the eastern end of Waikiki beach-- essentially right on the main beach and tourist drag. That said, we appreciated being able to easily access life outside of Waikiki, as the Diamond's Head attraction was only a ~3 mi away.

I'd stay here again. The price is right for downtown Honolulu. You stay in HI for the outdoors and the beach, so I'd recommend skimping on loding costs and just crashing here.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with friends
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Saint Paul, Minnesota, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 3 April 2013

Well located, two blocks from Waikiki beach. I booked a private double room (room 4). It had a wood carpet, king size bed, big LCD TV, fridge, microwave, air conditioner, fan, private bathroom and closed. Internet wifi signal was not working in my bedroom (low signal), but at the kitchen and office, it worked fine (good speed).
The cold water pressure in the shower was low, but enough, not a problem. In front of my room there were two chairs, a table and a deck chair.
Common kitchen was well equipped, with toaster, fridge, microwave and oven. Breakfast included 4 pieces of bread, coffee, butter, jam and one yogurt (one of the days I was there, there were 2 eggs for each person).
Everything was clean. Bedroom windows have bug protection.
They cold just put an advertisement in front of the building, in order to make it more visible.
Staff was always ready to help, and they gave me several hints for my trip.
Some days I've heard some noise during the night, about people arriving, but nothing that would bother my sleep. Nice place, nice price, nice staff... I recommend!

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 April 2013

I Love this hostel. Staff was really nice and helpfull. The rooms were really clean and the location was soooo good :) If I ever go to Honolulu I´ll stay at this hostel again. I will recommend this place. Really cheap. And the people there! So nice people all over the world! I had a great time.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled solo
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New York City, New York
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 March 2013

This hostel is very nice and centrally located. I think it's a much more low key hostel where one can get a good sleep instead of sleepless night due to noise. I am very pleased with my stay and I will stay there again.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled solo
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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 12 March 2013

The top real hostel experience! The location is perfect to everything (including the beach), great rooms, Jessie the head guy who works during the day went out of his way to help me with advice and book other places for my further trips (above and beyond). I had the greatest time on my travels here.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled solo
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Property: The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel
Address: 2569 Cartwright Rd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3731 (Formerly Waikiki Backpackers Hostel)
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Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 45 Speciality Lodging in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are conveniently located right in the heart of Waikiki, a less than a block away from Waikiki Beach, very close to many shops, restaurants, surf spots, parks, and just a short drive to the most beautiful beaches, waterfalls, hiking trails, and attractions! Come enjoy all that Waikiki & Island of Oahu has to offer, and tell your friends too! We are fully renovated hostel and offer the quality facilities to our guests. All rooms have it own AC, Private bathrooms, and more. We also offer FREE continental breakfast, and Wi-Fi/Internet. Come and join us for FREE BBQ nights and FREE Pizza nights. Bicycle, Surf Board, and Snorkeling Equipment Rental Available. Parking is at $10 per night per car. ... more   less 
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