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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hostel in 2005 and was hoping to see the old lady I had met. Unfortunately the old lady died a few years ago and itʻs her daughter who now runs the hostel. The daughter has precise instructions on how things work in her hostel: The washing-machine, the kitchen, the bathroom, etc. The hostel is way cleaner... More 

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Burnaby, Canada
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Pros - easy to access bus routes, some of the staff are super helpful, nice recreation and kitchen spaces, lockers to use, residential area, is very safe. Cons - having to take off shoes and put shoes on when wanting to be inside, desk will not extend your stay for one night after you stay 7 nights, noise travels and... More 

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Raglan, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Pros: It was pretty clean for a hostel and had a nice common room. The staff were pleasant enough but that is where it ends. Cons: The dorms are tiny and there is barely any room to place your suitcase or pack. The bunks are old, rickety and the signs in the dorm say use at your own risk, which... More 

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Tokyo
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Pros: - Friendly staff and guests - Close to bus stops - Quiet location - Several empty beds in room as they were not fully booked Cons: - Office closed from 12-4 so I couldn't check in or even drop off luggage...had to wait there for over three hours when I arrived - Location in a residential area was far... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 23 July 2016

My first time Hawaii and I was pleased seeing that there's a HI - they fulfil a minimum cleanliness and service and I didn't expect too much, it was a great stay, the staff members were extraordinary helpful and friendly, but it's a bit too far from Waikiki or Honolulu Downtown, but there's a bus around the corner or you... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 June 2016

I really enjoyed staying in HI-Honolulu. It was great experience I did not even expected. Compare to hostels with shared room I stayed before, it surprised me a lot. It was very quiet, in nice surroandings, very kind and open-minded staff. Outside of the hostel is nice garden, where you can hang out, read, eat. The kitchen is very well... More 

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Kokomo, Indiana
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 154 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 May 2016

A friend of mine found this place and recommended it for me during my trip to Honolulu. I was leery at first because I didn't know what to expect. I had a great stay at a hostel in Juneau, Alaska during my endeavor to visit all 50 U.S. capitals. Honolulu would be the last capital to visit, and this place... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2016

This small property is my favorite hostel in Hawai'i. I try to stay here whenever I am in Honolulu. This is a residence near the UH Manoa campus and can be hard to find but it is easy to access by bus. Any bus stop on or near the university is walking distance, and there is a Manoa loop bus... More 

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3 reviews
Reviewed 14 March 2016 via mobile

Stayed a few night over a weeks time in Feb 2016. Really enjoyed staying here, staff was friendly and helpful, guest were pleasant to talk with at breakfast and after dinner. Enjoyed a private room at a great price ($60ish) and slept well. Parking was tight but found a spot on the Main Street at a meter. Will return this... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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Reviewed 19 January 2016 via mobile

I was planning to stay for 2 days but I extended up to 7 nights (which is maximum, the hostel does not allow to stay longer). I really liked that it is not located at touristy Waikiki. It is located right to the university which is a much better to do all these amazing hikes in the manua valley. Nevertheless... More 

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Additional Information about Hostelling International - Honolulu

Address: 2323A Seaview Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822-2443
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $36 - $75 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 37
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“Check how often the bathrooms are cleaned. Private rooms are possible but be aware that you might be across from the bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 730stephaniej, 29 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Some beds are bunks, while others are not. I was lucky to get a non-bunk.”
 of 5 bubbles mlanck, 5 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Some dorms have single beds as well as bunk beds for the same price.”
 of 5 bubbles bearchri, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“No A/C but the room temperature is okay!”
 of 5 bubbles sophiegracewu, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Don't go! If you have to, ask for dorm 2 as a woman. Dorm 3 is TERRIBLE and it's ruining my trip”
 of 5 bubbles jmm73, 5 Dec 2015 | Read review
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