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Queen Kapiolani Hotel
4 out of 5
150 Kapahulu Ave, Honolulu, HI
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4.3/5Excellent! (1,389 reviews)

"It was great for the price and we had a wonderful time. Very nice and clean room. Great customer service. Would book it again."…"

Reviewed on Jun 19, 2020

Queen Kapiolani Hotel
Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach
3.5 out of 5
2330 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is $152 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (1,594 reviews)
Had a great stay!!

"Had a wonderful stay!! My husband, 20 year old son, and I needed to book a one night stay at Hilton Garden Inn at Waikiki. We had to fly back to the mainland earlier than anticipated due to COVID forced lock down about to take place in Hawaii the following day. Our stay was excellent! The room was ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
3.5 out of 5
175 Paoakalani Ave, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $169 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (2,182 reviews)

"Considering all of the problems that the COVID posed, the staff and the hotel were excellent!"…"

Reviewed on Jul 19, 2020

Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
Coconut Waikiki Hotel
3.5 out of 5
450 Lewers Street, Honolulu, HI
The price is $119 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (997 reviews)
Good hotel in good location

"Great location and nice hotel, good size rooms with kitchen area. Pool quite small but close to the beach. Extra room tax to pay on arrival which was unexpected. Overall - Good hotel"…"

Reviewed on Mar 31, 2020

Coconut Waikiki Hotel
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
4 out of 5
2005 Kalia Rd, Honolulu, HI
The price is $217 per night
4/5Very Good! (6,539 reviews)

"Super clean and right at the beach. Soundproof windows"…"

Reviewed on Jul 15, 2020

Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger
3 out of 5
150 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $133 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,584 reviews)

"Property has an ideal location.Close to beach ,shopping,food.The view of the Ocean and city is great.All of the staff were helpful and very friendly.The cleaning staff were also super.It had security,the pool was great.We have stayed there 3 times so far.We had a fridge in our room ,a microwave would ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger
Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel
3 out of 5
2375 Ala Wai Blvd, Honolulu, HI
The price is $145 per night
3.9/5Very Good! (1,134 reviews)

"Had a great stay here. The pool, hot tub, and foot spa are great. Lots bigger than some other hotels in the area. The location was perfect for walking around, and there's some free street parking in the area."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel
Aqua Palms Waikiki
2.5 out of 5
1850 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $109 per night
3.8/5Good! (1,124 reviews)

"The place was pretty empty… so I was never bothered by anybody"…"

Reviewed on Jun 23, 2020

Aqua Palms Waikiki
Aqua Skyline at Island Colony
3 out of 5
445 Seaside Avenue, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $127 per night
3.6/5Good! (1,851 reviews)

"It was a very nice hotel to stay at the workers are very nice"…"

Reviewed on Aug 1, 2020

Aqua Skyline at Island Colony
White Sands Hotel
2.5 out of 5
431 Nohonani Street, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $79 per night
3.6/5Good! (978 reviews)

"Great 👌... Relaxing hotel in the heart of Wakiki."…"

Reviewed on Jul 12, 2020

White Sands Hotel
Waikiki Beachside Hostel
2 out of 5
2556 Lemon Road, Honolulu, HI
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3.4/5Good! (1,000 reviews)

"The staff was friendly and excellent. Room was clean."…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Waikiki Beachside Hostel
Ewa Hotel Waikiki
2 out of 5
2555 Cartwright Rd, Honolulu, HI
The price is $84 per night
3.4/5Good! (999 reviews)

"What I like about the property is that it is close to everything Waikiki has to offer. Very good place to stay."…"

Reviewed on Mar 22, 2020

Ewa Hotel Waikiki
Stay Hotel Waikiki
3 out of 5
2424 Koa Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is $107 per night
3.4/5 (1,261 reviews)
Great experience

"They were great, staff was super nice and friendly. They held our luggage before our room was ready and after check out. Room was clean"…"

Reviewed on Mar 19, 2020

Stay Hotel Waikiki
Pearl Hotel Waikiki
3 out of 5
415 Nahua Street, Honolulu, HI
The price is $112 per night
3.3/5 (998 reviews)

"The location is excellent, price is reasonable, friendly staff. Air conditioning is a little too loud, facilities and amenities are very standard, nothing surprise."…"

Reviewed on Mar 11, 2020

Pearl Hotel Waikiki
Kuhio Banyan Club
2 out of 5
2310 Kuhio Avenue, Suite 140, Waikiki, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $86 per night
3.3/5 (1,175 reviews)

"Clean and great location. I've sated here a couple times and I've never been disappointed. I definitely recommend this hotel."…"

Reviewed on Jul 13, 2020

Kuhio Banyan Club
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki
3 out of 5
2040 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is $107 per night
3.2/5 (1,327 reviews)

"Good location and good service. Very close to Waikiki city."…"

Reviewed on Mar 30, 2020

Ambassador Hotel Waikiki
Pacific Marina Inn Airport Hotel
2 out of 5
2628 Waiwai Loop, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $106 per night
3.2/5 (1,569 reviews)

"Everything. Free parking, ease of check in process, friendly staff"…"

Reviewed on Jun 15, 2020

Pacific Marina Inn Airport Hotel
Ohia Waikiki Studio Suites
3 out of 5
2280 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, HI
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The price is $85 per night
3.1/5 (1,569 reviews)

"The staff is very friendly and helpful and it's inexpensive."…"

Reviewed on Jul 18, 2020

Ohia Waikiki Studio Suites
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Cheap Hotels in Honolulu

Honolulu has a variety of cheap accommodations and things to do, making it a great vacation choice for budget-conscious travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Aloha Tower and Diamond Head, this destination is home to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Foster Botanical Garden, which you can enjoy while spending very little.

If you're hunting for affordable lodging choices in Honolulu, you can choose from the 93 budget accommodations in the area. These top-rated options offer reasonable prices and get good reviews from travelers searching for a bargain:

Pacific Marina Inn Airport Hotel - 2-star hotel. You'll find free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool at this property. Guests who stay here appreciate its comfortable rooms and proximity to public transportation.

Stay Hotel Waikiki - Customers like this 3-star hotel for its comfortable rooms and overall value. It offers free WiFi, a restaurant, and a bar.

Waikiki Beachside Hostel - At this 2-star hostel, you can take advantage of free breakfast, free WiFi, and laundry facilities. Reviews mention the helpful staff and proximity to shops.

Aqua Skyline at Island Colony - Customers like this 3-star condo for its proximity to public transportation and comfortable beds. It offers an outdoor pool, a free area shuttle, and air conditioning.

Planning Your Trip to Honolulu

Still picking your trip dates? Learn more about the best months to go with these temperature and rainfall stats so you can maximize your time.

  • Hottest months: August, September, July, and October, with an average temperature of 89°F
  • Coldest months: January, February, March, and December, with an average temperature of 66°F
  • Rainiest months: December, November, January, and February, with an average rainfall of 2.49 inches
  • Driest months: July, August, April, and May, with an average rainfall of 0.49 inches

Sightseeing In and Around Honolulu

Honolulu attracts visitors with its major shopping area and island views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the top local attractions on your list, such as Aloha Tower and Diamond Head, and then make time for other wallet-friendly activities. Hunt for bargains with some shopping at Ala Moana Center and Kekaulike Market, or check out the area's cultural spots like Hawaii Theater.

Travelers also like Honolulu for its:
  • Beaches
  • Surfing
  • Tours

Getting Around Honolulu

The nearest airport is 4.1 mi (6.5 km) away from the city center in Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.). However, if that doesn't suit your budget, you can book a flight to Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), located 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away. You can learn about your water travel options at the port.

Frequently asked questions

What is Honolulu like for travelers on a budget?
Honolulu has a variety of cheap accommodations and places to visit, making it a great getaway spot for budget travelers. In addition to its well-known attractions like Ala Moana Center and Honolulu Harbor, this destination is home to Ala Moana Beach Park and Diamond Head, which you can enjoy while spending very little.
What's the best accommodation for a budget-friendly stay in Honolulu?
Based on reviews, Queen Kapiolani Hotel is a popular hotel for our travelers who want a more economical choice, and features free WiFi and an outdoor pool. Other good choices for your budget-friendly stay include Castle Waikiki Grand Hotel and Park Shore Waikiki.
How many inexpensive hotels can I expect to find in Honolulu?
Choose a hotel that suits your wallet among Expedia’s 94 budget hotels in Honolulu.
What's the seasonal weather like in Honolulu?
The hottest months are usually August and September with an average temp of 81°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 74°F. Average annual rainfall for Honolulu is 17 inches.
What is there to see and do in Honolulu?
Honolulu attracts visitors with its major shopping area and island views, and offers plenty to see and do without spending a fortune. You can budget for the popular local attractions that are highest on your list, such as Honolulu Harbor and Ala Moana Beach Park, and choose other low-cost activities to fill your itinerary. Enjoy the outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, or hunt for bargains with some shopping at Ala Moana Center.
What's the best way to get around Honolulu?
The nearest airport is Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL), 4.1 mi (6.5 km) away. However, if that doesn’t suit your budget, the next closest is 13.4 mi (21.6 km) away: Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa). You can learn about your options for water transportation at the port.

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