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New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
8.3
249 AUD
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Wyndham Vacation Resorts Royal Garden at Waikiki
8.7
236 AUD
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The Imperial Hawaii Resort at Waikiki
8.2
267 AUD
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Ilima Hotel
8.3
224 AUD
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Waikiki Parc Hotel
8.8
333 AUD
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Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
7.5
299 AUD
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Halekulani
9.2
838 AUD
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Sheraton Waikiki
8.2
432 AUD
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Aqua Skyline at Island Colony
7.5
223 AUD
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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
8.5
496 AUD
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Waikiki Gateway Hotel
7.8
186 AUD
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Ramada Plaza by Wyndham Waikiki
8.1
187 AUD
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Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort And Spa
8.2
369 AUD
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Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
8.2
439 AUD
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Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
9.0
334 AUD
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The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
8.9
296 AUD
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The Residences at Waikiki Beach Tower
8.8
690 AUD
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Best Western The Plaza Hotel
7.4
229 AUD
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Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach
8.5
377 AUD
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Hilton Waikiki Beach
8.4
284 AUD
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Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
8.5
348 AUD
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Castle Waikiki Grand Hotel
7.3
170 AUD
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Queen Kapiolani Hotel
7.6
247 AUD
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Waikiki Shore by Outrigger
8.0
392 AUD
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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki
7.7
223 AUD
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Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki
7.0
194 AUD
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Park Shore Waikiki
8.3
272 AUD
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Pearl Hotel Waikiki
7.2
177 AUD
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Pagoda Hotel
7.6
202 AUD
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Hawaiian Monarch Hotel
6.0
147 AUD
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Prince Waikiki
9.0
470 AUD
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Aqua Pacific Monarch
8.0
211 AUD
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Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
8.2
260 AUD
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Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel
8.0
265 AUD
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Aston at the Waikiki Banyan
7.4
252 AUD
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Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
8.7
359 AUD
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DoubleTree by Hilton Alana - Waikiki Beach
8.4
258 AUD
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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
7.7
216 AUD
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Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel
8.1
280 AUD
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Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
8.5
335 AUD
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Pacific Marina Inn Airport Hotel
6.5
155 AUD
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Aston Waikiki Sunset
7.7
294 AUD
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Ohana Waikiki Malia By Outrigger
7.9
206 AUD
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Airport Honolulu Hotel
7.6
215 AUD
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Luana Waikiki Hotel & Suites
8.2
258 AUD
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Ala Moana Hotel
8.2
226 AUD
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Ambassador Hotel Waikiki
6.6
166 AUD
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Hilton Grand Vacations at Hilton Hawaiian Village
8.4
508 AUD
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Holiday Inn Express Waikiki
7.9
238 AUD
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Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger
7.9
208 AUD
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Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
8.8
346 AUD
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The Kahala Hotel & Resort
9.1
583 AUD
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Waikiki Beach Condominiums
8.0
230 AUD
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Holiday Surf Hotel
7.6
170 AUD
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Manoa Valley Inn
8.1
272 AUD
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Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel
7.6
168 AUD
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Aqua Palms Waikiki
7.7
200 AUD
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White Sands Hotel
6.8
179 AUD
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Ewa Hotel Waikiki
7.1
162 AUD
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Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel
8.0
254 AUD
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Waikiki Resort Hotel
7.9
255 AUD
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Polynesian Beach Club Hostel
7.9
48 AUD
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Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
8.3
335 AUD
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Hotel Renew
8.2
258 AUD
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk
8.8
351 AUD
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Waikiki Beachside Hostel
7.3
112 AUD
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Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai
8.5
255 AUD
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Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach
7.8
211 AUD
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Regency on Beachwalk Waikiki by Outrigger
8.1
278 AUD
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Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations
8.6
549 AUD
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Kuhio Banyan Club
7.0
165 AUD
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Polynesian Residences Waikiki Beach
8.5
234 AUD
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Castle Waikiki Shore
8.4
313 AUD
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Trump International Hotel Waikiki
9.0
508 AUD
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The Modern Honolulu
8.3
299 AUD
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Shoreline Hotel Waikiki
8.2
233 AUD
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Marina Tower Waikiki
5.2
154 AUD
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Aqua Oasis
8.2
224 AUD
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Coconut Waikiki Hotel
8.3
219 AUD
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Ala Moana Hotel By Lsi Resorts
6.6
241 AUD
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Vive Hotel Waikiki
8.5
218 AUD
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Stay Hotel Waikiki
7.1
177 AUD
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Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations
8.8
449 AUD
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Tropical Studios At Marine Surf Waikiki
7.7
276 AUD
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Jet Luxury @ The Trump Waikiki
9.3
457 AUD
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Vacation Rental Suites at Royal Garden Waikiki
7.8
193 AUD
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Royal Garden of Waikiki
8.2
247 AUD
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Ala Moana Hotel Condo by Gaia Hawaii Vacation Rentals
7.0
256 AUD
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Hostelling International Honolulu
8.1
39 AUD
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Gaia Hawaii at Trump Waikiki Hotel
9.1
450 AUD
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The Beach Waikiki Boutique Hostel
8.5
67 AUD
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Hawaiian Ebbtide Condos
4.1
184 AUD
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Stay Condominiums Waikiki
6.5
186 AUD
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Aqua Ohia Waikiki
6.8
193 AUD
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Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach
8.4
255 AUD
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The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach
9.2
729 AUD
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Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach
8.7
375 AUD
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The Laylow, Autograph Collection
8.8
342 AUD
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Popular neighbourhoods in Honolulu

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Diamond Head
Best value
Castle Waikiki Grand Hotel
7.3
170 AUD
No. 1 most popular
New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
8.3
249 AUD
No. 2 most popular
Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
9.0
334 AUD
No. 3 most popular
Diamond Head Beach Hotel
9.1
277 AUD
Ala Moana
Best value
Ala Moana Hotel
8.2
226 AUD
No. 1 most popular
Ala Moana Hotel By Lsi Resorts
6.6
241 AUD
Manoa
Best value
Hostelling International Honolulu
8.1
39 AUD
No. 1 most popular
Manoa Valley Inn
8.1
272 AUD

When to book a hotel in Honolulu

Low season
September
High season
December

cheapest month to stay

63%

expected price decrease

most expensive time to stay

18%

expected price increase

+240%
+160%
+80%
Base
Price
170 - 542 AUD
Highest day of week
Thursday
Cheapest day of week
Friday

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Average price (weeknight)

497 AUD

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Average price (weekend night)

275 AUD

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Honolulu travel tips

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Best time to visit Honolulu

The weather in Honolulu remains in the range of 23 – 31 degrees Celsius all year round. The city is a favourite with snowbird families who choose to head to sunny destinations in the winter. November – March is therefore, peak tourist season with the highest airline fares and room rates. This is, however, also the best time to visit if you are keen on whale-watching or surfing. To avoid the crowds and get better bargains, you may want to visit during May – September. Between May – June you will also see the best of Hawaii’s fresh fruit, vegetation and gorgeous blooms. Rain is frequent almost all year round, so remember to pack an umbrella whenever you visit.

Getting around Honolulu

Driving around in your own vehicle will give you the freedom and flexibility to explore Honolulu and its surrounding areas around the island of Oahu. Try to avoid driving in the crowded downtown area. Look for some great deals on car rentals with momondo. To explore Downtown Honolulu, you can use the public bus system called TheBus which has an extensive network and operates from 4.00 a.m. – 10.00 p.m. The one-way adult fare is $2.50 USD while a 1-day pass costs $5.00 USD and allows unlimited travel for up to 27 hours. Another fun way to travel around Downtown Honolulu is to opt for the Hop-On Hop-Off Waikiki Trolley which stops at most of the key attractions in the city. You can buy a 1 – 7 Day Pass in the range of $45.00 USD – $70.00 USD. If you do not wish to drive or use public transport, then pre-book a taxi and pay fixed fares based on your destination.


How much does a hotel in Honolulu cost?

4 stars and above
#1 most popular
Waikiki Parc Hotel
8.8
333 AUD
#2 most popular
Halekulani
9.2
838 AUD
Best value
Hilton Waikiki Beach
8.4
284 AUD
3 stars
#1 most popular
New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
8.3
249 AUD
#2 most popular
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Royal Garden at Waikiki
8.7
236 AUD
Best value
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki
6.6
166 AUD
2 stars and below
#1 most popular
Ilima Hotel
8.3
224 AUD
#2 most popular
Best Western The Plaza Hotel
7.4
229 AUD
Best value
Hostelling International Honolulu
8.1
39 AUD

Where to stay in Honolulu

Best places to stay in Honolulu

When you’re visiting exotic Hawaii and have chosen to stay in Honolulu, Oahu, you’ll be in the heart of Aloha land! The trendiest, busiest and most energetic among all the Hawaiian islands, Honolulu is the hub of food, fashion, shopping, and entertainment. The city offers a wide range of accommodation options and is the ideal island to enjoy farm-to-table culinary attractions, beachside entertainment, and an active nightlife.

Waikiki

The vast majority of hotels in Honolulu are located along Waikiki beach. All the premier international hotel brands, such as Hilton, Marriott, Sheraton, and Hyatt offer exclusive, luxury accommodation in this area. Just steps away from Waikiki Beach, enjoy the beaux-arts architecture of the historic Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa hotel. This luxury accommodation features an on-site spa and several modern and unique amenities. Or, consider The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort which offers an activity-filled exclusive strip of Waikiki beach and is just a 5-minute walk to the International Market Place. For a mid-range option, look at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort which hosts daily cultural activities such as lei-making and ukulele lessons. The hotel has been awarded the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s Kahili Award for authentic Hawaiian cultural experiences.

Downtown Honolulu

A bustling political and business hub, Downtown Honolulu perfectly blends tall glass skyscrapers with the lavish Iolani Palace and features several trendy restaurants, cafés, and bars. If you’re not too keen on the beachfront properties of Waikiki, stay at the Ala Moana Hotel by Mantra, in the heart of downtown. The hotel is located right next to the world’s largest open-air shopping mall, Ala Moana Centre, and features over 1000 rooms with impressive views of the Honolulu cityscape and the surrounding mountains. For exceptional service and spacious accommodation within walking distance of the State Capitol and the city’s financial district, try the Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel on Bishop Street.

Waialae – Kahala

This is an upscale area with secluded beaches and is home to the Diamond Head Summit Trail. The only accommodation in this area is The Kahala Hotel & Resort, an iconic 5-star luxury property set on the pristine white sand beach, just 15-minutes from Waikiki’s shopping and dining options. The resort also features several beach activities, on-site restaurants, a golf course, and a natural ocean water lagoon called Dolphin Quest, where guests can interact with a family of playful Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins.

Cheap hotels in Honolulu

There is a handful of cheap hotels around the Waikiki beach area. Try the Polynesian Hostel, a lively, simple place within a 2-minute walk to Waikiki beach, or the Waikiki Beachside Hostel which is located almost right on the beach, close to Waikiki restaurants, nightlife and shopping. You also have the family-run Holiday Surf Hotel on Ala Wai Boulevard, a 7-minute walk from the beach. For casual comfort and value-for-money, stay at the Waikiki Grand Hotel close to the Diamond Head end of Waikiki beach.


What to do in Honolulu

When you are visiting this beautiful island known for relaxation, romance, culture, adventure and food, you can spend the entire vacation on the beach and within the activity-centric resort accommodations. However, there is plenty to see and do beyond the splendid sunsets, beaches and resorts of Honolulu.

  • Sample locally grown Manoa lettuce, lilikoi butter, and gourmet plated lunches at the KCC Farmers’ Market held every Saturday near the Diamond Head State Monument. You can also visit the vendor booths on Wednesdays at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center, or on Saturday mornings at Ward Village.
  • Pass through a canopy of tropical trees and lush foliage as you drive up to Mount Tantalus. Stop by at the various lookout points such as Pu’u ‘Ualaka’a State Wayside Park for panoramic views from Diamond Head to Pearl Harbour.
  • Admire several galleries along the Chinatown Art Walk, and get a glimpse of Hawaiian history at the opulent Iolani Palace.
  • Explore the local fashion, handicrafts, and unique gifts on the streets of Waikiki, and near the Waikiki Beach Walk. Feeling more extravagant? Indulge in high-end shopping at the Ala Moana Centre.
  • Enjoy a picnic lunch under the shady trees and lush green expanse of the Ala Moana Beach Park and walk along its white sand beach strip to enjoy family-friendly entertainment activities.
  • Try surfing lessons along the beach or snorkel with tropical fish at the Hanauma Bay which has calm waters suitable for beginner-snorkelers.
  • Explore rare tropical plants and relax in the tranquil Foster Botanical Garden located on North Vineyard Boulevard near Chinatown.
  • Indulge in traditional Hawaiian food, such as poi, kalua pig, laulau, and squid luau at Helena Hawaiian Foods, Yama’s Fish Market, or Young’s Fish Market.
  • Sample and choose your favourite brew from a range of local drafts, such as saisons, IPAs, brown ales, amber ales, and stouts at the hip warehouse microbreweries of Honolulu BeerWorks or the Waikiki Brewing Company.
  • Treat yourself to the tasty, deep-fried, no-hole Portuguese donuts known as malasadas, at Leonard’s bakery on Kapahulu Avenue.

  • Listen to legendary local singers or attend the concerts held at Kani Ka Pila Grille or Duke’s Waikiki where they have a packed event calendar almost all year round.
  • Let your hair down and party the night away at popular hot spots, such as The Yard House on Waikiki Beach Walk and RumFire in Sheraton Waikiki.

Looking for a specific type of hotel

Romantic Hotels
Best value
Wyndham Vacation Resorts Royal Garden at Waikiki
8.7
236 AUD
No. 1 most popular
Halekulani
9.2
838 AUD
No. 2 most popular
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
8.5
496 AUD
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
8.2
439 AUD
Prince Waikiki
9.0
470 AUD
The Kahala Hotel & Resort
9.1
583 AUD
Trump International Hotel Waikiki
9.0
508 AUD
The Modern Honolulu
8.3
299 AUD
Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations
8.8
449 AUD
Kid-friendly Hotels
Best value
Queen Kapiolani Hotel
7.6
247 AUD
No. 1 most popular
Sheraton Waikiki
8.2
432 AUD
No. 2 most popular
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
8.2
439 AUD
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
8.9
296 AUD
Hilton Waikiki Beach
8.4
284 AUD
Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
8.5
348 AUD
Park Shore Waikiki
8.3
272 AUD
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
8.2
260 AUD
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
8.7
359 AUD
Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
8.5
335 AUD
Hilton Grand Vacations at Hilton Hawaiian Village
8.4
508 AUD
Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
8.8
346 AUD
The Kahala Hotel & Resort
9.1
583 AUD
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort
8.3
335 AUD
Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk
8.8
351 AUD
Regency on Beachwalk Waikiki by Outrigger
8.1
278 AUD
Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations
8.6
549 AUD
Trump International Hotel Waikiki
9.0
508 AUD
The Modern Honolulu
8.3
299 AUD
Hokulani Waikiki by Hilton Grand Vacations
8.8
449 AUD
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach
9.2
729 AUD
Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach
8.7
375 AUD
Luxury Hotels
Best value
Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort And Spa
8.2
369 AUD
No. 1 most popular
Halekulani
9.2
838 AUD
No. 2 most popular
Sheraton Waikiki
8.2
432 AUD
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
8.5
496 AUD
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
8.2
439 AUD
Prince Waikiki
9.0
470 AUD
The Kahala Hotel & Resort
9.1
583 AUD
Grand Waikikian by Hilton Grand Vacations
8.6
549 AUD
Trump International Hotel Waikiki
9.0
508 AUD

Quick facts about Honolulu

Time, currency, and the basics — see the local time and get an idea of how much money you will spend on the basics in Honolulu
Local time
Currency
US Dollar
Beer
Pint of beer
4.18 AUD
Food
Inexpensive restaurant
21 AUD
Public transport
One-way ticket
3.83 AUD

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