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Hostel Alternative began as a cherished The Plumeria, offering affordable, quality accommodations to both visitors and locals in Hawaii. With over 20 years experience of the needs of budget-conscious travelers, we provided a gateway to Hawaiian hospitality without the hefty price tag.

Today, we've transformed our experience and expertise into a bridge connecting people with the places they want to explore and the experiences they wish to have.

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Hostel Alternative serves as a bridge between travelers and hosts. As such, it is imperative for guests to perform thorough due diligence before finalizing their stay. This includes contacting accommodations and understanding the terms of their stay. While Hostel Alternative facilitates these connections, the responsibility for ensuring a safe and satisfactory arrangement rests with the traveler.

Honolulu & Waikiki

$112
/night
NEW!!!

Entire condo in Honolulu, Hawaii
4 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath

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$110
/night
Rating
4.9

Entire condo in Honolulu, Hawaii
2 guests · Studio · 1 bath

Conveniently located in Waikiki and the host gave clear instructions and was very responsive. Small space so perfect for a single person or a couple. Felt safe as key card access was required for the elevators and doors.
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$110
/night
Rating
4.8

Entire condo in Honolulu, Hawaii
2 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath

Jackie and Matt were very responsive. The toilet flush nob came off and they came in to fix it within the same day. The place is small but it was perfectly adequate for me as a solo traveler.
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$99
/night
Rating
4.75

Entire rental unit in Honolulu, Hawaii
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

Cozy little studio,with a great location!
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$114
/night
Rating
4.74

Entire rental unit in Honolulu, Hawaii
2 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath

Location great and responsive host but some wear and tear. Walk 3 minutes to the beach and close food options. Jian was very fast to respond.
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$110
/night
Rating
4.4

Entire rental unit in Honolulu, Hawaii
2 guests · Studio · 1 bath

Great place to stay. Very close to shops in town. Easy process with accessing unit. Thank you for the great host.
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$85
/night
Rating
4.78

Room in Honolulu, Hawaii
1 bed · Shared bathroom

My stay was fantastic! It's a small space, but it's very cozy and comfortable, and has everything you need. It's in a small apartment of other rented rooms, and I felt comfortabl
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Waikiki Monthy

Split and Save: Flexible Travel Accommodation
Enjoy a cost-effective getaway by sharing the expense of a monthly rental with family, friends, or other travel-goers. Splitting the cost means you can relax and unwind without stretching your budget.

Consider connecting with other travelers to divide the accommodation into weeks among different guests at different times. This approach allows each traveler to enjoy a comfortable stay while only paying for the time they need. By organizing your travel plans with others, you can make your vacation more affordable and enjoyable. Please note, all connections and arrangements are the personal responsibility of the travelers.

Browse our properties suited for longer stays and plan a comfortable, affordable vacation together.

$2250
/month
New
Listing!

Entire rental unit in Honolulu, Hawaii
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

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$2400
/month
New
Listing!

Entire rental unit in Honolulu, Hawaii
3 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath

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$1630
/month
Rating
4.88

Room in Honolulu, Hawaii
1 queen bed · Private attached bathroom

I had an amazing time at Ernie's studio apartment in Waikiki. The location is excellent, with many shops and restaurants nearby. Right near the heart of downtown Waikiki and very close to the beach!
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Kailua-Kona & Big Island

$106
/night
Rating
4.75

Entire guest suite in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

This Airbnb is a fantastic value. The best part of this Airbnb is the close proximity to the beach and the peaceful neighborhood. I would highly recommend this Airbnb.
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$105
/night
Rating
4.78

Entire home in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
3 guests · 1 bedroom · 2 beds · 1 bath

Absolutely amazing stay! From the moment I booked, the experience was nothing short of perfect. The hosts were incredibly communicative
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$110
/night
Rating
4.8

Entire rental unit in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bed · 1 bath

Beautiful, clean, private unit. I would definitely recommend to anyone and would stay here again in the future. There was beach and snorkel equipment for use as well which was great.
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$99
/night
New
Listing!

Entire rental unit in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath

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$109
/night
Rating
4.96

Entire guesthouse in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii2 guests · 1 bedroom · 1 bath

Had such a good stay at Molly’s place. It was perfect for what we needed which was a quaint clean place to rest after days full of adventuring around the island.
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$102
/night
Rating
4.99

Entire home in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
2 guests · Studio · 1 bed · 1 bath

Rob & Danny’s place was perfect for our stay! The place was clean, had wifi, access to a bbq along with kitchen utensils and pantry items.
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