Best Hotels, B&Bs, Guesthouses and Hostels in Hawaii

Best Hotels, B&B's and Hostels in Hawaii

This is a list showing the best hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Hawaii which are recommended by the most popular travel experts around the world from CNN, Lonely Planet, Fodor’s, New York Times and more. All hotel recommendations have been referenced with customer reviews, and we only list hotels which have a review rating of at least 4 out of 5 stars.

The island of Hawaii is famed for its diverse natural scenery, an abundance of public beaches, oceanic surroundings, active volcanoes and a tropical climate which makes it one of the most visited places in the whole of the US and the world at large. The island is located in the state of Hawaii of the United States where it ranks as the largest island in the whole of US. Hawaii has been described by many as a haven of hospitality creating the perfect getaway for people looking for adventure, fun, and excitement.

The Island is just the perfect place for hospitality with its ideal setting and infrastructures. With several fascinating and interesting places such as the Akaka Falls, which is one of the tallest waterfalls on the island, East Hawaii Cultural Center and Hawai’i Volcanoes National Park, you are sure to have a nice time in this beautiful place.

Other places of interest on the island include the Nani Mau Gardens, the Mauna Kea Observations, the Manuka State Wayside Park, and the Onizuka Center for International Astronomy, Pau Mau Place Arboretum and Botanical Garden and Pana’ewa Rainforest Zoo.

Through the recommended hotels listed below, you can easily find the best places to stay in Hawaii. If you like our list of hotels, hostels, B&Bs and guesthouses in Hawaii, then you should also check out our selection of recommended hotels in Bali or the best hotels in Cyprus.

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The Kahala Hotel and Resort, Hawaii

The Kahala Hotel and Resort, Hawaii

Fodors + 3 more

“Hidden away in the upscale residential neighborhood of Kahala, this elegant oceanfront hotel has played host to celebrities, princesses, the Dalai Lama, and nearly every president since Lyndon Johnson as one of Hawaii’s very first luxury resorts.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Hawaii.

Check availability $475
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii

Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, Hawaii

Frommers + 2 more

“It still exudes upscale tranquility with an uncluttered, Asian-inspired aesthetic in spacious, modern rooms, while families relish the even larger lodgings in the Beachfront Wing and a new array of Hawaiian cultural activities.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Hawaii.

Check availability $425


What are the best areas to stay in Hawaii?
Hawaii is a state is an volcanic archipelago in the Central Pacific as well as a state in the United States of America. The island is known for its beaches with golden, green, red, and black sands, tropical foliage, waterfalls, and cliffs. Some of the great areas of Hawaii are:

Black Point
Black Point is a beautiful area that is also called Diamond Head and has white sandy beaches, beautiful mansions, and wide roads. The area is the home to an illegal and infamous saltwater pool that fills with ocean water during big swells and high tide.

Pupukea is a small land division that is located close to the North Shore of Oahu. The division is the home to Waimea Bay that hosts the world famous surf competition “The Eddie” every year. The area also offers striking view to Waimea Valley, Waimea Bay, as well as entire of the North Shore.

Hawaii Kai
Hawaii Kai is an up market suburban area situated on the southeastern coast of Oahu. The area has several restaurants, shops, skate parks, schools, sports fields, parks, farmers’ markets and a movie theater. The area has landmarks as China Walls and Koko Head stairs.

Lanikai is an attractive area situated on the eastern side of Oahu. The area is home to Mokulua Islands and Lanikai Beach and attracts tourists and locals. The area has numerous restaurants, shops and stunning beach parks.

Mānoa is an area located in the valley and wetter part of the island U.S. state. The area is the home to University of Hawaii at Mānoa and the University Avenue has several shops, bars, and restaurants.
How much does it cost to stay in a Hawaii hotel?
Hawaii is expensive. For a 3-star hotel you have to pay around $200 per night and for a 4-star hotel you would be looking at $330 per night. If you're after a luxury 5-star Hawaii hotel then you can expect to pay around $630 per night.
Which Hawaii hotel offers great views?
If you're looking for a room with a view, then try the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort Honolulu, Moana Surfrider Westin Resort Honolulu or New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel Honolulu. All offer amazing views of Hawaii and the ocean according to recent customer reviews.
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