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Hotels in Hawaii

Go lavish or rough it in the island's raw beauty.

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From exclusive five-star resorts on the beach to budget-friendly rustic retreats, there are beautiful places to stay on every major island in Hawaii — at every price point.

Best luxury hotels in Hawaii

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, Kapolei

Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina, Kapolei

Sprawled along the beach in Kapolei, this exclusive resort combines luxury with authentic Hawaiian tradition. It has four pools — including two family pools and one for adults only — four restaurants and an expansive spa.

  • Rating: 5-star
  • Price: From $600
  • Key amenities: Penthouse and specialty suites available, beachfront views, house car, beachside services, wedding chapel
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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

The Royal Hawaiian opened in 1927 and is spectacularly situated on famed Waikiki Beach. With rich history, strong ambassador loyalty and connection to Hawaiian culture, this historic Honolulu hotel offers a unique island experience.

  • Rating: 5-star
  • Price: From $300
  • Key amenities: Luxury spa, fitness center, mai tai bar, fine dining, breakfast buffet, limo services
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Jet Luxury @ The Trump Waikiki

Jet Luxury @ The Trump Waikiki

One of the first ultra-luxury hotel properties on Waikiki Beach, Jet Luxury @ The Trump Waikiki is a towering 38 stories and features gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean from its 462 luxury suites.

  • Rating: 5-star
  • Price: From $300
  • Key amenities: Pools, spas, gyms, room service, concierge, 24-hour butler
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Best mid-range hotels in Hawaii

Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel

Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel

Downtown Honolulu’s only hotel, the Aston at the Executive Centre offers business suites with floor-to-ceiling windows so you can take in the spectacular views of the city and ocean while hard at work. It’s also located just minutes from Chinatown, where you’ll find tons of shops and restaurants.

  • Rating: 4-star
  • Price: From $200
  • Key amenities: Full executive suites, pool, hot tub, jet spa, daily newspaper, 24-hour security
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Kona Coast Resort

Kona Coast Resort, Kailua

Enjoy the beautiful landscapes that Hawaii has to offer without breaking your budget. The Kona Coast Resort offers spacious, fully-furnished suites, perfect for a couple’s getaway or family vacation.

  • Rating: 3-star
  • Price: From $135
  • Key amenities: Oceanfront views, air conditioning, pools, hot tubs, sauna, pool bar and restaurant
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Kanaloa at Kona by Outrigger

Kanaloa at Kona by Outrigger, Kailua

This 18-acre property features one- and two-bedroom condos overlooking the ocean, as well as access to golf courses and activities the whole family will enjoy.

  • Rating: 3-star
  • Price: From $165
  • Key amenities: Three pools, spas, two tennis courts, barbecue areas
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Keaau Place

Keaau Place, Keaau

A comfortable, upmarket guesthouse, Keaau Place is just 30 minutes from Hilo Airport. Cozy rooms have ensuite bathrooms and well-equipped kitchenettes.

  • Rating: 3-star
  • Price: From $165
  • Key amenities: Free laundry, propane grills, covered deck
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Best cheap hotels in Hawaii

Hamakua House

Hamakua House and Camping Cabanas, Pepeekeo

This charming guesthouse on Hawaii’s northeast coast has two rooms, lovely views and a pleasant rural setting only 30 minutes from the airport. Or, enjoy more rustic surroundings in the property’s outdoor camping cabanas, private cabins and outdoor hostel-style dorm rooms.

  • Rating: 2-star
  • Price: From $35
  • Key amenities: Off-the-grid solar accommodations, bed and breakfast rooms, within driving distance to Big Island attractions like Akaka Falls State Park, Onomea Bay and Waipio Valley
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Kona Seaside Hotel

Kona Seaside Hotel, Kailua

Family-owned since 1960, this bayfront hotel offers air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor pool, lounge bar and fitness center. Fans of full-bodied coffee can tour world-renowned coffee plantations during their stay.

  • Rating: 2-star
  • Price: From $135
  • Key amenities: Pool, lounge bar, fitness center
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Days Inn by Wyndham Maui Oceanfront

Days Inn by Wyndham Maui Oceanfront

This simple hotel sits on Keawakapu Beach in Maui and offers breathtaking views of the Haleakala volcano and the Pacific Ocean.

  • Rating: 2-star
  • Price: From $165
  • Key amenities: Hot breakfast, fitness center, business center, 24-hour reception desk, BBQ grills
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Are Airbnbs available in Hawaii?

Yes! There are Airbnb and other short-term rental options on all the major Hawaiian islands — many of which are reasonably priced, starting around $70 per night in peak season.

Best island to stay on in Hawaii

There’s plenty to do and see on all of the Hawaiian islands. Whether you’re planning on island hopping or sticking to one, you won’t run out of things to do or breathtaking nature to view. Here are just a few of the most popular sights and attractions on each of the major islands.

The Big Island

Officially known as the island of Hawaii, The Big Island is home to beaches, rainforests and volcanoes. Volcanoes National Park is one of the island’s most popular attractions, with two active volcanoes and 150 miles of hiking trails.

Maui

Maui is the perfect island getaway for the vacationer who wants to kick back and relax — think sprawling beaches and crystal-clear water. But if you find yourself looking for adventure, the Haleakala National Park — home to the world’s largest dormant volcano — is right in your backyard.

Oahu

For some of the most famous attractions in Hawaii, check out Oahu. Its state capital, Honolulu, Pearl Harbor and world-famous Waikiki Beach are all located on this idyllic island.

Kauai

A stay on Kauai is sure to quench your thirst for adventure. Hike Waimea Canyon State Park or the Sleeping Giant mountain ridge, take a scenic drive along historic highway 560 or hang ten on Hanalei Beach.

Bottom line

Hawaii has a wide range of hotel and other accommodation options that fit within any travel budget — whether you’re looking to laze in luxury or enjoy rustic living during your stay. Take a look at our guide of the top things to do in Hawaii to help you decide which island is right for you.

How did we choose these hotels?

We selected the hotels and guesthouses on our list by comparing star ratings, price ranges, key amenities and location. Price data obtained June 2019. Prices are subject to change and should be used only as a general guide.

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