While most options aren't located right on the beach, they are just a short walk away and you're still in the heart of Waikiki. Stay at any one of these budget hotels in Waikiki for an affordable, tropical escape.
Aqua Maile Sky Court
Maile Sky Court is designed for budget-conscious travelers who deserve friendly service, comfortable accommodations and a spectacular Honolulu location just three blocks from the beach. Vibrant rooms, some with ocean views, feature flat screens TVs, microwaves and mini-fridges while suites have added space and kitchenettes. There is also a steakhouse, outdoor pool, hot tub, shuttle service to nearby Waikiki attractions, and more. Price: $89/night on average
Aqua Bamboo Waikiki
This hip, affordable hotel has sleek, newly renovated rooms just a 4-minute walk from the beach. Aqua Bamboo Waikiki rooms have a distinct Asian-zen décor and are equipped with balconies, 32-inch flat-screen TVs, plus mini-fridges, microwaves and coffeemakers. An outdoor saltwater pool with waterfall, cabana, sundeck, poolside café and complimentary shuttle service add to the amenities. Price: $149/night on average.
Hilton Waikiki Beach
Located in the heart of Waikiki, just one block from the beach, Hilton Waikiki features spacious guest rooms. Each room is equipped with 42-inch flat screen TV, a large lanai with mountain, city or ocean views, pillow top beds and mini-fridges. An outdoor pool, 24-hour fitness center, pool bar and MAC 24/7, a contemporary American restaurant, add to the hotel’s amenities. Price: $196/night on average.
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach
Hyatt Place Waikiki Beach is a business-friendly hotel in close proximity to famous Waikiki Beach, the Honolulu International Airport, Honolulu Zoo and Diamond Head. Stylish rooms feature free Wi-Fi, 42-inch flat screen TVs, and private balconies. There is also a free hot breakfast, 24/7 market, coffee and lounge bar, outdoor pool, daily avitivities, fitness center and more. Price: $199/night on average.
Ohana East is conveniently located within a 5-minute walk from Waikiki Beach, with Royal Hawaiian Center Mall and Diamond Head nearby. Interior corridor rooms all feature a lanai, as well as free Wi-Fi, blackout drapes, and mini-fridges. Some also feature kitchenettes. Other amenities include an outdoor pool, a hot tub, a gym and a game room. There's also a cafe, a pizza restaurant, and a casual American eatery with piano entertainment. Price: $98/night on average
Waikiki Beach Marriot Resort & Spa
The only budget hotel on this list located right on the beach, Waikiki Beach Resort is a high-rise complex with standard yet comfortable rooms. Each has a balcony, 37-inch flat-screen TVs, as well as mini-fridges, coffeemakers and room service. Some rooms have ocean views, and suites add sitting areas or separate living spaces. Wi-Fi is included in the resort fee. In addition, there are five restaurants on-site, a lounge, coffee shop, two outdoor pools and a spa. Price $199/night on average.