Where are the good accomodations while you're in Honolulu? How do you find them? What do you need to know about them?
There are plenty of good places to stay in Honolulu. It all depends on what kind of place you’re looking for and how much you want to spend. Here is a list of some of the places available for you to stay at in Honolulu, how much they cost, and how you can contact them. It is recommended that you make your reservations well in advance of your trip to ensure you get your first choice of accommodations.
• Camping. There are plenty of places to camp in and around Honolulu. You should check with the state’s Division of Forestry and Wildlife for some good state parks and campgrounds.
• YWCA. There are several YWCA’s that offer places to stay for men and women visitors to the area. You typically need to buy a membership, and some YWCA’s require a minimum number of nights' stay in order to take advantage of the facility. Two different YWCA’s in Honolulu can be reached at either 946-0253 or 941-2231.
• Elderhostel. If you are over 60, you can stay here for a reasonable rate and you can take a college course while you’re there. Fees begin at $175 and include the course fees, room and food.
• The Moana Valley Inn. This is one of the most elegant bed and breakfasts in Honolulu. The structure has been in place since the late 1800s. Expect to pay between $90 and $150 a night. 947-6019.
• Ala Moana Americana Hotel. This hotel is just off the Waikiki strip. The Ala Moana Americana Hotel is a 36-story facility. It’s at a decent price, too. You will pay between $80 and $270 a night. 955-4811.
• The Pagoda Hotel. This hotel is away from the hustle and bustle of the hot places to be on the island. Because it’s a bit further away, it’s a great deal. Nice rooms run from $50 to $105.