Having a great vacation it doesn’t mean you should boom the most expensive hotel rooms. The secret lies in the places you are going to visit and persons you are going to travel with. A vacation to Hawaii means many outdoor activities – the hotels will be the place where to sleep only. Find below a list with hotel rooms across the Hawaiian Islands which are comparatively inexpensive, but still provide safe, comfortable accommodations. Some even offer ocean views, while others free breakfast. These choices will go easy on your wallet, freeing up your dollars for more important expenditures, like luaus and helicopter rides over volcanoes.
Aqua Hotel Molokai is located on the amazing beautiful island of Molokai, along the shore just two miles outside the Kaunakakai town. Don’t expect to find on Molokai swanky restaurants, hip bars or clubs; it is for those looking for a peaceful and quiet place for spending their holiday in total relax. Views of Lanai and winter migratory humpback whales are delightful. The 53-room property is a complex of wooden, Polynesian-style A-frame buildings standing dramatically at the edge of the ocean. All rooms are dotted with telephones and cable TV, private lanais, and some have kitchens. The on-site activities desk can help arrange everything from unforgettable mule rides, waterfall hikes and more.
Aston Maui Lu Resort was founded in 1958 by Canadian Gordon Gibson, and is one of the oldest resorts on Maui's south shore. It was named after the yacht he sailed across the Pacific. Many years the resort served as a favorite with long-stay guests escaping the cold during the winter months. The rooms have been recently renovated, the staff is great and the grounds are tropically landscaped. A coconut grove can be found on the property, which is said to be the oldest on the island. On hot days, guests are invited to cool off in the swimming pool, shaped like the island of Maui. Ask for the oceanfront rooms located across the street, if you want something totally private with a smashing ocean view. The property also offers free parking and tennis, and many rooms come with refrigerators.
Best Western The Plaza Hotel is located less than a mile from the Honolulu International Airport. Visitors will be pleasantly surprised to find here a smoke-free setting, many amenities and a friendly staff. The hotel encompasses a main tower with twelve floors and more than 274 rooms. Each room is furnished with one or two beds, is equipped with air-conditioning, color cable TV, microwave and refrigerator; local phone calls are free, as is high-speed Internet access. Some pet-friendly rooms are available.
Courtyard by Marriott Waikiki Beach is a smoke-free property featuring 307 guest rooms and 94 one-bedroom suites. The ideal location allows visitors to hang out on Waikiki Beach, which is a five-minute walk from the hotel. However Courtyard by Marriott offers to its visitors a pool deck with two swimming pools, fitness center and a spa. All rooms are equipped with flat-screen TVs, high-speed Internet, refrigerators and coffee makers. Wi-Fi Internet access is available in public areas. On-site Spada Bar & Restaurant offers casual Italian fare and is open for breakfast and dinner with outdoor patio seating. Additional guest amenities include a business center and an entertainment room with a 65-inch flat-screen TV and two Xbox game stations.
Halana Lodge is situated on 30 acres of pristine tropical forest, and is strategically located in Volcano, Hawaii; it offers unique and private bed and breakfast services. Halana lodge is popular among tourists because it is a wonderful place to stay while exploring Hawaii, Big Island and the picturesque Volcano area including Volcanoes National Park, Hawaii's number one attraction. With 7 bedrooms and 6.5 bathrooms, it's perfect for singles, couples, families and larger groups. We also host corporate retreats, small wedding parties, private workshops and family reunions.
Located on the Kona Coast on the Big Island in Captain Cook, Hawaii, The Ka'awa Loa Plantation Guesthouse and Retreat offers guestrooms with ocean or garden views and private or shared bathrooms, a cottage with a kitchen, and a separate suite with a four-poster bed. Spectacular views are guaranteed from every room and this because the property is set at an elevation of 1,200 feet above the Kealakekua Bay. Visitors have the possibility to enjoy a lot of activities: swimming and snorkeling, kayaking, hiking, horseback riding and touring coffee farms. Just a short drive away from the Guesthouse can be found the next historic attractions: St. Benedict’s Painted Church and sacred Pu’uhonua O Honaunau, the Place of Refuge.
Those looking for comfortable budget accommodation should choose the Kauai Sands Hotel located on six landscaped acres near the Coconut Plantation Marketplace, six miles from the airport and the capital town of Lihue. It has 200 rooms, all equipped with mini-refrigerators, air-conditioning, cable TV and balconies. Some suits have partial ocean views or kitchenettes. The hotel offers basic, convenient accommodations, particularly for travelers more interested in actively exploring Kauai than lazing around a resort pool. It's also one of the state's few hotels owned and operated by Hawaiians.
Naniloa Volcanoes Resort is located on the water along scenic Banyan Drive on Hilo Bay, just three miles from Hilo Airport and a 45-minute drive from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park. It is a no-smoking resort and features 315 rooms. The rooms above the fourth floor have the most awesome views to the bay. The property is a favorite of inter-island business travelers, as well as tourists on affordable overnight visits to the volcano. Amenities include a good-size swimming pool, 24-hour guest services desk and complimentary airport shuttle. Paradise Spa offers oceanfront exercise facilities and a whirlpool, cold plunge pool, sauna and steam room. There are two restaurants on the property, Sandalwood and the Polynesian Room.
Napili Surf Beach Resort is located a few minutes away from Kaanapali and historic Lahaina Town. Individually owned and like a home away from home, the low-rise Napili Surf Beach Resort offers condo comfort right on one of Hawaii’s most beautiful settings: Napili Bay, with a golden-sand beach and great swimming. Each studio and one-bedroom unit includes daily maid service, ceiling fan, cable TV/DVD player and a fully equipped kitchen. On the property, guests also enjoy two swimming pools, shuffleboard and a barbecue area.
Sea Mountain Resort Pahala is located only a few miles from the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, in the isolated South Point area on the Southeast Coast of the Big Island. Only here guests can indeed enjoy a Hawaiian escape. A studio type room or a one bedroom unit offers convenient accommodation for a couple or a family. Each unit is outfitted with a mini kitchen complete with a dishwasher, microwave, stove, refrigerator and coffeemaker. A cable television and a telephone with free local calls are also available. An 18-hole golf course, four tennis courts, an outdoor pool and tub and barbecue area are the recreational amenities at the Sea Mountain Resort Pahala. Guests can enjoy a private relaxation in a traditional Hawaiian setting. Other facilities include a laundry service and a handicapped unit.