15 Best Cheap Airbnbs In Oahu, Hawaii - Updated 2021

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If you want to experience the ancient coast, take a stroll around the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii. There is just so much to take in - tropical aromas, breathtaking sights, majestic turquoise waters, and a sensuous scenery that will make you appreciate nature at its best. Of course, traveling to Hawaii presents certain challenges, including finding accommodation. Lucky for you, there are plenty of options from an Airbnb in North Shore, Oahu to a private room in a lovely house. This article has everything you need if you’re traveling on a budget, so be sure to go through this list of cheap Airbnbs in Oahu, Hawaii, before your trip.

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1. A bright and charming apartment (from USD 109)

If you’re looking for a place to stay that’s Instagram-ready, this is one of the best accommodations in Oahu that you can check out. The air-conditioned studio apartment is located just two blocks away from the beach. It can house up to two guests at a time, with two beds and one bathroom provided in the apartment. There is a laptop-friendly workspace here that you can use if you’re working. Additionally, WiFI and cable TV are provided here for guests to use as well. The interiors of this unit are bright and charming, and they’re just waiting for a photo-op.

Islander's OCEAN VIEW-Legal Unit 2 blocks to beach
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
116 reviews
Entire condominium 1 Bed 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
just had screen window open plus fan
the couch and bed were both very comfortable to sleep on
the bed was super comfy and the balcony was so nice and breezy
very clean and stylish place
clean and had everything we could want
clean place and east check in
space was extremely clean bed was comfy and the space was well decorated and adorable
place was clean and in a great location
the hosts are very caring and personalize the room for your arrival
mariel was a great host she responded very quickly to any of my questions and was very hospitable
mariel is a great host
the little touches and amenities left by the host were really nice and added to the experience
great location very cute and clean the hosts do their best to make you feel at home
the location is great with a short walk to the beach and close to shops
great location from the beach
fantastic location everything you’ll ever need while on waikiki is walking distance there are also bus stops nearby
cute and stylish little place
great location i highly recommend staying here
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2. A private room at a home with a gorgeous view

If you want to try and experience living like a local in Hawaii, this place is one that you should check out. Capable of accommodating up to two people, this Airbnb rental is perfect for solo travelers or couples visiting Oahu. While here, you can use the kitchen and bathroom of the home you share with hospitable hosts. It also has a deck where you can appreciate a gorgeous view of the ocean and the surrounding landscape.

Live like a local! Great views in peaceful valley
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
55 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

3. Beautiful blue private room for two

This beautiful private room in Waipahu will make you feel like you’re staying in a hotel. Located in a safe neighborhood, guests are guaranteed a peaceful stay on the island. There’s one double bed in the room and guests have access to a shared bathroom with free toiletries. Other amenities include WiFi, free parking, and access to the shared kitchen and living room. There are a number of local eateries nearby if you want to indulge in Oahu’s cuisine.

Aloha! Beautiful Vacation Room near Oahu Outlets
Waipahu, Hawaii, United States
76 reviews
Private room in townhouse 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bedroom was comfortable with our own ac unit
awesome place nice and quiet and had a working ac in the room did the job for me
the room itself is a nice space
the apartment is definitely as advertised with a smart lock mirror and cat ( ) to name a few
my hostess prepared a delicious chinese breakfast for us
very clean and organized
very clean and nice modern room
it was a very clean environment
it was clean it was nice
i loved how clean and perfect everything was
ryle was a really nice host
she was a gracious host
the owners are super hospitable
great beautiful home and very welcoming host
beautiful home and very kind hosts
good location in quiet neighborhood away from downtown city still centrally located
great value in a central location
this place is an excellent location in a safe neighborhood
definitelly recommend this place:)
beauty upscale safe neighbourhood
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4. Uncle Blake's

Uncle Blake’s is a popular Airbnb choice for travelers, especially for artistic youths. Situated in Waialua, guests stay in a shared room and have access to shared bathrooms and common areas like the kitchen. This allows everyone to socialize and make new friends. Other amenities include WiFi, free parking, and air conditioning. Do note that three cats live on the property.

Uncle Blakes ( :
Waialua, Hawaii, United States
94 reviews
Shared room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
good air con in rooms
bunk bed was quite comfortable january stay was not too hot to sleep
i was in a co ed room and felt safe and secure
kitchen and bathroom facilities were quite clean everyone cleaned after themselves
clean and have cute kittens
great host and place is sparkling clean and very quiet after 10 pm
super fun clean organized great people fun experience awesome value :)
thank you to brandon cecile and junior for the clean place and oh
hosts are ever ready to help
everybody is so friendly and helpful
owner and staff very friendly and helpful
blake is genuinely caring and a good host
amazing tips from the owners
great location right by 2 bus stops
the location was amazing too
good location close to shops and 20 mins walk from the beach
yet you are a 30min walk from the beach but you are right by the cute town
good location good room and amazing value
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5. Private apartment with pool access (from USD 150)

This apartment has one king bed, one double bed, and one bathroom, making it perfect for four guests. You’ll also have access to an equipped kitchenette and a backyard with barbeque facilities. From 11 am to 6 pm, guests can make use of the host’s private pool. If you want to spend the day at the beach, just follow the private lane and the sound of the ocean and you’ll be there in just a few minutes.

Kailua Beach Studio - Coral Room
Kailua, Hi, United States
3 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
this place was fantastic so comfy and the dogs (milo teddy and marty) were just so friendly
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6. Cool, breezy home with mountain and ocean views (from USD 37)

Experience the best of Oahu, Hawaii without breaking the bank when you book a stay in this airy Hawaiian home located near downtown Honolulu. The lovely home has a bedroom fitted with a queen bed and an air mattress that’s perfect for couples of a small group of three. It features a full kitchen and laundry facilities for your convenience. There’s also a TV and WiFi connection for the guests. While it is close to several attractions like Diamond Head and other hiking spots, it is also close to the sea, which gives you stunning ocean views from the comfort of your balcony.

Cool, breezy home with mountain and ocean view
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
67 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the new bed is very comfortable
the room was nice and clean with lovely little details
clean and very cute with a great view in the ocean
great hospitality and amazing hosts
nice friendly and helpful host
emy and jenny are lovely and accommodating hosts
emy and jen were amazing hosts
very friendly and helpful hosts
solid location and great price
adorably room with comfortable bed in a very convenient location
great place 10 to 15 minutes to waikiki beach and on the way there are grocery stores and restaurants
great location cute house super friendly hosts adorable dogs
the location is perfect with a beautiful view
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7. Private room on the west coast of Oahu (from USD 35)

The Papaya Patch Room #1 is what most people consider a “home away from home.” Enjoy this cheap accommodation that does not compromise on quality. Almost everyone who has checked in to this room has given it a five-star rating. You can enjoy a free parking space on the premises, a hot tub, a fast and reliable internet connection, two kitchens, and two and a half bathrooms, for you and any traveling partner that you may have. On top of this, you can enjoy free seasonal fruit, a number of hiking trails nearby, and various dolphin and turtle tours.

papaya patch room # 1
Waianae, Hawaii, United States
193 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the room and all the amenities were clean
the ceiling fan was sufficient to cool off the space
a/c was great as it was very hot the time i stayed
the house is clean and tidy and the air conditioning in the room works great
her rooms are very clean with cold air conditioning
cleanliness/home environment: very very clean
house is clean and comfortable
the house is delightfully clean and friendly
the house was very clean
the cleanliness can be a big deal because everyone's idea of clean can be very different
awesome hosts and place
laretta was a friendly and attentive host
hosts are super helpful and their hospitality is outstanding - it makes you feel at home
laretta and steven were great hosts
laretta and steve are wonderful hosts
a great location to access the west side beaches
the location was beautiful with access to several beaches
location for west side exploration is perfect
it is away from the hustle and bustle of honolulu and is close to some amazing scenic beaches/hikes
:) finally as for location and driving distances it would take me ~1h to drive to e
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8. Elegant apartment with a BBQ area

This apartment is the perfect getaway for you, your friends, or your family. It features an amazing balcony with a majestic view, as well as a separate bedroom attached. This private accommodation has one bedroom with two beds, a shared bath, and access to a large BBQ area. Furthermore, the apartment is attached to a building wherein you can enjoy some of its amenities, including a pool, hot tub, sauna, and much more.

Lovely Island apartment in Honolulu +bicycles
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
190 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
if wifi is important to you the wifi was great for streaming netflix
the living room and balcony area were my favorites
the pool and other amenities make it also really easy comfortable and nice place to stay
for breakfast go to "sure shot": good brownies banana bread and coffee
i actually enjoyed the open living space because it had a big table to sit down and eat
affordable accommodations and a clean room
the place was clean and neat
the space is clean and in a secure building
the place is private clean and comfortable
nice place clean and fully equipped kitchen
caring & kind people
rebecca was a wonderful host
the host was super responsive and helpful
the host is friendly and quick respond to questions
she is lovely very kind and friendly
location was great
great value for the location
this place is in a great location very safe and close to ala moana centre
close to some great sights close to groceries and shopping and great food and public transport
the house is very well located walking distance from the enormous ala moana center and waikiki area
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9. Cool and comfortable bedroom with amenities to boot

Scouting for vacation home rentals in Oahu? The host of this super cool and comfortable one-bedroom apartment always receives a high rating from previous guests. This cheap accommodation features one bedroom, one bathroom, and various amenities, including a parking spot, a reliable Wi-Fi connection, a dryer, and an elegant kitchen. Whether you are only visiting for a few days or for weeks at a time, this would be a great place to stay while you are in Honolulu.

Cool 1BD on St Louis Heights w/VIEW
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
83 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

10. Amazing accommodation near the shores of Kailua Beach

This affordable private accommodation is everything you will ever need when you visit Hawaii. It is located near the majestic shores of Kailua Beach, which makes it much easier to appreciate what nature has bestowed upon us. It can accommodate two guests in its one queen-sized bed and features free parking on the premises, a pool, a private bathroom, and air conditioning to keep you cool throughout the day.

Kailua Affordable Room with Bath By the Pool
Kailua, Hawaii, United States
302 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the pool and air con were what made me book this place and they were excellent
room was fantastic and the quiet neighborhood allowed me to finally get a good night's sleep
the room is comfy & cozy with a nice bathroom and lots of closet space
i appreciated the plates bowls etc to use with the fridge for breakfasts
comfortable place as pictured with a private entrance
very clean and comfortable
very clean with everything we needed
the space was very clean and comfortable
cozy room clean quiet and safe
comfortable and clean with everything you need
the host was helpful and her responses were very fasst
the host was very responsive and readily reachable
jennifer was a great host
jennifer was a great host
jennifer was a great host
location is beautiful and central
nice location near beaches and stores
it’s an easy walk to the local safeway for food supplies
totally recommend this place wish could have stayed longer
it was quiet comfortable and a great location
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11. Recently-remodeled private accommodation with an amazing view

This one-bedroom apartment has been recently remodeled in May 2018. You will enjoy your stay here, as it features one bedroom, one bath, one full-size bed, a fan, toilet, sink, shower stalls, and so much more. In addition, this cheap Airbnb Oahu rental only costs 43 USD per night. The place may be small, but it is definitely worth it. Parking in Oahu ranges from 25 to 30 USD, but with this rental, you just pay a one-time fee of 5 USD. It also features a fast and reliable internet connection, hairdryer, dryer, and washer.

Great View, Air Conditioning & Private Entrance!
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
142 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

12. House rental on the hill with a majestic ocean view

This rental is located on a hill that features an amazing view of the ocean from the front deck. It can accommodate two guests in its 500 square feet (46.5 square meters) of living space with an additional 100 square-foot (9.3 square-meter) patio located at the back of the house. It has one bedroom, a bathroom, and a gorgeous kitchenette with a sink and a full refrigerator. While this accommodation does not include a stove in its kitchen, you can still enjoy its other amenities, including free parking on the premises, fast and reliable internet connection, air conditioning, a dining area, and a spacious living room.

House on the Hill with Ocean View from Front Deck
Kapolei, Hawaii, United States
123 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

13. Hawaiian hideout with amazing amenities

The Aloha Oasis Hideaway is one of those accommodations that you never really want to leave. It is the perfect Hawaiian hideout and features one bedroom with two beds that can cater to three guests. It has one private bath and a hot tub. This private room is in a house shared with the owner. You can enjoy free resort entrance and free coffee or tea with toast. Whether you are a couple, a solo traveler, or on a business trip, this rental is perfect for you. Furthermore, it is only five minutes away to the Disney Resort and Koolina.

Aloha Oasis Hideaway- A/C Home w/ Lot's of Perks!
Waianae, Hawaii, United States
70 reviews
Private room in house 2 Beds 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

14. Enjoy your stay in Waikiki with this female-only rental option

Waikiki beach is known for its vibrant neighborhood and breathtaking shores. On top of that, it is also known as a popular surf beach for both locals and tourists alike. Traveling to Honolulu, Hawaii, can be a great adventure for you and your friends. Moreover, if you are a solo female traveler, this is a great private accommodation that will keep you sheltered throughout your stay. It features one bedroom, one bed, and one shared bath. It is only a few blocks away from Waikiki Beach and 10 minutes from shopping malls and other fine dining restaurants.

•ONE onlyLADY’s traveler! Welcome to WAIKIKI !!
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
123 reviews
Private room in apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

15. Urban streamside adventure base in the heart of Kalihi

If you are looking for Oahu vacation rentals close to nature, this urban streamside oasis is a good place to start. This Airbnb has one bedroom and one bathroom and is located in a quiet location, hidden from the busy streets of Honolulu. It’s a peaceful, but urban house that features big windows and views of the tropical trees that filter the fresh wind and provide plenty of shade. After a day at the beach, you can easily lounge in the living room, open those big windows, and enjoy the breeze while you read a good book.

Urban Streamside Adventure Base
Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
165 reviews
Private room in house 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Adventuring in Oahu

Honolulu is one of the major tourist destinations in Hawaii. You can enjoy a great day at the beach or an evening stroll along its shores. Nevertheless, traveling to this island will be an adventure of a lifetime. Don’t let a limited budget stop you from visiting. With the help of this guide to cheap Airbnbs in Oahu, Hawaii, you are now more equipped to experience what Hawaii has to offer. Whether you choose a private room or a beach house rental in Oahu, you’ll definitely enjoy your stay.

Frequently asked questions about cheap Airbnbs in Oahu, Hawaii

1. Which are the best beachfront Airbnbs in Oahu?

If you want to be steps away from the beach on your Oahu getaway, be sure to book this private apartment with pool access that features a private lane leading to the beach.

2. Which are the best Airbnbs with pools in Oahu?

Travelers who enjoy staying at accommodations with pools should check out this private apartment with pool access. From 11 am to 6 pm, guests have access to the host’s backyard that has a pool.

3. Which are the best Airbnbs in Oahu with nice views?

If you’re the type of traveler who loves accommodation with a good view, check out this bright and charming apartment or this private room at a home with a gorgeous view.

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