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9 Best Cheap Airbnbs On Oahu, Hawaii - Updated 2020

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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, this article has everything you need if you’re traveling on a budget and want to find the best cheap Airbnbs on Oahu. Be sure to go through this list of private accommodation, so that you can find the perfect Airbnb for you during your stay in Oahu, Hawaii.

1. Private room on the west coast of Oahu (from USD 32)

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
191 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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2. Urban streamside adventure base in the heart of Kalihi

If you are looking for private accommodation that is closer to nature than other Airbnb rentals, 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 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

3. Cool and comfortable bedroom with amenities to boot

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 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

4. 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 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

5. Amazing accommodation near the shores of Kailua Beach (from USD 70)

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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6. 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

7. 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

8. 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

9. 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, jacuzzi, 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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Adventuring to the island of 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 Hawaii will be an adventure of a lifetime. Don’t let a limited budget stop you from visiting the island. With the help of this guide, you are now more equipped to experience what Hawaii has to offer.

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