10 Best Places to Stay When in Kailua, O’ahu under $100

When in Kailua, O’ahu, one is excited to try windsurfing and explore its fine, white sandy beaches. If you are planning to visit the beautiful and pristine beaches of Kailua, O’ahu such as the Lanikai Beach and Kailua Beach, staying in hotels can be quite pricey.  But the good news is, there are available homestays that tourists can book at a very reasonable price without having to sacrifice the quality of the place.  Not to mention the welcoming and gracious hosts who can even help you around when exploring Kailua.

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Below are the top 10 places in and arround Kailua under $100 where guests can book unique accommodations via AirBnB.com:

(The list is not ranked.)


Paradise Studio Walk to Kailua Beach


Price: $80/night

Host: Hannah

Paradise Studio Walk to Beach
Paradise Studio Walk to Beach

Newly renovated in June 2014, the space can accommodate two (2) guests and is just two blocks from the beach access and is 5-minute away from Lanikai Beach.  It sits in a peaceful and relaxing area and gives high value for privacy and security.  Beds are extremely clean and comfortable. Guests are welcome to enjoy the amenities such as snorkeling equipment, beach chairs and towels, tents, bicycles, surfboards and kayaks.


Lanikai’s Breathtaking View


Price: $100/night

Host: Faye

Lanikai's Breathtaking View
Lanikai’s Breathtaking View

Built in 1970, enjoy the stunning view from the hillside while having peace and quiet in this house located a block away from Lanikai Beach.  The bedroom has the perfect ocean view and has a queen bed, dresser, desk and is adjacent to a private bathroom.  Guests are provided with continental breakfast during their stay. Bonus – a fresh water pool is available at the house!


Kailua Affordable Room and Bath


Price: $70/night

Host: Jennifer

Kailua Affordable Room with Bath
Kailua Affordable Room with Bath

Located on a quiet street in Kailua, this room has its own private entrance and has more than everything you need.  The accommodating and gracious host makes sure that everything is ready for her guests.  It is just a walking distance to Kailua Beach and a 5-minute walk to the shopping center and bus line.  If you wish to just stay around, there is a tiled pool that you can enjoy.


Kailua Blue Ocean Breeze


Price: $80

Host: Melissa and Frank

Kailua Blue Ocean Breeze
Kailua Blue Ocean Breeze

If you are traveling with your family, Kailua Blue Ocean Breeze is the perfect place to stay in. It is a 5-bedroom, 2-bathroom furnished home and is extremely clean and cozy.  They also offer amenities such as the use of the kitchen and the outside shower. If you love surfing, this house is just 30 minutes from Oahu’s North Shore.  The hosts also offer private surfing lessons. The guests are very clear with their instructions on the house rules to keep their home’s ambience.


Private room for 2 guests


Price: $85/night

Host: Sharon

Cozy room - walk to Kailua beach
Cozy room – walk to Kailua beach

This private room is part of a lovely island style home and has everything you need – a comfortable queen sized bed, bathroom, large kitchen and dining area with internet access.  Guests can also enjoy the outdoor lanai while having a fun-filled BBQ party.  It is located near the prettiest beaches of the island so make sure to ask tips from the kind host.


Aloha Surf Hotel Central Waikiki (Rm 502)


Prize: $100/night

Host: Ron and Sallie


If you have the budget for a boutique condo hotel, this is the place for you.  Aloha Surf is a clean, spacious room and is very comfortable. It is a fully-equipped room with lanai and free wifi.  It is located in the center of everything – beach shops, supermarkets, and of course, beaches.  The hotel also has an in-house restaurant, exercise area, spa, and internet café.  You might also be treated for some little surprises from the hosts.


The Olomana Room


Price: $88

Host: Thomas

Master BR w priv BA, Quiet Kailua
Master BR w priv BA, Quiet Kailua

If you are planning to stay a bit longer in Kailua, O’ahu, this place is more than you could ask for.  It is located in a safe and peaceful neighborhood yet still near the best beaches of Hawaii.  It boasts of its Olomana Room which is very similar to a hotel room – complete with beach towels, beach mats, internet access, maps and guidebooks.  The house also provides a furnished kitchen, dining area and living room. The host also has bikes, surfboard, sea kayaks, and body boards available for rent which are affordable and in great condition.


Private room near the beach


Price: $85

Host: Eric

Room in Kailua 4 blocks to beach
Room in Kailua 4 blocks to beach

This bright and beautiful room is right in the heart of Coconut Grove in Kailua, O’ahu.  It is half a mile away from the beach which is approximately a 7-minute walk and public transportation is just down the street. The house is big and it has a furnished kitchen.  You can even have a barbecue party at the garden. The host also allows his guests to use his gears – surf boards, snorkeling gears, kayaks and beach cruisers.


Private Micro-House: Kailua Coconut


Price: $70/night

Host: Denise and Henrik

Private Micro-House: Kailua Coconut
Private Micro-House: Kailua Coconut

Located in the heart of Kailua town, this custom-designed micro-house aims to showcase a tropical experience to its guests.  Kailua Coconut micro-house is walking distance to almost everything – less than 2 blocks to Kailua’s best restaurants, less than a mile to Lanikai and Kailua beaches, less than a quarter mile to the bus stop.  Cooking is not allowed and no coffee maker and microwave available. It even has an outdoor shower and a lanai which adds charm to this lovely place. Best place to stay in if you want to discover the best coffee shops in the island and experience Hawaii like a local.


Tropical Garden Cottage


Price: $95/night

Host: Phyllis

This cottage is a private re-furbished shed in the back of the host’s home.  It can accommodate 2 persons and has everything you need – double bed, remodeled kitchen with amenities, dishwasher and lots more.  The host also provides WiFi, Apple TV and Netflix. Guests can also enjoy the garden patio fire pit while having a BBQ party.  Nearest bus stop is located half a block from the house and 4 blocks from the Kailua beaches.

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