Best Hotels on Oahu

Where to Stay on Oahu

Aptly called the Gathering Place, Oahu is home to over 70 percent of the state’s population. Hawaii’s first tourist destination, dating back to the early 20th century, Oahu remains the number one destination for visitors, drawn to the sands and sights of Waikiki, the historic attractions of Pearl Harbor and the small-town, big-wave charms of the North Shore. 

Oahu has three main resort destinations. Waikiki on the south side of the island, Ko Olina on the west shore and then the famed North Shore.

Foodies can enjoy our well-researched lists of where to eat, including where to get the best breakfast, lunch, dinner, sushi, Hawaiian food, etc., as well as other favorite picks created by island experts. Looking for the best activities? Beachgoers, hikers, snorkelers, luau lovers and more should check out our constantly evolving lists of the best ways to experience Oahu’s offerings. Of course, you’ll need a place to stay. See below to find the island’s best lodgings, including top choices for a romantic getaway for two, a family vacation or a group gathering, as well as the best luxury and good-value hotels. 

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Best Oceanfront Hotels on Oahu

Here are Oahu’s best properties right on the beach, whether in Waikiki, on the North Shore or elsewhere.

The Locals' Guide to the Best Luxury Hotels on Oahu

For over a century, travelers have flocked to Oahu for luxury vacations. Check out our picks from Waikiki, Ko Olina and the North Shore for the absolute best!

Best Family Hotels on Oahu

Traveling with kids or multi-generations? Here are our top hotel picks for luxury, deals, teens, what’s new and best pools.

Best Spa Hotels on Oahu

If you want to relax and rejuvenate on your vacation, there’s nothing better than a visit to one of the best spa hotels on Oahu.

Best Romantic Hotels on Oahu

A moonlit beach and the right person by your side are all you really need to experience romance in the Aloha State. 

Best Vetted Value Hotels on Oahu

These hotels may not offer the absolute cheapest rates, but they provide excellent bang for your buck. Check our vetted picks in Waikiki and Ko Olina. 

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