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. We have gathered an assortment of posts to help make your time on the island as good as it can be.
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. We’ve also sifted through the many options 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.
Best Luxury Hotels on Oahu
For over a century, travelers have flocked to Oahu for luxury vacations. Check out our picks for the absolute best!
Best Oceanfront Hotels
Here are Oahu’s best properties right on the beach, whether in Waikiki, on the North Shore or elsewhere.
Best Family Hotels in Oahu
Traveling with kids or multi-generations? Here are our top hotel picks for luxury, deals, teens, what’s new and best pools.
Best Romantic Hotels
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 in Oahu
These hotels may not offer the absolute cheapest rates, but they provide excellent bang for your buck.