Where to Stay in Hawaii: Hotels vs Vacation Rentals (What is best in Hawaii?)

Where to Stay in Hawaii: Hotels vs Vacation Rentals (What is best in Hawaii?)

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The great debate between Jordan and Erica: Where is the best place to stay in Hawaii - hotels or vacation rentals? The debate gets heated.

We break down the pros and cons of Hawaii hotels and vacation rentals (Airbnb, Vrbo, timeshares, etc.) so you can have the best Hawaii vacation. Plus, gratuitous condo tour footage.

Watch for Oahu, Big Island, and Maui hotel and condo tours. We share all the best footage from our island-hopping trips and our favorite places from our home island of Maui.

Knowing where to stay is half the battle. Finish your Hawaii vacation planning with one download. Our Hawaiian island itineraries have everything you need for a dream vacation: https://thehawaiivacationguide.com/itineraries/

Need a hotel now? Here are our favorite Hawaii hotels (note, these are affiliate links which means we earn a few dollars at no cost to you when you click) Thanks for watching!
Westin Hapuna Beach https://prf.hn/l/78YzaA0 (Big Island)
Sheraton Kona https://prf.hn/l/KN8V1gL (Big Island)
Mauna Kea Beach Hotel https://prf.hn/l/rvgWxo5 (Big Island)
Westin Maui https://prf.hn/l/rwNOG81 (Maui)
Sheraton Kaanapali https://prf.hn/l/reELogo (Maui)
Royal Hawaiian https://prf.hn/l/KjLZavO (Oahu)
Sheraton Waikiki https://prf.hn/l/KN8V5aP (Oahu)
Laylow https://prf.hn/l/KzyLVmJ (Oahu)
Marriott Ko Olina https://prf.hn/l/64doMLk (Oahu)
Marriott Courtyard North Shore https://prf.hn/l/61pmQxX (Oahu)
Westin Princeville https://prf.hn/l/KX9QPNP (Kauai)
Marriott Kauai Beach Club https://prf.hn/l/7abAOmV (Kauai)
Koloa Landing Resort https://prf.hn/l/6b10O5G (Kauai)

Check out our article Hotels vs Airbnb: What's Best for Your Hawaii Vacation for details on how to save and if Airbnb or Vrbo has better vacation rentals:
https://thehawaiivacationguide.com/vacationrentalorhotel

Chapters: Hotels vs Vacation Rentals in Hawaii
01:47 1. Cost
04:55 2. Amenities
06:38 3. Space and Solitude
08:16 4. Location
09:34 5. Consistency
10:44 The winner is ...

Note: the footage was shot before and during the COVID-19 pandemic, hence a lot of people around, hotels open, pools open, and other pre "new normal" stuff.

Thanks for watching,
Henry, Erica, Hattie, and Jordan

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