Paumalu Hale Hostel

surrounded by lush mountain greenery and ocean views

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Haleiwa Hostels - Paumalu Hale Hostel

It is located in a quiet area in front of Rocky Point, a mere hundred yards from the beach located in between world famous beaches, Sunset Beach and Banzai Pipeline, known for the International World Surfing contest during the months of October through March with incredible waves.

The beaches on the North Shore are uncontaminated, very clean and natural with golden brown sand and a lots of coconut trees. During the months of April through September the ocean is very calm and pristine clear waters, very nice for scuba diving, snorkelling, swimming, sailing, canoe paddling, windsurfing and enjoying the diverse marine life, such as sea turtles, dolphins, whales and all sorts of beautiful fish.

The house includes: rooms with king, queen and full size beds, bunk beds, complete sets of linens, fully equipped kitchen, remote control fans, and cable TV, VCR, DVD and CD player. Outdoors there is a deck with tables and reclining chairs, with cable TV, hammocks and beautiful country gardens. The minimum reservation is 3 days.

Paumalu Hale Hostel
59-222 B Kamehameha Highway
Haleiwa HI, 96712

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Rating scale: 1=Poor, 2=Fair, 3=Acceptable, 4=Good, 5=Excelent

Review by: merize     E-mail: Private
Rating: 5     Submitted: 2009-05-31 10:14:51

Comments: Nylhsa is right! I went late May of 09 for a week, simply amazing. So neat, Tola is just so sweet, and it was quiet, I can't believe this place isn't full of people cuz' it's just so great! It's a little paradise on the North Shore, so please don't mess it up if you go!!! It would be a shame...

Review by: nylhsa     E-mail: Private
Rating: 5     Submitted: 2009-05-21 17:39:02

Comments: As good as it gets -- finally found this place after a bug infested night at backpackers (do not go)and stayed longer than we expected. Tola and Maria (who run it) are wonderful and though there is a language barrier if you are not fluent in spanish, no worries, they are as kind and accommodating as humanly possible. The picture above does it no justice, it is a beautiful, lush, homey and, thanks to Tola, incredibly clean hostel, that feels more like your grandma's summer cottage than a backpacker. Book though this site, because they are hard to reach on the phone, but book no matter what, you will be pleased.

Review by: Jenny     E-mail: Private
Rating: 5     Submitted: 2007-10-22 15:04:59

Comments: This hostel was fantastic! I planned to stay there 3 nights and ended up extending my stay for another 2 nights. It was clean and the property is beautiful. The beaches are within walking distance and Haleiwa is only a short drive away. Anyone that wants a relaxing vacation away from Honolulu should go here.

Review by: J. Washtock     E-mail: Private
Rating: 5     Submitted: 2007-03-15 13:39:38

Comments: I went to Backpackers for one night and it was FILTHY (as had 4 others staying at Paumalu). Paulmalu is VERY clean, there are separate dorms (sleeping 4) for men and women and it is a beautiful, peaceful place. I am recommending it to everyone coming to Hawaii.


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