We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village

Show Prices
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_baseline_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_baseline_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

168 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 144: English reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this laid back set up, felt like home very quickly. If you are looking for a place to connect with people and hear the waves at night even from the cabins on the other side of the beach, this place is a pearl. Feels more like a community then a hostel set up. Dorm rooms are good enough, cleaned...

Thank Madeleine C
Degerfors, Sweden
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We, a family with two children, are very happy that we chosed this place for our stay in North Shore. The owner and staff are very serviceminded and friendly, and we liked our family room with two double beds, a small kitchen and balcony w sea view. Free parking and wifi. We had a car and it was very easy...

Thank Ida T
Katoomba, Australia
Reviewed 14 January 2017

well, maybe not cheap, but affordable, especially for north shore and especially during the surf comps! Awesome beachfront location at Three Tables Beach (studio room). Very basic, low gloss room and facilities but suited mum & 3 teenagers. We loved the norht shore, the beach front room, riding the bikes to Pipeline & Sunset beaches, the food trucks, and the...

Thank adrienneandgirls
NZ Northland
Reviewed 9 January 2017

we were a group of 11 people and booked the main house of 3 bedrooms with two sets of bunks in each room, dorm style. There were two bathrooms with a shower and toilet in each room. We had the entire house to ourselves as we booked for 12 people, bedrooms, bathrooms, kitchen and lounge. The house was located underneath...

Thank hinukoa
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 6 January 2017

It´s hard enough to find ANY accomodation on the North Shore, let alone an affordable one. The place has a nice vibe and attracts budget travellers ( if there is such a thing on Hawaii ) and surfers from all over the world. We stayed at one of the apartments they offer. It was like sleeping on one of the...

Thank mberlin2015
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 2 January 2017

It was our second time staying there and probably our last. To start the person in charge for the reservation messed up my request (the first time too) and instead of booking a private room booked 1 bed in a dorm. Well… we were 2. Partly was my fault because I actually trusted what she was doing and making a...

Thank Catia R
Reviewed 13 December 2016

beautiful location and most of the staff were friendly but the overall conditon of the hostel was not in good shape. one of my frineds got bed bugs and the bathroom had no soap and lights broekn. Very good with bike hire but just too expensive for the level of quality in the hostel.

1Thank Celestine M
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I stayed at the Back House for 4 nights. The staff who I had dealt with were very friendly and helpful and were very accommodating for my late arrival and early departure. The surrounds were great - Three Tables beach is pretty much at your door step and a short walk from Waimea Bay. There is a nearby supermarket and...

Thank jepjep92
Noosa, Australia
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

First up this place is unique and I believe the owner knows this so feels like they do not have to do a lot else with it. The mattress was brown. I'm not fussy but that was pretty bloody gross. The cleaner was great and I stayed in the back house and the whole concept and potential for this place...

3Thank Jemma R
connerjwagner, Manager at Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village, responded to this review

Thanks guys!!! Its was awesome hanging with you guys. Thank you for the kind and truthful words. Trust me we see the potential and slowly, but surely we are working on making this place what it should be. Mahalo, Conner, Swan, and Brad Oh and Sharlyn ;)

Reviewed 17 October 2016

Amazing staff, wonderful location within walking distance to many beaches, food trucks and grocery store. I stayed in one of the cabins that is shared between 6 people. shared bathroom, shared kitchen- both large and very clean. I was very impressed- I never felt over crowded, and I always felt safe. It would have been nice to have guaranteed Wi-Fi...

1Thank Heather S
connerjwagner, Manager at Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village, responded to this review

Mahalo for the kind words Heather! We are so glad that the you enjoyed our North Shore lifestyle. It seems that you were a perfect fit :) Hope you come back to see us again. Aloha and Mahalo

130 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

All Traveller Photos (130)
Room/Suite (27)
Hotel & Grounds (14)
View from Room (6)
Dining (2)
Pool/Beach Area (3)
Bathroom (4)
Family/Play Areas (1)
Business Centre/Function Rooms (2)
Other (71)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Haleiwa
The Modern Honolulu
The Modern Honolulu
#3 of 85 in Honolulu
3,651 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Vive Hotel Waikiki
#10 of 85 in Honolulu
2,027 reviews
Turtle Bay Resort
#1 of 1 in Kahuku
3,422 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices


  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Internet
About the property
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Budget accommodation and hostel ... more   less 

Additional Information about Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village

Address: 59-788 Kamehameha Hwy, Haleiwa, Oahu, HI 96712-9420
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Haleiwa
Price Range: $48 - $274 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village 1.5*
Number of rooms: 25
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Orbitz, Booking.com, Expedia, Hotels.com and Travelocity so you can book your Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Backpackers Vacation Inn And Plantation Village Hotel Haleiwa
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village staff and other travellers.
3 questions
Ask a question
Wollongong, Australia

See all questions (3)

Questions? Get answers from Backpackers Vacation Inn and Plantation Village staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Studio rooms seem better than dorm rooms”
 of 5 bubbles adrienneandgirls, 14 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Large Apartment , Top floor”
  • It´s not a wallpaper - it´s three tables beach..
 of 5 bubbles mberlin2015, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Smaller rooms seemed more nice”
 of 5 bubbles 824malenek, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go down the street to the Shark Rental. About the same price and much better maintained by a fellow name John and Natasha”
 of 5 bubbles garysP755FL, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Beach front is the way to go! Your eyes open to the beach each morning, you fall asleep to the ocean and your AC is the ocean breeze.”
 of 5 bubbles 456stephanim, 25 May 2016 | Read review
5 of 5