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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

They went through a renovation at some point, I'm thinking it must have been about 7 years ago? At any rate the rooms have new-ish decor that's a bit beat up, but over all we were happy. The beds were a bit firm. The pillows and bedding had an over all cheap feel, but we were satisfied and the hotel...

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Aloha and thank you for reviewing your experience. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed our ideal location, clean accommodations and received excellent service from our wonderful staff. We appreciate your valuable feedback and hope to welcome you back again soon. Mahalo!

Newark, New Jersey
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

This hotel is the most nastiest place I have ever set foot in. From the smelly rooms, to the old smelly furniture, to the crack heads hanging out in the hotel whenever is the worst accommodations ever. I was so disgusted by this place that I walked most of the night to avoid going to the room. The host two...

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Guam, Mariana Islands
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Stayed for the night. Always stay here while in Waikiki which is about every 3 months. Love the staff and have never once had an issue with the room. Easy walk to Ala Moana Shopping Center and trolley stops right at the main door.

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Beijing, China
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Just spent 5 nights at Aqua Palms, my third trip to Waikiki and first at the Aqua. My cousin who is a native recommended it and I checked out the reviews on Tripadvisor. There are some mixed reviews, but my stay was fantastic. Location was great, also great room with king size bed, large TV, refrigerator, microwave, desk, real closet,...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 February 2017

It is convenient to the beach, and close to the Ala Moana Center. It is clean and, also quiet if you stay in a city-view room. This was my fourth time staying in this hotel. The front desk used to be very nice and helpful for the past three times, unfortunately, this time I ran into someone new and they...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2017 via mobile

This was our first one week stop on a one month tour of Hawaii. The hotel has around 262 rooms, most with a balcony, good sized bathroom with tub and shower, include a microwave, flatscreen tv, small fridge, coffee maker, safe, and free wifi. In the lobby there is a business centre and you can get fresh free coffee and...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at this establishment last year for a few days,and we're so impressed we decided to try it again this year for 3 nights while awaiting another place we were booked at. We were even more impressed than last year! Great staff!! Older place,but so convenient to everything,and even a free shuttle! Just a short hop...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 29 January 2017 via mobile

It is 10 min walk to convention center and to the beach and 15 min to Waikiki busy center and in front of the Hilton.The view is decent from the front apartments. The 2 queen bed apartment is small, the one with a king bed and sofa bed is bigger but the sofa bed not very comfortable. The building is...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 29 January 2017

Unfortunately we had to ask for a change of,room. Room 1026 had the constant noise of the elevator shaft and should not be used for guests. We changed rooms in our pyjamas! Much quieter but no balcony which was disappointing. A friend left 2 phone messages on 1026 but they were not transferred to the new room. Needs some updating...

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 25 January 2017

Although not at the beach, location was OK for the daily rate. No restaurant, but connected with IHOP next door and others close too, and rooms were clean as were linens & towels. This is an average, older hotel with decent staff to assist your needs. (But we both thought that floors are leaning a bit...?) Not unsafe, but peculiar...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua Palms Waikiki is a boutique hotel located 1 block to the beach and across from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. This hotel is a short stroll to Ala Moana Shopping Center and in close proximity to the Hawaii Convention Center. During your stay, you'll enjoy convenient guest room comforts like Aqua BLISS pillow top beds, 42-inch LCD TV's, a mini-refrigerator, a microwave, iHome alarm clock radio, credit card laundry facilities, and a coffeemaker. With our hospitality fee, Aqua Palms Waikiki allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include WiFi Internet throughout the hotel and in guest rooms, DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), beach towel and chair rentals, Waikiki/Ala Moana Shuttle service, Daily Newspaper, In Room Coffee, In Room Safe, Local & Toll-Free Calls, Water in Lobby, and a Weekly Manager's Reception. Also includes access to the fitness center, pool and sundeck with a barbeque grill, and coffee and water service in the lobby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Palms Waikiki

Address: 1850 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1602
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $192 - $309 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aqua Palms Waikiki 2.5*
Number of rooms: 263
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Also Known As:
Aqua Palms Waikiki Hotel Honolulu
Aqua Palms Hotel
Aqua Palms Honolulu
Aqua Palms Spa Honolulu
Aqua Palms Waikiki Honolulu, Hawaii
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#33 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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“If you stay here, make sure you ask for a room that doesn't face the main street.”
 of 5 bubbles PIRwayland, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Stayed on 10th floor with an okay VIEW!”
 of 5 bubbles 110coach, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We stayed when the hotel was fully booked and noise was never a problem.”
 of 5 bubbles J0lineV, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Book on hotel website to save $20-$40 per night. Rooms on higher floors, such as floor 10, have more sunlight.”
 of 5 bubbles O7476HMstuartm, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick a city-view room on 7th floor or above for quietness”
 of 5 bubbles albert128, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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