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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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What's included
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Suites
Concierge
Housekeeping
Private Balcony
Breakfast included
Restaurant
Free Airport Transportation
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
The Equus is a charming boutique hotel located on Waikiki's "Upper West Side" where you will find an abundance of restaurants, easy access to one of the world's largest shopping malls, a quick stroll to the beach and gorgeous sunset views. The hotel guestrooms are warm and contemporary...
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Location and contact
1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460
10.4 km to Daniel K. Inouye Intl Airport
85 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.3 km from Waikiki Beach
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Reviewed yesterday

quaint hotel in a very good central spot, the last private owned hotel on the strip and the owners and staff will bend over backwards to help , rooms are clean and service is good, what else could you want ?? oh yeah it has...More

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The price for Honolulu cannot be beat but beware...this hotel is extremely fated and small. Rooms are reasonable size but furnishings are super old. please note road noise is very loud at this hotel regardless of floor so that bothers you, find another place. it...More

Thank Zotmeister
Reviewed 5 days ago

Stopped in Waikiki after a beautiful vacation in Maui and was pleasantly surprised with my selection of the Equus Hotel. This little gem tucked away, up a staircase, offers a wonderful breakfast and coffee bar in the morning, generously sized guest room with a very...More

Thank Linda B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We flew into Honolulu to get on the cruise ship the next day. We stayed at this hotel on that day, the day we got off the ship and about three days later before we left the island. The staff is very friendly. Be sure...More

Thank Marilyn M
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Marilyn M, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time while here at the Equus. I also hope that you enjoyed your cruise!! From all of us, thank you so much for your...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Rene was very nice and friendly. She extended her kindness to my daughter and I. Rene patiently explained to us the café is a separate business from the bar. We wanted to receive our complimentary drinks and café personal did not take time to explained...More

Thank bb11roberts
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha bb11roberts, Thank you very much for your review. I let Rene know that you mentioned her in your comment and she said it was absolutely her pleasure. She wanted you to know that it was the least that we could do for you. Your...More

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Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
US$157 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$157 - US$310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Malcolm S
April 22, 2018|
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Response from Robert C | Reviewed this property |
They mentioned the resort fee at check in and it is charged at check out. Nearly all hotels in Waikiki charge it :(
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Marthe V
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Aniceto G | Reviewed this property |
They offer towels they had plenty of them I don’t know about the chairs thou I didn’t ask
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Pattyk66
January 8, 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha, Yes, the stairs would be the only access to the lobby level of the hotel (19 Steps total). We definitely have staff that can assist with luggage upon check in and departure. Should you have any other questions... More
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"closer to the ground so you can use the stairs"
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"Try a room furthest from the street & higher than 2nd floor to avoid noise from the street & cardoor..."
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"Make it clear whether you require twin or double bed"
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