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The Equus Hotel

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#27 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
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Reviewed 13 March 2014

Older hotel - rooms have been remodeled and are very nice. flat screen tv, nice furniture, good bedding Close to business and Ala Moana Shopping center. we were there for 2 nights for business - it had a great rate and was conveniently located. Unfortunately due to the street noise the rooms facing the street were noisy all night, limiting...

4Thank SeattleLwn
Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 8 March 2014

I had stayed with this boutique hotel for three nights, the guest services agents were on top with my requests and had made sure it was delievered to my room without an waiting period. My housekeeper which I believe is Romero,(handsome young man) he had done an amazing job servicing my room starting from my bed to the restroom. Where...

1Thank cilla9
Atlantic City, New Jersey
Reviewed 7 March 2014

After reading the reviews, we chose The Equus Hotel for our month-long stay in Oahu. We're glad we did! Guest Services host Puka has been very accommodating to our party of three, which includes a disabled person. He ensures that all our needs are met, with the assistance of his gracious staff. Our room is comfortable, clean and cozy and...

Thank Marilyn K
Port Moody, Canada
Reviewed 4 March 2014

Stayed one night and were booked for 7. Really welcoming staff and bed super comfortable. Newly furnished room too and very clean. Problem was the 6 Lane traffic on the street below was constant! No sound proofing and sleep was difficult even with ear plugs! Staff were very gracious about us checking out. So if you need relative quiet don't...

1Thank Lizpaul
Reviewed 1 March 2014

Loved this hotel! We are locals and it's nice to stay downtown in a place that does not have a lot of tourists. They paid so much attention to detail in the way they furnished the rooms, including towels folded into birds and swans awaiting our arrival. Definitely recommend this hotel to both tourist and local people!

1Thank AConsolloy
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 28 February 2014 via mobile

OMG what a place to stay! Had such a ball here as the staff were amazing and hours of conversations with them. Rooms were modern and always kept clean by the cleaner. It is really close to the shopping mall and to the main square. Very family orientated but also good for business with some spectacular views. If you here...

1Thank Mitchell H
Reviewed 23 February 2014

Nice, clean and comfortable hotel. Staff is friendly and helpful. Bed is comfortable, showers are great and the air works wonderfully. Only reason not a 5 is the street noise. We did okay with it but light sleepers might not

2Thank Valerie F
kingston, ontario
Reviewed 22 February 2014

Select you goal good for seeing the island, close to cruise ship terminal, Ala Mona plaza where there is The Bus terminal, close to Waikiki beach and Ala Mona Beach which is better and centrally located Staff make this small and cozy hotel note good for bleachers or families who have young children as it is a drag to deal...

1Thank travellingon60
Falmouth, Ma
Reviewed 20 February 2014

Small boutique hotel that has recently been redone with lovely linens and furnishings. There is no restaurant, which is a bit of a drawback,but the staff makes up for that. They are all so helpful and pleasant to deal with. The concierge duo of Danielle and Chad were really marvelous in helping four of us plan our days and get...

2Thank Salmouth
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 19 February 2014

Great location; about a block or 2 from Waikiki beach, but can't see it from the hotel. Excellent value - tiny (about 60 rooms on 9 floors), but the room was great, and restaurants and services just down Ala Moana.

1Thank Charlie L

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Official Description (provided by the 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, keeping true to the hotel's equestrian theme with Ralph Lauren-inspired touches throughout. An intimate lobby and lanai offer a dipping pool, gazebo and a weekly cocktail reception.All guestrooms are appointed with cozy pillow-top beds, flat screen TVs, refrigerator with freezer, Keurig coffee maker with organic coffee, and complimentary full property WiFi. Portable printers can be delivered for those on business. Best of all, the friendly staff offers the kind of personal assistance delivered with Aloha that only a small, family-run hotel can offer. IMPORTANT NOTES: *Stairway Access Only *Valet Parking Only $25/night *Provide Arrival Time - for luggage assistance ... more   less 

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Address: 1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $192 - $319 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Equus Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
The Equus Hotel Honolulu, Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#24 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“We were completely satisfied based on the hotel room rate. Room very clean, which is very important to us. Please do not use mine or my wife's full name on TripAdvisor review.”
, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Getting to the lobby requires a trip up a flight of about 20 stairs. Be prepared to carry your luggage up”
ScottW121, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room on first floor.”
theater123, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room without a view and you may avoid the road noise”
Orbituk, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors & more distance from the street is best.”
chuck450br, 6 May 2017 | Read review
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