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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average11%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed March 17, 2015

If you are a horse lover, this is definitely the place to stay!! Decor is centered around a horse themed boutique hotel and rooms are upgraded, beds are comfortable and the ease of accessibility to and from the hotel is nothing but easy! The rooms...More

2  Thank KealohaH
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded April 8, 2015

KealohaH, Mahalo nui for the kind review! As the last family owned and operated hotel in Waikiki, we truly appreciate your visit and enjoyed hosting you. We strive to share our history and the culture of these fine islands with each guest we have the...More

Reviewed March 17, 2015

Our 'Aha had the pleasure of partnering with the Equus Hotel, Hawaii Polo Club and Hawai Polo Trail Rides as part of our invitation to represent Hawaiian Horseback Riding (pa'u hololio) in the Opening Day Ceremonies at the Mokuleia Polo Field. We had the honor...More

1  Thank Malia S
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded April 8, 2015

Mahalo to the Riding Society of 'Aha Pulma Pa'u Hololio, it was a pleasure to be your host during your preparation for the opening of Hawaii Polo Club's 50th anniversary season 2015. Our team is grateful to have your spirit of aloha throughout our hotel,...More

Reviewed March 15, 2015

Good central location in Waikiki, welcoming friendly staff. Rooms toward the front however do pick up some traffic noise. Island tours and events can be easily booked in the reception area. Plenty of choice of bars and restaurants within easy walking distance.More

1  Thank jks888
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded April 8, 2015

jks888, Mahalo nui loa for your kind remarks. We appreciate your effort in sharing your experience with your fellow travelers. We are happy to hear your trip was an overall success. We appreciate your feedback on the noise at the front of the hotel, we...More

Reviewed March 9, 2015

We have been staying at the Equus Hotel at Waikiki since 2011 and think it is so homey and comfortable. Just 10 stories high but located in a great site across from the Red Lobster and easy walking distance to the Hilton Village beach (great...More

4  Thank Steve S
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded April 8, 2015

Steve S, Big mahalos for your continued loyalty to The Equus! We are pleased to have you as part of our 'ohana, and look forward to many more visits in the future. We are happy to hear you enjoy our location, service, and amenities. We...More

Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great for accessing the trolley service, very very comfy bed one of the best I have stayed in and room was very nice, the hotel itself is quiet but the only thing you need to be aware of is the traffic noise if you are...More

4  Thank ozwoodsie
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded March 10, 2015

ozwoodsie, Mahalo nui loa for your kind review and recent stay with us. We are pleased that you enjoyed our location, services and rooms. We make every effort to provide green features at our property and are pleased that you highlighted these in your review...More

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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
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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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