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Queen Kapiolani Hotel

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2015

We have just returned from spending two lovely weeks at this delightful Hotel. Our Diamond Head view room on the 18th floor was spacious and spotlessly clean. The bed was the best I've slept in besides my own. The staff endlessly helpful and friendly. The décor is a little tired and would benefit from a new colour scheme but this...

3Thank Beverley A
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Reviewed 19 April 2015

We booked the Queen Kapiolani based on an very good special price offering (for the period of our stay) and the TripAdvisor reviews I read. I agree with the "Good" to "Very Good" reviews. Although a bit dated, our room was very clean and the king bed comfortable. We had a City view, but a balcony was more important than...

4Thank Suzanne G
Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

My husband and I just spent several nights at Queen Kapiolani and we couldn't have had a better stay! They checked us in early and we were pleasantly surprised by how great our room was. We had a corner room on the 9th floor with a city view. The room was extremely clean and everything was in great condition. Is...

1Thank alohaleaf
Reviewed 12 April 2015

Stayed 5 nights in March 2015 had a penthouse room with two balconies, one view of Diamond Head & Waikiki beach the other a city view. Was on 19th floor. Room had kingsized bed, small bathroom, coffee machine, fridge, iron & ironing board, flatscreen TV, table & chairs. Wifi available in room. Safe in wardrobe. Swimming pool area ok with...

4Thank nivek3333
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2015

Thankfully we didn't have a cat, else my nightly ritual of swinging it would have been thwarted! Nevertheless, it was clean and well 'made up' each day. The double bed was too small, I'm 6'4 and 120kg and my wife is a 'size 12', so it looked like the hippo and chicken in the bed (but if anyone calls her...

3Thank GMYM295424
Spokane, Washington
Reviewed 11 April 2015

From my experience, this hotel is a mixed bag. A friend of mine in the travel business used to refer to places such as this as "potential five star properties with three star management". But they seem to be coming around. I am charmed by the economy measures (A/C not on in an empty room, escalators off when nothing is...

4Thank Michael J
Reviewed 11 April 2015 via mobile

Family of three (2 adults & 1 'soon to be' 3yr old). 8 night stay The hotel lobby is pleasant. Friendly staff. Checkin was easy. The hotel room was with the Diamond Head view. Fantastic to wake up to every morning. Stepping onto the balcony you also had a partial ocean view. This hotel is located on the quieter side...

2Thank Jerry L
Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 10 April 2015

Stayed 13 nights in March / April 2015 this year with my wife. As a senior reviewer with Tripadvisor I make sure I try to convey accurate information when submitting reviews. This hotel is just a few minutes walk from Waikiki Beach and all the tourist venues, pubs, cafes etc. The Queen Kapiolani is an older hotel but its in...

4Thank RegClaybrook
Duluth, Minnesota
Reviewed 9 April 2015 via mobile

The hotel is located at the end of Waikiki beach. It's perfect with an amazing front desk staff. Check in was a breeze and our room was very well appointed with a/c, free wifi, and a mini fridge. Great lanai for relaxing with a cocktail. Great views from corner room of city and Waikiki beach. Pool has amazing views of...

4Thank BorisAndMilo
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We have stayed at this hotel before and have always loved it. It had been six years since our last stay and it has gone down hill so badly. We had a late arrival and upon check in was told they were sorry they didn't have any rooms on a higher floor, but to come back in the morning and...


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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Kulana Restaurant
Kulana Restaurant
Cuisines: American
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named after the beloved wife of Hawaii's last reigning King, the historical Queen Kapiolani Hotel is conveniently located one block to Waikiki beach and near the Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Shell and Waikiki Aquarium. Most upgraded rooms feature views of Diamond Head and/or the ocean and the following FREE amenities: WiFi Internet access throughout the hotel, daily local newspaper, mini-refrigerator and coffeemaker. Additional hotel amenities include meeting and banquet facilities, pool with sun deck and restaurant with panoramic views of Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Address: 150 Kapahulu Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4097
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $184 - $322 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Queen Kapiolani Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 315
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Also Known As:
Queen Kapiolani Honolulu
Hotel Queen Kapiolani
Queen Kapiolani Hotel Honolulu, Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
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“Rooms on upper floors facing the park have very nice views.”
  • Curtains ere in shreds.
  • Junior suites have kitchenette and dining table.
  • Lovely view from the room
 of 5 bubbles Islandguy808, 20 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't stay there”
 of 5 bubbles cathyvclat2014, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get a Diamond head room”
 of 5 bubbles O4328KXgeorgeb, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Maybe try a room facing Diamond Head not the city.”
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“try for a view room on floor 10 or higher”
 of 5 bubbles mochaman7, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
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