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Ramada Plaza Waikiki
Ranked #44 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
Phoenix, Arizona
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
“So So....but for the price was pretty decent.”
Reviewed 8 January 2012

I haven't been to Waikiki in about 20 years so I wasn't sure what to expect. We actually got stranded in HNL for 2 nights because airlines oversold airlines (we fly standby) and so this was a last minute deal for us from Hotwire.

The hotel is quite old but then again, most hotels and buildings in this area are so I'm not sure what I was expecting. The room was a good size and it had a safe and mini fridge which is a good feature. We were given a low level room with a terrible view of the back parking lot but to be honest, I didn't really care.

We did ask for a late check out due to the fact that my son wasn't feeling well and our flight didn't leave until 11 pm. We were 'allowed' to stay for an extra 2 hours until 2 pm.

The only think I didn't really like is that the room didn't have any 'on demand' movies. After a long day at the beach, it's nice to come back and order up a movie with the family and all relax in the evening.

The hotel does not have a restaurant on site so we ended up eating at a VERY overpriced IHOP next door.

For the $100 we paid, it was probably the best choice we could have found so all in all, it was fine.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled with family
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 9 January 2012
Aloha!

I'm happy to learn that your experience here was a good one, and that you found our in-room safe and refrigerator a good value. And with many restaurants within walking distance, our location is really great. Hopefully, we may get to see you again soon in the near future! Thanks for staying with us!

Mahalo!
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2012

Good hotel, not groundbreaking, but clean and in good location for the price. The bus towards the downtown area is right outside, and it's a short walk across the street to the Waikiki beach buses. No restaurant really, but there's an IHOP or other restaurants nearby for breakfast etc. It is a bit quieter than right on the strip. We'd stay again.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 9 January 2012
Aloha!

Thanks for your review! We appreciate it very much. I'm glad you found our hotel to be quiet, as some of the other hotels on the "strip" can be quite loud. And with TheBus having stops right outside is very convenient. Our bus system has won awards as being very efficient. You can go almost anywhere on the island on TheBus.

Again, thanks for your comments and we hope to see you here again soon! Mahalo!
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 5 January 2012

Great location. The hotel is very clean and the service is very good. Parking rate is very reasonable.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled with family
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 6 January 2012
Aloha!

Thank you for your kind words. It is always great to hear from our guests, especially the happy ones! :-)

We are all grateful for your business and hope that you will return so that we can help you have another great experience, here in Hawaii. There is so much to see that you will need to come many times to experience all that there is to offer. And we are located in a great jumping-off point as we are within walking distance to the zoo, aquarium, all of Waikiki, shopping, beach parks, etc.

Again, we will be happy to see you here again, so please come back soon! Mahalo!
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Reviewed 4 January 2012

Great location and good price for the area. Nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. Short walk to the beach and bus routes. We had a partial view of the ocean from our room. Smelled like the chinese food restaurant on the first floor...in a good way. We didn't try the food. I liked staying in this part of Waikiki better then the other side. Less crowded, cleaner, no street vendors or "performers" and a little more quiet. Would definitely recommend if your trying to stick to a budget.

  • Stayed January 2012
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 6 January 2012
Aloha!

Thanks for using the phrase "Good bang for your buck", because we really are. I would also like to mention that it is a quiet bang, as we are located in the quieter area of Waikiki, but still within walking distance to everything. I'm glad you found us to be a good value and hope we will get to host your time with us again soon.

Mahalo!
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Cottonwood, California
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Reviewed 2 January 2012

I read many reviews of hotels on Waikiki and chose the Ramada Plaza Waikiki because of the consistant good reviews. We were very pleased with our stay and would recommend this hotel to anyone. Our room was very clean, the furnishings attractive and modern, we had a mini frig and microwave which was convenient. All of the staff were very friendly and helpful. Waikiki beach is within walking distance, ABC stores that have whatever you might need close by, The Ala Moana Shopping Center within a 10 minute walk having a multitude of stores and a very large food court. Be sure to find the Honolulu Cookie Company kiosk there and try all of the excellant shortbread cookies. Great for gifts to take home.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 3 January 2012
Aloha!

We are happy to hear that you had a great stay with us recently. It's always nice to hear what our guests have to say. I'm glad you liked our location and that you would recommend us to others. Thank you. And the shortbread cookies at the mall really are awesome. It's a good thing you discovered them; now you have a reason to return (as if you needed another reason). We look forward to your next visit and the opportunity to host your time, here in Hawaii, with us. Again, thank you for your business and your wonderful comments. Mahalo!
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Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 27 December 2011

Very casual and local place to stay near Waikiki beach, shopping and restaurants. This is the second time we have stayed at the Ramada Waikiki and will continue to as bus lines stop right in front of the hotel. They have a very attentive staff and an onsite consierge that can book fun day trips for you and transportation back to the airport. Also there are many restuarants nearby. Reason for not 5 stars is only that you need to realizut there are not many good views of the ocean from this location by you are within close walking distance from Waikiki beach and Ala Moana part. Also on this stay the shower nozzle stuck and there was a leak in the sink faucet which we reported upon leaving.

  • Stayed December 2011, travelled as a couple
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 29 December 2011
Aloha!

Thank you very much for your kind words. I am glad that you found our location so convenient. Being right on the bus line means that you don't need to rent a car to get around and with the beach being just a 5 minute walk across the street you can come and go quite easily. Plus with all the great restaurants in the area, you'll never go hungry. Thank you for staying here with us and we look forward to seeing you again in 2012! Mahalo Nui Loa!
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2011

We enjoyed our stay at this hotel. We booked on Hotwire and got It for $100US. It was clean, comfortable, 5 minutes to the beach by walking through the Hilton Village. The in-room refrigerator was a great convenience. Not a place for a romantic stay, in my view, but great for us as we were on a points run (LOL). We noticed a number of airlines use this hotel for their crew. Def better (imho) than the Aqua Palms we had also considered. There's a popular locally-run cafeteria for breakfast on the next corner.

Don't go to the IHOP - portions were simply enormous and priced to match, food was so so, and service was friendly but incompetent.

  • Stayed November 2011, travelled with friends
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Rickiki, Manager at Ramada Plaza Waikiki, responded to this review, 28 December 2011
Aloha!

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of our property. I am glad to see that you found our hotel to be a great value as well as being in a very good location. With the beach being only 5 minures away and restaurants all around us, it's no wonder that people love staying here. Again, thank you for your valuable comments and we hope to serve you again in the near future. Mahalo!
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Property: Ramada Plaza Waikiki
Address: 1830 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1602
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Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#28 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#37 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#38 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Ramada Plaza Waikiki 3*
Number of rooms: 198
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Aloha and E Komo Mai! Located at the beginning of Waikiki, we are an off beach property offering affordable accommodations with NO resort fees! We are within walking distance to the beach, Ala Moana Shopping Center and the Hawaii Convention Center! All guest rooms come with free WI-FI, charging station for electronic devices, microwave, mini-fridge,in-room safe, HDTV including free HBO, coffee maker, hair dryer, bathroom amenities, iron/ironing board. Also free use of the Fitness Center and Business station. Start your morning with fresh coffee, tea, and iced water in the hotel lobby. Parking is normally $25.00 per night but become a Wyndham Rewards member, and parking is reduced to $20.00 per night plus earn points towards a free stay at any Wyndham property. Public transportation (The Bus) is available in front of the hotel. Explore and experience the island culture - visit our concierge/activities desk in the lobby for all your tours and adventures and build great memories of your Hawaiian vacation! ... more   less 
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Ramada Plaza Waikiki Hotel Honolulu
Waikiki Holiday Inn
Holiday Inn Waikiki
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