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Aloha Tower Marketplace

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Address: 1 Aloha Tower Drive, Downtown Honolulu, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96814
Phone Number: 808 528 5700
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9:00 am - 9:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Sat 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Activities: Shopping
Description: Offering stores and restaurants overlooking the harbor.

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I remember when the Aloha Tower Marketplace was a primary stop on every visitors list, but those days have past. Although it still has a small collection of neat shops and... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed April 11, 2015
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New York City, New York
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59 reviews 59 reviews
28 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

Although there was lots of construction going on around the Tower and it could use some sprucing up as well, there are wonderful views from the top of the tower and for once, it was free!!!

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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55 reviews 55 reviews
19 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We went here in 1995 and it was a great place to shop, however it is presently closed for renovation. Luckily we didn't make a special trip out here, hope it gets finished soon..

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Washington, DC
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I remember when the Aloha Tower Marketplace was a primary stop on every visitors list, but those days have past. Although it still has a small collection of neat shops and restaurants there are so many high end shops in nearby Ala Moana Center, Wards Center and downtown Honolulu that the Marketplace is now an afterthought or not thought about... More 

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Miami, Florida, USA
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107 reviews 107 reviews
51 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

The aloha tower is a really good place it has nice stores close by and restaurants with various to choose from with bays newr by in which you could go whale watching its truly great

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Gales Ferry, CT
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219 reviews 219 reviews
69 attraction reviews
117 helpful votes 117 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We have enjoyed the Aloha Tower on previous visits. It was full of shops, restaurants and activities. We were shocked to find it fenced off and virtually abandoned this trip. Apparently the sole remaining business is a Hooters Restaurant. We were told that there are plans to redevelop the Aloha Tower, but for now itis rather depressing.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
23 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Once Aloha Tower was the highest building in Hawai'i. Those times are long gone but the place is still worth visiting. Take the elevator to the 10th floor (we had some problems turning on the elevator...) and admire the views from all the four sides. You can see Waikiki, CBD and the harbour. Unfortunately, the mountains are quite well obscured... More 

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Bethesda Maryland
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144 reviews 144 reviews
50 attraction reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

Like others I found that the parking lot is run by the worst cretins in Ohau. We were taking the star of Honolulu and my wife is disabled. Like many disabled people she is a bit slow. The attendant could hardly restrain the glee with with which she charged the rate of $6 an hour for ($3 per half hour... More 

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Kailua, Oahu
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Aloha Tower Marketplace could have been a gem due to its lovely location. However, poor management has run it to the ground and most of the shops and restaurants are now closed. The Aloha Tower itself is worth a visit. You can take the elevator to the observation deck at the top and it is free of charge. The problem... More 

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Salta
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

There is no fee to ride the elevator to the top of the Aloha Tower and the view is good. Nothing spectacular but definitely a good starting point for a sight-seeing tour of the city center. Do not spend more than 15-20 minutes. That is more than enough time to go up the tower, look around and then go down... More 

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Helsinki, Finland
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182 reviews 182 reviews
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79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

The tower is a free attraction. The elevator takes you up and then you have 4 balconies to visit, one for each direction. As you are on the 10th floor you are above many of the low buildings, yet many skyscrapers rise high above you. A cruiseship might block a lot of the view towards Pearl Harbour and the airport....... More 

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