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White Sands Hotel

2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   431 Nohonani St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly Celebrity Resorts Waikiki) (Waikiki)
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Ranked #51 of 82 hotels in Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I love, love, love the white sands hotel! Christi Ann, meets and greets everyone with a big smile, big Aloha and big hugs! She creates an atmosphere that feels like you just arrived home! She is very accommodating to the guests, shares her knowledge of the Island and can direct you to find all of your interests to visit the... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family and I vacationed in Honolulu this April, we loved this hotel. The service was great the front desk clerk was friendly and courteous. The pool was clean and the pond was free of all debris. The laundry room was safe and well stocked. Don't let the ratings fool you.

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Abbotsford, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

older hotel, but very clean -appeared to have been recently painted-very roomy. I'm handicapped, and the room was very easy to get around in. easy access to lanaii,close to pool. Just hearing Christianne's laugh made our day. staff were so helpful, and friendly...bus service, market ,eateries ,all close by. If you don't need fancy, here's the place to be.Can't wait... More

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Seoul, South Korea
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I visited Honolulu for a conference and have stayed in 3 different hotels, Marriot, Aqua Pearl and Here. It's absolutely much cheaper to stay in White Sands than those first two hotels, but the experience was much better than expected and was completely satisfying!! I booked for a moderate room without kitchen but they gave me a room with 3... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whitesands. Affordable, and Christina is full of Aloha! The rooms were clean and beds were comfy. The parking was secured & location very convenient. I will definitely be back with my family. We love rooms with kitchenettes...:)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good hotel the only thing was the wifi in the rooms wasn't good and the tv not being center to the bed it was off to the side which kinda suck but other then that staff was awesome location was awesome it was super close to everything I had a great time and I would come back

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I have been visiting Waikiki for over a decade. White Sands Hotel is a jewel that is the best in this area. Christina at the front desk is the best customer service and Aloha spirit you can ever meet throughout the islands. Every single day, she and the staff makes you feel like you are the most special guest in... More

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Saskatoon, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

My Husband & I recently celebrated our 25th Wedding Anniversary in Hawaii which included a 5 night stay at The White Sands May 11-15 and back for overnight on May 22. We have nothing but good things to say ! Christianne ,Jason and Christine went above & beyond in all aspects of our stay ! From a free upgrade ,... More

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Salt Lake City
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

My boyfriend & I stayed at this hotel May 19-23 we were very satisfied with our room. The small kitchen is so helpful, eating out on the island can get expensive it's nice to have the option to be able to prepare your own food. There is only a shower, not the best water pressure but water will get hot.... More

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Pitt Meadows, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

There is something very special that is offered at White Sands. My husband and I visited hawaii April 2 - 23 /14 and stayed here. We were celebrating our 30th Wedding anniversary plus we are ballroom dancers and we attended 3 lovely Galas at the Palladium Ballroom at the Ala Wai Golf and Counrty Club. During our stay we quickly... More

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islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Jaquie F, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences with us on Tripadvisor. We greatly value your feedback. It is always helpful to have this kind of feedback so that we continue to strive to improve the quality of your stay at our property. I am glad to hear that you and your husband were... More

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Address: 431 Nohonani St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly Celebrity Resorts Waikiki)
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — White Sands Hotel 2.5*
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#21 Business Hotel in Honolulu #26 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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This quaint low-rise hotel is your home away from home located just 1½ blocks to Waikiki Beach, less than a block to the International Marketplace, near shopping, dining and activities. The lovely central courtyard features a swimming pool with sundeck and barbeque grill. All rooms offer lanai/balconies open to city or pool views and most rooms include kitchenette facilities with stove-top, microwave and refrigerator. ... more   less 
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