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Aqua Waikiki Wave

3.0 of 5 2299 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly Aqua Coral Reef (~2006/9/30))
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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86 reviews 86 reviews
45 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The room was clean and the bed very comfortable. The staff were also nice. The location was very convenient but also in a very busy part of Waikiki, so I found it a bet noisy for my liking. My room overlooked a car park which was disappointing but not altogether unexpected, as it was a mid-range priced hotel. If you... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Do not believe the photos that are on Aqua's website. We booked a room for six days and were so disappointed. Tired, smelly rooms, old beds, old towels, filthy carpets and a bathroom that you really need to wear shower shoes. Parking on premises is less than 100 space for 14 floors of rooms. No place to drop off passengers... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This seems to be an older building that is going through some construction. The properties surrounding the hotel is a huge construction zone. There was also construction/remodeling? going on in some of the rooms on my floor (floor 3). The view from my balcony was a disappointing view of the construction site and I had to keep my door closed... More 

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really enjoyed this hotel, it was a great value and clean room. I was really impressed with the staff, especially the front desk. From check-in to check our, Dee was awesome and the bellman was extremely helpful. It was a pleasant stay

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

We’re so happy to hear we impressed you. Our staff here at the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel loves to go above and beyond for our guests, thank you for acknowledging them and our clean accommodations as well as our affordable value. We hope you’ll return to us again in the future for another pleasant stay. More 

Southport, Florida
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was skeptical at first after reading some of the negative comments made in regards to this Hotel. After searching for a better price, I found that this place gave me what we wanted in regards to price and location. So, I took a chance! I loved this Hotel! The staff was absolutely friendly, knowledgeable and very helpful. I retired... More 

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

Aloha. We’re thrilled to hear you loved the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel, we love your review! Your compliments, coming from someone who has retired from the hospitality business, has really have made our day. Mahalo not only for your review but for your kind references to our staff, your accommodations here and our location too. How wonderful it is to... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I stayed here at the end of our Hawaii island hopping trip. It was a big step up from teh previous hotel we had stayed in Waikiki - Sky court. The reception staff were helpful and friendly giving us a top floor room. The only problem was that the view was of a building site - but... More 

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

How wonderful to hear you had a Hawaii Island hopping trip, sounds like great fun. We’re glad you thought the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel was a big step up from other hotels you stayed at during your visit and that the staff here was helpful and friendly during your stay. We hope should you return for another hop around the... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Old but fine as most hotels in the area. Location is very good. Beware of the nasty "resort fee" (there's nothing extra there) which may mislead you thinking you are paying less for that hotel comparing to others.

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

While we appreciate your reference to the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel as being a fine hotel in a very good location, we would like to reassure you about our resort fee. Our $15 per night hospitality fee includes many things such as; DVD Now unlimited movies & PS3 games, complimentary shuttle service (Waikiki to Ala Moana), the weekly Manager’s Reception... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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30 reviews 30 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel has a wonderful location, close to everything, within walking distance. The room was basic and dated, but comfortable and clean. The front desk fellow was friendly, funny, and helpful. The hotel offers a free mall shuttle. I'd stay here again if I was on a budget.

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

Aloha. We’re glad to hear you found the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel to be comfortable and clean during your stay and our staff to be friendly, funny and helpful too. Nothing pleases us more than to know a guest would return us, mahalo, we look forward to that day. A hui hou. More 

Sacramento, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really liked this hotel we stayed at two different hotels during our week vacation. This one has great amenities and is walking distance to so many great attractions, as well as catching daily tours out if area

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

We’re so glad you really liked staying with us at the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel. We appreciate your compliments to our location and our amenities and hope the next time you travel to the area you’ll be back to see us again. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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13 reviews 13 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Second time in this hotel this year. Was upgraded to the suite. Good size clean room. Very quiet A/C (in a contrast with in other Waikiki hotels I stayed in). They also let me to check out at 2 PM. Minor negatives: a lot of street noise at night, room seems to be a little tired and in need for... More 

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AquaWaikikiWave, General Manager at Aqua Waikiki Wave, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing to stay with us again at the Aqua Waikiki Wave Hotel and for your feedback. We’re happy to hear that our staff was able to upgrade your accommodations to a suite and that you found those accommodations to be both clean and spacious. Being located in such a popular travel destination with non-stop activities, entertainment and attractions... More 

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Address: 2299 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly Aqua Coral Reef (~2006/9/30))
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Aqua Waikiki Wave 3*
Number of rooms: 247
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#36 Business Hotel in Honolulu

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