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The Equus Hotel

3.0 of 5 1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room wasn't anything to write home about. By 'boutique', I think this property actually means to articulate that 'We Don't Have alot of amenities', and 'Inefficient front desk staff'. Our stay here paled in comparison to the other properties we stayed at both in Honolulu and Kauai. It takes ALOT to make me leave a place an average or bad... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Thank you very much for an awesome stay. The bell man was a great help. I think Trevor was his name. Thank you again for everything. I am looking forward to staying at your hotel again in the near future. The employees give such great aloha spirit.

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15 reviews 15 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

If you are away from the hotel a lot and are just looking for a good night's sleep you may have found your hotel. It has a small footprint, has only one elevator, steps to the reception and a smallish room but the bed is super comfortable and the staff is for the most part fantastic. We only encountered one... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I were celebrating our anniversary last week in Honolulu and we were just surprised by the Aloha spirit that was shown to us by every single person in the Hotel; starting with valet to the front desk and specially the young Rene; a true professional in her approach to helping and making us welcome with a Mai... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To get to the registration desk of this hotel you have to climb up stairs to what is in physical terms the second story, even though they call it the first story. Also the noise level all night long will keep the exhausted person awake, even with the windows closed.

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

location is awesome, 10 min walk to Waikiki beach, 10-15 min walk to Ala Moana shopping centre, close to restaurants great steak place a couple of blocks down the road. The front desk staff were awesome, really friendly, helpful and ready to please no matter how late we got back from shopping! rooms were nice, beds comfortable, clean, coffee machine,... More 

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Liberec, Czech Republic
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9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is located just one street far from the Waikiki beach. Really very stylish hotel with nice bed and unusual sheeting. Good service, good bathroom with nice amenities, average room size, lanai, TV, refrigerator, tea and coffee maker in the room. Little bit noisy from the main street, but OK. Difficult to park there, however a big parking place... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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35 reviews 35 reviews
24 hotel reviews
1,054 helpful votes 1,054 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After much research and deliberation, we chose the Equus for our five nights in Honolulu. No, it didn't serve breakfast, and no, it wasn't situated right smack on Waikiki Beach. Furthermore, it had an odd, horsey decor. But what a wonderful little place it turned out to be! The price was lower than what we found for anything else in... More 

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Saint Louis
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28 reviews 28 reviews
22 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 3 nights last weekend and enjoyed our stay here. The staff is very customer oriented and friendly. We had a corner room on the street side. It was great to have opening windows on 2 walls. Our room, 701, was good sized. The beds were very comfortable, the bath linens are like new and plenty of them stocked... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Does an excellent job w what it offers. Can't match restaurants, etc w the biggies, but it's no more of a walk to a large variety of them than it would be within say the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Rooms are meticulously clean and bountiful fresh linens.

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Address: 1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Equus Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
The Equus Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#4 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#46 Family Hotel in Honolulu

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