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Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

3.5 of 5 Resort   |   2885 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
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Ranked #3 of 83 hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012
stephen116 Woodbury, Minnesota
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    5 of 5 stars
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Woodbury, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

The front desk staff went out their way to help us sorting out problems, including an erroneous ticket from a parking garage. She also assigned a corner ocean view room to us without being asked. Definitely will stay here again or recommend this hotel to friends and families.

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Seattle
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2012

I would definitely come back to this quiet small attractive hotel near Kapioloni Park, the aquarium, and Diamond head. As pointed out, there is no pool (a bit of problem when we learned we had landed during the "box jelly fish window", which precluded swimming two days (check the web when planning your trip to avoid these times, which coincide... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Hawi, Hawaii
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33 reviews 33 reviews
15 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2012

Originallly opened as a "W" this hotel has retained the cool and somehow added Hawaiian warmth.Great room,great beds,great views and best of all an oasis from the nearby insanity of Waikiki Beach.a 10 minute walk has you front an centerfor all of it but you will appreciate the peace and calm you can experience in and around this wonderful hotel.

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Anchorage, Alaska
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2012

A perfect location on the Diamond Head end of Waikiki. We loved being located at the quieter end of things, and being able to walk the shoreline (beach or sidewalk) to access the more crowded things. Our room was on the 12th floor, had a small balcony to the east, and larger one to the south... a great place to... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2012 via mobile

The Aqua Lotus is ideally situated in Waikiki. You have access to a private beach area and are only a short distance from Diamond Head, Aquarium, Zoo & restaurants. I found the staff pleasant & helpful. The room was fantastic with a wonderful view of Diamond Head.

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Waterton park, AB
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4 reviews 4 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2012

Super little boutique hotel. Great friendly service. Especially Travis the Bell Man. We thoroughly enjoyed the location, also. Very quiet at night, not so in the morning because the street is the main route to Diamond Head but shouldn't be sleeping in on holidays, anyway! Great for couples who like to walk. Not great for people who don't want to... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Springfield, Virginia
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

My wife and I along with my two adult daughters spent five days a t the Lotus. Every employee from the room service crew to the general manager is focused on the customer and intent on making their time in Honolulu a memorable one. The property is tastefully decorated and well maintained, the rooms are large and the views of... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Omaha, NE
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28 reviews 28 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

We've stayed here a few times and each time I'm so happy we did. This is the secret hotel of Hawaii. The rooms are huge, clean, and well kept. I know everyone says you don't need a big room since you're never in it - but it sure is nice to go back to a hotel that's lovely instead of... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Vancouver, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

We stayed at the aqua lotus for 2 weeks in November. From our arrival we were greated in great Hawaiian style with a big smile and Aloha from Wes. We had excellent service and the staff are very friendly (Carissa, Eric) We enjoyed the Beach and borrowed Boogie boards everyday. We have 2 children and they loved the hotel as... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

Top Contributor
52 reviews 52 reviews
12 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2012

This is a very nice hotel. It is obscenely over-priced but so are the rest of the hotels in Waikiki so you won't find better value elsewhere. We were on honeymoon in Hawaii and were given a free upgrade to a corner room and were very pleased with a very clean and well equipped room and a nice balcony. Staff... More

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mpickett, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Thank you for your review of the Aqua Lotus Honolulu. Your sentiments reflect what most guests comment on the most and what we consider the details that separate us from most hotels. Whether it be the excellent location, friendly and efficient staff or the number of value added amenities that are provided, this property will not let you down regardless... More

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Additional Information about Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

Also Known As:
Aqua Lotus Honolulu Hotel
Aqua Lotus Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Hotel
Lotus Honolulu At Diamond Head Hawaii
Address: 2885 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Business Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A sophisticated enclave located on the famed Gold Coast of Waikiki, the Aqua Lotus Honolulu, formerly W Honolulu, is a fusion of Asian inspired décor and warm Hawaiian hospitality. Nestled between Kapiolani Park and a spectacular white sand beach shared with Outrigger Canoe Club, this hotel offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki with remarkable views of majestic Diamond Head and the ocean. Amenities include in-room Internet & WiFi Internet access, safe, complimentary coffee and tea service in the lobby, daily wine service in lobby, valet and concierge services, banquet/meeting facilities, beach butler service, complimentary bicycles and complimentary use of beach items such as chairs, umbrellas and mats for the beach just steps away. ... more   less 
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