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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 #4 of 82 hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Annapolis, Maryland
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

Service, service, service. We found the the employees at this hotel among the most helpful we have encountered in our travels. They were uniformly cheerful and interested in meeting our needs. We liked the location, away from the more hectic area, but a nice walk along the ocean, into town. Although this hotel is not beach front, it was more... 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

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

The Aqua Lotus Honolulu has the very best staff! They made us feel very welcome! Our room on the 11th floor had great views of Diamond Head and the ocean. Loved the location away from the noise of Waikiki but close enough to walk to. Everything we requested at the time of booking was provided. Nice clean room, comfortable king... 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

New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2013

Great Experience. Simple and well designed hotel. The rooms are comfortable and chic. Staff very friendly and helpful. The only thing the hotel is missing is a restaurant...but they have one opening soon.

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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

Boulder, CO
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8 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2013

I stayed two nights here. I preferred the location of being a 15 minute walk from the hubbub of Waikiki so that it would hopefully be really quiet. Like many other reviewers, I requested a king bed and got two doubles instead. Not a big deal, but this is not an inexpensive place, and I had called well in advance... More

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

Others have commented positively on the quiet location and helpful staff. We concur. We enjoyed the (limited) breakfast service and the tasteful Oriental decor throughout the hotel. As others have commented, the third floor is the least desirable. We stayed in a spacious corner "Diamond Head View Premium" room (#321) for 4 nights. The room coffee maker (Verissmo/Starbuck's) is a... 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

Penn Yan, New York
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83 reviews 83 reviews
15 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2013

I want to write an honest assessment of this hotel because I was very disappointed when we arrived for our 10 day stay. I have relied on trip advisor reviews when making reservations. But, this time I felt I did not get an accurate picture of what this hotel was going to be like. When we first arrived the front... More

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Nanaimo, British Columbia
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2013

Great, quiet location. Friendly and helpful staff, from checking in, to housekeeping. to the valet guys. Love the complimentary coffee in the morning. lemon -ice water during the day., and the wine in the afternoon. A 3 minute walk to the Sans Souci Beach at the back of the hotel and about 10 minutes to the Waikiki Beach. The rooms... 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

Seoul, Seoul, South Korea
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2013

my family spend quality time @ lotus hotel last week. We stayed for 3nights and i absolutely in love with diamond head view. The mountain and ocean view was lovely (ocean is kind of hidden between other building but other things are beautiful enough). I loved spacious room and everything was prepared and lotus offer free wine and coffee time... More

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Puako, Hawaii
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

This hotel is a real find! I travel to Oahu regularly and will stay here again. It is just outside the craziness of Waikiki so it is quiet, but you can still walk into Waikiki in 2 minutes. The staff was just awesome, from the valet to the housekeepers. The lobby is chic, the rooms were spacious, comfortable, and super... 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

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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49 reviews 49 reviews
27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2013

We stayed at Aqua Lotus Honolulu for two nights prior to boarding our cruise. The rooms were spacious and the bathrooms too. The room have been apparently refurbished recently. We were upset about the room at the third floor since there was a platform in front of our room with several birds. The good thing is that we could awake... 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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Address: 2885 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Aqua Lotus Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Hotel
Lotus Honolulu At Diamond Head Hawaii

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Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites Wheelchair access
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu #3 Business Hotel in Honolulu #4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu #4 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu #4 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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A sophisticated enclave located on the famed Gold Coast of Waikiki, the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, formerly W Honolulu, is a fusion of Asian inspired decor 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 Pacific ocean. With our boutique fee guests will enjoy WiFi Internet access, in room 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 towels & chairs for Waikiki, which is just steps to Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head. ... more   less 
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