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Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)   |  
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Bellevue, Washington, United States
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“Good place to stay and great service”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012

I stayed here during thanks giving vacation and the highlights are following:
Goods:
1) Great staff! They helped me in easy checkout and exceeded my expectation by offering the hospitality room service even without asking.
2)Location is great , the beach is just crossing a street. The hotel is near to the diamond head so you can go for hiking easily and can save some time.
2)our room got upgraded to full ocean view.
3)helpful concierge .
4)Hertx car rental right in the building.
5)the ABC store and the crepe place near by was perfect for doing little shopping and for the breakfast.
bads:
1)hotel rooms are little old atleast our room was old. may be the other tower is newer one.
2)its at one end of the waikiki which is good and bad both. its more quieter but at the same time main maket is about 10 min walk.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Came first time to Hawaii with my wife. Orbitz lost our reservation for one of the other hotel we booked. So it was a very last minute. We told the Marriott what happened and that we are on our honeymoon. We got a room on the 30th floor with the view of the ocean and for a very good price. The room was very clean and cozy. It has everything you need to stay and enjoy your stay. Shower, mini fridge and a tv. We will defiantly be returning to this hotel next time we be in Hawaii.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

This was the first hotel that we stayed at on our honeymoon and it was a great location with an awesome view. We had requested a King bed in our reservation, but there were not any available so the front desk upgraded us to a Junior Suite w/ocean view. The suite had two balconies one over looking the city and the other looking right out on the ocean! This hotel is located right across the street from Waikiki Beach and it is very easy to walk to everything in the area as well as get into/out of the garage with our rental car. It is on the end of Kalakaua Ave closest to the Honolulu Zoo so traffic wise it was less busy compared to staying at a hotel in the middle of the strip. We didn't use the hotel amenities since we had so many activities planned. When we plan our next trip to Oahu I would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Chicago, Illinois
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Our room was clean and comfortable - as others have said it's not 5-star, but that's not what I wanted. We had an ocean-view room on one of the upper floors...it was nice to sit on the balcony for big parts of the day and look at the water. Both the beach and the Honolulu Zoo are easily accessible from here. The staff was super-friendly and bent over backwards to help us. Great little shops and boutiques to get a trinket, although there are likely lower-priced places around. All in all, I'd highly recommend it here.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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richmond, va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

We only stayed at the Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa for a few hours. We had a long layover in HNL and didn't want to spend it at the airport. We called the resort that same day and asked if they had day rooms. They really didn't but since we were Platinum members, they only charged us $99 for the room which we really appreciated. Took a cab over to the property (about $40) and were blown away by how close it was to everything, including the beach! They even upgraded us to an awesome room with a spectacular view of the Ocean. We were so bummed that we couldn't spend more time there. We walked around for several hours in downtown Waikiki (LOTS of shopping nearby). What a great location! They also gave us a coupon so we only had to pay $29 to get back to the airport. The service was great, location was great and our room was fabulous. I can't thank them enough!!

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Garnett, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2012

I can't tell you how much we enjoyed our stay here. We were given a lovely room in the front building of the hotel which over looked the pool. The room was large, clean and comfortable. It had a large balcony. It was always cleaned, even the days when we slept in. The pool was lovely. It always had loungers available. The pool was never crowded. The towel hut was right by the pool and were plentiful and easy to get. There was free internet in the lobby area. Internet in the room was I think $14.95 a day. We were not charged the resort fee.
The area of the hotel is the best. Not in the ultra busy section of Waikiki but a little further down where it is less crowded and quieter. The beach is right across the street from the hotel. Lots of places to eat and shop. I can't recommend this hotel enough. All the staff were great from bell boys to cleaning ladies.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

This is a standard 3 star hotel with some very nice, albeit not luxurious accommodations. Lots of shops and amenites on the property.Our partial ocean view room actually had a better view than the full ocean view room at Hilton Hawaiian Village we had, we really enjoyed the balcony and spent a couple of sunsets and a sunrises enjoying the view of the ocean and Diamond Head. Rooms are very standard, nothing spectacular, but the room service was quick, beds were comfortable, and walls are thick- never once did we hear a peep from any neighbors. double beds are small, need to upgrade to queens!

Room Tip: partial ocean view facing east above 20th floor for best views
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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 2552 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#10 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#17 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#24 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#32 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#36 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#37 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 1310
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
WAIKIKI BEACH MARRIOTT RESORT & SPA fronts the best stretch of Waikiki Beach. Conveniently located in the heart of Waikiki, the hotel offers 1,310 refurbished guest rooms and suites with private lanai providing spectacular views of world-famous Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach. Other amenities include Kuhio Beach Grill, featuring the best in Pacific Rim cuisine; Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar and d.k Steak House; Arancino di Mare Italian Restaurant; newly redesigned Moana Terrace, offering live Hawaiian entertainment nightly; Seattle’s Best Coffee; Paul Brown’s Spa Olakino * Salon; a surf school; two freshwater, heated swimming pools; 10-person whirlpool; new 3,000 sq. ft. 24-hour fitness center; business center with 24-hour Internet access; high-speed and wireless Internet access throughout the resort’s guest rooms and public spaces; shops and boutiques; and Hawaiian cultural activities. ... more   less 
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