Hokulani Waikiki is an incredible new hotel from Hilton Grand Vacations. It's located in the Waikiki Beach Walk, at the corner of Kalakaua & Lewers. This is right in the heart of Waikiki, convenient to many great shops, restaurants, and only a short walk to the beach. Some don't like Waikiki but for me, it is the perfect mix of big city amenities along with a nice beach and being an easy drive away from some idyllic beaches.
The rooms at Hokulani are all beautiful suites with vast living space with a small galley kitchen, a private bedroom area, and a large bathroom with rainfall shower and a gorgeous bathtub that fills from the ceiling. There is a TV integrated into the mirror, so you can watch while getting ready at the sink or while soaking in the tub.
All of the furnishings are of high quality. There is a luxurious feel to the entire property without the intrusive service you find at Halekulani for instance. I found the employees to be very friendly and helpful. They were there for me when I needed them but were discreet when not. Housekeeping was great-- my suite was kept very clean.
Parking is valet only. Wait times aren't terrible and the valets are mostly quite good. The fee is a bit steep at $35 but you are in the heart of busy Waikiki. The valet area is a bit hard to find initially-- look for the umbrella on the Lewers side of the hotel.
The lobby is on the second floor and is gorgeous. Great water and fire features along with nice seating. The business center is a nice, complimentary self-serve area just off the lobby. The rooftop pooldeck is gorgeous, with beautiful views of Waikiki, the ocean, Diamondhead, mountains, etc. There is a pool bar and friendly staff. Unfortunately, the pool itself is just a little soaking pool. There is also a small jacuzzi available.
Hokulani is my new favorite Waikiki hotel. I look forward to my next visit.