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Address: Honolulu, Oahu, HI
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Lots to do

Enjoyed walking around downtown, both in the afternoon and evening. Lots of shops, restaurants and places to take a break when walking around. Good view of the harbour as well... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Downtown Honolulu is dumpy and dirty. Lot's of homeless people sleeping in doorways . Not much shopping except Walmart and Ross. Restaurants consisted of a bunch of fast food restaurants. There's really not much of a reason to go downtown.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Enjoyed walking around downtown, both in the afternoon and evening. Lots of shops, restaurants and places to take a break when walking around. Good view of the harbour as well. Never felt unsafe at night, but there were a lot of homeless people/druggies walking around at night.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can expect the shops and eateries to be open quite late - so it was easy to get about and enjoy the nightlife.

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South Windsor, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Great place to walk, shop, people watch. Traffic a hassle so best without a car. Loads of restaurants, gift shops. Waikki Trolley runs constantly and the city's public transportation system is super.

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Spartanburg, South Carolina, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

there is always a lot of people downtown, and when the sun goes down the street walkers come out, ladies of the street and drug heads. They don't bother anyone. the homeless start to find a place for the night. otherwise the downtown area is beautiful, lots of places to eat, most close when it gets dark because the corporate... More 

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Granite Bay, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

There are lots of shops and restaurants in downtown Honolulu you can walk around day or night Clean and safe. A little crowded but lots to see

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed the restaurants but the traffic was crazy. It's like any other large city; hard to find parking, heavy traffic, but nice beaches nearby. I prefer to drive to other parts of the island.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a Chinese in Western country, you will have homesick, and downtown is a perfect place to go. its cheaper than waikiki too.

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Stayton, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I love walking around in downtown Honolulu. The shops are awesome and you can see street vendors and street entertainers. It's great at nighttime and there is so much to look at. There are dinner shows, and a just about something for everyone. If you like to drink there are lots of bars. It's a must if you are staying... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to Hawaii to attend a golf tournament and for the sun and tropical vacation. Downtown is like New York city but never fear, peace and a lot to do is minutes away.

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