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Oakland, California
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

My son and I chose Oahu, Hawaii for our family vacation this year. After a failed reservation at another hotel , we opted to go to stay at the Ambassador Hotel in Waikiki. Upon our arrival , we were greeted by a very friendly set of front desk staff members that were gracious enough to allow us to check in... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Ttori N, We're happy to hear that you and your son were able to enjoy your vacation here in Waikiki and at our hotel. Thank you for your kind words in regards your reservation and our staff. We strive to welcome and treat all our guests with the Aloha Spirit and we're glad to hear it showed! Our rooms... More 

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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed for our 25 wedding anniversary. Room had everything, frig, stove, oven, etc. Clean and comfortable room, pretty quiet too. There was even coin operated washers and dryers. Staff friendly and knowledgeable. Very reasonable too. Thanks Ambassador..

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Sean C, We would like to wish you and your significant other a belated 25th Wedding Anniversary! We're happy that you enjoyed your stay and your room! Thank you for your kind words in regards to our staff. We'll make sure to share it with the team. Mahalo! -Chue More 

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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Spent 2 weeks in Oahu on a family holiday in August, we'd only been to Hawaii once before, so knew we wanted to be near to Waikiki Beach. We found the hotel on Booking.com, and paid a rather extortionate price for 2 rooms (we were a party of 6 so needed 2 rooms to accommodate us all) which seemed to... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Emma, and thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are extremely happy to hear your kind words about our staff, and want to offer our sincere apologies for any inconveniences experienced during your stay. Unfortunately, amenity and parking fees are very common at hotels in Waikiki, but we are sorry if you were... More 

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starshine99
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16 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the plus factors of our room was the spaciousness, it felt like twice the space as our cabin on the cruise. The pillows were good quality too. Some aspects of our room that were not so great, were, no vanity in the bathroom, i.e nowhere to put your toilet bag, and poor drainage of the shower, and very... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha starshine99, we appreciate your detailed feedback. We are very happy to hear you were pleased with the spaciousness of your room, our location, cleanliness, and the pillows! Please accept our apologies for any inconveniences. We would like you to know that we would have been happy to provide additional kitchenware upon request, hopefully next time we can better accommodate... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed in a few hotels in my lifetime. This hotel's rooms are run down. Remember to bring your own plunger and gum boots to shower. Our shower drained very slow and you are anckle deep in your own shower soup by the time you finish showering. Complained to the desk. Has send up somebody with a plunger but no... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Susan P and thank you for your detailed review, we appreciate hearing from you! Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconveniences experienced during your stay with us. I do assure you that the only reason we could not move your room was the high occupancy. Our hotel has only 311 rooms, and because of our competitive prices we... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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28 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is one of the older ones in Honolulu, but the rooms are renovated and the staff is the best on the island. The rooms are large and have complete kitchens which is a big convenience and money saver. The staff treats you like family and will bend over backwards to make sure that your stay is a good... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha 808HotelHopper and thank you so much for your kind review! We are happy you enjoyed many aspects of your stay with us, especially our wonderful staff! Of course we are also glad that the room and kitchen pleased you, as well. We do hope to have you stay with us again! Mahalo. More 

Kula, Hawaii
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21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The price on Expedia was $109. The ultimate price was $171, and included $25 for parking and $20 for what was labled "amenities" though I never saw any amenities, unless you count a work out room. There was certainly no coffee maker. The wifi worked well, the beds were comfortable, the bathroom was clean, and the shower head was a... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha morriss003, and thank you for your feedback. We are very happy to hear that you were comfortable during your stay and were happy with the cleanliness of the property. We do try our best to advertise the amenity fee on all outlets so guests will know ahead of time, but our sincere apologies if you were not made aware.... More 

New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

But if you need an affordable option that has 3 beds, this is your choice. The staff is super friendly-- they provide water bottles/bags for you at check-in, there are old bikes you can rent for free to cruise around, and the location is excellent. The elevators didn't work properly-- sometimes, if you wanted to get down to the lobby,... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha DennisYu, thank you so much for your feedback! We are very happy that you were satisfied with your room and our amenities. We appreciate your review and hope that you had a wonderful stay in Hawaii. Mahalo. More 

Sydney, Australia
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54 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Ambassador is an older hotel i the heart of Honolulu. It doesn't have a bar or restaurant but has full kitchen and large rooms. Rooms are serviced daily by lovely ladies and all staff very friendly and helpful and are very clean.

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Thank Grant M
Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Grant! Thank you very much for your positive review of our hotel. We take a lot of pride in our staff, and love hearing kind words about them! We are glad that you enjoyed your stay with us, mahalo! More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I travelled here in late August for 10 days. Getting a king bed room with a kitchenette. We flew in at 6am with our rooms not even ready yet and were told to come back at 1pm😑 Then we got the keys to our rooms after 1pm and they sprung us with a "Amenity Fee" of $20... More 

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Chue Y, Front Office Manager at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Cheechii, thank you for your review. We apologize for any inconveniences you experienced. We are sorry we were unable to check you in when you arrived, but because check-out time is not until 12 noon, it's very hard to have rooms ready earlier than 3 (our guaranteed check-in time). We are glad that we were able to get you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Ambassador Hotel - A Waikiki Hotel, where our ideal Waikiki location meets exceptional value. We are conveniently located in the heart of Waikiki, on the island of Oahu, offering something for everyone looking for the perfect Hawaiian Vacation; Oahu Activities, beautiful beaches, Surfing, Hawaii Golf, Shopping in Waikiki, Waikiki Restaurants and much more.Residence-style comforts including Full Kitchens, Free Cable Internet, Cable Televisions, Flat Screen TV's and more. Lounge by our sparkling Swimming Pool or take a short stroll over to gorgeous Waikiki Beach. Just 9 miles from Honolulu International Airport. Conveniently located on the Waikiki Trolley line and bus routes. Shuttle Service by Roberts Hawai’i available. Close to Ala Moana Shopping Mall, Waikiki Beach & other Oahu Activities. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ambassador Hotel Waikiki

Address: 2040 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2101
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $129 - $269 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambassador Hotel Waikiki 3*
Number of rooms: 311
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Also Known As:
Ambassador Hotel Honolulu
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki Hawaii/Honolulu
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