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White Sands Hotel

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Reviewed October 9, 2013

Our first time in Hawaii and were very scepticle about the hotels in the area, however, we were pleasantly surprised. The front desk staff, Jason & Christieann, were very friendly and helpful in making suggestions to activities and eateries in the area and how to...More

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Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded October 10, 2013

Aloha sram3371, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience on your vacation. I appreciate you mentioned Aqua White Sands hotel is perfect location for price. And you enjoyed our clean rooms, pool area, courtyard landscaping etc. I am glad to hear...More

Reviewed October 2, 2013

Back again for another year! Had another wonderful experience at the White Sands! Thank you to the staff for always being friendly and making my home away from home feel cozy and wonderful! Using the bbq to cook my Costco meat was really amazing, and...More

Thank Gary H
Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded October 9, 2013

Aloha Gary H, Thank you very much for taking time to write a review of your recent stay with us. It is great to hear you always choose Aqua White Sands Hotel for your hospitality needs. And you enjoyed your stay with us. I appreciate...More

Reviewed October 2, 2013

Stayed at this hotel 5 years ago when it was the Celebrity Resorts timeshares. Not much has changed. The put my wife and I in a room with two twin beds. We could have waited until another room was available but we were so tired...More

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Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded October 10, 2013

Aloha firefighter57, Thank you for taking your valuable time to post the review of your recent stay with us on tripadvisor. I am happy to hear that you felt our hotel has good location, good rates, great staff and you also enjoyed courtyard and pool...More

Reviewed October 2, 2013

This is our second time at this property this year. Christianne and Christina greet each and every guest like you are coming home and they have known you for years-even on your 1st time. This is not a fancy hotel by any means. There is...More

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Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded October 9, 2013

Aloha SFLollyPopCouple, Thank you for taking the time to post your comments on tripadvisor. It is always helpful to have your feedback and we will use it to improve our service as we always strive to improve the quality of your stay at Aqua White...More

Reviewed September 30, 2013

I visit my son often in Honolulu and am always on the look-out for inexpensive stays. White Sands Hotel was great for my budget with clean rooms and super-friendly staff. Christieann's smile greeted me every morning! There is a small well-kept pool and common area...More

Thank Nancy G
Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded October 3, 2013

Aloha Nancy Q, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your experience with us on Tripadvisor. It was a pleasure having you as our guests. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your great stay with us. I appreciated you...More

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#37 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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Response from Phil P | Reviewed this property |
It's approx 10 min to waikiki beach itself....you will pass a dozen places on the way maybe more....depends on your taste....you could eat somewhere different each day for breakfast as you are generally 5 to 10 min from... More
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Jill H
January 18, 2017|
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Response from pally1070 | Reviewed this property |
From White Sands to Denny's is not really worth it. Denny's is on Lewers Street. Probably at a casual pace, 15 minutes walk. There are plenty of better places to eat on the way.
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Anthony S
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Response from julie31332016 | Reviewed this property |
The White Sands Hotel is in a perfect location to walk to almost anywhere. We loved it so much we have booked to go there again this year.
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"Ask for ground floor if you cannot use the stairs. No lift."
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"Ask to not be in the main area by the office. Be in one of the rooms away from there."
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"Rooms near the pool is where you will better wi-fi service."
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"2nd & 3rd floor rooms are great with cold air and view of pool area."
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