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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed 7 nts, After the first night we had to move rooms,due to the bed head board was adjacient to the 3 lifts wall, we thought it would be quit later in the evening, but it's also used as a service lift for the hotel services.This was done immediate the next morning..Well done Staff. The other issue, you may... More 

Thank Doggy73
Santa Barbara
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just add the $18/day resort fee to the room rate and try to forget about it. The listed "benefits" were ridiculous, for example, the daily paper is the single copy for all to share in the lobby. The free DVD service sounded good, but no one could explain to me how to make the playstation (whatever it was) in the... More 

Thank BunburySB
Ottawa, Ontario
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice reasonably priced hotel just a short walk from the beach. Lots of restaurants close - MacDonald's just around the corner, Outback and Red Lobster across the street. Also Hilton right across the street. Spacious rooms, nice and clean. Resort fee included wifi. Very friendly and helpful front desk staff. We did not have a car so don't know about... More 

Thank Bullitt08
London, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This boutique hotel has an excellent location near to restaurants, ABC stores, bus stops & beach. We stayed at this hotel for a week. Our room is being cleaned every day, comfortable pillows and bed, we have a small balcony overlooking the city. Going to Ala Moana centre took us at least 10-15minutes walk from the hotel or take bus... More 

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65 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not among the big brand names but offering good value for money. Rooms are clean, beds and showers are good and the staff are all so friendly. About a 6 minute walk from Waikiki beach, free beach towels included. Oh, and a dvd player and PS3 in your room, with free dvd rentals should you get bored!

Thank RTM1908
Kaysville, Utah
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170 reviews
37 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a boutique hotel, but very old and dated. They did a little renovation but it's obvious that it's old. The floor in our room actually slanted. They made us sign a form saying if we smoked in our room they would charge clean up, but it was overwhelmingly obvious that our non-smoking room had been smoked in. I... More 

Thank Anne M
Manchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This hotel is located across the road from the Hilton hawaian village just a short walk to the beach staff very friendly and helpful room reasonable size bathroom bit small had balcony the view of diamond head and partial beach view .pool lovely and clean but cold which is needed as it does get very hot on the pool deck... More 

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aquapalmsandspa, General Manager at Aqua Palms Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Annette D: Mahalo for taking the time to share your experience at the Aqua Palms Waikiki. Your comments definitely highlight the property and its location with restaurants and shops close by. The hospitality fee has become a norm among hotels in Hawaii. It covers many amenities beside the ones you mentioned. i.e., shuttle service around Waikiki, DVD and PS3... More 

Kauai, Hawaii
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When traveling to Oahu, this is my go to hotel. The location is perfect, right at the gateway of Waikiki. First off, the parking spaces are a bit tight, so anything larger than a full size car would have a difficult time. I am thinking that $25 a day for parking is normal in Waikiki. The staff is polite and... More 

2 Thank kona-kauai
aquapalmsandspa, General Manager at Aqua Palms Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Kona-Kauai: WOW, what a review. Very detailed on explaining the property, it's amenities and location. It is always nice to see employees pointed out for their friendliness and service and I will be sure to pass along your comments to Larry and Venus! We are delighted that we are your hotel of choose when coming to Honolulu and look... More 

College Station, Texas
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent in comfort for value, close to waikiki beach, great side restaurant, informative, clean and swift service. Had a very pleasant one day stay there. Could not ask for more regarding the value. Be aware they charge extra for parting and WiFi.

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2 Thank FernandoSGallegos
aquapalmsandspa, General Manager at Aqua Palms Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha FernandoSGallegos: Mahalo for sharing your recent experience at the Aqua Palms Waikiki. I glad to hear that you had a pleasant stay even if it was only for one day! We hope that you will come back to visit us again soon and stay with us a little longer next time. Me ke Aloha Pumehana, With Warmest Aloha, Patty... More 

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Staying here for work for a week. I know how dreadful. just kidding this place is really nice and centrally located among lots of entertainment, bars resturants ,bars, beaches , parks. If my company didn't pay for everything it might be a different story. the rooms are comfy and inviting, I lucked out on the 8th floor with a nice... More 

3 Thank Michael B
aquapalmsandspa, General Manager at Aqua Palms Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Michael B: Life is rough, spending a week in Hawaii for work! I'm glad to see that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again on a return visit. Me ke Aloha Pumehana, With Warmest Aloha, Patty Maher General Manager More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua Palms Waikiki is a boutique hotel located 1 block to the beach and across from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. This hotel is a short stroll to Ala Moana Shopping Center and in close proximity to the Hawaii Convention Center. During your stay, you'll enjoy guestroom comforts like Aqua BLISS pillow top beds, 42-inch LCD TV's, a mini-refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffeemaker. With our hospitality fee, Aqua Palms Waikiki allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include WiFi Internet throughout the hotel and in guest rooms, DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), beach towel and chair rentals, Waikiki Shuttle (Complimentary Waikiki Shuttle Service), Daily Newspaper, In Room Coffee, In Room Safe, Local & Toll-Free Calls, Water in Lobby, and a Weekly Manager's Reception. In addition, you'll enjoy the fitness center, pool and sundeck with a barbeque grill, and coffee and water service in the lobby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Palms Waikiki

Address: 1850 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1602
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $137 - $294 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aqua Palms Waikiki 2.5*
Number of rooms: 263
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Also Known As:
Aqua Palms Waikiki Hotel Honolulu
Aqua Palms Hotel
Aqua Palms Honolulu
Aqua Palms Spa Honolulu
Aqua Palms Waikiki Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#33 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
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“A room not next to the lifts”
 of 5 bubbles Doggy73, 2 days ago | Read review
“Up high so you don't hear the traffic all night.”
 of 5 bubbles amxwll, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Ask for a room facing Diamond Head because the ocean view is limited with other hotels in the way. Also ask for a room with a balcony.”
 of 5 bubbles kona-kauai, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“excellent comfort in room”
 of 5 bubbles FernandoSGallegos, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We had a street-side room but did not encounter a problem with noise.”
 of 5 bubbles JanM823, 5 weeks ago | Read review
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