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Las Vegas, United States
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When I checked into this hotel I was a bit optimistic as the location downtown was nice however the parking garage was not that close. The hotel staff was friendly. When we finally got up to the "suite" it was anything but that. There was a vomit stain in the corner of the room. There was also an old stale... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights, not realising until we arrived there was a massive refurb going on. We was pleasantly surprised, large room with two double beds, a balcony, kitchenette, and also a cute medium sized very clean pool out the back. The outdoor area was a really lovely space to sit in, the flowers are kept impeccably.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2016 via mobile

I knew this wasn't going to be amazing simply because of the price and previous reviews. It wasn't horrible but it doesn't look like the website at all..... Like at all. It's livable and the location is great. You can get parking really close for $24 a day. The wifi doesn't work the top two floors are under construction. They... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

The only reason for the 4th star is the location and staff. The hotel is located 10 minutes from the beach, opposite Tiffany's/Coach/Burberry and right downstairs is an amazing ramen restaurant. It is walking distance to all the necessary amenities. Its quite hidden, walked past several times and had to double back. Also safe at night as you need a... More 

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Columbus, Ohio
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016 via mobile

Hey, if you want a Hilton or even a Holiday Inn this may not be for you but if you want Waikiki on a hometown beach budget its a winner! Tucked in behind the big towers on the beach the reach the sky in altitude and price is Polynesian Plaza. An older place but comfy like your favorite couch is... More 

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Sydney
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Positives: Location! It is on the main strip, next to Hard Rock Cafe and lots of food options. Walking distance to Waikiki Beach and The Cheesecake Factory. Room size is decent. Negatives: In major need of a renovation! Very outdated and the lifts smell. Wifi connection is poor. Overall, would stay here again.

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2016

Most may not like a tired appearance, but the place was clean, provided cooking facilities, WiFi, a very comfortable queen bed. Would be one of the cheapest hotels amongst a lot of 5 stars hotels at a fraction of cost

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Nashua, New Hampshire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

The entrance to the hotel is low key and between two retail stores on busy the Kalakaua Avenue. You could easily pass by its entrance on the street and miss it. Their Waikiki location is very good for shopping and access to TheBus. If you know what you want to visit on Oahu, I strongly recommend using the economical and... More 

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18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The staff were really friendly and very accommodating. If you are looking for somewhere to stay for the value of your money (esp. if you are on a budget) then its PolyPlaza. Its got FREE wifi, a kitchenette (fridge, microwave and cofee-maker and eating utensils, plates and cups). The housemaids will provide Hawaiian coffee everyday and housekeeping. The bathroom is... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2016

We spent 2 weeks in this hotel due to the cost of the the normal hotels we stay at were double the normal cost. The location of this hotel is GREAT, it has a nice good size flat screen TV with cable/Sat TV, and both beds were actually pretty comfortable - at this poit there is nothing else that I... More 

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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, location, location! Polynesian Plaza is situated on Kalakaua Avenue and Beach Walk, the focal point of Waikiki, just one block to world-famous beaches. Comfortable studios feature private lanai balconies and fully equipped kitchenettes with a 2-burner stovetop (most), microwave, and refrigerator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Polynesian Plaza

Address: 2131 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2346
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $168 - $210 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Polynesian Plaza 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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Also Known As:
Polynesian Plaza Honolulu
Polynesian Plaza Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#12 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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