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Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki

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Nova Scotia
Reviewed May 30, 2009

We had a small but comfortable room. Nothing special but great value for the budget minded traveller. We got upgraded to a "superior" room without asking. I would have like to have seen the regular room for comparsion. We only had a shower and my wife wished it contained a bath. But it was kept cleaned and tidy. As usual,...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed May 26, 2009

I got this hotel by bidding on priceline without knowing what I would get. I am completely satisfied with it, especially considering the price I paid. Hotel is located in the center of Waikiki, 3 blocks from the beach. The lobby area has a swanky design, the staff is friendly. There is a coffee/tea machine. The "Spa" in the name...

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Reviewed May 19, 2009

we was in aqua aloha 4 days in our 8-day hawaii trip on May 2009. For this price, about 100, the location is good and the room is clean enough. We had a small kitchen and is good for us to use it everydays. Breakfast is not good as others said before my trip. Don't expect too much on this....

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Reviewed May 14, 2009

Stayed for a week here and loved every second of it! The rooms aren't the largest we've ever seen but they were comfortable for 2 of us. Nice sized furnished balcony, comfy beds and couch. Enjoyed the small, but adequate, breakfast and coffee each morning. Didn't spend much time in the room itself (who does when they vacation in paradise?!)...

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Brookhaven, PA
Reviewed May 13, 2009

We had a reservation at the Aqua Bamboo hotel a few blocks away and were downgraded to the Aqua Aloha Surf due to the Bamboo's overbooking. I was very upset about this as I had stayed at the Bamboo previously and really enjoyed it. The Aloha Surf is a little more outdated than the Bamboo. It looked a little older....

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed May 9, 2009

We arrived at the hotel at 9am in the morning, well before our check-in time. The team member said if we came back at noon they could probably check us in earlier which is exactly what happened. So we walked around for the morning and they conveniently stored our luggage for us. We were on the 7th floor and faced...

1Thank bjspa
Reviewed May 6, 2009

Looks like a lot of mixed reviews on this hotel fortunately for me mine was of the good variety… Booked a Superior room which was really quite small, not much room to put our two suit cases… It was also right behind the elevator which we could hear through out the night… The balcony had an alright view of the...

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San Diego
Reviewed May 2, 2009

First - my perspective...I'm a road warrior/business traveler, on the road 3-5 times a month. In the past 25 years I've stayed in absolutely the worst properties and the very best. I like to think I know hotels. The Aqua Aloha Surf & Spa is pretty darn good given that you could pay far more for a major chain hotel...

1Thank SDTripster
Reviewed May 1, 2009

When I arrived at the hotel to check in on thursday, April 23, 2009, I was helped by a man at the front desk. He told me that he would be checking me into a room on the 2nd floor. Since I booked a standard room 5 MONTHS before my arrival, I had called and requested if they could please...

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alohasurfWaikiki, Hotel Manager at Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha trax1983, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your recent stay with us. I am extremely disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations, but I value your comments. I am surprised that your customer service experience was less than desirable as we do pride ourselves in this area. We do our best...

Haleiwa, Hawaii
Reviewed April 27, 2009

My husband and I live on the North Shore. Decided to go downtown for the night, so we booked this hotel on priceline as a 31/2 star room. When we arrived, there was no parking left on site, so they sent us to a sister hotel two blocks away. My husband went to park, with very little direction from the...

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alohasurfWaikiki, Hotel Manager at Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha northshore66, Thank you for taking the time to share feedback about your recent stay at the Aqua Aloha Surf & Spa. I sincerely apologize that the room and service fell short of your expectations. We do have parking available on property, but in the event the hotel is sold out or close to sold out, there is potential the...

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  • Free Internet
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
  • 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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki, one of Waikiki's most popular hotels, is a boutique hotel located 2 blocks to the beach and steps from world class dining and shopping. The large, open air lobby connects to a fitness area and Internet cafe as well as a relaxing pool area with cabanas and barbeque grill lit by tiki torches every evening. Continental breakfast is served complimentary daily for bookings made directly through Aqua. With our hospitality fee, Aqua Aloha Surf allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include WiFi Interent throughout the hotel and in guest rooms, DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), Beach Towels and Chair rentals, 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, Aloha Aqua Surf guest rooms offer AquaBLISS pillow top beds, LCD TV's, mini-refrigerator, a microwave, coffeemaker and safe. Select accommodations offer views of the magical Koolau Mountain range and Ala Wai Golf Course. Self Parking is $25 daily. Note: Oversized vehicles will not fit in the hotel parking garage. If you have what you believe may be an oversized vehicle, please call the hotel to confirm whether the garage can accommodate the vehicle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki

Address: 444 Kanekapolei Street, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3099
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $139 - $224 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki 2.5*
Number of rooms: 202
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Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki Hotel Honolulu
Aqua Aloha Surf Honolulu
Aloha Surf Hotel
Aqua Aloha Surf Hotel
Aqua Aloha Surf Waikiki Hawaii/Honolulu
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“Ask for rooms with city view”
 of 5 bubbles ahmedmH6570NC, 5 days ago | Read review
“upgrade to rooms with a lanai”
 of 5 bubbles 805amyt, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
“Join the club for the room upgrade. Ask for the rooms with the higher numbers they have a better view..”
 of 5 bubbles pamelalU2469CJ, Feb 2, 2017 | Read review
“Don't get a city view u r literally watching people in their apartments”
 of 5 bubbles 344antonm, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
“Go as high as possible, away from street noise.”
 of 5 bubbles davidsX3424TW, Jan 29, 2017 | Read review
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