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Certificate of Excellence


#19 of 86 hotels in Oahu
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
The Equus is a charming boutique hotel located on Waikiki's "Upper West Side" where you will find an abundance of restaurants, easy access to one of the world's largest shopping malls, a quick stroll to the beach and gorgeous sunset views. The hotel guestrooms are warm and contemporary, keeping true to the hotel's equestrian theme with Ralph Lauren-inspired touches throughout. An intimate lobby and lanai offer a dipping pool, and a new cafe and bar. All guestrooms are appointed with cozy pillow-top beds, flat screen TVs, refrigerator with freezer, Keurig coffee maker with organic coffee, and complimentary full property WiFi. The friendly staff offers the kind of personal assistance delivered with Aloha. IMPORTANT NOTES: *Check-In: 3:00pm | Check Out : 12:00pm *Stairway Access Only *Valet Parking *Provide Arrival Time - for luggage assistance
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Room features
Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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Grade: 87 out of 100
57Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
13Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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This hotel has wonderful staff members, a great location, and offers reasonable pricing in an expensive area. So, why only three dots? The rooms need a serious cleaning. The high traffic areas were cleaned daily, but a glance under or behind furniture revealed thick layers of
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10/10 would recommend. Excellent service, perfect location having great access to Waikiki, comfortable beds and clean and tidy rooms. I will definitely be coming back to stay here next time I am in Hawaii.
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We stayed at the Equus as part of a package deal, (cruise, flights and hotel). So i didn't do my customary Trip Advisor check of the Hotel before booking. First impression: We were greeted by wonderful young men who were Valet Parking, 10/10 for them. Not too happy that we have
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Response from Kris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Equus
Responded 4 days ago
Aloha KarenTrevorSm, Thank you for staying with us and taking the time to share this incredibly detailed and candid review. We appreciate your efforts and would like you to know that we take guest feedback very seriously. We are a family-owned boutique hotel and we pride ourselves on providing exceptional service. The hundreds of glowing reviews we've received throughout the years will attest to our dedication and commitment to our guests. That said, it seems like we came up short this time. I sincerely apologize for the issues you encountered and I can only hope that you'll give us another chance in the future. Please feel free to contact us directly if you'd like to discuss this in more detail. Mahalo
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This is a lovely little hotel in a great location. The staff was amazing and treated our large family with such Aloha. Renee at the front desk, Kai (spelling?) in maintenance & Chad at the valet were all so friendly & helpful. The beds are comfortable & everything was very
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Response from Kris W, Guest Relations Manager at The Equus
Responded 1 week ago
Aloha Mindy and Eric, Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review. This really means a lot to us! We truly enjoyed hosting you and your family and I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Mahalo and best wishes to you all.
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Stayed 2 nights recently. Rooms clean with comfortable bed. Staff very helpful and friendly nice little cafe and bar downstairs. Close to beaches, shops and transport. Fast wifi. Perfect for a short stay
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$148 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the equus hotel and marina towerequus an aqua boutique hotel
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
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