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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Concierge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews ala moana blvd red lobster abc store waikiki beach within walking distance aloha spirit street noise flat screen tv small hotel convention center across the street light sleeper small pool the entire staff coffee machine would highly recommend this hotel bus stop
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Reviewed yesterday

I did not want to stay in the hubbub of Waikiki, so this boutique hotel on the western edge of Waikiki was perfect. It's about a mile to central Waikiki, but there are also a park/beach, harbor, and the Ala Moana shopping mall (with amazing...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a small family owned boutique hotel. My family seeks these little gems out for the service and to be a little less mainstream. We were only in town for a concert, so we had a short stay but we fell in love with this...More

Thank Noe M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I stayed here because of the points I had. Nicely kept up. Older hotel. Luggage must be dragged up a staircase. After you make it up the stairs you’ll find a bar and elevator for your convenience. Comfortable stay. I was exhausted.More

Thank 2016CBS
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha 2016CBS, Thank you very much for choosing our hotel. I know there wasn't much of a choice as we are the only Choice Hotel on Oahu, but still, thank you for giving us the opportunity. I hope that we lived up to the standards...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We chose this hotel based on other trip advisor travelers reviews, as well as the location. Not needing to be “on” the beach, The Equus seemed perfect, and at a decent price of around $125/night. Booked directly through the Choice Hotels website, we thought our...More

Thank MsTravel1968
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha MsTravel1968, Thank you very much for your review. I am very happy that you gave our hotel an opportunity and glad to see that you were a fan of our location. As part of our effort to conserve energy, we service rooms every 3...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I enjoyed my stay at Equus hotel. I was very satisfied with my room its so very clean. The staff was very friendly and accomadating especially to Mhila Talledo one of the staff I met she's so nice they are lucky to have you. Thankyou,...More

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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Trail47589793060, As one of the last family owned and operated hotels here in Waikiki, we are so thankful to have guests like you to take time out of their hectic day and leave a review on our behalf. Your 5 star rating is very...More

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About
Description
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 More 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 Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
$150 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
,
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
,
The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
$150 - $261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
,
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
,
The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
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Pool & Beach (40)
Dining (5)
Business Center & Event Rooms (2)
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Questions & Answers
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jworm23
August 30, 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha Jworm23, We offer light weight folding beach chairs downstairs by our concierge desk.
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Cuddles1ss3
April 22, 2018|
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Response from glbro | Reviewed this property |
It sounds like the travel agent is the one to blame here. It states clearly on the website that there is a daily resort fee on top of the room charge. No thievery going on there.
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Marthe V
January 11, 2018|
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Response from Aniceto G | Reviewed this property |
They offer towels they had plenty of them I don’t know about the chairs thou I didn’t ask
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Room Tips
"best room size and clean very clean"
jerikaulak
5 weeks ago
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"Ask for a view if you are concerned about having one. I didn’t care."
539jodieh
Sep 10, 2018
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"If you wish to have a quite night, please ask for a room not fronting the street."
J58Judy
Sep 10, 2018
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"closer to the ground so you can use the stairs"
B2383NApeterm
Jul 16, 2018
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