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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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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
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Room features
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Quaint
HOTEL CLASS
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Full view
87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
58Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
6Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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All reviews ala moana blvd abc store aloha spirit waikiki beach within walking distance street noise small hotel convention center across the street light sleeper small pool coffee machine the entire staff bus stop valet parking air conditioner heart of waikiki
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We booked 2 nights. We were happy with the location as it was walkable to the beach and shopping. Check in was easy and the gentleman at the desk was very pleasant and welcoming. The hotel is dated in every area, especially evident in the...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is a nice, small hotel tucked away in Waikiki! Upon arriving to the hotel we were told that we got an upgrade to a suite (we’re choice hotel members) which was unexpected! We went up to the 10th floor and had a beautiful kitchen...More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank DD82117
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 4 days ago

Aloha DD82117, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to leave us such a lovely review (with pictures :)) and a generous 5 star rating. I am so happy to hear that we were able to upgrade you to our one...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We disliked the Equus so much that we left early and forfeited the rest of our stay, so we could try to salvage the rest of our vacation. The staff was nice, but you can't rate a property on staff alone. The pictures and description...More

Date of stay: January 2019
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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha hawkeyes2, I am very saddened to hear about your experience with us during your recent stay. Guest comfort and security are extremely important and our highest priority. I would really like to hear from you so I can gather more information regarding the room...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I spent a night at the Equus recently, between international flights. The front desk staff was courteous and helpful; the room was spacious and clean; and the open air bar a friendly gathering spot. I will definitely be here again!More

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Ellen S
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Ellen S, Thank you so much for taking the time to leave such a wonderful review and rating. I am so happy that we were able to meet and hopefully exceed your expectations. We can't wait to see you again next time you are...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks to all the people at the front desk, they were all very courteous and helpful. When we told them about our bed concern, it was immediately addressed. We appreciated so much. Their employees are very considerate, too. Winston their concierge was so helpful, great...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Nida Fermin M
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 6 days ago

Aloha Nida Fermin M, From all us of here at the Equus, You're Welcome! Your review can never be too late:) We appreciate you so much. Thank you for thinking of us and for taking time out of your day to let us know how...More

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helengd52
December 20, 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha helengd52, Yes, we can store your luggage at no additional cost. If your room is not ready, we will have housekeeping expedite your room category and contact you as soon as it becomes available. if you have any other... More
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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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sctvt
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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Room Tips
"If you can ask for a room away from the street it would be quieter."
I3455TXmaryt
Dec 10, 2018
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"Ask for a balcony if you want one, I would have liked to have one. It would have enhanced our experience."
roostersushi
Nov 25, 2018
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"go for the higher floors and not facing the main street."
Newfie_parent
Nov 16, 2018
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"best room size and clean very clean"
jerikaulak
Oct 9, 2018
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PRICE RANGE
$147 - $237 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the equus hotel and marina towerequus an aqua boutique hotel
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
60
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