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Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

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Reviewed January 7, 2016

We picked this hotel again because it is not in the Waikiki frenzy, yet a nice 20 minute walk there if you really have to go. Kapiolani Park separates it from Waikiki Beach. It's a boutique hotel near Diamond Head, with a truly versatile small staff, each of whom can pick up another's job if necessary. There's no restaurant, but...

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Jana C, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Mahalo for the five star review and for taking the time to share your experience with us! Thank you for choosing the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the near future! Warmest Mahalo & Aloha :-)

Westchester NY
Reviewed January 7, 2016 via mobile

Nice staff and location- rooms large and comfortable- beach access and chairs and bikes nice amenities. Lower floors not great views, otherwise super! Boutique hotel with good vibe, but not super luxurious, if that's what your looking for.

2Thank Lovetoski48
Waco, Texas
Reviewed December 28, 2015

Very clean and nice boutique hotel. Thoughtfully laid out interior, California king sized bed, and attentive & personal staff made this a great place to escape. Close to the beach & the downtown area ( but not too close), and across the street from a lovely park.

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Reviewed December 27, 2015

The Lotus is a charming boutique hotel at the far end of Waikiki, a stone's throw from Diamond Head. What it lacks in amenities, it makes up via the pretty, recently renovated rooms and the friendly staff and great service. It's not a cheap place to stay but we don't feel our money was wasted. This hotel is a good...

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1Thank Juanita S
Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed December 25, 2015

o view of the ocean ). If you are looking for a low key vibe in a great location out of the hussle and bussle of Wikiki then this is a great budget friendly option. We would definitely stay here again!

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed December 24, 2015

We had a very pleasant stay at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head. We liked that the hotel was removed from the main Waikiki drag -- it felt like a real refuge and a place to relax. We also loved that there was a happy hour from 4-6pm. Overall the service was excellent. We felt very well taken care of. There...

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2Thank sandi694
East Lansing, Michigan
Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

The bed was too soft, the pillows too large and firm, the one and only elevator too slow, and the bar and restaurant never opened. There is no pool and no fitness facilities. And yet....... The full view of Diamond Head's iconic west side and the view between condos to the ocean, both as seen from the large balcony of...

3Thank Michigander512
Memphis, Tennessee
Reviewed December 19, 2015

We liked this Hotel as the destination was very quiet but those looking for better facilities with regard to shopping and dining are advised to be closer to town. Our room was nicely furnished with a modern contemporary style, all important items provided including scales which while on holiday is not such a good idea. A very limited breakfast but...

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Jana C, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo so much for taking the time in sharing your experience with us. We appreciate your comments and hope to welcome you back to the Lotus Honolulu in the near future. Warmest Mahalo and Aloha!

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed December 17, 2015 via mobile

What a great boutique hotel located away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki yet 15 minute walk to the center of Waikiki. Beautiful and clean decor this is a true gem in Honolulu. If you want a great experience, I highly recommend this hotel.

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Jana C, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Mahalo for the great review! We hope we get the pleasure of welcoming you back should you decide to visit Waikiki again :-) Warmest Mahalo and Aloha!

New Brunswick
Reviewed December 17, 2015

I loved this hotel set away from all the crowds. But, not far from all the restaurants and stores to shop at. The rooms were large and clean. The lobby had a zen feel to it, and was very nice. If I ever come back to Honolulu , I will definitely stay here again.

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Jana C, Guest Relations Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo so very much for your 5 star rating! It always is a great pleasure to hear when guests had a enjoyable stay. We appreciate the kind words and do hope we get to welcome you back to the Lotus Honolulu again!

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sophisticated enclave located on the famed Gold Coast of Waikiki, the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head is a fusion of Asian inspired decor and warm Hawaiian hospitality. Rent beach cruiser bikes and explore Waikiki. Enjoy daily happy hour specials and delicious island cuisine at Wisp Restaurant & Lounge located on-site. Nestled between Kapiolani Park and a spectacular white sand beach shared with Outrigger Canoe Club, this hotel offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki with remarkable views of majestic Diamond Head and the Pacific ocean. With our boutique fee of $25 per-room, per-day, guests will enjoy amenities including: Free valet parking (normally $20 per day), Coffee & tea service, served daily on the 2nd floor from 7am to 10am. (In the loby from 6:00 am to 7:00am), Wi-Fi internet throughout the hotel, Hawaiian bottled water available daily (in your room and car), Illy coffee system and coffee pods in guest rooms, In-room safe, Daily local newspaper, Local and toll-free calls, Wine served daily in the lobby from 4pm to 5:30pm, Beach chairs, towels, mats and other beach accessories (based on availability). See a guest service agent for assistance., Use of bicycles available for a ride around the park., Take a picnic excursion or more! (Tandem bicycle also available)., See our bell/valet agent for assistance., Waikiki shuttle available daily: Let your feet rest up while taking in all Waikiki has to offer aboard our exclusive Waikiki Shuttle service between participating Aqua properties to Ala Moana Center. See a guest services agent for assistance, visit mywaikikishuttle or download the RideSystem app on your smart phone for shuttle tracking., DVDNow Kiosk: Feel like staying in? Use your DVDNow card to enjoy complimentary movie or game rentals. Kiosk available on the 2nd floor., CastNow: Stream videos and live digital feeds to your TV from your smart phone, tablet or laptop. Instructions are located in your room., Yoga! Enjoy complimentary morning yoga sessions in the park offered daily at 7:30 am. Meet in the lobby to take advantage of this great opportunity to start your morning off with the many health benefits of yoga. Yoga mats are provided., Admission for two (2) to the Honolulu Museum of Arts (Use LOTUS room card for proof of stay.), Fruit Infused Water Station in the Lobby., Zumba & Tai Chi. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

Address: 2885 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $252 - $390 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Aqua Lotus Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Hotel
Lotus Honolulu At Diamond Head Hawaii
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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540KimK, 5 days ago | Read review
“Recommend requesting higher floor room (probably 6+) to get better view of Diamond Head”
sarah4nil, 1 week ago | Read review
“10th Floor, Ocean View room was wonderful”
  • 10th floor ocean view from balcony
genie06962, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“We stayed in room 1221..... not sure about the others, but this has two balconies, a magnificent view of Diamond Head and good ocean views.”
eaglet6, Apr 8, 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have the better views.”
MBrow94162, Mar 24, 2017 | Read review
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