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Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This is a little gem, only 15 minutes walk from central Waikiki. The rooms are a good size, and very modern and always clean. The guys on the ground floor who look after check in and the car park are very courteous and helpful. Always offering a bottle of water, or a towel for the beach, or chairs for the...

2Thank Ronnie51_11
Reviewed July 6, 2015 via mobile

My family and I have come to Honolulu 7 times in the last 14 years, 7 different hotels & apartments (some very well known and big, some not so), but this place has been wonderful. Will certainly stay here again the next time we come to Honolulu. Doesn't have much in the way of breakfast, restaurants, pools, other facilities like...

5Thank Durand R
Reviewed July 5, 2015 via mobile

What a lovely little boutique hotel. It isn't beach front but you have access to the beach just a few minutes away. No amenities (pool, restaurant) but they make up for it with thoughtful little details, like illy coffee in the room, free dvd rentals, complimentary coffee in the morning and wine in the evening. The room is fantastic, so...

7Thank theworldiswide
Mooresville, NC
Reviewed June 22, 2015

This was our second stay at this property, though the first time since ownership transferred from Starwood hotels. It's still an extremely nice property within easy walking distance to Waikiki without all the throngs of tourists at your front door. We were on the 12th floor with very nice views of Diamond Head and the ocean. The rooms were very...

8Thank Northspoon
Perth, Australia
Reviewed June 16, 2015

This hotel is in a great location far enough from the heart of Waikiki to be quiet but still only a short walk away. Rooms are large and comfortable and wifi is decent. Staff were all very helpful and the pricing while not great is ok. They have bikes available for free, which is great, however they are desperately in...

2Thank kenoo300
Texarkana, Arkansas
Reviewed June 16, 2015 via mobile

Wes at the front desk is fantastic. He was always polite and helpful. We traveled with a group, so I didn't select this hotel. Even so, it's really modern, the rooms are clean. However, it just lacked a few things. No pool or hot tub. No workout facilities and no direct beach access. Also, we were on the third floor...

3Thank Cheryl_in_Texarkana
Fremont, California
Reviewed June 13, 2015 via mobile

This is my second time at this property. I was there when it first opened (different owner). Pros: Small, quiet property. Staff are very nice and attentive. It felt like we were the only ones there. There was a shuttle that went to all their other properties in addition to Ala Moana mall. It is across the street from as...

3Thank Laura Z
New York City, New York
Reviewed June 11, 2015

The best choice of hotel that I could've make in Honolulu. Waikiki is great and I loved it, but after a while, you want to rest, to have some privacy, go to an almost privacy beach after a full day or early in the morning, this is the place. I had a nice view to the Diamond Head, the park...

3Thank fseidl
Davie, Florida
Reviewed June 6, 2015

We stayed here four nights before our cruise to rest up and get over the jet lag. Glad we decided to do that (for more than the original reasons), because the Lotus is not just a flower -- it's a jewel. The reception on our late arrival set the tone for what was an excellent stay. We had a corner...

4Thank Gordon B
Reviewed June 4, 2015

Not quite on the beach but we had a beautiful "Deluxe Diamond Head View" room that also had an ocean view. It was a corner room with views in 2 directions. The hotel and room design was very attractive. They have free valet parking, a little strange since the lot is right in front by the door, but probably not...

2Thank Rich_NJ_8
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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 96815-4002 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $252 - $388 (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
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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“10th Floor, Ocean View room was wonderful”
  • 10th floor ocean view from balcony
genie06962, yesterday | 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, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Upper rooms have the better views.”
MBrow94162, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Likely all rooms will be good, we chose a corner premier room with view to Diamond head and ocean”
AO2017318, 5 weeks ago | Read review
“Ocean View”
aklynx99, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
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