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La Jolla, California
Reviewed February 18, 2014

We own a condo next to the Lotus and have for the past 10 years. Occasionally we need to have friends or family that come in from the mainland stay near us. We pick the Lotus for its location...not in the craziness of Waikiki....but a hundred yards from the best beach in the area, the beautiful Kapiolani park on the...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed February 15, 2014

We stayed at Lotus for several days based on the reviews on TA and our experience was slightly above average after taking many things into account. The hotel's greatest attribute is the customer service - possibly the best service we have received at any hotel in North America and likely do to the fact that it is a boutique hotel...

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha BRUCE W, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our staff. We hope to see you again in the future. Mahalo, Joshua M. Gray General Manager

Florida
Reviewed February 9, 2014

I will stay here again should I have the good fortune to return to Oahu. Great location. Tremendous staff. Had a view of Diamond Head and the beach. Close to everything, but far away enough to feel more private.

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha brFlorida, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. Our staff and location are our greatest assets. We wish you nothing but "good fortune" and hope to see you again soon! Mahalo, Joshua M. Gray General Manager

Newcastle
Reviewed February 7, 2014

Helpful staff and welcoming ambience. Rooms are larger than usual and the views spectacular. Worth paying for the Ocean View and ours (Rm 825) also had mountain views. Free tea/coffee; iced water in lobby; and free wine were "value add" inclusions. A pool would be a bonus.

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha Samsara43, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. We like to think of our hotel as our home and all guests are welcomed in that manner. I am delighted to see that you took advantage of some of our complimentary offerings and I encourage you to try more when you return. Mahalo, Joshua...

Exmoor National Park, United Kingdom
Reviewed February 2, 2014

This was formerly the W Honolulu. Quiet part of town at Diamond Head, about a ten minute walk to the centre of town. Rooms really nice and contemporary. no pool, but beach a couple of minutes walk and towels can be provided. The staff were excellent especially the guy on reception with initials on his badge something like PK (?),...

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha bardswalk, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. The peacefulness of our neighborhood and our staff are our greatest assets. I will be sure to pass on your kind words to our staff and Chef. I am happy to tell you that we are in the planning stages of making some decor changes...

North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed January 28, 2014

This hotel was wonderful! The people and the location were the best. Far enough away from the Waikiki hubbub, but a stone's throw to walk to Waikiki Beach, amazing restaurants and shopping. Great location. No need for a car. We preferred the more private beaches right behind the hotel. The surf was gentle, and swimmable (or standable!) not the throbbing...

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha laurie19552014, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. Our staff and location are truly our greatest assets! Our "private" beach (which technically is public) and amenity offerings truly help to give our property a zen like quality. We are delighted that you had an excellent time. Mahalo, Joshua M. Gray General Manager

nova scotia
Reviewed January 22, 2014

Perfect location. The hotel was a quiet refuge from the frenetic activity and noise of downtown Waikiki while still being an easy walk to all amenities. We had a room (1022) with a great view of Diamond Head and the ocean- the beach was a minutes walk away. Free beach towels chairs and mats were provided, free wine every afternoon...

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha cbislanderns, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. The kind words that you expressed regarding our "quiet refuge" are greatly appreciated. We hope to see you again soon! Mahalo, Joshua M. Gray General Manager

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed January 20, 2014

If you like smaller, intimate boutique hotels; then the Lotus on Waikiki beach is for you. Beautifully appointed lobby and guest rooms with all the modern conviniences. This was our anniversary and splurged on a corner, upper floor room with full ocean and diamond head views. We could see the surfers and hear the waves crash from our two balconies....

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha LeotheLion75, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. I am happy to see that you took advantage of some of our complimentary offerings during your stay. Anniversaries are important and we are glad that we could be a part of helping you enjoy yours. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Mahalo,...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed January 20, 2014

This is the only area on Waikiki where I would book a hotel. It is removed from the noise and crowds of Waikiki, which is basically identical to Miami Beach (countless high rise hotels and shops along a nice stretch of beach). Lotus is next to a large park and has wonderful, unobstructed views of Diamond Head. It is not...

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha TG_Traveler2014, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. Our location is one of our greatest assets. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed our newly remodeled rooms. It is an honor to have someone from so far away enjoy our home. We hope it will become your home away from home. We...

Binghamton, New York
Reviewed January 19, 2014

My wife and I discovered the Lotus Honolulu in September 2012 when we couldn't book at the Otani for a night on our stopover from Maui to the mainland. What a gem it turned out to be! When we returned again in January 2014 for a week's visit with our son (stationed on Oahu) we knew that the Lotus was...

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Joshua G, General Manager at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head, responded to this review

Aloha EEaton, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about Lotus Honolulu. To give a guest the type of experience that makes them want to come back is something that we strive to do on a daily basis. Your kind words regarding the staff is greatly appreciated and I will be sure to pass them along. We...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
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  • 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, guests will enjoy amenities including: WiFi Internet access throughout the hotel, Valet Parking, unlimited DVD movies and Playstation 3 games, in-room Coffee, in-room Safe, Coffee and Tea service in the lobby, daily Wine Service in lobby, Concierge Services, daily Newspaper, Bicycles and use of Beach Towels & Chairs, outdoor Yoga Classes, and Waikiki Shuttle Service. We also offer admission for (2) at the Honolulu Museum of Art. ... 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: $248 - $373 (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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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Upper rooms have the better views.”
 of 5 bubbles MBrow94162, 5 days ago | Read review
“Likely all rooms will be good, we chose a corner premier room with view to Diamond head and ocean”
 of 5 bubbles AO2017318, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles aklynx99, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Choose a high floor for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles S4739YLrose, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“4th floor or above for a view of the ocean from your balcony”
 of 5 bubbles RayShimley, 2 weeks ago | Read review
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