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Hawaiian Inn
Ranked #63 of 102 Hotels in Daytona Beach
Market Drayton, United Kingdom
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387 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 180 helpful votes
“Friendly and welcoming place to visit/stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2013

We spent some time at the Hawaiian Inn whilst staying with friends Sherrie and Van. Whilst we did not stay we enjoyed a great time at the pool side bar. The atmosphere was brill. Lots there enjoying the pool whilst we sat and enjoyed the company of Danny, Sue and Charissa and of course Dave the bartender..
You do not have stay here to enjoy what this hotel has to offer....we did and did and when we return back to Daytona Beach would be happy to stay the place was that friendly.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for this awesome review! We are happy that you enjoyed our poolside bar! We appreciate your kind words and we hope you choose to stay with us next time you are in Daytona Beach!
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dayton, ohio
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013 via mobile

First the bad: Our room was at the end of the building, with a view of the elevator & a wall, and bright lights that stayed on all night and weren't blocked out by the blinds. The shower was either scalding hot or freezing cold. The door to our room did not lock, which luckily we noticed, and maintenance had to come up and reprogram it. The DJ by the pool (maybe just a weekend thing) was way too loud, the drinks from the tiki bar were overpriced (2 pre-mixed frozen drinks & 2 canned beers = $26), and the pool desperately needed cleaned. Actually the whole hotel (outside of the room) was only sort of clean.
However, the good: We were able to get a room on a Saturday at about half of the online advertised rate. The building has a very cool look to it with palm trees and waterfalls. The staff was very helpful, and the location is great. The pool was warm, the pool deck is large with plenty of chairs and tables, and it was a fun atmosphere. It's only a few steps down to the beach where you can still hear the music from the DJ by the pool.
With a good cleaning and a beach-front reservation, this could be a great place to stay.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for your review. We appreciate your feedback and have passed your comments on to our management team for review. We are glad that you enjoyed our staff and fantastic location, and we hope that you will choose to stay with us again.
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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 11, 2013

One of my daughters and 2-yr-old grandson were traveling from Jacksonville, Fl. back home to Orlando and decided to stay in Daytona but needed a hotel with an inside pool because the weather was bad so I picked up a hotel/motel guide at Denny's and found the Hawaiian Inn.
The price was awesome and all the rooms have an oceanview room that overlooks the outside pool, which is huge, and a nice deck area plus the view of the beach.
The room did need some updating: the varnish was worn off parts of the beds, carpet was raveled by the sliding door, the tub needed some Tilex, the lock on the front door didn't work and the faucet dripped all night but the room was clean, the kitchen area, microwave and frig. was clean, the beds were comfortable and the view was out of this world!
The "indoor pool" is actually a building outside next to the regular pool. It has 3 solid walls and another wall that has slits that let the outside air in. It was awesome! It's heated and was so relaxing. I can't wait to go back here with my other daughter and grandson!

Room Tip: All rooms are oceanview and there is an elevator for rooms on all floors so I think they are all pre...
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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Travelinggrandma001
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
Thank you for this review. We are so glad to hear that your daughter and your grandson loved our indoor pool! We appreciate your feedback, and look forward to seeing you again in the near future.
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Tampa, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2013

I've just returned from a six day stay at Hawaiian Inn Daytona, Beach Florida. This was my second stay in two years. I did not think that my second visit could top the first but Bryan Collins and Melissa the operations manager saw to it that my visit exceeded my every expectation. My King Room with kitchenette was superb and the view of the ocean and property could not be beat. The hotel continues to make upgrades and is always well maintained. My only suggestion is that ice machines be placed on both the South and North ends of each floor. Aside from that, the friendly staff, great atmosphere and well appointed rooms make each stay exceptional. Breakfast is available in the mornings and the Tiki Bar is keeps you in the Hawaiian island relaxed mood. Thanks for another great stay. I will be back.

Room Tip: Room 407 was excellent.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, October 16, 2013
We’re so happy you enjoyed your stay with us! Thank you for writing this lovely review, we’re glad to know you appreciated the friendly staff, great atmosphere and the rooms. We hope you will choose to stay with us soon! Thanks again!
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

Our stay at the Hawaiian Inn in Daytona was great. The outside area is wonderful. Great value!! Great pool!! They had a DJ on the weekend and nice tiki bar. The room was clean. The only downside is the kitchen area is really small. My only complaint was the mattresses were extremely soft. The balcony overlooking the ocean had great furniture. The staff were all very nice and helpful. We went to the luau it was good but pricey. We will definitely come back.

  • Stayed September 2013
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Thank sher0272
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Thank you so much for writing this review. We’re glad to hear that you enjoyed our amenities including the pool, and Tiki Bar, and that you found our staff helpful. Thanks for staying with us and we hope to see you again in the near future!
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Enterprise, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2013

this is a very excellent hotel. We spent five days. The room was excellent and the view was wonderful, enjoyed the pool and the indoor heated pool very nice . Also the restaurant in side that serves breakfast is excellent. The food is excellent. The hotel staff very helpful. As for our trip it was excellent. We stayed in September very nice not over crowed . We are looking forward to spending a week in May for Mother,s Day at the Hawaiian Inn. We are looking forward for another week at the Hawaiian Inn and Daytona Beach .

Room Tip: Get a room with a kitchenette , ocean view
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, September 26, 2013
Thank you for writing this review. We were delighted to hear you had an excellent time. We’re glad you could enjoy the indoor and outdoor pool as well as our dining options. We are looking forward to seeing you on Mother’s Day. Thanks again.
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Unicoi, Tennessee
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 16, 2013

We have stayed many times at the Hawaiian Inn always mid summer when it was very crowded. We just returned from a stay the second week of September and it was wonderful, not crowded at all. The weather was still great. The hotel has not been kept up as well, but it is a older hotel. Had problems with the elevators (very small) one was not working. Our room lock wasn't working and they had to come fix that the sliding door wasn't working they had to come fix that one also, the air conditioner turned off so they had to reset it. I guess a lot of fix up after the summer crowd. After they got the room back to working order for the price it was a nice week. The pool is great and oceanfront views from the room with a balcony. It is a good location oceanfront. They have a putt putt course, that you can use. The rooms were clean but outdated, older furniture they have had for many years and older tv's in the rooms. The balcony furniture for each of the rooms were all different for every room, looked like they had picked up some at all the different second hand stores in town.
We had never gone to the luau they have at the hotel so we decided to go this time, it was ok. Don't buy the drinks from the bar 2 drinks was $19.93, after we had paid $95.00 for the show and buffet. Pretty expensive night out. The staff was friendly. The lobby was clean. For a older hotel it was ok.

Room Tip: In the middle in front of the pool, ocean front.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Mairead N, Guest Relations Manager at Hawaiian Inn, responded to this review, September 19, 2013
Thank you for taking the time to review your stay. We appreciate your comments, and are glad that you enjoyed our amenities, and location. We hope that you will choose to stay with us again the next time you are visiting this area.
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Additional Information about Hawaiian Inn

Property: Hawaiian Inn
Address: 2301 South Atlantic Ave., Daytona Beach, FL 32118
Location: United States > Florida > Daytona Beach
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#41 On the Beach Hotel in Daytona Beach
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hawaiian Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 120
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Say "Aloha" to this family friendly resort located on the "World's Most Famous Beach"! Perfect accommodations include executive guest rooms or one and two bedroom suites most with balconies overlooking the ocean. Enjoy the island atmosphere as you stroll along the miles of white sand beach. Amenities include Olympic sized pool next to the Tiki Bar & Grill, heated indoor pool, 9 hole mini golf course, shuffleboard, and much more. Nighttime brings the renowned Polynesian themed Luau Dinner Show!! ... more   less 
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