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Aston Waikiki Beach Tower
Ranked #24 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
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Reviewed August 19, 2013

I spent a week at the Waston Waikiki Beach Tower late in May and early in June this year. It was a memorable week. What a great place to stay ! Location is fantastic, the views from the oceanfront rooms are breathtaking, the double bedroom with kitchen makes you feel home and the entire staff of the hotel cannot be more friendly. You are so close to everything: beach, shops, restaurants, etc. One of my best memories of the Aston Beach Tower will be exactly the staff at the front desk. Amazing guys ! Yasufumi Koga (Yasu) and the girls were awesome. My evaluation to the hotel during my stay: 10 stars. Triple AAA. Thanks guys for making my trip with mom something so special. Greetings from Porto Alegre, Brazil !

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  • Stayed: May 2013, traveled with family
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7  Thank AlexandrePOA
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banyan96815, General Manager at Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, responded to this reviewResponded August 27, 2013

Aloha!

And MAHALO to this guest for staying with us and for taking the time to share his experiences with us. I was really happy to see that they found our location to be ideal for their vacation needs and more importantly that they found our staff to be warm, friendly and sharing of the aloha spirit. All of our managers and staff really try their very best to ensure that each and every guest stay is the best it can be and I am really happy this guest was able to experience just that. I will also make sure to share his comments with the Guest Service Agent he mentioned in this post. This GSA was our employee of the year in 2012 and continues to do an outstanding job for us.

MAHALO once again to this guest for staying with us and I sincerely hope we have the opportunity of hosting him and all of you in the future.

Aloha!

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Reviewed August 1, 2013

The location of the tower is second to one, right in the middle of the action, great views, absolutely no complaints there! For families, it is right across the road from a sheltered beach area great for little ones to swim without the waves knocking them over.

One catch to watch out for is that if you book through an independent owner, there is no reception support and you will need to let others know travelling with you of your telephone number as reception will have no record of you, or be able to attend to your needs.

The 2 bedroom/bathroom apartments are well appointed, clean, but the building is old and in need of repair. The rooms are on the small side, and the living space is limited, but the balcony is a great size and we spent lots of time there.

The outdoor pool facilities are small, unshaded and in need of a little TLC.

There are no bars or restaurants if you are feeling lazy and not wanting to venture out into the hussle and bussle of the main strip.

For the price, shop around, as I think you will get better value for money elsewhere.

Room Tip: Be aware that each of the independently owned apartments vary in design, quality of furnishings and...
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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9  Thank belinda1410
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banyan96815, General Manager at Aston Waikiki Beach Tower, responded to this reviewResponded August 7, 2013

Aloha,

And Mahalo to these guests for staying at the Waikiki Beach Tower. As they mentioned, there is a resort program where Aston Hotels & Resorts manages 100+ suites and there are other units in the building that are independently managed which is where these guests stayed. I'm really happy to hear that they found our location to be ideal for what they wanted to do, especially if you're going spend time at the beach. We're "39" steps from our entrance to famous Waikiki Beach and it's wonderful for taking children there to enjoy the sun and warm waters. I also noted their comments about the building and restaurant and am happy to share that plans are in the discussion stage to make improvements to the common areas and we can't wait. As for restaurants, many of our guests enjoy experiencing all of the different cuisines that can be found in Waikiki that range from award-winning Pacific-rim chefs to favorite "mom & pop" eateries where the kama'aina like to dine.

I sincerely hope these guests return to the Waikiki Beach Tower and for those staying with Aston Hotels & Resorts, come and enjoy the personalized service where all of our managers and staff strive to make each and every guest stay the best it can be.

Aloha and MAHALO!

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Reviewed July 9, 2013

This place is fantastic! We stayed at the Aston Waikiki Beach Tower on our recent trip to Oahu June 22 - June 29, 2013. We shared a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit on the 33rd floor (Room 3303) with another couple and had plently of room. This hotel is centrally located on Waikiki Beach and within walking distance of everything. We had great panoramic views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head from the master bedroom and living room lanais (the view you see on the hotel website is exactly what you see from your lania). The unit was clean, nicely furnished, spacious and very comfortable. It had a full kitchen with coffee maker (they even provide coffee daily), microwave oven, full size refrigerator w/ice and water dispenser, washer and dryer, queen bed in master bedroom, 2 twin beds in second bedroom and a couch in living room that made out into a queen size sleeper. There were two full baths - one with walk-in shower, other with a tub/shower combination. There was a nice dining area with table & chairs, nice size living room with plently of comfortable furniture and all rooms had flat screen tvs. There was also free WiFi, and if you had a rental car, free parking in their underground garage, which is a real plus for Waikiki!! There was maid service twice daily and the staff at the front desk as well as the bell desk, were gracious, friendly and very helpful. Special cudos to Tomo, one of the bell hops/captains, for arranging great transportation for us during our stay! Our second day we had a slight problem with the a/c but once reported, it was immediately repaired. I really cannot say enough good things about the Aston Waikiki Beach Tower!! This hotel is all condos, so there's no restaurant on sight, but there are a number of great restaurants, casual eateries and shops within short walking distance of the hotel, plus lots of ABC stores near by!! There's a breakfast place and a McDonald's right next door (McDonald's was temporarily closed due to remodeling during our visit), and there is a small bakery, barbeque place, and ice cream shop adjacent to the hotel. The hotel has a small swimming pool and a jacuzzi/hot tub on the 4th floor, but Waikiki Beach is directly across the street, literally just a few steps away from the hotel entrance, so who needs a swimming pool!. I would definitely stay here again and would highly recommend the Aston Waikiki Beach Tower to friends and family visiting Oahu. If you get an ocean view room on the higher floors (above floor 15), you will have the best views, but I think any of the ocean view units would have a nice view of Waikiki Beach.

Room Tip: Rooms on higher floors (15+) have best view.
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  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with friends
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7  Thank ModernGigi2
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Reviewed July 6, 2013

We stayed here in late June in a two bed apartment on the 29th floor. We splurged this time for a full ocean view and it as worth it as we spent many late afternoons watching the world go by. The size of these apartments and their balconies is great. The full laundry and kitchen is fantastic, even though we don't cook much on holiday. The location is good,right across from the beach although we tended to walk down towards the Sheratons for better surf, and close to lots of shops and restaurants. Finally the staff are uniformly friendly and helpful so I'm sure we will be back again.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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7  Thank jillch
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Reviewed July 5, 2013

We stayed here for 8 nights as a group of 17. We upgraded to ocean front rooms. The rooms were clean, which is my top priority when it comes to choosing a hotel. The fully stocked kitchen and washer dryer were a necessity for my large family. Housekeeping came every day to clean and every night to turn down the beds and leave a treat, and they were very generous with coffee, laundry detergent, soaps, etc. The whole staff was so friendly and helpful, everyone greeting us with an Aloha. The lobby is really small, but they have a nice outdoor seating area in the open walkway. The only downer was that the McDonald’s adjacent to the hotel is under construction, so part of the walkway was boarded off. Otherwise, it would have been a beautiful walkway with the flowers hanging down and view of the beach, great for photo ops.
We basically had the whole floor to ourselves, which was great so we could keep all of our doors ajar and the kids could wander from room to room. We had the -04 room (6 people) which had a great layout and a great view of Diamond Head from the kitchen, master bed and bath, full ocean views from the living room and kitchen and beautiful city view from both bedrooms. The views from every window were spectacular. There is nothing like waking up first thing in the morning and having your breath taken away with a beautiful view of the ocean as you enjoy a cup of coffee on the lanai, then looking out toward Diamond Head as you wash up the dishes from breakfast! My sister and her family (5 people) were in the -03 room which also had a great layout. It was the most open, so this was where we convened most of the time. The back window opened to the breezeway, so I think she kept it shuttered the whole time for privacy purposes, and the bathrooms didn’t have any windows. The second bathroom here was much bigger than the second bathroom in our unit. The view from the lanai was SO beautiful, as it offered full panoramic views of the beach and ocean. My brother’s family and my parents were in the -01 unit (6 people). The layout of this particular room was a little odd, somewhat closed off, but it offered more privacy to those who were sleeping on the pull out couch. It was also the only room who could sleep with all of the windows open without fear of all of their belongings blowing away during the night. It also had a full ocean view with great views of Waikiki.
The location is great…steps from the beach, shopping and restaurants. We walked to and from dinner every night, which was great for the adults enjoying tropical drinks and fun for the kids to get a chance to get a glimpse of tame city nightlife. Going out shopping after dinner was fun too, as most of the shops nearby are open until 11pm or later. There is an ABC store right downstairs, a food pantry within walking distance and Sam’s Club/Walmart was a very short drive away. It had relatively easy access to the freeway, which made driving around the island painless. The location is right across from the beach. Kalakaua Ave. is very pedestrian friendly, so getting from our room to the beach was a piece of cake (even with 9 kids in tow). I highly recommend this hotel to families traveling to Oahu!

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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5  Thank MrsM006
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Reviewed July 2, 2013 via mobile

Waikiki Beach Tower staff greeted us with an upgrade for our anniversary with a full ocean view. Wow! You walk into the two bedroom, two bathroom condo to the most spectacular view of the ocean. We had laundry with detergent, full kitchen, three tvs, deck off master, and many more features. The staff was exceptional kind and efficient. We would highly recommend this location.

  • Stayed: June 2013
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2  Thank lrm44
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

We wanted to have an apartment rather than 2 or 3 hotel rooms for our family of 5 with 3 teens. This place was absolutely perfect, in a great location which is fairly quiet but only a few minutes from the centre of everything. Directly opposite the beach they offered us an upgrade on arrival to the top floors for a few extra dollars which was very much worth it, the view was awesome! Just a clue if you can get a room on the left side of the tower (looking out) your view of the beach wont be interrupted by a smaller block in front or alternatively request a room above the 20th floor.
The staff are great & the twice daily service is to a very high standard. I would recommend this property with 100% confidence to my family & friends.

Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
2  Thank Damien M
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Address: 2470 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3265
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#5 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#8 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#13 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#13 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#39 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range: $428 - $949 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Aston Waikiki Beach Tower 4*
Number of rooms: 140
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
One of Waikiki's most luxurious condominium resorts, Aston Waikiki Beach Tower provides the perfect combination of condominium living and exclusive hotel-quality service. All units feature a full kitchen, balcony, and view of the Pacific Ocean. The hotel provides valet parking and WiFi throughout the property. Aston Waikiki Beach Tower features an outdoor pool with a separate children's pool area, a jet spa, BBQ grills, fitness center, and billiards. Conveniently located near the center of Waikiki's main stretch, the hotel offers easy access to an eclectic mix of shopping, dining, activities and exciting nightlife. The resort is also just steps away from a wide variety of ocean activities from surfing to snorkeling and parasailing to sunset cruises. ... more   less 
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