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“Beautiful views and a large room!” 4 of 5 stars
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Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
Ranked #41 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Beautiful views and a large room!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2012

This hotel was lovely, quiet, in a great location and efficient. The view from our room was incredible. Would have given 5 star but think the decor needs a slight update.

The service was good and I would recommend the french onion soup!

We got married in Hawaii, it was lovely, but a lot of people were getting married in this hotel, 3 brides in total on the day I was getting married! If you want a relaxed wedding, then this is perfect.

All of the main attractions are just a 10 minute walk away and please try the beach magic island, it is in front of the hotel, so nearest beach and it is very quiet!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled as a couple
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Hamilton
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

Stayed a few nights at the Hawaii Prince Waikiki. Room was very nice (especially bathroom which was spacious). Staff was polite and helpful.. was a little disappointed that the bar closed early (at 10 pm) but on the other hand the hotel was a nice quiet place to stay...

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with friends
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Clarksville, Tennessee, United States
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2012

We were on the 23rd floor and had an incredible view. We opened our windows and left them open nearly all the time.There was not a lot of noise on the street below.
The hotel was very helpful with my problem. I broke my ankle the day before we went on vacation and they helped with wheel chairs and accomedations.
The elevators were located on the outside of the building with an incredible view.
The hotel is in an excellent location. You can walk to just about anywhere.
The only problem was the internet fees and connection.
I would most definately stay here again.

Room Tip: All rooms are great as far as we could tell. All rooms face the ocean and the quiet side.
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2012

We had reservations at Turtle Bay, but started to see some ugly reviews popping up right before our stay. Our friend is a local, and she recommended the Hawaii Prince as it is removed from the noise and circus of Waikiki, yet convenient to everything. Initially we were hesitant as the rooms don't have balconies, but the HUGE windows open to the breeze and are fantastic!

There was a mix up at check-in which was quickly resolved, and the front desk staff remembered my name and my concern and were excellent with follow through. We stayed in a one bedroom, two bath suite, which could easily accommodate 4 adults comfortably. The bathrooms are large and spacious, and the room had a small fridge as well.

It should be noted that this hotel caters to Japanese guests, so there are some interesting quirks: Many rooms have twin beds, so you will want to be specific about whether you want one bed or two; and the pool area located on the 5th floor is nice and private, though the pool is on the shallow side.

I was dissappointed that the food ordered at the poolside cafe was actually cooked somewhere else and brought to us. Unfortunately, this was not clear when I ordered (it looked like there was a pick up window) or I certainly would have tipped the gentleman who took and delivered our order. Also, it made for food on the cold side.

The Prince Court restaurant has a fantastic, if pricey, buffet which our friend treated us to for dinner one night. Lots of sashimi, hand rolls to order, tempura, plus ton of western specialties as well. The desserts were a step above the typical Asian buffet, but could have been better.

If I was to return to Waikiki, I would likely stay here again.

Room Tip: Our room in the Aloha tower faced NW, and was quiet enough to sleep with the windows open once traff...
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

I just stayed 5 nights at the Hawaii prince hotel and really enjoyed it. I stayed on the 23 floor.. Although the room did not have a balcony the view from the floor to ceiling window was AWESOME! the hotel staff was friendly and the self parking was close to get in/out of the hotel. The elevators was a total shocker... It's see through so you can totally see outside I you! Will definately stay at this hotel again. I love the location of the hotel.

  • Stayed October 2012
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San Antonio, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The hotel staff were very helpful. We had no issues checking in. The gym is small, but the machines are in good condition. The location was nice and quiet compared to Waikiki. They have a free shuttle, which was fantastic. The rooms are a little outdated, but we were hardly in our room. It had all the amenities we wanted. Our only issue was the Internet fees and connection.

Room Tip: Take advantage of the shuttle which stops at three different locations.
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
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Hinckley, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2012

The room we had overlooked the Marina and two small beaches to the north of Waikiki. We were therefore detached from the hustle and bustle of the main beach, but had a lovely view via the large picture window. Waikiki could be reached by using the complementary shuttle bus.
The room was spacious and had a very well appointed bathroom.
Buffet breakfast was excellent, especially with the hotel discount coupon at $18.
A classy hotel.
Travel tips: To get to the Airport (if you have a small number of cases). Take the # 20 bus just 100 yards from the hotel and it drops you right at check-in for $2.50.
To get to Pearl Harbour take the #20 or #42 buses from the same stop. Again $2.50

Room Tip: Get one facing the marina
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  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
Address: 100 Holomoana St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1436
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#16 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#17 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#17 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#27 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#39 Family Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki 4*
Number of rooms: 541
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Gracious hospitality. Exceptional value. Resort charge of $31.41 (inclusive of tax). The following are included in the daily resort charge: • Daily Self-parking for 1 vehicle per room • Daily Unlimited Internet connections, In-room and within lobby and pool areas • Daily Two Bottles of Water per room • One 4-cup packet coffee daily • Amenity Package Upon Arrival (2 Toothbrushes, Toothpaste, Shaving Cream and Razor) one per room • Complimentary Hawaii Prince Shuttle Service to Waikiki/Golf Course and Ala Moana Shopping center on a daily scheduled route • 1 Eco Shopping Bag per room per stay • 20% off Hotel Guest Golf Rate per person daily • 20% off Breakfast Buffet at Prince Court per person • 2 welcome drinks per room upon arrival only. Choice of Domestic Beer, House Wine, Soft Drink , Coffee/Tea • Complimentary Local and Toll Free calls • Complimentary 60 minutes of international phone calls daily per room Daily Resort Charge and Included Amenities subject to change ... more   less 
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Prince Hotel Honolulu
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