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Pacific Marina Inn Airport
Ranked #81 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
Helsinki
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128 reviews
87 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
“Close enough to the airport”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 24, 2013

The right hotel for staying overnight close to the airport. They provide all the basics for a fair price and they offer a free and very convenient free shuttle service to the airport. We didn't try the pool, the chinese restaurant wasn't really worth it. The room was small and very noisy, at the ground level and on the outside, so that in addition to airplanes flying over our heads, we also had cars and passers buy keeping us awake.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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    3 of 5 bubbles
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  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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New York, NY
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 20, 2013

We used the hotel as a day room for a long lay over in Honolulu. The hotel is close to the airport and has a free shuttle. After arriving at HNL we called the hotel for the shuttle and it arrived within 15 minutes, although it passed us and we had to run after it. Check in was very nice and courteous. The rooms are very similar to a Motel 6,'plus the hotel offers free parking. It might be noisy at night since the windows are not isolated. The pool is nice although cold. The hotel is in an industrial area void of civilization, no shops, no services. Several buslines pass by closely. There is a good and friendly Chinese restaurant in the hotel-- the only one around. The area is filled with several homeless, scavenging through the garbage. The hotel might be filled with Section8 type housing. Although safe, not inviting and a far cry from paradise. Avoid unless you are desperate.

  • Stayed December 2013
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2013

Was here for a quick night in Honolulu from an international location before flying in to Kona the next morning. Regretted staying in this hotel. Very small room. Bathroom and bed were ok. Restaurant does not open to serve breakfast until 0900. Staff not customer-service trained.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Saginaw, Michigan
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105 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 93 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2013

We needed a room for one night in Honolulu that offered a airport shuttle, so we selected this place. While the shuttle is great, the old, small room with older shower stall bathroom is not good. The staff were friendly and the pool looked nice. The deck chairs seemed updated.

However, the motel is located in a commercial district by repair shops, gas stations and some auto dealerships. You are just off of Nimitz Highway. We asked about a bus or shuttle to Waikiki or town center and were provided with a little map to the bus stop. It's about 3 blocks away, under the highway overpass. We caught a #42 bus to Waikiki ($2.50 p.p.) and took an hour ride to Kuhio hotel area (the backside of hotels on strip). Walk up a block to get to beach area. The ride back to motel was longer, 1.5 hours and dark upon return. I didn't really feel safe walking under the highway overpass in the dark. We had no troubles, though.

Sleep wise, it was noisy, so not a restful night. We enjoyed the Airport Best Western more, on a previous visit.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with family
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Auckland, Nz
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12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2013

It was clean (except for the worn carpet), but way too much money for the quality - hasn't been renovated in over 20 years. Mix of attitudes from the staff - some good, some not - the shuttle policies weren't clear either. It was OK but I would not stay again. Tip: wait until the last minute to book airport hotels and cars - you'll probably get a better rate.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
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Moorestown, New Jersey
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2013

I had reviewed tripadvisor and that was helpful. The food at the chinese restaurant was mediocre, the accommodation ware spartan. However, the people were friendly and the location could not be better. We had a 5 am flight and this served us well.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank Anushidad
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Fairbanks, Alaska
2 reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 2, 2013

The only reason to stay here would be for an early flight out of HNL. The room we had was minute with almost no facilities and a very small bed. There is a cheap Chinese restaurant on site for evening meal but it closes early. No breakfast facility anywhere in the (industrial) neighborhood. Shuttle to airport OK but we waited for ages to be tranported to motel from airport.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank David B
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Property: Pacific Marina Inn Airport
Address: 2628 Waiwai Loop, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96819-1938
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #81 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Pacific Marina Inn Airport 2*
Number of rooms: 119
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
This is one Oahu hotel you can count on for convenience and value. This is the Pacific Marina Inn, five minutes from Honolulu International Airport, 15 minutes from downtown Honolulu, and 20 minutes from Waikiki, making it perfect for the business traveler or commuter. With complimentary 24-hour airport shuttle service, this hotel is a great option for those looking to spend an evening in Oahu between flights or for an affordable option that offers a location off of the beaten path. The hotel room accommodations include air conditioning, private bath, flat screen TV, and high-speed Wi-Fi connectivity. Guests may enjoy the hotel's swimming pool, a drink at the Canoe Hut Lounge, or complimentary musical entertainment and dancing. ... more   less 
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