We stayed in the one bedroom with kitchenette. The room was huge, and the price was good. In order for that to happen, pretty much everything else gets compromised. Furniture is crappy, there is cracked, stained linoleum in the bathroom, the towels are thin and scratchy, the corridor smelled funny, etc. However, if what you want is an clean enough economical place to stay with room for a bunch of people, then this fits the bill.
The restaurant was fun with the gardens and koi. The food is OK quality but kind of expensive. Room service was one of the extras I missed -- with time differences and jet lag it would have been very nice to get a meal or two delivered.
I usually stay in nicer hotels and found the compromises a bit frustrating. But hey, it's a perfectly fair value for the price, and made an expensive vacation closer to affordable. Those nicer hotels are going to be two or three times the cost of this place. If you understand what you're getting into and value economy and space, it's a good choice.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Featuring warm island hospitality and a water garden of shaded paths, tumbling falls, and colorful koi, Pagoda Hotel is centrally located in the heart of Honolulu. Guest rooms include a refrigerator, microwave and coffeemaker. Situated near Ala Moana Center, the hotel is conveniently located close to shopping, beaches, downtown Honolulu, Hawaii Convention Center and Waikiki. With our daily convenience fee, Pagoda Hotel allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include: DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), Waikiki shuttle service, daily newspaper, in-room internet access, in-room coffee, in room safe, and local & toll-free calls. You'll also enjoy an outdoor swimming pool & sundeck, a renowned restaurant, meeting & banquet facilities, ample guest parking (fee), sundry shop, self-service & valet laundry service, and a beauty salon. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Pagoda Hotel Oahu
- Pagoda Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu