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Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
Ranked #6 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
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Wailea, Hawaii
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3 reviews
“Quiet, Trendy and Simply Perfect Hotel”
Reviewed July 22, 2014

I was so surprized by the Lotus. I stayed one night and it was great. I loved the location. It was quite and the staff were exceptional. I had a Diamond Head view room and it was amazing. I love the hard wood floors and the entire decor was lovely. Wes at the Front Desk was great and went above and beyond. Robert at the valet was also outstanding.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled solo
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Manchester, New Hampshire, United States
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Reviewed July 22, 2014

This was a great place to stay off the Waikiki strip. Staff was wonderful and ocean view premium room was great. The complementary wine in the afternoon is a great touch and the little beach is great for a "dip".

  • Stayed July 2014
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Reviewed July 19, 2014

Our stay at the Lotus Honolulu was wonderful! This quiet, sophisticated boutique hotel is within reasonable walking distance to shopping and restaurants yet is away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. The staff were cheerful, extremely helpful, and some spoke to us by name. The rooms were spacious, comfortable, and well designed. Ily coffee/coffee makers and small refrigerators were in each room and a small market store is next door. The beach is steps away, with towels, snorkeling gear, and beach chairs available upon request. We had great fun touring Honolulu on the bikes provided and did rent the Volvo SUV for a couple of days as well. The yoga classes, offered at no charge, were a beautiful way to start the day. Complimentary wine was served each afternoon from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. I would highly recommend this hotel!

Room Tip: Rooms on the higher floors have a great view of Diamond Head, ocean, or city.
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  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Booked my aunty at this hotel- was great ! Rooms were very nice, clean, big with balconies. Wonderful staff and great location. The hotel even serves free wine each day between 4-6:00 pm! The front desk attendants were extremely helpful and very friendly. I highly recommend this hotel if you are looking for a quieter experience than the typical Waikiki area.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled on business
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Reviewed July 17, 2014

Had a lovely anniversary staycation at this nice quiet boutique hotel in Waikiki :-) The room was large, clean and well furnished. The staff were very friendly and the views of Kapiolani Park and Diamond head beautiful.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

The perfect location out of the insanity of Waikiki, but just a short walk to shopping and restaurants. Wonderful staff! They had plenty of towels, chairs, snorkeling gear and bikes all just for the asking. They offer a water bottle every time you come in or out of the hotel. Great coffee in the room.

  • Stayed July 2014, traveled with family
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Singapore, Singapore
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Reviewed July 14, 2014

Rooms were very nice, clean, big with balconies. Possibly the best bed I have ever slept on. We had an Ocean View room on the 11th floor which had a little obstruction to the ocean (the building in front) but still more than enough, and also great views of the Diamond Head volcano. Hotel staff are very friendly, helpful and accommodating.

You are a little out of Waikiki, and it's great to be away from the crowds. The hotel is right by one of the best beaches in the area (Kaimana) which has some decent snorkelling too, and the park next door which is perfect for a morning run.

Overall very happy and would recommend the hotel to friends. We ended up extending our stay there, rather than staying with friends because it was just so comfortable and convenient.

By the way, when speaking to locals and cabbies, they might know the hotel as the old W Hotel.

Room Tip: Go for ocean view on a high floor if you can.
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  • Stayed June 2014, traveled as a couple
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Property: Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
Address: 2885 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Business Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A sophisticated enclave located on the famed Gold Coast of Waikiki, the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head is a fusion of Asian inspired decor and warm Hawaiian hospitality. Rent beach cruiser bikes and explore Waikiki. Enjoy daily happy hour specials and delicious island cuisine at Wisp Restaurant & Lounge located on-site. Nestled between Kapiolani Park and a spectacular white sand beach shared with Outrigger Canoe Club, this hotel offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki with remarkable views of majestic Diamond Head and the Pacific ocean. With our boutique fee of $25 per-room, per-day, guests will enjoy amenities including: Free valet parking (normally $20 per day), Coffee & tea service, served daily in the lobby from 6am to 10am, Wi-Fi internet throughout the hotel, Hawaiian bottled water available daily (in your room and car), Illy coffee system and coffee pods in guest rooms, In-room safe, Daily local newspaper, Local and toll-free calls, Wine served daily in the lobby from 4pm to 5:30pm, Beach chairs, towels, mats and other beach accessories (based on availability). See a guest service agent for assistance., Use of bicycles available for a ride around the park., Take a picnic excursion or more! (Tandem bicycle also available)., See our bell/valet agent for assistance., Waikiki shuttle available daily: Let your feet rest up while taking in all Waikiki has to offer aboard our exclusive Waikiki Shuttle service between participating Aqua properties to Ala Moana Center. See a guest services agent for assistance, visit mywaikikishuttle or download the RideSystem app on your smart phone for shuttle tracking., DVDNow Kiosk: Feel like staying in? Use your DVDNow card to enjoy complimentary movie or game rentals. Kiosk available on the 2nd floor., CastNow: Stream videos and live digital feeds to your TV from your smart phone, tablet or laptop. Instructions are located in your room., Yoga! Enjoy complimentary morning yoga sessions in the park offered daily at 7:30 am. Meet in the lobby to take advantage of this great opportunity to start your morning off with the many health benefits of yoga. Yoga mats are provided., Admission for two (2) to the Honolulu Museum of Arts (Use LOTUS room card for proof of stay.), Fruit Infused Water Station in the Lobby., Zumba & Tai Chi. ... more   less 
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Lotus At Diamond Head Honolulu
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