Downtown Honolulu
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4.0 of 5 bubbles482 reviews
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tammyBaltimore_Md
Baltimore, MD3,819 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
Definitely very busy tourist area, tons of shops from ABC Centers to high end shops, tons of places to eat and stay and of course along Waikiki beach.
Written 21 April 2024
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SteveD
Brea, CA11 contributions
1.0 of 5 bubbles
July 2023 • Family
Old, run down is an understatement! We did not venture out from our hotel unless we went in our car to our places we wanted to visit. We drove to Waimea falls, Noth Shore, Dole Plantation and more but that’s it. Everywhere else we saw in the way was a catastrophe.
Written 27 July 2023
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Tracy F
850 contributions
3.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2023 • Couples
Great way to spend your day touring the city. There is so much rich history right here. It's an easy way to tour the historical sites. Parking is limited but available.
Written 25 February 2023
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DavidF
1 contribution
1.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2023 • Family
Homeless everywhere downtown and prostitutes on the corner near the safeway. Doesnt feel safe. Chinatown didn't look nice either. Some beaches on the east side of oahu are great and north side is pretty. China walls in the south is also great. Better to stay in kaneohe or some other mid-upscale area if possible if trying to avoid the Waikiki crowds and expense. Downtown is terrible.
Written 18 January 2023
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fiamma11
Tysons Corner, VA5,713 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2022
Downtown Honolulu is not your ordinary city's downtown; even it is beautiful. It is very people friendly with lots of restaurants and shops and tropical foliage.
Written 19 November 2022
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Anton N
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022 • Friends
If you will be in Waikiki it’s worth checking out the souvenir store located at 159 Kaiulani Ave, #104, Honolulu. There are lots of cute little things and prices are really cheap. I bought 5 bracelets for $16, while on the corner price for 1 was $4. The owner is very kind man. Support small business!
Written 14 September 2022
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happy4travel
Northern California1,225 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2019
Even though it’s busy and overpriced, you can’t not love Downtown Honolulu. No matter what you say! Lot’s of fun and great times are plenty! We had a blast there 2 years years ago and it was FANTASTIC! No problems at all. The dancing was very good with no big issues! Wonderful atmosphere, no problems, and a great time.
Written 2 January 2020
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gschleiffer
Estero, FL1,311 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2019 • Couples
What a surprise this place was to us. Shopping and eating galore. Nightlife all over the place. Seemed clean and safe. Lots of car traffic and foot traffic. Lots to see and do. High end hotels and shopping.
Written 2 December 2019
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Cammie00
Scotland, UK483 contributions
2.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
As frequent worldwide travellers we booked to stay in Honolulu at Waikiki beach area for 5 nights after 3 weeks in Japan.

Very disappointed in what we have experienced. From arrival at a very tired airport to a dated and overpriced hotel.

The area is tired, dirty, grossly expensive to eat out and for drinks. Waikiki beach area is riddled with homeless people begging on boulevard.

The resort is suffocated by shopping plazas and ABC stores on every street corner.

Certainly not a welcoming experience and far from what is advertised!!!!

The aforementioned is reality as definitely not what is advertised to attract you there!!!

There is no beach bars or cafe bars along the beach area. If you like burgers, hot dogs and cola then is a fix, or it’s for want to be surfers!

Will definitely not return nor recommend to anyone.
Written 17 October 2019
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achorney711
Erie, PA116 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2018
We went to Honolulu for my October birthday. It was Halloween while we were there. WOW do people go crazy dressing up. I was standing Nrxt to what I thought was a statue when it turned and started talking to me. Hawaii is wonderful and downtown Honolulu has so much to see and do. From eating to dancing your butt off...
Written 6 August 2019
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