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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 26 April 2010

Pros: Good price, decent location, friendly staff Cons: Our room faced Ala Moana Blvd so it got very noisy and we couldn't sleep with the lanai door open, which was disappointing. My main complaint was the elevators were SO SLOW! Always a bunch of people waiting for the elevator and it was usually crowded. I would recommend this hotel to...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 24 April 2010

I only had one day to spend in Waikiki and did not want to stay in a huge hotel on the beach so I searched the internet and settled on Aqua Palms. My room although on the second floor with a partial view of the parking garage, was spacious, well appointed, clean, good bed and bedding and the bathroom was...

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Belleville, Ontario
Reviewed 23 April 2010

A bit of a walk to the beach and the shopping but still close to lots of shopping and dining options. At $122.00 a night all taxes in, and a free breakfast for two at the IHOP next door it was a good deal. The room was big with a Diamond Head view. No bugs or mildew and the room...

1Thank sunlover099
New York
Reviewed 15 April 2010

When I walked into my room I was greeted by a cockroach. I killed it and brought it down to the concierge who immediately apologized and offered to fumigate my room. I declined the offer to spray the room with pesticides. Two days later, unfortunately, another roach appeared, which I also killed. Other than the fact that this hotel is...

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aquapalms, Manager at Aqua Palms Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha TravelforJoy2010, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your recent visit to the Aqua Palms & Spa. We truly regret to hear that the room you stayed in had “unwelcomed guests”. While the Aqua Palms & Spa actively participates in an ongoing pest elimination program with monthly servicing, there are times where special circumstances require additional attention. Thank you...

Cleveland, OH
Reviewed 10 April 2010

Hotel is very nice. Greater value compared with price. It's located a block next to Hilton Hawaiian, so pretty much in the same area. The room is very clean with more than what you get from many other hotels appliance. I like 42 in flat-screen. My friends stay in Hilton Hawaiian which is more expensive but with regular 20 in...

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Edmonton, Canada
Reviewed 9 April 2010

Based on all the positive reviews we were surprised to see how shabby the rooms were -- lamps and wallpaper were tattered; dishes were not cleaned well; all the trays in the fridge were cracked and could not hold much weight; sheets were not changed in a one week stay; rooms were small; no mirror outside of bathroom; tub was...

1Thank Tripping_Woman
Berkshires, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 April 2010

Stayed two nights at this hotel--our first two nights in Hawaii of a three-week trip. We got a great deal on the room through Expedia--and I was thrilled with the room for the price we paid. Get a Diamond Head view room. I loved staring at the volcano and the room also had an ocean view. We could see whales...

2Thank Zeppy22
Reviewed 29 March 2010

2 night stay with cigarette smoke so thick it made us noxious. Although we had a non-smoking room, smoke from other guests came through the closed lanai door/windows until about 3am both nights. They wouldn't switch us rooms without a fee. Parking fees were quite expensive ($15/night I think) for very tight parking spaces. Good continental breakfast.

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Toronto, ON
Reviewed 29 March 2010

I looked at a lot of different hotels before deciding on this one and was presently surprised. The price was very cheap (which raised alarm bells) but the quality was really high. The hotel is older but they are constantly working on upgrading and renovating and it shows. Staff are super friendly and helpful. Location is very convenient, you can...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 25 March 2010

I am a Local resident and I use the Aqua Palms & Spa as my "Staycation" headquarters. Not only because of the great rates, but, for the wonderful service from check in to check out. The rooms are clean and comfortable -- constantly being upgraded for your pleasure and comfort. Parking is ample and the "in & out" policy is...

1Thank EmperorOfTheSea

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Microwave
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua Palms Waikiki is a boutique hotel located 1 block to the beach and across from the Hilton Hawaiian Village. This hotel is a short stroll to Ala Moana Shopping Center and in close proximity to the Hawaii Convention Center. During your stay, you'll enjoy convenient guest room comforts like Aqua BLISS pillow top beds, 42-inch LCD TV's, a mini-refrigerator, a microwave, and a coffeemaker. With our hospitality fee, Aqua Palms Waikiki allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include WiFi Internet throughout the hotel and in guest rooms, DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), beach towel and chair rentals, Waikiki/Ala Moana Shuttle service, Daily Newspaper, In Room Coffee, In Room Safe, Local & Toll-Free Calls, Water in Lobby, and a Weekly Manager's Reception. Also includes access to the fitness center, pool and sundeck with a barbeque grill, and coffee and water service in the lobby. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Palms Waikiki

Address: 1850 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1602
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $196 - $287 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Aqua Palms Waikiki 2.5*
Number of rooms: 263
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Also Known As:
Aqua Palms Waikiki Hotel Honolulu
Aqua Palms Hotel
Aqua Palms Honolulu
Aqua Palms Spa Honolulu
Aqua Palms Waikiki Hawaii/Honolulu
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#33 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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“Book on hotel website to save $20-$40 per night. Rooms on higher floors, such as floor 10, have more sunlight.”
 of 5 bubbles 979StuartM, 11 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Pick a city-view room on 7th floor or above for quietness”
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“Choose the higher levels and stay away from 1026”
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“If your a budget traveler the bus stop infront of the hotel takes you directly to the hotel.”
 of 5 bubbles JanB986, 21 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Note some rooms have very small balcony, cant even sit there.. so if that bothers you, ask first.”
 of 5 bubbles Internationalbound, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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