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21 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2009

Stayed at the Aqua Palms and Spa for 6 nights... was loving the hotel so much we booked there for another 4! Great location, right opposite the Hilton. Conceirge and Help desk were incredably friendly in helping us find good car hire (which you should totally do) and Resturant advice. Rooms were a fantastic size, good bathroom and television. Free... More 

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Reviewed 4 November 2009

I stayed in this hotel for 10 nights to attend a conference. The room (partial city view) was congested. There was no spoon provided to make tea or coffee or eat breakfast. When I requested for a spoon, I was not given one. I had to buy a packet of plastic cutlery. No tea bags were provided. When I asked... More 

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

Aloha Aucki, Thank you for taking the time to share your comments about your stay with us in November 2009. You referred to a situation where your alarm clock was missing from your room and later returned. My understanding is that the one that was in your room was found to be not working properly by the room attendant and... More 

Upstate New York
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60 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 October 2009

This is a smaller hotel with easy access to Waikiki Beach, a number of reasonably priced restaurants, and shopping opportunities. The room was larger than other hotel rooms in the area and was equipped with refrigerator, microwave, and free high speed internet access. The hotel is obviously older and could do with a bit of a facelift (the hall carpets... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2009

I had some concerns after reading all of the posts, but decided to book anyway –every hotel I looked up had supporters and detractors. Our stay was from Oct.17-25, 2009. This was a great value for the dollar. The rooms were small but we weren't there very often. King-size bed, bigger refrigerator than we expected, microwave, iron and board, hair... More 

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Durham, North Carolina
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Reviewed 26 October 2009

The redeeming quality of this hotel is that it's cheap. I was in Honolulu for a conference, and this was one of the cheaper hotels near the convention center - about a 7 min walk (same distance to beach). I didn't find the location to be that great but not terrible either. The main problem though was the uneven service... More 

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

Aloha bennyscuba, Thank you for sharing your feedback on your stay with us in October 2009. I am disappointed to hear of the challenges that you faced while you were with us. We pride ourselves in our ability to provide excellent service and I am truly sorry that we did not meet your expectations. It is always our priority to... More 

Terrigal, Australia
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 October 2009

spent 2 separate nights at the aqua palms and spa and couldnt fault the hotel for the price. great service, great location, comfort, facilities and cleanliness-what more could you want???. we booked this hotel for the nights before and after our flights to kaual so really only needed somewhere central to rest our heads but was surprised by all of... More 

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King George, VA
1 review
Reviewed 23 October 2009

If you are planning to go to Hawaii and want a hotel, this really is not the one. It was ok. If your deciding factor is the "continental breakfast" donot even bother. Although the breakfast is provided by an IHOP(International House of Pancakes) it is very measly and not done well at all. The hotel staff were very nice, informative... More 

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

Aloha debbycakes, Thank you for your feedback regarding your stay at the Aqua Palms & Spa. We appreciate your positive comments regarding our team members being nice, informative, and courteous. I am pleased to share that we have enhanced our continental breakfast to offer eggs, breakfast meats, cereals, and more at another location. Those whom are on the breakfast package... More 

San Francisco, California
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2009

I stayed over a year ago and haven't had the time to write a review. I just want to say that this was the best surprise of our stay in Oahu. The room was really clean, spacious, bathroom was clean, every amenity needed, and the view was great. This hotel isn't on the beach, but it overlooked a great park... More 

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Culver City
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 October 2009

My dad and I stayed for two weeks at the Aqua Palms. We found the service to be outstanding, for the most part. The hotel's price was very low, and they accomodated us even watching our room for us when we went camping for a few days. Their hotel manager was especially excellent and always friendly. We would highly recommend... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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17 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2009

Stayed at the Aqua Palms in sept. 2009 for 5 nights during our honeymoon. I think it is a pretty nice play to stay and really gave us the Aloha feeling upon arriving at Hawaii. If you are not looking for a hotel in the middle of Waikiki, but close to it, you should surely think about this one. It's... More 

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 guestroom 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 Shuttle (Complimentary Waikiki Shuttle Service), Daily Newspaper, In Room Coffee, In Room Safe, Local & Toll-Free Calls, Water in Lobby, and a Weekly Manager's Reception. In addition, you'll enjoy 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: $184 - $397 (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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