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The Equus Hotel

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#27 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 22 December 2013

It's the little things that count. After arriving from Chicago for a 1 week trip in Hawaii, I was greeted with juice while I was checking in. I stayed here only 2 nights of my trip and had a pleasant experience. The room was neat and clean with the best shower (awesome water pressure!) you could ever ask for after...

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Nick A, Thank you for your kind remarks, and for taking the time to review your visit to The Equus and Waikiki. We are happy to have made your trip a memorable one, and especially that we were able to make the details to count (like water pressure :). It was a pleasure to host you, and we look forward...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 December 2013

Spent three days in this hotel as a "staycation." The close proximity to shopping, beach and restaurants was wonderful. And the staff were accommodating to all our needs with aloha. I hope to return in the near future. Mahalo.

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Anthonystanford, Big mahalos for taking the time to review your stay. It is great to hear that we were able to accommodate your requests in a timely manner with aloha. Our goal is to serve our guests as family, and we look forward to continuing to host you in the future. Mahalo, Mariah Dailey mariah@equushotel.com

Batavia, Illinois
Reviewed 16 December 2013 via mobile

Great location, walking distance to shopping, beach and restaurants! Beautiful, clean rooms. Comfy beds, updated decor and nice balcony. Wonderful staff, helpful and make you feel comfortable! Will stay again when we go back!

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Katharyn R, Mahalo nui loa for your efforts in reviewing your visit to The Equus. We appreciate your valuable feedback and are pleased to have provided the perfect combination of location, comfort and service. It truly is a pleasure to host guests like you, and we hope that you return again soon! Mahalo, Mariah Dailey mariah@equushotel.com

Aurora, Illinois
Reviewed 16 December 2013

Clean rooms, Beautiful décor, and extremely wonderful guest service. Absolutely love the waterfall in the main entrance, and the pictures in the waiting room. Right down the street from all the shopping you could want to do, not far from the beach, and bus depot. Easy in and out access parking. Love this little gem and planned to stay there...

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Julie H, Many thanks for your review of The Equus. We are happy to provide you with great value in accommodation when you visit Hawaii. It was a pleasure to host you, and we do hope that you visit your "home away from home" again soon! Mahalo, Mariah Dailey mariah@equushotel.com

Honolulu
Reviewed 14 December 2013

Need clean, firm bed, and a super shower Hotel Equus surpasses all easy in & out Waikiki can be a mess --- close to a big mall and beach The staff works at making one feel like a GUEST Mahalo nui loa from Hawaii

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

ptb2929, Mahalo nui for your continued support of The Equus. It is always a pleasure to host you each time you come for a visit. We look forward to seeing you many more times over the years, and appreciate your kind remarks. Your feedback is always a great resource for us to improve our services and for our fellow travelers...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 12 December 2013

Let me start with we go on vacation we DO NOT spend the week or two in the room. That having been said, this hotel is WONDERFUL. The rooms are beautiful and the beds beyond comfortable. Out of the mainstream Waikiki, right on the edge which made it great. Walk down the block and you have everything, bus service, car...

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

hawaiicrazy, Aloha and mahalo for such a remarkable and detailed review of The Equus. We are grateful to have such guests as yourself visit our property, and become part of our Equus 'ohana. It is a pleasure to host you, and we are pleased to provide just the right location with easy access in walking distance of beaches, shopping, night-life...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 9 December 2013

I loved the fact that this is a boutique hotel! Rene helped me to problem solve before I even arrived on location. The staff was attentive and helpful. It is a green hotel, which makes the stay even nicer. I stayed for 6 nights and found my room to be comfortable. Yes, it is on Ala Moana Blvd., but that...

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NYC suburb
Reviewed 4 December 2013

We were a little nervous when we booked this hotel because it seemed like a wildcard, being a boutique hotel and having conflicting online reviews, but as soon as we checked in we knew we had struck gold! We stayed in the one bedroom suite (for which I could hardly find any reviews) and it was awesome. The bedroom was...

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Pacific Grove, California
Reviewed 28 November 2013

Little concerned about the hotel given location right on Ala Moana blvd. Found the hotel to be very well maintained, great room (little small) clean well appointed. The staff was excellent. Two drawbacks, with windows open you will hear traffic, however I've been in places in Waikiki that charged twice as much and had worse noise. Oddly accessing the hotel...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 26 November 2013

We had a great weekend here - the room was comfortable and the staff at this hotel are the best! The hotel is located in an area that is within walking distance of Ala Moana's mall and beach park. There are also a lot of really good restaurants in the area which make a night out on the town very...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Equus is a charming boutique hotel located on Waikiki's "Upper West Side" where you will find an abundance of restaurants, easy access to one of the world's largest shopping malls, a quick stroll to the beach and gorgeous sunset views. The hotel guestrooms are warm and contemporary, keeping true to the hotel's equestrian theme with Ralph Lauren-inspired touches throughout. An intimate lobby and lanai offer a dipping pool, gazebo and a weekly cocktail reception.All guestrooms are appointed with cozy pillow-top beds, flat screen TVs, refrigerator with freezer, Keurig coffee maker with organic coffee, and complimentary full property WiFi. Portable printers can be delivered for those on business. Best of all, the friendly staff offers the kind of personal assistance delivered with Aloha that only a small, family-run hotel can offer. IMPORTANT NOTES: *Stairway Access Only *Valet Parking Only $25/night *Provide Arrival Time - for luggage assistance ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Equus Hotel

Address: 1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: $192 - $318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Equus Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
The Equus Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#4 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#24 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“Getting to the lobby requires a trip up a flight of about 20 stairs. Be prepared to carry your luggage up”
ScottW121, 21 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room on first floor.”
theater123, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a room without a view and you may avoid the road noise”
Orbituk, 8 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors & more distance from the street is best.”
chuck450br, 6 May 2017 | Read review
“City hotel so would imagine no especially quiet rooms but the higher the better”
667iane, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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