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Westfield, New Jersey, United States
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Wasn't sure about location upon arrival in the dark but woke up to awesome view of Diamond Head and ocean (granted, the high rises between the Lotus and the beach are a bit of a bummer). We stayed in this hotel one night on arrival in Honolulu and two nights on departure, and the property and staff really grew on...

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Brook, Indiana
Reviewed 3 January 2015

The rooms are very nice. There is a mini refg, coffee maker, sand espresso machIne in the room.lThere a laundry room on the third floor. The hotel has free wine every night from 3-5. Breakfast is on the second floor where you can get muffins,croissant , oat mail and coffee or tea. Valet parking only for $25. The valet ,...

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Silver Spring, Maryland
Reviewed 2 January 2015

Pros -- It is a nice and well maintained hotel. It is at the "end" of Waikiki where it starts to become more residential -- so if you are looking for something away from the hustle and bustle this hotel is worth looking into. The staff was friendly and helpful. Cons -- if you are looking to go to the...

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4Thank Nick2237
Rockhampton, Australia
Reviewed 30 December 2014

Aloha...Just returned from staying at the Lotus for our 10th wedding anniversary. Our ocean view premium room (#1221) had the most amazing views - DEFINATELY worth the extra money. Room was very spacious and well presented. All the staff were so helpful, and the half hourly shuttle was used every day, as was the wifi, and we appreciated the bottle...

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1Thank debralee1970
Reviewed 22 December 2014

The view of Diamond Head--unforgettable. Throwing open the doors to the lanai and sleeping with them open, waking to a cacophony of tropical bird song and sunrise over the mountains and ocean...unbelievable. Gorgeous hardwood floors and beautiful decor, plenty of room, coffee and wine to begin and end each day and a location on the cusp of everything. Do NOT...

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2Thank Kelli P
California
Reviewed 20 December 2014 via mobile

I enjoyed my stay here. The staff was friendly and very helpful with directions around the island. Wonderful restaurant as well. Very nice hotel in a great location. Overall it was a nice experience. Close to one of the best beaches in Hawaii. The water temp was 82 how could It not be like a dream.

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1Thank californiagirl31
Boston
Reviewed 19 December 2014

I had a lovely, too short stay at the Lotus two months back, and I would recommend this very affordable place to anyone looking for a low key, civilized place to stay in Waikiki. There are hundreds of hotels in Waikiki; most of the less expensive ones are in high-rise slabs on side streets away from the beach, and even...

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3Thank Bequia1
Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 18 December 2014

I am reviewing my second stay at what is now called the Lotus Honolulu -- and I still love it. Hope to be back next year as well. I appreciate all the small touches, like an attractive urn of water in the lobby during the day, and the cool and intimate lobby with lovely koa wood panels and some seating....

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1Thank Ferrydream
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We were looking for a low key spot with access to the beach away from the concrete jungle of downtown Honolulu. The Lotus was amazing. We had a room on a low floor with a Diamondhead view - we were pleasantly surprised that we had a small view of the ocean as well (obviously, would have been better higher up,...

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Omaha, NE
Reviewed 3 December 2014

We've stayed here three times and it's always a great stay. It's not at the side of the beaches that are chucked full of people. It's down by the beaches the locals visit. On the weekends there are bar-b-que cooking and people having a great time. Very close to everything and not so close you feel like you're in Las...

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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 on the 2nd floor from 7am to 10am. (In the loby from 6:00 am to 7:00am), 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 

Additional Information about Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

Address: 2885 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4002 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $334 - $515 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Aqua Lotus Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Hotel
Lotus Honolulu At Diamond Head Hawaii
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
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“10th Floor, Ocean View room was wonderful”
  • 10th floor ocean view from balcony
genie06962, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in room 1221..... not sure about the others, but this has two balconies, a magnificent view of Diamond Head and good ocean views.”
eaglet6, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Upper rooms have the better views.”
MBrow94162, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Likely all rooms will be good, we chose a corner premier room with view to Diamond head and ocean”
AO2017318, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View”
aklynx99, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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