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1777 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1603
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#48 of 94 hotels in Honolulu
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The Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites is a classic oceanfront hotel situated on the Ala Wai Yacht Marina at the edge of Waikiki and just a short stroll to Ala Moana Shopping Center and 2 blocks to the Hawaii Convention Center. Internationally recognized as the famous opening shot of Hawaii Five-O with Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett standing on the penthouse balcony overlooking Waikiki Beach, the hotel is truly a Waikiki landmark. Each guest room and suite features extra spacious accommodations with a large lanai offering fabulous views. The hotel walkway from the lobby leads to the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon and beach.

With our amenity fee for all stays, Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. You'll also enjoy two heated swimming pools, fitness room, coffee shop, restaurants, Shell lei greeting upon arrival, free admission to Bishop Museum (one adult and children under 17) and The Honolulu Museum of Art (one adult and children under 18), and more.

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Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Evening entertainment
Car hire
Business Centre with Internet Access
Parking
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Conference facilities
Meeting rooms
Spa
Massage
Baggage storage
Convenience store
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Shops
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Kitchenette
Microwave
Flatscreen TV
Refrigerator
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Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Harbour View
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English
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Tatofi5 wrote a review Yesterday
Spokane, Washington1 contribution
Previous residents of Hawaii, now living in Washington state; we had returned for a family reunion/wedding. This was our first time staying at The Ilikai Hotel and we were not disappointed. Easily accessible to dining and entertainment. Hotel itself in my opinion located in a prime location where you can enjoy beautiful ocean and sunset views that are not obstructed by other hotels. Rooms are a modern feel and clean. Staff are very welcoming and exudes aloha that I miss so much. Ho'omaika'i Ilikai! Thank you taking care of our ohana
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Fred V wrote a review Apr 2022
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Have been to HI almost every year and this was our first stay here. I was a little apprehensive before getting there, but was very pleased with all facets of our stay. They even give the newspaper every morning, and give coupons for free waters and Dave's ice cream down in the lobby. Didn't have a chance but really wanted to try Pesca's (the restaurant at the top). Will definitely try on our next stay at the Ilikai!
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Date of stay: April 2022
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Response from Sandra Hashimoto, Other at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
Responded 15 May 2022
Aloha A1422TOfredv! Thank you for staying at the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you folks again. Mahalo, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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Appletree1991 wrote a review Jan 2023
Kimberley, Canada2 contributions3 helpful votes
3rd visit to the Ilikai Condo hotel. We love the location and what the Ilikai has to offer. We rented unit 1335 this time and were disappointed with the unit’s cleanliness and overall condition. Very dirty carpets, walls and baseboards could use a good cleaning and mystery debris above the shower as well as no dining table on the lanai and the sliding door did not lock. The bed however was very comfortable and the kitchen was well equipped. This unit needs a good scrubbing and a little TLC. Out of the three units we have rented this was our least favourite.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Rosemary P wrote a review Jan 2023
Honolulu, Hawaii16 contributions9 helpful votes
This worked out well as a week long business trip location. It was clean and well located close to ABC and a walk away from Ala Moana. Unfortunately, no self parking, only valet. If you get the Kamaaina deal it is definitely worth it!
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ematrix2023 wrote a review Jan 2023
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Overall, we are very happy about the service. Staff was super quick in responding to request for more towels, toilet paper, hand towels, pick up trash, etc. A bit far from the center of the strip but very close to Ala Moana Mall.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Aloha ematrix2023! Thank you for staying at the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites and for taking the time in writing a review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. I'm glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you folks again. Mahalo, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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Patti G wrote a review Jan 2023
5 contributions1 helpful vote
I always stay at the Ilikai when I am on Oahu. It is very clean and comfortable. I like that the room has a full kitchen. And the large lanai is a big plus. it is a very good location on Waikiki - easy access.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Aloha pattig319! Thank you for staying at the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites and for taking the time in writing a review. I'm glad to hear you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to seeing you again. Mahalo, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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JAG0002 wrote a review Dec 2022
Pensacola, Florida89 contributions39 helpful votes
What's best about the Ilikai: 1. The location - quiet and serene yet close to the action, on the bus route and on the water, with a convenience store nearby for any needs 2. The views - we had a view of the boat harbor and ocean, with spectacular sunsets! 3. The extra space - how fabulous to have a kitchen and a balcony with a living area, compared to the typical small rooms in Waikiki! 4. The amenities - laundry room on the floor (which was clean and not busy), shops and restaurant/snacks available onsite, live Hawaiian music, relaxing places to sit amidst lush landscaping, and Hertz rental car in the lobby (though hours were limited and we had to return to central Waikiki later that evening) 5. The spectacular entrance - great first impression and a feeling of the iconic Hawaiian welcome 6. The well kept older building - can't believe it was built in the 60s! Feels clean and well cared for.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Aloha JAG0002! Thank you for staying at the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites and for taking the time in writing a review. Your feedback is greatly appreciated. So nice to hear you enjoyed your stay with us from the location to the size/ views of the room. We look forward to seeing you again. Please give me a call if I can be of any assistance in the near future. Mahalo, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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Adelino1988 wrote a review Dec 2022
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Excellent that's amazing trip my stay was Blass and well be planning coming back for our next trip this time well try make it a little longer stay my kids enjoy the pool lobby ice cream was amazing they where really nice
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Aloha Adelino1988! Thank you for staying at the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites and for taking the time in writing a review. I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to seeing you again. Mahalo, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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ECO1995 wrote a review Dec 2022
Phoenix, Arizona189 contributions107 helpful votes
We rented a condo from a private owner in this hotel so our unit may not have represented the actual hotel rooms. Our condo had a noisy AC unit and constantly running building exhaust system which was quite noticeable. We actually loved the location as it was not right in the center of the crowds but close enough to easily access several beaches, restaurants, and attractions. The main thing we didn't like was the mandatory valet parking if you want to park onsite. We did not like the price ($35 per night), the wait each time arriving and leaving, the fact that others were driving our rental car, and the inconvenience of not being able to easily retrieve an item left in the car. We didn't use the car for quick errands or to run to a restaurant because of the hassle. Also, we had a new scrape on the rental car when we checked out which they refused to accept responsibility for. There are a couple of self parking garages within a couple of blocks which we should have moved to in retrospect.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Aloha ECO1995! Thank you for staying at the Ilikai Hotel. Unfortunately I respond to reviews for reservations who stayed with the Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites. Looks like your reservation was made through a private condo and not the hotel side. If you are ever interested in booking a room with us in the future, please give us a call and we will be more than happy to assist you with any questions you may have. Mahalo, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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John M wrote a review Dec 2022
Blenheim, New Zealand54 contributions44 helpful votes
We have stayed at the ilikai 10 times or more over the past 20 years. The location is excellent yet it has failed to keep up with the standard of neighbouring resorts. Our family has over 30years in this business. We have stayed in both the condo's and hotel rooms. It is sad the management has let this once great hotel become tired and have failed to bring it into the 21st century. Managenent is sadly lacking and we will now have our vacations at other resorts. While most staff are greaf the building and amenities are really showing there age. So that customers see this yet management do not.
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Date of stay: December 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Response from Dedicated Management, Owner at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
Responded 19 Dec 2022
Aloha John M, While we’re delighted that you chose to return to our property yet again and found our staff to be great, we’re disheartened that your latest stay fell short of expectations and didn’t live up to past ones. Our sincere apologies for the shortcomings and an experience that was anything other than great. Thank you for the honest feedback. We have made note of it and will review it with our team. With Aloha, Sandra Hashimoto Hotel Manager
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US$317 - US$525 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ilikai hotel and suites, ilikai hotel hawaii, ilikai honolulu
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Aqua Ilikai Hotel & Suites
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
201
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
Which popular attractions are close to Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Nearby attractions include Honolulu Cookie Company (0.2 km), Friday Night Fireworks at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort (0.3 km), and Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Yes, paid private parking nearby is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tropical Tribe, goofy cafe & dine, and Lappert's Ice Cream.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and conference facilities.
Are there any historical sites close to Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Iolani Palace (3.2 km), Shangri La (5.4 km), and Queen Emma Summer Palace (5.7 km).
Does Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.