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    White Sands Hotel

    431 Nohonani St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2622
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    Reviewed 22 March 2014

    Our second time staying here... right in the heart of Waikiki. Easy walk to shops, good coffee cafes, restaurants, clubs, and the beach! (just 2 blocks) It's not the Ritz but it's clean, affordable, friendly, good maid service, a self-serve laundry room, sunny pool area,...More

    6  Thank bigtomsandiegoca
    Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded 23 March 2014

    Aloha bigtomsandiegoca, Mahalo for taking the time to write about your experiences with us on Tripadvisor. We greatly value your feedback. I am glad to hear that you liked our location, pool area, BBQ grill, greenery, and affordable rates. We will continue to offer reasonable...More

    Reviewed 20 March 2014

    I used to like this area but it's now loud, they allow large parties by the pool, they no longer have a hot tub, and they advertise that they do, this should substract from value, their parking is $25 a night and it's build for...More

    1  Thank Philip G
    Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded 25 March 2014

    Aloha Phil G, Thank you for taking the time to report to us regarding the inconveniences that you endured. We are very sorry for this experience and are most disappointed to learn that your visit was unpleasant. All things considered, we should have been able...More

    Reviewed 18 March 2014

    We live in Honolulu but entertain in Waikiki often and at times like to stay in Waikiki. The White Sands is like stepping back into they good old days of Aloha in Waikiki. Love the casual Hawaiian feel and ambiance. The staff is friendly and...More

    4  Thank Darla H
    Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded 23 March 2014

    Aloha Darla H, Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience at the White Sands Hotel. We at Aqua White Sands greatly value your compliments. I am glad to hear that you loved the casual Hawaiian feel and ambiance. And...More

    Reviewed 17 March 2014

    I stayed at the White Sands 2-9 March, 2014. I was delighted with the place. I wanted a budget hotel but in Waikiki, and didn't wish to pay extra hundreds for marble floors and thick towels. White Sands was perfect. The building is a 50s...More

    2  Thank SailorJerry113
    Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded 23 March 2014

    Aloha SailorJerry113, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience. We truly value your patronage and appreciate your positive comments. I am pleased to hear that you complimented on our staff, Christieann, Jason, and Rosalinda – they are warm, friendly and helpful....More

    Reviewed 16 March 2014

    I just stayed here for a week, March 4 to 11, and I was happy with the White Sands. I just read the review previous to mine, and I disagree with many things that reviewer said. Yes, the property is old, but clean. There is...More

    8  Thank crazyguyonabike
    Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded 23 March 2014

    Aloha Crazyguyonabike, Thank you for taking the time to write about your experience on your vacation. I appreciate your positive comments and defensed us against some reviews on tripadvisors. I am so glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and you were happy with...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Pool
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast Available
    • Self-Serve Laundry
    • Room amenities
    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
    • Things to do
    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • Price range
    • US$111 - US$218 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #37 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 93
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    jessray13
    26 July 2017|
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    Response from Phil P | Reviewed this property |
    It's approx 10 min to waikiki beach itself....you will pass a dozen places on the way maybe more....depends on your taste....you could eat somewhere different each day for breakfast as you are generally 5 to 10 min from... More
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    Response from pally1070 | Reviewed this property |
    From White Sands to Denny's is not really worth it. Denny's is on Lewers Street. Probably at a casual pace, 15 minutes walk. There are plenty of better places to eat on the way.
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    1 September 2016|
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    Response from julie31332016 | Reviewed this property |
    The White Sands Hotel is in a perfect location to walk to almost anywhere. We loved it so much we have booked to go there again this year.
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    "Rooms near the pool is where you will better wi-fi service."
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    "2nd & 3rd floor rooms are great with cold air and view of pool area."
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    "First floor rooms can access wifi from the common area and are easily accessible by anyone who is there as..."
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    "3rd floor will have quieter rooms,"
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