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    White Sands Hotel

    431 Nohonani St., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2622
    (808) 201-0217
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    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

    Reviewed 15 March 2014

    We made this unfortunate selection through Hotwire after viewing the reviews on Trip Advisor. Believe me, this place isn't close to a four star. This dump was built back in the early 1960s and they have not spent any money to upgrade it. The fact...More

    3  Thank bobemac
    Response from islandcolonyaqua, General Manager at White Sands HotelResponded 23 March 2014

    Aloha bobemac, Thank you for your feedback on your vacation. We greatly value your feedback. We are taking your concerns very seriously and are trying to improve our service to better accommodate our valued guests. I want to thank you for your observations. I am...More

    Reviewed 12 March 2014

    This is a cheap option if you don't want beachfront Waikiki accommodation. It's pretty dated, a nice pool area but not too many other amenities. The staff were friendly, helpful and patient. They provided us with a crib and bedding for the baby, and were...More

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

    Aloha workholiday, Thank you for taking your valuable time to post the review of your recent stay with us on tripadvisor. I am happy to hear that you complimented on our friendly, helpful and patience staff. Situation about the noise, being in the heart of...More

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    • Breakfast Available
    • Laundry Service
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    • Air Conditioning
    • Microwave
    • Refrigerator in room
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    • Pool
    • Outdoor pool
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    • US$114 - US$200 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #37 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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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    19 January 2017|
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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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    "Ask for ground floor if you cannot use the stairs. No lift."
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    "Ask to not be in the main area by the office. Be in one of the rooms away from there."
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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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