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The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

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Ipswich, Australia
Reviewed 24 November 2012

We stayed at the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel for 2 nights recently and we had a great time from the moment we walked in the doors. We received an upgrade to a full ocean view room on the corner and my goodness what a cracker of a view we got. It was everything we could have hoped for. It...

3Thank Peter J
Seattle, WA
Reviewed 19 November 2012

I am giving this hotel a "poor" rating because of what you get for the price. Generally, in the universe of hotels, the New Otani is probably "average" or just below average. But when the price hovers around $400 per night (then add valet parking, the "resort fee" for which you get the use of beach towels and spotty internet...

3Thank JP1152001
Reviewed 18 November 2012

My experience here was outstanding. The hotel is located directly on the beach, opposite Kapiolani Park, and about a 10 minute walk to the end of the busy Waikiki 'strip'. It's a great choice to avoid the congestion of central Waikiki. There's a wide, uncrowded beach right out of the door. Had a room with dramatic views of the beach...

1Thank sg1338
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 23 October 2012

Choosing a hotel to stay at in Honolulu can be an exhausting and frustrating experience. We must have changed our minds every other day. Finally, we agreed to look for a hotel away from the hustle and noise of downtown and stay closer to Diamond Head. After debating over a few locations we chose the New Otani and we could...

6Thank azikell
Reviewed 18 October 2012

As a former resident of Honolulu I always return to the Kaimana. It is located at the foot of Diamond Head across from Kapiolani Park not in the midst of overbuilt & noisy Waikiki. Yes, they do charge a parking fee because the excellent attendants must constantly rearrange parking due to limited space. This was always done with speed and...

1Thank unique50
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 12 October 2012

What a great little Hotel, off of Waikiki. Everyone very pleasant. Rooms very clean, updated with fabulous ocean views. It is right on Waikiki Beach, but yet out of the hustle and bustle. Loved that it is right across from Kapiolani Park, if I wanted to run.

6Thank DMdreams
Beaverton, Oregon
Reviewed 11 October 2012

Clean,quiet, inexpensive and the staff are great. The location off the property is off the beaten path. I hear the rooms were recently upgraded. Check out the second floor Japanese Restaurant, which features fantastic food and drinks. Down in the main, airy lobby, you can order a bottle of Kona brew and an appetizer of sashimi all for about $18....

3Thank MrKarlJB
Reno, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 3 October 2012

We stayed at the New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel on Oahu from September 23-28, 2012. This was the second leg of our vacation, and the third hotel we stayed at in Hawaii. The hotel is in a great location, right on the beach and next to the Kapiolani Park on the south side of Waikiki. The hotel is also located...

6Thank Dutney B
Reviewed 3 October 2012

Stayed there for 4 nights in the Diamond Head view room and enjoyed it. Pros and cons: Pros: Air con good Bed very comfortable Balcony with view Staff very friendly Quiet location Cons: Wifi non existent This is a good hotel if you get a good deal. I would not pay posted rate.

4Thank ptty97
St. Albert, Canada
Reviewed 1 October 2012

The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel is located right on the beach (San Souci); no roads to cross! It is a 10 minute walk from the the "Waikiki strip" through Kapiolani Park and is a pleasant walk. We stayed in a "Diamond Head" view room which was comfortable and clean but could use a renovation. I understand that some rooms...

4Thank SamGorchuk

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  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Concierge
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Take advantage of its paradisiacal setting, The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel is a refreshing escape from the crowds of Waikiki. This boutique hotel sits right on one of Honolulu’s best white-sand beach, cradled next to the slopes of Diamond Head Crater, and located directly across from the 108 acre Kapiolani Park, perfect for those seeking a recreational or romantic. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

Address: 2863 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
Price Range: €204 - €292 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 118
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Also Known As:
New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
New Otani Kaimana Beach Honolulu
Kaimana Beach Hotel
New Otani Hawaii
The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#12 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#19 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#30 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#34 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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“Best views: rooms with wrap-around balcony”
 of 5 bubbles SnowbirdI57, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The design of the building only allows for 1/3 of the rooms to have a view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles JamesWest667, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Beach front only, for many reasons as described above.”
 of 5 bubbles BarbW297, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ocean view”
 of 5 bubbles harrisonw990, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Views facing the ocean seemed a bit nicer but almost the same in terms of amenities.”
 of 5 bubbles 602vickyv, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
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