We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The Tripadvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460
COVID-19 update: See the added health and safety measures this property is taking.Read more
Lowest prices for your stay
Hotels.com
Priceline
ZenHotels.com
US$221
US$168
View Deal
SAVE US$53
travelup.comUS$180
Expedia.comUS$221
TravelocityUS$221
View all 13 deals
Prices are provided by our partners, and reflect nightly room rates, including all taxes and fees known to our partners. Please see our partners for more details.
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Traveller (470)
360
Panoramas (24)
Room & Suite (301)
Payments made by partners impact the order of prices displayed. Room types may vary.
Travel safe during COVID-19
What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Read more
Updated 21/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 21/01/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

About

#15 of 91 hotels in Honolulu
Location
Cleanliness
Service
Value
Travellers' Choice
GreenLeaders Bronze level

The Equus is a charming boutique hotel located on Waikiki's "Upper West Side" where you will find an abundance of restaurants, easy access to one of the world's largest shopping malls, a quick stroll to the beach and gorgeous sunset views. The hotel guestrooms are warm and contemporary, keeping true to the hotel's equestrian theme with Ralph Lauren-inspired touches throughout. An intimate lobby and lanai offer a dipping pool, and an open-air coffee shop and bar.

The Paniolo Bar & Cafe is open daily from 7:00 am to 10:00 pm. Get an early start with hand-crafted artisan coffee and pastries served from morning till noon. Come back for happy hour with creative cocktails and drinks at night. Enjoy live music every Friday starting at 6:00 pm.

All guestrooms are appointed with cozy pillow-top beds, flat screen TVs, refrigerator with freezer, Keurig coffee maker with organic coffee, and complimentary full property WiFi. The friendly staff offers the kind of personal assistance delivered with Aloha.

IMPORTANT NOTES:

*Check-In: 3:00pm | Check Out : 12:00pm

*Stairway Access Only

*Valet Parking

*Provide Arrival Time - for luggage assistance

Read more
Full view
Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Bar / lounge
Boating
Diving
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Breakfast available
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Hiking
Snorkelling
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Concierge
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Show more
Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Safe
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Seating area
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Flatscreen TV
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
Show more
Room types
City view
Landmark view
Non-smoking rooms
Suites
Good to know
HOTEL CLASS
HOTEL STYLE
Quaint
Green
Languages Spoken
English
1,790Reviews55Q+A100Room tips
Traveller rating
  • 972
  • 530
  • 192
  • 57
  • 39
Time of year
Traveller type
Language
  • More
Selected filters
  • Filter
  • English
Popular mentions
sharla77008 wrote a review Feb 2021
Houston, Texas8 contributions2 helpful votes
Kollett was so gracious and helped us with local recommendations for restaurants. Kollett made sure we had everything we needed for a comfortable stay. The hotel is older but very nice and classic Hawaii.
Read more
Date of stay: February 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
1 Helpful vote
Helpful
Share
Robin wrote a review Feb 2021
1 contribution
Loved this family owned hotel. So personable and available for whatever we needed. Loved the coffee shopin AM turned bar in the evening. Will defintiely go back. Blake was pleaseant and accomodating!!!!
Read more
Date of stay: December 2020
Value
Location
Service
Helpful
Share
To F wrote a review Feb 2021
Santa Cruz, California3 contributions
From prebooking, to booking, to our stay at The Equus, Kollett was there to help guide us and essentially put me to ease in knowing that we safe and welcomed. Thank you for that! It was great staying here! Will return on our next adventures!! Ps. The morning view was beautiful as well!
Read more
Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Helpful
Share
Koleta G wrote a review Jan 2021
Seattle, United States18 contributions6 helpful votes
+1
We loved every minutue of our stay! A really amazing Family Oriented atmoshphere. The staff, the room, and service(s) received from Keo, Chad, Felise, Dwayne and Kollete were 100% AWESOME! You definitely feel the genuine ALOHA spirit here. From check in to check out (we didnt want to leave) everything was PERFECT! Looking forward to future stays here! Mahalo Nui Loa♥️ Faafetai Tele Lava (Thank you very much)🤗
Read more
Date of stay: January 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
Helpful
Share
Amit M wrote a review Jan 2021
New York City, New York2 contributions
I came to the Honolulu from NYC. Stay was great. Staff is excellent. Chad and Blake especially who are not just competent at their jobs but also knowledgeable about the Hawaiian culture. Also adept mixologists. Skip Hyatt and The Hilton. Stay at the Equus. You will save money and your trip far more memorable. Cheers Amit
Read more
Date of stay: December 2020
Helpful
Share
Previous
PRICE RANGE
US$147 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
the equus hotel and marina tower, equus an aqua boutique hotel
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
67
Is This Your Tripadvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Frequently Asked Questions about The Equus
Which popular attractions are close to The Equus?
Nearby attractions include Honolulu Cookie Company (0.5 km), Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon (0.4 km), and The Study (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Equus?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Equus?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Equus?
Guests can enjoy a lounge, breakfast, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at The Equus?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Equus?
Conveniently located restaurants include Tropical Tribe, Lappert's Ice Cream, and The Signature Prime Steak & Seafood.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Equus?
Yes, guests have access to a pool during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Equus?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Shangri La (5.6 km), Iolani Palace (3.0 km), and Queen Emma Summer Palace (5.5 km).
Does The Equus have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.