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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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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 a new cafe and bar. 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
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Public Wifi
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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87Good for walkers
Grade: 87 out of 100
619Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
100Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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All reviews ala moana blvd aloha spirit abc store waikiki beach within walking distance street noise small hotel convention center light sleeper across the street small pool the entire staff bus stop valet parking coffee maker air conditioner pearl harbor
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Reviewed 1 week ago

was a great little hotel with friendly accommodating staff we stayed two nights and opted for late chqout rooms were a bit dated and noisy but price was right and little bar was great close to beach and shoppingMore

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank stablegirl
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 1 week ago

Aloha stablegirl, Mahalo nui for your review and for choosing to stay with us for two nights. We really do appreciate the opportunity to have hosted you. I hope that you were comfortable despite the rustic look of our furniture as well as noise coming...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was friendly and service oriented. We were allowed to leave our luggage the next day until a later pickup which was very convenient. The hotel is conveniently located and the amenities are nice. We appreciated a free drink in the bar. An ABC...More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 1 week ago

Aloha 13455TXmaryt, We are all so thrilled that you enjoyed our friendly service. We know that our property is not as big as the other resorts surrounding us, so we work hard on our core values which is guest service and experience. Thank you very...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

If your on a budget and have the ability to take a few nice walks, the beach is right across the street, a high end (Ala Moana) mall is to the West and Waikiki is to the East. All within a nice walk. A short...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 1 week ago

Aloha javrox1, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review on TripAdvisor. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay as well as the amenities offered at the hotel. I am glad to see that our property is in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a charming Hotel and I discovered this accidentally when my flight to Chicago was cancelled. I had to book this Hotel to stay for one night. Very clean, spacious and great maintenance. Walking distance to eateries and Stores and has a coffee shop/Bar....More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 1 week ago

Aloha BalajiArunagiry, Thank you so much for accidentally discovering us. We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay while waiting for the next flight out to Chicago. Thank you for all of the kind compliments and for taking time to leave us such a...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a no frills hotel and has all the basic facilities. The maintenance could have been better but no major complaints. I wouldnt mind staying here just for the area. It is very close to the beach.More

Date of stay: November 2018
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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Mumbaitraveller232, Mahalo nui loa for your review! I want to thank you very much for your business and for giving the Equus an opportunity to provide your accommodations during your travels to Waikiki. It was a pleasure having the opportunity to host you. It...More

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31 August 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha Jworm23, We offer light weight folding beach chairs downstairs by our concierge desk.
22 April 2018|
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Response from glbro | Reviewed this property |
It sounds like the travel agent is the one to blame here. It states clearly on the website that there is a daily resort fee on top of the room charge. No thievery going on there.
Marthe V
11 January 2018|
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Response from Aniceto G | Reviewed this property |
They offer towels they had plenty of them I don’t know about the chairs thou I didn’t ask
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"If you can ask for a room away from the street it would be quieter."
1 week ago
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"Ask for a balcony if you want one, I would have liked to have one. It would have enhanced our experience."
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"go for the higher floors and not facing the main street."
4 weeks ago
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"best room size and clean very clean"
9 Oct 2018
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US$146 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
the equus hotel and marina towerequus an aqua boutique hotel
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
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