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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Concierge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviews ala moana blvd marina tower red lobster abc store waikiki beach within walking distance aloha spirit street noise flat screen tv small hotel convention center across the street light sleeper the entire staff small pool coffee machine would highly recommend this hotel
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

In the business of Waikiki is the Equus. Our room is very clean, the A/C is chilly as should be, and the staff is the nicest people so representative of the spirit of aloha. I didn’t even have to ask for help...’Puka’ saw right away...More

Thank beanmehula
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded yesterday

Aloha beanmehula, Thank you so much for letting us know about your stay. I just read this review with Puka and he said "Oh wow!" with a big smile. Thank you so much for the kind words. We are all very happy to be of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We are'nt done with our stay and already feel super welcomed and cozy. First thing we pulled into the valet parking, we had great service from the General Manager, Christopher who did the valet himself. Super cool guy and good to see that management isn't...More

Thank keoni e
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 4 days ago

Aloha keoni e, Thank you so much for the in-house review! It is so rare to see guests leave reviews during their stay. I am so happy to have had the opportunity to meet you when you first arrived and am even more thrilled that...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed on the 10th floor 1 bedroom suite as soon as we walked in it felt like home comfy setting large living room area huge bedroom and also a large bathroom very very clean. as soon as we got there the valet guys was...More

Thank Jeri Kaula K
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Jeri Kaula K, Thank you so much for taking time out of your day to leave us such a fantastic 5 star review! I am thrilled to see that you had a great experience at our hotel from start to finish. We are very...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There’s something so uniquely different about the Equus! You feel it right away when you step in the lobby. The vibe is cozy and, for a second, you feel like you’re in a completely different place, yet without a doubt still in Hawaii. A little...More

Thank Melissa J
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Melissa J, Thank you so much for your review. I loved reading every word. When I was looking at this hotel prior to my interview, I pretty much thought the same thing. It was the feel and the vibe about the Equus that felt...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I got to wake up to a swim off Ala Moana Park , great coffee (and more...) and a staff who Never stopped helping me when I needed it. Cool pool, easy bar, Good room too... next time I’m going to get in on the...More

Thank Diane W
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Aloha Diane W It sounds like you had a really good time here in Waikiki. Nothing better than a coffee and early morning swim to start the day! It was our pleasure having the opportunity to help you during your stay with us. I wanted...More

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About
Description
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 More 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 Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Best Value
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Best Value
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$144 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
,
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
,
The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Business
,
Best Value
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$144 - US$304 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
,
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
,
The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
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Traveller (402)
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Pool & Beach (40)
Dining (5)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (2)
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Questions & Answers
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jworm23
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.
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Malcolm S
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.
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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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Room Tips
"best room size and clean very clean"
jerikaulak
1 week ago
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"Ask for a view if you are concerned about having one. I didn’t care."
539jodieh
10 Sep 2018
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"If you wish to have a quite night, please ask for a room not fronting the street."
J58Judy
10 Sep 2018
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"closer to the ground so you can use the stairs"
B2383NApeterm
16 Jul 2018
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