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The Equus Hotel

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#27 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Mililani, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 April 2014

My family and I stumbled upon the hotel and were overjoyed with how LOCAL this Hotel and Staff is. I was torn between staying at my favorite Hotel which is high end and pricey versus staying at the Equos. Staying at the Equos was one of the best decisions I made. Rene and hotel staff is pleasant, to work with....

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Jay G, Big Mahalos for taking the time to review your stay. It is great to hear that you enjoyed your staycation so much that you booked again already! We are excited to be your host when you visit Waikiki, and please be sure to contact us directly for any special needs or occasions. We truly strive to share our...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 April 2014 via mobile

Staff Renee is awesome. She was able to help me with my booking and cancellation. I am very grateful that she was able to help me. I give the hotel and Renee 100 stars out of 10. Please support Renee and the hotel. Alot of aloha

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

junster808, Thank you for your kind review of our reservation services, especially that of Rene. We are sorry to hear you we unable to join us this time, but please be sure to let us know when you plan to visit Waikiki in the future. We appreciate your thoughtfulness in reviewing your experience and look forward to hosting you in...

Calgary
Reviewed 2 April 2014

I was looking for an affordable hotel in Waikiki so, after reading several great reviews on Tripadvisor, I chose the Equus. I was not disappointed. The small boutique hotel is well located for shopping, dining, the beach, etc. The room was small, but clean and well appointed (loved the four poster bamboo bed). The staff were very friendly and accommodating....

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

flamesgal, Thank you for taking the time to review The Equus, our services and location. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us, and apologize for any inconvenience we may have caused you with our bell service. Please be sure to contact us directly with your arrival time, and we will be sure that someone is able to assist...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 31 March 2014

We absolutely love this hotel! The rooms are very comfortable, quiet and clean. The Polo themed decor is a really cool - from the pictures and guestbook all the way to how they fold a small horse origami in your room, they really pay attention to fine detail. Rene, Paulo and the rest of the staff care to your every...

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Gary P, Many Mahalos for choosing to stay with The Equus, and for your kind comments. We appreciate the extra time you took to let us know about your experience. It is important to our team to provide excellent service and leave our guests with fond memories. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed the small details that we...

Wahiawa, Hawaii
Reviewed 27 March 2014

I found this hotel through kayak>amoma.com but had some issues with amoma.com. Amoma originally had reserved for three night and wanted to add an extra night. Had some issues adding an extra night and talked to customer service via email and phone at Amoma and they assured me that an extra night was added and processed. Checked my reservation a...

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

Andingle, Our sincerest apologies for such an ordeal while booking through a third party site. We do not wish such an experience on anyone, and only hope that we were able to provide some assistance during this time. We are happy that Rene, our Guest Service Manager was there to guide you through the process, and you were able to...

TAMPA
Reviewed 21 March 2014

I stayed at the Equus in March 2014, and I must say this was the best Local hotel I could of chosen. I was welcomed with nothing less than a warm Hawaiian welcome and my arrival was given the very best attention that exceeded what was expected. The Equus in my experience, rendered to me as a customer more than...

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equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus Hotel, responded to this review

annlauth, Big mahalos for taking the time to review your experience at The Equus. It is a pleasure to have hosted you during your visit to Waikiki, and we are happy to have made a positive impression. We are pleased that you feel you received a great value for the price paid for service, location and amenities. We strive to...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 21 March 2014

We visited Hawaii for two weeks in March 2014 and our first few days were spent at the Equus. While in Hawaii we stayed at the Equus, Hilton, Marriott and Hyatt (we used points earned during previous business travel for everything but the Equus) The Equus is a quaint boutique hotel on Ala Moana in Waikiki. The rooms, while small,...

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Pepeekeo, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 March 2014

Mahalo to puka, rene and jackie for making me and my family feel at home, always going over and beyond, my housekeeper fely for doing an excellent job with her service, I will come back to this hotel. I will also let my friends and family know about the equus.

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Williamsburg, Virginia
Reviewed 15 March 2014 via mobile

Rene, the property manager, was great and she took great care of us and made sure we were happy and comfortable. The room on the 10th floor was nicely decorated and very large for what I've experienced in the area. Highly recommended. Convenient. Affordable. The only negative is the parking situation.

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Kailua-Kona, Hawaii
Reviewed 13 March 2014

I recently stayed at the Equus hotel with my best friend and it exceeded all of our expectations. The room accommodations were beautiful. The staff were so friendly, attentive and helpful. Especially the front desk manager "Rene." She was the queen of aloha spirit. The location of the hotel was great. Really close to all the main attractions. And compared...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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, gazebo and a weekly cocktail reception.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. Portable printers can be delivered for those on business. Best of all, the friendly staff offers the kind of personal assistance delivered with Aloha that only a small, family-run hotel can offer. IMPORTANT NOTES: *Stairway Access Only *Valet Parking Only $25/night *Provide Arrival Time - for luggage assistance ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Equus Hotel

Address: 1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: €128 - €212 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Equus Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 67
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Also Known As:
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
The Equus Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#6 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#24 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“We were completely satisfied based on the hotel room rate. Room very clean, which is very important to us. Please do not use mine or my wife's full name on TripAdvisor review.”
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“Getting to the lobby requires a trip up a flight of about 20 stairs. Be prepared to carry your luggage up”
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“Ask for room on first floor.”
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“Ask for a room without a view and you may avoid the road noise”
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“Higher floors & more distance from the street is best.”
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