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San Jose, California
Reviewed 10 February 2015 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights on a last minute extending of trip. Pros: Location is great, very close to beach, shopping, food, Starbucks. This is a mediocre budget hotel. Anyways onto the Cons: called in asked for extra towels, 4 sets please? The front desk said "no, how many people are in the room?" I replied 2, she said "no...

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6Thank AVANG90
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 February 2015

We arrived early and Jocelyn at the Front Desk was so accommodating and welcomed us and made us feel right at home. We had an amazing view of the beach AND Diamond Head and pool area from the room. The room was a nice size with a balcony. Happy Hour at the pool was great value also. Nice easy walk...

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2Thank RonVanc
portland, OR
Reviewed 5 February 2015

I have stayed at several hotels in Waikiki and this is by far my favorite. The hotel is beautiful with a large lobby. The staff are the friendliest and most professional I've come across at any hotel. The pool and bar are nice and have great views of Diamond Head and the ocean; and it's lit up in tiki torches...

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3Thank jaypdx
Burnaby, Canada
Reviewed 5 February 2015

You can't beat its location at the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, with the beach a block away, Teddy's Bigger Burgers next door, a Starbucks on the corner and a couple of ABC stores close by and, if you like cycling, it's a short ride up to the great diners and cafes on Monserrat Avenue. The pool deck has one...

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4Thank mikebee58
Ojai, California, United States
Reviewed 5 February 2015

My room was small but comfortable with a nice ocean view. I was over the pool so open windows meant happy noise, but that's to be expected! The pool area is awesome. I would stay there again! I loved the ukele playing bell boy- always a smile and a song!

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3Thank Nancy R
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 1 February 2015

staff were great, I was "upgraded" from my diamond view to an ocean view. We did have an ocean view, but only from the window in our hotel, and not from the balcony, which is where you'll do all your viewing. Stick to the diamond head view, the ocean view ended up being a back alley view.

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3Thank frugal4ever
Sudbury, Canada
Reviewed 27 January 2015

Spent a week there and would definitely book there again. Great location - close to the beach, park, zoo and aquarium while still being part of Waikiki. Wonderful staff everywhere - at the front desk, bell desk and cleaning staff. Lovely people. Room was very nice and clean. It was nice to get up in the morning to see such...

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3Thank Brie K
Barcelona, Spain
Reviewed 27 January 2015

The hotel is located next to the Waikiki Zoo, which is a very convienient area if you have a car since you can park on the street for free and you are just two blocks away from anything. The staff is moslty friendly and the pool is great: it has a Diamond Head view! Did not have the chance to...

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4Thank Moyai
Reviewed 27 January 2015

We booked a junior suite with an ocean view; we checked in late at night and you couldn't see anything. when we woke up in the morning, we weren't happy with the view so the front desk quickly found us an equal room with a better view. They even helped us store our groceries while the new room was being...

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2Thank Roccer2
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Expectations met, not exceeded. Great location! Rent a boogie board for $10 and use it for 24 hours! Room was unremarkable but nice view of the ocean. Overall a good experience. Probably reasonable for this area...considering. The birds at the pool and open area dining are awful but tolerable. May recommend to an acquaintance but next time we're staying at...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Kulana Restaurant
Kulana Restaurant
Cuisines: American
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Named after the beloved wife of Hawaii's last reigning King, the historical Queen Kapiolani Hotel is conveniently located one block to Waikiki beach and near the Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, Waikiki Shell and Waikiki Aquarium. Most upgraded rooms feature views of Diamond Head and/or the ocean and the following FREE amenities: WiFi Internet access throughout the hotel, daily local newspaper, mini-refrigerator and coffeemaker. Additional hotel amenities include meeting and banquet facilities, pool with sun deck and restaurant with panoramic views of Diamond Head and the Pacific Ocean. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Address: 150 Kapahulu Avenue, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4097
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: €148 - €227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Queen Kapiolani Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 315
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Also Known As:
Queen Kapiolani Honolulu
Hotel Queen Kapiolani
Queen Kapiolani Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
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“Ask for a high floor...”
 of 5 bubbles JnDenver, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Diamond Head view would be fine. 4th floor a little bit noisy because of swimming pool.”
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“Room with view facing sea ,1715 was fab”
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“If you want a view ask before booking. 'City views' the side street where all the smokers stood and the garbage and delivery trucks drove.”
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