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2885 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4002
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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#6 of 94 hotels in Honolulu
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A sophisticated boutique hotel located on the famed Gold Coast of Waikiki, the Lotus Honolulu, is a marriage of urban

sophistication with warm Hawaiian hospitality. Nestled between Kapiolani Park and a spectacular white sand beach,

this newly renovated hotel offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki with remarkable views of

majestic Diamond Head and the ocean.

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Property amenities
Free private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool / beach towels
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Kids stay free
Children's television networks
Valet parking
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Restaurant
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Happy hour
Wine / champagne
Vending machine
Bicycles available
Boating
Canoeing
Diving
Hiking
Snorkelling
Canoeing offsite
Fishing
Tennis court offsite
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Free shuttle or taxi services
Business Centre with Internet Access
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Photo copier / fax In business centre
Massage
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Clothes dryer
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Washing machine
Ironing service
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Bath / shower
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Kitchenette
Microwave
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Radio
iPod docking station
Complimentary toiletries
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keyfauvert wrote a review 8 Aug
Columbia, MD7 contributions4 helpful votes
Wow. Such a nice clean hotel and LGBT friendly. Christieann was so friendly and helpful for everything from recognizing our status as a gay married couple to recommendations for local eateries, and activities. She also made sure we got access to the complimentary bikes for an afternoon bike ride. Her cheerful spirit and accommodation made us feel so welcome, and made this an experience to remember. I highly recommend this perfectly located hotel when your destination is Waikiki. By the way, the zen feel of the hotel makes you feel so relaxed.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Denise G wrote a review Dec 2021
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After extensive research about hotels in Honolulu, I decided on the Lotus for our first vacation trip since the beginning of the pandemic. The Lotus experience surpassed all my expectations. What a fabulous location, steps away from two beaches, a world-class French restaurant, Ily coffee and Italian espresso maker in the room, fancy and convenient beach chairs and luxurious towels for the beach days. We walked everyday to the Barefoot Beach cafe nearby, the most scrumptious local restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner with live music, ever! Walking 15 minutes more through the gorgeous park with lush trees and families having picnics, you get to the craziness, tourist-drenched Waikiki. What also makes the Lotus unique is its staff: Jessica (the fantastic Jessica, what glowing energy!), Christie (high beautiful vibe), Lita, Mari, Marilou, Zee, Rogie, Lester, George, Mila! Thank you for having us! I will come back to stay with you, no other hotel in Honolulu.
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Date of stay: December 2021
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Response from Guest Services, Guest Services / Front Office at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
Responded 1 Jan 2022
Aloha Denise, Thank you so much for staying with us at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head. I am delighted to hear you were able to relax and enjoy all of our amenities and the breathtaking local area. Walking through the park like you described is such a tranquil experience. A huge mahalo to you for recognizing our special staff - they love welcoming energetic visitors such as yourself into our 'ohana. I can't wait to see you again soon! With Warmest Aloha, Carly Clement General Manager
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Asia wrote a review 8 Aug
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The Lotus hotel was a great choice for couples. It’s aesthetically pleasing, it had great amenities, in a quiet area right next to a popular beach park. Very walkable area! Christieann at the front desk was so kind and personable, we looked forward to seeing her at the front desk each morning. It was overall a very nice stay.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mark H wrote a review 5 Aug
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When we stumbled upon this hotel on Booking.com we were intrigued by the cheaper price for its location near Waikiki. After doing some research, we were convinced that the hotel’s benefits (free parking, location, ability to disconnect from Waikiki yet still be close, views of Diamond Head) outweighed it’s downsides (lack of pool). As we were going to be busy doing activities outside of our hotel, this worked perfectly. We could not have made a better choice. As soon as we arrived, we were greeted and checked in by Christieann. She was truly a gem. She not only went out of her way to share details and happenings at the hotel, but also immediately made us feel welcome. She is the perfect lady to greet any establishment and could even make me feel welcomed into a grocery store. This alone would have made our stay perfect. Next, when we got to our room we had stunning views of both the ocean and Diamond Head. Our view of Diamond Head was 100% unobstructed and was stunning. The bathroom was larger than expected and clean. The room had nice details (free reusable water bottle to fill up in the lobby’s water dispenser system) and was welcoming. Overall, given the opportunity, we would stay at this hotel again. What it may be lacking in a pool is more than made up for in its boutique charm, hospitality, cleanliness, and stunning views.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Willie jones wrote a review 5 Aug
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Greatest Experience ever.first time and we had a blast in Hawaii.If you want a real get away this is the place,away from all the traffic and all.Good management and it was very clean.couldn’t have found a better spot in
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Barry B wrote a review 5 Aug
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I would give more than 5 stars if i can. I stayed for 21 days during my PCS and the front desk and house keeping staff from the 9th floor were exceptional! I will miss the smile and friendliness of all the staff of Lotus Hotel especially Zee, Christieanne and Angelica. The moment you step in and out of the hotel, their level of energy to greet and welcome you no matter what time of day was just simply unbeatable. Rooms were awesome with a great view of Diamond head and the ocean (not to mention, my fur baby enjoyed her daily walks to the park). If you’re looking for a clean, pet friendly and amazing staff, look no further. There’s no denying that i will return when i need a staycation or when I PCS again. I highly recommend this place if you want the real ALOHA spirit. Thank you Lotus for an amazing experience for me and my family. See you soon.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
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Vladimir K wrote a review 3 Aug
Hawaii15 contributions9 helpful votes
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Experienced a staycation and we found the staff, especially Melissa, Zee and Christieann to be exceptionally friendly, helpful, efficient and customer service oriented! Rooms were great with fabulous views and Melissa, Zee and Christieanne made us, and other guests, feel extremely welcomed! Great place to stay, incredible views, inches away from the beach and the self-parking is a special perk! Highly recommended!
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Date of stay: August 2022
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LauderdaleBud wrote a review 1 Aug
Fort Lauderdale, FL56 contributions64 helpful votes
We had a wonderful week long stay at the Lotus Honolulu. This is a small-ish boutique hotel located just a short walk from the throes of Waikiki. I have stayed in various hotels in Waikiki and found the Lotus to be perfect - close enough to the chaos in Waikiki but far enough away to be a peaceful retreat from the crowds. The hotel is just steps away from what I consider to be the best beach in Waikiki, and it is across from a beautiful park. The hotel provides Illy coffee in the rooms, and they are very generous about supplying additional pods as well. The staff is one of the best things about the Lotus - so welcoming and kind. Chrisiteann remembered out names from the first day and was always so pleasant and cheerful. The one downside was there was no restaurant on site for breakfast, although there are options not too far away. The hotel next door - the Kamaina - has a lovely restaurant directly on the beach - but it is expensive, even by Hawaii standards. We were not on vacation but were dealing with a death in the family, and this hotel was a wonderful place to come back to at the end of a stressful day. Walking in and seeing Christieann smiling made this trip much easier on us during a difficult time. We will definitely be back! Thank you to all the staff.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Stephen_ArlingtonVA wrote a review Jul 2022
Arlington, Virginia83 contributions70 helpful votes
As lovely and well appointed as the rooms, as good as the location, and as convenient as the parking was, what stood out as so exceptional was the staff and service. We requested several items over our stay (a cot, extra pillow, their electronic tea kettle) and they were delivered at our door with shocking speed and alacrity! From the many servers whose names I didn't catch in their near instantaneous appearances at our room to Christieann at the front desk (whose charm, attention to our needs, and follow through were as sincere and heart warming as her broad smile), the staff were outstanding. Mahalo! The location was ideal for access to the lovely Kaimana Beach (near where the Hawaiian Monk seals came up on the beach to nurse and rest with their young) and across the street from a nice public park. There is no swimming pool, but the complimentary beach chairs and towels were all we needed.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Response from Melissa Yamashita, Guest Services / Front Office at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
Responded 5 days ago
Aloha, Thank you for choosing the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head for your stay here in paradise! We are happy to hear that you were able to enjoy all of our daily amenities and that the staff exceeded your expectations. It sounds like you had a wonderful time with us and were even able to see Rocky and her new pup over at Kaimana Beach! I look forward to seeing you upon your next stay. Mahalo Nui Loa, Melissa Yamashita Guest Services Manager
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alohapeter wrote a review Jul 2022
Hawi, Hawaii152 contributions114 helpful votes
I have been staying at this property since it opened as a W many years ago.For me it is perfect.Close to everything but not in the madness that is Waikiki. Small. Intimate with great comfortable rooms and a warm welcoming staff.No pool if that matters to you but right next to the beach. My go to in Honolulu.
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Response from Guest Services, Guest Services / Front Office at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
Responded 1 week ago
Aloha, Thank you for continuing to stay at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head over the years. You see us spot on - close to everything you need, yet far enough away to enjoy a peaceful and intimate escape. I truly hope we continue to see you much more in the future. With Warmest Aloha, Carly Clement General Manager
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PRICE RANGE
US$343 - US$446 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
aqua lotus honolulu hotel honolulu, lotus at diamond head honolulu, lotus at diamond head hotel
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
The Lotus at Diamond Head
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluDiamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis
NUMBER OF ROOMS
51
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Frequently Asked Questions about Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head
Which popular attractions are close to Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Nearby attractions include Kapiolani Park (0.5 km), Kaimana Beach (0.08 km), and Diamond Head Luau (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and complimentary tea during their stay.
Is parking available at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Yes, free private parking nearby, paid private parking on-site, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Conveniently located restaurants include South Shore Grill, Pioneer Saloon, and Michel's At the Colony Surf.
Are any cleaning services offered at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Are pets allowed at Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Yes, pets are typically allowed, but it's always best to call ahead to confirm.
Does Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Are there any historical sites close to Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Experience Nutridge (5.9 km), Iolani Palace (6.3 km), and Shangri La (2.7 km).
Does Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the city view available here.