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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 reviewsala moana blvdmarina towerred lobsterabc storewaikiki beachwithin walking distancealoha spiritstreet noiseflat screen tvsmall hotelconvention centeracross the streetlight sleeperthe entire staffsmall poolcoffee machinewould highly recommend this hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

On this occasion we stayed at our favorite hotel in Waikiki. We were greeted by Yoshi one of long time employees.What a great place it's right on the main drag but still has a cozy feel about it. The New bar is a great addition...More

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

Aloha Brian, Thank you so much for such a wonderful compliment. We are very humbled knowing that we are your favorite hotel in Waikiki as there is A LOT of competition. Our customer service is something we pride ourselves in, especially Yoshi. He is one...More

Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Definitely our go to hotel when visiting Oahu! The Equus was our home away from home for 4 nights and 5 days- (A family get away, birthday celebration, business trip all rolled into one weekend!) Mahalo to Aunty Rene who welcomed us with a beautiful...More

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

Aloha Road657963, It was such a pleasure to be able to host you during your birthday! Rene was very excited for your return back to the hotel. She let us all know that everything was set up perfectly for your return and that you should...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

Small but unique hotel, equestrian themed rooms and public space. Free drink upon arrival and the bar serves coffee in the mornings.. Rooms were good sized and very clean. Location was good, close to beach and harbor. We would recommend this hotel if you do...More

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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 5 days ago

Aloha sastay, It was our pleasure being able to host you during your stay with us! Thank you very much for your review and for rating us *5 stars!* We are so happy to hear that you enjoyed our location, our equestrian theme, as well...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Equus is a unique hotel amongst the towers of Waikiki. The staff are really friendly, thoughtful and accommodating. My room was just what I needed with super comfortable bed and execellent air conditioning. Got good use out of the little capsule espresso machine too. Location...More

Thank Jodie H
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 1 week ago

Aloha Jodie H, It is a pleasure to see that you enjoyed just about every aspect of your stay with us! Our check in is a great opportunity for us to get to know our guests, so I hope that you were not too inconvenienced...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel for seven (7) people and called Rene for another day of stay for the other couple who is staying in Waikiki after our cruise. Amazing!!! everything went hassle free. Rene is the best of making you feel at home. Since I...More

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

Aloha J58Judy, Your review left me smiling from ear to ear. It was so nice to read every word that you wrote. Rene is one of the most special people that you will ever have the privilege to engage with. Her spirit and love for...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
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
Best Value
,
Business
,
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
Best Value
,
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$ 143 - US$ 301 (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 Honolulu, Hawaii
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
Best Value
,
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$ 143 - US$ 301 (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 Honolulu, Hawaii
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
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Traveller (401)
Room & Suite (352)
Pool & Beach (40)
Dining (5)
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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
23 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
12 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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"Ask for a view if you are concerned about having one. I didn’t care."
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"If you wish to have a quite night, please ask for a room not fronting the street."
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"closer to the ground so you can use the stairs"
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