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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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  • Excellent52%
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  • Average11%
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  • Terrible3%
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3 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 23 March 2015

The Equus is a great place to stay for a variety of reasons. It starts at the beginning, the front desk personnel of Renee and Puka were friendly and helpful. The rooms and the bathrooms are clean and fresh. The beds are comfortable. But it...More

5  Thank DMarzan
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 9 April 2015

DMarzan, Aloha and mahalo for your kind review. We are pleased to have been able to host you during your recent visit. We appreciate such detailed feedback, and such great tips for future guests. We are glad you discovered the ease of our location on...More

Reviewed 22 March 2015

The Equus was a great place to stay while in Waikiki. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The bed was extremely comfortable and the room was always clean. The location was just a block off the beach and very convenient to all the restaurants...More

2  Thank may6_12
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 9 April 2015

may6_12, Mahalo nui for your kind review. We are pleased you enjoyed our location, service and rooms. We are happy that you slept well, our beds are the pride and joy of The Equus! As a family owned and operated property, all rooms were renovated...More

Reviewed 21 March 2015

For work travel, it is 20 minutes to Pearl Harbor in the morning. I felt very comfortable being there for two weeks. The staff was very friendly. The complementary mai tais on Thursday and Friday nights were great and made it easy to meet other...More

6  Thank John A
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 9 April 2015

John A, Mahalo for taking the time to review your stay in detail, and provide some excellent suggestions as well. We appreciate your business and look forward to hosting you upon your return. Great selection of running routes down the Ala Wai where it is...More

Reviewed 19 March 2015

This past me th I had the pleasure if staying at The Eqqus Hotel. I love this Hotel because their beds are the coziest but more importantly the staff are so friendly and were right there when I needed them! The room was very pretty...More

6  Thank Shanna F
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 9 April 2015

Shanna F, We appreciate your comments regarding your recent stay. It is so kind of you to take the time to share your experience and some great tips for future travelers. We agree Ala Moana Beach Park is "da bestest" in our book! From the...More

Reviewed 18 March 2015

We enjoyed the suite at the Equus hotel and loved the room, comfortable and elegantly designed without being glitzy. We walked everywhere from the location: my wife did some shopping at ala Moana center while I did a few laps every morning around the beach...More

2  Thank Scurry101
Response from equusmgmt, General Manager at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 9 April 2015

Scurry101, Thank you for your kind review! We are pleased you were able to enjoy the comforts of our one-bedroom suite. This is probably the best kept secret in Waikiki, best value for money getting double the amount of space as our standard rooms. We...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Hotel Amenities
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
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Outdoor pool
Pool
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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Price range
US$ 139 - US$ 454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$ 139 - US$ 454 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#23 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Malcolm S
23 April 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha Malcolm S, My name is Chris Weeks and I am the Director of Guest Services. I am very sorry to hear about your issue with our resort fee. There is a resort fee to be paid by the guest at checkout no matter how the... More
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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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Pattyk66
8 January 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha, Yes, the stairs would be the only access to the lobby level of the hotel (19 Steps total). We definitely have staff that can assist with luggage upon check in and departure. Should you have any other questions... More
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Room Tips
"Newly remodeled rooms were on the first floor. All rooms face the same direction and the view from the..."
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"rooms farthest from Ala Moana Blvd are a little quieter"
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"I reserved a 10th floor room because I needed a desk. If you need the extra room with table space, it is a..."
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"rooms on beach side rather than concrete walls!"
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