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Polynesian Plaza

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 16 March 2017

A lot of criticism from others, but I sort of think they have unrealistic expectations of what this is .. an inexpensive, old hotel in a fabulous location, but under renovation (perhaps finished by now). When renovation is complete, this will be far different a hotel .. but, at a far higher price. In Waikiki, I need only a place...

1Thank Bangkok_Steven
Reviewed 11 March 2017

This place was dirty. Smelt awful and was being renovated, so was noisy. We had to wait for hours for a room, in the end, they said they could put us in a room but it had two single beds. We took it as we needed to sleep. That was a new experience for us but hey, it was not...

Thank Sandra P
Reviewed 10 February 2017

This hotel was closed down due to building violations. We half way through our 3 week holiday and had to find out that it was closing by a note on the front door. We were moved all together 7 times including moving to another hotel which wasn't really up to standard. We given a small refund . This spoilt our...

Thank Dick B
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Checked website and found a good looking hotel and booked in January 2016 for our anniversary holiday in October 2016. We were looking forward to the sun terrace, pool and sunshine. Arrived late after a delayed flight and given a room on the 3rd floor next to a room being demolished. Our room needed renovation - cooker disgusting, air conditioning...

2Thank RobMarOct
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Booked an adhoc-trip to Hawaii without any spesific plans, just to meet my local friend. Due to the last minute travel deal, was not searching a five star hotel nor waiting too much from the accommodation that was available. Two weeks before the departure got a phone call from the hotel that there is a renovation going on and the...

Thank Samvais_
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 18 October 2016

Extremely rundown & in need of a renovation or at the very least, a coat of paint. Very old wall style air conditioner that was very noisey. Looked nothing like what they showed on their website. WiFi didn't work in the room. Good location though. Walking distance to restaurants, beach etc.

1Thank KayS114
North Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

At the last minute I decided to find a place to stay whilst I was visiting my friends in Waikiki Beach. I stayed on Thursday & Friday night & it was the best choice I've made so I could be close to my friends. I was originally booked to stay at another hotel on Saturday & Sunday night after the...

Thank Siale H
Las Vegas, United States
Reviewed 6 September 2016

When I checked into this hotel I was a bit optimistic as the location downtown was nice however the parking garage was not that close. The hotel staff was friendly. When we finally got up to the "suite" it was anything but that. There was a vomit stain in the corner of the room. There was also an old stale...

1Thank Jeremy T
Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed here for a few nights, not realising until we arrived there was a massive refurb going on. We was pleasantly surprised, large room with two double beds, a balcony, kitchenette, and also a cute medium sized very clean pool out the back. The outdoor area was a really lovely space to sit in, the flowers are kept impeccably....

1Thank Brightonrocks2012
Reviewed 31 July 2016 via mobile

I knew this wasn't going to be amazing simply because of the price and previous reviews. It wasn't horrible but it doesn't look like the website at all..... Like at all. It's livable and the location is great. You can get parking really close for $24 a day. The wifi doesn't work the top two floors are under construction. They...

1Thank Heather A

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, location, location! Polynesian Plaza is situated on Kalakaua Avenue and Beach Walk, the focal point of Waikiki, just one block to world-famous beaches. Comfortable studios feature private lanai balconies and fully equipped kitchenettes with a 2-burner stovetop (most), microwave, and refrigerator. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Polynesian Plaza

Address: 2131 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2346
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $248 - $265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Polynesian Plaza 2.5*
Number of rooms: 47
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Polynesian Plaza Honolulu, Hawaii
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#12 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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“Check progress of renovations .. get a renovated room away from Kalakawa Avenue frontage.”
Bangkok_Steven, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Don't, just don't”
sandrapZ5227EU, 11 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Can't recommend anything in this hotel”
dickb648, 9 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Check renovation completion.”
RobMarOct, 11 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choose a poolside room as its quieter and may have better wifi signal”
Thistletwat, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
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