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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 3 May 2015

Stayed two nights with my wife and two teenage daughters, while we waited for our time share on the west side of the island to become available. The hotel is showing its age and the rooms are ok, the beds will try to eat you when you lay down (very soft) and the carpet had this feel of "I really...

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3Thank Donald S
Provo, Utah
Reviewed 2 May 2015

Booked this hotel for a college graduation trip. Didn't want to spend too much, but still wanted to be near the beach. The hotel was only a block away, and it is on the road next to Kapiolani Park and the zoo, great location. We walked just about everywhere. Used the bus to get to Safeway for some groceries, and...

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2Thank ericthemantis
Tempe
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Very nice hotel with beautiful views---we had a corner room so had full view of Diamond Head and also the beach. The staff and parking guys are friendly and efficient. Have stayed here before so chose it again being at the end of Waikiki where traffic and crowds are not as bad, even though other hotels offered lower rates.

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3Thank Sharon H
Goose Creek, South Carolina
Reviewed 28 April 2015

We stayed at the Queen Kapiolani Hotel for 10 nights. We had two rooms and were upgraded on both. We had a diamond head view and oceanview and were upgraded to an oceanview and junior suite. The oceanview was a nice view but a little cramped in space. The junior suite was great! Had a small kitchen with sink, microwave,...

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4Thank Sandy E
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 27 April 2015

The 1st day in the hotel we spent in a horror room 203 - its just above the back entrance so you'll hear everyone smocking or chatting there. This room was not renovated and had a horrible sprinkler tube hanging in the middle of the room - DONT SETTLE FOR ANY ROOM BELOW 5th FLOOR - they are old, bad,...

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5Thank VORPOL
Charlotte, North Carolina
Reviewed 25 April 2015

I chose the Queen Kapiolani because it had excellent rates and was located near Waikiki Beach and was across from the Honolulu Zoo. I was pleasantly surprised at what a nice hotel it is. We got there before check-in so we had to leave our luggage with the bellman. He was so friendly and helpful and took very good care...

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3Thank BethM1313
Reviewed 25 April 2015

My parents and I stayed here recently during a visit to Oahu. We absolutely loved our stay. We were up on the top floor so the views of Diamond Head from our room were breathtaking. We overlooked the Honolulu Zoo which is right next door, and could see elephants from our room!! The staff are very friendly and we were...

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3Thank Mel N
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 24 April 2015

This was a business trip for me to Honolulu. This has been the worst experience I've had to date. Staff is nice but the property is old and aging and everything seems to break. One of the Elevators keeps going out of order, when I went to use the laundry room (I;m here for 2 weeks), that was out of...

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5Thank RichAnthony
Princeton, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 22 April 2015

We just got back from Honolulu on Friday and I have to say I was very pleased with our hotel choice. The beds were super comfy and after our busy days, we slept like logs. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Tom at the Surf Rental Shop was awesome! It is located in the hotel lobby and he...

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5Thank smalltownlady
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 20 April 2015

For the price I guess ok but the general impression is old and dated. The front desk staff were not very helpful at all and the other services not very good The restaurant average and the pool freezing. Solar heating would be good. However rooms were made up well and bed comfortable If we come again would not stay again

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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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: $223 - $342 (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 Honolulu, Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#28 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
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“Room with view facing sea ,1715 was fab”
 of 5 bubbles BruceR184, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles Spiderweb2719, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the mountains on a higher floor”
 of 5 bubbles Beachgrl1010, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“You must stay in one of the higher ocean view rooms. The views are spectacular.”
 of 5 bubbles Calivisitor, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Request room that is not next to the elevator.”
  • Partial view of beach from lanai
  • Partial view of Diamond Head from lanai
 of 5 bubbles NeedMoreGo, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
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