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Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 12 June 2015

The best choice of hotel that I could've make in Honolulu. Waikiki is great and I loved it, but after a while, you want to rest, to have some privacy, go to an almost privacy beach after a full day or early in the morning, this is the place. I had a nice view to the Diamond Head, the park...

3Thank fseidl
Davie, Florida
Reviewed 7 June 2015

We stayed here four nights before our cruise to rest up and get over the jet lag. Glad we decided to do that (for more than the original reasons), because the Lotus is not just a flower -- it's a jewel. The reception on our late arrival set the tone for what was an excellent stay. We had a corner...

4Thank Gordon B
Reviewed 5 June 2015

Not quite on the beach but we had a beautiful "Deluxe Diamond Head View" room that also had an ocean view. It was a corner room with views in 2 directions. The hotel and room design was very attractive. They have free valet parking, a little strange since the lot is right in front by the door, but probably not...

2Thank Rich_NJ_8
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 1 June 2015

This hotel was trendy and walking distance to Waikiki Beach and the shopping strip! Our room was a corner room with TWO balconies! One balcony looked over the city of Honolulu and the other balcony had a spectacular view of Diamondhead!

2Thank Ashley D
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 31 May 2015

We had a corner premium room on the 8th floor. The website was accurate as you can see diamond head from the room. You just feel very relaxed when you enter the room. The bed was so comfy. The hotel is just located past Waikiki beach. Dining and shopping only 10 minute walk. Its quiet at night. The staff was...

2Thank Sue S
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 28 May 2015

We spent another few days at the Lotus and as always, upon arrival, realize why we keep coming back. Great location, friendly staff and nice rooms. What's not to love? Really like the Premium Ocean Rooms with two lanai.

1Thank Sam K
Kelseyville, California
Reviewed 27 May 2015

My husband and I stayed here for 4 nights. We had a room on the 12th floor. The room was updated, spacious and comfortable. The view from the balcony over the ocean was gorgeous as was the view from the open walkway outside our room. It looked back at Waikiki, in all its glory. At night the view was even...

3Thank Pierro3816
Marlton, New Jersey
Reviewed 19 May 2015

We were very pleased with this hotel after trying to choose from an overwhelming selection of resorts/hotels in the Waikiki area. I am so glad we went with the Lotus. It was very modern, and very clean. It is situated at the far end of Waikiki so it is quiet and you face a park and Diamond Head. I recommend...

2Thank Polymerchica
Reviewed 18 May 2015

my wife and I stayed here for 1 week in may 2015. really nice hotel with great views from our room ( room 1125) of both the ocean and diamond head. all the staff were very friendly and made us feel very welcome. this hotel is located about a 15 mins walk from the end of the main strip of...

1Thank guy w
Doha, Qatar
Reviewed 14 May 2015

I went to grad school at UH and so my husband and I lived on Oahu in the late 90's for 3 years. Of course when we lived there we never went to Waikiki! But for a long weekend getaway with our two young teenagers we wanted somewhere they could go to the beach or get an ice cream within...

3Thank Qatarsusie

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  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A sophisticated enclave located on the famed Gold Coast of Waikiki, the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head is a fusion of Asian inspired decor and warm Hawaiian hospitality. Rent beach cruiser bikes and explore Waikiki. Enjoy daily happy hour specials and delicious island cuisine at Wisp Restaurant & Lounge located on-site. Nestled between Kapiolani Park and a spectacular white sand beach shared with Outrigger Canoe Club, this hotel offers a peaceful retreat from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki with remarkable views of majestic Diamond Head and the Pacific ocean. With our boutique fee, guests will enjoy amenities including: WiFi Internet access throughout the hotel, Valet Parking, unlimited DVD movies and Playstation 3 games, in-room Coffee, in-room Safe, Coffee and Tea service in the lobby, daily Wine Service in lobby, Concierge Services, daily Newspaper, Bicycles and use of Beach Towels & Chairs, outdoor Yoga Classes, and Waikiki Shuttle Service. We also offer admission for (2) at the Honolulu Museum of Art. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head

Address: 2885 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-4002 (Formerly The Lotus at Diamond Head)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $344 - $519 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head 3.5*
Number of rooms: 51
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Also Known As:
Aqua Lotus Honolulu Hotel Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Honolulu
Lotus At Diamond Head Hotel
Lotus Honolulu At Diamond Head Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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“Upper rooms have the better views.”
 of 5 bubbles MBrow94162, 24 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Likely all rooms will be good, we chose a corner premier room with view to Diamond head and ocean”
 of 5 bubbles AO2017318, 21 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ocean View”
 of 5 bubbles aklynx99, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Choose a high floor for best views.”
 of 5 bubbles S4739YLrose, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“4th floor or above for a view of the ocean from your balcony”
 of 5 bubbles RayShimley, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
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