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Aqua Skyline at Island Colony

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Portland, Oregon
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9 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nothing grand and nothing awful about the room. Standard hotel room with small kitchenette. Comfortable beds (2 beds and sofa bed). Room large enough for 2 adults, 1 teen and 1 child. Small bathroom with an odd door. The AC unit in room #1210 was loud. We could not have it on during the night. We opted to have the... More 

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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 16 nights in October, on 10th floor with outlook to pool and river from balcony. Very happy with room service. didn't need it every day. Two Queen beds, cooking facility, compact bathroom but suited us. Central to all, we were out all day everyday and found the location convenient to local bus stop, shops, beach, church etc. Convenience... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Aqua Skyline is in a good location and easy walk from to any Waikiki attractions. High up you'll feel and hear the wind all day and night, especially from the glass louvered windows on the balcony. Air-conditioning unit is also pretty old and very loud. The building itself has an odd damp smell about it which can be unpleasant,... More 

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Geelong, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a 1 bedroom apartment with 2 adults and 2 children. This apartment is fully equipped with a kitchen. It has washer and dryers onsite for a small cost. Beach only a short walk away. Abc stores close by. Great for a family stay for the price. Some noise of the trash shoot but not too bad. 28th... More 

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Mooloolaba, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the Aqua Skyline at Island Colony Hotel in Waikiki. We used Air BNB for our months stay and booked two rooms, one on the 18 th floor and the other on the 14 th floor. Views from both rooms were very different, one over the Ali Wai canal and the other over the hotel pool area... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel is near the canal and walking distance to main parts of Waikiki (it's quite touristy here). The hotel is outdated. We got the "panaromic view" but it looks different from the room photos and it wasn't any different than a room with a balcony. We saw cockroaches on the floor when we first entered our room. You have... More 

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Chemainus, Canada
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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Our room was clean and the beds were comfortable with a little kitchenette for your cooking pleasure. There was a deck outside the sliding doors and a pretty good view. Very acceptable place to park yourself for a bit. Close to reasonable places to eat and to hop on a bus to take you pretty much everywhere. Not fancy but... More 

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Maple Ridge, Canada
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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

This is a lousy place to stay. 1)No hot water in kitchen 2)Towel rack in bathroom falling off 3)Room door has to be push/pulled to latch 4)Dirty stained carpet throughout 5)Rain blows through under the windows 6)Lots of Black Hail covering the bathroom floor 7)A/C was plugged, I cleaned it 8)No instruction for TV/Cable box, older person will have difficulty... More 

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Melbourne
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6 reviews
Reviewed 23 October 2016

Stayed here for 10 days with my daughter was happy with our room it was very comfortable we had a studio kitchenette room 3818 fitted 2 double beds with ease,bathroom not a bad size too, and the view from our balcony was pretty awesome. Love the location it is about a 2 minute stroll to Kuhio Rd where you can... More 

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Onkaparinga, Australia
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Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

Great place to stay within walking distance to Waikiki beach. BBQ and pool area was fantastic. Beds were very comfortable, handy to have small fridge and cook top in room. Only negative feedback was the extremely noisy air conditioning unit and over zealous security guards who wouldn't allow glassware on outdoor tables located near BBQ's. Maybe some signage advising would... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aqua Skyline at Island Colony infuses the Honolulu cityscape with contemporary urban design in an ideal location just 2 blocks to the beach and near Waikiki's best shopping and dining. Soaring above the city, the hotel is the tallest building in Waikiki at 44-stories. Here you'll find modern 3-star accommodations and spectacular panoramic views of Waikiki's skyline and Diamond Head. With our hospitality fee, Aqua Skyline at Island Colony allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include WiFi Internet throughout the hotel and in guest rooms, DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), beach towel and chari rentals, Waikiki Shuttle (Complimentary Waikiki Shuttle Service), Daily Newspaper, In Room Coffee, In Room Safe, Local & Toll-Free Calls, Water in Lobby, and a Weekly Manager's Reception. In addition, you'll enjoy renovated studios and suites appointed with modern decor, deluxe bedding, kitchenettes with granite countertops and stovetops, spacious balconies, and 40" flat screen LCD TVs. Relax and lounge in the pool area and sundeck, featuring amazing views and BBQ grills for your use. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aqua Skyline at Island Colony

Address: 445 Seaside Ave, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2640 (Formerly Aqua Island Colony)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $217 - $589 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aqua Skyline at Island Colony 3*
Number of rooms: 740
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Also Known As:
Aqua Island Colony Hotel Honolulu
Hotel Island Colony
Island Colony Hotel
Aqua Skyline At Island Colony Honolulu, Hawaii
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#34 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#35 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#43 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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“10th floor was convenient. facing pool we could enjoy the sun in the morning. Wait too long if going to top floors”
 of 5 bubbles , 25 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Lower floors would be best to escape the constant wind noise.”
  • Kitchenette with wardrobe and bathroom door nearby
 of 5 bubbles TristanB28, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Corner suites are larger and have the best views.”
 of 5 bubbles KimandDonna, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a higher floor facing Diamond Head, but also ask for a modern, remodeled unit...expect to pay more, but it is worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles CEUS69, 10 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms on the east have an island and ocean view.”
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