The Equus Hotel - Honolulu

1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, United States, 96815  show map
 3 stars
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The Equus Hotel - Honolulu

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

USD 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

Verified Reviews:

  • Near ala moana - Spacious room clean - Decent sized swimming pool and spa
  • Rooms are a bit old - Very comfortable beds - Could be noisy - Breakfast was a joke
  • Poor service - Walking distance from the beach - Ac in the rooms - Small balcony for each floor
  • Clean and comfortable rooms - Poor mattress and linen - Free internet - Friendly staff
  • Great view - Studio-style with kitchenette - Parking $18 per day - Terrifying elevator

Overview

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member is located in the business center of Waikiki district next to Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach and Ala Moana Beach Park. The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member has been welcoming guests to its individual rooms since 1964.

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member is set blocks from the tropical sandy beach. Just 30 minutes' walk from Honolulu city center.

Guests will find shopping centers and boutiques within minutes of the hotel.

Honolulu International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member.

Rooms

There are 67 guestrooms featuring deluxe top floor twin room for single use, twin room for single use and deluxe top floor king room equipped with climate control, wireless internet, LCD TV, television with satellite channels and a mini bar. Some rooms overlook the ocean. Bathrooms come with a shower, a hairdryer and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

Offering Japanese meals, Morimoto Waikiki lies in a shopping area, just 200 meters from the property.

Services

Bicycle and car rental services are available on site.

Relax

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member also has a playroom and a pool for guests travelling with children. On-site fitness facilities include a gym and a jogging track.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

High-speed internet access is available in the hotel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

public parking is possible on site at USD 25 per day.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   10.  Number of rooms:   67.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Jogging track
  • Fishing

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Aqua park
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, United States, 96815

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City Center
  • Honolulu
    1.8 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Chart House
    300 ft
  • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach
    1900 ft
  • Ala Moana Beach Park
    2500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Rooms and availability

Theme Queen Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Queen-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Theme Quadruple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
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Room Description:

Double room

The Equus photos Room
Guest Room
City view
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Queen-size bed, 1 Double bed and 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|2 Double Beds - Nonsmoking Room With City View - Free Wifi

The Equus photos Room
Top-floor Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
The Equus photos Exterior Hotel information
King Room
City view
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Top floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Standard Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, City View

The Equus photos Room
Top floor King Room
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Coffee machine
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Safe deposit box
  • Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Carpeted floor
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Refrigerator
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Living room
  • Top floor
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Twin Room for Single Use
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Free internet access
  • Bedding:Pillow top mattress
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Quadruple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Superior Single Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • General:Top floor
  • Bedding:Pillow top mattress
Room Description:

Single room

Superior King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Top floor
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Superior|Superior Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking ( Top Floor)

Deluxe Top floor Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Single room

Deluxe Run Of House Room Assigned On Arrival
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Double beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • Media:Satellite TV
  • 220 V AC
  • Computer hookup
Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room ROH

Deluxe Top floor King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Balcony
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Safe deposit box
  • Terrace
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Sofa bed
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Media:Wake up service
Room Description:

Double room

Deluxe King Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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Room Description:

Deluxe|Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking

Deluxe Top floor Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
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  • Bedding:Pillow top mattress
Room Description:

Twin room sole use

Deluxe Top floor Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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The Equus Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Snorkel Hawaii700 ft
  • Magic of Polynesia3000 ft
  • Great Life Tours3300 ft
  • Hawaii Imax Theater3300 ft
  • Atlantis Submarines3300 ft

Popular areas

Places of interest

  • Magic Island2300 ft

Convention centers

Shopping areas

Amusement

  • Ultrazone700 ft
  • Waikiki Gun Club1700 ft
  • Jungle Fun3300 ft
  • Waikiki Theatres3300 ft

Museums

Parks

  • Koko Head District Park2700 ft
  • Honolulu Parks and Recreation2700 ft
  • Ala Wai Community Park2700 ft
  • Ala Moana Beach Park3300 ft
  • MC Cully District Park3700 ft

Universities, Institutes

  • All Hawaiian School of Massage2700 ft

Marina

Oceanfront Areas

Local attractions

  • Ward Entertainment Center5100 ft
    Auahi and Kamakee Streets, Honolulu
  • Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii1.1 mi
    2454 South Beretania Street, Honolulu
  • Honolulu Museum of Art1.4 mi
    900 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu
  • Magic Island1.1 mi
    1201 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu
  • King's Guard Museum1.1 mi
    King's Village Shopping Center, Honolulu

Near the hotel

  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach1900 ft
    Oahu, HI
  • Fort DeRussy Beach Park3300 ft
    Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
  • Teddy Bear World Hawaii3800 ft
    2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu
  • Kawehewehe4000 ft
    Honolulu, Oahu, HI
  • Ala Moana Beach Park2500 ft
    1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu
  • US Army Museum of Hawaii3500 ft
    2131 Kalia Road, Honolulu
  • Waikiki Beach4600 ft
    Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu

Restaurants nearby

  • Chart House300 ft

    Address: 1765 Ala Moana Blvd
    Phone: 808-941-6669

    65% likes this, based on 249 reviews
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

  • Outback Steakhouse300 ft

    Address: 1765 Ala Moana Blvd
    Phone: (808) 951-6274

    75% likes this, based on 179 reviews
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 40

  • Hakone400 ft

    Address: 100 Holomoana St.
    Phone: 808-956-1111

    71% likes this, based on 47 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 41 - USD 60

  • Morimoto Waikiki600 ft

    Address: The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard.
    Phone: 808-943-5900

    72% likes this, based on 523 reviews
    Cuisine: Japanese
    Price Range: USD 31 - USD 50

  • Prince Court Restaurant400 ft

    Address: 100 Holomoana St
    Phone: 808-944-4494

    64% likes this, based on 65 reviews
    Cuisine: Hawaiian

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67
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The Equus Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Equus

Average guest rating

6.8out of 10
Very good
Based on 395 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
2.0
Service
4.0
Value
10.0
Dining
4.0

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    3.8

    Location to the city and restuarants was useful

    The 'continental' breakfast provided was a joke - coffee and cakes only. Only one small lift was servicing 39 floors with 4 units per floor - the 2nd lift being out of action. The one working lift broke down for about one hour late afternoon one day(I did warn them about only having one working lift but little care factor from staff). No DVD/CD recorder in the room as advertised on your site("We don't have those").

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    It is good location for Waikiki Beach, Park and shopping Center.The room is comfortable. Staffs are friendly.

    The car park fee seems excessive for $18.99 per night. Perhaps its location no need for personal or rental car. Free shopping bus stop is closed by.

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Convenient location, homely, affordable and clean. Staff are very helpful and friendly. thank you.

    The entrance to the hotel can be improved where guests do not carry their heavy luggage up the steps to the reception area. Guests are different and not all are strong or physically able to carry their luggage up the steps. May be an easier way of bringing their luggage up would be nice. Breakfast - not all guests drink coffee. I for one, only drink tea and this was not available. May be include tea to accommodate non-coffee drinkers. i saw cigarette butt in the pool and wonder whether a notice to guests to not throw litter down or even ban smoking from balconies.

  • Single
    6.6

    The bed comfortable. If the guest is sensitive to noise coming from the streets and nueighboring rooms, this place is not for you. Room modest and clean. Location is good. I arrived early in the am, check in time was at 3 but the guy from the reception was kind enough to check me in on the 1st available room.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    The actual hotel was okay. The staff were very friendly. Overall, for the price, and for the location, I think it's not a bad place to sleep.

    Parking cost was too expensive!! Hotel did not look anything like the online pictures.

  • Single
    7.8

    Great staff. Very friendly, helpful and informative about where to eat, buses to take etc. Highly reccommend

  • Group of friends
    8.2

    Good Bed, coran Wellington located but so so breakfast. vert limites

  • Older travelers
    3.2

    Probably just its proximity.

    The shower was filthy and I contracted a dose of tinea. It was also very noisy when showering due to broken nozzel. One lift was out of commission and so was the spa pool. Larry is a good employee. The breakfast facilities are a joke and I did not enjoy having to lug 3 x suitcases up a flight of stairs to register.On registering we were given a room with 2 x single beds when we had clearly ordered a queen room on line. I have noticed that throughout the places we stayed in the States your correlation between price and star ratings are out of kilter to the rest of the world. A 3 star hotel such as yours is not worth the $100 per room you ask, plus taxes, plus tips. In NZ you will get a true 4 star room for nzd$125 all inclusive.

  • Couple
    7.4

    It was awesome that they had a tennis court. It's in a nice part of Waikiki away from all the touristy shops by the marina. The bed was super comfortable. One of the best hotel beds ever.

    The staff were all fantastic except for one girl who kept trying to charge me a dollar for coffee packets, which seemed pretty cheeky when nobody else did. Not cool.

  • Couple
    8.2

    All staff including the porters were fantastic. Very friendly, ready to offer advice on where to eat and advice for the other Islands. One of the nicest group of hotel staff we have encountered in 3 months of travelling across Europe and North America.

    Breakfast is included, but little on offer (dry pastries, toast, fruit, coffee, tea juice). Although the fruits were nice, we would have preferred no breakfast and a cheaper rate.

  • Couple
    8.2

    We loved the location near the Ala Moana Center (great food court) where all the buses depart. Opposite the center is a beach park which the locals prefer. It's perfect if you don't want to be in the middle of Waikiki.The breakfast at Equus was good with fresh fruit and Hawaiian coffee. Our balcony was great. The manager Renee is lovely!!!

    Our room was a bit noisy at night, since it faced (as all rooms) a busy street. In the morning there was often a rush at breakfast, since the lobby is small with limited seating and everybody wanted to be first at the fruit trays.

  • Group of friends
    8.4

    Clean room, very comfortable rooms, good location.

    Only one slow elevator that did not go to ground floor. Need to walk up 1 narrow flight of stairs to lobby to check in and elevator. Parking is in the adjoining building.

  • Single
    6.6

    I really liked the location,nice and quiet. Nice view, close to stores and restaurants.

    In the bathroom, sink countertop behind toilet is very uncomfortable, unable to sit upright. Shower water valves was quite hard to turn. TV remote not working for turning on and off. Door lock was hard to operate, had to try multiple times to open door.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    I stayed @ the Equus Hotel, and with the most kept Cleanliness Room and Comfortable Bed, I mean after all, when you have thing's to do place's to go and people to meed and comeing home / Hotel is what I call it and when you come Home to a well kept Clean Room and with a Relaxing & Comfortable Bed Is All Worth The Stay..Overall Great Hotel..

    The Dedicated Staff and Magnt.that stand ready to welcome you with a friendly smile and helpful effort's for your pleasant stay with Equus Hotel and so with No Complaints..I've Enjoyed my Stayed and Appreciate the hard Dedicated Team who made it all worth the stay...Special Thank's to Ms.Rene Kahumoku & her Wonderful Staff Team :) Keep Up The Good Work...Mahalo :)

  • Older travelers
    4.6

    The location is good for shoppers and others that enjoy living in the crowd.

    The room cleaness as far beyond standards. Worst of all the amounts of ants and other insects and the bathroom was simply disgusting. For a 39 store buildnng two elevators is not enough to provide resonable access to get out or in. Also no balconys and I felt trapped in my room viewing the city and a fragment of the ocean.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, United States, 96815

Get directions
City Center
  • Honolulu
    1.8 mi
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Chart House
    300 ft
  • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach
    1900 ft
  • Ala Moana Beach Park
    2500 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67