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The Equus, an Ascend Hotel

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1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460 See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Concierge
3 Star accommodation
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All reviewsala moana blvdmarina towerred lobsterabc storewaikiki beachwithin walking distancealoha spiritstreet noiseflat screen tvsmall hotelconvention centeracross the streetlight sleeperthe entire staffsmall poolcoffee machinewould highly recommend this hotel
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Reviewed 17 July 2018

quaint hotel in a very good central spot, the last private owned hotel on the strip and the owners and staff will bend over backwards to help , rooms are clean and service is good, what else could you want ?? oh yeah it has...More

Thank Peter M
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 22 July 2018

Aloha Peter M, I love your point of view! Thank you so much for the awesome comments regarding our staff. We really do want all of our guests to have the best time while here at the Equus. We all legitimately enjoy hearing our guests...More

Reviewed 15 July 2018 via mobile

The price for Honolulu cannot be beat but beware...this hotel is extremely fated and small. Rooms are reasonable size but furnishings are super old. please note road noise is very loud at this hotel regardless of floor so that bothers you, find another place. it...More

Thank Zotmeister
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 22 July 2018

Aloha Zotmeister, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us a review regarding your stay. I am sorry that our hotel was not able to live up to your expectations. I hope that you were still able to enjoy your time here...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

Stopped in Waikiki after a beautiful vacation in Maui and was pleasantly surprised with my selection of the Equus Hotel. This little gem tucked away, up a staircase, offers a wonderful breakfast and coffee bar in the morning, generously sized guest room with a very...More

Thank Linda B
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 22 July 2018

Aloha Linda B, Thank you so much for your wonderful 5 Star review. We all truly appreciate the time you took out of your day to let us know about your experience at the Equus Hotel and are absolutely delighted to see that you had...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

We flew into Honolulu to get on the cruise ship the next day. We stayed at this hotel on that day, the day we got off the ship and about three days later before we left the island. The staff is very friendly. Be sure...More

Thank Marilyn M
Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 12 July 2018

Aloha Marilyn M, Thank you so much for your 5 star review! I am thrilled to see that you enjoyed your time while here at the Equus. I also hope that you enjoyed your cruise!! From all of us, thank you so much for your...More

Reviewed 10 July 2018

Rene was very nice and friendly. She extended her kindness to my daughter and I. Rene patiently explained to us the café is a separate business from the bar. We wanted to receive our complimentary drinks and café personal did not take time to explained...More

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Response from Chris W, Director of Guest Services at The Equus, an Ascend HotelResponded 12 July 2018

Aloha bb11roberts, Thank you very much for your review. I let Rene know that you mentioned her in your comment and she said it was absolutely her pleasure. She wanted you to know that it was the least that we could do for you. Your...More

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About
Description
The Equus is a charming boutique hotel located on Waikiki's "Upper West Side" where you will find an abundance of restaurants, easy access to one of the world's largest shopping malls, a quick stroll to the ...More beach and gorgeous sunset views. The hotel guestrooms are warm and contemporary, keeping true to the hotel's equestrian theme with Ralph Lauren-inspired touches throughout. An intimate lobby and lanai offer a dipping pool, and a new cafe and bar. All guestrooms are appointed with cozy pillow-top beds, flat screen TVs, refrigerator with freezer, Keurig coffee maker with organic coffee, and complimentary full property WiFi. The friendly staff offers the kind of personal assistance delivered with Aloha. IMPORTANT NOTES: *Check-In: 3:00pm | Check Out : 12:00pm *Stairway Access Only *Valet Parking *Provide Arrival Time - for luggage assistance Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Air Conditioning
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Beachfront
Room Service
Free Parking
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$144 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
,
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
GreenLeaders Bronze level
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Best Value
,
Business
,
On the Beach
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
60
Price range
US$144 - US$300 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
The Equus Hotel And Marina Tower
,
Equus An Aqua Boutique Hotel
Location
United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
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Questions & Answers
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jworm23
31 August 2018|
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Response from Chris W | Property representative |
Aloha Jworm23, We offer light weight folding beach chairs downstairs by our concierge desk.
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Malcolm S
23 April 2018|
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Response from glbro | Reviewed this property |
It sounds like the travel agent is the one to blame here. It states clearly on the website that there is a daily resort fee on top of the room charge. No thievery going on there.
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Marthe V
12 January 2018|
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Response from Aniceto G | Reviewed this property |
They offer towels they had plenty of them I don’t know about the chairs thou I didn’t ask
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"Ask for a view if you are concerned about having one. I didn’t care."
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"If you wish to have a quite night, please ask for a room not fronting the street."
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"closer to the ground so you can use the stairs"
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