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The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - Honolulu

1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96815  show map
 3 stars
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The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - Honolulu

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

USD 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour services

Late check-in/ -out

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Swimming pool

Outdoor heated swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Spa & wellness centre

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 a 3-star intimate venue featuring an individual accommodation within a 15-minute walk from Royal Hawaiian Center. Founded in 1964, the hotel underwent a renovation in 2009.

The venue is 1.6 km away from Waikiki Beach. A 30-minute walk to the center of Honolulu.

There are shopping options, such as shopping centers and boutiques within easy reach of the property.

The hotel's convenient location offers to get to Honolulu International airport in 15 minutes by car.

Rooms

This hotel comprises of deluxe top floor king room, one-bedroom king suite and theme queen room that come with classic décor as well as a mini bar, climate control, wireless internet, LCD TV and TV with satellite channels. Some rooms at The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member have a view over the ocean. Bathrooms are appointed with a shower, a hairdryer and toiletries.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the garden. Several dining options include Morimoto Waikiki and Chart House which offer menus of Japanese meals and placed 100 meters away from the hotel.

Services

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. Such sports activities as snorkeling, hiking and tennis are provided on-site.

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/ -out
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Lift
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Souvenir shop
  • Barber shop
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre
  • Diving
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome pack
  • Welcome drink

Dining

  • Full board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Outdoor heated swimming pool
  • Sun loungers
  • Casino
  • Garden area
  • Spa & wellness centre
  • Jacuzzi
  • Library

Room view

  • City view
  • Ocean view

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Internet television
  • Paid films
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Children and extra beds

All children
0 - 17 years
Existing bedding FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Hawaii, United States, 96815

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Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Chart House
    300 ft
  • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Waikiki Beach
    4600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Rooms and availability

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member photos Room
Guest Room
City view
  • Room size:

    325 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds, 1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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

This room features free WiFi, a refrigerator, an in-room safety deposit box, a flat screen TV with cable channels, a coffee machine, and a bathroom with a hairdryer.

Club Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Club Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Premier Oceanfront Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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Top-floor Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

This room features free WiFi, a refrigerator, an in-room safety deposit box, a flat screen TV with cable channels, a coffee machine, and a bathroom with a hairdryer.

Oceanfront Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

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Studio
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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One-Bedroom King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Single Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Standard|City View

Triple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Room Description:

Triple room

Oceanfront Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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Standard Quadruple Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Room Description:

Standard Room ROH. ROOM ONLY. Standard rate

Flat
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Single With 2 Extra Beds (3-12 Years)

Deluxe Studio
Ocean view
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

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Deluxe Top floor Quadruple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

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Deluxe Top floor Flat
  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Double beds

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Room Description:

Single With 2 Extra Beds (3-12 Years)

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Location

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Local attractions

  • Iolani Palace1.9 mi
    364 S King St
  • Kaimana Beach1.9 mi
    Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu
  • Queen Emma Summer Palace3.4 mi
    2913 Pali Hwy
  • National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific1.9 mi
    2177 Puowaina Dr
  • Royal Mausoleum State Monument (Mauna Ala)2.7 mi
    2261 Nuuanu Ave

Near the hotel

  • Waikiki Beach Walk 4100 ft
    Lewers Street Between Kalakaua Avenue & Kalia Road
  • Waikiki Beach4600 ft
    Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu
  • Magic Island4300 ft
    1201 Ala Moana Blvd At the end of Ala Moana Beach Park

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 Restaurant500 ft

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

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

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member

6.8
Very goodBased on345 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Rooms
2.0
Service
4.0
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, Hawaii, United States, 96815

Get directions
Airports
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Chart House
    300 ft
  • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
    600 ft
Beaches
  • Waikiki Beach
    4600 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67