Hilton Waikiki Beach
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Jenandjake stayed here on Jan 26, 2014 during their trip titled: Jen & Jakes Gap Year.
Spend the early afternoon at the beach today. I had some chips and so did Mum from the Moana Surfrider. Jake had chicken wings and Allison had nachos. Caught the coach from the Pacific hotel around 4pm. Our tour guide impressed us all by speaking to everyone on the bus asking them what their names were and he managed to remember every single name …
It took us a while to wake up this morning after our alarms went off, Allison knocked on the door to ask if we were ready to go down for breakfast but we hadn't got changed out of our pyjamas at that point so she said Mum and her would meet us down in the breakfast room. It's usually quite busy around 8am for breakfast so it was a good job they …
Went to the beach. Mum and Allison shared a sangria, I had a mango smoothie and Jake had a lemonade from the Moana Surfrider hotel. Woman told me off, she said "you can't drink that" when I was only eating the pineapple off of the top of Allisons cocktail. Cheeky mare I know I've got to be 21 to drink here but that doesn't mean you have to be rude …
Spent the day at the pool. It was too windy to do anything else. Sat on big comfy sofas by the pool reading a magazine, listening to spotify and playing on candy crush. Had a cheeseburger and jake had a pulled pork sandwich for a late lunch. They arrived earlier than we expected I wanted to go downstairs to wait for them at 9. Jake said it was too …
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hilton Waikiki Beach Honolulu
We had a great stay!!!
We took a last minute trip to Hawaii for some needed R&R. We obtained a great 5 day package from AAA in Oakland between June 9 to the 14th. We never stayed at the Radisson before but it exceeded our expectations. The decor is understated "tropical". The room is predominately light beige wall paper and light wood furnishings. The spreads are a tasteful beige and dark green with a quilt-like feel. It is quite restful since most Hawaiian decor is bright. There's a mini-fridge but no microwave. The room was good sized and quite adequate. The bathrooms were clean and well-maintained. The towels were not the fluffiest but adequate in texture. The shampoo and conditioner are good for hair exposed to sun, sea and sand. Maid service was unobtrusive and above average. We had a mountain view which means we were on the 32nd floor facing the mountain, residential area, and the canal. We could see the people practicing their rowing each day below on the canal. We could still hear the traffic with the sliding glass door open but that's the same for any urban area. The location is great. It is one block from the beach. There is a bus stop on the Kuhio entrance where the public buses and other shuttles stop regularly. It was convenient to everything in Waikiki by foot and to the rest of Honolulu by public transport. We rented a car for two days to go to the more remote parts of the island and we amazingly could find street parking within a few blocks from the hotel. Self-parking is $9 in the hotel. The breakfast buffet was fine, offering more American food than Japanese selections. The sunset dinner was a good deal at $9.99. I liked the meals better than Cheeseburgers in Paradise. I would come back. It's clean, convenient, comfortable and fairly priced.
We stayed there for a week back in May 2003. We had a room with a ocean room... The view was wonderful... It was nice to see how beautiful the view was each morning and evening. The hotel is in a great location. You never have to go to far for anything. We had the breakfast buffet every morrning, and it did get kind of boring, having the same thing everyday, but it was free, so cant complain to much.. Overall it is a great hotel, and friendly staff
Good location - wonderful view
Kuhio street at Diamond Head end. 30 level hotel, rooms done in that tropical floral design they seem to love (chinz). Rooms good size but not huge - come with safe, en suite, fridge and wet area (sink), cable tv and balcony. Lobby area large with a shop selling drinks/ snacks, film etc and souvenirs/ tropical clothing. Lobby down in a wood pannelled tropical feels (wicker, flowers etc) with bar off on one side looking onto a small garden that is lit up at night with flame lanterns. Resturant also looks onto garden and is your usually hotel "international" cuisine although serving a good dinner buffet. Pool area is large but nothing special and could do with more tropical planting (a bit concrety). A hotel parking garage is attached for you that have hire cars but access to all levels is a bit steep at times. Get a room at the front of the hotel as although one block back the only building in front of it is a church no more than 2 or 3 levels high so most rooms at the front have great views of the ocean - great as the sun sets (other hotels in the street have other multi level buildings in front of them). Good packages can usually be had via travel companies with most offer some sort of 6 nights for the price of 5 deal. Recommend this hotel to anyone beit if decor is a little dated.
A first rate hotel
We stayed there for 2 weeks in May and this hotel is a terrific bargain! The staff was first rate and extremely helpful. I upgraded to an ocean view room and it was well worth the small extra charge, we spent each evening watching the sun set on our lanai. The hotel is a block away from the beach but that block saves a lot of money and also means there is a quiet haven to escape to. I will definately stay there again.
We stayed at the Radisson Waikiki Prince Kuhio the first week of May. Absolutely fabulous hotel. We had an ocean front view (beautiful). The hotel is extremely clean and at the quiet part of Waikiki. The rooms are a comfortable size. The hotel has a beautiful garden that you can over look while enjoying your meal. Since we had ocean front we received the cont'l breakfast every morning. The breakfasts are delicious. They have two stores in the Lobby for gifts or quick snacks. The coffee shop is downstairs. The international market place is only blocks away. The service at the hotel was outstanding and everyone was friendly. They have travel agents in the lobby that can help you with activities that you would like to do. We booked Pearl Harbor, a Dinner Cruise , Circle Island Tour of the Big Island (wouldn't do again its to long 11hrs on a bus. I would do the shorter trip just to the volcano Park thats 6hrs), Paradise Cove(dinner is o.k. the show is awesome) and Atlantis sub. Would definately stay there again!
I'd stay at the Radisson again!
Stayed here twice b/c it's very clean! - one year on the 34th w/ocean view and just recently, on the 35th mountain view but nothing beats waking up to the beautiful sigth of the ocean so we quickly paid extra to move into an available ocean view room on the 36th floor which also meant complimentary continental breakfast every morning - a real treat of fresh coffee, pastries, cereal and loads of pineapple and papaya slices to get you geared up for hitting the beaches. At Radisson, you are near everything and yet can't help feel tucked away - away from the heavier tourist foot traffic.
Excellent accommodation one line back from the beach
We stayed at this hotel for the millenium week and the facilities were very good and we loved being away from the very centre where our friends were staying but being able to enjoy the walk along the beach in just a few minutes. I would stay there again.
Friendly service and GREAT food!
We have stayed here five times in the last two years. Each time we have had a wonderful experience. The oceanview rooms have a great view. The breakfast with room is the best deal.
A Great Place to Stay
I would highly recommend this hotel if you don't need to be right on the beach. The price is less expensive then most hotels on the beach and it is only a short walk to the beach (1 block). The hotel staff was extremely friendly and the accomadations were clean and well kept. Our room had a balcony with a great view of the ocean. Don't miss out on the breakfast buffet the hotel offers. It is wonderful. Lots of fresh fruits. You won't be disappointed to stay here!!!!
Radisson Waikiki a good bargain
I have stayed at this hotel twice, once in 1990 and again in June, 2002. The hotel has been refurbished and enlarged in the lobby area since my first visit. I find this hotel convenient to the beach,shopping and other activities. The staff is very helpful. There is valet parking and a garage. The activities desk can make all sorts of arrangements for tours. I recommend this hotel for anyone wanting a good rate, clean rooms, many services and convenience to the beach. The 10th floor has a pool and there is a health club too. The lobby has a bar and plenty of seating for people watching. There is a small shop with food and drinks on premise as well as a gift shop. Enjoy.