Hotel Overview

Located just across the street from legendary Waikiki Beach, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, welcomes you to all the beauty that Waikiki has to offer. Featuring comfortable family-friendly rooms with sweeping oceanfront views and a one-of-kind indoor Oceanarium - the only one of its kind - Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach provides a unique setting sure to make your stay all the more memorable.

The fascinating Oceanarium, built in 1979, has become a popular Honolulu area attraction. The three-story, 280,000-gallon, larger-than-life aquarium provides incredible views of nearly 400 fish from more than 70 different species of Indo-Pacific marine life. Don't miss this unique Waikiki Beach experience, offering an incredible glimpse into the marine life of Hawaii and the surrounding ocean. The hotel's team of divers feed the Oceanarium fish several times a day, to the delight of guests and restaurant patrons.

Regarding its location, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach is a hotel oasis in the heart of Waikiki, on land owned by Hawaii's last reigning monarch, Queen Lili'uokalani. The hotel is a wonderful home base as it is steps away from the beach, as well as Waikiki's buzzing culinary scene, high-end shopping and vibrant nightlife. The hotel is also located nine miles from Honolulu Airport, four miles from downtown, and two blocks away from the Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, and the Waikiki Aquarium.

Perfect for couples, families, and frequent travelers, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach offers welcoming accommodations. Choose from 839 comfortable rooms and suites with sitting balconies and traditional Hawaiian dŽcor, dramatic ocean views and unlimited access to all the sun, surf, shopping and dining that make so Honolulu alluring.

Welcome to one of the best pools in Waikiki. Swell Pool & Bar is the place to be in Waikiki. The stunning 5th floor pool deck offers a poolside experience like no other. Relax in the saltwater infinity pool overlooking Waikiki beach. Reserve a private cabana for the ultimate in poolside luxury. Hungry? Enjoy a variety of options on the extensive menu from pupus, salads, sandwiches & more, as well as signature drinks.


Across the street from Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, HI, USA - Honolulu International (HNL) : 15 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1979
Last Renovation: 2011
Accessible rooms: 14
Floors: 38
Total rooms: 837


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory In support of the Highgate Charitable Foundation (HCF), the hotel will be applying a one-time $5.00 fee to all guest folios on the day of arrival (this will be charged on the first night only). All reservations are opted-in unless the guest opts out at registration prior to checkout.
Advisory A minimum Carbon Neutrality Fee of $1.17 + tax per room, per night, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. Fees are subject to change without prior notice. Carbon Neutrality Fee nightly fee to account for carbon off-set of a family of four. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for, but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory A mandatory Resort Amenity Fee of $50.00 (plus tax) per room, per day will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.
Advisory The hotel credit card processing fee of 2% will be assessed on all credit and debit card transactions. • The processing fee will apply to all charges including but not limited to: - Guest room charges - Incidental charges - Restaurant charges, including all Food & Beverage, Catering & Banquet charges - Gratuity charges - All Taxes • No credit card processing fee will be assessed on payments made by cash, check, electronic check, bank wire or ACH
Advisory A minimum valet parking fee of $55.00 plus tax per room, per night, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. For valet parking, the 1st night is part of resort fee. Parking fees are subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for, but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory A minimum self parking fee of $48 plus Tax per room, per night, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. For valet parking, the 1st night is part of resort fee. Parking fees are subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for, but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory The hotel will be starting an exterior spalling repair project to the Seascape tower building starting on Jul 1 to July 31, 2024. The spalling project will consist of a crew working on scaffolding going up and down the Seascape tower corner stack. To minimize the impact to resort guests, the hotel will block off all rooms around the spalling work area. Work hours will be from 9:00am-4:00pm Mon-Thurs and 9:00am –3:00pm on Fridays at which time guests may experience intermittent noise disturbance

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds. 

Convention Policy:
Convention attendees cannot book this property for their convention stay, they must book through the proper convention source. Convention attendees that violate this policy will be responsible for paying any higher rates upon arrival and may not be eligible for any promotional offerings.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information:
Room taxes are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Resort Fee: A mandatory hotel-imposed daily resort fee is charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out.

Hotel Mandatory hotel imposed resort fee inclusions:

• Bottled Water: Two complimentary locally-sourced bottles of water per room, per stay. Purified water stations also available in resort lobby

• Fitness Center: Daily access to Fit Waikiki Wellness Center.

• Hawaiian Cultural Classes: Classes includes Queen’s legacy tour, lei making, hula lessons and Hawaiian lessons

• Honolulu Museum of Art: Enjoy complimentary entry for two guests to the Honolulu Museum of Art when you show your guests room key, Reservations are quired by calling 808.532.8700

• In-Room Coffee: Enjoy a selection of signature ‘Alohilani coffee by Hawaiian paradise Coffee and tea from the convenience of your guest room

• Internet Access: Wireless high speed internet access in guest rooms and throughout the resort

• Local Newspaper: Available daily at Guest Services

• Oceanarium Educational Program: Conducted by the ‘Alohilani Oceanarium dive team. See daily event listing for details

• Parking: Pay for Self-Parking and be upgraded to Valet Parking service for the first night of our stay

• Phone Calls: Unlimited local calls and up to 60 minutes long distance/international telephone calls per day

• Portable Phone Charges: Available for use from Guest Services

• Self-service 24-hour workplace: Complimentary boarding pass printing and copying services

• Spa Service Credit: $20.00 per room per stay at Fit Waikiki. Please note spa services must be reserved. Contact 808.921.6171 for reservations. 

• Surfboard Storage: Self-serve locking surfboard racks with unlimited use during your stay (subject to availability)

• Tennis Courts: Access to ‘Alohilani’s 9th floor rooftop tennis courts. Tennis equipment available at Fit Waikiki.

• Beach Candy: Guests can select from a wide range of items from Beach Candy store located at Twin Fin hotel located at 2570 Kalakaua Avenue to further enhance their beach and ocean experience. Each night of stay (with a fully paid resort fee) every guest room will receive 3 daily credits that can be applied towards rentals to include: Surfboards, Paddleboards, Beach Chairs, Umbrellas, Beach Toys and more! Guests reserve their rentals using their daily credits upon arrival to the resort. Other activities at Beach Candy such as Fitness Classes, Surf Lessons and more can be booked at an additional cost.

The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel-imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 2671 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing location!

    This hotel is located right across the beach. There are plenty of stores and restaurants within walking distance.

    Jul 20, 2024
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Just average

    The location of this hotel is probably the best thing about it. Weve stayed on every island and this is probably just our least favorite overall. Too much of a city environment, loud noises and sirens at all hours of the day and night. Driving to the north shore is about a hour and you get out of the hustle and bustle up there. The hotel Food was decent. Service was sub par and very slow at the pool. Momosan restaurant was very good. Rooms are older and comparable to 2-3 star hotels. Basic, small bathroom with very little clearance between the door and the toilet— and we were “upgraded” through Amex. We had access to the longboard lounge as well and the service was great, staff in there were lovely to our kids and it was nice for snacks and small bites, breakfast and basic beer/wine.

    Jul 20, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Awesome beach location

    We had a really enjoyable experience at Alohilani. The location is excellent. 5 stars. We had an ocean front room and it was amazing. The beds are extremely comfortable. I highly recommend this resort if you want to be close to Waikiki beach.

    Jul 20, 2024
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    This was horrible

    I am so mad about my stay at this place. I am never coming back. The room was not ready on time, the hotel ran out of wash clothes, I have charges on my bill that are misc amenity fee that no one can explain to me what the $240 charge is specifically for, there were problems with the patio door, no one came to clean to room, my key cards stop working, the service at the swell pool was slow and my family was ignored by the waitress. There was one helpful manager who offered a $100 credit for my issues, but after I received this final bill with this unexplainable charge of $240 that no one else was charged in the party I came with is unacceptable.

    Jul 19, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent service and all the staff are so helpful and friendly..

    Can’t wait to come back to this hotel. Everyone is so nice and friendly. The location of the hotel is close to everything. Love it.

    Jul 19, 2024

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