Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!
Family: Kids 17 & under Stay Free. Kids 5 & under Eat Free at breakfast buffet. Kids ages 6-10 are half of the adult price.

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.

Opening May 1, 2019 Longboard Club Lounge Access. Enjoy daily continental breakfast (6:00am-10:0am) and evening wine & beer with an inspired menu from Swell (5:00pm-8:00pm). Just add the CLUB supplement to your booking.

Location

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 A mandatory Resort Amenity Fee of $45.00 (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 A minimum self-parking fee of $40 plus tax and valet parking fee of $45 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. Prices are subject to change without prior notification. 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 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.

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:
• Wireless high-speed Internet access
• Access to Island Club and Spa’s fitness facilities
• $20.00 spa credit per room per stay at Island Club and Spa, redeemable for massage, couples’ massage and facials
• Hawaiian cultural classes
• Aqua Fit classes
• Swell pool deck amenities
• Eco-friendly water bottle, refillable at purified water stations throughout resort
• In-room Keurig coffee makers with ‘Alohilani’s custom special blend coffee/tea
• Self-service 24-hour workspace: boarding pass printing and copying services
• Surfboard storage: self-serve locking surfboard racks with unlimited use during your stay
• Unlimited local and 60 minutes long distance/international telephone calls
• Children 5 and under eat free at the breakfast buffet with paying adult. Children 6-12 are half price.
• Daily local newspaper available at front desk
• Children’s 'Alohilani activity provided at check-in
• Educational tank talks with an Oceanarium diver
• Portable phone chargers for use, based on availability. See Guest Services.
• $50.00 off when you spend $250.00 or more at Trina Turk located at International Market Place (conditions apply)
• Self-parking for the first night of your stay will be upgraded to valet-parking service (pay for self-parking and receive valet parking service)
• Complimentary gift with purchase from Malie Organics located in the Shops at ‘Alohilani, lobby level
• One (1) small coffee from Kai Coffee per room, per stay (located in lobby level)
• Access to the Honolulu Museum of Art—present your valid ‘Alohilnani Resort room key for admission
• Daily showing of ‘Alohilani Resort’s new video art installation “Light Monument” by Hawaiian artist, Joseph Pa’ahana at Swell Pool & Bar

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 1337 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great location and service

    We spent two days and booked an ocean view room with longboard club access. The view is excellent from our balcony and the King room was a nice size. The bathroom in single person only size but modern and clean. The Longboard club offers a very nice breakfast and afternoon food and drink service. It also provides indoor and outdoor seating near the pool area. This area and the pool are on the 5 th floor but are nicely landscaped and lots of comfortable seating. The beech is across the street and was very nice with a break water area for swimming and enjoying the water. Staff was very friendly and helpful.

    Jan 15, 2020
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great Hotel, over hyped

    First of all this hotel is way too pricey for what it is, its good location, very cute inside but the rooms are by far the smallest I've ever seen. Very disappointed with the room, the view was good ,we had ocean view ( which is a partial view )we wanted to upgrade to ocean front but they were all booked for the time we stayed at (12/27-01/9), breakfast at Lychee was just sad, not the best buffet I've eaten. when we checked in the resort fee we had to pay and that was $670 so that was a surprise ( way too much) mind you our package cost us $8600 to stay here w/flights, they have this long board club package which i was at first interested before coming here but my Costco travel said it would be additional 4K, which i said no thanks, and after seeing what it is i'm glad we didn't get sunked in, i think it would've been waste of money for sure. the pools are not heated ( not sure why they claim it is) it was extremely cold for us, The marimoto asian restaurant is very good, we dined there twice. Pros: Location, cute inside the lobby, asian restaurant Cons: resort fees, small rooms, cold pool, over priced. Places a must to eat at while in Oahu : Herringbone, Basalt, Hula Grill, Marimoto Asian, Pf Changs, Tiki Grill, Deck.

    Jan 15, 2020
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    For the $$$ you'll spend here, you can do better

    Overall, this hotel left a negative impression on me, but I'll start with the positives. Positives: 1) Great location. 2) Once we were there, most of the staff were very friendly (even if not necessarily competent). 3) Nice lobby (cool aquarium in the lobby bar). Negatives: 1) Very small rooms with popcorn ceilings. 2) Sliding glass door to balcony rattled loudly for the entire week we were there from the wind. 3) Partial-ocean view required standing on the balcony with your head over the railing. 4) Not sure why the word "Resort" is used in the name. There are 2 small unheated swimming pools with a small hot tub between them. The hot tub was so crowded that there must be more skin cells in there than water. As far as I can tell that's all you get for your $50/day resort fee. I guess you get access to the gym too, but every hotel I've ever been to has a gym. 5) The gym is a separate business and not run by the hotel. I learned that this means the hotel will not do anything if there is something wrong with the gym. The equipment in the gym is very nice, but there are a number of minor issues (towels not always stocked, routinely out of wipes to clean equipment, etc.). The big issue I had with the gym was that we made a reservation for the tennis courts. We arrived to the gym at the time of our reservation and had to wait 40 minutes for somebody to show up to give us the code to get onto the courts. Then the person was totally unprofessional and unapologetic and then loudly talked to the other person working at the gym about my attitude. 6) We were a group of 9 people in 4 rooms. One of our rooms needed to have a day added at the beginning of the reservation. For some reason, we couldn't pay over the phone and we needed to fax (fax in 2020?!?!) in the credit card info. Well, the fax line was always busy so we couldn't fax it. So, we were told to call accounting. Accounting never answered their phones and didn't return any of our messages. Finally was able to talk to a manager who put a note in the reservation. Then when our family arrived from China, they were told they could stay the night (after they paid with cash) but that their reservation would be canceled the next morning without our credit card (we were arriving the next afternoon). It was a total disaster and totally unnecessary. Overall, you can do much better for your money. Unfortunately, we booked our trip very late and our choices were limited. This is definitely not a five-star resort, despite the five-start resort price tag. You can do better.

    Jan 15, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great makeover - excellent service

    We had never visited this hotel but it was recommended based on renovations completed in 2018. It is simply excellent all around. The rooms are nicely appointed and the pool deck is very clean and attractive. Hot tub was a big hit. But even more important for me was the complete gym. Rarely do you get a full bench let alone bench press, squat rack and full set of free weights. I was able to replicate my entire workout here. Club lounge featured different cheeses every night. Mmmm.... And the staff were extremely friendly and helpful. LOVED IT!

    Jan 14, 2020
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful but not the best service

    The hotel is nice and in a great location. However, when we got there the girl who checked us in said they overbooked and our room type (king, partial ocean view) wasn't available. Instead of offering my girlfriend and I something better she said we would be given a room with two queen beds. I stared at her in disbelief after traveling 5,500 miles to get there. She then talked to a manager and offered us a "free upgrade" to an ocean view room with a king, instead of a partial ocean view. This room was all the way at the end of the hall away from the ocean. I'm not sure how much more "partial" it could get. Looking out from the bed was another hotel across the street - it's exactly what we paid for. I don't see how that's an upgrade, but maybe it is. Either way, that decision should have been made without trying to get us to downgrade after traveling all that way and paying all that money!!! That should be something that NEVER happens. Never. I'm still giving the hotel 3 stars - I want to click 2 but I'm too nice - because it's a great location, other staff were friendly and the gym was really nice.

    Jan 14, 2020

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