Sign Up
Newsletter Signup
Free Fodor's Newsletter

Subscribe today for weekly travel inspiration, tips, and special offers.

Fodor's Weekly: Your expert travel wrap-up
Today's Departure: Your daily dose of travel inspiration (coming soon)

Honolulu and Oahu Hotels

Aqua Palms Waikiki

  • 1850 Ala Moana Blvd. Map It
  • Practical Base

Pros

  • Excellent full kitchens in suites
  • Comfortable furnishings
  • Trolley stop directly in front of hotel
  • Free WiFi

Cons

  • Closest beach access is through the Hilton Hawaiian Village across the street

Updated 01/17/2014

Fodor's Review

Across from the Hilton Hawaiian Village on Ala Moana Boulevard, just as it curves toward Waikiki's Kalakaua Avenue, the 12-story Aqua Palms completed a $15-million transformation into a "condotel" in 2005 and now offers studio and luxury one-bedroom-suite accommodations. The studios include kitchenettes while the suites have full kitchens; both have tiled entryways, private lanai, and in-room DVD players, and there are coin-operated laundry facilites on-site. One-bedroom

penthouse suites are elegant and spacious enough to make you want to move in. The hotel offers complimentary coffee and tea service in the lobby 24/7. The minimal cost difference between the studio and penthouse suite is well worth the splurge.

Read More

Hotel Information

Address:

1850 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu, Hawaii, 96815, United States

Map It

Phone:

808-954–7424; 866-970–4165; 808-947–7256

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 262 guest rooms, 5 suites
  • No meals

Updated 01/17/2014

Book A Hotel

Advertisement

Map View

Map of



What's Nearby

  • Hotels
  • Restaurants
  • Sights

See all hotels in Honolulu and Oahu

Fodorite Reviews

Average Rating
  • Service

  • Food

  • Décor

  • Value

Sep 19, 2012

Can't Afford The Hilton Hawaiian Village? Try Aqua Palms Across The Street

We compared a few hotels in the area, but the Aqua Palms won our stay because it had the best rates for the location and amenities that we wanted. The location was great! A short ten minute walk to the beach. A 20 minute walk from major shopping and dining areas. There were two ABC shops on the block, as well as plenty of restaurants. The hotel also gave us vouchers for the on-site IHOP, which helped us save a bit of money on our trip, which

we put toward surfing lessons. Totally worth it! Don't miss the coconut syrup! Sometimes you have to ask for it specifically, but they always have it. The rooms were fairly basic and our pull-out couch bed didn't work, but other than that, everything was dandy. It was very clean and we especially appreciated that the Aqua Palms also provided us with beach towels. One less thing to pack. The Aqua Palms hotel staff were very friendly. Actually, everywhere we went everyone was absurdly happy. Must be the perfect weather every day, island living, and unlimited access to fresh Kona coffee. Note: this is contagious. We were so charmed that we pledged to start a new colony on the island.

Read More
  • Service

  • Food

  • Décor

  • Value

May 2, 2007

near the beach, a bargain for the price

We stayed here for a week in April, and were very pleased with our jr suite on the 9th floor, which had a nice lanai with views of Diamondhead, the ocean, and DeRussy Park. Staff was attentive and pleasant, too. Used the internet and paid half the rack rate.

Add Your Own Review

When did you stay?

Minimum 200 character count

How many stars would you give?

Room

Décor

Service

Value

Advertisement