The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - Honolulu

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

Paid Wi-Fi
Parking

USD 25 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Welcome drink

Cafe

Picnic area/ Tables

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Reflex massage

Spa & wellness center

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 intimate The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member is a 3-star property set next to Kewalo Basin, Puu Ualakaa State Park and Saint Augustine by featuring an aqua park, an outdoor swimming pool and a golf course. The hotel opened its doors in 1964 and was remodeled in 2009.

This venue accommodates guests in the business center of Honolulu. An opera, a museum and a tower lie a short distance away.

The hotel boasts close proximity to restaurants, a stadium and a zoo.

Honolulu International airport can be reached in 10 minutes by car from The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member.

Rooms

The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers individual rooms with climate control, high-speed internet, cable TV, pay TV and a mini bar as well as a microwave, coffee/tea makers and a fridge. Some rooms have the ocean view. Guestrooms are outfitted with a classic interior.

Eat & Drink

Morimoto Waikiki with Japanese specialties is just around the corner.

Services

The hotel offers bicycle and car rentals to all guests.

Relax

Guests with children at The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member can take advantage of a playroom and a pool. On-site sport activities include snorkeling, diving and hiking.

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
  • Paid Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Air conditioning in public areas
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Sundry/Convenience store
  • Souvenir shop
  • Hairdresser
  • Beauty salon
  • Vending machines
  • Exterior corridors
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Cycling
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Golf course
  • Jogging track
  • Fishing

Services

  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Business services
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Children's pool
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Aqua park
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress
  • Fluffy down duvets

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  4 pm

Check-out

  • until  10 am

Children and extra beds

  • 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, United States, 96815

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City Center
  • Honolulu
    2.9 km
Airports
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Chart House
    80 m
  • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
    170 m
Beaches
  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach
    560 m
  • Ala Moana Beach Park
    750 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  4 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    10
  • Number of rooms:
    67

Rooms and availability

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                      How to reach hotel

                      hotel The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - Honolulu Honolulu location
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                      Hotel Address:

                      1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, United States, 96815

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Honolulu
                        2.9 km
                      Airports
                      • Bus stop
                        200 m
                      Restaurants
                      • Chart House
                        80 m
                      • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
                        170 m
                      Beaches
                      • Duke Kahanamoku Beach
                        560 m
                      • Ala Moana Beach Park
                        750 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  4 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  10 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of floors:
                        10
                      • Number of rooms:
                        67

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                      What's nearby

                      Tourist attractions

                      Places of interest

                      • Magic Island - 700 m

                      Convention centers

                      Shopping areas

                      Amusement

                      • Ultrazone - 200 m
                      • Waikiki Gun Club - 500 m
                      • Jungle Fun - 1.0 km
                      • Waikiki Theatres - 1.0 km

                      Museums

                      • Consortium For Pacific Arts - 1.0 km
                      • Ala Moana Beach Park - 1.0 km

                      Parks

                      • Koko Head District Park - 800 m
                      • Honolulu Parks and Recreation - 800 m
                      • Ala Wai Community Park - 800 m
                      • MC Cully District Park - 1.1 km

                      Universities, Institutes

                      • All Hawaiian School of Massage - 800 m

                      Business areas

                      Marina

                      Oceanfront Areas

                      Local attractions

                      • Ward Entertainment Center - 1.5 km
                        Auahi and Kamakee Streets, Honolulu
                      • Japanese Cultural Center of Hawaii - 1.8 km
                        2454 South Beretania Street, Honolulu
                      • Honolulu Museum of Art - 2.2 km
                        900 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu
                      • Magic Island - 1.8 km
                        1201 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu
                      • King's Guard Museum - 1.8 km
                        King's Village Shopping Center, Honolulu

                      Near the hotel

                      • Duke Kahanamoku Beach - 560 m
                        Oahu, HI
                      • Fort DeRussy Beach Park - 1.0 km
                        Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
                      • Teddy Bear World Hawaii - 1.1 km
                        2155 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu
                      • Kawehewehe - 1.2 km
                        Honolulu, Oahu, HI
                      • Ala Moana Beach Park - 750 m
                        1201 Ala Moana Blvd., Honolulu
                      • US Army Museum of Hawaii - 1.0 km
                        2131 Kalia Road, Honolulu
                      • Waikiki Beach - 1.4 km
                        Kalakaua Blvd, Honolulu

                      Restaurants nearby

                      • Chart House - 80 m

                        Address: 1765 Ala Moana Blvd
                        Phone: 808-941-6669

                        65% likes this, based on 249 reviews
                        Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 66

                      • Outback Steakhouse - 80 m

                        Address: 1765 Ala Moana Blvd
                        Phone: (808) 951-6274

                        75% likes this, based on 179 reviews
                        Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 52

                      • Hakone - 120 m

                        Address: 100 Holomoana St.
                        Phone: 808-956-1111

                        71% likes this, based on 47 reviews
                        Cuisine: Japanese
                        Price Range: CAD 54 - CAD 79

                      • Morimoto Waikiki - 170 m

                        Address: The Modern Honolulu, 1775 Ala Moana Boulevard.
                        Phone: 808-943-5900

                        72% likes this, based on 523 reviews
                        Cuisine: Japanese
                        Price Range: CAD 40 - CAD 66

                      • Prince Court Restaurant - 120 m

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

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

                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  4 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  10 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of floors:
                        10
                      • Number of rooms:
                        67
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                      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

                      Average guest rating

                      6.8out of 10
                      Very good
                      Based on 395 reviews

                      Rating by category:

                      Location
                      10.0
                      Rooms
                      2.0
                      Service
                      4.0
                      Value
                      10.0
                      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

                      hotel The Equus, An Ascend Hotel Collection Member - Honolulu Honolulu location
                      Show big map »

                      Hotel Address:

                      1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, United States, 96815

                      Get directions
                      City Center
                      • Honolulu
                        2.9 km
                      Airports
                      • Bus stop
                        200 m
                      Restaurants
                      • Chart House
                        80 m
                      • Morimoto Waikiki (cuisine: Japanese)
                        170 m
                      Beaches
                      • Duke Kahanamoku Beach
                        560 m
                      • Ala Moana Beach Park
                        750 m
                      Hotel information
                      • Check-in:
                        from  4 pm
                      • Check-out:
                        until  10 am
                      • Year renovated:
                        2009
                      • Number of floors:
                        10
                      • Number of rooms:
                        67