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Queen Kapiolani Hotel

3 stars
View map of 150 Kapahulu Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
3.3
out of 5
352 reviews
Hawaii first trip

Good location had a great time here with my boyfriend. Staff was very friendly and beach across... See full review

  • Hilda D.
  • Jan 26, 2015
We had a great time

The overall experience was good.... I wish some of the staff members at the reception area were... See full review

  • Lucia B.
  • Dec 29, 2014
One of many Aqua Hotels across Hawaii, the Queen Kapiolani Hotel is named for the beloved wife of King David Kalakaua. The spirit of regal patronage lives on in the historic portraits and candle chandeliers which line the lobby, while the generous 'aloha' welcome is rolled out with lomi lomi (hot stone) massages at Honua Spa. The serene 3rd floor pool deck has a bar staff ready to hand guests cocktails fit for royalty. Eat waffles to your heart's content at the morning buffet on Kulana Terrace, while the tides of Waikiki Bay ebb and flow, and the forested summit of Diamond Head Crater looms in the near distance.
Key facts
  • 314 guestrooms
  • Third-floor pool
  • Kulana Terrace Restaurant and Pool Bar
  • Exclusive golf discounts to local golf clubs
  • Honua Therapeutic Spa
  • Valet parking available
  • Coffee shop and deli in lobby
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
Neighborhood
Located directly between Kuhio Beach and Kapiolani Park, guests are never far from days of canoe rides, surf lessons and languid catamaran trips. Some of Oahu's best nightly events take place around the Waikiki area, with hula dances and torch processions down on the sands. There's also plenty of native marine life waiting at Waikiki Aquarium, as well as the motley crew of animals, from skunks to orangutans to zebus, at Honolulu Zoo in the park - less than half a mile away.
Hints and tips
If you're an animal lover, book a room on the Kapahulu side of the hotel - facing the zoo, you can be literally be awakened by the call of the wild.

Before leaving Waikiki, order dessert at Roy's, a local restaurant known for its Hawaiian specialties. The fresh-to-order upside-down pineapple cake is a signature treat.

This is not a comprehensive list of fees. Any amounts listed above may not include taxes and are subject to change.

Queen Kapiolani Hotel Rooms

Diamond Head View
Diamond Head view room with one king or two double beds. Rooms include air conditioning, refrigerator, telephone with voicemail, complimentary in-room safe, shower/tub, color cable television, FREE WiFi internet access, coffee maker,iron/ironing board, hairdryer. Maximum guests 4 per room
Ocean View Room
Ocean view room with one king bed or two double beds. Rooms include air conditioning, refrigerator, telephone with voicemail, complimentary in-room safe, shower/tub, color cable television, FREE WiFi internet access, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer.Maximum guests: 4 per room
City View Room
City view room with one king, two double beds or two single beds. Rooms include air conditioning, refrigerator, telephone with voicemail, complimentary in-room safe, shower/tub, color cable television, FREE WiFi internet access, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer. Maximum guests: 4 per room
Standard Room
Guest room with one double bed or 2 single beds. Rooms include air conditioning, refrigerator, telephone with voicemail, complimentary in-room safe, shower/tub, color cable television, FREE WiFi internet access, coffee maker, iron/ironing board, hairdryer. Maximum guests: 2 per room.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Dining
Restaurant
Services
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Meeting/Banquet facilities
Gift shop
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

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Hotel Map

21.272 -157.8212
Area served
Honolulu, HI
Nearby airports
Honolulu Airport-HNL
Area description
Diamond Head end of Waikiki.

Nearby points of interest

  • Honolulu Zoo: 0.2 mi
  • Damien Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Waikiki Shell: 0.3 mi
  • Kapiolani Park: 0.4 mi
  • International Market Place: 0.6 mi
  • Fort Derussy Beach: 1 mi
  • Waikiki Baptist Church: 1.1 mi
  • Ala Wai Park: 1.2 mi
  • Stan Sheriff Center: 1.6 mi
  • Shangri La Islamic Art Museum: 2 mi
  • Ala Moana Beach: 2.1 mi
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 2.8 mi
  • The Contemporary Museum: 2.9 mi
  • Waialae Country Club: 3.2 mi
  • Kakaako Waterfront Park: 3.2 mi
  • Honolulu Zoo: 0.2 mi
  • Damien Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Waikiki Shell: 0.3 mi
  • Kapiolani Park: 0.4 mi
  • International Market Place: 0.6 mi
  • Fort Derussy Beach: 1 mi
  • Waikiki Baptist Church: 1.1 mi
  • Ala Wai Park: 1.2 mi
  • Stan Sheriff Center: 1.6 mi
  • Shangri La Islamic Art Museum: 2 mi
  • Ala Moana Beach: 2.1 mi
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 2.8 mi
  • The Contemporary Museum: 2.9 mi
  • Waialae Country Club: 3.2 mi
  • Kakaako Waterfront Park: 3.2 mi
  • Kawaiahao Church: 3.3 mi
  • Kamehameha Statue: 3.4 mi
  • Iolani Palace: 3.4 mi
  • Washington Place: 3.4 mi
  • Irvin Park: 3.7 mi
  • Star Of Honolulu: 3.7 mi
  • Aloha Tower Cruise Ship Terminal: 3.7 mi
  • Aloha Tower: 3.8 mi
  • Honolulu Botanical Gardens: 3.8 mi
  • Hawaii Maritime Center: 4 mi
  • Mauna Ala: 4 mi
  • Honolulu Chinatown: 4.2 mi
  • Queen Emma Summer Palace: 4.6 mi
  • Pali Lookout: 4.6 mi
  • Bishop Museum: 5.3 mi
  • Koolau Golf Club: 7.3 mi
  • Hanauma Bay: 8.1 mi
  • Koko Head Park: 8.5 mi
  • Koko Crater Botanical Gardens: 9 mi
  • Bellows Beach: 9.3 mi
  • Halona Blow Hole: 9.3 mi
  • Sandy Beach: 9.6 mi
  • Aloha Stadium: 9.7 mi
  • Wawamalu Beach: 9.8 mi
  • USS Arizona Memorial: 10 mi
  • USS Bowfin Submarine Museum: 10.1 mi
  • USS Missouri: 10.6 mi
  • Sea Life Park Hawai: 10.6 mi
  • Kailua Beach: 10.6 mi
  • Makapuu Beach: 10.7 mi

Dining

Kulana Terrace
Daily: - Breakfast 6am to 10am - Food/Bar Service 11am to 8pm

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
12:00 PM

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (352)

Ratings and reviews for Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Overall score

3.3 / 5
5.01.0
352 out of 352
Amenities:
3.1
Cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
3.9
Comfort:
3.4
Location:
4.4
Value:
3.7

75% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Phyllis H.
Business
N/A
Feb 4, 2015

Relaxing Experience

This is the second time we have stayed at this hotel. We love it here it is at the end of the strip of hotels. It faces Diamond Head and a nice park with the beach just across the street. If you are looking for a hotel out of the hustle & bustle of the crowd but with in walking distance of most things this hotel is for you.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Hilda D.
Business
San Antonio
Jan 26, 2015

Hawaii first trip

Good location had a great time here with my boyfriend. Staff was very friendly and beach across street.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Big willy style
Business
Lebanon
Jan 23, 2015

Work trip

Good location. Great price. Hotel has only valet parking @ $25 a day. Room was clean but beds were hard.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
tomigirl
Business
kihei
Jan 5, 2015

family

Had A GREAT TIME. Great staff. Great location. Great weekend!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lucia B.
Business
N/A
Dec 29, 2014

We had a great time

The overall experience was good.... I wish some of the staff members at the reception area were more helpful and careful when charging the credit cards. Other than that everything was good. Very friendly atmosphere.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Lucia B.
Business
N/A
Dec 16, 2014

We had a great time

The overall experience was good.... I wish some of the staff members at the reception area were more helpful and careful when charging the credit cards. Other than that everything was good. Very friendly atmosphere.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
LAtravelerx2
Business
Lafayette, LA
Dec 2, 2014

Great Stay, No AC

The stay was a really nice time. I was not accustom to not having an air conditioning unit inside the room, but the beach breeze felt great!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
oltio
Business
Tokyo, Japan
Oct 10, 2014

Nice location

The hotel is very close to the Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki beach. Very nice place to enjoy the Waikiki resort for short staying. The swimming pool of the Hotel is acceptable, but not so attractive. Its rooms is not bad. There was no good place in my room to hang my swimming cloths up to dry them - you may need your own rope or something to hang your cloths. City side view is not recommended. In conclusion, this hotel is reasonable and nice for short staying.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

Teddy's Bigger Burger is the closest hamburger restaurant and it's very nice.

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
harry balsinya
Business
san antonio
May 2, 2014

Great family adventure

everything was great about our stay here. what I liked the most was the location which was right at the end of Waikiki. you could either park at the hotel or across the street at the zoo. over all great place to stay.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

parking across the street was $1 an hr

Review of Queen Kapiolani Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
3bingos
Business
Calgary. Ab
May 1, 2014

Excellent Value

The redone foyer and elevators with key pass security were a cut above most 3 star properties. The staff were helpful and accommodating . The 3 rd floor bar and restaurant could use promotion from a business point of view but as a guest it was delightfully peaceful . I went to Waikiki in search of a venue for a 3 day function next year and ended up choosing the Queen Kapiolani .. Great views of Diamond Head from the terrace.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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