$119 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Mar 30, 2015 Check-out: Mar 31, 2015

Aqua Waikiki Wave

3 stars
View map of 2299 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815

Hotel Overview

Ratings and reviews for Aqua Waikiki Wave

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
331 out of 331
Amenities:
3.3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.1
Comfort:
3.9
Location:
4.1
Value:
3.9

82% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Traveler5335
Business
California
Dec 1, 2014

Dirty, dated, and overlooking a massive construction site

I'm a super easy, laid back traveler, and this place was sending out red-flags from the start. Rude check-in clerk was throwing hidden fees at me from the start (deposit and daily 'hospitatlity fee'), room is surface, cosmetic fixes over old and dated hardware and disgusting carpeting. Hotel overlooks a MASSIVE HIGH RISE ACTIVE CONSTRUCTION PROJECT two-blocks wide that is as LOUD as it is ugly. In the midst of booking a room (on a competitor that starts with E) somewhere else and eating the cost, just to get out.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
1
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Uuu.561
Business
N/A
Jan 15, 2015

Bad experience

Extra charge for hospitable fee, uncomfortable room,

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

Business

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
seattle, wa
Sep 5, 2009

not what it appeared to be online

the rooms were not as big as they looked online. the nightlife is VERY noisy. the hotel is in a party area and on one side you have a bar and the other a parking garage. there was only one elevator working and it took about 10 minutes to reach the floor.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
2
Value:
1
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

a rental car is not needed. you can take shuttles or walk to basically any location on the island.

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
San Jose, CA
Jul 6, 2010

You get what you pay for

The Aqua Waikiki Wave hotel is non-descript and is appropriate for budget-minded travelers. It is a 10-15 minute walk to Waikiki beach and shopping. Dining options are non-existent within the hotel (except for an attached Chinese restaurant) but plentiful in the surrounding area. Parking is available for $20/day in the hotel basement but space is extremely limited. The overflow lot (hydraulic lift type) in the alley is available but is not accessible 24/7. There are no elevators leading from the garage to the hotel, only stairs. The handicapped wheelchair lift was out of order for the duration of my stay. One major consideration for travelers wishing for rest and relaxation is the proximity of the hotel to nightclubs and bars downstairs. The noise is likely to keep you up at night depending on how high of a floor you are on. Management provides ear plugs in the room for that reason. Also, the proximity of said entertainment venues downstairs tends to draw undesirable types engaging in raucous behavior; definitely something to consider if you plan to bring your family. Overall, if you do not mind bare bones accommodations, neighborhood, and the noise, this is an appropriate hotel for those on a budget.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

Nightclubs and bars are plentiful and within earshot of the hotel.

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
JoseLNU
Business
Colorado
Jun 6, 2012

Great staff, less then average place

Unfortunately the first room they provided for us was an absolute mess. The slide glass doors were full of finger prints as if they had not been cleaned in weeks. The brown, swede bed skirt on the first bed we saw was horrendous. It was dirty/ stained with some white colored flaky stuff (I'd hate to imagine what it was with real women of the night walking the sidewalk outside the place) The white bed covers on two of the beds were also stained: one with a red (ketchup like) substance, the second was brown (coffe like) stain. We immediately notified the front desk and they sent housekeeping to the room. She proceeded to wipe off the white flaky stuff off the swede instead of replacing it with a clean one.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Attend the Polynesian Culture Center tour. It was fabulous. Attend Pearl Harbor tours.

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
tiff0316
Business
florida
Dec 29, 2012

ok

Its just average. If you dont geta cheap deal its not worth staying here.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Germany
Apr 23, 2009

good location

No parking space and have to pay for whole day fee even though we just parked for half an hour.

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

Business

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Nel!
Business
Los Angeles
Mar 30, 2011

Good and bad

didnt spend much time in the room.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Midwest
Jan 18, 2011

Wave good-bye

While the staff and rooms at the hotel were satisfactory or better, the overall experience was sub-par. The issues were all about the neighborhood, which was noisy until late into the night (2-3:30 a.m.) and again at 6:00 a.m. when the dumpsters behind the hotel -- I believe they belonged to the International Market -- were clanged into the garbage truck a few extra times to get every last drop. This was a regular occurrence during our 5-night stay. On the final morning, the truck driver even serenaded us with a horn-honking contest with another vehicle. Be prepared to squeeze your rental car into the precious-few extremely-tight parking spots in the underground lot. Then check into the hotel and get slammed with the $20/day parking lot fee.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
1
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short drive from hotel

Pearl Harbor is a must-see for all. It's very well done and inexpensive. Ala Moana Mall is nearby and provides a fantastic rainy-day shopping alternative.

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Review of Aqua Waikiki Wave

Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
December Holidays
Business
Louisiana
Jan 3, 2010

Good Price not a good location

after reading the reviews decided to go to this hotel for one night because Marriot did not had a room for extra night..BIG mistake! If you are NOT MARRIED and NOT having kids go to this hotel..Location is next to night clubs and strip clubs..Something that I did not know at all..at night surprising to the location many prostitutes are out side the hotel and street..Parking is $20 a day in the hotel..rooms are very spacious and great..rooms and outside hotel building are 2 different imagination..Not a good place for family and kids..No breakfast is available to eat either

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Dont go with Kids and Family!!Go if single

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