$176 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Aug 11, 2014 Check-out: Aug 14, 2014

Aston Waikiki Sunset

3 stars
229 Paoakalani Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.9
out of 5
172 reviews
Great place to stay

We didn't need to be on the beach, so this hotel was a perfect choice for us. The room was... See full review

  • Poet Baker
  • May 14, 2014
Family Fun

The place was located in a really good area for access purposes See full review

  • Land Man 45
  • Mar 10, 2014
Oversized rooms for the family less than two blocks from the beach

Aston Waikiki Sunset is a gem tucked away from Waikiki's main thoroughfares. The hotel provides at-home comfort at an affordable rate. High-tower rooms offer magnificent views of Waikiki, mountains, Diamond Head or the ocean. Rooms are generous in size with full kitchens and flat-screen HDTVs. The best stretch of Waikiki Beach can be found less than two blocks from the hotel, as well as dining and shopping opportunities. The hotel has a heated swimming pool, hospitality lounge, sauna, outdoor picnic area and tennis court.

Highlights
  • Oversized suites accommodate up to five guests and feature full kitchens
  • Heated swimming pool and illuminated tennis court
  • Walk to Kuhio Beach, Waikiki Beach's best swimming area for kids


Location

The Aston Waikiki Sunset is tucked away from main thoroughfares on the preferred end of Waikiki. The hotel is close to Kapiolani Park, Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium. Walk less than two blocks to the beach and numerous shopping and dining destinations.

Rooms

All guest rooms at the hotel are considered suites and offer a minimum of 560 square feet, accommodating up to five people. Choose a one- or two-bedroom suite with a fully-equipped kitchen. Rooms have been recently renovated with new appliances and furniture, soft island colors and 32-inch LCD HDTVs. Other amenities include private balcony, air conditioning and high-speed Internet (fees apply). Select rooms afford magnificent views.

Dining

Arrange for grocery delivery through the hotel's partnership with Island Grocery Service. A full supermarket can also be found a few blocks from the hotel. Honolulu's casual and finest restaurants are a short walk from the hotel.

Recreation
  • Heated swimming pool and sauna
  • Illuminated tennis court, picnic area and barbecue grills
  • Hospitality room with 52-inch flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi and PC workstations
Attractions
  • Waikiki Beach
  • Honolulu Zoo
  • Royal Hawaiian Center
  • Waikiki Aquarium
  • Waikiki Beach Walk
  • U.S. Army Museum
  • Diamond Head Crater
Policies and fees
  • Parking is charged at $15.00 USD per day.

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

Hotel Map

21.2741 -157.8204
Area served
Honolulu-Oahu, Waikiki, HI
Nearby airports
HNL - Honolulu International
Area description
Walking distance to Waikiki Beach, Honolulu Zoo and Kapiolani Park. Near shopping, dining and nightlife.

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Aston Waikiki Sunset Rooms

Superior One Bedroom Suite
Superior suite with queen bed or 2 twin beds. Includes separate living area with a queen sofa sleeper, central air conditioning, full kitchen, lanai, hair dryer, and iron/board.
Two Bedroom Ocean View Suite
Deluxe two bedroom suite with double bed and 2 twin beds. Includes separate living area with sofa sleeper, central air conditioning, full kitchen, lanai, hair dryer, cable TV, dataport and iron/board.
Deluxe One Bedroom Mountain View Suite
Deluxe suite with king bed, queen bed or 2 twin beds. Includes separate living area with sofa sleeper, central air conditioning, full kitchen, lanai, hair dryer, cable TV, dataport and iron/board.
Deluxe One Bedroom Ocean View Suite
Deluxe suite with king bed, queen bed or 2 twin beds. Includes separate living area with sofa sleeper, central air conditioning, full kitchen, lanai, hair dryer, cable TV, dataport and iron/board.
One Bedroom Suite
Standard suite with queen bed or 2 twin beds. Includes separate living area with a queen sofa sleeper, central air conditioning, full kitchen, lanai, hair dryer, and iron/board.
Two Bedroom Diamond Head Suite
Deluxe two bedroom suite with double bed and 2 twin beds. Includes separate living area with sofa sleeper, central air conditioning, full kitchen, lanai, hair dryer, cable TV, dataport and iron/board.

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Pool
Activities
Pool
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities

Nearby points of interest

  • Damien Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Honolulu Zoo: 0.2 mi
  • Waikiki Shell: 0.4 mi
  • International Market Place: 0.5 mi
  • Kapiolani Park: 0.6 mi
  • Fort Derussy Beach: 0.9 mi
  • Waikiki Baptist Church: 1.1 mi
  • Ala Wai Park: 1.1 mi
  • Stan Sheriff Center: 1.4 mi
  • Shangri La Islamic Art Museum: 2 mi
  • Ala Moana Beach: 2.1 mi
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 2.7 mi
  • The Contemporary Museum: 2.7 mi
  • Waialae Country Club: 3.1 mi
  • Kakaako Waterfront Park: 3.1 mi
  • Damien Museum: 0.2 mi
  • Honolulu Zoo: 0.2 mi
  • Waikiki Shell: 0.4 mi
  • International Market Place: 0.5 mi
  • Kapiolani Park: 0.6 mi
  • Fort Derussy Beach: 0.9 mi
  • Waikiki Baptist Church: 1.1 mi
  • Ala Wai Park: 1.1 mi
  • Stan Sheriff Center: 1.4 mi
  • Shangri La Islamic Art Museum: 2 mi
  • Ala Moana Beach: 2.1 mi
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 2.7 mi
  • The Contemporary Museum: 2.7 mi
  • Waialae Country Club: 3.1 mi
  • Kakaako Waterfront Park: 3.1 mi
  • Kawaiahao Church: 3.2 mi
  • Kamehameha Statue: 3.3 mi
  • Iolani Palace: 3.4 mi
  • Washington Place: 3.4 mi
  • Irvin Park: 3.6 mi
  • Star Of Honolulu: 3.7 mi
  • Aloha Tower Cruise Ship Terminal: 3.7 mi
  • Aloha Tower: 3.7 mi
  • Honolulu Botanical Gardens: 3.7 mi
  • Mauna Ala: 3.9 mi
  • Hawaii Maritime Center: 4 mi
  • Honolulu Chinatown: 4.1 mi
  • Queen Emma Summer Palace: 4.4 mi
  • Pali Lookout: 4.5 mi
  • Bishop Museum: 5.2 mi
  • Koolau Golf Club: 7.2 mi
  • Hanauma Bay: 8 mi
  • Koko Head Park: 8.4 mi
  • Koko Crater Botanical Gardens: 9 mi
  • Bellows Beach: 9.2 mi
  • Halona Blow Hole: 9.3 mi
  • Sandy Beach: 9.5 mi
  • Aloha Stadium: 9.7 mi
  • Wawamalu Beach: 9.8 mi
  • USS Arizona Memorial: 9.9 mi
  • USS Bowfin Submarine Museum: 10.1 mi
  • Kailua Beach: 10.4 mi
  • Sea Life Park Hawai: 10.5 mi
  • USS Missouri: 10.5 mi
  • Makapuu Beach: 10.6 mi

Meeting facilities

Meeting Info
Conference facility for a nominal fee.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1200

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 (172)

Ratings and reviews for Aston Waikiki Sunset

Overall score

4.2 / 5
5.01.0
44 out of 172
Amenities:
3.9
Room cleanliness:
4.4
Hotel staff:
4.3
Room comfort:
4.5
Location:
4.3
Value:
4.5

98% would recommend to a friend.

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Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Sacramento ,CA
Oct 13, 2010

Fantastic getaway

The hotel or condo is a great place to stay it's three blocks from the Waikiki beach.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Greenacres
Sep 12, 2008

Excellent Value

The Waikiki Sunset is an excellent value for the money. Close to everything at a value price. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The rooms are large with a separate bedroom and living room. Full kitchen to prepare meals if you want to. We had an excellent view of Diamond Head with peek-a-boo views of the ocean from our balcony. This is an older property and it shows it age, but they were starting a major renovation during our visit. Parking is available for $11 a day which we found to be a great value as well. Nice pool and walking distance to the beach, restaurants, and the ala wai canal. We will definately return for another visit in the future,

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Shopping are all within walking distance. Bus stop close by as well.

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
elmont ny
Apr 18, 2011

great pkg

loved having a efficiency room..didn't know till we got there

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Dining tip: Short drive from hotel

Parking on streets thereis none.Parking garages $7 to $11

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Palm Beach, FL
Sep 15, 2010

Can't wait to return!

It was our 4th stay and we have always enjoyed our time at this condo hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Beach and park are just a short walk.

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Norfolk, VA
May 5, 2007

very family friendly

the great thing about this Hotel is it is near everything ! The Zoo is behind us and the Diamond Head at view at your pleasure and we really enjoy the kitchen , it's a full size and you can cook if you want too!

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

The beach is straight down the street a short walk

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Aug 30, 2008

VERY FRIENDLY STAFF

WE HAD A GREAT STAY, THE ROOM WAS VERY COMFORTABLE AND VERY CLOSE TO THE BEACH. THE STAFF WAS VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. I WOULD GO BACK AGAIN.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

THE BEACH WAS JUST A SHORT WALK ALONG WITH SHOPPING AND DINNING.

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Indianapolis, IN
Jul 26, 2007

Very Nice!

Not the best hotel, but The Resortquest Waikiki Sunset is by far better than a lot of the others. Condo style rooms with seperate bedroom and a living room area with a pull-out queen sofabed plus a full-sized kitchen with kitchen range/oven and regular sized refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster and coffee maker. The balcony w/table and chairs(2)was nice as well. Ocean view was a bit obscured by other hotels but we could see Diamond Head one way and surfers out on Waikiki Beach the other way! Not great but not bad! This was good for us because we wanted to cook some of our meals(mostly breakfast)and two couples could have privacy as the rooms were seperate and not open like other hotels. Location was OK on the quiet side of Waikiki, unless you want to party down the main area of Waikiki where most of the shops and nightclubs are at. It's a bit of a walk though. There is a Starbucks, Burger King and Subway close by on Kalakaua,(the main strip down Waikiki)as there is no resturaunt in this hotel(why have one if you have a full kitchen to use? but there are places to dine down the road). There was dining specials all the time at the Ocean Resort Hotel nearby at their resturant/grill. Anyone can go there.. The staff here was good and very friendly and the room was always clean and we always had fresh, clean towels, soap, lotions, etc. everyday and our beds were made and sheets were changed if we requested it. It's 5 min to the beach and you have a bus stop on the corner of Kuhio to take you to either downtown Waikiki, or historical Honolulu where the Iolani Palace is, Chinatown, or the Ala Moana Shopping Center, the piers near Aloha Tower, etc.. or anywhere on the island such as Pearl Harbor, Haunauma Bay, etc... Oahu's transportation is second to none! Only $1 and a bus shows up every 5 or 10 min.. OR you can take the trolley for a more scenic view. Costs a little more but some are free to the Galleria and Hilo Hatties(shopping venues). If you have a car rental you can park in the garage for $9/day(that was a downer!) but there are worst rates in town to park. Very tight garage stalls so watch out! There is a pool, mainly for the kids and women to lay out and tan and there is a tennis court and a gas-grill cooking area. There is a mini-mart on the 5th floor for much needed items like sugar, coffee, band-aids, sunscreen, pop, snorkel masks and fins, etc.. and on the 6th floor near the pool is a computer room and wi-fi area for laptops. Overall, we liked it a lot and would recommend it! Not the fanciest but great for families or two couples as rooms could acccomodate up to 5 people. VERY GOOD STAY!!...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

..Advice: Don't need a car rental if going just in town. Just use the bus or trolley. Also, go to the ABC stores for simple items. Go to the Swap Meet for souvenirs to take back home(T-shirts, etc..) at Aloha Stadium on Wed, Sat or Sun. Going to the Arizona Memorial - Go early as possible, before 7am ! Aloha and have fun!

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Indianapolis, IN
Jul 26, 2007

Very Nice!

Not the best hotel, but The Resortquest Waikiki Sunset is by far better than a lot of the others. Condo style rooms with seperate bedroom and a living room area with a pull-out queen sofabed plus a full-sized kitchen with kitchen range/oven and regular sized refrigerator, microwave oven, toaster and coffee maker. The balcony w/table and chairs(2)was nice as well. Ocean view was a bit obscured by other hotels but we could see Diamond Head one way and surfers out on Waikiki Beach the other way! Not great but not bad! This was good for us because we wanted to cook some of our meals(mostly breakfast)and two couples could have privacy as the rooms were seperate and not open like other hotels. Location was OK on the quiet side of Waikiki, unless you want to party down the main area of Waikiki where most of the shops and nightclubs are at. It's a bit of a walk though. There is a Starbucks, Burger King and Subway close by on Kalakaua,(the main strip down Waikiki)as there is no resturaunt in this hotel(why have one if you have a full kitchen to use? but there are places to dine down the road). There was dining specials all the time at the Ocean Resort Hotel nearby at their resturant/grill. Anyone can go there.. The staff here was good and very friendly and the room was always clean and we always had fresh, clean towels, soap, lotions, etc. everyday and our beds were made and sheets were changed if we requested it. It's 5 min to the beach and you have a bus stop on the corner of Kuhio to take you to either downtown Waikiki, or historical Honolulu where the Iolani Palace is, Chinatown, or the Ala Moana Shopping Center, the piers near Aloha Tower, etc.. or anywhere on the island such as Pearl Harbor, Haunauma Bay, etc... Oahu's transportation is second to none! Only $1 and a bus shows up every 5 or 10 min.. OR you can take the trolley for a more scenic view. Costs a little more but some are free to the Galleria and Hilo Hatties(shopping venues). If you have a car rental you can park in the garage for $9/day(that was a downer!) but there are worst rates in town to park. Very tight garage stalls so watch out! There is a pool, mainly for the kids and women to lay out and tan and there is a tennis court and a gas-grill cooking area. There is a mini-mart on the 5th floor for much needed items like sugar, coffee, band-aids, sunscreen, pop, snorkel masks and fins, etc.. and on the 6th floor near the pool is a computer room and wi-fi area for laptops. Overall, we liked it a lot and would recommend it! Not the fanciest but great for families or two couples as rooms could acccomodate up to 5 people. VERY GOOD STAY!!...

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
4
Value:
5
Time-saving tip: Not Applicable

..Advice: Don't need a car rental if going just in town. Just use the bus or trolley. Also, go to the ABC stores for simple items. Go to the Swap Meet for souvenirs to take back home(T-shirts, etc..) at Aloha Stadium on Wed, Sat or Sun. Going to the Arizona Memorial - Go early as possible, before 7am ! Aloha and have fun!

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Los Angeles, CA
Sep 9, 2007

Good value for your money

You are getting a condo unit for the price of a hotal room. Very comfortable and adequate space, plus benfits of a kitchen.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

Just a short walk to the beach.

Review of Aston Waikiki Sunset

Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
USA
Aug 30, 2008

VERY FRIENDLY STAFF

WE HAD A GREAT STAY, THE ROOM WAS VERY COMFORTABLE AND VERY CLOSE TO THE BEACH. THE STAFF WAS VERY FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL. I WOULD GO BACK AGAIN.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

THE BEACH WAS JUST A SHORT WALK ALONG WITH SHOPPING AND DINNING.

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