Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel

3 stars
2375 Ala Wai Blvd., Honolulu, HI 96815
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.5
out of 5
105 reviews
Excellent for the price, location and amenities

Excellent location. Just 5 to 7 mins walk to Waikiki beach. At Hawaii, you do not need too much... See full review

  • Ramani
  • Oct 24, 2011
great experience

The hotel was great. Very clean rooms and maid service was great. The internet was reliable,... See full review

  • Anonymous
  • Apr 16, 2011
Have fun while you save at this central Waikiki hotel

Waikiki Sand Villa is centrally located in Waikiki, two blocks from the best stretch of beach. A nice surprise, the hotel offers value and serious amenities. Expect free in-room high-speed Internet, complimentary continental breakfast, a 70-foot swimming pool with Jacuzzi, fitness center, mini business center, mini spa and a hospitality room with computers, TV and massage chairs (fees apply). Waikiki Sand Villa has earned the prestigious Energy Star Award for efficient use of energy.


Highlights
  • Complimentary continental breakfast and free high-speed Internet
  • Hospitality room features massage chairs, a TV and computers
  • Oversized outdoor swimming pool
Location

The Waikiki Sand Villa is located in mid-Waikiki, two blocks from the beach. Walk a few minutes in any direction to reach shopping and dining. The souvenir bazaar, International Market Place, is also nearby.

Rooms

Choose from 214 rooms with views of the golf course or city. Junior suites with kitchenette are available. All rooms and suites feature a balcony, free Internet access, Kool Connect Entertainment System, coffee maker, cable TV, mini refrigerator, air conditioning, hair dryer, alarm clock, and in-room safe. Cribs and microwaves are also available (fees apply). Smoking and triple rooms are available upon request.

Dining

The hotel offers a free "Wiki Wiki" continental breakfast each morning. Sand Bar & Grill is also onsite and offers basic American fare. For a family meal IHOP can be found in the neighborhood, plus The Cheesecake Factory and Chili's Grill & Bar. Hula Grill is an excellent mid-priced option, serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Attractions
  • Waikiki Beach
  • Royal Hawaiian Center
  • Waikiki Beach Walk
  • U.S. Army Museum
  • Honolulu Zoo
  • Waikiki Aquarium

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Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel Rooms

Deluxe Room
Guest room with one double, one single or three twin beds, located on higher floors from 8th to 12th floors, with either mountain, city or park views. All rooms have Free Ethernet Access, central a/c, safe (pay), cable TV, refrigerator, coffee maker and Full tub and hand-held shower.
Standard Room
Guest room features one double bed, one single bed or three twin beds. With the option of a mountain view, golf course view or a city view. All rooms have Free Ethernet Access, central a/c, safe (pay), cable TV, refrigerator, coffee maker and Full tub and hand-held shower.

Amenities

  • Free internet
  • Outdoor pool
  • No smoking rooms/facilities
General
No smoking rooms/facilities
Elevators
Activities
Outdoor pool
Fitness Center
Spa
Dining
Bar/Lounge
Restaurant
Services
Business center
Laundry service
In-Room Safe
Tour desk
Conference facilities
Internet
Free internet
Parking
Parking
Accessibility
Handicapped rooms/facilities
Wheel chair access
Public areas wheelchair accessible for disabled
Handicapped parking
Wheelchair accessible elevators
Ramp access to buildings

Nearby points of interest

  • International Market Place: 0.2 mi
  • Damien Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Honolulu Zoo: 0.6 mi
  • Fort Derussy Beach: 0.7 mi
  • Waikiki Baptist Church: 0.7 mi
  • Ala Wai Park: 0.7 mi
  • Waikiki Shell: 0.8 mi
  • Kapiolani Park: 0.9 mi
  • Stan Sheriff Center: 1.1 mi
  • Ala Moana Beach: 1.8 mi
  • Shangri La Islamic Art Museum: 2.4 mi
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 2.4 mi
  • The Contemporary Museum: 2.4 mi
  • Kakaako Waterfront Park: 2.8 mi
  • Kawaiahao Church: 2.9 mi
  • International Market Place: 0.2 mi
  • Damien Museum: 0.3 mi
  • Honolulu Zoo: 0.6 mi
  • Fort Derussy Beach: 0.7 mi
  • Waikiki Baptist Church: 0.7 mi
  • Ala Wai Park: 0.7 mi
  • Waikiki Shell: 0.8 mi
  • Kapiolani Park: 0.9 mi
  • Stan Sheriff Center: 1.1 mi
  • Ala Moana Beach: 1.8 mi
  • Shangri La Islamic Art Museum: 2.4 mi
  • Honolulu Academy of Arts: 2.4 mi
  • The Contemporary Museum: 2.4 mi
  • Kakaako Waterfront Park: 2.8 mi
  • Kawaiahao Church: 2.9 mi
  • Kamehameha Statue: 3 mi
  • Washington Place: 3 mi
  • Iolani Palace: 3 mi
  • Waialae Country Club: 3.3 mi
  • Irvin Park: 3.3 mi
  • Star Of Honolulu: 3.3 mi
  • Aloha Tower Cruise Ship Terminal: 3.4 mi
  • Honolulu Botanical Gardens: 3.4 mi
  • Aloha Tower: 3.4 mi
  • Mauna Ala: 3.6 mi
  • Hawaii Maritime Center: 3.6 mi
  • Honolulu Chinatown: 3.7 mi
  • Queen Emma Summer Palace: 4.1 mi
  • Pali Lookout: 4.1 mi
  • Bishop Museum: 4.9 mi
  • Koolau Golf Club: 6.9 mi
  • Hanauma Bay: 8.2 mi
  • Koko Head Park: 8.6 mi
  • Koko Crater Botanical Gardens: 9.1 mi
  • Bellows Beach: 9.1 mi
  • Aloha Stadium: 9.3 mi
  • Halona Blow Hole: 9.4 mi
  • USS Arizona Memorial: 9.6 mi
  • Sandy Beach: 9.7 mi
  • USS Bowfin Submarine Museum: 9.7 mi
  • Wawamalu Beach: 9.9 mi
  • USS Missouri: 10.2 mi
  • Kailua Beach: 10.3 mi
  • Lanikai Beach: 10.5 mi
  • Pacific Aviation Museum: 10.5 mi

Dining

Sand Bar & Game Room
Quench your thirst at the Sand Bar and catch the latest updates on your favorite sports.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1500
Check-out:
1100

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 (105)

Ratings and reviews for Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel

Overall score

3.5 / 5
5.01.0
105 out of 105
Amenities:
3.5
Room cleanliness:
3.7
Hotel staff:
4.1
Room comfort:
3.5
Location:
4.1
Value:
4

78% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Gettin Married!!
Business
Walnut Creek CA
May 17, 2009

Good enough for cheap

The hotel looks like the lobby was re-done and cleaned up to make the hotel more presentable but the rooms had carpet from what looked like the 1980's and if you want to squeeze into a double bed or the twin size i would suggest upgrading your room. The Sand bar was really nice!! Do not use the printer in the hospitality room because it just takes your money. 2 times i tried to print something and both times the printer wasn't working : (

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
1
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
2
Location:
3
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

great shopping only 1 block away at international market place

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
LA, CA
May 15, 2009

it is ok

the air condition is too noisy. The parking staff was terrible.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
3
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
skyverg
Business
canada
May 12, 2009

amazing experience

A short distance to the beach, ideal place for shoppping and dining. I won't hesistate to come back. [...], the front service agent is wonderful, very helpful.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

best value to your money

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Reviewer score

1
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
TN
May 2, 2009

service is just so so ...

They scratch my car and denied to admit that. The low-number stories are so noisy from some machine nearby. The beds are so small and soft, very uncomfortable.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Room cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
2
Room comfort:
1
Location:
3
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

Entertainment tip: Short walk from hotel

wakikii beach is not far away from this hotel

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
spks1277
Business
Hawaii
Apr 22, 2009

Would stay there again

Hotel is okay. The beds were a little uncomfortable and one of the beds in our room actually "sunk" in the middle. Other than that, the pool, fitness room, computer lab area, and restaraunt was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
3
Location:
3
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Nov 24, 2008

My review of Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel

Very close to beach. Bar stays open till 4am(a big plus) and the food at the bar was decent. AM breakfast(toast and croissants and coffee was great.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Sand City
Sep 30, 2008

Short walk to everything.

Overall, the hotel was a convenient place to spend the night especially if you are playing tourist all day. Pros: hotel is steps away from local ABC market, bus line, and 2 short blocks from Waikiki beach, hotel bar has really yummy drinks. Cons: noise from traffic below, bathroom was moldy on ceiling, coin-op washer and dryer are broken but not labeled so.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Dining tip: Short walk from hotel

The spring rolls and Scooby Doo Tini from the bar are especially yummy.

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Reviewer score

5
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
USA
Sep 7, 2008

Located 2 blocks from beach, very friendly & helpful Staff.

The Waikiki Sand Villa hotel is centrally located from shops, restaurants, fast food, and within walking distance to the beach. The Hotel staff were very friendly, courteous, and very helpful with directions, places to see. I was very pleased staying at the Waikiki Sand Villa, and they have something that no one else has at any hotel that I have stayed, the HOSPITALITY Room. For our next trip to O'AHU We will be staying at the Waikiki Sand Villa hotel

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Enjoy yourself, all kinds of shopping within walking distance.

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Review of Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel

Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Houston
Aug 23, 2008

Value for money

Note that the free continental breakfast was very limited selection. The parking is $15 per night which is better than other hotels in this area.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Room cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Room comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Sightseeing tip: Short walk from hotel

about 10 minute walk distance to the beach.

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Review of Waikiki Sand Villa Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Anonymous
Business
Campbell, *
Jul 16, 2008

Value on a Budget

The hotel was in a great location to the beach and to public transportation. The room was rather small. The breakfast was lacking in variety. The hotel staff was very polite and helpful. For those traveling on a budget it is a great hotel.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Room cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Room comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

The major shopping district was within two blocks of the hotel as well as the beach. It made the trip worth while since we could walk to places and save gas in the car.

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