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Ewa Hotel Waikiki

2.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

At the heart of Waikiki, close to the beach, convenient for shopping, nice mini-kitchen, great balconies!

Our room was OK, but then we got "upgraded". The lobby, hallways, etc. are pretty dingy. But if you don't plan to spend much time there, it is very convenient to the beach.

Can't beat the price for where the Ewa Hotel is located. Needs upgrading but still a comfy hotel.Only thing had to pay for parking.

The room was terrible. Outdated blue walls and when we got there my son was told he have his own room but once we arrived it was a electric stove top a sink and small fridge next to the bathroom and across from the bathroom sink, very shady looking room. My son never got his own room and we had 2 beds in one room. Cable channels were limited to about 5. Not what I expected at all from the pictures of the rooms, false advertising! The only great thing was the room attendants were on point. My in laws stayed on the 2nd floor and saw roaches in the bathroom sink..very gross and disappointed!

Ewa Hotel is a budget level hotel. The location is on the outer area of Waikiki. It is close enough to walk to the beach but , you are still in the mix of everything. Also the location makes it easy to get in and out of Waikiki by car. The rooms are average to small in size. Some do not have closets so if that is important to you be sure to ask. I had difficulty with the Wifi and brought it up to the staff. They apologized and refunded my resort fee. The staff was friendly and helpful. If you are on a budget and want a hotel with a convenient location this is it.

The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. I like that they offer a free rental movie and have a mini frige in the room.

Customer service was fair for the situation but thats about as best I can say about the hotel. Room was dirty when I checked in and the smell of urine was horrible from the dogs and the bums outside. Roaches, dirty stove and refrigerater and even the towels look like they were old with spots all over them. I will never stay at that slum hotel and will surely tell all my family and friends to never stay there.

My essentials in a hotel room: fridge, microwave, parking, sometimes wifi. Located in an alley near some hostels, next to Mamis Empanada food truck (so give them a try and get a scrumptious snack)! Staff was super nice. For $25/day overnight parking, there better be avail space for you (which there is)! Wifi is avail (included in resort fee of $13/day) but annoying in that you have to keep reconnecting and putting in their pw several times a day. They offer free movie rentals and towels for beach. Clean bedding. Lotion and soap could be better but you prob have ur own. I would stay again.

The room was clean and in good condition. Nice staff. Within walking distance of almost all major attractions in the area. Everything worked in the room. No complaints at all!

This hotel is 3 blocks from the beach located right next to the zoo, starbucks, Jamba juice, subway, ABC store and shopping areas. Unfortunately they charge close to about $100 dollars in "fees" but it was clean and we had a small fridge/kitchenette in our room. Beds are clean and comfortable. Parking here per day is $25.00 unfortunately more then the rental car itself but it's tough getting parking in Wakiki anyway. Overall I would stay here again.

This is our second stay at this hotel. We found the staff to be nice and knowledgeable, willing to give you suggestions, directions, and bus routes. It is within two blocks of the beach, with not one, but two ABC stores on the way! Near the zoo and aquarium. Rooms are large, bed was comfortable. Heard the Ewa (pronounced "Eh-vah" BTW) was due to be remodeled soon.

The staff is wonderful, cannot do enough for you but hotel is in need of upgrading . Some of the rooms do not have closets but never mentioned in ads. Location is good, 1 block from beach. They were so nice to me I don't want to sound too negative. Their price is right for an old hotel.

Location of the hotel is great. Block away from the beach and on the Diamond side of the Waikiki so you get the hustle of Waikiki but a little less of it. Rooms a little dated and lighting was pretty rough with bright white lighting inside of soft lighting. Felt like a hospital room sometimes. Would still suggest this location if you want to stay in Waikiki not far from the beach, want something inexpensive, don't plan on being in the room too long and want to frequent Hula's.

Staff was incredible. From maids to the front desk.

after my terrible experience in Kona. was a relieve the personal from the hotel were very kind and helpful

it's old and run down, one elevator (slow) unknown charges I'm still investigating on this unknown charges. Parking is $25 a night. Neighborhood is not a safe place to be alone at any time of the day! The location is in an alley, Old neighborhood with illegal action going on, obvious! No security, they do have camera's posted in the garage & lobby area.

Clean and comfortable. No frills Friendly, helpful staff.

I had no problems at this hotel at all. I usually prefer to stay at a hotel that has a pool, but since I was literally one block away from the beach, I did't mind this time. The staff was friendly and helpful. The hotel was clean. I had a great time visiting Hawaii. I would stay there again.

Close to beach and everything is within walking distance. Hotel was very clean and comfortable. The building is starting to show its age and it could use some tlc. I travel for work and this hotel was cleaner than others I have stayed at A higher price and this hotel had a much better location.

Our 3 night stay at the Ewa was very comfortable. The staff is exceptionally friendly and accomodating, a big mahalo nui loa to Gabe and Etsu. The king size bed was just the right blend of support and cushion, a high quality sleep for a great price. The value you receive from a stay at the Ewa is outstanding. The small kitchenette was functional and efficient, though surface area for meal prep is limited. We moved over one of the many small tables available in the room for this. Cookware, dishware and utensils were enough for 3-4 guests. Dish soap provided, but bring a sponge. Two dish towels were provided. Bath, kitchen, linens and bedding were all very clean. The decor was updated and stain-free. Closets, cabinetry, bath fixtures and some of the furniture were a bit dated, but as mentioned, if you are seeking value, this is the place for you. Some of the rooms on our floor were being remodeled at the time of our stay, so things are looking to become better and better. The Ewa seems to be very well-managed. Clean and comfortable, very functional for longer stays. The LOCATION was EXCELLENT. Cartwright Ln is on the quieter side of Waikiki, < 15 meters from Kapiolani Park. Just as close to everything, but just enough away to avoid the street crowds. There is covered parking available for an additional fee (daily). The Ewa is an ideal base for soaking up the aloha spirit of the islands. Aloha mai e.

Room options

Studio, Kitchenette

Twin 2 | Sleeps 3

Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette

Twin 2 | Sleeps 4

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, Kitchenette

Twin 2 | Queen 1 | Sleeps 6

Studio, Kitchenette (with Lanai)

Full 2 | King 1 | Sleeps 4

Guest reviews for Ewa Hotel Waikiki

Everyone (17) Couples (29) Business (5) Family (21) Other (20) Friends (6)
5
Everyone

At the heart of Waikiki, close to the beach, convenient for shopping, nice mini-kitchen, great balconies!

By on Nov 7, 2017

Review comment responded on Nov 10, 2017

Aloha, thank you for posting your comments on Orbitz. I am glad to hear that you liked our convenience location - close to the beach, shopping area and you enjoyed our mini kitchen and lanai (balconies). Mahalo for using Ewa Hotel Waikiki for your hospitality needs. Lendy Ma, General manager

3

needs some updating

Everyone

Our room was OK, but then we got "upgraded". The lobby, hallways, etc. are pretty dingy. But if you don't plan to spend much time there, it is very convenient to the beach.

By on Oct 5, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2017

Aloha, we are planning to have renovation next year. Please come back to join us for our renovated rooms next year. Mahalo Lendy Ma (General Manager)

4

hotel located in great location

Everyone

Can't beat the price for where the Ewa Hotel is located. Needs upgrading but still a comfy hotel.Only thing had to pay for parking.

By , from Miami, Florida on Sep 26, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2017

Aloha Jackie, thank you for the postings on Orbitz. I am glad to hear that you like our convenience location. Parking is always an issue in the big city and we have limited parking space in the hotel. We also have the package that inclusive of parking. Please come back again. Mahalo Lendy Ma, general manager

1

false advertising on the rooms!

Everyone

The room was terrible. Outdated blue walls and when we got there my son was told he have his own room but once we arrived it was a electric stove top a sink and small fridge next to the bathroom and across from the bathroom sink, very shady looking room. My son never got his own room and we had 2 beds in one room. Cable channels were limited to about 5. Not what I expected at all from the pictures of the rooms, false advertising! The only great thing was the room attendants were on point. My in laws stayed on the 2nd floor and saw roaches in the bathroom sink..very gross and disappointed!

By , from inglewood,Ca. on Sep 20, 2017

Review comment responded on Oct 26, 2017

Aloha Patricia, thank you for posting on Orbitz. I am so sorry to hear that we are not up to your expectation. Yes, we are outdated. We plan to have renovation next year. When you return to the paradise, you can enjoy our renovated rooms. mahalo Lendy Ma, general manager

3

small but convenient

Everyone

Ewa Hotel is a budget level hotel. The location is on the outer area of Waikiki. It is close enough to walk to the beach but , you are still in the mix of everything. Also the location makes it easy to get in and out of Waikiki by car. The rooms are average to small in size. Some do not have closets so if that is important to you be sure to ask. I had difficulty with the Wifi and brought it up to the staff. They apologized and refunded my resort fee. The staff was friendly and helpful. If you are on a budget and want a hotel with a convenient location this is it.

By , from phoenix on Sep 3, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 5, 2017

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!

5

hotel near the beach

Everyone

The hotel staff was very friendly and accommodating. I like that they offer a free rental movie and have a mini frige in the room.

By , from las vegs on Aug 26, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 2, 2017

Aloha Chelsea, Thank you for posting your comments. I am delighted to hear that you complimented our friendly staff, I will acknowledge their efforts in providing good services to our valued guests. I am so glad that you like our movie and our inroom mini fridge, please come back soon, Fond mahalo Lendy Ma (General Manager)

1

they need a complete overhaul

Everyone

Customer service was fair for the situation but thats about as best I can say about the hotel. Room was dirty when I checked in and the smell of urine was horrible from the dogs and the bums outside. Roaches, dirty stove and refrigerater and even the towels look like they were old with spots all over them. I will never stay at that slum hotel and will surely tell all my family and friends to never stay there.

By on Jul 11, 2017

Review comment responded on Sep 5, 2017

We’re sorry you were unhappy - we’ll work hard to fix the issue you experienced. Thanks for letting us know! We have Major Renovations scheduled for Mid 2018! Mahalo!

3

near hostels, always avail parking, fridge

Everyone

My essentials in a hotel room: fridge, microwave, parking, sometimes wifi. Located in an alley near some hostels, next to Mamis Empanada food truck (so give them a try and get a scrumptious snack)! Staff was super nice. For $25/day overnight parking, there better be avail space for you (which there is)! Wifi is avail (included in resort fee of $13/day) but annoying in that you have to keep reconnecting and putting in their pw several times a day. They offer free movie rentals and towels for beach. Clean bedding. Lotion and soap could be better but you prob have ur own. I would stay again.

By , from garden grove, ca on Jun 3, 2017

4

nicely priced, quaint hotel near everything!

Everyone

The room was clean and in good condition. Nice staff. Within walking distance of almost all major attractions in the area. Everything worked in the room. No complaints at all!

By , from Denver, CO on May 26, 2017

Review comment responded on Jun 2, 2017

thank you for your comments. Regarding for parking, it is based on "first comes, first serves" so, we cannot add to our rates. Swimming pool - we have a biggest nearby the hotel - the Pacific Ocean. Again, thank you for staying with Aston-Aqua Hospitality. See you soon. Mahalo

4

clean hotel next to beach

Everyone

This hotel is 3 blocks from the beach located right next to the zoo, starbucks, Jamba juice, subway, ABC store and shopping areas. Unfortunately they charge close to about $100 dollars in "fees" but it was clean and we had a small fridge/kitchenette in our room. Beds are clean and comfortable. Parking here per day is $25.00 unfortunately more then the rental car itself but it's tough getting parking in Wakiki anyway. Overall I would stay here again.

By , from arizona on May 8, 2017

Review comment responded on May 18, 2017

Thanks for staying with us. We appreciate your feedback!