The Equus

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Outdoor pool, free cabanas
Outdoor pool, free cabanas
Outdoor pool, free cabanas
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Overview of The Equus

The Equus

3.5 star property

3.9/5 Good

Guests rated this property 4.0/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
Map
1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI, 96815

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAla Moana Beach Park12 min walk
  • Popular LocationAla Moana Center13 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Hawaiian Center20 min walk
  • AirportHonolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.)19 min drive

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About this area

Honolulu

Located near the beach, The Equus is in Waikiki, a walkable area in Honolulu with good shopping. Ala Moana Center and Royal Hawaiian Center are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Ala Moana Beach Park and Fort DeRussy Beach Park. Don't miss out on a visit to Honolulu Zoo. Looking to get your feet wet? Snorkeling, sailing and surfing/boogie boarding adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach - 8 min walk
  • Hawaii Convention Center - 10 min walk
  • Ala Moana Beach Park - 12 min walk
  • Ala Moana Center - 13 min walk
  • Royal Hawaiian Center - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Charthouse - 3 min walk
  • Goofy Cafe & Diner - 4 min walk
  • Wailana - 6 min walk
  • Lappert's Hawaii - 6 min walk
  • Fresco Italian Restaurant - 6 min walk

About this property

The Equus

3.5-star Honolulu hotel in Waikiki, near Hawaii Convention Center
An outdoor pool, a restaurant, and a bar/lounge are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a poolside bar, a 24-hour business center, and a coffee shop/cafe are onsite. Weekly housekeeping is available.
The Equus offers 47 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPod docking stations and safes. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 42-inch LCD televisions come with premium cable channels.

Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. This Honolulu hotel provides complimentary wired and wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Languages spoken

English

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks are required at the property
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi and wired Internet
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Covered self parking on site (USD 29 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking
  • Offsite parking within 0.1 mi (USD 20 per day)
  • Street parking available

Food and drink

  • Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7:00 AM–noon: USD 2-10 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/cafe
  • 1 poolside bar and 1 bar

Restaurants on site

  • The Paniolo Bar & Cafe

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Evening entertainment
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Elevator
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Porter/bellhop

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station

Outdoors

  • Beach loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace

More

  • Beach towels
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable channels
  • iPod dock
  • Premium channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-fridge

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LED light bulbs
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free, per registered adult, when using existing bedding

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 25.95 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Business center/computer access
  • Internet access
  • In-room safe
  • In-room safe and safe insurance
  • In-room coffee
  • Concierge service
  • Housekeeping
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between USD 2 and USD 10 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: USD 29 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Offsite parking fee: USD 20 per day (0.1 mi away)
  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge of 4 percent

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Long-term renters welcome
Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

We should mention

Up to 2 children 17 years old and younger stay free, per registered adult, when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

Property is also known as

Paniolo Equus Hotel Honolulu
Paniolo Equus Hotel
Paniolo Equus Honolulu
Paniolo Equus
The Equus Hotel
The Equus Honolulu
Paniolo at The Equus
The Equus Hotel Honolulu

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

3.9

Good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 316 out of 811 reviews
5 - Excellent 39%
Rating 4 - Good. 280 out of 811 reviews
4 - Good 35%
Rating 3 - Okay. 116 out of 811 reviews
3 - Okay 14%
Rating 2 - Poor. 56 out of 811 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 43 out of 811 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%

4.0/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.6/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.0/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
It had a tiny pool and horse pictures
Stayed 7 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Renee was the best!! The most friendly staff. Couldn’t ask for a better hotel. Can’t wait to go back
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Nice cozy room with friendly staff.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
My experience with The Equus was top notch. The staff and amenities were amazing. The staff went out of their way and were very attentive. I would definitely recommend them. ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2022

2/5 Poor

Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I went to check in after 4pm and was told room wasn’t ready yet. I was late for a funeral I had to attend because of this.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2022

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The room was immaculate and very comfortable.
Stayed 1 night in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
My girlfriend and I had a wonderful time at the equus. Primarily the location was fantastic, as we were able to go without a car for the majority of our ten day trip since ala moana center, a "the bus" stop, and other necessities were so close by!
Stayed 10 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We had a lovely time staying at the Equus. Everyone went out of their way to make our stay special; free welcome drinks, calling for local-fast taxis, and a fun outdoor food and drink bar open for fun times!
Stayed 3 nights in May 2022

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
We thought there was going to be a microwave in the room also. And an ice machine maybe by the elevator for the whole floor.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2022

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 10 nights in Jan 2022