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Get an overview of this hotelIntimate boutique hotel with personalized service near Waikiki Beach

With a stay at The Equus, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member in Honolulu (Waikiki), you'll be minutes from Ala Wai Yacht Harbor and close to University of Hawaii at Manoa.

This hotel is close to Aloha Tower and Diamond Head.

Make yourself at home in one of the 67 individually decorated guestrooms, featuring refrigerators and flat-screen televisions. Your pillowtop bed comes with down comforters and Frette Italian sheets. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool, or other amenities including complimentary wireless Internet access and concierge services. This hotel also features wedding services, tour/ticket assistance, and a picnic area.

Mingle with other guests at a complimentary reception, held on select days.

Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Equus Hotel is located about a mile from the center of Waikiki's world-class shopping. The enormous and popular Ala Moana Shopping Center (shopping and dining) is one block in the other direction.

A recent renovation showcases the owner's love for horses and the sport of polo. Paintings and photographs in the lobby convey the story of the horse in Hawaii, and Ralph Lauren polo-inspired decor continues the equestrian theme.

A complimentary manager's reception every Thursday and Friday offers guests and hotel staff a chance to mingle. Morning newspapers are complimentary.

Wireless Internet access is complimentary throughout the hotel.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Total number of rooms - 67 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Picnic area 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free reception 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Climate control 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower only 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Down comforter 
  • Frette Italian sheets 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Cable TV service 

Where to Eat

A complimentary reception is hosted every Thursday and Friday.

This hotel does not have its own restaurant, but there are several dining options in the surrounding area.

Nearby restaurants include:

Outback Steakhouse

Red Lobster

Wailana Coffee House

Morimoto's Waikiki



Prince Court Restaurant

Nearby Things to Do

Equus Hotel features an outdoor swimming pool. Children must be accompanied by an adult in the pool area.

Many recreational activities are available in the area surrounding the hotel. Surfboards, boogie boards, kayaks, ocean rafts, snorkel sets, and umbrella-and-beach-chair sets can be rented on beaches. Outrigger canoes and catamarans offer rides from Waikiki Beach.

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

  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Rafting nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Segway rental/tour nearby 
  • Boat tours nearby 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
  • The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.

No rollaway/extra beds available


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We should mention

Up to 2 children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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