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White Sands Hotel

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Experience today's Waikiki with the tropical charm of a bygone era. With newly renovated guest rooms that are sure to knock your socks off, White Sands Hotel is a vintage walk-up hotel with the personality of urban island culture. Situated just two and a half blocks from Waikiki beach and a short walk to the International Market Place, the hotel is steps to world-class shopping, dining, and nightlife. When not out on the town, guests enjoy stellar on-site amenities like an outdoor pool and sundeck for chillin’ out, and WiFi internet to stay connected. White Sands Hotel - escape the norm and let the good times roll.
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Property amenities
Breakfast Available
Laundry Service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
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Air conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
248Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
73Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
100Room tips
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Hotel is awesome. People are great. Location is 4 minutes to Waikiki beach on walk. Go here, save money and be happy. Housekeepers are nice. Ok. If you've got any needs to be pampered by stupid things like a marble front desk. Yes they have it. Don't need it. Are under remodel.
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White Sands Hotel is situated only 10-min from Waikiki Beach (it's faster if go through International Market Place). Close to ABC shops, Food Pantry Shop, Marukame Udon Noodle and bus stop. No restaurant facility on site but there are plenty of restaurants nearby. Hotel is
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I’m disappointed for me the price quality is not good. That’s expensive for what it is. A lot of noise because of the renovation. You can hear your neighbors like you were in there room. The key of my room didn’t work 3 times, I needed all the time to go in the reception. I
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Although this is a small basic hotel, the service was really outstanding, responsible and friendly. Loved the front desk staff! It is currently under construction but the hotel posted signs ahead of time about water turn-off times, etc. so we had plenty of warning. Unless you
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This hotel definitely exceeded my expectations. Clean, quiet, friendly staff and great location to many attractions and to Waikiki beach. 5 min drive to great hiking spot Diamond head. Tons of restaurants close by including the International Marketplace that has a lot of
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Aloha Madevilz, Our Hospitality Shuttle normally starts in the morning around 9am and the last shuttle coming back into Waikiki is around 8:30pm. The interval is typically every 30 minutes, but may change depending on traffic and other factors. We have an online website on the shuttle pass that guests can access to see and track the shuttle. The closest hospitality shuttle pickup for the White Sands is the loading zone next to our sister hotel, the Ohia Waikiki hotel, on Nohonani street. Mahalo, David
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Aloha Madevilz, The pool should still be available during the last week of January and first week of February 2019. However, for the WIFI, our staff will be updated about the WIFI situation by the end of January. We should have WIFI available in the rooms by February 2019. That is the current predicted plan. Mahalo, David
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We stayed in a room with two double beds and found it very comfortable, albeit fairly dated.
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How far is the walk to somewhere nice to have breakfast
It's approx 10 min to waikiki beach itself....you will pass a dozen places on the way maybe more....depends on your taste....you could eat somewhere different each day for breakfast as you are generally 5 to 10 min from everywhere in either direction...you are only 100m from kuhio ave...we had breakfast in,we went to food pantry(supermarket) which was 5 min left on kuhio...
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From White Sands to Denny's is not really worth it. Denny's is on Lewers Street. Probably at a casual pace, 15 minutes walk. There are plenty of better places to eat on the way.
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"We stayed in a suite which had a king size bed in an enclosed bedroom, and a comfortable pull out sofa bed in the main area,,"
"First floor. No elevators."
"Manage your expectations and enjoy your stay"
"Try to get a room with pool view. No lifts to 2nd or 3rd floor."
"try to get a swimming pool view"
US$115 - US$253 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Celebrity Resorts Waikiki
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonolulu
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