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Kerens, Texas
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

The hotel was Ice and clean. Had a very contemporary/zen feel. They had oils you can scent your room at and for those with sunburns they had a Lemmon grass infused towel they kept in refrigerator which was so soothing. Restaurants, shop, and beaches on Waikiki were close by. The staff at front desk were helpful and friendly...

Thank Chris C
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited around New Years time 2015 and thought this was an adorable little place. Staff was very attentive and cared about little details of stay. There was a welcome drink on arrival which was a nice touch. Overall would recommend!

Thank Worldtraveler2112112
Natasha_Akee, Guest Services Coordinator at Hotel Renew, responded to this review

Aloha Worldtraveler2112112, Mahalo nui loa (thank you very much) for choosing to stay with us and for recommending our property. Wow you stayed with us in 2015 and till this day our staff left a lasting impression. We appreciate your kind words and business, it would be our pleasure to host you again. Me Ke Aloha Pumehana, (with warmest aloha)...

Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here with my wife for her special b/day, we checked in at 2:30am and was very surprised when they brought us champagne and chocolate. We had a lovely time staying here no complains, the staff is very attentive and ready help

Thank stevroy h
Natasha_Akee, Guest Services Coordinator at Hotel Renew, responded to this review

Aloha Stevriy H, Happy belated birthday to your wife and many many many more to come! Mahalo for sharing your special day with us and for your kind words about our teammates. Does not matter the time of the day ~ customer service does not sleep! We hope you enjoyed your overall stay on island and enjoyed all the beauty...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The place was all together good except for the smell of BO. I now know if a place offers something at check in to "freshen up "the room or "add to its appeal" get ready. I got to the room and was greeted by an odor that the fresheners offered at the front couldn't shake. I have no clue what...

Thank David F
Natasha_Akee, Guest Services Coordinator at Hotel Renew, responded to this review

Aloha David F, Mahalo for staying here with us and for taking the time to provide a review of your experiences. We appreciate and welcome all comments in order to better our services. We're sorry there was an awful smell in our room that overpowered the air infuser. We apologize for the inconvenience the awful smell caused you. Me Ke...

Whyalla, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked lovely room for myself and my husband for an up and coming trip in July this year in January as in last month. The booking was for free cancellation up until 21/7/2017, nothing else to pay and pay at the property.... all good. Apparently not. Checking my credit card details found I had been charged $555.00 US already....

Thank Tania R
Natasha_Akee, Guest Services Coordinator at Hotel Renew, responded to this review

Aloha Tania R, We're sorry to hear you are unhappy with booking policies instilled by booking.com. When booking with an online travel agent such as booking.com you pay the room rate directly to them same goes for the deposit. The only payment paid directly to the hotel is our resort fee, which is paid upon check-out. Therefore the deposit and...

Rancho cucamonga, CA
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Definitely a great find. Upgraded to ocean view and it was a decent room. Modern and smelled nice with the fragrance they let you choose when you arrive. The staff was too notch- every single one we met. It is a smaller hotel but location is decent. The downsides are that we choose it for the reasonable price rather than...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed for one night in Hotel Renew and I found it to be quite average. The staff is extremely friendly and they do provide a nice breakfast buffet. The thing I liked the most about this hotel is the location. I did not rent a car and went everywhere by foot which was really easy. It's about a two-minute...

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

ALOHA! These were the first words we heard when entering the hotel where fresh juice and a cold towel was waiting for us. We were greeted by Rachel and Amanda at the front desk and were congratulated on our recent marriage without us even mentioning it (little touches like this made us love our stay).The rooms had a romantic feel...

1Thank pentraveler535
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was a nice place to stay for one night during our stopover. The staff were always very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was great and healthy. The rooms were dark but comfortable, especially the bed. The bathrooms had mould beneath the silicon sealant but was ok. Carpets were frayed in the corridor. The location is great, being opposite the...

1Thank anpham
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Decent hotel very close to the beach. Great staff, very helpful and kind. Parking challenging in area unless you valet for $32/day. Continental breakfast served daily in the lounge. Facility could use some updating, but adequate and clean. Would strongly consider staying again, especially if on a bit of a budget. Easy walking to all that Waikiki has to offer.

Thank Vishal Y

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
At the center of it all, yet a world away from ordinary, Hotel Renew is an oasis of calm for savvy travelers seeking a more intimate Waikiki experience. This designer boutique hotel is a one-of-a-kind property offering sophisticated serenity throughout its 72 freshly designed rooms. Situated at the center of Waikiki's vibrant shopping and dining area, the hotel is a retreat that promotes wellness and rejuvenation with natural elements reflecting the beauty of Hawaii. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Renew

Address: 129 Paoakalani Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3708
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: £160 - £234 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Renew 3*
Number of rooms: 72
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Also Known As:
Renew Hotel Honolulu
Ocean Tower Hotel
Hotel Renew Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#10 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#14 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“we did not have a balcony however still had views of waikki beach from the south”
 of 5 bubbles stevroyh, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“pay extra for the ocean view!”
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“Do not hesitate to pay a little extra to get a room with ocean view”
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“Premium ocean view rooms offer complete view of the ocean and Diamond Head.”
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“Higher floors may cut down a little on the street noise.”
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