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Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel
Ranked #38 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 reviews
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“Great little hotel.”
Reviewed 20 October 2013

We have just returned from a 8 night stay at this hotel. I was very impressed! The staff were helpful, the rooms were clean, we had paid for a partial ocean view and certainly had that. We arrived early in the day and were offered a room on several floors. We chose the 13th floor. We had an amazing view of the ocean from our balcony. The DVD hire was great too. Being so close to pretty much everything at Waikiki was fantastic. The only downside was the noise from the air-con system from the hotel next door. I would definitely stay there again.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

My family booked 2 rooms, on 2nd & 3rd floors with ocean views. I was disappointed upon arrival as the exterior isn't impressive, but the rooms are nicely renovated and the views unbeatable. Ocean across the road, shops & restaurants 5 mins walk. Was a pleasant stay en route from the main land after a hectic 5 week holiday. Will be happy to return.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Kerrville, Texas
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50 reviews
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Reviewed 17 October 2013 via mobile

This is a simple hotel. Nothing fancy but there was a nice view from our balcony (rm 402)-though I'm sure some of the other rooms aren't so lucky. It serves as an acceptable place to stay as the location is convenient (literally right across the street from the beach and within walking distance from all the shops and restaurants) Reasonable parking prices ($15/day) safely in the garage under the hotel. Free wifi.

Disadvantages: hardly any water pressure, (don't know if it is all the rooms or just ours) also there are lots of bums in the immediate surrounding areas.

Otherwise pretty good, I was pleased with it.

Stayed October 2013, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 17 October 2013

We recently stayed at the Waikiki Circle, the staff were very helpful and we enjoyed our time their extremely, we had a room that was ocean front and it was great.
It was nice to just walk across the road and have a swim and to be able to use the floats that were provided by the hotel.
the hotel was located conveniently to trolley stops, shops, restaurants.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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New Zealand
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Reviewed 15 October 2013

I stayed in a partial ocean view room and the view was still pretty good. It has a reasonable view of the beach. I would say approx 1/3 of the total view. Each floor has 8 rooms, with each floor being circular shaped. The very centre front room is the oceanfront room. The two either side are the ocean view rooms. They all have excellent views. Then there are two partial view rooms each side of the building with one city view room at the back. You are given the chance to upgrade upon arrival for a cheaper rate than if you book it initially, but that is only if there are spare rooms available. The decor was modern, the rooms small but fine for two people. Clean and serviced daily. Beach towels are provided and you can return the used ones and ask for clean ones as often as you want. The location was great, just walk across the road to a lovely part of Waikiki Beach. I will stay there again as it is well priced for its location.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Redondo Beach, CA
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Reviewed 13 October 2013 credit card Amex Cardmember Review

I have stayed at the Waikiki Circle before. Love this no frills hotel. Staff very friendly. I didn't spend a whole lot of time in the room because I wanted to explore the island but the time I did spend there was VERY enjoyable. Will definitely want to stay there again when I go back

Stayed September 2013, travelled solo
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 October 2013

We arrived at the hotel fairly early in the morning and were told there was a room ready if we wanted it now or we could wait until 3pm for normal check-in. Of course you accept the room that is ready after a 10 hour flight. DON'T! You are given a room on a low floor that they would normally not book out and, unless you ask, they don't offer to move you to a better room. We were on the third floor and there was a lot of building works next door. There is also lots of kitchen noise from an alley between the buildings. We stayed there for three days before a cruise and on our departure, we asked for a better, higher room on our return. Our second room was on the Diamond Head side of the building on the 14th floor and had the best views though as mentioned by others the rooms are small. The hotel would be better to put in one Queen or King bed rather than the two doubles. That being said, we give enough praise to the reception staff, particularly John, who were pleasant, obliging and nothing was a trouble to them. They are a credit to the hotel. Of course the location is the absolute best and we would certainly go there again.

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  • Stayed September 2013, travelled as a couple
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Property: Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel
Address: 2464 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3262
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Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Amenities:
Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#22 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#32 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#40 Family Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Aston Waikiki Circle Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 104
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Waikiki's best value - directly across from Waikiki Beach. This whimsical ocean-themed hotel's distinctive circular shape offers panoramic views and great rates surrounded by shopping, dining and ocean activities. All rooms have private lanais, most with an ocean view. Playful ambiance, beach proximity and affordability make this hotel a much sought-after jewel in Waikiki. ... more   less 
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