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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
5 out of 5
2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
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4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"We got here during the coronavirus. The hotel is magical, the staff is awesome well informed and adjusted to the new rules. We had a great time during this scary time..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
Hilton Waikiki Beach
4 out of 5
2500 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, HI
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,578 reviews)
The spot

"The staff was super friendly Clean great location and pricing"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hilton Waikiki Beach
Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
3.5 out of 5
1777 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Remodeled beautiful room, with an amazing view. Full kitchen was a plus too."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2863 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is ¥17,367 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
Top Class location with average service

"The Positives: The location at the end of the Reserve is perfect, away from the busy & noisy Waikiki CBD. Fantastic beach and sunset view from our front balcony room. The negatives: uninspiring and unwelcoming guest service by the Reception Staff. Reaction time to a few of our requests was good. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
4.5 out of 5
2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,675 reviews)

"Pillows is so comfortable and every day the room keeps clean. If the dissatisfaction would be raised, the room space was a little bit small for 4 persons."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger
3 out of 5
150 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is ¥14,118 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,571 reviews)

"Property has an ideal location.Close to beach ,shopping,food.The view of the Ocean and city is great.All of the staff were helpful and very friendly.The cleaning staff were also super.It had security,the pool was great.We have stayed there 3 times so far.We had a fridge in our room ,a microwave would ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
3.5 out of 5
120 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is ¥16,846 per night
3.9/5Good! (1,360 reviews)

"Everyone makes you feel welcomed, keep up the good work."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
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Frequently asked questions

What can a history buff expect from a stay in Honolulu?
A visit to the notable monuments in Honolulu will be a draw for the historian and history buff. While you’re here, you might want to visit the array of shops and bustling port. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic seaside.
What's the best accommodation in Honolulu that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki is a top 5-star historic resort bookable on Expedia and it offers 2 outdoor pools. Duke Kahanamoku Statue is a short 9-minute walk away. A couple of other options near historic sites include Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach and Sheraton Princess Kaiulani.
How many historical hotels are located in Honolulu?
In Honolulu, there are 2087 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 64 hotels designated as historic or close to historic sites.
What are the top historical sites and other places in Honolulu?
Honolulu is notable for its Chinatown district and monuments, and landmarks include Iolani Palace, Aloha Tower, and Hawaiian Mission Houses. Cultural venues include Hawaii Theater, Neal S. Blaisdell Center, and Bishop Museum. Other popular sights include Ala Moana Center and Honolulu Harbor.
What is a historic hotel like in Honolulu?
When you book a historic hotel, you’ll spend a night or two someplace that has a national historic designation. A palace, castle, stately home or even a lodge, pub, or skyscraper can be turned into a historic hotel as long as it’s of special interest. Traditional architecture and period features are often found within the guestrooms or public spaces of historic hotels in Honolulu, giving a real sense of character.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is more common in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. but overall the terms are quite similar. The architecture and actual building of a historic hotel tends to be the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, it’s often the cultural value and how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Honolulu have modern facilities?
Hotels have the safety features and modern conveniences you expect to find, but every effort is made to preserve the historic aspects and traditions. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found in a hotel will also be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Honolulu, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that’s uncomfortable or rundown.

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