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Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club

100 Holomoana Street | Honolulu, HI 96815 [See Map]
#16 in Best Honolulu - Oahu Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Moderate Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 1149 reviews
Property Type Hotel with 541 rooms, 28 floors
Primary View(s) Ocean
Style Modern
Best For Business travelers, Couples, Solo travelers

U.S. News Review

The Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki earns praise from visitors for its impeccably attentive service staff and stylish lobby complete with a glass elevator, a baby grand piano and loads of Italian marble and English slate. So you'd think that, with the ritzy entrance and the Waikiki Yacht Club across the street, the Hawaii Prince would be a bit more up-to-date, right? Well, the hotel's working on getting there. Many recent guests report seeing signs of refurbishment underway, which may cause disruption. Visit now, however, and you'll find guest rooms to be spacious and comfortable (albeit unexciting, according to visitors) with large windows, minifridges and Wi-Fi access. Perhaps the hotel's best quality is convenient locale; the popular Ala Moana Center and the Ala Moana Park are about a 10-minute walk away. The Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki also receives praise for its attentive staff, its on-site facilities (which include a day spa and a pool) and its expansive golf course, which boasts 27 scenic holes.

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Critic Reviews

Honolulu Star Advertiser

“Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki may be renowned for many things — having its own 27-hole golf course, for example — but one of the best is its unparalleled all-you-can-eat seafood buffet. ... Its third-story restaurant Prince Court is its own particular heaven for buffet lovers, with full-scale, endless offerings for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The crown jewel of Prince Court’s restaurant service is the seafood buffet, featuring a dazzlingly diverse array of dishes for the grazing.”

Frommer's

“This hotel is on the quiet side of Waikiki. There’s no beach in front, but it's about a 10-minute walk to Ala Moana Beach Park, a more local and less-busy beach than Waikiki.”
Award: Frommer's Recommended

HawaiiGolf.com

“While the first tee of the Arnold Palmer- and Ed Seay-designed Hawaii Prince Golf Club in Ewa Beach requires a shuttle of at least 20 minutes from the hotel, it's all worth it. Consider that Waikiki Beach, the marinas, shopping and restaurants of Honolulu sit right outside the doors of this two-tower, resort hotel.”

Oyster.com

“The hotel is next door to the 76-acre Ala Moana Beach Park (and its half-mile beach), two minutes from the convention center, and a 15-minute walk from the heart of Waikiki. It's an excellent choice for business travelers as well as golfers, who will likely enjoy the hotel's golf course and academy.”

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 1149 guests have reviewed the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki and Golf Club, giving it a rating of 4.0, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.0 (based on 1149 reviews)

Guest Reviews: Read most recent guest reviews

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Dining
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

The oceanfront Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki offers views of the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, but no direct beach access. There is much to do on-site; the hotel's five-story base is filled with shops, restaurants and meeting venues. For outdoor activities, both Waikiki Beach and Ala Moana Beach Park are a short walk west of the hotel.

  • Ala Moana Shopping Center and Hawaii Convention Center within walking distance
  • Complimentary shuttle service to Waikiki shops and golf club
  • Honolulu International Airport around 7 miles northwest

  • 24-hour valet parking ($28)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($22)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Guest Rooms

All guest rooms at the Hawaii Prince Hotel feature floor-to-ceiling windows with oceanfront views of the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor and Ala Moana Beach. Guest rooms showcase modern island decor with Hawaiian kappa-patterned carpeting, local artwork and updated furnishings. Amenities include flat-screen TVs and entertainment systems, robes, coffee makers and a separate shower and tub. Members of the Prince Preferred loyalty program may choose to upgrade to the Ilima Club Floor for extra perks, including free Wi-Fi, daily newspapers and breakfast and snacks in the Ilima Club Lounge.

  • Wired and wireless Internet is $12 per day
  • No resort fee
  • Turndown service upon request

Standard room size:

414 square feet
  • Internet (with fee)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Dining

Named one of Hawaii’s Best Restaurants by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser for its sumptuous seafood buffet, Prince Court serves breakfast, lunch and dinner using fresh island products from the land and sea. Hakone dishes out authentic Japanese cuisine and a wide variety of sushi. The contemporary Reef Lounge offers island-style pupus (appetizers) and cocktails, while the Marina Front Cafe is the place to pick up grab-and-go coffee, pastries, sandwiches and salads or Hawaiian-made gift items like macadamia nuts. The Promenade Pool Deck features American favorites like burgers and fries.

  • Room service 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Kids menu available
  • Bird of Paradise Restaurant located at golf club

Number of restaurants:

5

Cuisine types:

Buffet, Asian, American
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The Hawaii Prince Hotel offers a small outdoor pool and whirlpool. The 3-foot-deep pool is not suitable for lap swimming.

  • Poolside food and beverage service available daily from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.
  • Complimentary towel service

Number of pools:

1

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The Yamano Day Spa, located in the lobby of Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki, combines the latest Japanese techniques with modern salon aesthetics to create relaxation and beauty treatments. Spa menu options include facials, massages, reflexology and more. Salon services include hair care, manicures and pedicures. The spa also offers specialized services, including men’s facials.

  • Hotel guests receive specially priced packages
  • Couples treatments available
  • Wedding services available

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The Hawaii Prince Hotel does not offer a kids club, but it does offer "Kids Eat Free" and "Kids Golf Free" packages for vacationing families, as well as cribs and high chairs.

  • Children's menu available
  • Ala Moana Beach Park nearby with beach, picnic area and concessions
  • Expedia Activity Desk in lobby can arrange island excursions

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The fitness center at the Hawaii Prince Hotel is located in the Diamond Head Tower and features both cardio and weight-training equipment, as well as locker rooms with showers. Although the hotel does have a small outdoor swimming pool and whirlpool, there is no direct beach access. The golf club and tennis facilities are not on-site, but the hotel does provide a complimentary shuttle service.

  • Golf and tennis lessons offered (additional fee)
  • No fitness classes

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Located within walking distance of the Hawaii Convention Center, the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki offers eight function areas, including the Mauna Kea Ballroom, a boardroom, flexible meeting rooms, private dining rooms and outdoor venues. The hotel does not have a business center, but does offer a pay-as-you-go Internet kiosk for computer usage and printing.

  • Audiovisual equipment available
  • Activity planning and coordination including golf and tennis tournaments
  • Can accommodate up to 560 guests

Number of meeting rooms:

8
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Golf

The Hawaii Prince Golf Club, designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, is located on 270 acres on Oahu's sunny Ewa Plain with views of the Waianae Mountains. The course features 27 holes with three interchangeable nines to create a variety of playing conditions for all skill levels. Golf Pro Brian Mogg and a staff of experienced professionals are available for lessons for players at any skill level.

  • Complimentary shuttle from hotel to golf club
  • Bird of Paradise restaurant at golf club
  • 18-hole rounds $82 to $97 ($57 twilight)

  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddy service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

The most popular wedding venues at the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki for ceremonies are the Wedding Gazebo, Tower Garden and the Promenade Terrace, all of which are outdoor venues. For wedding receptions, the hotel offers the Mauna Kea Ballroom, which can accommodate 900 guests. Smaller venues can accommodate smaller events.

  • Spa wedding services on-site
  • Wedding and honeymoon packages available

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

900
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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100 Holomoana Street | Honolulu, HI 96815 [See Full Map]