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The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

2863 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815
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  • 83%
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    This is the view from our room - an empty private beach in Honolulu! Hidden gem filled mostly with Japanese tourists. Panoramic view rooms without breaking the wallet. A secret I should keep ;-)

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  • The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

    Sitting on the quiet end of Waikiki and right on the sand, the boutique Kaimana has a distinctive Island ambiance. The hotel doesn’t have a pool, but the beach offers good swimming and snorkeling, plus a lifeguard. The Kaimana’s relaxed lobby leads to one of Honolulu’s favorite restaurants, Hau Tree Lanai—I think dinner’s overpriced and underwhelming, but would definitely recommend breakfast. Unfortunately, the guest rooms are generally small and boringly decorated, and they surround a very outdated open-air atrium. If you can afford an oceanfront room, however (and especially an oceanfront corner room), the views are absolutely unbelievable. One caveat about The Kaimana is its distance from central Waikiki, which is at least a 10-minute walk away. The beach-park pathway is very pleasant by day but sketchy at night. Use a taxi after dark to go back and forth. I give it 4 stars because I love the location and Island-style boutique atmosphere.

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  • The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
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    I just love this location and have had about a dozen stays here during 4 years. I have had mostly great experiences, but will never make a reservation by Internet again. The Internet reservation had me thinking I reserved a totally different room than what I actually got. I highly suggest calling toll free before the office closes, and making reservations directly with the human who answers.
    The beach is one of Hawaiis best. The park across the street offers peace, exercise and recreation. Beware of the $23 parking fee!!!

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  • The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel

    This beach hotel opposite Kapiolani Park beckons you with an airy, spacious lobby that carries through to the shoreline. They are known for their wonderful beachside restaurant, the Hau Tree Lanai as well as the Miyako Japanese restaurant. And their Sunset Lanai Lounge is a great place to end the day. The moderate, lower floor room was small but comfortable with a great queen size bed and a lanai, but the view of Kapiolani Park and the parking lot was very underwhelming. There was a flatscreen, complimentary WiFi and internet. No pool, but you’re right on the beach. It’s located closer to Diamond Head with the zoo and Waikiki Aquarium nearby, but the action in Waikiki is about a 15 minute walk away without a car. Something to consider if you’re making that journey at later hours in the night. It’s not well-lit, walking across from the park.

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Description

The New Otani Kaimana is located right on the sands of Waikiki. The Waikiki Aquarium, Kapiolani Park, The Honolulu Zoo, and Diamond Head Crater are also all nearby.

Features.
Dining options at New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel include the popular al fresco Hau Tree Lanai restaurant and bar/lounge. Room service is available during limited hours. Spa amenities include massage/treatment rooms, beauty services, and a hair salon. This 3.0 star property also offers small meeting rooms, audio visual equipment, business services, event space consisting of banquet facilities, a ballroom, and exhibit space. Wedding services and tour assistance are available. Additional property amenities include a concierge desk, multilingual staff, and gift shops/newsstands. This is a smoke-free property.

Guestrooms.
There are 125 guestrooms at New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel. Guestrooms are all accessible via exterior corridors and have balconies, air conditioning, refrigerators, coffee/tea makers, complimentary

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wireless and wired high speed Internet access, phones, voice mail, fax machines, flat-panel televisions with premium cable channels and pay movies, blackout drapes/curtains, electronic/magnetic keys, irons/ironing boards, and clock radios. Bathrooms feature shower/tub combinations, designer toiletries, and hair dryers. Housekeeping is provided and guests may request wake-up calls. Cribs (infant beds) and rollaway beds are available on request. Guestrooms are all non-smoking.



Notifications and Fees:

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check in, or check out.

  • Valet parking: US$ 24 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Rollaway bed: US$ 50 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

OverviewEdit

4.0 out of 5
5 members' reviews
235 people visited The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
Good! - 79% of guests recommend
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    +1-888-271-2681

Amenities:

  • Business Center
  • Fitness Center
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free Hi Speed Internet
  • Data Ports
  • TV In Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Air Conditioning
  • Voicemail
  • Electronic Room Keys
  • In-House Bar
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Clothing Iron
  • In-House Dining
  • Wake Up Service
  • Safe
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Children Allowed
  • Valet Parking
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

Reviews Summary

Good!626 reviews across the web.

  • Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
  • Guests say this is a good club hotel.
  • Beach
    Beach sports facilities are great, according to 100%.
  • Location
    97% appreciated the closeness to the beach.
  • Service
    89% found the staff to be very friendly.
  • Ambiance
    84% were fond of the entertainment options.
  • Hotel
    80% thought it was clean.
  • Restaurant
    79% found the breakfast to be wonderful.

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