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Ocean View Hotel Room
City View Hotel Room
City View Studio with Kitchenette
Sundeck Studio Deluxe Kitchenette
Studios across from Kapiolani Beach Park
Near Diamond Beach
On the Diamond Head end of Waikiki, the Castle Waikiki Grand Hotel is a half-block from the ocean, 4.5 miles from downtown Honolulu, and across the street from Kapiolani Park and the Honolulu Zoo.
Rooftop deck with view
A 10th-floor sundeck provides scenic views of Diamond Head, Kapiolani Park, and Waikiki Beach. An outdoor pool is on site, and guests are steps away from ocean swimming, restaurants, entertainment and shops.
All 50 individually owned, smoke-free, vacation-rental studios at the ten-story Waikiki Grand Hotel are equipped with microwaves, coffeemakers, and refrigerators. Some units include kitchenettes.
Renovations & Closures
- This property is undergoing renovations from 1 April 2013 to 1 October 2014 (completion date subject to change).Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.
The 180-unit structure was built in 1963, and two elevators lead to a modern, L-shaped rooftop sundeck with views of Diamond Head, Kapiolani Park, and Waikiki Beach. An outdoor pool is also located on site.
Luggage carts are available to guests. Coin-operated laundry facilities and a television are in the basement. The front desk staff assist with copying, faxing, and activities.
The Castle Waikiki Grand Hotel complex is adjacent to a fast-food restaurant, and an alternative bar on the second floor has an ATM machine, complimentary wireless Internet access, and a high-speed Internet computer (surcharge). The shops, restaurants, and entertainment of Waikiki are steps away.
- Parking garage
- Business services
- Security guard
- Total number of rooms - 50
- Tour assistance
- Laundry facilities
- Number of floors - 10
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Year Built 1963
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Front desk (limited hours)
- Designated smoking areas
- Free wired high-speed Internet
- Parking limited (surcharge)
- Luggage storage
- Business center
- Multilingual staff
- Swimming pool - outdoor
Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet
Self parking (surcharge), Parking garage, Parking limited (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Air conditioning
- Free local calls
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Cable TV service
- Clock radio
- Window opens
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Complimentary newspaper
Teddy's Bigger Burgers - Fast food. Open daily from 10 AM to 9 PM.
Hula's Bar and Lei Stand - Beach bar by day and popular hot spot at night. Caters to gay men. Located on second floor of the hotel with views of Queen's Surf Beach. Restaurant is open Thursday - Monday evenings, serving pub fare.
A spacious tenth-floor sundeck with lounge chairs wraps around the building and offers splendid views of the ocean, Diamond Head, and Waikiki. A gay bar on the second floor is open from late afternoon until early morning and offers complimentary wireless and fee-based high-speed Internet access.
Secluded from Waikiki traffic, the hotel is across from Kapiolani park, which has tennis courts, jogging paths, the Honolulu Zoo, and the Waikiki Aquarium. A half-block away, a stretch of Waikiki Beach has a breakwater, which creates calm swimming conditions. Waikiki Beach offers all other sand and surf activities. A 24-hour fitness center is three blocks away.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Boat launch nearby
- Motor boating nearby
- Rowing or canoeing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Tennis nearby
- Running track/path nearby
- Volleyball nearby
- Aerobics nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Swimming on site
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Self parking is available (surcharge) in the basement parking lot, which has a secure garage plus an upper open-air level. Advance reservations are required.
Guests may also park across the street at the park (not secure).
Check-out time is 11 AM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: MasterCard, Visa, American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Self parking fee: USD 17 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 20 per stay
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.