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City View Hotel Room

City View Studio with Kitchenette

Ocean View Hotel Room

Sundeck Studio Deluxe Kitchenette

Ocean View Studio with 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.

High-speed Internet

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.

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 Overview

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
  • ATM/banking
  • Tour assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Elevator/lift
  • Number of floors - 10
  • Year Built 1963
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Designated smoking areas
  • Free wired high-speed Internet
  • Business center
  • Luggage storage
  • Parking limited (surcharge)
  • Multilingual staff
  • Parking nearby
  • Restaurant
  • Swimming pool - outdoor
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Available in some public areas: Free wired high-speed Internet


Self parking (surcharge), Parking garage, Parking limited (surcharge), Parking nearby

The Room
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • Free local calls
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Cable TV service
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Complimentary newspaper

The Eats

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.

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Out and About

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.

  • Golf - driving range nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Boat launch nearby
  • Motor boating nearby
  • Running track/path nearby
  • Tennis nearby
  • Volleyball nearby
  • Aerobics nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Swimming on site
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Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM


Check-out time is 11 AM


Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

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.

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  • This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.

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