The Equus

3.5 star property
3.5-star Honolulu hotel in Waikiki, walk to Ala Moana Center

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The Equus

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City view
Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, City View | Premium bedding, pillowtop beds, in-room safe, iron/ironing board
Property entrance
Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View | Room amenity

Overview of The Equus

8.2 out of 10 Very Good
8.2/10 Very Good

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Air conditioning
  • Parking available
  • Business services
1696 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI, 96815

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationAla Moana Center7 min walk
  • Popular LocationWaikiki Beach Walk17 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Hawaiian Center20 min walk
  • AirportHonolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.)19 min drive

Room options

Classic Room, 2 Double Beds, City View

  • 383 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Classic Room, 1 King Bed, City View

  • 326 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View

  • 395 sq ft
  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Executive Room, 1 King Bed, City View

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Deluxe Room, 2 Double Beds, City View

  • City view
  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Double Beds

Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed, City View

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

Executive Suite, 1 Bedroom, Kitchenette

  • City view
  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 King Bed

About this area


The Equus is located in Waikiki, a neighborhood in Honolulu, and is in a shopping district and near the beach. Ala Moana Center and Royal Hawaiian Center are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Ala Moana Beach Park and Fort DeRussy Beach Park. Don't miss out on a visit to Honolulu Zoo. Looking to get your feet wet? Snorkeling, sailing and surfing/body boarding adventures can be found near the property.

What's nearby

  • Ala Moana Center - 7 min walk
  • Duke Kahanamoku Beach - 9 min walk
  • Magic Island - 10 min walk
  • Waikiki Beach Walk - 17 min walk
  • Royal Hawaiian Center - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL) - 19 min drive


  • Goofy Cafe & Dine - 4 min walk
  • McDonald's - 2 min walk
  • Dave's Ice Cream At The Ilikai - 5 min walk
  • Hilton - 7 min walk
  • Harbor Pub & Pizza - 3 min walk

About this property

The Equus

3.5-star hotel near Ala Moana Center
Located close to Hawaii Convention Center and Ala Moana Beach Park, The Equus provides a poolside bar, a terrace, and a coffee shop/cafe. Active travelers can enjoy cycling at this hotel. The onsite coffee shop, The Paniolo Bar & Cafe, features pool views and brunch. Guests can also expect to find a bar and a 24-hour business center.
You'll also enjoy the following perks during your stay:
  • An outdoor pool with free cabanas and sun loungers
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge), bike rentals, and self parking (surcharge)
  • A porter/bellhop, evening entertainment, and an elevator
  • Outdoor furniture, beach towels, and a 24-hour front desk
Room features
All 47 rooms feature comforts such as premium bedding and air conditioning, in addition to thoughtful touches like separate sitting areas and safes.
Other conveniences in all rooms include:
  • Bathrooms with eco-friendly toiletries and showers
  • 42-inch LCD TVs with premium channels
  • Separate sitting areas, LED light bulbs, and mini fridges



Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Parking and transportation

  • Offsite parking within 0.1 miles (USD 20 per day)
  • Street parking available
  • Covered self parking on site (USD 35.39 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Limited onsite parking

Food and drink

  • Daily continental breakfast available for a fee: USD 2–10 per person
  • A bar/lounge
  • A coffee shop/cafe
  • A poolside bar
  • A restaurant

Restaurants on site

  • The Paniolo Bar & Cafe

Things to do

  • Bicycle rentals
  • Evening entertainment
  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool


  • 24-hour front desk
  • ATM
  • Safe at front desk
  • Water dispenser

Guest services

  • Concierge services
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Weekly housekeeping

Business services

  • 24-hour business center
  • Computer station


  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Free pool cabanas
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Pool loungers
  • Terrace


  • Elevator


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Pillowtop mattress
  • Premium bedding


  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Private bathroom
  • Shampoo
  • Shower only
  • Soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels


  • iPod dock
  • LCD TV with premium cable channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-fridge


  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Air conditioning
  • Eco-friendly toiletries
  • Iron/ironing board
  • LED lighting
  • Safe
  • Separate sitting area

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