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Airport Honolulu Hotel
Airport Honolulu Hotel

3401 N Nimitz Hwy, Honolulu 96819

2.5 out of 5.0
3.6 out of 5 (1,663 reviews)

This Honolulu hotel is just a half-mile from Honolulu International Airport.

$169
per night
Ala Moana Hotel
Ala Moana Hotel

410 Atkinson Drive, Honolulu 96814

3.0 out of 5.0

Adjacent to the expansive Ala Moana Center shopping mall, this 2-tower hotel is across the street from the Hawaii Conventio …

$159
per night
Waikiki Resort Hotel
Waikiki Resort Hotel

2460 Koa Avenue, Honolulu 96815

3.5 out of 5.0

One block away from the world famous Waikiki beach with calm ocean waters and endless water activities, this island-style …

$138
per night
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

412 Lewers Street, Honolulu 96815

3.5 out of 5.0

An authentic Waikiki adventure awaits guests at this vibrant hotel located in the heart of Waikiki. Handcrafted design …

$150
per night
The Modern Honolulu
The Modern Honolulu

1775 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu 96815

4.5 out of 5.0

The Modern Honolulu sits on Ala Wai Harbor, 3 miles (4.8 km) from downtown and a mile (1.6 km) from Waikiki Beach. Pearl …

$269
per night
Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach
Hyatt Centric Waikiki Beach

2255 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu 96815

3.5 out of 5.0

Located in Waikiki, this hotel is within a 15-minute walk of Royal Hawaiian Center and Honolulu Zoo. Waikiki Aquarium and Ala …

$229
per night
Maile Sky Court
Maile Sky Court

2058 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu 96815

2.5 out of 5.0

The golden sands and sparkling surf of Waikiki Beach are less than 3 blocks from this 44-story tower. The Royal Hawaiian …

$89
per night
Luana Waikiki Hotel & Suites
Luana Waikiki Hotel & Suites

2045 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu 96815

3.5 out of 5.0
4.1 out of 5 (1,721 reviews)

Overlooking serene Fort DeRussy Park, this contemporary Honolulu boutique hotel is a 10-minute walk from Waikiki Beach, and a …

$139
per night
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki
Ambassador Hotel Waikiki

2040 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu 96815

3.0 out of 5.0
3.4 out of 5 (3,177 reviews)

Located in Waikiki, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Hale Koa Luau, Ala Moana Center, and Honolulu Zoo. University of …

$79
per night
Aqua Palms Waikiki
Aqua Palms Waikiki

1850 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu 96815

2.5 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (2,574 reviews)

This 12-story nonsmoking hotel is a 10-minute walk from Waikiki Beach's wide stretch of sand and 1 block from Fort DeRussy; …

$105
per night

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Diamond Head - Visit this magnificent volcanic cone tuff up close and personal on your next trip to Honolulu. Hike the .8-mile trek to the summit for ocean views spanning from Koko Head to Wai'ana. At the top of the hike, there are also bunkers and a navigational lighthouse that was built in 1917.

Pearl Harbor WWII Valor in the Pacific National Monument - The Hawaiian portion of this three-state monument includes the USS Arizona Memorial, USS Utah Memorial, USS Oklahoma Memorial, and a few other sites on the island. During your next trip to Hawaii, take some time to learn about the past and pay your respects to those who risked their lives during World War II.

Hotels

When it comes to hotels in Honolulu, you’ll find that many of them are conveniently located within walking distance of the sea and sand on Waikiki Beach. Other attractions in the nearby vicinity include the Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, and the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Many Honolulu hotels also provide on-site swimming pools, oceanfront views, lounges, and business centers to suit all your needs and preferences during your stay.

Transportation

Reserving a rental car in Honolulu gives you the freedom to explore the entire island on your own terms. Keep in mind, rush hour traffic does occur on this island, as heavy backup often builds up on Interstates H-1 and H-2, along with Nimitz Highway.

Honolulu also provides public transportation, TheBus. It services areas, including Ala Moana, Ewa Beach, Waikiki Beach, Kalihi Kai, and various other destinations. Alternatively, some tourists choose to hop on the Waikiki Trolley, which has lines that operate in the popular parts of down, such as Diamond Head, Hilo Hattie, downtown, and the Kahala Mall.

Travel Basics

Waikiki is the tourist mecca of Honolulu. The white-sand beaches and picturesque surf are certainly worth all the hype, but don’t miss the other shorelines and attractions on this island. Hanauma Bay is a prime snorkeling spot, which sits in the crater of an inactive volcano, while Makapu?u Point State Wayside serves up sweeping views of the coast and whale sightings during the wintertime.

While Honolulu is considered a safe city, there are property crimes, especially ones directed toward vehicles. Because many thieves target cars, don’t leave your belongings in your car, even if it’s locked.

Weather

Honolulu boasts year-round warm temperatures and a tropical climate. July is most often the warmest time of year and January the coolest. On average though, temperatures generally don’t reach much higher than 90 F and don’t drop lower than 65 F, making it comfortable to visit at any time. As for rainfall, Honolulu doesn’t have a set wet and dry season, but the destination usually sees heavier rainstorms during the wintertime.

From the pleasant temperatures to the inviting beaches, it’s no wonder this tropical destinations is a popular travel spot. When the sandy shores and rolling waves start calling your name, turn to Expedia.com for cheap hotel deals in Honolulu. You can also find a selection of budget-friendly car rentals and flights to Honolulu to further round out your travel arrangements. Book your trip today for access to the sea, sand, and sunshine.