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Top Oahu Historic Hotels

Oversized Condo Inside Beach Tower With Beach Access During Statewide Closure
5/5Exceptional! (85 reviews)
As perfect as the picture

"Diana verified our arrival time to arrange for someone to meet us and show us the resort. That was a great help. Ron, who also is an owner of a condo met us and showed us our parking space and took us upstairs to our condo. He even took us to see the amenities of the property, which were updated ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Oversized Condo Inside Beach Tower With Beach Access During Statewide Closure
Book Now &pay Later 100% Flexible &reschedule, No Penalties. Waikiki Oceanview
5/5Exceptional! (72 reviews)
Great location, comfortable condo

"This was a great base for our first visit to Oahu. We didn't rent a car and we didn't need to. The area is very walkable and easy to navigate. We loved the beautiful view from the balcony. Yoshi is a wonderful property manager and easy to reach if needed. She left clear instructions on how to access ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 5, 2020

Book Now &pay Later 100% Flexible &reschedule, No Penalties. Waikiki Oceanview
14th Floor Penthouse On Hawaii's Gold Coast At The Diamond Head Beach Hotel
4.7/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Perfect location!

"The room was exactly what we were hoping for and exceeded our expectations!"…"

Reviewed on Mar 6, 2020

14th Floor Penthouse On Hawaii's Gold Coast At The Diamond Head Beach Hotel
Ocean Front Balcony, 2 Bedrooms, Full Kitchen
4.7/5Exceptional! (21 reviews)
Family Christmas

"Perfect location! Walk into Waikiki for all the action and enjoy unobstructed views of surfers and sunsets. My sons even watched the Friday night firework from the comfort of their beds. We were happy we booked the parking too. Never had to worry about finding a parking spot after our days exploring ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 9, 2020

Ocean Front Balcony, 2 Bedrooms, Full Kitchen
Hawaiian Dream - 8th Floor Ocean View w/ Full Kitchen
4.5/5Wonderful! (11 reviews)
Great Trip

"Great place we had an awesome time. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Dec 20, 2019

Hawaiian Dream - 8th Floor Ocean View w/ Full Kitchen
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
5 out of 5
2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
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4.3/5Excellent! (998 reviews)

"We got here during the coronavirus. The hotel is magical, the staff is awesome well informed and adjusted to the new rules. We had a great time during this scary time..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 28, 2020

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki
High Floor - Ocean View Queen Bed Studio With Kitchenette, Very Quiet Building
4.3/5Excellent! (15 reviews)
Sunsets

"Great location for sunsets"…"

Reviewed on Apr 12, 2020

High Floor - Ocean View Queen Bed Studio With Kitchenette, Very Quiet Building
Comfortable Spacious and Modern - Plus Just 1min to Beach With Diamond Head View
The price is $128 per night
4.3/5Excellent! (16 reviews)
Location makes up for some shortfalls

"This property could use a little maintenance. Same as mentioned in a previous review. Loose kitchen facet, hinges on glass doors need repair - wasn’t as clean as expected. Used my umbrella as a diffuser facing the air conditioner. We are not overly fussy people, and made do. The people, overall facility, ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 4, 2020

Comfortable Spacious and Modern - Plus Just 1min to Beach With Diamond Head View
Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
3.5 out of 5
1777 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, HI
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,000 reviews)

"Remodeled beautiful room, with an amazing view. Full kitchen was a plus too."…"

Reviewed on Mar 26, 2020

Ilikai Hotel & Luxury Suites
Hilton Waikiki Beach
4 out of 5
2500 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, HI
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4.2/5Excellent! (1,602 reviews)
The spot

"The staff was super friendly Clean great location and pricing"…"

Reviewed on Mar 18, 2020

Hilton Waikiki Beach
Communal Pool & Deck, Just 1.5 Mins From Beach Plus Wifi & Beach Gear Included!
4.2/5Excellent! (9 reviews)
Cozy room

"Great location, quiet room, very accommodating staff."…"

Reviewed on Oct 9, 2019

Communal Pool & Deck, Just 1.5 Mins From Beach Plus Wifi & Beach Gear Included!
Spacious 7th Floor Queen Suite w/ Kitchenette
The price is $128 per night
4.2/5Excellent! (23 reviews)
Reviee

"Some pictures a little deceiving could have had more outlets lots of power strips always prompt when we needed something. Overall good stay"…"

Reviewed on Mar 14, 2020

Spacious 7th Floor Queen Suite w/ Kitchenette
New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
3.5 out of 5
2863 Kalakaua Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is $168 per night
4.2/5Very Good! (999 reviews)
Top Class location with average service

"The Positives: The location at the end of the Reserve is perfect, away from the busy & noisy Waikiki CBD. Fantastic beach and sunset view from our front balcony room. The negatives: uninspiring and unwelcoming guest service by the Reception Staff. Reaction time to a few of our requests was good. ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
4.5 out of 5
2365 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI
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4.1/5Very Good! (1,675 reviews)

"Pillows is so comfortable and every day the room keeps clean. If the dissatisfaction would be raised, the room space was a little bit small for 4 persons."…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach
OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger
3 out of 5
150 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI
Free Cancellation
The price is $149 per night
4/5Very Good! (1,584 reviews)

"Property has an ideal location.Close to beach ,shopping,food.The view of the Ocean and city is great.All of the staff were helpful and very friendly.The cleaning staff were also super.It had security,the pool was great.We have stayed there 3 times so far.We had a fridge in our room ,a microwave would ..."…"

Reviewed on Mar 27, 2020

OHANA Waikiki East by Outrigger
Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
3.5 out of 5
120 Kaiulani Ave, Honolulu, HI
The price is $159 per night
3.9/5Good! (1,360 reviews)

"Everyone makes you feel welcomed, keep up the good work."…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Sheraton Princess Kaiulani
High Floor - 1 min to Beach , Ocean View, Kitchen
3.8/5Good! (5 reviews)
Great location, not too fancy

"Great location, close to Waikiki beach and shopping. The room was on the 31st floor with a good view of the ocean and surroundings. It was nice but nothing real fancy. Parking on site was pricey but our property check in person said to park at the Waikiki Banyan a few blocks down the street for $80 ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec 18, 2019

High Floor - 1 min to Beach , Ocean View, Kitchen
Ocean Views From Two Balcony Queen Suite / 1/2 Block to Waikiki Beach,
The price is $128 per night
3.7/5Good! (33 reviews)
Waikiki Grand is good

"Property in great location very close to beach. Nice view of diamond head and ocean. Easy to get free parking on street. You can easily walk to many restraunts and shopping. Only issue we had was Ac could not keep up and was hot in room , outside temp was probably 87 to 89 degrees every day. Also ..."…"

Reviewed on Nov 28, 2019

Ocean Views From Two Balcony Queen Suite / 1/2 Block to Waikiki Beach,
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About Oahu Historic Hotels

Traveling can be more than just putting a pin in a place on your map, it can also be about taking in the history and culture of an area. One of the best ways to get a feel for the culture of a new place is to learn about its past. Visiting landmarks or museums is a fine kick-off, but staying in a Oahu historic hotel can take you back in time. Get ready to pack your duffel (no need for a time machine) as your Oahu vintage hotel awaits.

If These Walls Could Talk

A visit to one of these Oahu traditional hotels can transport you to a past period right from the start. From classical architecture to some of the oldest hotels in Oahu infused with a rich past, these surroundings will make you may begin to wonder if you have stepped into a history book. Luckily, you aren't required to live like the hotel's past occupants. Although these hotels are vintage, they have most modern amenities to help you keep in touch or relax during your stay. You will find your room outfitted with a comfortable bed and just about everything else you might want for a marvelous getaway.

Once you've checked out the hotel's grounds, you can continue to take in this culturally-rich region by exploring the well-known landmarks and art museums. Of course, all this hopping through history will work up an appetite. Feel free to read Expedia's 9524 guest reviews for tips from other travelers to help make your Oahu visit great. You can also ask your hotels' front desk staff to recommend where some of the area's favorite places to grab a drink or breakfast in Oahu are.

Reserve a Oahu Historic Hotel Today

If you are looking to get the most from your Oahu visit, staying in one of these vintage hotels will elevate your experience in this renowned region. Having 3179 of these one-of-a-kind hotels to select from. Rates on these Oahu historic hotels range from $128 to . You're certain to discover one that you'll love. But, just like the historical locations you're exploring, these deals won't last indefinitely. Book soon to get a place in one of these distinctive properties.

Frequently asked questions

What should I expect on my historical trip to Oahu?
A trip to the prominent temples in Oahu is a draw to those who want to learn about local history. While you’re here, you might want to visit the bustling port and array of shops. You can also take some time enjoying the scenic seaside.
What's the best place to stay in Oahu that's close to historical sites?
Based on our travel expertise, Sheraton Princess Kaiulani is a top 3.5-star hotel for history buffs booking on Expedia, and it features 2 restaurants and an outdoor pool. Duke Kahanamoku Statue is a short walk away. If you’re interested in local history, another choice for your visit is Hilton Waikiki Beach.
How many historically relevant hotels are there in Oahu?
In Oahu, there are 3246 hotels and other accommodations bookable on Expedia, including 127 historic hotels or hotels close to historic sites.
What are the most important historical places and other sights in Oahu?
Oahu is notable for its Chinatown district and temples, and landmarks include USS Arizona Memorial, USS Missouri Memorial, and Aloha Tower. Cultural venues include Polynesian Cultural Center, Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, and Hawaii Theater. Other popular sights include Ala Moana Center and Hickam Air Force Base.
What is the difference between a historic hotel and a heritage hotel?
“Heritage hotel” is a term often used in Asia and Europe, while “historic hotel” is a term often used in the U.S. overall though the terms are similar. The architecture and actual building of historic hotels are generally the most important aspect. For a heritage hotel, mainly, it’s cultural value along with how it shaped the community.
Do historic hotels in Oahu have modern facilities?
Hotel interiors feature the modern conveniences and safety features you expect to find, while every effort is made to preserve treasured traditions and historic facades. Smart TVs, WiFi, updated bathroom facilities, and the usual amenities found at a contemporary hotel will be available in a historic hotel. Rest assured that when you select a historic hotel in Oahu, you won’t find yourself staying at a place that is rundown or uncomfortable.

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