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Diamond Head

Located at the base of Diamond Head and the beautiful Pacific, this chic boutique hotel offers secluded luxury a half-mile from Honolulu's Waikiki Beach.

Living room comforts

Hawaiian hospitality and a one-of-a-kind experience await guests of the Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head. Step inside the lobby to Asian inspired décor and enjoy people-watching or entertainment with lobby board games and Nintendo Wii.

Super-stylish digs

Swanky, guestrooms offer balconies with views of Diamond Head. Accommodations also feature platform beds topped with pillowtop mattresses and Egyptian-cotton sheets. Guests can enjoy Starbucks coffee and Verismo coffeemakers.

Renovations & Closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head is a quarter-mile from Diamond Head and a half-mile from Waikiki Beach.

Comprising 51 rooms in a 12-floor tower, this hotel features Asian decor and Hawaiian hospitality. The hotel's lobby (Living Room) is its own scene, with plush seating, board and video games, and people-watching. Beach chairs, beach towels and MP3 players are available to guests spending some time on the sand. Wireless Internet (included in the resort fee) is available throughout the property. The hotel also offers business services and banquet facilities.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 12 
  • One meeting room 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 51 
  • Wedding services 
  • Year Built 1961 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • DVD player  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Rollaway/extra beds available  

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • DVD player 
  • Espresso maker 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Hair dryer 
  • In-room safe 
  • iPod docking station 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Minibar 
  • Pay movies 
  • Phone 
  • Pillowtop mattress 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Rollaway/extra beds available 
  • Shower only 
  • Turndown service 
  • Video-game console 

Where to Eat

Guests enjoy several dining options within walking distance of the hotel and are able to sign to their rooms for breakfast, lunch, and dinner at Hau Tree Lanai restaurant and Miyako Japanese restaurant found on the New Otani Kaimana Beach. Michel's at the Colony Surf is also nearby, offering French cuisine.

Lotus Honolulu at Diamond Head does not provide room service. However, guests can order "Room Service in Paradise," which delivers lunch and dinner from more than 50 area restaurants. Additionally, complimentary coffee and tea is served daily in the lobby.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests of this Honolulu property can borrow beach cruiser bikes, for rides around the park and for picnic excursions, or beach chairs and towels to relax on the beach. Also, Yoga sessions four times a week are free of charge.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 
  • Roll-in shower 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children under 17 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.


Pets allowed, Only dogs are allowed, Maximum number of pets per room 1, Pet maximum weight in lb is 20

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card 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.


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Beach loungers
  • Beach towels
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Shuttle service
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • In-room coffee
  • In-room bottled water
  • Valet parking
  • Lending library access
  • Additional inclusions
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per night
  • Pet deposit: USD 100 per stay
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property allows pets in specific rooms only and has other pet restrictions (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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