The following is an editorial review of the Equus Hotel in Waikiki, at the bottom of this article you can post or read Equus Hotel Reviews by guests.
The Equus is a quaint, simple yet chic place to stay while in Hawaii. Its Polo inspired decors and themes roots from the owner’s fanaticism of the equestrian sports. While smaller compared to other hotels in the surrounding areas, The Equus boasts with small trinkets that horse sports enthusiasts will surely enjoy including: free polo tickets and discounted beachfront trail rides.
Besides the unique polo inspired decors and furniture, visitors will also enjoy the laid back lobby design which features a terrace that’s decorated with chairs and umbrellas. This 10 story, 67-room hotel is located along the busy streets of Ala Moana Boulevard which makes it the perfect hotel choice for those who are travelling for business and pleasure alike.
Visitors can choose between 7 guest rooms with varying features and amenities:
City View King – This guest room features one King sized pillow-top bed top of the line country chic furniture. Also comes with balcony with overlooking city view.
City View Double – This guest room can accommodate up to 4 persons. It features 2 double beds and country chic furniture. No Balcony.
Bamboo Queen – This guest house features tropical inspired bamboo furniture and queen sized bed with four posters. Also comes with a balcony with city overlooking view.
Deluxe Double – Features double beds with antique inspired furniture. This room can accommodate up to 4 persons. No balcony.
Deluxe King – Features a king sized pillow top bed and antique inspired furniture. Also comes with a balcony with city overlooking view.
Executive King – No Balcony but features extended room area with one top of the line King sized Pillow-top bed. Room is located on the highest floor and has a wet bar.
One Bedroom Suite – Ralph Lauren inspired two room suite which features: a separate living room with sleeper sofa, table ware for four guests and a king sized bed. Also has a subzero refrigerator and freezer. Recommended for family who are travelling together.
Although their service team is small, The Equus service staffs are friendly and efficient. All the rooms and common areas are always clean and spotless thanks to their hard working cleaning staff.
The hotel is located along a busy street. Its location is not far from the beach, shopping center and the convention center. The airport is about 15 minutes away. If you visit Hawaii for the beaches, this hotel is not far from Waikiki Beach and Ala Moana Beach Park (about 10 to 20 minutes away by foot).
Address: 1696 Ala Moana Boulevard, Honolulu, Hi 96815
They have a small outdoor pool and lounge area located near the front desk. Visitors cab lounge at the lounge area near the hotel lobby. They don’t have an in house restaurant but, they have partnered with restaurants around the area (ask the front desk for recommendations and possible discounts).
All rooms are equipped with: Air conditionesr, cable televisions, internet access (Wi-Fi) and refrigerators.