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White Sands Hotel

431 Nohonani Street, Honolulu, HI 96815 US
View Map Reservations: +1-800-760-7718
3.5 Star Property Near Royal Hawaiian Center
Cleaning Policy: Industry leading cleaning and sanitizing protocols are used to clean guest rooms, with particular attention paid to high-touch items. The frequency of cleaning and sanitizing has been increased in all public spaces to at least once per hour with an emphasis on frequent contact surfaces. Our hotel uses cleaning products and protocols which meet EPA guidelines and are approved for use and effective against viruses, bacteria and other airborne and blood-borne pathogens.
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01/22/2022 - 01/23/2022
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Verified Reviews of White Sands Hotel

Below are the verified reviews from guests that we have booked recently:
"Comfy Cozy!"
Overall Score3.0/ 5
Our stay was short but the room was nice and comfortable. We lucked out and only had to pay for parking for one night. Renovation was going on but it was still functioning. Will definitely book again!
(Individual traveler, booked 1 room), from US flag
18-May-2019 Verified Review, stayed from Mon May 13 to Wed May 15 2019 at a $101.50 average nightly rate.

Summary of Verified Reviews

84
Very Good

Summary of 677 verified reviews

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Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good city hotel. Close to Waikiki. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Bar

91/100
38 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Service

90/100
215 reviews

"Friendly and professional service, with great reception but subpar housekeeping."

Vibe

85/100
72 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is ok. Good choice for a city trip.

Pool

82/100
74 reviews

"Good pool, acceptably clean."

Food

81/100
22 reviews

"Delicious food."

Location

81/100
157 reviews

"Great location." Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Pricey, inconvenient parking.

Room

65/100
219 reviews

"Relatively clean rooms, with average beds and A/C, but lacking maintenance." Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Lovely balconies, great views, well-stocked minibars and spacious rooms. Shower can be a problem. Kitchenette is acceptable.

Cleanliness

55/100
99 reviews

"Rooms and pool are acceptably clean." Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Bathroom needs cleaning.

Breakfast

50/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 82/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Bar is awesome. Great reception."

Bar

93/100
9 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Service

90/100
28 reviews

"Friendly service."

Pool

85/100
17 reviews

"Great pool."

Vibe

82/100
9 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Location

80/100
21 reviews

"Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

Room

69/100
31 reviews

"Average rooms with kitchenettes. Rooms are spacious with standard beds." Small bathrooms and poor room maintenance.

Comfort

65/100
23 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable." Big rooms, but small bathrooms.

Cleanliness

54/100
10 reviews

"Quite clean. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from families.

"Delicious food."

Service

90/100
29 reviews

"Friendly service."

Pool

84/100
10 reviews

"Great pool."

Vibe

80/100
12 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Location

80/100
24 reviews

"Great location near the beach, but subpar parking."

Food

79/100
6 reviews

"Delicious food."

Room

64/100
28 reviews

"Clean enough rooms, but furniture is poor."

Cleanliness

60/100
16 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Amenities

55/100
17 reviews

"Hotel buildings are substandard but amenities are OK."

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Great shopping. Friendly service."

Service

86/100
18 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

85/100
16 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Vibe

81/100
5 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Pool

80/100
6 reviews

"Great pool."

Beach

78/100
8 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Cleanliness

62/100
7 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

56/100
19 reviews

"Rooms are alright, but bathrooms are not great."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good city hotel. Close to Waikiki. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Bar

91/100
38 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Service

90/100
205 reviews

"Friendly and professional service, with great reception but subpar housekeeping."

Vibe

85/100
71 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Stylish hotel." Hotel could use some updating. Entrance area is ok.

Food

83/100
21 reviews

"Delicious food."

Pool

82/100
73 reviews

"Good pool, acceptably clean."

Location

80/100
146 reviews

"Great location." Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Pricey, inconvenient parking.

Room

65/100
209 reviews

"Decent beds, cleanliness, and kitchenettes." Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Large rooms with beautiful balconies and charming views. Poorly maintained rooms with average A/C. Shower can be a problem.

Cleanliness

55/100
94 reviews

"Rooms and pool are acceptably clean." Hotel facilities could use a good clean. Bathroom needs cleaning.

Breakfast

50/100
5 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Great reception. Good restaurants & bars in the area."

Bar

93/100
9 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Service

90/100
27 reviews

"Friendly service."

Pool

85/100
16 reviews

"Great pool."

Vibe

82/100
9 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Location

80/100
20 reviews

"Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." Shopping, restaurants and bars in the area are great.

Room

68/100
30 reviews

"Average rooms with standard beds. Big rooms, but small bathrooms."

Comfort

65/100
23 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable." Big rooms, but small bathrooms.

Cleanliness

54/100
9 reviews

"Quite clean. Hotel facilities could use a good clean."

Rated 80/100 based on reviews from families.

"Delicious food. Awesome vibe."

Service

90/100
26 reviews

"Friendly service."

Pool

84/100
10 reviews

"Great pool."

Vibe

80/100
12 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Food

80/100
5 reviews

"Delicious food."

Location

79/100
20 reviews

"Great location near the beach, but subpar parking."

Room

64/100
25 reviews

"Clean enough rooms, but furniture is poor."

Cleanliness

61/100
14 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Amenities

56/100
16 reviews

"Average hotel building."

Rated 69/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Great shopping. Friendly service."

Service

86/100
17 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

85/100
13 reviews

"Great location."

Vibe

81/100
5 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Pool

80/100
6 reviews

"Great pool."

Beach

78/100
6 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Cleanliness

62/100
7 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

56/100
18 reviews

"Rooms are alright, but bathrooms are not great."

Review Semantics by TrustYou

Property Description

With a stay at White Sands Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Honolulu, within a 10-minute walk of International Market Place and Royal Hawaiian Center. This hotel is 0.5 mi (0.9 km) from Waikiki Beach and 0.8 mi (1.3 km) from Honolulu Zoo.

Satisfy your appetite at Heyday, a restaurant which features a bar/lounge. Dining is also available at the coffee shop/café.

Make yourself at home in one of the 94 air-conditioned rooms featuring microwaves and flat-screen televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include phones, as well as safes and desks.

Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

International Market Place - 0.4 km / 0.3 mi
Royal Hawaiian Center - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Waikiki Beach - 0.5 km / 0.3 mi
Waikiki Beach Walk - 0.6 km / 0.4 mi
Duke Kahanamoku Statue - 0.7 km / 0.5 mi
Kuhio Beach Park - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Duke Kahanamoku Beach - 1 km / 0.6 mi
Fort DeRussy - 1.2 km / 0.8 mi
Honolulu Zoo - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Sans Souci Beach - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Ala Wai Golf Course - 1.5 km / 1 mi
Hawaii Convention Center - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Ala Wai Yacht Harbor - 1.9 km / 1.2 mi
Waikiki Shell - 2.1 km / 1.3 mi
Kaimana Beach - 2.2 km / 1.4 mi

The nearest airports are:
Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL) - 15 km / 9.3 mi
Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa) - 40.2 km / 25 mi

The preferred airport for White Sands Hotel is Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL).

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

Take advantage of recreation opportunities such as an outdoor pool or take in the view from a terrace and a garden. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access and a picnic area.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Beach towels
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 1957
  • Total number of rooms - 94
  • Number of floors - 3
  • Professional property host/manager
  • Luggage storage
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Smoke-free property
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Number of coffee shops/cafes - 1
  • Elevator
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Terrace
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Pool sun loungers

Airport & Shuttle Information

10 miles from Honolulu International airport.

Airport Shuttle? Sorry, no airport shuttle available.

Pet Friendly?

Service animals complying with ADA Title lll regulations are allowed.

Maximum number of pets per room 2

Service animals are allowed

Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions

Only dogs are allowed

Pets allowed

No Pets Permitted

Internet / WiFI

Free

Misc Fees / Policies

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Self parking fee: USD 35 per night (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 35 per pet, per night
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Early check-in is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Housekeeping fee: USD 25.00 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 30.00 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30.00 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 28.74 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Beach loungers
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

  • Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
  • The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
  • A car is not required for transportation to and from this property.
  • This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.
  • Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests.
  • Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas.
  • Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
  • This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA).
  • This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Cleaning Policies

Industry leading cleaning and sanitizing protocols are used to clean guest rooms, with particular attention paid to high-touch items. The frequency of cleaning and sanitizing has been increased in all public spaces to at least once per hour with an emphasis on frequent contact surfaces. Our hotel uses cleaning products and protocols which meet EPA guidelines and are approved for use and effective against viruses, bacteria and other airborne and blood-borne pathogens.

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Protective clothing is available to guests

Masks are available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is available

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch

Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner

Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly

Temperature checks are available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Cashless transactions are available

Masks are compulsory at the property

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA)

Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Essential workers only - NO

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Group vs. Individual Rates at White Sands Hotel

Rate fluctuations of White Sands Hotel

The graph above is trends of room rates for both group/meeting quotes and the lowest online individual prices we could find at the time the group bid was entered. The most competitive group or meeting displayed is 55.3% in the month of February 2021 and the highest average individual rate is $447 in the month of February 2021. This chart will show past seasonality and also project future months. If you are flexible with dates, you may want to consider staying at White Sands Hotel in a month when rates are lower.

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