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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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12/02/2021 - 12/03/2021
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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
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Summary of 746 verified reviews

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Rated 84/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good city hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Pool

89/100
71 reviews

"Good pool, acceptably clean."

Service

89/100
224 reviews

"Professional, friendly service, good reception, and decent housekeeping."

Bar

88/100
28 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Vibe

84/100
77 reviews

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

Location

81/100
188 reviews

"Good location, close to public transport." Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach. Parking is rare. Standard parking prices.

Room

72/100
236 reviews

"Large rooms with great views and well stocked minibars." Decent beds, cleanliness, and kitchenettes. Older, poorly maintained rooms with poorly rated furniture, although views are nice. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem. Good air conditioning.

Cleanliness

68/100
101 reviews

"Rooms and pool are acceptably clean. Clean hotel facilities." Bathroom needs cleaning.

Comfort

64/100
112 reviews

"Spacious, somewhat comfortable rooms, with okay beds, but some complaints of noise." Nice A/C but small bathrooms.

Food

53/100
22 reviews

"Food is all right."

Breakfast

50/100
7 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Awesome terrace. Good restaurants & bars in the area."

Pool

90/100
14 reviews

"Great pool."

Bar

89/100
8 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Service

89/100
28 reviews

"Friendly service."

Vibe

81/100
8 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Location

78/100
23 reviews

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

Room

74/100
29 reviews

"Big rooms, but small bathrooms. Beds and kitchenettes are so-so."

Cleanliness

70/100
10 reviews

"Quite clean. Clean hotel facilities."

Comfort

67/100
21 reviews

"Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds." A bit too noisy and some complaints about the size of the bathrooms.

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from families.

"Professional service."

Service

89/100
31 reviews

"Friendly service and great reception."

Pool

88/100
13 reviews

"Great pool."

Location

80/100
35 reviews

"Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." Great shopping and the beach nearby.

Vibe

79/100
19 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

70/100
20 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

65/100
34 reviews

"Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard." Rooms in need of maintenance, with poorly rated bathrooms and furniture.

Comfort

60/100
16 reviews

"Noisy but acceptably comfortable rooms with okay beds."

Amenities

51/100
22 reviews

"Hotel buildings are substandard but amenities are OK." Elevator in need of updating.

Food

46/100
7 reviews

"Food could be better."

Rated 78/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Great shopping. Friendly service."

Pool

90/100
5 reviews

"Great pool."

Beach

88/100
7 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

88/100
16 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

86/100
15 reviews

"Excellent location close to the beach."

Vibe

80/100
5 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Cleanliness

73/100
7 reviews

"Clean."

Room

67/100
17 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

59/100
5 reviews

"Comfortable."

Rated 73/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great room."

Service

87/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Rated 79/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good city hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Pool

89/100
65 reviews

"Good pool, acceptably clean."

Service

89/100
202 reviews

"Professional, friendly service, good reception, and decent housekeeping."

Bar

88/100
28 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Vibe

86/100
69 reviews

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

Location

82/100
166 reviews

"Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." Great nearby restaurants, bars, and shopping right by beach.

Room

72/100
212 reviews

"Large rooms with great views and well stocked minibars." Decent beds, cleanliness, and kitchenettes. Older, poorly maintained rooms with poorly rated furniture, although views are nice. Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms. Shower can be a problem. Good air conditioning.

Cleanliness

68/100
91 reviews

"Rooms and pool are acceptably clean. Clean hotel facilities." Bathroom needs cleaning.

Comfort

63/100
99 reviews

"Spacious, somewhat comfortable rooms, with okay beds, but some complaints of noise." Nice A/C but small bathrooms.

Breakfast

56/100
6 reviews

"Breakfast is average."

Rated 76/100 based on reviews from couples.

"Awesome terrace. Good restaurants & bars in the area."

Pool

90/100
13 reviews

"Great pool."

Bar

89/100
8 reviews

"Bar is awesome."

Service

89/100
26 reviews

"Friendly service."

Vibe

81/100
7 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

73/100
27 reviews

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

Cleanliness

69/100
9 reviews

"Quite clean. Clean hotel facilities."

Comfort

66/100
20 reviews

"Large rooms with average comfort and standard beds." A bit too noisy and some complaints about the size of the bathrooms.

Rated 72/100 based on reviews from families.

"Pool is good. Great service."

Pool

88/100
12 reviews

"Great pool."

Service

88/100
25 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

81/100
30 reviews

"Well-located, although unfortunately the parking isn't easy." Great shopping and the beach nearby.

Vibe

79/100
17 reviews

"Awesome vibe. Friendly atmosphere. Hotel could use some updating."

Cleanliness

70/100
16 reviews

"Room cleanliness is acceptable."

Room

66/100
29 reviews

"Rooms are quite clean and beds are standard." Rooms in need of maintenance, with poorly rated bathrooms and furniture.

Comfort

59/100
14 reviews

"Beds are decent and generally comfortable."

Amenities

52/100
21 reviews

"Hotel buildings are substandard but amenities are OK." Elevator in need of updating.

Food

47/100
5 reviews

"Food could be better."

Rated 77/100 based on reviews from solo travelers.

"Great shopping. Friendly service."

Pool

90/100
5 reviews

"Great pool."

Beach

90/100
5 reviews

"Beautiful beach."

Service

88/100
14 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

86/100
12 reviews

"Great location."

Vibe

80/100
5 reviews

"Awesome vibe."

Cleanliness

73/100
7 reviews

"Clean."

Room

67/100
16 reviews

"Room is all right."

Rated 75/100 based on reviews from business travelers.

"Fantastic service. Great room."

Service

87/100
5 reviews

"Fantastic service."

Rated 81/100 based on reviews from all travelers.

"Very good city hotel. Located near shopping areas and the beach. Great rooms and fantastic service. Great pool. Awesome vibe."

Service

87/100
11 reviews

"Friendly service."

Location

82/100
7 reviews

"Great location."

Cleanliness

67/100
5 reviews

"Quite clean."

Room

67/100
13 reviews

"Room is all right."

Comfort

62/100
6 reviews

"Comfortable."

Amenities

45/100
6 reviews

"Hotel buildings could use some improvement."

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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
U.S. Army Museum of Hawai'i - 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

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 coffee/tea in a common area. 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.

Amenities / Features

  • Check In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 11:00 AM
  • Minimum age of oldest guest: 18
  • Outdoor pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Luggage storage
  • Restaurant
  • Pool umbrellas
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Free WiFi
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Bar/lounge
  • Garden
  • In-room accessibility
  • Number of buildings/towers - 3
  • Year Built - 1957
  • Total number of rooms - 94
  • Number of floors - 3
  • No elevators
  • Smoke-free property
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Coffee/tea in common areas
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible bathroom
  • 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)

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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"Everything was spectacular. I LOVE this service. I have booked four separate meeting using your group travel service and I couldn't be more pleased." K.B. - Houston, TX

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