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Aqua Skyline at Island Colony

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Enjoy the breathtaking views of the Waikiki lights, Ala Wai Canal, and the bright blue Pacific from your comfortable accommodations at Aqua Skyline at Island Colony. Soaring 44 stories, this is one of Waikiki's tallest buildings.

Location: Near Waikiki Beach; 30-minute drive from Honolulu International Airport.

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  • A_rogers12 :
My go to hotel!

Love this place. Very convenient (location wise) and the staff is very friendly. Price is just right and on certain days you'll get a really good deal. One downside is parking but it's common around Waikiki area to be paying $25 per day for parking. Other than the parking, Skyline Hotel is always a great stay. Teri and Brian was very helpful and always willing to help. Mahalo Skyline TEAM!

  • Azseahawks :
Great Place

The staff is great, friendly and accommodating. I have stayed there 3 times so far this year and look forward to staying there again. Beds were good, view on the pool side is awesome and the rooms were clean. Parking was $25 a day, not bad for Wakiki. Only 2 blocks to the ocean. Close to numerous restaurants ranging from dives to top end.

  • RLT1159 : Melbourne, Australia
Good Location

This hotel is a bit older than the photos on website might have believe. But overall its quite good for the money. Tip: book city view room:The rooms are small but comfortable, but the best thing is the location. Only a short walk to the heart of the city, restaurants,bus stops, and most importantly the beach.I know some will say this hotel is outdated but i think its good value for money, in a quite part of town and everything is within walking distance.For a couple of dollars you can use the laundry facility on floor 6, washers and dryers are available. Pool, gym, sauna, BBQ area, are all on this floor.Overall a place worth considering.

  • Linda S :
'Family friendly value in good location'

I took my teenage children (16 & 18 yrs) for their first holiday to Waikiki. I have been to Waikiki several times and found that many of the hotels are fairly average (due to their age) for the price you pay, unless you stay at a 4-5 star at hotel with a very high price tag. I was looking for a reasonably priced hotel so we could save our money for shopping! The Aqua Skyline at Island Colony had everything I was looking for. It is located on Seaside Ave, only a few minutes walk to Kalakaua Ave (main street) and close to the Beachwalk, Victoria's Secret, Sephora, Macy's, Footlocker and lots of other great shops. It was easy walking distance to The Cheesecake Factory and California Pizza Kitchen (2 of my favourite places to eat with teenagers). It was also a short walk to Bills Sydney to get my great 'Aussie' coffee each morning. There is also a pick-up point for many of the day tours just around the corner in front of IHOP, and easy access to the The Bus (local bus network).We stayed in a Studio Kitchenette room with 2 queen beds. This was great it you want to have toast/cereal for breakfast. Mc Donald's is also just around the corner if you want to grab a quick breakfast. The room was just like the pictures on the website. The only issues were the air conditioner was quite noisy and the shower head was quite low. Not a real problem though as you got used to it, and the other benefits outweighed these issues.The hotel has a great pool/spa area with a convenience shop on this level. It is open till late and prices are the same as the local ABC stores (including alcohol) which is really convenient.The rate also includes DVDnow. You select a DVD or PS3 game from the self-serve machine at Reception and play it in your room, which was great.There is also an ice-water dispenser at Reception which is great to grab a drink when you walk in from the beach. Don't worry about bringing your beach towel because the hotel provides these for you, clean daily.Every week they have a complimentary 'Welcome Cocktail' on the rooftop which I thought was a very nice gesture, and also provides a great photo opportunity.They also have a regular complimentary shuttle to Ala Moana shopping Centre which leaves from a sister Aqua hotel around the corner.The staff were friendly and helpful. Arriving from Sydney on a flight at 6am, Reception was happy to store our luggage. He even arranged a shuttle to Waikele Outlets so we could fill in our time before check-in, which isn't until 3pm.Overall, we had a great stay and would definitely stay here again!

  • AliceMiami27 :
Great location, mediocre hotel

I have stayed in many Aqua brand hotels and I was honestly pretty disappointed with this one. It wasn't terrible but it wasn't really great either. There is plenty of construction going on in front which was a little inconvenient. The parking garage is convenient but also $25 a day so make sure to add that on to your budget. I am guessing, the higher up you go, the nicer the rooms are. We stayed on the 11th floor which surprisingly isn't that high. We were right next to the trash chute so the hallway always kind of smelled of garbage. The room was fine but falling apart a little bit. The view is pretty decent (mostly a city view) and it's nice to have a large balcony. The best part of the hotel though is the location. It is right in the middle of Waikiki and easy walking access to all the beaches/shops/restaurants. If it weren't for the location, I probably would not go back here.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
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  • 215 rooms in one 44 storey building 
  • Restaurants nearby 
  • Bars nearby 
  • Pool 
  • Jacuzzi 
  • Shops 
  • Tour desk 
  • Coin laundry (fee) 
  • Parking (fee)
  • Complimentary WiFi in lobby

All rooms include:

  • A/C 
  • TV 
  • Alarm clock 
  • Shower/tub 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/board 
  • Fridge 
  • In-room safe (fee) 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Internet access (fee) 
  • Balcony

Moderate city view with balcony with 2 double or 1 king bed and a single sofabed (Total occ: 4)
Studio kitchenette city view with 2 double or 1 king bed plus kitchenette (Total occ: 4)
1 Bedroom kitchenette city view with 2 twin beds and 1 queen-size bed and full kitchen (Total occ: 5)

Kids Stay Free - Kids stay free (17 yrs & under) when sharing room with adults using existing bedding. 

Free Nights* - 5th night free. Min 5nt stay. Applicable in Superior, Deluxe, Superior Studio & Superior 1-Bdrm only. Not applicable in Superior Lead category. Extra person rates will still be applied. Check for availability.
* Free nights are cumulative. Nights must be consecutive. 

Honeymoon and Anniversary Special - Honeymoon & Anniversary couples Receive a a complimentary amenity upon check in. Marriage certificate required at check-in. Must be requested at time of reservation.

Seniors - Seniors 55+ receive a complimentary amenity upon check in. Proof of age may be required at hotel check-in. Must be requested at time of reservation.

Repeat Guest - Repeat guests receive a complimentary room upgrade based on availability. Must be requested at time of reservation.

Please note: Only one upgrade allowed per booking.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Aqua Skyline at Island Colony
    Honolulu,United States

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Aqua Skyline at Island Colony
445 Seaside Ave Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2640

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.