The Waikiki Grand Hotel by Castle benefits from a fabulous location overlooking Kapiʻolani Park and Honolulu Zoo. The condo-style hotel is less than a block from Queen’s Beach – famous for surfing and paddle boarding and a short distance from Kalākaua Avenue, Waikiki Shell and Waikiki Aquarium.

Choose from budget-friendly city, ocean or sundeck view rooms and studios. If you’re seeking more space, there are well-appointed 1 Bedroom Suites. Accommodation features WiFi, air conditioning, kitchenette, lanai or sundeck, fridge, coffee maker and microwave.

There’s a convenient ABC Store next door for daily essentials and Waikiki Specialty Farmer’s Market (Saturday mornings) is minutes away on foot. It’s easy to walk to the shops, global dining venues and entertainment of Kalākaua Avenue and International Market Place with its luxury boutiques and free cultural entertainment is just over 10 minutes’ walk.

If you’re seeking places to eat, the fabulous Tucker & Bevvy is on your doorstep. They serve sandwiches, salads and pastries to-go – great for hiking trips to Diamond Head State Monument and days at Kapiolani Park or the beach. Pop into Teddy’s Bigger Burgers for a family-friendly meal or enjoy cocktails with an ocean vista at Hula’s Bar & Lei Stand.

Guests can socialize on the 10th floor sundeck cocktail in hand or take a refreshing dip in the swimming pool. Book a trip to explore the island through the activities desk, walk to Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium or take in a live concert at Waikiki Shell. Don’t miss Art on the Zoo Fence (Sat & Sun 9am-3pm) and Kuhio Beach Hula Show.

A highlight of this hotel is its location and affordability. The proximity to the beach, family-friendly attractions and hiking trails makes it a superb choice for all adventurers. This hotel welcomes LGBT travelers.

The daily resort amenities fee is included in your room rate at this hotel but do allow for parking of US$30 per vehicle per night if you plan to rent a car.

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