By Robert Cruso
By Robert Cruso
http://buytravel.org At the gateway to Waikiki, the Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki overlooks the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor and is half a mile from the Ala Moana Center and less than two miles from Ala Moana Beach Park and Waikiki Beach.
Comprising 521 rooms in one 33-floor tower, the Hawaii Prince Hotel offers extensive facilities and services. In addition to four cafes and restaurants, the hotel has a business center that is staffed weekdays and accessible 24 hours, and more than 20,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor function space. It also provides an activities desk and shops. On-site amenities include a small fitness center and a fifth-floor sundeck with large pool, spa tub, snack bar, and shaded terrace. Complimentary resort activities include Tai Chi stretch, hula, and Hawaiiana classes, and complimentary shuttle service to the Hawaii Prince Golf Club, where guests receive special tee times and rates. A complimentary shuttle service takes guests to shops and restaurants in the Waikiki District, as well as to its beaches. An on-site day spa offers guests discounts on Swedish, Hawaiian-style, and Japanese-style massages, and on various skin, body, and hair care treatments.
All of the 521 air-conditioned rooms at the 33-floor Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki face the ocean, providing harbor and water views from floor-to-ceiling windows. Decor is light-colored and island-style. High-speed Internet access (surcharge) and in-room safes are supplied, along with coffeemakers, and compact refrigerators stocked with complimentary bottled water on day of arrival. Marble bathrooms have lighted makeup or shaving mirrors, separate tubs and shower stalls, and bathrobes and slippers.
KIDS EAT FREE / GOLF FREE promotion (valid for travel dates from April 1-September 30, 2009): Children 5-12 years of age eat FREE when dining with parents paying full rate on a main course from restaurant menu. Children 6-17 years of age golf free when parents purchase a round of golf and accompany them.