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Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
Outdoor pool, pool umbrellas, pool loungers
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains
In-room safe, desk, laptop workspace, blackout curtains

Guest reviews

3.6 out of 5 Good
978 reviews
Guests rated this property 3.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Pet Friendly
Air conditioning
Parking Available
Housekeeping

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Contactless check-in
24-hour vacancy between guest room stays

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Explore the area

Popular LocationInternational Market Place5 min walk
Popular LocationRoyal Hawaiian Center6 min walk
Popular LocationWaikiki Beach6 min walk
AirportHonolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.)17 min drive

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  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, View
  • Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsStandard Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Room, 1 Double Bed, Pool View

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsRoom, 1 Double Bed, Pool View
  • Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsRoom, 1 King Bed, Pool View
  • Room, 2 Double Beds, Pool View

    4.3/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsRoom, 2 Double Beds, Pool View
  • Suite, 1 Bedroom

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 44 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
    More detailsSuite, 1 Bedroom
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed, View (ADA)

    3.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 29 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsStandard Room, 1 King Bed, View (ADA)

About this area

Honolulu

Located in Honolulu's Waikiki neighbourhood, White Sands Hotel is in the city centre and near the beach. International Market Place and Royal Hawaiian Center are worth visiting if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Waikiki Beach and Queen Kapiʻolani Regional Park. Don't miss out on a visit to Honolulu Zoo. With scuba diving, snorkelling and surfing/boogie boarding nearby, you'll find plenty of adventures in the water. Our guests love the hotel's central location.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • International Market Place - 5 min walk
  • Royal Hawaiian Center - 6 min walk
  • Waikiki Beach - 6 min walk
  • Honolulu Zoo - 15 min walk
  • Hawaii Convention Center - 19 min walk

Getting around

  • Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.) - 17 min drive

Restaurants

  • Hey Day Cafe — 1 min walk
  • Marukame Udon - 2 min walk
  • Heavenly Island Lifestyle - 3 min walk
  • Top of Waikiki - 4 min walk
  • Cheesecake Factory - 4 min walk

About this property

White Sands Hotel

3-star Honolulu hotel in Waikiki, walk to International Market Place
This smoke-free hotel features an outdoor pool, a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include self parking, a 24-hour front desk and free newspapers. All 94 rooms offer free WiFi, microwaves and flat-screen TVs with cable channels. Other amenities available to guests include ceiling fans, hairdryers and safes.
White Sands Hotel offers 94 forms of air-conditioned accommodation which are accessible via exterior corridors, and features a safe and a hairdryer. 37-inch Flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include a shower and complimentary toiletries.

This Honolulu hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones. Additionally, rooms include a ceiling fan and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows industry sanitisation guidelines of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 24 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Masks available
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free nearby parking
  • Self parking: USD 35 per night

Food and drink

  • 1 coffee shop/cafe

Things to do

  • Outdoor pool

Family friendly

  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Microwave
  • Mini-fridge
  • Outdoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Free newspapers in reception
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Outdoors

  • Garden
  • Pool sunloungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Ceiling fan
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 37-inch flat-screen TV
  • TV channels

Food and drink

  • Microwave
  • Mini fridge

More

  • Access via exterior corridors
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Laptop-friendly workspace
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 3:00 PM and midnight
Early check-in subject to availability
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11:00 AM
Late check-out subject to availability

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after midnight please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property is undergoing renovations. The following areas are affected:
  • Bar/lounge
Renovation work will only be conducted on weekdays. Every effort will be made to minimise noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets are allowed for an extra charge of USD 35 per pet, per night
Dogs only
2 per room (up to 20 lb/9 kg)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types

Important information

Fees

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

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Pool access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • Additional inclusions

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the 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 need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - TA-017-073-5616-01
Safety features at this property include a smoke detector
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
Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available
Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings, and can be accessed from outside the building via exterior corridors
The property affirms that it adheres to the SafeStay (AHLA - USA) sanitisation guidelines
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

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 transport to and from this property

Property is also known as

White Sands Hotel Honolulu
White Sands Hotel
White Sands Honolulu
White Sands Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at White Sands Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, White Sands Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to White Sands Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an outdoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
Yes, White Sands Hotel allows dogs (limit 2 per room) with a maximum weight of up to 9 kg per pet. There's a fee of USD 35 per pet, per night. Service animals are exempt from fees.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is available for USD 35 per night. There is free parking nearby.
What time is check-in at White Sands Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM to midnight. A fee applies for early check-in (amount may vary, subject to availability). Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hotel?
Checkout is at 11:00 AM. Late checkout is available for a fee (amount may vary, subject to availability).
Where is White Sands Hotel located?
Located in Waikiki, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of International Market Place, Royal Hawaiian Center and Waikiki Beach. Honolulu Zoo and Queen Kapiʻolani Regional Park are also within 2 mi (3 km).

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for White Sands Hotel

3.6
Good
978 reviews
5 - Excellent
248
4 - Good
334
3 - Okay
209
2 - Mediocre
114
1 - Poor
73
3.6
Cleanliness
4.0
Service and Staff
3.7
Amenities
3.2
Property condition
4.0 out of 5 Good
    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 4 nights in Aug 2020
    1.0 out of 5 Terrible
    • Disliked: Amenities, property conditions & facilities

    No elevators my family had to climb 3 flights of stairs. Asked for a connecting room they had 1 bur the door was stuck the wnole stay there was maintenance personnel in and out of my room, even up to the point of us checking out. It wasn't the best experience for us

    Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020
    3.0 out of 5 Okay
    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities

    Rooms are dated but well stocked, microwave and refrigerator, No coffee maker. Great location nice small pool area and rooms I have balconies which was nice. Small liquor store next door as well as a small local bar.

    Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020
    5.0 out of 5 Excellent
      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020
      5.0 out of 5 Excellent
      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      Great 👌... Relaxing hotel in the heart of Wakiki.

      Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020