Ambassador Hotel Waikiki - Honolulu

Stay at Ambassador Hotel Waikiki in Honolulu. Dates available into December.

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Hotel at a Glance: Ambassador Hotel Waikiki

Once a playground for Hawaiian royalty, Waikiki Beach has become a top vacation destination for travelers from all over the world, thanks to its soft sandy shores and tranquil seas—Touropia calls it one of the world's best city beaches. The Ambassador Hotel Waikiki is located on the Waikiki's south shore, just a short stroll from the beach.

  • Go for a swim in the outdoor pool.
  • Room with a view: Guest rooms come with balconies offering views of the city or the ocean
  • In-room amenities: WiFi and flat-screen TV with cable; premier partial-ocean view double room and city-view suite include kitchenette.
  • Walking distance from Waikiki restaurants, nightlife, and shops
  • Hang ten: Sign up for a surfing lesson at a beachside surf shop.
  • Nearby attractions: Waikiki Aquarium, the World War II monument at Pearl Harbor, and the Honolulu Zoo.
  • Special Discounts: Included with stay for the Oceanarium Restaurant and Te Moana Nui Dinner Show at our sister property, the Pacific Beach Hotel.
  • Games and Activities: Ambassador’s Fun Club game room with big screen TVs, video games, interactive games and more. 25 bikes are available on a first-come-first served basis.

Honolulu’s Waikiki: White-Sand Beaches, World-Class Surfing, and Luxury Entertainment

In 1911, local Waikiki kid Duke Kahanamoku beat the world record for the 100-meter freestyle swim by 4.6 seconds at an amateur swim meet—a feat so unimaginable athletic officials refused to recognize it. But when he won an Olympic gold medal the following year, Duke became an international sensation despite them. Photogenic and frequently in the press, he was rarely seen without his solid-koa-wood board, popularizing the local pastime of surfing. This publicity helped turn Waikiki from a private playground for Hawaii’s ruling class into a travel hot spot as people came from all over to take surfing lessons with a celebrity athlete. Today, you can see Duke’s likeness—complete with a board—immortalized in a bronze statue on Waikiki’s Kuhio Beach.

With the influx of visitors came a number of hotels and businesses, so Waikiki now has the look and feel of an urban resort area. When not sprawled on the white-sand beaches, most travelers explore the sunny avenues lined with everything from upscale boutiques and nightclubs to craft booths and street performers. Cultural attractions include the Honolulu Zoo, an expansive habitat that’s home to exotic and endangered species such as sumatran tigers and white-handed gibbons. Steps away, the Waikiki Aquarium is stationed alongside a living reef. Within the marine museum, more than 3,500 creatures of the tropical Pacific Ocean glide throughout glassed-in galleries.

It’s worth making the trek to Diamond Head State Monument, a 300,000-year-old saucer formed by a single explosive eruption and arguably Hawaii’s most recognizable landmark. Hikers can walk down a 0.8-mile trail where molten lava once smoldered to ascend to the crater’s 560-foot-tall lip.

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What You Get

  • Stay for two in a city-view two-double room, city-view suite, or premier partial-ocean view double
  • Up to two kids 12 or younger stay free
  • Dates into December

Policies and Fees

  • Reservations: Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased.
  • Cancellation policy: 4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable.
  • Amenity Fee: $20.94 nightly amenity fee added at purchase
  • Rates may vary by date and are subject to availability.

No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate; no refunds, rescheduling, or rebooking allowed. Read the Fine Print for important info on offer details and other restrictions.

Amenities

  • Outdoor pool
  • WiFi (in-room and throughout hotel)
  • Game room
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Bike rentals
  • Business center
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The Fine Print

  • Dates cannot be changed once booked; valid only for night(s) purchased
  • 4-day cancellation notice required prior to check-in or reservation is non-refundable; reservations made within cancellation window are non-refundable
  • No-shows will be charged total Groupon rate
  • Traveler name must match ID at time of check-in
  • No refunds will be processed by Groupon after check-in
  • Must be 18 or older to check in
  • Credit card required at check-in
  • Not valid with reward points
  • $20.94 nightly amenity fee added at purchase.
  • Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Other Details

Room Details

City-View Double Room

  • Two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $30 plus tax per night for each additional guest 13 or older; guests 12 or younger stay free

City-View Suite

  • One double bed and three twin beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $30 plus tax per night for each additional guest 13 or older; guests 12 or younger stay free

Premier Partial-Ocean View Double

  • Two double beds
  • Standard occupancy: 2
  • Maximum occupancy: 4
  • Adding occupants above standard: $30 plus tax per night for each additional guest 13 or older; guests 12 or younger stay free

Hotel Policies

  • Check in: 3 p.m.
  • Check out: noon
  • Parking: self-parking available for an additional $25 per day; limited parking available, subject to availability.
  • Rollaways: available for an additional $30 plus tax per night
  • Smoking policy: no smoking inside the property
  • Pet policy: pets are not allowed inside the property
  • Accessibility: please contact property for handicap accessibility requests or options
  • Room upgrades: not available
  • Amenity Fee Includes: WiFi, access to business and fitness center, Ambassador’s fun club, and bike rentals

Getting There

  • Nearest airport: Honolulu International Airport (HON; 9 miles)
  • Cab fare: about $70 from HON

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