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Hotel Description

3.5-star hotel near International Market Place

Waikiki stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Waikiki hotel, you'll find International Market Place and Waikiki Beach. Also, Royal Hawaiian Center is within half a mile (1 km) and Honolulu Zoo is within 2 miles (3 km).

Renovated in 2021

This hotel features a restaurant, an outdoor pool, and a bar/lounge. Business travelers can take advantage of the free WiFi in public areas. You'll appreciate the spa tub, poolside bar, and snack bar/deli.

Standard Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
$249* Per night/room Aug 23 - Aug 24

Standard Room, 2 Double Beds

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Pool View

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Room, 1 Double Bed, Pool View

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Poolside

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

White Sands Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for White Sands Hotel

Everyone (3) Family (1)
4 out of 5
WiFi did not work well,

Posted by on May 25, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 15, 2022 by White Sands Hotel Guest Services

Aloha Francis, We are happy to hear you were pleased with your stay though we do apologize for the Wifi issue.We hope to service you again in the near future!

2 out of 5

Posted by on Apr 18, 2022

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5 out of 5
Ths property was in walking distance of the beach which was a plus. Lots of eatery and shopping all around. Getting parking was a hassle...

Posted by , from BRONX on Mar 1, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 9, 2022 by WSH Staff

Aloha Quandijah, Mahalo for staying at the White Sands Hotel and giving us a great review. We apologize for the inconvenience that you had experienced. We are constantly looking at ways to improve on Waikiki's issue with parking. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we have shared your comments with our management team. If you have time, please contact us to share your concerns directly with us. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again. Mahalo nui loa, White Sands Hotel Guest Services

4 out of 5
It was ok. Super touristy area. Close to restaurants & shopping. Horrible regarding parking. I wish the Staff could crank a smile from time to time. Other than that, it was an ok experience.

Posted by , from San Dimas on Jan 29, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 9, 2022 by WSH Staff

Aloha Luis F, Mahalo for staying at the White Sands Hotel and giving us your review. We apologize for the inconvenience that you had experienced. Parking is an ongoing issue in Waikiki that we want to make easier for our guests. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and we have shared your comments with our management team. Our staff does their best in being able to improve your experience and provide you with excellent service. We will pass on your comments to them. If you have time, please contact us to share your concerns directly with us. We hope to have the opportunity to host you again. Mahalo nui loa, White Sands Hotel Guest Services

5 out of 5

Posted by on Nov 12, 2021

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Property Features

White Sands Hotel offers its guests an outdoor pool and a spa tub. There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge and a poolside bar. WiFi is free in public spaces. The business-friendly White Sands Hotel also features a terrace, a garden, and a picnic area. You'll have access to the outdoor pool at a partner property. Parking is available for a fee. A complete renovation of White Sands Hotel was completed in June 2021. This 3.5-star Honolulu hotel is smoke free.

  • 94 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1957
  • Deli
  • Towels for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • ATM
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar by the pool
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

White Sands Hotel offers 94 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature safes and hair dryers. Rooms open to lanais. 40-inch flat-screen televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include ceiling fans and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is provided on request.

  • Private lanai
  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Microwave
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Heyday - This restaurant serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Happy hour is offered.

Heyday Pool Bar - Onsite bar. Happy hour is offered. Open daily.

Nearby Activities

An outdoor pool and a spa tub are on site.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Canoeing nearby
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/bodyboarding nearby
  • Fishing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Rafting nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Surf lessons - nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

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.

Guests arriving after midnight must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.00 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 30 per stay.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: USD 35 per pet, per night
  • Only dogs are allowed
  • Maximum 2 per room
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

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

This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The tax ID number is TA-017-073-5616-01. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and Diners Club. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, and a first aid kit in each accommodation. 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA) and Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global).

  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Car not required
  • Security system
  • Property follows sanitization practices of SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Smoke detector
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Property does not require health documentation at check-in
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities onsite
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property follows regional sanitization guidelines COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA)
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • State tax ID - TA-017-073-5616-01
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • No gap period between guest stays

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: USD 200.00 per stay
  • Resort fee: USD 29.49 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Pool access
  • Beach loungers
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Newspaper
  • Phone calls
  • In-room safe
  • Concierge service
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged 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)
  • Housekeeping fee: USD 25.00 per day
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 30 per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.