Rated 4 out of 5 by travelerit Great Location
I have now been to every SPG hotel in Waikiki, and the Sheraton will remain as one of my top two choices.
Had some problems with housekeeping, but I wasn't expecting perfection. My advice - call ext. 27 to speak with housekeeping directly.
The location is wonderful and the facilities are top notch. Also, I really enjoyed Rumfire.
The Sheraton needs to replace Peets Coffee with a Starbucks or something else. It was the worst coffee service ever. I don't blame the Sheraton, but they should look into this problem.
Tons of other shops there too, and very convenient. I will definitely stay there again and highly recommend it for travelers that enjoy being in the heart of Waikiki.
If you have kids, they have excellent pools with slides. Also, the adult-only infinity pool is wonderful when it's not crowded. Best time to go there is first thing in the morning or late in the afternoon for an unbelievable sunset experience.
December 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by WISEPEOPLE UNBELIEVABLE LUXURY
THE HOTEL WAS ABOVE OUR EXPECTATIONS. THE INFINITY POOL & POOL SERVICE WAS AMAZING.....FLOATING AROUND IN BEAN BAGS WITH A COCKTAIL.....SEEING TURTLES IN THE OCEAN! DOESNT GET MUCH BETTER. ALSO WE ARE NEW TO STARWOOD AND ENJOYED OUR EVENING ON THE 30TH FLOOR ....THE VIEWS ARE STUNNING. THE STAFF ARE SO WELL TRAINED , SO FRIENDLY , ALWAYS HAPPY TO HELP. WE CAN T WAIT TO COME BACK!
February 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by JH61 Great Vacation
For the past 10 years, I spend 2-3 weeks at the Shearton Waikiki in February. I request the same room each year wtih a beautiful view of Diamond Head. The staff is wonderful from housekeeping to the front desk team. It's a great property for relaxation and sunshine.
February 26, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Solex Big property on prime location, but crowded and noisy
We liked the proximity to the main Waikiki beach without being in the middle of the strip or not having beach access like some other hotels who claim to be on the beach but are on the other side of the street from it. It is very busy, many, many, many japanese guests there, but it's Waikiki after all! The only downsides were twofolds: 1. it's a noisy place, even in the rooms, the sounds travels a lot and you never seem to have peace and quiet time. 2. the infinity pool is nice but limited to 16 and over, which in this size hotel is just a little too much, also we were with a toddler, napping at the time and were told to leave to go to the 'family' pool because my sleeping daughter was below the age. This was absolutely ridiculous, and woke my daughter up in the mean time. I would much rather understand a noise limit thing were if you are deemed to noisy you are out. That would certainly make me think twice about going back...
December 5, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Edwin Mahalo Sheraton Team
A wonderful location, run by a fantastic GM and capable staff. Everyone was so wonderful.
I would have to say that the housekeeping staff was always smiling, saying good morning and so well motivated.
The crew at the Pool - Bruno and Nate!
The whole staff at the Peet's Coffee (Guy with the Mohawk and pregnant girl)
Rum Fire - Aaron, great service and attention to detail.
May 12, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Katsu57 Excellent Customer Service
I stayed with your hotel for attending daughter's wedding. My firtst stay with Sheraton Waikiki.
First, Room is excellent. Upgraded bigger sized suite room. Comfort and view was excellent. As she must change the cloth to wedding, bigger room was so comfort.
Second, Good hospitality.
Hotel staff gave us the lay for the wedding.
I will stay with you when i come to Waikiki.
December 3, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by ka12 Ken askew
When I went to check in my reservation was booked but it was not booked by using points that I had requested. The person at the reservation desk told me that I would have to call the platinum line to book using points. Your reservation people should be able to do this! I got everything handled and then the person didn't know what to do so she left the desk to talk to someone in the back. I stood their 20 minutes! After a 10 hour flight I was not happy. She came back finally and finished the reservation. I then asked to speak to the manager....she then disappeared for another 10 minutes....at this time I was furious! The manager did come and I asked for his card because I was so mad and knew it would not be a good conversation and would speak to him once I calmed down. I have stayed almost 60 nights this year in Starwood Properties and have never been treated so bad. I would like a response from you. Sincerely, Ken
December 18, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jl0416 very kind staff and best manager!
I stayed 4/5-4/10 at the partial ocean view.
It was upgeaded but room location was so bad and we never go out to balcony because of outside fan or some noise. In the room, I found hairs in the bath tub and ground. Counter manager was one of the best manager I ever met and he was so kind and nice. He makes my stay more comfortable.
Ballet parking was awesome. Thank you!
April 13, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by StanD Made My Stay
I stayed at the hotel for a conference. I was scheduled to say in a mountain view room, but wanted an ocean view room. I was told via phone prior to arrival that no rooms were available. When I arrived the person at the front desk realized that I was an SPG member and found a very nice ocean view room similar to the one I had a year before. That act alone made my stay.
November 11, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Deereboy Not Sheraton quality I am used to
This is an old hotel. Rust in bathrooms and cracks in walls. Pass through between bathroom and bedroom has no privacy for nose. Hotel is not restful - busier than a zoo. No relaxing at all. Location is good for shopping. Room service food poor. Staff not as professional or efficient as I'm used to. I am a platinum member so I have many comparisons. Would not recommend.
December 30, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Greg Hotel was good over-all
The hotel was very nice but the bed was not the comfortable mattress and bedding that we have experienced in other facilities. The Television did not work properly andf the main lighting on the one side in the bathroom was burned out when arriving in the room..The staff was very nice and responsive.
It should be noted to have at least one hot tub for just adults only.
February 14, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Shayne Great Hotel
The hotel is simply great. The view on the ocean side is amazing. The pool is excellent and the beach is only a few steps away. My only complaint was the rewards program. I booked my stay through US Airways vacations and they wouldn't give me credit for my hotel stay with the SPG rewards program since I didn't book my hotel directly through Starwood. That's just lame.
June 27, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by Meg1104 Need to improve room cleaning...
I stayed a partial ocean view room for 2 nights. The hotel needs to improve room cleaning. I found a lot of hair and dust in the room. For example, the lumps got dust all over, and there were hairs on shower curtains and floor. TV remote was not working at all, and the bathtub is pretty old, and dirty. I cannot believe that the hotel charges $300-$400 for this room.
February 26, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by neeta The infinity pool is nice
As a preferred guest, we found no extra attention. We often had to ask for the in-room supply of coffee or the supply of 1 bottle of water. Walls were chipped and dirty in our room. We were unable to secure a late check-out for our evening flight so had to beg for a hospitality room which had dirty towels and hair all over the bathroom - filthy and out-dated decor!
March 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MargieBling Best Oceanside Hotel in Waikiki!
I have been here many times over the last 25 years and the new pool areas are awesome! The Edge Bar has great food & drinks too! All guest services were excellent. Bellmen were super-fast getting my bags and car. Guest Services upgraded my room since I am SPG Preferred Kama'aina. I would recommend this hotel to everyone. I will be back again in 2 months! Thanks!!
October 10, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Paul81 Vacation oasis
The Sheraton on Waikiki is an oasis for me and my wife . We have found the hospitality, is second to none. This year we have a family group of eight, and they all think the same way.
Fun, relaxation, the location allows walking distance to everything.
My special Thanks to the folks at the Sheraton for the extra mile to make our trip one of a life time.
August 15, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by savingstrangers Honeymooner Happy!
The Sheraton downtown Waikiki was fantastic. I went there for my honeymoon, wanting the 'over the top' experience for a few nights, and it was exactly what we were hoping for. The staff was more than accommodating, the breakfast (we had vouchers for the buffet) was unbelievable. The pools/hottubs/hammocks etc. were always pretty busy, but they were amazing!
August 6, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by GG13 This hotel has many opportunites to improve
Elevator wait time is excessive.
Check-in wait time is excessive.
Restaurant/Bar wait time for service is excessive.
Front desk seems to upsell ( I asked about internet service and I was told I had to get the resort package, a $15/night difference).
Attitude from staff seemed that they were always doing you a favor by letting you stay there or serving you.
January 28, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by WseikoW Good stay
Stayed at the property for 5 nights using points. was upgraded to ocean view ,on a low floor , it was suitable. Rooms are basic , nothing special , but adequate. "Native" staff was friendly, but the mainland staff didn't impress me.
Breakfast buffet has many options and is A++,30 bucks a head
If anyone is interested,my membership level is lifetime Gold.
July 31, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by Traveler4000 Disappointing trip
We were transferred to this hotel from the hotel where we originally booked our reservations. We were not consulted about this transfer, just sent an email telling us to check in at this hotel. We prefer the other hotel because it is in a more convenient location, is smaller and the workers are friendlier. We were not happy with the unexpected transfer.
January 6, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by DocMOM4 the best of Waikiki
I have spent many nights on Waikiki as I have family and friends in Honolulu. This was our best time by far because with an ocean view room we were away from the sounds of the city. The infinity pool and hot-tubs were very enjoyable. The only down side was that the hotel is HUGE and the rooms small.
January 27, 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by jojo Good family hotel
We traveled with 2 young children, ages 5/3. We had a club level room which is very convenient when traveling with children, especially when it comes to meal times. the pool and beach were both easily accessible and also very child-friendly. We also used the children care center, which appeared to be well kept and clean. Our children were happy there.
April 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Desiree1022 Worth the vist
Pros: The location is excellent. The adult only infinity pool overlooking the ocean is amazing. Brittany and Fillipo (beach service) were excellent. The Edge food was very good. Concierge was very helpful. Cons: I found roaches at the pool and the coffee shop. I was almost hit by a flying pool umbrella. The cost of renting beach chairs is very high.
August 21, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by DennyN Repeat Customers
This note is written to express our sincere appreciation for the staff at Sheraton Waikiki. The service and support they provide is professional, friendly, and without doubt creates a positive and caring environment for your clients. Their interest in helping others is obvious and clearly demonstrates that they are a remarkable well trained team.
December 22, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by vacation14 Great location
Best part of this hotel is the location, I stayed here 15 yrs ago and this hotel was elegant and charming, now the renovations have turned it into a shopping mall and it is now just another really nice hotel with a great location. Location is the most important thing.
February 9, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by VictoriaBC001 Terrific Waikiki
Kelly Sanders and the dedicated staff at the Sheraton Waikiki went out of their way during our recent stay there to make our friends and ourselves welcome. They bent over backwards to ensure our comfort and enjoyment and we all cherish the memory of those amazing 5 days. Thank you Kelly and others for enhancing our Waikiki/Starwood experience.
December 12, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by JeffSDCA Sheraton Waikiki My Favorite Hotel
I love the location of Sheraton Waikiki & the infinity pool. The staff is very friendly and helpful. Several staff members(Jessica at Club Lounge on 30th floor, Logan & Filippo at Infinity Pool) remembered me from my visit in May... I also had a very pleasant experience with Sana at the front desk. Overall, service at the hotel is incredible.
July 24, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Tjmax Our experience at Sheraton hotel
Our overall experience at Sheraton was good to excellent. Our room was adequately spacious and very clean. Breakfast at Kai market offered us vast varieties of food and everything we ate was very tasty. Our experience at the infinity pool was very good. Our server at Edge was very friendly and my wife and I really enjoyed larva flow and shrimp garlic! We also enjoyed all the fun activities the hotel offered us during our stay. If we have to say any negative things about this place would be a front desk was kind of cold when we were checking in and we did not feel a warm welcome. We felt we did not get enough explanation about the resort charge which we were not familiar with. Room cleaning was a little bit inconsistent. The first few days of our stay our room was cleaned perfectly, but after third day they left a dirty glasses on the sink and a few things were not quite right. Having all said, we will still be back to Sheraton for our next stay.
March 13, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Joshy un satisfactory. I would not reccomend
We are Gold members of starwood. We asked for an upgrade which we are entitled to. Did not get upgraded to club level. Our room had very basic beds not the excellent Sheraton beds we have slept on before. We did not even have a chair in our room let alone a table. I wiil never stay here again or reccomend. This should be a 1 star hotel.
May 21, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mattyk322 Exceptional Stay
My girlfriend and I couldn't have been more pleased with our visit. From check-in to check-out everything was exceptional.
It's been a long time since either of us have been treated by a hospitality service in a way that shows their gratefulness for our business. You're doing a good thing, so please keep it up.
July 24, 2013