White Sands Hotel Honolulu : Waikiki Honolulu Hawaii Hotel
Built in 1957 and reimagined for today, our lush, tropical oasis invites you to drop in, tune out and embrace the Waikiki of yesteryear. The hotel’s 94 rooms and suites, exterior walk-up corridors and private lanais make it a vintage gem suited for contemporary island life. Forget your routine and embrace the remarkable at our classic Waikiki walk-up hotel, where the tropical charm of old Hawaii lives on.
Here, at the last of the vintage walk-up hotels, you can connect with your own visions of Hawaii right in the middle of Waikiki. So, come and tap into the Kuhio Avenue “Heyday” culture of the early 70s. Kick back with swaying palms, mai tais around the pool, and renovated rooms with lanais and cool island colors. Rinse your sandy feet off in our outdoor shower.
As you fall into the rhythm of the island you’ll feel the tropical fever that captivated the world. The newly renovated White Sands Hotel joins understated elegance with vibrant Hawaiian style, so you can experience the essence of old Waikiki without sacrificing the comfort and convenience of modern times.
Rooted in Reveries
Lounge by the pool with a mai tai from the Heyday Pool Bar. Grab the GoPro for a hike up to Diamond Head. The thought of everything you’ll need for the sweetest stay.
Vibrant rooms and suites
Revel in the island-inspired textures and colors. Mix a drink from the wet bar and step out onto your private lanai. The accommodations embrace you in Hawaiian style and contemporary amenities.
Eat & Drink
Warm sunshine cascades in from above as palm trees rustle in the breeze. Artisanal cocktails and alfresco delights await your request, backdropped by Hawaiian music. Hospitable and warm, yet distinctively retro, welcome to your Waikiki daydream. Transport yourself back to the 1960s as you enter Heyday, Waikiki’s premier open-air dining experience, serving a wide variety of delicious entrees such as Kampachi Meuniere, Heyday Vegan Lumpia, Curry Chicken Club, among others.
Swing (no, really) into any evening while sipping on the flavors of Hawaii at Heyday’s bamboo bar, Oahu’s only venue with swing seating. Every detail — from drinks to design — has been handpicked to evoke the whimsy and thoughtful aesthetic of a bygone era. This is your lush urban oasis, secluded within the excitement and whimsy of Waikiki. They’ll save you a seat.