White Sands Hotel


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Costco Star Rating

3 Star Hotel
431 Nohonani St, Honolulu - Oahu, HI, 96815, United States

This boutique hotel is from a golden, bygone era. Kick back with swaying palms and a Mai Tai around the pool. As you fall into the rhythm of the island, you'll feel the tropical charm that captivated the world. The White Sands Hotel reflects a vibrant Hawaiian style, so you can experience the essence of old Waikiki without sacrificing the comfort and convenience of modern times. Please note this hotel does not have elevators.


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Hotel Details


Hotel Description

Feel intoxicated by the magic of Hawaii. Located in the heart of Waikiki, and just a short walk to Waikiki Beach, the hotel is ideally located near the International Marketplace, restaurants, shopping and nightlife. Built in 1957, and reimagined for today, this 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. Embrace this classic Waikiki walk-up hotel, where the tropical charm of old Hawaii lives on. Limited on-site and off-site parking is available.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 8.6 Miles
  • Distance from Airport: 19 Minutes
  • Distance from Pier: 3.8 Miles
  • Distance from Pier: 17 Minutes
  • Area: Waikiki
  • Number of Rooms: 94
  • Number of Floors: 3
  • No Elevators
  • Last Renovation: 2021
  • Check-In Time: 3:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 11:00 a.m.
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Room(s) Available
  • Minimum Age to Stay Without an Adult: 18
  • Nonsmoking Property
  • Additional Fees Not Included in Room Price: Optional parking services are available with valet parking at approximately $45 plus tax (per vehicle, per night). Limited on-site and off-site parking is available. The fees will be added to the final statement upon checkout and are payable directly to the hotel. All fees are outside the control of Costco Travel and are subject to change by the hotel without notice. 



  • ATM
  • Bar(s)
  • Beach (swimmable - nearby)
  • Costco (nearby)
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor

Features for a Fee

  • Conference Room(s)
  • Medical Facility (nearby)
  • Parking (self)
  • Restaurant(s)
Additional Information
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi: 1
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor: 1


  • Golf (nearby)
  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Shopping (nearby)
  • Yoga


Heyday:  A seasonal new continental neighborhood Waikiki restaurant. Heyday's bamboo bar is the only venue on the island where you can swing while sipping on cocktails inspired by Hawaiian flavors and fruits. Combined with the retro aesthetic of the White Sands Hotel and featuring Hawaiian music with a contemporary flair, you will be transported back to the 1960s at this open-air dining venue.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Cuisine Type: American | Asian
  • Dress Code: Swimwear and Beachwear | Casual Attire | Cover-Up OK | Dress Pants

Appreciate understated elegance joined with vibrant Hawaiian design and local artistic touches. Each well-appointed room features a mini-fridge and microwave, plus a 40-inch LCD TV and high-speed Wi-Fi.

Available in All Rooms:
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access (high-speed)
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Microwave
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Rollaway Bed (fee may apply)
  • Satellite/Cable TV
Available in Some Rooms:
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Housekeeping - Twice Weekly
  • Housekeeping - Three Times Weekly

Children under age 17 stay free in room using existing bedding.

Tradewind Room

Rooms feature a resort view from the bamboo lanai.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 316
  • Bedding: King or Two Doubles

Poolside Room

Rooms feature are located on the ground floor, giving easy access to the pool.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 316
  • Bedding: King or Two Doubles

Pool-View Room

Rooms feature a pool view from the bamboo lanai.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 316
  • Bedding: King, Two Doubles or One Double

One-Bedroom Bungalow Suite

Suites feature a resort view. Additional amenities include a separate bedroom and a living area.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 480
  • Bedding: King

ADA Tradewind Room

Rooms feature a resort view from the bamboo lanai.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 316
  • Bedding: King

Costco Member Reviews

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