Activities & Services From secluded speakeasies to desert drives, learn new skills and immerse yourself in local culture. Every experience is vetted for quality, and you don’t need to book a home to take one. Services Nearby Coffee Starbucks two blocks away Knots Coffee Roaster one block away Island Vintage Coffee seven blocks away Kona Coffee Purveyers four blocks away Honolulu Coffee seven blocks away Seattle’s Best five blocks away Chain Restaurants Cheesecake Factory six blocks away (always busy) Chili’s five blocks away Denny’s just across the street PF Changs nine blocks away High-end Restaurants Hy’s Steakhouse one block away Sansei Sushi two blocks away Morimoto three blocks away Mahina & Sun’s twelve blocks away Sushi Sho fourteen blocks away Arancino’s Italian food three blocks away Alan Wong’s (cab ride) for excellent Pacific Rim cuisine and local touch (Former President Obama favorite) Roy’s Waikiki Fast-food Subway two blocks away Burger King three blocks away McDonald’s four blocks away Taco Bell, Popeye’s six blocks away Ethnic & Local Ono Hawaiian food six blocks away Leonards Bakery for malasadas eight blocks away Rainbow Drive-in five blocks away (a President Obama favorite) Thai, Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese food four to seven blocks away Drinks with a View Lulu’s two blocks away across from beach Dukes six blocks away on the beach Royal Hawaiian Hotel six blocks away on the beach Hau Tree Lanai five blocks away on the sand Tiki’s and similar rooftop restaurants across street from beach three blocks away Shopping Areas Waikiki strip Ala Moana Mall (every bus goes there) Ward Center and Ward Warehouse (movies, restaurants and shopping area) Kahala Mall (cab ride) where the residents go (movies, restaurants, shopping) Groceries Safeway eight blocks away Times six blocks away, marked up especially for tourists ABC stores everywhere; small items only The Obvious Honolulu Zoo across the street Honolulu Aquarium three blocks away Diamond Head Crater Park twelve blocks away (cab or bus recommended) Waikiki Shell three blocks away (special concerts and events) The Less Obvious Waikiki Community Center — Two blocks away and lots of interesting activities going on. Very inexpensive. Diamond Head lookout – It was the main lookout when the national television covered the tsunami in 2011. Waikiki Library – Not overly impressive, but very close. Don Quixote (bus ride) — Japanese version of a department store with a food court. A cultural experience. Hula Shows – Free hula performances at dusk on most nights in various places. Fireworks – Hilton Hawaiian Village has a 15-minute fireworks show on most Fridays at about 8pm. Nice view from the beach. If you have a car, try Tantalus Drive circle for nice views. Tour Buses – pickup one block away Pearl Harbor and Battleship Missouri Polynesian Cultural Center Helicopter tours Island tours Sporting Ala Wai Golf Course three blocks away Diamond Head Tennis Center five blocks away Kapiolani Tennis Courts three blocks away Surf lessons one block away or five blocks away Hike up the inside of Diamond Head Crater Jogging trail around Kapiloani Park across the street If you have a car, there are lots of beautiful hiking trails 10-20 minutes away Activities Book your room now!