Located in the heart of Honolulu, the Hawaiian Monarch Hotel is the gateway to the Waikiki beach which is well known for the ideal surfing conditions existing there. At a mere 20 minutes driving distance from the Honolulu International Airport (HNL), the hotel provides a great view of the Diamond Head and the Ala Wai Canal. However the best thing about this hotel is that it is one of the cheapest hotels on the island.
This makes it the ideal place to go to if a nice and economical vacation is being planned. It is moreover close to quite a number of attractions such as the Sea Life Park, Hawaiian Waters Adventure Park, Waikiki Aquarium and Honolulu Zoo. The Royal Hawaiian Centre and Fort DeRussy Military Reservation are located at a 20 minutes distance and the ‘Iolani Palace only 10 minutes away. Knowledge of the Hawaii history can be gained through an afternoon well spent at the Bishop museum which is the Hawaii State Museum of Natural and Cultural History. A relaxing afternoon shopping can also be spent at The McCully Shopping Centre which is located nearby.
The Hawaiian Monarch hotel also offers a number of amenities to provide its guests with a comfortable stay. The 73 rooms on offer in the hotel are all equipped with air conditioning and the décor though sombre is nevertheless pleasing. Apart from these, other room amenities include Cable TV, a microwave, complimentary coffee on the first day with a coffee maker, a safe, mini refrigerator and iron/ironing board on request. The bathrooms have a bathroom/ shower combo and hair dryers are provided. Daily housekeeping is also offered.
One of the key plus points about the Hawaiian Monarch Hotel is its card key system which is used everywhere on site, even in order to take an elevator ride. This combined with the 24-hour security provided lends a feeling of security to the guests which is so essential for a restful holiday. The outdoor pool, spa and ATM are other amenities to be availed of while staying at the hotel.
The traditional Japanese hotel, The Choco House and Aloha Sushi are both great dining out places. The nearby King’s Pub is also a good hang out place for casual drinking. The on site restaurant Cream Pot with its offerings of contemporary Hawaiian dishes is moreover a good place to lunch or breakfast at with family.
With all this said and done what should not be forgotten is that beside the regular nearby attractions, the hotel provides an excellent starting point from which to visit the Hawaii National Parks such as the Haleakala National Park in Maui, the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park and Puuhonua o Honaunau National Historic Park on Big Island. The paid parking facilities offered by the hotel for those with their own cars along with the friendly reception staff who are willing to go out of their way to help you plan the best tourism plan make the Monarch one of the best places to be got at the price being paid. For more information please visit their website now, http://www.hawaiianmonarchhotel.net.