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The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

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412 Lewers St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2436
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  • All linens sanitized in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
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Updated 24/03/21 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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An authentic Waikiki experience awaits you at this vibrant new hotel located in the center of the action. With handcrafted design elements, surf-culture throwback & modern touches, you'll feel the energy of Waikiki at the Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club. The Surfjack is home to stylish apparel shop, Olive & Oliver, and Mahina & Suns, renowned chef Ed Kenney's newest eatery. Guests also gather at the Swim Club - our outdoor pool and sun deck area where we share cultural programs and unique events as you sip on a cocktail (or two) and maybe jump into the pool because the moment was oh, so right. The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club offers renovated bungalow-style guest rooms, in addition to spacious one, two, and three-bedroom suites. Each charming guest room includes air-conditioning, a refrigerator, The Indigenous Soap Company® Hand Soap, and a private balcony. The feel of open space and the handcrafted style in decor creates a sense of curiosity and serves to inspire adventure. The Surfjack is situated in the heart of Waikiki and offers easy access to prime shopping such as world-famous International Market Place, dining and nightlife, and is located just three easy blocks to Waikiki beach. From morning surf sessions to sunset catamaran cruising - it really is an endless summer. For the moments in-between sand & sun, take a short drive to the art and culture communities of Kaka'ako, Downtown Honolulu and Chinatown for a true urban-Honolulu experience. Join us and immerse yourself in the ebb and flow of the Surfjack, a swell little spot in Waikiki.
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Valet parking
Wifi
Pool
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Kids stay free
Paid private parking on-site
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary instant cofffee
Complimentary welcome drink
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Evening entertainment
Highchairs available
Taxi service
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
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Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
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Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
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Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Hair dryer
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Chadventure wrote a review 16 Apr
New York City, New York38 contributions
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In three words...an urban oasis. This was my first time to Surfjack, and it won't be my last. From the minute we walked into the space, we were treated as ohana. The front desk learned that it was my partner's 30th birthday, and they upgraded our room to a one-bedroom suite as their gift to us. To be quite honest, the whole establishment is a gift to travelers. You have a ground floor pool / courtyard area which serves as a communal space to plan your day, enjoy your libations, or read a book bought at the boutique / coffeeshop adjoining the space. And, if you want a breakfast burrito, look no further than Mahina & Sons, which also adjoins the property. One of our favorite things to do after our day trips around Oahu was to come back and soak up the warm energy of the Surfjack and its staff. (And I was a fan of how dog friendly they are. The dogs were JUST as happy to be in such a fun locale.) Mahalo to the staff for being expert guides to the area. They shared tips for Diamond Head Crater hikes and for North Shore Shark Adventures. And the hotel is so convenient to Waikiki Beach and the Honolulu nightlife. And because we wanted to have some of the Surfjack back with us in Manhattan, we bought three prints of places we explored in Oahu from the boutique within the hotel. Surfjack will definitely be one of our designated spots each time we visit Oahu. It is now our ohana as well.
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Date of stay: April 2021
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queenbee36 wrote a review Feb 2020
Maui, Hawaii5 contributions9 helpful votes
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We've stayed at the Surfjack twice now and have enjoyed each stay. Because we live in Hawaii, we got free upgrades so each stay was in a suite instead of just a room. The decor is retro surf which makes it infinitely instagrammable and the bottom of the pool even looks like a retro postcard saying "Wish you were here!" The restaurant is truly a gem and you won't want to miss breakfast. There is an adobo pork egg dish that we had to get every morning and even at night, the food was amazing. The bartenders and staff are very helpful and attentive but not overbearing. Our friend booked one of the penthouses and let me tell you, THOSE are the rooms you want if you can afford it. The views were spectacular and frankly, I'd never leave the penthouse if we stayed there.
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Date of stay: January 2020
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SDay85 wrote a review 2 Apr
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We stayed here for 5 nights and it was perfect! We skipped a view of the ocean to stay here and it was well worth it! Everyone here is friendly and treats you like family! You’re not rushed to get your stuff in your room, we were literally encouraged to go get settled then we could worry about parking the car. We were always greeted with a smile and no request felt like a bother. The bartender treats you like you’ve been coming there for years and is so accommodating! Tiki at the front desk feels like an old friend the minute you arrive! They have the cutest hotel dog, Jack! This is casual yet feels high end at the same time and is clean and safe during the pandemic. My teenage daughter asked if we could stay again when we come back and our answer is we will not stay anywhere else! Thank you to the crew at surfjack for such a great experience!
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Date of stay: April 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
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Park Farms wrote a review 1 Apr
Stahlstown, Pennsylvania1 contribution
Great prices, super military and pet friendly. After being turned away or asked to pay outrageous non-refundable fees several times by chain hotels because of my dog, I was incredibly relieved to find Surfjack. Their staff is very friendly and accommodating. For locals or military, you cannot beat their amenities and waived fees. The rooms were clean, hotel restaurant/ bar was very convenient. Would recommend the Surfjack to anyone staying in Honolulu that wants a vintage Hawaii vibe and doesn't want to drain their bank account. (All the things we loved about Laylow for a much more reasonable price). Note to Surfjack: Please expand your restaurant menu! I love eating by the pool, but I ran out of options to try.
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Date of stay: March 2021
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Dolphins wrote a review Mar 2021
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The front desk greets you with open arms. The restaurant staff is very attentive making sure your comfortable and well feed. The rooms are well keep by house keeping. Overall the experience at this hotel makes me feel at home.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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PRICE RANGE
US$167 - US$370 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
castle hokele suites waikiki hotel honolulu, castle hokele hotel waikiki, castle hokele resort waikiki, hokele suites waikiki
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
Hokele Suites Waikiki
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiOahuHonoluluWaikiki
NUMBER OF ROOMS
112
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Frequently Asked Questions about The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
Which popular attractions are close to The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Nearby attractions include Breakout Waikiki Escape Rooms (0.4 km), Rock-A-Hula (0.4 km), and Waikiki Beach Walk (0.2 km).
What are some of the property amenities at The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Conveniently located restaurants include Honolulu Cookie Company, Poke Bar, and Paia Fish Market.
Are there opportunities to exercise at The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Shangri La (4.4 km), Iolani Palace (4.2 km), and Queen Emma Summer Palace (6.1 km).
Is The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.