Castle Waikiki Shore

Located near the beautiful Waikiki Beach, four blocks away from the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, and a doorstep from Fort DeRussy Park, Castle Waikiki Shore is a perfect getaway for people looking for excitement and relaxation packed in one great hotel experience.

The convenience of a condominium with an exceptional view of the beachfront is what Castle Waikiki Shore is known for, especially to those who prefer to stay in a condominium than in a resort hotel. It offers a kitchenette or full kitchen and in-room washer/dryer in each studio and one-and-two-bedroom suites. It has a total of 168 rooms in 15 floors.

Room rates and amenities

The Castle Waikiki Shore offers their guests a wide array of comfy suites: The Studio Park View, which is set on Waikiki Beach overlooking Fort DeRussy Park with two twins or one queen bed; Studio Deluxe Ocean View, which is also set on Waikiki Beach with an ocean view and facing the west side of Oahu with two twins or one queen bed too; 1 Bedroom/ 1 Bath Park View, overlooking the beautiful sculpted lawns and trees of Fort DeRussy Park and the US Army Museum with two twins, or one queen or one king, plus one sofa bed; 1 Bedroom/1 Bath Ocean View, overlooking the ocean with two twins, or one queen or one king, plus one sofa bed; 2 Bedroom/1 Bath Deluxe Ocean View, which has two twins and one queen or 4 twins and one sofa sleeper with also a nice view of the ocean; 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Deluxe Ocean View which has as additional bathroom and other features same as the latter; and the 2 Bedroom/2 Bath Deluxe Oceanfront, with views of the majestic Pacific Ocean including Diamond Head, which is available upon request.

Room rates range from $149 to $530 a night and have the following amenities: free high-speed Internet access, non-smoking rooms, ceiling fans, air conditioning, lanai, kitchenette or full kitchen featuring microwave, toaster, blender, rice cooker, clock radio with iPod docking station, in-room safe, hair dryer, phone and voicemail, colored cable television, VCR, washer/dryer, and a shower/tub.


Guest must comply with the two-night minimum stay requirement and non-smoking house rule. The resort amenities include parking (with a small fee), secured entry gate and elevators, Internet cafe (with a small fee), travel desk, nail salon, apparel shop, snack shop, and gift shop.

Activities and other features

Finding the perfect place to have your meals will not be a problem when you stay in Castle Waikiki Shore for there are several dining options surrounding the hotel. These restaurants include the following: Ocean House, a dinner-only restaurant is known for its Hawaiian-accented food; Shorebird Beach Restaurant & Beach Bar, with a view of the Diamond Head, it offers a great night-out for party goers; Chief’s Hut, an open-air restaurant that offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner near the hotel’s spacious water garden; Aloha Lobby Lounge, the place for people looking for tropical drinks while enjoying Hawaiian entertainment during the night.

Several recreational activities are found within or around Castle Waikiki Shore. These activities include running track/path, golfing, snorkeling, boating, surfing/boogie boarding, fishing, tennis, swimming, bicycle rentals, hiking/biking trails, kayaking, sailing, scooter/moped rentals, windsurfing, scuba diving, water skiing, and rowing or canoeing.

Castle Waikiki Shore, 2161 Kalia Road, is a 9-mile, 20-minute trip away from the Honolulu International Airport. From the airport, go east and take the Nimitz Highway then it will turn eventually to Ala Moana Boulevard. Keep heading east then turn right onto Kalakaua Avenue until you pass Saratoga Streer then must turn right on to the Beach Walk. Turn right at the end of that street on Kalia Road and you’ll see Waikiki Shore on the left side of the street, located next door to the Outrigger Reef.