• White Sands Hotel


A Strange, Exotic Beauty Since 1957

Built in 1957 and reimagined for today, our 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. Forget your routine and embrace the remarkable at our classic Waikiki walk-up hotel, where the tropical charm of old Hawaii lives on.


  • Pool views
  • Plush bedding and pillows
  • 24-hour front desk & security
  • Outdoor shower
  • Private lanais
  • Hi-Speed Wifi
  • Diffusers
  • Sound machine
  • Boogie boards
  • Swimming pool with sundeck & loungers
  • Dog friendly
  • Contactless linen & towel service
  • Alarm clock
  • ATM onsite
  • Grotto-style hot tub
  • Luggage storage
  • Beach chairs
  • Daily newspaper
  • Tiki Bar with swinging chairs 


A $25 (plus tax) per room, per day amenity fee is added to the daily room rate. This fee allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without incurring miscellaneous charges.

  • ​Kai Sallas Surf School 2-hr rental with purchace of surf lesson
  • Vida Mia Luxury Yacht Charter 10% off coffee / sunset packages
  • Beach chairs rental
  • Boogie boards rental
  • GoPro camera rental
  • Battery pack rental
  • ​Diamond Bakery cookies in room for arrival
  • Live music Monday-Wednseday
  • Popcorn in the lobby daily
  • ​White Sands postcard
  • Poolside yoga every other Saturday
  • ​Resident DJ spinning every other Sunday
  • Oshibori poolside mid-day
  • Fresh local ice tea in lobby
  • Daily local newspaper
  • Koi fish feeding for children
  • High-speed Wi-Fi
  • Toll-free and local phone calls

Experience More at White Sands Hotel

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      Our lush pool area will take you back to a lost Hawaiian era, where you’ll feel a world away from the hustle and bustle of urban Waikiki. This hip, sundrenched hideaway is all about sipping mai tais and laying back in comfy loungers.

      • White Sands Hotel


        Enveloped in lush tropical plants and flowers, White Sands is a garden oasis amidst the high rises. Feel the calm of our koi pond, waterfall, and swaying palms

        • White Sands Hotel

          Kai Sallas Pro Surf School

          Learn to surf on the quiet side of Waikiki, away from the crowds. Locally owned and operated by World Longboard Champion Kai Sallas! Guests of White Sands receive 2 hour free rental with lesson.