Hilton Worldwide has announced plans to open its first Hilton Garden Inn on Oahu.
The 623-room Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach is set to open this year after undergoing extensive renovation of the former OHANA Waikiki West.
Upgrades will be made to the hotel’s public spaces and guestrooms. Design plans include a contemporary Hawaiian aesthetic, the addition of a full-service restaurant and lounge, a grab-and-go market, a welcoming modern lobby and a state-of-the-art fitness centre.
Guest rooms will be completely re-envisioned, adding poolside family suites and maximizing Hawaii’s scenic vistas. The hotel will also feature an enhanced pool deck complete with a bar and grill and poolside cabanas.
In other Oahu hotel news, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa is celebrating its 40th anniversary, with special activities and promotions planned throughout the year. As part of the commemorative initiatives, the famed Lucky Cat modern art exhibit, formerly of The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, will make its home at the resort, dispensing fortunes and surprises for guests.