The Equus is a charming boutique hotel in Honolulu.
Located on Waikiki’s Upper West Side, the Equus offers an abundance of restaurants, easy access to one of the world’s largest shopping malls, a quick stroll to the beach and gorgeous sunset views.
For a memorable stay in the islands, The Equus offers the unique style of an equestrian themed hotel and a homeaway-from-home experience with a selection of spacious accommodations. Select from the Executive Polo Rooms, Deluxe Polo Rooms, Bamboo Queen Rooms, Traditional Equestrian Rooms or our Equus One Bedroom Suite. The hotel guest rooms are warm and contemporary, and in keeping with the hotel’s equestrian theme, there are Ralph Lauren-inspired touches throughout. Amenities include cosy pillow-top beds and soft cotton linens, flat screen TVs, coffee makers and complimentary internet access.
Hotel facilities include a valet service, an intimate lobby where you’ll find coffee, fruit and banana muffins throughout the day, a lanai offers a dipping pool, gazebo and a weekly wine reception.
An environment friendly hotel, the Equus takes pride in educating its guests about their opportunity to participate in keeping Hawaii beautiful for future generations to enjoy. As an important part of its mission, the hotel makes every effort to improve its footprint on Mother Nature and preserve the beauty of Hawaii, while providing the comforts of a boutique hotel.
The hotel’s owners are a family that is rooted in the elegant and exciting sport of polo making it a one-of-a kind hotel where every guest checking in during polo season receives two complimentary admission tickets to the polo matches where “the sport of kings” will offer an unforgettable experience.
The ownership company also manages a magnificent 100-acre stretch of completely unspoiled beachfront property along Oahu’s North Shore. This is the home of the Hawaii Polo Club where polo matches, polo lessons and spectacular trail rides are available to hotel guests. It is well worth the drive for a day of riding, picnicking, swimming or beachcombing. Here, a tucked away beach nook is perfect for wedding ceremonies, while the clubhouse is a picturesque open-air reception site overlooking the ocean and polo field. Guests have access to stable of polo ponies, suitable for photo shoots, weddings on horseback, grand entrances, and polo demonstrations.