Destination guide

Why people love visiting arty Downtown Honolulu

The area's art galleries and monuments are just some of the reasons to come on holiday to Downtown Honolulu. Travellers to this cosmopolitan city praise the shopping, beaches and island views. Take in top local attractions such as Aloha Tower and Iolani Palace. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

Activities and attractions in and around Downtown Honolulu

Are you hoping to discover top things to see and do in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to check out everything that makes Downtown Honolulu a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the top attractions to put on your list, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Honolulu Zoo (3.4 mi / 5.5 km)
  • Waikiki Aquarium (3.6 mi / 5.8 km)
  • Sea Life Park (12.6 mi / 20.3 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Hawaii (14.9 mi / 23.9 km)
  • Ala Wai Golf Course (3.2 mi / 5.1 km)
  • Judd Trail (3.9 mi / 6.3 km)
Natural features

Exploring the natural features in Downtown Honolulu

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to appreciate the scenery, Downtown Honolulu is a great place to get out in nature. Here are a few of the area's most stunning features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Diamond Head (4.5 mi / 7.3 km)
  • Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve (10.6 mi / 17 km)
  • Kailua Beach (10.7 mi / 17.3 km)
  • Lanikai Beach (11.1 mi / 17.9 km)
  • Kaka'ako Waterfront Park (0.7 mi / 1.1 km)
  • Thomas Square (0.7 mi / 1.2 km)
How to get there

Travelling to and around Downtown Honolulu

Fly into Honolulu, HI (HNL-Daniel K. Inouye Intl.), the closest airport, located 4.3 mi (7 km) from the city centre. If you can't find a flight that's convenient for your trip, you could book a flight to Kapolei, HI (JRF-Kalaeloa), which is 13.6 mi (21.8 km) away.

How many holiday rentals are available around Downtown?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 50 holiday lettings around Downtown. From 3 Houses to 38 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Downtown?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Downtown:

  • Waikiki: 2,580 holiday homes
  • Hawaii Kai: 3,445 holiday homes
  • Lanikai: 126 holiday homes
  • Mānoa: 2,870 holiday homes
  • Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis: 1,928 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Downtown?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Downtown. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hawaii State Art Museum: 4,182 holiday lettings
  • Aloha Tower Marketplace: 4,184 holiday lettings
  • Kaka'ako Waterfront Park: 4,178 holiday lettings
  • Aloha Tower: 4,185 holiday lettings
  • Ali'iolani Hale: 4,178 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Downtown listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Downtown?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 3 Houses in Downtown. Our other popular types of Downtown holiday rentals include:

  • Flats: 38 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 16 self catering accommodations
  • Boats: 5 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Yachts and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Downtown?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 28 holiday homes with pool available in Downtown. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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