Hilton Worldwide plans to open its first Hilton Garden Inn hotel in Waikiki on the island of Oahu.
The 623-room Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach will be managed by Evolution Hospitality and is on track to open early in 2016 after undergoing extensive renovation.
Redevelopment of the hotel, formerly the OHANA Waikiki West, is underway and will entail a complete modernization of the 1970 structure. Upgrades will be made to all of the hotel’s public spaces and guestrooms, bringing together the well-known features of Hilton Garden Inn and the local culture.
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 fitness centre. Guest rooms will be completely re-envisioned, adding family suites poolside and maximizing Hawaii’s scenic vistas. The hotel will also feature an enhanced pool deck complete with a bar and grill and poolside cabanas.