Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club

Revealed Resort Review

All Revealed Reviews by Hawaii Revealed

(866) 940-2782 or (808) 923-8882
412 Lewers St, Waikiki
Visit website

This hotel has a long history from bad to better to finally arrived. The latest owners worked with designers to make good use of the original bones of the hotel. The result is a fun atmosphere, but it’s ultimately overpriced.

The rooms are situated around a small oval pool whose message clearly spells out “Wish you were here” in tiles on the bottom. There are three large, comfy cabanas at the back of the pool area that go for $300 for two hours and for that, you get… the cabana. That’s waaay overpriced and should at least come with a masseuse, in our opinion.

The hotel rooms are very nice with small showers but also original art on the walls and Tori Richard fabric headboards that make each room feel really Hawaiian and hip at the same time. There is a smart TV and a fridge in each room but no coffee maker (however, they will bring their special blend coffee to your room, if you request it). There is both a restaurant and a coffee shop on site and nightly musical entertainment, including projected vintage surf movies (no sound) by the pool. There are off-site activities available for an extra cost, such as surfing, Pilates, block printing, etc. Despite the name, this hotel is a long way from the beach.

The place works for us, and the staff is great, but we hope you did much better than the rack rates listed below. Studios (bungalows) (285 sq. ft.) are $399, 1/1s (480 sq. ft.) are $499, 2/1s (612 sq. ft.) are $599, and 3/2s (914 sq. ft.) are $699. 1/1 Penthouses (300–480 sq. ft.) are $599–$699.

Great News! You can now find resorts reviews in our new app.
Kauai-Marriott-Resort-1Pool
Download our New App!

Resort at a Glance

  • 112 rooms
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge
  • WiFi in rooms
  • WiFi resort-wide
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fans
  • Elevator
  • Handicap accessible
  • Lanais
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Coin-op laundry
  • Room safe
  • Empty fridge
  • Free coffee in lobby
  • TV
  • Valet-only parking is $35
  • Poolside cabanas
  • All non-smoking resort
  • Mandatory resort fee of $25 per day includes: internet, local and toll free calls, morning “Surfjack blend” coffee, welcome snacks, room safe and some other items
  • On-site activities
  • Cribs available
  • Dog friendly

You Might Like What's Close

  • Waikiki Aquarium
  • Honolulu Zoo
  • Kalakaua Avenue Shopping
  • Hawai‘i Convention Center

What Readers Have to Say

“Love your books. We first bought them prior to our honeymoon in 2001 and they were invaluable. We’ve even bought them and given them to people going over. Sometime they had already bought Frommers or something and they left those behind once they saw your books.”

- C. Cosfol