The Star of Honolulu is a 1,500 passenger cruise ship that docks on Pier 8, in Oahu’s Aloha Tower Marketplace. This cruise ship is just one of the three vessels that are used to host an array of dinner cruises, events and Hawaiian tours. Just minutes from downtown Oahu, the Star of Honolulu is easily accessible to the area’s surrounding hotels.
Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel
Ideal for the business traveler, the Aston at the Executive Centre Hotel sits less than a half mile from the Star of Honolulu’s Pier 8. Along with the host of standard amenities, the Aston offers a selection of special packages that include air-inclusive packages and government per-diem programs. The Aston caters to the business traveler, providing a selection of business courtesies, including a spacious conference room, business resources and wireless Internet capabilities. After an enjoyable cruise on the Star of Honolulu, Aston guests can finish their evening with an Aston sunset cruise, for an additional charge.
Four Seasons Resort Lana'i at Manele Bay
The Four Seasons Resort Lana’I at Manele Bay surrounds its luxury hotel accommodations with ocean views. It provides guests with a host of activities, from relaxing to adventurous, that include scuba diving, archery and spa services. With a pool bar and Ocean Grill, the luxury pool rests next to the beach, providing full, stunning views of the ocean. Golf lovers have on-site access to Jack Nicklaus’ Challenge at Manele. This course provides 18 challenging holes that are built around the land’s lava outcroppings, cliffs and natural gorges. Just a mile across the Marketplace pier, guests of the Four Seasons can reach the Star of Honolulu pier in a 15-minute drive.
Ala Moana Hotel
Located just two miles from the Star of Honolulu, the Ala Moana Hotel embraces the bustle of downtown Hawaii. Designed for business and pleasure, the hotel requires no minimum night stay and requires no additional charges for children under 17 who stay with a parent or guardian. Against its assortment of amenities and activities, guests of the Ala Moana have immediate access to the adjoining Ala Moana Shopping Center. This shopping center is the home of nearly 300 retailers and a superb collection of dining options that embrace the tastes of Hawaii.
Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki
The Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki is an oceanfront hotel on the Pacific border of Waikiki. Known as the Waikiki Gateway, the Prince Hotel attracts golf lovers with the Hawaii Prince Golf Club. This 27-hole course, designed by Arnold Palmer and Ed Seay, highlights the views of the Waianae Mountains. The hotel’s on-site restaurants serve Hawaiian and Japanese cuisine made from the fresh foods of the area. Just two miles from the Star of Honolulu, the Prince Hotel places its guests within walking distance of Waikiki’s nightlife.
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