Aqua-Aston Hospitality Receives 27 Readers’ Choice Awards

HONOLULU–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Aqua-Aston Hospitality, one of Hawaii’s leading hotel and resort
management groups, announced that 10 of its properties have been
recognized by readers of HAWAII Magazine in the annual Readers’
Choice Awards.

Additionally, The
Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club
and Hilton
Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay
were recognized for “Best New Hotel
Across All Islands” and Aqua Hotels & Resorts was recognized as a “Best
Value Hotel” brand.

“As a leader in Hawaii’s hospitality industry, our team prides itself on
delivering superior service to our guests. We couldn’t be more thrilled
to see this hard work and dedication acknowledged by the readers of
HAWAII Magazine,” said Matt Bailey, Aqua-Aston Hospitality, president
and chief operating officer.

While HAWAII Magazine is distributed internationally, the
publication also enjoys the largest paid circulation in the state. To
select recipients of the Readers’ Choice Awards, votes were tallied from
an estimated 200,000 print and web readers across 98 categories – from
places to stay, things to eat, activities to try, places to shop, and
more – ranking “the best of everything” Hawaii has to offer.

The following Aqua-Aston Hospitality properties were recognized across
various categories:


  • Aston
    Waikiki Beach
    Hotel received three awards including
    “Best Value Hotel,” “Best Hotel for Families” and “Best Mid-Range
    Hotel.” Located across the street from the world-famous Waikiki Beach,
    this contemporary, full-service hotel features a modern Hawaii
    beach-theme with fun and unique décor, and is home to the popular
    Tiki’s Bar & Grill. Book
    now for rates from $169
  • Aston
    Waikiki Circle
    Hotel was awarded “Best Value Hotel.”
    This whimsical ocean-themed hotel’s distinctive circular shape offers
    panoramic views surrounded by shopping, dining, and ocean activities. Book
    now for rates from $174.*
  • Aston at the Waikiki Banyan was recognized for “Best Hotel for
    a Long Vacation.” Located on the Diamond Head side of Waikiki and just
    over a block from the beach, this family-friendly property features
    one-bedroom suites that accommodate up to five people. Book
    now for rates from $185.*
  • The Surfjack Hotel & Swim Club was also awarded “Best
    Boutique Hotel.” Located in the only true urban environment in Hawaii,
    the Surfjack offers guests an insider’s view of authentic Honolulu,
    from the arts and music to cuisine, coffee, cocktails, fashion,
    history, and culture. Book
    now for rates from $227.*


  • Aqua
    Kauai Beach Resort
    received three awards, including “Best
    Mid-Range Resort,” “Best Resort for a Long Vacation,” and ranked #1
    “Best Value Hotel” in Kauai. Located on a 25-acre retreat on the
    island’s longest beach, the resort features well-appointed guest rooms
    with private lanais complete with views of the ocean and mountains, as
    well as four swimming pools, exotic waterfalls, and four dining
    options. Book
    now for rates from $259.*
  • Kauai
    , an Aqua Hotel received six awards, including
    “Best Boutique Hotel,” “Best Value Hotel,” “Best Resort for a Long
    Vacation,” “Best Resort Staff,” “Best Mid-Range Resort,” and “Best
    Resort with Aloha Spirit.” This newly renovated property features six
    beachfront acres of tropical lawns and gardens, two outdoor swimming
    pools, guestrooms with contemporary, retro-modern décor, and the
    popular Lava Lava Beach Club, the only ‘toes in the sand’ oceanfront
    restaurant and bar on Kauai. Book
    now for rates from $169.
  • Aston Islander on the Beach was recognized in five categories,
    including awards for “Best Value Hotel,” “Best Mid-Range Hotel,” “Best
    Hotel for Families,” “Best Hotel Staff,” and “Best Hotel for a
    Vacation.” This oceanfront resort with plantation-style charm offers
    six acres of landscaped grounds, a sparkling pool, and is adjacent to
    Coconut Marketplace’s many boutiques and restaurants. Book
    now for rates from $189.*
  • Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay was also awarded “Best Value
    Hotel” and “Best Mid-Range Hotel.” The beachfront property is
    conveniently located on Kauai’s east coast, just a short drive to
    Kapaa town and five miles from Lihue Airport. Each newly remodeled
    guest room, suite, and cottage offers ocean, mountain, or garden
    views. Book
    now for rates from $189.*


  • Aston Maui Kaanapali Villas was awarded “Best Mid-Range Hotel.”
    Resting amid 11 acres of exotic tropical gardens, the resort has a
    poolside café featuring island cuisine and a free shuttle to Kaanapali
    Resort area shopping and activities. Book
    now for rates from $395.*
  • Maui Beach Hotel was awarded “Best Value Hotel.” Situated on
    the shores of Kahului Bay in the heart of downtown Kahului, this
    popular hotel is just minutes from the airport, shopping, beaches and
    gold courses and features a restaurant, lounge and swimming pool with
    a sundeck. Book
    now for rates from $199.*

A complete list of the Readers’ Choice Award winners can be found in the
March/April 2017 issue of HAWAII Magazine. For more information
about Aqua-Aston Hospitality, please visit
or call (855) 945-4092.

*Terms and conditions, including blackout dates and amenity fees, may
apply. Rates quoted are subject to availability. For more information,

About Aqua-Aston Hospitality

From full-service resorts and stylish hotels to condominium resorts and
comfortable budget properties in Hawaii and the continental United
States, Honolulu-based Aqua-Aston
manages close to 50 properties across five distinct
brands designed to suit any lifestyle, taste or budget – Aston Hotels &
Resorts, Instinct Hotel Collection, Aqua Hotels & Resorts, Lite Hotels
and Maui Condo and Home. For more information, visit
or call the 24-hour call center at (855) 945-4092. Aqua-Aston
Hospitality is an operating business of ILG, Inc. (Nasdaq: ILG), a
leading global provider of professionally delivered vacation experiences.


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