Maile Sky Court Hotel
Aqua Hotels and Resorts will assume management of the 596-room Maile Sky Court Hotel on Dec. 1, 2009. Formerly managed by Castle Hotels and Resorts, the 44-story hotel is located at the western end of Waikiki. The addition of Maile Sky Court increases Aqua’s Waikiki inventory to 14 hotels and its overall portfolio to 17 properties on Oahu, Kauai, Maui and Molokai.
Among the hotel's amenities are a swimming pool with sundeck, whirlpool spa, Vit's Hawaiian Steakhouse, a pool bar, gift and sundry shop, guest laundry services, Internet access in the lobby and a business center. Room amenities include mini-refrigerators, coffee makers, microwaves in some rooms, Internet access and cable television.
“This is the fifth property we’ve added this year, so it’s clear that hotel owners and investors have confidence in our performance and our vision," said Aqua president Ben Rafter. "As we continue to invest, we are looking forward to further growth in Hawaii and the Pacific.”
“The additional room inventory provides opportunities for Aqua to expand various market segments,” added Aqua sales and marketing vice president Elizabeth Churchill. The hotel will be offered as part of Aqua's Lite brand.