The Solomon Kitano Mendana Hotel is situated in a convenient central position, directly on the beach, next to the Honiara Yacht Club and adjacent to Honiara's restaurants, shopping and commercial area. The hotel provides an ideal base for visiting business people and is a great location for holiday makers. The hotel's rooms, include the newer Executive Suites and Executive Rooms plus the renovated East Wing. The Junior Suites located on the West Wing have been upgraded to the standard of the more stylish Executive Rooms with new furnishing and curtains. West Wing rooms are being renovated starting with the upper floor.
The Capitana Restaurant offers a buffet breakfast, al a carte lunch and dinner, with both Western and Japanese cuisines available. The restaurant also offers a lavish mid week buffet with a wide variety of food styles including sushi and sashimi, fresh seafood and various roasts, curries, stir fries, and desserts, followed by a performance of island dancing, which is very popular with both locals and hotel guests.
A Honiara favourite is the Hakubai Japanese Restaurant, offering contemporary and traditional genuine Japanese Cuisine in a traditional setting. Delicious dishes like sushi, sashimi, sukiyaki and sizzling tepanyaki grills are regular menu choices. Lunches are served Mon-Fri, and dinner daily.
The courtyard cafe serves guests snacks and coffee, or for a cool sundowner, visit the Raratana Bar and poolside terrace for a glass of wine or a refreshing ale.
The Business Centre is currently closed. Guests may enquire at the front desk about photocopying. The extensive Gift Shop near reception is open offering local crafts, maps and jewellery, newspapers, drinks and ice cream. An ANZ Bank ATM is located in the foyer near reception.
To improve internet services for guests, the hotel now has its own wireless internet service. Connection in all rooms is wireless. Guests are provided with 500MB of free wireless over the first 3 days. Paid service is available after that.