BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA!

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Speaks english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 7 nights
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BY THE BEAUTIFUL SEA!

Waikiki Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio Comfortably Sleeps 2 or 3 - Great for Active Outdoor People

Awesome location steps from the beach at the Waikiki Grand Hotel, 134 Kapahulu Ave. Honolulu, HI 96815. Located near Kuhio Beach, Queen's Beach, across the street from Kapiolani Park and the Zoo entrance. This is Waikiki's premiere location for fun and activities within walking distance. The unit features free hi speed Internet, cable TV/VCR/DVD. Kitchen with all the comforts of home. On the top floor and on the cool and quiet side of the building.

Near Waikiki Shell, Waikiki Aquarium, Honolulu Zoo, hiking distance to Diamond Head, tennis courts, Queen's Surf, Starbucks, 24-Hour Fitness, Movies on the Beach, near finish point of Honolulu Marathon, surf lessons, bike rentals, 3 blocks from Library, 1/2 mile from grocery store, fast food to fine dining within two blocks of building. Countless parades and activities down Kalakaua Ave. Truly one of the best locations in Waikiki.

Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered

Priscilla Topping, property manager

This advertiser has been with HomeAway.com since 2007
Speaks english
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 7 nights
Contact the owner directly to confirm reservation details and pay with an approved method (credit card, check, or bank transfer), to protect your payment up to $1,000.
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By the Beautiful Sea!
average rating of 3.7 based on 10 reviews
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By the Beautiful Sea!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p175325
Waikiki Oahu
2

Great location, issues with the property

  • 2 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
Let me begin by saying that the location of this unit is ideal. The instructions from the property manager about how to enter the property were clear and very easy to follow. However, there were big issues with the property itself. My friend and I received a phone call on our way from Maui informing us that the unit was currently being exterminated for cockroaches. While we did not like the idea of sharing our holiday space with these yucky creatures we were understanding that these things do happen and understood that the issue was being addressed. That being said, we were killing many of these cockroaches on a daily basis and felt that whatever was used to exterminate them was not working. We contacted the property manager who said that the exterminator could not come until Tuesday (this was Friday) so we would just have to put up with them until then. The next morning we were awoken with a splash!! Yes, there was a huge puddle on the floor next to the window as it had been raining the night before and was obviously some big leakage issue. We were thankful that our suitcases were on the other side of the room but two pairs of shoes did not fair well after sitting in the puddle for probably most of the night. We once again contacted the property manager who said that she was aware that there was a water/flooding issue but did not offer any suggestions at all to fix the problem. The huge problem with this, was that we chose to stay in Waikiki when there were 7 straight days of rain, so we were constantly having to place a barrier of towels down that would become sopping wet and then try and dry them to use them again immediately as the water was relentless. If/when the cockroach and water issue is addressed then the location of the unit and the unit itself would be a great basic place to stay in Waikiki, until then be aware that this place has some issues.
Owner's Response: Aloha,
First, please accept our apologies for any inconvenience you may have endured. Our building was undergoing major renovations and we tried to accommodate our guests as best we could. We responded to the pest problem, no doubt exacerbated by building renovations as this has been the only such incident ever encountered, as quickly as humanly possible. New windows have been installed recently and workers damaged the exterior rain gutter, causing a leak into our unit as well as the neighboring one. The resident manager, after response delays by the hotel association, was finally able to secure repairs. So, two major issues have been addressed and resolved. As for the week of rain, we cannot be held responsible for inclement weather. We offer our apologies, just the same.
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By the Beautiful Sea!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p175325
Waikiki Oahu
4

Hone away from home

  • 4 of 5
  • Submitted: Feb 16, 2013
  • Stayed: Jan 2013
We were there for 2 wonderful weeks!!! Prime location to everything we could possibly need from Corner stores, Beaches , the Zoo and all Bus stops. First time renting like this and i would do it again. A few burps along the way but nothing I would say hindered the vacation time spent with my family!!!!!!!!!
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for the kind words. We agree that the location is great: near the beach, plenty of convenience stores, restaurants and shopping. Thank you again and I am pleased that you had a pleasant experience. Steve High, Property Manager
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By the Beautiful Sea!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p175325
Waikiki Oahu
5

Very happy with our stay in this studio

  • 5 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 20, 2012
  • Stayed: Nov 2012
We had an unforgettable vacation in Hawaii. I recommend this place for those who are planing to have an active night life. The location is very comfortable - near the beach, big park, bus stop, rentals - everything. But for that reason it is nosy. I suppose that no matter in which hotel or floor you will stay if you stay in Waikiki it will be nosy.
The studio is big enough for a couple. We had everything in the kitchen and also for the beach - I don't know if the owner provide this or the previous tenants left them, but for us was very convenient to have them - beach towels, bamboo mats, umbrella, 2 pairs of snorkels and goggles, cooler, even books to read :)
The only thing I missed was some kind of balcony, but it's not a big deal - there is a nice sun deck on the top of the building with gorgeous view to the beach, Kapiolani park and Diamond Head .
We never used the laundry room or the pool, so I can't tell anything about this.
Good luck with your planing!
Owner's Response: Aloha and thank you for all of your kind words and taking the time to share your experience in Studio 920 at the Waikiki Grand Hotel. You can thank the owner for all of the wonderful room amenities in the kitchen as well as for the beach. It's true, it's hard to have it all in Waikiki without having the noise of the nightlife and the day time activities. The location is across the street from Kapiolani Park, a half a block from Diamond Head, with lots of restaurants and outdoor activities withing one block of the building. Thanks again and we are pleased that you enjoyed your stay. We look forward to your return visit. Steve High, Property Manager
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By the Beautiful Sea!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p175325
Waikiki Oahu
3

Very convenient

  • 3 of 5
  • Submitted: Nov 15, 2012
  • Stayed: Oct 2012
I have stayed many times at the Waikiki Grand because of its proximity to the beach. The location is great, easy to walk to practically anywhere in Waikiki. The room was nice, with expected amenities. The bed was a bit small - a full size bed. The room does get a bit warm in the morning hours because the sun is rising and the small a/c really cannot keep up, fans in the room might be helpful. Access to the room when arriving was really simple, Steve provided the lock box code when we arrived and everything went smooth from there.
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By the Beautiful Sea!
http://www.homeaway.com/vacation-rental/p175325
Waikiki Oahu
3

Studio 920

  • 3 of 5
  • Submitted: May 2, 2012
  • Stayed: Apr 2012
The listing description of the studio was accurate.The studio was bright and roomy. We had requested a mattress topper of some sought because the bed was too firm but no follow up by property manager. We stayed one month and it was hard to get a good nights rest on such a firm bed. The location was nice lots of things to do, however, Waikiki is an extremely noisy place. It's a good place if you enjoy being up late at night and early the next morning.
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Map

Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Kapahulu and Waialae
Car: not necessary

Located in the heart of Waikiki just steps from the world famous Waikiki Beach, Kuhio Beach, Queen's Surf, Sansouci Beach, Sunset on the Beach activities, ocean sports, Kapiolani Park, Honolulu Zoo, and a very short walk to Waikiki Aquarium, historic Diamond Head Crater, Waikiki Shell, Waikiki Bandstand, golfing, tennis, art sales, craft fairs, cultural festivals, music, shopping, dining and dancing.

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Availability & Rates

Waikiki Studio Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Minimum Stay
 
Spring Special
Mar 29 2014 - May 15 2014
$84
7 nights
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $130.00 + Tax
Full payment required upon booking.
Tax Rate 13.96%
Notes No security deposit.
Early or late check-in or check-out based upon availability $50 fee applies to both ends. Cleaning fee is $130, $150 for bookings of 30 days or more, $100.00 fee applies, if minimum stay is not met. $200 cancellation fee from booking up to day of arrival. TRAVEL INSURANCE RECOMMENDED. No refunds or changes after arrival. No refunds if your stay includes any American Holiday.
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Amenities

Waikiki Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 9
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 364 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Near The Ocean
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Budget
General:
  • Hair Dryer
  • Basic Soaps
  • Paper Towels
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Toilet Paper
  • Iron & Board
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Broadband Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Security System
  • Internet
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Parking On Street
  • Local Maps
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Stove
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
  • Blender
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , combination tub/shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Studio - 1 double
    Additional Sleeping - 1 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • VCR
  • Television
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
Outside:
  • Small Cooler
  • Beach Towels
  • Beach Chairs
  • 2 beach chairs
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • wheelchair accessible
  • non smoking only
  • pets considered
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Car Optional
  • Massage
Attractions:
  • zoo
  • library
  • ruins
  • live theater
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • arboretum
  • reefs
  • rain forests
  • cinemas
  • volcano
  • synagogues
  • botanical garden
  • playground
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • pond
  • water parks
  • waterfalls
  • marina
  • forests
  • nude beach
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • beachcombing
  • scenic drives
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • antiquing
  • walking
  • sight seeing
  • eco tourism
  • whale watching
  • luaus
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • massage therapist
  • fitness center
  • Babysitter
  • laundromat
  • hospital
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • surfing
  • golf
  • snorkeling
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • mountain biking
  • swimming
  • fishing
  • roller blading
  • water skiing
  • hiking
  • tennis
  • golf privileges optional
  • surf fishing
  • jet skiing
  • wind-surfing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • deepsea fishing
  • cycling
  • paragliding
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