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The Bird Cage - Waikiki Hideaway, Steps to the Beach

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 325 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 1-2)

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!

The Bird Cage is a breezy and bright studio giving you clear views of the Koolau Mountains. With historic Waikiki Beach just outside the hotel lobby, the Bird Cage is the perfect home base for exploring Honolulu and the rest of Oahu.

Double paned sliding glass windows greatly minimize the urban sounds of Waikiki, but let a lot of light in. An expansive roof deck on top of the hotel provides a bird's eye view of Diamond Head. There are lounge chairs for sunbathing and tables for alfresco dining. No one else in Waikiki has a better view of the sun setting into the Pacific. Kapiolani Park is just across the street and offers the Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, the Royal Hawaiian Bandstand, tennis courts, soccer fields, archery ranges, weekend art shows and the city's Sunset on the Beach free concerts and movies - all this in its 500 green acres.

One of the main reasons for coming to Hawaii is of course the sun and sand. Surfing, stand up board paddling, outrigger canoeing, swimming and simply lounging on the beach are all just a few steps from the Brid Cage.

Hawaii is the crossroads of the Pacific and its culinary offerings reflect that abundantly, so while the Bird Cage has a kitchen and microwave, you are a short walk away from countless cafes and restaurants catering to every taste and price range. Similarly, if you can get yourself out of the water and away from the beach there is a lot of shopping to be done in Waikiki, and the many other shopping venues just a short drive away.

The Bird Cage is at the end of Waikiki. Kapahulu Avenue provides easy access to the freeway, and makes getting in and out of the area very easy because you avoid all the traffic in the heart of Waikiki. This is perfect for when you decide to explore the rest that Oahu has to offer.

Need more recent and local suggestions than your guidebook provides? Contact us, we'll be more than happy to share our favorites and suggestions with you.

Please take a look at our other rental at the Waikiki Grand, the Red Ginger Suite. Located on the 9th floor and with it's own private balcony. You can get more information and pictures at VRBO 498201

Hawaii State Tax ID# 188-362-9568-01

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More Details

Property Manager
Kevin Lum
Member since: 2010
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
June 28, 2017

About Kevin Lum

Born and raised in Honolulu, I currently live on the Mainland, but spend a lot of time in Hawaii. I have worked in the travel industry for over 35 years and have explored numerous countries around the world. I can relate to what travelers are looking for in a vacation rental because I'm looking for the same things - cleanliness, location and value.

Kevin Lum purchased this condo in 2003

Why Kevin Lum chose Honolulu

I grew up in Honolulu and spent a lot of time playing at the beach and on the sea wall that is less than 30 steps from the condo. Kapiolani Park was a place for family gatherings, concerts at the Shell, and of course the Zoo. Waikiki was a lot slower and quieter when I was a kid, but even today I think visitors will still find it to be a special place. If you walk down to the Diamond Head end of Kalakaua Avenue - it's still like it was in the old days.

What makes this condo unique

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATION!

While being at the 'end' of Waikiki might sound like you are away from all the action, that just isn't the case. Everything Waikiki has to offer is just a short walk away, but you don't have to be in the middle of the hustle and traffic. Being on the end of Waikiki makes getting in and out of the area, if you are driving, much easier than visitors staying in the middle of the high-rises. Saving the best for last, being on the end of Waikiki means there is nothing else between you and Diamond Head except the big green expanse of Kapiolani Park. Head up to the roof deck and see for yourself! In the morning it's an amazing place to have coffee, watch the sun peek over the Koolau Mountains and light up Diamond Head, listen to the monkeys in the Zoo, and see the elephants out for a stroll. Only in Hawaii!

Guestbook comments from the manager

Great place to stay and the location is excellent. We LOVED the 10th floor deck and you couldn't get a better view of Diamond Head from there. A short one block walk to the beach. Perfect.
May 2017
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Amenities

Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 6
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 325 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Queen size Bed (1)
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Suitability:
  • alternative lifestyle
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

Reviews

Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(30 traveler reviews)

The Bird Cage - Waikiki Hideaway, Steps to the Beach
average rating of 4.5666666 based on 62 reviews
5

Perfect location

  • 5 of 5

The Bird Cage had everything we needed for a week's stay. The kitchenette was small, but great for breakfast. Bed and pillow were comfortable. Condo was very clean. The view of Diamond Head from the 10th floor deck took my breath the first time I went out

What an amazing sight. I'd totally recommend the Bird Cage.

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your generous words. The location is one of the Bird Cage's best attributes, and it's good to hear you agree. However, the view of Diamond Head and the Pacific from the roof deck is a close second. To say it's breathtaking is spot on. We're glad to have shared it with you. Mahalo!
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It was fine.

  • 3 of 5

The room was great, but would have been more enjoyable if we had had clean towels after 3 or 4 days as we were there 7 days. Clean sheets would have been really great!

The location was very good.

  • Submitted: Jun 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great Location

  • 5 of 5

Super clean condo a block from the beach. A perfect place for a couple, has everything you need even beach chairs. The 10th floor sun deck is amazing! Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Always glad to hear that guests have had a good time while in Honolulu, and that the Bird Cage has been a part of it. Our location can't be beat and we're looking forward to hosting you again!
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4

The room was fine , actually pretty decent for the price .

  • 4 of 5

The location and the view from the 10th floor deck are what made this a great stay. We would definitely stay there again

  • Submitted: Feb 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great !!

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay! It was clean and in an amazing location . Would definitely come back again

  • Submitted: Jan 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The Bird Cage's location, just steps from the beach, is hard to beat - and we're always happy to hear that guests agree! Thanks for coming to stay with us. If your travels bring you back to the Islands, we'd love to have you again.
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3

Comfortable living quarters. The owner is prompt and courteous in responding to queries.

  • 3 of 5

The studio condo is very comfortable and clean. It is located in a great location close to the beach, shopping, restaurants, and transit. The front desk staff is very friendly and helpful.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: The location is one of the best aspects of the Bird Cage, and it's gratifying to hear guests agree. We hope you'll come back to stay again when your travels bring you back to the Islands!
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Map

Nearest Airport
10.5 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Waikiki
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
USD
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$125
$785
 

Additional information about rental rates

Minimum Cleaning Fee $75
Tax Rate 13.96%

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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