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Alexei and Matthew

Member since: 2013
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Speaks: english, russian, korean

Heart Of Waikiki, Perfect Location, Free Wi-Fi

56 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Small, Super Clean Studio In Walking Distance To Everything Waikiki Has To Offer

239 sq/ft, super clean, all brand new furnishings and appliances, free Broadband and Wi-Fi Internet.

Queen-size bed with designer linens, comfortable memory-foam mattress, and a premium brand pillows.

40' flat screen Samsung Smart TV, browse Internet from your TV, watch Youtube videos, access your Hulu-plus account, or your favorite Netflix movie, or just listen to your personal radio on Pandora, all from the comforts of your room.

Efficiency Kitchenette, with brand new super-fast Induction cook-top, refrigerator, microwave, coffee-maker, toaster, electric tea kettle, and a full set of silverware, cooking pans, dishes and glassware.

Why spend money on restaurants every night, when you can cook it yourself?

Food Pantry grocery supermarket is just a block away, or visit a 24-hour convenience store downstairs in the same building.

Laundromat, Tour Desk, Internet Café, and a Surfboard/snorkel Rentals are in the same building as well.

Parking is $25/24hr at the garage downstairs.

  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Alexei and Matthew (Owner)
Member since: 2013
Call Owner
Speaks: english, russian, korean

About Alexei and Matthew

We're a couple of Seattle transplants, that just recently started to grow our Hawaiian roots.

It has been our favorite vacation spot for over 15 years, now we can finally call it our home.

This charming studio is our second acquisition on the island, and we are happy to share it with visitors to the beautiful Hawaii.

Alexei and Matthew purchased this studio in 2013

Why Alexei and Matthew chose Oahu

This Studio offers the best value. One and a half block from the most famous beach in the world, one block from the best shopping areas, and the fun and lively Kalakaua street. Hyatt, Hilton, Westin and Marriott are about a block away, but you'll pay only a fraction of what they would charge for often an inferior room and service.


based on 56 traveler reviews

Heart Of Waikiki, Perfect Location, Free Wi-Fi
average rating of 4.642857 based on 56 reviews

It was a great spot and a place to call "home" during our stay in Waikiki.

  • 4 of 5

The condo was clean and met all of our needs! They provided beach towels, snorkeling gear and beach chairs which was awesome. Working with the owners was great - they always responded promptly and made the process easy to navigate. The condo is only a few blocks from the beachfront of Waikiki and we were able to navigate pretty easily. If you're renting a car, parking is challenging as the garage is very small, hard to locate initially and expensive (but, so is parking everywhere). We found parking at Waikiki Banyan a few blocks down which was a but cheaper and worked well. I think Oahu is pretty easy to navigate so if you can go without a rental car then go for it - if you get a car than I would plan on parking elsewhere. Thankful we found this place!

  • Submitted: Aug 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great location, clean and easy

  • 4 of 5

We loved our stay in Hawaii, and the place met our needs. We just wanted something clean, safe, and close to everything, and this place did all of that. It had a secure elevator, and it was nice having the 24-hour store off the lobby in case you had questions. It was such a quick walk to the beach, and even better, it was on both the bus and trolley routes, so we would just leave the place and hop on the next one to go anywhere in Honolulu. We did laundry downstairs (great to have it within the property), and we ate at the food truck that is right in the same log--delicious! We were able to save some money by buying some groceries and heating up a few quick meals there, and it was great to have the little extras like the beach towels and bag chairs there at the place. We had trouble with cable the second day we were there. We e-mailed, and right away it was going to be fixed with an appointment with the cable company (it ended up coming back on its own by the time we got home from the beach). Every communication was polite and helpful. I would definitely say here again. Hawaii is amazing, and we had no complaints about staying here for our 10-day stay.

  • Submitted: Aug 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Aug 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Very clean propriety and close to the beach!! I would recommend it!

  • Submitted: Aug 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect location and place!

  • 5 of 5

Great location your are not going to find a better location at this price! Literally 1 minute walk from the beach. Convienent store at the bottom and there are A LOT of delicious food places right next to you, all the shopping areas are 2 streets away. Also a delicious deli right next to you! They were great made sure to check up on us upon arrival. I definitely plan on staying here again!!

Only thing I would suggest, is to remove the rug on the wall and get an actual bedframe.

  • Submitted: Jul 14, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great little place!

  • 4 of 5

It was very nice we were right next to shopping food and beach. Has all the things you need for your beach days.the only down side is parking there is none or you must pay and it gets expensive. But other then that it is great place great experience☺️

  • Submitted: Jun 3, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for taking your time to write us your review. We appreciate all feedback we receive. For the benefit of our future guests, I would like to point out that most condos in our area do not come with parking. The best part of Waikiki was built-up first, back in the late fifties and sixties, when much fewer cars were around. That means we now have to rely on public garages for our parking needs, or stay in a later built-up, farther away corners of Waikiki, that might require driving everywhere. Or be prepared to pay at least double of what we charge in our area. Most of our guests prefer the convenience of being able to walk everywhere over an inconvenience and expense of an additional $25 spent on public parking garage in our building, or $20 at neighboring property public garage. We are absolutely convinced that even with the cost of parking added, we still, by far, offer the best value for your money for comparable properties in our part of Waikiki. Thank you for staying with us!
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Great Location in the Heart of Waikiki

  • 4 of 5

The studio is small but had everything we needed (kitchen utensils, snorkeling set, beach towels etc) for a great stay. Waikiki beach is just a couple of blocks away and there is a bus stop right outside the building which was great for us. On a couple of instances we heard noises while sleeping maybe from the adjacent studios but overall we were pleased with the stay.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Waikiki Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season Summer
Jul 1 2016 - Sep 15 2016
4 night minimum stay
Thanksgiving Holidays
Nov 16 2016 - Nov 30 2016
4 night minimum stay
New Year II
Dec 15 2016 - Jan 7 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100
Refundable damage deposit $100
Tax Rate 13.96%

300$ Refundable security Deposit, 100$ One Time Cleaning Fee,
plus 13.97% Hawaii State Tax
An entire rental amount, plus $300 damage deposit (which will be credited toward your booking total) is required at time of booking, if your arrival is in less then 2 months. $300 Deposit is required to hold your reservation when booking more then 2 months in advance, balance is due 60 days before arrival.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Waikiki Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 239 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Studio - 1 queen
  • 1 queen-size bed sleeps two. One extra person is possible for an additional fee. If a third person is authorized, 1 folding twin-size mattress is provided with extra linens and towels (Japanese style shikibuton, folding futon).
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • volcano
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • whitewater rafting
  • wind-surfing

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