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BIG ALOHA & AWESOME VIEW AT THIS HAWAIIAN HOME!

32 Reviews
Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type house
Minimum Stay 4 nights

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Overview

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House, 3 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6-8)

~Breezy Spacious and Welcoming Vacation Home~

This Hawaiian home sits up on the mountain with unbelievable, panoramic views of the Pacific Ocean, Diamond Head, Waikiki, and downtown. Watch sunsets, fireworks, whales, and rainbows from the lanai. Situated only 2 miles from Diamond Head, 2.5 miles from Waikiki, 1.5 miles from Kahala Mall, 8 miles from Hanauma Bay, and 11 miles (20 minutes) from the airport. Minutes to jump on the highway and explore the island. Beautiful beaches surround us.

This lovely and breezy house is furnished with vintage Hawaiian charm. It has three bedrooms, two bathrooms (one with a tub/shower and one with a shower), a large living room, and a dining room that seats 8. The fully equipped kitchen is a chef’s dream, with a gas cooktop, a double oven, one of which is convection, a dishwasher, and a view. The kitchen has a cute breakfast nook, but you will probably have your coffee on the spacious lanai. The home is equipped with three TV’s, a VCR, a CD/ipod player, internet and boardgames. One bedroom has a king sized bed, one- a queen, one- two twins, and there’s a convertible double futon couch available in the living room. It comfortably sleeps 6-8. We’re equipped with a washer and dryer, detergent included. It has a lovely garden with an outdoor shower for when you get back from beach. Come home and breathe in the fragrance from the mature Plumeria trees which surround the home.

There's one covered parking space and ample street parking is available.

Owners are on-site and can speak English and Japanese.

Come relax and re-energize in this lovely Hawaiian home, enjoy unbelievable views and live Aloha.

Keywords: Japanese OK, Residential, House, Furnished, Lanai, View, Garden, Aloha

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Owner
Member since: 2011
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About The Owner

ALOHA!

We are the new owners of this dream house and we are very excited to share our piece of paradise with you and your family.

We are a multi-cultural and bi-lingual family. My husband and I met in Japan where I was living and teaching for 8 years. We have traveled the world and love meeting new people.

I continue to teach here and my husband works in the hospitality industry. We are living out our dream.

We live in the separate bottom unit and will be available if you need any help. We can offer advice, tips and ideas about how to enjoy Honolulu the way locals do. We look forward to welcoming you to our home.

The Owner purchased this house in 2011

Why The Owner chose Honolulu

When we first came to the Hawaiian Islands on vacation, it was love at first site. The ocean, the smell, the climate and the multi-cultural diversity are amazing. Honolulu offers the best mix of enjoying outdoor activities and shopping, cultural activities and nightlife. Come see it for yourself and fall in love.

What makes this house unique

The VIEW!!!

See the endless ocean view with all its Pacific blues. See the bird's-eye view of the gentle sloping Diamond Head. See the breathtaking sunsets in the evenings. See the the night lights of city twinkle below.

The CONVENIENCE!!!

Only minutes away from everything you need- dining, shopping, nightlight and entertainment.

Or stay home and cook your own meals.

The PRICE!!!

Enjoy all the comforts and space of a home at a very affordable price.

Give yourself and your family a wonderful Hawaiian vacation!!!

Reviews

4.9
based on 32 traveler reviews

BIG ALOHA & AWESOME VIEW AT THIS HAWAIIAN HOME!
average rating of 4.9375 based on 32 reviews
Madison WI & San Diego, CA
5

Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 7 stayed at Cristin's house for 10 Days. We loved our stay there. If we would return to Honolulu, we would look no further than Cristin's house. The house was in a very good location. From the lani, we could see Diamond head and the Honolulu skyline and the ocean. We saw fireworks on the 4th of July from the lani. The house was in great working order and had a well stocked kitchen with everything we needed to get our vacation off to a great start. The house was very comfortable for the 7 of us. Loved it!! Thanks again Cristin!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Hudsonville, MI
5

Great Place to Stay, and Outstanding View

  • 5 of 5

There were 7 of us at the house, and it accommodated us nicely. We spent delightful evenings on the lanai and got really good photos of Diamond Head and the city of Honolulu.We also had some really pretty birds visit us that we had not seen before. Cristin is a great hostess. She totally respected our privacy, but was always willing to share helpful tips with us when we asked, such as where do we get good pizza, grocery store location, etc.. We enjoyed all the fun things we did in Hawaii, but I think the most memorable would be the Luau at Paradise Cove, and the dinner cruise on the Star of Honolulu. This home really contributed to our wonderful Hawaiian vacation. I would recommend it to everyone, except it might be difficult for those with disabilities due to the stairs. A big Mahalo to Cristin for allowing us to share her home for a wonderful week in the paradise of Hawaii. Aloha!!!

  • Submitted: Jun 27, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Newcastle, Australia
5

Great House and Outstanding view

  • 5 of 5

4 of us stayed at Cristin's place for a week in April. It was perfect. Our girls are in their early 20s and so all the space of a 3BR house was appreciated. With terrific weather, we spent all available time at the house on the lanai. We could not tire of the views of Honolulu from this elevated house.

Having a hire car, there was easy access to get into Waikiki and Honolulu as well as access to the motorway for travel elsewhere around the island. Local amenities of supermarket and numerous restaurants were within a 5 minute drive.

Cristin was a great host. While they live downstairs, she makes sure that all is OK but wasn't intrusive into our activities. I also enjoyed the morning walk further up the hill in this neighbourhood.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Peaceful, Relaxing and Convenient Home

  • 5 of 5

Margaret from Canada

Cristin is the best host, she is friendly, helpful and responded quickly to my emails and phone calls. We were a family of 6 adults and stayed for 7 nights. Cristin is living downstairs. The rental is on the upper floor with privacy. The convenience that Cristin’s home has, is endless, it is equipped with everything that you would have in your own home, except the groceries to prepare your meals. We cooked, baked, bbq and do our laundry just like we were at home. The house is clean and spacious. The beds are comfortable. There are lots of closet spaces and drawers to put your belongings. We enjoyed looking at the most amazing fireworks I have ever seen from the gorgeous lanai. During our stay we enjoyed going to Waikiki beach, Waikiki shopping area, Diamond Head, Manoa Fall etc. The house is located close toTimes, Safeway, Foodland, Walmart grocery stores. There are many restaurants close by including Leonard’s bakery, the best Portuguese-style donuts called Malasadas in Hawaii. The house would accommodate 8 people comfortably with the comfortable couch in the living room. I would definitely recommend Cristin’s home to stay.

  • Submitted: Mar 29, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Beautiful and relaxing home

  • 5 of 5

We had 2 families, a total of 7 of us adults coming from 5 locations. We spent 5 nights at this rental and it was a great way to reconnect with the family and sit back and relax. Like all the other reviews it is a FANTASTIC home. Gorgeous views. The house has everything you could possibly need. We even found a deck of cards and played gin rummy. Some of us were brave and took the long walk up the hill to get our morning exercise - the reward was the great views. My nephew enjoyed sleeping on the deck. We could see the fireworks on Friday night coming from Waikiki. And even saw a few shooting stars at night. Home is located in Kaimuki, lots of great places to eat. Close to everything. A perfect place for a big family or 2 families or 3 couples to have a pleasant vacation. YES, I would come back and stay here.

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2015
  • Stayed: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Aloha, Hawaii at it's best

  • 5 of 5

This place was amazing, the view was just like a postcard......picture perfect. There wasn't one thing that was not welcoming when we walked into the house, which was very clean, including fresh flowers in the bathroom and dining room. The convience to everything was perfect. Having our morning coffee and watching sunsets from the lanai was awesome. The Weber gas grill was great to have a BBQ on the lanai as well. The nightly tropical breeze made it excellent for sleeping. There were ample towels-beach and bath, bedding, dishes, cookware, all amenities of home including the washer and dryer. We had rented a car, but there was a bus stop right across the street from the house. Thank you Kennedys for providing such a beautiful spot for our first trip to Hawaii, I would/will highly recommend this house to anyone wanting to visit Oahu.

  • Submitted: Oct 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Honolulu House Rental Rates

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4 night minimum stay
$280
$1,960
$6,750
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning $265
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.75%

The security deposit is needed to book. The rental fee, cleaning, and tax are due 45 days before check-in. Travelers can pay by check, credit card, or PayPal

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Amenities

Honolulu House Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Location Type:
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
General:
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • One King size bed in Bedroom 1, One Queen size Bed in Bedroom 2, Two Twin or Single Beds in Bedroom 3, 1 Queen size Futon Couch in Living Room
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing

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