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Gorgeous 1 BR Quiet Corner Unit, High Floor - Panoramic views, Free Parking/WiFi

Bedrooms 1
Space 700 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 - 10 nights


About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Aloha E Komo Mai. Welcome to our vacation rental at the Waikiki Banyan.

View our VIDEO TOUR! Swipe left on photos to view a video tour of our condo.

The Waikiki Banyan is one of Waikiki's most popular resort condominiums for vacation rentals, located one block from the beach in the heart of Waikiki.

Located on the 31st floor in Tower 2, our 1 bedroom corner unit is the perfect home away from home while vacationing in Waikiki and Honolulu. Enjoy the conveniences of a vacation rental by owner plus all the comforts of home in our completely renovated, 700 sq. ft. fully equipped and comfortably furnished suite. Free parking in the parkade, free long distance calls to the US and Canada and free WiFi is included with your rental. Our condo is equipped with everything you need including Tommy Bahama beach chairs and beach umbrella, beach towels, snorkel gear, binoculars for the spectacular rainbows we get just off our lanai and anything else you could possibly think of.

PLEASE NOTE: The Waikiki Banyan is a 100% NON SMOKING complex. Smoking of any substance, including vaping or the use of e-cigarettes is NOT permitted in our condo, on the lanai, or anywhere on the Waikiki Banyan property.

Our suite has been completely renovated from top to bottom and decorated in Hawaiian style. It has a separate bedroom with a new Simmons King size bed and windows on three sides to catch the Tradewinds and the stunning views. Blackout curtains, a ceiling fan and a powerful A/C unit ensure a cool, restful sleep.

The renovated kitchen has granite counters, a window looking directly out to Diamond Head and is fully stocked with everything you could need including microwave oven, rice cooker, coffee maker, blender, dishes, cookware, etc.

The spacious living room has a Queen size sofa bed with a firm, comfortable mattress, a love seat and a chair for plenty of seating. A large lanai with table and chairs offers fabulous, completely unobstructed views of the Koolau mountains, Ala Wai canal, golf course, and Diamond Head. The lanai gets the morning sun and the afternoon shade and is the perfect place to enjoy your morning coffee or an afternoon glass of wine. Our nighttime view is spectacular with the lights of the valley reflected in the canal.

The bathroom has a separate vanity area with granite countertop, lots of storage and a hair dryer so ou don’t need to bring your own. Behind a pocket door is the toilet area and a glass door walk-in shower, featuring easy to clean solid surface quartz walls and a top of the line Grohe shower system. Taking a shower has never been more pleasurable.

There is a 42” flat screen tv in the living room with HDMI inputs (bring your Apple TV, Roku or Firestick!) and a Bluetooth soundbar and a 28' LED tv in the bedroom with cable tv programming. The porcelain tile floors keep the unit cool and easy to clean.

A coin-operated laundry room ($2.00 each for washer/dryer) is just steps away, diagonally across the hall from our front door. There is a laundry room on every floor so machines are always available.

The recreation deck on the 6th floor is perfect for the whole family with a large heated swimming pool, sauna, 2 hot tubs, barbecues, a putting green, children's playground, basketball and tennis courts and poolside snack bar. There is also a convenience store and an internet cafe in the lobby area.

While the Banyan is a child-friendly complex, our suite is located on the opposite side of the recreation facilities (in Tower 2 or Mauka, facing the mountains), providing a peaceful retreat for those who are looking for a quiet, relaxing holiday.

We purchased our condo in 2012 and lovingly renovated it with comfort and relaxation in mind. This is our home away from home and we look forward to welcoming you with aloha. We hope you enjoy it as much as we do! Mahalo Nui Loa.

For more photos and information, please visit our website. See 'Links to more information:' section below for link to our website.

Hawaii Tax ID GE/TA-011-293-0816-01

Keywords: 31st floor, high floor, free parking, wifi, Tower 2 (Mauka), Corner unit on quiet side of building, 1 BR condo, newly renovated with full kitchen and spectacular views

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Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
September 10, 2018

About Cathy

We live in Vancouver, BC, Canada and have been vacationing in Hawaii for years. We fell in love with the Waikiki Banyan and all it has to offer. We love the separate bedroom, gorgeous views and full kitchen. We knew we wanted to be on the quiet, cool side of the building, with views of the mountains, canal and Diamond Head. After much searching for the right unit, we bought our condo in January, 2012. We lovingly renovated it from top to bottom. We look forward to welcoming you to our home and we hope you enjoy it as much as we do. (Our local contact while on island: Steve Larson, Koko Resorts, 808-922-0707)

Please visit our website at WaikikiBanyanRental dot com

Cathy purchased this condo in 2012

Why Cathy chose Waikiki

The Waikiki Banyan is one short block from world famous Waikiki Beach. We are a short walk to Kapiolani Park and the Honolulu Zoo. There are many shops and boutiques just a short stroll away and there is a bus stop right outside our door, with buses covering the entire island. Great cafes and world class restaurants are all within walking distance. We think it is the best location in all of Hawaii and the amenities are great.

What makes this condo unique

Please contact us to inquire about renting this beautiful oasis in Waikiki. To help us in welcoming you into our home, please tell us a bit about yourselves - number of adults (young couple? mature, older couple? on your honeymoon?); any children (remember, our condo is not child-proofed for safety and is therefore not suitable for toddlers or young children) and anything else that will help us to make your stay with us as wonderful as possible. We look forward to welcoming you with Aloha.


Waikiki Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 31
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 700 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • Max. adults: 3
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25 ...
  • Not suitable for children ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Occupancy is restricted to the number of adults specified. No additional persons, including minors, permitted without prior consent from the owner.
  • 100% NON-SMOKING complex. Smoking (incl. e-cigs) or use of any illegal drug is prohibited in the unit, on the lanai or on Waikiki Banyan property.
  • $150 charge if parking pass not returned to unit. Dishes to be washed and put away, garbage taken out on checkout. Check in: 3pm Check out: 11:00am
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Spotlessly clean and newly renovated with granite counter. The large, walk-in shower has top of the line Grohe fixtures, solid surface Quartz walls for cleanliness and glass doors. There is a Toto Washlet bidet toilet seat for your convenience. Please note: there is no bathtub in our unit. There is a walk-in shower only.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • King size beds (1) Simmons King size bed with memory foam topper in bedroom., Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Firm, comfortable Queen size sofabed in living room. Ceiling fan, blackout curtains, and a 28" LCD tv in the bedroom.
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Shared Hot Tub ...
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
Our unit is on the cool, quiet side of the complex, away from the recreation deck, in Tower 2 (or Mauka, facing the mountains). The lanai has gorgeous, unobstructed panoramic views and gets the morning sun and afternoon shade so the unit is cool and comfortable. Newly renovated from top to bottom.


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Gorgeous 1 BR Quiet Corner Unit, High Floor - Panoramic views, Free Parking/WiFi
average rating of 4.970588 based on 34 reviews

Great place to stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I visited Oahu to celebrate my 50th birthday, and we could not have chosen a better condo to rent! It is in the perfect location, just a couple of blocks from the beach with a ton of restaurants, shops, and other sites all within walking distance. Having the free parking space made all the difference. We didn't want to have to waste a lot of our time organizing activities around bus schedules, so it was so great having the parking pass and being able to come and go as we wanted.

The condo comes equipped with pretty much everything you would need -- beach chairs, beach towels, umbrellas, snorkel gear, a boogie board, and even little coolers and ice packs to make it easy to pack a lunch. Cathy thought of everything! The bed is super comfortable and even sharing it, we never heard each other get up in the night or morning.

The interior of the condo is great and looks just like the pictures, but we didn't spend much time in there. When I was at the condo, I lived on the lanai, with it's incredible view of the golf course, canal, and rolling hills. It's so peaceful, and that was truly my favorite spot.

The check in and out process was super easy, and Cathy was great at following up on how things were going with us. The property was clean and extremely well maintained. The condo does have an AC unit, but we didn't use it as we were completely comfortable with just the breezes coming off the 31st floor. It has a nice TV set up, which we also didn't use because, well, we were in Hawaii! It also seems to be pretty well equipped for cooking, but we didn't do much of that either other than breakfast on the lanai.

In terms of activities, I highly recommend a day at Pearl Harbor, the hike up Diamond Head, the Manoa Falls hiking trail, and snorkeling at Hanauma Bay. Cuckoo Coconuts is a great little local bar that has live music. Also, there is a short fireworks show at the Hyatt (not the one closest to the condo, but about a 10 minute walk up the beach) on Friday nights.

I love this condo, and if I were to return to Oahu, I would definitely stay here again!

  • Submitted: Apr 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for the amazing review, Laura! It was such a pleasure having you and your sister celebrate your birthday here. You were just a dream to deal with - so positive despite not having the best weather during your stay and I truly do hope you will come back again. You are most welcome anytime! Mahalo, Cathy
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An amazing stay in an incredible condo!

  • 5 of 5

I’ve just come back from a fantastic stay in this gorgeous condo in Waikiki. Where do I start? The condo was perfect! Spotlessly clean, equipped with pretty much everything you could possibly need or want and the most comfortable bed you could imagine. It is a corner unit so it is very spacious and you can open the windows on both sides so the nice Hawaiian breeze just flows through. It is beautifully decorated in Hawaiian style, and so comfortable that I really felt at home. And the view is amazing! The owner is such a pleasure to deal with and she truly cared that I enjoy my stay and have everything I needed. I really felt like a valued guest. I cannot recommend this condo highly enough and I am already planning a return visit soon. It books up quickly for good reason - the best quality places always do. Do yourself a favor - don’t look any further and book this place now. You won’t regret it.

  • Submitted: Aug 18, 2018
  • Stayed: April 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sacramento, Calif.

Beautiful Condo, well equipped condo

  • 5 of 5

Great attention paid to our comfort, from checking in, to an email from the owners asking how could they improve the experience. I plan to rebook next year for a longer stay. Perfect location, one block to the beach, two blocks to the zoo. Beautiful views from the corner unit on the 31st floor.

  • Submitted: Mar 15, 2018
  • Stayed: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the kind words! It was such a pleasure having you stay and getting to know you. I am already looking forward to next year and hopefully many more years to come. Cathy and Stefano
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Seward Alaska

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Great condo in a very convenient

Location.Nicely decorated.

Owner is very helpful.

Can't wait to come back.


  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the kind words, Michael. It was a pleasure having you stay and we hope you come back again soon. Cathy
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We had a wonderful stay in Cathy's condo!

  • 5 of 5

The condo was immaculate and was equipped for everything you might need for your stay. We loved that it was only 2 blocks from Waikiki beach. Cathy was wonderful to work with. She answered emails quickly and was helpful in every way. We recommend her highly.

  • Submitted: Oct 11, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa, for the kind words, Amor. It was such a pleasure working with you and getting to know you, too. I truly hope you come and stay again as we would love to have you back. Cathy
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Cozy, clean and to the detail

  • 5 of 5

I really recommend to stay at this condo. There is not a single thing that we missed, everything was well prepared and organized. The place looks identically as shown on the pics, the location at the Waikiki Banyan could not be better. We enjoyed our stay so much and all I can do is say thank you for everything!

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo, Daniela, for the kind words! It was such a pleasure having you stay and we hope to see you many more times in the future. Looking forward to your next visit! Cathy and Stefano
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There is a recreation deck on 6th floor with pool, 2 hot tubs / jacuzzis, tennis court, putting green, barbeques, picnic area, childrens playground, snack bar. On the ground floor in the lobby, there is a grocery/convenience store and an Internet Cafe with cappuccino bar serving breakfast, lunch and snacks, with public computers and printers available.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $130

Contact owner directly via email at gmail dot com address: WaikikiBanyanRental

Reservations are not considered as confirmed without prior contact with owner and return of accepted rental agreement.

All rates: Plus 14.96% GE/TA Taxes (Hawaii Tax ID GE/TA-011-293-0816-01).

Plus one time cleaning charge of $130 ($160 for stays of 30 days or longer)

Rates include free parking, free wifi & free long distance calls to the US/Canada.

$150 charge if parking pass is not returned to unit at the end of your stay.

Quoted rates are for 2 adults. Higher occupancy with written approval only.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.