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A very special happy suite, clean colorful Design and exciting Oceanview.

Bedrooms 1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)



BLUE BANYAN is a dream come true which the owners Eva-Maria and Gudrun are happy to share with you. Their oceanview 1 bedroom apartment on the 10th floor of Waikiki Banyan

( corner unit Tower 2) was recently completely remodeled from a standard condo into a cleverly redesigned vacation rental. If you appreciate a memorable setting for your Waikiki vacation and are looking for a stylish home away from home - you will be very happy here. Treat yourself and your partner to a special place where you can relax and feel good after a busy day.

The hip designer furniture, very comfortable brand-new King size bed with a high end mattress , soft blue walls to compliment the ocean views - Eva and Gudrun thought of everything. The unusual wicker chairs are very comfortable and swivel in any direction . The DESIGN WITHIN REACH day bed/couch is a perfect place to enjoy the great view but it can become a comfortable king size bed in seconds - ideal option for 2 singles. This apartment is not suited for families with small children. The Art is far from generic and photos are taken by Eva in Hawaii.

The gourmet kitchen is set up with personally selected dishes, fine glassware and circular cookware, - a treat for hobby cooks - everything is pretty, fun and yet functional and of course very clean. Even cooking will be a pleasure here. It has a dishwasher, a very quiet Bosch - after all you are all on vacation.

Enjoy brand new appliances , flat screen TV - DVD player. Private phone with free Oahu calls and free internet access with WIFI - ( also access in the Internet Cafe in the Banyan lobby in case if you do not want to bring a laptop). Shared washer dryer located on each floor.

The smooth tropical bamboo floor makes this apartment extra special and soft on your bare feet and very easy to keep clean. Custom made curtains from Europe are another brandnew beautiful addition and so is the modern lighting. In this apartment every detail has been thought of and nothing is standard. If needed this unit also has a new and very quiet AC - but most of the the time the trade winds will keep you cool so you can enjoy the soft Hawaiian air day and night with doors wide open. A ceiling fan has also be added. The apartement is surprisingly quiet because the location is off the main street.

The bathroom was completely remodeled in October 2013 and now features a good size walk in shower and lots more space. Plenty of quality towels are provided.

From every part of the apartment the ocean view is quite stunning, a lot of blues in every shade. Watch sailboats float by, surfers catching waves and enjoy sunsets in every color. Have a Zen moment and read a book on the ocean view lanai or watch surfers play in the water of Waikiki Beach. This is no beige place - come to Blue Banyan to fill up with Hawaii's happy rainbow of colors. Certainly at Sunset time!

New since November 2014 : window treatment are now sun shades in living room to keep heat out but light in. The bedroom has plantation shutters which keep the room dark at night and partially shaded during the day. perfect for nappers! The bed is now a brand new and very comfortable KING bed

The building offers many amenities, including pool, tennis and grills - as well as a Cafe offering delicious Sandwiches, salads and sweets.

Free self parking is provided to our guest - a daily savings of about $25

Stroll to Waikiki Beach in 3 minutes, enjoy a wide selection of international restaurants on and off the beaten track. Walk to Kapiolani Park, Zoo, Aquarium and even Diamond Head . At Blue Banyan you are never far from Fun in the Sun. And don't miss the wonderful Saturday farmers market behind Diamond Head.


Keywords: 1 bedroom Apartment

More Details

Property Manager
David Baccus
Member since: 2003
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 17, 2017

About David Baccus

Eva and Gudrun saw this Banyan apartment and fell in love with the view and bought it right away. Every piece of furniture was soon replaced with something that they would enjoy , a bamboo floor was installed and the typical white - beige color scheme was transfered into a warm and welcoming palette of tropical colors which mirror the sea , the sun and the fauna of Hawaii. They would like to welcome you to enjoy this little paradise in Waikiki. Many guest have returned several times already , many come from far away - and nobody wants to leave. The personal touches of Eva the Photographer and Gudrun the "Chef" are clearly part of the charm and individuality of this very beautiful apartment.

David Baccus purchased this apartment in 2006

Why David Baccus chose Oahu

the location close to Kapiolani Park is perfect and the weather nearly always sunny and with a tradewind to cool things down. Fantastic sunsets, great restaurants of all styles and tastes, and so much to do close by. Waikiki has so much more than high rises and like most world famous cities has become much more stylish. All the famous historical Hotels have been renovated and are shiny stars along Waikiki Beach. Many uncrowded beaches are very close by - just explore the Diamond Head and Kahala area for miles of empty white sand beaches, or walk around the park or Diamond Head. Fantastic Farmers markets for your food shopping are close by and of course great shopping in a relaxed boulevard atmosphere . The best equipped kitchen you can possibly find amongst rentals.

What makes this apartment unique

you can get along here without a car, but since parking is free at the Banyan we recommend that you take a car at least for some days during your stay. Only with a car will you really enjoy Oahu and will be able to visit the most beautiful areas this beautiful island has to offer. Coastal drives or up into the mountains and valleys will make your stay so much more interesting, but if you can't drive - Waikiki and all of Oahu has a very good public transport bus system.

Guestbook comments from the manager

be back at Blue Banyan

Unser Urlaub in Hononulu hat uns wieder in das wundervolle Blue Banyan geführt. Das Condo liegt zentral am Ende von Waikiki Beach. Es sind nur wenige Minuten zum Strand, Geschäften und Restaurants. Das Condo ist liebevoll von den Eigentümerinnen eingerichtet worden. Man fühlt sich sofort wie zu Hause. Alles was man sich für einen Aufenthalt wünscht ist vorhanden. Die Küche ist voll ausgestattet und wer will kann die frischen Inselangebote ohne Probleme verarbeiten. Das King-Bett ist wundervoll und man schläft vorzüglich. Für ganz warme Tage kann man die Klimaanlage nutzen. Natürlich ist auch Wifi vorhanden. Auf dem Balkon kann man gemütlich sitzen und auf das Meer sehen. Beach Chairs, Sonnenschirm und Kühltasche laden zu Strandausflügen ein. Besonders toll ist, dass die Parkgebühren für den Parkplatz im Building im Preis enthalten sind. Zur Anlage gehört natürlich auch ein Pool. Wie in Honolulu üblich stehen Waschmaschine und Trockner zur Gemeinschaftnutzung pro Etage zur Verfügung. Wir kommen wieder und freuen uns auf das nächste mal im Blue Banyan.

Liebe Grüße aus Berlin

Nadja und Tilo
Mar 2016
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Waikiki Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 10
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Location Type:
  • Ocean View ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • brand new walk in shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Queen size Bed (1), comfortable designer queen sleeper sofa (can be split in 2 twins)
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Outdoor Grill
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(8 traveler reviews)

A very special happy suite, clean colorful Design and exciting Oceanview.
average rating of 5.0 based on 24 reviews

We'll be Back!

  • 5 of 5

We have stayed at the Waikiki Banyan many time and the Blue Banyan suite is by far the best.

It’s clean, modern, comfortable and well-maintained. Also, there are more than adequate household items such as plates, glasses and kitchen utensils etc.

One nice thing, that we have not found in most other suites, is adequate storage. The Blue Banyan has no shortage of this, a chest of draws in the bedroom and shelving and drawers in the closet. Lots of clothes hangers too!

Our contacts, Brigitte and Stephanie could not have been nicer to deal with, especially when we had our parking pass stolen from our vehicle while we were at a restaurant one night. Within 24 hours they had a new one for us.

We’d defiantly give the Blue Banyan 5 stars.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much, it was a pleasure to be your Host. The owners Eva and Gudrun are so generous with providing everything to the guest they might need on vacation. They always tell us that they want it to be like they were the guest. I think they have achieved their goal. They are world travelers and artist - so their design is very individual, beautiful and practical. We are proud and love managing it for our german friends.
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The Blue Banyan

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I have stayed the Blue Banyan many times. Each time we open the door we feel we're back home. The kitchen is extremely well stocked, the king size bed is a treat and the entire unit has an open airy feeling. The updated bathroom with the large walk in shower is perfect.The lanai, with ocean view, is the best place for your morning coffee or evening glass of wine. The location can't be beat. We will be back next year for sure.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect experience from the time I opened the door!

  • 5 of 5

I have stayed at the Blue Banyan several times and it always surpasses my expectations. The kitchen is fully stocked, the bedding is great and the bathroom is modern and very clean. Location can not be beat anywhere in Waikiki. Sitting on the Lanai in the evening is magical. I am sure to be back many more times in the future.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Couldn't have been more perfect

  • 5 of 5

We just returned from 5 nights at the Blue Banyan, what a wonderful location and apartment. It had all the conveniences of home. From the fully appointed kitchen, awesome shower, comfortable bed and amazing views. It was the perfect place for our get away and one we will definitely be back to visit. We loved the walk in shower and sitting on the Lanai enjoying our morning coffee and often our afternoon cocktail waiting for the sun to set. All in all it's an awesome place.

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fantastic accommodation

  • 5 of 5

My sister and I stayed here 4 weeks ago, highly recommend it, it has everything provided and the most comfortable king size bed. One block from the beach we could see the ocean from our room. It was quiet, free wifi and helpful Managers, thankyou for our wonderful memories

  • Submitted: Jun 16, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blue Banyan perfect choice for Waikiki vacation!

  • 5 of 5

We wanted to thank you for letting us stay (again) in the beautiful Blue Banyan. It was spotlessly clean and we loved the new walk in shower and the fabulous new wooden window coverings. The ceiling fan over the bed is also a great addition. This condo has a very well stocked kitchen and the lanai is our favorite place for morning coffee watching the boats and surfers. We will definitely stay here again on our next trip. The store in the bottom of Tower I is very handy and Yogurtland is only a block away - Yum! Thanks as well for making the booking of this trip so painless - we appreciate your quick response to all enquiries. Barb & Jim

  • Submitted: Mar 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Feb 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Waikiki Apartment Rental Rates

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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Holiday 2017-2018
Dec 15 2017 - Jan 10 2018
7 night minimum stay
Winter /Spring 2018
Jan 11 2018 - Apr 15 2018
5 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

cleaning not included $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.91%

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