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Spectacular 29th Flr Ocean View Upgraded Condo, Free Pkg & Wifi, $126+/Night

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Last updated: 09/01/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Waikiki Banyan condo description

Enjoy spectacular views of the Blue Pacific (one block away) from our upgraded (new tile, bathroom, cabinets, appliances, fixtures) & tastefully decorated Waikiki Banyan 29th floor condo.

From our 29th floor unit on the ocean (west) end of Tower I (right next to west corner, best ocean views) , the Pacific can be seen stretching across the horizon high above the pitched copper roof and steeple of St. Augustine Church. Queen's surf break, Canoe surf break, the beach and palm trees are visible. There are also eastern views of the mountains, golf course, and canal. Tower I at the Waikiki Banyan is at a northwest angle and benefits from refreshing trade winds blowing from the mountains.

FREE PARKING in the Waikiki Banyan's garage is included as well as FREE WIFI INTERNET service.
If you wish to book a particular date please click the 'BOOK IT' button on your right. We respond promptly. We have four other condos (3 ocean view, one mountain view) in case your dates don't show as available and can let you know about availability in those condos. Just click the 'E-Mail Owner' button.

This condo at the Waikiki Banyan is large, comfortable, air conditioned, and private. Breakfast on USABLE LANAI (balcony). Full kitchen including pots, pans, cutlery. All linens/towels provided. Beach towels at office. Laundry room across hallway two doors down. FREE WIFI INTERNET. Phone with free local calls. Alarm clock/radio. Cable TV. DVD/CD player. ONE FREE SECURED COVERED PARKING SPACE in the Waikiki Banyan parking structure. We installed for your convenience and privacy separate bathroom access from the living room and bedroom in our 29th floor Waikiki Banyan unit. NO PETS OR SMOKING PLEASE.

Our Waikiki Banyan condo is owner occupied part of the year, and we welcome vacationers who will take good care of it. We painted the walls in decorator colors and had an interior designer redo floors, cabinets, and wall decor. Condo has been totally upgraded with new cabinets, granite countertops, and tile throughout including tiled bathroom. This Waikiki Banyan condo has a queen sized bed in the bedroom with a comfortable memory foam pad and a microfiber double sized pull out sofa bed in the living room. We installed a 32 inch LED flatscreen TV. The bedroom is separated from living room by sliding wood doors.

The Waikiki Banyan is a fun resort ONE BLOCK from the warm sands and blue water of the world's most famous beach. Soak up the sun, stroll on ocean board walk to lighthouse at foot of Diamond Head, swim in warm ocean (swimming area protected by sea wall), snorkel across from the Zoo in fish preserve, surf, or just relax on the Waikiki Banyan's comfortable lounge chairs on recreation deck near pool or in shade. Nearby churches. The huge recreation deck on the sixth floor of the Waikiki Banyan offers a large freshwater pool, jet spa, sauna & showers, putting green, coin operated electric barbecues, children's playground and take out/snack bar.

Making it exceptional our 29th floor unit is in the second stack from the west end of Tower I and has one of the best ocean views at the Waikiki Banyan, for which hotels would charge a small fortune per night. What's a vacation in Hawaii without panoramic ocean views, watching surfers from your living room, and spectacular sunsets! Each Blue Pacific view is like a unique work of art!

Bus stop one block away from Waikiki Banyan. Ala Muana shopping center is 10 minutes away by bus. You don't need to rent a car. Take Robert's or Reliable shuttle from airport to Waikiki Banyan ($22 round trip). Mini mart & snack bar in building. Walk to the Food Pantry supermarket at 2370 Kuhio Avenue. Walk to Parkshore Starbucks across from beach. Longer walk to new Safeway at 888 Kapahulu Avenue.

We take Visa, Mastercard, or Discover Card. We don't take American Express, Paypal, or wire transfers.

If you want a restful vacation or are into water sports,you want a comfortable, fully equipped unit with a full sized kitchen, AND you want ocean views, our custom condo is ideal for you. Aloha.

PLEASE NOTE THAT HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION PERIODICALLY DOES WORK ON PROPERTY (SUCH AS ON THE POOL FOR 10 OR SO DAYS) WHICH IS OUTSIDE OF OUR CONTROL & MAY RESULT IN A COMMON AREA FACILITY BEING CLOSED DOWN FOR UPGRADING, OR THE HOMEOWNER'S ASSOCIATION NEEDING TO ACCESS THE UNIT DURING BUSINESS HOURS TO REPLACE BUILDING PLUMBING. THERE MAY ALSO BE CONSTRUCTION NOISE DURING BUSINESS HOURS. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THESE SPORADIC BUT REGULAR EVENTS WHICH WE DON'T CONTROL.






Aloha Michael,

Thank You! You certainly have the best condos here in Waikiki. They are in a perfect location, spacious, clean and comfortable.
What a view! We have enjoyed our time outside looking at the ocean. This is our second visit to your Waikiki Banyan condos and we will be back. Thanks again. Mahalo.

Lynn & Geoff P., NSW, Australia

Aloha Michael,

Hi Michael,

Just a quick note to let you know we had a fabulous stay at your apartment at the Banyan. It had great views and location convenient to everything especially the beach. So thank you.

Leon R. (Australia)
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Michael,

My wife and I had a wonderful 30 day stay in your Waikiki Banyan condo.The views were magnificent both day and night, and the location could not have been better.

We had no need for a car,with so many eateries,shopping,
the beach, and a beautiful park within easy walking distance. The bus stop at the corner took care of our travel needs.

We have visited five of the Hawaiian Islands and we enjoyed this location the most by far.

Betty & Al, Retired couple (Florida)

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Hi Michael,

We had a very pleasant stay at your 29th floor condo. Nice view of the ocean and mountain. It is comfortable and close to everything plus a free parking space! We have been going to Hawaii almost every year since 1982 staying at different hotels and condos and we find your unit at the Banyan has the best value around. We will definitely stay there again when we visit Oahu.

Mahalo,
Jason & Mary (San Francisco area)

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Aloha Michael,

I really enjoyed my stay at unit 2912 tower 1 at the Banyan. It was very nicely decorated, clean and updated. The view was very nice. I shall for sure go back to this unit. Thank you.

Mona (Montreal)


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Hi Michael!

My sister and I had a great stay at your condo.
We really loved the location and the view.
We would certainly recommend it to our friends should they visit Hawaii and we will certainly stay again when we visit.
Thank you

Karen (Australia)

Keywords: Condominium, full kitchen, custom decor, free parking, resort property, ocean views

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 29
  • Elevator : 4 elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Children Welcome
          • Long-Term Renters Welcome

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1

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          • Convertible bed(s): 1 double

            Pack & Play Available Upon Request...moreless

          • Queen bed in Master Bedroom (sleeps 2) and pull out sofa bed in bedroom (sleeps 1- tight for 2 grown ups). Inflatable twin bed or queen bed possibly available upon request...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom 1

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          • One enlarged bathroom with a tub-shower arrangement (shower curtain on tub). We provide hair dryers, initial supplies of bathroom soap....moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Cooking Utensils:

            Glasses, cutlery, pots, pans, rice cooker, serving dishes...moreless

          • Dining Area Seats:

            0...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Oven
          • Coffee Maker
          • Toaster
          • Refrigerator
          • Ice Maker
          • Microwave
          • Kitchen

          Amenities

          • Linens Provided:

            We provide bedsheets, pillows, covers, beach towels, bathroom towels...moreless

          • Garage:

            Secured parking structure in building. One free parking space....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            In laundry room across hallway one door down...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            In laundry room across hallway one door down...moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Wall unit air conditioner. ...moreless

          • Hair Dryer

          Other Amenities

              • Unparalleled white water ocean view including Queen's surfing break, spectacular view of mountains, Ala Wai Canal and mountains to the east, new carpeting, custom paint, walk to beach protected by sea wall for children, huge rec. deck....moreless

              Entertainment

              • Satellite / Cable:

                Wireless Internet...moreless

              • Television
              • CD Player
              • DVD Player
              • Shared Hot Tub

              Communications

              • Wireless Internet
              • Telephone
              • Internet

              Pool & Spa

              • Sauna
              • Communal Pool

              Outdoor Features

              • Deck / Patio:

                Balcony with table and two chairs. Some beach equipment (boogie boards, beach charis) kept on lanai....moreless

              • Lanai / Gazebo:

                Table and two chairs on 60 sq.ft. lanai (balcony)...moreless

              • Balcony
              • Outdoor Grill

              Theme

              • Family
              • Sports & Activities
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Mountain View:

                Looking from lanai inland you can see the mountains, the golf course, and the Alawaii Canal. At night you can see the lights on the mountains....moreless

              • Ocean View
              • Beach View

              Activities

              • Restaurants
              • Hiking
              • Jet Skiing
              • Kayaking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • Mountain Climbing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Surf Fishing
              • Snorkeling/Diving
              • Swimming
              • Tennis
              • Sailing
              • Cycling
              • Fishing
              • Golf
              • Surfing
              • Fitness Center
              • Medical Services
              • Hospital
              • Zoo
              • Churches
              • Library
              • Marina
              • Playground
              • Museums
              • Photography
              • Wind-Surfing
              • Boating
              • Sight Seeing
              • Miniature Golf
              • Shelling
              • Shopping
              • Wildlife Viewing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Antiquing
              • Water Skiing
               

              Reviews

              Write a review 4.8
              from 25 traveler reviews
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              Rental basis: Per property
              Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
              Fall
              Sep 2 - Dec 15, 2014
              3 night min stay
              $126
              $3,591
              winter
              Dec 16 - Apr 1, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $165
              $4,703
              spring
              Apr 2 - Jun 15, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $136
              $3,876
              summer
              Jun 16 - Sep 1, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $162
              $4,617
              My Standard Rate
              3 night min stay
              $165
              $1,155 $4,389
              * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Cleaning Fee $130.89
              • Tax Rate 13.962%

              Notes:

              WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO VARY THE NUMBER OF MINIMUM NIGHTS WE WILL LEASE THROUGHOUT THE YEAR. IF A STAY IS JUST FOR THREE OR FOUR NIGHTS AND FITS SNUGLY BETWEEN TWO OTHER BOOKINGS WE WILL TAKE THAT INTO CONSIDERATION. WE WILL NOT LEASE THREE OR FOUR NIGHTS SIX MONTHS OUT WITHOUT ANY CONTIGUOUS LONGER RESERVATIONS. WE MAY REQUIRE A MINIMUM OF TEN NIGHTS SIX MONTHS OUT.


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              Last updated: 09/01/2014
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              Location

              15 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Honolulu
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              One block away
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Across Alwaii Canal

              Car: Not Necessary

              Snorkeling in fish preserve across from unique tropical zoo with tigers, rhinos, elephants, etc., public library and large park nearby. Morning exercise classes near beach, surf lessions. Walk to the recone Lewers Street and experience the best restaurants in the world. Waikiki Beach is going upscale with some of the world's best shops. Bus stop one block away. You don't need to rent a car. Grocery stores within walking distance, mini mart, coffee shop and snack bar in building.

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2008

              About the owner: I have an MBA from UCLA in international finance and for three years was employed by Credit Suisse, Los Angeles. Subsequently, I was employed by Twentieth Century Fox Film Studios as Assistant to the Controller. I've been in all facets of the real estate business thirty years. I've been married for 25 years and have two college age sons. My wife is from Calgary, Canada, and is a registered nurse and works in cardiac rehab. She also has a Master's in Health Education from Loma Linda University. I particularly enjoy snorkeling and swimming, which I do daily. I don't particularly like driving when on vacation, so the Waikiki Banyan, being one block from the beach, and two blocks from great snorkeling with restaurants and shopping everywhere is ideal. I hold a Hawaii Broker-Salesperson Real Estate License with Faith Naluai LLC

              Why the Owner Chose Waikiki Banyan:
              We bought this unit for the view. In 1962, as a ten year old, I stayed at the Princess Kaluani Hotel on the 12th floor (I believe) and was astounded at the incredible ocean view from the hotel room. Nearly half a century later, we bought this unit because of its incredible 29th floor ocean views as well as its views of the mountains, canal and golf course. My wife is from Calgary, Canada. We've lived in Colorado. We like the fact that the unit faces northwest, so there is no morning sun waking us up and this condo does not get the hot southern sun during the day. On most afternoons and early evenings the Trade Winds blow, so we don't have to use the air conditioner. We bought a unit at the Waikiki Banyan because it is only one block to the beach and two blocks to a huge park, Kapiolani Park, in southern Waikiki (close to open green space). We enjoy snorkeling and there is a large fish preserve across the street from the park with a beautiful reef and all types of tropical fish. The Banyan is a resort property with incredible amenities.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              The condo's extensive upgrading has made it much more comfortable and attractive. The tiled bathroom, shower, kitchen, and living room give it a spacious, clean feel. By removing the center aisle kitchen counter, the condo has become much more spacious. You can take a 35 minute walk to the Lighthouse at the point on Diamond Head. The walk is along the ocean boardwalk, the Gold Coast, a quaint residential neighborhood, and up Diamond Head, bordering a scenic road. The view is spectacular. You can see great beaches with surfers below you. There are pathways down to the beautiful beaches. You can go snorkeling either in the fish preserve by the zoo and the park or on the reef to the north of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. It is an incredible, relaxing experience. The great advantage of the Waikiki Banyan is that it is two blocks from a huge undeveloped lush green park area.


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              Photos

              • View From Balcony, Living Room, Bedroom

                View From Balcony, Living Room, Bedroom

              • Couch, Dining Table and Open Kitchen

                Couch, Dining Table and Open Kitchen

              • LED 32 inch Flat Screen TV

                LED 32 inch Flat Screen TV

              • Another picture of kitchen

                Another picture of kitchen

              • Bedroom

                Bedroom

              • Spectacular Sunsets From Our 29th Floor Unit

                Spectacular Sunsets From Our 29th Floor Unit

              • Bathroom Sink Separated By Sliding Doors To Shower

                Bathroom Sink Separated By Sliding Doors To Shower

              • Tiled Lanai, Coffee Table, Two Chairs

                Tiled Lanai, Coffee Table, Two Chairs

              • Ocean In Background With Balcony Railing 29th Floor, View From Living Room, BR

                Ocean In Background With Balcony Railing 29th Floor, View From Living Room, BR

              • Waikiki Banyan Swimming Pool Sixth Floor Deck

                Waikiki Banyan Swimming Pool Sixth Floor Deck

              • View Of Diamond Head From Our Neighborhood Beach

                View Of Diamond Head From Our Neighborhood Beach

              • Snorkeling Beach - Fish Preserve - See Corral, Tropical Fish, Two Blocks Away

                Snorkeling Beach - Fish Preserve - See Corral, Tropical Fish, Two Blocks Away

              • Living room microfiber couch/sofa bed

                Living room microfiber couch/sofa bed

              • Living Room - Microfiber Couch Which Pulls Out Into Queen Sized Sofa Bed

                Living Room - Microfiber Couch Which Pulls Out Into Queen Sized Sofa Bed

              • View of bedroom from living room

                View of bedroom from living room

              • Kitchen With New Cabinets, Granite Counter Tops

                Kitchen With New Cabinets, Granite Counter Tops

              • Bedroom Shot

                Bedroom Shot

              • Whitewater Surf View from 29th Floor Unit From Living Room, Bedroom

                Whitewater Surf View from 29th Floor Unit From Living Room, Bedroom

              • Tiled Upgraded Shower

                Tiled Upgraded Shower

              • Panoramic View From Our 29th Floor Unit

                Panoramic View From Our 29th Floor Unit

              • Swimming Pool On Sixth Floor Recreation Deck

                Swimming Pool On Sixth Floor Recreation Deck

              • View Of Surfers From Living Room

                View Of Surfers From Living Room

              • View Of Diamond Head From Kapiolani Park

                View Of Diamond Head From Kapiolani Park

              • Sixth Floor Recreation Deck: Pool, Jacuzzi, Tennis Court, Gas BBQs, Play Area

                Sixth Floor Recreation Deck: Pool, Jacuzzi, Tennis Court, Gas BBQs, Play Area

              VRBO #167152

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