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Spectacular 35th Flr Ocean Views, Corner Condo, Free Pkg & Wifi 12/26-31 Open

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Last updated: 10/26/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
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  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Waikiki Banyan condo description

Enjoy spectacular views of the Blue Pacific (one block away) from our artistically decorated 35th floor corner unit. From our living room and bedroom, the ocean can be seen stretching across the horizon high above the pitched copper steeple of St. Augustine Church. There are whitewater views from our galley kitchen, bedroom, and living room. 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, and a peak a boo view of Diamond Head from the bedroom & kitchen. The corner unit faces a northwest angle and benefits from refreshing trade winds blowing from the mountains and golf course to the east.

Since you're facing west from the kitchen and bedroom and northwest from the living room, you do not have the morning sun waking you up and this condo has cross ventilation. The air conditioner is rarely used.

FREE PARKING in the Waikiki Banyan's garage is included as well as FREE WIFI INTERNET service.

If you have any questions regarding our condo you can contact me by clicking the 'E-Mail Owner' or 'Show Phone Number' buttons on the right. Calendar now reflects the actual occupancy in our condo and you can book right away by simply clicking the 'BOOK IT' button on your right & filling out information on the VRBO generated form. The exact price for your stay will appear for you to approve. This greatly simplifies the booking process.

Our condo is large, comfortable, spotless and private. The corner unit is the largest floor plan at the Waikiki Banyan and has a galley kitchen, separated from the living room. Breakfast on USABLE LANAI (balcony). Full kitchen including pots, pans, cutlery. FREE WIRELESS INTERNET (WIFI). All linens/towels, cutlery provided. Beach towels Laundry room is just across the hallway. Phone with free local calls. Alarm clock/radio. New high definition LCD flat screen 26' Sanyo TV. ONE FREE SECURED COVERED PARKING SPACE in the Waikiki Banyan parking structure.

Our Waikiki Banyan condo is owner occupied part of the year, and we welcome vacationers who will take good care of it. We installed a gorgeous floor of travertine marble, repainted the walls with decorator colors, and installed double French doors between the living room and the bedroom (see photos). We also enlarged and totally redid the bathroom with tile throughout, new cabinet & sink, tub and shower, fan etc... Our corner unit has a California king sized bed in the bedroom, a queen sofa bed, and a portable fouton bed.

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, swim in warm ocean, snorkel across from the Zoo in fish preserve (some of the best snorkeling in Hawaii), 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, gas barbecues, children's playground, and basketball court.

The Waikiki Banyan is unique in that it offers units with kitchens in upscale Waikiki in a resort environment at affordable prices. Laundry room on every floor. NO PETS OR SMOKING PLEASE.

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

Bus stop one block away from Waikiki Banyan. Ala Moana Shopping Center is 10 minutes away by bus. You don't need to rent a car. Take Reliable, Robert's or Speedi Shuttle from airport to Waikiki Banyan ($18 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.

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


Please note that periodically the Waikiki Banyan Homeowner's Association closes down one of the common areas for repair (pool, tennis court, an elevator). Homeowner's Association may also need access to condo during business hours to replace building plumbing, a long term project. We can't predict when this will happen and it is outside our control. Therefore, we are not responsible for sporadic common area maintenance. There may also be some construction noise if a neighbor is doing some work during business hours, as in any other building.

Keywords: Condo, resort, parking, one block from beach, kitchen, custom decor, ocean views

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 35
  • 590 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Children Welcome
          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 3

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • Books:

            Paperback & hardback books left by other guests...moreless

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Satellite / Cable

          Attractions

          • Museums
          • Restaurants
          • Zoo

          Leisure Activities

          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing

          Location Type

          • Beach View
          • Golf Course View
          • Mountain View
          • Ocean View
          • Water View

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Cycling
          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Surfing
          • Swimming
          • Tennis
          • Wind-Surfing

          Dining

          • Dining:

            Glass table, four chairs off of galley kitchen...moreless

          • Dining Area
          • Seating for 4 people

          General

          • Air Conditioning
          • Elevator
          • Garage
          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board
          • Linens Provided
          • Living Room
          • Parking:

            Free unassigned parking spot in garage...moreless

          • Parking Off Street
          • Telephone
          • Wireless Internet

          Kitchen

          • Coffee Maker
          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishes & Utensils
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen:

            Galley separate Kitchen...moreless

          • Microwave
          • Oven
          • Pantry Items:

            Pots & pans, rice cooker...moreless

          • Refrigerator
          • Stove
          • Toaster

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio:

            Sixth Floor Building Pool Deck With Coin Operated Electric Grills...moreless

          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Outdoor Grill

          Payment Type

          • Mastercard
          • Visa

          Pool / Spa

          • Communal Pool
          • Sauna
          • Shared Hot Tub
           

          Reviews

          Write a review 4.8
          from 13 traveler reviews
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          Rental basis: Per property
          Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
          fall
          Sep 2 - Dec 22, 2014
          3 night min stay
          $130
          $3,705
          Christmas/New Year
          Dec 23 - Jan 3, 2015
          4 night min stay
          $186
          Winter 2016
          Jan 4 - Apr 1, 2015
          2 night min stay
          $162
          $4,617
          spring
          Apr 2 - Jun 15, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $136
          $3,876
          summer 2015
          Jun 16 - Sep 1, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $156
          $4,150
          Fall 2015
          Sep 2 - Dec 22, 2015
          3 night min stay
          $132
          $3,762
          My Standard Rate
          3 night min stay
          $160
          $1,120 $4,560
          * Approximate Monthly rates, actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay

          Additional information about rental rates

          Fees:

          • Cleaning Fee $131
          • Tax Rate 13.962%

          Notes:

          We take Visa, Discover or Mastercard. We do not take American Express or Paypal. We'll rent 3 or four nights if they fit snugly between two longer term bookings. Cleaning fee for stays under 30 days is $130.89 and includes GET tax. Stays 30 days or longer pay a $175 cleaning fee + 4.7312% GET tax.


          Cancellation policy:

          Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund.


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          Last updated: 10/26/2014
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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2007

          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 hold a Hawaiian Broker-Salesperson License with Faith Naluai LLC. (808-395-0127). I've been married for 25 years and have two college age sons. My wife is from Calgary, Canada, and is a registered nurse. 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. Latest Review From Guest Book: 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, Our fourth time at Waikiki Banyan and first at 3514. Beautiful condo, beautiful view, everything we needed here. Great vacation! We'll be back. Mahalo for everything! Anne & Robert M., Nova Scotia, Canada

          Why the Owner Chose Waikiki Banyan:
          We bought this unit for its ocean view and because it is a large, corner unit with cross ventilation. 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 35th 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 and California. 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 at the Waikiki Banyan because it is only one block to the beach and two blocks to a huge park (Kapiolani Park), away from the congestion, in southern Waikiki. 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:
          I just returned from staying in our condo last week. Sometimes in the morning I 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. Every afternoon I 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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          Speaks: english, french, spanish

           

          Photos

          • Actual View From Kitchen Window and Bedroom Window

            Actual View From Kitchen Window and Bedroom Window

          • View From Bedroom, Living Room Couch & Lanai

            View From Bedroom, Living Room Couch & Lanai

          • Master Bedroom

            Master Bedroom

          • Galley Kitchen With Ocean View

            Galley Kitchen With Ocean View

          • Swimming Area Protected By Sea Wall One Block Away From Banyan

            Swimming Area Protected By Sea Wall One Block Away From Banyan

          • Panoramic View Looking North, Ocean To Left, City Ahead, Golf Course East

            Panoramic View Looking North, Ocean To Left, City Ahead, Golf Course East

          • Galley Kitchen

            Galley Kitchen

          • Watch The Surfers From Living Room Couch, Balcony, & Bedroom

            Watch The Surfers From Living Room Couch, Balcony, & Bedroom

          • New Tiled Shower, New Ceiling, New Ceiling Fan, New Fixtures

            New Tiled Shower, New Ceiling, New Ceiling Fan, New Fixtures

          • New Cast Iron Tub, Tiled Walls, Fixtures

            New Cast Iron Tub, Tiled Walls, Fixtures

          • New Cherry Stained Opaque Glass Bathroom Door

            New Cherry Stained Opaque Glass Bathroom Door

          • Our Snorkeling Beach In Fish Preserve

            Our Snorkeling Beach In Fish Preserve

          • Wide Angle Interior Shot, Travertine Marble Floors

            Wide Angle Interior Shot, Travertine Marble Floors

          • Very Comfortable Living Room Sofa Which Turns Into A Queen Sized Sofa Bed

            Very Comfortable Living Room Sofa Which Turns Into A Queen Sized Sofa Bed

          • Large Living Room

            Large Living Room

          • Our Snorkeling Beach In A Fish Preserve Two Blocks Away

            Our Snorkeling Beach In A Fish Preserve Two Blocks Away

          • Copper Roof Of St. Augustine Chapel and Beach One Block Away

            Copper Roof Of St. Augustine Chapel and Beach One Block Away

          • Glass Topped Dining Table With Four Chairs

            Glass Topped Dining Table With Four Chairs

          • Diamond Head View From Right Hand Corner of Kitchen & Bedroom Window

            Diamond Head View From Right Hand Corner of Kitchen & Bedroom Window

          • From Ocean You See St. Augustine Chapel and Waikiki Banyan

            From Ocean You See St. Augustine Chapel and Waikiki Banyan

          • New Sink, Fixtures

            New Sink, Fixtures

          • Only Corner Units Have Ventilation Windows In Shower & Cross Breezes

            Only Corner Units Have Ventilation Windows In Shower & Cross Breezes

          • View of Diamond Head From Kapiolani Park Two Blocks Away

            View of Diamond Head From Kapiolani Park Two Blocks Away

          • Beach two blocks away across from Kapiolani Park, Fish Preserve

            Beach two blocks away across from Kapiolani Park, Fish Preserve

          VRBO #270372

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          Member since: 2005
          Speaks: english, french, spanish
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