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Impeccable Oceanfront Penthouse

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Aerial view of lawn where palm trees sway to gentle ocean breezes.

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Last updated: 09/14/2014
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  • Minimum stay:2-4 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Diamond Head condo description

PANORAMIC OCEAN, DIAMOND HEAD & KAPOLANI PARK VIEWS. Its a première residential lifestyle ON THE GOLD COAST! A brief 15 minute breathtakingly beautiful walk to Waikiki’s famous beaches, shopping, dining and nightlife.

This is NOT is some tired old Waikiki hotel room with a sliver of an ocean view.

Located AT THE TOP of the Diamond Head Beach Hotel, this penthouse unit has panoramic views to the east (Diamond Head) and to the west (Waikiki), not to mention the ocean, mountain and park views. Some have likened it to a crows nest due to the outstanding views.

Stylish and tastefully renovated with new Travertine floors, Cherry Wood cabinets, African Ivory Granite counter tops, White Plantation Shutters, White Leather chairs, indiginous Koa wood furnishings, Kohler bath products, 40' Sony HDTV 1080p & Blu-Ray, Digital Cable, FREE Password Protected Secure Wi-Fi, and a Memory Foam King bed with 700 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets contribute to making your stay comfortable, tranquil and rejuvenating. All you have to do is open the windows and take it in!

There is no real need for a car as you won't want to leave this highly desirable Gold Coast neighborhood with everything you need within walking distance. The Bus stops right out front. There is and ice machine and laundry room in the basement along with bike & surf racks and limited parking--if you must have a car. Ask me for contact numbers if you need these services as reservations are required.

The BEST reasons for selecting my Impeccable Penthouse: AWESOME OCEAN VIEWS, QUALITY OF LIFE AND LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! All within walking distance of Waikiki, but far enough away from the excitement and buzz (cars & music) that you can sleep with the windows open and let the pacific ocean ebb and flow lull you to sleep.

Please read my guest's comments to see for yourself.

My Penthouse is a dream vacation location and an opportunity to create some of life’s most memorable moments. So what are you waiting for? Check my calendar for availability and send me email or pick up the phone and call. I’m waiting to hear from you!

With Aloha,
JanDavis@me.com
808-222-6142

PS The lawn looks exactly as depicted in the photo. It rarely gets used so be sure to spend some time relaxing in the shade of the palms on the lawn.


Keywords: condo, condotel, hotel, studio, lodging unit

Property Type

  • 1 story
  • Condo
  • On floor 13
  • 350 sq. ft.
  • Elevator : 14 story building

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Not Suitable For Children:

            This is NOT a child friendly high-rise. The railings are too wide; you do not want the risk, nor do I. ...moreless

          • Minimum Age Limit For Renters:

            Adults only. ...moreless

          • Pets Not Allowed

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 2, Beds for 2

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            Memory Foam - unbelievably comfortable, see comments....moreless

          • One King Sized Memory Foam Bed. Luxurious 700 thread count Pima cotton sheets by Macy's Hotel Collection. ...moreless

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          • Bathroom: toilet, combination tub/shower

            ...moreless

          • The water closet door pivots to close off the hallway to toilet and tub, so that others may still have access to the sink for drinks, or getting ready to go out, etc. A design idea I am quite proud of as it provides great utility and function. ...moreless

          Kitchen & Dining

          • Pantry Items:

            TP, paper towels, coffee for first day, coffee filters, tea. The medicine chest is stocked with items you might need, and all cleaning products are available under the sink. Just like Aunt Susan's! ...moreless

          • Dishes & Utensils:

            Dishes, silverware, coffee mugs, glasses, cutting board, knife, wine opener, can opener. ...moreless

          • Refrigerator:

            Small Refrigerator with small freezer. Do NOT go to Costco! Think small. ...moreless

          • Toaster:

            Accommodates bagels....moreless

          Amenities

          • Parking:

            The building has a few stall for $20/day. Needs to be pre-arranged, so let me know if you want parking (but it's free just across the park)....moreless

          • Parking Off Street:

            Free parking on Paki. Metered parking on Kalakaua from 10am - 6pm, 24 cents for 30 minutes....moreless

          • Garage:

            Available at $20/night. Managed by the building, reservations required....moreless

          • Towels Provided:

            Two bath towel sets, two beach towels and tea towels for dishes. ...moreless

          • Linens Provided:

            700 thread count -- Pima cotton. you're going to love it!...moreless

          • Washing Machine:

            Shared; $1.00 in quarters....moreless

          • Clothes Dryer:

            Shared; takes quarters....moreless

          • Air Conditioning:

            Window unit....moreless

          • Hair Dryer
          • Iron & Board

          Other Amenities

              • I am happy to provide concierge services. Give me a call at 808-222-6142. If you roll to voice mail, leave a message and I'll get back to you as soon as possible. Mahalo~...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Video Library:

                There are a few videos in the headboard in the event you are desperate for a movie....moreless

              • Books:

                There are a few books on Hawaii and history in the room....moreless

              • Satellite / Cable:

                High Definition Cable & Music Channels included...moreless

              • Television:

                40' Sony no-bologna HDTV...moreless

              Communications

              • Broadband Access:

                WiFI is password protected for your exclusive use. There is a cable in the cabinet if you prefer....moreless

              • Internet:

                WiFi is password protected for your exclusive use....moreless

              • Wireless Internet:

                WiFi is password protected for your exclusive use....moreless

              Outdoor Features

              • Balcony:

                This building is like a wedding cake with lanai's being squeezed out at the top. But the views are fantastic and you can still open the big slider window and bring the outside in! ...moreless

              • Deck / Patio:

                There is a patio located on the ground level overlooking the ocean with tables and chairs for your use. Rarely used and generally available....moreless

              • Lawn / Garden:

                Lawn w/lounge chairs for your use. Again, they are rarely used and generally available. ...moreless

              Theme

              • Away From It All
              • Romantic
              • Tourist Attractions

              Location & View

              • Beach View:

                The Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is on the water with views of the ocean and beach out both sides of the building along with Kapolani Park and the mountain ridges on the west side. ...moreless

              • Beachfront:

                The Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is on the water with views of the ocean and beach out both sides of the building along with Kapolani Park and the mountain ridges on the west side. ...moreless

              • Ocean View:

                The Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is on the water with views of the ocean and beach out both sides of the building along with Kapolani Park and the mountain ridges on the west side....moreless

              • Oceanfront:

                The Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is on the water with views of the ocean and beach out both sides of the building along with Kapolani Park and the mountain ridges on the west side....moreless

              • Water View:

                The Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is on the water with views of the ocean and beach out both sides of the building along with Kapolani Park and the mountain ridges on the west side....moreless

              • Mountain View:

                The mountain ridges can be seen on the west side of the building and are really beautiful in the evening when they are softly lit. I know you'll enjoy them. ...moreless

              • Monument View:

                Diamond Head creator is just outside the front window and door! ...moreless

              Activities

              • Cinemas
              • Fishing
              • Sailing
              • Tennis
              • Swimming
              • Surfing
              • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
              • Snorkeling
              • Hiking
              • Deepsea Fishing
              • ATM/Bank
              • Laundromat
              • Groceries
              • Medical Services
              • Sight Seeing
              • Live Theater
              • Zoo
              • Restaurants
              • Museums
              • Library
              • Golf
              • Wind-Surfing
               

              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 Oct-Dec
              Sep 15 - Dec 23, 2014
              4 night min stay
              $249
              Christmas
              Dec 24 - Dec 25, 2014
              2 night min stay
              $280
              New Year's
              Dec 26 - Jan 1, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $350
              Post New Years
              Jan 2 - Jan 4, 2015
              3 night min stay
              $280
              Winter
              Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $249
              Spring Mar-Apr
              Mar 1 - Apr 30, 2015
              4 night min stay
              $249
              My Standard Rate
              4 night min stay
              $229

              Additional information about rental rates

              Fees:

              • Tax Rate 17%

              Notes:

              Rates are slightly higher for Holidays. Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed and paid.


              Cancellation policy:

              100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.


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              Calendar

              Last updated: 09/14/2014
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              Location

              11.3 Miles
              Nearest Airport
              Honolulu International Airport
              2.2 Miles
              Nearest Motorway
              H1
              0.2 Miles
              Nearest Beach
              Kaimana Beach
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Barpub
              Michel's
              1.3 Miles
              Nearest Golf
              Ali Wai Golf Course
              0.1 Miles
              Nearest Restaurant
              Michel's

              Car: Not Necessary

              On the water and across from Kapolani Park where the Ali'i (royalty) used to spend their weekends at the polo fields, this park is now home to lots of locals doing healthy activities like soccer games and evening concerts at the Waikiki Shell. The Waikiki Aquarium and Honolulu Zoo are a short 10 minute walk away and a hike around and up Diamond Head will be calling to those who want an aerobic workout!

               

              Owner info

              Year Purchased: 2009

              About the owner: I'm a Fortune 25 Intel retiree who loves the ocean. I’ve worked a lifetime to afford the Gold Coast and I am willing to share my good fortune with those who are respectful of my belongings and investment and have an understanding of what it takes to own and live in Hawaii. I have been on Oahu full time since 2003 and have been vacationing here since 1992. I know the area well and I am happy to point you in the right direction to ensure you have the best possible time while you are our guest on beautiful Oahu. My Impeccable ‘Maile’ Penthouse is at the top of the Diamond Head Beach Hotel, on the Gold Coast in the quiet, exclusive bedroom community of the Diamond Head neighborhood. But not everyone will appreciate the quiet neighborhood feel. If this is your first visit to Oahu and you are unsure of where to stay give me a call and let's discuss your dreams, and rest assured I will do my best to help you land in the right place. Mahalo and Aloha, JanDavis@me.com 808-222-6142

              Why the Owner Chose Diamond Head:
              There is no nicer place on earth than the Oahu Gold Coast with the Pacific Ocean, Kapiolani Park and Diamond Head Crater all at your doorstep. This is a neighborhood with a real community feel. People use the park for family picnics and daily exercise like Tai Chi and Yoga. There are only three hotels in this area and about half of the Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is residential, which contributes significantly to the quiet, neighborhood feel. The weather is generally 80 degrees, the ocean is clear and inviting, the trade winds gently blow, and the local cultural & ethnic diversity is enviable. Where else can you have all of that and still be in the safety of the United States with immense military presence? PLUS Kahala Mall is really close by and has everything one needs in life (Whole Foods, California Pizza Kitchen, Macy's and the Movie Theaters). No need to get stuck in traffic -- which is another reason to let me help you with logistics since I have ~ 10 years of Logistics experience with Intel.

              The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
              VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS Leave your cares and car at home. Take the elevator to the ocean and enjoy a soft salt-water dip in a calm clear blue ocean. Renew your commitment to health with a walk around Kapiolani Park. Or hike to the top of Diamond Head Crater for a breath taking view of Waikiki and Honolulu. Relax in the shade of a giant banyan tree with gentle trades and the mesmerizing ebb and flow of the Pacific ocean. Walk to the Waikiki Aquarium, the Honolulu Zoo or the International Market Place in Waikiki. Savor the flavors of excellent food and fine dining in our ocean front neighborhood restaurants. PLUS my unit is squeaky clean, stylishly decorated, efficiently and thoughtfully laid out (I'm using guest buzz words) and it is probably equal to or better than what you have at home, which is something I like when I travel. As a friend once said to me 'Why would I want to stay where I get less than what I have at home?' Makes sense, right?


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              Photos

              • Aerial view of lawn where palm trees sway to gentle ocean breezes.

                Aerial view of lawn where palm trees sway to gentle ocean breezes.

              • Focus is on the room, but rest assured, the ocean is just outside the windows.

                Focus is on the room, but rest assured, the ocean is just outside the windows.

              • Panorama toward entrance. Bathroom and quasi kitchen behind mirrored wall.

                Panorama toward entrance. Bathroom and quasi kitchen behind mirrored wall.

              • Shutters control light & airflow. OCEAN views, CITY LIGHTS & MOUNTAIN views.

                Shutters control light & airflow. OCEAN views, CITY LIGHTS & MOUNTAIN views.

              • A more realistic view. It's all you really need.

                A more realistic view. It's all you really need.

              • Bath hallway, water closet isbehind louver door, tub/shower w/MORE OCEAN views.

                Bath hallway, water closet isbehind louver door, tub/shower w/MORE OCEAN views.

              • This could be YOUR plane landing! Call NOW and ask how - 808-222-6142!

                This could be YOUR plane landing! Call NOW and ask how - 808-222-6142!

              • NW: Dillingham Fountain & Kapiolani Park are out front, as is the bus stop!

                NW: Dillingham Fountain & Kapiolani Park are out front, as is the bus stop!

              • DHBH wedding cake architecture & Diamond Head Ambassador 2 rt w/stairway 2ocean

                DHBH wedding cake architecture & Diamond Head Ambassador 2 rt w/stairway 2ocean

              • Quiet Kaimana Beach is about a football field away -- to the west of DHBH.

                Quiet Kaimana Beach is about a football field away -- to the west of DHBH.

              • South Pacific Sunsets from the patio / terrace lawn. It doesn't get any better.

                South Pacific Sunsets from the patio / terrace lawn. It doesn't get any better.

              • The Outrigger Canoe Club is a few doors ewa (west).

                The Outrigger Canoe Club is a few doors ewa (west).

              • Diamond Head Beach Hotel & Dillingham Fountain on Kalakaua Avenue.

                Diamond Head Beach Hotel & Dillingham Fountain on Kalakaua Avenue.

              • Panorama w/focus on OCEAN -- BOTH SIDES of room (east & west).

                Panorama w/focus on OCEAN -- BOTH SIDES of room (east & west).

              • Seating for two. Perfect for morning coffee, computing and left overs from the fabulous neighborhood restaurants.

                Seating for two. Perfect for morning coffee, computing and left overs from the fabulous neighborhood restaurants.

              • Panorama of quasi kitchen. Everything you need, efficient & clean as a whistle.

                Panorama of quasi kitchen. Everything you need, efficient & clean as a whistle.

              • Mr Coffee, Toaster, Microwave, Bullet, fine glassware, dishes, cutlery and wine opener!

                Mr Coffee, Toaster, Microwave, Bullet, fine glassware, dishes, cutlery and wine opener!

              • Morning Surf Report? - Step outside!

                Morning Surf Report? - Step outside!

              • Kapolani Park w/Waikiki Band Shell in distance -- shot from room.

                Kapolani Park w/Waikiki Band Shell in distance -- shot from room.

              • Panorama from west to east including Dillingham Fountain and Diamond Head.

                Panorama from west to east including Dillingham Fountain and Diamond Head.

              • Take seawall east to the Stainless Stairway; my stairway to heaven!

                Take seawall east to the Stainless Stairway; my stairway to heaven!

              • The patio on the ground level is a nice spot to spend mornings w/your coffee.

                The patio on the ground level is a nice spot to spend mornings w/your coffee.

              • Nice sunsets over the park as well! - taken from the sliding glass doorway.

                Nice sunsets over the park as well! - taken from the sliding glass doorway.

              • A busy ocean day. Zoom view SE fm front doorway. I have binoculars in the room!

                A busy ocean day. Zoom view SE fm front doorway. I have binoculars in the room!

              VRBO #277096

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              Date last modified - Friday, August 29, 2014

              $229 - $350 per night (USD)
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              0 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
              Sleeps 2

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