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Delightful 'Cottage-Style' Oceanfront Studio Condo

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Sitting area with treetop views

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Last updated: 10/04/2014

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  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Diamond Head Beach Hotel condo description

'The Cottage' is a sunny, charm-filled vintage 'cottage-style', private residence. This is not a standard, cookie-cutter 'vacation rental' apartment, but it IS a charming unit ocean view studio condominium on one of the upper floors of the Diamond Head Beach Resort and Residences ... completely remodeled and furnished as an owners' unit in 2008 in a distinctly Hawaiian/vintage style decor. There are stunning views of Diamond Head, the Koo'lau Mountains and the Ocean, from the apartment and its lanai.

The Property....
The Diamond Head Beach Hotel is a boutique, secured oceanfront condo-hotel, situated in the center of the Gold Coast of Diamond Head and providing a front desk & reception area .... oceanfront lawn and patios and on-site laundry facilities...adding an enhanced level of comfort and service to the guests of “The Cottage”.

As soon as you enter the gates of the Resort, catch a peek-a-boo view of the spectacular ocean surf, at the front of the Resort. A lovely slate walkways leads you past the reception area to the Resort's patio and manicured lawns, furnished with private lounge chairs, umbrellas and dining tables for the exclusive use of the Resort guests. Relax and enjoy the view or hop into the waves to swim or surf ... you can laze away a few minutes, hours or the entire day at the waters' edge, steps from the convenience of your hide-a-way studio apartment.

The Neighborhood...
The Gold Coast neighborhood of Diamond Head is a 'walking' neighborhood, so no need for a car - walk or take advantage of the local public transportation. Abundant recreation, shopping, bathing, dining and entertainment options are only steps away.

Spend your day relaxing on the lawn or splashing in the ocean. Or take a short stroll through the park, grab a quick bite at the Beachfront Cafe, just up the path from nearby San Souci Beach and the Waikiki Aquarium. Spend an afternoon at the Honolulu Zoo or enjoy the frequent festivals and fairs held in the Park across the street, or a concert at the Waikiki Bandshell. Visit the the prestigious Outrigger Canoe Club or Elks Club a few doors away (members only) or dine at one of the fine restaurants at the New Otani Hotel, just steps from the apartment!

From the moment you enter the front door of 'The Cottage' - you will be dazzled by the sweet, colorful decor and the adorable ambiance of the apartment. Ideal for a short get-a-way or a longer retreat.

Lovingly furnished and appointed with the Owners books, music, and favorite decorative items, its a 'home-away-from-home' for those guests seeking an alternative to a standard hotel room. NEW in 2013 - we just refurnished the lanai with a new wicker dining set and sectional sofa from Pier One. Outdoor storage for beach gear, luggage, etc is also provided on the lanai. Its a terrific spot to enjoy the trade winds, watch the sunrise over Diamond Head, or sunset over the ocean:)

A few nuts & bolts about the apartment...

* Parking: Metered parking spaces are abundant in front of the building, fronting Kapiolani Park. NO RESERVED PARKING AVAILABLE WITH THIS UNIT. Or, you may contact Ohana Beach rentals about availability of garage spots for rent, although the street parking is easy and inexpensive.

* Occupancy: We limit our parties to NO MORE THAN 2 Adults and 1 child (3 total).

* Availability: PLEASE CHECK CALENDAR FOR AVAILABILITY BEFORE INQUIRING! We are diligent about keeping our calendar updated, and only respond to inquiries for dates that are shown as 'available' on our reservation calendar.

* 'The Cottage' is a studio unit and DOES NOT HAVE A KITCHEN. If you are seeking accommodations with cooking facilities, we recommend looking at 1BR units at Diamond Head Beach Hotel (which do have kitchens). We do have a small fridge, electric kettle, coffee pot & french press, breville juicer, microwave and blender ... so quick meals can be easily prepared ... but there is no oven or kitchen sink. Nonetheless, we have had many seasonal guests who have stayed for 1-4 months at a time, and they manage very well:)

Mahalo Nui Loa!

Keywords: Ocean view, Waikiki, Renovated, Charming, Views, Studio, Diamond Head

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Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 7
  • 342 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Suitability

          • Non Smoking Only
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 0 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3

          • Convertible bed(s)

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          • Queen size Beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) Queen Pull-out Sofa

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Vintage furnishings and Hawaii'ana antiques, Owner's lending library, Beach and snorkel gear, fully stocked kitchenette, Fine linens, towels and bath toiletries provided. ...moreless

              Entertainment

              • Books:

                Owner's collection (not to be removed) + large paperback lending library...moreless

              • DVD Player
              • Music Library:

                Owner's collection...moreless

              • Satellite / Cable
              • Television
              • Video Library

              Theme

                  • Romantic

                  Attractions

                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Beachcombing
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Mountain View:

                    Panoramic view of the Ko'olau Mountain Range & Diamond Head...moreless

                  • Ocean View:

                    Ocean Views from condo and from terrace and lawn...moreless

                  • Oceanfront:

                    The Diamond Head Beach Hotel is located waterfront, on the Gold Coast of Diamond Head (Waikiki)...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Hiking
                  • Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 2 people

                  General

                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Clothes Dryer:

                    Shared (coin-operated) laundry facilities available on-site...moreless

                  • Elevator
                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Internet:

                    Wifi...moreless

                  • Linens Provided:

                    Fine Bed Linens and Bath Towels Provided...moreless

                  • Living Room:

                    Comfortable sectional sofa & other seating provided in the Sitting Area....moreless

                  • Parking Off Street:

                    Abundant free & metered street parking in front of the building - the meter rate is 50-cents/hr from 10 am to 6pm, and free overnight....moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free Local Calls....moreless

                  • Towels Provided:

                    Bath & Beach Towels provided...moreless

                  • Washing Machine:

                    Shared (coin-operated) laundry facilities available on-site...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet:

                    Free Wifi...moreless

                  Kitchen

                  • Coffee Maker:

                    Coffee Maker & French Press...moreless

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Coffee Maker, Blender, Electric Kettle...moreless

                  • Pantry Items:

                    Basic pantry items kept in stock for our guest's use....moreless

                  • Refrigerator:

                    Under-counter Beverage Center & Small Refrigerator...moreless

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio:

                    Waterfront Patio and lawn area available to our guests....moreless

                  • Lanai / Gazebo:

                    Private lanai offers beautiful views of the Ko'olau Mountains, Kapiolani Park & Diamond Head. Peek-a-boo ocean view, too!...moreless

                  • Lawn / Garden:

                    Oceanfront Lawn with lounge chairs, for guests' use....moreless

                  • Water Sports Gear:

                    boogie board & swim fins, for guest use...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Amex
                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa
                   

                  Reviews

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                  'The Cottage' is available for rent by the day or week.
                  $150 per night + Tax $ $105 cleaning fee 
                  Terms: 50% due at reservation, balance due 60 days before arrival.
                  Discount for stays longer than 4 nights.
                  Lodging Taxes billed & included at current rate of 13.95%
                  ** Aloha Rate of $125 per night for all open dates in August & September 2013  **
                  Not available for seasonal or long-term rental.
                  We accept payment by personal check or via PAYPAL (for credit cards)
                  

                  Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.


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                  Owner info

                  Year Purchased: 2007

                  About the owner: I am a longtime visitor and part-time resident of Oahu. Business, vacation, friends keep pulling me back. Its been terrific to have this hide-a-way apartment as my 'home away from home' while visiting Honolulu, and I am happy to be able to share it with other VRBO guests!

                  Why the Owner Chose Diamond Head Beach Hotel:
                  Years ago I stumbled upon a VRBO listing for this charming little studio, and I became been a frequent repeat guest of the prior owner of this apartment, and loved it so much that when it came on the market, I purchased it myself in 2007!

                  The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                  I enjoy every hour of the day spent at 'The Cottage'. The birdsong awakens you ... enjoying a fresh-brewed cup of kona coffee on the lanai watching the sunrise over Diamond Head... then a day spent lazing at the ocean's edge, or possibly a swim at nearby San Souci beach, visiting the Honolulu Zoo or the Aquarium, just a short stroll from the condo. Later, a leisurely walk into Waikiki for shopping and meeting friends for dinner! Your day can be as active and fun-packed, or as quiet and relaxing as you choose, its the PERFECT vacation spot!


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                  Photos

                  • Sitting area with treetop views

                    Sitting area with treetop views

                  • Vintage furnishings

                    Vintage furnishings

                  • Sitting area with pull-out sectional sofa

                    Sitting area with pull-out sectional sofa

                  • Spectacular view of Diamond Head from our front window & lanai

                    Spectacular view of Diamond Head from our front window & lanai

                  • A peek-a-boo ocean view from the lanai.

                    A peek-a-boo ocean view from the lanai.

                  • NEW sectional seating on the Lanai with view of Diamond Head, Park & Fountain

                    NEW sectional seating on the Lanai with view of Diamond Head, Park & Fountain

                  • Surf's Up! Hit the Beach!

                    Surf's Up! Hit the Beach!

                  • Aloha! Welcome to 'The Cottage' at Diamond Head Beach Hotel & Residences

                    Aloha! Welcome to 'The Cottage' at Diamond Head Beach Hotel & Residences

                  • Fully stocked breakfast bar w/ onyx counter tops,& built-in California Closet

                    Fully stocked breakfast bar w/ onyx counter tops,& built-in California Closet

                  • Lovely remodeled bath & stocked tolietries

                    Lovely remodeled bath & stocked tolietries

                  • NEW dining set on Lanai with Ocean View in the background.

                    NEW dining set on Lanai with Ocean View in the background.

                  • Park & fountain views from sleeping alcove & lanai

                    Park & fountain views from sleeping alcove & lanai

                  • Private oceanfront lawn & terraces exclusively for our guests' enjoyment

                    Private oceanfront lawn & terraces exclusively for our guests' enjoyment

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                  Date last modified - Wednesday, December 17, 2014

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