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Magnificent Ocean View Penthouse at the Waikiki Banyan Resort

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Last updated: 11/28/2014
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  • Minimum stay:5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:N/A

Waikiki Banyan condo description

Enjoy being on top of the world and just one block from Waikiki's best beach. Our one bedroom beach house has breath taking panoramic ocean views from front and side windows, a separate fully equipped kitchen, 47' flat screen T.V., large lanai facing the ocean, free WIFI and cable. As this suite is the penthouse level of 'The Diamond Stack' at the Waikiki Banyan, it is 60 sq. feet larger than other suites and offers three more windows and higher ceilings creating a larger living space.

There is a view from almost everywhere in the apartment. Open all the blinds and enjoy seeing large expanses of Waikiki. Sit up in bed and the ocean view awaits you... The mirrored dining table wall allows you to see the view even if you're not looking directly out the window. This is a premier view condo.

If you are a boogie boarder or surfer you can look out and view the surf break. Look through the binoculars and maybe you'll be lucky enough to spot a whale. Our condo is both romantic and family friendly for all ages. We have created a relaxing and comfortable Hawaiian style environment that is welcoming and fun. As soon as you walk through the door you will be amazed at the view and feeling of Aloha.

Our condo has high quality Egyptian 1800 thread soft linens, a well stocked kitchen with pots, pans, rice cooker, toaster, microwave, coffee maker, slow cooker, and full size stove and refrigerator. The wood floors are cool and clean and perfect for a home by the beach. The large dining table is ready for you to enjoy a home cooked meal or just walk a few short steps to find a huge variety of take-out, casual and fine dining.

If you can tear yourself away from the spectacular view in the penthouse suite, you can walk a block to the most beautiful beach, the famous Honolulu Zoo, peaceful and majestic Kapiolani Park, the Aquarium, Aloha Shell, the International Marketplace, the Ali Wai golf course and all the upscale and fun shopping on Kalakaua Avenue. The efficient Bus stops within a block and provides affordable transportation to Chinatown, Diamond Head, the Ala Moana Shopping Center, Ward Center and the movie complex located there, the Academy of Fine Arts, Bishop Museum, Iolani Palace, Pearl Harbor, and The Bus completely circles the island if you want to visit the North Shore, Lanikai, Kahala and every area you may want to explore.

The Waikiki Banyan is a top rated resort that features a recreation deck with a large swimming pool, lounge chairs, 2 hot tubs with jets, a snack bar, tennis and basketball courts, a golf putting green, very clean coin operated BBQ grills with outdoor seating. On the pool level there are also restrooms, showers and dressing area with saunas. The lobby features a beautiful waterfall and koi pond as well as a mini mart, coffee house/juice bar/sandwich shop with WIFI, copier and printer, and wonderful historic Hawaiian framed photos that you will enjoy viewing. The bank of 4 elevators will swiftly return you to the top floor and your home in Hawaii.

We have created a notebook of our favorite hikes, restaurants, open organic markets, free classes, unpublished tours, events, etc. for our guests. We want you to have the best experience possible while visiting our Island. We will meet you upon arrival to give you the keys and acquaint you with the condo and ammenities and we're close by if you need anything during your stay.






Keywords: PENTHOUSE, CONDO, BEACH HOUSE, PANORAMIC VIEW, WAIKIKI BANYAN, OCEAN VIEW, PARADISE, HONOLULU, PACIFIC OCEAN, LANAI, JACUZZI, RESORT, CONDOMINIUM, WHALE WATCHING, CORNER CONDO, HAWAII, OAHU, VACATION RENTAL, BEACH HOUSE, KAPIOLANI PARK, DIAMOND HEAD

Property Type

  • Condo
  • On floor 38
  • Elevator : 4 elevators

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental

      Meals

          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals

          Onsite Services

              • Housekeeper Optional

              Suitability

              • Non Smoking Only
              • Pets Not Allowed

              Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 6, Beds for 4-6

              Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom

              Other Amenities

                  • 47' FLAT SCREEN TV, BOOGIE BOARDS, BEACH TOWELS & BEACH MATS, TENNIS RACQUETS & BALLS, BASKETBALL, SNORKEL EQUIPMENT, CEILING FAN, HIGH CEILINGS, BEACH CHAIRS AND UMBRELLA, FULL SIZE SELF INFLATING AIRBED, GRACO PACK N' PLAY WITH BASSINET, SNACK BAR, COFFEE HOUSE, MINI MART, POOLSIDE LOUNGE CHAIRS, TROPICAL LOBBY WITH KOI POND, ONE BLOCK TO BEST BOOGIE BOARDING & SURF BEACH, PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION , WOOD FLOORS, IN-ROOM SAFE, INDOOR PARKING INCLUDED, ROMANTIC, 4 ELEVATORS, COIN OPERATED WASHER & DRYER IN THE NEXT ROOM, IRONING BOARD AND IRON, HAIR DRYER, COMFORTABLE FURNITURE, WALK IN CLOSET, PRIVACY,...moreless

                  Entertainment

                  • Books
                  • DVD Player
                  • Satellite / Cable
                  • Television:

                    47 inch television...moreless

                  Attractions

                  • Arboretum
                  • Botanical Garden
                  • Churches
                  • Cinemas
                  • Duty Free Shops
                  • Health/Beauty Spa
                  • Library
                  • Live Theater
                  • Marina
                  • Museums
                  • Playground
                  • Recreation Center
                  • Restaurants
                  • Zoo

                  Local Services & Businesses

                  • ATM/Bank
                  • Fitness Center
                  • Groceries
                  • Laundromat

                  Leisure Activities

                  • Antiquing
                  • Beachcombing
                  • Bird Watching
                  • Boating
                  • Luaus
                  • Paddle Boating
                  • Scenic Drives
                  • Shelling
                  • Shopping
                  • Sight Seeing
                  • Walking

                  Location Type

                  • Beach View
                  • Mountain View
                  • Ocean View:

                    Spectacular panoramic view of the ocean...moreless

                  • Water View

                  Sports & Adventure Activities

                  • Basketball Court
                  • Cycling
                  • Fishing
                  • Golf
                  • Hiking
                  • Jet Skiing
                  • Kayaking
                  • Mountain Biking
                  • Paragliding
                  • Parasailing
                  • Pier Fishing
                  • Sailing
                  • Snorkeling
                  • Snorkeling/Diving
                  • Surfing
                  • Swimming
                  • Tennis
                  • Wind-Surfing

                  Dining

                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 6 people

                  General

                  • Hair Dryer
                  • Iron & Board
                  • Linens Provided:

                    1500 thread soft Egyptian cotton...moreless

                  • Parking:

                    Indoor Parking is included...moreless

                  • Telephone:

                    Free local and US & Canada long distance calls...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine:

                    Washing Machine and dryer next door...moreless

                  • Wireless Internet

                  Kitchen

                  • Cooking Utensils:

                    Lovely dishes, mugs, glassware, silverware, tea kettle... everything you need to prepare and enjoy a meal....moreless

                  • Dishes & Utensils
                  • Kitchen
                  • Microwave
                  • Refrigerator
                  • Toaster

                  Outside

                  • Deck / Patio
                  • Lanai / Gazebo
                  • Outdoor Grill
                  • Tennis:

                    Tennis racquets and balls provided...moreless

                  Payment Type

                  • Discover
                  • Mastercard
                  • Visa

                  Pool / Spa

                  • Communal Pool
                  • Sauna
                  • Shared Hot Tub

                  House Cleaning

                      • Housekeeper Optional
                       

                      Reviews

                      Write a review 4.9
                      from 42 traveler reviews
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                      Rental basis: Per property
                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      High Season
                      Nov 15 - Apr 1, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $229
                      spring/summer
                      Apr 2 - Sep 14, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      $189
                      My Standard Rate
                      5 night min stay
                      $179

                      Additional information about rental rates

                      Fees:

                      • Cleaning fee $100 + tax
                      • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
                      • Tax Rate 13.95%

                      Notes:

                      Shorter stays are available as fill in on calendar.

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                      Listed rates are approximate. Actual rates are based on number of guests, special events & other factors.

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                      Last updated: 11/28/2014
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                      Location

                      PAR COURSE, YOGA CLASSES, HULA DANCING, WALKING PATHS, OUTDOOR GROUP EXERCISE, OUTSIDE ORGANIC MARKETS, FESTIVALS, FREE UKULELE CLASSES, PING PONG, FREE SHOWS, FREE OUTDOOR ENTERTAINMENT, GOLF COURSE WITH DRIVING RANGE, FIREWORKS, LUAU, SCUBA DIVING, FRISBEE, WHALE WATCHING, NATURE, PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES, HISTORICAL SIGHTS, BIRD WATCHING, ROMANTIC BEACH WALKS IN THE MOONLIGHT

                       

                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2006

                      About the owner: We are a husband and wife team who have worked together in several exciting entrepreneurial businesses in San Francisco over the past 36 years. Fifteen years ago we created and then operated The World Famous Fire Engine Tour over The Golden Gate Bridge. Check out SAN FRANCISCO FIRE ENGINE TOURS & ADVENTURES on your next trip to San Francisco. The new owners will show you a great time. We have been featured on The Travel Channel, The Discovery Channel, Get Away in Australia, HGTV's The Good Life and in many television and print stories about our unique business and former 1896 Firehouse home. We are now permanent Hawaii residents and are enjoying a new chapter in our lives.

                      Why the Owner Chose Waikiki Banyan:
                      On a vcation to Hawaii 18 years ago, we absoluely fell in love with the warm ocean water, fabulous weather, body boarding, snorkeling and the fun and healthy lifestyle. After returning to the mainland after a Waikiki vacation, we always felt recharged, relaxed, happy and at ease. Our dream was to someday live full time like we're on vacation. We purchased a beautiful condo in Waikiki and decided that someday this would be our home. On a trip to Waikiki in 2006 we discovered that the beautiful corner Penthouse condo at The Waikiki Banyan was for sale and our entreuprenial spirit kicked in. As we were making our living in the tour industry in San Francisco and making people happy was our life's work, we decided to purchase the Penthouse and offer it as a romantic and fun vacation rental. It is very exciting for us to be living here and able to manage the rental property ourselves.

                      The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
                      The Waikiki Banyan is located just one block from what we feel is the best beach on the island. You can see the sunrise out of the bedroom window and you can enjoy a walk down to the beach to experience the applause worthy sunsets. After a walk on the luxurious sand, you can return to the condo for a cup of tea or a glass of wine on the lanai and feel like you are on top of the world,,, as you plan your next day's activities.


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                      Speaks: english

                       

                      Photos

                      • View from inside condo

                        View from inside condo

                      • View from lanai

                        View from lanai

                      • View from bed

                        View from bed

                      • Cool and comfortable

                        Cool and comfortable

                      • Dining table with mirrored wall

                        Dining table with mirrored wall

                      • Full kitchen with view of Diamond Head

                        Full kitchen with view of Diamond Head

                      • View of Diamond Head from side bedroom window

                        View of Diamond Head from side bedroom window

                      • View the surf break from the condo

                        View the surf break from the condo

                      • Waikiki Banyan Lobby

                        Waikiki Banyan Lobby

                      • Mini Mart in Lobby

                        Mini Mart in Lobby

                      • Lovely Landscaping

                        Lovely Landscaping

                      • One block to beach

                        One block to beach

                      • Computer desk and 47' TV

                        Computer desk and 47' TV

                      • Comfortable Island decor

                        Comfortable Island decor

                      • Walk in closet with dressing table

                        Walk in closet with dressing table

                      • View of recreation deck from lanai...
BBQ's, tennis, pool, jacuzzi, kid's area +

                        View of recreation deck from lanai... BBQ's, tennis, pool, jacuzzi, kid's area +

                      • Vanity area

                        Vanity area

                      • Sunrise from side bedroom window

                        Sunrise from side bedroom window

                      • Waterfall in lobby with koi pond

                        Waterfall in lobby with koi pond

                      • Putting Green on Recreation Deck

                        Putting Green on Recreation Deck

                      • Coffee Shop in Lobby

                        Coffee Shop in Lobby

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                      Date last modified - Friday, November 28, 2014

                      $179 - $229 per night (USD)
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                      1 Bedroom / 1 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 6

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                      Minimum stay: 5 nights
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                      Member since: 2012
                      Speaks: english
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                      • Calendar last updated: 11/28/2014
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