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Recent Makaha reviews
Great sleep, great view.
"We stayed for two weeks. The bed was wonderful and the pillows were very comfortable. The condo was very clean. Close to the elevator and laundry room. The views were perfect showcasing both the Makaha Valkey and ocean. We enjoyed our offee relaxing in the morning on the Lani and at the end of the day a glass of wine while watching the sun set over the ocean. There was WIFI and HD channels on cable. We watched the surf channels. The owners are wonderful. We will recommend this condo to our friends."
Guest: SunkissedDate of Stay: April 2015Review Submitted: July 3, 2015
"Other than a couple of nights at ski resorts, this was our first owner owned vacation rental. At first, I was hesitant. There were signs posted that the facility did not have the resources of a hotel. I felt out of place and wondered if we would be treated nicely. I worried needlessly. The other occupants of the condo were extremely nice and welcoming. The condo itself was elegant with beautiful furnishings. Little amenities like basic cooking supplies, (salt, pepper, balsamic vinegar ect...,) ice chests, beach chairs, and beach towels, made our stay comfortable and made us feel at home. Waianae is a bit isolated and the town is not tourist oriented, but we enjoyed the isolation and the authentic Hawaiian feel. The view from the lanai was incredible. Kim was great to work with. We hope to stay there again soon."
Guest: Lisa P.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: April 10, 2015
"My husband and I stayed in this wonderful condo unit for over a month. Lucky us! Pam was a lovely person to deal with; kind, generous and friendly. The condo was outfitted extremely well with quality items and beautiful things. I would say it is the best VRBO we have ever stayed in. The highlight was the the amazing view from the lanai. We spent hours out there. We watched the absolutely gorgeous sunsets almost every night and must have taken 300 photos. We had breakfast out there every morning. From the lanai we also saw dolphins, large sea turtles and humpback whales. The beach in front is a hidden gem and is never, ever crowded.We have stayed on the Waianae Coast several times over the last 38 years and love the area because it is on the leeward side which means sunny and dry. We often drove a short distance to Pokai Beach where the water is very calm for swimming. There is an interesting heiau there to explore, too. Yokohama Beach at the end of the road is wild and beautiful and the hike to see the albatross reserve at Kaena Point is well worth it. We loved the Sat. morning market behind Long's Drugstore where fresh organic veggies among other things could be purchased. We highly recommend Kahumana Rest.on an organic farm on Lualualei Homestead Rd. We can't say enough about the wonderful time we had there. Mahalo, Pam!!"
Guest: Kate and JohnDate of Stay: February 2015Review Submitted: March 23, 2015
"The beach and view: The view from this condo is breathe taking! It is even more beautiful than the pictures. The beach is quiet and secluded. At the busiest time there were maybe 5-6 groups on the beach. The sound of the waves is so relaxing. I just cannot say enough about it, you just have to see it for yourself! The waves are strong and the beach is sloped (my 14 year old LOVED it) BUT it is probably not ideal for small kids.
The owner: Nora is extremely helpful and provided all the information that we needed and more. She was very easy to work with and promptly answered all of our questions.
The Hawaiian Princess: Every staff member we encountered was very friendly and helpful. One of the housekeepers (Annie) even told us about a hike to Kaena Point that was truly the highlight of our vacation. It is a must see if you go! The pool was nice and quiet, they have a hot tub and a game room which we did not use because we were so busy enjoying the sights. The condo building is gated and has 24 hour security. We felt totally secure.
The room itself: The condo is well stocked with everything we needed. There are even beach chairs, snorkeling supplies, and beach towels. It was really nice to have the washer and dryer. We did not lack for anything. We even found a small cooler to take our drinks to the beach. The bed was SO comfortable (even better than our bed at home!) I will say the room was a little on the small side for me, my husband, and two kids. But, if you consider the alternative of staying in a hotel room, it was so much better! There is a large flat screen tv which we did not turn on a single time in 9 days! My kids said that the pullout couch was very comfortable and they really appreciated the free wifi. The room was immaculate on our check in. The decor is a little dated and it is not anything extravagant but that certainly did not bother us especially considering the low rate.
The area: To start with we wanted to stay away from the busyness of Honolulu. We definitely picked the right place! We went to Honolulu one day and could not wait to get back to the Hawaiian Princess. Keep in mind this is not a "tourist" area. There are no souvenir shops and your restaurant choices are limited. The area around is mostly locals and appears to be a lower income part of the island. If you have a problem with that you should probably stay somewhere else. To us this only enhanced our stay.
I hope that helps!"
Guest: Carol D.Date of Stay: May 2015Review Submitted: June 20, 2015