Aloha! My studio (308 sq ft) is located on the 32nd floor of Island Colony. It is a fully furnished and newly renovated studio, beautiful, clean and comfortable. Bathroom and kitchenette are nicely upgraded Two queen beds with prime beddings. With a cup of coffee or tea, the large lanai is perfect for resting and relaxing, your eyes will be pleased by fabulous sweeping view of Pacific Ocean, Waikiki skyline, Diamond Head, green gorgeous mountains, golf course and tranquil Ala Wai canal. This studio is a good combination of stunning views, elegance, comfort and utility.
Two queen-size beds with hotel-style headboards and a night-table. A desk with padded chair, a small dining table and 2 stools, a mirror on the wall and a HD flat-screen cable television. The room has a wall-mounted air conditioner. Free wi-fi with user name and pass word on top of the router/modem in the room. A sliding glass door separate the main room from the lanai.
The lanai is very spacious and has one dining table and 4 chairs.
The kitchenette has a small sink, a small refrigerator with freezer space, a portable electrical induction cook-top and a microwave oven. The kitchen cabinets have a coffee maker, pots, pans, utensils, plates, bowls, cups, glasses and flatware. Dishcloth, a small bottle of dish soap and one roll of paper towels are provided.
Note: Stainless steel pots or steel skillet (blue handle) MUST be used for this induction cook-top. Pot or skillet NEEDS to be kept on the hot plate while in use, if the pot/skillet is removed, the hot plate will turn off. Press the "power" or "on" button, then set the temperature to desired level.
The closet with sliding doors has a safe, iron, iron board, hangers, 4 beach chairs/towels, an ice chest, extra linens for guests to use.
The bathroom is nicely upgraded. Bath towels, hand towels, hair dryer, washcloths, bath mat, one roll of toilet tissue and a bottle of shampoo are also provided.
User name and password are under the router.
Complimentary use of the complex recreational facilities including a huge community swimming pool, massive Jacuzzi, gym (onetime fee $5 per fob per stay), ground-level café, gas barbeque grills with seating, convenience store on the sixth floor, 24 hour security on premise, Coin-operated laundry in the building, a car rental agency are located on the ground floor of the building.
Parking is available in the building, the rate is about $25.00/day. Guests may obtain a two hour permit of parking at the security desk. Adjacent Street Parking is on Ala Wai Canal (Street Sweeping M&F ), parking rules need to be checked by guest personally.
When guests arrives for the first time, they will obtain two fobs and a key from a lock-box located in the porte-cochere on the ocean-side of the building. The key is to open the unit door, and the fobs will allow access to the elevator lobby. I will register on line for guests, and guests upon first access should confirm registration and activate the fobs with the security person stationed in the elevator lobby. The lock box number and codes will be provided to the guest before or on check-in day.
-Interaction with guests:
Although I do not anticipate interacting directly with guests, I'll try my best to live to make guests' stays enjoyable. Guests have my cell phone number and can call or text as they wish.
Island Colony is centrally located in the heart of Waikiki with walking distance to the famed Waikiki Beach, Ala Wai Canal, paddle board rentals, Waikiki golf course, numerous restaurants, shops, zoo, aquarium, local parks, and many other fun-filled activities!
Oahu has one of the very best bus lines in the USA. The one-way fare for all City buses is $2.50 including to Oahu international airport. The bus stops is within a half block (3 minutes walk)from the property. Free shuttle to Ala Moana Shopping Center, leaves every 30 min. There is a car rental agency are located on the ground floor of the building. However, with the perfect location of the condo, you could walk to literally every venue in Waikiki, two block walk to the beach, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Intl. Marketplace and Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center; 20 minutes strolling along the Ala Wai Canal will get you to Ala Wai Golf Course and Kapiolani Park with the Zoo, Aquarium and Amphitheater.