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Waikiki/Diamondhead Beachfront Condominium

Bedrooms Studio
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 30 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

Studio Furnished Apartment recently remodeled in the Colony Surf Building located at Diamondhead beach next to the world famous outrigger canoe club. Beautifully remodeled unit with large ceramic tile floors and modern lighting.

King size Murphy bed that folds up allowing spacious living room and television area. Inflatable queen bed and futon for children or additional adult sleeping.

Private beach with outdoor shower and ideal water conditions for children and senior swimmers. Unit comes with beach chairs, beach towels, linens, and fully equipped kitchen.

Outside wall opens entirely to partial ocean views and views of the famous Diamondhead monument and Crater. Warm trade winds and open air provide comfortable living year round.

Famous Kapiolani Park is across the street and nightclubs and excellent restaurants are within a single blocks walk. Walk to the Zoo, aquarium, and ten minute walk to Waikiki beach.

The building and surrounding area is populated primarily by local homeowners but tourist activity is a short walk.

The Colony surf, once a hotel, was featured on the 'Rich and Famous' series as one of the world's best hotels.

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More Details

Phil Crawford
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 31, 2018

About Phil Crawford

Owner's are licensed attorneys in California. Philip and Jeannie. Philip is also a Professor Emeritus of Law and Social Science at San Jose City College

Phil Crawford purchased this condo in 2002

Why Phil Crawford chose Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis

This is the best beach in Hawaii

What makes this condo unique

Wonderful beach and building for elderly and small children


Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Water View ...
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1), Murphy Beds (1)
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Gazebo
  • limited accessibility ...
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Beachfront building with outdoor shower and private beach


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(11 traveler reviews)

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Waikiki/Diamondhead Beachfront Condominium
average rating of 4.4545455 based on 11 reviews

Location, location!

  • 3 of 5

Colony Surf is the best location near Waikiki. Great location for swimming, walking and beach time.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
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Best value on Waikiki!!

  • 5 of 5

Private beach and parking stall for a studio larger than it looks, all within 10 minutes walk of the frenzy of Waikiki, yet super quiet location. I live across the park from this building and booked it for my parents during their recent stay. They had a wonderful time.

I would totally book it again for their next visit.


  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: March 2016
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Seattle, WA

Colony Surf

  • 5 of 5

For us the location next to the Outrigger Club was perfect. No driving, just walk next door for breakfast or lunch, with a swim the shower at the club. We had a great time.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
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Wonderful vacation spot

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a wonderful vacation staying in this unit. It was bright and spacious - much larger than most studio units we have found. It was amazing to just walk out the door, down to the beach and just swim, snorkel or laze around. Such a great protected beach area and quiet. We loved the proximity to all necessary amenities but the quiet of being away from the hub of activity. The farmers market at Kapiolani College meant we had amazing fresh fruit and vegetables every Saturday morning. Bus service basically to the door. The owner was responsive and very helpful. The other folks staying in the condos were wonderfully friendly and warm. We definitely hope to return in October to celebrate our 25th anniversary!

  • Submitted: Apr 4, 2015
  • Stayed: March 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Sydney Australia

Perfect Apartment in Best Building

  • 5 of 5

Lovely spacious apartment with marble floors, elegant furniture, good kitchen and bathroom, very comfortable. Colony Surf has its own lovely sandy beach which is uncrowded and safe for all levels of swimmers and children. Very professional Reception staff. The building is next door to Kaimana Beach and Aqua Lotus and in my opinion is better than both these hotels. I would not hesitate to return. Having a rental car spot included in the price is a big plus, although the location is also fine for public transport, cycling and walking.

  • Submitted: Jan 21, 2015
  • Stayed: December 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chevy Chase, MD

Fabulous condo!

  • 5 of 5

This condo was exactly as advertised. The best part of the condo is the location. It is in a lovely neighborhood, close to Waikiki, but separate so that you are not overwhelmed with tourists. Having a parking spot is a huge bonus as well. The restaurant in the building is high-end and prepares delicious food.

The ocean is right in front of the building; the beach is lovely for children and really everyone! The unit comes with a couple of beach chairs, beach mats, etc. and even beach towels. You can even see the ocean from the living room. The trade winds are a delight and keep the apartment at an even temperature all the time.

Although this is an efficiency unit, it is very spacious. It is ideal for 2 people, but can sleep 4 comfortably on the blow-up mattress and the couch. The storage in the bathroom is fantastic; it's extremely well designed.

The apartment building is extremely well run and is very clean.

It's great having a kitchen and the laundry facility is such a help for long-term visitors.

As soon as we left we started planning our next trip! We can't wait to return. The owner is very responsive. All is all, staying in this condo made for a fantastic month in Paradise!

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2013
  • Stayed: May 2013
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Waikiki Aquarium
Waikiki Shell
Barefoot Beach Cafe @ Queen's Surf Beach
Hawaiian Restaurant
Sunny Days
Bogart's Cafe
ARS Cafe and Gelato
Honolulu Zoo
Honolulu Zoo Concessions
Mami's Empanadas
Colombian Restaurant
Teddy's Bigger Burgers
Kulana Terrace Restaurant
Tucker & Bevvy Picnic Food
Tucker & Bevvy Breakfast
Fast Food Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Diamond Head
Jamba Juice Aston Waikiki Beach
Juice Shop
Wolfgang Puck Express
Waikiki Beachside Kitchen
Brunch Restaurant
d.k Steak House
Steak House
Sansei Seafood Restaurant & Sushi Bar
Japanese Restaurant
Dominos Pizza Waikiki (Inside Hyatt Place)
Pizza Restaurant
Kuhio Beach Park
Diamond Head State Monument
Cheeseburger in Paradise
Hamburger Restaurant
Banyan Breeze
Coffee Shop
Tonkatsu Tamafuji
Japanese Restaurant
Growler USA - Honolulu
Izakaya Restaurant
M.A.C. 24/7 Restaurant and Bar
New American Restaurant
Waikiki Grass Shack Bistro
Sandwich Shop
House Of Wong Restaurant
Chinese Restaurant
Eggs 'n Things Waikiki Beach Eggspress
Rainbow Drive-In
American Restaurant
Hawaii's Favorite Kitchens
Hawaiian Restaurant
Seoul Jung
Korean Restaurant
Blue Ocean Seafood & Steak
Seafood Restaurant
American Restaurant
La Cucaracha Mexican Bar & Grill
Mexican Restaurant
Furusato Sushi
Sushi Restaurant
Hula Dog Waikiki
Hot Dog Restaurant
Sunrise Restaurant
Japanese Restaurant
Me Bar-B-Que
Barbecue Restaurant
Ruffage Natural Foods
Health Food Restaurant
Coconut Cafe
Breakfast Restaurant
Jinroku Pacific
Teppanyaki Restaurant
Hy's Steak House
Steak House
Musubi Cafe IYASUME
Japanese Restaurant
Kai Coffee Hawaii
Coffee Shop
Waikiki Beachside Bistro

Famous restaurant 'Michels' is on first floor of building

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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $200
Checkout Cleaning $125

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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