Aloha! E Komo Mai! (Greetings and Welcome!)(15 Reviews)
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- Minimum stay:5 nights
- Property type:Condo
- Pets considered:No
- Wheel chair accessible:N/A
About the Property
Condo, 1 Bedroom + Other (See Description), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)
The Ilikai sits on the shoreline so a visit to Waikiki beach is steps away. In the evening watch Uncle Richard perform the traditional torch lighting ceremony (as he has been doing for over 45 years!) then celebrate the breathtaking sunset. On Friday and Sunday evenings from 6pm to 8pm, wander to the courtyard and listen to harmonic mele (songs) sung by Kawika’s Hawaiian trio and dance troupe. Kawika has been performing at the Ilikai for over 30 years!
Lounge at the pool or enjoy a meal or snack at one of the restaurants or lounges nearby. Savor a cup of coffee downstairs in the Coffee Shop before or after your early morning power walk. Cinnamon's is open for cocktails from 11 am until closing. Cinnamon's also serves breakfast beginning at 7 am, lunch at 11 am and dinner from 6 pm to 8 pm. Stroll down our private footbridge, around the Lagoon, chat with the local fishermen at the sea wall, and continue your stroll along the boardwalk along Waikiki Beach. Walk the length of Waikiki Beach enjoying the laughter of children, the hiss of the surf, or the shouts of surfers as they ride the waves. Enjoy the torch lighting ceremony and hula at Kuhio Beach.
Our 10th floor lanai offers a front row seat to the Friday night fireworks display as dazzling pyrotechnics soar high above the lagoon and explode into shimering colorful arrays of light against the blackness of the night. You also have, literally speaking, a balcony view of the spectacular Hilton Hawaiian Hula Show next door. Our specific location in the Ilikai is a treat and we hope you experience the love we have for our hale (home).
Jump on a bus and travel to the Aloha Tower Marketplace, listen to the sounds of our famous local musicians: The Makaha Sons, the Cazimero Brothers, Jake Shimabokuru , Sistah Robi Kahakalau, Jerry Santos and others. Explore the richness of Chinatown. Go back with us in time as you wander inside the hallowed halls of the Bishop Museum. Visit the US Army Museum at Fort DeRussy, then walk back along the beach walkway to the Hilton Hawaiian Village and its Rainbow Bazaar. Take a short walk and explore the awesome Ala Moana Shopping Center and its famous 'Food Court' then cross the street and walk around Magic Island. Relive a defining moment in our nation's history with a visit to Pearl Harbor.
For the business traveler, we are within walking distance to the Hawaii Convention Center and all other major hotels along Waikiki including the Hilton Hawaiian, the Hale Koa, the Sheraton, Trump Towers, the Marriott, the Hyatt and the Ala Moana at far less their room cost.
For the acadamian or the physician, we are minutes away from the University of Hawaii Manoa, Chaminade University, Leeward and Windward Community Colleges, Kaiser Permanente and Tripler Medical Center.
Stay with us at the Ilikai and enjoy luxurious surroundings in paradise. We offer first class amenities at a low price. There is so much to do here with so much to write about, and I haven't even mentioned where the best local 'grinds' (eateries) are, in other words; where the locals dine (call me and I'll let you know). You have to sample local favorites such as LauLau, Chicken Long Rice, Ox Tail Soup or Malasadas! Want to experience what a flea market on steroids feels like? Spend a morning or early-afternoon shopping at the Aloha Stadium Swap Meet! Yikes... I'm running out of space... and I havn't even described the neat places to visit on the leeward side, the windward side and the north shore of the island... Mahalo Nui!!
Hawaii is still growing (Lo'ihi, a new seamount 20 miles off the Big Island of Hawai'i, is giving birth to the chain's next island — due to rise above the waves in another 60,000 years)
The Hawaiian alphabet consists of only twelve letters - the 5 vowels are A, E, I, O, U and the 7 consonants H, K, L, M, N, P and W.
Paradise Cove Luau, the largest luau in the State of Hawaii, cooks 127.5 tons of kalua pig each year for its nightly luaus.
Hawaii is the only U.S. state that grows coffee (on the Big Island, Kauai and Oahu).
Hawaii has its own time zone. It’s called Hawaiian Standard Time. There is no daylight savings time in Hawaii, which means that in summer, Hawaii is two hours behind the U.S. West Coast, while in winter, Hawaii is three hours behind the U.S. West Coast.
On average, each person in Hawaii consumes five (5) cans of SPAM per year. Seven million cans of SPAM are sold in Hawaii every year, making the state Hormel's #1 market for SPAM. The Waikiki SPAM Jam is held every year to celebrate Hawaii's continuing love affair with the canned meat.
*Note: Interior photos are actual shots of the condo unit . Lagoon and fireworks photos are actual shots taken while standing in the lanai. All photos taken using a Nikon D-5100.
*Located on the 10th floor, looking outward (directly 180 degrees on a compass heading - South) at the Pacific Ocean. Simply put: When you're out on the lanai, you are shielded from the hot tropical sun all year long!
Tax ID: 14083745-01
Keywords: Condominium, Beachfront, Oceanfront, Ocean View, Ilikai, Waikiki, Beach, Condo, Kitchen, Hawaii, Honolulu, Ala Moana, 1BR, Apartment, Oahu, Long term Rental
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Member since: 2009
- Max. occupancy 3
- Non Smoking Only:
- Pets Not Allowed:
- Vacation Rental
- Guests Provide Their Own Meals
Bedrooms: 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3, Beds for 2-3
- King size beds (1) 'Chattum and Wells' California King
Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom
- CD Player
- DVD Player
- Satellite / Cable
- Video Library
- Botanical Garden
- Health/Beauty Spa
- Live Theater
- Theme Parks
Local Services & Businesses
- Fitness Center
- Massage Therapist
- Medical Services
- Horseback Riding
- Miniature Golf
- Outlet Shopping
- Paddle Boating
- Scenic Drives
- Sight Seeing
- Whale Watching
- Wildlife Viewing
Sports & Adventure Activities
- Deepsea Fishing
- Jet Skiing
- Mountain Biking
- Mountain Climbing
- Pier Fishing
- Scuba Diving Or Snorkeling
- Sound/Bay Fishing
- Water Skiing
- Dining Area
- Air Conditioning
- Clothes Dryer:
- Covered Parking:
- Linens Provided:
Parking Off Street:
1) Metered parking. Along both sides of the road that goes behind the Ilikai Hotel there is metered parking. The longest meter is 4 hours. 2) Free parking. Along and behind the lagoon there is free parking but it closes at 10pm. For day use only, this is a great alternative if you've got a one-day rental or know you're going to be gone all night....moreless
Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:
Available at the Yacht Harbor Parking Lot 100 yds behind the Ilikai. Also hourly/daily paid parking is available at the Yacht Harbor parking lot. No IN/OUT privilages; you pay each time you exit the lot....moreless
- Towels Provided
- Washing Machine:
- Wireless Internet:
- Cooking Utensils:
Pool / Spa
- Communal Pool
|Dates||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Nov 1 to Mar 31
Apr 1 - Mar 31, 2017
5 night min stay
My Standard Rate
5 night min stay
Additional information about rental rates
- Refundable Damage Deposit $200
- Cleaning Fee $110
- Tax Rate 13.96%
Manager's cancellation policy:
Policy available by contacting manager when booking
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Year Purchased: 2004
About: Throwing caution to the wind and taking an enormous leap of faith, we decided to purchase this condominium not knowing what we were really getting into. That was in December 2004 when the vacation rental business was really starting to take off... but who would rent it? Are there really people out there like us who truly love the romance, the mystique, the history and ambience of Hawaii as much as we do? The answer was YES! Our particular condominium has proven to be a destination spot for vacationers, travelers seeking a romantic getaway to celebrate special occasions including honeymoons, anniversaries and birthdays - and also business travelers. We have been amazed at the success. Who would have ever thought that our modest condominium would capture the hearts of so many guests from all over the world? Our 'hale' has now become our passion. We wish to share it with you; make it your 'hale away from hale'. We feel very blessed to be the 'caretakers' of this small parcel of paradise and we feel even more blessed to be able to share it with you. 'Mahalo nui loa!'
Why Waikiki, Honolulu, HI, USA:
Words can never truly describe the alluring romance that dances in your mind once you have fallen in love with Oahu. 'Hale Aloha Aina' reflects why we chose the Ilikai for our home. 'Hale' means Home or dwelling, 'Aloha' means Love, and 'Aina' means Land. 'House of the loving land' While our home is quaint and modest, the land is luxurious and prestigious. From the sound of the hissing surf, to the fragrance of our tropical flowers, the freshness of the ocean breezes, the staccato rhythm of Polynesian drums and to the melting pot of a diverse group of people from around the world makes visiting Oahu a truly memorable experience. Every new day brings a new adventure. Come and stay for a while... 'E hele mai i ka hale a' (Our home awaits you).
The Unique Benefits at this Condo:
Late at night and need sundries, snacks or aspirin? The Ka'ui Market downstairs in our lobby is open until 11:00 pm or the 24-hour ABC Store right across the street and another ABC store next door to the Hilton on our right. Sushi? - Across the street. Buffalo Wings and Pub? - Across the street. McDonalds? - Across the Street. Subway Sandwiches? - Across the street. Advantage Car Rental? - downstairs in the lobby. Enterprise, Alamo or Avis Car Rental? - Across the Street. Chart House (also Happy Hour with live entertainment), Red Lobster, Outback Steakhouse? - Across the street. Indian cuisine? - Across the street. Continental cuisine? - Across the street. IHOP? - Across the street and one block to the right. 24-hr restaurant? 'Wailana' - across the street and one block to the right. Beauty salon, complete Hair Care services (men & women), Manicure, Pedicure? - Lulu's, next door to the Ilikai 1/2 block to the right, 2nd floor above the ABC Store (tell Lulu 'Carl sent you!' - Broken golf club? - Get it fixed across the street! Waikiki Beach? Go out the back - you can't miss it!!
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Actual photo from the lanai overlooks peaceful lagoon and the Pacific Ocean
Dining Table, Leather Sofa, Love Seat, HDTV & DVD in Spacious Living Area
Well lit Bathroom, ample supply of towels including a hair dryer
Granite Bathroom Counter Top & Designer Mirrored Cabinet
Room Divider (retracted and hidden)
Lounge at the Pool (our unit is above the tall center palm tree)
Taxi, Trolley, Tour Bus, Local Bus all pick-up & drop-off at our Ilikai Entrance
Friday Night Fireworks viewed from your lanai
Dependable valet personnel caring for your rental vehicles (Kendra and the boyz)
Uncle Dwight, "Kumu Kawika" & Kapono - entertaining you for 25 years
Love isnt gazing at each other but gazing outward together in the same direction
California-King Size Bed by Chattam & Wells
Relax, make yourself at home
Dining Area and Fully Equipped Kitchen
Bedroom can be separated from the living area (50% closure shown for clarity)
Movable & adjustable louvres on the lanai allow you to set your level of privacy
Granite Kitchen Countertop
Cocktails and Sunset under the Chinn Ho Tree in the courtyard
Need help with your luggage, bags or groceries? - Bobby & Wayne
The Legendary and Icon of the Ilikai: "Uncle Richard"
Kumuhula Kawika and his dancers performing a variety of Hawaiian hula
With every new day; a wonderful adventure begins
We share with you, The Spirit of Aloha'
This listing was first published here in 2009.
Date last modified - Wednesday, March 22, 2017
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