|Minimum Stay||1 - 4 nights|
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PANORAMIC OCEAN, DIAMOND HEAD & KAPOLANI PARK VIEWS. Its a première residential lifestyle ON THE GOLD COAST! A brief 15 minute breathtakingly beautiful walk to Waikiki’s famous beaches, shopping, dining and nightlife.
This is NOT some tired old Waikiki hotel room with a sliver of an ocean view.
Located AT THE TOP of the Diamond Head Beach Hotel, this penthouse unit has panoramic views to the east (Diamond Head) and to the west (Waikiki), not to mention the ocean, mountain and park views. Some have likened it to a crows nest due to the outstanding views.
Stylish and tastefully renovated -- with new Travertine floors, Cherry Wood cabinets, African Ivory Granite counter tops, White Plantation Shutters, White Leather chairs, indiginous Koa wood furnishings, Kohler bath products, 40' Sony HDTV 1080p & Blu-Ray, Digital Cable, FREE Password Protected Secure Wi-Fi, and a Memory Foam King bed with 700 thread count Egyptian cotton sheets contribute to making your stay comfortable, tranquil and rejuvenating. All you have to do is open the windows and take it in!
There is no real need for a car -- as you won't want to leave this highly desirable Gold Coast neighborhood with everything you need within walking distance. The Bus stops right out front and we have UBER here as well. There is and ice machine and laundry room in the basement, plus we have bike & surf racks for rent.
The BEST reasons for selecting my Impeccable Penthouse -- AWESOME OCEAN VIEWS, QUALITY OF LIFE AND LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! All within walking distance of Waikiki, but far enough away from the excitement and buzz (cars & music) that you can sleep with the windows open and let the pacific ocean ebb and flow lull you to sleep.
Please read my guest's comments to see for yourself.
My Penthouse is a dream vacation location with an opportunity to create some of life’s most memorable moments. So what are you waiting for? Check my calendar for availability and Book It Now! I’m waiting to hear from you!
PS The lawn looks exactly as depicted in the photo. It rarely gets used so be sure to spend some time relaxing in the shade of the palms on the lawn.
Hawaii Tax ID#: W20748769-01.
Keywords: condo, condotel, hotel, studio, lodging unit
I'm a Fortune 25 Intel retiree who loves the ocean. I’ve worked a lifetime to afford the Gold Coast and I am willing to share my good fortune with those who are respectful of my belongings and investment, and those who have an understanding of what it takes to own and live in Hawaii.
I have been on Oahu full time since 2003 and have been vacationing here since 1992. I know the area well and I am happy to point you in the right direction to ensure you have the best possible time while you are our guest on beautiful Oahu.
My Impeccable ‘Maile’ Penthouse is at the top of the Diamond Head Beach Hotel, on the Gold Coast in the quiet, exclusive bedroom community of the Diamond Head neighborhood. But not everyone will appreciate the quiet neighborhood feel. If this is your first visit to Oahu and you are unsure of where to stay give me a call and let's discuss your dreams, and rest assured I will do my best to help you land in the right place.
Mahalo and Aloha,
Jan Davis purchased this condo in 2009
There is no nicer place on earth than the Oahu Gold Coast with the Pacific Ocean, Kapiolani Park and Diamond Head Crater all at your doorstep. This is a neighborhood with a real community feel. People use the park for family picnics and daily exercise like Tai Chi and Yoga. There are only three hotels in this area and about half of the Diamond Head Beach Hotel building is residential, which contributes significantly to the quiet, neighborhood feel.
The weather is generally 80 degrees, the ocean is clear and inviting, the trade winds gently blow, and the local cultural & ethnic diversity is enviable. Where else can you have all of that and still be in the safety of the United States with immense military presence?
PLUS Kahala Mall is really close by and has everything one needs in life (Whole Foods, California Pizza Kitchen, Apple Store, Macy's and the Movie Theaters). No need to get stuck in traffic -- which is another reason to let me help you with logistics since I have ~ 10 years of Logistics experience with Intel.
VIEWS, VIEWS, VIEWS
Leave your cares and car at home. Take the elevator to the ocean and enjoy a soft salt-water dip in a calm clear blue ocean. Renew your commitment to health with a walk around Kapiolani Park. Or hike to the top of Diamond Head Crater for a breath taking view of Waikiki and Honolulu. Relax in the shade of a giant banyan tree with gentle trades and the mesmerizing ebb and flow of the Pacific ocean. Walk to the Waikiki Aquarium, the Honolulu Zoo or the International Market Place in Waikiki. Savor the flavors of excellent food and fine dining in our ocean front neighborhood restaurants.
PLUS my unit is squeaky clean, stylishly decorated, efficiently and thoughtfully laid out (I'm using my guests' words here) and it is likely equal to, or better than, that which you have at home. As a friend once said 'Why would I want to stay where I get less than what I have at home?' Makes sense, right?
I've rented many VRBO properties, but PH4 is the best stocked I've experienced! You have thought of really everything. Your prep, welcome & communications are A-1. Congratulations Thanks for sharing a lovely 'dream' location!
Maile was a little slice of paradise for me. I was traveling alone, meeting friends, and this place was perfect for me. I especially loved having the windows open on each side of the bed and enjoying a wonderful breeze all night long as well as the sounds of the ocean and majestic view of Diamond Head. Jan even had stocked the place with some welcoming goodies which were much appreciated since I got in later than expected. We have stayed in this building several times (other condos when the entire fam came) and recommend the grassy area that is adjacent to the ocean, a great place to eat breakfast or have a glass of wine to watch the sunset. It's an easy walk to Waikiki as well as to a number of eateries on Monserrat. There is a nice little minimarket less than a block away and a laundry in the garage. Downsides: Street parking is very limited in the daytime and the building's ice machine was broken (building manager said he would get around to having a serviceman come - island time, I guess). Of course neither of these were the owner's fault. I hope to stay here again when hubby and I return!
The Maile Penthouse was a perfect place to stay and experience the best that Hawaii has to offer. The location is perfect and the accommodations were great. I stayed here 10 days and could have stayed forever. The almost 360 degree views and breezes were wonderful. For those who prefer a/c it was great to have that option. The large flatscreen tv was great too. Also, internet reliability & speed was great. The condo had everything needed for a great stay. The building- the Diamondhead Beach Hotel & Residences was a wonderful place with nice friendly people and a great Aloha spirit vibe. The ocean was right there and it was always nice to take an afternoon swim in the warm Pacific waters and then relax and dry off looking at the view from the patio area on the comfortable lounge chairs with a drink in my hand! I look forward to my next visit there. It was heaven! Jan the owner was gracious and helpful and a pleasure to meet. I enjoyed all the new friends I met there as well. :)
The Maile Penthouse can make you forget the rest of the world. Atop one of the midcentury Gold Coast towers fringing the foot of Diamond Head, the Maile feels suspended between sea and sky. The lights of Waikiki sparkle outside one glass wall, while the green flanks of Diamond Head's iconic pyramid fill the other.
The apartment is efficiently laid out, with a comfortable bed facing a mirrored wall. There was a large flatscreen television, but I never felt the need to turn it on, preferring to spend evenings watching the sailing catamarans sweep past paddlers returning to the Outrigger Canoe Club next door. Likewise the air conditioning - I'm sure it works but the opportunity to sleep instead with trade winds carrying the sound of surf through the shutters was too appealing.
Jan has thoughtfully provided almost everything you need, from Wi-fi to washcloths. There are dishes, utensils, a coffeemaker, a hair-dryer, iron, bath and beach towels, and cleaning supplies. The refrigerator was stocked with drinks and snacks.
It's a short walk to central Waikiki's shops and restaurants, but I enjoyed many happy hours lounging on the lawn. Occasionally I'd slip into my flipflops to walk a few steps along the seawall and climb down the steel ladder into the warm surf.
The Maile's building, the Diamond Head Beach Hotel, is small and quiet, with a mix of rental condos and owner-occupied units. Every resident I met was friendly, helpful and pleasant. Living in paradise makes people happy.
It's not necessary to have a car on Oahu, as Uber, taxis and the excellent public bus system will get you almost anywhere on the island. The bus stops just a few steps from the Maile's building.
Jan was helpful and readily accessible. She provided all the information I needed in advance of the trip and quickly answered any questions I had while I was there.
I will absolutely return, the sooner the better.
As it was advertised, I have enjoyed this property twice now. It's South of all the mayhem of Waikiki. Open up the windows and enjoy the sounds of the ocean and the breeze flowing thru this single room suite. Very clean and surprisingly quite that close to Waikiki. Jan, the owner is very responsive without being intrusive. This is perfect for a couple wanting to get away for a long weekend that doesn't want to be annoyed by the hotel craziness. If you surf, you can surf right out in front.
I will be back again and highly recommend it for the price.
The owner thought of everything. Very efficient studio with Hawaii feel and style. This is one we will do again. Check in was easy with emailed instructions and the access to many restaraunts, Waikiki , without the crowds, and much more. Wish it had a pool, but the yard area at the sea wall is a great place to read and relax. There is access to the ocean, but it's not ideal for everyone.
We had a fabulous stay in the Maile Penthouse!!! It was fully equipped with everything one could possibly need. It was comfortable, immaculate, and impeccably decorated. The owner, Jan Davis, could not have been more helpful or friendly. Her suggestions on where to eat and what to do in Honolulu, and around the entire island, were top notch. We would highly recommend this wonderful little gem!
On the water and across from Kapolani Park where the Ali'i (royalty) used to spend their weekends at the polo fields, this park is now home to lots of locals doing healthy activities like soccer games and evening concerts at the Waikiki Shell. The Waikiki Aquarium and Honolulu Zoo are a short 10 minute walk away and a hike around and up Diamond Head will be calling to those who want an aerobic workout!
|Rate Period||Nightly||Weekend Night||Weekly||Monthly *||Event|
Dec 21 2016 - Dec 29 2016
4 night minimum stay
Dec 30 2016 - Jan 2 2017
4 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
Tax rate includes 4.5% GET, 9.25% TAT and 3.25% Credit Card fee.
Hawaii Tax ID#: W20748769-01.
Rates are slightly higher for Holidays.
Rates are subject to change until reservations are confirmed and paid.
Full refund if cancelled 60 day prior to arrival.
* Approximate monthly rate. Actual rate will depend on the days of the month you stay.