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Bedrooms 1
Space 600 sq ft
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 4 nights


About the property

Hotel, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-4)

With so many choices there is no need to look any further! Our modern & elegant Specialty Suite is your ZERO-RISK decision. This is a family-owned suite and we go to great lengths to ensure that you arrive to a clean, safe, quiet, and beautiful environment for your stay in Hawaii! And best of all, we are close to everything including beaches, shopping, and entertainment.

The difference is LUXURY AT A GREAT VALUE:

We have fantastic reviews for very good reason! This is a Junior Specialty Suite on the 33rd floor of the Ala Moana Hotel Condominium, not a standard studio that we offer at a fraction of the normal room rate.

(Typical rack rate for our Junior Specialty Suite ranges from $389 - $665 per night!)

No hidden fees. The Ala Moana charges a $50 check in fee plus a $25 per day resort fee....we will pay this for you! All inclusive!!!

We are UNIQUE: There are only three Junior Specialty Suites in the entire hotel condominium that include a kitchenette with stove, microwave, sink, dishwasher, and refrigerator. Also, we are twice the size of a standard studio with two lanais and a sitting area overlooking Honolulu.

We offer COMFORT AND CLEANLINESS: Our #1 priority is our guest’s safety and comfort. You will love our welcoming and spacious living area, modern & Hawaiian décor, our luxurious king size bed and additional fold-out sofa bed, which is ideal for those who need that extra space. Great for families, business trips, or those looking for that perfect unit for your stay in Hawaii.

We have high STANDARDS: The suite features a large and luxurious king size bed plus a sofa bed (ideal for four), free WIFI high speed internet, flat screen TV, stock of toiletries, linens, bedding & kitchenware. We also have newly upgraded carpet, furniture, and large lobby Starbucks! Amenities include a swimming pool, state-of the art fitness center, sauna, and steam room. We also have ample private garage parking.

LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION: We are close to everything! We are connected to the Ala Moana Shopping Center, we are across from the Honolulu Convention Center, the beach, and Waikiki!

WE ARE LOCAL OWNER.....Contact us anytime during your stay! The Ala Moana is located in the gateway of Waikiki and is central to Honolulu, Aloha Tower, and connected to the Ala Moana epicenter!


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More Details

Christopher Ablan
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 23, 2018

About Christopher Ablan

I am a local owner, born and raised in Hawaii. As my guests of the suite, you can be re-assured that your comfort and safety comes first. My family takes great pride in the cleanliness and beauty of our suite and I am confident that you will not find a unit like ours at this price-point and rate. Being local, I can also give my guests insight on where to eat, swim, hike, or to simply relax with the kids or your spouse. Please take a look at our wonderful reviews and please send me an email or phone inquiry. You will impressed with the personal attention that we provide to each potential guest. - Mahalo, Chris

Christopher Ablan purchased this hotel in 2007

Why Christopher Ablan chose Ala Moana

The Space

Very special! This is a Junior Specialty Suite, not a standard room, on the exclusive 33rd floor. This includes a kitchenette with stove, microwave, sink, dishwasher and a refrigerator (ideal for small meals). We offer two lanais with a sitting area overlooking the city of Honolulu and the Pacific Ocean. Very spacious living area, which is ideal for small families or if you are on a business trip. The Ala Moana is central to everything! Waikiki, beaches, fine dining, restaurants, entertainment and more. In fact, we are connecting to the Ala Moana Shopping Center, America’s largest premier outdoor mall!

Additional information:

-King size bed plus a new and comfortable sofa bed (ideal for four)

-Free WIFI internet

-Flat screen television

-Ample toiletries, linens, bedding, & kitchenware!!!

-New and huge lobby Starbucks

-New furniture and carpeting upgrade

Please continue to read our full description and reviews. You will see why our suite is your zero risk decision!

Note: The Ala Moana requires a $50 check in fee and a $25 per day resort fee. We’ve decided to pay half of these fees for you!

No hidden fees and full transparent quote. We are honest and local owners, and our family is delighted to offer you this fantastic rate. There is no better choice than ours 

Guest access

You will simply check-in the 24/7 front desk, receive your card key under your registered name, and enjoy the private suite!

Interaction with Guests

We are local owners, so we are simply a phone call away. This is a very important distinction since many owners of Honolulu properties aren’t even local or don’t live on the island. We are local and we live here. Inquire today and let us show you our famous aloha spirit.

Note: Prior to your arrival, you will receive our 'Aloha Welcome Letter' full of all the information you need for your stay, plus a locals "To do To visit" list. Or just call me and I can give you great recommendations for food, beaches, and more!

What makes this hotel unique

Enjoy all of the hotel amenities including the swimming pool, sauna, steam room, and our state-of-the-art fitness center.

As we run our suite as a vacation rental, we provide ample towels, toiletries, and consumables. We do not provide housekeeping during your stay.


Ala Moana Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
  • floor 33
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 600 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: Flexible
  • /
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View ...
  • Town ...
  • Away From It All
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size beds (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • suitable for elderly or infirm
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Sauna
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness center
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • kayaking
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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average rating of 4.7058825 based on 34 reviews

Great room, location & owner! Room is exactly as pictured

  • 5 of 5

Our 10-day stay was great! Location is awesome & being right next to Ala Moana Shopping Center made shopping a breeze :) there's a grocery store on the opposite side of the center, so no car needed. Chris responded quickly to all messages & questions. This room was perfect for my family and we will definitely be booking in the future! Thanks Chris!!

  • Submitted: Feb 3, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review! We are so happy that you and your family enjoyed your stay and look forward to having you back. Yes, our unit is conveniently located central to the Ala Moana shopping center, grocery stores, and a quick hop to Waikiki. Our unit is also perfect for small families as you mentioned. I would like to also thank you for highlighting my responsiveness during your stay and particularly appreciate our discussions and feedback. I would like future guests to know that as we are local owners you can contact me anytime during your stay (for things big or small) or for tips on where to eat, hike, or what beaches are best. Our warmest mahalo! Chris
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Good room size for 2

  • 4 of 5

Visiting relatives with room for a couple more. Room was clean and everything needed was provided. I.e. kitchen utensils, towels and washcloths, room was next to elevators but did not hear them

Will return on next trip

  • Submitted: Feb 9, 2018
  • Stayed: January 2018
  • Source: HomeAway
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Really enjoyed our stay...

  • 5 of 5

The suite was exactly as described. Our stay was 12 days long and it met all of our needs. The location was great, so convenient to shopping and dining but away from Waikiki. The suite was very clean and it was very nice having a kitchenette along with a coffee maker. There was also an abundance of bath towels, we didn't even use half of them.

Christopher was a pleasure to work with. We will definitely make it our home for our future visits to Honolulu.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very comfortable. Great views.

  • 4 of 5

Chris was very accommodating. Property was short on hangers and he had them shipped the next day. There was a discrepancy with the resort fee which again was corrected quickly. Thought the resort fee was too much for what you get.

Condo is well appointed and well maintained. Lot's of good restaurants nearby. Like Nordstroms, Assaigo, Duc's Bistro, Nico's Pier 38, Baci Bistro in Kailua was great. Also loved picking up food at Foodland and eating on the balcony. Can use the balcony all day as the sun never shines directly.

The bus service is great. Will take you anywhere on the island.

Would stay again.

  • Submitted: Apr 23, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great location, great facilities

  • 5 of 5

The condo was a great space for my mother and I's getaway. It's far enough away from crazy Wakiki beach and close enough to Ala Moana beach and shopping center. The kitchenette was lovely for making meals to enjoy in the hotel room. There's a great grocery store not far in the Ala Moana shopping center. This place has everything you need to relax.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Comfortable and convenient

  • 5 of 5

Our second stay here and amenities are as described. Good size suite for two in a very convenient location. Location is very quiet. Good shopping and great choices of restaurants within easy walking distance.

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Ala Moana Beach Park/Waikiki Beach
Car: not necessary

Our suite is the most PERFECT location in all of Honolulu:

The suite – is located on top of the 33rd floor (the penthouse floor) of the newly renovated Ala Moana Hotel Condominium

The beach – across the street from the Ala Moana Beach Park and Magic Island Beach Park

The location – our building is connected to the Ala Moana Shopping center, Hawaii’s premier shopping and epicenter (food, shopping, entertainment)

Waikiki –walk within minutes to Oahu’s most popular stretch of beach/attraction

Other Activities: Connected To The Ala Moana Center And Across From Beach!


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates


Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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