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Hi-Floor Renovated Studio--Wyndham Royal Garden

Bedrooms Studio
Space 350 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Condo, Studio, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2)

A JEWEL!!! Renovation has been completed in this privately-owned and managed studio in the Wyndham Royal Garden at Waikiki. Why stay in a 'budget' hotel when you can call this elegantly-remodeled studio with fabulous view your 'home' in Waikiki. Suitable for a brief vacation or a stay of several months, this unit has been designed for your comfort. On the 17th floor of the Royal Garden at Waikiki, you will have an open, airy and serene view of the Ala Wai canal, mountains and even a bit of ocean. And, you won't see any neighbors from your private 17 ft long lanai.

Newly-renovated kitchen area perfect for breakfast and post-beach snacks as well as full dinners if you choose. Having the ability to 'eat home' sometimes will make your vacation truly affordable--much more so than in a hotel. While not part of the hotel, you may enjoy many of the hotel amenities including, sumptuous lobby, 24-hour manned security, swimming pool, brand new fitness center, free laundry facility and the warm 'aloha' of a very friendly staff.

You will feel at home from the moment you arrive. The Royal Garden is a 'boutique hotel' on a quiet street--Ft DeRussy side of Waikiki near Halekulani and the new Ritz-Carlton. The hotel portion, owned by Wyndham Vacation Resorts, has completed substantial upgrading and renovation. This privately-owned unit has already been totally redone!

No need for a car--walk to the beach, restaurants, shops, major hotels and all the excitement of Waikiki without the crowds. Bus nearby to downtown, Convention Center, Ala Moana Shopping center, etc. No need for a car but parking is available in the hotel's garage for extra fee or nearby garage. This spotless studio has been FULLY renovated with porcelain tile floors throughout, cherry wood cabinets, an expanded kitchen area and all new furniture. Suitable for 1 or 2 people, the unit has a queen bed, comfortable leather sofa (with 2 ottomans for resting after a full day of fun) and a dining table and chairs.

The newly-designed kitchen area has a full-size refrigerator, microwave, toaster oven, 2-burner portable cooktop, coffee maker and rice cooker. Linens, dishes, utensils and cookware provided. The 17 ft long lanai overlooks the Ala Wai canal--perfect for watching canoe races. Some ocean view too! Great view of Friday night Hilton fireworks. High floor with wonderful breezes but also has A/C if you prefer. Cable TV and Wi-Fi in unit included at no extra charge. Sorry, no pets and absolutely no smoking in unit or on the lanai. Minimum age is 25 for primary guest. Maximum 2 people (including infants and children).

Monthly rentals also available.

Here's what some of our past guests have had to say:

*****'My wife and I really enjoyed our time in Waikiki. The apartment was in an ideal location for us. We are walkers and bus users. Royal Garden was an easy walk to Ala Moana, Sam’s Club/Walmart and Don Qujiote for groceries. Just a hop across Ft DeRussy to the beaches and the commercial area of Waikiki. The bus stops were almost out the front door. From the lanai, we enjoyed watching the canoes and rowers on the canal. The New Year’s Eve fireworks were incredible. The hotel staff was very nice and helpful. Nice peek a boo view of the ocean, skylines of downtown and the clouds over the mountain tops. Don’t think we could have been in a better location. Had a pair of house finches visiting us everyday. Fun watching them. The apartment itself was just right, the bed was comfortable. Slept well every night - of course that could have had something to do with all the walking we did. Lastly, but very important, the price was very fair.'

*****'This is a great place to stay. Not only is it newly remodeled but it's very clean, quiet and comfortable with everything you need for a vacation to the Waikiki area. The beach is a 8 minute walk, and all of the major shopping is within 5 minutes. There's an ABC store just down the street. The view is a great city view where you can watch the crew teams on the canal during the day and the amazing lights of Honolulu at night. Plus you do have a break between buildings where you actually get a good view of the Ocean. I would definitely stay here again!'

Come join us in Waikiki!! Email or phone now to book.

Keywords: Waikiki condo

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Waikiki Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 17
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 350 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , Gleaming white tiled bathroom with full tub/shower
  • Spotless! Gleaming white tiles on floor, walls and surrounding tub/shower combo. Marble topped vanity. Bathroom has been fully remodeled.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 queen
  • Queen size Beds (1) Comfortable!
  • Books ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • 2 beach chairs
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Sauna
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • golf
  • surfing
  • swimming
On a quiet street but in Waikiki--walkable to all the beaches, shops, restaurants and night life.


Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(44 traveler reviews)

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Hi-Floor Renovated Studio--Wyndham Royal Garden
average rating of 4.681818 based on 46 reviews

Great location and cozy room

  • 4 of 5

Everything was great. I would have like somewhere more convenient to put my clothes as there were no drawers nor was there a closet. We had to move towels and sheets around in the linen closet so we could put our clothes in there and not have to rummage through our suitcases for 2 weeks. There was a coat rack with hangers but would have preferred a closet.

Other than that located close to everything in Waikiki and the staff was super friendly. We walked a lot and ate and drank a lot at various happy hours that were close. Didn't use kitchen facilities as we either ate out or with our son and daughter-in-law.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a good stay. Your comments and suggestions are very much appreciated. Aloha--Margaret
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Loved our time here. It was exactly as portrayed in the description!

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed at Margaret's studio apartment for a little over two weeks at the end of November into early December. We had a wonderful time in Hawaii and found Margaret's place to be exactly as described. We had read the reviews and both her place and Margaret herself lived up to all the kind words. Margaret was very quick to respond to our emails and took care of issues immediately. We had a small sink drainage problem and it was repaired within an hour of our email! We especially appreciated her allowing us a late check out time on our last day. The building itself was well maintained with a friendly, helpful staff. We felt very safe in the neighbourhood and found the location to be ideal for us. We enjoyed the balcony with its city/canal view and only got direct sun in the late afternoon so it never was too hot.

  • Submitted: Dec 12, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy you had a good stay! Thank you for the kind words. We hope you can return someday to our beautiful Hawaii. Aloha!
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The location was very convenient for us. Everything we needed was available.

  • 4 of 5

Good location. Everything we needed was available. We enjoyed lingering over our coffee on the balcony in the morning with the beautiful view of the mountains. The hotel employees were very helpful and gave us great suggestions. We had a wonderful vacation!

  • Submitted: Nov 1, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

We just spent 5 days and 4 nights in this wonderful apartment. It felt like home! All of the amenities required for our vacation were there. We didn't go there to cook our meals but with a full size refrigerator, a microwave and lots of dishes and cutlery, we were able to enjoy breakfast and lunch there and only had to eat out for dinner (which we really could have managed there too!). The apartment was clean and comfortable, a corner unit with lots of storage. Even though it was only a studio apartment, we seemed to have lots of room; great lay-out. We enjoyed the pool area each day and met many new people just hanging out there. The staff on the property were very friendly and helpful. Having a laundry facility and a gym was also a plus.

The hotel itself is just a block away from an ABC store & 2 blocks from a coffee shop. We were also not very far from the major bus routes that take you many places such as the beach, Diamond Head, and even the airport!

Margaret, the owner was awesome to deal with! Always available and accommodating. We had never rented a property by owner and based on this experience we would certainly do it again! If we were to return to Honolulu in the future, we would love to stay in this apartment ; hopefully, Margaret will have it available for some time to come!

  • Submitted: Oct 22, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The property was nice and clean and we felt very comfortable during our stay.

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our time, the front desk was very helpful answering questions and it was nice to be walking distance to downtown Waikiki and the beach. We would definitely stay here again, Perfect!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very pleasant comfortable stay.

  • 3 of 5

The apartment clean and comfortable but small. Storage of wardrobe space very limited for our belongings on a 6week vacation. Enjoyed the resort facilities. Staff extremely helpful and friendly. Suited our needs for the 5ntes stay. Aircon very good and quiet and wifi very good. Recommended for a short stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 20, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write. Glad you enjoyed your stay. Good that you point out that hanging cocktail dresses, tuxedoes, etc. for a long cruise is challenging! Hope you are loving your trip.
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Margaret Sheehan
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 9, 2018

About Margaret Sheehan

Aloha! We are Margaret and John, the owners of this little 'jewel' in the Royal Garden Hotel. We love to stay here ourselves when we 'come to town' and enjoy the central location but quiet ambiance. When we renovated this unit, we did it with an eye towards our own comfort--so we know you will like it too. We are both licensed real estate professionals--however, this unit is our own.

Margaret Sheehan purchased this condo in 2005

Why Margaret Sheehan chose Waikiki

Location, location, location. We bought this unit because it is right in Waikiki but on a quiet street just off the Ala Wai Canal. We can walk everywhere and enjoy the night life in Waikiki--especially the great local musicians who play at the nearby hotels. Also, the 17-foot long lanai makes this unit so light, bright and airy that a 'day at home' feels like we are outside. Thrilled that Wyndam is completing its very upscale renovations, we will be happy here for many years to come.

What makes this condo unique

This unit was a deluxe hotel unit (almost 350 sq. ft.)before it became privately-owned. Now, besides being a comfortable place to lay your head, it has an elegant seating area and totally-redone kitchen area that allows you to stay in and cook when you like. The renovation of this unit was TOTAL--all new floors, furniture, bathroom and kitchen area. The convenient location and amenities of a hotel, but much, much more.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Aloha Margaret,

I apologize I have not sent you a note after my visit to Honolulu two weeks ago. I went right back to work upon my return and now to hosting family visiting here on the mainland. Your unit was lovely as is the property, and I like the location in the Waikiki area being on a relatively quiet street. The staff at the hotel were wonderful, from security, front desk, and parking valets. This was my first time with a vacation rental and it did feel quite like home away from home. I was looking for the closet to hang clothes and did not find a rack in the cabinet/closet on either side of the bed, but then saw the coat/hat rack in the corner by the television with hangers so I was glad it was there. I had a car since I was doing some visiting and errands outside of Honolulu, and did end up parking the car over the weekend at the hotel since the street parking and the parking lot at the corner on Kuhio filled up early and quickly during this time. I would come back again and highly recommend to family and friends. As soon as I have more time, I will visit the review site and write one.

May 2014
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Honolulu International Airport (HNL)
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Car: not necessary

5-10 minute walk to Waikiki Beach.




Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $95 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 14.96%

I collect and pay all Hi taxes under the law. GET/TT lic #210525184001l Owners hold inactive Hawaii real estate licenses.


Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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