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OVW-WAIKIKI *$388 OCT w/FreeVAN* FAMILY EST 2009 BBB A+

Sleeps12
Bedrooms 4
Bathrooms3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type house
Minimum Stay 7 nights

Overview

About the property

House, 4 Bedrooms, 3 Baths, (Sleeps 10)

E komo mai [Welcome]!

You’ll feel like you’re living in a big lighthouse at our 4-bedroom 3-bath home, thanks to its high ridgeline location and huge walls of glass overlooking the Honolulu skyline, the ocean, and Diamond Head’s commanding profile.

Our goal is to pass on the “aloha spirit” of Hawaii and make our home your home. We provide a full collection of indoor and outdoor items (less to lug during your travels!). This includes outdoor gear like snorkeling equipment, surfboards, beach chairs and towels, golf clubs, and more. Inside, we stock the cabinets and shelves with everything from shampoos and lotions to spices and condiments to dish washing and laundry soaps. And for the keiki [kids], we stow away pack and play cribs, a baby swing, bouncer, Bumbo, nursing pillow, high chair, booster seat, umbrella strollers, jogging stroller, toys, games, and puzzles.

When you arrive, a welcome basket will be waiting. For this “Aloha starter kit” we collect the finest Hawaiian goodies like Kona coffee, dark chocolate-covered macadamia nuts and fresh pineapple. Nothing kicks off a Hawaiian vacation like a cup of Kona coffee and chocolate mac nuts enjoyed out on the lanai (balcony) with all of Honolulu spread out before you!

We live in the same lovely, residential neighborhood as Ocean View Waikiki and are available to answer questions, give suggestions, and take care of anything you need during your stay.

Ocean View Waikiki sleeps up to 10 people in 4 bedrooms and the living room with 1 king, 3 queen and 2 twin beds (that can combine to make another king).

But if you have a larger group, please let us know! We can house up to 36 guests by combining this home with 3 of our nearby rentals, including the estate home next door, called Ocean View Diamond Head (sleeps 8), and a two-level home ½ mile away, with Ocean View Kahala on the lower level, which sleeps 10, and Ocean View Honolulu on the upper level, which sleeps 8. We’ve hosted many a large family reunion or wedding party using varied combinations of our rentals.

Save a bit of money by taking advantage of Ocean View Waikiki’s freshly remodeled kitchen, immaculate Weber grill on the lanai, and adjacent city-view dining table (seats up to 10 with plenty of room to spare). Enjoy each other’s company well into the night, as the city lights illuminate the sky. If you visit during a full moon, the scene will take your breath away! Rainbows stretching over the view are common, and so are fireworks popping over the city twice a week—sink into the seven-person hot tub for the island’s best front row seat!

We didn’t skimp on modern technology, so you can keep plugged in for your vacation if you choose, including broadband and WiFi Internet, 4 big screen LCD TVs with DVD players (in the living room all 4 bedrooms), a wide selection of on-demand movies, telephone with free long distance, and a CD collection that’s yours to browse and use.

We make green living a priority, too, taking advantage of Hawaii’s plentiful sun with solar-heated water and solar panels to power the home.

When it comes time to explore, we are close to many of Oahu’s attractions. We’re 2 miles from Waikiki and Waikiki Beach, 2 miles from Diamond Head for the hikers in your group, 20 minutes from historic Pearl Harbor, and 45 minutes from the famous North Shore surfing beaches.

Feel free to contact us with questions or booking information using the contact information above.

We hope to see you and your loved ones in Hawaii, and we encourage you to book soon—our calendar is quickly filling!

Mahalo nui loa A hui hou kakou [Thank you very much, and until we meet again

More Details

Property Manager
Lara Robinson
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Lara Robinson

Hello! We both were born and raised in California, fell in love with the aloha spirit of the islands and moved to Hawaii to raise our two precious children. We are so happy to open our vacation home to visitors and share our little slice of paradise!

Lara Robinson purchased this house in 2009

Why Lara Robinson chose Honolulu

We chose to buy two vacation rentals in St. Louis Heights on Oahu because the views are the best on the island, the tradewinds keep the home comfortably cool and the proximity to town makes the location ideal.

What makes this house unique

You’ll feel like you’re living in a big lighthouse at our 4-bedroom 3-bath home, thanks to its high ridgeline location and huge walls of glass overlooking the Honolulu skyline, the ocean, and Diamond Head’s commanding profile.

Guestbook comments from the manager

This has been the most delightful experience of a lifetime. Staying in your home while in this beautiful, breathtaking land of Hawaii was truly a blessing we'll never forget. When we came here for our daughter's wedding we truly arrived in paradise. Your hospitality was so very special. We can't thank you enough. Aloha and God bless you - Brian and Merry Joy and family, Ellsworth, Wisconsin
Oct 2014
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Waikiki Beach
Hanauma Bay Marine Preserve
Pearl Harbor
"Most popular tourist attraction. Get there early to get tickets!"
Diamond Head State Monument
"Awesome hike, awesome view! Check out our video to see it."
Leonard's Bakery
"If you haven't tried a malasada, you have got to try Leonard's Bakery! They are the best des..."
Sunset Beach Park
"World class surfing, surf competitions & world class lounging at Sunset Beach on the North S..."
Duke's Waikiki
"Great food, great entertainment and great beach front dining. Just make reservations in adva..."
Nuuanu Pali Lookout
"Gorgeous Views of the tropical splendor of the Windward Side of the island. It can get windy!"
Mai Tai Bar
"Best local music, bar menu and drink specials. It gets very busy on the weekends."
Manoa Falls
"Easy 1 mile hike to gorgeous waterfalls. It can be quite muddy and you will probably need mo..."
The Honolulu Zoo
Duke Kahanamoku Statue
Waikiki Aquarium
Lanikai Beach
"Consistently ranked one of the top 10 beaches in the world. Don't miss the powdery white san..."
Polynesian Cultural Center
"Spectacular show and luau cap off a full day of experiencing the cultures and customs, food ..."
Ala Moana Center
"Largest outdoor shopping mall in Hawaii. From high end designers to bargain boutiques, dozen..."
Ocean View Diamond Head
Dole Plantation
Phuket Thai Restaurant
Bostons North End Pizza Bakery
"Good pizza and they deliver to the rental home."
Nearest Airport
9 Miles
Honolulu Airport
Nearest Barpub
2 Miles
Lots in Waikiki
Nearest Golf
1.5 Miles
Ala Wai Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
H1 Freeway (to all of Oahu)
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Fat Greek
Nearest Beach
2 Miles
Waikiki Beach
Car: recommended

Everything is close by! Waikiki, the beach, Hawaii Convention Center, restaurants and bars are within walking distance to 2 miles away. This home has the most gorgeous panoramic ocean, Waikiki, Diamond Head, mountain and golf course view.

Amenities

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

Property Type:
  • house
Meals:
  • Catering available
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Included
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Golf Course View
  • Monument View
  • Mountain View
  • Near The Ocean
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Dining Room
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Three spotless full bathrooms with exqusite attention to detail
Bedrooms:
  • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • 1 King, 2 Twin, 2 Queen, 1 Airbed - Queen, 2 Pull Out Sofa
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
Leisure Activities:
  • eco tourism
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • Babysitter
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
Notes:
Two free parking spaces on property, Daily Newspaper, Snorkel equipment, surf board, beach chairs and towels, golf clubs, Fully upgraded kitchen with cooktop built in, Panoramic Ocean, Waikiki, Diamond Head & Golf Course Views. Two well maintained recreational parks/pool are located closeby (5 min away- Olympic Swimming Pool, Basketball,Tennis Courts , Kid Playgrounds). Baby swing, Bouncer, Bumbo, Nursing pillow, High chair, Booster seat, 2 umbrella strollers, games, puzzles, water and sand toys, boogie boards, kick boards A beautiful welcome basket with fresh island fruit, chocolates, coffee and goodies will greet you upon arrival. This house is stocked with all the comforts of home, from shampoos and lotions to spices and condiments to dish and laundry soap. Four big screen LCD tvs with DVD players, 2 cordless telephones with free long distance, laptop computer with internet access and printer. Wii Fit, Wii Sports, Free movies on demand.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(22 traveler reviews)

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average rating of 4.909091 based on 26 reviews
5

A Wonderful Accommodation

  • 5 of 5

It's rare to write a review and not find something to complain about, but that was our family's experience...No Complaints! Glen and Lara were gracious hosts that accommodated all of our needs. The house had more than enough space for our family of seven. The house offered so many benefits over stayings in a hotel and renting a vehicle. Beside the free vehicle that came with the house, the full kitchen, large wrap-around balcony, BBQ and seven person hot tub, along with the three full bathrooms made this stay most enjoyable. The balcony view was of Waikiki (main view) and Diamond Head (side view). The house is built on a hillside up a steep incline from the beach below that provides a spectacular view. The bathrooms never ran out of hot water and the kitchen was fully equiped. Everything was supplied at the house to fully enjoy the beach. Beach towels, snorkeling equipment, body and surf boards, cooler, lounge chairs, etc., were all furnished. We had a great time on our vacation and staying in this four bedroom fully equiped house made our vacation that much more enjoyable. We never turned on a TV in the house or used the pool about a 1/4 mile away...we were in Hawaii and used every moment to enjoy the beaches, surfing and all the attractions the island had to offer. Mahalo to Glen and Lara. Aloha

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for sharing your experience - it warms our hearts to know that our home helped create so many amazing memories for your family! We loved having your group stay with us and we look forward to your next visit! Mahalo and Aloha!
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5

Fantastic place

  • 5 of 5

Had everything we needed and was close to Waikiki. Only thing we would've liked to have at the property were some chilli bins with cooling packs for beach day picnics :)

  • Submitted: Sep 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy that your group enjoyed themselves! Yes, we made sure to have plenty of chilli bins (coolers of all sizes) available for your use at the house - come back and visit soon. G&L
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Austin, Tx, USA
5

Loved the house, met all our expectations

  • 5 of 5

We were thrilled with our vacation rental. The house met and exceeded all of our expectations. Often time vacation rentals look better in photos, then what is reality, but that is not the case here. The house is wonderful and it is stocked with any and everything you may need during your stay. Glen was super helpful as well.

  • Submitted: Sep 4, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had a great time! It was a pleasure having your wonderful family stay with us. Hopefully you can come back soon to create even more amazing memories at one of our homes! Mahalo for everythng....ALOOOHA!!
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5

Home away from Home

  • 5 of 5

The house was great, clean, comfy beds and the kitchen had everything we needed (and then some). Happy memories were made from the balcony, enjoying the view and the hot tub. For some reason taxi drivers were reluctant about coming to Alencastre Street - they said the hill was too steep which seemed a bit strange.

  • Submitted: Aug 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Yes, the street incline provides the most amazing views of the Waikiki skyline. We are so happy that you enjoyed the house and created so many wonderful memories. We hope to have your group of friends back on your next "friends trip!" G&L
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San Diego, CA
5

Incredible!

  • 5 of 5

There were no short comings. No photoshop magic, pictures are exactly what they seem. Clean. Amazing hosts! Thank you Lara and Glen!

  • Submitted: Aug 3, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: You are so welcome - thank you for taking great care of our house and van. Please look us up next time you return to the islands!
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5

Superb.

  • 5 of 5

Breathtaking. Perfect hosts. House and views are better than can be depicted in photos.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you had an amazing time at the home! We look forward to your return trip!
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Notes

  • *No charge for cash or check. For credit card purchases please add 3.95% processing fee
    *Free van rental
    *PAYMENT: 50% of total invoice due at booking. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.
    *Taxes include: Hawaii 4.71% GE tax, 9.25% TAT tax
    *$30/night extra for each guest over 6 guests. Ages 2 or younger free.
    *No Smoking or Pets please.
    * Non-refundable Cleaning Charge $295-395
    *Note: Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
    *Transient Accommodations Registration ID #: W00435513-01.

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