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Lanai perched over the ocean! Gorgeous views on Waikiki's Gold Coast. Stunning!

Bedrooms 2
Space 950 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

2 private bedrooms, 1 full bathroom, fully equipped kitchen - Right on the Ocean

Compare this nightly rate to two mediocre, non-view hotel rooms in Waikiki - this is the best value on Oahu! In Hawaiian, Nui Kai means 'big sea', and that's what you get with this incredibly beautiful island style luxury 2-bedroom condo. Featuring a unique 'outdoor room', the lanai offers a large sectional, tiki bar and small dining table. All of this overlooking a 180-degree view of the ocean and reef below. Large living room/dining room with island style furniture, cable television and DVD/CD. Fully appointed kitchen with stove, oven, dishwasher, microwave and refrigerator. The master bedroom features '40's hawaiiana décor' with king bed, cable television. The second bedroom features a Hawaii theme with queen bed, and desk. Diamond Head view to the east and to the northeast is a gorgeous city scape with beautiful Kapiolani Park, the beautiful skyline of Waikiki, Honolulu and the Ko'olau Mountains. Check out our website for more information.

Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
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Calendar last updated:
July 18, 2017

About Meggin

Our love of Hawaii began 20 years ago. After years of coming to the islands we decided to buy a studio so we would have a place to be. One thing lead to another (mainly, we found a building on the ocean that we loved!)...and we ended owning several vacation rentals in our building on Waikiki's Gold Coast. We stay in our units 3-4 times a year and are constantly maintaining the decor, updating amenities, painting, and keeping them in the best condition possible for your stay!

Meggin purchased this condo in 2004

Why Meggin chose Honolulu

The reason we purchased our condos in this building had to do with location. It is perfectly situated at the edge of Waikiki in Kapiolani Park. Located on Waikiki's famous Gold Coast, the condo building sits on the water with ocean on one side and park on the other. We like the location because although Waikiki and all the hustle bustle are just a 10-15 minute walk from the condo (along the park and the ocean), we are just far enough away for it to feel less hectic, more peaceful and MUCH quieter. The views of the ocean, city skyline, moutains, park and Diamond Head Crater from the apartment have to be seen to be believed!!

What makes this condo unique

Views, Views, Views! Ocean Access steps from the building's lobby level......and the private Lanai in the sky, which is an outdoor Living Room, Dining Room and Bar all in one!!


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

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 9
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 950 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Beach
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Waterfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • Bath towels and beach towels provided in bathroom.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • The master bedroom features '40's hawaiiana décor' with king bed and cable television. Awesome ocean, city and park views. The second bedroom features a Hawaii theme with queen bed, desk, cable television and outrageous ocean, city and park views.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Chairs
  • Beach Towels
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • 2 beach chairs
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Laundry room provided on parking level of building. Ice machine available outside laundry room.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Lanai perched over the ocean! Gorgeous views on Waikiki's Gold Coast. Stunning!
average rating of 4.9583335 based on 24 reviews

Great location! Beautiful apartment!

  • 5 of 5

The view says it all! Don't hesitate, just book it!

  • Submitted: Jun 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Incredible view, super comfortable, great position.

  • 5 of 5

The view is incredible. We spent a lot of time on the balcony. The apartment was really comfortable and met our needs perfectly. And it's quiet, yet close to everything. We'll be back.

  • Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Ocean view

  • 4 of 5

This was a nice property in a pleasant neighbourhood at the quiet end of Waikiki, about a 15 min pleasant walk to the beginning of the Waikiki strip. Quirky decor, good view of water but the beach access was a little difficult. You need to ascend to the Ocean on one of 2 sets of stairs as there is no sandy beach in front of the property, only a rocky expanse. As the tides were high and the waves even higher swimming wasn't an option we had to walk to a nearby beach. The deck is a lovely place to have morning coffee, listening to the sounds of the surf while watching the surfers or to end the day watching the sunset. The lighting in the place is quite dim and it would have been nice to have some brighter inside lights, it was difficult to read at night. We enjoyed our stay and would rent this place again.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We have rented condo in Hawaii several times, but I think this was the best. Location, location, location! This condo is well furnished, immaculate, quiet and very close to everything, located perfectly, within a short walk to souvenir shops, dining or getting everything we needed for our stay. The lanai has great views and was a perfect place for our breakfast and coffee. I highly recommend book this place NOW for your stay in Honolulu! Honestly, stop searching for the perfect place b/c you have found it!

Mahalo! Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Apr 28, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for a quiet stay on Waikiki

  • 5 of 5

This was our first trip to Hawaii, and we decided to splurge on a place with an oceanfront view. We chose this unit because it's at the quieter end of Waikiki. We enjoyed it so much that we joked about becoming squatters and refusing to leave! The view from the lanai is fabulous--you can see boats, ships, and the surfers at Diamond Head. Yes, we could have sat on the building's oceanfront lawn, but why bother when you've got that incredible view?

The unit is clean and well-equipped. The owners have thoughtfully put little notes around explaining, for example, which lights are operated by which wall switches. We got a kick out of the old-Hawaii decor. It's obvious that the owners spent many happy hours finding all these items. We enjoyed it because, as I said, this was our first trip to Hawaii, and every minute we spent in this condo, we definitely felt we were in Hawaii!

This unit is truly in a very quiet location, a 15-minute walk to Tiki's at the east end of the "business" part of Waikiki and about a 30-minute walk to the Royal Hawaiian Hotel near the other end of Waikiki. We liked the walk--very pleasant and good exercise. We didn't cook, and we mostly got breakfast either at the New Otani hotel a few doors down or at the Barefoot Beach Cafe along the shore in the park--a surprisingly good place for breakfast, lunch, or dinner. There's a convenience store in the New Otani hotel for snacks and beverages. The condo owners thoughtfully provided some coffee and filters for the coffeemaker to get my day started, bless them!

With so many high rises so close together, I doubt any place in Waikiki has a truly panoramic oceanfront view. The lanai has a sweeping, fabulous view of the ocean to the front and to the east, but its view to the west (of Waikiki) is blocked by another high rise. You can see Waikiki (including the Friday night fireworks) from both bedrooms, however. Also, the building has some design oddities. There's only one small window on the oceanfront wall of the living room (why would the architect do that?????), and the living room balconies have solid walls. (The bedroom balconies are rails.) So when it's too rainy or windy to use the lanai, you don't get much of a view when you're sitting in the living room. (The view is great if you're standing at one of the windows, though.)

Altogether we had a wonderful time here, and we recommend this unit highly.

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that you enjoyed your stay.....and the uncompromised views from the lanai...and from the unit while when moving around the condo or from the kitchen sink...There are some solid balcony walls on either side of the living room, which would block the view with low seating, but the sectional was built high in order to be able to see the ocean from that perfect vantage point....hope you found that spot!
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Perfect spot only a short distance away from Waikiki. Excellent relaxed setting and beach nearby

  • 5 of 5

This was our first time using VRBO. We are from Australia. The customer service we received from the owner and agents was faultless. Feel comfortable knowing if you choose to stay here your holiday arrangements will be regarded as important by the owners and questions responded to promptly. It was our second time to Waikiki. We found staying at this condo to be much more relaxing but still close enough to walk to the main areas of Waikiki. There is a public bus stop almost out the front which we used and was a cheap way to get around. There's a beach San Souci only five mins walk and a convenient store their too. The check in process is easy. We found the condo clean and hygienic with all the equipment you need to maintain it throughout your stay. We'd stay here again in a heartbeat. Thanks guys.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Car: recommended

Considered by some to be the best location on Oahu, the peaceful Gold Coast offers incredible restaurants, swimming, snorkeling, the beautiful Kapiolani Park, the Honolulu Zoo and the Aquarium. And all of this is only a few minutes walk to the many restaurants and outrageous shopping of Waikiki.


Rates & Availability

Diamond Head - Kapahulu - St. Louis Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
August Special
Aug 18 2017 - Aug 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
September Special
Sep 3 2017 - Sep 24 2017
4 night minimum stay
October Special
Oct 3 2017 - Oct 8 2017
4 night minimum stay
2017 Standard Rates
Oct 16 2017 - Dec 21 2017
4 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 2 2018
7 night minimum stay
2018 Standard Rates
Jan 9 2018 - Aug 31 2018
4 night minimum stay
2018 Low Season Rates
Sep 1 2018 - Nov 16 2018
4 night minimum stay
Holiday Season
Nov 17 2018 - Jan 8 2019
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Departure Cleaning Fee $185
Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.96%

To hold a reservation: 40% of the entire rental
Final Payment due 60 days prior to occupancy and 120 days prior for holidays
There is optional parking for $15/day

Tax ID# W30374214-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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