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Oceanfront Beach Lovers'/Paddlers'/Surfers'/Accommodations on the 21ST Floor

Bedrooms 1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

Condominium, 1 Bedroom + Sofa bed, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-4), Lagoon And Ocean Views


This condo, located at the quiet end of Waikiki, in the beautiful Ilikai Hotel on the twenty-first floor at the end of the Makai Wing, has an amazing view of the ocean and Duke Kahanamoku Beach and Lagoon. Bring your surfboards/paddle boards/boogie boards (a bather's elevator can accommodate boards up to 10 feet, 2 inches long), and ride the waves at some of the most famous and best surf breaks on the south shore of Oahu. Two of these surf breaks (Kaisers and Ala Moana Harbor), are within view from your condo's lanai for dawn patrol and an early go-out. If you have never tried surfing before, lessons and water craft rentals can be obtained at several locations along the Waikiki beaches.

Morning sun and warm, gentle trade winds caress you as you check out the ocean and surf, enjoy breakfast, and plan your day on your lanai. Not a surfer? Enjoy sitting on your lanai and soaking up the sun while enhancing your tan or stroll down to the best wide sandy beaches at Waikiki or Ala Moana Beach Park for a swim in the crystal clear ocean and sun bathing. Fort DeRussy Beach and Ala Moana Beach Park are especially good for long swims and snorkeling. If the ocean is not for you, you can swim, sunbath, and relax by the hotel pool and lagoon or explore the many tourist attractions nearby, including golf at the beautiful Ala Wai golf course.

There is no need to rent a car as the Ilikai is centrally located. A market, coffee shop, gift shops, and restaurant are located in the lobby area of the Ilikai. Sarento's gourmet restaurant at the top of the Ilikai offers panoramic views of the ocean and mountains while you dine. Restaurants and convenience stores at Ala Moana Shopping Center (Hawaii's largest shopping center), are just an easy 10-15 minute stroll from the Ilikai. More than 90 shops, markets, restaurants, and exhibits are next door to your condo at the Hilton Hawaiian Village for you to explore. Retail establishments and restaurants along Kalakaua Avenue in downtown Waikiki are all within easy walking distance as well. Don't feel like walking? No problem! You can always catch a cab, free or paid trolley, or the city bus to take you to locations on the island. If you want the convenience of your own transportation, there is a car rental agency across the street from the Ilikai. Parking is available at the Ilikai for a fee or there is free parking behind the Ilikai in the public parking lot.

Each Friday evening, a spectacular fireworks display overlooking the Hilton Hawaiian lagoon, can be experienced right from your lanai. Traditional hula shows and exciting nightlife can be enjoyed all around the island or closer to your condo along Waikiki Beach. Don't feel like going out? Then enjoy renting a video locally or streaming one from several websites using the Samsung Blu-Ray DVD player installed in this condo. Rent this condo and discover that the Ilikai has it all!


More Details

Property Manager
Member since: 2012
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 1, 2018

About Owners

We are California residents who have lived in and visited the Hawaiian Islands for many years. We bought this condo because we love visiting Hawaii, especially the beautiful beaches and warm water for swimming, surfing, and relaxing on the great beaches at Wakiki, each year.

Owners purchased this condo in 2002

Why Owners chose Waikiki

We were sold on this condo in the iconic Ilikai because of the morning sun and the beautiful ocean view from the lanai. Also, the Ilikai is at the beach and in close proximity to everything in the Waikiki area.

What makes this condo unique

Each Friday evening there is a free two-hour show presented in the courtyard. You will meet interesting locals and visitors from all over the world. Also, each Friday this condo has the best view of the beach fireworks from the lanai. The Ilikai was made famous by the TV show Hawaii Five-0 which has been recently revived.


Waikiki Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 21
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 1:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
  • The Ilikai House Rules are set by the Ilikai Board of Association of Appartment Owners and a copy is provided at time of booking and in the rental.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • The bathroom has a large Corian lined shower with safety glass sliding doors and two stainless steel safety support bars.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • King size bed (1) with mirrored wall and (1) Queen sofa bed.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • racquetball
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
The room is technically classified as a one bedroom at the Ilikai. When the Ilikai was originally built the condo had soji screens that could be moved to provide privacy between the living and the bedroom areas. The soji screens have been removed long ago and the condominium is more accurately classified as a studio today. Cleaning supplies and a new vacuum cleaner are in the rental for light house keeping should the need arise.


Very Good! 4.1/5 -
(20 traveler reviews)

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Oceanfront Beach Lovers'/Paddlers'/Surfers'/Accommodations on the 21ST Floor
average rating of 4.05 based on 20 reviews

Great place to stay! Nice, clean, and comfortable.

  • 4 of 5

Clean, tidy, and comfortable accommodations. Well stocked with the things you just don't want to haul over on an airplane (towels, beach chairs, boogie board, etc.). Would defiantly stay here again. The Ilikai is one of the older condos in the East end of Waikiki with many upgrades to the facilities. Great history with this building and many outstanding dining and shopping choices within walking distance.

  • Submitted: Jan 4, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for your great review and the four star rating. We are always pleased when a member of our military enjoys their stay in our condo on Oahu. Please keep us in mind for your future travels to Waikiki.
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Excellent location

  • 5 of 5

Wonderful location. The numerous fireworks displays added to the experience.

  • Submitted: Dec 5, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for your kind review and the five star rating. We are always pleased when a guest enjoys their stay in our condo on Oahu. Please keep us in mind for your future travels to Waikiki.
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Fabulous view!

  • 5 of 5

The view off the linai was wonderful! Everything was as promised, and the owners were great. Thanks for sharing this terrific condo!

  • Submitted: Nov 8, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for your review and the five star rating. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our condo on Oahu. Please keep us in mind for your future travels to Waikiki.
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Fantastic Stay!

  • 5 of 5

We had a wonderful view of the Friday night fireworks from the Hilton and the room was very comfortable. We entered the room it had a musky old smell. (Ilikai was built in 1962) Not to worry, while we were here, we open the doors, bought a candle and lit it and the smell went away. Very relaxing sounds of the ocean and the breeze was wonderful! We will love to stay here again if/when we get another chance to come to the islands.

  • Submitted: Apr 10, 2017
  • Stayed: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We arrived for our annual visit two weeks following the departure of this traveler and did not detect any musty smell upon entry into the condo. It is not clear from this review whether the air conditioning unit was off or on and could have been the source of the odor. We have had it professionally inspected which indicated it needed to be serviced. It was professionally cleaned and maintenanced to eliminate any possibility that the air conditioning unit was creating the odor. Mahalo Nui Loa for your five-star review! We are so pleased you both had such a wonderful, relaxing Hawaiian vacation at our condo at the beach.
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We liked it so much we may book again for next year!

  • 4 of 5

The view was great, the unit gets the morning sun. Great view of the Friday fireworks. The unit although a little dated in its appearance was good, everything worked and it was clean. The only downside was the plastic chairs on the lanai. Something a bit more comfortable would have been nice.

  • Submitted: Feb 12, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for your review and the four star rating. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our condo on Oahu. We look forward to having you book with us again in the future.
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The Ilikai is in the perfect location.

  • 4 of 5

The unit was in the perfect location as promised.

We had a wonderful view of the Friday night fireworks and of the sunsets each night.

The hotel amenities are well kept.

The apartment was is in need of a facelift, and new linens wouldn't hurt, but it was clean and furnished comfortably. I would use this location again.

  • Submitted: Oct 6, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo nui loa for your review and the four star rating. We are pleased you enjoyed your stay in our condo on Oahu. We appreciate your input regarding new linens and we will be correcting that in the future.
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Nearest Airport
8.01 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Barpub
Ilikai Bar and Grill at the Ilikai Hotel condos
Nearest Golf
1.1 Miles
Ala Wai golf course
Nearest Motorway
0.1 Miles
Ala Moana Blvd
Nearest Restaurant
Sarento's gourmet restaurant top of the Ilikai
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Duke Kahanamoku Beach
Car: not necessary

There are various romantic moon light evening dinner and dancing cruises that you can charter that cruise off of Waikiki and Diamond Head. A good time to go is on a Friday night so you can also see the fireworks display at the Hilton Hawaiian Village from the ocean.

Other attractions include the Honolulu State Capitol, Bishop Museum, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Iolani Palace and Archives of Hawaii, Royal Hawaiian Art Gallery, Queen Emma Summer Palace, Aloha Tower, Honolulu Academy of Arts, Kapiolani Park including Honolulu Zoo and Waikiki Aquarium, National Memorial Cemetary of the Pacific (Punchbowl Cemetary), Chinatown Tours, Pearl Harbor Cruises, Glassbottom boat trips, Pineapple canary tours, Nuuanu Pali overlook, Round Top-Tantalus Drive, Diamond Head State Monument, Byodo-In Temple, Cherry Blossom Festival (February-April), International Surfing Contests at Makaha and the north shore (December-January), Hanauma Bay, Foster Botanical Garden, U.S. Army Museum of Hawaii at Fort DeRussy, Battleship Missouri Memorial, USS Arizona Memorial, Pearl Harbor.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Departure cleaning fee $125
Security deposit $500
Tax Rate 14.0%

2018 NIGHTLY RATES: 7 DAYS-$139; 14 DAYS-$128; 21 DAYS-$122; 30 DAYS OR MORE-$117. For any questions and/or an accurate quote for 7, 14, 21, and 30 day reservations, send a reservation booking request to owners. This condo is a non-smoking condo. Our rental and the Ilikai Building is equipped with fire sprinklers for the safety of guests. When planning your reservation use our up-to-date calendar. Allow one full day between your arrival and departure days with existing reservations on calendar. Rates are subject to change prior to booking.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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