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Awesome Ocean/Shore Vu; Kitchen; 3 minute Walk to Waikiki Beach

Bedrooms Studio
Space 334 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 4 - 5 nights


About the property

Studio w/ Alcove Kitchen, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 4

Well-designed, and beautifully decorated, studio with completely-equipped kitchen. Queen bed and a separate sitting area with a full sofa bed. Large lanai with room to dine and awesome ocean and shoreline view (with city lights at night). The condo has a remodeled full bath, a/c, 27' LG LCD TV with cable. It is located on a top floor and quiet for sleeping. The kitchen has a full-size fridge (at lanai entrance), microwave, cooktop, convection oven, coffeemaker, toaster, rice cooker, pot/pans, dishes, flatware, etc.

Small and convenient, the building is called The Seashore because that’s where it is. In a minute’s time, you can be at the Hula Mound of Waikiki Beach. There is a laundryroom in the building, two elevators, and secured entry to the lobby. There is no pool or parking, but parking is available close by and one of the best swimming beaches is a stone's throw away.

More Details

Mike Rhodes
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, spanish
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Mike Rhodes

Aloha, After decades of worldwide travel, I decided that it was time to slow down (a bit :-). Having lived abroad, and liking many places in which to live, I chose Hawaii because I'm American and wanted that things be simple and familiar--while still being different enough to hold my interest. I hope that you, too, find this about Hawaii.

Why Mike Rhodes chose South Oahu

There are only two condominium buildings closer to Waikiki Beach than The Seashore. The buildings lining the beach are all hotels and condotels.

What makes this studio unique

Awesome Ocean/Shore View. Location convenient to everything that Waikiki has to offer.


Car: not necessary

Nestled between the Waikiki Resort Hotel and the Hyatt Regency Resort and Spa, The Seashore is a 3 minute walk to the beach and very close to everything that Waikiki has to offer. Less than a 5 minute walk: shopping, restaurants, beach, groceries, all bus-lines. Kapiolani Park, offering a vast array of of recreation possibilities (jogging, playing fields, hiking, gardens, the Honolulu Zoo, the Waikiki Shell and aquarium) is just 7 minutes walk.

To say that this is a convenient location is an understatement.


Waikiki Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 9
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 334 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 3 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , The bathtub is a Monterrey (square) style
  • 1
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Newer Queenside bed; double sleep sofa. Good for a family of four; otherwise three can sleep comfortably.
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Awesome Ocean/Shore Vu; Kitchen; 3 minute Walk to Waikiki Beach
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 12 reviews

Small with a Great view!

  • 5 of 5

I don't ever write reviews. I am now because I was extremely pleased with the condo location and the manager of the condo, Mike!

I had the pleasure to be afforded the opportunity to travel to Hawaii for work. I booked this condo (first time using VRBO) because I needed a place to stay for 14 nights at a reasonable rate. My first impression was that the condo was small, but when I walked out on the lanai and was sold. Everything I needed to have a comfortable stay was provided and it was a huge bonus to have such a great view of Waikiki beach when I got home from work. After many long days of work it was great to sit out on the lanai and enjoy a sunset. Mike was great to work with and ensured everything was in order for my stay. I have already decided that I will be returning to Hawaii for a vacation and will be looking for this condo's availability.

  • Submitted: Sep 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure having you as a guest, and I'm glad that you were comfortable for your short time of work here in Hawaii. Spaces are a bit tighter in Hawaii compared to many places on the mainland. I've heard many people compare the size/price--more than anywhere else--of accommodation in Waikiki to that of New York City Fortunately, depending on the building's location, you also have the convenience--like NYC--of being able to walk to most anything that you need (as well as a comprehensive public bus system :-). I'm happy that you enjoyed the location and view of the studio condo, and I hope that you're able to return soon. Thanks again
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Everything was perfect

  • 5 of 5

This is really the best place to enjoy holidays. I was here with my son for 3 weeks and if we come back we will go there.

Nous avons passé 3 semaines merveilleuses dans cet appartement idéalement situé, à 2 pas de la plage et du centre de Waikiki. Tout se fait à pied et l'on peut trouver un parking à proximité pour garer son véhicule gratuitement. Le propriétaire Mike est très sympas. Une bonne adresse à retenir

  • Submitted: Aug 22, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. Having come such a long way, from France, I'm really glad that I could provide your home-away-from home.
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Prime Location...close to everything

  • 5 of 5

I found this place on short notice due to last minute travel arrangements. Mike (the owner) was prompt in responding to all questions and concerns. Very professional! The condo is nice and was perfect for me (single occupant) but would be nice for a couple. It offered a nice view of the beach from the balcony and has all the necessary items available to enjoy a day at the beach. I would highly recommend staying here and if my travel plans bring me back to HI, I would not hesitate to stay here again. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Jul 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. It was a pleasure having you as a guest, and I'd welcome you back :-).
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  • 5 of 5

This place EXCEEDED all my expecations and much more. Mike (the owner) was so great at helping me figure everything out for my stay. He was so organized and made everything from, the extra help with shuttle services to having detergent for the laundry available. When you're going to a place for a week its these litle things that really help your stay that much more comfortable.

Very clean, quiet, great view, very close to the beach, close to many different mom and pop food shops (which is my fav when i travel). The apartment is the perfect size and it has EVERYTHING you need.

The main thing i liked is the location. Its on the side of the beach where their isnt a lot of tourist around, it is around resorts but you dont get the tourist feel, you get a good local feel. I really hope i get to stay here again soon.

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Much mahalo for taking the time to write a review. I'm really glad that you had a good time and enjoyed the condo. I hope that you're able to visit us again on the island.
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One block to Waikiki Beach!

  • 5 of 5

Fabulous location on Waikiki Beach! Right across the street from the twin towers of the Hyatt Regency. We walked to the beach everyday and to a local surf shop to pick up our boards. ABC grocery store across the street - very convenient. The room was fine for my husband and I and our two daughters (ages 11 and 13). The kitchen was great with a good amount of counter space to prepare meals. We ate outside on the balcony every morning. The rental was clean and in good condition. I would definitely stay in this rental again. Owner was responsive to our requests and in a timely manner. Sorry it took us so long to respond, Mike! We had a wonderful stay last summer, thank you!! Also used an Uber driver for our entire stay! So convenient!!

  • Submitted: Mar 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write a review--better late than never :-). When I saw your review, I did do a double take--returning snowbirds have been in the unit since December--wondering why they should write a review now. Anyway, thank you again for writing; I'm really glad that you and your family had a wonderful time and enjoyed the condo. Take care.
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Beautiful Sunsets

  • 5 of 5

We spent 13 days at this great little condo. The pictures in the ad is exactly what you get. It is small but very clean and comfortable. For us that are older the peace and quiet from the 9th floor was great, as well as a comfortable bed. The elevators were never tied up which was a plus. ABC convenience store right across the road. Beautiful sunset views from the lanai every evening. As a preacher we don't do the beach activities, but with a rental car we drove and hiked all around the Island, and came back to this peaceful haven in the evening. It is a great place for the price. Felt very secure and did not fret of our belongings being taken. Mike was a great help with any questions we had. We highly recommend this place.

  • Submitted: Dec 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. Not being beach-going people, I'm really glad that you were still able to enjoy the sunsets over the beach from the lanai :-).
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $99
Additional Guest Fee $15 per person per night

Tax of 13.96% will be added; 4.712% for a six-month lease--HI id # W07796841-01.

10% Discount for military and kama'aina (ID required), stays of 14 nights or more (and less than a month), prepayment at least 90 days prior to arrival.

$15/night additional for guests numbering more than two. Individual nights over holiday may be more.

10% Prepayment discount on rentals of six nights or more (and less than a month), if entire balance is paid at time of booking and more than 90 days prior arrival. Holiday nights may be adjusted. A housekeeping fee of $99. ($125. for guest count over 2, and $175. for large groups and stays of a month or more).

If not taking the Prepayment Discount, deposit of $200. or $300.--depending on unit--required to hold dates. Balance due 60 days prior to arrival.

Payment may be made via credit card (Mastercard, Visa, or Discover), wire to my Bank of Hawaii account (popular with guests from overseas), or personal check (if drafted from a U.S. bank or credit union, and mailed promptly). Payment processing charges may apply.

Payment timing depends on preference for prepayment.
We reserve right to change rates and term, without notice, until booking is made.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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