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Paradise is yours! Beautiful Contemporary Condo w/Full Kitchen

Bedrooms 1
Space 620 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Come join us in beautiful Hawaii. We invite you to enjoy our high-rise abode.

Aloha and Welcome to our Hawaiian paradise getaway! Located at the Historic oceanfront 'Ilikai Hotel' at the entrance to Waikiki. On the 19th floor, this is an amazing one bedroom unit, offering luxury, style and comfort.

This lovely unit is located in the iconic Ilikai Hotel, made famous in the opening credits of the original Hawaii Five-O TV program. It has stunning city skyline and mountain views, which can be enjoyed with a Mai Tai (+ mini-umbrella) from the spacious living area and balcony. The unit was renovated in March of 2014 and offers a full gourmet kitchen with all the amenities of home.

Smoking and/or vaping are NOT allowed inside the condo or on the condo balcony/lanai.

This special Studio condo is 620 sq ft in size (which includes a 120 sq ft balcony) and can accommodate up to 4 adults. The whisper quiet state-of-the-art split A/C keeps you cool on those warm Hawaiian nights. The bedroom features a comfortable king size bed with soft cotton sheets in the bedroom and a double-size sofa bed in the living room. The bedroom is separated from the living room by sliding panels. The four panel sliding door allows for flexibility with the wall dividing the bedroom and living room. You can have it open on one side or the other, have a center dividing wall that is open on both sides of the sofa, or close it off completely for privacy. Pillows, blanket and fresh linen are provided for the sofa bed.

The kitchen is modern and fully equipped with a granite countertop, contemporary white cabinets with slow close drawers, full size refrigerator, smooth top electric range, microwave, stainless steel appliances, including dishwasher, under cabinet lighting, and pendant lights above the cooktop. Also included: toaster, coffee maker, blender, pots & pans, dishes, glasses, utensils and more...

The brightly lit bathroom sports a granite counter-top and has a sliding glass shower door. Hair dryer is mounted on the wall. Body wash, shampoo, conditioner and fresh towels are provided.

The balcony has a woven wicker seating group with 2 chairs, 2 ottomans and a side table. Perfect for viewing the city lights while sipping beverages. The chairs/ottoman have sunbrella fabric cushions.

The condo includes all the smaller finer things that will make your stay a enjoyable like a Smart 40” LCD flat screen TV in the living room, cable TV, Netflix, free WI FI hi-speed internet (WI FI is also available in the lobby), beach towels, and air-conditioning. The coin-operated laundry facility is just down the hallway. And one of the best features is that our unit is located on the cool side of the hotel AND has a direct view of the moon rising during the right time of the month!

Since the condo is within walking distance of many amenities (Beach, restaurants, marina, etc.) and tours will often include pickup as part of their package; Many people choose to get a rental car for only part of their stay...

Parking is available via the valet or on the streets near the Ilikai. Street parking is directly behind the building. The side next to the lagoon offers free parking from 4:30am to 10:30pm. On the other side is a large lot with price ranging from $1/hr to $6 for 10hrs. Valet parking is $30/day and includes unlimited in & out privileges.


When you watch the classic Hawaii Five-O TV show, there’s a shot of Jack Lord on a balcony of a hotel. Yup, you guess right. It’s the Ilikai! And instantly, the Ilikai became a landmark in the heart of Waikiki. This lady has been around since the 60’s but has been kept up very well with a recent renovated lobby, earthly toned hallways, and a clean line swimming pool with towel service. Definitely a 4.5 star rated hotel. There are also various shops on the ground floor, a romantic Italian restaurant on the top floor, and across the lobby is the internationally renowned Iron Chef Morimoto’s Japanese fusion restaurant.

Make sure to catch the Ilikai's Tiki Torch lighting ceremony at sunset and free Hawaiian music Fridays and Sundays in the Ilikai courtyard!



• Swimming pool w/ towel service (Ground Floor)

• “Bowls” local surf spot (3 minutes walk)

• YMCA (7 minutes walk)

• Ala Wai Public Golf Course (10 minutes uber/taxi)

• Ala Moana Beach Park w/ running trail, jungle gym, tennis courts, and beach volleyball (5 minutes walk)


• Ala Moana Shopping Center (10 minutes walk)

• Ward Outdoor Shopping Center (5 minutes taxi)

• Waikiki beach walk (5 minutes walk)

• Hilton Hawaiian Village (next door)

• Foodland grocery store (Ala Moana Shopping Center)

• ABC convenient stores (everywhere)

Restaurants –

• Sarento's, a romantic Italian restaurant on the top floor

• Cinnamon's features casual outdoor dining on the ground floor

• Nearby is the internationally renowned Iron Chef Morimoto’s Japanese fusion restaurant

• All cuisines, all prices, inside and outside of hotel (walking distance)

Business activities

• Hawaii Convention Center (10 minutes walk)

• Downtown (10 minutes uber/taxi)

• Car rental – Alamo, National (across the street)

• Medical clinic – (5 minutes walk)

Activities and Excursions

• Beaches (Hilton Village & Ala Moana Beach Park)

• Atlantis submarine (3 minutes walk)

• Deep sea fishing excursions (5 minute taxi)

• Honolulu zoo & aquarium (5~10 minute taxi)

• Sailing (1 minute walk)

• Jet ski & parasailing (5 minutes walk)

• Snorkeling & Spear Fishing (Hilton Village & Ala Moana Beach Park)

• Stand up paddling (Hilton Village)

• Luau (Hilton Village)

• Dinner cruises (10 minutes taxi)

Hawaii Transient Accommodations Tax ID No. TA-110-166-4256-01

Hawaii General Excise Tax ID No. GE-110-166-4256-01

More Details

Thomas Giguere
Member since: 2015
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
November 22, 2017

About Thomas Giguere

We've lived in Hawaii for 25 years, love it, and raised both of our girls in the islands. Although we've been here for quite a while, we're still exploring and learning new things about our island home.

Thomas Giguere purchased this condo in 2015

Why Thomas Giguere chose Waikiki

We looked everywhere when selecting our vacation home, and ultimately decided on the Waikiki area. Always bustling with activity, but the area still has quiet spots where we like to go to relax.

What makes this condo unique

We love the warm tropical nights, perfect for a walk or peaceful nights sleep.


Waikiki Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 19
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 620 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
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  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , Recently renovated bathroom
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • One bedroom with king bed - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon , One bedroom with king bed; living room has futon bed.
  • Bedroom with King-size bed which sleeps 2, and Living Room has a sleeper futon which sleeps 2. Also available is a Lotus Everywhere Travel Crib --
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Heated Pool
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage


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average rating of 4.8194447 based on 72 reviews

Ono Oasis in Waikiki

  • 5 of 5

ONO means GOOD in Hawaiian; if I knew a Hawaiian word for EXCELLENT, I would use it to describe this condo. My husband and I have been to the Islands many times in the last 40 years, and are always delighted to find a bargain - but it has to be clean and comfortable. This condo was all that, plus has a great location. Three great things about the condo: kitchen is great, with soft-close cabinets, and everything we needed for breakfasts and lunches there; the only "extraneous" addition to the light and simple decor is a beautifully carved frieze above the sliding doors that separate the bedroom from the main area; and there was NO NOISE from either side, nor above nor below, of flushing toilets or TV's, which is common in hotels. A 4th great thing: the Ilikai itself features comfortable, unpretentious Hawaiian hospitality, with everything a person needs right there. City noise on the lanai seemed excessive at first, but became "white noise" very soon, and was no problem at all when the doors were closed. Fifth, sixth, and seventh great things: great internet connection; responsive host (I had misplaced the check-out instructions); and super-simple check-out (basically, lock the doors - just like home!). We'd be pleased to stay in this condo again, any time. PS: The place is super clean!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 7, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location. Was picked up for hotels right in front of the hotel.

  • 5 of 5

Also, beaches and shopping mall was in walking distance.

  • Submitted: Oct 27, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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So clean, so perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely LOVED our stay at the Ilikai condo. The first thing I noticed upon walking in - the rooms were sparkling from floor to ceiling! The place was also stocked with really helpful supplies like laundry detergent, sunscreen, and plenty of dish soap. I was concerned about the noise from the city at night, but the doors and walls are practically soundproof! We also really enjoyed the Ilikai's patio when we had to get some work done, and the convenience of Cinnamon's (everything was delicious!). The market on site is actually very reasonable as well. Overall, we couldn't have asked for a better place to call home during our stay in Honolulu. I will definitely be re-booking this place should my path lead me back. Thank you!!

  • Submitted: Oct 13, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful condo

  • 5 of 5

The condo is in a great location with great city views. All Waikiki shops, restaurants, and beaches are within walking distance. Many activities that are further away (Pearl Harbor and Luau's) will pick up at the main entrance. Check in and check out were also very easy.

  • Submitted: Oct 3, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Don't waste your time searching, I've done it for you. This is the place to stay.

  • 5 of 5

As you are aware, Hawaii is not a cheap place to have a beach holiday compared to Thailand or Vietnam. So save yourself some time searching for the best and most affordable because this is the place to rent. It is clean and most of all comfortable. Downstairs is Cinnamon's restaurant for breakfast, dinner or lunch.

This apartment is so close to everything. Waiki beach is in walking distance, next to Hilton lagoon for kids (great vibe at night along the strip), restaurants (opposite is Buffula Wild favourite) and close to ABC Stores where you can get all the necessities such as food, souvenirs, milk etc. if we ever go back to Honolulu, I would rent this place again because of its value.

  • Submitted: Sep 30, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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We had a wonderful stay! The condo had everything we needed and more!

  • 5 of 5

We loved waking up early and watching the sunrise from the balcony. It's the perfect spot to enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning or a glass of wine in the evening. The bed is super comfortable. The kitchen has everything you would need to cook a full meal. We loved making smoothies in the morning before setting off to a hike or exploring other parts of the island. The location is great for a walk to/from dinner along the boardwalk and watching the sunset. We loved the Ilikai and staying in this place!

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Hilton Hawaiian Village beach & lagoon

The Ilikai Hotel & Condos is located in Waikiki, on the island of Oahu, right next to the Hilton Hawaiian Village.

There are several ways that you can search on-line and find us:

* VRBO Paradise is yours

* Vacation Rental By Owner Paradise is yours

* "Honolulu vacation rentals"

* "Vacation rentals in Honolulu"


* VRBO Listing #683280


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $300
Exit cleaning fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 14.96%

Arrival and Departure Information:
Check Out Time: 12 noon
Check In Time: 4 pm

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.