An upgraded Beautiful, 1 Bed Condo with Great Views of Diamond Head and Ocean.
- english, Japanese
About Mike Lawnsby
Hello, and Welcome to Aloha Hideaway a place of rest, fun, and excitement We live in Hawaii for the 'Mana' or Karma that these islands provide. The people, cuisine, culture, flora, natural beauty, hiking, sailing, ocean, and pace all are un-equaled to any other place with the same level of modernization and convenience. Yes some people still think we are a third world country and that we live in grass huts. Although that would simplify life, we have a lot to offer here in Oahu. After our Hawaiian beach wedding, and Traditional Japanese shrine ceremony, we Soon needed a place to live. We lived 6 months in our first rental purchase (a studio in Fairway Villa). We then upgraded to a one bedroom in the Banyan. We now have four rentals and a home, and hope you decide to come relax in one of our Hideaway's. Aloha Mike and Naoko Lawnsby
Mike Lawnsby purchased this Condo in 2008
Why Mike Lawnsby chose Waikiki
We Love Hawaii, and especially the Waikiki Banyan. Location is awesome (1 Block from the Beach) Amenities are great for the whole family, especially kids. The spaciousness, layout of the rooms. And of course the superb Mountain and Ocean views!!
What makes this Condo unique
Large Pool, two Jacuzzis, Coffee shop, Eatery poolside, Barbecues and picnic area on 6th floor, Location, great views. Close to shopping, Restaurants, and Night Life. Come join us for the fun!
Pool / Spa
Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 11:00 a.m.
Strictly No Smoking, in unit or on Lanai. Mahalo
Minimum age of primary renter:25
Max guests:5 (sleeps up to 5 adults)
100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
Good for seniors
Clean, spacious,comfortable bed. Always received prompt replies from Mike to our questions etc.
Everything we expected, PLUS
First impression of the unit is that it's clean and tidy. It was located at the end of the hall, close to the elevator, but not close enough where you could heard much foot traffic, which was great. The view of Diamond Head was fantastic both during the day; morning sunrise was lovely! The building itself was very clean and well maintained. The unit was equipped with everything we needed for cooking (including toaster, coffee maker, rice cooker, etc.). The restroom had a hair dryer on hand, which saved us packing space. Restroom amentities (soap, shampoo, etc.) were also provided and appreciated. The provided beach towels also saved on our valuable packing space. The washer and dryer down the hall was also very handy to have access to. Having a parking space was a big plus being so close to Waikiki. We were also within walking distance of Waikiki Beach, shopping, food, International Market Place, and other attractions, which was wonderful. Plenty of local places also within walking distance if you knew where to go (which we did--Rainbow Drive in, Leonard's Bakery, Zippy's). The location also offered easy access to the H-1 freeway. Overall, we enjoyed everything about our stay. Mike was pleasant to work with prior to our trip and during. He responded promptly to our questions and was very detailed and thorough in his directions to the property from the airport and with the process in checking in, parking in the building. Based on this wonderful experience, we would definitely stay here again!!
Convenient to Waikiki Beaches
The owner, Mike, was very responsive, and available for any questions. Condo was clean, and complete with an adequate amount if pots/pans/plates. Bed was comfortable, and there is a nice sized dresser in the room. Air conditioning was a plus! Mahalo Mike and Naoko!
Ocean Escape Waikiki Banyan
The condo we rented was in a great location with excellent views of Diamond Head and an OK view of the ocean. It was clean and well equipped. The owner was very accommodating and responsive to our requests and comments.
In the spirit of complete disclosure the unit does need to be "refreshed". The bathroom has been updated but the kitchen and living area could use some updating.
Spacious, cool, and clean
Me and my wife went on honeymoon during early September, and the new A/C kept us comfortable at night since the weather was a bit warm. The beach is just a short walk from the building, and it was nice being able to borrow some of the provided beach gear. Mike provided easy to follow details for check in/out and overall stay. Unit was clean when we arrived. Location is nice, just busy.
Clean comfortable and great communication
Property was clean and convenient to Waikiki beach. Just a blocks walk. Mike's communication was excellent and he was very accommodating. We enjoyed our stay greatly!
Waikiki Banyan is a very popular, family friendly Resort , with playground & large pool/tennis court/ basketball court/ outdoor BBQ area/ sundeck/ saunas with snack bar/restaurant on 6th floor deck. At the Lobby level there is a Mini-mart, Coffee Shop called the Banyan Breeze which also has an 'internet cafe, a beautiful Koi pond, and an Expedia travel desk. You can easily walk to the Beaches, nightlife, restaurants, Kapiolani Park, the Aquarium, the Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Shell for concerts and entertainment, Safeway Grocery store is a 5 min drive away or you can walk 5 blocks to the smaller grocery store "Food Pantry"