"My husband and I recently stayed at the Waikiki Banyan and had a wonderful time. The condo is spotlessly clean, spacious, and perfectly located. The kitchen is fully equipped, but we only used the toaster, coffee maker and refrigerator. It was a very short walk to the beach and an easy walk to and from the many restaurants in the area. We were in Waikiki to attend a wedding at the Hale Koa Hotel, which was also walkable. We appreciated the free parking, and made regular visits to the convenience store and coffee shop located on the first floor.
The condo is very close to many bars and restaurants as well as to the beach. We visited Lulu's, Arancini's, Cheeseburger in Paradise, Tiki Lounge, and Starbucks, only a block or so away. The Royal Hawaiian's Mai Tai Lounge, Roy's, and Nobu were also an easy walk away. We enjoyed walking down to the beach for the sunset lighting of tiki torches and Hawaiian music. Diamond Head and the hike to the top is just a short bus ride or a long walk away. Our favorite part of the trip was strolling along the beach after dinner, when the air turned a little cooler. We rented a car for just two days, to drive up to the North Shore and to Kailua Beach. From the condo, it was very easy to leave Waikiki and return at the end of the day.
Although it was clean and everything worked properly, I would say it's time to update the bathroom. Other than that, we thoroughly enjoyed our visit and have recommended the condo to our friends."
Guest: A guest from Mukwonago, WI
Date of Stay: August 2016
Review Submitted: August 22, 2016