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Ocean Front Condo on Waikiki

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,050 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Spacious 2 BR/2 BA Condo (Sleeps 6) - Value Priced

A Memorable Family Hawaiian Vacation

Step out of the Ilikai on the ocean side, and you will immediately walk through the beautiful Ilikai courtyard, along the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, the public Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon, and onto the beach at Waikiki. As you stroll around the lagoon, you will see the long stretch of Waikiki Beach with a beautiful picturesque view of Diamond Head. You may spot the filming of an episode of Hawaii Five-0 (Hawaii Five-0 episodes are often filmed on the beach below our condo) or a movie set, as we did, during the filming of the movie Godzilla. Your family can choose to spend a day swimming, playing in the sand, and renting the various water toys available at the lagoon, or go a few steps further and set up for a day at the beach. If you wish to break from the sand and surf, enjoy sunbathing and swimming at the Ilikai pool. You can also plan a BBQ at the Hale Koa picnic ground by the beach where tables and grills are provided on a first come basis. You are welcome to use any items available in our condo such as coolers, beach chairs, water and sand toys, snorkeling gear, boogie boards and more to use for your chosen activities.

Jog around the lagoon in the morning or stroll along Waikiki Beach in the evening and end up shopping the exclusive shops on Lewers Street and beyond. Many excellent restaurants and activities are located nearby for your convenience, relaxation, and enjoyment. On the other hand, you may wish to spend an evening in the condo preparing and eating dinner and watching a Hawaiian luau from either of our two lanais. In the Ilikai courtyard, enjoy free Friday evening entertainment featuring traditional Hawaiian music, stories, and hula dancers provided by Kawika Trask & friends. Then at 8 p.m., turn your attention to the Friday night fireworks display over the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon.

We strive to make our guests feel at home while staying in our condo. Before the day begins, relax on the lanai with your morning coffee watching the morning activities and enjoying the beautiful ocean views. Our comfortably furnished, spacious, two-bedroom condo offers all of the comforts and conveniences of home. Our condo includes two large lanais, a fully-equipped kitchen, two full-sized bathrooms (with handicap features and accessibility), free WiFi, two HD flat screen TVs with cable, a DVD player for each TV including a selection of movies for your enjoyment and entertainment after a full day of activities and fun. The DVD that is attached to the TV in the living room allows our guests to connect their Netflix, Hulu, etc. account. We also have a library of novels (take one/leave one) for your reading pleasure. You are renting our Hawaiian home, not a commercial condo or high-priced hotel room.

Our condo comfortably sleeps six plus a play ‘n pack for a small child (1 queen, 1 king or convert into twin beds, a queen sofa bed). It is well-maintained, clean, comfortable, reasonably priced, and conveniently located – just a short walk to the upscale Ala Moana Shopping Mall, a reasonably priced grocery store, ABC Stores, Sam’s Club, Walmart, Walgreens and many Waikiki Beach attractions. Thus, our condo offers exceptional value and convenience when compared to the amount paid for a hotel room that only sleeps 2-4 people and doesn’t contain the extra amenities we offer. By staying with your family in our condo and using the conveniences we supply, you will save hundreds of dollars on your Hawaiian beach-front vacation.

If you wish to explore other parts of the island like Diamond Head, the Blow Hole, North Shore, Pearl Harbor Memorial, Punch Bowl, the flea market and more, public transportation on Oahu is convenient and easy to use. Renting a reasonably priced car on a daily basis is easily available and located across the street in the Discovery Bay building. For a longer-term car rental, valet and self-parking are available for a fee at the Ilikai.

Deposit: A $700 deposit is paid to our management company to secure your reservation. The deposit applies directly to the total amount due at check-in.

Cancellation Policy:

Arrivals between January 3 and December 19 - no penalty if cancelled 45 days prior to arrival -deposit is refunded. Deposit will be forfeited if cancelled within 45 days of arrival unless the condo can be rented again for the dates you have reserved.

Arrivals between December 20 and January 2 - no penalty if cancelled by October 1. Deposit will be forfeited after October 1 unless the condo can be rented again for the dates you have reserved.

We hope you choose our Hawaiian home for your tropical vacation! We would love to have your name and comments added to our guest book!


Traveler contact information: Steve & Gloria Henderson, Owners, GE/TA-121-213-9520-01

Keywords: Premium/Deluxe Condominium

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Gloria & Steve Henderson
Member since: 2007
Speaks English
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
19 April, 2018

About Gloria & Steve Henderson

We are Gloria and Steve Henderson. Gloria is a retired high school teacher and Steve retired from an auto parts manufacturer in the Denver area after a 30-year career in marketing and sales. We have one daughter and three beautiful granddaughters ages 11, 14 and 17 who love Hawaii as much as we do! We live in Colorado Springs when we are not in Hawaii. Steve is a WWII historian and a member of "Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors." He volunteers at the Pearl Harbor Memorial when we are on Oahu.

Gloria & Steve Henderson purchased this condo in 2003

Why Gloria & Steve Henderson chose Waikiki

My father was a Survivor of the attack on Pearl Harbor and Hickam Air Field on 7 December, 1941. Dad was a career soldier in the Air Force and was once again stationed in Hawaii from 1962 to 1965. Our family loved Hawaii from the beginning. My job brought me to Hawaii on a number of occasions and it seemed that with each trip, I became more connected with my Dad's Pearl Harbor legacy as well as the local residents and their friendly customs. We vacationed on Oahu a number of times during all of those years as well. In 2003, we began looking for properties we could use for part of the year and bought our unit at the Ilikai Hotel. We love the Hawaiian culture, its history, the food, music and the friendly local folks. We hope that you will choose our condo and enjoy your stay in Honolulu and Waikiki Beach.

What makes this condo unique

We like to sit on our South lanai watching the surfers, sailboats, and outrigger canoes. One of the great joys are the frequent rainbows that can be seen from our spacious lanais as we enjoy a cup of coffee or glass of wine. From October through December, we enjoy the many beautiful sunsets from our lanai, too. Our condo is completely furnished and includes all the appliances and amenities one would expect to find at home. As a result, when we visit our Hawaiian home, we feel like we are truly at home. We believe our deluxe amentities are a real plus for our renters and makes them feel at home, too. We enjoy the Royal Hawaiian Band that plays at noon every Friday at Iolani Palace. This is a must. We also enjoy the local Hawaiian entertainment, on Friday evenings with Kawika & friends in the Ilikai courtyard then turn our chairs to enjoy the fireworks over the Hilton Lagoon. A unique benefit is that we can walk anywhere in the Waikiki Beach area in no more than 15 minutes. We always have a picnic or two at the Hale Koa picnic grounds just east of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. It's located at Fort DeRussey and is on the beach. They provide grills and picnic tables. We enjoy spending days at the beach from this location. We love going to the North Shore and watching the turtles near Haleiwa Town. And, we never miss a chance to stop at Matsumoto's Shaved Ice shop (snow cone) in Haleiwa for a well-known frozen treat.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We had a wonderful visit to Hawaii and enjoyed our stay in your beautiful condo. We found the condo equipped with water toys that my daughters enjoyed using at the beach and the pool. We saved a lot of money on food by cooking and eating meals in the condo. Your condo was very clean and offered all the comforts of home. Thank you for sharing your beautiful Hawaiian home with our family.
Jun 2013
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Waikiki in Honolulu

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 10
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 1050 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 15:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6 ...
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 0 ...
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed ...
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only ...
  • Remove footwear before walking onto the carpet.
  • Report accidents and/or damage to Management Company, the accident waiver fee will cover damage up to $2,000 if reported.
  • Shower to remove all beach sand before returning to the condo - public showers available at the beach or the Ilikai swimming pool.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • city centre ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Free Wifi
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 7 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , vanity sink - handicape bar, storage closet
    Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , vanity/sink - handicap bars on walls & in shower
  • Both bathrooms have recently been remodeled and redecorated.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Convertible bed(s) - 1 Sofa bed/Futon , Queen size
    Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , Separates into 2 twin beds - large closet
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Large Double Bed , 1 Cot , Master bedroom/pack n play bed & large closet
  • King size beds (1) To better accommodate our guests, two twins pushed together make up the king. However, the twins may be separated when needed by guests; Queen size Beds (1) Master bedroom; Baby Cribs (1) A porta crib is available for small children; Sofa bed (1) new memory foam mattress
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Music Library ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Barbecue
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • Boating
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Rock Climbing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Our condo offers a portable crib for infants *,*- an electric grill (indoor/outdoor) *,*- multi-speed blender *,*- toaster *,*- coffee maker *,*- rice steamer *,*- beach chairs *,*- beach umbrella *,*- 2 large ice chests (one with wheels) *,*-utility cart to haul beach stuff or groceries *,*- inflatable pool toys and beach toys for the kids. Our guests enjoy free Ilikai Hawaiian Hula Show every Friday evening beginning at 6:30 pm (Double check time with Concierge). Enjoy the fireworks display over the lagoon after the hula show on Friday evenings. Parking in Garage is an additional charge to renter. Washer and dryer are shared with others.


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Ocean Front Condo on Waikiki
average rating of 4.6666665 based on 59 reviews

Wonderful place to stay

  • 5 of 5

This was a perfect place for us. 4 adults and 1 child. Great location. Close to beach, shops, restaurants and the view was spectacular. Would recommend this condo and would definitely stay again.

  • Review Submitted: 11-Dec-2017
  • Date of Stay: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jillan, Thank you for taking the time to provide a very positive comment and excellent rating. We are pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay in our condo. Our goal has always been to offer a comfortable, clean, and affordable condo for our guests "special" trip to Hawaii. Mahalo, Steve and Gloria
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Gorgeous Ocean View

  • 5 of 5

The ocean view is gorgeous! We has a wonderful time. We definitely will rent again. - J. Gee

  • Review Submitted: 09-Apr-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ocean view

  • 4 of 5

Great views of then lagoon and ocean along with city view on other lanai. Condo does need updating but was clean and good size.

  • Review Submitted: 19-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Cleanliness, affordable, and a comfortable home environment is what we strive to achieve and offer our guests. Should we incur the "update" that you suggest, our prices would increase significantly, too, which would eliminate the ability for many families to afford a beautiful Hawaiian vacation. Instead, we provide updated amenities such as 2 flat screen TV's, DVD players, beach items (toys, coolers, beach chairs, etc.) that help with our guests travel expenses. We love the comforts of our Hawaiian home - even the plush carpeted floors add to its quiet and relaxing environment. Thanks for taking the time to provide your input. Steve and Gloria Henderson
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View is amazing

  • 5 of 5

So nice and relaxing sitting on the balcony overlooking the lagoon. We would have brekky out on the balcony and look for the whales, watching the 2 submarines towed in the morning.

It rained everyday we were there which did put a little damper on our trip but the condo was fantastic for the 4 of us. Thank you for letting us share your home.

  • Review Submitted: 17-Mar-2018
  • Date of Stay: February 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Brilliant location - super comfortable apartmnt!

  • 5 of 5

This wonderful apartment really made our holiday great - just two things:

1] husband & I had the screened off bedroom and the beds seemed very short and the pillows very small, also, covers for beds would have been a better look [instead of just sheets] as this was part of living area;

2] the closet in this area was about 4/5 full of owners things - not enough space for ours!

  • Review Submitted: 08-Jan-2018
  • Date of Stay: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Suzanne, Thank you for taking the time to provide your comments and an excellent rating on our condo. The twin beds that you mentioned are standard/normal length purchased a couple of years ago from Sears, but could be too short if you are very tall people. The pillows rotate about the condo, however, when we were there in July, we replaced flat pillows with new ones of different fullness. We understand everyone has their own preferences for pillows, therefore, we have tried to offer a variety. Perhaps housekeeping did not keep the pillows in the same order as we had left them. Also, there are 2 sets of bedspreads for each bedroom, therefore, clean bedspreads should always be on the beds when guests are present. I will take that up with our management company. Thank you for letting us know about the sheets only on the beds. I'm confused by item #2. We keep a locked storage closet for our personal items. Items left in the closets such as extra linens, pillows, blankets, beach toys, coolers, beach chairs, handicap shower chair, step stool, vacuum cleaner, Christmas decorations etc. are not personal items, they are there for guests to use. Thank you, Steve and Gloria Henderson
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Beautiful Stay in Waikiki

  • 5 of 5

My husband, our adult daughter and myself stayed in 1026 for 10 days. We were attending our niece's wedding. The apartment was exactly as I imagined it would be, fabulous. We used the 2 lanais every day and spent hours sitting and relaxing on them. You can even see the nightly show held at Hawaiin Village for free. The apartment was spacious and light. The only thing I did not like was the size of the bath towels. So small. The pool was also closed for remodelling and is not due to reopen until the middle of December 2017. Used the wading pool area on level 2. I would highly recommend this apartment. Would be perfect for 2 couples. Loved it and would stay again. Thank you so much Gloria and Steve.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Dole Plantation
A great stop on your trip to the North Shore.
Behind Ala Moana Shopping Center. Buy your groceries here to save money.
Car: not necessary

Concierge can assit you with tours and trips to Pearl Harbor Memorial *,*- Honolulu Zoo *,*- Sea Life Park *,*- Waikiki Aquarium *,*- Hanama Bay State Park *,*- Polynesian Cultural Center *,*- Dole Plantation *,*- Hale Koa Luau (Outstanding--Tickets at Hale Koa Hotel, Fort DeRussey--civilians welcome) *,*- Old Haliewa Town *,*-Climb Diamond Head *,* Polynesian Cultural Center *,*

North Shore *,*- Bishop Museum *,*- Iolani Palace *,*- China Town *,*- Aloha Stadium Swap Meet (Discount souvineers and gifts)


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Waikiki, Hawaii

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Low Season - Spring 2018
1 Apr 2018 - 14 Jun 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2018
15 Jun 2018 - 15 Aug 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low Season - Summer/Fall 2018
16 Aug 2018 - 30 Nov 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High Season - Winter 2018
1 Dec 2018 - 22 Dec 2018
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New Years 2018-19
23 Dec 2018 - 5 Jan 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High Season-Winter/Spring 2019
6 Jan 2019 - 31 Mar 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low Season - Spring 2019
1 Apr 2019 - 14 Jun 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Summer 2019
15 Jun 2019 - 16 Aug 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Low Season - Summer/Fall 2019
17 Aug 2019 - 30 Nov 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
High Season - Winter 2019
1 Dec 2019 - 22 Dec 2019
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
Christmas/New Years 2019-20
23 Dec 2019 - 5 Jan 2020
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights

Additional pricing information

Property Damage Protection £41.28
Exit Cleaning Fee £128.2 + Tax
Tax Rate 15.0%

Parking is extra. $28 - valet parking & $18 - self parking. Because of our convenient location regarding, shopping, restaurants, Waikiki beach, activities, etc., we recommend renting a car as needed. Car rental agencies - National, Alamo, and Enterprise offer affordable daily rates. They are located directly across the street in the Discovery Bay building.

Deposit to secure reservation - $700

Cancellation Policy -
*60-nights prior to arrival - no penalty/deposit refunded
*31-59 nights prior to arrival - 50% of deposit will be refunded
*30 nights prior to arrival - deposit and any rental payments will be forfeited

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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