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Clean and chic..$94/NT 10 day min, max 2 only, FREE PARKING, LAUNDRY, WIFI

Bedrooms Studio
Space 410 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 10 nights


About the property

Secure Designer Studio for 2 - Near Punchbowl National Cemetary - Great Views

This charming studio with designer touches is comfortable and cozy. Full kitchen with granite counters and cherry wood cabinets and upscale appliances. Completely stocked with dishes, cutlery, pots and pans, linens and towels for your use. The brand new queen-size bed is incredibly comfortable with Egyptian cotton linens. There is a full bath with shower and tub, in unit washer & dryer, wifi internet connection, TV and cable, and air conditioning. Enjoy alfresco dining on the lanai. The secure building has a large swimming pool and BBQ area. We also provide beach towels, beach chairs and lite weight cooler. No smoking please.

It's the perfect Honolulu hideaway, centrally located yet a short distance away from everything ! Located on the 6th floor of a quiet secure building on the slope of Punchbowl crater, site of the world recognized National Cemetery of the Pacific. FREE private parking, FREE internet and FREE laundry. It's perfect for the business traveler or couple looking for a peaceful and affordable place to relax. Enjoy the Honolulu views and if you're lucky enough to be sitting on your balcony on Friday night at 7:45 pm, you'll have a great view of the fireworks show put on by Waikiki hotels.

It's close to the world famous Ala Moana Beach Park and Shopping Center. Just a 5 minute drive to Waikiki or take advantage of our great public transportation system to get you anywhere on the island. Even if you are here for work, you couldn't ask for a nicer retreat to come home to. We are sorry but house rules do not allow less than a 10 day stay.

For security reasons we do not provide address until booking. Guests will be contacted with directions and arrangements made for personal greeting for check-in. Our Transit Accommodations Tax ID# is W03061728-01.

There is now a strict NO SMOKING policy just approved by the owners association and a majority of the buildings owners. It states that the building is now a non smoking property throughout. This includes inside each unit and on the lanais.

More Details


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Tantalus in Honolulu

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 410 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • city centre
  • mountain
  • Mountain View
  • near the sea
  • Ocean View
  • town
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Lift
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Blender
  • Coffee Grinder
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Bath with Shower
  • Full bathroom provides plush towels, toiletries, a shower, and tub to soak in. Hair dryer is provided.
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Large Double Bed
  • The queen-size bed is new and wonderfully comfortable. Tastefully decorated you will enjoy the peaceful surroundings of this gorgeous studio.
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Beach Towels
  • Gated Community
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Garden
  • Barbecue ...
  • Patio
  • Small Cooler
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
Pool / Spa:
  • Outdoor Pool
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • luaus
  • outlet shopping
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • ice skating
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Makikilani Plaza is now a completely non smoking building and grounds.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(22 traveller reviews)

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Clean and chic..$94/NT 10 day min, max 2 only, FREE PARKING, LAUNDRY, WIFI
average rating of 4.7727275 based on 23 reviews
North Las Vegas

We really enjoyed our stay at the Honolulu property!

  • 4 of 5

We loved this place, it's has a nice view and close to the Punchbowl National Cemetery.

  • Review Submitted: 03-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your review and we are so glad Punchbowl Hideaway worked so well for you.!.we loved what you wrote in the guestbook and we always enjoy when we can help kamaainas find a great, affordable place to stay. Mahalo!
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Very Safe, Great Location, Honorable Owners

  • 5 of 5

The unit is in a very secure building and on the six floor so you can enjoy fresh air from the open lanai doorway (has a screen door). The unit had all the basic amenities and was as described on the VRBO website. I stayed here during an unexpected personal tragedy and was amazed and very thankful for the compassion and generosity offered by the owners. These folks are the embodiment of Aloha, so you can rest assured that renting from them will be a very pleasant experience. I only wish that I could have been in a better mindset to truly enjoy my time there.

  • Review Submitted: 02-Oct-2017
  • Date of Stay: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Pittsburgh, PA

Absolutely perfect!

  • 5 of 5

We spent 12 nights at Vic and Karla's apartment. It was comfortable, perfectly situated with everything we needed. I was ready to move in full time! Both Vic and Karla met us at the apartment to make sure we were comfortable with accessing the unit. They provided driving directions and suggestions for getting around. They even helped us figure out some things on our rental car! The space is a good size, clean and well-maintained. The lanai is wonderful for morning coffee and evening cocktails with a beautiful view. The location is perfect for accessing Waikiki and all grocery shopping--necessities. The trip from the airport to the apartment took 25 minutes--which was so great after flying from the east coast.

I also send special thank yous for how accommodating Vic and Karla were when our travel plans changed unexpectedly. They truly went above and beyond. We had a wonderful vacation and absolutely recommend this unit and the lovely couple who own it.

  • Review Submitted: 07-May-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Very convenient location, also on bus route, roomy studio with fireworks

  • 4 of 5

Karla was very helpful in getting us oriented. This location was walking distance of our family which was very convenient and otherwise was on one bus route and around the corner from another. If we had had a car, the parking space was ample which is a plus because having either no parking or very tiny is not unusual. The unit also has washer and dryer, AC and Wifi - all of which are pluses. We cooked breakfast and dinner in a lot and kitchen had all the necessaries and more. In sum, we would like to stay here again on our next trip.

  • Review Submitted: 29-Mar-2017
  • Date of Stay: March 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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I'd rent again

  • 4 of 5

Clean, good location. Great views from the balcony including Diamond head, the Ocean and the waterfront fireworks on 2 nights a week

Best value that we found. This was our second time to stay with Vic.

Great BBQ in the pool area. Very helpful friendly manager

  • Review Submitted: 12-Feb-2017
  • Date of Stay: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect Place to Stay

  • 5 of 5

We spent three weeks at Vic and Karla's property, and we couldn't have asked for more. Vic met us at the condo on our arrival, and he and Karla and their booking agent made the transactions smooth and easy. The condo is in in a quiet, secure, well maintained building, and Johanna, the building manager, is lovely. The apartment was clean, beautifully decorated, the bed was comfy, the condo had all the amenities, and we felt right at home. The wifi was a great bonus. We looked forward, after a day of shopping, touring, or going to the beach to being able to come back to the place, sit on the lanai, put our feet up, drink a glass of iced tea, and watch the neighbourhood activities and the twinkling lights on the buildings as night fell. On Friday nights we'd watch the fireworks over Waikiki from the lanai. There is a really good Korean Barbecue restaurant on the no.18 bus route, and there are other places to eat, but we were content to have lunches out, and eat our dinners at the condo. The bus routes are close and convenient. We had some great conversations with locals while waiting on the busses to arrive. We bought a one month bus pass and hopped on and off as much as we liked. Safeway is close for groceries. There is plenty of space in the condo for two people, and we would recommend it to anyone looking for a home away from home while in Honolulu. We loved it, recommend it, and would book it again in a heartbeat.

  • Review Submitted: 31-Aug-2016
  • Date of Stay: August 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Property Manager

Laura Gregory, Booking Agent
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
17 February, 2018

About Laura Gregory, Booking Agent

Transient Accommodation Tax# W03061728-01

Guestbook comments from the manager

Thank you for a Wonderful 8 week stay! The information on the dresser of THINGS TO DO was invaluable.
Jan 2014
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Nearest Airport
7 Miles
Honolulu International Airport
Nearest Motorway
0.25 Miles
H-1 Freeway
Nearest Beach
1.5 Miles
Ala Moana Beach
Car: recommended


Prices & Availability

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Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee £106.86

No smoking allowed inside or outside on the balcony.
Check in 3:00 pm; Check out 11:00am.
Late check-in after 10:30pm will incur a $50 service charge as guests need to be greeted for this secured condo.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.