About this listing
The cute suite is just one block from the beach, a quite studio for 1 or 2 guests, ideal for beach goer or shopper. You can walk to all the restaurants, shops and beach from this great location. No need for a car.
Features queen size bid and wifi.
Contemporary Zen-remodeled December 2011 unit one block from Waikiki Beach. This romantic spacious unit offers gorgeous king-size bedding and Asian accent pieces for a peaceful getaway. Enjoy wall-mounted flatscreen TV granite counter-tops, ceiling fan and air con. Fully remodeled bath with tub and kitchenet with all cooking supplies. It is beauty on a budget.
Also on the property is a large self-service laundromat, Internet café (internet work stations, fax, scan, printing), convenience store, surf rental shop, activity desk. Parking is available for $16/day. The property is located just 1 short block from the world's most famous beach, where you can take in surfing, stand-up paddling, canoe surfing, body boarding, snorkel, catamaran rides or just sun bathe. Popular surf spots in front of the building include Publics, Queens Surf, Canoes, Pops and 3's. This is where everyone wants to be!
The nearby neighborhood includes popular Hy's Steak House, several major hotels and numerous large and small restaurants that cater to every nationality. A few blocks away you will find famous Kapiolani park and the Waikiki Shell, Honolulu Zoo, Waikiki Aquarium, Diamond Head, golfing and many tennis courts. Watch the sunsets from nearly any vantage point along the beach and see the Friday night fireworks from the Hilton Village. Bring your camera.
Transportation is readily available. Bus stops are located in front of the property, and you can circle the island from your back yard. Rental cars are not really necessary unless you want to spend a lot of time at a certain destination. Ala Moana Center and Convention Center are about 1 mile away, ride the bus or one of the many open air trolleys.
Come stay at Kuhio Village and pay a fraction of what nearby rooms command.
Surf & Sea Realty
Roger Cundall RA
You have access to the lobby area, where there is a 24 hour convenience store, internet cafe, laundry, surf shop and activities center.
Interaction with Guests
Guest can check themselves in at any time of day
or night, keys are in a lock box on the property.
You are 1 block from a world class beach, 3 short blocks away is Kapiolani Park where you can visit Honolulu Zoo, Aquarium, Diamond Head Crate and
The city public system stops in front of the condo,
you can ride to anywhere on the island.
Parking in the building is $20 day.
On the day of departure, check-out time is no later than 11am. Guests may request a late check-out. Approval is required for late check-out requests and is based on availability. Approved guests will be assessed the following rates:
-Check-out between 11:01am and 5:00pm: 50% of the daily rental rate.
-Check-out beyond 5:01pm: 100% of the daily rental rate.
There is a trash chute on each floor, please take out trash and clean dishes that are used.
the Beach King bedroom was very close to the Waikiki beach (2-3 blocks) The AC worked very well but quite a few light bulbs were missing or burnt out. We never did get a second key and the first key was not in the lock box so that made it difficult for the two of us to manage without a second key. It is on the second floor and is quite a walk from Kuhilo street and then to the back of the building up the elevator (one of the two was not working) and then snake around the building on the second floor to the apartment.
The apartment was in a great location in relation to the beach but the building is quite old and not too well maintained. Trash needs to be taken out and dumped in trash chute near the elevator. We were harassed by the owner in numerous texts and phone calls because of a $15 air mattress that had a slow leak. He told our taxi driver that it was a 90 dollar airmattress. Oh well that was interesting!!
This Place Was A Amazing Location. The room is great come with a couple of beach equipment and some towels. It is located in Kuhio towers and it is a private condos but I can't say this enough this location was great. I will deff recommend this place to friends and families that want to travel to hawaii. Thanks Roger
The apartment was very well maintained and very close to Waikiki Beach. There was clean towels, cooking utensils and bedding which made it feel like a home away from home. My only criticism is that the $156 cleaning fee and $99 service fees is a high considering that its a smallish studio apartment.
Roger was extremely accommodating and helpful and would definitely recommend him. The apartment was walking distance to everything which was very handy.
Roger was very nice and responsive to my emails, good attentive host.
The room itself was alright, nice and clean. However, there are only two small windows next to the door so not much sunlight which I wasn't too fond of. However the room was comfortable to stay in for a few days.
My biggest issue came with the building itself. The patio area used to walk to the room floods when it rains. There's no way around the water, you have to step on it or hop skotch around it. This made leaving and coming back into the apartment very inconvenient as my shoes/flip flops would be drenched. I stayed during the tropical storm so it was particularly bad for a few days.
Overal the experience was ok.
The host was very prompt with responses and courtesy reminders. I had no issues getting the keys or getting into the room.
The title "Block from Beach King Bed RM207A" is very appropriate.
"Block from Beach" This is the only superb thing about this room. It's very close to the beach, diamond head and the other Waikiki hotels.
"King Bed" Yup, it's not an apartment, it's not a room, it's a bed. Doesn't have much else. A couple dishes under the sink, a small fridge, and a bathroom. There are two small windows near the door looking north (away from beach) toward a parking lot and other apts.
"RM207A" One number in a long list numbers: one room in a large building of rooms. The hallways are dirty, the stairwells are officially closed due to vandalism, notes in the elevator hint at problems with other tenants.
So far my review is simply that the room is mediocre. It's not a cute small room in a neat apartment building, but nobody said it would be. In that sense, it's advertised like a 3-star room and it felt like a 3-star room so it should get 3-star review.
I'm leaving only 2 stars because of flooding during 3 or 4 rain showers during my visit. It would rain briefly in the evening, but large, unnavigable pools water would form in front of the elevator bank and directly in front of room 207A. The pool in front of the room would last nearly all day because there's no sunlight on that side of the building. After the first night, I thought, "OK, well maybe it rained a lot." After the second time, I thought, "I should call the host, he seemed responsive." But what was there to do in response? It seems like a major flaw in the building. I didn't have time during my visit to spend on the phone in a potential back and forth with hosts, supers, and custodians. I let be. My shoes got wet.
This room has perfect location with just a 2 minute walk to Waikiki beach. Shopping is not much farther than that as well.
It was easy to find and get access to the room. The room itself is clean and spacious. Bathroom is of good size. I felt very comfortable in this apartment.
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About the Host, Roger
I am a lifelong realtor, being licensed since 1973. I am a full time realtor, specializing in Waikiki rentals and sales. I am a graduate of USC, was on swim team and water polo, participated in water sports all my life. Among my interests are swimming, body boarding, fishing and being near the beach.
Have been an athlete all my life, have many athletic events that I have participated in, including:
Iron Man, FINA World Swimming Championships (gold medalist), Oahu Canoe Racing Association with many state championships, veteran Molokai to Oahu Canoe Race, participant in Lanai to Maui channel swim and many other lifelong accomplishments.
Live in Waikiki, enjoy helping people find good housing that satisfies there desires.