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Bellows Air Force Station

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220 Tinker Road, ** Hotel is for Military personnel (active or retired) ONLY, Waimanalo, Oahu, HI 96795
Bellows Air Force Station
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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San Antonio, Texas
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

At about $100 a night for a two bedroom, one bath cabin literally steps from the best beach on the island, this is the best deal going for active duty or retired military. Better yet, if you have friends who are active duty or retired... have 'em take you along! The cabins are not five star hotel, but they are... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Absolutely beautiful location. This is my 4th visit with many more to come. The cabins are old but in great ship with new furnishings and appliances. The only problem is the critters - ants, cockroaches and large centipedes. They supposedly cannot spray for environmental reasons but....The ants are easy to take care of with Taro traps available at many stores.... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

2 adults/3 kids stayed for 10 days in the ground level condo. Check in was easy and staff pleasant. The rooms are a good size. Hot water is kinda a pain but for the price and location I could deal with it. Saw a couple ants but not a huge deal. My only complaint was with housekeeping. I'm not sure... More 

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Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family rented a beach front cottage at Bellows for March 21-27, 2015. It was two bedrooms with a pull out couch and one bathroom. It easily accomodated our family of 5. The cottage was clean and in good working order. The cottage was 100 feet from the beach. Bellows is very rural and relaxing. The beach is clean and... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You have to have a military ID to stay and get on Bellows, but the cottages are just average.there are rustics and ones that are deemed updated. The beach is one of the best beaches on Oahu with sandy bottom and no rocks. It's very quiet during the week. The updated cottages are ok but you must keep everything put... More 

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Minnesota
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27 reviews 27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bellows Beach is the best we saw on Oahu, and it was so quiet since only military/Veterans can access this area. What an amazing hidden gem. The duplex cabins are nothing fancy, and had the feel of a lake cabin. But we weren't there for the accomodation since, after all, this is Hawaii! This side of the island is much... More 

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washington state
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112 reviews 112 reviews
20 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

If you're blessed with a military ID and its privileges you should consider visiting the lovely Bellows Recreation Center. It's technically Bellows Air Force Station and doubles as an auxiliary training base for the Marines from nearby Kaneohe (MCBH). That means the beach is off-limits except for authorized personnel. Read that to read it's safe and clean. And, it is... More 

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Albany, Oregon
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41 reviews 41 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

There is something amazing about this beach. I don't know if it is the color, the fact that it isn't crowded, the magnificent waves and views, but we love visiting Bellows AFB beach when we are in Hawaii. On our next trip we plan to stay in one of the cabins.

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

We come here for our big family vacation. We squish 11 people into 2 cabins on the water and have a wonderful time. The cabins are simple, clean and perfect for the beach. No ac but it doesn't matter because you are coming and going all day. And the ocean breeze keeps them cool. During the weekdays you practically have... More 

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Alaska
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7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

We have stayed at Bellows Condo's annually x 3 years for Thanksgiving. They are spacious, clean, quiet and affordable. I could not ask for a better place to stay. Parking and wifi are free. Full sized kitchen that is fully stocked allows you to save money on food, and eat healthier. Beds are comfy. Only wish they had a tub... More 

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