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Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai

3.5 of 5 Condominium   |   1777 Ala Moana Blvd Suite #212, (take elevator to the second floor), Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Fernwood, Idaho
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was our second visit to this hotel. We liked it last year and the location really is hard to beat, being next door to the lagoon and near to the mall. The pool is fine, the pool staff (especially Teri) are really friendly and great. Last year we stayed in the Ewa wing with a street view. It really... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Aloha from the Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai. Thank you for your return visit! It is nice to hear that you enjoyed our location and the comfort of our spacious 500 sq ft rooms. Please accept our sincere apologies for the inconveniences you endured. I will be sure the association is notified of their contracted janitorial company's service failures... More

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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014 via mobile

The Resort is in a prime location for beach and shopping. The rooms are really out dated but the view was well worth it. We would stay there again just for the view we had. You are are in walking distance of a lot of great dining. Just down the street from the mall and took the bus to the... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Greetings from Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai. We appreciate your candid feedback and are glad to hear that you had an enjoyable stay. Our location as you mentioned is quite convenient as we are within easy walking distance to Ala Moana Center and the beach. We are looking forward to our room renovations which begin next year. Hope to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

We were very skeptical booking this hotel after reading mixed reviews, however this hotel has met all our expectations. Sure the rooms are dated but very clean, kitchen facilities is so handy, large comfy bed, close to everything. ... what's not to like? The pool is very crowded in the weekends but the staff are helpful and very friendly. We... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Much thanks for your positive 5 star rating and review. We are pleased that you had an excellent stay and plan to return. Our full kitchen suites and prime location combined with our top notch service makes this the best place to stay while vacationing in Waikiki. Warm Regards, Barrett Winning Resort Manager More

Brisbane, Australia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We only had an overnight but the staff couldn't have been more helpful despite arriving on an early flight we were found a room so we could sleep straight away & it was quiet, spacious, clean and wonderful. Luggage service was included so no need to tip the bellboy.

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Much gratitude for choosing the Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai. Awesome to hear that our team delivered another great vacation experience. It is rewarding to discover that you found our studio suites to be quiet, spacious and clean. We will surely see you again next time. Respectfully Yours, Barrett Winning Resort Manager More

San Diego, California
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

The illikai is a nice hotel. Staff is very welcoming & the rooms are spacious. What I disliked was the noise of the people on the streets day & night. We stayed there for 2 days before leaving to the northshore & I was a bit disappointed. I hardly had any sleep at all while staying there. I love the... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Aloha and thanks for your positive comments about our friendly staff, roomy suites and convenient location amidst a plethora of shopping, dining and beach options. The iconic Ilikai has been a landmark tower in Honolulu for 50 years. It is unfortunate you had difficulty resting well in our urban metropolis. Being on the edge of Waikiki, we do provide a... More

Fort Worth, Texas
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102 reviews 102 reviews
30 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

Be sure to get and Ocean beach view as the street side is awful compared to the other side. Very noisy and nothing but streets and buildings. A million things to do here and great beach, park and restaurants on site. Also a store is in the building that has everything you need. You literally could almost not leave the... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Mahalo for praising our property's stellar location and superior value. We are pleased that you had an enjoyable visit and look forward to many more. Best Regards, Barrett Winning Resort Manager More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

This was our first stay here (recommended to us). The room was excellent & clean, great to have a full kitchen. The staff is very courteous and definitely go out of their way to make your stay better. When we arrived (you need to go to room 212 to register) we asked about a later check out time as we... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Aloha and many thanks for your kind comments about our property. I am delighted to discover what an enjoyable stay you had with us. From the clean & comfy city view room to the fully stocked kitchen and the service oriented staff; it sounds like you were well taken care of. We love being on the quieter, less congested side... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

This is my 2nd stay at the Ilikai and as before it was awesome. The staff is very attentive and always go above and beyond to make your stay more enjoyable. When we arrived, the room was very clean. The full kitchen is always a nice touch, just in case you want to cook instead of eat out. If you... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

Greetings from the Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai. Mahalo for staying with us again and taking the time to share your experience online. I'm glad to hear our staff went above and beyond, and that your studio suite with full kitchen was clean and comfortable. Being located at the beginning of Waikiki is an added benefit as the nearby... More

Brownsville, WI
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47 reviews 47 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

From the moment the parking valet greeted us to the moment we departed, we had a fabulous stay. The check-in was on the 2nd floor in an office, but it was efficient and we were warmly greeted. We had a Jr. Suite on the 5th floor. An ocean view would have been nice, but even the view on the city-side... More

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WVO_Resort_Manager, General Manager at Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, responded to this review

How exciting it is to hear what a fabulous stay you had from start to finish. Our comfy beds, full kitchen conveniences and spacious studio suites are the perfect components for a memorable vacation. We are glad you enjoyed your city view as the majority of our inventory faces the beautiful city skyline. Looking forward to your next stay with... More

Kettering, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
8 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Our room (18th) floor was self-catering. There was no breakfast, which was a bit of a surprise. No kettle (English, so need tea!) but the coffee maker was fine. Microwave and big fridge-freezer in the kitchenette. View (with balcony) looking north over busy road which was quite noisy. Glad to leave as the traffic in Honolulu was a challenge (signage... More

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Mahalo for your feedback about your stay with us. Glad you enjoyed our full kitchens and ideal location. Despite the fact we do not provide a free breakfast, there are two restaurants in-house which serve breakfast at reasonable prices, and over a dozen options within easy walking distance. We do provide hot pot electric kettles upon request for tea drinkers... More

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Address: 1777 Ala Moana Blvd Suite #212, (take elevator to the second floor), Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
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Hotel Class:3.5 star — Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai 3.5*
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Waikiki Marina Honolulu
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Discover your own paradise at the highly rated Waikiki Marina Resort at the Ilikai, which provides the perfect setting for your next Hawaiian getaway. Here you'll find spacious and beautifully appointed 500 sq ft studio suite accommodations with fully equipped kitchens, private furnished balconies, a swimming pool, day spa, onsite restaurants, 24/7 fitness center, various shops and most importantly NO RESORT FEES. Impeccable service and warm island hospitality is provided at the second floor registration office for Shell Vacations. Fronting the Ala Wai Yacht Harbor, the eco-concious vacation ownership resort is adjacent to award-winning Duke Kahanamoku lagoon and beach park. An easy stroll to Waikiki Beach where the sparkling blue waters of the Pacific Ocean lap the soft sand. Stay here for all the comforts of home and realize a better way to vacation. ***PLEASE NOTE*** The Ilikai Hotel Bellmen no longer provide any luggage assistance for Waikiki Marina Resort guests. There is a self-service cart available for guest use at the Valet Parking stand. ... more   less 
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