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Royal Kuhio

2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
10 hotel reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for two weeks (early 2014). This time, we used the same budget to stay somewhere else for 10 days. The experience is like night and day. We popped into the RK, and yes, there was the same dreadful insect repellent spray smell, the same drabness, and real people who were expressing their extreme dissapointment with this property.... More 

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New Zealand
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116 reviews 116 reviews
24 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

We normally stay at 4-5 star hotels and the last trip was at the Royal Hawaiian which was excellent. This trip we needed 2 bedrooms and a kitchen due to diet requirements of a member so I trawled through all the apartment rentals around Waikiki. Most were nondescript in that the photos seemed generic so one could not tell how... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

We stayed during the busy christmas season and found the place was in a great location. The apartments had a 70s Tv show feel, somewhat dated, and an elevator was undergong what looked like long time repair, so everyone spent a good deal of time waiting arond for those. Apartment is sizeable and not bad, has everything you need. I... More 

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2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015 via mobile

From the time I frantically started looking for a place to stay, because my other accommodations fell through, I was saved by Mr. Rick Rose who replied to one of my numerous requests on tripadvisor. He was courteous, and very resourceful. The place he booked for us at the Royal Kuhio was excellent, priced perfect, and located so close to... More 

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Abbotsford, Canada
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

I'm a veteran traveler and there are certain expectations I have this place fallls short in most. pro's 1. location, right in the heart of Waikiki, close to the beach 2. apartment clean & well stocked, everything in good working order unit #1906 3. free wifi 4. free parking cons 1. only 2 of 3 elevators working, increased wait times,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

We loved this location as well as the service. This is an apartment building so there is only security at night. The vacation Internationale staff and service was wonderful. They had a good supply of beach chairs, floats etc. that other guests had left behind that we were welcome to use during our stay. We had a cancellation of our... More 

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Hobart, Australia
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27 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

My daughter and I have just spent two weeks staying in unit 2405 and found it more than adequate! What you think of the Royal Kuhio depends on your expectations - if you want to be waited on hand and foot, have a daily maid service and top of the line fixtures, then don't come here! Yes, the buidling is... More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

We rented a unit on a high floor facing the canal side for a week in late July and were happy overall with the unit. Our unit was rented from the owner directly. Through a vacation rental website. Pluses: fantastic location close to the main shopping drag; covered, secured ground parking but also easy access to buses; 30 mins to... More 

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Sedona, AZ, United States
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

We recently stayed in room 2408 at the Royal Kuhio. The lobby was nicer than I expected from other reviews but inner area was quite worn and needed a good cleaning. They were working on the third elevator so only two were available. Elevators were pretty dingy. The hallway to our room was narrow and dark. The unit was large... More 

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San Gabriel, California
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181 reviews 181 reviews
9 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

The Royal Kuhio is showing a bit of its age, especially in the public areas (lobby, elevators and hallways), but it is a wonderful location in Waikiki Beach close to all and the ocean view units are awesome. Had a 1 br/1ba with two adults first week and three adults second week. Plenty of space to spread out and loads... More 

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Address: 2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 34
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