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2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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Saint Paul, Minnesota
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in a 3 bedroom penthouse on the 38th floor of the Royal Kuhio. Yes, they do have 38 floors in this building. This condo was absolutely wonderful. Better than its description and photographs. We had 11 people in it and it still felt like it was not crowded. Sarah, the condo manager was very efficient. It also included... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed 11 nights in a corner room on 37th floor. We had ocean and mountain views that were magical at night time. No sign of roaches in our room. We had two bedrooms and two bathrooms, one with a bath. Amenities were adequate. Towels very old and bedding also rather old. You would not get a better location. Near... More

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Germantown, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Royal Kuhio for 7 days last week. We stayed on the 27th floor (there are 30 floors) and parking through our timeshare was free. It was a studio condo with a sofa bed and queen sleep number bed and a shower (no tub). Amenities: Dishes, refrigerator, pots and pans, utensils, kitchen, iron, vacuum etc. We didn't pay... More

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Austin, Texas
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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great location, right in the middle of Waikiki, near to every place else. Spacious rooms, almost complete utensils (we cooked a lot when we were there), balcony but -- yes, we found roaches. And there is a very strong chemical (cleaning solution?) smell in the reception area. The lock in the room almost seems that its so easy to pick... More

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Spokane, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for ONE night. We couldn't handle another. The room was booked via Lifetime in Hawaii. It was our wedding gift from my parents. There were baby roaches IN OUR BED. I was so disgusted I couldn't sleep. We got in late so we didn't leave until the next morning. We checked out at the same time we... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We stayed in room 3412 which was a corner room and it was fantastic. Viewes to die for and plenty of room to spread out. Yes it was dated but it was clean, comfortable and convienient. The only downside is that there were not tea towles provided and no knife sharpener which made preparing food VERY difficult. There is no... More

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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

In Feb, my husband and I stayed at the Royal Kulio in a 1BD studio condo. Everything suited our needs. So we booked again through Ali'i vacation rentals. This time air needs were for a 1BR with sleeper sofa for our teenage granddaughters. When we pulled out the sofa bed that night the support rods and springs were broken and... More

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Gatineau, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

We stayed in Royal Kuhio 1311 for 7 nights June 29-July 6. Quite happy with the location - closed to everything, 10mins from beach. Parking, beach towels and 2 beach chairs were a bonus. But the unit was not very clean, extra blankets were stinky, dirty dishes, dead lizard on shelf, cockroaches in kitchen, bathroom and even the dishwasher. We... More

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Phuket - Thailand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014 via mobile

2nights in apartment 1305 and 5 nights in 2403. The first apartment had a separate bedroom with 2 queen beds and the furniture was modern and fairly new. The second apartment was older and the air con unit sounded like it was about to take off - making it uncomfortable to have on through the night due to noise and... More

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Littleton, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We stayed in Royal Kuhio 3306 for 9 nights in June, 2014. The first thing we noticed when we got there was the horrible smell in the lobby. It smelled like sewer overlaid with gas station bathroom air freshener. It was so stinky it nauseated me. Some days the smell was stronger but it was always there. I will list... More

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JABoughton, Director Inventory Management at Royal Kuhio, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and giving us the opportunity to review and clarify a few things to those who are reading. There is more than one company that own units at the Royal Kuhio. Each company is responsible for the renovation and up keep of their units. The timeshare units are owned by Vacation... More

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Address: 2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
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Location, Location, Location! Our Royal Kuhio spacious 1BR 1BA(516 s.f) and 2BR 2BA penthouse side condo (1,243 s.f. incl. 251 s.f. balcony) located in the heart of Waikiki directly across from the reknown Matteo's Italian Restaurant and Waikiki Trade Center. The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center w/over 110 shops, restaurants and entertainment venues is only a two blocks away, and just beyond it is the famous Waikiki Beach. Our spacious rooms with partial ocean or mountain views come fully equipped with a complete kitchen. ... more   less 
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