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2.5 of 5 Condominium   |   2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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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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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for a week in April 2014 in Royal Kuhio 3506. Two adult couples booked through Ali Beach Rental via VRBO. On arrival very disappointed with quality of furnishings and finish. Items include :rotted and torn curtains with mould on them in main bedroom :curtains hacked with scissors around air con in second bedroom :stained bedspread in main bedroom... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed for a few days. It was clean with a fully stocked kitchen. It was a short walk to the beach. It was an exceptional value. There was free parking in the parking garage for one vehicle. If we go back to Hawaii, I would stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My family stayed this suite for a week last summer. Staff from Ali'i Beach Rentals gave us all instruction. This place is clean, quite and close to beach (only one block away), one free parking spot plus good price. Only problem is the bathtub's faucet was not working properly. Overall, I would recommend others to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything you could want for a couples 'get-a-way'. Cosy and comfortable and with everything included within the unit. A few maintenance issues and I think that I left it cleaner than when we checked in but overall very good. Within walking distance to beach, shops - what more could you want! (Oh - just one thing - the receptionist didn't... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Royal Kuhio provides everything a vacationer in Hawaii really needs without the hassle of a regular hotel. We stayed there through Vacations Internationale and we enjoyed the comforts of a fully equipped kitchen, a parking lot within the building and everything else. Royal Kuhio is right in the middle of Waikiki, within an easy walking distance to the major beaches,... 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. We are so glad you enjoyed having a full kitchen during your stay. It is a nice feature of timeshare resorts vs a hotel where you’re limited to eating out for all your meals. We hope you will come back to Royal Kuhio soon. More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Overall, this place is just OK. We were a bit disappointed as we exchanged a one bedroom unit at our high end home resort in Grand Cayman for this, and it did not come close. The accommodations are far from comparable. We exchanged a resort, with full amenities, pools, restaurants, beach chairs, etc., essentially for a studio in an apartment... More

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Burnaby, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 8 nights at the Royal Kuhio through Vacations Internationale. Our unit was very clean and updated. It had everything we wanted (from a well equipped kitchen to tennis courts, pool, games room, laundry and secured parking). VI staff were very helpful as was the tour conceige they recommended. The lobby had friendly 24 hour security. We felt sad... More

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Minneapolis, MN
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5 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Other reviewers have commented on the lobby and they are right, but our room (1111) had recently been completely redone. New appliances, new linens and even new furniture, and carpeting. The staff were very accommodating. The pool area is under-used and includes a sauna, lots of chairs, and a pool table.The convenience of the location cannot be over sold. You... More

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Nashville, Tennessee
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After reading the reviews I was a little worried about staying at the Royal Kuhio and then once we saw the room it was fine. the rooms were super clean, clean sheets, no bugs and clean bathroom but needs a little interior updating, the lobby was a stinky but all we did was walk through to get outside, the location... More

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San Jose, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014 via mobile

We just got done with a week long stay at Royal Kuhio through Vacation Internationale. It was nice. After reading the reviews, we were pleasantly surprised. There were no bugs and it was clean. The pool wasn't anything to get excited about and the keycards for getting through the lobby and into the parking garage took some getting used to... More

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Additional Information about Royal Kuhio

Also Known As:
Royal Kuhio Hotel
Royal Kuhio Hotel Honolulu
Royal Kuhio Hawaii/Honolulu
Address: 2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #25 of 47 Specialty lodging in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Royal Kuhio 2.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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