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2240 Kuhio Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815 (Waikiki)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Fair Lawn, New Jersey
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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 1 week ago

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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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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

Plainfield, Illinois
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Terrible the hallways and elevators are old and dirty there were roaches in them and the pool area Our room had a roach in the bathroom We called to complain and they offered to spray for bugs.... I was traveling w kids I didn't want someone spraying for bugs Thank god we had a lot to do and didn't have... More

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Waynesville, Missouri, United States
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

Our room was very nice - full kitchen, view of the ocean and Diamond Head on the 18th floor. We did see a cockroach, but the condo came equipped with bug spray so we took care of it. Everyone there was super friendly and it is only a short walk to the beach. They provided us with beach chairs and... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

We stayed here for the 2nd week of our Honeymoon. Check-in are usually from 4PM however we were able to check in when we arrived at 1.30PM. After checking in we proceeded to the 16th floor, room 14. We were a little surprised when we saw a twin bedding configuration rather than the queen we had requested. A quick trip... More

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Hamilton, New Zealand
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Good,clean and centrally located.However the mattresses on the pull out sofas was old and tired.They suggested I put the mattress on the floor.We obtained a single mattress and placed this on top of the other one on the floor.That worked. Good security.

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Sydney, Australia
3 reviews 3 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 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 April 17, 2014

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