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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2425 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Ranked #23 of 82 hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Uppsala, Sweden
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Got a room facing the street and cause to the traffic it was like sleeping on the highway. The hotel is in great need of renovation. It is more lika living in a appartement than staying at a hotel. Everyone was nice but they seamed extemly uninterested in you. You hade to approach them and almost interupt if you wanted... More

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Liberty, United States
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and his co-pastor and her husband and I had the pleasure of staying in Waikiki as he and she performed a beach wedding for two of our church members. We carefully chose this hotel, wanting a lovely, quiet, less crowded environment amidst the "hustle and bustle" of Waikiki. We were not disappointed. We found the staff exceptionally friendly,... More

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Sydney, Australia
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was surprised by how big the room was - I probably could have brought a couple of friends with me and we would still have fit comfortably in the space! The building was older style, like many in Honolulu, but the room was perfectly clean and well maintained. The kitchen was great for making a simple breakfast each morning,... More

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Los Angeles, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved staying at this hotel! It was so nice to be near Kalakaua, but not in the midst of all the Waikiki traffic. Being a block or so behind the "main drag" is great. Super quick walk to the beach, close to a couple of great restaurants (try ME BBQ for lunch-VERY good Korean BBQ), friendly staff, safe, small,... More

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha lovehawaiiKL, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re thrilled to hear that you benefited from our convenient location to Kalakaua Avenue, the beach and many great restaurants. We’re also happy to hear that you found the staff to be friendly... More

Fairfax, Virginia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Enjoyed staying at this little hotel off the main drag in waikiki. While my view was of the building next door, it didn't really matter to me since I wasn't in the room much and wasn't planning on sitting on the balcony anyhow. rooms were clean, beds comfortable, and staff was friendly. Would recommend.

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Josh H, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re very pleased to hear that you found the rooms to be clean, the beds comfortable and the staff friendly. On behalf of all of us at Aqua Hotels & Resorts, we... More

Dallas, Texas
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46 reviews 46 reviews
11 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Traveling with another couple we were able to reserve the 2 bedroom, 2 bath penthouse for slightly more than 2 separate rooms. It worked out great. You get both mountain and ocean (albeit from a distance) views. Great access to beach 2 blocks away. The staff was very helpful and friendly. I would stay at this properly again if in... More

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha sjensen81, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re very pleased to hear that you enjoyed our spacious Two Bedroom Penthouse with beautiful ocean and mountain views. We’re also thrilled that you found the staff to be very helpful and friendly.... More

Kwajaleinns, null, United States
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18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in 2008 I think. It was sort of hard to spot if your not paying attention since it blends into the busy streets of Honolulu. Though, that doesn't mean it isn't a relaxing hotel. I and a friend of mine enjoyed this hotel on our way home from being stationed overseas and as a treat the hotel... More

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Crystal D, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re thrilled to hear that you enjoyed our beautiful and spacious Two Bedroom Ocean View Penthouse. We’re also happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location and our relaxing and tropical... More

Orlando, Florida
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good value and great location, as you are in the central of everything. You are literally 2 blocks from Waikiki beach, shopping and many restaurants. There is a bus stop and trolley stop directly across from the hotel.. Rooms are small, but nicely done... If you are use to luxury this is not the place for you, however if you... More

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha TravelgirlJMM, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re pleased to hear that you benefited from our central location to the beach, shopping and many restaurants. We’re also pleased to hear that you found the rooms to be clean and nice.... More

Vancouver, Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Aqua Bamboo for the past 4 nights and overall, I would say it was a nice hotel and worthy of it's ranking on TripAdvisor. If you're looking for something large, corporate and with all sorts of modern touches and flair, then the Bamboo is probably not for you. If you want a reasonably priced room that's close... More

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha VanCityChamp, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you enjoyed your time with us. We’re excited to hear that you celebrated your birthday with us and that you enjoyed your champagne and chocolates. We’re also happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location to many popular... More

Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
21 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have used another Aqua hotel before and thought to try Aqua Bamboo. We got a room with a kitchenette which was good as we can cook our own breakfast. However, we were on level 3 so the view we got was the next door neighbour. We tried to get another room but was told there was none. Disappointed as... More

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha shoptiludrop1, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We apologize that we didn’t have a room with a different view available to move you to, and that housekeeping seemed to have missed the mark on your room servicing. However, we’re happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location and complimentary... More

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Address: 2425 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Aqua Bamboo Waikiki 3*
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Also Known As:
Aqua Bamboo Waikiki Hotel Honolulu
Aqua Bamboo Hotel
Aqua Bamboo Honolulu
Aqua Bamboo And Spa
Aqua Bamboo Waikiki Hawaii/Honolulu

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Business Center with Internet Access Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#16 Family Hotel in Honolulu #17 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu #27 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki is an intimate, Southeast Asian-inspired, boutique hotel located 1 1/2 blocks to the beach. If you're looking for a true oasis in the heart of Waikiki with an on-site restaurant and lush outer sanctuary including a saltwater pool with waterfall, jet spa, sauna, barbeque grill and cabana, look no further. With our hospitality fee for all stays beginning August 1, 2014, Aqua Bamboo allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), Waikiki Shuttle (Complimentary Waikiki Shuttle Service), Daily Newspaper, In Room Coffee, In Room Safe, Local & Toll-Free Calls, Water in Lobby, and a Weekly Manager's Reception. In addition, studios and suites include a 32-inch LCD TV, mini-refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, and stove-top. ... more   less 
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