This was our first trip to Oahu. We arrived Dec 1 and stayed until Dec 12. As this was my 50th birthday, i had a whole Hawaii Five-0 theme going for the trip. :-) So it was quite exciting to find out this was the hotel where the opening sequence of Jack Lord from the orginal Hawaii Five-0 series was filmed. We had planned to stay at the hotel for 2 days and then rent a camper van to drive to the North Shore and camp for 5 days before returning to Waikiki for the final 3 days of our trip. Unfortunately, the camper van rental did not turn out but we were able to extend our stay at The Ilikai. The staff was great at accomodating us and we really enjoyed the hotel. It was clean and had a fantastic retro feel to it. The rooms were spacious. We stayed on different sides of the hotel after having to extend our stay. Both sides had views that were equally as beautiful. We enjoyed coffee on the lanai, used the fitness facitliy, walked to the mall, beaches and the military museum. Great value and history.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Ilikai Hotel & Suites is a classic oceanfront hotel situated on the Ala Wai Yacht Marina at the edge of Waikiki and just a short stroll to Ala Moana Shopping Center and 2 blocks to the Hawaii Convention Center. Internationally-recognized as the famous opening shot of Hawaii Five-O with Jack Lord as Steve McGarrett standing on the penthouse balcony overlooking Waikiki Beach, the hotel is truly a Waikiki landmark. Each guest room and suite features extra spacious accommodations with a large lanai offering fabulous views. The hotel walkway from the lobby leads to the Duke Kahanamoku Lagoon and beach. With our hospitality fee for all stays beginning August 1, 2014, Ilikai Hotel & Suites 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. You'll also enjoy the heated swimming pool, fitness room, coffee shop, rooftop restaurant and more. ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Ilikai Hotel And Suites
- Ilikai Hotel Hawaii
- Ilikai Honolulu
- Ilikai Hotel & Suites Hawaii/Honolulu