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Ilima Hotel

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Ilima hotel for 5 nights during thanksgiving week with my two teen girls. The staff was very friendly. The wifi was surprisingly fast. The free parking was convenient and safe (we had a rental car). The location was close to beach and all the shopping. Since we had a kitchen, drove to Safeway grocery store. Sign up... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima Hotel. We are delighted that you found our service and staff up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our amenities and central location. We hope you will tell your friends about us and that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again soon to sunny... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

They now charge for services that were free it has not made it better, standard have not improved the wifi is not high speed it crawls along (the $15 a day is to cover high speed internet a newspaper and coffee in room ) not value for money. On the first day the fire alarm went off it said this... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking time to write about your recent stay at 'Ilima Hotel. We are sorry to hear that your stay was not entirely satisfactory and that you feel that you did not received the value anticipated. We make every effort to welcome our guests in the true aloha spirit and regret that we did not succeed. We hope... More 

Renton, Washington
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5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Ilima hotel for 6 nights.The hotel is old,but very clean,large room.comfortable bed.The staff very friendly and helpful.Good location,close to shopping center and the beach.We surely return to this hotel the next time we come back to Honolulu.

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

Franklinville, New Jersey
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15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean, nice rooms with a kitchenette and nice refrigerator. Not on the beach, but close to everything, within 1 or two blocks. Appropriately priced. Not a resort but a great place to sleep shower and prepare for the day. Would stay again if/when we visit again.

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to 'Ilima Hotel! Phil Sammer, GM More 

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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I owe this hotel a review. We've stayed here twice a year for probably the last 4 years with my 80+ yr old dad on business. He's got this hobby of his, and I make sure his week in Hawaii is done safely. While it may not be the fanciest of hotels, it certainly holds great value. If you're looking... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

Perth, Western Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We recently stayed at the Ilima, and found it to be perfect. Comfortable beds, and large fridge and microwave, an oven and cooking utensils. There's laundry facilities on the 3rd floor aswell. Everything you could need on holiday. The staff are super friendly and it's in a great location on Waikiki. I would stay there again, for sure. Mahalo Ilima... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

Perth, Australia
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed October 19, 2016 via mobile

We stayed at the ilima hotel for 8 nights. It is a very short walk to everywhere and 5 mins to the beach. The room was huge and the staff were amazing. It is run by a Hawaiian family and is older than the modern beach resorts but has so much more to offer in terms of room size, friendly... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

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24 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed October 7, 2016 via mobile

This hotel was our first stop when we arrived late from a long day of travelling. It was in the heart of Waikiki, nothing fancy, but perfectly lovely. The owner welcomed us for our late night checkin and was pleasant and helpful. The room itself was outdated but had every amenity that you would need for a quick stopover. Comfy... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

Gold Coast, Australia
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

We spent a week a the hotel in a 2 bedroom suite. Yep, the hotel is dated but it sort of adds to its charm. We loved having a full kitchen as with kids it saved us a fortune on eating our. The staff could not do enough for you and the location is close to everything. The only negative... More 

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

San Francisco CA
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104 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed September 29, 2016

My experience at the Ilima was great. Although the room's furnishings were 1970s vintage with a death of outlets, I really appreciated the full kitchen, convenient location, and friendly staff. Waikiki Beach a ten minute walk, lots of restaurants in the area, quiet ambienve. Wifi not very speedy but free. Super value!

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima. We are delighted that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the accommodations and amenities and are pleased that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to your next visit to... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
  • Meeting Rooms
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Ilima Hotel is locally owned and located in the heart of Waikiki 1 block away from the International Marketplace and 2 blocks away from the beach. We offer spacious rooms all equipped with a FULL KITCHEN, limited FREE Parking, and FREE High-Speed Internet Access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ilima Hotel

Address: 445 Nohonani St, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2695
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $169 - $393 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Ilima Hotel 2.5*
Number of rooms: 98
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Also Known As:
Ilima Hotel Honolulu
Ilima Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#8 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#26 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“high floor facing to mountain and canal for great view”
 of 5 bubbles 565anhh, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Highest room have ocean views, parking will run out so don't be late.”
 of 5 bubbles lawrencel814, 4 weeks ago | Read review
“Rooms facing Ala Mona canal may be better.”
 of 5 bubbles donk826, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“rooms sited to channel might be quiter”
 of 5 bubbles Argyro_Koukoula, Sep 5, 2016 | Read review
“Great staff, great location, spacious rooms”
 of 5 bubbles zsuzsi0507, Aug 22, 2016 | Read review
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