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“Crack Pipe”
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Big Surf
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“Crack Pipe”
Reviewed April 30, 2003

As long as you dont mind Crack Pipes in your sheets, then knock yourself out. The ONLY nice thing about this place was the view, for the price we paid. I feel so bad for giving such an aweful review, but then again I want to spare you a horrable vacation. We didnt even have a phone in our room, and we were stuck there durring 9/11 with NO PHONE. There really was a broken crack pipe in our sheets too. Spend a little more and enjoy a safe vacation.

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Reviewed March 20, 2003

The Big Surf was nothing like the pictures posted online. We were greeted by excessive garbage piled in the garage/parking area. As I aproached the office to register, the smell of urine was awful.There were several times that people without access keys were waiting outside the locked elevator access gate trying to gain entry as I went in or out. The kitchen was very poorly furnished.Cabinet doors were falling off the hinges. There was not even a glass to drink from. The blanket on the bed had three large burn holes in it. The living area ceiling had pieces loose and large stains. The sofa was so old and in such bad shape that I sat on it and the cushions sank below the board across the front. There was very hot water in the shower, which was good to kill the roaches before getting into the shower. However, the views of other hotels, mountains, and limited ocean were fair.

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Additional Information about Big Surf

Property: Big Surf
Address: 1690 Ala Moana Blvd, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-1460
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Hotel Style:
Ranked #38 of 45 Specialty Lodging in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 37
Also Known As:
Big Surf Hotel Honolulu
Big Surf Hawaii/Honolulu

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