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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Helpful, knowledgeable and friendly staff up to and including the security personnel made for a pleasant stay at the Aqua Bamboo, The room was of a good size, with kitchen facilities, queen size bed in the master bedroom and two day beds in the other. Location wise, you're practically on the beaches doorstep and close to the majority of the...

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

Aloha rj m, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are very happy to hear that you enjoyed our friendly and helpful staff and our convenient location to the beach and the nightlife. Thank you for all of your positive comments and we hope to see you on a return visit!...

Chippenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

If you don't know where to stay in Waikiki, Aqua Bamboo Hotel is the best one.. its location is perfect to move around to all island, as you got Bus stop in front of it..we did 4 pass day bus for 34 dollars, is worth it if you wants to see around at lot. The beach is only 2 minutes...

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

Aloha mariapiadellicarri, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and for choosing us to host your honeymoon. We are thrilled that you found us to be the best hotel in Waikiki! We are also very happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location, your complimentary upgrade and our weekly...

Ballarat, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This place is a great hotel for people who want to be in the heart of Waikiki. We had everything you needed from a kitchen to wifi. It was a 200m walk to the main beach and shops. It offers a bus for free to ala Moana as well. The day we left our transfer never showed up and Dan...

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

Aloha DamoTravels23, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are delighted that you benefited from our convenient location to the beach and shopping. We are also very pleased to hear that you enjoyed the convenient kitchenette, Wi-Fi and the Waikiki Shuttle. We are sorry to hear that your transportation didn’t show...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here two years ago and raved about the experience. Now, on my second stay I have noticed a few not so nice things about the place - that the rooms are all not created equal ( some are in better condition than others), that the staff ( while nice) can give out wrong information, and that the entire...

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

Aloha Brad S, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and for choosing to stay with us again. We are truly saddened that your second experience with us was not as great as the first and for that, we deeply and humbly apologize. We also apologize for the missed opportunity to move...

Ocean Grove, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love this place we were welcomed back for our fourth visit to this amazing hotel. We were upgraded to a one bedroom suite on the 9th floor it was clean and very spacious. The hotel is located close to the beach and lots of great restaurants, love the free shuttle to ala moana shopping centre. A big shout out to...

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

Aloha natcook, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and for returning to us for the fourth time! We are delighted that you enjoyed the beautiful Luxury One Bedroom Suite and that you found it to be clean and spacious. We are also happy to hear that the staff helped...

British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first visit to the Aqua Bamboo and we had excellent, friendly service throughout our stay. The location is perfect- close to shopping, great restaurants, and of course an easy short walk to the beach, and Kapiolani park. Our room, 807, was beautiful, and just had a refreshing, new reno/update. It was very comfortable, and unique, with beautiful...

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

Aloha rdkm2017, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are thrilled that you benefited from our convenient location to the beach, beautiful Kapiolani Park, restaurants, shopping and much more! We are also very happy to hear that you enjoyed your room, our relaxing outer sanctuary and our genuinely friendly staff. Thank...

Winnipeg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great staff and mangement love you all there so much.Already booked for next year and counting the days to go by.I would tell everybody who reads this this Aqua Bamboo is one of the best places to stay you get treated by staff very special.We were there Jan8/17 and this is our 5th year at this Hotel,close to beach, shuttle...

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

Aloha Brian8, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and for returning to us for the fifth time! We look forward to seeing you each year and are honored to call you ‘ohana. Thank you for all of your wonderful comments and we look forward to seeing you next year!...

Auckland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We made a return visit for a week in December 2016 to the beautiful Aqua Bamboo Hotel. The Aqua Bamboo Waikiki is one of the few mid-priced hotels in Waikiki which we have found to have the required level of safety and security for guests. The main doors to Aqua Bamboo lock at around 10.00pm each night and do not...

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Aloha Richard L, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and for your continued loyalty. We are so grateful that you return to stay with us each year; it is so nice to see familiar faces! Thank you for all of your positive comments and we look forward to seeing you on...

Auckland Region, New Zealand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Aqua Bamboo for 4 nights, booked through AirBnB. it's located on Kuhio drive, so 3 minutes walk from the Duke Statue side of the beach, an ABC store, Alamo Car rental, EggsnThings etc. It's a smaller establishment, great little pool area in an awesome location. Rooms are self contained and comes with balcony. Clean, neat and...

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northwest jersey
Reviewed 22 January 2017

we rented air bnb condo unit. pool area was small and old. the hot tub held two or three people and the same large woman occupied the tub most of our week. the location is excellent, 1 blk to the busy beach of Waikiki. request a room facing west, not on kuhio which is very loud and nosiy with the...

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About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Paid Wifi
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 a lush outer sanctuary including a saltwater pool with waterfall, jet spa, barbeque grill and cabana, look no further. With our hospitality fee, Aqua Bamboo allows guests to enjoy many hotel services and activities without having to incur miscellaneous charges. These amenities include WiFi Internet throughout the hotel and in guest rooms, DVDNow (Unlimited movies & PS3 games), Beach Towel and Chair rentals, 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 

Additional Information about Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

Address: 2425 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3301
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: £134 - £214 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aqua Bamboo Waikiki 3*
Number of rooms: 91
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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
Hotel Style:
#26 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#27 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Probably best to ask for a room not facing Kuhio Avenue, unless you're at least 5/6 floors high.”
 of 5 bubbles rjm320, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher the better and pool view”
 of 5 bubbles natcook, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Please see the above”
 of 5 bubbles RandomAuckland, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“choose room facing west, stay off kuhio ave, it's so loud”
 of 5 bubbles catmom007, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors offer better view, lower floors show you surrounding buildings”
 of 5 bubbles justin800, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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