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Ilima Hotel

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Reviewed 2 November 2016

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...

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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...

Perth, Western Australia
Reviewed 20 October 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...

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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...

Perth, Australia
Reviewed 20 October 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...

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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...

Reviewed 8 October 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...

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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...

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 3 October 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...

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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...

San Francisco CA
Reviewed 30 September 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...

Reviewed 30 September 2016

Older hotel with large rooms and cooking facilities. The refrigerator is larger than other hotels. There is a computer available to print your boarding passes. Laundry facilities need lot of quarters available at the front desk. There are many restaurants nearby. not that close to the beach. There is a post office in the mall at the next street on...

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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 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 'Ilima Hotel! Phil...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 September 2016

Stayed at the llima Hotel on Sept 19th. Great location next to the Ala Wai Canal away from the hustle and bustle of the main drag of Waikiki but within a few minutes from shops and restaurants. The room was large, clean and comfortable. The staff was very friendly and helpful ...even allowed me an early check-in when a room...

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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...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 9 September 2016

On the positive side, I found the staff to be very friendly and helpful. The location was good with a great mountain view. The hotel itself needs some work. Not only is it out of date, but work that had been done was very sloppy (word work painted without masking so that some of the paint was also on the...

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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. Although you found our staff friendly and helpful we are disappointed that your room was not up to standards. We make every effort to provide the best value for money in Waikiki and regret that we did not succeed in this case. We are addressing your concerns...

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

Good mountain view and not noisy (our room was sited to the channel). quite aware staff but nothing expert. 10 minutes walking from the beach, clean , good wi/fi , in overall you can say you don't feel stupid for your choice.

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Aloha, Thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima Hotel. We are pleased that you enjoyed your accommodations but regret that our staff was not as expert as you wished. We strive to provide service in the true Aloha spirit and will certainly take your comments in consideration. We hope that we will have the chance...

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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $206 - $476 (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:
#7 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#26 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“Rooms facing Ala Wai (Canal) have great views golf course. Ocean views are available only on higher floors of opposite side.”
  • Weekly Friday night view Fireworks at Sheraton Waikiki
  • View of International Marketplace and skyline towards ocean.
  • Sunset from oceanside suite.
ISunshineseekers, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Northeast views are amazing, overlooking the golf course and the mountains.”
pgrantottawa, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“high floor facing to mountain and canal for great view”
565anhh, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Highest room have ocean views, parking will run out so don't be late.”
lawrencel814, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Ala Mona canal may be better.”
donk826, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
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