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Ilima Hotel

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Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 24 May 2012

Pros: Great location one block from the beach Safe Very nice balconies and large rooms Free parking, unheard of in this area from the chains that charge ~20-30/night Low cost (~100/night) Great staff Cons: Reminds one of a 1970 Howard Johnson's Beds are relatively old and hard, but sleep able Nice kitchen, but very dated baths All said, this. Is...

2Thank James W
Halifax, Nova Scotia
Reviewed 22 May 2012

The Ilima hotel is very well located. It is a pleasant and easy walk to Waikiki Beach from the hotel and it is also close to the Ala Wai Canal. Our room on the tenth floor had a beautiful view of the canal, the golf course, and the mountains behind. Staff members are welcoming and helpful. The rooms are comfortable,...

1Thank Skipper050
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 13 May 2012

Wife and I have spent many nights here since the early 90's. If you don't mind being steps away from the noisy beach and Kalakala Blvd, this is without a doubt the best hotel in Waikiki. It is only a one block walk to the International Market place. Older, but very well kept up. Rooms (studios) are about the largest...

6Thank Dan55138
Kelowna, B.C.
Reviewed 12 May 2012

We stayed here for one night in May 2012 after flying over from the Big Island. I knew this was a budget hotel and I had read various reviews on Trip Advisor. Although the prices were decent and the location was within walking distances from everything I was expecting a lot more. The free parking is a nice plus but...

2Thank jfaulk25
Whakatane, New Zealand
Reviewed 9 May 2012

Great location great price nice staff shame about the cleaning crew pool was in the shade most of day during may really embarrased about the clean up , didnt tell reception staff about it but fishing under the bed and there was stuff from previous guests and huge dust bunnies bathroom wasnt too well clean either

3Thank frangii
Davenport, Iowa
Reviewed 27 April 2012 via mobile

The hotel is within walking distance of the shopping district of Waikiki and its own free parking ramp. The staff was not much help when asked how to get to places but we figured out where we were going ourselves. Would stay here again for the same price.

1Thank Duchess_and_Dumb4ss
Memphis, TN USA
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We spent two nights here prior to a cruise. The rooms were huge and included a full kitchen. We reserved the cheapest room they had and I was shocked at the size. The staff was very nice, especially the night desk person-Robin-who remembered everyone's name. It was about 3 blocks from the beach and there were restaurants nearby. It even...

3Thank jojotn
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 April 2012

This Hotel is priced squarely at the budget conscious traveller, particularly families and it achieves this brilliantly. Before I stayed here in the Summer of 2011 I spent days researching different hotels in Honolulu and I have come to the conclusion It is without doubt the best value hotel in the tourist precinct. It is also one of the very...

3Thank John_Sydney_Wildlife
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 15 April 2012

We stayed for 7 nights in mid-March 2012 in a superior studio room on the 9th floor. The room was spacious and the bathroom appeared to be recently refurbished. We requested a smoking room with a view of the mountains and received both. It was handy having the small kitchenette for a longer stay. We tried using the air conditioning...

2Thank wrenmelb
san francisco, california
Reviewed 14 April 2012

The Ilima offered us: an ideal location in Waikiki, family-friendly suites, very reasonable prices, a virtually private pool, a smart and attentive staff, a great HQ for a family holiday.

1Thank Donby

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  • 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
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Laundry Service
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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: $207 - $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
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#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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