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Ilima Hotel

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San Francisco
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 6 May 2011

Had a great time at the hotel for our 20th wedding anniversary. Everything was done just right and it was neat and clean. They had a lot of free extras for the price as already mentioned in previous reviews. Like free parking, internet access, pool, kitchenette, a pitcher of cold water in the fridge when we got there. These things... More 

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Thunder Bay, Canada
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 28 March 2011

Enjoyed my stay here, spent one week Mar6-19th, Friendly staff . We stayed in a 2 bedroom suite that was very clean and spacious, balcony. We were with in walking distance to everything. We had a full kitchen to cook in and all utensils and misc were supplied. The Illima is a good value, the only thing that I think... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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Reviewed 8 March 2011

We stayed at the Ilima in Feb 2011 for seven nights. This is an older hotel but, for the most part, is nicely maintained. The staff at the desk were very helpful and always friendly as were the housekeeping staff. The rooms are large (550 sq ft) and have kitchenettes and lanais with two chairs. We had two queen beds,... More 

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detroit mi
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 28 February 2011

We spent the week on Oahu celebrating our 20th wedding anniversary. We brought our 2 teenagers - aren't we nice?! Our original reservation was with another hotel / condo nearby but after reading mixed reviews I canceled and found Ilima, thanks to "Oahu Revealed". We found a special deal on their website - a room with guaranteed view and 5th... More 

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Kelowna, BC, Canada
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Reviewed 3 February 2011

My mom (71 years old) and I (coming up 40 next week) just got back from Waikiki yesterday and we stayed at the Ilama Hotel for 6 nights. We dont have 1 complaint. I would like to do a special Mahalo (thank you) to Courtni in Reservations for getting us a smoking room and also getting us the mountain and... More 

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Longmont, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 December 2010

This is a nice old high rise place in the middle of the chaos of Waikiki. I did not like Waikiki. To me Waikiki was a very run down old city with lots of crime and dirt. The row of fancy hotels by the ocean are nice and fun to see but unless you can stay ocean front fancy your... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 27 December 2010

This is a great hotel , we always go out of our way to avoid package deals that end up putting you in the other hotels in the area which are not as nice and not as friendly. Comparing this hotel to Trump hotel in Hawaii is ridiculous , Trump opened in 2009 and if you want to pay that... More 

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Reviewed 11 December 2010

I'm not sure how this hotel has such a great rating on this forum. Stayed here for several nights on business as required by my employer. Stayed a few extra nights for leisure and moved over to Trump which is in a totally different league. Pros: -VERY friendly and helpful staff -Free parking- this parking is limited. Don't plan on... More 

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Belgrade, Maine
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Reviewed 7 December 2010

Great accomodations and really close to the International Market Place and within walking distance to the beach. Very clean room with friendly staff; We highly recommend this place to anyone going to Waikiki.

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Montpellier, France
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Reviewed 20 November 2010

Ilima hotel is in the center/back of Waikiki,a few minutes walk from everything.Lobby might seem outdated at first sight,but everything is perfectly clean and convenient.Large room featured 1 kingsize and 1 Queen which is nice when you are with 2 tall teenagers,they share a king and have less chance to bump into each other!Fully equipped kitchen ,May double glazing is... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Kitchenette
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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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: $228 - $529 (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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#8 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#26 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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