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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 29 July 2010

A great hotel! Small, charming, warm and welcoming, and just a block from the beach. This is my second visit, and it felt like coming home. The staff is so friendly and helpful, it only made the stay that much better. Amidst the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, is feels like a touch of old Hawaii. Not a lot of...

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New York
Reviewed 27 July 2010

If you wonder why there are no pictures of the front of the hotel on their website, it's because it looks like a small cheap motel from the outside. It is stuck in between some residential buildings, so the views from the balconies aren't that nice. Also, it's on Kuhio Ave, which is fine in the morning, but very shady...

1Thank angelmahass
aquabamboo, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Dear angelmahass Thank you for taking the time to bring your experience to our attention. We hope that you will accept our sincere apology for failing to meet your expectations and for the inconveniences that you endured. We truly value your patronage and appreciate your honest feedback. Please know that the entire team at the Aqua Bamboo & Spa is...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 24 July 2010

My family and I booked the Aqua Bamboo first based on price and value, but after staying there for five days we realized there was no other place we would rather stay. The staff at the Aqua Bamboo is the best in the business. Most importantly they seem genuine in their efforts to serve you. The location is very convenient,...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 20 July 2010

After lots of research on hotels in Waikiki that would suits our needs, we decided on Aqua Bamboo. Having our 2.5 year old son with us, wanted something central, with a kitchenette, a living area to relax away from the bedroom and a room that we could enjoy spending time in if we had to while he slept in the...

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Victoria BC Canada
Reviewed 20 July 2010

First of all I would suggest spending the extra cash and upgrade to the 1 bedroom kitchenette . I stayed in 1204 for 8 nights and it was fantastic. Clean , good views and a very very comfortable bed. I did not find it noisy at all. The staff are remarkable.. so helpful and kind. 3 blocks to the beach...

2Thank Lisafromcanada
Reviewed 16 July 2010

The hotel website makes it look much nicer than it is. It is very small, with not many amenities, and while close to the beach not in the nicest section of waikiki (the surroundings felt quite seedy). The bed was small and not very comfortable, and the room overall felt quite tight. Although we were on the top floor, the...

2Thank darrylandmeg
aquabamboo, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha darrylandmeg, Thank you for taking the time to bring your experience to our attention. We hope that you will accept our sincere apology for failing to meet your expectations and for the inconveniences that you endured. We truly value your patronage and appreciate your honest feedback. Please know that the entire team at the Aqua Bamboo & Spa is...

Rodeo, California
Reviewed 14 July 2010

(Stayed between july 6 thru the 14th. Book the hotel from a third party internet website and stayed for 9 days and 8 nights, I first requested a king bed or 2 queen bed and facing the courtyard as I have read the review that the rooms facing the streets are a problem especially with noise. Guess what?, I was...

1Thank Jampogi
aquabamboo, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Dear Jampogi Thank you for taking the time to let us know of your experience at the Aqua Bamboo & Spa. While we do our best to honor room requests, whether it be location of the room, view or bedding, it is all based on availability. I apologize not having the opportunity to speak with you directly regarding your concerns....

Reviewed 11 July 2010

I arrived late last night with my 8 year old son. The hotel was fully booked and we were given our pre assigned room which was a studio with a partial kitchen. The room itself is ok but there is no extractor fan so when you cook the room smells of food! Our view is a huge wall and our...

3Thank LondonGeorgia
aquabamboo, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Dear LondonGeorgia, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and for allowing us to address the concerns brought forward. It is with disappointment and surprise that I learned of your dissatisfaction regarding your room accommodations. Unfortunately, due to high occupancy upon your arrival, optional rooms were limited. Had we known of your discomfort, we would had gladly...

Milpitas, California
Reviewed 10 July 2010

I have nothing but great things to say about this place. Everyone on the hotel staff was simply amazing. They were so nice to us, loved playing with our little girl, and went out of their way to chat with us and make sure we were happy during our stay. The rooms are nice.... pretty spacious with a full kitchen...

1Thank Gooseman408
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 9 July 2010

They voluntarily upgraded our room for free. It is 2 blocks from the beach, but it still is calm. They allow you to bring your own drinks to the pool area which was awesome because it allowed us to have what we wanted. Staff is super nice and they really try to help you enjoy your stay. They have boogie...

2Thank sirc8

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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: $225 - $440 (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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“always ask for an upgrade!”
194tedr, 23 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Ask for room opposite the pool & if you get room 1205 ask for another one immediately! It's the room from hell!”
Jacinta3000, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“So much to see and do, not in room long enough to worry about a view.”
Happyhawkers, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“we booked a room via airbnb for a very good price”
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DanielaH610, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose a room on the pool side less noise”
rpeggerf, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
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