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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 16 January 2014

You get what you pay for, however, this condo is sub-standard, even for a budget unit. We rented from Hawaiian Condo Resorts and this was the only condo available for the time period we needed. Pros: Comfortable, albeit small double bed Cons: Carpet was stained and dirty. Couch was stained and dirty. I covered the couch with towels for the...

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Lompoc, California
Reviewed 6 January 2014

The kitchen provided everything we needed, we never heard any activity from our neighbors, and it was very centrally located so that it was very easy to walk to everything. Beautiful view. Free parking, and they provided beach towels and umbrellas, which was very handy. The cons: the lobby smells like a sewer. It looks very clean, but we had...

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2Thank Teri W
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2013

Just a contradiction to some bad reviews written on this condo. My husband and I stayed there from Dec. 1st to Dec. 9th/2013 and found our unit very clean and comfortable. Our stay was through Vacation Internationale and the only thing that I would like to address is that the pool was quite chilly. Apparently the heater was broken but...

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4Thank Jenny B
Calgary, AB
Reviewed 13 December 2013

we stayed at royal kuhio for 2 nights in dec 2013. we are vi owners so we only paid the booking fee of $60 plus points. The location is really good, across from mcdonals, abc stores, int'l market and other shops/ restaurants. We stayed on a 1 bdrm, it has everything we need and it's a huge suite for 3...

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3Thank Angelblue44
Old Orchard Beach, Maine
Reviewed 25 November 2013

We spent 4 very comfortable days at the Royal Kuhio in Nov.2013. The apartment was comfortable, roomy, clean, and had great views over the mountains and the daily rainbows that appeared there. The building was well-run, the parking so convenient & the pool was great. We walked everywhere since we were so centrally located. We would highly recommend this apartment...

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6Thank valbill071
Dearborn Heights, MI
Reviewed 29 October 2013

Spent a week at this high rise in the heart of Honolulu. Condo was very nice, very clean and newly renovated. A/C a plus as you are surrounded by other high rises and there is NO breeze, ever!!!! The view is of other high rises, nothing else.The bed was comfortable. Check in was easy and the staff is very nice!...

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2Thank Elvisfan1954
Reviewed 28 October 2013

I have been staying at the Royal Kuhio since 2000. The units have everything you need but really need updating. Same decor for 13 years. Mattress on pull out bed is like directly sleeping on springs, ouch. Lobby smells like a sewer and furniture is dated and unattractive. Location is good but noisy. Free/secure parking is a bonus and staff...

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6Thank klovemaui
Langley City, Canada
Reviewed 18 October 2013

Upon arrival Sunday morning at 3:30 AM there were 5 police cars and an ambulance as well as a large gathering of people across the street at McDonalds. Security was good but not friendly. Vacation International staff weren't very friendly or welcoming. Parking free but on 6th floor. No Wi-Fi so you have to sit in the lobby and get...

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5Thank Terry H
JABoughton, Director Inventory Management at Royal Kuhio Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Royal Kuhio with us. I apologize that you were not greeted with the welcome we at VI are passionate about and strive to improve upon daily. I will be sure to pass along your feedback to the staff in hopes to impress you in the future. Royal Kuhio is located 3 blocks from...

Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2013

You really have to review this place before booking a condo. The building has over thirty floors each with four or five condos on each floor all owned by different landlords so some are worse than others I guess. We rented 2513 for the first 5 nights we were in Honolulu and it was great. Not the biggest but well...

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JABoughton, Director Inventory Management at Royal Kuhio Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are so glad you were able to take advantage of the very convenient and central downtown location. Please come back soon.

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 6 October 2013

Pictures make the place look better than it is. For example, mattresses on bed and on pullout sofa were worn and overused; they need replacement now. The elevator lobbies were heavily scuffed and hadn't been wiped down w/ some 409 in years. A new coat of paint in a cheery color would do wonders for the place. The elevators desperately...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Location, Location, Location! Our Royal Kuhio spacious 1BR 1BA located in the heart of Waikiki directly across from the reknown Matteo's Italian Restaurant and Waikiki Trade Center. The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center w/over 110 shops, restaurants and entertainment venues is only a two blocks away, and just beyond it is the famous Waikiki Beach. Our spacious rooms with partial ocean or mountain views come fully equipped with a complete kitchen. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Royal Kuhio Resort

Address: 2240 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range: ₹ 9,491 - ₹ 16,232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Royal Kuhio Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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Royal Kuhio Resort Honolulu, Hawaii
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“We were on the 19 floor...lovely view!”
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“The pool goes colder around 6 as it is in the shade”
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