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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Friendly and very helpful staff. House keeping first class. Had a wonderful stay at Ilima Hotel. Would recommend it to anyone. Close to beach and first class shopping. Able to provide information for trips around the island.

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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...

Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We initially chose this hotel because we are smokers, and they can accommodate us. The hotel turned out to be very nice.. clean and comfortable, with helpful, friendly staff. Close enough to Waikiki beach to walk in 5 minutes. Lots of amenities close by. Definitely would stay there again..

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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...

Fountain Valley, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

We really enjoyed this hotel. Having a kitchen in the room, free parking, and being able to walk to the beach was just perfect for our family. We will definitely stay here again as long as the prices are reasonable.

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking time to write about your recent stay at 'Ilima Hotel. We are delighted that our facilities and amenities met your needs and that you enjoyed our central Waikiki location. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to sunny Hawai'i! Phil Sammer, GM

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great Location! Very nice and helpful staff! Rooms are just what we were looking for. We had a balcony which was nice. I and my family will be back in Oahu sooner rather than later and we will defiantly choose the Ilima while in Waikiki.

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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...

Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was our 6th or 7th stay in 11 years. Staff was friendly and helpful, as usual. The excellent king mattress felt new and so did the sofa. The kitchen was adequately stocked for having some meals in the room (coffee maker, tea pot, full fridge, microwave, stove, toaster, a few pans and 4 place settings). And there were no...

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PHIL S, General Manager at Ilima Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thanks for taking time to write about your recent stay at the 'Ilima Hotel. We sincerely appreciate your frequent visits and are glad that you continue to have a welcoming and pleasant experience. We hope you will tell your friends about us and look forward to serving you again soon on your next trip to sunny Waikiki! Phil Sammer,...

Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 January 2017

We stayed there last year on three occasions. The first time we had a very noisy air conditioning unit that kept us awake a bit. On the second and third occasions, we had good rooms. Staff are very friendly and the place is close enough to the beach.rooms clean and we felt very safe.

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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 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 Sammer, GM

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 13 December 2016

This place is worth a look at. If this were a new property, it would be classified as a Boutique hotel. The rooms are large and very comfortable and clean, although the kitchen and bathroom décor is aging. Kitchen is small but has what you need. No central air but the wall unit air conditioner works well enough to cool...

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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 Hotel. We are pleased that you found our accommodations and amenities satisfactory and that the staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to sunny Waikiki....

Island of Hawaii, Hawaii
Reviewed 7 December 2016

The staff was great, both checking in and out. We didn't use the kitchen due to a short stay, but it would be great for a few days to save a little money on food. The room was clean, comfortable, and quiet with a great view towards the mountains across the Aliwai Canal. Only one block to Waikiki Beach.

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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...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Ilima hotel for 5 nights during thanksgiving week with my two teen girls. The staff was very friendly. The wifi was surprisingly fast. The free parking was convenient and safe (we had a rental car). The location was close to beach and all the shopping. Since we had a kitchen, drove to Safeway grocery store. Sign up...

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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 Hotel. We are delighted that you found our service and staff up to your expectations and that you enjoyed our amenities and central location. We hope you will tell your friends about us and that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again soon to sunny...

Reviewed 20 November 2016

They now charge for services that were free it has not made it better, standard have not improved the wifi is not high speed it crawls along (the $15 a day is to cover high speed internet a newspaper and coffee in room ) not value for money. On the first day the fire alarm went off it said this...

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Aloha, Thanks for taking time to write about your recent stay at 'Ilima Hotel. We are sorry to hear that your stay was not entirely satisfactory and that you feel that you did not received the value anticipated. We make every effort to welcome our guests in the true aloha spirit and regret that we did not succeed. We hope...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • 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: RM731 - RM1,127 (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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#8 Best Value Hotel in Honolulu
#26 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“high floor facing to mountain and canal for great view”
 of 5 bubbles 565anhh, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Highest room have ocean views, parking will run out so don't be late.”
 of 5 bubbles lawrencel814, 1 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing Ala Mona canal may be better.”
 of 5 bubbles donk826, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms sited to channel might be quiter”
 of 5 bubbles Argyro_Koukoula, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Great staff, great location, spacious rooms”
 of 5 bubbles zsuzsi0507, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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