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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

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Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We travelled with a group of 32 people to Hawaii and stayed 3 nights at the Aqua Bamboo. Although not a 5 star hotel it was a pleasant stay. The staff was very helpful and the location was a short walk to Waikiki beach. Having the ability to make breakfast in the room was a plus. We would recommend this...

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Chippenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't know where to stay in Waikiki, Aqua Bamboo Hotel is the best one.. its location is perfect to move around to all island, as you got Bus stop in front of it..we did 4 pass day bus for 34 dollars, is worth it if you wants to see around at lot. The beach is only 2 minutes...

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aquabamboo1, Guest Relations Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha mariapiadellicarri, Thank you so much for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and for choosing us to host your honeymoon. We are thrilled that you found us to be the best hotel in Waikiki! We are also very happy to hear that you enjoyed our convenient location, your complimentary upgrade and our weekly...

Myjava, Slovakia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is located only few minutes from Waikiki Beach. There is bus stop just across the road. Rooms are well equipped with nice view. The staff is very nice and helpful. There is pool with salty water outside with nice garden seats. Coffee is free of charge! I do recommend this place.

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Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm sure you have read many reviews describing the physical attributes of the hotel and its location. But the thing that makes this a special hotel is the staff...EVERYONE of them are very nice people and make you feel like you are staying with friends. In particular I would like to mention Kimari, Kavana, Dylan, and Asia (Aja?)...So nice! My...

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aquabamboo1, Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Brian M, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. We are so thrilled that our staff provided genuine care for you during your stay with us and we were able to welcome you into our home like family, or `ohana. Thank you for your positive comments and we look forward to...

Winnipeg, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago

We returned again this year.It was very relaxing for the most part. We enjoyed the garden and the pool area. This is like coming home. The staff was very helpful if you had a problem.Very pleasant to talk to

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aquabamboo1, Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha rpegger f, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and we are thrilled to have had you stay with us again! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed pleasant and helpful staff and our relaxing pool area. Thank you for all of your positive comments and we look forward to...

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I went back to Waikiki because it is my favorite place to vacation and get away. The weather is great, humidity is perfect and helps me breath easier, and the people at the Aqua Bamboo are always happy and helpful. I like to stay on the 12th floor, 1201, because it is quiet and has a great view of the...

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aquabamboo1, Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha 888Frank2015, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback of the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki and we are so happy to have the opportunity to welcome you back again! We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed our friendly and helpful staff, relaxing on the lanai in the morning and before bed and our convenient location in the...

Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the 11th floor and arrived 12.30am so very late arrival. We were upgraded to a room with a small kitchen and 3 balconies as a corner room. Room clean and comfortable. Staff for all visit very helpful and only 1 complaint we had a lot of night time noise eg rubbish being picked up early morning in...

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AA H, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Catherine and thank you for your review and recommendation! We're delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay, enjoyed our accommodations and ideal location. We appreciate your positive feedback and hope to welcome you back again soon. Mahalo!

Raleigh, North Carolina
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I read a couple of reviews before booking this hotel. One thing that was repeated over and over was an excellent customer service. It really makes a difference. Here is an example. When I was borrowing a beach towel, an old couple came down. They wanted to warn staff members that a handle came off in the bathroom. They were...

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AA H, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Nicholas and thank you for your review and recommendation. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay, and are happy to hear about the details that made it so memorable. Mahalo nui loa (thank you very much) for your kind words towards our staff, we are delighted to hear they were helpful, friendly, and happy. We appreciate your positive...

Indianapolis, Indiana
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a nice 2 night stay at Bamboo. While the rooms are a bit dated, the location and staff can't be beat. The front desk employees were incredibly helpful and kind. We enjoyed Bamboozle on Thursday night by the pool, and took quick walks to the beach and dinner both days.

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AA H, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha Katie and thank you very much for sharing your recent experience. We're delighted to hear you had a wonderful stay, enjoyed Bamboozle night and received excellent service from our friendly staff. It was a pleasure to have you and we hope to welcome you back again soon. Mahalo!

Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at Aqua Bamboo for 4 nights , walking distance of the beach and many shops in the immediate area . The room was clean , the beds are a little small since there were 2 in our room , but we managed to sleep comfortably in them . We did not try the pool or the pizzeria in...

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HM S, General Manager at Aqua Bamboo Waikiki, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for reviewing your recent experience. We're happy to hear you enjoyed our convenient location and clean accommodations. Thank you again for your positive feedback, we're pleased to hear you would stay here with us again. It would be our pleasure to welcome you back. Mahalo!

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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: RM727 - RM1,289 (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
Hotel Style:
#26 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#27 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“we booked a room via airbnb for a very good price”
  • the view
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 of 5 bubbles DanielaH610, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
“choose a room on the pool side less noise”
 of 5 bubbles rpeggerf, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The higher the floor, the more quiet. This is a busy town with lots to do.”
 of 5 bubbles 888Frank2015, 10 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Probably best to ask for a room not facing Kuhio Avenue, unless you're at least 5/6 floors high.”
 of 5 bubbles rjm320, 24 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Higher the better and pool view”
 of 5 bubbles natcook, 10 Feb 2017 | Read review
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