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Houston, Texas
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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 October 2016

Stayed there Oct 5-10, 2016 and loved it. It's on the historic register and so it should be. Even though it is historic it has all the modern amenities including Wifi and air conditioning. Quiet neighborhood, lovely breakfast. Duncan their 150 lbs. St. Bernard's dog is a treat too especially for dog lovers such as myself. Parking is not an... More 

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new haven ct
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75 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2016

Charming Historic Register experience. Lot's of stairs and not much a/c. Serve yourself buffet breakfast and they make eggs and pancake to order. Lovely old building.Tiny sign makes it a challenge to find. Ask locals for help. Hopeless after dark.

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Florida
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Reviewed 7 August 2016

Love old historic places. Great fresh breakfast. The issue we had was that no matter which room or even outside, there were huge flying roaches! It would be good to get rid of. Yes, it is near the jungle but if the garden in the back did not look like a overgrown crowded jungle, perhaps the roaches would be next... More 

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McKinney, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2016

I'm having a similar experience to another reviewer who had stayed here many years ago and who seemed to wrestle with some fundamental issues of fairness when comparing the current Manoa Valley Inn with what it once was. The inn's ownership over the past thirty years has changed a number times. It even faced possible demolition at one point though... More 

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Grand Cayman
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66 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2016

This is one of my trickier reviews! Myself & my wife first visited Manoa Valley Inn some years ago & enjoyed our visit. We decided to spend a couple of nights there during our most recent visit. On the plus side - this is a tranquil, reasonably priced Inn overlooking Waikiki & Diamond Head. It has a very zen feeling... More 

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Romeo, Michigan, United States
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44 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016

My wife and I stayed at the Manoa Valley Inn for 2 nights during our trip to Oahu.We liked the fact that it was away for the busy areas of Honolulu. We opted for the Dole Junior suite. From the description, we knew the view wouldn't be as good as some of the more expensive rooms, and we were fine... More 

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Reviewed 23 February 2016 via mobile

The property was quite old, being around here for about 100 years and is listed on National Register of Historic Places. I love antique furniture and do not mind a bit of shabbiness while traveling around, so I liked the Inn quite a lot. But it may not be the right place for you if you are seeking modern comfort... More 

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Warrenville, United States
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 February 2016

Our group reserved two rooms, both were smelly, musty and dusty. Our rooms were on the third floor, no elevator, and parts of the staircase did not have handrails. Bathroom facilities were primitive. Pillows smelled musty; bedding and towels had never seen hot water or bleach. Signage for the Inn was difficult to see…we located it by process of elimination.... More 

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Union City, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 June 2015

My husband and I recently got married in Honolulu. We now live on the mainland, but both our families still live on Oahu. We hotel hopped during our 2 1/2 week stay, so we experienced all different types of accommodations. We booked the Master Suite for the night before and night of our wedding. This is one of the larger... More 

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San Francisco, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 June 2015 via mobile

If it wasn't for the outstanding, responsive and sympathetic customer service, I would rate this place horribly. After a snafu with rooms & construction, Manoa Valley definitely tended to our concerns as best as they possible could. I appreciated their efforts. This place is definitely an antiques-lovers dream/photographer's heaven because it captures and embraces the "old world Victorian" feel. The... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Manoa Valley Inn is a Victorian Inn filled with European antiques with a bit of island flair. This Historic Country Inn is an Oahu landmark located in an exclusive area of Honolulu right by the University of Hawaii. The Manoa Valley Inn was built in 1912 and provides a luxurious and quiet experience away from the din of Waikiki for visitors and local residents alike. The Inn is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The prestigious Country Inn is conveniently located within minutes of Waikiki and the downtown Honolulu business district, yet it is surrounded by the beauty, luxury, and serenity of Manoa Valley. Relax in the quiet of the peaceful and spacious veranda and soak up a bit of Hawaiian nostalgia from years gone by. Stay with us, it's a very special surprise. It is an intimate retreat that provides a unique alternative to resort living. The Manoa Valley Inn has six special, spacious rooms and a charming country cottage waiting for you. We are within walking distance to U.H. Manoa, bus lines, restaurants and theater. Relax in our tropical saltwater heated swimming pool with a soft flowing waterfall located in a secluded garden with many trees and flowers. Breakfast consists of island fresh fruits, yogurt, bread, muffins or bagels, cold cereal, coffee, tea & juice, as well as brown rice, oatmeal with plenty of assorted nuts and dried fruits, a variety of tofu dishes and stir fried vegetables .. eggs when served are from an organic farm run by a family member. We buy local products from local organic farms as much as possible.Our Inn has five permanent guests who are 4 friendly and playful dogs and 1 mysterious black cat! E Komo Mai... Come In, Join Us. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Manoa Valley Inn

Address: 2001 Vancouver Dr, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96822-2451
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: RM809 - RM1,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Manoa Valley Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 7
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“Plug up any holes or openings or you get huge roaches”
 of 5 bubbles jleehotchkiss1, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Guild Master Suite and The Baldwin - Both HAVE A/C and Garden View - Book 'em”
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“The Davies room on the 3rd floor”
 of 5 bubbles Wayne_Cowan, 22 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Avoid the Dole room, don't expect to use the pool”
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“Rooms on the second floor seemed to have AC.”
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