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Ilima Hotel

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Queensland, Australia
Reviewed 6 July 2016

We are definitely staying in this hotel again when we come back to Hawaii! The position suited us very well - just off the Ala Wai Blvd, a block away from the seething crowd of beachside hotels and the bustling Kalakaua Ave, our room overlooked the Ala Wai canal and golf course and had a fantastic postcard view of the...

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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 our accommodations, amenities and staff surpassed your expectations and that you had a comfortable, enjoyable stay. We make every effort to be hospitable in the true Aloha spirit. We hope you will tell your friends about us and look forward to welcoming...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Even though the decor is dated we had a lovely stay. Staff were super friendly and anything we asked they obliged with a smile. Great location, short walk to main shopping area & lots of places to eat near by.

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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 happy that our staff welcomed you in the true Aloha spirit and helped to make your stay memorable. We hope you will tell your friends about us and look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to sunny Waikiki. Phil Sammer, GM

Plover, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 July 2016

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 29 June 2016

The Ilima is a friendly budget hotel with generous family rooms and a good kitchen for cooking breakfasts or dinner. Theres' a decent sized balcony but ours too windy and blocked in by buildings to enjoy - so ask for a room on floor 8 or above. There's a tiny pool on the ground floor and a seperate sun deck...

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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're delighted that you enjoyed the amenities and location as well as the value our hotel offers. We hope you will tell your friends about us and that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you again on your next visit to Waikiki. Phil Sammer, GM

Moama, Australia
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the Ilima with our adult son for the first week of our 4 week holiday in Hawaii. It was a very good start. The hotel is very quiet and our room overlooked the ala wai canal and golf course, but is only two blocks from central Waikiki - perfect position. The hotel is not flashy but very...

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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. We are delighted that our accommodations, amenities and staff met your expectations although I regret that your maintenance issue was not resolved. We hope you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you again on your your next trip to sunny...

Columbia, Maryland
Reviewed 20 June 2016

The hotel looks like it hasn't been updated since maybe the 1960s. The beds felt clean which is more than I can say for the elevator - it had old gross carpeting on the walls. Our room had a balcony which was nice. Also it had a kitchen. The hotel also offers free parking but be aware that there are...

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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 the 'Ilima Hotel. Although we regret that you did not find all aspects of your stay satisfactory, we are glad that you enjoyed our amenities and location. We hope to improve your experience on your next visit if you chose to stay again at 'Ilima Hotel. Phil Sammer,...

Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Shaun who was working the front desk on June 16th was very helpful and friendly. The hotel is very nice and a great location. Beyond all, I can recommend the hotel from the great and friendly service we had.

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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! I was pleased to know that our staff provided service in the true Aloha spirit and that you enjoyed your accommodations and hotel amenities. We hope you will tell your friends about us and that we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon on...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 June 2016

We've visited Honolulu 4 times and we always stay at Ilima. Over the years I've gotten to know Courtney who handles the bookings and she always comes thru with a great room for us. This time we ended up on the 15th floor with a great view over the canal. They offer free parking, free wifi and the rooms are...

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

Aloha, Thanks for taking time to write about your most recent stay at the 'Ilima. We are delighted that our accommodations and staff continue to meet your expectations and appreciate your return visits. We hope that you will tell your friends about us and we look forward to welcoming you again at the 'Ilima on your next trip to Waikiki!...

Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
Reviewed 3 June 2016

Excellent location, close to the beach and many high profile shops by walking a short distance. Good restaurants to eat nearby and you don't even need to take your car, except when you want to reach touristic locations such as Pearl Harbor

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

Aloha! Many thanks for taking time to comment on your recent stay at 'Ilima Hotel. We are pleased to know that our location suited your needs. We hope too that our accommodations and staff met your expectations. Please let your friends know about us and we look forward to welcoming you again on your next trip to sunny Waikiki. Phil...

New Zealand
Reviewed 22 May 2016

We have stayed here three times as we find the location great. This hotel has dared decor but has a full kitchen so great for self catering. The staff are very helpful and there is a laundry you can use for $2.50. It is a two block walk to the beach and as the hotel is not on a main...

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Aloha, Thanks for taking time to write about your most recent stay at the 'Ilima. We are delighted that our accommodations and staff continue to meet your expectations. We are pleased too that you have chosen to return to the 'Ilima and hope you will continue to make it your home in Waikiki. We also hope that you will tell...

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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
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
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  • 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: $225 - $525 (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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Ilima Hotel Honolulu, Hawaii
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#7 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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