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Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

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Chicago, Illinois
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 May 2010

So I had to take a business trip to Honolulu and ended up picking the Aqua Bamboo because of the government rate and inexpensive parking if you book on line. I've been to most of the hotels in Waikiki for business so I thought I would take a gamble and try something different. Now, I can't imagine picking any place... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
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Reviewed 24 May 2010

It's not the first time we stayed in Aqua Bamabo.It's in the heart of waikiki and accessible to all places you like to go to like shopping centers,restaurant and Waikiki Beach.We were there when the Tsunami Scared happened.The Management took care all the guest and provided foods since nowhere to go to and all the restaurants were closed.They set up... More 

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Seminole, Florida
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 May 2010

Before we take any trip I always search Tripadvisor for a reasonable bang for the buck, location, service, and best reviews. Our trip began with a four night stay at Aqua Bamboo and ended with a one night stay following a 7 night cruise with NCL. Aqua Bamboo is noting short of exceptional for a small intimate property. You won't... More 

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Aberdeen NC
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22 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2010

Amidst the huge chain sits The Aqua Bamboo & Spa, a quiet intimate oasis with the true spirit of Aloha, in a sea of concrete and big hotels. What makes it this way? The employees. Coming in at the end of a long day exploring the island was like coming home. You where greeted by name and you felt you... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Reviewed 17 May 2010

We found a great internet deal at the hotel's website and got a room for $99. Upon check-in, we were upgraded to a much larger room with a huge deck and fabulous views over the city. It even had two different TV areas. Kitchenettes are standard. Natural stone floors in the rooms and well designed bathrooms add a nice touch.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 13 May 2010

I stayed in bamboo for 4 nights with my boyfriend, and maybe we were spoiled after the Hyatt on Maui, but we weren't all that impressed. Upon arrival we weren't given a lei, and were shown to a room with seperate single beds. The staff said they would change us to a double luckily, but it would take an hr.... More 

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

Aloha, and thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences with us on your vacation to Hawaii. We at Aqua Hotels and Resorts greatly value your feedback and deeply apologize for any inconveniences experienced during your stay. I regret not having an opportunity to speak with your while you were here regarding your concerns. Here at the... More 

Milan, Italy
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 May 2010

A good solution, probably the best, if your budget is not high, for the Waikiki area. Pros: the hotel is 2 blocks away from Waikiki beach (you really takes 5 minutes walking!). the room (mine was at the 11th floor) was spotless clean. Hotel personnel was friendly and kind. the pool area was very calm and nice, the hot bathtub... More 

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Victoria, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 4 May 2010

Really enjoyed our stay here. The first night they had us in a kitchenette room which we did not want or request. They moved us the next day with no questions or hassle. That room was awesome with a great air conditioner and a new Kingsize bed. (very Comfy). Pool area was very relaxing and clean, a bit of road... More 

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Tucson
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Reviewed 2 May 2010

Great place to stay. One block and a half to the best stretch of Waikiki Beach. Clean, green hotel with modern decor and extra nice staff. Price is so low for all that you get. One block from the Hyatt and probably a third of the price! I'll be back this summer.

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Chiba
1 review
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Reviewed 30 April 2010

I was staying at Aqua Bamboo & Spa for 1 week.(Apr17-24, 2010) My friend kindly booked this hotel for me and I really enjoyed staying at this hotel. Location is perfect(only 2 blocks to Waikiki beach), excellent hospitality(manager and all staffs are very friendly), room is modern and beautiful. I upgraded my room to large room with full kitchen, I... More 

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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: $219 - $412 (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
Aqua Bamboo Waikiki Honolulu, Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#26 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#27 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#29 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
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