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Ilima Hotel

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 14 August 2011

We spent 5 days in the Standard Studio suite in Ilima hotel. This is a large comfortable suite with very well equipped kitchenette. The room was very clean and tidy. It is located right in the heart of Waikiki (close to bus line, drugstore, restaurants, markets and the beach). It provides free parking which is “must have” in Honolulu as... More 

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San Mateo, CA
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17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2011

My stay was from July 19th to August 9th. Thanks to "Courtni" (a manager), I was able to get a smoking room for the duration of my stay! Pros: Smoking rooms available; Kitchenettes; Larger than average room size; Furnished lani; Daily housekeeping; Nice, well stocked bathroom; Great TV (with more channels than the average hotel); Quiet hotel (never heard my... More 

Thank Wahine57
Melbourne, Australia
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62 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2011

For the price the location is really good. It's a bit old but charming in it's own way....the decor is a bit old and the air con is way loud if you turn it on. We just stayed in a higher room and left the louvred windows open at night. The staff are great. Friendly, courteous and lots of help.

Thank Cooperspale
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 203 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 August 2011

Don't expect luxury or pampering during your stay at this hotel, this is a valuable hotel that provides clean and very large rooms (I was in the deluxe studio) with everything you need inside. There are 2 beds, a full kitchen (microwave and traditional oven included) a decent bathroom and a lot of space where putting your stuff. The location... More 

Thank italyItalia
Placentia, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2011

First I will mention the good things....FREE parking, good location, very friendly and helpful staff, nice lobby and front desk area, can walk to the beach and the big marketplace, and large rooms. When we arrived we were impressed until we opened the door to our room. It was not terrible by any means just felt like we were back... More 

Thank CaliforniaMom3grlz
British Columbia
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29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 July 2011

There are lots of good things about this hotel. First there is the free parking which is rare in Waikiki. The front desk staff and all staff we encountered were very friendly and helpful. Check in time is after 3:00, but we were able to check in at 1:30. Our room was clean and HUGE. All rooms have kitchens. On... More 

Thank lou9408
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 13 July 2011

Situated just off the main drag, you can see the hotel is old but they care about what they are doing.We had a room with a full kitchen,2 bedrooms and a living area.Good sized Plasma and a view of the canal and golf course.Bed is only a double and not great.They have a guy in the foyer each day with... More 

Thank Murphysonustour
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2011

My wife and i stayed at the Ilima Hotel from the 26th of Feb - 10th of March of this year and loved every single day we were there, the staff were absolutely awesome and catered to our every need, we stayed in room 502 its huge and very tidy with two very comfortable double beds unlike other reviewers i... More 

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Nizhny Novgorod, Russia
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27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 July 2011

The hotel is is a pretty calm location. The rooms are very large, very clean and the kitchenette was helpful. Wired internet for free (1mb broadband). Beach towels and mats are for free from the reception. We could always find a free parking lot - and the parking is free of charge whereas other hotels charge starting from $25 per... More 

Thank Evgeny Z
Chicago, Illinois
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2011

We had 2 bedrm unit facing the street. I asked for quiet room and was told that all the 2bdrms face the street. hard to believe they don't have any 2 bdrm facing the canal. as I had feared the unit was very noisy. the windows do not shut completely so it was very noisy with the dump trucks in... More 

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  • 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
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • 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: $241 - $561 (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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#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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