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Bamboo Waikiki Hotel

2425 Kuhio Ave, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-3301
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
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Updated 20/08/07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
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Updated 20/08/07 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.


#47 of 94 hotels in Honolulu
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 an outdoor 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, stove-top and energy saving sensors for our guest rooms.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Vending machine
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
24-hour front desk
Paid private parking on-site
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Non-smoking hotel
ATM on site
Express check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Private balcony
Room service
Coffee / tea maker
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Hair dryer
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Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Good to know
Centrally Located
Languages Spoken
English, Filipino
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Stan K wrote a review Mar 2021
19 contributions14 helpful votes
We’ve enjoyed out stay at Aqua Bamboo very much. The staff is friendly and always there to help. The rooms are all privately owned. The restaurant By the pool is open five nights from 5-10. The food is delicious and fair priced for the area. I recommend the one bedroom, over the suite. It has a full kitchen and door to bedroom for longer stays with kids.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Travelled with family
2 Helpful votes
denise wrote a review Oct 2020
1 contribution4 helpful votes
We were parents with 2 adult family members staying. We didn't want to spend a lot on accommodation and are well travelled. This place was extremely well priced, met all our needs and was very convenient. The rooms were perfectly fine, clean and acceptable. Anyone saying different is just being picky and mean, considering the price of the accommodation and the walking distance to the beach. We didnt want to spend all our time in our rooms and didn't want to waste all our money on high end accommodation. We had a wonderful experience here and loved it. The staff were helpful. Yes there were people fixing cars out the front further down the road, but hey that's life. If you were expecting a lot more and moan then go pay twice the price and stay further down the road in the pricey areas.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Room Tip: Really close to the beach at a budget price
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4 Helpful votes
Kraig E wrote a review Mar 2020
1 contribution4 helpful votes
Read on the home site that Aqua Bamboo were renovating so almost didn't book. They need to take that off their site because I didn't hear a sound! Wasn't feeling well the last day and had a late departure and Aqua Bamboo offered to let me check out at 6 pm for a small fee. I wanted to get some sun so I turned down their offer. About 2 hours later I came back because still not feeling well and they had already cleaned my room but STILL let me stay until my flight. Great location. Will definitely be back! A HUI Hou!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
4 Helpful votes
Response from Aqua B, Manager at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel
Responded 10 Mar 2020
Aloha! We appreciate your review, and are so happy to hear that you had a wonderful vacation experience from beginning to end. We hope you are feeling better, and to have the pleasure of welcoming you again in the future! Mahalo. Manager, Guest Services - Aja
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Britta J wrote a review Feb 2020
3 contributions7 helpful votes
We booked three nights at this hotel and arrived to find a room with a bed so old that it was actually concave. The room itself is quite small with what appear to be very old and dingy decorations. I knew the bed was going to be bad, but was even more surprised to find that the walls were so thin you could hear the elevator every time it dinged on the floor as well as any time someone was speaking in the hallway or closing their door. The construction two blocks away began very early in the morning and continued until late at night adding more noise to an already impossible to sleep situation. The cherry on top were the drapes that were entirely too thin to block out the sunrise. We got about 2 hours of poor sleep and checked out in the morning. However, the hotel refused to refund us for the two nights we didn't even stay on the property. Worst hotel experience I have had in twenty years.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Don't stay at this hotel at all!
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Aqua B, Manager at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Thank you for your review. We are sorry to hear that you experienced noise disruption and apologize for this inconvenience. We appreciate your feedback regarding the bedding as it helps us to improve, and believe you will be pleased to hear we are replacing all bedding during our current renovations. We hope to have another opportunity to welcome you for a more comfortable stay, once renovations are complete. Additionally, we regret to hear your disappointment with the booking policy. We encourage all guests to address all issues to the Front Desk as soon as they arise, so that we have an opportunity to correct it immediately. We deeply regret to hear we were unable to address your concerns during your stay with us. Aloha. Manager, Guest Services - Aja
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charlie c wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution2 helpful votes
For the price this place was great. Wonderful staff, beautiful pool area and a great location. Short walk to everything. I found this hotel on-line and it turned out to be much more than I expected. I will be back for sure.
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Date of stay: February 2020
Sleep Quality
Room Tip: Facing the pool with the larger lanai top floor.
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2 Helpful votes
Response from Aqua B, Manager at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel
Responded 25 Feb 2020
Aloha! Thank you very much for your review. We are so glad you loved your stay, our pool area, and centralized location. It would be our pleasure to be your vacation home away from home again. Mahalo. Manager, Guest Services - Aja
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US$150 - US$301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Bamboo Waikiki Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Waikiki Beach (0.4 km), Saint Augustine by-the-Sea (0.3 km), and Kuhio Beach (0.4 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include a pool, a fitness centre, and room service.
Which room amenities are available at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Guests can enjoy barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Yes, a parking garage, paid private parking on-site, and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Maguro Spot, Paia Fish Market, and Kona Coffee Purveyors.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and a fitness centre during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Filipino.
Are there any historical sites close to Bamboo Waikiki Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Iolani Palace (4.9 km), Shangri La (3.7 km), and Queen Emma Summer Palace (6.7 km).
Is Bamboo Waikiki Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.