Aqua Bamboo Waikiki

3.0 star rating

Standard accommodation with basic facilities and limited services.

    What to expect (based on 1892 reviews):

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-4.5

    Location

    Location-4.5

    Rooms

    Rooms-4

    Service

    Service-4.5

    Value

    Value-4.5

    5 most recent TripAdvisor reviews:

    Top Security, very helpful staff and only 1 block away from Waikiki Beach

    Reviewed by Richard L(Auckland) on Mar 11, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			5
			 out of 5

    We returned to the peaceful and serene Aqua Bamboo Waikiki February/March 2019 for a 7 night stay. Having stayed at some of the Waikiki Beach front Hotels in previous years (e.g. Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Outrigger Waikiki, etc), and valuing safety and security 24 x 7, we feel that Aqua Bamboo Waikiki is probably the safest Hotel in Waikiki. There is card only access into the Hotel after say 10.00 pm at night and before say 7.00 am in the morning with a late evening and early morning security guard outside the front doors of the Hotel. We always pay for the previous night's accomodation so that we can check in as soon as our flight lands (early in the morning) and not have to wait until the 2.00 pm normal check-in time. Additionally, if you want more time in your room if you have a night flight from Honolulu, you would be wise to pay for that night because check-out time is 12.00 pm midday. This latter option gives you more hours to rest, bath, pack, have a drink, go out, etc before you leave the room. The comments which we have made in previous reviews remain and, as far as we are concerned, the only Hotel to stay at when you are in Waikiki from a security, safety, serenity, close proximity to Waikiki beach, very helpful and respectful staff, etc is the Aqua Bamboo Waikiki. Happy holidays and we hope that this review is helpful. Mahalo from Janet and Richard

    Individual ratings:

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-5

    Rooms

    Rooms-5

    Service

    Service-5

    Great place to stay

    Reviewed by sar_bar_de_mar(Vancouver, Canada) on Feb 28, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			4
			 out of 5

    I would highly recommend Aqua Bamboo Waikiki - the staff were friendly, our room was nice and had everything we needed. It was centrally locates and I liked the decor. They have a free Americano making machine in the lobby and ice cold water. The pool and hot tub were nice. What more could you ask for? My only advice would be to be a tiny bit more diligent in regards to cleaning hair out of the bathroom.

    Nice Resort

    Reviewed by natcook(Ocean Grove, Australia) on Feb 25, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			4
			 out of 5

    Back for our 5th visit to the Aqua Bamboo, great to see all the lovely friendly staff still there and Kimari for organising our booking. Our room was spacious and clean housekeeping do a great job. Love the pool area and the bamboozle cocktail night. Utilised the free shuttle to the shopping centre a few times and I love how it is so close to the beach and great places to eat. Looking forward to seeing the renovations on our next trip. Mahalo for making our trip wonderful.

    Individual ratings:

    Cleanliness

    Cleanliness-4

    Service

    Service-5

    Value

    Value-4

    Price, location, service - well worth it

    Reviewed by Qpgmr(Anchorage, Alaska) on Feb 24, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			4
			 out of 5

    Very central to waikiki, everything in walking distance. Despite other reviews here, we had two rooms with no issues with cleanliness at all. Both of our rooms were suites with kitchens, full bathrooms, and multiple beds. The staff was helpful with suggestions and information that definitely helped smooth over the rough edges on a late night arrival! The building is definitely older and could use a going over, but if your goal is visit Honolulu and Waikiki - not spend your days in a room - this may be the place for you. We enjoyed it and would stay again.

    Individual ratings:

    Location

    Location-5

    Service

    Service-5

    Value

    Value-5

    Two words. DU MP

    Reviewed by StevieRay1989() on Feb 17, 2019

    		
			TripAdvisor users rated this property 
			1
			 out of 5

    To say this place is a sh@#hole is being polite to sh@$holes. Most of the upper floors were sold off as condos and are currently used as airbnb's so there is probabally no regulations on upkeep to include smoke alarms. I'm pretty sure the one in my room was over 10 years old. Even though we stayed in one of the private rooms, room 508, the whole hotel looked dirty and unkempt. If you look at airbnb and the room 508 pops up then move along. Unless you want a nice view of the dumpster below. Avoid this place at all costs.

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