10 Best HomeAway/Vrbo Vacation Rentals In Waikiki, Hawaii - Updated 2021

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Waikiki is probably the most popular neighborhood in Hawaii, located in the city of Honolulu. Its eponymous beach is one of the most popular in the country and is where the best and most luxurious hotels in Hawaii are located. Other places to visit include the Fort Derussy Park, Honolulu Zoo, the Waikiki Aquarium, and the Diamond Head monument. Your transport options include public buses, taxis, and rental cars, so you won’t be stuck anywhere for too long. You’ll need a place to stay here so we’ve selected the 10 best HomeAway vacation rentals in Waikiki, Hawaii, just for you! You can read more on these accommodations below.

1. A seaside unit at the world famous Ilikai Hotel (from USD 537)

Located in one of the best places in town right beside the bay, this unit is meant to pamper you. The glass walls and doors allow plenty of light in, while air-conditioning keeps the hot weather out for your comfort. The bedrooms can sleep six people comfortably, and have television. You can also watch on the large TV in the living area. The kitchenette has all the basic equipment, like a stove, fridge, and oven. Plenty of other creature comforts are available, like a large bathroom, Wi-Fi access, parking, access to the hotel pool, and hotel laundry equipment. You can end your day at the lanai, which gives you some of the best views of the harbor and sea.

Panoramic Ocean Views Remodel - FREE Parking/WiFi, AC, Washlet, Sleeps 6
Honolulu, HI, US
114 reviews
condo 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
covered parking was a bonus
It was great that the condo had beach chairs and things to use
The condo layout was great for two couples - each had their own space and bathroom
Plenty of room for four people
The kitchen is very well stocked with everything you could need Towels and bedding are quality
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The apartment was lovely and well set up with everything we needed Clean and very comfortable
just beautiful Very comfortable clean
The condo was clean and had everything we needed
Unit was exactly as described -beautiful condo
Host:
Byron was very helpful and got us in early
We would definitely book through Captain Cook Resorts again
and we made our own food often Paul was extremely friendly and helpful even coming to check on the TV at our request after hours
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
Loved the location: close to Waikiki shopping and restaurants AND quiet
the restaurant downstairs is great for breakfast but avoid for dinner
The location was perfect for lots of beach time and great views of the sunsets from our lanai
The condition and location of the unit was fantastic Close enough to walk to central Waikiki and Ala Moana
the location is very good
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2. A lovely studio right in the heart of Waikiki (from USD 134)

If you’re looking for a premium experience at an affordable price, this studio unit can give you that. Located in the heart of town, there are plenty of shops right around the building, so you won’t be short of dining or shopping options. The unit can accommodate two, all with hotel-class linen, carpets, and furniture. The kitchen has the tools and appliances to cook your meals, like a stove, fridge, and oven. You can unwind in the balcony which provides a great view of the town and sea. Other perks include Wi-Fi, parking, toiletries, and laundry equipment. The condo offers value for money, just what you need for a vacation.

Heart of Waikiki studio on 20th floor - ocean views, WiFi, parking, sleeps 2.
Honolulu, HI, US
86 reviews
condo 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The fact that the property has parking was great
The kitchen crockery is a miss match nothing matches
The space was comfortable and very convenient
One thing I would like to mention is that it is not about room facilities but the common washing machine on the 20th floor
Maybe the otherside of the condo
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
It is centrally located with transport
Host:
James was very helpful
I was more than happy with the location
Even thought we close our veranda window
I was very happy with the location
I was very happy with the location
Location:
Lots of restaurants near by Easy walk to beach
close to all shops and sightseeing in Waikiki district
Great location and unit loved it
Had a great time to stay at this room this year too Great location to access anywhere
The Team at Captain Cook were easy to deal with and communication was quick and courteous
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3. An upscale apartment for a family (from USD 238)

You can view the surf through the window of this residence, which is located right by the harbor. The interior design is sharp and modern and has enough bed space for up to four people. The living area is good for unwinding, with large cushions and a TV for your entertainment. You can also use the kitchen to prepare your meals. Wi-Fi access, laundry equipment, and parking are other amenities available in this unit. There are also many shops, restaurants, and parks in the neighborhood, so you’ll never be bored during your stay here.

Upscale Ilikai Condo w/ Unobstructed Ocean Views
Honolulu, HI, US
82 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The harbour view is enjoyable
You will also be able to watch surfers
Nothing is missing like some condos
The Ilikia is open air on the main lobby floor
The condo feels very spacious even though the square footage is small Kitchen living room bedroom and bathroom are beautifully designed and decorated Very comfortable for two adults
Cleanliness:
Everything was exactly as pictured
The condo was beautiful and very clean and decorated beautifully
It is very clean and tastefully furnished
The place was clean and well suited for our family of 4
Lovely clean one-bedroom apartment
Host:
& she is a lovely person
Roxanne was immediate in her responses and always available if needed
Roxanne was a pleasure to deal with - very quick to respond and helpful with any queries
Once I booked condo owner Roxsanne was very helpful and any questions would get back with you immediately Checking in was wonderful as valet and
There was a bit of a mix up upon arrival but Roxanne went above and beyond to make it right-- including coming to the condo personally to check on us and provided a generous gift
Location:
The views from the lanai are simply the best
There is a bus stop right in front
Really nice and clean Convenient location Really enjoyed my stay
You can walk along the beach on the path pretty far if you want I recycle and appears HI does very little
There are tours available to go any where The Ala Moana Center is within walking distance where there is a food court with a big variety and of course more shopping
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4. An exceptional oceanfront residence for four (from USD 208)

The Ilikai is a great place to stay in thanks to its excellent location beside the harbor, and this unit is no exception. The unit feels like a country home, even the furniture and wood finishings help the look. The bedroom can accommodate four and is paired with a bathroom that has a walk-in shower. The living area has nice couches, TV, and the window provides plenty of natural light. There is a washer, dryer, Wi-Fi access, and locks, all for your added convenience, You can also go to the balcony to appreciate the scenery, and watch the occasional fireworks display. All in all, this unit is a great stay for any Hawaiian trip.

Ocean Front Marina Front Waikiki-Ilikai Marina 'Pink Plumeria'
Honolulu, HI, US
65 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The living room couch is also very comfy
the kitchen came in handy to cooking our meals
The bed and all furniture was very comfortable
The condo is complete with everything you might need including beach chairs
I was disappointed at the size of the lanai
Cleanliness:
Very comfortable and clean property
The views of the marina were great and everything was clean and lovely
The condo is very clean beautifully decorated and comfortable
The Pink Plumeria was everything we had hoped for and more
It was very clean very comfortable bed (slept better than normal) and had very updated kitchen Close to best part of beach
Host:
All dealings with the owner and
She was very patient and accommodating when our dates changed not once but twice
They have a great property manager who is very available is needed
It was well cleaned well appointed and had a wonderful homely feel about it
binoculars DVD's books first aid box and cleaning supplies
Location:
The location is good with shops and restaurants within walking distance
and it is a 3 min walk to
Ala Moana Mall is close by and an easy walk
We so enjoyed running in Ala Moana Park and also along the Canal
The building seems very secure and we felt extremely safe
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5. A fine abode right by the harbor (from USD 299)

This seaside stay is a great relaxing spot for you and your family. The modern theme gives a very calming atmosphere, with plenty of contemporary furniture and tasteful decor. Up to four guests can be accommodated in the plush bedroom, and toiletries are included. The spacious living and dining areas have large chairs and glass tables, with a large TV, Wi-Fi access, and air-conditioning for your comfort. You can also use the full kitchen to cook any meal. There is a dedicated laundry room too, along with a stylish bathroom to keep fresh in. Lastly, the balcony gives you a great view of the sea and harbor.

Absolutely Oceanfront - Panoramic Ocean Views - One Bedroom - Best in Building
honolulu, HI, US
108 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
All the other levels have stairs to the elevator
King size bed was very comfortable
The condo looks exactly like the pictures and the view was great
The full kitchen was well equipped living and sleeping spaces comfortable air conditioning as needed ceiling fan iron and ironing board beach chairs and towels ample closet space
The king size bed was incredibly comfortable
Cleanliness:
levels I and K)
The place was very clean and the owners were available via e-mail and responded quite timely
; Plug in kitchen doesn't work; washing machine handle gone; 2 washcloths for 2 people for 7 days; smallest patio
55" TV washer & dryer king tempur-pedic bed
The condo was very clean and had everything that we needed
Host:
Your going to love the new remolded bathroom
surfers parasailing Diamond Head sunsets and that beautiful blue ocean
It would have been nice to have some direction
We didn't hear or even see any neighbors until about our third day there when someone must have checked in upstairs
It is so much more convenient having them in the rental unit so as to not return home with a suitcase of laundry
Location:
Excellent property in a great location
Location - away from the hustle bustle of Waikiki yet within walking distance of Waikiki Beach Ala Moana Park Ala Moana Shopping Center Fort Derussey Beach Park
Walk to Magic Island shopping center
and it's a easy walk to the shops and bars
The location was nice because we were away from the crowds in downtown Waikiki but still within walking distance
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6. An apartment with a panoramic view (from USD 175)

You can feel at home in this accommodation, and not burn your wallet while at it. Up to three of you can be accommodated in comfortable beds. The room has a large TV, work table, and Wi-Fi access so you can enjoy some Internet movies. A microwave, stove and two fridges provide some simple food storage and preparation. You can also enjoy the use of the common amenities, like a tennis court, pool, and a Jacuzzi. Of course, the main attraction is the large window with a very wide angle view of the coast, which is a great sight to wake up to. Waikiki is right outside the place, so you don’t have to travel far at all to enjoy all the sights and sounds.

Absolutely Ocean View - Great Location - Legal - Free Parking
honolulu, HI, US
64 reviews
studio 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
As mentioned in other reviews
The bed was comfortable and enjoyed the cozy feel of the studio unit
You just won't want to close the blinds because you might miss the beautiful sunset
however the garage space is tight meaning that it is OK for compact and mid-size cars
it was that small Very clever use of camera work
Cleanliness:
The unit was very clean and very comfortable
The studio was very clean and was equipped with everything we needed
The unit is VERY clean quiet and has great furnishings and an INCREDIBLE view
and there was very little cutlery and dishes
Host:
I contacted the owners who were super quick with responses and answered all of my questions
the word studio means can't swing a cat without hitting its head four times very small
The owners were always available and happy to help with any question it made our trip one of a kind and hopefully we will come back soon
: Wall is thin so when the neighbor slams the door
so no one looked in however two blind slats were missing
Location:
The elevators weren't a problem but we visited in late September
Conveniently located about a 10-15 walk to the main Waikiki strip
but it doesnt stop there
The sunsets between the buildings across the street were spectacular
I live in downtown of a big city with a streetcar running right under my windows and a freeway ramp nearby
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7. A deluxe unit at the Trump Tower Waikiki (from USD 576)

This room for two is loaded with amenities that will make your romantic holiday a better experience. It is located right beside the Fort Derussy Park and is a beachfront property. The bed has high-quality sheets, and the chair is just as plush. The bathroom is fully equipped with a tub, toiletries, and marble surfaces for a premium experience. You can enjoy the breeze and a view of the park from the balcony. The hotel offers its own amenities, like a spa, fitness room, an outdoor infinity pool, and valet services. Lastly, there is also 24-hour room service, along with a concierge service, ready to take on your needs.

City View DELUXE studio Trump 1114 w/LUXURY Ameneties, BOOK NOW!
83 reviews
condo 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Spacious room with comfy bed and big bathroom
The service was beyond outstanding
Our every need was anticipated
The bed was very comfortable a well stocked kitchenette and plenty of room
The room is very well appointed and well kept
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Property was as described and fully furnished
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental
Host:
Fabulous Trump delivers exceptional service
great hotel with a very good service
We spent most of our days outdoors -- fishing snorkeling and visiting Pearl Harbor etc
All of the team couldn't have been more helpful friendly and accommodating
same hotel (Trump) same great holiday and ready to do it all again next year
Location:
It never disappoints in terms of service location and cleanliness
The location was convenient and comfortable
The only issue was infestation of fruit flies got into our drinks and food
Many thanks to Hawaii 5-0 Vacation Rentals
but I stayed for only one night on the last day of Hawaii
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8. A newly renovated luxury apartment (from USD 200)

Located in the 20th floor of the Waikiki Park Heights, this accommodation is a premium home high up the ground. The condominium is in the heart of the shopping district, so you can shop till you drop. You and five others can sleep well in the three bedrooms, all with large, comfy beds, and AC. The living area also has cable TV which you can watch from the soft couches. The kitchen is ready for you to use and has a stove, fridge, oven, and all the other equipment you need to prepare meals. You can view Waikiki from the balcony, and see the coast.

Luxury 3BR Ocean View Condo Totally Renovated Parking & wi-fi included!!
104 reviews
condo 3 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Having the toilet separate from the shower was also a bonus for multiple people in the unit
The condo was as described
This unit was very convenient to all the offerings of Waikiki 3 bedrooms with plenty of water/beach equipment to use Shops
We also found that the aircon in the bedrooms & area in the entrance didn't work very well when the aircon in the lounge/kitchen area was on high
The condo was as presented
Cleanliness:
they are in separate rooms with a sink in each room
The parking spot was very convenient and the hosts went out of their way to get a pack and play for our baby to use Everything was very clean and
Property was clean easy to use and great for our family
The unit is well appointed with lots of clean bath and beach towels and many kitchen utensils and appliances
The condo was clean had tons of beach essentials from towels to water shoes and boogie boards
Host:
Richard was a great contact and took good care of us
We had to call Richard for some help with the electrical stuff
He arranged for his cleaning team for us to enter 1 day early and leave one day late
but I also see why they don't have them
It was very spacious for all 5 of us with great views from both sides of the Condo
Location:
Very short walk to the best parts of Waikiki
A short convenient walk to everything of importance in Waikiki
It is a great location -
The condo is in a great location right in the center of Waikiki
the A/C isn't very efficient but worked reasonably well enough
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9. A budget-friendly studio with all the essentials (from USD 97)

If you want lots of comfort on a budget, there isn’t much that can match the value for money this accommodation has to offer. There is enough bed space for three, with all the beds dressed in thick textiles. A large sofa bed and TV provide guests with some movie enjoyment. The kitchenette has a stove, fridge, and microwave, allowing you to prepare any meal you want. Nice perks like Wi-Fi access, parking, laundry equipment, and a balcony with a great view of the town are also present. Lastly, you also won’t be too isolated here, as the house is located near shops and diners.

Updated Studio with Kitchen, WiFi, Washer/Dryer, and Parking! Sleeps 3.
69 reviews
condo 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the bathroom was decent and the shower
Washer/dryer could use more power
The kitchen was very useful w/
The view from the balcony was beautiful while having coffee in the morning We also enjoyed the beach equipment that was provided
so we were able to watch tv from bed
Cleanliness:
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
The vacation rental was very clean
Great location unit had everything I needed
Host:
he helped us get parked and into the studio
the property manager was very helpful showing us around and answering questions
James was our contact and he met us at the unit
letting us know about the facilities and
I was more than happy with the location
Location:
Nice place walking distance to everything inclusif grocery store
grocery store across the street
one block away the beach and the shops are only a few blocks away
this studio is located in a central area of waikiki within walking distance of everything
This building is located near the Food Pantry supermarket--a definite plus Our rental experience through Captain Cook was easy with their great customer service
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10. A pretty condo with stunning ocean views (from USD 125)

This condo is a great fit for the younger workers and families and is located in the popular Ilikai Marina complex right by the harbor. For the price, you get a cozy unit for four, a high-quality bathroom, and long amenities list. The living area boasts a plush sofa bed, a large TV, some nice art pieces, and a balcony with a view of the ocean. Meals are easy to prepare in the kitchen, with a large counter space to work, and appliances like a fridge, stove, and oven. There are plenty of other conveniences too, like a washer, parking, heating, and Wi-Fi access. The unit is just a short walk from restaurants, shops, and a park, right in the heart of Waikiki.

Stunning Ocean Views, 5 min walk to Ala Moana, Luxury
1765 Ala Moana Blv #1393
56 reviews
condo 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Wakiki, the most iconic Hawaiian district

Waikiki is where innumerable shops, diners, and hotels are located. It was even featured in popular shows and movies. Those alone make Waikiki a must-visit during any Hawaiian vacation, so be sure to drop by.

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