Palms at Waikiki, Honolulu HI Homes & Real Estate
Palms at Waikiki, built in 1970, is a 15-floor (12 floors of suites) condotel located in Northwestern Waikiki. This condotel hosts 262 studio and 1-bedroom units, as well as some great on-site amenities and a location that's conducive to traveling between both nearby Midtown Ala Moana and downtown Waikiki. Being located along Ala Moana Boulevard means guests of Palms at Waikiki will be able to quickly travel to the world-famous Ala Moana Center and Ala Moana Beach Park, as well as take the road to Kalakaua Avenue and travel through the center of Waikiki to Waikiki Beach, the Honolulu Zoo, and Kapi'olani Regional Park.
Palms at Waikiki is also one of the few buildings on O'ahu that allows legal short-term vacation rentals.
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The Palms at Waikiki is located in a pristine spot in Waikiki, with close access to Fort DeRussy Park, Fort DeRussy Beach, and the Pacific Ocean right outside of the condotel. Just down Ala Moana Boulevard is Kalakaua Avenue, an immensely popular strip known for its abundance of designer stores, chain fast fashion shops, local boutiques, restaurants, and more. This street is constantly receiving traffic due to it running all the way through the center of Waikiki, and it is a popular tourist destination for visitors staying in or near the area.
As a result, those staying at the Palms at Waikiki can take Kalakaua Avenue (or one of its neighboring streets) all the way down to arguably the most popular and well-known beach in all of Hawai'i- Waikiki Beach. This area is always packed with tourists and locals alike, and it has a variety of restaurants and bars open later in the day which makes Waikiki's nightlife very active.
Traveling in the opposite direction, the Palms at Waikikivisitors can drive 3 minutes up Ala Moana Boulevard to reach the largest open-air shopping center in the world- the Ala Moana Center. This shopping mall features hundreds of designer boutiques, local stores, fast fashion spots, restaurants, and even year-round live performances. This is an incredibly popular location year-round, so expect the mall to be busy regardless of which day and time you decide to visit.
For nearby outdoor experiences, Ala Moana Beach Park is also extremely close (just across Ala Moana Boulevard from the Ala Moana Center), which is a great spot to spend time with friends and family outdoors, exercise, have a picnic, or just enjoy the Hawaiian climate. In the opposite direction, the Honolulu Zoo is also available for a fun family-friendly excursion, as is the famous Diamond Head hike.
Photo: Midtown Ala Moana
In addition to great neighborhood amenities, Palms at Waikiki offers guests some on-site amenities, which include:
- BBQ grills
- Fitness Center
- Laundry facilities (additional cost)
- Parking (additional cost)
Palms at Waikiki hosts 262 suites over 12 floors, composed of the Studio City View suite, the Studio Partial Ocean View suite, and the 1 Bedroom City View suite. The Studio City View suite features 309 square feet of space, while the Studio Partial Ocean View suite features 291-360 square feet and the 1 Bedroom City View features 527 square feet. The other main difference between the studio suites and the 1-bedroom suites is the style of kitchens included, with the studio units featuring kitchenettes and the 1-bedrooms featuring full kitchens.
Other features within the residences include:
- Air conditioning
- Flat screen TVs
- Private balcony
- In-room safe
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