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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

Honolulu, HI United States
Neighborhood: Waikiki Beach

Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests at Surf Lanai restaurant
  • $100 USD Resort Credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable; not valid on room rate, tax and gratuity; no cash value if not redeemed in full; excludes alcohol, Royal Hawaiian Bakery and all retail shops; may be used toward food & non-alcoholic beverages at Azure, Surf Lanai, Mai Tai Bar, Aha'aina Luau, Abhasa Spa, and Waikiki Beach Services)
    • Suite bookings in the following categories will receive an additional $100 Resort Credit for a total of $200 (not combinable with promotions, same terms as above apply): Historic Garden Suite, Historic Ocean Suite, Mailani Tower Loft Suite, Mailani Tower Ocean Suite, and Prestige Suite.
  • Daily resort charge waived, benefits included (see Supplier Terms & Conditions for resort charge benefits)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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PROPERTY SIZE: 528 rooms
ROOM STYLE: Classic
VIBE: Sophisticated
Beach Landmarks Local Immersion

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

Neighborhood: Waikiki Beach
Address:
2259 Kalakaua Ave
Oahu
Honolulu, HI 96815-2515
United States
Nearest Airport:
Honolulu International (HNL)
7 mi / 11 km

Hotel Features

At the Hotel

Features

  • 24-hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Business Center
  • Children's Programs
  • Club Floor
  • Conference Facilities
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Internet Access
  • Lounge/Bar
  • Multi-lingual Staff
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Shopping
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Services

  • Babysitting Services
  • Concierge Desk
  • Currency Exchange
  • House Safe
  • Laundry/Dry Cleaning/Pressing
  • Room Service
  • Room Service 24-hours
  • Salon
  • Turndown Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wakeup Calls
  • Wedding Services


Recreation
  • Fitness Center
  • Golf
  • Jacuzzi/Whirlpool
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Water Sports


In Your Room
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary Coffee/Tea
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Safe

About Us

Built in 1927, the iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, known as the "Pink Palace of the Pacific," ushered in a new era of luxurious resort travel to Hawaii. Located on breathtaking Waikiki beachfront, the Royal Hawaiian is an exclusive enclave for luxury and romance. The Royal Hawaiian is the ideal starting point to any adventure in Oahu. Shopping enthusiasts will be delighted to know they are surrounded by hundreds of retail stores, just minutes from the hotel. The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center and the Honolulu International Marketplace are both just steps away with all your shopping or dining needs. Waikiki Beach is right on the back door step of the Pink Palace and waiting for you.

Each of our 528 rooms and suites encapsulates extraordinary experiences, effortlessly weaving modern comfort, indigenous accents and refined luxury. In the Mailani Tower, each room provides an intimate oceanview lanai for a private vantage point of the sparkling Pacific Ocean. In the iconic Historic Building, fresh and elegant guest rooms are furnished with custom dark wood, crisp white bedding, boudoir pillows, a warm paint palette accented by a bold fuchsia pink and platinum silver headboard. For unsurpassed sophistication, our Prestige Suites, the King Kamehameha Suite, the Royal Hawaiian Suite, the Queen Ka`ahumanu Suite, and the Ali'i Suite offer opulent and distinguished accommodations with a host of grand amenities.

The poolside Mailani Lounge – available exclusively to Mailani Tower guests – is a cosmopolitan retreat where guests can enjoy complimentary freshly baked confections, morning mimosas and evening appetizers and beer/wine. Unforgettable epicurean experiences await you at Azure – a world-class seafood restaurant perched along the beach under the canopy of the hotel’s dramatic architecture. The celebrated Mai Tai Bar sets the stage for world-class romance and elegant relaxation. Mingle with international jetsetters and Hawaii elite while sipping on our famous Mai Tais and contemplating the breathtaking panorama of Waikiki Beach. For casual dining, the breezy Surf Lanai Restaurant features breakfast and lunch menus of American fare and simple island cuisine.

The most coveted spot on Waikiki Beach lies within the billowing sanctuary of the private beachfront cabanas at the Royal Beach Club. Unrivaled panoramic views of Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach and the sparkling Pacific Ocean await those hotel guests fortunate to lounge within the confines of these singularly captivating seaside retreats. Royal Beach Club servers attend to the most delicate details, focused on providing you with an exceptional experience. Twilight transforms the cabanas into jewel-box dining spaces – stylish and seductive – for an intimate epicurean adventure or sipping fine cocktails under a starlit sky.

Best of the Best

Beckoning luxury travelers to the legendary shores of Waikiki, the “Pink Palace of the Pacific” has defined luxury tourism since 1927. The 528-room garden oasis is guaranteed to charm with the iconic accommodations of the Historic Wing and the contemporary splendor of Mailani Tower. Indulge in award-winning seafood at Azure; sip an original, handmade cocktail at Mai Tai Bar; or feast at Waikiki’s only beachfront luau Aha Aina. Come celebrate 90 years of authentic Hawai’ian hospitality at its most legendary locale.

Advisor Tip

You must try the Royal Hawaiian Signature Coconut Cake, as well as the Royal Mai Tai (much better than the regular). Have both at sunset. –Penny Spencer Sydney, Australia

Location

Address
2259 Kalakaua Ave
Oahu
Honolulu, HI 96815-2515
United States
Neighborhood
Waikiki Beach
Nearest Airport
Honolulu International (HNL), 7 Miles / 11 Kilometers

Guest Rooms & Suites

Historic Room

Overlooking the resort's lush gardens and grand entryway, this exquisite guest room features a bold and indulgent design with plush luxury bedding as a centerpiece, a sitting area with armchairs, 37" flat panel LCD television with movie channels, an expansive work desk, high-speed Internet access, an iPod compatible alarm clock, and luxurious bath amenities. 330 sq. ft. / 30 sq. m.

  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioning
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Historic Garden

Overlooking the tropical, tranquil oasis of the Coconut Grove gardens, this opulent guestroom is complete with luxury furnishings, plush bedding, a wide screen LCD TV, an iPod®-compatible CD/radio alarm clock, high-speed Internet, a laptop safe, and luxurious spa-inspired bath amenities. 330 sq. ft. / 30 sq. m.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
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Historic Garden Jr. Suite

Enjoy the serenity of the lush tropical gardens surrounding the resort in this ornate Junior Suite, featuring bold and indulgent designs centered around our plush Luxury Collection bed. The Junior Suite has armchairs for relaxed conversation, flat screen cable television with movie channels, a work desk, an iPod dock alarm clock, high-speed Internet access, and luxurious bath amenities. 540 - 711 sq. ft. / 54 - 71 sq. m.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
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Historic Ocean Deluxe

The Historic Ocean Deluxe offers touches of Hawaiian hospitality and classic pink decor for an “Only at The Royal” experience. Sit back and enjoy the magical view of the Waikiki Ocean on our comfortable lounge area. The room is also highlighted with ornate ceiling fans, plush seating and decorative designs, set to the breathtaking backdrop of world famous Waikiki Beach.

380-450 sq. ft., 38-45 sq. m.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
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Historic Ocean

A landmark heritage, this ocean front guestroom retains its classic ambience while offering contemporary furnishings, luxurious bedding, a wide screen LCD TV, an iPod®-compatible CD/radio alarm clock, high-speed Internet (fee), a laptop safe, and luxurious bath amenities. 350 sq. ft. / 35 sq. m.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
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Historic Garden Suite

The Historic Garden Suite, which boasts a spacious separate living room, is complemented with bold and indulgent designs overlooking the serenity of the resort’s lush tropical gardens. The suite’s expansive second room is designed for elegant living – perfect for sitting back and relaxing. 630 - 984 sq. ft. / 63 - 98 sq. m.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
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Mailani Tower Oceanfront

Located on floors 2 to 7, these guestrooms offer club-level accommodations with a contemporary nod to “Hawaiian elegance.” Each guestroom provides a portal to the destination with rooms facing the pristine beach and interior design motifs drawing inspiration from Waikiki Beach and Helumoa – the land on which The Royal Hawaiian sits.

Mailani Tower’s guestrooms also feature private balconies and are furnished with outdoor tables and chairs – perfect for relaxing with a coffee in the morning or dining under the stars. True to its club-level concept, Mailani Tower guests are invited to enjoy complimentary continental breakfast selections and island mimosas at Mailani Mornings and hors de ouvres and a selection of beer and wines at Mailani Evenings in the Mailani Lounge.

350 sq. ft. / 35 sq. m.

  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
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Mailani Tower Premier Oceanfront

Located on floors 8 to 17, Mailani Tower Premier guestrooms offer club-level accommodations with a contemporary nod to “Hawaiian elegance.” Each guestroom provides a portal to the destination with rooms facing the pristine beach and interior design motifs drawing inspiration from Waikiki Beach and Helumoa – the land on which The Royal Hawaiian sits.

Mailani Tower’s guestrooms also feature private balconies and are furnished with chaise lounges and outdoor tables and chairs – perfect for relaxing with a coffee in the morning or dining under the stars. True to its club-level concept, Mailani Tower guests are invited to enjoy complimentary continental breakfast selections and island mimosas at Mailani Mornings and hors de ouvres and a selection of beer and wines at Mailani Evenings in the Mailani Lounge.

350 sq. ft. / 35 sq. m.

  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
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Mailani Tower Oceanfront Corner

Mailani guestrooms offer club-level accommodations with a contemporary nod to “Hawaiian elegance.” Each guestroom provides a portal to the destination with rooms facing the pristine beach and interior design motifs drawing inspiration from Waikiki Beach and Helumoa – the land on which The Royal Hawaiian sits.

Mailani Corner guestrooms feature an extended wrap balcony for the most stunning of ocean views, furnished with outdoor tables and chairs – perfect for relaxing with a coffee in the morning, sun bathing during the day, or dining under the stars. True to its club-level concept, Mailani Tower guests are invited to enjoy complimentary continental breakfast selections and island mimosas at Mailani Mornings and hors de ouvres and a selection of beer and wines at Mailani Evenings in the Mailani Lounge.

350 sq. ft. / 35 sq. m.

  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
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Mailani Tower Loft Suite

The Mailani Tower Loft Suite provides a singular purpose – essential pampering. Serenity surrounds you as you enter the suite. The ambiance is modern Zen mingled with the mood of the islands – quiet, warm and spacious.

The second floor of the suite features a palatial bathroom with a steam shower complete with a rain shower head, opulent vanity and luxurious Malie Organics spa amenities. Some Mailani Tower Loft Suites also have an indulgent soaking tub. The bathroom is covered in rich travertine stone floors complimenting the mosaic glass accent wall in the shower. A spacious living room and lanai on the main floor opens to an expansive lanai.

True to its club-level concept, Mailani Tower guests are invited to enjoy complimentary continental breakfast selections and island mimosas at Mailani Mornings and hors de ouvres and a selection of beer and wines at Mailani Evenings in the Mailani Lounge.

604 sq. ft. / 60 sq. m.

  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
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Mailani Tower Oceanfront Suite

The Mailani Tower Oceanfront Suite draws inspiration from the view of the Pacific’s cool, clear waters. Calm your spirit and reflect on the day’s adventures in our Luxury Collection bed. Discuss your daily plans for our island paradise in your own sitting area with armchairs. Reconnect to the world with a flat-screen cable television, custom designed work desk, an iPod dock alarm clock, and high-speed Internet access, or escape into relaxation with our luxurious bath amenities.

Similarly, the modern amenities including the soft close drawers, Toto washlets, illuminated makeup and vanity mirrors, imported lanai furniture and decorative glass tile from Italy, headboard reading lamps, plush bedding and spacious interiors, merge seamlessly with the natural woods, island inspired color palette, indigenous Hawaiian furnishings and pink fabric hues reminiscent of the resort’s façade.

True to its club-level concept, Mailani Tower guests are invited to enjoy complimentary continental breakfast selections and island mimosas at Mailani Mornings and hors de ouvres and a selection of beer and wines at Mailani Evenings in the Mailani Lounge.

750 sq. ft. / 75 sq. m.

  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
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Prestige Suites

Individually designed Prestige Suites offer the most exclusive in high-end accommodations and feature custom designed furnishings and state-of-the-art fixtures that celebrate Hawaiian heritage, while simultaneously cater to high-end contemporary standards. Each of the four suites is designed with a unique inspiration, reflected in the color palette, distinct furniture and original artworks. Frette linens, luxurious bath amenities, a wide screen LCD TV, an iPod®-compatible CD/radio alarm clock, high-speed Internet, and a laptop safe add functulatity to the spacious and glamorous interiors.

Ali'i Suite (1 bed/1.5 bath, penthouse floor of Mailani Tower, full kitchen, interconnecting room option): 1547 sq. ft. / 155 sq. m.

Royal Hawaiian Suite (2 bed/2.5 bath in Historic Wing): 1717 sq. ft. / 172 sq. m.

Kamehameha Suite (1 bed/1.5 bath in Historic Wing, interconnecting room option): 1774 sq. ft. / 177 sq. m.)

Queen Ka'ahumanu Suite 2 bed/2.5 bath in Historic Wing): 2000 sq. ft. / 200 sq. m.

  • Ocean Front
  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Microwave
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Historic Royal Ocean Suite

Offering views of the majestic Pacific Ocean, our one bedroom one bathroom Historic Ocean Suite offers updated, plush designs in a room built with the sophisticated glamour of the 1920’s. Your discovery of Waikiki begins with opulence including our signature Luxury Collection bedding, sitting area with armchairs, flat screen cable television with movie channels, a work desk, an iPod dock alarm clock, high-speed internet access, and indulgent line of Malie Organics spa amenities to relax in your Hawaiian oceanfront suite after a day of island discovery. 730-1100 sq. ft. / 73-110 sq. m.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
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Historic Club Ocean

Unique and unmistakably Royal, Historic Club Ocean guestrooms are renowned for their heritage and indigenous accents. With a spectacular view of Waikiki Beach and the Pacific Ocean, guests will enjoy the best of both worlds for a truly enchanting and culturally-rich Hawaiian vacation.

Guests staying in Historic Club Ocean accommodations may access the Mailani Lounge, a comfortable setting for restoring and relaxing with light refreshments:

Mailani Mornings, 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Delight in lite continental breakfast spread with fruit juice mimosas, a barista coffee station, an assortment of gourmet teas, a bounty of seasonal island fruits, and batches of fresh baked delights.

Mailani Evenings, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. – In the sunset hours, enjoy hand-selected wines and local beers, complemented with an array of our Executive Chef’s island favorites.

350 sq. ft. / 35 sq. m.

  • Ocean View
  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Air Conditioning
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Historic Garden Club

The Historic Garden Club Room offers beautiful views of the lush gardens of the Coconut Grove with luxury amenities, paired with timeless Hawaiian comfort in the heart of Waikiki.

Guests staying in Historic Club Garden accommodations may access the Mailani Lounge, a comfortable setting for restoring and relaxing with light refreshments:

Mailani Mornings, 6:30 – 9:30 a.m. – Delight in lite continental breakfast spread with fruit juice mimosas, a barista coffee station, an assortment of gourmet teas, a bounty of seasonal island fruits, and batches of fresh baked delights.

Mailani Evenings, 5:00 – 7:30 p.m. – In the sunset hours, enjoy hand-selected wines and local beers, complemented with an array of our Executive Chef’s island favorites.

330 sq. ft. / 33 sq. m.

  • Garden View
  • Bathrobe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Refrigerator
  • Safe
  • Washer/Dryer
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Facts & Policies

Facts
Experiences
Beach, Landmarks, Local Immersion
Vibe Sophisticated
Room Style Classic
Number of Rooms 528
Check-In Time 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time 12:00 PM
Early Arrivals & Late Departures

Should you be arriving early or need to refresh following checkout, our Lokelani Suite, located on the 2nd floor of the Historic Wing, is available at no additional charge to Royal Hawaiian guests. The suite is available from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m. All luggage will need to be stored as there are no locker facilities in this area. Please see the bell desk staff for access.

Guaranteed Reservations & Deposits

A credit card guarantee or deposit in the amount of one night's rate is required 10-days after date of confirmation. For Festive/Year End Period (arrivals between December 23 - January 2), full prepayment due 10 days from date of confirmation, credit card will be charged.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received within 72-hours or non-arriving guests will be assessed a one-night's room charge with applicable taxes. For Festive/Year End Period (arrivals between December 23 - January 2), full prepayment will be forfeited if cancel within 60 days of arrival.

Accepted Forms of Payment

Cash (USD) and all major credit cards are accepted for payment.

Terms & Conditions

Resort charge waived, but benefits included as followings:

  • Highspeed WiFi access in guestroom and public areas.
  • Highspeed WiFi on Island (Complimentary rental of Mifi; 1 Mifi per room per stay).
  • Complimentary one day rental of GoPro Camera (1 per stay per room).
  • Unlimited local, long distance, toll free and international telephone calls.
  • Fitness Classes, Resort Cultural classes (lei making, Yoga, Hiuwai-Cultural Cleansing, Hula lessons, and more!).
  • Children 12 and under eat free (from kid’s menu) at Surf Lanai with one paying adult.
  • Complimentary bag of Signature Baked Goods from the Royal Hawaiian Bakery, one per room per stay.
  • 10% off retail gift box items at the Royal Hawaiian Bakery.
  • One (1) 4″x8″ keepsake photo with complimentary photo session. One per room per stay through SharpShooter Imaging.
  • Two (2) 500mL bottled waters replenished daily.
  • Sea Life Park – Buy one, get one free entrance.
  • $20 Gift Card at Malie Organics at The Royal Hawaiian with $100 minimum purchase. Limit one time per hotel reservation.
  • “Collections of Waikiki” savings booklet: A booklet of savings at retail shops, shows, and restaurants throughout Waikiki.


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Virtuoso Amenities for your stay  

    For 2019:
  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests at Surf Lanai restaurant
  • $100 USD Resort Credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable; not valid on room rate, tax and gratuity; no cash value if not redeemed in full; excludes alcohol, Royal Hawaiian Bakery and all retail shops; may be used toward food & non-alcoholic beverages at Azure, Surf Lanai, Mai Tai Bar, Aha'aina Luau, Abhasa Spa, and Waikiki Beach Services)
    • Suite bookings in the following categories will receive an additional $100 Resort Credit for a total of $200 (not combinable with promotions, same terms as above apply): Historic Garden Suite, Historic Ocean Suite, Mailani Tower Loft Suite, Mailani Tower Ocean Suite, and Prestige Suite.
  • Daily resort charge waived, benefits included (see Supplier Terms & Conditions for resort charge benefits)
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
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Reviews and Recommendations for The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

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One night wasn't enough

By: CGreene


Reviewed on: 21 Aug 2018

We were a group of 41 staying for one night before joining our cruise ship. The Royal Hawaiian came highly recommended and we enjoyed her amenities and the stunningly beautiful famous beach. We arrived in large shuttles and since the driveway is curvy and private, we were dropped off at a nearby landing. It's a good idea to arrange with the hotel in advance to help you transfer luggage if assistance is needed. We booked online surfing lessons & beach chair rentals in advance but you can easily do that once you arrive and enjoy your resort discount. The surf instructor, Matthew, was amazing...surfing while doing a backwards handstand? Crazy! A photographer went out with my girls and took pictures galore which they purchased on flash drives. I learned that it's all about the Instagram Worthy Photo - ha! So many restaurants & shopping nearby, the zoo, parks, etc within walking distance. One night wasn't enough. I can see why the RH has legacy guests returning year after year. Thanks!
Travel Advisor:  Cristina Buaas

Recommending the Royal Hawaiian Hotel

By: Richard


Reviewed on: 09 Feb 2019

We had a wonderful time. Such old Hawaiian Luxury! A lot of hotels around the Royal Hawaiian, but they all look alike. This was a luxury treat from the past. This is our second stay in the Royal Hawaiian and we will book it again when we return. Thank you Lake Forest Travel for getting the perfect room overlooking the ocean. Richard
Travel Advisor:  Helen Varri

Wonderful stay

By: NYVBMOM


Reviewed on: 28 Feb 2019

We really enjoyed our stay in the historic wing of the Royal Hawaiian. I loved the carved wood doors. Service was excellent. We enjoyed the breakfast that was included as a virtuoso amenity.
Travel Advisor:  Lauren LaCour

Beautiful classic hotel

By: Kay K


Reviewed on: 22 Mar 2019

I always said that I wanted to go and stay at the "pink hotel" when I visit Waikiki. It is an incredible property and both the sunrise and sunset views can't be beat. Loved staying there!! I did not have time for the spa, but my girlfriend said she got the best massage ever. I will certainly plan that on my next trip in!!
Travel Advisor:  Heather Loss

A lovely place....

By: Isabelle


Reviewed on: 11 Apr 2019

This is a lovely place, with many many oh well....it needs a bit more love and much polishing. The facilities are totally 5 stars but the staff and service need some Four Seasons training. If they got it right, it would be an iconic property.
Travel Advisor:  Brenda Warwick

Best Hotel in Waikiki

By: Rubber Pants


Reviewed on: 28 Apr 2019

We love this Hotel. Excellent location on the beach and to ma y restaurants. Away from the crazy busy part of Waikiki Beach. Staff friendly and nice people.
Travel Advisor:  Sue Pechtel

Highly recommend this hotel

By: Chrissie


Reviewed on: 22 Jun 2014

wonderful place, enjoyed the pinkness

Royal Hawaiian still Holding it down

By: Rich M.


Reviewed on: 23 Jun 2015

Although this hotel, along with many on Waikiki Beach are lableled "touristy", this is exactly what we wanted. We had never been to Honolulu so we ARE the tourists! ;) In my opinion, RH was the BEST on Waikiki hands down. It's separated from the busy main road, it has a "resort feel", and it's perfect location. I would come back and I think the BEST way to experience RH is in the Mailini Tower (new tower). They offer free treats in the morning and wine/snacks in evening. A very nice touch. Also we ate at Azure and were PLEASANTLY surprised how good it was. One of the best meals I ate out in Hawaii. Food - A Hotel - B+ Location - A
Travel Advisor:  Sarah Lee

Hawaii Vacation

By: JM


Reviewed on: 11 Jul 2016

Best location on Waikiki
Travel Advisor:  Susan Moynihan
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Location, location, location

By: Jbella


Reviewed on: 02 Sep 2016

Our stay at the Royal Hawaiian was an amazing way to kick off ten days of exploring the Islands! The beach is picture perfect, and the views up and down the coast can't be beat. We stayed in the tower and loved having breakfast and cocktail hour in the lobby each day. The grounds are lovely and peaceful, and with the ocean as your swimming pool, it didn't matter to any of the 7 kids we were traveling with that the pool is small. It is easy to obtain a wristband to hit the pool at the next-door Sheraton. We loved being able to walk to great shopping and dining. The rooms were very nice, although not quite ready when we arrived. Or for a couple of hours past check-in, in fact. The delay afforded us time to enjoy a drink and have a light, if late, lunch on the patio. My son and I got up early for the Friday sunrise meditation and ocean dip lead by a lovely, spiritual soul who started our day out perfectly. We had an amazing, relaxing, rejuvenating experience at this lovely hotel.
Travel Advisor:  Joy Cottrill
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Royal Hawaiian resort

By: David Schiff


Reviewed on: 14 May 2017

Great hotel , wonderful amenities. Only shortcoming was small pool. This was partially mitigated by arrangement to use of good pool of hotel next door.
Travel Advisor:  Jason Swaye

Royal Hawaiian - a Hawaii Must

By: M&KFletchall


Reviewed on: 27 Jul 2017

Sixteen years ago, we stayed at the Royal Hawaiian on our Honeymoon. For our second visit to Hawaii, we had to stay here again and were very happy we did. It is unique and charming and secures a great location on Waikiki beach. The unexpected fireworks show was great fun too!
Travel Advisor:  Jeannie Sauleau

Royal

By: Dave


Reviewed on: 02 Jul 2017

Great hotel and ocean view. Waikiki is a bit too crowded for us since I've been here many many times.
Travel Advisor:  Susan Morley
Not Recommended

Hawaiian Holiday

By: JLTEN


Reviewed on: 31 Jan 2018

We are regular guests at this hotel and feel that their standards have slipped steadily over the years. Failing to recognise you as a repeat/regular guest is insulting and not very welcoming and makes you question the need to return to their hotel? Food and beverage service is also lacking sadly. As a Virtuoso Guest we were supposed to feel extra welcome and this was simply not the case. There was no upgrade and no special attention in any way. I question the supposed benefit of this membership’as this hotel simply does not seem to value it!