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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

5.0 of 5 5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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  • Cleanliness
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New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This holiday was a dream come true to myself and my family. We stayed in three hotels in Hawaii and this was the best by far. I could not fault anything about this resort. Some of the things that stood out to me the most would include; 10min shuttle bus rides to the city leaving every hour, dolphins, opal, private... More 

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28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We planned a stay in Hawaii to break up the trip home from Thailand. We wanted somewhere a bit away from the hustle and bustle of Waikiki and selected the Kahala. It was the perfect choice. The service is amazing and the facility is lovely. They have several excellent restaurants. The beach and the pool are both delightful. The weather... More 

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53 reviews 53 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The Kahala is great for families - but pricey. It has a great beach - but no big waves if you want to body board or surf. Perfect for swimming, paddleboarding, kids playing on the beach and in the water and relaxing. Great breakfast buffet. Close to great restaurants and shopping - but without feeling like you are in the... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything about the Kahala was top notch! I cannot say enough about the beautiful rooms,soft cushy lounge chairs at the beach, and amazing breakfast included with our stay. The Sunday brunch was absolutely the best brunch I have ever experienced. I can't wait to return. We were only able to stay for 3 nights but it was enough to feel... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to Kahala on a solo trip, looking for a nice quiet hotel away from the hustle and bustle of the city, but close enough that I can get to it. The Kahala was perfect. Beautiful private beach, lots of activities, great staff, impeccable service. Could not think of one thing to complain about. Definitely recommend this spectacular resort... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Kahala on a trip back from Fiji. So we were used to not being around a lot of people. Well. Staying at the Kahala was the perfect transition back to reality. It's location is perfect, if you would like to get into Waikiki. Its not that far. But far enough away to experience that tranquility you... More 

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Rancho Mirage
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We looked long and hard for a hotel for our parents for their, gulp, 60th wedding anniversary. We couldn't have made a better choice. The first day, they called to say the Kahala was by far, the most beautiful hotel they had ever stayed in. We were looking for a beautiful setting close to Waikiki -- but a bit more... More 

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New York City
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Loved the hotel - it was more secluded and less touristy than the Halekulani (which seems to be it's touristy equivalent in Waikiki center). I saw the rooms at other hotels in the area and I think the Kahala rooms are the nicest by far.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This resort is wonderful. We visited for a quick weekend in Hawaii and left the resort only to hike Diamond Head (5 minute cab ride). This resort is close to the Honolulu airport, which has nonstop flights to many cities in the US. There is no reason to go anywhere else if you are making a shorter visit to Hawaii,... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This a great hotel if you want to be part of Honolulu but not part of Waikiki beach. Located just 15 minutes from the heart of Honolulu, this luxury hotel is in one of the nicest areas near Diamond Head but has its own quiet corner of Oahu. Great rooms, great views, and great amenities. It does have a large... More 

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Address: 5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kahala Hotel & Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 338
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Also Known As:
The Kahala Hotel And Resort
The Kahala Hotel Honolulu
Kahala Resort Honolulu
Kahala Hotel Honolulu
Mandarin Oriental Oahu
Kahala Hotel & Resort
Kahala Mandarin Oriental
The Kahala Hotel & Resort Hawaii/Honolulu
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#1 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Family Hotel in Honolulu

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