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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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Ranked #5 of 83 hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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New York City, New York
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just came back from spending a few nights at the Kahala and we absolutely loved it. We were a party of 6 made up of two children and two grandparents and it was perfect for all of us. It was small enough where my kids couldn't get lost and not too big that it was a great distance for my... More

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sydney
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29 reviews 29 reviews
19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Since the early days as The Kahala Hilton, little has changed, as it still looks the same, is the same. The same friendly attentive staff (some have been there a very long time) ensuring a relaxed stay. The rooms are large and comfortable and the pool, dolphins and private beach area are a haven away from Waikiki. A short drive... More

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Seattle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I hate staying at hotels, but this is not a hotel experience in my opinion. This is luxury, with a staff that seems to anticipate your needs, without being intrusive. The staff are friendly, professional, and helpful. Requests are tended to quickly and efficiently. The property is beautiful! The hotel exudes relaxed elegance. The food at the breakfast buffet is... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Jacqueline68 S Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We believe The Kahala and the staff epitomizes the elegance and grace unique in the Hawaiian value of ho'’okipa. This is the welcoming of guests and strangers alike with complete generosity of Aloha spirit and hospitality. Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the... More

Lemont, Illinois
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed at the Kahala for 3 nights/4 days. Would most definitely stay here again. Great service, clean updated spacious rooms, wonderful service, close to other things yet tucked away. Clean beach and nice pool area. Hated to leave.

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Sue D, Mahalo, for taking the time to submit your review about The Kahala Hotel & Resort. The resort’s secluded beach is one of the most treasured aspects about staying at our resort and we thank you for your recognition. I will be sure to share your comments with our staff and management team. We look forward to the... More

Auckland
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23 reviews 23 reviews
22 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in an ocean view room. It was a great size and the view was amazing. The service was good and the food in the restaurants was really good. Great setting and nice to be out of the bustle of Waikiki but still within ways distance. If only there for a short time and you're planning to shop probably... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Dackson, Thank you for taking a moment to share your experience at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Our secluded location allows our guests to find rest and relaxation and the centralized location offers easy access to activities and Waikiki Beach. We pride ourselves on our personalized service, and we are delighted that you were able to experience this first... More

Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is beautiful. Upon check in, you get shown to the front desk by the valet and receive a warm towel for your hands. The room is beautiful and the bathroom is the best on this island. You have a deep soaking tub as well as a shower on the other end of the bathroom. Only complaint I can... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Christopher S, Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. Our unique destination, unrivaled accommodations and exceptional staff are the foundations of The Kahala Hotel & Resort. We pride ourselves on our personalized service, and we are delighted that you were able to experience this first hand. I will be sure to share your kind comments with our... More

Lisbon
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Kahala has a long story of quality and that shows in the small details. I've stayed with my family in a 2 bedroom ocean view suite and everything went smoothly. No surprises during the 8 days stay and i've experimented all the restaurants , spa, etc. Arancino (the Italian restaurant) it's a must with it's creative modern italian cuisine. Two... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha alwaysmovinglisbon, Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that the ohana enjoy their stay at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Our hotel staff strives to provide unparalleled services and memorable experiences to all our guests. I apologize that your stay was anything less than flawless. Thank you for bringing these details to... More

Baroda, Michigan
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66 reviews 66 reviews
12 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We had reservations with the Dolphins and arrived early and they allowed us to park and said we could go to the beach and enjoy the outdoor areas until our Dolphin time. I had to post about the hotel even though we didn't stay there. It was so peaceful, security is TOP NOTCH! You pull up and r immediately approached.... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Carrie0693, Mahalo, for taking the time to submit your review about The Kahala Hotel & Resort. It is true; the secluded beach is one of the most treasured aspects about staying at our resort. Our return guests have shared with us again and again that the resort is a perfect choice to find rest and relaxation and still have... More

Honolulu
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at this resort last week and really had a great time. We upgraded our room from Dolphin Lagoon view to Oceanfront, with Balcony, and really enjoyed the spectacular view. We also got complimentary breakfast for the duration of our stay and free parking. Well centralized location and minutes to the Diamond Head Crater as well... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Vimal Roshni N, It is true, our secluded location allows our guests to find rest and relaxation and the centralized location from activities and Waikiki Beach makes our destination the resort of choice for a Hawaiian vacation. We are pleased that you experience this first hand and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We look... More

Tokyo, Japan
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this resort for 7 nights. First impressions on arrival were that this was truly a special property. The lobby, entrance and public areas were tasteful and suitably impressive without being over the top. Our check in was smooth and efficient and we were told just enough about the hotel to keep us going without overloading us with... More

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha TokyoSG, Mahalo for taking the time to write such a thoughtful and gracious review. We are delighted to hear that you had an exceptional stay. Hearing feedback from guests such as you is one of the many reasons our staff members are so proud to be a part of The Kahala. I will be sure to share your comments... More

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What travelers say

  • Dolphin lagoon(27)
  • Breakfast buffet(9)
  • Golf course(6)
  • Partial ocean view(6)
  • Pool area(5)
  • Would highly recommend(4)
  • Room service(4)
  • Free shuttle bus(3)

Additional Information about The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Address: 5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#10 Family Hotel in Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kahala Hotel & Resort 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Kahala Hotel & Resort is Hawaii's reigning luxury resort, set on a secluded beach just ten minutes from the world class shopping and entertainment of Waikiki. This legendary hideaway resort in Honolulu's plush Kahala district is a favorite with presidents, international royalty and celebrities. From the moment you arrive, you will know that you are truly somewhere special. ... more   less 
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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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