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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a lovely vacation at the Beautiful Kahala Hotel & Resort. The Resort's Décor, Staff, location, restaurants, entertainment, and beach were absolutely perfect. The Resort has such a relaxing atmosphere. We Loved the Dolphins!! My family and I cannot wait for our next vacation at the Kahala Hotel & Resort.

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Shanghai, China
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a very belated hotel review as we stayed at Kahala a while ago. I just want to add that this must be the best hotel in Oahu as it is so tranquil, away from the hustle and bustle of Wakiki. We stayed there twice in a room close to the dolphin pond and our 3 year old was... More

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Love the location of the Kahala Resort - close to everything, but feels more like local/residential feel. No hoards of tourists, but close to Kahala Mall, great restaurants, grocery store. Friendly staff that respects privacy.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. So glad we stayed here rather than Waikiki as it was it was so much nicer to have such a beautiful beach all to ourselves. Breakfast was very good, the kids loved the smoothies and their personalised cookies on our first night were a real treat. The rooms were luxurious with lots of space. The beds... More

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

To relax, I chose this hotel. I booked the room of Kahara Tower. I could the sea very well and I felt the earth is round. SPA and Italian restaurant were also excellent. I think it is the best place in Hawaii to relax.

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary. Kahala Hotel treated us almost like royalty. Champaine and dessert in our room when we walked in, very comfortable bed, and amazing bathroom/shower. Service was pretty much impeccable. The staff is very attentive. Will go back again. It's only 5 minutes away from our house.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Kahala was a wonderful place to stay! I'll break down the review into sections: 1. Checkin: Very prompt and fast. No issues with requested rooms. 2. Rooms: There are different types of rooms, as the hotel will describe to you. I stayed in two different rooms, and one was not the ocean view side but I think that both sides... More

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

Aloha Caesar and Chloe, Thank you for the kind comments and for taking the time to share your experiences with the Trip Advisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had an exceptional stay and received outstanding services and amenities at every level. Beyond doubt, the resort’s uncrowded beach location and 10 minutes proximity to vibrant Waikiki are two... More

Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

best service staff ever - delicious, eye popping food - nightly, very classy music & dancing - wonderful room with the most comfortable bed - a totally gorgeous, swimmable beach with a dock to enjoy; probably what Hawaii was like back in the '60s when it wasn't so crowded - all the lovely amenities one would expect @ a luxury... More

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

Aloha Mary Jane S, 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... More

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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I'm not sure if the recent sale of the hotel had any impact on the property, but some things worth noting. We last stayed at the Kahala 9 years ago when it was the Mandarin. Here are some positives and negatives that overall kept this from getting an excellent review from me. Positives: great beach and property, quiet away from... More

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

Aloha travelwithkids_7, Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that the ohana had a relaxing stay at The Kahala Hotel & Resort and you enjoyed the dining options at the breakfast buffet. Our staff strives to provide unparalleled services and memorable experiences to all our guests. I apologize that your stay was anything... More

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for seven nights and what a surprise. Ever room is large the only difference was if they had a balcony and a beach view. The rooms are unbelieveable. The bedroom is very large with a couch and table and desk. There is a very large bathroom with wash basins up each end double hanging space... More

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

Aloha ROG43, 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 to hear the ohana (family) were able to experience this first hand. I will be sure to share your kind comments... 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*
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Also Known As:
The Kahala Hotel Honolulu
The Kahala Hotel And Resort
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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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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