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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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Ottawa, Canada
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63 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

You should come visit this delightful hotel. You can park for up to four hours if you get validation. Get some food or drinks out near the pool. The Dolphins, Manta Rays and Sea Turtles are worth the visit alone.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

First the bad: They don't have firm pillows, I would kind of expect that this caliber hotel would have firm pillows. That's all the bad. Now the good: Great shower, i'd be fined here in California for that kind of water pressure, quite a luxury! Rooms were very big and clean. Bed was about perfect. The gym has the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had such a lovely holiday at this beautiful, majestic, landmark hotel. The feel of " the good ol' days" lingers there, transporting you back to bygone a era, the 60's. The service is excellent and the atmosphere relaxed. We chose this hotel for the Dolphin Encounter for my daughter, the staff were terrific and we learned a great deal... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted that you and your family stayed with us recently. Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort. As the only resort on Oahu with resident dolphins and encounter programs, we are thrilled you enjoyed this experience and the service from the staff. Thank you again for your comments and we look forward to serving you again during... More 

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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

This old grand dame is not what she once was. In a state of disrepair all around the property. Towels and chair covers at pool should be tossed. Pool tiles in sad shape. Place mats in Plumeria were also in bad shape. The only plus was a very helpful valet staff. They seemed to be the only ones on staff... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted that you celebrated your 60th birthday with us recently. Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort. We would like to send our sincere apologies to you as your experience here fell short of your expectations. Thank you for the wonderful comments about our valet staff. They pride themselves on anticipating our guests needs and providing good... More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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51 reviews
41 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival, we were placed into a large corner suite on the third floor. The variety of views were special. Out of our bedroom, we could see mountains and the Waialae golf course. Out on the substantial sized balcony we overlooked the lagoon with the dolphins and a great ocean view. Oddly, the living room which had one wall facing... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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66 reviews
18 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The rooms are big and comfortable, we had views of the golf course and had a balcony which was great, the beds are very comfy and we always have the best nights sleep at the Kahala. The breakfast is very good with lots of choice and the service as always is great, there is a free shuttle that runs you... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort on your recent visit. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We are glad you were able to use the complimentary shuttle and explore Waikiki during your stay. We look forward to serving you again during your next stay with us. More 

florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a relaxing, pampered experience away from the crowds of Waikiki, then make a reservation at the Kahala. The staff are welcoming without being overbearing; the restaurants are very good, and the facilities are first rate--the beach is simply one of the best in the islands. The Kahala is small enough to feel intimate and not... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Kahala was one of the first hotel I've ever stayed at in Oahu. I recently went back to dine at Hoku's but since it was closed for lunch got a bite to eat at Plumeria Beach House instead. Brought back some good memories. The location of the resort is completely different than anything in Waikiki. Deep in high end residential... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your recent visit to Oahu. We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. The location of The Kahala makes it a truly unique resort on Oahu and you summarized this wonderfully. We really appreciate the... More 

Chicago, IL
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went here with the whole family- 2 kids under 7yrs - loved this place! The heated pool is small but perfect for us and wasn't busy when we were there. Pool staff helpful and there are pool toys for the kids. Fun seeing the puffer fish being trained and watching the manta rays in shallow pool. Dolphins are always entertaining.... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted that you and your family stayed with us recently. Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort and we are glad you enjoyed the Dolphin Lagoon and marine life. The Kahala is the only resort on Oahu with resident dolphins with encounter programs. Mahalo again for staying with us and we look forward to your next visit. More 

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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 192 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's been ten years since my last stay and (scathing) review of The Kahala here on tripadvisor and I'm happy to report the hotel is wonderful again. I've stayed at this property many times over the years, ever since it was The Kahala Hilton. I recently stayed two nights, out of nostalgia mainly, and was delighted. The property looks absolutely... More 

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