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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Honolulu
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Our second visit to the Kahala was just as good as our first. This hotel gets the details right without being ostentatious or obnoxious. Relaxing and beautiful! Stay and you won't be disappointed with your decision.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First, the good...Spacious rooms with balconies to take in either a view of the ocean or the hillside. We had a hillside view and enjoyed sitting outside while the sun went down and we listened to the cascading waterfall below us. Our room was very clean and the bedding was of excellent quality with plenty of pillows. Our housekeeper was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The Kahala offers great service and wonderful dining options. The beach is not huge but kept groomed and the service on the beach is spot on. The pool is not as large as we would have thought but again the service is outstanding It's possible to swim with dolphins without leaving the pool area and great for kids We would... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This resort was amazing! We loved most every minute! The weekends are exceptionally busy with weddings everywhere. But, don't let that deter you, it's a magical place. The rooms are beautiful and the service is top notch. The beach area was a little on the small side, but a gorgeous view. We ate only breakfast in the hotel, but I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We just returned from the Kahala. Must be our 15th time! Had a "partial ocean view Lanai" which was everything we could hope for. At check in, we were first offered a mountain view, but my wife really wanted to see ocean, and of course, they accomodated her with this great room. Breakfast at Plumeria was excellent as usual. Had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Having decided on The Kahala for this trip as somewhere new to try based on family recommendations we had high expectations. I reached out to the reservations staff prior to our arrival on a few items for our stay and the level of service (by Sherrilyn) was simply exceptional and world class. We had a family group (under two surnames)... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We drove up and were promptly greeted with beautiful Leis as the car was whisked away and our luggage promptly gathered. The experience took a dramatic turn when the person at the front desk told us we would not have a King size bed because we did not "request" one upon booking. It was not so much WHAT she said,... More 

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had excellent experiences at every level during our six-day stay (my husband and I traveled with our 9 y old daughter). However there are two things to mention that unfortunately are on not on the good side: although our "scenic ocean view" one bedroom suite was in a very good shape, the state of the hotel in general is... More 

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

When I was researching resorts on Oahu to celebrate our 45th Wedding Anniversary, all recommendations kept pointing to "The Kahala." . and, BOY, did I make the right choice! From the time I first communicated with Ellen in Reservations to our luxurious suite to our checkout with Noel at the Front Desk everything was perfect. The food at the onsite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very beautiful spot, traditional hotel resort charm. Should rent a car if you stay here so you can explore the island and visit the bustle of Waikiki. The restaurants are ok, and the staff is very friendly and helpful.ngo outside the hotel for more interesting, and less pricey, food!

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