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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 #6 of 82 hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Mount Vernon, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Recently stayed at the Kahala Resort and Spa June 27 through July 3. Upon arrival we were immediately greeted by the bellhop staff, luggage promptly handled and shown to check in. The reservationist that handled our check in was Noel. What a pleasure. Just the right amount of cheerfulness to make you feel instantly welcomed!! Throughout our stay, the hotel... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Kahala for the first half of our honeymoon trip to Hawaii and were blown away. The service was unbeatable and the resort itself was amazing. No other place on our trip matched the Kahala.

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was many years ago but good/great memories last forever and this is one of them. Had spent some time in the middle east and we needed a break to something entirely different. The Office suggested and arranged it as a reward. Well I do remember so well our arrival at the hotel . Firstly as habit would in 3rd... More

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Kaneohe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Aloha All!!The service was excellent and the 'Aloha Spirit' was encompassing from our arrival to our departure. All the staff from valet, front desk, pool, and restaurants...welcomed us as if it was our 'home away from home' and MORE!! The room was well appointed, large and wonderful oceanviews and large lanai area. Please know not all rooms have a lanai... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The view was perfect, service was friendly and excellent. Concierge services are excellent, they gave us great recommendations. There are a lot of choices for food. My favorite is the plumeria restaurant. Room service was excellent. Maids were great. They leave chocolate and water on your bed. Its kind of out of Waikiki but they have a shuttle bus that... More

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Alburtis, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed for 3 nights and The Kahala was a wonderful place to stay. The room was spacious and we had an amazing view of the ocean. The staff was very attentive. The breakfast buffet every morning was also very good. The beach and pool were great as well. Although we didn't swim with the dolphins, they were so fun... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Our first experience in Hawaii and we chose absolutely the right hotel for our stay on Oahu. You will read that this hotel used to be the Kahala Hilton and used to be and still is the destination of high profile celebs, royalty and people who wanted a smart environment away from the hubbub of the majority of Hawaiian travellers.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here on my honeymoon. Definitely want to go back. The place is nice and clean. The staff were always helpful and courteous, especially Cameron at the concierge's desk. He basically booked all of our activities for us. All we had to do was show up. The dolphin encounter is amazing. You can't beat the views. Best of all, we... More

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Honolulu
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We celebrated an anniversary. Everything was done with kindness and friendly service. Our family and grandchildren had a safe, fun, and memory making time. Everything is done with great courtesy. The food is excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic resort, perfectly located close to all attractions but still private for a restful stay. Friendly and detailed staff. Wonderful suites we all possible amenities. You don't want to leave. We are a family of 4 and stayed for a week. We used the hotel concierge for all island reservations and tickets. It was a stress free stay.

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

Aloha GEL2013, Our team enjoys hearing about vacation experiences that are enjoyed by the entire ohana. At The Kahala Hotel & Resort, we believe that each guest regardless of age should have a vacation of their own. We take pride in creating activities and experiences that are sure to leave lasting impressions on each guest. Thank you for taking the... More

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  • Dolphin lagoon(26)
  • Breakfast buffet(9)
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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
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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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 Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu #3 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu #4 Spa Hotel in Honolulu #4 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu #6 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu #6 Business Hotel in Honolulu #7 Family Hotel in 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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