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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

5.0 of 5 2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Fresno, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It was long our dream to stay at "The Pink Palace." Once we did well never stay anywhere else when we visit Oahu! From our first visit there several years ago to our most recent the registration staff remember us and always do their very best to accommodate our specific room request. The hotel has a quiet elegance and its... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I stayed at this hotel for 5 nights with my husband for our honey moon. Before we arrived, they wrote an email to us, asking if we had any particular requests or if we would be celebrating any special date. When we arrived they had a courtesy champagne bottle and muffins waiting for us in our room. We received the... More 

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Danville, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It is hard to describe what a lovely stay we had at the Royal Hawaiian this January. Starting with the lei greeting and ending with a terrific Mai Tai overlooking the beach, we would return in a heartbeat. The grounds are meticulously maintained and the staff friendly and accommodating. We had an ocean front room on the sixth floor with... More 

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Greensburg, Indiana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
4 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Royal is beautiful and is a living landmark of Waikiki. It's worth just walking through its lobby and soaking in the history. Right after the attack on Pearl Harbor soldiers could stay there for only 0.25 per night. The hotel is beautiful but it is old and some of the rooms are not as nice as others. While I... More 

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear philgoddard, Thank you for your sharing your thoughts with us. We are glad that you found the location of our resort to be superior, as we are an oceanfront resort with our very own private beach area. We are honored by your generous comments and hope to one day have the opportunity to welcome you to The Royal as... More 

Hot Springs, Arkansas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I loved everything about this hotel. The renovations brought the property up to speed in the techno age, but the hotel remains true to its genuinely royal heritage. The grounds, the food, the beach, the Frette linens, the art, the fresh flowers, the quietness, the service, the location, the aura of glamorous history and the overall pinkness of this palace... More 

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mary Cay C, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed our resort with its modern conveniences, while it remains true to our royal history and Hawaiian heritage. It is a pleasure to learn that you truly enjoyed your experience with us and we... More 

Sacramento, CA
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64 reviews 64 reviews
34 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I should start by saying we stay at mass market hotels typically. Marriott, Hyatt, etc... and occasional Four Seasons. We don't mind the lower ends like Hampton Inn on occasion either. We go to Hawaii at least once a year. Usually for a week or two. I should add that I dislike Waikiki from every other time we have stayed... More 

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear DodgerJohn, Thank you for sharing your spectacular experience at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are delighted to learn that your stay with us exceeded your expectations and that the location of our resort remained a peaceful haven among the hustle and bustle in Waikiki. We are pleased to learn that breakfast at our Surf Lanai was... More 

Sydney
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfectly located right on the beach, beautiful surroundings. You can use the Sheraton pool next door too. Very slow check in service - also, late check in. Get up early for a sun lounger at the pool. They're all gone by 730 with people leaving a towel and often not showing up all day. Would definitely come back.

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Will E, Thank you for sharing your pleasant experience with us despite the slow check-in. We couldn't agree more with you that the location of our oceanfront resort is superior, as it near many shopping and dining outlets in Waikiki but remains hidden from the hustle and bustle. Thank you for your kind comments regarding the flora surrounding our... More 

Toronto
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ya it is pricey but so are the others on the beach in the area. I do not regret satying here..though I do regret eating breakfast there, ridiculous prices!!!! We never ate there again...We had a fab ocean view room with a balcony where we sipped our wine at night looking at the sun set. The pool is very small... More 

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear VJaneToronto, Thank you for sharing your delightful experience at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is wonderful to learn that you and your husband was able to indulge in the magnificent view of the famed Waikiki Beach from your room. We are honored by your kind comment regarding our ambassadors and the shops that we have on... More 

Oakton, Virginia, United States
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161 reviews 161 reviews
37 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were here a week between Christmas and New Years with 2 teen age kids. Location, Location, Location as they say. Hotel is located on the prettiest section of Waikiki Beach - and we walked the majority of it. Truly one of the most family friendly beaches we've been to. Waikiki is the Manhatten of Oahu - but whether it's... More 

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Kathy I, Thank you for sharing your extraordinary experience at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We couldn't agree more with you that the location of our oceanfront resort is superior, as it near many shopping and dining outlets in Waikiki but remains hidden from the hustle and bustle. We are glad to learn that despite the hiccup... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is ultimate Hawaii. It is an oasis amongst the hustle and bustle of Waikiki. Even if you can't afford to stay here it is worth a visit. Whilst the hotel is magnificent , there are some downsides. The rooms are below par to what you should expect. My pick are ocean facing rooms in the new tower (... More 

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RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear AndrewLise, Thank you for sharing your wonderful experience at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed the location of our resort, as it is conveniently located in the heart of Waikiki but remains hidden from the hustle and bustle. Although there were certain aspects of your stay that did not meet... More 

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Address: 2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 528
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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Hotel Honolulu
Royal Hawaiian Honolulu
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#14 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#17 Family Hotel in Honolulu

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