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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

5.0 of 5 Resort   |   2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Hilo, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Besides being in about the best location on Waikiki, the Royal Hawaiian has expansive, tranquil grounds and the best service I have experienced at a hotel in a long time. My husband is in a wheelchair and from the bell hops who greeted us on arrival to one of the staff who walked us down the drive and showed us... More

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Brooklyn, New York, USA
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want the feeling of what Hawaii was, stay in the historic wing, the hallways are filled with pictures of old Hawaii and the entrance doors to the room are thick wooden and carved. The rooms while not large are adequate and you still get the right feel. Bathrooms are nice sized and modern. Staff is friendly and accommodating... More

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Yorktown Heights, New York
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27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family spent four nights and the Royal Hawaiian last week and enjoyed every minute of our stay. Upon arrival we were upgraded to an oceanfront Historic Junior Suite overlooking the beach and Diamond Head and could not have been happier. The room was immaculate and well appointed. We were originally booked in a Royal Grove room and actually viewed... More

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Berlin, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful beachfront property. The hotel grounds are immaculate. The rooms however could use some work. Our room was slightly dirty and did not get cleaned the entire time we visited. Sure our towels were switched and beds made, but the floor had dried liquid on it near our fridge and it was never washed. Great Bidet though! Pool is VERY... More

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Essex, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just wrapped up a one-week stay at the Royal Hawaiian and thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We chose it on short notice after originally reserving (6 months ago) at the Hilton Hawaiian Village mega-complex. This property sits in a cluster with other Starwood-branded properties including the Sheraton and the Westin. After exploring other high-end Waikiki hotels, including the lovely Halekulani,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel itself is quite a period marvel. We felt like we were on a film set. Very elegant. Our room was in the ocean view tower. We really liked the room. The Azure restaurant in the hotel was first rate with fresh seafood. We also loved the Mai Tai bar overlooking the ocean. But, I can't imagine this place... More

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed for 2 nights with my mum and 4 year old. The grounds are beautiful and the original building is fantastic, we stayed in a ocean view twin room which was small but I did expect this. The arrival treats of banana bread and Logan fruit was a nice touch and all the staff are friendly. This is where... More

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Midway, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a treat to stay at this iconic location. And they deliver the most delicious banana nut bread muffins to your room- with the recipe! Although I have been to Honolulu several times this was my first time to stay at the Royal Hawaiian hotel for a business meeting. I had a lovely garden suite on the first level of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Expensive for what it is Check-in not that helpful - had a huge issue with the 3rd party I'd booked wiht (skoosh.com) - hotel had no record. spent a chunk of the 2 days trying to sort this out Cot and garbage in my room on arrival Location is good though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Best place in the whole world. They are there to take care of all your needs. Staff remembers your name, makes sure you have everything you need. Even received a Christmas Gift - handpainted ornament of the hotel - very special. Would love to go back....smoking rooms available, though I only smoke on balcony. The malee organic bathroom vanity line,... 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*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu #9 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu #9 Spa Hotel in Honolulu #11 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu #11 Business Hotel in Honolulu #13 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu #17 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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The Royal Hawaiian, a Waikiki Beach Hotel, has Abhasa Spa, renowned restaurants, and a pool with a waterslide and cabanas. We have gorgeous indoor and outdoor event space for weddings and meetings. ... more   less 
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