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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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    5 of 5 stars
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Cheshire
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95 reviews 95 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited the Mai Tai bar on our first day in Waikiki. We were made to feel very welcome and that our custom was very much appreciated. The Mai Tais were awesome. We were able to have a little wander through the ground floor and it appeared to be truly magnificent and filled with old fashioned charm. I would have... More 

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Brisbane
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24 reviews 24 reviews
11 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had been planning this for 18 months to celebrate my 50th birthday with 14 family and friends who had all travelled from Australia for the occasion. The hotel is beautiful with a rich history and wonderful staff, some of whom have worked there for a very long time. We stayed in a garden suite overlooking the Royal Grove. It... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful location & Idyllic positioning to beach. Wonderful breakfast & amazing restaurant. However being a family of 4, we value peace & quiet in our room and we did not get this at Royal Hawaiian. We could hear EVERYTHING that was being said in the adjoining room, thankfully it was just obnoxiously loud talking rather than anything else - would... More 

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

Dear Bronwyn R, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is wonderful to learn that you enjoyed the superb location of our resort and the spectacular dining experiences you had with us. We did notice your concern regard the noise of your neighboring guest and sincerely apologize for the inconvenience. If we should ever... More 

Rochester, Minnesota
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49 reviews 49 reviews
16 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have to start this review by admitting that I love Maui and have visited the big island and Kauai as well. That being said...I don't think I would ever travel 12 hours again to see Honolulu. The RH is nice for a very old hotel, they do what they can with what they have. The service was good throughout... More 

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

Dear NNSJRL, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are delighted to learn that our Concierge was able to assist you with your needs and requests during your stay. It is wonderful to learn that you enjoyed the majestic view of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head from your room. We actually do recycle plastic... More 

Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed for 4 wonderful nights in a historic garden room which was very comfortable, quiet and had excellent bathroom amenities. Pool, Beach,Restaurant and Bar were exceptionally good. All the staff were happy, friendly and extremely helpful throughout our stay.

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

Dear Michael C, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is wonderful to learn that you enjoyed your room and felt that our services were beyond your expectations. We are honored by your comment regarding our associates, as this is always a joy to share with our team. Thank you for being our guest... More 

Ann Arbor, Michigan
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48 reviews 48 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fabulous location and service that befits the price you will pay to be directly on Waikiki beach. While very busy, you are in the middle of things. Advise not driving a car as it is located in a very congested area. Everyone on staff was very helpful and wanted to make sure you are enjoying yourself. Very nice shops around... More 

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

Dear A2travler, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are pleased to learn that you enjoyed the location of our resort and had an extraordinary experience during your stay. Thank you for your kind comments regarding our associates, as their priority is to ensure that our guests are having a exceptional experience. If you... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Being the iconic hotel that it is and the unrivalled location on wikiki beach we decided staying here was a must. We stayed in the tower which isn't in the original building but the rooms were still very nice with a modern feel,I would recommend the ocean view with sweeping views of the pool and beach. The service was hap... More 

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

Dear Rubylips_13, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort and for sharing your experience. We are delighted to learn that you enjoyed our complimentary banana upon arrival and the exotic cuisines at our Azure Restaurant. We are disappointed to learn that the service delivery was not consistent during your stay, so we sincerely apologize as... More 

Hinsdale, Illinois
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at the Royal Hawaiian for 5 nights. We had an amazing time. Our room was spacious and comfortable. We had a beautiful view of Waikiki Beach from our balcony. The food in the dining room was fresh and delicious. We had breakfast there each morning. The concierge helped us arrange outings to Pearl Harbor and... More 

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

Dear Kathy A, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are pleased to learn that you found our rooms to be comfortable and that cuisines presented to you were absolutely delicious. Thank you for your kind remarks regarding our associates, as this is always a joy to share with the team. Thank you for... More 

Houston, TX
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I returned from a 6 night stay at The Royal Hawaiian resort this past January. We were married in April 2014, but this was our official honeymoon. I have been to Honolulu at least 5 times, I can’t remember the exact number, but my husband had never been before. This however was my first time staying at... More 

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

Dear Texan_Family, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort to celebrate your honeymoon with us. It is always a joy to welcome guests celebrating a special occasion with us and we are glad that our associates were able to assist you with your needs to help you feel comfortable. We are delighted to learn that... More 

Ivins, Utah
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41 reviews 41 reviews
31 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for three nights while we visited Pearl Harbor. We liked the history of the property and the fact it had I been undated. The room was a bit small for modern standards but more than adieu ate. After three days waiqiqi however we were ready to move on. We didn't eat at the hotel as there were so... More 

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

Dear Tedandtre, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is wonderful to learn that you enjoyed the historic charm of our resort. Located on the walls of our resort are historic pictures from our yesteryear and artifacts for our guests to learn more about our rich history. Thank you for choosing to stay with... 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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Also Known As:
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Hotel Honolulu
Royal Hawaiian Honolulu
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#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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