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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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Ranked #19 of 82 hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Branson, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We selected this hotel for our 47th wedding anniversary. Have stayed in other Honolulu beach-front hotels, but this is by far the best. It is elegant and the staff is the best in the islands, which is high praise since Hawaii friendliness carries over to its staff everywhere. We stayed in the original hotel, and the room was beautiful. The... More

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Pago Pago, American Samoa
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The location is amazing. You have the Pacific Ocean in your backyard, and many eateries and shops within walking distance. The rooms were lovely, but a tad to small for the price. However, the location and beautiful view made up for it. If you prefer to be in the thick of the tourist action in Waikiki--this is the place for... More

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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We traveled as a couple with 3 young children. We have twin 5 years old and a 3 yr old boy and we thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Royal Hawaiian. Service is what stood out the most. Around every corner was a smile attached to a person willing to help. From the valet guys to the ladies at the... More

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Vancouver
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I'm currently staying at the Royal Hawaiin for my honeymoon. We had a good first impression when we arrived but it had been all down hill from there. The service is below par. As an example our room is not made up until after 2pm. We come back from the beach after lunch and there are no fresh towels. We... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It's no accident The Royal Hawaiian stands out amongst a plethora of hotels in Waikiki. It's pink color and unique design aren't what sets it apart; it's the service, atmosphere, location and professionalism of the staff! Having stayed at a different hotel in Waikiki 2 years ago, I'm confident The Royal Hawaiian rivals the best on the beach. I look... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Our family attended the royal hawaiin luau on our recent stay - it was extraordinary! There were several courses which were all absolutely amazing - the food was truly incredible and the performances fantastic! The staff were attentative and the performers including. A truly amazing show I would go ten times over if I could, pricey but well worth it... More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I was very disappointed by the staff being somewhat unfriendly and disinterested is saying even hello in the hallways as they passed by. They seem dejected. The rooms are a little dated but large. The restaurants were closed during my visit, due to a Noro Virus outbreak just before I arrived. I was never told about the problem and only... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This was probably the best hotel I have ever stayed at while in Hawaii and I have been there many times. The hospitality, room size, amenities, pools, hot tubs, beach access, restaurants, grounds, etc are all the best of the best. I absolutely would stay here again in a heart beat.

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Troy, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a chance to visit Hawaii and we stayed on Oahu and the Big Island. The Royal Hawaiian is that special kind of place that brings the old Hawaii to the present day. We stayed here because it is as old and real as Hawaii gets. What we loved about The Royal Hawaiian is the amazing service that starts... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

From our lei greeting and welcome by bell staff at the driveway, until we sadly left for the airport 11 days later -- the Royal Hawaiian did not disappoint. Our ten nights were heavenly. Check in to our Garden Jr. Suite was a pleasure and processed quickly, professionally with much Aloha. Our suite was lovely, clean and well appointed. We... 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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#7 Spa Hotel in Honolulu #9 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu #10 Business Hotel in Honolulu #10 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu #11 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu #17 Family Hotel in Honolulu #19 Top resorts 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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