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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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Checked into the hotel yesterday arrived earlier in the day and was informed our room would not be ready until after 3pm which was fine as the was the check in time. But when going to bed At 10.30pm our bed was full of sand and had discovered the sheets had not been changed from the previous guests! Disgusting!!!!!!! I... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying at the Royal Hawaiian or "Pink Palace" on Waikiki beach over Xmas is a treat! Old school charm abounds with decorations and festivities. Am early 7am check in was a treat and the breaky overlooking the beach is well worth it. The old wing of the hotel is perfect with high ceiling rooms and comfy hard beds. The bathrooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is a treat for those with a sense of history. The service cannot be faulted and the hotel has the character of a bygone more glamorous era. It sits on the best bit of Waikiki beach and has an efficient yet peaceful bar and restaurant on the edge of the beach. We highly recommend the (free) history tour... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Well, I will start by saying that we did not stay here during our time in Waikiki, but at a different facility at the lower end of the spectrum, and at a distance from the beach. However, each day, while my wife was at a medcial conference, I would stroll down to the Royal Hawaiian and walk the grounds, hang... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Do you want a legendary vacation paradise experience, or just a generic one? All of the "usual suspects" in the hotel industry blend into an indistinct mass these days, pumped up by the language of hype. The Royal Hawaiian has been "the" place to stay on Waikiki since 1927. And unlike most other historic properties that tend to show their... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Previously we have stayed in the Topwer which overlooks Waikiki and is stunning but modern and this time we took the opportunity to try the older part of the hotel complete with its heavy hand carved doors. The room layout was more traditional (smaller bathroom for example) but maintenance hadnt been kept up to date- fan and centre light didnt... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came hear 30 years ago for our honeymoon and have just returned to celebrate our 30 th wedding anniversary! Had forgotten how perfectly beautiful this place is. The staff were great and the hotel stunning. We stayed in the original building because we love the ambience and the history of the hotel and were not disappointed. Had hired arental car... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My and boyfriend and I had a wonderful, memorable experience here at the Royal Hawaiian!! Service was excellent. There's nothing to complain about. Location was prime and highly convenient. It's beach front! Its in the middle of everything. They were even thoughtful to ask if there was a special occasion and gave me a free slice of pink cake! The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally stayed in one of our "bucket list " hotels. The Pink coloured Royal Hawaiian on Waikiki Beach. Paid the premium to have beach front room in this iconic hotel. Location clearly five star, restaurants in the grouping of Sheraton Hotels also very good. Staff service levels acceptable. Room service good to very good. BUT the experience did not live... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We absolutely loved our recent visit to the Royal Hawaiian, fondly known as the Pink Palace. One of Waikiki's very first luxury hotels built nearly 100 years ago, the Royal Hawaiian is classy, elegant, but definitely not stuffy or overdone. We stayed in the newer tower section with an ocean view room and a balcony and loved it. The building... 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
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#4 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#8 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#11 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#12 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#15 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Family Hotel in Honolulu

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