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Halekulani Hotel

5.0 of 5 2199 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Rancho Cucamonga, California
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122 reviews 122 reviews
36 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars NEW

So, this is a review for the hotel bar? I couldn't find the name of it anywhere, so the review is going here. My husband and I had drinks here our first night on Oahu. We've been to Oahu several times, but never to this bar. The drinks were fantastic. Expensive, but fantastic. They looked like cartoon drinks in an... More 

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Tokyo, Japan
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23 reviews 23 reviews
17 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was our 1st visit to Hawaii. And we chose Halekulani because it was known as the most luxurious hotel in Waikiki. Everything was wonderful but we didn't think that it was worthy enough of the amount that we paid. Facilities were old and Services were no impressive. There was nothing special. For us, other hotels in Waikiki looked better.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This was one of the most beautiful hotels I have ever visited! Incredible service, beautiful decor, great food and drinks. I am so sad that I am back in NYC and not sipping on a cocktail by their pool right now. If you can splurge on a room with a view of Diamond Head, I highly recommend it. It was... More 

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29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great stay, three amazing restaurants, the Orchid is my favorite one. They have this delicious smoothies, crab cakes for breakfast! Great view to Waikiki and diamond head! I highly recommend staying at Halekulani, it's the best hotel I ever been in to.

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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117 reviews 117 reviews
34 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Halekulani is on Waikiki. That imposes certain limitations, including slow access from the airport because of godawful traffic on the H1, and smaller rooms, due to the astronomical value of beachfront property on Waikiki. However, they more than make up for it with the service. An individual escort takes you to your room, where you are greeted with half... More 

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New York City, New York
12 reviews 12 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Halekulani is tucked away even though it is on the Waikiki stretch. Upon entering the compound, you feel like you've escaped from the tourist crowd and can enjoy some tranquility. In quintessential high-end Japanese-style hospitality (I've stayed in one for 6 straight months), the service is discreet, thoughtful and thoroughly professional. This extends to the tasteful white-shaded decor and lush-textured... More 

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Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
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51 reviews 51 reviews
24 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

There truly isn't a better hotel on the beach at Waikiki than this gem, and believe me we have tried them all! Yes the rooms deserve an update, but they are spotless and so comfortable it isn't really an issue. The view can make or break your experience. It is not inexpensive so if you get a city view, it... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I cannot say enough good things about this hotel and how much we love it here. The service is like nothing else I have ever experienced and our love for this property is so great, that we have stayed here both times we've come to Hawaii. It is so luxurious and relaxing and every detail is just impeccable. I knew... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
18 reviews 18 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The exterior, restaurants, and grounds are beautiful and 5 star in every way. The service by the front desk staff was not 5 star because I had to wait quite some time to get checked in. It seemed a bit chaotic at the front desk area. Perhaps it was a very busy day but it did not feel like a... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Halekulani for 2 nights following a wonderful 5 nights at a resort in Maui. I'd heard this was one of the best in Honolulu. Well, yes it is very nice, but not the best and not great. In fact I was a little disappointed. Unfortunately we got off to a rocky start. We arrived at the hotel... More 

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  • Diamond head(15)
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  • Very nice(5)
  • Waikiki beach(5)
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Additional Information about Halekulani Hotel

Address: 2199 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu > Waikiki
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Halekulani Hotel 5*
Number of rooms: 453
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Also Known As:
Halekulani Hotel Honolulu
Halekulani Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Business Hotel in Honolulu

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