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Waikiki Starlight Luau

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Address: Hilton Hawaiian Village, 2003 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815
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Me and my girlfriend decided that we had to go to this luau, even though the reviews we read suggested that many people don't like it. Well, I am glad we did it, as we would... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Paulobsb
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Brasília, DF
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Redington Beach
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Food was just okay. TWO TIPS.... Tip 1: Sit through the Hilton Grand Vacations pitch and get two free tickets. 90 minutes saves you $200. Ask the concierge when you check in. Tip 2: Don't bother upgrading your seats, you can still get a great view with the cheap seats. Just get in line around 4:30 (doors open at 5)... More 

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Brasília, DF
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my girlfriend decided that we had to go to this luau, even though the reviews we read suggested that many people don't like it. Well, I am glad we did it, as we would have wondered forever if we missed something great. Truth is, it is just ok. Overpriced. The drinks are just OK. The setting, on the... More 

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San Clemente, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The show, while not extraordinary, was good. The small group of dancers was enthusiastic and engaging. Their props, however (grass skirts, feathers... ), if you were seated up close like we were, were visibly shabby - dirty and worn. I expected better from Hilton. Then there was the food. I would say skip the food, but isn't that one of... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

I will admit that I was skeptical about a luau on a rooftop, but this one works. Ok, so there will not be a pull the pig from the imu moment, but the pork will still taste great. The food was some of the best I’ve had from a luau. The entertainment was good – not just one fire-knife dancer... More 

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016

Held on rooftop, must bring hat or umbrella as the sun is beating down on you. Once sun starts going down you can start to enjoy your experience. Food served buffet style. The show was amazing. Dancers truly make this experience. The food was ok. The drinks are horrible. The entertainers make the price of the ticket worth while. Take... More 

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Thank evrimar
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

We enjoyed the show (very much) - can't go wrong there. The entertainment crew was top top notch. The drinks were overly sweet and watery (you get two for free). The location is on top of the Hilton parking garage... No typo there. We spent an hour sitting in the sun. The food was plentiful, but not that great. We're... More 

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Stuart, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

We arrived to the show and received a shell necklace and a flower lei took a picture with dancers and were handed Mai tais. The drinks are so sweet and the picture we found out later was 50 dollars if you wanted to buy it. I can see 30 but 50...really to high!! The show is outside on rooftop I... More 

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Lake Peekskill, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

The dancers were great, both the men and the women. The emcee had a nice voice. The food was uneatible, except for the suchi and the roasted pig. The drinks were watered down, not sure if there realky was any alcohol in them at all.

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Thank Queencol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2016 via mobile

The dinner luau show was so much fun from start to finish. I highly recommend the show to all my Hilton guests. It was an authentic Polynesian. experience. There was a wide selection of Hawaiian food and deserts. It is a complete dinner show conveniently located in Waikiki.

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Hebron, CT
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2016 via mobile

This was our first luau. Family of four, two kids 11&6. We weren't sure what to expect, but the more people I talk to, the more I hear that I should never have had high expectations on the food. I found only the pig, salad and the coconut bread pudding to be edible. Alot of imitation seafood and the food... More 

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