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Mai Tai Bar at Royal Hawaiian Hotel

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Address: 2259 Kalakaua Ave, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
Phone Number: 866-716-8109
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POETRY IN A GLASS AT THE BEST BEACH BAR IN BEAUTIFUL WAIKIKI!

It is almost a cliche to wax lyrical about the beauty of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, but when you discover a bar which has the finest view in Waikiki, it is difficult to not... read more

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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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Surfers Paradise, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

It is almost a cliche to wax lyrical about the beauty of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head, but when you discover a bar which has the finest view in Waikiki, it is difficult to not reach for your thesaurus of superlatives to describe the experience. The Mai Tai bar is located on the shores of Waikiki Beach within the Royal... More 

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Grass Valley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This has to be a must when you're in the Waikiki . It's a really fun beautiful place and good eats. You look out over the ocean while you sip on your Mai Tai. Have fun.

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Aurora, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Even in a torrential downpour, the bar staff kept it light and fun. One Sunday in July, prior to the onslaught of Tropical Storm Darby, we huddled under the bar, getting our backs soaked by the rain. Hotel staff kindly provided towels as the makeshift community exchanged stories and made quick friendships. The staff kept it light and entertaining, and... More 

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Thank MomCanDream
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We loved the Mai Tai Bar. Couldn't give it 5 stars as the service quite slow and the area was crowded. We had a table right next to the ocean. We went a little overboard on the Mai Tai's. Maybe that is why it was so much fun. Plus it was a beautiful evening. I would go again for sure.

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Thank Taylorleo
Orlando, Fl.
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Someone told us we had to check out this place for drinks and appetizers and I'm glad we did. It's outside by the beach where you can watch all the surfers in the water and the boats going by. Beautiful hotel as well. When we get back to Oahu we will be staying here for sure. The tropical drinks are... More 

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located directly on Waikiki Beach which gives you a fabulous atmosphere for a cocktail. Great view in the distance of the volcano Diamond head.

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Palm Desert, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It is one of the last peaceful spots on Waikiki Beach. The area is insane with people. The Royal Hawaiian hotel is a must see. There is a piece of hallowed Hawaiian ground in the middle of one of the busiest beaches in the world. Susan was our bartender and my wife thought her Mai Tai was one of the... More 

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Irvine, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How perfect is it to have some amazing mai tai at the Mai tai bar located on a historic hotel. Right on the Waikiki beach with views of diamond head.

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California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Royal Mai Tai at this place is one of the best, if not the best, I have ever had. It's not cheap but totally worth it! I took my boss here while on business to show him this landmark. Our bartender was Kui, a local guy with a great personality. There is also food here to partake in but... More 

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were just checking out this wonderful historic hotel that was just full of energy and great momentos of past visitors and stopped at the bar for "one drink." Four drinks later and numerous orders of calamari and lots of other wonderful dishes it was time to go back to our hotel. Next time I'll stay here based on this... More 

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