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Stuttgart, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The people who choose this place will not be disappointed. The view is spectacular and the quiet serenity of the place will not be forgotten. Away from the noise of the city, this place is a morning delight. The ocean breeze and the sounds of the waves at night will delight you. The parking is a bit stiff, but if... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The Kahala Hotel and Resort offers the best service, food and rooms on Oahu. The secluded location offers privacy and is a luxurious haven away from busy Waikiki. The beach is immaculate and beautifully maintained by the fantastic pool staff. Lloyd at the pool has been there for over 40 years and will help set you up by the pool... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your recent visit to Oahu. We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our staff delivered... More 

Pennsylvania
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent 6 spectacular nights at the Kahala resort. The Ocean Front room with a view of the pool, dolphins, Diamond Head, Kona Head and the beach is probably the best hotel room view we've ever experienced. After good meals at 3 of the 4 on-site restaurants (we skipped Hoku), we'd relax on the lanai and enjoy the blissful sounds... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your recent visit to Oahu. We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Many of our guests appreciate the location as we are located just 10 minutes outside of Waikiki. We are delighted you... More 

London, United Kingdom
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57 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a review based on just first impressions of the resort, having arrived here earlier today. The good: 1) Our room is spacious despite being a standard 'deluxe', with the bathroom in particular being a great size 2) We were 'upgraded' to a room with a balcony. The view is of the golf course behind the hotel though. 3)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the Kahala for our family's first trip to Hawaii. We were treated like royalty during the entire 5-day stay. As we were touring the hotel, we came across Pacific Dream Photography, who let us reserve a photo session at no charge. The employees we spoke with, including our photographer, were the nicest, most helpful and professional people... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My wife and I selected this resort to celebrate our 5 yr anniversary. Don't think we could have made a better choice and we will be back. Did not like the 32/day garage fee, but traveling in/out daily, I made use of valet. There is also a shuttle that runs regularly to popular local destinations which is very good. We... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful charming hotel with attentive staff. From the moment my husband & I pulled up to the lobby we were treated like royalty. Our room overlooked the dolphin lagoon & was clean, large, peaceful & we especially liked the his & hers closets & vanities. The massages & facials at the spa were amazing, as were the private treatment rooms... More 

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San Francisco, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I really want to like this place more, but I feel like it should be trying harder for the price it charges. (We are still here.) For context, I spent two nights this week at the Peninsula in Chicago for the same I'm paying per night here. The Peninsula experience was exceptional and flawless from start to finish. (I used... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff at this hotel are fantastic! So I had to wonder, why did my room look so tired and sad. The king bed was comfy, linens crisp and towels fluffy. So why was the furniture upholstery frayed, tables chipped and mold in the shower and on the bathroom walls. The beach was lovely, clean and private. The food was... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your recent visit to Oahu. We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our staff delivered... More 

Brooklyn, New York
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16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband and I stayed here for two nights: the night before our wedding, and the night of our wedding. As a soon-to-be bride, I was completely stressed out, but as soon as we entered our room, all my stresses melted away. The view was stunning. Perfect ocean view. Even the view from the hallway right outside the elevators was... More 

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your wedding! We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that we were able to provide you with good memories on your special day. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Food & drink at the hotel
Arancino at The Kahala
Arancino at The Kahala
Cuisines: Italian, Pizza
Plumeria Beach House
Plumeria Beach House
Cuisines: Hawaiian, American, Fusion, Pacific Rim
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Laundry Service
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Kahala Hotel & Resort is Hawaii's reigning luxury resort, set on a secluded beach just ten minutes from the world class shopping and entertainment of Waikiki. This legendary hideaway resort in Honolulu's plush Kahala district is a favorite with presidents, international royalty and celebrities. From the moment you arrive, you will know that you are truly somewhere special. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Address: 5000 Kahala Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96816-5411
Location: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $390 - $873 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Kahala Hotel & Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 338
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Also Known As:
The Kahala Hotel Honolulu
The Kahala Hotel And Resort
Kahala Resort Honolulu
Kahala Hotel Honolulu
Mandarin Oriental Oahu
Kahala Hotel & Resort
Kahala Mandarin Oriental
The Kahala Hotel & Resort Hawaii/Honolulu
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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