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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Last week, I called The Kahala to get some information about the Hotel. The hotel operator, Gina promptly answered the phone. She was so pleasant and professional. She made such a great first impression! If she is an indication of the staff and level of service at The Kahala, I can't wait to experience the resort. Karen J.

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Went to Hoku's for dinner on 2/18. Both the food and service were excellent! The valet was very polite and opened the car door for my date and helped her out. Our waiter was extremely professional and addressed me by name throughout the evening. The food was fantastic! I had Mahi Mahi and it melted in my mouth. Never did...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The private beach is perfect. Not full of people and very clean. Dolphin pool is impressive. Food in that Italian restaurant was good! Their staff are very friendly and professional. They also have free shuttle to ala moana mall, Waikiki area and Kahala mall!

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The best place I have stayed in a long time. Extremely friendly staff, Great food, Cold Beer, lots of Sun, Super cool Dolphins & other sea creatures, easy shuttle rides to Waikiki Beach and malls, quick taxi rides any where on the island and a way to get away for all the tourist on Oahu.

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3Thank Bob J
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Earlier this week we decided to take a mini staycation for my daughter's second birthday and visit the Kahala. We had an amazing time and I was blown away by the service and amenities, plus the hotel property was just spectacular! On check in, they noticed my daughter had a birthday crown and welcomed her warmly with a dolphin gift...

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

From the time we arrived till we left I felt I was a welcome guest. The staff from the door to the concierge and maid service were al. Very friendly and eager to help. The room was spacious and I loved the turndown service. I am now addicted to the "thin pancakes". I had them everyday of the seven days...

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The staff was the best. Everyone was fantastic and we give big props to Julia Jump with Pacific Dream photography. We did a little photo shoot to remember the trip and she was so much fun to work with. She made us feel very comfortable and her knowledge of taking our pictures goes beyond a skill set and goes further...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently visited the Kahala Hotel and immediately felt the staff warm Hawaiian hospitality and they all seem so happy ! The valets rushed to my car door (not like other hotels where the valets just stand waiting for you to get out ) , they welcomed me to the Kahala Hotel by name and instantly I knew I arrived...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I went to the Kahala for a lunch meeting. The valet, Darryl, greeted me by my name! He also walked me into the lobby to meet my friend. We went to the Plumeria restaurant for lunch. Again, I was greeted by my name by the restaurant manager, Won. Had a great dining experience there. When I was leaving, the valet...

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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 are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our valet staff delivered that to you. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Had a mommy-daughter breakfast date on Saturday morning at the Plumeria Beach House on the Kahala Resort property. Everything was amazing......the food selection, taste of the food, the service from hostess to waiters & manager and my coffee was excellent. My daughter ordered an Acai bowl from the menu and she loved it! The kitchen staff was constantly replenishing the...

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

Thank you for the wonderful comments on Plumeria Beach House's breakfast buffet. We are delighted you enjoyed the mommy-daughter date. We hope to welcome you back soon.

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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
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: $377 - $825 (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 And Resort
The Kahala Hotel Honolulu
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 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“We really enjoyed a balcony room on the ocean side.”
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 of 5 bubbles RobLechot, 4 days ago | Read review
“ocean view/front with a lanai in the tower”
 of 5 bubbles 407glenny, 1 week ago | Read review
“if you can a room with a balcony/ocean view...there are ocean front rooms..these are very expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles kokosandiego, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“KokomHead tower is quieter and full balcony is best.”
 of 5 bubbles danason, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“We had a corner room back of eighth floor. We could see the ocean, the coastline and the private golf course adjoining the resort.”
 of 5 bubbles 678elizabethw, Jan 23, 2017 | Read review
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