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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 1 week ago

Recently spent my first Mother's Day at the beautiful and charming Kahala Resort. Our entire experience was absolutely wonderful. The staff was incredibly courteous and friendly. My family lives in the hustle and bustle of Waikiki, so it was nice to escape only a few miles to the serene setting of the Kahala. The resort is elegant and the decor...

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Napa, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

Spent several days at the Kahala Resort recently helping to accompany and babysit two grandchildren, ages 3 1/2 and 1 1/2. Excellent stay for our family group. Pluses: *long gentle beach was ideal for small children. The offshore reed eliminated large waves. Not great for surfers but wonderful for toddlers. *the breakfast buffet (included in my Amex rate) was excellent....

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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 family holiday. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed the gentle swimming beach , breakfast buffet and great facilities. We are delighted you were able to enjoy all the resort has to offer. Your feedback was noted and we appreciate your review. We hope to welcome your...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to The Kahala Hotel & Resort many times, but this was my first opportunity to stay there as a guest. The hotel location is only a 10-minute ride from Waikiki, but it feels like you are on an outer island - no congestion, noise, or heavy traffic - just tranquility and beauty at The Kahala. My one-bedroom...

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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 family holiday. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed the location, large lanais and great facilities. The location is unique and the only resort on Oahu with resident dolphins. We are delighted you were able to enjoy all the resort has to offer.

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The best place for breakfast with the most pleasant view as Hawaii should be. Most people dont know that there is a cold and hot menu, so if you just want to eat healthily, then you can do the cold with fruits and cereal, yogurt and raw Hawaiian honey dripping from the honeycombs.

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

Thank you very much for dining at The Kahala for breakfast. We are delighted you enjoyed your healthy meal. We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Warrington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Kahala is one of the best hotel complexes anywhere in the world and as a result attracts the rich and famous. It exudes old world charm and elegance and the Dolphins provide a wonderful spectacle. It's hard to imagine a better place to stay in Honolulu.

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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 staff delivered that to you. The location is unique and the only resort on Oahu...

Pleasanton, California
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this is a yelp review that i wrote back in 2015 and i'm kicking myself in the butt for not doing a review for Trip Advisor. The stay back then was so great that my wife and I are going back this June 2017 (less than a month away), with the kids this time. i have no doubt that the...

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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. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that Susan Koki...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Kahala for a week in August and it was incredible. Excellent service, huge room and great facilities. Private beach with a man made spit you can walk down, plenty of sunbeds serviced by sufficient staff levels. Nice big pool right next to the dolphin enclosure where we enjoyed a reasonably priced swim with dolphins experience. Good...

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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 honeymoon. We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed the beach, rooms and great facilities. The location is unique and the only resort on Oahu with resident dolphins. We are delighted you were able to enjoy all the resort has to offer.

Watchung, New Jersey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I just wanted to relax on our last day in Honolulu and booked at the Kahala. This property exudes understated (old world) elegance, is well maintained, is secluded and sits on its own private beach. The ocean views are breathtaking! We were given welcome leis upon arrival, were told our room wasn't ready (since we arrived before...

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

We are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay and the old world elegance of The Kahala. Our resort is known for the unsurpassed ocean views. The location is unique as we are are 3 miles outside of Waikiki for a very peaceful and relaxing beach. We are delighted you were able to enjoy your arrival experience, the...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kahala was the perfect resort for our family with two daughters 15, 17. The service is exemplary, and the private beach beautiful with all of the amenities you would ever need. We stayed for 8 nights and found the resort to be great value for money. The food options on site offer great meals but more high end. However,...

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

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 staff delivered that to you. We are delighted you were able to enjoy all the resort has to offer.

Glendora, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed a week at the Kahala in a scenic room which provided beautiful lights at night. The pool is a warm salt water pool and relaxing to swim in. Many thanks to all the staff of the Kahala who greeted us warmly, (even remembered our names!) and provided excellent customer service. Dean recommended the 12 Avenue Grill and made...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre 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 Centre 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
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $505 - $926 (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 Honolulu, Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#5 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“Have a rental car so you can get around”
TravelWino76, 23 May 2017 | Read review
“Dolphin lagoon view room was excellent!”
  • Good view of the ocean from our room
  • Dolphin lagoon
melissadY4905NF, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view on higher floors.”
cortez94559, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“Upper floor rooms/suites with a view of Diamond Head & the ocean are my preference. Other views include the pool, beach, & the dolphins.”
848vivian, 16 May 2017 | Read review
“front desk, most of the staff has been at this Resort for a long time and i'm sure they know all the views from every part of the Hotel.”
celiacarnes, 8 May 2017 | Read review
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