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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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Reviewed 29 May 2014

This Hotel is amazingly large but quiet. The rooms are exceptional large and comfortable. The service is great and it is recommended to keep small $ notes handy. The restaurants are pricy but the food is great.

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Ingo B, Thank you for taking the time to write a review and thank you for selecting The Kahala Hotel & Resort to celebrate your anniversary. We are happy to hear that you had an enjoyable stay and experienced exceptional service firsthand. We look forward to your next visit to Hawaii and our beautiful island home.

Greeneville, Tennessee
Reviewed 28 May 2014

I use Tripadvisor a lot but rarely write reviews. The Kahala Resort is exceptional in every regard. The scenery is beautiful and picturesque. The service was friendly and attentive but not overbearing. Our room was just lovely with luxurious furnishings and awesome views. What are you waiting for? Just go!

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Thomas B, We are honored to hear that you selected your experience at The Kahala Hotel & Resort to share about your visit. We thank you for your loyalty and for taking the time to write a review. We are equally delighted to hear that you had an “Amazing Experience!” We look forward to your return and the opportunity...

Henderson, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 28 May 2014

It has to be the best place to stay in Honolulu. The staff is great, the rooms felt like home, and it is so peaceful, and relaxing. They have a shuttle that will take you around free of charge to Waikiki. We will be staying here again.

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha MAC101061, Our uncrowded beach location and close proximity to the vibrant life of Waikiki is beyond doubt a favorite aspect to many of our guests’ vacation experiences. Our staff has a commitment to each guest to create extraordinary services, amenities and culinary delights. We take pride in continuing the legacy of The Kahala’s iconic past and we thank you...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 28 May 2014

From the moment we stepped foot on the Kahala grounds, they treated us like royalty. My wife and I stayed here for 5 nights for our honeymoon following a 7 day cruise. Everything was exceptional at the resort, and exceeded all expectations. My wife and I have traveled very frequently growing up since both of our Mothers are travel agents....

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha knravens24, Congratulations on your nuptials! Thank you for selecting The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your honeymoon stay. We are truly honored to hear of all the honeymoon destination suggestions made by your mothers; The Kahala was the destination of choice to celebrate your honeymoon. We were equally delighted to hear that it was the interactions with the staff...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 28 May 2014

Unforgettable experience shared with my daughters, priceless. Breath taking views. Our room was very comfortable, spacious, no dust , clean . 20 mins. away from Honolulu Airport. Amenities: You never need to leave the Hotel & Resort.

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Gabriela W, Luxury family travel has always existed at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. We take pride in creating activities and experiences that are sure to leave lasting impressions for the ohana. We are delighted to hear that you experience this firsthand with your daughters. Our hope is that you take these treasured memories home and shared them again...

Dallas
Reviewed 28 May 2014

We have been to the Kahala many times and enjoy it more each time. It is nice, peaceful, relaxing and quiet. We like to be out of the hustle/ bustle of Waikiki so it is perfect for us. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The rooms are beautiul, large and comfortable. We plan on another trip next year!

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Pamela W, Mahalo for taking the time to write a review and for your continued loyalty. We are always delighted to hear comments from return guests who continue to enjoy the experiences at The Kahala. We look forward to welcoming you back for your next trip to our resort and beautiful island home.

Albert Lea, Minnesota
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Things we did and loved.... Swim with the Dolphins wonderful for the whole family! Breakfast Buffet every day excellent! Massage with 2 massage therapist "Star" was fabulous yet the whole thing was great both therapist were together with pressure and timing it was sooooo awesome! Room was upgraded to an over the dolphin lagoon. I think we had the best...

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Aloha Tammylacrosse, We are thrilled to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We strive to provide uncompromising service to all our guests and we were especially delighted to hear the whole Ohana (family) experienced this first hand. We understand that our young guests want their own experiences separate from mom and dad and we are thrilled to hear...

San Marcos, California
Reviewed 26 May 2014

Wow! What a nice surprise this stay was! We moved from another hotel on waikiki because we were so disappointed. This hotel was a complete 180 from the others on "the strip". We were greeted with genuine smiles, beautiful bead leis and warm hospitality. Built back in 1964, this hotel has a beautiful old modernism to it that fits in...

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The_Kahala_Hotel, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Jessica B, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review and for your loyalty to The Kahala Hotel & Resort. It is with complete joy to read your kind compliments about our staff and the exceptional services you experienced first hand. In the heart of Oahu, it is the hotel staff, the iconic architecture and...

Reviewed 23 May 2014

We've stayed at many 5-star hotel in our travels and I have to say this hotel ranks near the top. The room, with a gorgeous view of the mountains and golf course was nice and spacious and well appointed. It was also nice and quiet. A nice touch was when, shortly after arriving to our room, housekeeping brought 2 large...

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Aloha Steven S, Thank you for taking the time to post a review. Impeccable service and unrivaled accommodations are the foundations of our brand and this iconic property. At The Kahala Hotel & Resort, we continuously strive to offer exceptional levels of service, which in this case it appears we had failed to deliver. We value all feedback and have...

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 23 May 2014

Stayed 4 days. Wife loved it. I'm not a beach guy but my significant other said the sand and the overall quality of the beach were fantastic. Apparently sand is important! It's not so very fine that it will stick to wet skin and not so coarse that it hurts when you walk on it. We did the buffet breakfast...

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Aloha pladypus, Thank you for staying at The Kahala Hotel & Resort during your recent visit to Honolulu. We were thrilled to hear you and your spouse enjoyed your stay, and we thank you for taking the time to review your experience on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Kahala for your next Hawaiian holiday.

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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
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • 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: $523 - $1,014 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Romantic 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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“We had 612, a suite. Beautiful, large.”
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“Our room faced the mountains and the lanai was shaded and cool all day. I recommend getting a lanai.”
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“We had an ocean view room, but the scenic room views are also spectacular.”
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“beach view is amazing! Although costly I recommend it.”
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