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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

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McGregor, Texas
Reviewed yesterday NEW

A wonderful visit. Staying at the Royal Hawaiian has been a bucket list item for my wife and I and it lived up to our high expectations! We also attended the Hotel tour on 6 December and had a blast. The young man giving the tour was excellent!!

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San Jose, California
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When I was young my uncle was stationed at Hickam Air Force base for a number of years, and my family would visit frequently either as a summertime vacation or over the Christmas holiday. We always stayed in a hotel adjacent to the Royal Hawaiian, and I would look out the window at the pink hotel with Waikiki in the...

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Santa Monica, California
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A classic vintage property with all the upgrades and conveniences of newly built hotels. Walking through the lobbies and lanai's gives you a feeling of what visitors to old Hawaii must have experienced. My only criticism, and not a small issue for my family, is that rooms in the tower on the 14th floor are available to smokers. So the...

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Santa Clarita, California
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Iconic, pretty, and famous hotel in the middle of Waikiki Beach. Our "standard" room for 4 adults was SMALL (but being in the old building, we understood that was to be expected). Two double beds, a window opening onto an unusable balcony, and a tiny bathroom. One of the rungs of the towel rack kept collapsing, so we learned not...

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This was our first trip to Hawaii and we stayed at the Royal Hawaiian for a night before we boarded a cruise. I am a frequent traveler and was pleasantly surprised with the ambiance of the hotel and its staff. We had a 9th floor wrap around corner balcony room directly overlooking the pool and the ocean. All the rooms...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Bed was very comfortable, had a great night sleep. In the past at other hotels I often had noise complaints with the neighbors, this was not a problem here. Big and spacious room, would recommend to others.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

To me, this is the best hotel in the world. It's surreal staying here; feels like heaven on earth. Bringing the whole family for another trip this February. In the middle of the city yet the property has so much outside space. Also sits on the best part of Waikiki Beach. Great food and service for sure!

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Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Honestly, we've gotten to the point that this is one of the only hotels we will stay at. Usually we book a condo whenever we travel anywhere, but the Royal is worth staying in a hotel. The service is terrific and the location can't be beat. We stay in the historic wing. This time we were in a grove wing...

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Portland, Oregon
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great location in the middle of Waikiki and near shops and restaurants. Wonderful service and a relaxed atmosphere. The rooms were quiet and the bed was super comfortable. The hotel in general felt historic and classic. You could almost imagine Frank Sinatra about to appear around the corner.

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San Diego
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A wonderful old Hawaii hotel right on beach with amazing views. The property is a quiet location on busy Waikiki beach providing a very relaxing beach vacation. The complementary continental breakfast and wine/beer/appetizers were a great addition for tower guests.

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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Spa
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Multilingual Staff
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The Royal Hawaiian, a Waikiki Beach Hotel, has Abhasa Spa, renowned restaurants, and a pool with a waterslide and cabanas. We have gorgeous indoor and outdoor event space for weddings and meetings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

Address: 2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815-2515
Region: United States > Hawaii > Oahu > Honolulu
Price Range: $530 - $2,107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 528
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Also Known As:
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Hotel Honolulu
Royal Hawaiian Honolulu
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort Honolulu, Hawaii
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#5 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#16 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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“My only experience is in the Mailani tower - ALL rooms are oceanfront.”
 of 5 bubbles 63markc, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The best views are from a high floor”
  • Outdoor balcony
  • Side balcony view
 of 5 bubbles 266sheris, 8 Dec 2016 | Read review
“I like the historical rooms the best.”
 of 5 bubbles , 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“You really need a balcony and need to spend lots of $ to get anything decent.”
 of 5 bubbles 944garethh, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Mailani Tower rooms all have lanais and ocean views”
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 of 5 bubbles thehestons, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
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