The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, 96815, United States | 5 star resort
Prices starting from $369.00
 

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A travel blog entry by tiki_on_tour on Feb 21, 2014

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Hawaii hat uns tatsächlich einen Tag jünger gemacht – am 22.1. sind wir aus Auckland weggeflogen und am 21.1. in Honolulu angekommen. Vom anderen Ende der Welt (Zeitverschiebung nach Neuseeland waren genau 12h) ging es das erste Mal wieder „Richtung nachhause" – von der europäischen Weltkarte her betrachtet. Frisch angekommen in …

Waikiki

A travel blog entry by barbo on Dec 14, 2013

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Today was spent mostly commuting back to O'ahu, but this time, a bigger plane, back to Honolulu airport. This is the third largest of the Hawaiian Islands and is the most populated - about one million people. In the greatest dimension, this volcanic island is 71 km long and 48 km across. The length of the shoreline is 365 km. The island is the …

Waikiki

A travel blog entry by barbo on Dec 07, 2013

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We flew from Mackay to Melbourne to collect Hunter (Graham's grandson) to take him to meet his Dad, David and his wife Doni and two children Lucas and Rory from New York. We were meeting in Hawaii so David could see Hunter for some time before Christmas. We arrived in Honolulu, on an Air Hawaiian flight from Sydney, to the warm balmy breezes of …

Waikiki day 2

A travel blog entry by itskippy on Aug 29, 2013

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After a good nights sleep we went down for breakfast, what a Que. At least it moved fairly quickly not nearly big enough for a resort of this size, got the air conditioning looked at don't think it's working properly if the room is 26.5 degrees, spent the morning by the pool and got burnt didn't even get any sun, go figure. Helen went to the Kings …

Hike, kayak and snorkel...

A travel blog entry by erwin_monique

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... us the island we were going to kayak to, called headman's hat. We went down to the beach and got the kayaks and instruction. Because it had been full moon the night before, the tides would be extreemly low and extreemly high. The reefs were all out of the water. The kayaking was fun! We thought the waves were kind of high, because we almost tipped over when a bigger swell went by. The guide thought it was nothing. Once we got to the island ...

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This 5 star resort, located in the Waikiki area of Honolulu, is near International Marketplace, Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, AquaZone Scuba Diving Center, and Rainbow Trolley.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort Honolulu

    Reviewed by itskippy

    Just looking

    Reviewed Aug 28, 2013
    by (5 reviews) Brisbane , Australia Flag of Australia

    Do I need a MacBook Air or is it just extravagance ?

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    Reviewed by roamaround

    heaven.

    Reviewed May 18, 2012
    by (1 review) , United States Flag of United States

    honestly, i couldn't have stayed in a more convenient and nicer hotel than at the royal hawaiian. the staff was helpful and the private beach was nice as well! It's in the perfect tourist area because it's in the middle of downtown honolulu, definitely made my first trip to hawaii memorable!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by froggy4ever

    A Barrel of Fun!

    Reviewed May 14, 2012
    by (3 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    Royal Hawaiian luxury was a magnificent sight to see from the start!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Reviewed by holo-holo

    wedding day

    Reviewed Nov 9, 2010
    by (2 reviews) , United States Flag of United States

    the place was gorgeous and so as the room..

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

    Historical Traveler Reviews The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort Honolulu

    Loved the room, the food was terrible which ruined everything

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    We chose this hotel after our cruise because we enjoyed the Tiki bar & beachfront on a visit to Hono the week before. We paid more than your advertised highest price for a oceanfront room for two nights. At check-in you could smell the flowers from the entrance to the hotel & they gave us leis at check-in. The room was lovely with a huge walk-in closet, a grand bathtub, a wonderful giant bed & a lovely view. Because the food was overpriced by 100% & the quality was at the bottom of the list we would never stay here again. McDonalds makes a better Cobb Salid by 200% & the small coconut shrimp were cooks with the shells on which ruined our desire to eat anything else. Breakfast was just OK.

    The Pink Palace

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    We loved the Royal Hawaiian Hotel. Sure, you have to go down the hall for your morning coffee. But if you want a hotel with personality ... not just some concrete tower or entire village ... stay at the pink palace. The Royal Hawaiian first opened in the 20s and has all the charm and glamour from that decade. Plus, of course, you are only steps from the hotel to the sand. There are four Sheraton hotels in the immediate area (including the Royal Hawaiian and the Moana, which is even older), and you can visit any of the four's restaurants, bars, stores, etc., and charge it to your room.

    Room with a view...

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    If you like to be in the middle of the action of Waikiki, then the Royal Hawaiian is the place for you. However, not all rooms are alike in quality. Choose the large ocean view suite in the historical building if you can get a deal on it. (try spg.com). The bathroom is tiny but the view of Waikiki is spectacular! You can even hear music drifting to the room from downstairs. The decor is light and airy and the room has a high ceiling. The Royal Hawaiian has been mistakenly labelled as a five-star resort by Expedia and other websites. Sheraton rates it as only a four-star. As a four-star it is excellent. The Surf Room surprised us with its gourmet food and excellent service.

    It suck's

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    Everybody giving this hotel a good review seemingly never stayed at a real good hotel (e.g. Four Seasons, Ritz Carlton, Aman Resort etc.) The original ocean view room we got was in the 'old' building. Ocean view for them meant a 3x3 feet window with no balkony locking over aircon ducts on the ocean. The tower room we got afterwards has good seaview, but the run down decoration is just not what you expect from a 5 star hotel. In Waikikii tried tried so far the Hyatt Regency, Halekulani and the The Royal Hawaiin and it seems the Halekulani is still the one to choose.

    Nostalgic beauty

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    a beautiful classic in the middle of Waikiki. We stayed in the Garden View rooms. They were old (needed maintenance: paint, poor plumbing) but well worth the stay. The omviance of the entire hotel makes the stay an event. Enjoyed the luau and the food. A little dissapointed in the room, but felt well worth the stay in the Pink Palace.

    Loved the decor

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    Recently stayed at the Royal Hawaiian for 3 nights during a conference. Left half way through the week for the Hawaiian Prince and was much happier . The staff was much more receptive and cheerful . The bathroom( shower ,space, lighting ) was significantly better. Valet parking was frustrating when you call for your car and they pull up a different vehicle The list goes on .

    Dreams Come True

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    Have JUST returned from my 30th visit to the Islands, but first stay at the Royal Hawaiian. If you want the true Aloha spirit - do yourself a favour and book a room in the historic wing of the Royal Hawaiian.

    How the Mighty Fall

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    Moving out of the Seraton Moana Surfrider in disappointment with the place, we checked out a two-bedroom “Garden View” suite in the Royal Hawaiian Hotel...that historic property, a hotel in the grand manner built in 1927 by Matson Line to receive passengers from their new flagship MALOLO has long reigned in the hearts of lovers of Hawaii as the romantic “Pink Palace”. “Well”, we said, “we’ll go have a look at it” and off we trotted to the nearby ROYAL where the cordial reception staff checked my ID and gave us a key to Room 136…off to check it out we went… Talk about a decorator’s dream of BAD NEWS With each bedroom off the entry foyer and the admittedly large lounge off the smaller bedroom, it looked out on the leaves of the tropical plants of the garden and some Japanese-oriented pseudo Italian restaurant in the adjacent Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center… “Thanks, but no thanks” I told the Front Desk… They would have an ocean front room with Lanai, the kind we last had had there… but by then I was totally down on the Royal I can recognize a tourist trap trading on its past when I see one…and that’s what the Royal seems to me these days.

    Elegance and service create an exceptionally wondeful experience

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    The Royal Hawaiian hotel in Honolulu is an exceptional experience. The location is great!!!

    The level of service is fantastic.

    For the best room location, definately stay in the pool tower. Its a short walk to the pool and the ocean. The views from the lanais are amazing!!!

    A dip in the ocean at dusk is quite a treat!!!

    Its a quick walk to shopping, the beach and all downtown attractions.

    Probably the most outstanding part of the experience was the staff at the hotel. EVERYONE of them was warm, genuine and gracious. Hawaii is known for its warmth, but this hotel exuded the Aloha attitude!!!!!

    Its quite a find!!!!!

    The Royal Hawaiian Hotel: Best Spot on the Beach

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    Best place to stay in Waikiki. A landmark in Waikiki, this is a beautiful historic hotel with lots of charm, and great service. It also has a great beach area and you can walk next door to Duke's at the Outrigger if the restaurant prices at the Royal Hawaiian seem a little steep. I have stayed there several times and every time is wonderful.

    TripAdvisor Reviews The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort Honolulu

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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