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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort
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Aloha and Welcome to The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, where historic ambiance and luxury amenities meet the glittering shoreline of world famous Waikiki Beach. We invite you on a journey through Hawaiian heritage, complete with cultural activities, spa indulgences, history tours, award-winning dining and Aha ‘Aina, a Royal Luau celebration. Discover authentic Hawaii, the Aloha spirit, and the legend of the Pink Palace of the Pacific. Your Royal experience awaits…
Featured Expert Review
One of the top 5 things to do on Oahu is to visit the Polynesian Cultural Center. And the only way to see it all, in my opinion, is with the Concierge VIP treatment. We’ll arrange for your private limousine, stocked with assorted beverages and wine if you desire, to drop you off at the entrance...more
- Within five miles of the hotel at Honolulu Harbor's Pier 7, the Hawaii Maritime Center (surcharge) explores the history of the islands with museum exhibits, a Polynesian sailing canoe, and a four-masted, full-rigged ship.
What to Expect:
- Emerging from a multimillion-dollar re-imagination, The Pink Palace of the Pacific has a radiant new face and an entirely new attitude. The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, which first opened its doors in 1927, offers modern, discerning travelers a redefined luxury experience. From poolside cabanas, adult only and family pools, exclusive beach experiences and authentic cultural programming. The Royal Hawaiian is filled with rich tradition, customized services, exclusive settings and amenities, as well as the award winning Azure restaurant and rejuvenating Abhasa Spa.
- On Monday evenings, the oceanfront lawn becomes the stage for Aha Aina, a Royal Celebration Hawaiian show (surcharge). Other dining options include an oceanfront restaurant serving contemporary island cuisine, a poolside bar, and a lounge offering appetizers and live Hawaiian music nightly.
2259 Kalakaua Ave.
Honolulu, HI 96815
Airport:Honolulu International HNL
From its birth in 1927, The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort has defined luxury travel. Classic ambiance, modest opulence and indigenous elegance position the oceanfront resort, overlooking the sparkling Pacific and the majestic Diamond Head Crater, as true Hawaiian paradise.
Combining historic charm with contemporary comfort, The Royal Hawaiian recreates history with newly inspired Oceanfront Tower Rooms and Suites embracing the spirit of sophistication and luxury, and the warmth of Hawaiian culture.
Each room is appointed with an international standard of elegance that speaks to those who appreciate the finer things. Enjoy custom-designed, handcrafted furnishings, state-of-the-art amenities, luxury frette robes, a flat screen TV, high speed internet, fully upgraded bathrooms and a private lanai with an unobstructed panorama of Waikiki Beach.
- Garden View E -
Overlooking the hotel's lush gardens and grand entryway, this exquisite guest room features a bold and indulgent design with a plush Luxury Collection bed as a centerpiece, a sitting area with armchairs, flat screen cable television with movie channels, an expansive work desk, high-speed Internet access, an iPod dock alarm clock, and luxurious full bath amenities.
- Royal Grove D -
Offering a private sanctuary and quiet escape, this exquisitely appointed guest room overlooks Helumoa, the former playground of Hawaiian royalty, now the hotel's tranquil Coconut Grove gardens. This guest room features a plush Luxury Collection king bed, sitting area with armchairs, flat screen cable television with movie channels, a work desk, high-speed Internet access, and full bath amenities.
- Royal Garden Junior Suite X -
Enchanting and evocative of timeless glamour, this junior suite in the resort's Historic Building offers an inviting expanse to relax. Beautiful views of the resort's tranquil Coconut Grove and lush gardens are just outside your window. The junior suite features a bold and indulgent design with our plush luxury bedding as the centerpiece, a sitting area with armchairs, 37" flat panel LCD television with movie channels, a large work desk, high-speed Internet access, an iPod compatible alarm clock, and luxurious full bath amenities.
- Garden Suite -
Overlooking the serenity of the resort's lush tropical gardens, this exquisite suite features a bold and indulgent design centered around our plush luxury bedding. The suite has armchairs for relaxed conversation, 37" flat panel LCD television with movie channels, a work desk equipped with a printer with faxing and scanning capabilities, an iPod dock alarm clock, high-speed Internet access, and a luxurious full line of bath amenities.
- Royal Ocean Front C -
This alluring and palatial oceanfront room in the Historic Building offers stunning views of world-famous Waikiki Beach and the azure Pacific Ocean. Bold and indulgent design is accompanied by exquisitely appointed details - our signature Luxury Collection bed, sitting area with armchairs, flat screen cable television with movie channels, a large work desk, high-speed Internet access, an iPod dock alarm clock, and luxurious full bath amenities.
- Tower Ocean Front B -
Quiet, warm and spacious. Carved teak furnishings, woven wicker, bamboo and rattan accent the fresh garden color palette of the room. The second floor of the suite features a palatial bathroom with a soaking tub, steam shower with a rain shower head, opulent vanity and luxurious spa amenities to accommodate in-room spa treatments. The bathroom is covered in rich travertine stone floors complementing the mosaic glass accent wall in the shower. A spacious living room and lanai on the main floor opens to a view of the pool and sparkling Pacific Ocean.
- Royal Ocean Junior Suite A -
This palatial and exquisitely-appointed guest room in the Historic Building features a bold and indulgent design and added expanse of a stylish sitting area with sofa chairs. Our signature luxury bedding evokes refined relaxation with added accoutrements including a flatscreen cable television with movie channels, a large work desk, high-speed Internet access, an iPod compatible alarm clock, and luxurious bath amenities.
- Island Spa Suite -
The Royal Hawaiian's spa suites provide a singular purpose - essential pampering. Serenity surrounds you as you enter the suite. The ambiance is modern Zen mingled with the mood of the islands - quiet, warm and spacious. A spacious living room and lanai on the main floor opens to a view of the pool and sparkling Pacific Ocean. Close your eyes and nap in a cabana day bed while enjoying a spa treatment on the lanai. The everyday mundane melts into a most memorable experience - luxury like this is essential to living an extraordinary life.
- Royal Ocean Suite -
ffering views of the majestic Pacific Ocean, our Royal Ocean suites offer updated, plush designs in a room built with the sophisticated glamour of the 1920’s. Your discovery of Waikiki begins with opulence including our signature Luxury Collection bedding, sitting area with armchairs, flat screen cable television with movie channels, a work desk equipped with a printer with faxing and scanning capabilities, an iPod dock alarm clock, high-speed Internet access, and indulgent full line of bath amenities to relax after a day of island discovery.
- Tower Ocean Suite -
Draw inspiration from your view of the Pacific's cool, clear waters from the Tower Ocean Suite. Calm your spirit and reflect on the day's adventures in our luxury bedding. Discuss your daily plans for our island paradise in your own sitting area with armchairs. Reconnect to the world with a flat-screen cable television, a work desk, an iPod compatible alarm clock, and high-speed Internet access or escape into relaxation with our bath amenities.
- Queen Ka'ahumanu Suite -
The classic and modern converge with Hawaiian and Asian influences in The Royal Hawaiian's Queen Ka'ahumanu Suite.
- Royal Hawaiian Suite -
Open the door to The Royal Hawaiian's Presidential Suite and step into another world - a world aromatic and evocative of Moroccan romance and glamour.
- Air conditioning
- Cable/satellite TV
- Climate control
- Clock radio
- Complimentary toiletries
- Cribs (infant beds) available
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Extra towels/bedding in room
- Hair dryer
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- In-room safe
- Internet access - dial-up
- Internet access - high speed
- Internet access - surcharge
- Iron/ironing board
- Multi-line phone
- Non-smoking rooms
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Rollaway beds
- Turndown service
- Video-game console
- Voice mail
- Wake-up calls
- Window opens
Adjacent to the Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center, the oceanfront Royal Hawaiian celebrates a bygone era with modern service and amenities.
The Monday-night Aha Aina, a Royal Celebration, on the oceanfront lawn includes a Hawaiian show (surcharge), and three restaurants and bars provide ocean views. Nightly Hawaiian music is offered on a poolside terrace.
In addition to an outdoor splash pool, guests enjoy a health spa (surcharge) with garden cabanas and a beauty salon. A section of the adjacent beach is roped off for private guest use.
Self-guided walking tours are available of the hotel's tropical garden.
Wireless Internet access is available in the hotel's public areas (surcharge).
Guests have access to the fitness center, supervised children's program, and business center at the adjacent Sheraton Waikiki; fees apply.
The Royal Hawaiian participates in the Sheraton Stay at One, Dine at All program, in which guests have signing privileges at three companion hotels in Waikiki.
$33 per 24-hour period. Covered parking garage with in/out privileges.
Fee does not include tax and is subject to change without prior notification.
- 24-hour front desk
- Audio-visual equipment
- Banquet facilities
- Beauty services
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business services
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Concierge desk
- Concierge services
- Conference room(s)
- Currency exchange
- Dry cleaning service
- Event catering
- Express check-in/check-out
- Full-service health spa
- Gift shop or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Internet access in public areas - surcharge
- Internet access in public areas - wireless
- Laundry facilities
- Laundry service
- Meeting room(s) (small groups)
- Multilingual staff
- Parking (surcharge)
- Parking (valet)
- Parking garage
- Private beach
- Restaurant(s) in hotel
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box - front desk
- Security guard
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Supervised child care/activities
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Tour assistance
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Wedding services
- Wheelchair accessible
Starwood Preferred Guest points or related frequent traveler miles are not honored on guestrooms sold via this Web site.
This hotel participates in the Sheraton Stay at One, Dine at All program, in which guests have signing privileges at three companion hotels in Waikiki.
Extra person charges may apply depending on hotel policy.
There are no room charges for children under 18 when occupying same room as adults and using existing beds in room. If additional bed (rollaway) is required, the additional person charge applies. There is no charge for a crib.
Rollaway beds and cribs are available at no additional charge. Both are subject to availability and should be requested at the time of booking.
Photo identification and credit card or cash deposit are required upon check-in for incidental charges.
All special requests are subject to availability upon check-in.
Cancellations and No-Shows:
For cancellations received within 72 hours of arrival or for no-shows, a one-night cancellation fee, including room and tax, will be assessed.
- Pets not allowed
- 3 PM
- 11 AM
Surf LanaiAn upscale beachside restaurant, echoing the ambiance of the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel, offering outdoor dining and contemporary island cuisine with a focus on local ingredients. Daily breakfast and à la carte lunch.
Royal Hawaiian Beach ClubPoolside bar serving cocktails and light American fare such as salads, sandwiches, burgers, and snacks. Open from mid-morning until late afternoon.
Mai Tai BarThe Mai Tai Bar features handcrafted tropical cocktails in the afternoon and evenings along with cocktail-style finger food classics with a Hawaiian twist, from grilled coriander shrimp pizza to mai tai nachos, which include kalua pig, guacamole, sharp cheddar, kahuku corn, and black bean salsa. The Mai Tai bar also offer nightly Hawaiian entertainment.
AzureAzure is a specialty island seafood restaurant helmed by award-winning Chef Jon Matsubara. The Menu features locally caught fish selected each morning at daybreak from the Hawaii Fish Auction, the only one of its kind between Tokyo and Maine. Guests are invited to choose between high heat aromatic herb roasting or preparation with local flavors for this freshest of fish. The kona shellfish bowl, which includes lobster, prawns, clams, scallops, abalone mushrooms, konyaku noodle, kaffir lime & chile broth, is a menu highlight and a true indulgence for seafood lovers. Expert servers and sommeliers provide intuitive recommendations for the perfect wine pairing to accent the delicate flavors of the ocean.
In addition to an outdoor splash pool, the Royal Hawaiian provides a private, roped-off beach area. Rentals are available for water activities such as snorkeling, boogie boarding, catamaran sailing, and outrigger canoeing. A surfing school is also nearby.
Guests have access to the fitness center and supervised children's programs at the adjacent Sheraton Waikiki; fees apply.
A half-mile away, Kapiolani Park is home to tennis courts, sports fields, an archery range, and the Honolulu Zoo.
Ala Wai Golf Course, a mile from the hotel, has an 18-hole course, driving range, and pro shop.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Bicycle rentals
- Boat launch
- Golf - driving range
- Hiking/biking trails
- Horse riding/rental
- Jet skiing
- Motor boating
- Pilates classes/instruction
- Rowing or canoeing
- Running track/path
- Scooter/Moped Rentals
- Scuba diving
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Water skiing
- Yoga classes/instruction
Suite Life in Paradise
- Daily breakfast for two at Surf Lanai.
2013 Air Credit
- $100 Air Credit with Sunsational Savings
- Every 4th Night FREE
- Daily Breakfast for Two at Surf Lanai
- Guaranteed upgrade to Tower Ocean Front at time of check in
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