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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I went to the Kahala for a lunch meeting. The valet, Darryl, greeted me by my name! He also walked me into the lobby to meet my friend. We went to the Plumeria restaurant for lunch. Again, I was greeted by my name by the restaurant manager, Won. Had a great dining experience there. When I was leaving, the valet...

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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 valet staff delivered that to you. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon!

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a mommy-daughter breakfast date on Saturday morning at the Plumeria Beach House on the Kahala Resort property. Everything was amazing......the food selection, taste of the food, the service from hostess to waiters & manager and my coffee was excellent. My daughter ordered an Acai bowl from the menu and she loved it! The kitchen staff was constantly replenishing the...

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

Thank you for the wonderful comments on Plumeria Beach House's breakfast buffet. We are delighted you enjoyed the mommy-daughter date. We hope to welcome you back soon.

Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

From the moment you arrive you just know this is somewhere special. The welcome from the bell hop team and reception (Noel) was just lovely and seemed so genuine. The room (we had a scenic lanai king room) was beautiful- lots of space and very comfortable. The scenic rooms are looking over the Wailea golf course and the mountains with...

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Malibu, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Dolphins in captivity is wrong. No, I mean NO beach service: food or beach boys. They are available, they just don't do anything. The building is an iconic architectural masterpiece from the early 60's. Magnificent lobby. Tall ceilings, bright and airy rooms. Certainly pay extra for ocean front/views room...that's why you came to Hawaii. Quiet and peaceful away from the...

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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 disappointed to hear that the beach service did not meet expectations. Many guests enjoy service from their beach cabanas simply by raising the flag. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed the bright and airy ocean view rooms in our peaceful location. We hope...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

From the moment you set foot on property you are in for an amazing pampering. The staff of The Kahala really make you feel like royalty. Located off the beaten path of Waikiki The Kahala is a hidden gem on the island of Oahu. The rooms are spacious and elegantly clean. Every attention to detail has been considered for an...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had the Seafood dinner buffet at the Plumeria House on Friday evening. Very happy with the fresh seafood selection and prime rib carving station. Definitely satisfied my craving for seafood! The buffet was well stocked and wait staff was very attentive. Will be back! Mahalo!

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Walnut Creek, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This beautiful resort in paradise deserves mention...Luxury, pampering, excellent staff. All areas, beach bar, the many restaurants, spa were outstanding. We were there when they had "dinner by moonlight" and since it was our anniversary, we were seated right on the beach! I recommend this resort for a lovely, romantic stay.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I have been going to the Hawaiian Islands for almost 40 years and stayed in many of the top resorts on all of the islands, Four Seasons, Mauna Kea, Halekulani, etc. but had never been to the Kahala Hotel. It is a hidden gem. You really go through a time warp leaving the major city and congestion of the freeway...

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Reviewed 1 week ago

this is a 5 star plus resort with Dolphin Encounters on premises. Have coffee or breakfast in their beach restaurant area and watch the dolphins play and interact with visitors. Staff is very helpful and friendly

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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...

Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was great stay for my family. Especially my two sons loved this hotel. And every staffs and housekeeping, room service were adorable. Hope to stay again here. 진짜 좋았습니다. 오래됐지만 최선으로 최고를 만드는듯한 호텔이었습니다. 다시 하와이를 와도 여기 머무를 생각입니다.

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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.

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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
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid 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: $477 - $1,127 (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:
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“ocean view/front with a lanai in the tower”
 of 5 bubbles 407glenny, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“if you can a room with a balcony/ocean view...there are ocean front rooms..these are very expensive.”
 of 5 bubbles kokosandiego, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“KokomHead tower is quieter and full balcony is best.”
 of 5 bubbles danason, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We had a corner room back of eighth floor. We could see the ocean, the coastline and the private golf course adjoining the resort.”
 of 5 bubbles 678elizabethw, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“There are many options for rooms with different views. We had a golf view, but there are sea views, garden views and parking lot views.”
 of 5 bubbles D7812UXjohnr, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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