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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

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Dalton, Georgia
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I came with my boyfriend as an early birthday vacation. It was both our first time here and we loved our stay. The concierge was very helpful with our activities(zip lining and luau) and the valet attendants always welcomed us with a smile. This resort is breathtaking! I'd definitely recommend staying here as well as would love to come again!

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Gainesville, Georgia
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This was our 3rd stay at the Royal Hawaiian. It is iconic and really classy in an old-world style. When you pull off the Main Street and pass the Sheraton you come to this quiet tucked-away pink hotel that reminds you of a Humphrey Bogart movie. Maybe that is why so many people take wedding photos here (multiple brides every...

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Aloha Beckyt T, Thank you for sharing your experience with us at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are very pleased to hear that you had an overall great stay with us, and we truly appreciate your 5/5 rating on TripAdvisor. We did notice a few guestroom issues that you noted, including the musty smell and size of...

Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I used Pleasant holidays for this trip,who I cannot recommend.My first day I arrive(after saving for two years for this )The room was looking over a garden...We went to the beach to find out they had no more chairs and even if they did would 45/day extra....This is Unacceptable,I flew 12 hours to get a response like that.day one no...

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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You don't even know that you're in a city. This quiet and restful hotel is lovely! The rooms are spacious and loaded with extras. The vegetation and views are breathtaking. Service is warm and generous. Couldn't think of a better place to stay right on the beach of Waikiki.

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North York, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Words cannot express my shock at how the Royal Hawaiian has completely changed! In a good way. Yes the establishment is on the more expensive end of the spectrum for Waikiki beachfront hotels but it is definitely worth it. I have stayed at the Royal Hawaiian numerous times during the past decade before it became part of the Luxury Collection...

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Greensboro, NC
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We love this place! We were here 3/2016 (first time), and in the six months after our first time there we kept saying that we were going to return someday. In 10/2016, we decided to come back during Spring Break, 2017. They were just as great as the first time. This is a great place for kids. My 7-year-old daughter...

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Huntington Beach, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great hotel. Great service and staff. You also get pool privileges to the Sheraton next door, so if you want to hang out with the riff-raff you can use their pool slides/etc. Get to the RH pool at 7 a.m. to reserve two beach chairs and umbrella front row on the beach for $40. Only problem is no alcohol or...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed in an ocean view room in the tower for a couple of nights. The room had two double beds and we we offered a fold away bed as well. The hotel has its own pools plus access to the pools at the Sheraton next door which are better for the kids and of course there is the beach...

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Tracy, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Would not call it luxury. Great location, very small outdated rooms , small pool although you can use the neighbouring Sheraton pool which is a little better but very crowded. Food average at best. Nice comfy beds

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Aloha rnisfeldt, Thank you for sharing your experience with us at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are delighted that the location was great, however we are disappointed that you found that our hotel didn't have a luxury feel, and that the rooms were dated. We are always working to make improvements, and this year, we will be...

Stockton, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Nice location as it is centrally located on the Waikiki strip. Nice shopping and dining are within walking distance. The beach is sandy and smooth. The service and cleanliness are outstanding. However, the rooms are a little small.

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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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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Airport Transportation
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Built in 1927, the iconic Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, ushered in a new era of luxurious resort travel to Hawaii. Situated in the heart of Waikiki, the hotel offers cultural activities, gold standard signature concierge service, valet parking, doctors-on-call, florist, currency exchange service, Japanese concierge, laundry and dry cleaning, dining service and world-class restaurants and bars, wireless internet access in rooms and all public areas, multi-lingual staff, 24-hour room service, business center, and beach and pool services. ... 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: $531 - $964 (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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#6 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#7 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#9 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#10 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#16 Family Hotel in Honolulu
#18 Business Hotel in Honolulu
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“Don't stay at this hotel unless you want sit on a beach towel.....if possible rent chairs from local store..You should NOT be charged to rent chairs at a beach front hotel....We would like some type of refund...”
stephenhO5165KW, 24 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Splurge for ocean view; It's connected with the Sheraton, so you get all of the Sheraton amenities as well.”
375ericp, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Malani Tower, preferably Premium level Higher Floor!”
jackhanney, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you can afford it, ask for an ocean view in the tower.”
937ethang, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get the Ocean View”
bobbR8818EF, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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