We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

CancelonUS$367*
View Deal
#17 of 84 Hotels in Honolulu
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$425*
US$367*
Great Deal
US$399*
US$399*
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 9 more sites!
Professional photos
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

3,644 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
There are newer reviews for The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort
See the most recent reviews
Showing 2,869: English reviews
Reviewed 19 April 2015

This is one of the finest examples of a grand old hotel that you really need to see to believe. Some would say it is dated, however go for a walk toward diamond head and look back at how this hotel fits amongst the taller and newer high rise hotels. Then tell me it does not look gorgeous and does...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Phil P
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Phil P, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are truly delighted to learn that you enjoyed the historic charm of our resort, as we take great pride in maintaining the grand elegance of the Pink Palace of the Pacific. It is wonderful to learn that both Wendy and Roland were able to...

Reviewed 18 April 2015

I have stayed at the Royal on more than a dozen occassions over many years. I love the traditional charm, I love the location, I love the history. It simply is charming. However sadly last week will be my last visit to the royal Hawaiian as I am saddened to say it has slipped in quality, service and some small...

 Report
Helpful?
5Thank Nickforty
RHCoordinator, Online Marketing Coordinator at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Nickforty, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. As a valued returned guest, we appreciate your time to provide us feedback. It is disappointing to learn that you felt that your most recent stay with us fell below your expectations. We sincerely apologize and will share your comments with our team to elevate our...

Houston
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

As the old adage goes, "first impressions are lasting impressions." Royal Hawaiian luxury resort delivers the a great experience. There are several luxury brand hotels to consider, but when reading the tripadvisor reviews, I kept reading one great review after another. Even more was the good advice on room selection upon arrival. I took the advice of previous guests and...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank RNeil97
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear RNeil97, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are delighted to learn that you were welcomed to The Royal with the Aloha Spirit and the Hawaiian hospitality we pride ourselves in. We are pleased to learn that the room you requested met your needs for a quiet, relaxing stay to unwind the body...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 17 April 2015 via mobile

We stayed at this iconic Waikiki hotel for the first two nights of our recent holiday in Hawaii. We stayed in one of the historic rooms which was very comfortable and luxurious. The hotel is certainly well maintained and caters for high end customers. I would recommend it if you are the sort of traveller who has plenty of money...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Shani K
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Shani K, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are delighted to learn that you found our rooms to be luxuriously furnished and detailed with lovely touches of pink. We take great pride in ensuring that our guests fully enjoy their stay as we understand how important the little details are. It is...

Kelowna, Canada
Reviewed 17 April 2015

I stayed at the Royal Hawaiian for 6 nights and found that after my stay, I was far more relaxed than I was after the 10 nights at 4 star hotel very close by. The staff are excellent and go out of their way to make your stay special. The dinning experience at Azure is second to none and with...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank renspeed
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear renspeed, Thank you for staying with The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. We are pleased to learn that you stay with us was relaxing and was, overall, an exceptional experience. We are honored by your kind comments regarding our associates. It is wonderful that you were able to spent some time at Azure, and we completely agree with...

Reviewed 15 April 2015 via mobile

Too say I'm disappointed would be a massive understatement. My boyfriend and I visited last week for our first ever trip as a couple. My boyfriend has been visiting with his family of 6 for the past 20 years. None of us will be coming back. We arrived late at night to wait 5 minutes for the recaptionist to wrap...

 Report
Helpful?
9Thank Molly_thompson88
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Molly_thompson88, Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We regret to learn of your underwhelming experience at The Royal and sincerely apologize for what you and your boyfriend had to endure. The comments that you have detailed are shocking, as this is not the level of service and care we have for our guests. We will be reaching...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 15 April 2015

I want to start off by saying that this hotel is gorgeous. The grounds are beautiful and it's literally right on Waikiki beach. The rooms are also spacious and you get the timeless feel from it. I loved taking pictures all over the resort. The people working here are wonderful and everyone was very helpful. Why just average then? Because...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Michelle T
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Michelle T, Thank you for sharing your concerns with us. It is disappointing to learn that your stay was damper due to the situation you experienced in your room. We will certainly follow up with you to ensure that future guests do not encounter the same experience you have. Thank you for your valued feedback and time. We will...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We chose The Royal Hawaiian for our honeymoon. I am so glad we stayed here as the setting is romantic and classy. The room was beautifully furnished and the AC kept us cool. The hotel is well-maintained and the staff is very friendly. We even asked a Front Desk Receptionist for advice on Kona Coffee and she was so honest...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank AonMileFailte
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear AonMileFailte, Thank you for staying with The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is always a joy to welcome guests staying with us on their honeymoon. We are delighted to learn that you found our resort grounds and room to be wonderfully well-maintained and to be beautifully decorated with historic pieces. We are honored by your kind comments...

Rustington, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2015

We stayed for a week from 28 March in a sea view tower room. The first few days were disrupted somewhat as the tower was in the process of having a new reception area installed. Noise was not an issue but the lifts being down to one from three was a little frustrating. However once completed the new secure reception...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank Mark R
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Mark R, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is wonderful to learn that you enjoyed the additional touches of being a Mailani guest despite the limited elevators available during your stay. We are delighted that your room met your expectations and that our associates were friendly to help in any way possible...

Baltimore, Maryland
Reviewed 15 April 2015

If you've read that Waikiki and Honolulu are touristy, you can forget that at the Royal Hawaiian. Not only is the hotel elegant, spotless and welcoming, dinner at Azure Restaurant was perfect, from our welcoming hostess, the terrific waiter and incredible dinner. Venturing out into the crowded street to experience another hotel restaurant we were grateful the service was so...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank Cityline
RHCoordinator, Guest Experience Team at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, responded to this review

Dear Cityline, Thank you for staying at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort. It is wonderful to learn that you were able to experience the warm, Hawaiian hospitality that our associates pride themselves in at The Royal. We are pleased that all areas of our resort exceeded your expectations. Thank you for being our guest and we hope to...

3,650 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (2709)
Viewed
View from Room (206)
Viewed
Dining (95)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (723)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (247)
Viewed
Room/Suite (354)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (3)
Viewed
Bathroom (63)
Viewed
1:27
Videos (3)
Viewed
Other (1015)

TripAdvisor Photos: Professional photos exclusively commissioned by TripAdvisor

Viewed
All TripAdvisor Photos (883)
Viewed
Amenities (130)
Viewed
Beach (44)
Viewed
Historic Wing Junior Suite (181)
Viewed
Historic Wing Room (12)
Viewed
Pool (106)
Viewed
Dining (76)
Viewed
Royal Beach Tower Ocean Suite (Pre-Renovations) (21)
Viewed
Royal Beach Tower Ocean View Room (Pre-Renovations) (37)
Viewed
The Hotel (276)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All Management Photos (58)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (13)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (7)
Viewed
Dining (9)
Viewed
Room/Suite (15)
Viewed
Bathroom (1)
Viewed
Other (13)
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Honolulu hotels
Waikiki
Halekulani Hotel
Halekulani Hotel
#8 of 84 in Honolulu
2,480 reviews
Waikiki
Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Waikiki
The Modern Honolulu
The Modern Honolulu
#6 of 84 in Honolulu
3,844 reviews
Hilton Waikiki Beach
#26 of 84 in Honolulu
4,243 reviews
Waikiki
Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Amenities

Highlights
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • 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: $480 - $1,011 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort 5*
Number of rooms: 528
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Expedia, Hotwire, Orbitz, Travelocity, Hotels.com, Cancelon, Cheap Tickets, getaroom.com, TripOnline SA, HotelsClick and HotelQuickly so you can book your The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Hotel Honolulu
Royal Hawaiian Honolulu
The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort Honolulu, Hawaii
Hotel Style:
#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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort staff and other travellers.
66 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (66)

Questions? Get answers from The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“Historic rooms have the best traditional decor”
Foody4LF, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Both rooms with ocean view or in the older part are fantastic.”
643anneh, 18 May 2017 | Read review
“Haunama Bay Suite is excellent if you're traveling with Kids.”
Avatar2901, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Go with the Historical Building...”
MarthaO966, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“1. Buy a travel multi-port USB charger to plug in and power all devices from one outlet. We found one with 5 ports at TJ Maxx for $15. Extremely valuable investment for 2 guests to share. 2. Try pink puffball cake from coffee shop. Amazing, unique treat!!”
geofreelance, 16 May 2017 | Read review
5 of 5
Cancelon
US$367* /night
View Deal
Booking.comUS$399
Hotels.comUS$399
getaroom.comUS$425
View all 12 deals
*Disclaimer
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Change dates