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Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is an excellent choice for travellers visiting Kapolei, offering a luxury environment alongside many helpful amenities designed to enhance your stay.

Rooms at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa In Hawai`i Hotel provide a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a refrigerator, and guests can stay connected with free wifi.

In addition, while staying at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa guests have access to a concierge and room service. You can also enjoy a pool and breakfast. Need a place to park? Parking is available at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.

Close to some of Kapolei's most popular landmarks, such as Ihilani Spa (0.1 mi) and Ko Olina Marina (0.7 mi), Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa is a great destination for tourists.

While you’re here, be sure to check out some of the cafes, including My Cafe, UlU Café, and Kalapawai Cafe & Deli, all of which are a short distance from Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa In Hawai`i Hotel.

Best of all, Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa makes it easy to experience some great Kapolei attractions like Kahe Point Beach Park, which is a popular park.

Enjoy your stay in Kapolei!

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Electric vehicle charging station
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Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Water park
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Hot bath
Lazy river
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Poolside bar
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Business Centre with Internet Access
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Banquet room
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24-hour security
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greggfi626 wrote a review Jan 2023
Tustin, California313 contributions290 helpful votes
We just booked our 19th trip to Aulani for August. This place is the best! It is a perfect blend of luxury, disney and Hawaii. When we stay we book a standard room as we spend all of our time at the pool and beach. Our children are now 9 and 13 and absolutely love this property and all of the activities.
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Anne S wrote a review Nov 2022
Los Angeles, California706 contributions164 helpful votes
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I came from another hotel, and was hoping and praying we could check in early and we could!!! We arrived around noon. I'm sure it's usually based on availability. Our room was easy to find, and it's like everyone from housekeeping welcomed us as soon as we arrived. We stayed in a garden view room, which wasn't as pricey as the other rooms, but it was still nice!! We had a king bed and a couch seating area that folded open to a bed. There was a fridge, which I loved. And there was a safe in the closet, but I never figured out how it worked. I loved having a balcony. The door's a bit heavy, but when I got it open it was nice to just stand there and feel the warm breeze. You can even see part of the lagoon. We ate at several restaurants. Off the Hook was nice pool/beachside casual sit down dining. Ulu cafe was good grab and go stuff, but their hot items were really good! I had a smoked salmon quiche for breakfast once. Deeelish! On my birthday, we had reservations for Makahiki that's now a sit down 3 course pre-fixe dinner. I kinda miss when it was a buffet, but this was pretty good too. The ribeye was cooked to perfection, and the manager made a special trip to our table to make sure everything was cooked to our liking and to wish me a happy birthday. If you're having a day at the pool, you go to one of the stands to get your wristband for the day, but you do have to show your key card. Pool chairs are first come, first served. But make sure you stay active on your chair because people assume you've left already. As a childless adult, I thought there would be kids everywhere running and screaming, but it really wasn't too bad at all. There were some groups that were just adults. We also went snorkeling in their reef. It's $25 for the day or $45 for your entire stay. It's salt water. There's lots of fish, but my life vest kept deflating whenever I touched the mouthpiece. If you love swimming with fishes all day every day, then the entire stay might be worth it. But to be honest, one day just for 1-2 hours was fine for us. There are certain activities that are included, some that are a charge. Activities fill quickly, so it's best to a have a plan as soon as you can. I tried the ukulele class. But I have some basic skills, so this class is good for families who have never done this before. The class was a bit too easy for me, and I thought the teacher, Drew, even though was a good ukulele player, he was kinda full of himself. I kinda regret not trying the ultra bougie restaurant, Ama Ama. Maybe next time. I was so impressed with all the entertainment they had there. There was a great poolside story time that had one man narrating and some dancers acting out the story. It was really cool. I also enjoyed the live performers at the cocktail lounges and outside the Ama Ama restaurant. Even though there was a "room occupied" sign on the door, housekeeping still snuck in every day to remove garbage. That's ok. They're just doing their job. When it's check out time, you can just leave. I almost always have to go to the front desk to check out, so it felt weird to just leave. My ONLY Aulani gripe, we had to swipe our keycards an average of 10 times to open the door, and that is not an exaggeration. Other than that, everything was great. We left feeling happy and relaxed. Aulani does not disappoint when it comes to quality, and that Aloha spirit. One cast member said, "Welcome home" and I answered, "Someday this will be my home!"
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Date of stay: October 2022
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chris a wrote a review Jan 2023
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Really enjoyed our stay at Aulani. comfortable room, great lobby. Oleo room was great. Character breakfast was good although expensive for what you get and minimal character interactions. Pool temperature was too cold though particularly lazy river which dampened the experience when you consider the price point. We own a pool and this was simply not heated at all. Make sure you go to Monkeypod which was lovely, particularly for Happy Hour.
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Date of stay: December 2022
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amotedr wrote a review Jan 2023
Holliston, Massachusetts112 contributions20 helpful votes
We are DVC members and decided to use our points to stay in a 2BR ocean front villa at Aulani. This was our first stay here and our first visit to Hawaii. We don’t have anything to compare this stay to since we haven’t been before but we thought it was really beautiful. We liked that it was really laid back. We really liked the understated Disney touches. Our daughter is now 20 so we weren’t concerned with the characters. The villa was a great layout, with plenty of space for all of us. We were on the 6th floor of Ewa tower with a partially obstructed view (palm trees blocking our view). Now we know to request a higher floor. The lagoon is nice and we had no trouble finding beach chairs. It was nice to be able to go back and forth from the beach to the pool. The pool is really busy, and chairs are literally on top of each other. It’s a good idea to get down there early to grab a spot. The lazy river was fun too. The pool area is the one spot that always felt hectic. This is where the younger kids are going to be acting like kids. My daughter wished for an adult only area. The adult hot tub was usually pretty full. As far as dining, we really enjoyed Ama Ama. Makahiki was pretty good too. We also had a good lunch at Off the Hook. There's a small plaza across the street with a small market as well as a coffee shop. This is where Monkeypod is. We had a good dinner there too. Of course food everywhere in Oahu is expensive so be prepared. We really enjoyed the evening storytelling at the fire pit. Too bad the fire pit wasn’t cooperating and couldn’t be used. The story’s by Uncle Ito more than made up for it though. He was awesome. We absolutely loved our stay at Aulani. The people were very nice, we felt the aloha spirit. The resort was mostly well maintained. Our rooms were clean and housekeeping was very prompt in delivering a requested item. We are already planning to use our points to return.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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SteveL wrote a review Jan 2023
Reading, Pennsylvania2 contributions
We are DVC members and decided to use our points to stay in a 2BR ocean front villa at Aulani. We were a party of 7- myself, husband, brother, sister-in-law and our 3 daughters in their 20's. The villa was a great layout, with plenty of space for all of us. We were on the 14th floor of Ewa tower with an unobstructed view (lower floors can have palm trees blocking their view). Aulani is a very large hotel, located on a man made lagoon along the west coast, and shares a small beach with the Four Seasons. While the lagoon is nice, it does get very busy. A nice option for families with small children. We loved the location! It was far enough away from the busy Waikiki/Honolulu area, but super easy to get on/off the highway, so we hit the road most days to explore the beaches and towns around the island, plus there's a Costco close by for gas refuels. You need a rental car if you want to explore! I recommend! The pool is really busy, and chairs are literally on top of each other. We didn't spend much time there, a lazy river and slide ride, and a quick dip in the infinity pool. I'm hoping they add an adults only pool back to the resort, it would be nice for families traveling with adult children. As far as dining, we usually dined outside of Aulani. There's a great little area across the street, there's a small market as well as a few dining and coffee options. We loved Monkepod, and ate there a few times, also loved Eggs'n Things for breakfast. Overall we absolutely loved our stay at Aulani. Everyone was kind and welcoming, the resort is well maintained, rooms were clean and housekeeping was very prompt in delivering necessities. A fabulous location...we hope to visit again.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Room Tip: The pool and beach get very busy...rent a car and explore Oahu! The island is beautiful!!!
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Katy B wrote a review Jan 2023
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We saved for 3 years to return to Aulani because our family loved it so much. Unfortunately all of the cost saving changes have really put a bad taste in our mouth. They got rid of the buffet breakfast and dinner, Aunty's now has a limit to an hour and a half (not leaving much time for a date with my husband), and the lazy river was so incredibly cold. We complained a few times and they said it was just colder at that time of year. We finally got an answer from a pool lead that the heater was broken and Aulani therefore removed all signage of the pool temperatures so that people would not know. They had no idea how long it would be broken for. Spending $1200 a night to have the resort lie about their issues is awful. Disney should be ashamed of themselves.
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Sarahcha wrote a review Jan 2023
Seattle246 contributions56 helpful votes
Pros: Location, beach, Hawaiian resort with Disney flare Cons: Parking fees, pool chairs can be sparse at certain times of the day, very slipper pool stone After reading less than stellar reviews I was a little apprehensive but our stay was practically perfect. We had a ground level corner room - and it was perfect. We were 30 seconds from the pool, Auntys, Hook and a 2 min walk to the beach. The resort is truly beautiful, pictures don't do it justice. The beach is lovely and perfect for kids. I am a beach snob...and this one is very nice. We never had a problem finding beach chairs and umbrellas. Beach toys and boogie boards are available to check out for free. Drink servers will take your order There are many different pools and a floating river. Yes, the floating river is a little chilly but you get use to it quickly. The tunnel slide is impressive - very dark and twisty. The tube slide is a lot of fun. Yes, it can be difficult to find pool chairs but if you keep walking around 1 or 2 will eventually open up. The characters are so interactive here! My biggest complaint - the stone around the pools is very slick. It seems an odd choice for a resort that caters to small children but bring water shoes, don't run and it should be fine. Enjoy this gem of a resort
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Date of stay: December 2022
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Theo wrote a review Jan 2023
Gold Coast, Australia572 contributions194 helpful votes
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Awesome family experience. Pools are great and it is out of the huddle of Waikiki. Staff are super friendly and lots of food options. I would suggest at least 3 days to have enough time to relax and enjoy the place. You can get your wrist bands the bight before at the pool for the next day. Suggest head to the beach early to get a good a lot
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled with family
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Extraordinary812353 wrote a review Jan 2023
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The good: 1) Lazy river (Waikolohe Stream) and water play area (Mahehune bridge) 2) Spa/salon/massage were top notch 3) Sound proofing of the suites 4) Great show at the Luau The bad: 1) Very congested 2) No room service 3) Mediocre restaurants 4) Lackluster Disney character and shopping experiences 5) Disney corporate culture overriding Hawai'ian hospitality 6) Location - missing that Hawai'ian 'wow' beyond the small beach & lagoon area When I stay at a Disney property I expect a full Disney experience. Running into a Disney character every hour. Access to thousands Disney products at the location. Aulani offers neither of that. You can line up to get photos taken with a character 2x/day; and the small store offers only a limited selection of products. When I'm in Hawai'i, first and foremost I expect to be in paradise. Whether it's the winding road next to the ocean from Maui airport to Lahaina; or the breathtaking Napali coast on Kaua'i northern shores. Ko'Olina, where Aulani is located offers you freeways, condos, high rises, and a group of manmade lagoons. The beach/ocean view is obviously nice, but it isn't much different to the beaches found in the mainland. When I'm staying at a resort, I expect to be able to sleep in and get food delivered to my room. Aulani does not offer room service. So you either pay a lot of money to get basic breakfast at Ulu cafe; or leave the resort to go across the street for better breakfast at the Eggs & Things restaurant. The worst and saddest part of Aulani is the interaction with the cast members. I adore Hawai'ian culture and people. They are hands down one of the friendliest, most helpful, and warmest people I've ever met in my life. They always say when you are on their island, you are their guest; and they go great lengths to make guests feel welcome. At Aulani, I felt this culture has been trained out of the cast members. Disney maximizes profits (as they should); and this permeates through the interactions I had with the cast members there. Fish feeding area was rushed and overcrowded, even though it isn't safe to get too close to the water (the fish has sharp fins, they warned). Cast members were impatient to cut off the line for photo taking with characters, even though children have been waiting excitedly for a long time. There's no way someone can go help get contact lens solution regardless of how exhausted I was after the flight and drive "please go to the store outside the resort, they should have them, mahalo". This unforgiven transgression in my books is a stain on the Disney brand; and as a fan and a shareholder it upsets me to declare "I'm never coming back to Aulani"
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Date of stay: January 2023
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Tgres634 wrote a review Jan 2023
McLean, Virginia211 contributions115 helpful votes
I wanted so badly to love it…. I LOVE Disney, have been to parks and resorts around the world and was SO excited to come to Aulani. Overall, the staff is consistently kind but the resort itself is not the best. We are staying at the resort on rented DVC points… we got a larger unit for much less money (look into it). The unit itself is fine. Nothing great- standard average timeshare room. I would actually consider the furnishings dated. If you get a 1 bedroom or larger unit you have a washer and dryer and kitchen which is a huge plus. We paid for an ocean view room, we are on the 12th floor facing the luau lawn and the beaches for the Marriott and other properties. You can see the beaches on an angle but I would consider it more of a partial ocean view than the ocean view I was envisioning based on the pictures online. In fact I believe the room next to ours is considered partial ocean view… so we just missed the cutoff. Definitely ask for a specific view if you want it. The huge problem with our unit which seems to be a super common problem at Aulani is the air conditioning or lack of. The units do not go lower than 65 and our room itself has not cooled lower than 70 (I know this because maintenance just came). The units have sensors so they automatically turn off if there is no movement, despite bypassing that and closing blackout curtains during the day our room is a sauna. There is no ac in the bathrooms so that area heats up even more. The lobby which is open air.. feels about 10 degrees cooler from the ac blowing at the check in desk. Maintenance said there is nothing they can really do to lower the temperature as this is how the whole resort is set up and the only positive to a different unit would be to get a smaller space- less to cool. They turned the fan on high and said it might just push around warm air but there is nothing wrong with it. The hotel does not offer portable fans or anything to assist with cooling, so consider this a warning if you like to sleep below 70 (this applies to both the hotel and DVC / timeshare units - confirmed by maintenance). (Several other reviews and Disney online discussions touch on this issue as well some people even saying they left Aulani to stay at the Four Seasons next door so they could get a good nights rest). We are here during an off season as schools just started back up after winter break and it is SUPER crowded. Like at 10am we could not find two chairs next to each other by any of the pools. People apparently line up at 8 to block chairs off for family members later in the day. They have signs around saying if you did not touch your stuff for an hour Disney will move it but I didn’t see that being enforced. As much as I love Disney, I do not love having to wake up early to block off a chair or not get one. The breakfast with the characters was great and the luau was ok. Disney characters come on stage for about 5 minutes at the beginning and that is it. The Mickey shave ice is really fun - same with the Mickey dole whip. There is only one small adults only hot tub and it’s been consistently packed. The beaches are some of the best in Hawaii, the lagoon is shared with the Four Seasons (which seems like a better option for the future- considering it is the same price point) and you can still come eat at Aulani. Overall, it feels like you are at a small crowded waterpark, with a few Disney touches here and there.
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Date of stay: January 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Frequently Asked Questions about Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa
Which popular attractions are close to Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Nearby attractions include Ko Olina Lagoons (0.4 km), KA WA‘A, a Luau at Aulani (0.04 km), and Ihilani Spa (0.3 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Yes, valet parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Conveniently located restaurants include Island Vintage Coffee Ko Olina, Island Country Markets, and Roy's Restaurant.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Are any cleaning services offered at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Does Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the harbour view available here.
Is Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.