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Los Angeles
Reviewed 30 August 2014

We just returned from our first family vacation with our little one and we are extremely grateful that we chose the Kahala resort over other highly rated resorts in Waikiki. There are just too many positive things too say about the resort and the experience. The room, grounds, service, amenities, food and staff were great. We chose to keep our...

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Reviewed 30 August 2014 via mobile

My wife and I are laying here on our last night just amazed at this experience. Shane Kathy and Steve at the bar was outstanding! The one issue we had upon arrival was promptly corrected. All of the food and amenities were impeccable. Good grinds.... (broke the mouth)!!! This has been the absolute best vacation we have ever had. We...

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San Francisco
Reviewed 29 August 2014

Our family of three (child 7 yrs) stayed 4 nights. Grounds were immaculate as were the rooms. Loved staying in the Dolphin Lagoon Wing as we were less than a minute to the beach and no need to take the elevator. We loved siting at the bar for breakfast each morning for coffee and light fare. We aren't fans if...

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha SAWE, Thank you for taking the time to write such a thoughtful review and for the kind comments. We are delighted to hear that the whole family had a wonderful stay and that everyone enjoyed the comforts of the accommodation. We were disappointed to hear that your experience was anything less that flawless. I assure you that the Reception...

Georgetown
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We had a lovely vacation at the Beautiful Kahala Hotel & Resort. The Resort's Décor, Staff, location, restaurants, entertainment, and beach were absolutely perfect. The Resort has such a relaxing atmosphere. We Loved the Dolphins!! My family and I cannot wait for our next vacation at the Kahala Hotel & Resort.

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Leanne G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Trip Advisor. We are delight to hear that the whole family had a wonderful vacation experiences of their own. We hope that your stay at The Kahala will continue to be your favorite travel stories to share again and again. We look forward to welcoming the...

Shanghai, China
Reviewed 28 August 2014

This is a very belated hotel review as we stayed at Kahala a while ago. I just want to add that this must be the best hotel in Oahu as it is so tranquil, away from the hustle and bustle of Wakiki. We stayed there twice in a room close to the dolphin pond and our 3 year old was...

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha KK0723, We were delighted to hear that this was a return trip to The Kahala and that you continued to receive exceptional experiences and service at every level. Thank you for taking the time to share your experiences with the Trip Advisor community and for your loyalty. We look forward to welcoming the ohana (family) back to The Kahala...

California
Reviewed 28 August 2014

Love the location of the Kahala Resort - close to everything, but feels more like local/residential feel. No hoards of tourists, but close to Kahala Mall, great restaurants, grocery store. Friendly staff that respects privacy.

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Jaap L, Mahalo for taking the time to write a review. Having a beautiful beach location and close proximity to Waikiki’s hustle and bustle are always favorite aspects to staying at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. We look forward to our next opportunity to welcome you back to our beautiful island home and to The Kahala.

north west uk
Reviewed 27 August 2014

Thoroughly enjoyed our stay. So glad we stayed here rather than Waikiki as it was it was so much nicer to have such a beautiful beach all to ourselves. Breakfast was very good, the kids loved the smoothies and their personalised cookies on our first night were a real treat. The rooms were luxurious with lots of space. The beds...

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha SheilaNorthWestUK, Mahalo for taking the time to share your experiences with the Trip Advisor community. We are always delighted to hear that the entire ohana (family) had a wonderful time and everyone had their own Hawaii vacation memories to share. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Kahala for your new Hawaii holiday!

Honolulu
Reviewed 27 August 2014

To relax, I chose this hotel. I booked the room of Kahara Tower. I could the sea very well and I felt the earth is round. SPA and Italian restaurant were also excellent. I think it is the best place in Hawaii to relax.

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha Tokiko F, Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are delighted to hear that you had a wonderful stay at The Kahala Hotel & Resort and were able to find rest and relaxation. We look forward to welcoming you back to The Kahala for your next Hawaii vacation.

Honolulu
Reviewed 26 August 2014

We celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary. Kahala Hotel treated us almost like royalty. Champaine and dessert in our room when we walked in, very comfortable bed, and amazing bathroom/shower. Service was pretty much impeccable. The staff is very attentive. Will go back again. It's only 5 minutes away from our house.

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Khr H, Public Relations Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha William T, Happy Anniversary again and thank you for selecting The Kahala Hotel & Resort to celebrate such an important milestone. We are always delighted to hear from our Kama’aina community and that you had an enjoyable time. We look forward to celebrating many more anniversaries with you.

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 25 August 2014

Kahala was a wonderful place to stay! I'll break down the review into sections: 1. Checkin: Very prompt and fast. No issues with requested rooms. 2. Rooms: There are different types of rooms, as the hotel will describe to you. I stayed in two different rooms, and one was not the ocean view side but I think that both sides...

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Aloha Caesar and Chloe, Thank you for the kind comments and for taking the time to share your experiences with the Trip Advisor community. We are delighted to hear that you had an exceptional stay and received outstanding services and amenities at every level. Beyond doubt, the resort’s uncrowded beach location and 10 minutes proximity to vibrant Waikiki are two...

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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
Room types
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Smoking rooms available
  • Accessible rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: ₹ 24,349 - ₹ 46,865 (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:
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Honolulu
#2 Romantic Hotel in Honolulu
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Business Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Luxury Hotel in Honolulu
#4 Spa Hotel in Honolulu
#6 Family Hotel in Honolulu
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“We had an ocean view room, but the scenic room views are also spectacular.”
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“You cant go wrong with The dolphin lagoon or Ocean view”
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“beach view is amazing! Although costly I recommend it.”
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“you either have a view of the beach or the gulf course. Both are pretty nice.”
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“Tip-Get a sea-view room overlooking the dolphin pool (vs the roof of the facility).”
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