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4.2 out of 5

"A truly beautiful historic hotel! The setting, architecture and decor are stunning. The lovely hotel staff are so gracious and warm. They fill the Ro ... " More

By a verified traveler on Mon 16 May 2022

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Hotel Description

5-star luxury resort near Waikiki Beach, connected to a shopping center

On the beach

At this Waikiki resort, you'll be well placed to visit Waikiki Beach and Waikiki Beach Walk, both within a 5-minute walk. Royal Hawaiian Center and International Market Place are also within half a mile (1 km).

Luxury amenities

A full-service spa, 4 restaurants, and 2 outdoor pools are all featured at this smoke-free resort. Enjoy beachfront dining and relax with beach cabanas and sun loungers. There's fun for all ages with a children's pool and a waterslide, and babysitting is an added bonus.

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, No View (Historic)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
$439* Per night/room Dec 7 - Dec 8

Suite, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Ocean View (Historic)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Suite, Non Smoking (Historic)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 5 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Garden View (Historic)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 1 King Bed, Non Smoking, Tower (Mailani Tower)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Room, 2 Double Beds, Non Smoking, No View (Historic)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki ratings based on 19 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.2 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

Everyone (7) Couples (4) Family (7)
5 out of 5
A truly beautiful historic hotel! The setting, architecture and decor are stunning. The lovely hotel staff are so gracious and warm. They fill the Royal Hawaiian with a wonderful aloha spirit. Exceptional

Posted by on May 16, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

May 17, 2022 by Hotel Manager

Dear Catherine, Mahalo for being our guests at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki. We are glad you liked our historic property, and we appreciate you mentioning our friendly associates. We are pleased you had a pleasant stay, and we look forward to seeing you soon. Mahalo, Nicole Okuna The Royal Hawaiian, Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
We have stayed at many different properties in Waikiki, this is by far the best experience we have had. Fabulous property!

Posted by , from Roseville on Feb 24, 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

Feb 25, 2022 by General Manager

Aloha Harry, mahalo for the kind rating of The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki. With our exquisite accommodations in our landmark Historic Wing, magnificent Mailani Tower, and world-class dining, we want every guest to experience the allure of Hawaii's inimitable spirit and rich culture. It is a joy to know all that we offer made for a memorable stay! Mahalo for choosing us, and we look forward to accommodating you again soon. Mahalo, Nicole Okuna, The Royal Hawaiian, Hotel Manager

5 out of 5

Posted by on Jan 9, 2022

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5 out of 5
Luxury

Posted by on Dec 6, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 6, 2021 by Hotel Manager

Aloha Gerald, Thank you for choosing our hotel. We are delighted we exceeded your expectations and helped to make your stay memorable. Mahalo for leaving your generous comments for other travelers. We wish you all the best and look forward to hosting you again at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki. Mahalo, Nicole Okuna, The Royal Hawaiian, Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
Loved every minute of our stay! Amazing location and service.

Posted by on Nov 13, 2021

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Nov 14, 2021 by Melody

Good afternoon Mr. Jarrod, Thank you for your review. We are so glad you had a wonderful stay at The Royal Hawaiian! Best, Melody GSM

5 out of 5
Great property

Posted by on Sep 14, 2021

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Sep 15, 2021 by Hotel Manager

Aloha Paul, mahalo for choosing The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki, and for the five-star rating. We are thrilled to know we exceeded your expectations and you had a great stay. It was a pleasure having you as our guest, and we look forward to hosting you again soon. Mahalo, Nicole Okuna, The Royal Hawaiian, Hotel Manager

5 out of 5
A venerable and iconic fixture on Waikiki since 1927. Very elegant in an "old"-world" style. Excellent staff and service. Rooms recently refurbished. Staff responsive and friendly.

Posted by on Aug 25, 2021

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Comment from Hotel Management

Sep 10, 2021 by Lenn Y.

Thank you very much for your positive review of the hotel. We hope to see you on the next visit. Take care and Mahalo.

4 out of 5
pleiku,vietnam

Posted by on May 31, 2021

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2 out of 5
This is a classic older hotel that people should stop by have a drink and walk around. I do not recommend staying here. The rooms are small (I have had rooms in NYC larger), bathrooms are tiny and needed updating. The pool is super tiny and my pool at home is larger. No one was ever there and it was very disappointing. The garden is really an open area with some large trees. Those were nice but that is about it. Beach is small and everything you need, you need to pay for. It is worth the price to get the umbrella and chairs or you are stuck looking for a space. We were there right when Coronavirus hit and hotel was at 30% capacity so you would think service would be great but that was not the case. When we had an issue with our room, they offered to move us to a lower floor. Then we paid for a microwave that did not work and I would not let the attendant leave until we got a new one. The only person that was nice at this hotel was the cleaning lady and she got a nice tip for it.

Posted by on Mar 20, 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

Mar 21, 2020 by The Royal Hawaiian, Guest Experience Team

Aloha Guest, thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are very sorry for not meeting all of your expectations, and we appreciate your specific feedback about the size of our pool and your bathroom, as we always love knowing what our guests enjoy and the things they would change. Also, your valuable notes about the condition of our accommodations will be shared with the appropriate individuals for future modernization plans for our hotel. Moreover, we also apologize for being able to provide the level of attention you deserve. Your comments have been discussed with our team to make sure we are consistent in our service levels going forward. We value your business and hope you will give us another chance to provide you with a much-improved experience. Mahalo, Ayaka H., The Royal Hawaiian, Guest Experience Team

5 out of 5
The food at all restaurants is delicious and you have a gorgeous view of the beach! The luau is the best one that I have ever attended, and there's always lovely live music playing at the bar. Very quiet rooms and the staff is outstanding. Go talk with Jaz at the concierge desk - she's the best!!!

Posted by on Feb 10, 2020

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Feb 11, 2020 by Guest Experience Team

Aloha Guest, thank you for choosing to stay at The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki. We are thrilled you loved not only our delicious food and luau but also our well-appointed accommodations. It is also a pleasure to know you liked our excellent service. Your compliments will surely be shared with Jaz. We are grateful for your business and look forward to seeing you again soon. Mahalo, Ayaka H. The Royal Hawaiian, Guest Experience Team

About the The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

Location 2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, HI 96815

Property Features

Hit the beach and work on your tan in the sun loungers (chaise longues) or relax in the shade with cabanas (surcharge) and umbrellas. At The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 4 restaurants on site, along with a coffee shop/café. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a bar/lounge, a beach bar, and a poolside bar. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. This luxury resort also offers a children's pool, a 24-hour fitness center, and a garden. Parking is available for a fee. This 5-star Honolulu resort is smoke free.

  • 528 guestrooms or units
  • 4 dining venues
  • 12000 sq ft of conference space
  • 1115 sq m of conference space
  • Built in 1927
  • Supervised childcare (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Cabanas on the beach (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Cabanas by the pool (surcharge)
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Charging station for electric cars
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Bar on the beach
  • Coffee shop
  • Bar by the pool

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Waterslide
  • Free WiFi
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Refrigerator
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge)

Transport

  • Parking: Valet parking and self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki offers 528 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature iPads and iPod docking stations. Beds feature down comforters. 37-inch flat-screen televisions come with pay movies. Refrigerators and coffee/tea makers are provided. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and laptop-compatible safes, as well as phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • iPad
  • IPod dock
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Premium channels
  • Movies for purchase
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Down blanket
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Laptop safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting rooms available
  • Wheelchair accessible

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 11 AM.

Surf Lanai - This restaurant specializes in Hawaiian cuisine.

Azure Restaurant - This beachfront restaurant specializes in seafood and serves dinner only. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. Open daily.

Mai Tai Bar - This beach bar serves light fare only. Open daily.

Royal Hawaiian Bakery - This coffee shop specializes in American cuisine. Open daily.

A Royal Hawaiian Luau, ’A - This restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Nearby Activities

2 outdoor swimming pools and 2 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a waterslide and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Surfing/bodyboarding on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Spa Services

Abhasa Spa has 9 treatment rooms including rooms for couples and outdoor treatment areas. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, Swedish massages, and facials. The spa is equipped with a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including reflexology. The spa is open daily.

  • Number of treatment rooms 9
  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Facial treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)
  • Wheelchair accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille or raised signage
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible meeting spaces/business center

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Tax ID - W58245760-01

Safety features at this property include a smoke detector

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property is managed by a professional host. The provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession. The tax ID number is W58245760-01. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a smoke detector in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property and commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott).

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Bed sheets and towels are not washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property is not currently implementing any guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property does not follow regional sanitization guidelines
  • Property follows a brand or regulatory agency's sanitization guidelines Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Smoke detector
  • State tax ID - W58245760-01
  • Parking height restrictions apply
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 49.54 per accommodation, per night

The resort fee includes:

  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Additional inclusions

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 42.00 per person (approximately)
  • Covered self parking fee: USD 45 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Covered valet parking fee: USD 55 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Hawaiian Royal
  • Royal Hawaiian
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Resort
  • Royal Luxury Collection
  • Royal Luxury Collection Resort
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Resort Waikiki
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Waikiki
  • Royal Hawaiian Honolulu
  • a Luxury Collection Hotel Honolulu
  • The Royal Hawaiian
  • The Royal Hawaiian
  • The Royal Hawaiian A Luxury Collection Resort
  • The Royal Hawaiian a Luxury Collection Resort Waikiki
  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki Resort
  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki Honolulu

You should know

  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).

Awards & Affiliations

The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.