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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I have been going to the Kahala Hotel for years and I have never had a bad experience at any of its restaurants. Two weeks ago, I attended my friend's annual dinner party and had the most amazing experience. While the food was superb - presentation and taste, the service was outstanding. I was especially impressed by the entire dining...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We recently held a company party at The Kahala Hotel & Resort for 125 of our honored employees and their guests. This was our first event at The Kahala as previous parties have always been held at other properties throughout Waikiki and Honolulu. The level of service, atmosphere, and food is unparalleled to any other experience we have received. If...

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los angeles
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

After a ho hum stay at the Westin villas on Maui we were greatly anticipating an enhanced experience at The Kahala. And that's just what we got. It is located about 10-15 minutes away from Waikiki in a more quiet, residential area in its own enclave. We found that appealing to be away from the hustle and bustle. From the...

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Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We are big fans of the Kahala Hotel and love it for its beautiful surrounding, impeccable service and delicious food. Most recently, we hosted a dinner party at the Maile Ballroom for our friends and it was truly a very memorable experience for everyone. A successful dinner party is one of the greatest achievements a host can claim and here,...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You only do it once and it better be good. We picked Kahala Hotel because of its reputation as being the best hotel in Honolulu. We were so glad that we did. The service was amazing and for a 200 people banquet, the food were delicious too! With 9 months of planning and working with Grace Chan from the Kahala...

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your wedding & honeymoon. We are so delighted to hear that you had an amazing service & stay. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that Grace Chan exceeded your expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back for...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently I was invited to a dinner party at the Kahala Ballroom. I was so impressed with the cuisine and service that I just had to compliment Executive Chef Wayne, Manager Grace and their staff for the top notch dinning experience. Our appetizer was cooked to perfection foie gras with vanilla roasted pineapple.hearts of palm salad was fresh, crisp and...

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We enjoyed reading all your positive comments, we are delighted the dinner party exceeded your expectations. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our staff delivered that to you.

Tracy, California
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Nice and clean hotel. Location is beautiful but far from waikiki beach and shops. It quiet and private beach is beautiful but very windy. Hotel itself need an upgrade/remodeling. Things look a little dated like the pool and room furniture. But service and staff were awesome.

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your recent visit to Oahu. We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our staff delivered...

Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a MARVELOUS time at the Kahala for Spring break. The hotel is in a secluded area and you feel like you're in your own paradise. The hotel staff was amazing. Special thanks to James Kepa who gave us so many perfect recommendations for restaurants and places to go on the island. This stay was just what our family...

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your Spring Break in Hawaii. We enjoyed reading all of the positive comments you provided and we are so delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that James Kepa delivered...

Hamilton, Bermuda
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had deliberated for weeks on where to stay while visiting Oahu and we could not be happier with our choice. If you are looking for a hotel that will pamper you and is away from the noise and busy touristy areas, then you should seriously consider The Kahala. The shuttle is available to take you into Waikiki on a...

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KahalaHotelResort, Manager at The Kahala Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

We are delighted you were relaxed and pampered. Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our staff delivered that to you. The Ahi Poke Musubi is a local favorite, we are pleased you were able to enjoy our restaurants. Mahalo again and we look forward to your next...

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The Kahala Hotel has long been our go-to spot for dining, but last weekend we decided to take a "staycation" and get away for a few days. To say that we were not disappointed is an understatement. From the moment of check in our visit was greeted with gracious hospitality that followed us through the weekend. The quiet elegance, beauty,...

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Mahalo for choosing The Kahala Hotel & Resort for your recent visit to Oahu! Our resort is known for the impeccable service that we provide and we are so pleased to hear that our staff delivered that to you. We are delighted you were able to appreciate The Kahala's quiet elegance, beauty and serenity. We look forward to your next...

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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: €345 - €591 (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 Hawaii/Honolulu
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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“Oceanview rooms on the east side closest to the Dolphin lagoon. The views of the dolphins swimming from your lanai are amazing.”
kwspraberry77, 29 Apr 2017 | Read review
“A lot of the rooms are great. We stayed in a wedding suite but i stayed a night in the smaller rooms. No bad choices here”
doronk4, 18 Apr 2017 | Read review
“the Dolphin Lagoon rooms are absolutely amazing, a once in a lifetime experience”
  • Dolphin Lagoon room
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340RobertD340, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Request balcony high floor closer to the ocean side to view the sunrise over the mountains & ocean.”
  • side view of balcony room with golf/mountain views
  • beautiful sunrises
LaurenHoneybee, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Every room is nice. We overlooked the front entrance and it was as quiet as could be!”
Moe33324, 15 Apr 2017 | Read review
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