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Book your room at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

Room type

Fairmont Garden View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

Partial Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

Fairmont Gold Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

Ocean View Executive Suite

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

Deluxe Ocean View

Max Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 2 children)

Oceanfront Kohala Coast resort on Hawaii's Big Island

Sunny Kohala Coast

This 32-acre oceanfront resort is set on the sunny Kohala Coast of Hawaii's Big Island. The resort features water sports, including kayaking and scuba diving, along with 10 tennis courts.

Snorkeling bay

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii hugs a secluded snorkeling bay with sea turtles and tropical fish; guests have access to an expansive freeform outdoor pool and 2 lava-rock spa tubs.

Furnished lanais

All 540 guestrooms at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii offer mini-fridges, high-speed Internet access, safes, video games, furnished lanais, and marble bathrooms with double vanities, bathrobes, scales, and phones.

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

At your hotel

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is located on the Kohala Coast, a 25-minute drive from the town of Waimea and 22 miles from the Kona airport.

An oceanfront restaurant at this resort on the Big Island of Hawaii serves regional cuisine with nightly Hawaiian music and hula shows. Other dining options include a breakfast restaurant, a sushi bar, a Hawaiian cowboy-themed lounge, and a poolside bar.

The resort offers a 10,000-square-foot freeform pool and two lava-rock spa tubs. Beachside activities include snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, and turtle watching. Spa Without Walls (surcharge) features oceanfront massage cabanas, while a fitness center has cardiovascular equipment and free weights.

The Keiki Aloha children's program (surcharge) provides supervised activities, including arts and crafts, nature walks, and snorkeling. Resort wear, jewelry, and spa products are sold in the resort's boutiques.

This Hawaii Fairmont has 30,000 square feet of indoor meeting and event space, with event catering, audiovisual equipment, and high-speed Internet access available (surcharge). A business center provides faxing, copying, shipping, and other services; fees apply. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) is available in the lobby.

  • On private beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Poolside bar
  • Spa tub
  • Full-service spa
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Bar/lounge
  • Restaurant
  • Room service (limited hours)
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Multilingual staff
  • Express check-in
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Total number of rooms - 540
  • Number of floors - 6
  • Hair salon
  • ATM/banking
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Shopping on site
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Picnic area
  • Barbecue grill(s)
  • Coffee/tea in lobby
  • Arcade/game room
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Tennis on site
  • Elevator/lift
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Wedding services
  • Supervised childcare/activities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Health club
  • Laundry facilities
  • Self parking (surcharge)
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge) , Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

In your room

  • Video-game console
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Lanai
  • Complimentary newspaper
  • Air conditioning
  • Phone
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Microwave (on request)
  • Pay movies
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
  • Iron/ironing board
  • In-room safe
  • Desk
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Rollaway/extra beds available
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • In-room massage available
  • Slippers
  • Cable TV service
  • LCD TV
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Eat and drink

Brown's Beach House - Menu of Pacific Rim and Hawaiian regional cuisine featuring locally grown produce, fresh seafood from island waters, and mainland meats. Open for dinner, with nightly Hawaiian music.

Norio's Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar - Features authentic, traditional Japanese cuisine. An up-close-and-personal culinary experience is offered from a 12-seat sushi bar. With tables overlooking koi ponds, this intimate dinner restaurant features fresh sushi, teriyaki, tempura, and a selection of sakes and wines.

The Orchid Court - This breakfast restaurant serves daily buffets and à la carte items in an open-air setting with tropical garden and waterfall views.

Brown's Deli - Offering on-the-go snacks, sandwiches, fresh fruit, salads, pastries, and coffee drinks. Open all day.

Luana Lounge - Located near the main lobby, this leisurely and comfortable spot is perfect for relaxing and enjoying tropical libations and delectable pupus (appetizers). Features local Big Island art. Open mid afternoon until late night.

Hale Kai Restaurant - Watch endangered sea turtles bask on the shore from this toes-in-the-sand, family-style-dining restaurant. Serves a broad menu of lunch and dinner favorites, desserts, and cocktails. Located poolside. Open from late morning until late evening.

Kahakai Bar - Cocktails and pupus are served beachside under a Polynesian-style thatched roof. Open from late morning until early evening.

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Play

Resort staff can assist guests with snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and other water sports; fees apply. Cultural and nature hikes are also available (surcharge). Complimentary water-aerobics classes are held in the resort's 10,000-square-foot freeform pool each morning. Other facilities include two outdoor spa tubs, and a fitness center. Guests have access to 10 tennis courts, with a pro shop and instruction available; fees apply.

For a one-time per-person fee, guests may obtain an optional activity pass that includes snorkeling, beach, and kayak equipment; yoga, surfing, and tennis lessons.

The Fairmont Orchid is adjacent to the Francis H. I'i Brown Golf Course, which features two 18-hole, par 72 golf courses with ocean views and green fairways patterned with black lava.

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

  • Golfing nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Complimentary bicycles on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Hiking/biking trails on site
  • Pilates classes on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Tennis on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
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Relax

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii's Spa Without Walls offers a diverse menu of more than 45 treatments and therapies. Spa offerings fuse the Big Island's natural ingredients with indigenous healing methods, some of which were used by ancient Hawaiian healers. Guests can pamper themselves with spa services offered in oceanfront, waterfall, or indoor locations.

  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Thai massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
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Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Accessibility equipment for the deaf
  • Braille or raised signage

The fine print for The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

When you arrive

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is Noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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.

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Fees

Unless otherwise indicated, the charges below are not included in the overall room price. If not included in the overall room price, they will be charged by the property at check-in or check-out. Charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book. This property told us they will charge you for the following:
  • Resort fee: USD 25.00 per accommodation, per night
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.
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We should mention

Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

A Green / Sustainable Property - Third Party Certified
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a third-party certification program that has been independently certified. Third-party certification measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy. An objective assessment of a company's sustainable tourism practices has been performed at this property by an auditor who is independent of the third-party certification program.
  • The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2010 Travel + Leisure 500.
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Children Eat Free

Children younger than 5 years old eat complimentary meals when accompanied by a paying adult. Children 5 - 12 years old enjoy meals at a 50-percent discount when accompanied by a paying adult.

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