Book your room at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
Fairmont Garden ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Partial Ocean ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Ocean ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Deluxe Ocean ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Fairmont Gold Ocean ViewMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 children)
Ocean View Executive SuiteMax Occupancy: 4 guests (up to 3 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.
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 a lava-rock spa tub.
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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 a lava-rock spa tub. 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
- Steam room
- Full-service spa
- Spa tub
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Coffee shop or café
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Limo or Town Car service available
- Business center
- Meeting rooms
- Conference space
- Express check-in
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 540
- Express check-out
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 6
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Picnic area
- Arcade/game room
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Tennis on site
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Wedding services
- Health club
- Laundry facilities
- Luggage storage
- Self parking (surcharge)
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
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Video-game console
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Microwave (on request)
- Pay movies
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Daily housekeeping
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- In-room massage available
- Cable TV service
- LCD TV
Where to Eat
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.
Nearby Things to Do
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
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
- Sports massage
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Sauna in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
Minimum check-in age is 21
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is Noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Resort fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 22 per day (in/out privileges)
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 75 per night
We should mention
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
- 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.
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.