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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront luxury resort on secluded beach

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Free WiFi
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities
Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

On a sandy beach

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is located on a secluded crescent beach in the exclusive Kahala area of Honolulu, only 4 miles from Waikiki Beach.

Swim with dolphins

Guests at the Kahala can swim and interact with the hotel's dolphins, who share residence with exotic fish and sea turtles in a 26,000-square-foot saltwater lagoon.

Ocean view

Rooms at this luxury Honolulu hotel offer hand-woven Tibetan carpets, teak floors, and mahogany furnishings. Sliding-glass doors open to stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Ko'olau Mountain Range, Diamond Head and Koko Head craters, or the Dolphin Lagoon.

The Kahala Hotel & Resort

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Kahala Hotel and Resort is composed of 2 10-story towers and a 2-story Dolphin Lagoon Terrace. A 3-story lobby provides plush seating amid white beams, tall drapes, and wooden shutters.

Every imaginable facility and service is available for a relaxed, luxurious vacation: a fitness center offering personal training, aquatic exercise, and yoga, with separate men's and women's quarters with saunas, steam rooms, and spas; a Keiki Club for children ages 5–12, offering half- and full-day sessions of Hawaiian culture and activities; exclusive shops and boutiques; complimentary shuttles to nearby shopping; beach cabanas with food and beverage service (surcharge); and complimentary activities such as seasonal Hawaiian cultural programs. Garage parking is available on site (surcharge) and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access is available.

The Kahala Hotel offers fine cuisine and drinks through 5 restaurants and bars. Hoku's restaurant consistently wins acclaim for its contemporary Island cuisine, which melds Hawaiian, Asian, and European flavors. For classic burgers and drinks, relax at the Seaside Grill. Italian and Mediterranean venues are on site, as well as a lovely poolside bar serving drinks. Live piano music fills the room each night from Tuesday to Saturday at The Veranda. Enjoy cocktails and late night snacks, and perhaps a twirl around the dance floor.

The Kahala Spa with garden view boasts a suite of 9 spacious treatment rooms — each with their own relaxation area, glass-enclosed shower and deep soak tub. The Kahala Spa Signature Massages and Rituals all begin with the ritual of Ho’omaka, a cleansing and relaxing foot massage. Guests can choose from a wide variety of treatments including aromatherapy treatments, body scrubs, body wraps, facial treatments, manicures and pedicures. Couples treatments and bridal or birthday spa parties may also be reserved. The spa also has a boutique.

  • Free WiFi 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free shopping center shuttle 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 338 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Number of floors - 10 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Garden 
  • Picnic area 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1208 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 2 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 5 
  • 24-hour business center 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 13000 
  • Direct access to private beach 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Spa tub 
  • Children's pool 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi 
  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Separate sitting area 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • In-room safe 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Turndown service 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Slippers 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Deep soaking bathtub 
  • Desk 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • Cable TV service 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge) 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Hoku's - Hoku's consistently wins acclaim for its contemporary Island cuisine, which melds Hawaiian, Asian, and European flavors prepared with finesse and served with style. The hotel features bright furnishings, Italian bone china, and Christofle silver. Thanks to a multi-level layout, all diners receive ocean-view seats, but may be distracted from the view by the open kitchen featuring fiery hot woks, a kiawe wood grill, and tandoori and wood-burning ovens. Hoku's serves dinner and Sunday brunch.

Arancino at the Kahala - Italian restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and drinks. Children's menu and al fresco dining is available.

Plumeria Beach House - Renowned for its Kahala Burger, this casual beachside café features bountiful buffets and off-the-menu choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with live Hawaiian music at sunset.

The Veranda - Designed in classic plantation style, the comfortable lounge overlooks the Dolphin Lagoon with a choice of both indoor and al fresco seating. Afternoon Tea is a tradition, after a day out discovering Oahu. It is also a popular venue for special occasions and showers.

Seaside Grill - With a direct view of the Pacific Ocean, this restaurant is perfect for lunch or afternoon cocktails. Also features classic burgers, sandwiches, and salads.

Room service is available 24 hours.

Nearby Things to Do

Guests can spend their time at The Kahala Hotel & Resort doing a range of activities, including beach yoga, pilates and swimming at the hotel's private beach.

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

  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Water skiing nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Skydiving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Beach yoga on site 

Spa Services

  • Swedish massage 
  • Number of treatment rooms 10 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Minimum age to access spa is 13 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available. Contact the property in advance to get details.


Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children 17 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 75.0 per day.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!


  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD $150.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Dogs only
  • 1 per room (up to 25 lb)
  • Restrictions apply
  • For more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

You need to know

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


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD $38.00 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD $185 per vehicle (one-way)
  • Self parking fee: USD 32 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 32 per night
  • Pet fee: USD $150.00 per accommodation, per stay
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 75.0 per day
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Kahala Hotel & Resort
  • Kahala Resort Hotel
  • Kahala Hotel Resort
  • The Kahala Hotel Honolulu
  • The Kahala Hotel And Resort
  • Kahala Resort Honolulu
  • Kahala Hotel Honolulu
  • Mandarin Oriental Oahu
  • Kahala Mandarin Oriental
  • The Kahala Hotel & Resort Hawaii/Honolulu

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation. Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section).

Awards & Affiliations

  • The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.

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