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Get an overview of this hotelBeachfront luxury resort on secluded beach

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Outdoor pool
24-hour business center
Laundry facilities

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.

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

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)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi , Free wired Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

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 
  • Cable TV service 
  • Free wired Internet 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • 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.

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

Spa Services

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

Accessibility

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

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

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

Check-out

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

  • 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.

Fees

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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