Get an overview of this hotelHistoric beachfront resort in central Waikiki

Beachfront resort

This iconic resort, reopened in 2009 after an extensive renovation, is located on the sands of central Waikiki, within the Royal Hawaiian Center on Kalakaua Avenue.

Luxurious oasis

Guests of The Royal Hawaiian enjoy a weekly luau, private beach, tropical garden, and health spa with outdoor cabanas. The oceanfront Azure restaurant serves fresh seafood.

Modern retreats

Located in the original Historic Building or modern Mailani Tower, all 528 guestrooms offer iPod-compatible clocks, LCD TVs with premium channels, free WiFi, and compact refrigerators.

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

Hotel Amenities

The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort is set among beachfront gardens, making it feel far away from the activity of Waikiki. The resort shares Helumoa Playground with the adjacent Sheraton Waikiki, which features an outdoor pool with waterfalls and waterslides. The resort has its own spa tub. Guests have access to 6 luxury cabanas with Internet access and light refreshments.

The Coconut Grove, once a playground for monarchy, now offers a wide array of cultural programs to provide guests with an authentic Hawaiian experience. On Monday evenings, the hotel hosts a dinner with Hawaiian entertainment. The Abhasa Spa offers a variety of treatments in a tropical garden setting.

Guided historical tours are available. The resort hotel has a business center and offers high-speed Internet access, as well as a 24-hour airport shuttle. Valet and self parking are available to all guests for a fee.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Hair salon 
  • Waterslide 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Computer station 
  • Luggage storage 
  • One meeting room 
  • Concierge services 
  • Garden 
  • Total number of rooms - 528 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Number of restaurants - 2 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1115 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Wedding services 

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Pay movies 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Premium bedding 
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • iPad 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Azure Restaurant and Bar - The oceanfront restaurant serves fresh seafood roasted in herbs or prepared with tropical seasonings, along with a selection of wines and a raw bar with shellfish.

Mai Tai Bar - The outdoor beachside bar serves cocktails and appetizers and features ocean views, tropical music, and live entertainment.

The property also hosts an oceanfront dinner show every Monday evening featuring Hawaiian entertainment.

Children under 5 eat free (order off of kids menu) with paying adult.

Nearby Things to Do

In addition to a spa tub, the resort is nestled on its own private area on Waikiki Beach. Beach cabanas are at guests' disposal for a fee, as well as sun loungers, towels, and umbrellas.

A few minutes' walk away lies Kapiolani Park, home to tennis courts, sports fields, an archery range, and the Honolulu Zoo. Ala Wai Golf Course, 1 mile (1.6 kilometers) from the resort, has an 18-hole course, driving range, and pro shop. An additional treat for golf fans is the resort’s affiliation with Waialae Country Club, which allows guests exclusive access and rates to this otherwise private, premier golf course.

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

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby 
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Number of treatment rooms 4 
  • Outdoor treatment areas 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hydrotherapy treatments 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

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 ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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 for adults and USD 18 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 32 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 35.00 per night
  • Valet parking fee: USD 45.00 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Hawaiian Royal
  • Royal Hawaiian
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Resort
  • Royal Luxury Collection
  • Royal Luxury Collection Resort
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Resort Waikiki
  • Royal Hawaiian Luxury Collection Waikiki

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply). Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. 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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • This resort is listed in the 2015 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay.
  • The property is a member of Historic Hotels of America.

Kids Stay Free

Book a stay in any room or rate category and kids 11 and younger stay free when sharing a room with adults and using existing bedding.

Full details at check-in. Offer subject to availability. Free stay reflected in rate displayed at time of booking. Other restrictions and blackout dates may apply.


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