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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, high-speed Internet access (included in resort fee), and compact refrigerators.

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

2259 Kalakaua Avenue Honolulu HI 96815

Hotel Amenities

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 Royal 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 the Aha ‘Aina Luau with a Hawaiian show and dinner. The Abhasa Spa offers a variety of treatments in a tropical garden setting.

Guided and self-guided historical and garden tours are available. The resort hotel has a business center and offers high-speed Internet access. Valet and self parking (surcharge) are available for all guests.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Business center 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • 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 
  • Total number of rooms - 528 
  • Garden 
  • Concierge services 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • On private beach 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Free pool cabanas 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Pool sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Year Built 1927 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 12000 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 1115 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Spa tub 
  • Wedding services 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Waterslide  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

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) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • iPad 
  • Rollaway/extra beds (free) 

Where to Eat

Surf Lanai Restaurant - The upscale beachside café serves classic American cuisine with tropical accents. À la carte breakfast and lunch available.

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.

Aha'aina Luau - The oceanfront dinner show serves dinner every Monday evening.

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

To make special requests for 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:

Airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

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.

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for cooked-to-order breakfast: USD 40 per person (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: USD 30 per person (roundtrip)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25 per day
  • Valet parking fee: USD 33 per day (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.

Awards & Affiliations

  • The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki 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.

Family Plan

There are no room charges for children 18 and younger when occupying the same room as their parents.

Endless Escapes

The "Escape" room categories (only those with the word "Escape” in the title) are a rate-based room category and include no value-adds. No minimum length of stay required.

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