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5 Best Luxury Hotels In Hawaii

Updated: April 2, 2021

Hawaii is an archipelago located in the middle of the Pacific Ocean. It’s the only US state made up entirely of islands. The state’s eight islands are Niihau, Kauai, Oahu, Molokai, Lanai, Kahoolawe, Maui, and Hawai’i (the Big Island). People worldwide flock to the “Aloha State” to see its unforgettable scenery, top-notch coastlines, and rich cultural traditions.

The Hawaiian islands have seemingly every culture woven into them. While exploring the islands, you can see the Hawaiian, Polynesian, North American, and Asian influences reflected in daily life. There is no scarcity of exciting things to do in Hawaii. Travelers will encounter everything from active volcanos to exciting city life. Hawaii is surfing’s birthplace, so there are excellent opportunities to try out this sport. Other fun activities include outrigger canoeing, stargazing, hiking, and trying tasty food.

If you plan on visiting the islands, here are the five best luxury hotels in Hawaii!

 

Sensei Lanai

Sensei Lanai, a Four Seasons Resort

Sensei Lanai is not your typical beach resort by any means. The hotel isn’t even near a beach. Why go to a resort in Hawaii that isn’t near a beach? Simple, you’d be hard-pressed to find a hotel that pleases all of the senses like this one. This hotel is the ultimate wellness retreat, nestled into a forest and enchanting gardens. Staying here will make you feel refreshed and rejuvenated.

Rooms seamlessly blend indoor spaces with outer natural beauty. An essential part of the Sensei lanai experience is its wellness programs, including classes, treatments, and adventures. Guests who want to satiate their hunger can do so at Sensei by Nobu.

Guests love the hotel’s tranquil environment, special activities, and beautiful décor.

Hotel details

Address: 
1 Keomoku Highway, Lanai City, HI 96763, United States of America.

Guest rating:
4.7 out of 5

Price per night:
From $580

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Four Seasons Hualalai

Four Seasons Resort Hualalai

The Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is the ultimate Big Island experience. It has an outstanding location that provides guests with quick access to white-sand beaches and black-lava terrain. Everything about this hotel embodies the “Aloha” spirit.

Travelers heading to Hawaii for a resort experience won’t be disappointed here. The hotel has all a guest could want and more. Rooms have a distinctly Hawaiian look, with natural colors that reflect the sea and the trees outside. Many of these rooms have terraces with golf courses or ocean views. This hotel has superb amenities and activities, including a Jack Nicklaus golf course, a top-rated spa, and a snorkeling-friendly lagoon.

Highlights at this hotel include its cleanliness, above-and-beyond service, and entertaining activities.

Hotel details

Address: 
72-100 Ka’upulehu Drive, Kailua, HI 96740, Hawaii.

Guest rating:
4.6 out of 5

Price per night:
From $999

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Timbers Kauai

Timbers Kaua’i Ocean Club and Residences

Staying at Timbers Kaua’i will make you feel like you’re at your home away from home, except that your home is a luxury resort in Hawaii! The hotel’s unique apartment-like suites make guests feel comfortable and welcome from the moment they arrive.

Rooms here will give you all the conveniences that your home might have, like a kitchenette with an oven, dishwasher, washing machine, and microwave, without the fuss. Everywhere you go here will remind you that you’re on vacation. There are spectacular views, numerous pools and jacuzzis, and a beach. You can golf with a stunning backdrop or cycle around the grounds to stay active. There is something for everyone at Timbers.

Visitor’s loved the hotel’s tranquility, amenities, and suites.

Hotel details

Address: 
3770 Ala’oli Way, Lihue, HI 96766, United States of America.

Guest rating:
4.3 out of 5

Price per night:
From $999

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Montage Kapalua Bay

Montage Kapalua Bay

The Montage Kapalua Bay Resort on Maui might be small –with just 56 rooms—but it is mighty. Many would consider a hotel that size to be a  boutique hotel. However, Montage has the amenities of a much larger resort.

You’re going to have an outstanding experience no matter which room you choose because all of their units are suites. Each one has full kitchens, laundry machines, wine fridges, and luxurious soaking tubs. The hotel is great for groups because there are numerous sleeping arrangements in each space. Onsite, there is a relaxing spa, gym, movement studio, and fitness classes. There are tennis courts, hiking trails, and paddleboarding to keep you moving.

People enjoyed its tasty dining, beautiful views, and superb service.

Hotel details

Address: 
1 Bay Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761, Hawaii.

Guest rating:
4.7 out of 5

Price per night:
From $1255

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Four Seasons Lana'i

Four Seasons Resort Lanai

The Four Seasons Resort Lanai is a former pineapple field turned luxurious resort. It recently reopened in 2016 after a $75 million makeover and is stunning. The hotel perfectly complements the lush greenery and natural beauty surrounding it. It’s everything you’d imagine a Hawaiian resort to be and more.

You can start your vacation immediately with complimentary airport transfers. Its interior and 213 rooms and suites are elegant and contemporary with garden or ocean views. On its grounds, there is an outdoor pool, 18-hole golf course, tennis courts, and diving center set against a beautiful ocean backdrop. Children are welcome here, and there is a kids club to entertain them.

Guests loved the hotel’s outstanding hospitality, striking views, and ample amenities.

Hotel details

Address: 
1 Manele Bay Rd, Lanai City, HI 96763, Hawaii.

Guest rating:
4.6 out of 5

Price per night:
From $1000

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About our luxury hotel recommendations in Hawaii

We are a travel research company. Our team helps you discover the best luxury hotels in Hawaii by researching the internet for you. We have also visited some of these places. Hence, it’s not just our opinion, it’s the opinion of many travelers who have been there before you. We make it easy for you to find out about the most luxurious and exclusive 5-star hotels on the islands.

Please note, we only list hotels that have an aggregated guest review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5. We aggregate all reviews from different booking sites and other unbiased review websites. Hence, you can be certain all hotels listed above offer you a great stay in Hawaii.

 

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