The Kahala Hotel and Resort, Hawaii

5000 Kahala Ave, Honolulu, HI 96816, Hawaii (show on map)

Expert reviews

Fodors review:

“Hidden away in the upscale residential neighborhood of Kahala, this elegant oceanfront hotel has played host to celebrities, princesses, the Dalai Lama, and nearly every president since Lyndon Johnson as one of Hawaii’s very first luxury resorts.”

Featured as Fodor’s Choice in Hawaii.

Frommers review:

“Hotel magnate Conrad Hilton opened the Kahala in 1964 as a secluded and exclusive retreat away from Waikiki. Fifty years and a different owner later, the hotel retains that feeling of peacefulness and exclusivity.”

Featured as Frommer’s Exceptional Choice in Hawaii.

Telegraph review:

“The Kahala has been tucked into an affluent seaside Honolulu neighborhood for more than half a century, and remains the epitome of island luxury and a retreat for famously discerning guests, among them Frank Sinatra, the Dalai Lama, Queen Elizabeth II, Angelina Jolie, and eight US Presidents.”

Guest rating

This an aggregated customer review rating of The Kahala Hotel and Resort, Hawaii. We have taken customer review ratings from hotel booking sites, search engines, the official hotel website and other travel platforms. This is the average of all those ratings. We only list places that have a customer review rating of at least 4.0 out of 5.0

4.4 out of 5.0

Ranked 7th in Hawaii


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All you need to know

This five-star hotel is located on 5000 Kahala Avenue in the Honolulu district of Hawaii where it offers guests the best in hospitality services and facilities. The Kahala Hotel and Resort is situated in the perfect location where guests can easily get all the luxury amenities as well as other facilities needed for a memorable stay.

The hotel is located on a private beach and this resort boast 4 restaurants that serve exquisite delicacies that guests are sure to enjoy. The hotel also offers a private lagoon with resident dolphins and provides a free shuttle to the famous Ala Moana Shopping Center where guests can easily get their souvenirs.

This five-star resort offers luxury room options such as Scenic View Room with Lanai, Standard Room with Beach Front View, Standard Room with Ocean Front View, Suite with Ocean Front View, Suite with Partial Ocean View and Standard Room Dolphin Lagoon View.

Other accommodation options available to guests in the hotel include Standard Room with Mountain View, Standard Room Dolphin Lagoon View and Standard Room with Ocean View.

The Kahala Hotel and Resort is the place to be when in Hawaii.

Guests can make use of the swimming pool in the hotel to enjoy several laps of swim while the lounge/bar area is the ideal place for guests to relax and enjoy a drink after a long day.

The on-site hotel restaurant offers a wide variety of local and international cuisines, deliciously prepared from fresh ingredients and served exquisitely in a stylish and refreshing setting.


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