Halekulani Hotel

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Andrew Harper 94.0

Oceanfront hotel set in a quiet five-acre enclave on Waikiki Beach near the prime shopping district. Full review →



This famed hotel has long been the gathering spot of princesses, statesmen, presidents, and A-list celebs for ages, and remains a fave among the rich and famous.



Since opening in 1917 on this prime Waikiki beachfront spot, the Halekulani has grown to 454 rooms—but it still manages to feel like the most intimate, peaceful hotel on the island.


Condé Nast Traveler 92.1

The grounds of this Waikiki property are "as good as or better than most on the island" and look out on Gray’s Beach and Diamond Head. Full review →


DK Eyewitness

Located on the beach, the Halekulani defines elegance. It has manicured tropical grounds, tastefully simple decor, a spa, superb cuisine at La Mer and its signature “orchid pool.”


Fodor's Tick Choice

From the moment you step into the lobby, the attention to detail and impeccable service wrap you in privilege at this beachfront location away from Waikiki's bustle. Full review →


Forbes Travel Guide 92

Located on the western side of Waikiki Beach, Halekulani exudes an understated tropical elegance and exceptional service, making it unforgettable. Full review →


Frommer's 34

Here's the ultimate heavenly Hawaii vacation. Full review →


Gayot 49

Nestled along historic Gray'€™s Beach in Waikiki, this hotel is widely known as one of the best on the island. Full review →



A heavenly Waikiki Beach hotel with an award-winning spa and five restaurants and lounges. Full review →


Lonely Planet

Elegant and upscale, the Halekulani - 'House Befitting Heaven' - is Waikiki's only true luxury hotel. Full review →


Michelin Guide

One of the top hotels in the world, the graceful Halekulani presides over the shores of Waikiki Beach like an elegant grande dame.


Oyster 4.5

One of the island's best hotels... formal, understated elegance. Full review →


Star Service Tick 5

Like a diamond on a rhinestone cap, this exceptionally elegant hotel is a standout in the heart of Waikiki Full review →


The Telegraph 9.0

The five-star property’s two room towers, tropical interior lawn, Italian-glass tiled pool and seaside dining offer unmatched Waikiki luxury. Full review →


Travel + Leisure

Service rules at this recently renovated 5-acre Waikiki Beach beauty, which has existed for nearly a century. Full review →

Don't miss Sunday brunch.

Zagat 4.7

The century-old "grand lady" is still considered the "best hotel in Waikiki" – maybe "the world"– to some, and "lives up to its name" ("house befitting heaven") in a "romantic" beachside location.

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Halekulani Hotel

5 Star Hotel halekulani.com

2199 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Beach
  • Beachfront

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