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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

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TripExpert Score based on reviews in 15 publications
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Badge 92

Outstanding

say expert reviewers

Top 1% in Hawaii About the TripExpert Score

15 expert recommendations

55

Afar Magazine

Built in the Roaring Twenties, the Royal Hawaiian ushered in the glam age of Waikiki Beach. Full review →

14

Concierge

After a multimillion-dollar renovation, completed in 2009, fans of the iconic pink palace can breathe a sigh of relief: The Royal Hawaiian Hotel is more glorious than ever before.

Which room to book: Be sure you're in the historic wing, in a Beachview room.
8

Condé Nast Traveler 88.0

Located in the former playground of Hawaiian royalty, this “classic, old Hawaii” pink-colored hotel is an “oasis right in the middle of Waikiki.” Full review →

17

DK Eyewitness

The beloved “Pink Palace of the Pacific” has been a Waikīkī landmark since it opened in 1927. The stucco exterior, the interior decor, and even the towels are pink here.

6

Fodor's Tick Choice

There's nothing like the legendary Pink Palace of the Pacific, and an $85 million face-lift in 2009, the iconic hotel set on 14 acres of prime Waikiki Beach is a unique blend of luxury and tradition. Full review →

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Frommer's 34

This flamingo-pink oasis, hidden away among blooming gardens within the concrete jungle of Waikiki, is the height of luxury. Full review →

21

Gayot 49

A storied hotel fondly known as 'The Pink Palace of the Pacific,' The Royal Hawaiian abounds with tales from decades of history as the lodging of choice. Full review →

2

Lonely Planet

With its Moorish-style turrets and archways, the aristocratic, oh-so-pink Royal Hawaiian was Waikiki's first true luxury hotel.

For old-school ambience, ask for the historic building; for ocean views, the modern tower.
11

Michelin Guide

Still chic as ever, the storied Pink Palace of the Pacific was a Hollywood playground when built in the Spanish-Moorish style in 1922.

15

Oyster 4.5

Of the three luxury hotels in Waikiki -- the Moana Surfrider and the Halekulani are the others -- the 528-room Royal Hawaiian provides the most stunning design. Full review →

10

Rough Guide

The 1920s “Pink Palace”, commanding the beach, is one of Waikiki’s best-loved landmarks. Its original building, looking out across terrace gardens to the sea, remains irresistible.

20

Star Service Tick 5

Both new and returning guests will find this grande dame a formidable fashion-forward refuge with the kind of provenance that is nearly extinct in the world of hostelry. Full review →

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The Telegraph 7.0

Though it doesn’t feel particularly Hawaiian, it does offer a shady seaside garden oasis, blending nostalgic relics and modern furnishings to meet contemporary expectations. Full review →

12

Travel + Leisure

Iconic, surfer-filled Waikiki—so famous that its image has even been printed on tens of thousands "aloha shirts"—is almost always full of tourists and happy beachgoers. Full review →

19

Zagat 4.3

"Vintage Hawaiian luxury" in an "unsurpassed" location with Waikiki "at your doorstep", this "venerable" pink icon, built in 1927, is a "step back in time."

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The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort

5 Star Hotel royal-hawaiian.com
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2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Oahu, HI 96815

Contact (808) 931-7440
Amenities
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Laundy Room
  • Restaurant
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center
  • Family Friendly
  • Multilingual
  • Business Center
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Spa
  • Conferences
  • Tennis Court
  • Air Conditioning
  • Beach
  • Beachfront


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