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The Kahala Hotel & Resort


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Exceptional Value    
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2018 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: No Resort Fee. Daily breakfast for two (specific category restrictions apply).
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

Celebrations Package: Daily buffet breakfast for two plus a $100 resort credit for every 3-night stay.

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property utilizes seawater cooling instead of cooling towers to lower carbon dioxide emissions, energy, and water consumption. Guestrooms also feature low-flow showerheads, toilets, and sink aerators to reduce water consumption. LED ceiling lights are located throughout the property.

Biological pest controls are used in lieu of chemicals with all landscaping endeavors, while vermicomposting reduces the amount of green-waste from kitchen areas. By-products are then used as a nutrient rich organic fertilizer within herb and vegetable gardens. Waste cooking oil is collected and processed into biodiesel fuel, and wet waste from kitchens go to pig farmers for feed in an effort to reduce landfill waste. Disposable containers are also made from biodegradable corn-based products.

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is Hawaii's reigning luxury resort, set on a white sand beach just ten minutes from the world-class shopping and entertainment of Waikiki, Oahu. The Kahala is the only beachfront resort in Kahala, Oahu's most prestigious residential area. This legendary hideaway is a favorite with presidents, international royalty, and celebrities. From the moment you arrive, you will know that you are truly somewhere special.

This luxurious oceanfront resort features 338 rooms and suites, five stylish restaurants and a world-class spa. Visit the leisure facilities, CHI Health & Energy Fitness Center, lush tropical gardens and a 26,000 square foot private lagoon, home to the Resort's playful resident dolphins. Take advantage of complete water and beach activities, including kayaks, snorkel gear, stand up paddle boards, outrigger canoe tours, fishing tours, and surfing. As Hawaii's most luxurious and secluded beachfront Oahu hotel & resort, a tradition of impeccable service will make your vacation memorable in every way.

This hotel is situated on 6.5 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds; encompassing 800 feet of secluded beachfront and a number of exotic natural lagoons. Guest rooms feature panoramic views of the lagoon, ocean or the beautiful Koolau Mountains. The Kahala continues to set itself apart from other Hawaii resorts with Kahala Chic rooms and suites designed to provide guests with a true sense of luxury and refinement, and to ensure guest comfort in every way. With its endearing staff, new look accommodations and its unique beachfront location, shouldn't you be at The Kahala soon?

Under the direction of Executive Chef Wayne Hirabayashi, the award-winning cuisine at The Kahala Hotel & Resort embraces a diverse blend of trends and cultural influences. Complementing the creative fare, the resort's four venues each offer their own unique ambiance and style, making for a variety of dining experiences.

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is renowned throughout the islands for the sheer opulence of its rooms and suites; for the innovation of its restaurants; and the grandeur of its facilities. But above all, it is a dedication to discreet and thoughtful service that sets them apart. You will find that they have prepared everything to ensure your complete satisfaction.
HOTEL LOCATION
Located on the beach, 4 miles from Waikiki, 1 mile from Kahala Mall and 7 miles from Ala Moana Center. It is a 20 minute drive from the resort to the airport. FREE shuttle is offered from hotel to Kahala area shopping and Waikiki Beach area.
Address: 5000 KAHALA AVENUE
HONOLULU
HI

US
Local Phone: 808-739-8888
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-367-2525
Fax: 808-739-8800
Website Address: www.kahalaresorts.com
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking($32/daily)
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (1 mile)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Swim-up Bar
There is a heated swimming pool with Beach Butler service, a special keiki (children`s) pool, and a soothing Jacuzzi.
Golf: NEARBY
Ala Wai, Koolau, Hawaii Kai, Hawaii Prince
Ala Wai is a Par 70 6,020 yard Bermuda Grass course. Koolau is a Par 72 set amidst a tropical rainforest and 3,000 ft cliffs. Hawaii Kai is a Par 72 with wide fairways,large greens and beautiful scenery. Hawaii Prince is a Par 72 Arnold Palmer design.
Holes: 18
Lessons Available
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Tennis at nearby Waialae Country Club
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Additional Charge
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
This hotel is situated on 6.5 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, encompassing 800 ft of secluded beachfront and a number of exotic natural lagoons. Guest rooms feature panoramic views of the lagoon, ocean or the beautiful Koolau Mountains. The Hotel`s 26,000 sq ft natural lagoon is home to six Atlantic Bottlenose dolphins. Guests get into the water with the dolp hins for an up-close encounter and supervised swim. You`ll also find tropical fish, Hawaii Green Sea turtles and a waterfall. Beach: This hotel rests on 800 square feet of secluded sandy beach. Relax with complimentary beach chairs and towels, or allow yourself to be pampered by the hotel`s very own Beach Butlers. Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 365
Year Opened: 1964 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express, JBC
ROOM TYPES
OCEANFRONT W/LANAI B&B PKG
B&B Package - All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT W/LANAI room with the added value of daily buffet breakfast for two at Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
SCENIC ROOM B&B PKG
B&B Package - all the amenities of SCENIC ROOM but with the added value of breakfast daily for two in The Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
DOLPHIN W/LANAI B&B PKG
B&B Package - all the amenities of DOLPHIN W/LANAI room but with the added value of breakfast daily for two in The Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT
550 sq. ft. room located in the tower wing with views of Koko Head crater and Diamond Head. Decorated in Kahala chic and offering ocean views. Sleeps 3 Adults or 2 Adults / 2 Children. Connects with Koko Head Oceanfront w/lanai.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN VIEW
Located in the Diamond Head Tower, these 550 sq. ft rooms overlook the blue Pacific. First class amenities and decorated in island inspired style. Connecting room available: connects to Diamond Head Tower Ocean view Lanai.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEANFRONT FREE-NT
FREE-NT room - - all the amenities of the OCEANFRONT room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two.
Other Amenities -
OCEAN VIEW FREE-NT
FREE-NT room - - all the amenities of the OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT W/LANAI
Located tin the Koko Head wing, these 550 sq. ft rooms overlook the blue Pacific. First class amenities and decorated in island inspired style. Sleeps 3 adults or 2A/2
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SCENIC ROOM
520 sf rooms located in the Diamond Head wing of the hotel with views of the Ko'olau mountains and golf course. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults / 2 children.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Minibar
Refrigerator
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SCENIC ROOM W/LANAI B&B PKG
B&B Package - all the amenities of SCENIC ROOM W/LANAI but with the added value of breakfast daily for two in The Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
DOLPHIN LANAI
Averaging 550 sq. ft. and located in the Dolphin Lagoon wing overlooking the dolphin pool, home to the hotel's own resident bottleneck dolphins. Rooms open out to private patio or lanai. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults / 2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEANFRONT W/LANAI FREE-NT
FREE-NT room - - all the amenities of the OCEANFRONT W/LANAI room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two.
Other Amenities -
OCEAN VW W-LANAI B&B PKG
B&B Package - All the amenities of the OCEAN W/LANAI room with the added value of daily buffet breakfast for two at Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
DOLPHIN W/LANAI FREE-NT
FREE-NT room - - all the amenities of the DOLPHIN W/LANAI room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two.
Other Amenities -
SCENIC ROOM W/LANAI
520 sf rooms located in the Diamond Head wing of the hotel with views of the Ko'olau mountains and golf course. Private balcony. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 Adults / 2 children.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
BEACHFRONT W/LANAI B&B PKG
B&B Package - - all the amenities of hte BEACHFRONT W/LANAI room plus daily breakfast for two at Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
OCEAN VIEW W/LANAI
Located in the Diamond Head Tower, these 550 sq. ft rooms overlook the blue Pacific. Private, furnished balcony, first class amenities and decorated in island inspired style. Connecting room available: connects to Diamond Head Tower Ocean view.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
BEACHFRONT W/LANAI
550 sq. ft. Located in the Dolphin Lagoon wing in a private, secluded area of the resort. Rooms open to a private balcony or patio with direct access to the beach. Sleeps 3 adults or 2 adults / 2 children.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
CD Player
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
OCEAN VW W/LANAI FREE-NT
FREE-NT room - - all the amenities of the OCEAN VIEW W/LANAI room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two.
Other Amenities -
OCEANFRONT B&B PKG
B&B Package - All the amenities of the OCEANFRONT room with the added value of daily buffet breakfast for two at Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
OCEAN VIEW B&B PKG
B&B Package - All the amenities of the OCEAN VIEW room with the added value of daily buffet breakfast for two at Plumeria Beach House.
Other Amenities -
BEACHFRONT W/LANAI FREE-NT
FREE-NT room - - all the amenities of the BEACHFRONT W/LANAI room with the added value of free night(s) calculated into pricing plus daily breakfast buffet for two.
Other Amenities -

OTHER INFO
Smoking rooms available.
Morning coffee service in lobby.
ADA compliant rooms available.
DINING
There are 5 Restaurants at The Kahala Hotel & Resort:
Plumeria Beach House - Fronting the white sands of Kahala, the ocean side Plumeria Beach House is an open air cafe. urant. Enjoy a la carte favorites along with lavish buffets for breakfast, lunch, dinner and Sunday brunch.
The Veranda - Adjacent to the lobby and Hoku's restaurant, the casual indoor - outdoor lounge off ers afteroon high tea, snacks and cocktails in the evenings
Seaside Grill - Grilling at it's best. Serving seafood, sandwiches, salads & tropical drinks. Beachside tables with ocean breezes. Lunch and snacks served daily.
Tokyo Tokyo - One of the few Japanese restaurants in Honolulu where guests have a choice of dining indoors or on an outdoor terrace. Offers an open Sushi Bar.
Hoku`s - Hoku`s, the award-winning signature restaurant, offers Oahu`s most innovative dining with panoramic views of the Pacific. An open kitchen serving ethnically diverse cuisine features fiery hot woks, a kiawe wood grill and tandoori oven.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Kayaking, Paddle Boating, Surfing, Sailboarding, Snorkeling, Fitness Classes, Cultural Classes, Bicycles, Parasailing
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live music in lounge, The Veranda.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Keiki Club - Activities include hula, lei making, kite flying, beach activities, fishprints, leaf prints, scavenger hunts, shell art, puppet making and more.
Applicable Ages: 5-12 years old
Program Fees: $65 full /$35 half

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $12.00 per hr.
Advance Notice for Babysitting: yes
Keiki Club Program fees:$65 full day including lunch, $45 half day, $35 half day without lunch. *4 hour minimum, special rates apply on holidays

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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Outstanding Hotel
STEPHEN C.
Mar 12 2018
The Kahalu is an outstanding resort. Facilities are amazing as is the staff.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Beautiful Resort
kmtapia, Brownsville, Texas
Thu Jun 21 13:48:18 EDT 2018
My husband and I decided to spend our honeymoon at the Kahala Hotel and Resort and we were blown away! We were greeted with fresh flower leis and moist towels to freshen up from our long trip. Gina, at the front desk, was so friendly and welcoming. She asked if we were celebrating anything and we told her we were on our honeymoon and she kindly sent a bottle of champagne up to our room, along with a hand written card congratulating us. Our room was in the dolphin lagoon wing and we were blown away by the view of dolphins right outside our balcony. I highly recommend this resort if you wish to get the best out of your stay in Honolulu!

Long past its heyday, now more of a 2nd tier resort
cyclin, San Francisco, CA
Thu Jun 21 13:25:51 EDT 2018
This was a top resort back in its heyday - there are some cool pictures on the wall from the 60s, 70s and 80s, and to a lesser extent early 2000s, but none from recent years. If you're looking to compare this property to other high end resorts like the Four Seasons, don't, it's nowhere near their level any more. I think the root cause is management, as no one seems to follow any sort of standard operating procedure here, and things are generally rough around the edges as a result. Examples: if you order the same dish from room service, you get something slightly different every day. Sometimes things aren't restocked when room service comes, sometimes they are. Kids club (which is $$$$) is glorified expensive babysitting - they watch movies for a good chunk of the day. You're better off going to care.com and bringing in your own babysitter. Things are generally not well taken care of - check out the banister across from the check-in desk- it's pretty beat up, and that's a symbol of what you should expect from the rest of the experience. Clearly there is some sort of staff issue since many of them have buttons saying "One job should be enough". The only reason to wear a button like that is because you're not happy with how you're being treated, and you want people to know. If you come here, go to the Italian restaurant - it seems to be somehow managed separately and the staff there is way better and food quality is way better. Drink prices were $12/drink vs $16 in the hotel. I've been coming here since I was a kid, but those days are over. This is now more of a "value play" since the room rates are slightly cheaper than other high end resorts, but you get what you pay for.

Still beautiful
Hawaiitraveller008, Melbourne, Australia
Tue Jun 19 01:02:25 EDT 2018
We have stayed at the Kahala several times over the last few years. It remains our favourite hotel on Oahu. Location is fabulous, quiet but still within a 15 minute shuttle to downtown Waikiki. The private beach is wonderful and the atmosphere of the resort is relaxing. Rooms are spacious and although we were upgraded, our particular room was feeling a little tired (carpets did not look particularly clean) and could do with a freshen up overall. Whilst it is nice to have water supplied in the room, the amount of plastic bottles used for this throughout the resort must be enormous. We were supplied with about 4 bottles a day. I’m fairly sure the tap water is drinkable and water is supplied freely everywhere else in the resort, including iced water by the pool. So, I’m unsure why it needs to be supplied in the rooms, but if it does, surely 1 or 2 glass bottles (that shouldn’t be taken from the room) would be the eco friendly way to provide this service. Also there seems to be no option for using towels more than once, so again whilst trying to be eco friendly, the hotel should consider reminding clients (and housekeeping) of this option. All in all a pleasant stay and we will continue to stay here when in Hawaii.

Felt like Royalty
jshkn2003, Greenville, Ohio
Mon Jun 18 07:54:10 EDT 2018
Beautiful resort and hotel. Couldn't ask for a more pleasant and helpful staff. We were well taken care of. This is a luxury hotel so we could only afford to stay in the scenic room without balcony, but it was just fine. The beach was so nice and not over crowded at all. The food prices at the Seaside grill were about what we expected, but we did have some sticker shock at the other resort restaurants so we decided to stock up on some lunch meat and cereal for the week which saved us a lot. I highly recommend this hotel for anyone visiting Oahu.

Great Resort in Honolulu
JSG21, Chicago
Sat Jun 16 10:25:11 EDT 2018
Had a few days of meetings and brought the family along. You can’t beat the Kahala. An outer island resort experience only 15 mins from Waikiki & downtown. The property is beautiful and the service is amazing. My wife sent me this unsolicited text while I was in a meeting: “I love this place. The service is awesome in an unpretentious and super friendly way.” That is reflective of the wonderful staff that make the Kahala over the top. If you’re in Honolulu, don’t miss the Kahala. Mahalo



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