Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!
Family: Kids 17 & under Stay Free. Kids 5 & under Eat Free at breakfast buffet. Kids ages 6-10 are half of the adult price.

Located just across the street from legendary Waikiki Beach, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach, welcomes you to all the beauty that Waikiki has to offer. Featuring comfortable family-friendly rooms with sweeping oceanfront views and a one-of-kind indoor Oceanarium - the only one of its kind - Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach provides a unique setting sure to make your stay all the more memorable.

The fascinating Oceanarium, built in 1979, has become a popular Honolulu area attraction. The three-story, 280,000-gallon, larger-than-life aquarium provides incredible views of nearly 400 fish from more than 70 different species of Indo-Pacific marine life. Don't miss this unique Waikiki Beach experience, offering an incredible glimpse into the marine life of Hawaii and the surrounding ocean. The hotel's team of divers feed the Oceanarium fish several times a day, to the delight of guests and restaurant patrons.

Regarding its location, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach is a hotel oasis in the heart of Waikiki, on land owned by Hawaii's last reigning monarch, Queen Lili'uokalani. The hotel is a wonderful home base as it is steps away from the beach, as well as Waikiki's buzzing culinary scene, high-end shopping and vibrant nightlife. The hotel is also located nine miles from Honolulu Airport, four miles from downtown, and two blocks away from the Honolulu Zoo, Kapiolani Park, and the Waikiki Aquarium.

Perfect for couples, families, and frequent travelers, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach offers welcoming accommodations. Choose from 839 comfortable rooms and suites with sitting balconies and traditional Hawaiian dŽcor, dramatic ocean views and unlimited access to all the sun, surf, shopping and dining that make so Honolulu alluring.

Welcome to one of the best pools in Waikiki. Swell Pool & Bar is the place to be in Waikiki. The stunning 5th floor pool deck offers a poolside experience like no other. Relax in the saltwater infinity pool overlooking Waikiki beach. Reserve a private cabana for the ultimate in poolside luxury. Hungry? Enjoy a variety of options on the extensive menu from pupus, salads, sandwiches & more, as well as signature drinks.

Opening May 1, 2019 Longboard Club Lounge Access. Enjoy daily continental breakfast (6:00am-10:0am) and evening wine & beer with an inspired menu from Swell (5:00pm-8:00pm). Just add the CLUB supplement to your booking.


Across the street from Waikiki Beach
Honolulu, HI, USA - Honolulu International (HNL) : 15 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 1979
Last Renovation: 2011
Accessible rooms: 14
Floors: 38
Total rooms: 837


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory A mandatory Resort Amenity Fee of $45.00 (plus tax) per room, per day will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.
Advisory A minimum self-parking fee of $40 plus tax and valet parking fee of $45 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. Prices are subject to change without prior notification. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory In support of the Highgate Charitable Foundation (HCF), the hotel will be applying a one-time $5.00 fee to all guest folios on the day of arrival (this will be charged on the first night only). All reservations are opted-in unless the guest opts out at registration prior to checkout.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds. 

Convention Policy:
Convention attendees cannot book this property for their convention stay, they must book through the proper convention source. Convention attendees that violate this policy will be responsible for paying any higher rates upon arrival and may not be eligible for any promotional offerings.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

General Information:
Room taxes are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Resort Fee: A mandatory hotel-imposed daily resort fee is charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out.

Hotel Mandatory hotel imposed resort fee inclusions:
• Wireless high-speed Internet access
• Access to Island Club and Spa’s fitness facilities
• $20.00 spa credit per room per stay at Island Club and Spa, redeemable for massage, couples’ massage and facials
• Hawaiian cultural classes
• Aqua Fit classes
• Swell pool deck amenities
• Eco-friendly water bottle, refillable at purified water stations throughout resort
• In-room Keurig coffee makers with ‘Alohilani’s custom special blend coffee/tea
• Self-service 24-hour workspace: boarding pass printing and copying services
• Surfboard storage: self-serve locking surfboard racks with unlimited use during your stay
• Unlimited local and 60 minutes long distance/international telephone calls
• Children 5 and under eat free at the breakfast buffet with paying adult. Children 6-12 are half price.
• Daily local newspaper available at front desk
• Children’s 'Alohilani activity provided at check-in
• Educational tank talks with an Oceanarium diver
• Portable phone chargers for use, based on availability. See Guest Services.
• $50.00 off when you spend $250.00 or more at Trina Turk located at International Market Place (conditions apply)
• Self-parking for the first night of your stay will be upgraded to valet-parking service (pay for self-parking and receive valet parking service)
• Complimentary gift with purchase from Malie Organics located in the Shops at ‘Alohilani, lobby level
• One (1) small coffee from Kai Coffee per room, per stay (located in lobby level)
• Access to the Honolulu Museum of Art—present your valid ‘Alohilnani Resort room key for admission
• Daily showing of ‘Alohilani Resort’s new video art installation “Light Monument” by Hawaiian artist, Joseph Pa’ahana at Swell Pool & Bar

The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel-imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating 1272 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great Service and Stay

    We stayed here for 4 nights and had a wonderful time. Great location that is walking distance to everything. Had a really fun time in Honolulu and the Concierge desk was great with recommendations in town and on the north shore! Zeb at the desk was super helpful, very kind. Jillian at the Front Desk, dropped some knowledge and welcomed us after a long flight. She gave us a list of awesome spots to hit and when she found out we were going to Maui, gave us places to dine, snorkeling spots, beaches. This hotel was great to come back to each day and watch sunset from the pool. Chill Beats at night and mellow fire pits to hang by. We plan on coming back here for sure. Honestly, From the people who greet you as you get out of your Uber to the housekeeping staff that was always quick with a hello, this spot is consistent in their attention to guests, friendly energy, and professional service. Also, the Ahi nachos at the pool are Ridiculously awesome. Loved the udon at the relaxed Mamosan restaurant on the ground level and caught some great Chill live guitar music in the lobby bar with the giant Aquarium. Thank you Jillian, the concierge staff! and the Alohalani, see you soon! Mahalo!

    Nov 17, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wasn’t blown away

    I booked this after looking at almost every hotel in Waikiki. It looked luxurious online and It felt decadent when we arrived. Once we got to our room it was clear that it used to be an old, average hotel that they’d redone and tried to turn into a 5 star hotel. There was some chipping in the shower and a few other spots that they’d overlooked in the renovation. The pool bar/restaurant was a nice space but the menu was very strange, everything was just slightly off. The beds were very comfortable and it was nice to have a balcony with a good view. The highlight of the hotel was the nice pool and the awesome morning water aerobics class! Another perk of this hotel was the lack of children, families don’t seem to book here which is fantastic.

    Nov 17, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing pool, cozy, location perfect

    The room itself wasn’t anything fantastic (the bathroom was super cramped and the lack of shower door left a lot to be desired). However, our oceanfront balcony was amazing and the location can’t be beat. Attached to two Morimoto restaurants and walkable distance to everything. What I LOVED- the infinity pool. I’ve never seen a pool with the chairs inside. How amazing! I recommend this place!

    Nov 16, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Longboard Club

    This is the most underrated sell at check-in. It’s almost like a Disney Club 33 experience when you ask “how about the Longboard Club” and the front desk says “ohhhhh (you discovered our gold mine)” We are talking hand curated cicerone and sommelier picked wine and beer at dive bar prices if you average over two people per room and have one drink an hour from 4-8pm. Add in Keala Kennelly (DJKK)for deep house tropical tracks and this is THE premiere Friday night in Waikiki.

    Nov 15, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Atmosphere, Room, Location and Dailyn!

    Let me first off start with this is an amazing and beautiful resort! From the time we booked it for our honeymoon from the time we checked out we had an amazing experience. Our room was beautiful with an ocean front view, the pool area was beautiful and O Bar was a nice relaxing spot to enjoy a drink. I will be honest we did not talk with much of the Front Desk staff except Ms. Dailyn who was a joy to work with. She was our go to for every question we had and really made our trip the absolute best! From great recommendations on places to eat and sites around the island she was the go to person! Her friendly and welcoming personality made us feel right at home at the Alohilani. We encountered many friendly staff members throughout our entire stay who made us feel welcome and valued as guests, but Dailyn really went above and beyond to make our honeymoon the absolute best! We had a great all around experience with this property and can't wait to return. We also had a great dining experience at Morimoto Asia - Waikiki which is located in the hotel and every morning we enjoyed a wonderful cup of coffee from Kai Coffee located on the first floor ocean front. Their Kai Latte is AMAZING!! Again I can not say enough wonderful things about our experience with Alohilani Resort, it was a trip we will always remember!

    Nov 14, 2019
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see Frequently Asked Questions), hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats /PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Miami Air: PC 19-085, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Swift Air: PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/ PC 19-079, A320-180-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats. CST2139014-20 102319