Extra Value: Free night & daily breakfast for two (restricted to specific categories). No Resort Fee. Celebrations Package: daily buffet breakfast for two plus a $100 Resort Credit for every 3-night stay.
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.
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.
LocationTen Minutes from Waikiki
General Policies & Fine Print
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 - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.
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.
Customer Ratings & Reviews
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating3516 reviews
Away from the crowds of Waikiki, there is the Kahala Hotel. It's beautiful, peaceful, comfortable with great staff. You have a gorgeous view of the ocean without the crowd and people fighting for a space to lounge. The service was excellent. From the front desk, to the servers at the restaurants, the attendants, complementary shuttle service and housekeeping, everything was very nice and professional. Our room was very beautiful, spacious and comfortable with a huge bathroom with plenty of amenities. The view of the ocean from the room was spectacular! There is also a lagoon where you can interact with the dolphins. Highly recommended.
Perfect honeymoon spot in oahu
Where to begin. Wow. My husband and I are on our honeymoon, and I really wanted an authentic Hawaiian feel with our first island. From the start, valet service was amazing, so prompt and so friendly! When we checked in, we wanted to upgrade our room from a scenic lanai to an oceanfront suite and we did not regret it one bit!! They let us look at both the 3rd floor and 9th floor oceanfront suite to compare as there was a bit of a price difference when upgrading and we loved the 9th floor! I am currently staying at the fairmont orchid on the big island and the ocean front suite view is incomparable to the Kahala’s oceanfront. Everyone, from concierge, to check in staff, to housekeeping, valet were absolutely amazing. Really a gem of a place. My husband and I loved the live music every night! Thank you for an amazing stay!
Spectacular service and location
We are finishing a five night stay at the Kahala and our expectations have been exceeded. As regular travelers to Hawaii, the Kahala rates in the top 1% of of our trips. The location is ideal with a serene vibe and view of the water. What really elevates the Kahala is the service. Bart was very responsive and professional with our pre-trip requests. All of our requests were meticulously taken care of without reminders. The twice daily housekeeping service was perfect and Delia, our evening turn-down attendant, was delightful. We were out of the room during the day and did not get a chance to meet the daytime attendant, but the room was serviced just as nicely. From afternoon tea and drinks on the Veranda (the manager greeted us by name each time) to room service, our stay was fabulous from beginning to end. We are sorry to be leaving tomorrow and will return.
-From Daneen at checkin through my housekeepers Jamaica and Marylou, the service was outstanding -The 2 room Fitness Center is excellent as is the steam and sauna -The hotel body lotion is high quality -The orchid wall gorgeous, with a chocolate orchid! We enjoyed out stay
It was our first stay ever at the Kahala. The hotel is located in an exclusive neighborhood with guests who are generally gracious and mature. It has grand decor and everyone loves their orchid staircase! We took advantage of the 55th anniversary kama'aina special and it was a very memorable stay! Our 8th floor ocean front room is very spacious, classy and has a spectacular view. We were welcomed with chocolate dipped strawberries, chocolate macadamia nut clusters, fruits and pastries, and a bottle of chilled brut for our special occasion! We had dinner at the Plumeria. The sushi platter was excellent, the miso butter fish was slightly undercooked but you can tell it is fresh. We loved the salad and dessert table. I wish I had room to try every piece of dessert! It was very relaxing to watch the changing colors of sunset over dinner without young children running around or the rowdiness of Waikiki. I soaked in the jacuzzi and tried the steam room after dinner. It was quiet and clean, and I feel safe on the property. Our room was probably near the loading dock and I could hear machinery noise by around 5 am in the morning. But it was fine since we needed to get up to watched sunrise at the kissing point. We took spectacular 360 pictures of God's beautiful creation. It was breathtaking! The breakfast buffet is included in our room special. It is one of the better breakfast buffets with AYCE miso butterfish, omelet station, ono thin pancakes, fresh fruits, pastries, lox of bagels, and all the fine breakfast offerings you can imagine! It was a perfect stay, and we would do it again! Mahalo to the staff of the Kahala!