This legendary hideaway resort in Honolulu's plush Kahala district is a favourite with presidents, international royalty and celebrities. It is renowned for the sheer opulence of its rooms and suites, for the innovation of its restaurants and the grandeur of its facilities. Since opening in 1964, this club resort has attracted guests with its exclusive setting, exemplary service and the importance it attaches to protecting the privacy of its guests. Now a member of The Leading Hotels of the World, the hotel looks forward to maintaining its most privileged position among celebrities and islanders. Returning guests count on such preserved familiarities as the hotel's performing dolphins, the lobby's multicoloured chandeliers, and the many familiar faces among the hotel's employees, while enjoying revitalising guest rooms, spectacular dining facilities and the resort's signature service. Facilities available to guests at this air-conditioned establishment include a 24-hour reception and check-out service, as well as a hotel safe, lift access, newspaper stand and currency exchange facilities. A hairdressing salon is also included and there is a bar. Business guests can take advantage of conference facilities, and WLAN Internet access, room and laundry services are provided for an additional fee. A bike hire service is available (fees apply) and, for a fee, guests arriving by car can use the hotel's parking facilities. Younger guests will enjoy the kid's club (fees apply).
Set on a secluded beach just 10 minutes from Waikiki's world class shopping and entertainment venues, this is Hawaii's premier luxury resort.
All rooms are newly renovated, and sumptuous suites are a study in luxury. Each is generously proportioned and furnished in a luxury residential style called ?Kahala Chic'. Light, beauty, cleanliness and order greet guests when they first enter the guest rooms. Beds are comfortable and covered in silky, smooth, Frette-designed Egyptian cotton linens. Luxurious flourishes are to be seen everywhere - Frette towels, Floris of London toiletries, chenille robes and oversized showerheads. Rooms are also equipped with state-of-the-art technology: Each features a large LCD flat-screen TV, a modern-style coffeemaker and a functional desk. In addition to a private bathroom with a bathtub/shower and a hairdryer, further in-room facilities include a direct dial telephone, radio, hifi, Internet access and a minibar. An iron and ironing board are provided and central heating and air conditioning units are featured in all rooms as standard. A balcony/terrace is also included.
The resort has a full range of leisure facilities to ensure that guests make good use of all those hours of sunshine. Water babies will enjoy the nearby secluded beach, as well as, for a fee, the hotel's well-appointed swimming pool, which has a children's section and a poolside snack bar (fees apply). Sun loungers and parasols are available on the poolside - the former for a fee - and guests can work on their tans on the sundeck. There are plenty of other sports available too, as well as interesting and unique exercise classes at our state of the art CHI Fitness Center (fees apply). Voted 'Best New Hotel Spa in America' by Departures magazine in 2003, the Spa Suites at the Kahala is an unforgettable experience. For a fee guests can participate in aqua fit and aerobics classes or enjoy massage and spa treatments. Alternatively they may choose to relax in the hotel's sauna, steam room or hot tub. For a fee guests can enjoy a game of tennis, and the more adventurous at heart can go diving, windsurfing, canoeing or paddle boating. A children's entertainment programme is also provided (fees apply).
Under the direction of the Executive Chef, Wayne Hirabayashi, the hotel's award-winning cuisine embraces a diverse blend of trends and cultural influences. Complementing the creative fare, the resort's 5 venues each offer their own unique ambience and style, making for a variety of dining experiences.
American Express, Diners Club, JCB, MasterCard and VISA are accepted methods of payment.
From Honolulu International Airport: Follow signs for ?Airport Exit'. Take the H-1 Freeway East for 21 km in the direction of Waikiki/Honolulu. Exit at 26B - Waialae Avenue. Turn right onto Hunakai Street at the second set of traffic lights. Continue for 2 km to Kahala Avenue. Turn left onto Kahala Avenue. The resort is at the end of this street.
Four hour complimentary parking is available with validation from any restaurant at this hotel.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
Iron and board
King size bed