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Beachfront luxury resort on secluded beach
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On a sandy beach
The Kahala Hotel & Resort is located on a secluded crescent beach in the exclusive Kahala area of Honolulu, only 4 miles from Waikiki Beach.
Swim with dolphins
Guests at the Kahala can swim and interact with the hotel's dolphins, who share residence with exotic fish and sea turtles in a 26,000-square-foot saltwater lagoon.
Rooms at this luxury Honolulu hotel offer hand-woven Tibetan carpets, teak floors, and mahogany furnishings. Sliding-glass doors open to stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Ko'olau Mountain Range, Diamond Head and Koko Head craters, or the Dolphin Lagoon.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
The Kahala Hotel & Resort Amenities
The Kahala Hotel and Resort is composed of two 10-story towers and a two-story Dolphin Lagoon Terrace. A three-story lobby provides plush seating amid white beams, tall drapes, and wooden shutters.
Every imaginable facility and service is available for a relaxed, luxurious vacation: a fitness center offering personal training, aquatic exercise, and yoga, with separate men's and women's quarters with saunas, steam rooms, and spas; a Keiki Club for children ages 5–12, offering half- and full-day sessions of Hawaiian culture and activities; exclusive shops and boutiques, including children's store Li'l Nell's; complimentary shuttles to nearby shopping; and complimentary activities such as seasonal Hawaiian cultural programs. Garage parking is available on site (surcharge) and complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access is available.
Hoku's restaurant consistently wins acclaim for its contemporary Island cuisine, which melds Hawaiian, Asian, and European flavors.
With new standards for luxury and the latest trends in spa treatments, The Kahala Spa with garden view boasts a suite of ten spacious treatment rooms—each with their own relaxation area, glass-enclosed shower and deep soak tub for the ultimate in privacy and serenity during your spa experience. The Kahala Spa Signature Massages and Rituals all begin with the ritual of Ho’omaka, a cleansing and relaxing foot massage that sets a pampering tone for your very personalized spa adventure. Choose from a wide variety of treatments including aromatherapy treatments, body scrubs, body wraps, facial treatments, manicures and pedicures, designed to heal, relax, detoxify, rejuvenate and renew. Couples treatments and bridal or birthday spa parties may also be reserved. The spa also has a boutique.
Jazzman David Swanson tinkles those piano keys like nobody’s business nightly, Tuesday to Saturday at The Veranda. Enjoy cocktails and late night snacks, and perhaps a twirl around the dance floor.
- Free Wi-Fi
- 24-hour front desk
- Children's club (surcharge)
- Babysitting or childcare
- Valet parking (surcharge)
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Business center
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Full-service spa
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Luggage storage
- Total number of rooms - 338
- Laundry facilities
- One meeting room
- Number of floors - 10
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Multilingual staff
- Picnic area
- Poolside bar
- Room service (24 hours)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Direct access to private beach
- Shopping on site
- Spa services on site
- Steam room
- Spa tub
- Children's pool
- Outdoor pool
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Free Wi-Fi
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Self parking (surcharge), Valet parking (surcharge)
- Room Amenities
- Free Wi-Fi
- Pay movies
- Air conditioning
- Separate sitting area
- Complimentary newspaper
- Hair dryer
- Designer toiletries
- Premium bedding
- Hypo-allergenic bedding available
- Coffee/tea maker
- In-room safe
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room massage available
- Shower/tub combination
- LCD TV
Hoku's - Hoku's consistently wins acclaim for its contemporary Island cuisine, which melds Hawaiian, Asian, and European flavors prepared with finesse and served with style. Renovated June 2006, the hotel features bright furnishings, Italian bone china, and Christofle silver. Updated menu items include Slow Braised Kahuku Pork Belly, Pancetta Crusted Onaga, and Salt Crusted Rack of Wisconsin Lamb, served tableside. Old favorites such as the Crisp Whole Island Fish still remain. Thanks to a multi-level layout, all diners receive ocean-view seats, but may be distracted from the view by the open kitchen featuring fiery hot woks, a kiawe wood grill, and tandoori and wood-burning ovens. Hoku's serves dinner and Sunday brunch.
Arancino at the Kahala - Italian restaurant serving lunch, dinner, and drinks. Children's menu and al fresco dining is available.
Plumeria Beach House - Renowned for its Kahala Burger, this casual beachside café features bountiful buffets and off-the-menu choices for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, with live Hawaiian music at sunset.
The Veranda - Designed in classic plantation style, the comfortable lounge overlooks the Dolphin Lagoon with a choice of both indoor and al fresco seating. Perfect for lingering over a cocktail or just escaping with a good book, as palm leaf motifs and island-inspired furnishings transport you to that other time. Our Afternoon Tea is a tradition, after a day out discovering Oahu. It is also a popular venue for special occasions and showers.
Seaside Grill - With a direct view of the Pacific Ocean, this restaurant is perfect for lunch or afternoon cocktails.
Honu Bar & Terrace - Located next to the turtle ponds, Honu (Hawaiian for "turtle") serves lunch, evening appetizers, dinner, and tropical drinks.
Room service is available 24 hours.
Guests can spend their time at The Kahala Hotel & Resort doing a range of activities, including beach yoga, pilates and swimming at the hotel's private beach.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Snorkeling nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Parasailing nearby
- Skydiving nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Mountain biking nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Scuba diving nearby
- Pilates classes on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Beach yoga on site
- Number of treatment rooms 10
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
- Accessibility equipment for the deaf
- Braille or raised signage
The Kahala Hotel & Resort Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Carte Blanche, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Self parking fee: USD 28 per night
- Valet parking fee: USD 28 per night
- Rollaway bed fee: USD 66 per day
- Additional Details
Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.
Awards & Affiliations
- This property is affiliated with the International Gay & Lesbian Travel Association (IGLTA) and welcomes lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) guests.
- The property is a member of Preferred Hotels & Resorts.