10 Best Hotels in Honolulu, Hawaii

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10 Best Hotels in Honolulu, Hawaii
9 January, 2020 0 Comments

"10 Best Hotels in Honolulu, Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii’s capital, is set in between rugged cliffs to the north and beaches to the south on the island of Oahu. The Honolulu only resident for 1 million and tourist here can experience the diverse culture and tradition. If you are into enjoying cultural diversity, then, Honolulu is precisely what you need.

Hanauma Bay, Honolulu China Town, Diamond Head, Waikiki Aquarium, and few other places are must-visit here. While you are looking out for your destination, you might also look up to the hotels that fit your budget. Don’t worry, here are the ten best hotels in Honolulu that will woo your vacation.

1. Halekulani Hotel

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Located just 3 miles from Diamond Head State Monument and only 12 minutes walk from downtown Waikiki, the Halekulani hotel is an oceanfront luxury hotel situated on Waikiki Beach in Honolulu, Hawaii.

Featuring 453 rooms in the five buildings on 5 acres of space, which all come with free Wi-Fi, en suite bathrooms, balconies with ocean views, the hotel offers three different restaurants and two cocktail bars. The room cost here starts from $ 685 per night. The 5-star hotel Halekulani provides a heated outdoor pool, a fitness room as well as a spa with Polynesian treatments.

2. The Kahala Hotel and Resort

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The Kahala Hotel and Resort is known for its secluded beaches and its private locale, visiting celebrities, and dignitaries that are frequent guests. It is located just 4 miles from the Honolulu Zoo and 5 miles from shops and dinning at Waikiki. The hotel rooms are spacious, with 550 square feet and mountain and ocean views.

They come with 24-hour room service, living areas, and TVs. Home to five restaurants that are award-winners, the Kahala Hotel also features a fitness center as well as a private lagoon with resident dolphins.

3. The Royal Hawaiian Resort


Oahu’s second oldest hotel and one of its most luxurious, even 88 years later, the Royal Hawaiian hotel, aka the Pink Palace of the Pacific, is a hotel in the 17 stories Mailani Tower and is located just 2 miles from the Ala Moana Center’s shops and restaurants.

Featuring 528 different rooms and suite with the ward or airy décor, TVs, minifridges, and ocean-view balconies, the hotel has multiple outdoor pools and a private beach area. Home to 2 upscale restaurants and a seaside bar, the hotel also offers an outdoor lounge that has excellent views of both the beach and the hotel pool.

4. The Modern Honolulu

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Located 1 mile from Waikiki Beach and just a 10-minute walk from the Ala Moana shopping center, the Modern Honolulu gives you a feel that your vacation truly has begun once you step inside.

The hotel rooms and suites feature Italian linens, marble bathrooms, iPods, and iPads preprogrammed with Hawaiian music, views of the city, harbor, pool, or ocean, and most have private balconies. The hotel offers live music on most nights.

Home to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s stylish sushi restaurant, the hotel’s Addiction nightclub is one of Oahu’s most popular nightclubs with VIP bottle service and resident DJs.

5. Aulani, A Disney resort and spa

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The Beachside resort hotel located on Oahu’s west side of the island and just a 45-minute drive from Waikiki is the place to stay for a Hawaii family vacation that immerses you in local culture through Disney magic.

Located only 5 miles from Highway 1, the hotel has rooms that feature balconies or terraces, and some even have ocean views. Upgraded suites have extra bedrooms, wet bars, whirlpool tubs, and living rooms.

The hotel has outdoor pools and a spa, as well as movie nights and pool parties with Disney characters. Featuring ten dining and drinking options, which includes Disney character breakfasts, the hotel is perfect for families with kids as it has plenty of kid-themed activities and a 7-acre waterpark.

6. Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort, and Spa

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Opened in 1901, the Moana Surfrider hotel on Waikiki Beach is located just 3 miles from the Diamond Head State Monument and an 11-minute walk from the Honolulu Zoo.

Standing for more than 100 years now, the hotel has an iconic banyan tree at the outdoor Beach Bar, where guests can relax under and have an excellent view of Waikiki Beach, plus there’s live music in the evenings. Featuring rooms with balconies that give ocean views, the hotel has a spa, a 24-hour gym, and direct beach access.

7. Turtle Bay Resort

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Set on 850 acres overlooking Kuilima Cove, the Turtle Bay Resort is located on Oahu’s serene North Shore. The Resort comes with 410 rooms and suites, 42 beach cottages and villas that all have an ocean view.

Featuring championship golf courses, designed by Fazio and Palmer, horseback riding, and mountain bike trails, the hotel offers balconies, wood floors and washer/dryers in the rooms.

The hotel features seven different restaurants and bars, tennis courts, a fitness center, a spa, two outdoor pools, and two hot tubs. Staying at the Turtle Bay, The guests can explore Oahu’s great outdoors.

8. Hilton Hawaiian Village

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Occupying seven different towers on a 22-acre property along the Waikiki Beach, the Hilton Hawaiian Village hotel is just 3 miles from downtown Honolulu.

The Rainbow Tower is the closest to the beach, and Alii Tower has the best rooms and most exclusive services. Tropical flora and ponds are lush in the hotel grounds.

The hotel rooms feature TVs, balconies, and some even provide panoramic ocean views. Featuring 20 different restaurants and lounges, the hotel has five pools and a spa, as well as a fitness room, a business center, and meeting space.

9. Sheraton Waikiki

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Located in the heart of Waikiki, just 3 miles from Diamond Head and 9 miles from Honolulu International Airport, the Sheraton Waikiki is known for its ocean-side, Infinity Edge pool.

The colorful rooms of the hotel feature minifridges and balconies with ocean views. The dining options in the hotel include Japanese, pizza, and international restaurants, as well as an open-air Pacific Rim eatery.

Each suite in the hotel comes with a full-sized bathroom and high-speed internet. Rumfire is a no miss, which is known for its quality cocktails and appetizers, here in Sheraton Waikiki.

10. Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort

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Situated on Waikiki Beach and just a mile from the Hawaii Convention Center, the Outrigger Reef  Waikiki Beach Resort provides beachside services and an outdoor pool.

The hotel rooms feature whirlpool tubs, balconies with ocean views, Wi-Fi, and flat-screen TVs. The hotel consists of 2 different restaurants. Featuring a spa, a coffee shop, and a fitness room, the hotel’s five suites have been named after celestial beings. The Resort is just a short walk from the Waikiki Aquarium and the Honolulu Zoo.

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