Mostly known for its uniqueness, Honolulu is the largest city in the middle of the Pacific ocean. It is also home to the Mai Tai Drink and Hawaiian Luau. Apart from its geographical features, Honolulu is famous for popular tourist destinations.
A tourist hotspot, Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach are located in Honolulu. Travelers can enjoy the sunny beach, beautiful sea, greenery, and luxurious hotels. While you are visiting this place, do not forget to get proper accommodations. For the best experience, here are the ten most expensive hotels, which will live your expectations.
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The Royal Hawaiian hotel aka the Pink Palace of the Pacific is Oahu’s second oldest hotel and one of its most luxurious, even 88 years later. The hotel is in the 17 stories Mailani Tower and is located just 2 miles from the Ala Moana Center’s shops and restaurants.
The hotel features 528 different rooms and suite with the ward or airy décor, TVs, minifridges and ocean-view balconies. Home to 2 upscale restaurants and a seaside bar, the hotel have multiple outdoor pools and a private beach area. The hotel also offers an outdoor lounge that has great views of both the beach and the hotel pool.
Known for its secluded beaches and its private locale; visiting celebrities and dignitaries that are frequent guests, the Kahala Hotel and Resort 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.
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Located at the gateway to Waikiki Beach and next to the world-class shops of Luxury Row, the Ritz-Carlton Residences offers luxury resort amenities including a spa, three restaurants, and ocean view accommodations.
Located just 7 miles from the Bishop Museum and 3 miles from views on top of Diamond Head, the residence is a 10-minute walk from the beach. This high rise hotel with Pacific Ocean views have suites that feature sitting areas with pull out sofas.
All rooms and suites include linens, balconies, and floor to ceiling windows with ocean views. The hotel also includes three eateries which include an upscale sushi restaurant, plus a luxury spa and a 24-hour fitness center.
The Moana Surfrider hotel is located just 3 miles from the Diamond Head State Monument and an 11-minute walk from the Honolulu Zoo. It has an iconic banyan tree at the outdoor Beach Bar, where guests can relax under and have an excellent view of Waikiki Beach.
The hotel offers live music in the evenings. Opened in 1901, the hotel has a spa, a 24-hour gym, and direct beach access and features rooms with balconies that give ocean views.
Featuring rooms with whirlpool tubs, balconies with ocean views, Wi-Fi and flat-screen TVs, The Outrigger reef Waikiki Beach Resort is situated on Waikiki Beach and just a mile from the Hawaii Convention Center.
The hotel provides beachside services and an outdoor pool. Having two different restaurants, the resort features a spa, a coffee shop and a fitness room. Just a short walk from the Waikiki Aquarium and the Honolulu zoo, The resort ‘s different five suites have been named after celestial beings.
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. Locate in the heart of Waikiki, The hotel’s different colorful rooms feature minifridges and balconies with ocean views.
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. The dining options in the hotel include Japanese, pizza, and international restaurants as well as an open-air Pacific Rim eatery.
Located 8 miles from Honolulu International Airport, the Prince Waikiki hotel is on Ala Wai harbor and is an 11-minute walk from Ala Moana Beach Park.
The hotel suites feature balconies with ocean views and club level rooms features access to a lounge with perks including continental breakfast and afternoon snacks.
The hotel includes two different restaurants, a coffee shop, and a bar. Other amenities of the hotel include a 27 hole golf course, a tennis club, a pool, a spa and meeting spaces, i.e. a ballroom for up to 900 guests.
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Featuring a full-service spa and an outdoor pool facility with dining service, Trump International Hotel is located 0.6 miles from Waikiki Beach and 0.4 miles from the Royal Hawaiian Center.
The hotel is a part of the Waikiki Beach Walk Complex. Set in a 38 story tower, the hotel features a 6th-floor infinity pool, a sleek spa, and a gym.
The hotel rooms feature Italian marble bathrooms, as well as balconies, Wi-Fi, HDTVs, and DVD players. The hotel includes four different dining options and a lounge, as well as meeting and event space.
Located 1 mile from Waikiki Beach and just 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.
Offering live music on most nights, the hotel has different night clubs where Addiction nightclub is one of Oahu’s most popular nightclub with VIP bottle service and resident DJs. The hotel is also home to Iron Chef Masaharu Morimoto’s stylish sushi restaurant.
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Located just 5 miles from Highway 1, Aulani resort is on Oahu’s west side of the island and just 45-minute drive from Waikiki. The resort is the place to stay for a Hawaii family vacation that immerses you in local culture through Disney magic.
The hotel rooms feature balconies or terraces, and some even have ocean views. Upgraded suites add extra bedrooms, wet bars, and whirlpool tubs.
Featuring outdoor pools, a spa, movie nights and pool parties with Disney characters, the resort has ten dining and drinking options which include Disney Character breakfasts. The hotel is perfect for families with kids as it has plenty of kid-themed activities and a 7-acre waterpark.