Primely positioned right in the heart of Honolulu on Waikiki Beach with its iconic pink exterior, an oasis of timeless luxury awaits you at The Royal Hawaiian. Dubbed as the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” this legendary hotel on the island of Oahu opened its doors in 1927. You can learn about the cultural importance of the resort’s sacred grounds with a guided tour. From elegant accommodations in the landmark Historic Wing to world-class dining and the proximity of Diamond Head, this tropical travel destination embodies the appeal of Hawaii’s spirit and rich culture.
This dazzling resort is divided up into two sections for travelers, the Historic Wing, and the Mailani Tower. Each offers its appeal and charm, thoughtful amenities await you in the rooms and suites, as well as crisp-white bedding, customized wood furniture, marble bathrooms with a tub and shower. Upgrade to the Mailani Tower and experience authentic Hawaiian hospitality and the highest quality of service. These luxurious rooms are equipped with ocean-view private lanai and are furnished with chaise lounges and outdoor tables and chairs.
Feature the trademark pink-hued umbrellas, bask in the sun as the beach in a chaise lounge and umbrella set, or rent a cabana as attendants attend to your every wish. You can also embark on several water activities such as surfing, stand-up paddleboarding, canoe riding, boogie boarding, and catamaran charters. Offering a quiet oasis, spend a leisurely day at the three outdoor pools, including two for families/children with a 15-foot high by a 70-foot long water slide, and three tranquil Jacuzzis.
Stay fit while on vacation with a visit to the 24-hour fitness center that offers the top cardiovascular equipment and free weights. Overlooking the lush tropical gardens, begin your journey to relaxation at the full-service spa that provides luxurious treatments such as body scrubs and wraps, facials, waxings, massages, and fitness classes. With delectable options ranging from international to Hawaiian cuisines and seafood specialties, refresh your palate at two world-class restaurants. Sip and savor at the beach bar that offers vibrant tropical music and live entertainment.
Luring couples from around the globe, timeless beauty abounds with a wide range of wedding services here. Be sure not to miss out on a bi-weekly celebration as they throw a traditional Hawaiian luau which honors the land’s majestic history through food, songs, stories, hula dancing. All the factors above make for the case for an outstanding stay at The Royal Hawaiian.
Spacious and refined, the Historic rooms capture a distinctive charm with custom-made dark wood furniture. The room overlooks the former stomping grounds of Hawaiian royalty—now the resort’s tranquil gardens. While each chamber offers a distinctive and alluring view, all provide an array of contemporary amenities and plush furnishings. Bedrooms feature crisp white bed linens with chocolate-hued headboards, soft bed throws in eye-catching shades. IPod compatible clock radios sit on a nearby nightstand and premium movie channels will entertain on the flat panel LCD television. Sable-colored stone bathrooms offer a full line of amenities and the signature plush bathrobes.
A dramatic seascape from a private balcony eagerly awaits you, along with a traditional Hawaiian décor, modern amenities and customized light wood furniture. The bed is temptingly dressed in crisp whites, with a chartreuse and mink velvet boudoir pillow adding a playful wink. Highs-speed internet access, an iPod-compatible alarm clock, a flat panel LCD television with movie channels, and a mini bar provide a wide array of entertainment options. In the bathroom, a full tub and shower will make you feel comfortable, just as plush pink bathrobes complete the journey of relaxation. You will also receive a complimentary continental breakfast.
Guests can enjoy two pool options that cater to everyone’s needs: a quiet and intimate Malulani Pool that boats sanitation beachfront views and a Jaquizi, along with the Helumoa Playground (shared with Sheraton Waikiki), perfect for kids and families.
The Helumoa Playground is a shared pool area that beckons both the young and the young at heart. It features two fresh water swimming pools, a 15-foot high by 70-foot long water slide, interactive fountain area, two large whirlpool spas and a pool hut where guests can borrow towels and purchase pool goods, inflatable floatation devices and toys.
Independently operated and owned the on-site beach concession will provide you with a legendary ocean experience. The service offers daily surf and stand-up paddleboarding lessons, outrigger canoe rides and catamaran charter sails. They also rent surfboards, stand up paddle-boards umbrella sets by the hour.
Take your healthy vibe to a higher level at the state-of-the-art fitness center. The contemporary facility is open 24-hours a day and features top-of-the-line equipment such as ellipticals, treadmills, resistance machines, dumbbells and stationary bicycles, as well as selected classes.
Effortlessly blending the traditions of the past with contemporary treatments, the luxury day spa will invite you to relax, reduce stress and find your inner peace. It also overlooks the tropical gardens of the resort’s historic grounds, providing a tranquil and evocative setting to relax. Awaiting your attention are nine treatment rooms or four outdoor cabanas, steam rooms, a revitalizing Jacuzzi and complementary aromatic tea.
Located steps from the sands of Waikiki Beach, the on-site bar is an ideal setting for oceanfront views of the Pacific as you sip your favorite cocktails or snack on delectable appetizers. Vibrant tropical music and live, local entertainment at sunset provide the perfect atmosphere for winding down after your day on the beach or revving up for an evening of island fun in Honolulu.
Guests at The Royal Hawaiian also have signing privileges for the world-class restaurants at the neighboring sister properties, Sheraton Waikiki, A Westin Resort & Spa, Moana Surfrider, and the Sheraton Princess Kaiulani.
Twice a week, The Royal Hawaiian pays homage to Helumoa, the legendary playground of Hawaiian royalty where the resort now stands, with a modern interpretation of a traditional Hawaiian feast. Located on sacred grounds, this celebration honors the land’s majestic history through food, song, stories, hula, and culture. It also includes a gluten-free menu, as well as vegetarian and vegan menus.
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Well-known for its renowned pink exterior, discover an unparalleled tropical getaway at The Royal Hawaiian. Spend lazy days lounging around the beach or take the plunge in three outdoor pools. Maintain your workout routine at the 24-hour fitness center then surrender to the full-service spa, offering a pampering array of treatments and massages. Featuring contemporary Hawaiian island cuisine and refreshing drinks, satisfy your cravings at the on-site restaurant and bar then cap off an exciting day with a traditional luau.
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