The Experience

The Royal Hawaiian, Waikiki Hotel

Built in 1927, the iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, known as the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” ushered in a new era of luxurious resort travel to Hawaii. Located on breathtaking Waikiki beachfront, the Royal Hawaiian is an exclusive enclave for luxury and romance.   The Royal Hawaiian is the ideal starting point to any adventure in Honolulu. Shopping enthusiasts will be delighted to know they are surrounded by hundreds of retail stores, just minutes from the hotel. The International Marketplace is just a 5 minute walk away will save you time and money with all your shopping needs. Waikiki beach is right on the back door step of the Pink Palace and waiting for you.

Each of our 529 rooms and suites encapsulates extraordinary experiences, effortlessly weaving modern comfort, indigenous accents and refined luxury.  In the Royal Beach Tower, each room provides an intimate lanai for a private vantage point of the sparkling Pacific Ocean.  In the iconic Historic Building, fresh and elegant guest rooms are furnished with custom dark wood, crisp white bedding, boudoir pillows, a warm paint palette accented by a bold fuchsia pink and platinum silver headboard.  For unsurpassed sophistication, our Prestige Suites, the Kamehameha Suite, the Royal Hawaiian Suite and the Queen Ka`ahumanu Suite, offer opulent and distinguished accommodations with a host of grand amenities.

Unforgettable epicurean experiences await you at Azure – a world-class seafood restaurant perched along the beach under the canopy of the hotel’s dramatic architecture. The celebrated Mai Tai Bar sets the stage for world-class romance and elegant relaxation.  Mingle with international jetsetters and Hawaii elite while sipping in refreshing cocktails and contemplating the breathtaking panorama of Waikiki Beach.  For casual dining, the breezy Surf Lanai Restaurant features light breakfast and lunch menus of American fare and simple island cuisine.

The most coveted spot on Waikiki Beach lies within the billowing sanctuary of the private beachfront cabanas at the Royal Beach Club.  Unrivaled panoramic views of Diamond Head, Waikiki Beach and the sparkling Pacific Ocean await those hotel guests fortunate to lounge within the confines of these singularly captivating seaside retreats.  Royal Beach Club servers attend to the most delicate details, focused on providing you with an exceptional experience –whether you wish for a repast of gourmet bites, refills of a refreshing elixir or an oceanfront lomilomi massage.  Twilight transforms the cabanas into jewel-box dining spaces – stylish and seductive – for an intimate epicurean adventure or sipping fine cocktails under a starlit sky.

The Royal Hawaiian offers guests an unlimited choice of water and beach activities. From parasailing to catamaran cruises to surfing and snorkeling, the beach always beckons. And just steps from the sand, a thrilling variety of world-class shopping, restaurants, and cultural events await your discovery.  The resort also features a freshwater swimming pool, private beach area, full service spa and salon, 66,000 square feet of outdoor function space, 12,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, and more.

On the Waikiki beachfront, The Royal Hawaiian has been offering exclusivity and romance since its opening in 1927. An extensive renovation has resulted in the transformation of the resort’s lobby, public spaces, guestrooms and suites, as well as upgraded amenities, including the Royal Pool, the private guest beach and the opulent Abhasa Spa. For dining, head to Azure, the resort’s signature seafood restaurant, for its locally caught fish and award-winning Hawaiian cuisine. Or reserve one of the oceanfront cabanas to enjoy handcrafted cocktails or fine dining under the stars.
In the Know
Be sure to set aside Monday evening for “Aha Aina” (feast), a truly decadent, majestic version of a luau with dancing, music and storytelling. Distance from Honolulu Airport (HNL): 10 mi/17 km Guests Receive:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Daily full breakfast, for up to two in room guests
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit, to be utilized during stay
    • (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full)
  • Early check-in/late check-out
    • subject to availability
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