The Royal Hawaiian Waikiki
2259 Kalakaua Avenue HONOLULU HI US 96815
Honolulu, HI 96815
South Shore: Waikiki
528 rooms, 17 floors
Nicknamed 'The Pink Palace of the Pacific,' The Royal Hawaiian is instantly recognizable by its brightly-colored Spanish architecture. Located on the Waikiki beachfront, this iconic resort has been recently refreshed to merge its historic charm with contemporary comfort. Honolulu International Airport is approximately nine miles away.
The Royal Hawaiian is in a unique location on Waikiki Beach, with its historic coconut grove planted by Hawaiian Monarchs and its panoramic ocean views. The Helumoa Playground features two outdoor pools, water slide, two whirlpool spas with ocean views, and a kids interactive fountain area. The Royal Beach Tower Pool is a quiet pool with ocean views and private cabanas. Activities include a historical tour of the property and Hawaiian cultural activities such as lei making, hula lessons, ukulele lessons, and quilt making. Additional amenities include a full service spa and salon, fitness center, yoga classes, beach and water sport services, business center, nightly Hawaiian entertainment, and a children's program. Dining options include the upscale beachside restaurant, Surf Lanai, the dinner-only Azure Restaurant, oceanfront Mai Tai bar, 24 hour room service, and the Royal Hawaiian luau on Mondays.
Guest rooms in the Historic Building offer views of the gardens, coconut grove, or the ocean and are elegantly appointed with dark wood furnishings, one king or two double beds, and LCD TV. Guest rooms in the newly renovated Royal Beach Tower have a contemporary décor and feature a private balcony with ocean view, luxurious bedding, armchair with ottoman, work desk, 37 inch LCD TV, in room coffee/tea, and luxury spa products.
A nightly resort fee of $35 plus tax will be collected at the property. The resort fee includes high speed Internet access, valet parking for one car, & children 12 & under eat free from Children's Menu in designated dining outlets with paying adult (1 free child per 1 paying adult).
(Additional fees may apply to some amenities)
- Swimming Pool
- Beach Front Property
- Restaurant On Site
- High-Speed Internet
- Room Service
- Hot Tub
- Fitness Facility
- Kids Activities
- Dry Cleaning/Laundry
- Golf Course
- Tennis Courts
- Business Center
- Meeting Rooms
- Interior Corridors
- Wheelchair Accessible
PROPERTY HAS 3 RESTAURANTS ON-SITE
TYPE OF RESTAURANT - FULL SERVICE RESTAURANT
TYPE OF CUISINE - SEAFOOD
MEALS SERVED - DINNER - DESSERT
FROM 1730HRS TO 2100HRS MON-SUN
RESTAURANT DESCRIPTION -
AZURE IS A SPECIALTY ISLAND SEAFOOD RESTAURANT HELMED
BY AWARD-WINNING CHEF JON MATSUBARA..WHO HONED HIS
MASTERFUL CULINARY KNOWLEDGE AT DINING STAND-OUTS
INCLUDING STAGE..JEAN GEORGES..TABLA..BOULEY AND
HONOLULUS ACCLAIMED ALAN WONGS RESTAURANT. AS THE CHEF
DE CUISINE AT AZURE..CHEF MATSUBARAS MENU FEATURES
LOCALLY CAUGHT FISH SELECTED EACH MORNING AT DAYBREAK
FROM THE HAWAII FISH AUCTION..THE ONLY ONE OF ITS KIND
BETWEEN TOKYO AND MAINE. OPEN AT 1730 WITH THE RINGING
OF A BRASS BELL..HAWAIIAN LONGLINE FISHERMAN AUCTION
OFF THEIR DAYS CATCH..WHICH BECOME AZURES DAILY MARKET
SPECIALS IN JUST A FEW SHORT HOURS. GUESTS ARE INVITED
TO CHOOSE BETWEEN HIGH HEAT AROMATIC HERB ROASTING OR
PREPARATION WITH LOCAL FLAVORS FOR THIS FRESHEST OF
FISH. THE KONA SHELLFISH BOWL - WHICH INCLUDES
MUSHROOMS..KONYAKU NOODLE..KAFFIR LIME AND CHILE BROTH
- IS A MENU HIGHLIGHT AND A TRUE INDULGENCE FOR SEAFOOD
LOVERS. EXPERT SERVERS AND SOMMELIERS PROVIDE INTUITIVE
RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE PERFECT WINE PAIRING TO ACCENT
THE DELICATE FLAVORS OF THE OCEAN. GUESTS ARE INVITED
TO ATTEND THE AFOREMENTIONED SEAFOOD AUCTION FOR
THEMSELVES WHEN BOOKING THE HOTELS EPICUREAN PACKAGE.
MAI TAI BAR
TYPE OF RESTAURANT - BAR/LOUNGE
FROM 1000HRS TO 2359HRS MON-SUN
RESTAURANT DESCRIPTION -
TURN YOUR GAZE TOWARDS DIAMOND HEADS MAGNIFICENT
PRESENCE AS YOU SIP A TROPICAL BEVERAGE AND TAKE IN THE
LIVE MUSIC AT THIS BREEZY BEACHSIDE BAR. THE MAI TAI
BAR FEATURES HANDCRAFTED TROPICAL COCKTAILS IN THE
AFTERNOON AND EVENINGS ALONG WITH COCKTAIL STYLE FINGER
FOOD CLASSICS WITH A HAWAIIAN TWIST. TEMPTING PLATES
RUN THE GAMUT FROM GRILLED CORIANDER SHRIMP PIZZA TO
MAI TAI NACHOS MADE WITH KALUA PIG.
Aha 'Aina, A Royal Celebration
Every Monday evening, The Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort, pays homage to Helumoa, the legendary playground of Hawaiian royalty where the resort now stands, with a modern interpretation of the traditional Hawaiian feast called Aha 'Aina, A Royal Celebration. Waikiki’s only oceanfront sit-down vignette dinner show is a culinary and sensory celebration, commemorating Hawaiian culture and transforming the traditional island experience in grand Royal Hawaiian style.
Surf Lanai Restaurant
The Surf Lanai is an upscale outdoor beach side restaurant positioned alongside the pool providing al fresco breakfast and lunch service. Elegant seating features signature pink florals and beautiful table top accents reminiscent of the Polo Lounge at the Beverly Hills Hotel. Surf Lanai specializes in mainland classic dishes with tropical accents presented in a refreshing manner utilizing heirloom ingredients and artisanal baked goods. Finish off a gourmet meal at Surf Lanai with their signature pink haupia cake, a decadent finish after a delicious meal of all-time favorite classics. A trademark of The Royal Hawaiian experience, the relaxed, island charm of the Surf Lanai Restaurant distinguishes itself by serving up casual elegance in a renowned, exceptional and personable style.
A world-class restaurant perched along the Waikiki beachfront under the canopy of resort’s dramatic Spanish-Moorish architecture. The bejeweled oceanfront space is adorned with intimate candles, plush banquettes, pillows and pristine table settings – creating an ambiance of exquisite relaxation and upscale dining. Chef de Cuisine Jon Matsubara has crafted a menu where fish and the freshest fruits de mer are the restaurant’s forte. Whether it is ahi, opah, onaga, uku, or moi that whets your appetite – locally caught fish are selected each morning at daybreak from the Hawai'i fish auction and then prepared with your pleasure in mind.
Mai Tai Bar
Vibrant tropical music and live local entertainment at sunset helps to provide the perfect atmosphere for winding down from a day at the beach and igniting an evening of island fun. Located steps away from the beautiful sands of Waikiki Beach, the oceanfront Mai Tai Bar is an ideal setting for enjoying the Waikiki scene while sipping on your favorite umbrella drink and snacking on delicious appetizers. The celebrated, tropical themed, Mai Tai Bar located just steps away from Waikiki Beach sets the stage for world-class romance and elegant relaxation. Your memorable Hawai'i experience begins at this inimitable beachfront bar where you can lounge and listening to modern mele (songs) performed every evening by the island’s most talented musicians. Refreshing cocktails, light gourmet tapas and the Mai Tai Bar’s iconic beachfront - all contribute to leaving you with an exquisite and indelible imprint of our idyllic island lifestyle - Cheers!