The Royal Hawaiian

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Yaling Fisher

"The Royal
Hawaiian has been renovated and the result is amazing. The focus is on a unique Hawaiian experience. You will love all the new Cabanas and restaurants on the property by the pool "

A recognizable pink hotel on the shores of Waikiki, the Royal Hawaiian Hotel is not just a Hawaiian landmark, but a chic and modern luxury resort in a sought-after beachside destination. Known by many as the “Pink Palace of the Pacific,” the resort offers guests a true Hawaiian experience with access to numerous cultural activities. Guests begin their vacation with a personal welcoming experience and are greeted with a fresh flower lei, refreshing juices, and scrumptious banana-nut bread. All 528 rooms and suites are outfitted with modern hotel amenities and feature an air of traditional Hawaiian elegance. Many accommodations offer private balconies with views of the Pacific Ocean. In-room high-speed internet access is available for a daily fee, and wireless internet access can be found in the hotel lobby.

On-site dining options include organic cocktails at the beachside Mai Tai Bar, fresh seafood at Azure Restaurant, and casual dining at Surf Lanai Restaurant. Guests may also choose to participate in Aha ‘Aina, an oceanfront Royal Hawaiian Luau show that takes place every Monday evening from 5:30 to 9:00 pm. Hotel amenities include a heated outdoor pool, a stone sundeck, and private poolside cabanas. A kiddie pool and two oceanfront whirlpool spas are located between the Royal Hawaiian Hotel and the neighboring Sheraton Waikiki. Complimentary beach towels are provided to all hotel guests, and poolside cocktail service is available daily at the main pool area.

Those eager to test out water sports can take advantage of the on-site beach concession which offers surfing lessons other beachside rentals. Diamond Head Crater, a scenic hiking destination, is just a few minutes down the road and offers a quick 2-hour historic hike. The Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center boasts numerous retail shops, and several other shopping destinations are within a mile of the hotel. Parking is available for $15 to $33 per day.