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87 out of 100

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The Kahala Hotel & Resort

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9.1

Excellent (8,499 ratings)

Honolulu, United States - 

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350 m Waialae Country Club

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560 m Kahala Beach

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560 m Waiʻalae Beach Park

Hotel Overview

The Kahala Hotel & Resort in Honolulu, Hawaii, is a luxury beachfront property highly regarded by guests for its stunning location and exceptional service. Sit back and soak in the panoramic views and bask in the elegance and comfort that this premier destination has to offer. Ideal for those looking to indulge in the finer aspects of their holiday, this resort is a haven of relaxation and sophistication amidst the vibrant backdrop of Hawaii.

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Hotel highlights

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Property

Nature

  1. Stunning Location: Nestled on a private beach, the hotel offers breathtaking ocean views and serene environment.
  2. Exceptional Service: Staff are consistently praised for their attentiveness, friendliness, and helpfulness.
  3. Luxurious Accommodations: Rooms are spacious, well-maintained, and equipped with high-end amenities.
  4. Gourmet Dining Options: Multiple dining venues offer a variety of gourmet meals, satisfying even the most discerning palates.
  5. Exclusive Activities: From onsite swimming with dolphins to cultural experiences, there’s no shortage of unique activities.
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Area for improvement

  1. High Cost: The luxury experience comes with a premium price tag, making it less accessible for some travelers.
  2. Limited Parking: Available parking can be restrictive and at times, challenging to navigate.
  3. Noise Issues: Some guests have reported noise disturbances, particularly from neighboring rooms or hallways.
  4. Reservation Challenges: Booking particular amenities or dining options can sometimes be difficult because of high demand.
  5. Location Seclusion: While the secluded location is part of its charm, it also means certain attractions and activities are farther away.

Amenities

Kids pool

Babysitting

Babysitting

Kids club

Extra beds/cribs

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Pool

Pet friendly

Pet friendly

Hot Tub

Hot Tub

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RateScore

Total 8,499 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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8.7

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9.1

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4.6/5

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4.5/5

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agoda

333 Reviews

8.7 / 10

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booking

516 Reviews

9.1 / 10

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google

3,148 Reviews

4.6 / 5

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tripadvisor

4,502 Reviews

4.5 / 5

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Service was mentioned 543 times

11% Negative85% Positive

Reviews based on Service

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Heizenberg221 month ago

The location is great. In a nice neighborhood which feels removed from Waikiki and is great for a morning run to Diamond head or a long walk on the extended beach. The only good part of the hotel is the breakfast buffet, which is wonderful. Lots of papaya and a great omelette bar. The rest of the hotel needs a complete renovation. The rooms are beyond dated. Chipped paint, the carpets smell and are stained, the walls are thin and the noise between rooms is noticeable. We asked for help from the concierge making a dinner reservation and they acted uninterested and were less helpful than yelp. This was once an amazing hotel, with great service and stately hotel rooms. It is now still a great location, but clearly the new owners have not invested into keeping this a premier property. You are better at the four seasons with updated rooms and technology, and much better service.

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Sean D1 month ago

Located on the south side of Diamond Head in a quiet residential area and on a nice beach. Dolphin Quest is located here - in lagoons on the property. Fun watching the dolphins; can also pay to interact with them. The rooms are beautiful with great ocean views (with the right room). Service is outstanding. Restaurants are very good.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 338

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Number of floors 10

WiFi Quality

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21

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18

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web browsing

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Waialae Country Club

350 m

Kahala Beach

560 m

Waiʻalae Beach Park

560 m

Kahala Mall

2 km

Honolulu Zoo

5 km

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Airports Nearby

Daniel K. Inouye Intl. Airport (HNL)

10.5 km

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Restaurants

Aina Haina Shopping Center

4.5 km

McDonald's

2 km

Starbucks

2 km

Pizza Hut

2 km

Kahala Mkt

2 km

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Daytime safety

77 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

50 out of 100

Risky

Honolulu safety index

Safety

Crime

87

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

87 out of 100

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Women safety

Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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63

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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98

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Property safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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90

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Political safety

Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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80

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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93

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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100

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Overall Crime index

Moderate

An average rating of the crime categories

47 out of 100

Property crime severity

Moderate

59

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Mugging or robbery  40/100

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Car theft  41/100

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Car break-ins  55/100

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Home break-ins  42/100

Violent crime severity

Moderate

47

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Physical attacks  40/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  25/100

Other crime severity

Moderate

51

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Insult or harassment in public  41/100

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Corruption or bribery  55/100

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Drug problem  62/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$1.4 - $3

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Coffee

$4.1 - $7.3

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Beer 0.5L

$1.6 - $1.6

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.6 - $36.3

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.7 - $4.5

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$2.8

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$49.9 - $113.5

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$9.1 - $22.7

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McMeal at McDonalds

$10.9 - $13.6

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$1.8 - $3.6

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Public transport, monthly pass

$72.6 - $72.6

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.1 - $1.3

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$39 - $63.5

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$22.7 - $87.5

Weather In Honolulu

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Air Quality

Good

PM2.54

PM108

25

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Air quality is acceptable and pollution poses no health risk. Enjoy outdoor activities as normal.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Fair

Water may have some problems, not recommended for daily consumption.

Traffic around property

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Moderate

Traffic is moving at a steady pace, smooth driving without significant delays.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 12:00

Children welcome

Pets welcome (restrictions apply)

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