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Best Reasons to Book Kahala

The award-winning Kahala Hotel & Resort, offers you 7 reasons to book your Oahu vacation with us directly on our website, by calling The Kahala Hotel & Resort reservations team or your favorite travel agent.

7 Reasons To Book with The Kahala Hotel & Resort

The legendary Kahala Hotel & Resort has been the special vacation resort for five generations. It’s a little bit like a neighboring island destination resort because of its location away from the crowd, but it’s a short ride to all the excitement and shopping of Waikiki. The award-winning Kahala Hotel & Resort, offers you 7 reasons to book your Oahu vacation with us directly on our website, by calling The Kahala Hotel & Resort reservations team or your favorite travel agent.

Your Kahala Reservation Team Hours of Operation
(Hawaii Standard Time)
Monday – Friday from 7am – 5pm
Saturday – Sunday from 7am – 5pm

Toll Free US & Canada: +1 (800) 367-2525
International: +1 (808) 369-9480

#1

Best Rate Guarantee. Our website and reservations team offer the best rates, guaranteed. If you find a rate on another website lower than the best available Internet rate on the www.kahalaresort.com website, for the same room type and dates, rate payment requirements (e.g. full prepayment) and restrictions, we will not only match the lower rate you have found, but will also reward you for bringing it to our attention! The Kahala Hotel & Resort will adjust your rate for the nights for which the lower rate was found, plus give you a FREE upgrade to the next available room type. Learn More: http://www.kahalaresort.com/best-rate-guarantee

#2

Insider’s Knowledge. Our reservations team can assist you with ‘insider’s knowledge’ of the resort and destination. Our agents are located at The Kahala Hotel & Resort and have the best knowledge of the destination. If you have a question on a room or suite they can’t answer — they have been known to physically go to the room in question to provide the answer. If you have special requests, adjoining rooms, special amenities, The Kahala reservation’s team offers VIP service to all callers. Not just the presidents, international royalty and celebrities that have stayed at this legendary hideaway Hawaii resort in Honolulu’s plush Kahala district.

#3

Flexibility. It is easy to make changes to your reservation, without additional expense or hassle. And, we only request a credit card guarantee – not a full prepayment. You will not be charged if plans change or you need to cancel within our cancellation period*.

#4

Convenience. Your reservation, your way. You can book online from our website, email us at reservations@kahalaresort.com, or call our friendly Kahala reservation team. The Kahala reservations agents are experienced and the best source if you have questions. No one has better knowledge of the resort and the destination.

#5

Complete Vacation Planning. We can connect you with The Kahala Hotel & Resort concierge team to help you plan the vacation of your dreams. We can arrange Oahu activities fit for your kind of fun in the air, land or sea.

#6

Service Excellence. The Kahala Hotel & Resort is known for dedication to discreet and thoughtful service which sets it apart. From making a reservation to arranging transportation on departure, the team at The Kahala Hotel & Resort is at your service.

*Deposit & Cancellations Rooms & Suites: 

One-night room and tax deposit processed at time of reservation. One-night cancellation charge processed for cancellations and no-shows received within 7 days of scheduled arrival. 

Signature Suites: Two-night room and tax deposit due at time of reservation and refundable if cancellation occurs 30 days prior to arrival date. Full nonrefundable prepayment required 30 days prior to arrival. For reservation made within 30 days of arrival, full non-refundable pre-payment required. For individual reservation of 10 nights or more, deposit of 20% of the total stay required at time of booking. Other rates and restrictions apply for Advance Purchase rate plans and the December Holiday stay period (December 23, 2024 – January 2, 2025). 

Kahala Family Plan

Spend more time together as a family at The Kahala Hotel & Resort. Book any room using the Family Plan and children aged 17 and under can stay with their parents at no extra cost. Choose from one king or two double beds for added comfort.

Maximum Occupancy & Check in

Rooms and suites allow for double occupancy as a standard and can accommodate a maximum of four guests at an additional cost of $100 for each extra person and $85 per rollaway bed. Two bedroom suites can accommodate six people. Two rooms requiring connecting doors must be confirmed in advance by calling Kahala Reservations directly, a $150.00 plus tax one time charge will be applied to guarantee the rooms.

Check-in time: after 3:00pm
Check-out time: 12:00 noon
Early/late check in/out: Immediate access to your accommodation on arrival can be guaranteed by booking the room for the night before. For late departures, reserving an additional night will guarantee your accommodation until you depart. We are also happy to offer our superb Hospitality Suite and luggage storage arrangements.

Extras: Overnight parking is $50 per night. Dog program available for $150, dogs must be under 25lbs. Sample dog waiver form required at check in. 

Our Best Rate Guarantee

How do you elevate vacation in paradise? Book direct to secure our best rates and experience more with exclusive savings including:

  • Our Best Rates Guaranteed
  • No Resort Fees
  • Personalized Service

Families are Forever

With plenty of onsite activities, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is the perfect island getaway for you and your keiki (children).

Day 1: Fun In The Sun

  • Soak up the warm Hawaiian sunshine at our outdoor pool and hot tub. Rent a cabana for the day so you can lounge peacefully while the kids make a splash. With pool toys available for purchase, they’ll never run out of things to do! When you get hungry, there’s no need to go far. Enjoy a light meal at our poolside restaurant, Seaside Grill.
  • In the afternoon, get to know the playful Bottlenose Dolphins who live in our natural water lagoon. This experience is fun for the whole family, and you’ll get to feed, play and swim with these amazing creatures. Learn more about our partner, Dolphin Quest.
  • End the day with an oceanside dinner at Plumeria Beach House. Enjoy fresh island-inspired cuisine as you watch the sun dip below the horizon.

Day 2: Explore Waikiki

  • In the morning, let the kids indulge their creativity at our weekly Hawaiian Culture Classes, which include lei making, lauhala weaving and more.* View the calendar.
  • While they learn, why not treat yourself to a relaxing Couples Massage at the Kahala Spa? We are proud to partner with Aloha Sitters to offer child-sitting services so you can give yourself a much-deserved break. View spa services.
  • After a quick lunch at Plumeria Beach House, hop on our complimentary shuttle to the Royal Hawaiian Center in Waikiki. From there, it’s a short walk to the Waikiki Aquarium or Honolulu Zoo where your family can spend the afternoon marveling at the creatures of the deep or meeting friendly beasts from around the world.
  • Head back to your room to freshen up and enjoy cocktails and dinner service at The Veranda. Enjoy live music from local musicians every Thursday - Saturday from 6:00pm - 9:00pm. Learn more.
    *Activities are subject to change. Please see our events calendar for more information.

Day 3: Snorkel & Beach Adventure

  • Wake up bright and early to go snorkeling at the legendary Hanauma Bay. Please note that reservations must be made in advance to enter the park.
  • Return home to spend a golden afternoon on the secluded beach in front of our hotel, where the gentle waves are safe for all ages. For your convenience, we offer beach gear including snorkels and fins, bodyboards, kayaks and paddle boards.
  • Create lasting memories with a sunset photo session on the beach. As a guest, you can book a 45-minute photo shoot on our grounds with Pacific Dream Photography. Learn more.
  • Afterward, tuck into a delicious meal at Arancino’s, voted Best Italian Restaurant in Hawaii.

Sunset Sweethearts

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is a top destination for honeymoons and anniversaries. Celebrate your love with a romantic retreat to paradise.

Day 1: Discover Kahala

  • Wake up to the relaxing Hawaiian tradewinds blowing through your suite and stunning views of the mountains or sea.
  • Don’t let this luxury go to waste. Order our Grand Breakfast service delivered to your door for one-of-a-kind breakfast in bed. View menu.
  • In the afternoon, rent a pair of our cruiser bikes to explore the beautiful neighborhood of Kahala and soak in the gorgeous views. Stop by Kahala Mall to browse the stores and recharge with a light meal or beverage, or see a movie.
  • Rest a while and freshen up, then change into your evening attire and make your way to The Veranda, our open-air dining room. Visit Thursday - Saturday to sip delicious Mai Tais while listening to live entertainment by Hawaii’s top local talent.

Day 2: Indulge Your Senses

  • On your second day, rent a car at our on-property car rental desk and head west for a leisurely drive around Diamond Head. If it’s a Saturday, stop by the KCC Farmer’s Market to sample fresh produce and browse handcrafted gifts. Afterward, continue on to the eclectic neighborhood of Kaimuki, known for its vibrant art and food scene.
  • After returning for a short nap, head to the Kahala Spa for our signature Romance Treatment, which includes a customized full-body massage, a deep soak tub with rose petals and a soothing facial.
  • At sunset, head down to Hoku’s for a decadent four-course dinner. With views of the ocean and a selection of wine fines, it’s the perfect place end a night a paradise.

Day 3: Lover’s Retreat

  • On your last morning, indulge in a late start to your day.
  • After brunch at Plumeria Beach House, head to the Honolulu Museum of Art for a guided tour of Shangri La, a historic Islamic-inspired estate perched on Black Point.
  • Return back home to rest, or read a good book by the pool.
  • At golden hour, take a romantic walk on our stunning shoreline, hand-in-hand. Have your cocktails hand-delivered from Seaside Grill as you enjoy happy hour on the beach.
  • For dinner, book a table for two at Arancino’s and savor the elegant flavors of Italy over a bottle of wine.