The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

2259 Kalakaua Avenue, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815 USA
+1 808-923-7311

Area & Activities


Discover Honolulu from our 5-star hotel on the beach

Perched in the heart of Waikiki, our 5-star hotel on the beach offers a wide range of adventures in the city of Honolulu. An endless array of outdoor and beach activities, cultural exploration opportunities and tantalizing restaurants are a short journey from the hotel. Allow our concierge to arrange your excursion. The Waikiki Aquarium, adjacent to Diamond Head on the eastern end of Waikiki Beach, provides an up-close look at the island's spectacular wildlife. Explore Honolulu's many retail opportunities nearby, including the lovely Ala Moana Shopping Center and the popular International Marketplace, which are five-minute walks from the hotel.

Both English and Japanese are spoken in local business establishments, while business hours vary from shop-to-shop. A visit to The Polynesian Cultural Center provides guests with an exciting overview of the Hawaiian culture through daily entertainment and tempting feasts. Pearl Harbor and the Arizona Memorial Museum are just 10 miles from our hotel and well worth the trip. Hanauma Bay is Hawaii’s ultimate snorkeling destination. To maximize the experience, join the snorkeling excursion, which includes equipment such as silicon masks, snorkels and fins, roundtrip transportation and detailed instructions on snorkeling and use of equipment. The nearby Hawaii Water Sports Center is adjacent to the bay and offers a full line of exciting water and beach sports such as banana boating, bumper tubes, parasail excursions, jet skis, water skis, wakeboards and scuba diving.

Hotel Activity Highlights


Luau Setup

Aha Aina, a Royal Hawaiian Luau

Every Monday and Thursday evening, The Royal Hawaiian 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 Hawaiian Luau.

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Cultural Activities

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort will keep you entertained and immersed in Hawaiian culture throughout your stay. Learn how to make floral leis, Lauhala bracelets, Hawaiian quilts, and more. Open to guests of all ages, a different activity is held each day.

Waikiki Shuttle

The pre-arranged Waikiki shuttle provides prompt and professional transportation between the Honolulu International Airport and our resort.

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Local attractions

Aloha Tower

1 Aloha Tower Drive

6.4 km from hotel

Diamond Head Crater

1.6 km from hotel

Hanauma Bay

19.2 km from hotel

Nuuanu Pali Lookout

12.9 km from hotel

Polynesian Cultural Center

56.2 km from hotel

Queen Emma Summer Palace

9.7 km from hotel

Sea Life Park

21-202 Kalanianaole Hwy

25.6 km from hotel

Kualoa Ranch

38.1 km from hotel

More activities

Boating (1.6 km) Hiking (1.6 km) Jogging/fitness trail (1.6 km) Sailing (1.6 km) Nature preserve, trail (4.8 km) Bike Rentals (0.5 km)
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