Halekulani is one of the most elegant and premier hotels in Waikiki, Hawaii. Located on the beach, the Halekulani is considered one of the first and most luxurious hotels in the area. With sublime views of Diamond Head, it is one of the most sought-after locations in Hawaii. The intertwining of place and space offers visitors a unique experience when visiting Waikiki. Many seek to spend their honeymoon or vacation among the oasis that is the Halekulani indulging in the hospitality, cuisine, and amenities that have been a part of their long-standing dedication to excellence.
Halekulani Rooms and Suites
The Halekulani is recognized as an oasis in the midst of Hawaii. Their rooms and suites are considered an extension of the resort. In keeping with their tradition of providing only the best in luxury for their guests, each of their 453 rooms and suites is designed with their “seven shades of white” philosophy. This design philosophy allows an elegance and tranquility of the rooms to frame their amazing views without having to compete with them.
Guest rooms at the Halekulani come equipped with the guest’s choice of either a King-sized bed or two twin sized beds. Each room offers a spacious sitting area, immaculately cleaned and well-stocked bathroom, and one of five possible view options from the lanai.
The Junior Ocean Suite offers guests breathtaking views and the additional space they may need. This suite has a separate bedroom, entertainment center, and wet bar. This suite also comes with two lanais for guest to relax and enjoy their amazing views from.
The Pool View Suites offered at the Halekulani are located closest to the ocean and provide guests with immaculate views of the Pacific. These one-bedroom suites have 890 square feet of living space, 1100 square feet when adding in the spacious lanai that offers views of both the ocean and pool area. Also, this suite provides an entertainment center, wet bar, living room, dining area, and 1.5 fully stocked and immaculately cleaned bathrooms.
The spacious corner suites known as the Ocean Suite and Ocean Terrace Suite offers guests space for either entertaining or relaxation, whichever they prefer. With over 1600 square feet of space, these suites provide a separate area for entertaining, dining, and sleeping. Both suites offer a spare connecting room for those who find themselves in need of extra living space. The Ocean Terrace Suite shares the same amazing amenities as the Ocean Suite with the bonus of a spacious, furnished lanai that overlooks the pool and the beach in the distance.
The one-bedroom Diamond Head Suites offer guests a fantastic view of the Diamond Head landmark, itself. These spacious rooms boast 890 square feet of living space including dining room, living room, and entertainment area. They also have spacious lanais to allow guest to enjoy their unique view of luxury. Several of the Diamond Head Suites have the option of adding a connecting room for more space.
The Executive Luxury Suite offers the top tier of comfort and luxury. This suite offers two private lanais with views of Diamond Head, a private entry foyer, master bedroom, work area, living room, spacious bathroom, and a walk-in closet. Those who choose this fantastic suite also have the option of arranging for premiere guest amenity services such as limousine service at the airport, a private butler, excellent dining options, complimentary champagne, in-suite Spa treatments, bar and concierge services, and other special indulgences.
Premiere Suites are also offered at the Halekulani for those who wish to indulge in the best the resort has to offer. The Halekulani Suite, the Royal Suite, and the Orchid Suite each offer guests their style and sophistication. Complete with private butler service, in-room check-in, and airport limousine service, these suites provide all the luxury guest could hope for.
Dining at the Halekulani Resort
La Mer is a AAA Five-Diamond Restaurant that offers both the romance and elegance of Halekulani. With exceptional cuisine and amazing views, La Mer is often considered the most elegant restaurant in Hawaii. When visiting La Mer, dinner attire is expected. Sleek evening attire for women, while men are asked to wear dinner jackets or dress shirts. For special arrangements and large parties, request forms must be filled out.
L’Aperitif at La Mer is the premiere cocktail bar in Hawaii. Colin Peter Field, the legendary Ritz Hemingway Bar Director, oversees the astonishing beverages offered as the curator of beverage arts in residence. Elegant evening attire for both men and women is required.
Orchids is the elegant, casual, dining spot loved by resort-goers. The sophisticated menu at Orchids features the tastes of Italian coastal areas. Christian Testa, Chef de Cuisine, has blended unique flavors to create his signature courses for diners. Large parties and special requests require filling out the reservation form. Attire is resort casual with flip flops, tank tops, etc. not being permitted.
House Without a Key is Halekulani’s favorite indoor/outdoor get together spot for casual meals, cocktails, entertainment, and appetizers. Music and cocktails under the century-old Kiawe tree is still honored here. House Without a Key offers their traditional matai for resort-goers while providing the recipe to be downloaded online for others to enjoy at home. Large parties and special requests require filling out the reservation form. Attire is casual with footwear needed.
Lewers Lounge is a fantastic setting for afternoon and evening drinks, cocktails, appetizers, and desserts. With live jazz music every night of the week, the Lewers Lounge is a great place to unwind while listening to the best music around. Casual elegant attire is required with tank tops, t-shirts, flip-flops, etc. not permitted. The Lewers Lounge is opened nightly.
The Halekulani Resort also offers the time-honored traditions of afternoon tea and Sunday Brunch. With several choices of where to indulge in these meals, guests will find themselves appreciating the amazing dining and beautiful settings during this time.
The Halekulani offers an 82-foot-long pool that features a mosaic of a Cattleya Orchid, made from 1.2 million pieces of glass tile. This heated oval pool overlooks Waikiki while also offering guests the luxury of concierge services.
Also offered by the Halekulani is a complimentary fitness gym and classes. Resort goers have the option to visit the gym and indulge themselves with the state-of-the-art equipment or take the time to stop in for morning stretches or other offered classes. One on one training sessions is available.
The Hospitality Suite of the Halekulani is made to offer guests continued comfort before their accommodations are ready and, in the event, they must stay on property after checking out. Complete with lounge area, accessible showers, refreshments, and safe storage of personal belongings.
Spa Halekulani offers a unique blend of well living and superior relaxation. Bringing together the most popular spa treatments and techniques available today, Spa Halekulani goes above and beyond to rejuvenate their guest's minds and bodies. For weddings and special occasions, Spa Halekulani will provide the entire party with the top of the line pampering and special assistance with hair and makeup for the special event.
Weddings and Meetings
Halekulani is a mecca for romance. When your special day arrives the Halekulani offers a breathtaking area to say your, I do’s. The beachfront areas provide the most romantic places for everything from the wedding to the rehearsal dinner. Complete with the in-house florist, pastry shop, award-winning chefs, and a staff that is dedicated to ensuring the day is perfect. The wedding party is invited to indulge themselves at the Spa while their day is getting underway.
Whether you are meeting for work or pleasure, the Halekulani offers the setting you need. Complete with amazing views, space for the number of people invited, and foods and drinks to remember, your meeting or gatherings for special occasions will be memorable. With full-service planning for your event, the Halekulani will aid you in making the most of your booking.
Local Traditions and Settings
The Halekulani prides itself in upholding the local traditions of Waikiki. Bathed in these traditions, you’ll find the property itself as a landmark to the past. The first bungalow, one of Waikiki’s first structures still stands, housing both Orchids and Le Mer restaurants.
At the entrance on Lewers Street, the two massive Mahiole weighing in at seven tons apiece, stand to represent Hawaiian royalty and the feather helmets they once wore.
The century-old Kiawe tree is one of Halekulani’s most prized traditions. Many stories tell of the origins of the Kiawe tree. One such legend speaks of a little girl whose father planted the tree as a sapling. With such a mysterious past, the Kiawe tree has been a focus of guests for many years. One tradition often held to is gathering under the tree to discuss the events of the day. The novel, The House Without a Key, was inspired by this location and is where the dining area, House Without a Key, got its name.
2199 Kalia Road, Honolulu, Hawaii 96815, Phone: 844-873-9424