Top Hotels in Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach offers newlyweds an excellent choice of hotels and resorts that are perfect for a honeymoon in Honolulu.


Honolulu, Oahu

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Where to stay in Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit the majority of honeymoon budgets, including the following 5-star resorts…

The Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki BeachThe Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki Beach
Location: Waikiki, Honolulu
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD1085 per room
Description: Perfectly positioned at the gateway to Waikiki and fronted by Luxury Row shopping, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach offers stylishly-appointed studios along with residential accommodations and penthouses, all of which provide unparalleled views of the Pacific Ocean. Resort amenities include an elevated infinity pool above Waikiki with private cabanas and The Ritz-Carlton Spa, which offers customized treatments that highlight traditions from different cultures. BLT Market, the resort’s signature restaurant, offers modern, American-inspired cuisine from Executive Chef Johan Svensson for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The menu changes daily and is influenced by the best of the season’s bounty sourced from the local purveyors and Hawaii growers that supply Honolulu’s freshest farmers’ markets. The acclaimed Sushi Sho is also opening its first location outside of Japan at the resort, led by Keiji Nakazawa, Tokyo’s most influential sushi chef, famed for his mastery of the techniques of the ancient Edo sushi masters. Waikiki International Marketplace Shopping Center is 200 metres from The Ritz-Carlton Residences Waikiki, while Waikiki Beach Area is 300 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Honolulu Airport, 11 km away.

Location: Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD789 per room
Description: Located on Waikiki Beach overlooking Diamond Head, the Halekulani hotel boasts 3 restaurants, a live jazz lounge and a day spa. A spacious lanai is provided in each guest room. Free WiFI is available throughout the property. All guest rooms include a luxurious en suite bathroom with plush bathrobes, premium toiletries, marble vanities, deep soaking tub and a separate glassed-in shower. A flat-screen TV and MP3 docking station are also provided. The oceanfront, internationally-awarded La Mer restaurant, open daily for dinner, features fine French cuisine utilizing fresh, local Hawaiian ingredients. Orchids restaurant offers seafood specialties for breakfast, lunch and dinner as well as a sumptuous Sunday brunch. Oceanfront casual terrace dining and nightly entertainment is available at the landmark A House Without a Key restaurant. The Spa Halekulani offers a complete menu of treatments incorporating traditional Polynesian rituals. Massages, facials, body therapies and beauty services are offered. The Halekulani is 35 minutes’ drive from Honolulu International Airport. The Halekulani is 35 minutes’ drive from Honolulu International Airport.

Royal HawaiianRoyal Hawaiian
Location: Waikiki Beach, Honolulu
Rating: 5-star
Ave nightly price: AUD545 per room
Description: This historic, flamingo-pink Spanish-Moorish beachfront resort is set in lush tropical gardens facing the sands of central Waikiki, within the Royal Hawaiian Center on Kalakaua Avenue. The luxury resort offers a fitness centre, full-service spa, private beach access and rooms with flat-screen TVs and free Wi-Fi. Offering basic high-speed WiFi and iPod docking station, each room is equipped with a refrigerator. Decorated in tropical colors and themes with airy windows the rooms also feature views of the garden or ocean. Guests at The Royal can swim in one of two outdoor pools or relax on the beach. The resort also features a hot tub and water sports rentals. Daily cultural activities are also available to guests. The Mai Tai Bar features tropical cocktails and nightly entertainment with views of Diamond Head. The Azure Restaurant serves seafood and Surf Lanai is open for breakfast and lunch. Guests can also enjoy coffee in the lobby. The Royal Hawaiian is one mile from the Honolulu Zoo. The International Market Place is within a 5-minute walk of the resort.

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Latest update Oahu honeymoon destination: 30 May, 2020

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