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2259 Kalakaua Ave., Honolulu, HI 96815, United States | (808) 923-7311

price range

$$$ ($351 to $500/night)

amenities

Spa, Pool, Free WiFi, Beach, Fitness center, Kids program or on-site childcare

features

Great views
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Within the long string of hotels lining Waikiki Beach, the 528-room Royal Hawaiian stands out like a jewel. “The Pink Palace of the Pacific” (nicknamed for its dazzling stucco facade) is old-school Hawaii at its best (Mad Men even filmed the season six premiere here). The Royal Hawaiian has a retro-cool vibe created by the pineapple-print wallpaper in the rooms and hallways lined with weathered antique maps of Hawaii. Make sure to book a room in the historic wing for the most authentic experience—the newer tower is more modern, but shorter on atmosphere.

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Royal Hawaiian, A Luxury Collection Resort

Within the long string of hotels lining Waikiki Beach, the 528-room Royal Hawaiian stands out like a jewel. “The Pink Palace of the Pacific” (nicknamed for its dazzling stucco facade) is old-school Hawaii at its best (Mad Men even filmed the season six premiere here). The Royal Hawaiian has a retro-cool vibe created by the pineapple-print wallpaper in the rooms and hallways lined with weathered antique maps of Hawaii. Make sure to book a room in the historic wing for the most authentic experience—the newer tower is more modern, but shorter on atmosphere.