Halekulani, Hawaii Luxury
Staying at the Halekulani on Oahu is a real treat. If you’re used to luxury or simply want luxury on your vacation, consider staying at this resort, located directly on Waikiki Beach.
The Halekulani offers an unmatched service that starts already at check-in, where you’ll be escorted right to your room to do all the formalities there. A box of chocolates and a fresh fruit platter will be waiting for you.
About 90 percent of all rooms have some sort of ocean view. All are oversized and have a spacious bath with a deep tub and separate shower and a large, furnished balcony. Of course, you’ll also have other luxurious amenities, such as a DVD player and wireless Internet access.
Many things are for free here, such as room safes, local calls, valet parking, the newspaper, cribs and entertainment. For an extra touch of luxury, you can book the Royal Suite, which comes with a personal butler, an airport limo, a baby grand piano and breakfast in the suite.
The Halekulani has 455 units spread out over 5 buildings. It includes 5 conference rooms and a business center. For guests interested in culture, the hotel supplies free tickets to some of the city’s cultural offerings, such as the Honolulu Symphony, the Honolulu Academy of Arts, the Contemporary Museum, the Bishop Museum and the Iolani Palace.
If you’re health conscious, you’ll like their fitness center and spa, which offers various body treatments drawn from Asian, Hawaiian and South Pacific healing traditions. The hotel’s food services are outstanding and everything is created there, from chocolates, pastries, ice creams to breads.
Are there any disadvantages, you ask? Well, there is small one. It’s their beach. Unfortunaltey, it’s small and partially lined by a seawall. But otherwise, it’s a relaxing place to stay and probably won’t leave a wish open.