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Hawai‘i offers the best vacation experience in the world complemented by the most beautiful rooms to enhance any vacation. Breathtaking views, superb amenities, beach access and, of course, quality service.
Inside these pages you will find some of the best that Hawai’i’s world-renowned properties have to offer. “Where to Stay?” is the perfect tool to research and plan your next memorable Hawaiian vacation.
Grand Wailea A Waldorf Astoria® Resort
Step away from the world, and into world class, at the Grand Wailea Resort in Maui.
Situated on 40 acres fronting the spectacular Wailea Beach, the Grand Wailea Resort possesses all the unmatched beauty and aloha spirit you expect from an island paradise. This iconic resort lies mere barefooted steps from the water’s edge, and features 780 spacious guest rooms, 52 suites, world-class shopping and dining venues, and activities that are second to none.
With so much to do, your stay is bound to be unforgettable. Adventurous guests can take helicopter tours and even bike down a volcano, while those looking to take it easy can enjoy the Grand Luau and whale watching. There are also plenty of activities for families, like the world famous Camp Grande for children and The Rock recreation outlet for kids of all ages.
Romantic Maui celebrations at the Grand Wailea are also world famous, and provide an extraordinary setting and impeccable service for your special day. So whether you are planning a honeymoon, reception, civil union, or vow renewal, the Grand Wailea is eager to help you celebrate your day in paradise.
For more information, call 800.888.6100 or visit grandwailea.com
3850 Wailea Alanui Dr.
Wailea, HI 96753
Hotel Renew by Aston
At the center of it all, yet a world away from ordinary, Hotel Renew by Aston is an oasis of calm for savvy travelers seeking a more intimate Waikiki experience. This designer boutique hotel is a one-of-a-kind property offering sophisticated serenity throughout its 72 freshly designed rooms. Situated at the center of Waikiki’s vibrant shopping and dining area, the hotel is a retreat that promotes wellness and rejuvenation with natural elements reflecting the beauty of Hawaii.
Designed by acclaimed San Francisco designer Jiun Ho, the hotel incorporates sand-blasted oak woods, cool limestone and a palette of monochromatic colors. Hotel Renew by Aston brings a subtle and calming contrast to the vibrant energy of Waikiki which is sure to leave guests rejuvenated and refreshed in a tranquil setting only Hawaii can offer.
The 72 guest rooms at Hotel Renew by Aston go far beyond typical design with every detail being thoughtfully hand-selected down to the soaps in the bathrooms to the plush beds. The rooms, designed in the spirit of wellness, immediately envelop guests with a sense of ease and comfort, and serve as an elegant backdrop for their own distinct experience. Through the use of light colored fabrics and textures and patterns that reference the waves of the nearby ocean, coupled with dark wood furnishings and fantastic local artwork, designer Jiun Ho has created the perfect marriage of sexy chic and casual coastal.
With the launch of its new enhanced amenity package, Hotel Renew by Aston is proud to offer guests exclusive membership to Club Renew. This unique offer puts an emphasis on personalized service, giving hotel guests access to an extensive array of perks such as intimate cocktail gatherings, a mobile concierge service, use of beach gear, custom aroma concierge and much more.
Other amenities at Hotel Renew by Aston include a cold scented towel and chilled beverage upon check-in, wireless Internet access, daily continental breakfast, morning coffee and tea service, daily newspaper, on-site lounge, and pet-friendly rooms. The hotel also features a recycling program and eco-friendly bathroom products reflective of the commitment towards preserving Hawaii’s natural beauty.
When it’s time to be a part of the action, the best of Waikiki is at your doorstep. Hotel Renew by Aston is a block from Waikiki Beach and within easy walking distance to iconic attractions such as Kapiolani Park, Honolulu Zoo and Diamond Head.
Stay with Aston and see why we’ve been leaving lasting impressions for over 65 years. Visit www.AstonHotels.com or call 866-774-2924 to book your dream vacation today.
The Plantation Inn
For an adult-friendly, romantic getaway, visit Maui’s premier bed and breakfast, The Plantation Inn. Nested in a lush tropical oasis in the heart of Maui’s historic Lāhainā Town, the inn sits steps from the water front and all the excitement it holds, yet far enough to offer precious tranquility. Eighteen rooms and suites with graceful plantation style Hawaiian decor offer all the comforts of home and create an intimate hideaway.
The Plantation Inn is home to one of the finest restaurants in the world, Gerard’s. Here Chef Gerard Reversade combines classic French cuisine with Maui’s fresh island products.
Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel
Located in the heart of Maui’s premier resort fronting the flawless three-mile stretch of world-famous Kā‘anapali Beach, Kā‘anapali Beach Hotel is officially recognized as Hawai‘i’s Most Hawaiian Hotel and #1 Best Value in Hawai‘i. The 432 room hotel is the ideal setting to turn Hawaiian dreams into lifelong memories. Serenades by employees, Hawai‘i regional cuisine, complimentary sunset hula show and live Hawaiian entertainment every evening, complimentary daily interactive Hawaiian cultural activities, free year round children’s program, arts & crafts fair, welcome breakfast and departure kukui lei ceremony add to the value. Enjoy Hawaiian ho‘okipa (hospitality) aloha at its best!
Shipman House Bed & Breakfast
Visited Hilo lately? Shipman House Bed & Breakfast, Hilo's romantic luxury inn and the only authentic historic Victorian B&B on Hawaii Island, offers a rare opportunity to experience the monarchy period of Old Hawaii. History, antiques and authenticity blend nicely with modern amenities like Free Wi-Fi , modern plumbing and fresh, complimentary breakfasts.
Hilo's Shipman House Bed and Breakfast Inn offers you the rare opportunity to indulge in the lifestyle of Hawaii's monarchy era, with the grand victorian homes, extensive grounds, and furnishings of the finest native Hawaiian woods. Purchased, restored and preserved by a Shipman descendent, this is one of the state's last privately-owned Victorian mansions. It is on both the State and National Registers. We have self-guided tours of the house available to our guests, and you are welcome in most of the home and grounds.
Located on Reed's Island, an historic neighborhood just across a wooden bridge from Historic Downtown Hilo... A rainforest of bamboo, palms and mango trees separates your inn from town and Hilo Bay, within walking distance to restaurants, museums and the Farmers Market downtown.
Rocking chairs beckon you to the lanai (veranda) for a good read, a chat or a snooze. Hear the birds twittering and calling nearby. Shipman House is ideally located for sightseeing, and your hosts can help you plan your stay, sharing tips on where to visit, how to get there, and where to lunch. Maunakea, Maunaloa, Rainbow and Akaka Falls, Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Puna, hot lava viewing, black sand beaches, Waipi‘o Valley and Parker Ranch are all less than one hour from your inn.
Visit Hilo and be charmed. Stay at Shipman and fall in love!
The Fairmont Kea Lani
Located on the pristine white sands of Wailea’s Polo Beach, The Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui is Hawaii’s only all-suite and villa luxury oceanfront resort. With the recent addition of Kō restaurant, as well as improvements to meeting spaces and public areas, the luxury resort is in top notch condition.
Adding to the resort-wide improvements, The Fairmont Kea Lani is proud to introduce the new Willow Stream Spa. Joining 16 award-winning spas within Fairmont Hotels & Resorts worldwide, the luxurious has doubled in size, encompassing over 9,000 square feet of manicure and pedicure stations, treatment rooms with state-of-the-art treatment tables, experience showers, and the pālolo (mud) bar.
Accommodations at The Fairmont Kea Lani are unmatched. One-bedroom suites provide over 860-square feet of luxurious living space and feature private furnished lanais, separate living areas with full entertainment systems, and large marble bathrooms with his and her pedestal sinks. The two-story villas, mere steps from the ocean, feature a private terrace, fully equipped state-of-the-art kitchens, plunge pools and barbecue grills.
For those interested in indulging in island fresh cuisine, The Fairmont Kea Lani’s four restaurants range from casual poolside fare to award-winning fine dining. The signature restaurant, Kō was voted 2013 Maui Restaurant of the Year, offering guests a local experience with plantation-era inspired cuisine. The menu includes authentic Hawaiian, Chinese, Filipino, Portuguese, Korean, and Japanese menu items, many of which are local home recipes.
For more information, call 866.540.4456 or visit fairmont.com/kealani
4100 Wailea Alanui Drive, Maui, HI 96753
Mana Kai Maui
Mana Kai Maui puts you right where you want to be – steps from the soft sands of beautiful Keawakapu Beach along Maui’s fabled Sun Coast.
Keawakapu Beach is a sparkling jewel set at the far southern end of South Kihei Road in Maui. At 1/2 mile long, there’s plenty of room for everyone and the beach is very popular with tourists and locals alike. But perfect location is just the start of what we have to offer.
Comfort doesn’t have to come at a high price. But it does come with all you need to feel right at home, like fully equipped kitchens, private lanais and your choice of one or two-bedroom suites.
At Mana Kai Maui, you can choose how you want to stay – hotel-style accommodations or family-style condominium rentals. Because, sometimes it’s these little choices that make all the difference. Either way, the everyday comforts like coffee maker, mini-fridge, cable service, high-speed wireless internet access are all there.We do things differently here at Mana Kai. We’re designed around one very simple idea – to cater to your needs.
Because we never forget why we’re here. For you.
Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel
Nestled on the grounds where Hawaii's most famous King ruled, the Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel offers a culturally rich, beachfront location with beautiful renovations for an unparalleled Hawaiian experience. Located in the heart of the historic fishing village of Kailua-Kona on the Big Island and home to Honu's on the Beach Restaurant, the Billfish Poolside Bar and Grille and the #1 Big Island Lū‘au from Island Breeze, guests enjoy convenient access to the culinary delights and authentic entertainment that helped make Hawaii famous. Thrill-seekers find Kona Boys Water Adventures and Body Glove Cruises just steps from the hotel. Rest and relaxation are also within reach at the onsite full service Spa at Kona Beach and Kona Beach Yoga Studio. From a romantic retreat for two, to an entertainment-packed group excursion, you'll find that the Courtyard King Kamehameha's Kona Beach Hotel is paradise found.
75-5660 Palani Rd, Kailua-Kona, Hawaii 96740
(808) 329-2911 • www.Konabeachhotel.com
The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel
Discover the relaxing oasis overlooking the Pacific Ocean at The New Otani Kaimana Beach Hotel. Located ideally at the quiet, south east end of Waikiki, this boutique hotel is just a 15 minute stroll from the Waikiki proper. Blessed with Diamond Head Crater as its backdrop, steps from Kapiolani Park, and fronted by a white sandy stretch of pristine beach, the hotel is named “Kaimana” meaning diamond in Hawaiian, truly a remarkable jewel in a perfect setting.
2863 Kalakaua Ave.,
Honolulu HI 96815
(808) 923-1555, toll free: (800) 356-8264
Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio
What can you expect from 24/7 in Paradise? Experience breathtaking sunsets, sweet ocean breezes and sand between your toes! An award-winning chef. World-class beaches, incredible shopping and nightlife all are steps from this hotel.
And the money saving part? This Hilton does not charge a daily resort fee and provides complimentary wireless Internet throughout public areas. 24-hour food service and fitness facility are at your service. Oh, and the lobby bar features awesome live music seven nights a week.
Need us to sum it up? Hilton Waikiki Beach on Kuhio, the perfect choice for your Hawaiian getaway!
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, is an AAA Four-Diamond resort (540 rooms) located on the alluring Kohala Coast of Hawaii Island. An award-winning paradise, the resort offers a full service Hawaiian Spa Without Walls and fitness center, Six highly acclaimed restaurants (AAA award winning oceanfront Brown’s Beach House, Norio’s Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, Hale Kai Restaurant, Luana Lounge, Orchid Court and Brown’s Deli), extensive meeting and function spaces, 10 tennis courts and is adjacent to the famous Francis H. I‘i Brown golf courses. A year-round children’s program immerses young keiki (children) ages 5-12 in local Hawaiian lore through stories, arts & crafts, gecko hunts and more. A little slice of heaven awaits you at The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii. For more information, visit www.fairmont.com/orchid, hotel direct 808-885-2000 or toll free 1-800-845-9905.
1 N Kaniku Dr., Kohala Coast, HI 96743
hotel direct 808-885-2000 or toll free 1-800-845-9905