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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.
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
Pacific Beach Hotel
Steps from legendary Waikiki Beach with views of Diamond Head and moments from the excitement of Honolulu, Pacific Beach Hotel, Waikiki is the Aloha Spirit welcoming you to explore the rich beauty of its surroundings and a vibrant setting brimming with endless adventure. Unwind in comfortable, family-friendly rooms with sweeping oceanfront views. Visit the hotel’s three-story, 280,000 gallon, indoor Oceanarium, the only one of its kind with its own Mermaid show twice daily. Only 9 miles from Honolulu International Airport and a short walk to downtown and popular Waikiki destinations.
2490 Kalakaua Avenue
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
Mana Kai Maui
Mana Kai Maui puts you right where you want to be - just steps from the picturesque Keawakapu Beach along Maui’s fabled Sun Coast.
All of our 1- and 2-bedroom condominiums feature a private lanai (patio) with fabulous views of the mile-long sandy beach and the sparkling blue Pacific.
Our hotel rooms are perfect for budget-minded travelers, short stays, and for those on the go who are mostly interested in Mana Kai Maui’s pristine beachfront property.
Comfort doesn’t have to come at a high price. But it does come with all the amenities to make you feel right at home, like daily maid service, free WIFI access, onsite restaurant, general store/deli, gas BBQ grill, free parking and much more.
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 spa 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
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!
Aston Hotels & Resorts
For over 65 years, Aston Hotels & Resorts has been a leading provider of hotels, condominium resorts, villas and cottages. With 27 properties on four beautiful Hawaiian Islands, South Lake Tahoe, California, Lake Las Vegas, Nevada, and Orlando, Florida, Aston offers a wide selection of choices to fit any lifestyle, taste and budget.
Located just over a block from Waikiki Beach, Aston at the Waikiki Banyan combines spacious accommodations with a great location near Waikiki’s best attractions and activities. This family-friendly condominium resort boasts the largest recreational deck in Waikiki, offering added amenities such as a heated swimming pool, jet spas, barbeque facilities and a tennis court. Guests can relax in one-bedroom suites with fully-equipped kitchens, separate living areas and bedrooms, and private lanais with sweeping views of Waikiki, the Koolau Mountains, and the blue Pacific.
A garden paradise on the Kaanapali Coast, Aston at Papakea Resort is a picturesque oceanfront condominium resort nestled amid acres of lush tropical landscaping and expansive lawns bordered by flower-lined path and soothing koi ponds. With spacious accommodations ranging from studios to three-bedroom suites, Aston at Papakea Resort is great for all travelers, from couples on a romantic getaway to multi-generational families. Spacious suites offer all the conveniences of home including in-room washer/dryers, fully-equipped kitchens and private lanais.
Located in the heart of Kihei, Aston at the Maui Banyan boasts comfortable condominium accommodations ideal for the perfect Maui vacation. Spacious one- and two-bedroom suites include fully-equipped kitchens, separate living rooms and bedrooms, and private lanais. The resort features two pool areas with barbecue grills, tennis courts, and is across from Kamaole Beach Park II, a great setting for swimming, snorkeling and picnics. It is within easy walking distance of Kihei’s shops and restaurants and a short drive from Wailea, championship golf, and other notable attractions.
Located on a 28-acre historic coconut grove with sweeping lawns, Aston Maui Lu is South Maui’s top choice for travelers looking for the best beachfront value in Kihei. Guests will find quiet accommodations, beautiful views, and convenient proximity to popular beaches and activities. With access to two private beach coves, guests can sunbathe, listen to the quiet surf, or just relax and enjoy the view with family and friends. The resort also features the island’s only Maui-shaped swimming pool with additional amenities such as barbecue areas, two tennis courts and a guest activities desk. Stay with Aston and let us show you 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.
Creating travel experiences as individual as you, Aqua Hospitality® continues to expand is collection of hotels and resorts across Hawaii and the Pacific.
Last year, Hawaii’s leading hotel management company created Aqua Hospitality (formerly Aqua Hotels and Resorts®) and announced its three distinctive brands.
Monogram Hotel CollectionSM – An elite group of standalone and independent hotels providing a highly personalized experience. All properties offer a boutique experience and promise to be the highlight of any getaway.
Aqua Hotels and Resorts® – Stylish upper mid-scale hotels with plenty of personality, perfect for the savvy traveller. Excellent service and added amenities make a stay fun, friendly and positively practical.
Lite HotelsSM – A group of eclectic, economy hotels that appeal to budget minded travelers who seek the most bang for their buck and appreciate the fundamentals – service, convenience and cleanliness.
In a little over a decade, Aqua Hospitality has grown its collection of hotels and resorts to span six major Hawaiian Islands and Guam by offering full-service resorts, stylish boutique hotels, comfortable budget properties and a historic hotel within a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Whether traveling for business, seeking a leisurely vacation or looking to explore the Pacific, Aqua Hospitality offers hotels for all.
1850 Ala Moana Boulevard
Honolulu, Hawaii 96815
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-hawaii, 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
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!