The Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Waikiki Beach (Honolulu, Hawaii): a review



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48 comments

  1. What a great video. You really showed everything in detail and after watching the video i feel so relaxed, it was very serene!

  2. I love this hotel so much! I was there in February on my annual Hawaiian holiday from Australia. I went in a tour of the hotel to get more of its history, it's funny that guests in the early days did not like the beach view and preferred the garden view and their servants were left with a beach view! How times have changed. I miss Hawaii so much, I hope we can go back soon

  3. I have been to the Royal Hawaiian with my family. It was the hotel I liked the most of all my travels. It has a very special charm. Plus it is on Waikiki Beach and shopping.
    ROYAL HAWAIIAN. MAHALO. A HUI HOU.

  4. The Royal Hawaiian hotel at Waikiki beach in Honolulu, Hawaii is a live and bustling hotel with classical style and design of the hotel yet very modern and contemporary. The hotel is very lively

  5. Original paintings by Eugene Savage for the Matson Cruise Line in the 1950s are on display in the lobby. The popular Mai Tai cocktail is not spelled Mai Thai. It has nothing to do with Thailand, but was named by Tahitians, and it means, "Very Good"!

  6. I've stayed at most of the hotels in Waikiki. The Royal Hawaiian is my favorite and where I'll stay the next time I go.

  7. Lovely colour scheme. Less so in the room, though. Surroundings (beach) not so relaxing, unfortunately.

  8. I could have sworn I saw Yoko Ono a few times in the lobby… not for me; Outrigger Waikiki has a better feel, less of a mausoleum

  9. Truly stunning. Your clips continue to inspire me. Honolulu is my favourite place. Many people would find that strange because it is busy and commercial but I always feel relaxed and at peace. I can’t afford the luxury hotels but excellent accommodation is available slightly back from the beach. As always I use the Royal Hawaiian and Halekalini for drinks and food and the wonderful ambience. It’s been a while since I’ve visited hopefully I’ll get back one day. Thanks for keeping my dreams alive.

  10. Your music about the time you are showing the restaurants remind me of my Mother ( who I lost her two years ago on January 5, 2017). My Mother cooked really well…So, yes, besides being a former Purser Flight Attendant seeing the world, I had a great mother!!!!!!!! Thank you again for this video…….

  11. Excellent informative tour !!! I definitely want to visit this beautiful historic Hotel !!! Your Suite was the best – especially with the view of the beach !!! I visited Waikiki in 1996 , but at a different Hotel a few blocks inward from the beach. I love Hawaii 🙂

  12. Wow the letter 'I' and the letter 'E' on the keyboard are way far apart so the spelling of the 'twenties' could not even have been a typo– I thinking some one Japanese speaking may have done the set up

  13. "The Spanish-Moorish Style was popular in the twinties" But what about the 1920's Don't know how long this video has been up for but I could redo it with correct spelling for a low sum of $567.90 Mahalo

  14. The place to be between 20’s – 50’s
    Today, no way. No quietude as before.
    Friggin common areas, loaded with population. Not my cup…
    My dear dad stayed there on leave just before PH attack, and experienced the attack as well , and lived. Love to all

  15. Ha! Ha! I rarely get to take a shower outside of a bathtub. It's a real treat to be in a proper shower stall with loads of room. A tip to keep the shower curtain from billowing in and touching you is to keep about two inches or so open at both sides of the curtain.

  16. I have gift shop problems. Was dying for a tour of it. Love the hotel and the song playing for the video what is it??

  17. Could you tell us what you shot this video with, I am in the market for a new cam and this looked great!

  18. It was built by the Matson corporation. The ceilings at 5:29 are beautiful! I’m glad you showcased that. I didn’t stay here but had mai tais at the bar! All in all a beautiful property! Hope to stay there one day. Safe travels!

  19. Thank you so much for your music here…You take me back to my layovers in Kona!!!!! So nice here seeing your tour…..

  20. Thank you…My good friend is there today a layover with her crew…At the Sheraton Waikiki. But thank you for your video here…It makes me remember a few year ago when I use to fly. Yes, I am a Former Purser Flight Attendant. Thank you for you music in this video.. It sounds like Hawaii alright!!!!!! Thank you..

  21. Nice video! You really took your time and moved at a pace with which we can see everything clearly.
    I implore people who don't stay here to at least stop by and walk around it
    It's truly magnificent.

  22. Excellent video. Been to Hawaii countless times. Never stayed @ R.H. A friend has been hounding me to eat the buffet breakfast there. After seeing your video, I'm ready! Buffets are never very impressive but this blew my socks off! Have to go now.

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