The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

Built in 1927, the iconic Royal Hawaiian Hotel, known as the "Pink Palace of the Pacific," ushered in a new era of luxury resort travel to Hawaii.

The hotel is a part of the Starwood Luxury Privileges Program, as well as a Virtuoso 'Best of the Best' Property.  Read more for highlights of the value-added amenities and differences between the two programs below.


Located on breathtaking Waikiki beachfront, the Royal Hawaiian is an exclusive enclave for discerning luxury travelers . The Royal Hawaiian is the ideal starting point to any adventure in Honolulu - from shopping and dining just steps outside the hotel, to famous Waikiki Beach on the back side of the resort.


The 528-room garden oasis is guaranteed to charm with the iconic accommodations of the Historic Wing and the contemporary design the Mailani Tower. 

In the Mailani Tower, each room provides an intimate ocean view lanai for a private vantage point of the Pacific Ocean and Diamond Head.


In the iconic Historic Building, fresh and elegant guest rooms are furnished with custom dark wood, and a warm paint palette accented by a bold fuchsia pink and platinum silver headboard.



If you're planning a stay here, be sure to check out the SPG Luxury Privileges Program or Virtuoso Amenities that can only be booked by a qualified travel advisor, such as The Family Travel Guy:

SPG Luxury Privileges Client Benefits:

  • Complimentary 4th night, valid thru June 30, and August 21-December 22, 2018, book thru December 18, 2018, black-out dates October 16-21, 2018; complimentary night adjusted at check-out; resort fee waived
  • USD 100 resort credit per room per stay, towards food at Azure, Surf Lanai, Mai Tai Bar, Aha Aina, and for cabana
  • Welcome amenity: Fruit plate, banana bread, and Pink Palace of the Pacific Historical Book
  • Daily Buffet Breakfast for two guests in Surf Lanai
  • Complimentary standard in-room internet access
  • Upgrade on arrival, early check-in, and late check-out, which are all subject to availability

Virtuoso Client Amenities for 2018 & 2019:

  • Upgrade on arrival, subject to availability
  • Full breakfast daily for two guests at Surf Lanai restaurant
  • $100 USD Resort or Hotel credit to be utilized during stay (not combinable, not valid on room rate, no cash value if not redeemed in full, excludes alcohol and retail shops, may be used toward food charges at Azure, Surf Lanai, & Mai Tai Bar, Aha'aina Luau, Abhasa Spa, Beach Services)
  • Daily resort charge waived, benefits included
  • Early check-in/late check-out, subject to availability
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
At first glance, the SPG Luxury Privileges Program value-added amenties and Virtuoso amenities are identical with some small differences, however for longer stays, the fourth night free benefit part of the SPG Luxury Privileges Program offers a huge savings and depending on your travel plans may be the better option.



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