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Exclusive Marriott STARS and Marriott Luminous Travel Offers for Waikiki Beach

Waikiki Beach is one of the most famous beaches on the planet, featuring a 2-mile stretch of white sand and calm turquoise blue ocean, fringed by towering high-rises and boutique resorts located on the South Shore of Honolulu, Oahu.  

There are an endless amount of hotels and resorts to choose from in Waikiki - but where should you start and where is the best place to stay in Waikiki Beach?  And where can you get the best value for your money? 

Waikiki Beach Overview:

The world-famous Waikiki Beach was once a playground for Hawaiian royalty and was first introduced to the world when its first hotel, the Moana Surfrider, was built on its shores in 1901.  Fast forward to today and Waikiki is Oahu’s main hotel and resort area - a vibrant gathering place for visitors from around the world. Along the main strip of Kalakaua Avenue in Waikiki you'll find world-class shopping, dining, entertainment, activities and resorts.

The Duke Kahanamoku Statue, located on Waikiki Beach, has become an iconic symbol of Waikiki and the surf culture of Oahu.  Legendary Hawaiian waterman (and Olympic gold medalist) Duke Kahanamoku grew up surfing the waves of Waikiki and was instrumental in sharing the values and sport of surfing to the world and came to be known and respected globally as 'the father of modern surfing'.

Waikiki Beach is almost entirely man-made, but there’s more to Waikiki than just the beach. Attractions near Waikiki like the Honolulu Zoo and the Waikiki Aquarium offer fun for the whole family. You can learn about the history of Waikiki by reading the surfboard markers along the Waikiki Historical Trail. Among the various things to do, high-end boutiques, shops, and restaurants can be found all along Kalakaua and Kuhio Avenues and at gathering places like the Royal Hawaiian Center, the Waikiki Beach Walk and the newly transformed International Market Place. After the Waikiki sunset, the fun continues with amazing nightlife and live music at places like the Maui Brewing Company Waikiki!

Best of all, Waikiki is within a half hour of a variety of Oahu attractions, including Pearl Harbor, Iolani Palace, the Nuuanu Pali Lookout, the Ko Olina area and Hanauma Bay. Other notable points of interest nearby include Ala Moana Center (a massive outdoor shopping center), the local neighborhood of Kapahulu and the arts district of Chinatown.

Marriott STARS & Marriott Luminous Special Offers in Waikiki

The Marriott STARS and Marriott Luminous Program is a hotel collection representing the world’s largest and most diverse collection of iconic luxury brands including Ritz Carlton, St Regis, The Luxury Collection, W Hotels, Westin hotels and more that offer tremendous value-added benefits and amenities when booking through select travel advisors like The Family Travel Guy!

See more details here: Introducing the all-new Marriott STARS and Marriott Luminous Program

Right now there are some great offers available for 2021 at Waikiki area hotels that not only add tremendous value for your stay, but help you save money as well!  I'll keep you posted if these offers get extended for 2022 travel dates or if new offers are released for next year.

The Royal Hawaiian, a Luxury Collection Resort, Waikiki

The most coveted spot on Waikiki Beach is at The Royal Hawaiian, featuring luxurious guest rooms showcasing unrivaled panoramic views of Diamond Head and the sparkling Pacific Ocean.

  • 4th Night Free with $150 Resort Credit on Every 4th Night: Book now through December 14, 2021 on a 4-night stay or longer, and receive a complimentary night plus $150 resort credit on EVERY 4th night.

STARS amenities include:

  • Daily breakfast for two at Surf Lanai
  • $150 resort credit per room, every 4th night (resort credit includes food charges at Azure, Surf Lanai, Mai Tai Bar, Aha’aina Luau, and cabana charges)
  • Royal Hawaiian History book at turndown (STARS only)
  • Special welcome amenity on arrival (STARS only)
  • Upgrade based on availability at time of arrival
  • Early check-in and late check-out based upon availability
  • VIP service
  • Resort fee waived but all benefits included

Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa

The Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, often referred to as the "First Lady of Waikiki," is a legendary landmark hotel that introduced the world to Hawaiian hospitality in 1901. Take a step back into time, but still enjoy all of the contemporary amenities and unique services you'd come to expect of the Westin brand.

  • 4th Night Free Promotion: Book now through December 14, 2021 on a 4-night stay or longer in one of our Historic Banyan Ocean, Tower Ocean and Tower Premier Ocean rooms, and receive a complimentary night on EVERY 4th night along with all Luminous amenities.
  • Stay Longer Promotion: Book now through May 27, 2022 on a 4-night stay or longer in one of our Historic Banyan, Historic Banyan Ocean, Diamond Ocean, Tower City, Tower Partial Ocean View, Tower Ocean and Tower Premier Ocean rooms, and receive 20% off along with all Luminous amenities.
  • Ocean Suite Offer: Book now through December 31, 2021 on a 2-night stay or longer in one of our Historic Banyan Ocean Suites, Tower Ocean Suites or Tower Premier Ocean Suites, and receive Beach Club Lounge access, $100 Bonus Dining Credit along with all Luminous amenities.

Sheraton Waikiki 

Centrally located on World famous Waikiki Beach with a great pool deck area and 1702 guestrooms and 150 suites.  Rising on a half-mile of crisp white sand, the Sheraton Waikiki Beach Resort casts sparks with an endless whirl of entertainment.

  • Stay Longer Promotion: Book now through March 27, 2022 on a 4-night stay or longer in our Ocean Front Room, High Ocean Front Room, Deluxe Ocean Front Room, Malia Suite, Kai Suite and Ohana Suite, and receive 20% off along with all Luminous amenities.
  • 4th Night Free Promotion: Book now through December 14, 2021 on a 4-night stay or longer in our Ocean Front Room, High Ocean Front Room, Deluxe Ocean Front Room, Malia Suite, Kai Suite and Ohana Suite, and receive a complimentary night on EVERY 4th night along with all Luminous amenities.
  • Double Dining Credit Offer: Book now through December 15, 2021 on a 3-night stay or longer in our City View, Ocean Front Room and High Ocean Front Room, and receive additional $75 dining credit along with all Luminous amenities.


Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa
The Waikiki Beach Marriott Resort and Spa features some of the best views in Waikiki and a wide variety of guest services and amenities in the heart of Waikiki. Featuring a newly renovated Nanea Lobby and event spaces, the resort is situated only steps from world-famous Waikiki Beach.
  • There are no special Luminous promotions offers available right now, but the standard amenities and benefits still apply when booking a Luminous rate.
The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach
Discover a new and distinctive resort experience at The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach.  Rooms and suites at this Waikiki Beach hotel blend the amenities of a residence with the services of a luxury resort. Available with up to four bedrooms, accommodations feature ocean views, balconies, floor-to-ceiling windows, gourmet kitchens, living spaces and bathrooms with deep soaking tubs. With 246 suites, the resort boasts the largest number of hotel luxury suites on the island.
  • Suite F&B Promotion: Receive an additional $100 food & beverage credit, once per stay valid at La Vie or Quiora. Available on room categories listed below with a minimum 2 night stay
    • Deluxe Ocean View, 2 Bedroom Suite; Grand Ocean View, 2 Bedroom Suite
    • Grand Ocean View, 3 Bedroom Suite; Premier Ocean View, 3 Bedroom Suite
  • Stay 4 nights and receive an additional $200 resort credit: When booking a minimum of 4 nights, receive an additional $200 resort credit ($300 total) for the Deluxe and Grand level 1 and 2 Bedroom Suites.

The Family Travel Guy:
If you're planning a trip to a Marriott STARS or Luminous hotel/resort, be sure to send me a message for quotes, travel tips, special promotions available and more!