A selection of the best five star hotels in Hawaii, USA. A selection by Laura Becker
Nestled on the picturesque Wailea Beach, theFour Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea is a luxurious Maui hotel offering spacious rooms with ocean or garden views. All rooms provide free Wi-Fi, two complimentary bottles of water daily, a private bar with a refrigerator and a coffee maker. Guests may choose from three restaurants, including Chef Wolfgang Puck’s Spago, Ferraro’s Bar & Ristorante and DUO Steak & Seafood. The Lobby Lounge is ideal for a cocktail, sushi and ocean views. Additional amenities include 3 pools, a spa and wellness center, tennis rackets, and Haleakala National Park, 43 miles away. Kahului Airport is 17 miles away, and The Shops at Wailea and Wailea Golf Club are less than 1 mile away.
Rooms: 383 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at The Lodge at Kukui’ula, a Destination by Hyatt Residence. Situated in Koloa, just 6 km from Spouting Horn, this superb hotel provides a wide range of excellent facilities including a shared lounge, restaurant, spa centre and complimentary WiFi. The luxurious rooms come with a flat-screen TV, kitchen, dining area and private bathroom. Enjoy a sauna, or take part in a range of activities such as snorkelling and tennis. There’s also a gym and laundry facility. Prince Kuhio Park is just 6 km away, making this the perfect place to stay.
Rooms: 35 Stars: 5
Experience the ultimate in luxury at this beachside resort in Honolulu. Enjoy 4 restaurants, a full-service spa and free shuttle service to Ala Moana Shopping Centre. Each room offers a 40-inch flat-screen TV, iPod docking station and large bathroom with robes and deep-soaking tub. Take part in cultural and wellness classes, or enjoy the outdoor pool, fitness centre and saunas. Pamper yourself with treatments at Kahala Spa, or relax with a drink and live music at The Veranda. Visit the Honolulu Zoo, only 6 km away, or explore the city with a 20-minute drive to Honolulu International Airport.
Rooms: 338 Stars: 5
Experience a luxurious stay at Wailea Beach Villas, a Destination by Hyatt Residence, A Destination Luxury Hotel. Located steps away from Maui’s Wailea Beach, the villas offer all the comforts of home with full kitchens, luxurious linens and private lanais with built-in barbecues. Enjoy state-of-the-art amenities and services like in-room spa treatments, private chefs and grocery shopping. Explore the area’s attractions and activities including snorkelling, surfing, golf courses, scenic hikes, shops and more. Unwind in modern fitness facilities, 2 outdoor pools and a billiards room. Get a spa credit and enjoy discounts at Tommy Bahama’s and Ruth’s Chris Steak House. Make your Hawaiian getaway unforgettable with Wailea Beach Villas, a Destination by Hyatt Residence.
Rooms: 98 Stars: 5
Turtle Bay Resort is a one-of-a-kind destination for adventure and relaxation. Situated on Oahu’s North Shore, the resort offers 1, 300 acres of pristine land, five miles of secluded shoreline, and twelve miles of biking and hiking trails. Enjoy breathtaking ocean views, exclusive Ocean Bungalows, farm-fresh dining, and a weekly dinner show. Participate in a variety of activities including surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkeling, kayaking, helicopter tours, horseback rides, golf, spa, bike rentals, tennis courts, pickleball, and more. Experience the best of what Hawaii has to offer at Turtle Bay Resort.
Rooms: 464 Stars: 5
Fairmont Orchid Gold Experience is one of the best 5-star resorts in Hawaii. Located on Kohala Coast, it offers a private beach area, free bikes, outdoor swimming pool, and free WiFi. The resort is part of the Mauna Lani Resort and provides access to the Fairmont Gold floor with a patio and views of the resort. Rooms are equipped with a desk, flat-screen TV, refrigerator, coffee maker, and radio. Some have an ocean view. There is a deluxe breakfast served daily in the Fairmont Gold lounge. Guests can make use of the hot tub, gym, and business centre. The staff speaks English, French, and Japanese. The Shops At Mauna Lani is 1.6 km away and Genesis Gallery is 8.6 km away.
Rooms: 45 Stars: 5
Nestled in the picturesque Kapalua Bay, Montage Kapalua Bay offers 24-acres of luxurious oceanfront suites. Relax in spacious suites with free WiFi, full kitchens, a flat-screen cable TV, a seating area, private balcony and spa bath. Enjoy the outdoor pool, restaurant, spa, wellness centre, tennis and bike hire. Challenge yourself at the nearby Kapalua Golf Club or Kapalua Golf Academy. Explore the surrounding area, with golfing, hiking, windsurfing and Kaanapali Beach all within easy reach. Rejuvenate and unwind at this stunning resort.
Rooms: 50 Stars: 5
Experience the epitome of luxury in Waikiki with The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach. This spectacular apartment hotel offers 552 ocean-view rooms and suites with residential amenities such as gourmet kitchens and kitchenettes, washers and dryers, and the largest number of luxury suites on the island. Enjoy the highest infinity pools in Waikiki with private cabanas, a premier fitness center, yoga room, movie theatre and a Ritz-Carlton Spa with customized treatments. Indulge in a selection of dining experiences from a sushi legend from Japan, modern French cuisine, outdoor Italian concept and a global high-end gourmet market. Host productive and inspiring meetings and events with over 6, 000 square feet of indoor function space. Shopping and Waikiki Beach are also just steps away. With everything you need for a luxurious stay, The Ritz-Carlton Residences, Waikiki Beach is the perfect destination for your next adventure.
Rooms: 254 Stars: 5
Experience the luxury of The Royal Sonesta Kauai Resort Lihue, situated right next to Kalapaki Bay and the 18-hole Kauai Lagoons Golf Club. This resort boasts 4 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an outdoor swimming pool. Relax in stylishly appointed guest rooms with a TV, coffee machine, refrigerator, and views of the ocean or gardens. Upgrade to a room with a balcony and enjoy the hot tub or work out in the well-equipped fitness center. Stop by Kukui’s on Kalapaki Beach for international cuisine or Duke’s restaurant for fresh seafood and stunning ocean views. There’s even a full-service business center and live music on Friday and Saturday nights.
Rooms: 356 Stars: 5
Best areas to find hotels in Hawaii, USA
Hawaii is a beautiful and popular vacation destination, and the islands offer a variety of accommodations to suit any traveler’s needs. Whether you’re looking for a luxurious resort, a cozy cottage, or an affordable hotel, there are several great areas to search for a hotel in Hawaii.
Oahu is the most populous of the Hawaiian Islands, and it’s home to popular attractions like Waikiki Beach and Pearl Harbor. Oahu is a great place to search for a hotel, as there’s a wide selection of accommodations available. From luxury resorts to budget-friendly hotels, Oahu has something for everyone.
Kauai is known for its stunning natural beauty and is a great destination for outdoor enthusiasts. The island offers a variety of accommodations, ranging from beachfront hotels to mountain lodges. Visitors can also find a variety of affordable hotels located in the towns and cities of Kauai.
Maui is known for its stunning beaches and its world-class resorts. From luxury resorts to budget-friendly hotels, Maui offers a variety of accommodations. Visitors can also find a variety of affordable hotels located in the towns and cities of Maui.
The Big Island of Hawaii is the largest of the Hawaiian Islands and is home to a variety of attractions. From volcanoes to black sand beaches, the Big Island has something for everyone. Visitors can find a variety of accommodations, ranging from luxury resorts to budget-friendly hotels.
Lanai is the smallest of the Hawaiian Islands and is known for its pristine beaches and lush forests. Visitors can find a variety of accommodations, ranging from luxury resorts to budget-friendly hotels.
Molokai is known for its stunning beaches, lush forests, and rural atmosphere. Visitors can find a variety of accommodations, ranging from luxury resorts to budget-friendly hotels.
No matter which island you choose to visit, there are plenty of great areas to search for a hotel in Hawaii. From luxury resorts to budget-friendly hotels, Hawaii has something for everyone. With so many options available, you’re sure to find the perfect place to stay during your Hawaiian vacation.