Oahu’s hotels are constantly updating and adding an array of activities and packages that are sure to make any trip to Oahu unforgettable. Here's some of the most recent hotel news for clients planning a trip to Oahu.
The JW Marriott Ihilani Resort will be redesigned, extensively upgraded and reintroduced as Oahu’s first Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina. The integrated luxury beach resort, which is slated to open in early 2016, will diversify Oahu’s tourism base and introduce a new era of luxury to Ko Olina, Hawaii.
Courtyard by Marriott Oahu North Shore opened its doors in Laie on June 29. The property features Courtyard’s latest contemporary room design offering flexible yet comfortable spaces. Centrally located on Oahu’s North Shore, the property offers convenient access to the Polynesian Cultural Center and beaches of the area.
Ko Olina Resort is launching its interactive app featuring information from ocean activities to tee times, dining options including local favorite Monkeypod Kitchen, resort accommodations and shopping selections with shuttle schedules to Ko Olina station. The app will feature an interactive map, GPS, current location tracking, traffic updates, daily weather forecasts and more.
Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort recently completed a $7 million renovation of its Tapa Conference Center, which includes the Tapa Ballroom, Palace Lounge, Honolulu Suites and Iolani Suites. The new 16,536-square-foot ballroom features a redesign inspired by patterns of Hawaiian tapa or kapa cloth expressed through color, images, textures, patterns and artwork by local artists.
This summer, Hyatt Regency Waikiki Beach Resort and Spa debuted the completed $100 million renovation of its 1,230 guest rooms. Updates include pillow-top bedding, bidet-style toilets, furniture with clean, modern lines, and technical considerations such as outlet pods and dimmer-equipped light fixtures. The renovations began in summer 2014 and were finalized in April 2015.
Hilton Worldwide recently announced plans to open its first Hilton Garden Inn on the island. The 623-guestroom Hilton Garden Inn Waikiki Beach is set to open in early 2016 after undergoing extensive renovation of the former OHANA Waikiki West. Upgrades will be made to the hotel’s public spaces and guestrooms.
Design plans include a contemporary Hawaiian aesthetic, the addition of a full-service restaurant and lounge, a grab-and-go market, a welcoming modern lobby, and a state-of-the-art fitness center. Guest rooms will be completely re-envisioned, adding poolside family suites and maximizing Hawaii’s scenic vistas. The hotel will also feature an enhanced pool deck complete with a bar and grill and poolside cabanas.
Aqua Hospitality announced the addition of the 251-room Ohia Waikiki hotel to its line of Lite Hotels in Waikiki this summer. Situated in the heart of Waikiki, this budget hotel is ideal for those seeking a comfortable and clean hotel room, studio or junior suite accommodations with convenient kitchenette facilities.
Turtle Bay Resort recently completed its $45 million renovation. The property is excited to announce the launch of its 42 newly renovated, luxury beachfront cottages. Additionally, the resort recently unveiled the first phase of its renovation which included upgrades to all 410 oceanfront guest rooms, an expansion of the Nalu Kinetic Spa & Fitness Center, reinvented food and beverage operations and the addition of 1,500 solar panels, making Turtle Bay Resort the first resort in Hawaii to complete a major solar project that significantly reduces its carbon footprint. The renovations will continue to roll out throughout the year along with an unveiling of a new spa menu.
Hilton Waikiki Beach recently unveiled their latest resort renovations, which include newly constructed restrooms and shower facilities on the 10th floor pool deck, as well as the resort pool, which has been redesigned to feature a hand-tiled official logo of Prince Kuhio. A retiled deck and an Americans with Disabilities Act approved handicap access has also been installed. In addition to these renovations, the resort has also installed brand new furniture in the main lobby.
Paradise Bay Resort is nestled on the Windward side of Oahu, offering guests an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life with the charm of country life on the rural, residential peninsula of Wailau Point. This waterfront boutique resort offers views of the Koolau Mountain Range and Kaneohe Bay.