Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach officially opened its doors in Honolulu this week after an extensive $115 million transformation of the former Pacific Beach Hotel.
Located in the heart of Waikiki, Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach has 839 rooms; five new culinary concepts - with the two Morimoto restaurants coming soon - and a destination pool deck along with authentic design touches inspired by Oahu’s landscape and cultural heritage.
The resort also has six one-bedroom guest suites with living rooms, a dining nook and wet bar, plus a bathroom with dual vanities, a wet room with a rain shower and a soaking tub. All guest rooms and suites also have Malie Organics' Koke'e scented bath products.
Alohilani Resort also hosts collaborations with “Iron Chef” Masaharu Morimoto; New York architecture and design firm, the Rockwell Group; and architectural firms, WATG and Pacific Asia Design Group.
"We are thrilled to welcome guests and the community to our brand new resort that celebrates the enduring spirit of Oahu," said Rob Robinson, general manager of the resort, in a written release. “The debut of Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach underscores the exciting growth and development in Waikiki Beach, and our elevated resort experience will further its status as a sought-after destination to visit now."
Lobby features include the O Bar with a 280,000-gallon saltwater oceanarium that is home to more than 1,000 indigenous marine life and replica coral reef formations; new guest services and group arrival spaces; a residential-style business center; and retail boutiques.
A new destination pool deck on the fifth floor overlooking Waikiki Beach features a saltwater infinity pool along with chic social and relaxation spaces.
The pool experience also includes Swell Bar, five cabanas perched atop a reflecting pool, tiered day beds and custom teak furniture, driftwood sculptures, lanterns and fire pits. Family guests can enjoy a separate, adjacent family pool.
Alohilani Resort is home to Island Club and Spa, a luxury fitness and spa brand that features a fitness center on the third floor overlooking the saltwater oceanarium. Additional key amenities include a movement studio for daily classes including aquatic Vinyasa yoga classes and Fitness on Demand virtual classes. Three spa treatment rooms, including a couple's room for massages, body treatments and facials, are available.
Group can enjoy access to nearly 20,000 square feet of redeveloped meeting and event space across a variety of indoor and outdoor options. From social events and weddings to meetings, retreats and conferences, the resort offers new and enhanced spaces from more than 1,500 square feet to nearly 12,000 square feet.
“Sneak Peek Package”
A "Sneak Peek @ Aloha Chic" travel package invites travelers to be the first to experience Alohilani Resort Waikiki Beach. Opening rates start at $289 per night with suite rates starting at $899 per night for stays valid through December.