Category Archives: Where to Stay

Best family and kid-friendly hotels in Hawaii

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When you’re looking for a great Hawaii hotel for the family vacation, it’s easy to become overwhelmed with all the choices. In general you can’t make a bad decision as most Hawaii hotels make great vacation bases whether you are looking for a romantic trip for two or a family fun vacation. When planning a family vacation to Hawaii, we ... Read More »

5 important points to consider before booking a Waikiki hotel

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As you’re planning your Waikiki vacation, we want you to be able to find the best room that fits your budget. We all know that rate shopping is a major consideration, but we wanted to list other important points to consider before you book a room. 1. Location Ideally, we’d all love to book a room with an oceanfront view, ... Read More »

Oahu hotel review: Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach

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Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach offers good value for an oceanfront hotel in the heart of Hawaii’s most iconic beach. This resort offers great amenities and complimentary cultural activities with no resort fees. Location Though there are many hotels to choose from in Waikiki Beach, only eight hotels are located on prime oceanfront property. Outrigger Waikiki on the Beach is ... Read More »

The Andaz resort at Wailea – where modern design meets Maui

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Hawaii’s first Andaz property, Hyatt’s high-end hotel brand, is Wailea’s newest hotel. We had the opportunity to stay at this resort. We left with the impression that it’s really a unique hotel in Hawaii — very modern and eco-conscious with useful amenities. Location Andaz Maui at Wailea has a beautiful oceanfront location by Mokapu Beach Park within the Wailea resort ... Read More »

Suite life with extra value at Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk

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Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk offers great amenities and value for a Waikiki vacation. A full, cooked-to-order breakfast and evening cocktail reception is always included in the nightly room rate off this all-suite resort. Location Embassy Suites Waikiki Beach Walk is located at 201 Beach Walk in Waikiki. (See this Google Map link to explore the area.) Restaurants, shops and, ... Read More »

Luxury Maui vacation living at Montage Kapalua Bay

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“I’d love to go back to stay at the Montage Kapalua Bay.” I’ve probably said that at least a dozen times since our stay in October 2014. There are so many reasons why I’d like to return, but if I had to describe it in just a few words, I’d say that this residence-style accommodation provided all the conveniences and ... Read More »

Kohala Coast Luxury at The Fairmont Orchid

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We recently stayed at The Fairmont Orchid for four nights and oh how we wish we could have stayed longer!  Why? There’s lots to love as we will illustrate in the following photos and video. Located on the beautiful Kohala Coast The resort sits on more than twenty acres along the famed Kohala Coast of Hawaii, the Big Island. The ... Read More »

Top luxury hotels you must visit in Hawaii

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Guest writer, Alicia Lawrence, highlights Hawaii’s top luxury hotels and resorts. These properties and their amenities will wow you. Even if these resorts may be outside of your budget, Alicia suggests ways visitors can enjoy the luxurious surroundings. You don’t have to be a hotel guest in order to enjoy the spas and restaurants at high-end Hawaii resorts.  No Hawaiian vacation – ... Read More »

Review: Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa in Maui

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Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa offers gracious hospitality along the sunny shore of Wailea. Take our quick video tour of the Wailea Beach Marriott. The location Wailea Beach Marriott Resort & Spa spans twenty-two beautiful, oceanfront acres in South Maui. The resort’s prime, peninsula location sits between Ulua Beach on the north and Wailea Beach on the south. South Maui tends to ... Read More »

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