The 9 Most Absurdly Luxurious Hotel Suites in Honolulu

Money can’t buy you happiness, but it can get you an awfully nice hotel room. See what $10,000 a night buys you at Honolulu’s fanciest.

Ever wonder what you’d find in the most expensive hotel rooms in Honolulu? The voyeurs in us were curious, so we asked all the luxury hotels in town if they could provide us with details on their grandest, most expensive suites. Many have even housed a notable guest or two. Here’s what we got, ordered from least to most expensive.

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9. Hyatt Presidential Suite – 2,452 Square Feet

Rate: $3,000 to $4,000 Per Night




  • Private balcony

  • Separate work area

  • In-room dining during regular hours

  • 32” flat-screen TV

  • Cable/satellite TV channels

  • Wi-Fi high-speed Internet access available, subject to a fee

  • Concierge during regular hours

  • Video checkout

  • Safe large enough to store laptop computer

  • Gourmet kitchen

  • Dining room

  • Regency club amenities



8. Trump Hotel Waikiki, Diamond Head Penthouse Suite – 2,200 Square Feet

Rate: $3,099 Per Night

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  • Dining table with seating for eight

  • Chandelier in dining area

  • Fully equipped kitchen including appliances by Wolf and Sub-Zero, with an array of cookware and dinnerware

  • In-suite chef, available with advance reservation

  • The Spa at Trump signature bath amenities

  • In-suite Bosch washer and dryer

  • Complimentary wireless Internet access

  • Special amenity package, which includes soft drinks, juices, a tea set and coffee plus an assortment of snack items

  • Comforts of Trump bathrobes and slippers

  • Twice daily housekeeping service

  • Private Jacuzzi hot tub on rooftop lanai

  • 42-inch flat panel HDTV with DVD player in living room, and additional 37-inch flat-panel HDTV in master bedroom and second bedroom

  • 300 thread count, 100-percent Egyptian cotton sheets manufactured in Italy

  • Floor-to-ceiling windows

  • Electronic in-room safe

  • 2.5 luxurious bathrooms with deep soaking tub in master bath

  • Double-sink vanities with illuminated magnifying mirror



7. Sheraton Waikiki Presidential Suite – 2,936 Square Feet

Rate: $4,300 Per Night



Notable Guests

International dignitaries included China’s President Hu Jin Tao during APEC.



  • Three separate lanai

  • Parlor

  • Premium cable TV

  • Wi-Fi/high-speed Internet access

  • Safe

  • Concierge service



6. The Modern Honolulu Penthouse Suite – 2,900 Square Feet

Rate: $5,000 Per Night

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  • Private dining room

  • Kitchen

  • Entertainment center

  • Custom beds with imported linens by Frette, down comforters and pillows, original and custom designed furniture with custom fabrics

  • 55-inch LCD TVs

  • In-room fully stocked wet bar



5. Hilton Hawaiian Village Alii Suite – 2,000 Square Feet

Rate: $5,449 Per Night



Notable Guests

  • Elvis Presley

  • Michael Jackson

  • President Barack Obama



  • Hardwood floors

  • Dining room, parlor with connecting rooms

  • Bar area which can be used for staffing private functions

  • Remote-controlled blinds which span the length of the suite

  • Premier beachfront location

  • Exclusive check-in desk in the Alii Tower

  • Exclusive concierge services

  • Exclusive guest lounge

  • Second floor terrace overlooking the beach and ocean

  • Access to Alii Tower Pool, sun terrace and whirlpool with enhanced pool services

  • Entry to fitness center with massage treatment rooms

  • Access to Ocean View Terrace serving your favorite cocktails and other beverages daily

  • Complimentary hors d’oeuvres at Ocean View Terrace Friday and Saturday evenings

  • Coffee/tea and coffee maker

  • Large bathroom with upgraded dressing area amenities

  • Designer bathrobes/yukata for use during your stay

  • Hilton Serenity Collection bed and bedding

  • Hilton Serenity Collection alarm clock radio with connection for MP3 player

  • Wireless and wired Internet access

  • 37-inch flat-screen television with premium cable channels and PlayStation 3



4. Moana Surfrider Tower Penthouse – 1,740 Square Feet

Rate: $6,500 Per Night



Notable Guests

  • Bill Cosby

  • Eddie Vedder

  • President Theodore Roosevelt



  • Beach-inspired theme

  • Completely redone by interior design firm Philpotts and Associates

  • Contemporary Hawaiian-inspired furnishings in lighter colors reminiscent of driftwood, and design elements draw inspiration from the ocean and Waikiki Beach



3. Halekulani Premiere Suites – 2,3654,000+ Square Feet

Rate: $7,000 Per Night


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  • More than 4,000 square feet of space

  • Facing Diamond Head and Waikiki Beach

  • Unobstructed views of Diamond Head

  • Fully covered, large wraparound lanai overlooking Waikiki

  • Dedicated butler services

  • Two bedrooms

  • Dining room

  • Dressing area

  • 2.5 bathrooms

  • Kitchen facilities

  • Private, in-room management guest registration

  • In-suite afternoon tea service

  • Semi-private elevator

  • Complimentary limousine service for airport transfers

  • “For You, Everything” fine arts program

  • Welcome amenity of French champagne and amuse bouches


Orchid Suite




  • More than 2,300 square feet of space

  • In-suite spa with private garden view

  • Steam shower with Toto body sprayers

  • A cold plunge tub

  • Sub-Zero Wolf chef’s kitchen

  • Vintage wine mini-cellar with specially selected wines

  • Complete, fully stocked bar

  • State-of-the-art Steinway & Sons architectural speaker system

  • Private lanai with a punee

  • Outdoor lanai and lawn area

  • Outdoor teak table seating eight people

  • Private airport/ship limousine pick-up and return

  • Private, in-room management guest registration

  • Dedicated butler services

  • In-suite afternoon tea service

  • In-bed ‘Diamond Head Breakfast’ experience

  • Private wine tastings available by appointment

  • In-suite SpaHalekulani program exclusive to the suite

  • "For You, Everything" fine arts program



2. The Royal Hawaiian Kamehameha Suite – 2,732 Square Feet

Rate: $9,500 Per Night




  • Koa and teak floors

  • Hawaiian art

  • 26-by-38-foot lanai

  • Cloaked interior lanai area 

  • Four-poster bed

  • Signature Luxury Collection bedding and a modern Hawaiian quilt

  • Spa amenities

  • Soaking tub with ocean view




1. Kahala Hotel & Resorts – 2,200 Square Feet

$10,00012,000 Per Night



Famous Guests

Every president since Lyndon Johnson, including President Obama. The executive conference table in the Imperial has been the site of many major world meetings and contract signings. 

Fun fact

There’s a secret doorway built into a bookshelf. The room on the other side of it usually houses secret service or nannies with kids.




  • Roundtrip airport transfer by limousine for the one- or two-bedroom Signature Suites, a value of $400 per stay

  • Daily breakfast buffet at Plumeria Beach House or room service (American/Continental delivered between 6 a.m. and 11 a.m., up to 2 adults), a value of more than $84 per day

  • Signature lomi lomi 60-minute massage for two guests, a value of $340 per stay

  • Daily use of Oceanfront Cabana, a value of $115 per day

  • Evening chef’s appetizer and cocktail service in the suite, a value of $55 per day

  • Nightly turndown with chef’s sweet treat

  • In-room bar one-time set up (two domestic and imported beers, one bottle of Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon, a bottle of gin, vodka, light rum, dark rum, scotch, brandy, two Cokes, Diet Coke, Sprite, ginger ale, club soda, orange and cranberry juice and assorted garnishes)

  • Morning coffee or tea delivery

  • VIP greeting upon arrival with Kahala lei and personal escort to the suite

  • Welcome amenity

  • Daily newspaper 

  • Complimentary use of business center services (workstation, print, fax, scans). Shipping charges will be billed to guest’s account.

  • Complimentary Internet access

  • Personalized concierge services

  • The above program is part of any Signature Suite stay including Tower Suite, Kahala Kai, Kahala Beach, Presidential and Imperial Suites (one and two bedroom).

  • Dressing robes and slippers

  • Bulgari toiletries

  • 2-3 telephones, with data port and voicemail

  •  Personal fax machine

  • 40-inch flat-screen LCD television – cable channels with remote control

  • “On Command” video movies

  • Mini bar

  • In-room safe

  • Writing desk

  • Dual dressing areas

  • Separate glass shower and whirlpool spa

  • Toto washlets

  • Powder room

  • Separate entrance to full pantry and dining room

  • Laundry and valet services available

  • 24-hour in-room dining



Would you ever splurge on one of these rooms? Perhaps for a grand staycation? Let us know in the comments!