A One-Day Itinerary at The Royal Hawaiian
Whether it is your first time at the Pink Palace of the Pacific or your fifth stay with us, there is always something fun and exciting happening at the hotel and its surrounding area.
From starting the day off with our Pink Palace Pancakes to taking a spin through the property and admiring the historic architecture, there is so much to discover at the Pink Palace. Here are some ways we think you should enjoy your stay with us.
Spoil yourself to the perfect home away from home at Mailani Tower with unsurpassed views of Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head. Did you know that most of our guestrooms face the ocean? Guests who book at our Mailani Tower also enjoy exclusive lounge access with daily lite continental breakfast and evening pupus (appetizers) and a selection of beer/wine.
9:00 a.m. Pink Palace Pancakes at Surf Lanai
You can’t leave The Royal Hawaiian without trying our famous Pink Palace Pancakes. Created by Executive Chef Colin Hazama and his culinary team, the fluffy and light pancakes are one of the most popular and photographed items on the menu. Surf Lanai, open for breakfast and lunch daily.
11:00 a.m. Relaxing under a pink umbrella
Best way to relax at Waikiki Beach? From the comfort and privacy of your very own pink beach chaise lounge set, of course! Cute and comfortable, these beach chairs book up fast so if you are planning a trip to the Pink Palace, remember to book well in advance! Reserve directly here
1:00 p.m. Historical Tour
Learn the history of the hotel spanning more than 90 years during the property’s historical tour, offered every Tuesday and Thursday at 1 p.m. Longtime employee and cultural ambassador Kehaulani “Thelma” Kam leads you down memory lane through Hawaii and the hotel’s rich history. Discover facts like why the hotel was painted pink and who ruled the land that the hotel sits on today. Find out what other fun on-property activities we offer.
2:00 p.m. Explore Waikiki
From shopping at the International Market Place to strolling on the world-famous Waikiki Beach, there is endless shopping, exploring, and eating right in the heart of the city.
4:00 p.m. Best Mai Tai
Voted the #1 Best Mai Tai in Hawaii by HAWAII Magazine, the Royal Mai Tai at the Mai Tai Bar is a beverage that you can’t leave Hawaii without trying! The handcrafted concoction is so popular that more than 96,000 Mai Tais were sold last year alone. Mai Tai Bar also offers seven variations of mai tais, including one topped with a signature foam and another using the finest mix of aged rums. You’ll love the Royal Mai Tai!
6:00 p.m. Fresh Seafood & Ingredients at Azure
Walk just five steps from Mai Tai Bar to our oceanfront Azure restaurant to indulge in the freshest seafood dishes in Hawaii. So… why dine on-property when there are so many other great options? We promise – you will not regret this decision!
With the perfect ambience, impeccable service, breathtaking ocean views, and flavorful dishes created by Chef Shaymus Alwin (featured at the coveted James Beard House), Azure guarantees a magical dining experience for everyone – whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or just looking for a relaxing night with great food and drinks, you’ll be in for a memorable time.
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