Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa

92-1185 Ali'inui Drive | Kapolei, HI 96707-4434  [SEE MAP]Kapolei, HI  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Plenty of activities to do on-site for both children and adults
Far from central Honolulu

Flanked by the white sand beaches of Ko Olina on the southwestern coast of Oahu, Aulani brings your favorite Disney characters to life amid lush Hawaiian scenery. The resort's accommodations range from standard guest rooms to three-bedroom villas and they include minifridges, Wi-Fi access and flat-screen TVs. Obviously, this resort was designed with kids in mind: Aulani invites families to take advantage of the kid-friendly pools and water play areas, as well as the resort's own snorkeling lagoon, Rainbow Reef. Should parents need some alone time, they can drop the kids off at Aunty's Beach House for supervised activities and head off to the spa for a massage or to the fairways of the Ko Olina Golf Club. Aulani receives high praise from previous guests, who describe this Disney hotel as relaxed and lovely. Still, some travelers mention that the resort's remote location may not be the best for guests looking to experience the sights of Honolulu.

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Location
Kapolei, HI
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Resort, 359 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional
Best For
Families

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Scorecard
  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Oyster.com

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The beautifully designed resort exudes island charm, and Mickey Mouse is ever-present, but in a subtle fashion.

Condé Nast Traveler

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The Aulani really has integrated Hawaiian culture into a soaring, contemporary complex. Down-home it isn't, but children love it and parents clearly appreciate the supervision that gives them time off.

Frommer's

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Aulani has plenty of Mickey Mouse and friends to entertain the kids, such as a character breakfast with photo ops, but it’s also a celebration of Hawaiian culture. Disney’s 'imagineers' worked with locals to get many of the details just right, from murals and woodcarvings throughout the property that tell the story of Hawaii ...

Other Awards

  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Fodor's Choice
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 6097 have reviewed the Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 6097 reviews 4.5 (based on 6097 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The rooms at Aulani reflect Hawaii's colors and style, while still staying very much true to Disney's traditional theme. Each room has a private balcony or porch with ocean, pool, or garden views.
  • Large rooms feature flat-screen TVs, minifridges and iHome docks
  • Bathrooms feature deep-soaking tubs

Standard room size382 square feet

  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Internet
  • Wireless internet
  • Free internet
  • Fee for internet usage
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

This resort is situated on Oahu's southwestern coast. Aside from the beach, there isn't much within walking distance of the resort, so renting a car is advisable for guests looking get off the property. Public Transportation and shuttle service are both available for a fee.
  • Water-based tours, which includes snorkeling, can be arranged from the Ko Olina marina
  • The Honolulu airport is approximately 20 miles east and transportation can be arranged to and from
  • 24-hour valet parking ($37)
  • 24-hour self-parking ($37)
  • Airport shuttle (with fee)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Restaurants
  • Movie theater
  • Train station
  • Beach
  • Theater
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Grocery store
  • Shopping

Dining

There are a total of nine dining options, ranging from full-service restaurants to grab-and-go shops, at Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa. Menus feature Hawaiian staples, as well as American and Japanese dishes. 'AMA'AMA is a beachside restaurant and bar that serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • The Wailana Pool Bar serves lunch and cocktails beside the adults-only pool
  • Little 'Opihi's offers a wide variety of grab-and-go selections, including sandwiches and salads, as well as a full kids menu
  • Room service is available from 6 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily

Number of restaurants9

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • free breakfast

Kids

Children ages 3 to 12 can enjoy supervised playtime at Aunty's Beach House, which is included in the nightly rate. Activities include storytelling, movies in a room showing Disney films, video games, table games, arts and crafts, and a costume closet for kids to play dress-up.
  • Kama'aina Kids Sitters offers in-room babysitting services for children ages 6 weeks to 14 years
  • In-room babysitting is available from 6 a.m. to midnight daily
  • Other family activities include a craft room, movie nights, live entertainment and a playground
  • Kids Club
  • Free Kids Club
  • Fee for Kids Club
  • Cribs
  • High Chairs

Fitness

Guests can easily stay fit at the gym at Aulani, which is open 24 hours and offers cardio and strength-training equipment, as well as fitness classes.
  • Personal trainers available for an additional fee
  • Fitness classes are available at a fee
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)

Business

There are three large indoor spaces that can accommodate meetings. The largest, the Kaiona Ballroom, can be split into five separate spaces. The business center is very basic, featuring two computers, one for browsing the Internet and one for printing boarding passes.
  • Restaurants and outdoor venues can also be used for private functions and meeting spaces

Number of meeting rooms10

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Golf

Ko Olina Golf Club is an 18-hole course that features features multi-tiered greens, water hazards and picturesque views.
  • Guests get discounted packages
  • There are additional fees for shoe and club rentals
  • Daily clinics are available Monday through Friday for a fee and private lessons can also be arranged
  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddie service
  • Pro shop

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