Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

1 N Kaniku Dr | Kohala Coast, HI 96743  [SEE MAP]Kohala Coast, HI  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Large standard guest rooms, starting at 522 square feet
Valet parking not included in resort fee

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is all about immersing guests in a serene atmosphere. It's located on 32 acres of carefully crafted grounds and pristine beaches along the Kohala Coast. Families, in particular, will find reasons to love this Fairmont property with the Keiki Aloha program for kids ages 5 to 12 and on-site babysitting services. No matter why you're visiting or who you're visiting with, recent guests say that you'll find many of the makings of a five-star hotel here. The Fairmont Orchid's 540 guest rooms and suites all feature private lanais (balconies), as well as marble bathrooms, flat-screen TVs and Wi-Fi access. But don't plan on spending the whole trip inside: The Fairmont boasts opportunities to golf, play tennis and simply kick back by the pool. You'll also find the relaxing Spa Without Walls and several restaurants, bars and lounges to choose from.

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Location
Kohala Coast, HI
Hotel Class
4.5-star
Property Type
Resort, 540 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional
Best For
Couples, Groups, Families

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Scorecard
  • 4.5Hotel Class
  • EXCELLENTCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018
  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2018

Oyster.com

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This 32-acre luxury resort in Waimea delivers all the high-end Big Island essentials: A beautiful spa, comprised mostly of outdoor huts; a white-sand beach on a calm lagoon; beautifully landscaped grounds, and a huge pool with ocean views.

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This first-rate resort overflows with tropical gardens, cascading waterfalls, sandy beach cove, beautiful wings with 'open sesame' doors, a meandering pool, and renovated rooms with all the amenities.

Fodor's Choice

Other Awards

  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Awards 2019
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2018
  • Frommer's Exceptional
  • Travel + Leisure World's Best Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 4773 have reviewed the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, 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 4773 reviews 4.5 (based on 4773 reviews)

Guest Rooms

The standard rooms at the Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii have a traditional decor, but each room has a private balcony or lanai. Marble bathrooms contain a separate shower and tub.
  • 42-inch flat-screen TV, minifridge and Keurig one-cup coffee maker in each room
  • Rollaway beds are available
  • Internet is included in resort fee

Standard room size522 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Fairmont Orchid is located on the Big Island's northwestern Kohala coast, which is home to many natural attractions, including active volcanoes, beaches and rainforests. However, prepare to block off the better part of the day if you plan to go exploring, since many other attractions are far from the resort.
  • Daily $35 resort fee includes self-parking
  • Resort shuttle will take guests anywhere within the Mauna Lani Resort area and is available 24 hours a day
  • The beach features a protected cove area, perfect for swimming and wading
  • 24-hour valet parking ($10)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service (with fee)

Within walking distance of:

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

Dining

The Fairmont Orchid houses four restaurants and two smaller eateries that serve a variety of cuisine. Brown's Beach House is a AAA Four Diamond Award-winning restaurant that uses locally sourced and sustainable seafood to make its Hawaiian-themed dishes. Hale Kai is a casual poolside restaurant that serves food from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily. The Luana Lounge offers an island-inspired menu of small dishes and drinks from 5 to 11 p.m. daily. Orchid Court Grill serves sushi from 5 to 9 p.m. – but it's subject to change due to the restaurant's pop-up status. On Saturday nights, the hotel hosts a "Gathering of Royalty" luau celebration, which includes a feast and a traditional Polynesian performance.
  • The Kahakai Bar Oceanfront serves food and cocktails until dusk

Number of restaurants4

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, American

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

Pool

The hotel features a free-form, 10,000-square-foot swimming pool, which is open 24 hours.
  • Food and drink available at Hale Kai, the poolside restaurant
  • Pool features two lava rock spa tubs
  • Complimentary water aerobics classes at the pool each morning
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

Spa Without Walls, the Fairmont Orchid's on-site spa, features 14 private outdoor huts and three indoor treatment rooms, as well as a salon.
  • Spa services include Kona coffee body scrubs, body wraps and couples massages in oceanfront hales (huts)
  • Salon services include a variety manicures, pedicures and hair care

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The Fairmont Orchid's Keiki Aloha Children’s Program includes a variety of nature-centered activities, such as fish and shark tours and a Koi feeding cave exploration hike. Children ages 5 to 12 are welcome to participate in the program.
  • $105 full-day guest rate includes lunch, snacks and drinks, and $85 half-day rate available
  • Other activities include storytime and music time, where kids can learn how to play a Hawaiian instrument, learn to hula or learn a Hawaiian song
  • Kids club ($85 to $105)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The 24-hour fitness center at the Fairmont Orchid is free for guests. Cardio and strength-training equipment is available. Yoga, Pilates, Flo-Yo and other fitness classes are also free for guests.
  • Private sessions and personal training are available by appointment for an additional fee
  • Guests have access to 10 lighted tennis courts, with a pro shop and instructors available, for an additional fee
  • Free bicycles, basketball, fishing, hiking and biking trails all available on-site
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles (free)
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats (with fee)
  • Motor boats (with fee)

Business

The on-site business center at the Fairmont Orchid offers a number of services, all at additional fees.
  • Guests can purchase office supplies, print, copy and fax from the business center
  • The resort offers 30,000 square feet of indoor meeting space, 76,000 square feet of outdoor meeting space
  • Audiovisual services available

Number of meeting rooms6

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

Pets

The Fairmont Orchid allows well-behaved dogs. The State of Hawaii enforces a pet quarantine on animals traveling from outside the state of Hawaii. An additional charge of $25 per night applies to pets.
    • Pets allowed (with fee)
    • Dog walking
    • Pet-sitting

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