If you are active military, reserve, or retired, this is the place to stay when you visit Honolulu! Located right on the beach in Waikiki next to the Hilton Hawaian Village and with a comparable set-up and ammenties to the 5-star places up and down the beach, but at moderate rates (for Honolulu) set-up on a graduated $ scale based on service member's rank. Rooms are big enough, and you can get beach or mountain views. (If you stay on the west-side of the west tower, you can see the Friday night firworks from the Hilton from your balcony...) Fantasic vistas, and the grounds inclue award-winning landscapes, multiple pools, and the "barefoot" bar. Many shows and twice weekly Luaus are available. Military jazz bands and the like regularly play in the evenings downstairs under the big banyon tree. Very reasonably priced resturants on-site or just walk in any direction in Waikiki for great food! Full gymnasium and a PX on-site as well. Short wlak to the Army museum in an historic shore battery is worth a couple of hours as well (free admission.) Lot's of excursions/tours available: snorkling, dinner cruises, submarine or helicopter rides!
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Hale Koa Hotel offers an impeccable blend of service and travel value for the active and retired military traveler searching for the perfect Hawaiian vacation. Located in the heart of Waikiki, it offers great prices and unmatched value found in any major travel destination. The Hale Koa offers leisure dining, great Polynesian entertainment, and relaxation in a tropical garden, ocean-front oasis. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Hale Koa Hotel Oahu
- Hale Hotel Koa
- Hale Koa Hotel Hawaii/Honolulu