10 Best Hotels in Honolulu for Group Travel

Honolulu, Hawaii. An island city packed full of gorgeous beaches, exciting entertainment and a true display of the magnificent Hawaiian culture and hospitality. Regardless of the purpose of your travels to this city, all guests are ensured a lovely stay filled with relaxation and beauty. We have compiled a list of the top-ten stays in Honolulu to help you and your traveling companions find the best stay for you:

  1. Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach
  2. Aulani, a Disney Resort
  3. Sheraton Waikiki
  4. Turtle Bay Resort
  5. The Modern Honolulu
  6. Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort
  7. Moana Surfrider
  8. Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort
  9. Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club
  10. Embassy Suites

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Exterior coastline view of Hilton Hawaiian Village.
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Advertising reflection, renewal and new experiences, the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort is the perfect stay at Duke Kahanamoku Beach and Lagoon. Lounge on the white sands or take a dip in one of the five pools on this Hilton property. Enjoy the 10,000-square-foot Super Pool or explore the multi-layer Paradise Pool. This resort is equipped with a water slide and several waterfalls to keep you entertained during the day and provides evening entertainment services and a bar lounge to fill your evenings with pleasure.

  • 450 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4-star rating

Promising Review: “Traveling as a large group, it’s not common that everyone is satisfied. Excellent location, excellent on-site facilities (multiple pools, surfing, beach, weekly fireworks). Room was well appointed, good size and we had a brilliant view over the ocean.”

Aulani aerial exterior view.
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At Aulani, A Disney Resort and Spa, groups of travelers are welcomed with open arms. Just a short distance from the best attractions that Kapolei has to offer, this resort provides everything you need for a pleasant stay. A lazy river, infinity pool and hot tub bring in the water-fun, and children’s activities keep all ages entertained.  A massage, spa and pool-side bar provide attractions for adults, and the conference facilities and banquet rooms are sure to meet the needs of any group traveling to Aulani.

  • 267 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “The experience of our group of 10…could not have been nicer. Perfect for the children and plenty for adults to like. The water experiences were many, with easy access to the beach and quality restaurants both at the resort and nearby resorts…”

View of edgeless pool in Sheraton Waikiki along the coastline.
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If you are searching for an ideal oceanfront stay, go no further than the Sheraton Waikiki. This resort is in the heart of the Waikiki Beach area, close to attractions for both exploring and adventuring. Each hotel room features a walk-in shower, bidet, and offers separate living spaces to comfortably accommodate groups. You will have beach and pool access, and the opportunity to enjoy amenities such as water slides, water sport equipment rentals, family activities, babysitting and a business center.

  • 181 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4-star rating

Promising Review: “The pools were wonderful… The service was great! They were able to accommodate our multiple-room group onto one floor, and we didn’t even book together. The room keys are actually bracelets- no searching for a missing key! And each kid got their own bracelet, so we didn’t have to worry about their access to the room.”

Aerial view of Turtle Bay Resort surrounded by coastline on 3 sides.
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At Turtle Bay Resort, guests are only minutes away from the Polynesian Cultural Center, Haleiwa Town, Waimea Valley and surf breaks where there is something for everyone to enjoy. Oceanfront views and sunny beaches are only part of the attractions at the Turtle Bay Resort. Guests have access to bicycle rentals, waterslides, spa experiences and a business center. Horseback riding, tennis and golf courts and multiple fitness classes set this resort apart from others and make your stay here something truly unique and special.

  • 139 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “Such a beautiful property away from all the bustle of Waikiki. Serene, private and relaxing. Highly recommend you book now and splurge for a villa or cottage, they make you feel like Hawaiian royalty. Great place for families or groups or romantic getaways.”

View of The Modern's pool.
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Situated between Waikiki Beach, Honolulu and the Kakaako Arts District, The Modern Honolulu offers a well-rounded stay with a little bit of everything. Its award-winning design combines luxury and refinement, and the business center is equipped to meet your every need. Relax in the beautiful outdoor pool or enjoy the on-site dining and bar. Guests staying here are sure to leave impressed.

  • 137 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “We’re returning again this year to The Modern Honolulu…You get a sense of how fun & quirky (in a good way) the hotel is, when you check-in and see the surfing decor in the lobby. The pool is wonderful — do splurge on a shaded daybed/pool cabana. We had a large group and this ended up being a fun, central meeting/ check-in location during the day…With family & friends, we had 13 rooms (24 people) at The Modern for about 10 – 12 days each.”

View of Outrigger Reef's pool.
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At Outrigger Reef Waikiki Beach Resort, guests are welcomed into an atmosphere of healing and relaxation, where the true culture of Hawaiian hospitality is practiced. The ocean front view of Waikiki Beach is stunning, and the hotel rooms are newly revitalized. Activities such as ukulele lessons, vow renewal ceremonies and lei making display aspects of Hawaiian traditions. You and your traveling companions are sure to feel embraced with the hospitality and heart of Outrigger Reef.

  • 135 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “We really enjoyed our stay at the Outrigger Reef. From the moment we arrived the staff were wonderful, and our every need was catered for. We came as a part of a conference group. We had recently arrived and were provided with a lovely welcome sign and bottle of wine. The view from the back of the hotel looks straight over the beach. The activities desk recommended several good tours that we really enjoyed. Would thoroughly recommend staying here.”

Aerial view of the coastline and Moana Surfrider.
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The Moana Surfrider, A Westin Resort & Spa, Waikiki Beach is a luxurious stay perfect for all travelers. With the stunning beach just steps away and a short drive to the shopping dining and entertainment of the city, the Moana Surfrider is at the heart of Waikiki. The resort spa is equipped with massage, salon, waxing and makeup services to pamper guests. Access to a business center, evening entertainment and on-site bar and dining ensures guests are supplied top-notch accommodations and a marvelous experience all around.

  • 134 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4-star rating

Promising Review: “The staff and the accommodations were outstanding. We attended a business meeting that was 2 ½ years in the making. Our group was one of the first meetings the hotel hosted, post Covid… The effort Moana Surfrider put toward making our event successful was very much appreciated. The beaches were busy, the city was bustling, and the ocean view was spectacular.”

View of Outrigger, coastline, and pool.
Credit: Hotel Management

Not to be confused with its sister hotel, come and stay at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort, where a luxurious stay is guaranteed. With access to “Hawaii’s Best Live Music Venue,” beachfront yoga and mountain views, the resort will introduce guests to the cultural and geographical pleasures of Hawaii. An outdoor pool and family activities, an on-site bar and fitness center, there are amenities to occupy guests young and old.

  • 132 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “We have used this hotel many times for groups we have had travel to Hawaii. They are friendly and professional and so flexible with our large groups. Their proximity to everything is nice and makes things easier to navigate. Their rooms are nice and updated and the staff is so friendly and make sure your experience is a positive one. The views are amazing and there is so much to do. I would definitely recommend this hotel for any kind of travel!”

Aerial of Marriot's Ko Olina's lagoon.
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At Marriott’s Ko Olina Beach Club, there are endless features that will make your group feel pampered and relaxed. Three outdoor pools invite guests to take in the beauty of Ko Olina, and poolside bars, evening entertainment, billiards and tennis tables make any stay memorable. Guests are invited to join fitness classes and family activities, ending the day at one of many on-site restaurants.

  • 119 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “We stayed for 10 days, and we thoroughly enjoyed this resort! There were 13 in our group, so we had 3 two-bedroom condos which was perfect! We enjoyed the pools, the lagoon, and the staff was very helpful and friendly. The grill areas were very popular with our group and the short walk to Ko Olina market area was a plus. Our rooms were clean and ready for our arrival…We would love to go back!”

View of the pool and Embassy Suites in the background.
Credit: Hotel Management

Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk is a stay guaranteed to be luxurious. Water sport equipment rentals and a poolside bar make the outdoor atmosphere as exciting as the location of the Beach Walk. Conference facilities, a sundeck, patio and business center provide ample room for guest events and conferences. A stay at the Embassy Suites by Hilton Waikiki Beach Walk is one for the books.

  • 101 reviews mention ‘groups’
  • 4.5-star rating

Promising Review: “Embassy Suites- Waikiki Beach Walk made group travel easy and enjoyable. From pre-booking our team, adjusting to travel delays and ensuring our group had breakfast no matter how early we had to depart. Traveling in a COVID environment is tricky. Rooms were spotless and food delivery was easy. They have thought of everything. THE excellent communication from group sales and service from staff kept us comfortable, safe and on schedule. A+ all around!”

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