Four Seasons Resort Hualalai5.0 out of 5.0
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Wonderful one week family vacation at Four Seasons Hualalai. It was awesome. We have three kids 10, 8 and 5. The resort caters to adults by making sure kids are happy. We had a room along the garden and pool. There was good planning done. We had a couple days next to the pool. There is an adult only pool. A quite pol, which is mostly teenagers on their phones. Then there is where my kids hung out a general pool. My wife and I had a morning of stand up paddle boarding. Kids had a blast in Kids for All Seasons Camp. Then as parents we had a chance to golf. Also went on an all-day helicopter trip across the island and a day spent on the ground in Volcano National Park. The helicopter tour was a great experience for the kids. The volcano was active and we saw good amount of lava flowing. It was a blast. The meals were awesome. We went a few weeks before it got really busy from spring break – would recommend making dinner reservations. We had meals at Grille, Beachtree and Ulu. All good food, but I wish I had more evenings at Ulu, but due to reservations, the only times available were 8:30 p.m.. Ulu has a nice selection and sushi and Asian Fusion cuisine. I need to workout. There is a little over 4.5 mile loop around the property. Run early in the morning. There is a nice gym. There is lots of equipment – there is never a lack of availability. Can't wait for a trip back.
We just had our 2nd stay at the Four Seasons, Hualalai and we understand why people are such fans of and so passionate about this resort. As Big Island residents we're used to all of the island being beautiful, have stayed in various accommodations on all the islands with accommodations, and have visited or dined at many others, including at some of the higher end resorts. There really isn't anything else like this! The layout of the property is wonderful. Without large buildings, and with what is basically perfect, elegant landscaping, just walking around the property gives a feeling that isn't experienced at other luxury resorts. It feels much more like being in a little village. It never feels crowded or hurried. As travelers we aren't really resort types, preferring to venture out all day and generally returning to our accommodations to sleep. After staying here, now we get it. It was just wonderful to be there and it truly felt like we'd been transported somewhere else other than the already beautiful island we live on, yet still felt very much like the Hawaii we know and love. At night it takes on another character. Dim, but enough lighting everywhere gave it a tranquil feel. Even the restaurants become pleasant glows which fade as you walk away. The rooms we stayed in were spacious, beautiful, with a very comfortable bed and probably the best pillows I've experienced. Obviously the housekeeping is top notch. Super clean and no signs of wear anywhere. Luxurious and comfortable, while understated and nothing in or out of the rooms felt pretentious. As someone who generally dislikes air conditioning, largely because of the loud sounds or overly strong blowing that's inescapable, I found it to be almost miraculous here. Super quiet and it just works. Some of the rooms have outdoor showers in addition to indoor shower and separate tub. The outdoor shower is spectacular! We never heard other guests within our room so it felt very private and quiet. Even the least expensive rooms were nicer than anywhere else we've stayed. Food everywhere was very good to excellent and there were an above average number of vegan and vegetarian options indicated and/or listed on separate menus. This was actually one of the reasons we stayed here the first time for our honeymoon. We also loved the spa, the clothing store, and the trading company with some very rare, highly-rated pour over Big Island coffees that I had read about and had been wanting to try. Being the closest resort to the airport and Kailua-Kona town, the location is ideal but still far enough away from all of that to be an oasis. There are small beaches in front of the property, and larger ones a little bit of a walk north and south. The Big Island doesn't generally have the massive beaches found on Maui, Kauai, and Oahu so the small beach there is actually more than some other Kona/Kohala resorts. The pools are all so nice with such great views of the ocean that we spent more time around them. For those into hiking, it's not too far from what I consider one of the most spectacular hiking destinations in Hawaii, Kiholo Bay. Service was also excellent, friendly, always professional. This place is very special. Even just having this place to visit a few hours drive from our home made us feel like we were on vacation somewhere new while we were there. Even if you've been to Hawaii before, it's in its own class here and even a couple nights it will probably be the highlight of your visit. For kama'aina looking for a special escape, I can't think of a more impressive place to stay for a special occasion or luxurious staycation.
Lots of restaurant choices at the resort. Food is excellent! Proximity to the airport is an easy 20 minutes. The golf course is challenging and beautiful. Service was great! Toiletries are high quality and the shops sell a nice variety of clothing and accessories.
First off....it the Four Seasons. The standard of service is set very high by their staff and it shows. From the bar service to restaurant personnel, all make you feel like you are the only customer/guest
Beautiful resort and rooms. Superb and welcoming staff from checki in to in room dining. The fitness center was the nicest we've seen at any resort and the pathways throughout the resort and along the beach were fantastic.
We stayed here on our last night on the Big Island and had an incredible experience. We felt extremely welcome from the time we checked in until the time we left. The property is large and beautiful, and every staff member we encountered was genuinely very friendly.
Excellent service, top quality amenities, well trained staff and very personal, high quality food. Beautiful property with very comfortable beds and pleasing landscape. You will find the surroundings relaxing and immaculate with mature palm trees and plants integrated with the local lava field.
We were treated like royalty at Hualalai! The staff were friendly and respectful. We were here for a special treat for my sister for decades of helping our mother and she got the treatment she deserved!
We loved this resort, and can't say enough about how wonderful it is. The rooms and grounds are gorgeous, the staff is wonderfully friendly and helpful, the food is great, the views of the ocean and amenities are incredible! If you have the money and want to spend it here, it's a great place to stay. Just be prepared for some pretty high prices. We were able to stay there for a reward trip for work, and felt totally spoiled. However, we would probably never be able to afford it ourselves.
I do not know if it was even real, but everything was beyond perfect. Rooms, service, pools, the personnel... we had an amazing time there. Thank you for the lovely stay and for taking such good care of us!
Located in Kaupulehu, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai is adjacent to Four Seasons Resort Hualalai Golf Course and within a few miles (5 km) of Kiholo Bay. This 243-room, 5-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with 6 outdoor pools, a golf course, and a full-service spa. It's on the beach and also near Kaʻupuleho Cultural Center and Manini'owali Beach.
You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Savor a meal from the privacy of your room with 24-hour room service, or get a pick-me-up at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.
All 243 air-conditioned rooms provide lanais, MP3 docks, and refrigerators. 42-inch flat-screen TVs come with cable channels and DVD players, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Beds sport premium bedding and down comforters, and bathrooms offer jetted tubs, hair dryers, and designer toiletries. Minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers are other standard amenities.
Awarded Conde Nast Gold List status in 2015, Four Seasons Resort Hualalai features a golf course, a full-service spa, and 6 outdoor pools. Onsite parking is available, both free self and paid valet parking (USD 25 per night)—also useful is an airport shuttle for a fee (available 24 hours). The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and securing valuables. Other amenities at this beach resort include a children's pool, a health club, and a spa tub.
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94% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 2536 reviews