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Located 0.8 mi (1.4 km) from Great 4-D Movie Ride, The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is within a 15-minute drive of Hapuna Beach State Park. This 540-room, 4.5-star resort welcomes business and leisure travelers with a private beach, a golf course, and a full-service spa. It's in the historical district and also near Waikoloa Kings Golf Course and Waikoloa Beach Golf Course.

Dining

This resort is home to 4 onsite restaurants, perfect for a quick bite to eat. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or get a quick energy boost at the coffee shop/café. For your convenience, a buffet breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Rooms

All of The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii's 540 air-conditioned rooms provide lanais, refrigerators, and coffee makers. 42-inch LCD TVs come with cable channels and pay movies, and guests can stay connected with WiFi and wired Internet. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Free newspapers, video-game consoles, and safes are also available.

Property features

Awarded Conde Nast Gold List status in 2014, The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii features a private beach, a golf course, and a full-service spa. Onsite parking is available, both free self and paid valet parking (USD 22 per day)—also useful is limo/town car service. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach resort include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub.

Highlights

  • Free WiFi and wired Internet in public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii

1 N Kaniku Drive Kohala Kamuela HI 96743

Renovations & Closures

The hotel will be renovating from 13 August 2016 to 10 September 2016 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Swimming pool
During renovations, the resort will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is located on the Kohala Coast, a 25-minute drive from the town of Waimea and 22 miles from the Kona airport.

An oceanfront restaurant at this resort on the Big Island of Hawaii serves regional cuisine with nightly Hawaiian music and hula shows. Other dining options include a breakfast restaurant, a sushi bar, a Hawaiian cowboy-themed lounge, and a poolside bar.

The resort offers a 10,000-square-foot free-form pool and a lava-rock spa tub. Beachside activities include snorkeling, kayaking, surfing, and turtle watching. Spa Without Walls (surcharge) features oceanfront massage cabanas, while a 24-hour fitness center has cardiovascular equipment and free weights. Nearby activities also include ziplining, ecotours, and boat tours.

The Keiki Aloha children's program (surcharge) provides supervised activities, including arts and crafts, nature walks, and snorkeling. Resort wear, jewelry, and spa products are sold in the resort's boutiques.

This Hawaii Fairmont has 30,000 square feet of indoor meeting and event space, with event catering, audiovisual equipment, and high-speed Internet access available (surcharge). A business center provides faxing, copying, shipping, and other services; fees apply. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby. Guests are able to park their cars for free.

  • Outdoor pool 
  • Poolside bar 
  • Spa tub 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Limo or Town Car service available 
  • Meeting rooms 33 
  • Business center 
  • Conference space 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Total number of rooms - 540 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Express check-out 
  • Express check-in 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 6 
  • Hair salon 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Picnic area 
  • Barbecue grill(s) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Valet parking (surcharge) 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Concierge services 
  • 24-hour fitness facilities 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Free wired high-speed Internet 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Garden 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Health club 
  • Terrace 
  • On private beach 
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 10 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Free self parking 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Beach cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Pool cabanas (surcharge) 
  • Beach sun loungers 
  • Beach towels 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Spa services on site 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Microwave (on request)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( USD 14.95 per night ), Wired internet access ( USD 14.95 per night )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi , Free wired high-speed Internet

Parking

Free self parking, Valet parking (surcharge)

Room Amenities

  • Premium TV channels 
  • Video-game console 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Room service (limited hours) 
  • Lanai 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free newspaper 
  • Phone 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Microwave (on request) 
  • Pay movies 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Desk 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge) 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Slippers 
  • Cable TV service 
  • LCD TV 

Where to Eat

Brown's Beach House - Menu of Pacific Rim and Hawaiian regional cuisine featuring locally grown produce, fresh seafood from island waters, and mainland meats. Open for dinner, with nightly Hawaiian music.

Norio's Japanese Restaurant & Sushi Bar - Features authentic, traditional Japanese cuisine. An up-close-and-personal culinary experience is offered from a 12-seat sushi bar. With tables overlooking koi ponds, this intimate dinner restaurant features fresh sushi, teriyaki, tempura, and a selection of sakes and wines.

The Orchid Court - This breakfast restaurant serves daily buffets and à la carte items in an open-air setting with tropical garden and waterfall views.

Brown's Deli - Offering on-the-go snacks, sandwiches, fresh fruit, salads, pastries, and coffee drinks. Open all day.

Luana Lounge - Located near the main lobby, this leisurely and comfortable spot is perfect for relaxing and enjoying tropical libations and delectable pupus (appetizers). Features local Big Island art. Open mid afternoon until late night.

Hale Kai Restaurant - Watch endangered sea turtles bask on the shore from this toes-in-the-sand, family-style-dining restaurant. Serves a broad menu of lunch and dinner favorites, desserts, and cocktails. Located poolside. Open from late morning until late evening.

Kahakai Bar - Cocktails and pupus are served beachside under a Polynesian-style thatched roof. Open from late morning until early evening.

Nearby Things to Do

Resort staff can assist guests with snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, and other water sports; fees apply. Cultural and nature hikes are also available (surcharge). Complimentary water-aerobics classes are held in the resort's 10,000-square-foot freeform pool each morning. Other facilities include two outdoor spa tubs, and a 24-hour fitness center. Guests have access to 10 tennis courts, with a pro shop and instruction available; fees apply.

For a one-time per-person fee, guests may obtain an optional activity pass that includes snorkeling, beach, and kayak equipment; yoga, surfing, and tennis lessons.

The Fairmont Orchid is adjacent to the Francis H. I'i Brown Golf Course, which features two 18-hole, par 72 golf courses with ocean views and green fairways patterned with black lava.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Mountain biking nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Hiking/biking trails on site 
  • Pilates classes on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Sailing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 
  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Ziplining nearby 
  • Tennis lessons on site 

Spa Services

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii's Spa Without Walls offers a diverse menu of more than 45 treatments and therapies. Spa offerings fuse the Big Island's natural ingredients with indigenous healing methods, some of which were used by ancient Hawaiian healers. Guests can pamper themselves with spa services offered in oceanfront, waterfall, or indoor locations.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Swedish massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Thai massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Sports massage 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body scrubs 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Minimum check-in age is 21

Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Special check-in instructions:

Due to renovation work, the hotel swimming pool will be closed from August 14-September 10, 2016. Renovation-related noise may be heard between 8 AM-5 PM daily, and some food and beverage offerings will be reduced. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Check-out

Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of USD 25 per accommodation, per night

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the hotel:
  • Resort fee: USD 30.00 per accommodation, per night
The hotel resort fee includes:
  • Spa access
  • Fitness center access
  • Internet access
  • Parking
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between USD 13 and USD 30 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Fee for in-room high-speed Internet (wired): USD 14.95 per night (rates may vary)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 22 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Pet fee: USD 25 per accommodation, per night
  • Rollaway beds are available for an additional fee
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 17 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Key Eco-Rating Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.
  • The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii is listed in the 2014 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2014 Travel + Leisure 500.

Children Eat Free

Children younger than 5 years old eat complimentary meals when accompanied by a paying adult. Children 5 - 12 years old enjoy meals at a 50-percent discount when accompanied by a paying adult.


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