opened in 1927 and known as the pink palace of the pacific, the royal hawaiian, a luxury collection resort, waikiki is an oasis of timeless luxury on the island of oahu. Modern yet indigenous, the resort offers unprecedented amenities, refined accommodations and exclusive services all designed to provide our guests with a 5-star experience while visiting honolulu. Check out the royal hawaiian, on the shores of waikiki beach. The resort is just a stones throw away from the waters edge, giving you and your boo endless days in the golden hawaii sun. The royal hawaiians rooms are cozy yet classy, offering vibrant modern rooms in the mailani tower, elegant and comfortable rooms in the historic wing, and spacious, bright suites in the prestige suites. waikikis famed pink palace the royal hawaiian a luxury hotel on waikiki beach with awesome views of diamond head and the rest of honolulu waikiki skyline. The royal hawaiian is one mile from the honolulu zoo, and 5 minutes walk to the international market place. This is our guests favorite part of honolulu, according to independent reviews. Following a massively ambitious renovation by the gay-friendly starwood hotel group, waikikis vaunted (and uber-pink) royal hawaiian resort (2259 kalakaua ave. , ) reopened in january 2009 as part a starwood luxury collection property. Lgbtq-friendly hotels, also known as gay-friendly hotels, welcome all travelers who identify as lgbtqia. Expedia has compiled a selection of lgbtq-friendly hotels worldwide. In maui, these hotels prioritize a diverse environment in which guests are welcomed, respected, and not obliged to declare or hide their sexual orientation. Your memorable hawaii experience begins at this inimitable beachfront bar where you can lounge and listen to modern mele (songs) performed every evening by the islands most talented musicians. Want to make the royal hawaiians signature mai tai cocktail at home? Get the secret recipe. White sands hotel is located 2 blocks from waikiki beach and the royal hawaiian shopping center. Aston waikiki circle hotel, a uniquely-shaped hotel and a landmark along waikikis. We recommend booking an option with free cancellation in case your. The big island has more gay-owned inns and b&bs than any of the other islands, with particularly large concentrations near hawaii volcanoes np and the nearby puna district. Elsewhere, youll find a good mix of condos, mid-range hotels, historic inns, and luxury oceanfront resorts, mostly along the dry, leeward (kona and kohala) coast.