The cruise terminal in Honolulu is close to Waikiki, so there are numerous hotels nearby. Below we list some of the highest rated ones. Many more hotel options.
The historic Royal Hawaiian was Waikiki's first true luxury hotel. Now the pink palace is better than ever, thanks to extensive renovations.
The Halekulani is the primo resort on the beach of Waikiki. Its reputation is unequaled on Oahu. Five buildings range in height from 2 to 17 stories, surrounded by courtyards and gardens. Three restaurants, cocktail lounges, pool, spa, fitness room, business center.
The popular Aston Waikiki Beach Hotel has colorful rooms, most with full or partial ocean views. Free "breakfast on the beach."