Hawaii is on many people’s bucket lists, being that it is such a beautiful resort destination. Not only is it a fantastic place to vacation, it also has a hidden gem just for the military to take advantage of: the Hale Koa Hotel, located in the heart of Waikiki. The Hale Koa Hotel is part of the Armed Forces Recreation Centers, and serves members of the U.S. Armed Forces, their families, and other authorized users.
Located in the heart of Waikiki, Hale Koa Hotel is spread over 72 oceanfront acres, giving you enviable access to one of the world’s most celebrated shorelines, and all the scenery and fun that comes with it. Hale Koa Hotel has 818 rooms reserved exclusively for military members, families and sponsored guests to relax, explore and enjoy. This is a special place to experience an entertaining, affordable and family-friendly vacation in paradise.
Hale Koa Hotel | Photo courtesy of Brad Hays – AFRC Resorts
The comfortable Waikiki hotel rooms are the best value on Waikiki Beach. Generations of military guests and their families have enjoyed the expansive grounds, prime location and intimate setting as benefits for serving our country. If you’re eligible to stay, you’ve earned your access to these amazing accommodations. The Hale Koa Hotel is a smoke-free facility, and amenities include A/C, Alarm Clock, Coffee Service, Cribs, Hair Dryer, Housekeeping, Internet Access, Iron/Ironing Board, Laundry Availability and TV. Free high-speed WiFi available in rooms and in the Ilima Tower Lobby and Main Pool areas. Boarding Pass kiosk in Ilima lobby. Barber Shop, Mini-Exchange, Beach Services, Car Rental and Jewelry store on-site.
Room Rates range from $123 to $371 per night (current rates valid until September 30, 2020), Single/Double occupancy, and are based on rank and room category. You can make reservations up to 365 days before your arrival date, so if you are a planner, go ahead and book it! It’s recommended to book at least 6 months in advance. Even if a room isn’t available when you want to visit Hawaii (check back periodically, though), the Hale Koa Hotel can connect you to nearby hotels with special rates, based on their availability, too.
Special – July 2020
The Hale Koa Hotel is open to eligible guests within the State of Hawaii. A special month of July leisure travel promotion is featured starting at $119 per night.
The Hotel is reopening in stages with some amenities and vacation services not available until State of Hawaii and Military guidelines permit these services to resume. Occupancy for the month of July is limited to 65% of the Hotel’s 818 rooms.
The health and safety of guests and staff will be a top priority. Hand-sanitizer stations have been installed in high traffic areas (restaurants, lobbies, elevators, etc.). Appropriate protective equipment has been provided to employees and the staff has been trained on new standards and expectations related to hygiene, cleanliness, social distancing and safety. Guests will be asked to bring their own masks to be worn at all times in common areas and to observe physical distancing guidelines.
Eligible State of Hawaii residents can now book reservations for stays beginning July 1, 2020. As the hotel re-opens, they are offering a Special Kama’aina Let’s Go Holoholo this July. Promotion valid July 1-31, 2020.
Guests can choose the following special pricing – based on availability:
Weeknight (Monday – Thursday) rates
$119 – Run of House – Standard to Partial Ocean View Rooms $139 – Ocean View Rooms $159 – Ocean Front Rooms $179 – Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms
Weekend (Friday – Sunday) rates
$139 – Run of House – Standard to Partial Ocean View Rooms $159 – Ocean View Rooms $179 – Ocean Front Rooms $199 – Deluxe Ocean Front Rooms
As the hotel reopens and per Hawaii State and Military guidelines, some services will remain closed.
Service that may not be available: – Beauty Salon & Spa, Fitness Center, Adult Pool and select Food & Beverage facilities. The main pool may have limited hours and amenities.
To book your experience, CLICK HERE to take you to the reservations page.
Valid for reservation stays from July 1-31, 2020. Exclusively for eligible State of Hawaii residents only. Promotion is subject to change and based on availability. Specific room types may not be available at the time of booking. As the Hotel reopens and per Hawaii state and Military guidelines, some services will remain closed.
** Please note: Due to the impact of COVID 19 on travel, we encourage people to always plan trips in accordance with the guidance provided by government and health officials.