Fairmont Orchid Hawaii

| Kohala Coast, HI, United States
 

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Overview

During your stay, we hope you will take time to enjoy the wonders of Hawaii's Big Island. From snow-capped mountains to flowing volcanoes, to tropical rainforests and an amazing undersea world, the Big Island has much to offer the spirited traveler. We encourage you to discover the natural beauty and splendor of the island. We also invite you to luxuriate in our 32-acre resort, which has become even more luxurious under the Fairmont flag.

The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii, a 32-acre, AAA Four Diamond resort located on the exotic Kohala Coast on the Big Island of Hawaii. Enjoy a stay in one of our 538 guest rooms and suites, offering spectacular garden, mountain or ocean views. Relax and rejuvenate your spirit with a treatment at our unique Spa Without Walls. Savor our wide variety of dining options or take a stroll along the water on our private lagoon beach. Surrounded by lush mountains, volcano and tropical rainforest, the Fairmont Orchid promises pleasure for days on end.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Fairmont Orchid Hawaii
  • One North Kaniku Drive
  • Kohala Coast, HI 96743
  • United States

Location Summary
Surrounding the hotel are five sacred mountains, the countless blue hues of the Pacific Ocean and some of the world's best golf courses. Located a short 2 hour drive from the world's tallest mountain, Mauna Kea, and the world's most active volcano, Kilauea.

Directions to Hotel
From Kona International Airport: Turn left at the stoplight exiting the Kona International Airport onto Highway 19. Remain on Highway 19 for 19.5 miles. The entrance to Mauna Lani Drive is located on the left (ocean side) of the highway, marked by a noticeable coconut grove. Enter the resort on Mauna Lani Drive and proceed for about a mile to the round-about traffic circle. Enter the circle, yielding to traffic. Take the first right turn which is North Kaniku Drive. Stay on North Kaniku Drive until you reach the main entrance to The Fairmont Orchid at the end of the drive.

From Hilo International Airport: From Kekuanaoa Street (Airport Access Road) turn right on to Kanoelehua Street. Turn left onto Kamehameha Avenue. Continue as lane merges to the rig! ht onto Highway 19. Remain on Highway 19 to Waimea (approximately 53 miles). Follow signs in Waimea to Kawaihae (turn right on Lindsey Road/Highway 19). Continue for approximately 11 miles down Kawaihae Road. At the T-intersection on your left, turn left to continue on Highway 19. You are now traveling south, parallel to the ocean on your right. Continue approximately 7 miles, past Hapuna Beach State Park and the right-hand turn lane to Puako for Mauna Lani Resort sign on your right before a tall coconut grove entry road. Turn right onto Mauna Lani Drive. Proceed past the Guard House to the traffic circle and take the first right to The Fairmont Orchid on North Kaniku Drive. Stay on North Kaniku Drive until you reach the main entrance to The Fairmont Orchid at the end of the drive, less than a mile.

Highlights & Reviews

Awards
Conde Nast Award Winner, Mobil Award, Travel And Leisure Award
Banquets & Meetings
The Fairmont Orchid offers group clients a resort destination fully equipped for effective meetings in Paradise. With 76,000 square feet of outdoor function space (another 32,000 square feet indoors), one of the largest ballrooms on the coast, breakout and meeting rooms, you can get down to business.
Meeting Space
The Fairmont Orchid offers group clients a resort destination fully equipped for effective meetings in Paradise. With 76,000 square feet of outdoor function space (another 32,000 square feet indoors), one of the largest ballrooms on the coast, breakout and meeting rooms, you can get down to business.
Fine Dining On Site
Brown's Beach House Restaurant Ocean views and incomparable island-inspired cuisine led by chef de cuisine Thepthikone "TK" Keosavang blend fresh Hawaiian fish and the finest locally grown produce and herbs for seasonal offerings.
Fitness Center
A wide variety of equipment, including treadmills, Lifecycles, Stairmasters, Lifestep, recumbent bicycles, free weights and the LifeFitness strength training system.
Pool Outdoor
Our free-form, 10,000-square-foot swimming pool is perfect for a refreshing dip, 24 hours a day! Located in the middle of the resort right on the ocean, The Fairmont Orchid's pool is surrounded by beautiful tropical landscaping, offers poolside lunches.
Spa Facility
The Fairmont Orchid, Hawaii's award-winning Spa Without Walls lets you enjoy the splendor of Hawaii's tropical climate with 10 private outdoor waterfall hale (huts), 5 more oceanfront and 3 indoors.
Tennis Courts On Site
The 10-court, full-service Tennis Pavilion is consistently recognized as one of the best facilities in the United States, and features lights for evening play and a dramatic stadium court. Services include match arrangements, instructional theme clinics, racquet and ball machine rentals, private and semi-private lessons.
Beach
A secluded sugar white sand lagoon perfect for stand up paddle boarding, outrigger canoe paddling and much more with our Fairmont Orchid Beach Boys.
Golfing
The Fairmont Orchid is a golfer's paradise, and borders the splendid, 36-hole Francis H. I'i Brown championship golf course. Five additional championship golf courses are within five to 15 minutes of the resort hotel. Complimentary golf bag storage available.
Hiking
Join an Orchid Beachboy and explore the historic fishponds and shelter caves of Kalahuipua'a or the Puako Petroglyph Preserve, one of the largest concentrations of these ancient lava rock etchings.
Tennis Courts Nearby
Improve your skills at the only K-Swiss tennis resort in the U.S.
Volleyball
A'ama (crab) Volleyball. Three-person volleyball challenge against three beach attendants.


Guest Review Highlights

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Couple

72% (750)

Family

23% (240)

Solo

5% (52)

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Amenities

Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Executive Retreat
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Ballooning Hot Air
    - Beach
    - Golf Driving Range
    - Golfing
    - Hiking
    - Jet Skiing
    - Sailing
    - Shopping
    - Skiing_snow
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Theatre & Museums
    - Volleyball
    - Water Skiing
    - Windsurfing

World's Best Awards


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Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in the United States
Conde Nast Traveler 2014 Gold List for Best Hotels in the United States

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Fairmont Orchid Hawaii
Kohala Coast, HI, United States