THE LUXURY Hotel in Waikiki!
David W (Honolulu, Hawaii)
ESPACIO the Jewel of Waikiki" is located at the epicenter of Waikiki Beach. A singular memorable event as you survey your Hawaiian surf kingdom with a bird’s eye view from the gorgeous rooftop infinity pool. The ESPACIO has only nine super suites each named after a jewel, with no other hotel rooms. This exclusivity makes you feel like you are living in your own residence overlooking the beach of Waikiki. What really elevates the experience to 5 stars is the wonderfully engaged staff. Without the hustle and bustle of a big hotel, each one takes the time to find out what will make your stay unique. My wife is a macadamia nut fan and the second morning Dave the breakfast Chef surprised my wife with super yummy mac nut pancakes topped with an island flower lilikoi butter. Happy wife made an even happier husband! We stayed in a 3 bedroom 8th floor suite that was designed with tasteful residential elegance. Our first evening we sipped champagne while watching a spectacular evening sunset from our own lanai balcony jacuzzi. All the beds are a gazillion thread count fluffy but with a firm mattress which we like. There is even a full length Tempur-Pedic body pillow which was cool to snuggle with. The in-suite dry sauna was a much-appreciated amenity after a night of overindulgence. As we had three couples, the full kitchen and dining area were the center of entertaining. At the end of the evening everyone went to their own bedrooms, each with its own luxury bathroom with a fancy Japanese Toto toilet. The next morning, we enjoyed the included continental breakfast and headed back to the roof top infinity pool for an afternoon BBQ. We never left the property! Our second evening we dined at Mugen and experienced Chef Jason’s 8 course tasting menu. Chef’s French Japanese technique combining local sourced produce with the best proteins from around the world resulted in a world class dining experience. Each culinary sequence was flavorful on the palate and pleasing to the eye. He explained how even the various plates and vessels were specifically selected and imported from Japan to provide a canvas to present each course. Wine pairings from Lee the sommelier where all on point and as much educational as it was complimenting to the cuisine. Chef says the menu constantly changes as ingredients becomes seasonally available. We plan to come back next month for our anniversary. Overall, we had an outstanding couple’s weekend at Espacio and Mugen. Sure, it cost a small pile of gold but we all enjoyed the luxury experience while connecting after so many months. Bravo Espacio and Mugen!
New favorite hotel in Honolulu!
Having stayed in a Four Seasons property the night before I checked in to ESPACIO, my standards were high – and ESPACIO far surpassed them. From the moment I arrived to the time I departed, the entire staff provided a seamless experience that left me impressed over and over again. The hotel’s butler, Wesley, was more thoughtful than I could have imagined, arranging an incredible in-room breakfast that delivered on even the smallest of my preferences. Then there are the rooms – expansive suites that cover an entire floor complete with a roomy private balcony and outdoor Jacuzzi. I woke up to the most incredible view of Waikiki Beach. It’s amazing how you can feel so relaxed and at peace while situated in the middle an incredible, cosmopolitan city. Don’t miss the rooftop infinity pool (there is a spa on the same level) and onsite dining at Mugen – all very worthy of a visit. , I’ve never been to a hotel with more thoughtful, personalized service and amenities. Considering there are only 9 rooms, I feel very lucky to have secured a reservation and can’t wait to come back.
Service above and beyond for every guest. They really do care about every person, and their experience to be special and every detail cared for. We were able to enjoy the private luxury that every discerning traveler deserves.
Amazing location, Amazing property, Amazing service
Outstanding service - personalised and attentive without being intrusive. Hugely spacious accommodation - complete relaxation in the heart of the buzz of Waikiki. Complete win, as I get to chill while my wife and kids get the action they're seeking. Love this place - will absolutely be back!!
The best place to stay on oahu.
Derek D (Lihue, Hawaii)
There is no place like the espacio. The rooms are amazing...from the ocean view to the detail of the pillows, everything is exquisite. The ohana at the espacio is above and beyond. We celebrated our birthday, and the staff took care of everything. We made a special request for afternoon tea and it was delightful. We are looking forward to our next stay!