15 Sep First Residence Inn by Marriott Tops Latest Hawaii Hotel News
September 14, 2016
By: Joe Pike
|Residence Inn by Marriott, Maui Wailea|
Marriott International, Inc. has opened Hawaii’s first Residence Inn in the form of the new Residence Inn by Marriott, Maui Wailea.
On September 15, the newly constructed hotel will welcome local officials; community dignitaries; business leaders; lifestyle and trend influencers to a grand opening celebration.
The all-suite hotel consists of studio, one – and two-bedroom offerings. Each suite offers living zones and fully equipped kitchens.
Other amenities include upscale furnishings; deluxe bedding; flat screen TVs; functional work surfaces, and lanais (balconies) that open to a views of the ocean or mountainside.
The Great Room leads to the outdoor living area where guests will enjoy the outdoor pool and hot tub and the patio bar with fire pits.
For fun in the sun, guests have the option of putting on the golf green or shooting hoops at the Sport Court — all with Maui’s natural landscape as the backdrop.
The property also contains 1,800 square feet of indoor function space, which breaks out into the Molokai and Molokini meeting rooms, and a green lawn for outdoor special events.
Honua Kai Resort & Spa introduces new Royal Collection
Honua Kai Resort & Spa on Maui recently introduced The Royal Collection, which offers clients three distinct suite types, each carrying a thoughtfully chosen Hawaiian name – Alii, Piilani and Kamehameha.
Each suite features an expansive floor plan, elegant bathrooms and plush furnishings. Royal Collection guests also have access to new signature amenities and services, including a dedicated island activities concierge and exclusive offers at Ho’ola Spa.
Alii Speciality Suite
Named after the Hawaiian word for “royal” or “chief,” the Alii suite is one of the most stunning three-bedroom accommodations in Maui, featuring luxurious interiors with Hawaiian appointments to please even the most refined tastes.
Piilani Deluxe Ocean View Suite
Inspired by the Hawaiian Chief Piilani, renowned for building the island’s largest stone temple, the Piilani suites aim to embody the meaning of its name, “rising sky,” as each is located on the resort’s highest floor.
Kamehameha Oceanfront Suite
The resort’s top suite is named for Kamehameha the Great, an ancient chief who conquered most of the Hawaiian Islands and formally established the Kingdom of Hawaii in 1810. The exclusive sixth-floor suite offers impressive views and expansive indoor and outdoor living spaces.
Hotel Wailea Names Chef de Cuisine, Unveils New Culinary Concept
Hawaii’s first and only Relais & Chateaux property, the adults-only Hotel Wailea has a new chef de cuisine, Maui native Zach Sato.
Sato brings his ingredient-driven menu to The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea, the luxury resort’s newly rebranded Relais & Chateaux culinary concept.
Sato brings to The Restaurant at Hotel Wailea a belief system derived in sourcing the finest available ingredients as a means of crafting cuisine. Sato utilizes seasonal, island-grown offerings and ingredients from the hotel’s own farming operation, and has forged and fostered close relationships with Hawaii’s farmers and artisans – a favorite is the Big Island staple Hirabara Farms with which he works closely to craft season-driven dishes.
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