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Fairmont Orchid

One North Kaniku Drive, Waimea (Kamuela), The Big Island, HI 96743

+1 808 885 2000

based on 162 reviews


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About Fairmont Orchid, Waimea (Kamuela)

Value for money
Conveniently based and offering an indoor pool, a private beach and a Jacuzzi, this charming resort is an easy drive from Puako. It offers a fitness center, as well as hiking, canoeing and snorkeling. Fairmont Orchid boasts a variety of deluxe facilities, including a limousine service, outdoor tennis courts and Hawaiian ‘Spa Without Walls’. Guests can take advantage of the recreational activities on offer, such as a BBQ/picnic area, bicycle rental and a sauna. All of the romantic rooms at Fairmont Orchid are equipped with a hair dryer, cable/satellite channels and a radio. The resort's on-site restaurant, Norio’s Japanese Steakhouse & Sushi Bar, is a popular spot to have a meal. Guests can sample a range of drinks at Luana Lounge and Kahakai Bar Oceanfront. For guests who enjoy exploring local dining options, there is a great selection within walking distance. Hapuna Beach State Park and Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site are close by.

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Deluxe Rooms - Panoramic view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$985 totalAccorHotels.com
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Standard Rooms - POOL view
2 double beds

2 double beds



$982 totaltravelup
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Executive Rooms - Water view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$1,377 totalAgoda.com
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Double Rooms - Park view
2 queen beds

2 queen beds



$863 totalTraveluro
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King Rooms - Harbor view
1 king bed

1 king bed



$572 totalAccorHotels.com
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Queen Rooms - Sea view
2 queen beds

2 queen beds



$886 totalTrip.com
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Other Rooms - Panoramic view
2 queen beds

2 queen beds



$901 totalAccorHotels.com
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Resort Amenities & Facilities

  • Private beach
  • Snorkeling
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tennis
  • Free Wi-Fi

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • First-aid kit
  • Enhanced cleaning
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Business center
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water


  • Internet
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Accessibility and suitability

  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Designated smoking area
  • Private entrance
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Allergy-free room


  • Wine glasses
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine

Things to do

  • Gift shop
  • Shops (on site)
  • Eco tourism
  • Game room
  • Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Snorkeling
  • Beauty salon
  • Hiking


  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper


  • Family rooms
  • Garden view
  • Interconnected room(s) available
  • Storage available
  • Sea view
  • Seating area
  • Sofa
  • Soundproofing
  • Telephone

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Hot tub
  • Outdoor pool
  • Steam room
  • Spa and wellness center
  • Massage
  • Sauna


  • Outdoor furniture
  • Private beach
  • Garden
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Feather pillow
  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Pay-per-view channels
  • Radio
  • TV


  • Ironing service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Babysitting or child care
  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet
  • Kids' club

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Shuttle service (free)
  • Valet parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk


  • Fitness center
  • Tennis

Places of interest near Fairmont Orchid

Attractions in Waimea (Kamuela), Hawaii curated by momondo

Fairmont Orchid location: One North Kaniku Drive, Waimea (Kamuela), The Big Island, HI 96743


Darrin Gee's Spirit of Golf Academy13.2 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Orchid Court0.0 mi
Binchotan0.1 mi
Brown's Beach House - The Fairmont Orchid - Kohala Coast0.1 mi
Events at Brown's Beach House - Fairmont Orchid0.1 mi

Fairmont Orchid Reviews

GreatBased on 162 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "Clean, very nice, GREAT staff!" (in 30 reviews)
  • The beach is great too ! (in 28 reviews)
  • "Great location, great activities and beautiful beach!" (in 26 reviews)
Cons -
  • No room service because of covid-19. (in 9 reviews)
  • The hotel charges for everything! (in 8 reviews)
  • The service at brown’s beach house was really bad . (in 8 reviews)

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Fairmont Orchid room booking info

Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 4:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, Fairmont Orchid is less than the Waimea (Kamuela) average rate for 4 star hotels. The nightly rate at Fairmont Orchid is typically $584, whereas the nightly rate in Waimea (Kamuela) is $549 more.

  • If you're looking to go directly from Kona Intl to Fairmont Orchid, expect a 57min drive as they are around 19.0 mi apart.

  • Fairmont Orchid has parking available on site for customers of the hotel. With that in mind, the most efficient way to not only get from Kona Intl to the hotel, but also around Waimea (Kamuela) during your stay may be renting a car. Car rentals in Waimea (Kamuela) are on average $39/day. A very popular option for travelers staying at Fairmont Orchid would be to take a taxi or ridesharing service from Kona Intl directly to the hotel.

  • Customers of Fairmont Orchid are welcome to bring their dogs with them during their stay.

  • There is a restaurant at Fairmont Orchid that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +1 808 885 2000 for kitchen hours. Guests staying at Fairmont Orchid are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Yes. Many momondo users traveling to Waimea (Kamuela) specifically look for hotels with a pool. Fairmont Orchid may have rules and guidelines for using the pool, so be sure to ask the front desk about things like pool hours.

  • If you have questions about Fairmont Orchid or your reservation, please call the front desk directly at +1 808 885 2000.

  • Yes, Fairmont Orchid has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • There is a fitness center available to Fairmont Orchid guests.

  • You can plan to arrive after 4:00 PM for checking in. Check-out time is 11:00 AM. We advise notifying the front desk of any requests as early as possible.

  • The average price for a night at Fairmont Orchid found recently is $734 and can go as low as $450/night. Please note that rates may be impacted by travel dates, room type, and availability. To see current deals, enter your dates in the form above.

  • The accommodation features laundry services for all guests. You can leave your travel iron at home and use the irons provided at the accommodation.

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