Kalani Hawaii is not your typical hostel, hotel, lodge, bed and breakfast or vacation rental. As a fusion of all accommodation styles, we are a unique boutique private lodging offering our guests the finest accommodations on the North Shore of Oahu. Our rooms are rented out individually or joined in privacy for families or groups of travelers.

What you will experience at Kalani Hawaii is an escape from the everyday rush, a peek through the palm trees to see how life exists when you’re on island time.  We offer once in a lifetime memory, beautiful vistas, breathtaking sunsets, and short strolls to famous beachessnorkeling, world class surfing, and much, much more.

For the privacy of our guests we do not take walk-ins and are by reservation only. This being the case, we do try our very best to book last minute accommodations when space is available. If you have any questions please go to our Contact page, or, if you’re ready to book a reservation, please fill out our Booking Request Form.

We also would like to extend alohas to all surfers, organizers, and guests visiting to watch the WSL contests. We are in a very unique location in that we can offer you the best accommodations within steps from all the action. Hope to see you soon!

We do apologize as we are unable to accommodate pets.


Situated between Pūpūkea Mountain and the Pacific Ocean, we are on the North Shore of the Island of O’ahu, a short walking distance from the Sunset Beach and Pipeline. Our address is private for our guest’s relaxation and will be sent to you when you book your stay, but so you get an idea of where you will be enjoying your vacation, here is a map of our shores:

 Map illustration via Seek Spot Artwork by Mark and Keri Swanson


We believe the best way to really get to know us before you visit is through the reviews of guests who have previously (and repeatedly!) stayed with us. Our guests are the reason we work so hard to be the best place to stay on the North Shore, and thanks to the wonderful things everyone has had to say, we’re honored to have achieved the Excellence Award by Trip Advisor – 6 years in a row!

What Guests Are Saying About Us

  •   The Kalani Private Residence/Resort is pretty easy to get to, with an excellent location situated very close to great beaches. Bernie, the owner, is extremely accessible, helpful, knowledgeable and super friendly and goes out of his way to make sure your needs are met. I...More

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  •   I have stayed in a single room with a shared bathroom and firstly I have to tell you the place is spotless. I was a bit worried about the shared bathroom but had absolutely no problems with it. The place is very clean, the cleaning...More

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  •   What an amazing place, and incredible hosts. Bernie and Maria provide an exceptionally well run accommodation and do everything they can to ensure your stay is a trip of a lifetime. All their hard work and dedication to running a top class lodge is felt...More

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  •   I stayed at Kalani Private Lodging for 5 nights in one of their dorms. It was absolutely fantastic and by the time I left I felt like I was part of Bernie's family. The grounds are immaculate, absolutely lush and beautiful, the location fantastic, and...More

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  •   I can't overstate how wonderful this place was for my daughter and me. First... if you're staying on Oahu... the North Shore is the place to be. And we felt like we found a hidden gem staying here with Bernie, Maria, and Kalani. I could...More

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  •   I have stayed in a single room with a shared bathroom and firstly I have to tell you the place is spotless. I was a bit worried about the shared bathroom but had absolutely no problems with it. The place is very clean, the cleaning...More

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  •   Stayed at this beautiful property for 5 nights and loved every minute! Bernie and Maria made my friend and I feel very welcome and went above and beyond. The property is very well kept to a high standard and exceptionally clean. The lodging is in...More

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  •   I actually stayed with Maria and Bernie 2 years ago and never had a chance to write a review. And that's a shame because this is the most amazing place I've ever been! I was so happy and comfortable there. Maria and Bernie are great...More

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  •   I stayed here for 5nights and was blown away by the location, the welcome from my hosts, the cleanliness and luxury of the accommodation and the overall value for money that you get here. Absolutely THE best place to stay on the north shore. Don't...More

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  •   I have such fond and happy memories of my recent stay. It felt like staying with family in a really cozy, clean house. Bernie is like the happy relative there to help with with everything and dispensing the best local advice. It was so comfortable,...More

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