Location The hotel is located on Lanai Island in Lanai City. A perfect location to begin your exploration of the island. Rooms Guest rooms feature a charming plantation style decor preserving the hotel's original design. Adding to the hotel's character each room has a flair of its own with unique Hawaiian quilts distinct furnishings and artwork from Lana'i Artists. All rooms have ceiling fans hardwood flooring a private bathroom with shower and pedestal sinks. Room amenities include daily maid service telephone with alarm clock/radio and an in-room cooler. Restaurant The signature restaurant offers pacific-fusion fare in an enchanting and relaxed ambiance. Exterior One story in height this is a historic landmark with old Hawaii design. Lobby Small open-air lobby with big white wicker furniture for the old world charm. General The Hotel Lanai was built in 1923 by James Dole as lodging for Dole Plantation executives and was the first hotel on Lanai until 1990. For guests on a budget this hotel is an excellent choice.