Hotel overview

Set amidst 13 acres of freshwater lagoons, lush tropical landscaping and cool ocean breezes, this traditional resort is an oceanfront haven for families, active travelers and golf-lovers alike. Here, spacious suites feature a private balcony, a fully-equipped kitchen and in-room washer/dryers for extra convenience, while numerous picnic and barbecue areas, a year-round children's activities program, a sauna, tennis courts and an 18-hole putting green ensure fun-filled stays for each and every guest.

Location

Honokowai - Beach
Kahului, HI, USA - Kahului Airport (OGG) : 30 miles

Property information

Year Built: 1976
All rooms non-smoking: 364
Floors: 4

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Hotel details

Dining

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Amenities

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Activities

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Hotel advisories

Advisory A mandatory cleaning fee of $89 plus tax will be collected at check-out. Fee is approximate and subject to change without notice.
Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $17.00 (maximum $150 per stay) plus tax, per room, per day, will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. This fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees that they may be responsible for but is not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Holiday cancel penalties apply when any portion of reservation falls under the holiday time period.

Minimum night stay requirements may apply to your reservation.

A major credit card is required upon check-in to cover phone or incidental charges.

Airbed/Rollaway available at an additional fee payable to the hotel directly.

Cribs are free.

Porterage is available on a request basis at an additional fee payable to the hotel directly.

Convention attendees cannot book this property for their convention stay, they must book through the proper convention source. Convention attendees that violate this policy will be responsible for paying any higher rates and may not be eligible for any promotional offerings.

Room requests are not guaranteed and are based upon availability at check-in.

Resort Fee – Mandatory hotel-imposed fees are charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out.

Amenities covered by this fee:
•PlayStation 3 console
•Unlimited access to DVD movies and PlayStation games
•In-room coffee and tea provided daily
•In-room safe usage
•Daily newspaper

**Properties offer complimentary WiFi access in room and public areas, not as part of the amenity fee. The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel-imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.0 1270 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Do Not Book Through Costco

    This Lahaina resort was lovely as the grounds were well kept and the pool was clean with many attractive areas for outdoor dinners, avail bbqs, evening strolls and the like. There is no restaurant and no beach but you can pull up your lounger on the spongy soft grass (if you are taking a break from sight-seeing!) and enjoy the *incredible* ocean view. There is much whale activity in February as it's mating season. This Aston at Papakea is next to the ever popular "food truck" extravaganza. It also connects to the picturesque Boardwalk, there is a grocery store, bar, fast food takeout, souvenir store in the mini mall and a Slappy Jacks within short walking distance. Spectacular beaches to the south and ones for snorkelling a short drive to the north (do your research on the safest times!) Minutes away from the amazing Honoapiilani Highway with a few fruit/banana bread stands if you need a break from the breathtaking views! PS do not irritate the locals on this HWY pull over if they're driving faster than you! The front desk staff at the resort is incredibly kind and towel service is swift (not free after 1 set with Costco.) I will warn you not to book through Costco because they bought 5 of these units and do not maintain them. Many units are privately owned (lucky them!) The carpeting was disgusting, the walls were dirty, you wrestle sliding doors, the sink had a horrendous garbage smell emanating from it and the rusty fridge needed replacing. A little goes a long way had Costco just invested a little of their annual 21 billion income. Why not make guests feel they're sleeping in clean quarters? We were taken to another unit that was less desirable than the first. Thankfully being in Hawaii we were not room-fixated but for the upgrade COST for an oceanfront room I would have expected much better. 1 clean service 1 towel service for 2 weeks. Like I say, I'm sure the Resort has better care with direct customer reservations but Costco fails *for what they charge you.* Don't waste your money on Costco. Book your own accommodations.

    Aug 02, 2020
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    False advertising

    Dear Management Upon checking into the room we were told that they gave us a different room then requested. When we entered the room we found a dirty room with writing on the walls , air conditioner wasn’t working, broken fans , moldy shower floor, bedroom had no air and closet had dirty things inside. This room was in much need of cleaning and repairing. We could not stay in there due to these conditions. I contacted your office and told the person in there about these problems and they said they couldn’t do anything. I asked to speak to a manger and they said nobody was there. I told them I was checking out and they should refund my money due to not giving me a livable place to stay. They said they could not do that . I told them that I was checking out please refund my money. I then went to the front desk where they checked me out and refunded me their fee. They also never called me back or refunded my money.

    Mar 27, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great Experience!!

    The room we got was newly renovated and was very clean & beautiful. This resort had 10 BBQs and 2 swimming pools and never had trouble getting a lounge chair for my whole family to sit at ocean front view. Staff were always helpful and friendly and would stay at this resort again.

    Mar 25, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful View

    The grounds are beautiful. Parking is terrible. There are no assigned parking stalls for each unit. They sell extra parking. So you might be out of luck if you arrive late at night. Getting amenities ie. toilet paper to your unit may take awhile. All in all it was a nice holiday.

    Mar 13, 2020
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Papakea is awesome - booking thru Aston is not!

    Papakea is lovely! Book a unit thru anyone EXCEPT Aston! When you book thru Aston, you have no choice in which unit you get to stay in, and it is (at this point in time, anyway) a big crap shoot! There are many, many beautiful units that have been remodeled, but at least a few that have not! IF you book thru the hotel, you may get a "dumpy" place or get lucky and get a fabulous one - and the price will be the same!! Until Aston fixes this policy - BEWARE!

    Mar 11, 2020