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Hotel overview

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui is Hawaii's only all-suite and villa luxury oceanfront resort, situated on 22 acres of tropical landscape in sunny Wailea, Maui. This Maui hotel offers spacious one-bedroom suites with 860 square feet of luxurious living space, as well as two-story villas that are steps from the ocean and feature private courtyards, fully equipped kitchens, plunge pools, and barbecue grills.

Both fine dining and casual options may be found in the resort's four restaurants, which include a gourmet bakery and deli and the award-winning signature restaurant, Ko. Other hotel amenities include the full-service Willow Stream Spa, 24-hour fitness center, boutique shopping, full wedding coordination services, 36,000 feet of meeting and an events function space. Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui resort is also conveniently located within minutes of Wailea's championship golf courses and tennis courts.

Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui's resort activities include an award-winning Hawaiian Cultural Program and an Inspire Your Energy Fitness and Wellness Program. The detailed program offers authentic Hawaiian experiences that range from educational classes, to cultural music and celebrations, to local dining experiences, all available within a luxury hotel setting.

The Hawaiian Canoe Experience teaches guests Hawaiian traditions while offering a fun adventure. Participants learn the basics of paddling, as well as the history of the canoe and its importance to Hawaiian heritage. Used by native Hawaiians to cross the rough channels between the islands, the outrigger canoe was built out of koa and other hard native woods. Not only an instrument of fishing and sustenance gathering, the outrigger became the long distance means by which Hawaiians, and the greater Polynesian society projected both settlements and conquests. The Hawaiian Canoe Experience fills up quickly and advanced reservations are required.

However you choose to spend your time, be sure to open your mind and your heart to the Hawaiian culture. Hawaiians believe that we need to be conscious and grateful of all the things around us: our health, our family, and nature. The incredible culture is based on the fundamental principles of love, support, hospitality, and giving without the expectation of receiving.

Greening Your Life: Fairmont Kea Lani, Maui is committed to responsible tourism practices and sustainable hotel management. Since 2001, the resort's Sustainability Team has been comprised of leaders and colleagues dedicated to proactively "greening" operations and cultivating an enduring connection to the land and community. To date, the Sustainability Team has launched over 50 environmental initiatives at the resort! 

Location

Wailea - Beach
Kahului, HI, USA - Kahului Airport (OGG)

Property information

Year Built: 1991
Last Renovation: 2023
Accessible rooms: 13
Floors: 7
Total rooms: 450

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Amenities

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Hotel advisories

Advisory Please note, bedding is not guaranteed and is subject to availability at check-in. Additional costs, payable by consumer, may be collected by the hotel for triple or quad occupancy.
Advisory The standard cancellation policy applies to all room categories unless booking a non-refundable room category. Non-refundable room categories will be 100% fully non-refundable at the time of booking.
Advisory A minimum valet parking fee of $40.00 (plus tax) per room, per day, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due.
Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed resort fee of $50.00 (plus tax) per room, per night, will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. The fee is subject to change without prior notice. The information published here is to give the client an estimate of additional fees they may be responsible for but not a guarantee of the final amount due. For a detailed description of what is included in the mandatory fee, please see hotel policies.
Advisory The rollaway bed fee is $50.00 USD plus tax (Transient Accommodation Tax & Hawaii State General Excise Tax) per room, per night. Inclusions and price is subject to change at any time.
Advisory The hotel has stop using Single Use Plastic water bottles from their guest rooms. The new Pathwater bottles will be provided to our guest which is refillable throughout their stay with us. there are 16 Flowater filling stations installed for our guest all around the property.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Credit Card Policy: Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy: Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

General Information: Room taxes are included in vacation price. Minimum night stay restrictions may apply. Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Rollaways are available at an additional fee payable to hotel directly. Cribs are complimentary and on a request basis. 

Resort Fee: A mandatory hotel-imposed fee is charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out.

Mandatory hotel-imposed resort fee inclusions:
• Overnight Self-Parking for 1 vehicle per suite
• 10% Discount on Fairmont logo merchandise in Makana Market + Café

• Inspire your energy fitness classes

• Pool and beach amenities including sunscreen and after sun care

• Experience session with pacific dream photography (reservation required, photos available for purchase)

• Unlimited North America Long Distance calls (Canada and America)

• Unlimited bussiness Internet Access*

• Keiki welcome amenity

• One resuable pathwater bottle per registered guest, per stay, to be filled at purified water stations located throught the resort

• One-hour snorkel equipment (Tow sets per suite per day, resort use only). Available on first-come, first-served basis

• Hawaiian canoe Experience - **A 24-hr cancelation policy applies with a 'no show' fee of $65 per guest**

• weekly cultural activities


*Members of ALL - Accor live limiteless recieve premium internet service and 10% off at willow stream spa (exclusion may apply)

The resort charge does not include overnight valet parking currently at $40.00 per night, per vehicle ( rate is subject to change without notice).

The above list may not be comprehensive. Mandatory hotel-imposed fees may not include tax and are subject to change at any time. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Pet Policy Pets Allowed

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 6133 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    A gorgeous resort with incredible rooms

    Gorgeous resort with outstanding service. This is a world class luxury resort with all suites - the biggest rooms you will find on Maui. The lobby entrance is stunning. The grounds including the lush landscaping and beautiful pools are lovely. The beach is great - on smaller side but perfect and they offer complimentary chairs, umbrellas and towels. You can watch whales from the beach. Only tiny recommendation is that they should change their strategy on the pool cabanas. They have priced them such that 90% seem to sit empty all day while all other chairs are filled and umbrellas can be hard to come by. It should be an easy fix for them and something I would do if it was my hotel. I would think they would want guests to have maximum enjoyment and try to have all the cabanas filled all day. This is small point and overall amazing experience!! Yes it is pricey but am guessing that is the case for nearly all hotels at this tier.

    Mar 01, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Timeless Hawaiian Perfection!

    We have been coming to the Kea Lani with our 3 children almost every year for the last 2 decades. It is a gorgeous property, that cascades down to a perfect sandy beach and is PERFECT for families. It also has everything adults could want as well, so there is no compromise for the adults. Things we love: All suite hotel with 2 and 3 BR beachfront “villas” all with their own kitchen and plunge pool - absolute perfection! The Wailea waterfront path allows for easy access to restaurants at other resorts, like the Four Seasons (Spago, Duo and Ferraro’s are all excellent). The Kea Lani has also been recently remodeled, rooms, Villas and foyer - adding a new sushi restaurant Pilina. They kept the best of the old spirit but everything is new and fresh. I would be remiss if I didn’t mentioned the very best part of the Kea Lani, which is the staff who exemplify the Aloha spirit. Many have worked there since the opening in the 1990’s - there are so many familiar faces each year. For anyone considering a Hawaiian vacation with children of any age, I can’t recommend the Kea Lani highly enough. Jamie Corell is an incredible in-house reservation expert and knows every inch of the property! You can reach her at Jamie.Corell@Fairmont.com or + 808 875 4100. Most resorts booking are done via call center - Kea Lani is unique in having professional staff on-property who can walk you through the different options. Aloha!

    Feb 29, 2024
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Lovely stay albeit a few downsides

    Overall, we had a wonderful stay at Kea Lani. The hotel lobby construction is complete and looks grand. The suite was very comfortable and spacious. Although the initial room cleaning was not upto our standards or expectations from a Fairmont property, this was quickly addressed by management and the daily cleaning was much better in the subsequent days. Our main negative experience came from the staff at the property’s restaurants. The hotel lobby, concierge and bell desk were all consistently friendly and helpful. However, in comparison the staff at AMA’s Bar and Grill, as well as Nicks Seafood were atrocious! They neglected tables, dropped water over everyone when refilling glasses, brought incorrect checks and took their time correcting it, and overall just had a bad attitude. This made us want to avoid eating at the hotel, and order room service daily as the staff were very nice. Note - the Makena Market staff and the brunch at Ko were super nice in comparison. On a positive note, the complimentary yoga on the beach and star gazing experiences were particularly good. However, we wish there had been more of a variety for the guest that stays more than 2-3 nights. There really wasn’t that much for kids to enjoy aside from the daily koi fish feeding, hula and lei making classes. Still, our kids loved the tiny beach and pool slide, which kept them entertained daily. Would have been nice to have better beach equipment (boogie boards were old and floppy) that were complimentary as well. The pool loungers need updating but were comfortable. Overall, for the cost of the stay, I do wish we had stayed elsewhere as we had much higher expectations. But we still had a good time (just didn’t think it was value for $$).

    Feb 29, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Simply wonderful

    Everything about the resort was perfect. All services and attendants were outstanding with their positions. I was so pleased that there were enough pool loungers and chairs throughout the resort with plenty of shade. I was pleased to see how careful and thoughtful the resort is about plastics and had refillable bottles and fresh cold water throughout the resort. Our attendant for our room was impeccable easy check in and check out. The food at KO’ was to die for. Possibly the best meal we’ve ever had.

    Feb 20, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    This is one of our favorite hotels in the world

    This is one of our favorite hotels in the world. The staff is extremely helpful and kind, and the atmosphere is very kid-friendly. We always leave feeling extremely well taken care of. Would highly recommend to anyone looking for a luxury stay in Wailea.

    Feb 18, 2024