Hotel overview

Located on 40 spectacular oceanfront acres on famed Kaanapali Beach, the award winning Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa offers unlimited activities and amenities in a setting of tropical luxury.  This standout among Maui resorts truly offers something for everyone: half-acre pool with a 150-foot lava tube water slide; sand bottom children's pool; an extensive collection of Asian art; lush landscaping with exotic wildlife; a rooftop astronomy program; tennis; nightly entertainment including; Drums of the Pacific” Polynesian Luau; nine award-winning restaurants and lounges; and of course, Maui’s only oceanfront full-service spa, the magnificent Spa Moana and Moana Athletic Club.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort and Spa has earned Silver Level LEED-EBOM Certification! We are THE FIRST RESORT IN HAWAII to earn the LEED certification for Existing Buildings.

LEED-EBOM differs from traditional LEED certification in that is applies to the operations and maintenance of an existing building. The certification process and evaluation focused on key areas: water and energy conservation and efficiency, waste reduction and diversion from the landfill, and sustainable purchasing.


Kaanapali - Beach
Kahului, HI, USA - Kahului Airport (OGG) : 30 miles
Kapalua, HI, USA - Kapalua (JHM) : 15 miles

Property information

Year Built: 1980
Last Renovation: 2011
Accessible rooms: 26
Floors: 9
Suites: 31
Total rooms: 806

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Hotel advisories

Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $32 (plus tax) per room, per day 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 Parking Fee : A parking fee of $32+tax (Valet Parking), $22+tax (Self-Parking) or $14+tax (Day Parking), 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 The hotel's renovation will continue taking place in separate phases. Phase II will entail the full Atrium Tower and its 300 rooms, as well as the replacement of the flooring within the Atrium lobby. As the Atrium Tower is centrally located within the property, the resort does expect intermittent disturbance during this phase of renovation, however the resort will plan accordingly and offer a variety of guest enhancements in order to mitigate any impact to the guest experience.
Advisory As Phase II will encompass the replacement of the flooring with the Atrium lobby, the valet, bell stand and front desk will be relocated to the back group/luau entrance of the resort. All traffic will be directed to the back entrance and the front drive will be closed. Valet parking will be relocated to the Lahaina Tower parking lot, with the Napili parking lot to continue operating as self-parking.
Advisory Golf carts will be used to transport guests throughout the resort during check-in and check-out. Guests will still have access through the Atrium lobby, as they will be re-directed to a path that leads through the Halona Kai outdoor event space. The hotel will be fully operational. There will be increased signage & security around the resort. There will be no access to the work area by unauthorized personnel during the project.
Advisory Guests will not be staying in in the Atrium Tower during renovations. Work will take place Monday-Saturday from 7:00am–5:30pm. Please note renovation dates and times are subject to change at any time without prior notification.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in 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.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

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

Resort Fee: A  mandatory hotel-imposed resort fee will be charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out. This fee is not included in your package price and is subject to change.

Resort fee inclusions:
• Two reusable keepsake water bottles, per room, per stay, upon arrival
• Filtered water and ice machines located on every guestroom floor and throughout the resort
• 24-hr access to oceanfront Stay Fit Gym
• Complimentary cultural programs including lei making and hula lessons
• Wildlife tours, penguin and koi feedings
• Complimentary local, 1-800/1-888 phone calls
• In-room coffee and tea
• Complimentary yoga/fitness classes daily
• Resort shuttle service in Ka’anapali
• One-hour daily tennis or basketball court time; tennis balls, racquets, and basketballs included
• Lei greeting upon arrival
• PressReader: access to more than 2000 full-content international and local newspapers and magazines from over 100 countries on your tablet or smartphone
• 10% off Macy’s at Hyatt Regency Maui Resort
• 25% discount on Greens Fees at Ka’anapali Golf Curses (Royal and Kai Courses)**
• Complimentary Beach Portrait Session and 5x7 print from Grins2Go at Hyatt Regency Maui**
• Personalized guest request texting service: TEXT 808 518 2777 for 24 hour assistance**

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. Mandatory hotel-imposed house keeping fees plus tax per unit, per stay based on unit type.

Pet Policy Pets Allowed

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.0 8566 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent Hotel In Hawaii

    Pros It is a large complex, there is a garden, a pool for little kids and the staff and the breakfast is great and nice. Cons The bathroom and the property is tired and it is not good for walking at the beach and the beach is bad and it is not inspiring. Overall the property is tired but I highly recommend this place and it is nice but it is tired.

    May 19, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful, can’t wait to come back!

    A beautiful resort with AMAZING pools and amenities. One of the nicest, most well kept resorts we’ve ever been to. Our room was in one of the recently updated towers and it was beautiful and so comfortable. Food options were great, walking distance to many shops/restaurants and a short drive to downtown Lahaina. Perfect location and the staff at the hotel were all friendly and wonderful. We had an excellent stay and can’t wait to be back in the future!

    Apr 12, 2020
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful property, disappointing rooms & service

    SUMMARY: I see many reviews saying the rooms have been renovated, however we did not get lucky enough to experience one of these "beautiful" rooms. Be wary of booking this hotel anytime in the next year. It is definitely time for renovations! ROOMS: The room was rundown, poorly maintained, and out of date, the shower head leaked and had low water pressure, carpet was stained, mold in the tub grout, used q-tip on the floor, stains on the chairs, balcony table was broken, hallways were not swept - not what we expected from a Hyatt property, especially at the price that we paid over other high-profile brand hotels in the area. CHECK-IN PROCESS: I checked in via Online Checkin upon landing (40 minute drive from airport) and we arrived an hour LATER than what I had told them, due to stopping for dinner. The room was not ready when we arrived, however, and the credit card reader at the front desk was not working properly so check-in took even longer than normal (not sure why we bothered to check-in online, we saw no benefit). After that, we waited 2 hours for a rollaway bed to arrive (11 pm by then), even though it was requested during the reservation process & checked in virtually. UNDISCLOSED CONSTRUCTION: About half way through our stay, the front desk & valet was moved from one end of the property (near the elevators) to the other near the conference center (quite a further walk) & construction began at the front entrance and in the lobby. I chose this hotel over the Westin because the Westin stated clearly on their website that there would be construction & various pool closures during our stay. The Hyatt did not list any such inconveniences - very disappointing that this was not communicated, as it was clear from the ads posted throughout the hotel that they had been planning/completing room renovations. CORONA VIRUS RESPONSE: The hotel began shutting down services about half way through our stay due to coronavirus - understandably not their fault - but added to our frustrations at paying resort fees daily for things that were not available (yoga, fitness, luau, shopping, pool service, water activities, etc.). FOOD SERVICE: Our meals on property were so-so as far as preparation. We had overcooked mahi mahi at Sonz Steakhouse; the waiter here was excellent however. The last day my husband (who is food-safety certified) witnessed a food cross-contamination issue with the server using the ice cooler at the Umala restaurant. When politely brought to the server's attention, the server responded by arguing, saying it didn't happen. Service in restaurants and maid service was generally good when we asked for specific items (extra towels). Pool service was non-existent; we were not offered drinks or a menu poolside once during our 10 day stay. PARKING/VALET: Upon arrival, they informed us there was not currently a self-park option and we had to use valet ($10 more per day), but they would charge self-park rates. (We like to adventure with our 3 kids and there is always something accidentally left in the car so we prefer the access that self-park provides.) This was not reflected on our bill, we were charged valet rates anyway. The last night of our stay about 9 pm, I picked up all the items I needed to take inside & only then did the valet inform me that they were no longer parking cars (which was not supposed to start until midnight, per the hotel's notice - coronavirus again), even though there were two valets standing there watching me put on backpacks, beach umbrellas & coolers, obviously thinking valet would park the car, as usual. RESORT GROUNDS/LOCATION: The resort property itself is beautiful and our kids enjoyed the water features and the many unique birds on the property. Beachfront location is wonderful; Lahaina tourist area is a quick 5 minute drive.

    Mar 25, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Luxury on Ka’anapali Beach, with great renovations!

    Just finished a long stay at the Hyatt—I’ve been coming here for the better part of two decades—and the service remains terrific and the renovations are great. Beds are comfortable and high enough to store luggage beneath them; linens are clean and white. The lanai (balcony) has been renovated with a glass wall to give a wider view. The divan is cozy and stylish. Wall-mounted TV still has accessible HDMI ports if you want to hook up a device. A clock radio (yay!) with usb ports is at the bedside, along with plenty of other plugs and ports. Bathroom area is very nice with glass and marble, and yes, you can still get rooms with bathtubs! Some rooms have walk-in showers but I love luxuriating in a bathtub. They are functional bathtubs, not luxe, but they’re there! I really like the clock display right in the mirror, too. Though closet space has been changed to an open layout, it’s nice and large with good storage space. Views will give you a mountain view (don’t downplay it; sunrise over the West Maui mountains is gorgeous) or a partial ocean view where you can see ocean from the lanai, or ocean views. I think the pool is the best on Ka’anapali Beach, with its huge swimmable space and deep sections (9 feet!) and its 24 hr experience (a midnight swim is the best!), and I think the same about the poolside food and casual outdoor restaurant ‘Umalu. There are amazing gourmet dishes like poke nachos and ceviche shrimp wraps; I’d rather eat there than at any other Ka’anapali Beach hotel. The Hyatt’s lobby shops are also extensive, with a Macy’s, coffee shop, two boutiques, a Sunglass Hut, two fine souvenir shops (jewelry/art) and a sundries/snack store. There is a spa on site, a 24 hr workout room, and complimentary yoga classes. You also share privileges with the Hyatt Residence Club next door and can use their pool and poolside dining, both very nice! Ka’anapali beach walk takes you to Whalers’ Village about a 10-15 minute walk away, full of designer stores, souvenir shops, an ABC store, and upscale casual dining plus a food court. Towards the end of my trip, the pandemic precautions began to take a hold of Maui; the staff did everything to keep us protected while still wanting to give us a great relaxing time. When they had to shut down dine-in service, they still had an extensive menu, slightly truncated from their casual dining menu, available for poolside dining, carry-out, or room service. Pool service and housekeeping took great care of us. The entire staff was calm and friendly and never made us feel worried that there would be shortages or that we would go untended. I wish I could pay all their wages for as long as the hotel’s affected

    Mar 25, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent Experience & Value

    Booked through Southwest Vacations at the last minute! Hyatt rooms all have balconies or lanai's. Loved the breakfast included - excellent value! Ideal to have multiple pools and be directly on the beach! We were there during COVID-19 outbreak so a lot closed down but the hotel experience was still great!

    Mar 24, 2020