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Hotel overview

Set along a half-mile stretch of Ka’anapali’s most exclusive beach, golfers, active travelers and honeymooners will enjoy upscale accommodations amidst a welcoming Hawaiian ambiance. Home to a popular luau, it offers a wide variety of gracious facilities including oceanfront pools, tennis, 18-holes of pristine golf nearby, a beach activities center, several restaurants and a poolside grill.

Property information

Year Built: 1962
Last Renovation: 2008
Accessible rooms: 17
Floors: 12
Nonsmoking rooms: 516
Total rooms: 516

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Hotel details

Dining

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Amenities

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Activities

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Hotel advisories

Advisory This property is completely non-smoking. A cleaning fee will be charged to those who violate this policy.
Advisory A minimum mandatory hotel-imposed resort fee of $40.00 (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.
Advisory A minimum self parking fee of $35 plus tax per room, per night, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. Parking fees are 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 valet parking fee of $40.00 plus tax per room, per night, per vehicle will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. Parking fees are 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.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 4:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 PM
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 Amenity Fee includes:

- Wellness Classes:  Daily classes to be held (see resort activity sheet for details of times)

- Hawaiian Cultural Classes: Daily Classes to be held including, lau hala weaving, hula lessons and ukulele

- Hiu Wai (Traditional Hawaiian Cleaning) ritual at Sunrise on the beach

- In-Room Coffee: Enjoy a selection of signature Kona coffee and tea from the convenience of your guest room

- Internet Access: High speed internet wireless access in guest rooms and throughout the resort

- Phone Calls: Unlimited local and long-distance calls including up to 60 minutes of international calls per day

- Sunscreen and After Sun Lotion:   Reef Safe and available at the resort pool area.

- Self-service 24-hour workplace: Complimentary boarding pass printing and copying services

- Spa Service Credit: $20.00 per room per stay at Alana Spa - Please note spa services must be reserved in advance at an additional charge

- Fitness Center: Daily access to the Fitness Facilities.

- Self-Guided Botanical Tour of the Royal Lahaina Resort

- Shuffleboard and Bocci Ball available oceanside of hotel

- Resort Shuttle Service: Ka’anapali trolley service to Whalers Village Shops/Restaurants and select Ka’anapali hotels

- Hawaiian Vintage Postcard per stay from the Royal Lahaina Trading Company

- Personalized Guest Messaging Service

- Refillable Water Bottle Stations


The fee amount, taxes, and inclusions are subject to change at any time without notice. The resort amenity fee is per room per night.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.0 6304 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful restaurant inside Royal Lahaina Resort, Maui

    My wife and I travelled to Maui frequently. During our recent morning walk along the beach at Kaanapali, we strolled to the Royal Lahaina resort and found the restaurant tucked inside at the end of the lobby. We looked at the menu and decided to come back for some dishes later. When we came back for dinner , we were greeted by the manager named Ford. He toke the time to greet us and gave us the history of the resort and told us the charitable efforts of the owner to accommodate local residents who were displaced by the fire in Lahaina plus the American Red Cross volunteers that helped with the recovery work. We were shown the layout of the restaurant, located right by the beach with breath taking sunset views. My wife had the beet salad, and I had the mixed plate with pulled pork, fish, and Teriyaki chicken. Plus rice and macaroni salad. All nicely done. Will go back again.

    Apr 14, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Vacation of a Lifetime

    My family had a wonderful time during our stay. We spent 2 nights in the hotel, and four nights in the beach bungalow. The hotel room was dated, and in need of some TLC. Despite this, it was suitable for our needs. Our favorite experience was sitting on the balcony at sunset, having drinks while and listening to the luau. The bungalow was absolutely stunning. The grounds of the resort were inviting and safe. The beach was beautiful, and we could easily hear the whale mating calls simply by dipping our heads in the water. A personal beach high light was renting a kayak from the hotel, and experiencing the whales up close. A note of caution about the ocean. While my family and I swam in the ocean almost every day of our stay, there were times when the surf became too rough. When the waves became too intense for our liking, we simply relocated to the main pool for swimming and cocktails. The most memorable part of our stay was the staff. We found the staff to be attentive and helpful. I recall one specific conversation I had with a staff member who exuded an absolute passion for hospitality. After nearly 20 years in the service industry, I have come to appreciate how difficult it is to please todays customers. Consequently, I have a real appreciation for individuals who care deeply and sincerely about the art of service.

    Apr 11, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Home away from home!

    Well, this is a late review because I’m a procrastinator but, I tell ya, every week since our trip I have said to myself: I got to write that review!! We loved the Royal Lahaina!! So central to everything, sadly, the island has been through so much trauma since we were there. The views are incredible. The beach is right there and there are 2 pools to sit with your family and drink and chill! We especially wanted to say thank you to Ford, who made us feel so cared for!! He was the highlight of our trip and the reason why I remembered to write this review

    Feb 19, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The importance of 'Aloha.'

    As a senior who lost her home and most of her business in the Lahaina fire, I was moved to the Royale Lahaina by the Red Cross. This is my 8th move since the fire, but I have actually stayed here the longest as I continue to strive to find a more permanent housing solution. From what I hear, the Royal Lahaina opened its doors to fire survivors immediately after the fire, long before they had a contract or knew that they would be compensated for housing. That says a lot about the character of the people at the very top level of management, and this same ideal continues down to every employee that I have meet and interacted with here. When I first checked in and the staff at the front desk could see that I had an injured knee, they put me in a room close to the elevator and suggested a shower chair, which made all the difference in my comfort level. The maintenance guys have made regular stops to replace A/C filters, check plumbing, and ask if anything needed attention, so I know that they are on top of the general upkeep. Currently, they are working on the exterior of the building, but as I 'talk story' with some of the crew, they tell me how blessed they are that management keeps finding them 'things do do' so that they can keep their employment during these uncertain times. And then there is Chiiko, this little Japanese lady who has a desk in the lobby. She picks flowers and makes wonderful leis for the weddings, furnishes cute little flower vases for the dining tables, but more importantly she has a keen eye and notices the guests that are struggling from this recent tragedy. In such a quiet, nondescript way, she has been a shoulder to cry on, a caring hand, doing whatever she can to make your stay as pleasant as possible. Most would not know that Chiiko also has lost her housing in the fire, as many employees here have. Yet, it is as if they have put their personal troubles aside so that they can be available to help others. It is this overall essence of Aloha that Chiiko and the other employees here at the Royale Lahaina have that bring me hope. They recognizing that we truly are one ohana, and that it will be possible to rebuild our entire town, so long that we all remember what is truly important.

    Feb 05, 2024
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    No aloha

    Old, noisy, intermittent wifi, long walk to parking. Staff that doesn't care about kupuna or locals. They are remodeling while charging $500 a day for the wildfire survivors to stay here.. Don't go to Lahaina, it's a mess.

    Jan 10, 2024