Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values!
Extra Value: No Resort Fee.
Family: Kids 17 and under Stay Free. Kids 5 and under Eat Breakfast Free.

Royal Experience Package: Ocean-view Room for Two, Daily American Breakfast Buffet for Two, Luau for Two and Sunset Cocktail and Dinner Cruise for Two.

Set amidst 27 acres of tropical gardens, fronting the best and most exclusive stretch of Kaanapali Beach, the Royal Lahaina Resort is a truly unique Hawaiian resort. The resort's natural beauty, traditional Hawaiian ambiance, and dedication to five-star service offers guests a timeless and subtle elegance providing for the ultimate in relaxation and tranquility. You will know you're in Hawaii the moment you set foot in the understated lobby. From the cool flagstone beneath your feet to the warm koa-wood walls and inviting wicker easy chairs, you will feel the soothing embrace of the tropics.

The resort's original garden and oceanfront cottage accommodations evoke a quaint beachside experience reminiscent of Hawaii's Plantation Era, situated amid tropical gardens and sprawling oceanfront lawns. With ceiling fans stirring the soft air, inviting couches, and island-style appointments throughout, they have the distinctly homey feel of a relative's beachfront hideaway.

The 12-story Lahaina Kai Tower features luxurious island-inspired guestrooms and suites celebrating the artistry, environment and culture of Hawaii. Each contemporary room pays tribute to the Islands with custom teak furnishings, hand-selected paintings and photographs, and a soft palette that plays counterpoint to the spectacular tropical setting.

Appetites large and small, casual, and cosmopolitan, traditional and adventurous will be more than satisfied by the culinary offerings at Royal Lahaina Resort. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, pupus (delectable snacks), and a full complement of tropical cocktails - eat, indulge, enjoy. Whether it is that first irresistibly cooling lick of a locally made ice cream cone at the Royal Scoop, a meticulously prepared and stunningly presented fresh island fish at The Royal Ocean Terrace, or the signature Mai Tais that made Don the Beachcomber internationally famous, you will dine like royalty.

Don't be surprised if you are joined by visiting celebrities! And beginning in late October, Humpback whales are frequently seen frolicking just off the beach.

Property Information

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


Hotel Details

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory This property is completely non-smoking. Smoking is permitted outside the Resort at least 20 feet away from all entrances and doorways. A cleaning fee will be charged to those who violate this policy.
Advisory A minimum parking fee of $15 per night, per vehicle for self-parking and $20 per night, per vehicle for valet parking will be charged and collected by the hotel at check-in or check-out. These 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 is 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.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating Based on 5102 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Three days in paradise

    The Royal Lahaina was selected by our travel company. It was GORGEOUS!! The hotel is a representation of traditional Hawaii. We stayed in the tower and loved the view of the beach, ocean, and grounds. The staff was welcoming and made our stay even more pleasant. Our package included valet parking and I would recommend this as it was so convenient when needing our car. Beds were comfortable and the resort is quiet when you come back from different excursions. Enjoy the beach, pools, or just watch a sunset. Mahalo, Royal Hawaiian.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Must Read!!!

    Valet is $20/day and Self parking is $15/day (cheapest parking rate on Maui). Check-in day you can valet your car for $15 first day only after that next day if continuing valet will be $20/day. No resort fee. Your not guarantee type of room. Friendly staff. Check-ins at 4pm and checkouts are at 11am (average times for most resorts on Maui). Rarely any late checkout available keep that in mind. Bellman can store bags until your room is ready or when your finally ready to leave resort back to reality. Cheapest resort on Kaanapali. Kaanapali trolley available (free shuttle around Kaanapali only). Outlet shuttle bus available ($3/per-person down front street Lahaina). Shuttle and trolley is not resorts property so don’t blame them for any missed pick up times, it’s and outsourced company. Oldest resort on Kaanapali so expect some flaws with structure. Luau on property (no discount). No lei greeting upon arrival (only with packages deals). One restaurant on-site. One general store on-site. One ice cream/snack shop on-site. Non smoking rooms/grounds (two designated smoking locations on property). Pictures on website isn’t accurate (only some rooms are renovated not all). Ocean 1-3min walk away. The grounds around property are green and simple that it’s just beautiful. Valet/bell service is so good that I’m so cheap I don’t tip them even though they deserve it. I only paying $300+ a night compared to other resorts that charge $400-$600+ a night. I spend my whole time doing out doors adventures/enjoying my vacation and only need hotel room for shower and rest then repeat. The reason for the one star is for the people with no common sense to do their research before judging a resort and not their own incompetence. I love Royal Lahaina Resort I give the staff two thumbs up for dealing with rude guest that aren’t royal at all. P.S do your homework and stop complaining. Respect the staff they just following orders it’s not their fault you have issues. I come to Hawaii to enjoy it not say in room to complain about it. You spend most of your time not in your room so why complain? Rooms are used for showers and resting, save your money for everything else like food/shopping/entertainment. I rather save money on rooms and spend more doing what I want here in Hawaii.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The best beach ever!

    This hotel was wonderful. The service was great and the beach was the best in the area. There was adequate shuttle and bus services to get you to destinations in the town of Lahaina. I would recommend this hotel for families and couples.

    Aug 12, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    We love the Royal Lahaina resort. The people are fantastic. The resort offers everything you need for a great vacation.

    We have stayed at the Royal Lahaina resort at least 10 times since 2014. We feel like royalty here. The first time we went was our 25 th wedding anniversary and we were given chocolate covered strawberries. The second time we went, we were grieving the death of my daughter, they upgraded us to a suite. Another time we went, we were celebrating my late daughters birthday, which fell on Memorial Day. We were looking everywhere for some Chinese lanterns,and the hotel gave some to us, and helped my husband make them floatable to send into the ocean for my baby girl. Can not go wrong staying with this hotel..

    Aug 11, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Right on the ocean!!

    A perfect spot to be on the beach in Maui! The cottage we were in was clean and "beachy"! We had a patio with chairs to sit at and it was super close to the 2 pools and beach access! It had a huge walk in shower and a little refrigerator to keep our drinks cold! We loved it!

    Aug 11, 2019
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see, hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-177 seats or A320-186 seats/PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Icelandair: PC 19-077, B757-200-183 seats; Miami Air: PC 18-230, B737-800-183 seats/PC 19-085, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Sunwing Airlines: PC 19-090, B737-800-189 seats; Swift Air: PC 18-229, B737-400-150 seats/PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/PC 18-254, A320-180 seats/PC 19-079, A320-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats; Volaris: PC 18-233, A320-180 seats. CST2139014-20 62519