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 5232 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    A beautiful hotel and a great vacation !!

    The Royal Lahaina Hotel is a beautiful hotel and our room had a phenomenal view. The room was beautiful and had very good WiFi connection. We experienced excellent customer service from the staff at the front desk, the restaurant staff, the car valets, housekeeping and all the personnel located throughout the property. Everyone was polite and friendly and very accommodating and seemed happy. The restaurant food was delicious and the "Happy Hour" drinks and appies were very tasty. The beach in front of the hotel was beautiful and the pools were clean and inviting and the hotel provided plenty of pool loungers at the two main pools. The hotel had an early morning yoga class and a luau but we never attended either one because we had so much on the agenda... maybe the next trip :) We looked at many other hotels while we were in Maui, but the Royal Lahaina felt like home to us. I used the gift shop daily and the shuttle stop to Lahaina and Whalers Village was at our hotel, but we did often choose to walk to the other hotels and Whalers Village. The Royal Lahaina has a nice coffee shop with snacks and ice cream. There is a golf course next door and another close by (for the avid golfers). All in all, the Royal Lahaina Hotel was a great choice and most likely will be our choice again for our next trip to Maui.

    Nov 12, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Could not be better

    I got the view we hoped for and loved on our last visit. Everything is so well maintained in the room and everywhere else. The people are helpful and friendly. The breakfast buffet is a delight. The grounds are gorgeous; and the ice cream shop is part of our evening sunset watching ritual. Yes!

    Nov 12, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Favorite Resort

    We celebrated our wedding anniversary at the Royal Lahaina. Everyone was so friendly and helpful from the lady who checked us in to the wait staff at the restaurant. Our room had a perfect view of the beach and the mountains. The hotel is in a great location with a trolley to take us shopping nearby and a beautiful beach just outside the door. This was my 5th visit to this hotel and my husband's 4th. Our trip was relaxing and wonderful. There was a problem with the plumbing in our room, but even that didn't spoil our visit. We can't wait for our next trip.

    Nov 12, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Mixed experience, multiple customer service issues

    We came here to attend a family wedding. Beautiful property and amazing views. Spacious rooms. Although we had positive interactions with many staff members (eg, food/beverage), our experiences with the front desk staff were extremely frustrating. I understand people get burned out by working in a tourist industry but maybe it could be hidden a little better? We also got nickel & dimed for parking - when we paid $265 to stay here for one night, we were not informed we would also be charged $15 to park at the hotel. Getting simple questions answered about the potential of checking in one hour early (to avoid having to leave the wedding to go check in) were nearly impossible. When I called at 9:00am to ask about this possibility, I was told that the room is not ready now (duh!) but was not able to get a clear answer about whether or not it might be available at 3:00 (usual check in is 4pm) in spite of rephrasing the question 5 different ways. I was just told every time that it is not ready now. Eventually they said that they put in a request for early check in, but did not explain the process & nearly hung up on me when I attempted to clarify how one would know the status. Do I call back? Do they call me? I gave up trying to get a clear response. We got no call of course. When we then left in the middle of the wedding reception to check in, the basic communication skills of 2 additional front desk staff members with whom we interacted were also not only poor, but the worst was the very obvious attitude of not really caring less. The canned responses delivered in a monotone voice again did not consistently correspond to the question I asked, and ultimately was almost laughable. It was frustrating given the amount of money we spent, and it felt like now that they had our money, who cares about customer service. Feeling like I got swindled a little bit not only with the parking after dropping so much money on an average room, but the negative customer service interactions took away from the value. Definitely never giving my business again for overnight stay! Positively, the entire wedding staff was *amazing* and the wedding/reception site was absolutely gorgeous.

    Nov 12, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Relaxing, quiet resort

    Lush grounds right on beautiful strip of beach. Balcony view of mountains,Golf course, and ocean spectacular!! Restaurant delicious, food. Prime rib tops. Staff friendly, helpful.if you want a low key, Relaxing spot, here it is.

    Nov 11, 2019
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