Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to frequently asked questions about Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel in West Maui.


What time is check in and check out?
Daily check in time is at 3:30 pm, and check out is at 11:00 am.

What is required at time of check-in?
A valid photo ID and credit card for incidentals is required, along with a credit card or cash deposit of $75 USD per night. Credit cards are recommended at check in, not debit cards.

When is Whale Season?
Humpback whale season is defined as December through May. However, they have been spotted in Hawaiian waters as early as November and Maui’s whale season peaks between January and March.

Do you have gift amenities that we can order for our friends coming to stay at your hotel?
We would be delighted to help you with special arrangements, please visit our Amenities page for a detailed gift list. For assistance in placing your order or to get specific details, call (808) 667 0128. We require 48 hours advance notice for food items and 72 hours advance notice for special occassion cakes.

How big are your guest rooms?
Our standard guest rooms average 425 square feet and are fully air-conditioned, each with a private lanai (balcony) and tropical island decor.

Do any of your rooms have kitchens?
No. However, all guest rooms are equipped with a mini-refrigerator, tea/coffee maker, hairdryer and an iron with ironing board for your convenience. Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel rooms also feature 32” flat screen TV and clock radios. Our standard bedding is either two (2) double beds or one (1) king bed + one (1) twin day bed.

Do you have a workout room on property?
No. The nearest fitness center is Valley Isle Fitness which is a 10-15 minute walk or a 5-minute drive from the hotel. Valley Isle Fitness is located at the Fairway Shops in Kāʻanapali. Call (808) 667-7474.
Directions: Turn right outside our hotel (Kāʻanapali Parkway), then turn left onto Kekaʻa Drive and proceed up the hill. At the top, turn right into the Fairway Shops.

Do you have a spa or salon on property?
Yes. The Beauty of Aloha Spa Salon offers facials, massage, hair, nail and bridal services and much more. Please contact us for more information or to set up appointments. Call (808) 667 1800.

Is Internet access available?
Yes. We have complimentary in-room Wi-Fi service.  The access code will be provided at time of check-in with your hotel room keys.

Are smoking rooms available?
All of our guest rooms are designated as non-smoking rooms, however smoking is permitted on the lanai (balcony) area of designated smoking floors and 10% of our guest rooms are located on smoking floors. 
For safety reasons we ask that all guests use the ashtrays provided when smoking on the lanai/balcony. The sliding glass doors must be completely closed to keep the room’s interior free of second-hand smoke. Smoking inside the room will result in a cleaning fee equal to the room’s published rate. To ensure compliance with Hawaii State Law we have also designated approved smoking areas which are marked throughout the property.

How do I request a non-smoking room?
Please submit your request for a non-smoking room at the time of making your booking. If you book on this website, please include "non-smoking room" in the comments section at the bottom of the online booking form.
In accordance with Hawaii’s State Law, 90% of our inventory has been allocated on non-smoking floors and the remaining 10% on smoking floors.

Is there any laundry facilities on property? 
Yes, Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel has coin-operated washers and dryers on site for registered guests.


Is there a resort fee?
No. We do not charge any mandatory resort fees at our hotel.

Do you charge a parking fee?
Yes, and we offer convenient on-site parking for our registered guests.  The daily hotel parking fee per vehicle is $14 for self-parking or $18 per day for valet parking, with in-and-out privileges. Rates are subject to change.

Do you work with third party websites for online reservations?
Our hotel cannot guarantee the validity of unauthorized 3rd party websites, such as,,,,, We recommend you book direct or with our authorized partners. Should you have more question regarding validity of third party websites, please call 1-800-262-8450. 

Do you accept third party authorization? 
For individual travelers, we do not accept third party billing. For group and group travelers, please contact our group team for direct assistance.

What is the tax rate in the state of Hawaiʻi?
4.166% Hawaiʻi State General Excise Tax (“GET”) and 10.25% Hawaiʻi Transient Accommodations Tax (“TAT”) (collectively the Excise Tax and Transient Tax equal a combined total tax rate of 14.416% (the “Combined Tax(es)”) applied to all hotel room rates, effective January 1, 2018, until December 31, 2030.

Can I use a debit card instead of a credit card at time of check-in?
By using your debit card, the hotel will request funds from your account.  These funds will NOT be accessible to you for up to 21 business days (longer for foreign banks)after your departure and may adversely affect your account balance.  Although the hotel releases the remaining funds upon check-out, your bank may take 7 - 21 business days (longer for foreign banks) to release these funds.  This effect on your account is not the same as a credit card "hold" or authorization.  We will not be held responsible for the amount of time it takes for your bank to return funds or for any fees that may be associated with funds being held.

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