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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Find answers to frequently asked questions about Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel in West Maui, and start planning your escape with us today!


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 the time of check-in?
A valid photo ID is required, along with a credit card or cash deposit of $75 USD per room per night security deposit. 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. 

Can I cook in the guestroom?

Our guestroom is not designed nor fitted to accommodate cooking. Except for the coffee maker and refrigerator that the hotel provides, preparation of food in guestrooms by any cooking appliances is prohibited. This includes, but not limited to, microwaves, hot plates, toaster ovens, rice cookers, combustible, open flame, barbecue grill, burners, heating appliance, or any other items intended for cooking. Open fire, flame, or cooking grills, either charcoal or gas, are not allowed anywhere on hotel property.
A microwave is available in the Deli Corner for all registered guests to use, during Deli operation hour 6:30 am - 10:00 pm daily.

Do you have a workout room on property?
No. There are a few fitness centers located in Lāhaina area (about 5-10 minutes drive away).

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?
No. All of our guest rooms are designated as non-smoking rooms. Smoking is not permitted on the lanai (balcony) area as well as in the room. Smoking inside the room (include the lanai/balcony) will result in a cleaning fee equal to the room’s published rate. 
To ensure compliance with Hawaii State Law, we have designated approved smoking areas which are marked throughout the property.

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

Does the hotel comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)?
Yes. Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel is ADA compliant. ADA accessible rooms, for our guests with special needs, are available upon request. Kāʻanapali Beach Hotel is also equipped with the hearing and sight-impaired equipments which can easily be installed in the guestrooms. A limited supply of risers and seats for the roll-in showers can be set up by the housekeeping department. Pool lifts for travelers with disabilities who want to use the swimming pool are also available. 



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 the time of check-in?
Upon check-in, as an industry standard, a security deposit of $75 per room per night is required to cover potential expenses during your stay. You will not be charged until check out if you made any additional purchase and sign it towards your room account. 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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