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Lahaina’s Best Hotels for a Tropical Vacation

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Written by Duke Stewart

Photo by Quintin Doroquez via

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Lahaina’s Best Hotels

If you want to visit Maui, then you’ll travel through Lahaina, but that’s not a problem. If you are looking for a hotel in Lahaina, then this guide will help you search from beachfront resorts to quiet, remote cottages off the beaten path. Let’s get started with Lahaina’s best hotels for a tropical vacation for every kind of traveler.

Hale Nanea

Book at least one night at Hale Nanea and prepare for a quiet cottage that really makes guests feel like they’ve moved home to Hawaii. Enjoy their private patio and garden while Baby Beach, restaurants and shopping areas are easily reachable by foot. Whale watchers will love Hale Nanea’s proximity to Lahaina Harbor where visitors can arrange tours.  Room rates change depending on length of stay but start at $159.

Ho’oilo House

Ho’oilo House is a B&B that overlooks the ocean and is a short drive from a secluded beach. It’s also near the Maui Dragon Fruit Farm and the Animal Farm. Guests can enjoy a healthy breakfast and stay by the pool if they would rather not venture out. You can book any of the six rooms at Ho’oilo House starting at $324, but you better hurry because this is a popular place.

Kaanapali Alii

Kaanapali Alii’s condos offer so much for guests looking for a wonderful Maui stay. Ocean views go with the on site amenities that include a pool, spa and clay tennis courts. There are 184 rooms to choose from, and with a $184 starting price, competition will be fierce for a stay at this hotel. It’s interesting to note that the rooms are privately owned so decorations vary, making this a truly unique stay in Hawaii.

The Makai Inn

The Makai Inn is one of Lahaina’s most interesting hotels, and it’s not just the choice of Ocean View or Courtyard View. Each of the 18 rooms comes with a kitchenette so long-term visitors can stock up at nearby grocery stores. Quiet hours and a hydroponic garden guarantee guests will enjoy a completely relaxing stay. Prices start at $123 per night, so if you’re looking for a bargain that goes above and beyond, look no further than the Makai Inn.

Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa

Spend a night at one of Hyatt Regency Maui Resort & Spa’s 806 rooms and you’ll have everything at your fingertips. Enjoy the interconnected pools, fitness center, spa and hot tub, just to name a few of the many amenities available. Stroll around the grounds and have a look at various exotic birds or the lobby’s giant koi ponds. Have dinner at Japengo Restaurant for the sunset and enjoy one of the best views in Maui. You can book rooms starting at $328.

These awesome hotel options are guaranteed to meet every traveler’s needs while staying in Lahaina. Which one stands out to you? Don’t they all in some way? Either way, I hope you enjoy the trip and safe travels to Hawaii, Maui and Lahaina!

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Duke Stewart

I'm a writer and recovering American expat who shares my family's travels through life. Follow our adventures here and on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.