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Travaasa Hana

5031 Hana Highway | Hana, HI 96713 [See Map]
#6 in Best Maui Hotels
Hotel Class 4.0-star Critic Rating Good Guest Rating
TripAdvior Traveler Rating

Based on 776 reviews
Property Type Boutique hotel with 139 rooms, 1 floors
Primary View(s) Ocean
Style Traditional, Rustic
Best For Families, Couples, Solo travelers
AMENITIES Room Service, Internet Access, Business Center See all amenities

U.S. News Review

Overlooking Hamoa Beach from its perch on Maui's eastern shore, Travaasa Hana prides itself on its Old Hawaiian atmosphere. Case in point: Guests are invited to explore local traditions like hula though classes taught on-site by staff members that have been with the hotel for generations. There's also the fact that the hotel doesn't just have a whirlpool — it has a lava rock whirlpool. Many of Travaasa Hana's guests have been longtime, loyal customers, who continue to return to this property for its excellent customer service and beautiful lodgings. You won't find high-tech amenities in these guest rooms. That's right: no TVs, clocks or radios. Travaasa Hana's accommodations are designed to help you disconnect, featuring private hot tubs and spacious balconies. Guests especially enjoy staying here thanks to the hotel's all-inclusive rates; the cost of your room will also cover meals and spa treatments, if you're so inclined. And guests recommend that you take advantage of this option, describing the spa as beautiful and the cuisine as delicious.

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Critic Reviews

Oyster.com

“The Travaasa Hana, Maui overlooking Hana Bay delivers rustic luxury in the middle of Maui's lush, secluded east coast. ”

Frommer's

“Ahhh ... arriving at Travaasa (formerly the Hotel Hana Maui) is like letting out a deep sigh. The atmosphere is so immediately relaxing you’ll forget everything beyond this remote seaside sanctuary. Nestled in the center of quaint Hana town, the 66-acre resort wraps around Kauiki Head.”
Award: Frommer's Exceptional

Other Awards:
  • AAA/CAA Four Diamond Lodgings 2015
  • Concierge.com Editor's Pick
  • Condé Nast Readers' Choice List 2014

Guest Rooms

Travaasa Hana's rooms and cottages are spacious and have all the modern accessories, with one notable exception: no electronics (TVs, radios, or Internet hookups). The hotel does this to "preserve your tranquility."

  • Lanais/patios with all accommodations
  • The rooms do not have air conditioners, but do have ceiling fans and screened doors
  • Minifridges stocked with free bottled water

Standard room size:

650 square feet
  • Internet
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available
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Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 776 guests have reviewed the Travaasa Hana, giving it a rating of 4.5, on a scale of 1-5.

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating: 4.5 (based on 776 reviews)

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Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Internet Access
  • Business Center
  • Dining
  • Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Fitness Center
  • Pool

Location & Parking

Travaasa Hana is located on the eastern shore of Maui and is reachable by a one of the island's most difficult to drive highways. Guests can fly to Hana Airport from Kahulaui, a 20-minute flight on a small plane, to avoid the drive. The hotel will provide complimentary airfare when guests book one of the available packages.

  • Secluded location is great for relaxation, but there's very little near the hotel
  • The coast has a number of hikable trails, waterfalls and beaches that the hotel's staff can guide guests to
  • There is no direct beach access, and the nearest beach, Hamoa, is 3 miles south

  • 24-hour valet parking (free)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach
  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping

Dining

Travaasa Hana has limited dining options. The hotel's main restaurant, Ka'Uiki, offers fine dining and uses local ingredients for its American and Asian fusion dishes. The menu is a bit pricey and does not include standard fare, such as pizza or sandwiches.

  • Ka'Uiki is open daily for all three meals
  • The hotel offers room service, but has limited hours
  • All-inclusive options cover meals

Number of restaurants:

1

Cuisine types:

Asian, American
  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The hotel offers two pools, including an infinity pool surrounded by palm trees, which overlooks Hana Bay.

  • No poolside drink service
  • Jacuzzi available; some of the larger suites/cottages come with private Jacuzzis as well

Number of pools:

2

Pool types:

  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo

Pool amenities:

  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas
  • Pool bar

Spa

The Spa at Travaasa Hana has treatment rooms which feature private lounges. Services include massages and body treatments.

  • Guests receive free access to the hotel's on-site spa facilities, which include locker rooms, cold plunge bath, steam room, and outdoor shower, without purchasing a treatment.
  • Treatments focus on Hawaiian-specific techniques and local products
  • The gift shop sells Hawaiian-made products that are used in the spa

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

There are no kids clubs or babysitting services available, but the hotel can help arrange family-friendly outdoor activities and excursions for an extra fee.

  • Kids club
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The hotel has an on-site fitness center with weight-training and cardio equipment. The hotel also offers a number of fitness classes.

  • Three-hole putt-putt golf course overlooks Hana Bay
  • Classes are free when purchasing the all-inclusive resort package
  • Classes include circuit training, Pilates and coastal walks

  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs (free)
  • Paddle boats (with fee)
  • Motor boats

Business

The hotel's "guest house" serves as a space for meetings and events. Events can also be held in the hotel restaurant, library and outdoor patio as well as 10,000 square feet of outdoor space (including the beachfront). The hotel's Club Room has a television (the only one on the property), computer, printer, and Wi-Fi. Wi-Fi is also available in the library.

Number of meeting rooms:

7
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Pets

Golf

Wedding

Travaasa Hana is a popular place to hold a secluded wedding, but getting guests to the hotel could be a challenge. There are a number of areas on the property for ceremonies or receptions, including the beach or large lanai.

  • Couples must stay at the hotel at least two nights, purchase a wedding package, and provide a nonrefundable deposit in order to book a wedding
  • Couples can host their own private luau
  • There is no open bar option

Maximum wedding guest capacity:

150
  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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Travaasa Hana

5031 Hana Highway | Hana, HI 96713 [See Full Map]