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Awards and Accolades

Our award-winning oceanfront paradise redefines luxury with a state-of-the-art spa, island inspired cuisine and authentic cultural experiences. We’re the ideal island getaway with distinctive dining venues, bars and a gourmet market, three swimming pools including an adult-only pool, a comprehensive fitness and wellness program.

2022 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• US News & World Report, Best Hotels in United States – Gold Badge
• Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• TripAdvisor,
2022 Travelers’ Choice Award
• Travel+Leisure World’s Best Awards 2022, Top 20 Hawaiʻi Resort Hotels
• Hawaiʻi Magazine, 2022 Readers Choice Award
• Smart Meetings, 2022 Smart Stars Award – Best Island Resort /Hotel

RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, 2022 Restaurant of the Year
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Most Innovative Menu, Gold
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Silver
Condé Nast Traveler, Best Restaurants in Maui


2021 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
Condé Nast Readers’ Choice Award, Top 25 Resorts in Hawaiʻi
Travel + Leisure Magazine, 20 Best Hotels in Hawaiʻi
TripAdvisor, Travelers’ Choice Award
Travel + Leisure Magazine, 500 ‘Best Hotels In The World’ list
• US News & World Report, Best Hotels in United States – Gold Badge
• Hotels.com, ‘Loved by Guests’ Award
• Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• UNESCO Sustainable Property Distinction
• Smart Meetings, 2021 Platinum Choice Award
• Hawaii Magazine, 2021 Readers Choice Award


2020 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
TripAdvisor, Travelers’ Choice Award
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 10 in Hawai‘i
AAA/CAA, Four Diamond Awards
Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• Smart Meetings, Platinum Choice Award

RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Local Flavor, Gold
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Restaurant of the Year, Silver
• Kō, Open Table, Diners’ Choice, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine


2019 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• HSMAI Adrian Award Silver Winner for 2018 Influencer Wellness Campaign
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• HLTA Awards: Finalist for Hotels/Accommodations – Large Hotel
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Gold
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Individual Hotel – Overall – Hawai‘i, Gold
• LUX Life Magazine, LUX 2019 Hotel & Spa Awards, Most Luxurious Beach Resort 2019 – Hawai‘i
Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Excellence in Sustainability, Gold
• Travel Weekly, Magellan Silver Award: Hospitality – Overall-Family Resort/Hotel
• Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• Maui Hotel & Lodging Association, Po‘okela Award: Outstanding Property
• World Spa and Wellness Awards, Finalist for Best Team – Willow Stream Spa

KŌ RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Silver
• Kō, MauiTime, 2019 Best of Maui: Best Resort Restaurant
• Maui County Farm Bureau: 2019 Mike Lyon’s Award Chef Tylun Pang


2018 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Poll, The Best in the World Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 15 in Hawai‘i
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• Maui Time, 2018 Best of Maui: Best Cocktail and Bar on Maui: The Training Room at LUANA Lounge
• The Maui News, 2018 Best of Maui, Best Chef: Tylun Pang
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018Best of Maui, Luxury Resort
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018 Best of Maui, Romantic Getaway
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018 Best of Maui, with Aloha Spirit
• Hawai‘i Magazine, 2018 Best of Maui, Guest Services Program
• Green Key Eco-Rating Program, 4 Key
• Prevue Meetings + Incentives, Visionary Award, 2018 Best Outdoor Meeting & Event Space

KŌ RESTAURANT
• Maui Time, 2018 Best of Maui: Best Kama‘aina
• OpenTable.com, 2018 OpenTable Diners’ Choice Award
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Wine Spectator Magazine, 2018 Award of Excellence


2017 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Poll, The Best in the World Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• BRIDES, 2017 Best Honeymoon Awards, Top 10 Resorts in Hawai‘i
• Trip.com, 2017 Family Tribe Best Hotels
• Family Vacation Critic, 2017 Family Vacation Critic Favorite
• TripAdvisor, 2017 Certificate of Excellence
• USA 10Best Awards, Best Waterfront Resort
• Travel Weekly, Silver Magellan Award, Beach Resort/Hotel category
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Destination Wedding Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver
• TravelPulse.com, Travvy Awards, Best Honeymoon Hotel/Resort – Hawai‘i, Silver

KŌ RESTAURANT
• Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Wine Spectator Magazine, 2017 Award of Excellence
• TripAdvisor, 2017 Certificate of Excellence
• Maui Time, 2017 Best of Maui: Best Kama‘aina
• The Maui News, 2017 Best of Maui, Best Multinational Cuisine

LUANA LOUNGE
• Maui Time, 2017 Best of Maui: Best Mixologist – Aaron Alcala-Mosley

WILLOW STREAM SPA
• TripAdvisor, 2017 Certificate of Excellence


2016 Awards

FAIRMONT KEA LANI
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, World’s Best Family Resort
• U.S. News Travel, Best Maui Hotels and Best Hawai‘i Hotel
• Travel + Leisure Magazine, The World’s Best Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i
• TripAdvisor GreenLeader Award
• TripAdvisor,
2016 Certificate of Excellence
• BRIDES, 2016 Best Honeymoon Awards, Top 10 Resorts in Hawai‘i
• USA 10 Best Awards, Best Waterfront Resort
• Travel Weekly, Gold Magellan Award, Beach Resort/Hotel category
• Green Key Global, Eco-Rating Program, 4 Green Keys
• Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Poll, The Best in the World Awards, Top 25 in Hawai‘i

KŌ RESTAURANT
Kō, Maui Nō Ka ‘Oi, ‘Aipono Award, Best Hawai‘i Regional Cuisine, Gold
• Kō TripAdvisor, 2016 Certificate of Excellence


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