Awards and Accolades
After saying "Aloha" in 2011, Aulani Resort continues to distinguish itself as one of Hawai‘i's most acclaimed resorts. Discover some of the honors we've received from leading publications and travelers just like you.
CONDÉ NAST – TOP 25 RESORT IN HAWAIʻI: READER’S CHOICE AWARDS 2022
The readers of Condé Nast Traveler recognize Aulani Resort for its island themes, waterslides and pool areas, kids’ activities, ukulele lessons and Disney movie nights.
READERS’ CHOICE AWARDS, #1 BEST HOTEL OR RESORT FOR FAMILIES, 2022 – HAWAIʻI MAGAZINE
Hawaiʻi Magazine readers ranked Aulani Resort #1 on the Best of Oʻahu list for Best Hotel or Resort for Families, as well as #1 for Best Hotel or Resort Pool.
Best Resort Kids’ Club: Aunty’s Beach House at Aulani ResortAunty’s Beach House at Aulani Resort has earned recognition from Parents® as the Best Resort Kids’ Club. The article cites the variety of activities that keep kids happily occupied—from dress-up to hula to crafts—and the occasional appearance of favorite Disney Characters joining in the fun to add a little more magic to the day.
READERS' CHOICE AWARD, #1 BEST HOTEL OR RESORT FOR FAMILIES, 2018 – HAWAI‘I MAGAZINEAulani Resort also ranked #1 for Best Guest Services and won Top-10 honors for Best Luxury Resort, Best for a Long Vacation, Best Pool and Best Staff.
WORLD'S BEST AWARDS, THE WORLD'S BEST HOTELS AND RESORTS FOR FAMILIES, 2017 – TRAVEL + LEISUREThe readers of Travel + Leisure named Aulani Resort the #7 best hotel & resorts for families saying, "Though there are no theme park rides to be found at Aulani, magical details are plentiful."
BEST FAMILY-FRIENDLY RESORTS FOR SUMMER VACATIONS, 2016 – FODOR'SThis worldwide travel leader raves, "[Aulani] goes the extra mile for the younger set, with inspired touches… throughout the property."
Additional Honors for Aulani Resort
- Disney Aulani Resort's Hidden Treasures, 2017 – HAWAI‘I Magazine
- Everything You Need to Know About Disney's Aulani Resort in Hawaii, 2017 – Travel + Leisure
- It's Family Time at Oahu's Aulani Disney Resort, 2017 – Travel Pulse
- Best Family Beach Hotels, 2016 – Travel + Leisure
- Ten Best Family-Friendly Spas, 2016 – Better Homes & Gardens
- Readers' Choice Award: 30 Best Resorts in Hawai‘i, 2016 – Conde Nast Traveler
- Readers' Choice Award, #1 Best Hotel or Resort for Families, 2016 – Hawai'i Magazine
- Family Travel, Hawai‘i, 2015 – Travel + Leisure
- Great Hotels for Infants, 2015 – Yahoo! Travel
- Top Family-Friendly Retreats for Your Summer Vacation, 2016 – U.S. News & World Report
- Mothers' Day: The Best Spas to Pamper Mom, 2015 – USA Today
- Amazing Beach Resorts Around the World, 2015 – USA Today
- 25 Best-Ever Family Adventures, 2015 – Redbook