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Mana Kai Maui

3.0 of 5 2960 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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Victoria
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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Big condo hotel in busy Kihei, Maui. It has eight floors and lots of rooms so lots of people. There is a bar, a restaurant, little grocery store, activities bar, and a pool. The best part... amazing beach. The location, although busy, is wonderful. The beach walk goes on for two hours before you hit a road. Good snorkeling and... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your excellent review. We not that large as there are 98 two bedroom units, of which our company manages 46 units. Depending the time of the season, we can be busy, but not like the Super Hotel Resorts. Being located on one of the best beaches on Maui has it's perks like at the beginning of Wailea. Thank... More

Stamford, Connecticut
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room is a little bit small, rooms are closed to each other so sometimes I can hear people talking in another room. Free parking. wifi is slow. As many review mentioned, the hotel is right on the beach. The beach is larger and nicer than the resort I stayed at Lahaina. Other than beach or water related activities, this... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do have daily Yoga classes here. Keawakapu beach is one of the nicest beaches in south Kihei. Beautiful sandy beach and very good snorkeling in front as well. One building, right on the beach, and no parking fees. You don't have to walk far from the parking lot, to your room and to the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband I stayed there in May 2014. It was just the two of us. We stayed in a hotel room facing the parking lot. It didn't bother us at all because again just the two of us. But if we came with the kids we would get the room with kitchen. Good price great location. We plan to come... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review. Yes, our hotel type rooms are small, only 210 sf, but the majority of visitors spend their time outdoors exploring or getting experiencing Hawaiian Culture events. So, to many they just need a clean, affordable place to sleep, and as you say we do have location times ten. We will see you and your family next... More

Israel
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64 reviews 64 reviews
10 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at mana kai hotel one week, the location was great, near to shops and restaurants, the hotel is on a beautiful and not crowded beach, the service on the front desk was good. We slept in a standard room for two, it was small for a week of staying.

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for taking your time to write a review. You were so far away from home and thank you for choosing to stay with us. The hotel rooms are are the smaller size but we also have condominiums that are twice the size with cooking facilities. We are pleased to be a part of your Hawaii experience. We hope to... More

Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Spent 3 nights here in a hotel room. We still got a lovely sea view from our room. This is a great resort with an awesome beach plus rock pools etc to walk on or snorkel around. The resort shop is stocked with everthing you need. The staff at the activities centre were very helpful. The only negative side is... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We are fortunate to be located on one of the nicest beaches in south Maui. Some thirty steps from the lobby to a mile long beach, it doesn't get much better than this. You know where we are now, join the long list of returnee's, so we can welcome you home next time! More

Aarhus, Denmark
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Perfect just the beach. There is a large choral reef just a few meters out from the shore, and the large turtles cruise around here all day long, not taking care of all the people here. The water is very clear, and the beach is perfect. There is a very nice view out the molikini crater.

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your review. Many visitors do not know there can be excellent snorkeling right off Keawakapu beach. Thank you for pointing this out and informing others. We do have a beach equipment rental shop on the ground floor as well. Looking forward to your next visit. More

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3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We've stayed here several times in the last five years. It is one of the best secrets in Maui for its fantastic view on the beach and a great price. The staff has always been nice to us here. Last year we made a last minute trip to Maui and unfortunately weren't able to get a room here in time.... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review. We are fortunate to be on one the best beaches in south Kihei. Although the businesses here are separate, we like to work as a team to all visitors that cross our path. We hope to see you soon in the future. More

New York City, New York
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5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

When booking our last minute trip to Hawaii, my boyfriend and I decided to cash in some "thank you points" I got from my Citibank credit card. We looked up the hotels that we qualified for and this happened to be one of them. We were torn between this hotel and another that required slightly less points. We looked both... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo, what a wonderful review. We are pleased you decided to give us a chance and stay with us. I liked your description of the view from the lobby. It's so nice to exceed the expectations of our visitors. Sounds like you had the perfect vacation, thank you for letting us be a part of it. Looking forward to your... More

Huntington Beach, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

The Mana Kai is right on the edge of South Kihei and the beginning of Wailea without the overpriced Wailea cost. I have stayed here serval times over the years the view from the 1 bedroom Condominiums are exceptional overlooking Keawakapu beach although the “Hotel Rooms” are much less expensive I would avoid at all cost, no balcony or view,... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for your positive review and your continued loyalty. Your review says it all. We do actually have a following of visitors that enjoy the Hotel type units and if you are fortunate to get an 01, 02, 05, or 06 unit, there are beautiful ocean views as well. We look forward to your next visit. More

London, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
10 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed in Mana Kai multiple times. I am not going to repeat the reviews that describe a quaint condo block in a beautiful location. After all, we keep coming back, but next time will not be apartment 807! We rented privately after finding the condo on VRBO. The owner would not accept a booking through VRBO or TripAdvisor... More

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manakai73, General Manager at Mana Kai Maui, responded to this review

Aloha, thank you for your review. I am sorry you did not have a good vacation while you were here. Unit 807 is not in our rental program as we are the on-site-rental program that manages 46 units out of the 98 units here. I do know that 807 is beautifully decorated and has an upgraded renovation. The owner is... More

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Address: 2960 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Kihei
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Hotel Class:3 star — Mana Kai Maui 3*
Number of rooms: 98
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