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Mana Kai Maui

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2960 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
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  • Value
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  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Jerusalem, Israel
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43 reviews 43 reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

We booked what we were told was a "partial ocean view" with a color television in a lovely room. When we arrived, we discovered that the resort itself had nothing to do with this rental, and did not even have the information for getting into the room. The "partial ocean view" was a total misrepresentation: we had a room that... More 

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

This response comes from the on-site rental program, not the management company you rented from. A hotel type accommodation like the one you booked does not have a reserved parking space, only the one or two bedrooms do. Winter waves and weather has taken away a lot of sand, however this affected all of the Hawaiian Islands. There is still... More 

Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Mana Kai surprised me in many ways. I've never been to Maui before, and Mana Kai gave me what I needed to enjoy my stay. I got the non ocean view room that was OK, despite the fact that it just have a big window that faces the aisle, so everyone walking on the aisle can see you if you... More 

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

Mahalo for taking the time to write a response. The majority of properties in Hawaii do not offer meals inclusive with the room rate. You are correct that many of the visitors do not spend a lot of time in their unit. We are pleased we met or exceeded your expectations and agree we have one of the best locations... More 

Alberta, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

When we checked in we got 408B which was beside the elevators and probably the worst room location with a view of the wall. We asked if we could be moved and the staff could not have been more helpful. After two nights we were able to change to 802B. By far the best "Hotel Room" with amazing views of... More 

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

Aloha, thank you for writing a review. Yes, the view for all hotel type rooms are not equal. The 08 stack of rooms has the elevator shaft blocking view towards the ocean side. There are also slight variations in the decor of a unit, which is dependent on which contractor and designer the owner chooses. With our rental program approximately... More 

Fair Oaks, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
3 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Live here and had to stay overnight while our place was tented. May have been better off to brave the killer gas. Room 202 was tiny and floor was wet in front of fridge. Like spongy wet. Spoke with maintenance who told my husband to go downstairs to front desk, get towels, and lay them on floor. Really? Thought we... More 

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

Thank you for your review. I did speak to you and your husband up check out. Our desk clerk on duty and I did apologize for the inconvenience, in fact when the same desk clerk delivered the towels to your unit the night before, she apologized for the hotel then as well. I did explain that we have limited services... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

We stayed at Mana Kai Resort in Kihei, Maui for four weeks in December/January 2014/2015. The best feature of the resort is the view (our condo was on the 6th floor, so the view was spectacular.) The fact that the resort is right on the beach is also a great plus: no need to cross very busy S. Kihei Rd.... More 

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

Mahalo for sharing your review with us and others. I don't think the unit you stayed in is one of the 46 units we have in our on site rental program, as you mentioned the rental office and them sending a plumber. We have our own maintenance staff in-house. Thank you for explaining public beaches in Hawaii and we are... More 

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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Yesterday my room was broken into twice by someone who has the codes for the doors. They went through my closet, under the sink in the bathroom and defecated in the toilet and left it as a calling card. After the first entry was noticed, I contacted security and the rental company and the door code was changed immediately. Then... More 

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

Aloha, I am sorry this occurred during your stay here. Your unit is not in our on site rental program units, however I am happy to see the management company your rented from did respond quickly after your first incident. Please contact them as I am sure that lock can be investigated to see what type of key, guest or... More 

the sea ranch
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64 reviews 64 reviews
33 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

Two weeks here in January..........great weather, huge surf. We had room 505A. That is 5 rooms from the ocean end of the condo. We have stayed at Mana Kai about 15 times over 30 years. The condo was fine, but the interior is getting tired. All of the cabinets really should be replaced, especially for a room costing $350/night. We... More 

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

Aloha thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are currently gathering information for an interior renovation to begin possibly in 2016 or 2017. Our location is one of the best in South Kihei. Mahalo for staying with us. We look forward to your next visit. More 

La Crosse, Wisconsin
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My wife and I returned to the Mana Kai Maui for our 46 wedding anniversary. We stayed for 2 weeks the day after Thanksgiving, 2014. This is our 2nd visit and we were impressed by the improvements made in the landscaping, and the rooms that now have air conditioning. Everything about our stay was outstanding...we love the Mana Kai and... More 

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

Mahalo for your glowing review and thank you for coming back to spend your vacation with us. I couldn't agree more with your description of your experience here. We will look forward to hosting your grandsons on your next visit. More 

Long Beach, Washington
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47 reviews 47 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

This is the 3rd time we have stayed at the Mana Kai in Kihei. Although it had been about 15 years since our last visit, we we happy to see it was even nicer than the last time we visited. We stayed in condo 411, both the a and b sides. Nicely appointed, clean and priced right considering it was... More 

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

Although unit 411 is not a unit our company rents, I am glad you had a good time here on your vacation. Mahalo for returning time and time again. Thank you for writing this review, I;ll share it with the owner. More 

Canada
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67 reviews 67 reviews
14 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014

We (our family) have been going to this property for 10 years, every winter. It was so convenient, comfortable and affordable. We loved the direct access to the beach, the friendly atmosphere. However, the non-renovated units are feeling really dated. The renovated units are beyond affordable now. What do you get for U$ 600/night? A unit with a kitchen. No... More 

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

Aloha Dr. thank you for taking time to write a review.Unfortunately operational costs go up every year as well and cost of living index. Our location more than makes up for the lack of a spa, room service and for those renting from us we do have complementary passes for a gym 3.5 miles from the property. Also, by the... More 

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