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Maui Lu Resort

2.0 of 5 575 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is probably the last inexpensive resort on Maui/Kihey. Its basic but the apartments on the beach side of the road has nice balconies and its own little unique beach. If we had a chance, we would go back tomorrow.

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Aspen, CO
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31 reviews 31 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Closed for total makeover/replacement. Forget all of the old reviews - this place is gone forever. Whatever takes its place will be completely different, and assuredly much more expensive. There is nothing left to say except that Kihei has lost a piece of history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

A memory of happiness and joy. My wife and I are in love with this place. Beautiful grounds of acres of palm trees and manicured lawns, a private beach, and nice size pool, but above all that, for a honeymoon, its perfectly romantic.

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Kihei, Hawaii
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59 reviews 59 reviews
3 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Have heard recently that the Maui Lu has closed its doors. My wife and I had stayed at this true Maui gem for the last eleven years. We have many truly heartfelt and wonderful memories of the staff and hotel. It really was a special place that took you back to the days of old Hawaii. The staff and hotel... More 

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San Diego, California, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

I was so sad to hear the Maui Lu closed. I found out when I was booking another stay. Stayed there over 10 times. It was the best part of Maui. Loved the grounds, the friendly cats and even the cats. It always pissed me off seeing so many negative reviews over the years. People expect the Ritz on the... More 

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Auburn, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

stayed 3 times now. it's not meant to be the Ritz. Affordable ocean front rooms. Saw someone with a dog staying there. beaches were very clean but water is murky. snorkel just south of there. shops and food are not far, easy access to snorkeling, scuba lessons, boating, and Molokini.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

It's pretty much in the middle of nowhere and you need a car to get around. The rooms are very old, they are kept as clean as they can be but not up to scratch. (The whole "resort" is being taken over by a big hotel chain next month, I'm sure they will demolish the lot and rebuild - they... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

I stayed at this hotel in 2008 and 2013. I was looking for a hotel that didn't tear a hole in your finances. The hotel is situated ideally for trips to Haleakala, Lahaina etc. Unfortunately it was already getting to be a little bit outdated. I would have liked to book again for this November, but wasn't able to. I'm... More 

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Michael W, General Manager at Maui Lu Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for identifying the Maui Lu for the value that it has offered. I also thank you for your positive recognition of the Maui Lu's location and service. We do wish that we could welcome you again within the future. Sadly, the Maui Lu will be closing effective September 10th for redevelopment. Aston Hotels & Resorts has... More 

Budapest, Hungary
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Our experience was horrible. We stayed at the "Resort" for 2 nights, and were clearly fooled by the pictures on their website. Looks like a pretty nice and clean place but it is not! It's dirty, old, musty, smells very very bad. Didn't wanna touch ANYTHING, not even the doorknob. The room was dark, the carpet was very dirty and... More 

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Michael W, General Manager at Maui Lu Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for your comments. I apologize for your disappointment on cleanliness and service. I appreciate your positive support on location. I do wish that we could have spoken at any time during your visit. I would have actively sought resolution to include locating another property to meet your expectations. Thank you for being our guests. More 

Temecula, California, United States
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

Under any condition, do not stay at this hotel. We stayed here only one night, and that was one night too many. We had 7 nights booked at a nice resort in Ka'anapali, but we were getting in late the night before our stay at the resort started. So we booked a hotel for one night close to the airport... More 

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Michael W, General Manager at Maui Lu Resort, responded to this review

I am sorry to have disappointed you. I do wish that we had had the opportunity to meet. I can assure you that the Maui Lu is not the disappointment that you described to many, many of our guests. The property is unique and does not offer the same experience to everyone. Nonetheless, I sincerely appreciate your having been our... More 

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Address: 575 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Kihei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Maui Lu Resort 2*
Number of rooms: 120
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Also Known As:
Aston Maui Lu Hotel Kihei
Aston Maui Lu Resort
Aston Kihei
Aston Lu Maui
Maui Lu Resort Kihei

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