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Kauhale Makai (Village by the Sea)

2.5 of 5 938 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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calgary, ab
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As our first VRBO, the accommodations at this unit have set the standard very high. I am almost hesitant to write such a great review as this place was phenomenal and reasonably priced! When dealing with the owners, I found them to be very courteous, accommodating and have great attention to detail, ensuring that guests feel very welcome to their... More

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Tigard, Oregon
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a wonderful find! I did quite a bit of research to find the perfect place for us to stay while we were in Maui. I was looking for an ocean view at a reasonable price in a nice setting. I was a little hesitant about booking through the owner and not an established company, but what a delightful place!... More

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Scarsdale, New York
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The apartment complex seems a bit older, however our unit had a brand new bathroom...very pretty. It is just seconds away from the beach. The pool area was nice and clean with a hot jacuzzi. There is also a great BBQ area with several-easy to use gas grills. We enjoyed it there a lot.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

Please do not choose this condo if you wish relaxing and pleasure at Maui/Hawaii. They killed us every single morning. Very early !!! We never sleep. we intended to rest and relax in the tranquil island of Maui, but this condo took everything from us. we were awakened by the incredibly loud noise every morning !!! Witch hotel or condo... More

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Ventura, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

What a great set up at the condo with perfect location and views as well as appointments necessary to enjoy our week - the fact that this was a penthouse unit closest to the water only enhanced the experience. This is a two-bedroom, two bath unit nicely laid out. Easy access from and to airport - maybe 15 minutes. Everything... More

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Cherokee, North Carolina
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We rented directly through the owners for this unit and have loved it! We only have a couple days left of our 10 day Maui vacation and we are so sad to leave. The condo is well stocked with everything you will need. We bought groceries but will have to leave quite a bit for the next guests. The condo... More

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San Tan Valley, Arizona
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Room was clean and acceptable. Paid 1215$ for 10 days. Great value , saved money with kitchen. Older dated furnishings but well worth it for families on a budget.Fully stocked kitchen for cooking. Without doubt we will go again, centrally located. Lot of couples we met were spending 4 to 5 bens a night. Unnecessary just need a place to... More

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

We were able to get a great deal on our condo room #222 through orbitz which was awesome being a young couple on a budget. Even though the views from the lanai wern't spectacular being on the second floor, we spent most of our time doing outside activities and by the beach. The value of the condo was amazing for... More

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Chicago, Illinois
1 review
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Dear future guest, I am sharing my experience with this owner. This was the reply I received, after inquiring about a quote for my trip with my 14 year old son. Not booking for a teenager group vacation, just a father son trip (returning travelers in this complex). Here it is the reply: "Dear XXXXXX, My condo is not child... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

If you are looking for a budget friendly location, Kihei is it. We stayed at Kauhale Makai, a well kept condo complex. It has all the basic amenities (beach for walking, not swimming though). Definitely do your research on units, as there is a wide variety of quality here. Pictures on rental site (Maui Condo and Home) were very helpful.... More

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MauiCondoMarina, Rental Manager, Maui Condo and Home, LLC. at Kauhale Makai (Village by the Sea), responded to this review

Thank you for your review of Kauhale Makai unit #433. We are happy to offer photos and information for all of our units on our websites so guests can book a specific unit. The owners of this unit have provided the snorkel equipment, boogie boards, beach chairs, and beach towels. These items do not come standard with all units as... More

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Address: 938 South Kihei Road, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Kihei
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kauhale Makai (Village by the Sea) 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Kauhale Makai (Village By The Sea) Hotel Kihei
Maui Village By The Sea
Maui Kauhale Makai
Kauhale Makai Condo
Kauhale Makai (Village By The Sea) Maui/Kihei

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