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Maui Kai

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106 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Maui Kai is right on the water! Wonderful to hear the waves at night and watch the whales, turtles, and dolphins by day. The staff is wonderful and each condo is well equipped for your pleasure. It's a perfect place to stay.

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North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A condo was the way to go for us and Maui Kai was just right. Our room on the seventh floor was dated, but comfortable. Its a small studio, but with anything we would possibly need. The bed is comfy, the lanai looks over the ocean with a perfect sunset view. Wifi, safe, maid service, laundry on each floor, pool,... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a hotel that's located right on the water. Over the years I have stayed in 4 different rooms and they do vary a lot depending on how the owners have set them up - I've enjoyed all of the rooms that I've stayed in. There is great corals to go snorkeling to see just a 5 minute walk... More 

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Manama, Bahrain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My girlfriend and I stayed at the Maui Kai during my R&R from overseas deployment from Feb 3-10. We booked through Maui Kai 806 owners Art and Sophie Nickel; they were very helpful and accommodating with the time difference and only communications available was via email. The condos are amazing, all rooms are ocean front with spectacular views. We enjoyed... More 

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in unit #402 March 23-25, 2015. The whole reason for booking this property was the views and the lanai. After encountering many ads that were scams,and other properties with HIGH cleaning fees and 'ammenity' fees that jacked the price right out of the ball park. Maui Kai's advertised price was all inclusive. No hidden fees, no shocking fees... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

I'm glad you enjoyed your brief stay at Maui Kai and look forward to helping you with a longer visit in the future! Maui Kai is proud to offer an all-inclusive price with no amenity fees, cleaning fees, parking fees or any other hidden fees. We are also proud of our stellar housekeeping staff that keeps every unit sparkly clean.... More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay in 807 at the Maui Kai - You can't get any closer to the ocean, because its waves are literally at your feet as you pass through the ocean front exit.. The bed was really comfy and the Hawaiian CD's in the room were a nice touch as were the binoculars used to enjoy watching... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in my unit. The comfy bed, Hawaiian music and binoculars for whale-watching are just some of the amenities I provide to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. Beach umbrellas and beach chairs tend to get broken and/or disappear, so if your unit at Maui Kai doesn't have them when you arrive, you... More 

Rock Island, Tennessee
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8 reviews 8 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in #201 at the Maui Kai--it was fabulous! Close to the ocean--we opened the doors and listened to the waves 24/7--it was awesome--condo very clean and beautifully decorated--well equipped with everything you needed--from the moment we arrived we saw whales everyday and dolphins playing in the ocean--there are no words to decribe the "rainbow over the ocean we... More 

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earth
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

We stayed in a ground floor unit(105) at Maui Kai. It was a unique experience for us to be so close to the pounding waves. I was unsure at first as people pass quite close to your screened in lanai.However the volume of people that walk by isn't that high you quickly forget about them. The location of Maui Kai... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha! I was happy to help arrange your last-minute stay at Maui Kai. I'm glad you enjoyed walking along the two miles of sandy beach that extends from Maui Kai to Black Rock. For those who don't want to walk in the sand, there's a nice boardwalk that runs along the shore. Let me know as soon as you know... More 

Coronado, California
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We booked our stay through Art and Sophie. It was wonderful working with them. We have stayed at the Westin, The Sheraton and the Hyatt all on Kaanapali Beach. Staying at the Maui Kai offers much better views and is very comfortable. You can not get any closer to the water! We saw so many whales and you can look... More 

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Kathleen, Thanks for all the personal compliments. I'm glad you enjoyed your visit and that Sophie and I were able to help coordinate your arrangements. As you said, the Maui Kai ocean front views are second to none and the whale watching can be spectacular. You also can't beat the proximity to restaurants and conveniences in our area. Looking... More 

Madison, Wisconsin
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

We booked rm 806 through Art and Sophie, and they were great communicators. Their place had the bonus of a cooler, boogie boards, and beach chairs. The view was amazing! Even our friends that stayed at the Ritz were impressed by the great view from room 806. It was clean as well.

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Staci, I'm glad you enjoyed your ocean front stay in Maui Kai 806 and all the extras we include. Sophie and I are very proud of our contemporary Hawaiian styled condo unit and you can't beat the sunsets and perfect ocean view from our unit. Let Sophie or I know when you are ready to reserve your next trip... More 

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