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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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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This was our second stay at the Maui Kai. What can I say, you just cannot beat this amazing place. It is truly ocean front, every single condo is ocean front and the waves pretty much crash against the building. I fell asleep to the waves every single night. We booked unit 1007 with the help of Donna Bender. This... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

It was my pleasure helping you with your return stay at Maui Kai. I'm glad you enjoyed the enclosed lanai in your unit. Many people enjoy an enclosed lanai not only because you can completely open its sliding windows and screens and essentially be outdoors but also because you get extra space inside the unit. When you're ready to return... More 

Saskatoon
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My husband and I celebrated our 30th Anniversary at this beautiful resort. We visited from April 24 – May 1, 2015. From the moment we arrived we knew we made the right choice. We arrived in the evening with no problems whatsoever. The first morning coming out of the bedroom I was in awe! In awe of the beautiful view,... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in junior suite 807 that we booked through Donna Bender. Our suite offered incredible views for whale watching and met our every need. We had easy access to all the Maui attractions. We highly recommend suite 807. Donna is very professional and easy to work with--you will be delighted with your stay at the friendly Maui Kai.

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Suzanne! I'm glad you enjoyed the incredible views of the whales from my unit and Maui Kai's easy accessibility to all of the attractions on Maui. Let me know when you're ready to return and I'll be happy to help you. Mahalo nui loa, Donna Bender More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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51 reviews 51 reviews
13 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent two nights at the Maui Kai in the Lahaina area, and had a wonderful time. The furniture and carpeting in the room were a little worn, but we didn't mind because it was a great location right on the waterfront. We had a mountain view from the rear of our room and ocean view from our balcony! When... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Everything about our stay was first rate. Art was super responsive and processed the reservation quickly and was very friendly and accommodating. We booked Unit 808 and the place was fantastic. All newly renovated with new appliances and modern decor. If you are wondering if a corner unit is worth the extra... it definitely is. The view was spectacular and... More 

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in in unit 503 for 8 nights in May 2015. We booked this condo through Beach Condos Hawaii after finding the unit adverstised on VBRO.com. The photos listed on both websites are outdaated and do not do this unit justice. The unit has everything you need to play and survive condo life in West Maui.... More 

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The owners were very accommodating and communicative from the start! Instructions were comprehensive and timely. From the moment we stepped in to 504 we knew we had our own little piece of heaven for a few days. We spent most of our time on the Lanai watching the sunset, enjoying mimosas in the morning watching the turtles swim, enjoying the... More 

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New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Unit 807 which we booked directy through its owner Donna Bender. We stayed for 2 weeks and had the BEST time. The unit was spotless, well-maintained, and had everything you needed, including a blender to make tropical drinks and binoculars to watch the whales from the comfort of your lanai. Also, the bed was super comfortable. The... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay in my unit and used the binoculars to watch whales from the comfort of the lanai. All Maui Kai units come with a blender for making tropical drinks and enjoying them on the lanai as well. Our wonderful housekeeping staff is there to spoil you and make your stay as comfortable as possible.... More 

Lynnwood, Washington
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We love this property! It's the closest oceanfront, the building literally overhangs the water. We have booked through Art & Sophie Nickel unit 806 the past 2 years for our New Years get away. It's nice to be able to book through owners you have worked with before, the process is easy and you know you will get great service... More 

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San Jose, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

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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