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Maui Kai

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106 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything about the place was great. We had apartment 505. As with all the apartments, it faced directly to the sea and this apartment had a large lanai. It was the perfect spot from which to watch whales - we saw so many right from our balcony, and although binoculars came in handy, they were not necessary to see the... More 

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Portofina italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been to Maui several times, but have typically stayed at a resort. We felt a condo was our best bet this time and we were fortunate to get in contact with and book through Art and Sophia Nickel of Maui Kai 806. Art provided us with a couple of options and we were thoroughly delighted with our decision... More 

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Renton, Washington, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Back in July 2015 Art got me all booked for my 2nd stay at Maui Kai. He was so very helpful and kind. We loved the beautiful room. Remodeled and clean. Of course the view is amazing. Every room is ocean front.Whale watching from the lanai and awesome sunsets every evening.Went for a lot of night swims and there was... More 

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Antoinette, Thanks for the personal compliments! I'm glad you enjoyed your return stay at and that Sophie and I were able to coordinate your booking into one of our many beautiful Maui Kai partner units. Let us know when you are ready for the next visit and we'll get you counting down to another perfect ocean front stay at... More 

Camarillo, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I booked our stay at the Maui Kai through Donna Bender of MauiCalls and owner of unit 807. We have enjoyed many trips to Maui and have usually stayed at large resort hotels on Kaanapali Beach. Our vacation at the Maui Kai was so much more enjoyable. The lanai and the view were simply spectacular, the kitchen... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Connie! I'm glad you had an enjoyable stay at Maui Kai, where every room has an oceanfront view of spectacular sunsets and the islands of Lanai and Molokai. I'm happy you enjoyed the quiet and privacy of Maui Kai - it's a small property that's never crowded. When you return, if you find your bed to be uncomfortable, notify... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I found Maui Kai on a VRBO website and got a quick response from Donna the agent for unit 906 (aka Cloud 9) was great (who I found thru tripadvisor). The unit was luxurious with a ocean view which all the units have and the closest condo/resort in Maui. You walk out directly on the beach, not thru 15 min... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Pete! I was happy to book your stay at Maui Kai. I'm glad you enjoyed taking the elevator down from your room and being right onto the beach. And with every unit being oceanfront, there's nothing like listening to the ocean waves while you sleep and waking up and looking down at sea turtles popping their heads above the... More 

Saint Paul, Minnesota
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23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is my second stay at Maui Kai. I love this place! The views are amazing & the condos have kitchens. Just make sure you pay close attention to the room you're booking. Ours had a Murphy bed & was very uncomfortable. The front desk was helpful in getting a plush mattress cover & that solved our problem. It is... More 

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Meridian, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our stay at the Maui Kai was reasonably priced and very relaxing. We were there for a week. We stayed in #508, a corner condo unit - there were two couples of us and the condo arrangement suited us perfectly (a studio combined with a 1 bedroom unit). The units were clean and nicely furnished. The people at the front... More 

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Kathy and Larry, I'm happy to hear you enjoyed the large beach front corner condo and that Sophie and I were able to help make your booking at the Maui Kai so easy. The Maui Kai is one of the best ocean front values on Maui with a grocery store and many restaurants within easy walking distance but being... More 

Vancouver, Canada
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44 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely loved our stay at the Maui Kai! Normally we stay in South Maui so it was our first time near Kaanapali! We booked through Art and Sophie Nickel (owner of 806) - they provided all information and the apartment was nicely decorated and well stocked! We stayed in studio suite 707 which was perfect for two! We loved... More 

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that Sophie and I were able to coordinate your booking into one of our many great Maui Kai partner units. Let us know when you are ready for another visit and we'll get you counting down to more perfect sunsets and breakfasts ocean front on the lanai! Mahalo, Art and Sophie Nickel More 

Corona, California
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything was wonderful about these condos. The price was perfect! Ocean front, could sit out and watch whales from the lanai. What more could you ask for. Everything we needed for the week was inside the condo. Kitchen was fully stocked! We had a surfboard, beach chairs, umbrella, ice chest...everything inside! It was great! We will stay again without a... More 

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Mike B, General Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Mahalo; for your comments on your stay at the Maui Kai. The whales continue to arrive daily we see them right out front along with our turtles and snorkelers. We strive to make all of our guests stay with us a positive one. When your ready to return contact our reservations department or use our web site to book your... More 

Calgary, Canada
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Maui for our anniversary and stayed at unit 707 for a week. Unit 707 was immaculately clean, seems like a newly renovated unit and our whole experience in terms of the unit, the location and service was excellent. The unit has unobstructed 180 degree views (wow, what a beautiful view it is), the bed is comfortable and... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Harjinder! It was my pleasure helping you book your stay at Maui Kai. I'm glad you appreciated the immaculate cleanliness of your unit - the daily maid service that's included for free with units in the Maui Kai Rental Program keeps all of the units sparkly clean! As you and many other guests have commented, the oceanfront view from... More 

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