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Maui Kai

3.0 of 5 106 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great view, lowish cost. Service could be a little more friendly. Rooms are fine, but dated. Beaches very near by, but not on the property. You get what you pay for. We've been happy with our stay, just a kind of self service kind of feel. I guess given the price we might return, but I would also look into... More 

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Columbia, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Maui Kai in June 2013 (I forgot to post my information before). We rented one of the condos from the management and you really cannot beat this location. The condo was stocked with everything to use in a kitchen along with beach chairs, etc. The view - there are no words. You would pay 3x more... More 

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Columbus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from the Maui Kai. :( We stayed there from Jan. 30 through Feb. 7. This was a short stay for us and our first time at the Maui Kai. It sits literally inches from the ocean where at high tide the waves splash over onto the back walking/sitting area. We stayed in room 505; a very nice... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha! It was my pleasure helping your aunt and uncle with their return stay at Maui Kai and you with your first visit! I'm glad you were able to enjoy the whales that come so close to shore in front of Maui Kai. It's fun to get up in the morning and look down from your lanai at the turtles... More 

Michigan
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed at Maui Kai unit 703 during the first week of February 2015. This review will address the Maui Kai as a whole and separately address unit 703. This unit is managed by Chase'n Rainbows who are great to deal with. They are very organized and provide you with everything you need to know leaving no... More 

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Houston Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our 3rd time staying at the Maui Kai. We usually rent privately owned condos via VRBO but since this trip was a last minute one, all the privately owned condos were already rented out. Donna Bender, owner of a condo, was able to book us a condo through the rental program. Our studio was perfect for just my... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha! It was my pleasure helping you with your 3rd visit to Maui Kai. I'm glad you once again took advantage of Maui Kai's best feature: oceanfront views of whales and turtles and gorgeous sunsets every night! Let me know when you're ready to return for your 4th visit and I'll be happy to help you. Mahalo nui loa, Donna... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in room 702. The room has the basic necessities in good working order. The view was amazing. Woke up the first day and saw a whale right in front. Also saw a turtle swimming by. If you're looking for a fancy high end hotel look elsewhere. If you're looking for a place to rest your head make a... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We've been to Maui 3 times in the past 5 years. 1st time was at the Maui Kai and loved it. 2nd time we went elsewhere and regretted it. 3rd time we had to go back to the Maui Kai just to make it right. We were there early December for 2 weeks and enjoyed watching the whales and the... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We enjoyed our stay at Maui Kai. We booked with Maui Kai #806 Owners Art and Sophie Nickel and the process was seamless. Our unit #801 was comfortable, clean, and quiet. The view is outstanding. It is the perfect location to relax and we cannot wait to return.

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Lechlade, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I've stayed here twice in 4 months and have to say that it is a superb condo in terms of location. Every room faces the Ocean and the views are tremendous. If you can stay on a higher floor I'd recommend it but even from floors 2 & 3 you can't complain about the view! The team on the front... More 

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Davis, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

It is a definitely pleasant stay at Maui Kai room 807! All the rooms are ocean front with great view. We stayed at unit 807, it is a new modeled, very clean and comfy room, way much better than what the photos and videos could show. It's really relaxing staying at the balcony watching whales, people surfing, sunset and having... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Yuanyuan! I'm glad you had a pleasant stay in my Maui Kai studio Unit 807, which I'm constantly upgrading to be as comfortable as possible for my guests. I'm happy you used the travel guidebooks, Hawaiian music and binoculars for whale-watching. Maui Kai's best feature is the view, so I'm glad you enjoyed watching whales, surfers and sunsets and... More 

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Address: 106 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Maui Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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