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Maui Kai

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106 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Alingsas, Sweden
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This post does not relate to the quality of Maui Kai per se (which I have not yet visited). I recently evaluated my longstanding reservation at Maui Kai in view of their 25% price reduction on new reservations. When looking at Maui Kai offers on the VRBO booking site, I had the following experience: • A very attractive condo was,... More 

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Toni A, Director of Guest Relations at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha, Private owners and the Maui Kai Rental Program advertise various Maui Kai condo units through many different sources including VRBO. The Maui Kai Rental Program strives to keep our pricing, services and amenities consistent for the units in our program. Taxes are always separate from our rates. We do on occasion run sales and discount our pricing. If you... More 

Howell, Michigan
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff provided great service both at the front desk and the service department. It was nice to hear the sound of the ocean waves from our beachfront room. We could sit on our balcony and watch whales. We booked a Junior Suite through Donna Bender who owns unit 807. Donna gave us her Local Girl's guide to Maui to take... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Art! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and the awesome view from your oceanfront balcony. The front desk staff and housekeepers are filled with the Aloha spirit and work hard to make everyone's stay comfortable. Let me know when you're ready to return and I'll be happy to help you again. Mahalo nui loa, Donna Bender More 

Cambridge
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17 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent 12 days at Maui Kai and absolutely loved it. If you want a beautiful condo in a well maintained building right on the water so that looking out your window you feel like you're as close to the ocean as you could ever be, then this is the place. If you want lots of activities and lots of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I booked here for our honeymoon and it exceeded our expectations. We were right in front of the ocean, staff members were very accommodating, you can rent blu-ray movies, and coffee is provided in the morning. This place is more of a condo than a resort but the view and experience is amazing.

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Seattle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really liked this place! We stayed in room 1001, a corner unit with a great view. The interior was a bit dated, but it was big and very well maintained. The kitchen was stocked to the gills with everything you need to make your own meals. We decided to have breakfast and coffee in our room every day. I... More 

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Mechanicsburg, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in a junior suite that Donna Bender, owner of unit 807, booked for us. This place is literally oceanfront. We were there in January, which is great whale watching time and this place is a great place to sit on your lanai have your mourning coffee, and watch them directly in front of the condo! From minute one,... More 

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Christy! I'm so happy you enjoyed watching whales from Maui Kai 807's lanai. Sometimes whales come within 100 yards straight out from Maui Kai! The large supermarket across the street and the farmers' market and health food store a short walk away make your stay at Maui Kai convenient and comfortable. I'll be happy to help you with the... More 

Noblesville, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were immediately welcomed in Maui Kai 504 with a personalized basket with local treats from the owners. The condo was clean and fully stocked with many amenities. There was free wifi, cable TV, a selection of CDs, a closet full of beach supplies (snorkel gear, beach chairs, umbrella, boogie boards, etc.), and a loaded kitchen. We loved the location... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

I was thrown to this hotel condo by Expedia since they messed up my reservation at the other hotel. I was really tired and stressed out for another hotel search for over 4 hours so I didn't know they had a queen bed only in the studio room. Well we are family and have a school child with us, so... More 

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Toni A, Front Office Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

We apologize that Expedia did not advise you of one Queen Bed in the Junior Suite/Studio or advise you that a rollaway could be provided upon request for $10.00 per night for the extra person. We are also so sorry that you did not come down or call our front office to rectify this issue. We want all of our... More 

Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

We booked this Maui Kai #307 through Art and Sophie Nickel and it is a few feet from the ocean. The condo has all everything, it is very comfortable and clean. We loved our early morning on the balcony, then walking the beach (wait until surf is down to get through) and walk all the way towards the Sheraton. Later... More 

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Marta, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that Sophie and I were able to coordinate your booking into 307 which is one of our many great Maui Kai partner units. Let us know when you are ready for another visit and we'll get you started and counting down again to another perfect ocean front stay! Mahalo, Art and... More 

San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

I just completed a three week stay in Donna Bender's unit, 807. Maui Kai is always a relaxing respite in the midst of chaotic hotels and condo complexes. I always return to Maui Kai and ditto to all the other superlative reviews here. Mahalo to Donna for your professionalism and knowledge! -Nelson

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Nelson! It was my pleasure helping you return again to Maui Kai. I'm glad my Unit 807 was available for your stay this time. Your "Serenity Now" review title aptly describes Maui Kai - quiet, private and beautiful sunsets every night. Please let me know when you're ready to return and I'll be happy to help you again. Mahalo... More 

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