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Camp Olowalu

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800 Olowalu Village Road, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Camp Olowalu
Ranked #34 of 42 Specialty Lodging in Lahaina
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just got done doing a Kayak/snorkel tour and I can't begin to tell you what a great experience it was!! Not only was the tour guide incredible but we got to swim with (but not touch) turtles!! Kale was our guide and he was THE best. He explained the science behind the reefs, history and culture behind the island.... More

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San Diego, California
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36 reviews 36 reviews
17 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

It's been awhile since my first review. We stayed at Olowalu a few times in between, and unfortunately, the site kept getting a little more creepy each time we stayed. Domestic fights, things being stolen between full-timers, being woken up in the middle of the night by strange chemical-smelling smoke... So when we went this past January, I was a... More

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Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

Not much to write home about, and I don't think I took a single photo of this place. I camped here a night and thought that it was reasonable for the price (especially on Maui). Porta Pottys and dodgy looking showers. The campsites are packed in pretty tight, but I did not find it to be a problem during the... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

What a great way to take it all in and save money at the same time. We enjoyed our 3 nights at this camp. It was very easy to check in and the campsite was clean and very well maintained. What a treat to get to hear the ocean waves just feet away from the door of your tent or... More

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Nanaimo B.C.
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51 hotel reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2013

This used to be a church camp located approximately 10 miles outside of the town of Lahaina, Maui, but has since been sold and is now operated by the owners of the property. There are 6 cabins on the site, which comfortably sleep six people on army type cots. In addition there are bathrooms with showers and a large mess... More

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Paris, Canada
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25 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

We spent most of 2 weeks here at Camp Olowalu during our stay in Feb 2013. Overall our stay was fantastic. The property is well maintained but very basic overall. By that I mean portable toilets, although there were lots of them and they were cleaned out every few days, no hot water but there was running water. There was... More

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Seattle, Washington
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2013

We found Olowalu to be a place where working poor people lived on a permanent basis. The tent to our right were a family of five with young kids (who went to school) and on left was and a guy and his wife in a huge fourplex tent. The tents are packed in like sardines. All night I listened to... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We stayed at the campground for one night on the way to Lanai and for another night before catching flight home. The first night we arrived late but were able to find an open site and paid at the office in the morning. It was a quiet night. Outhouses were reasonable. I've seen far worse. This campground is right on... More

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Vancouver, Washington, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

The view is spectacular and waking up on the beach is amazing. Yes, we saw a few cockroaches and the place is rundown, but the friendly people and the snorkeling over-rides it. We were planning on tent camping and it does seem that the campsites are very close together, but a cabin was available at the last minute. The locals... More

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great falls, MT
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2012

We camped here three nights in sept. It becomes obvious right away that many people are living here instead of just camping. The tent sites are pretty close together - approx. 15 feet apart. You park in a parking lot and walk a short distance to the camp sites to set up. There are 3 or 4 cabins here which... More

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Address: 800 Olowalu Village Road, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Number of rooms: 6
Also Known As:
Camp Olowalu Hotel Lahaina
Camp Olowalu Maui/Lahaina

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