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3.0 of 5 Inn   |   1415 Front St., Lahaina, Maui, HI
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Makai Inn
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Ranked #11 of 13 Lahaina B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
16 reviews 16 reviews
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was very clean and description was accurate. We felt very safe in the room . The place is very close to Front street which is the best street to roam in Lahaina. The bed sheets were clean and the wifi was very quick . The only negative was there was no hot shower in the morning.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014 via mobile

The makai inn has a great location and the room allows you to listen to the ocean from your bed. Unfortunately, I would not stay here again or recommend it to others because the room was filthy. The wall behind the bed was covered in dust, hair, and dead bugs. I found three bugs in the bed. We had to... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

The best part of the hotel is the location, right on the ocean front! Walkable to many restaurants, grocery store, gas station etc. The owner lives right on the property and are friendly takes care of special requests. This is more like bed and breakfast. Do not expect anything fancy! Rooms are okay, nothing special. I do want to point... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

a nice quiet place on the boundary of the ocean. Though it’s not exactly walkable from the main place of action, one would anyway have a pair of wheels whilst in maui. They also have beach paraphernalia but we missed using them. The owners are friendly but non intrusive…they have made the place self sufficient with all instructions in place... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

We returned for a 2nd stay after having a great time the last time we visited. We had a great time again everything was as good as the last time we stayed. You moaners that do not like the homely atmosphere go back to you plastic palaces were all chain hotels look the same so you do not know what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

This place exceeded my expectations. The owners were very friendly, and the location could not be any better. I do not understand any of the negative reviews this place has had. In reference to being quiet after 9:30 I think that is just common respect to others. The rooms have character, they are not what you will see at a... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

I had the awesome opportunity to book nearly ten days at the Makai Inn. It is ideally located in Lahaina, Maui. Wi-Fi is present as well. It is perfectly priced, and within walking distance of restaurants and grocery stores; your choice for meals is wide open as you may go out to a variety of restaurants, or stay home and... More 

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Market Harborough, United Kingdom
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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2013

I tried the three 39-49$ a night Hostels in town they were terrible in so many ways so i went looking for a b&b as i couldnt afford one of the 200-350$ a night fancy hotels a local guy pointed me in the direction to this place its location is ocean side of the coast road it has 18 kitchen/lounge... More 

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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

Woke up covered in bed bug bites. Need I say more? Well, I will anyway... When you arrive, the front desk will probably be empty, but ringing the bell will work pretty quickly. There are signs all over the place telling you to be quiet ALL THE TIME. They are so invasive that we were actually a afraid to use... More 

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Duro123, Public Relations Manager at Makai Inn, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your input. No one likes bedbugs, whether in a $500 New York hotel or a $30 hostel in the middle of town. We do take pests very seriously, and bedbugs are one of the biggest concerns that any accommodation provider is concerned with. After doing research on bedbugs, we have found that they are extremely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2013 via mobile

When I visit maui I want to stay on the ocean with a view. I read the negative reviews and think they are accurate. However, I'm willing to accept some cleaning negligence to stay with the ocean off my lanai for $150 as compared to $250-300 at the nice resorts. The location and view is amazing, I travelled by bike... More 

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Address: 1415 Front St., Lahaina, Maui, HI
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Makai Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 18
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Makai Hotel Lahaina
Makai Inn Maui/Lahaina

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