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Kaanapali Ocean Inn

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   2780-A Kekaa Drive, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Ranked #27 of 28 hotels in Lahaina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014
mocat7 San Diego, California
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Let's talk. There is a big difference between inexpensive and cheap. I took a chance on this because I thought 'how bad could it be' and "we won't be spending much time in it anyway." Unless you are a college kid and are used to a musty, dank, dark dorm room that comes with that expensive education your parents paid... More

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Naples, Florida
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When you think of kaanapali perfect views and well kept properties come to mind,but don't expect the Ocean Inn to live up to this expectation. The rooms aren't kept clean, the woodwork is a mess, the walls are dirty and the furnishings are ancient. The facet in the bathroom had green mold under the handle that you couldn't get clean... More

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Petal, MS
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked an ocean view room for 3/30/14 after having ignored previous negative reviews since we only needed one night before flying out the next day. The shower was dingy and stained and it was so small that the shower curtain kept blowing on while trying to shower, the reflective silver on the mirror in the bath was seriously flaked... More

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San Diego, California
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014

Where do I start? I saw some of the reviews and I was super nervous about staying here. We booked way back in November 2013, but our stay was from Feb. 26, 2014 to March 4, 2014. We reserved an ocean front room with the hotel and car package, and gave a $500 deposit. When we arrived and picked up... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Love the ocean and beach? On a budget? Then Kaanapali Beach area is where you want to be. Most of resorts along this strip are "luxurious" and expensive. Kaanapali Ocean Inn is a budget hotel among all the high end hotels. The hotel is right on the beach. Some of the best snorkeling on the island is 10 minutes away... More

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5 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

If you have no other option, this is well located, right on the beach and with amenities of the Royal Lahaina Resort, however the rooms are extremely outdated. Our room smelled and the bathroom was not clean. We (like most that try to stay here) upgraded to the Royal Lahaina and had a pleasant stay--clean rooms with gorgeous views.

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Vacaville, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

Comfort, location, and cleanliness A+ Rooms are out dated and worn but I didn't mind... The price was right for the perfect location... Beds are comfortable and showers are hot... What more do you need! It's right next door to the Royal Lahaina Luau which is nice if you plan to attend.. We had a great time!

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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014 via mobile

We were scheduled to stay here for 10 days (booked thru Travelocity). This property belongs to and is on the grounds of the Royal Lahaina Resort. They should not be renting it out. It either needs a major overhaul or demolition. We arrived late at night and were advised by the staff at the registration desk at the Royal Lahaina... More

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2014

We just spent 7 nights here. The location is very good and access to the Royal Lahaina amenities was nice. We had a garden view which was gorgeous and a view of the ocean if out on the lanai. Every morning we woke to the sound of waves and birds. It is an old building and has not been updated... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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27 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

This hotel is part of the resort which I guess is way better. The room are great and big facing the ocean but did not seem to have been refurbished since it was built. It seems clean but with furniture and walls etc... from the 50's it's hard to be sure. The only regret to not have improvement of this... More

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Also Known As:
Kaanapali Ocean Hotel Lahaina
Kaanapali Ocean Hotel
Kaanapali Ocean Lahaina
Kaanapali Ocean Inn Maui/Lahaina
Address: 2780-A Kekaa Drive, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#18 On the Beach Hotel in Lahaina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:2 star — Kaanapali Ocean Inn 2*
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