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Kaanapali Ocean Inn

2780-A Kekaa Drive, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Kaanapali Ocean Inn
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Ranked #29 of 30 Hotels in Lahaina
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I do not understand why some reviewers have slammed the Ocean Inn. This hotel is an excellent value for Kaanapali Beach. Before we arrived I had read the reviews about checking in at the lobby of the Royal Lahaina, so we knew exactly where to go. A porter drove our bags to the adjacent Ocean Inn & carried our bags... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went with two other couples on this vacation to Maui. We knew going into the trip that this was a very old hotel, but we were game as long as the rooms were clean because we knew the location was in a great spot and we were paying hundreds of dollars less than some of the other hotels just... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arriving here started off on the wrong foot. Circled the hotel and couldn't find the front desk. No sign or mentioning that you need to go over to Royal Lahiana to check in. No problem because they ended up driving us over and carrying our bags up to our room. Ants. We had to hide all our food and anything... More 

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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81 reviews 81 reviews
33 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

So you pull up to this beautiful beach resort and you know something is wrong. You know you booked a 2.0 star and this had to be a min of 4! You go in and ask the receptionist if this is the right place and she smiles and advises you that you are in the right place... You check in... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We had a fantastic stay and will come again! The rooms were clean and comfortable - pay a little extra for oceanfront as it's worth it! All I can think when I read the negative reviews is that people were expecting something very different. This is hundreds of dollars cheaper per night than anything else beachfront in the area. Of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The motel is located within the grounds of the Royal Lahaina Resort, which is a great place. It is very old and damp smelling and the shower/bathroom desperately needs updating. The bed was comfy though- I would suggest this place if you're on a budget and not going to be in the room other than to sleep. The beach bar... More 

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Atlantic, Pennsylvania
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We were on the 2nd floor there is no elevator and the bellhop from the resort did not come over to help us. The wall paper in the bathroom was peeling off the wall. The room was comfortable. The AC worked and the brought us clean towels everyday. However on the last day after they had cleaned our room I... More 

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Volo, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

I came to this hotel with very low expectations ive stayed in maui 8 times and many very nice hotels. This is not a very nice hotel but it is a clean bed to sleep in a perfect location and best off all a great price! I would absoulutely stay here again. If your looking for a grand resort this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

This is part of the Royal Lahaina and so you get to use all of their facilities at a lower cost. The location is excellent. Wonderful grounds, nice beach and pool. The bar/resteraunt has great food and reasonably priced. The room was a good size with a fridge and coffee maker. The balcony gave a glimpse of the ocean .... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Hey husband and I had never been to Maui before this trip so we didn't know how the island was laid out or what to expect. We had found a great deal online and decided to book it on a whim. It turned out better than expected. When we arrived at the hotel, we checked in at the front desk... More 

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