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Sands of Kahana

3.0 of 5 4299 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Calgary, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed on the third floor of building number three facing the ocean and it was just awesome. We had four adults and three children under five years old. There was surfing close by, turtles, snorkeling not far away, BBQ's for all, etc. Highly recommend it.

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Murrieta, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I last stayed at this property some 25 years ago and recall that the experience was wonderful. This time we got put in what is most likely the worst 1 bedroom unit they have. Bldg. 4 first floor with the bedroom facing the parking lot and garbage cans. Early morning clatter from cars and garbage bin,smells coming from garbage bin,... More 

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Thank you for returning to Sands of Kahana. We are disappointed we did not meet your expectations on your latest visit. Premium room assignments depend on availability and occupancy, which is now at peak levels with our vacation club owners using their weeks during the popular whale watching season. They get first choice of rooms, and as you might expect,... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location, but an hour from most visited spots on island, very friendly people. We exchanged a Marriott timeshare on interval world and got this.the condo was 1800sq ft and a view of ocean.down fall is last remodeled in the 80's and we told them there were ants everywhere and they didn't do anything about it, but otherwise very clean.

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for sharing your comments. We are pleased you enjoyed the spectacular ocean view from our spacious three-bedroom condominium. We are also happy that our resort staff displayed plenty of Aloha spirit but disappointed that we did not address your ant problem. This falls well below our standards for responsive customer service and we extend our sincere apology.... More 

Santa Rosa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
10 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Your visit to this property is really dependent on the building number and type of room you receive. Mine was located in building #1, floor #1 (which is not the ground level so safe) with garden view. While the room was okay with a slight ocean view, it was also located in front of the childrens pool and next to... More 

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Aloha! We are happy you enjoyed your stay and appreciate your feedback. We are delighted our accommodations had everything you required for a relaxing stay and hope you will consider us again on your next trip to Maui. Mahalo! More 

Edmonton, Canada
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This complex is in an ideal location as you are close to restaurants and the beach. We rented a car and it is only an 8 minute drive to Lahaina. The units are impeccably clean and we had a beautiful view of the ocean on the 7th floor of building 4. I will stay here again.

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit. We are pleased you enjoyed your time with us and the specatcular ocean view. It is gratifying to know you would return, and we look forward to seeing you again sometime soon. Mahalo! More 

Oak Harbor, Washington
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very spacious and well equipped room with a decent view of the ocean and Lanai, although partially obscured by an awning. We were pleasantly surprised with the room...good kitchen, bathroom and large bed in the bedroom with a large TV. A private porch allowed us to enjoy the tradewind breeze during sunsets. There is no central air,... More 

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to share your experience. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and that we exceeded your expectations. We hope you will consider us again on your next visit to Maui! More 

Los Angeles, California
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I agree completely with previous reviewers - The unit you select at the Sands makes all the difference! We rented #384 online and were blown away the moment we walked in! Huge place- about 3000 square feet and views to die for from every room. We were in Building 3, one of the corner penthouse units. #384 is done in... More 

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Aloha, and mahalo! We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and hope you will consider us again on your next visit to Maui. More 

The Villages, Florida
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13 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great location - nice grounds, pool and adjoining terrace cafe. On the beach - great views and minimal waves. Can rent paddle boards, kayaks, snorkel gear. Hotel/timeshare rooms are needing updating - tired and worn. Close to restaurants, town of Lahaina, shops, boat/snorkel/scuba trips. Great area.

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Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to share your comments. We are glad you enjoyed your stay! More 

Washington, DC
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318 reviews 318 reviews
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2,393 helpful votes 2,393 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I've read many of the reviews and understand that your opinion depends on the unit you get. But, I have to say that the unit that we were assigned and our experience at this property has been nothing short of outstanding. We are Marriott Vacation Club owners at Ko'Olina in Oahu and exchanged one of our weeks for a stay... More 

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Aloha, and thank you! Say you love us as often as you please! We truly appreciate your generous comments and are happy we were able to justify your decision to stay with us. We are pleased Deb and Nicole showed you plenty of Aloha spirit, and we will certainly pass along your compliments to them. And we are of course... More 

Minden, NV
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29 hotel reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

We spent at week at the Sands of Kahana in Maui, prior to arriving we spent a week in Kona at the Kona Coast Resort. That is probably what made our stay at Sands a bit of a disappointment, like going from the Ritz Carlton to a Holiday Inn. The room was a shotgun house shape, one long rectangle with... More 

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drenzi, Manager at Sands of Kahana, responded to this review

Thank you for your visit and feedback. We regret we did not meet your expectations and are disappointed your particular unit lacked the items our guest rooms normally contain, such as window coverings and coffee filters. We are more than happy to address issues while you are on property so you can enjoy your stay to the fullest. Please accept... More 

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Address: 4299 Lower Honoapiilani Hwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Sands of Kahana 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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Also Known As:
Sands Of Kahana Hotel Lahaina
Sands Of Kahana Vacation Club
Sands Of Kahana Maui/Lahaina

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