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Aloha Surf Hostel

221 Baldwin Avenue, Paia, Maui, HI 96779 (Formerly Rainbow Surf Hostel)
Aloha Surf Hostel
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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suzyd79
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60 reviews 60 reviews
14 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You're definitely traveling hostel-style here! it may be a bit bare bones, but the vibes are good and the location is great. We had to make our own bed, sheets and pillowcases were provided just not out on, but who cares? We met some awesome folks who gave us a ride to the Jaws break and we saw the most... More 

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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

This hostel was absolutely phenomenal and filled with such amazing vibes! So many amazing souls (workers and guests) who are so open and willing to show you a good time on the island! It's super clean and has an amazing communal outdoor area. The day trips are also a great way to see the island for cheap! It's a super... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

This hostel is awesome. For sure the best one in Maui. It's located in a sweet little surf town. Walking distance to beach, surf, kitesurf, windsurf and shopping. The Hostel offers free tours around the island, airport pickup, breakfast and wifi. The owners and staff are trying their best to make everybody feel like it's a home away from home.... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This is a fantastic place to stay! Located in Paia - one of the coziest towns on Maui. The hostel also provides free tours around the island as well, which helps cut costs on car rentals whilst giving the opportunity to bond with the other guests at the hostel. The staff at the hostel is pretty amazing too. Good times..!

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Munich
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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

A perfect place to stay, especially when travelling alone. A very nice welcome and friendly atmosphere under new ownership. The outdoor area or the living room invite to relax and to meet with the other guests. Walking distance to the town center with a choice of restaurants and shops. Free pancakes to make in the morning and coffee to wake... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Comfortable walking distance from town. Interesting host, interesting blanket issue. They do hold stuff there for you though, which is always a blessing. Hostels on Maui aren't that great in general, so don't get you hopes up too high - its better to be outdoors! :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

I was only originally planning to stay 4 nights, but ended up extending my stay for an additional 11! Could not recommend this hostel enough. The staff are very friendly and helpful, the tours are great, and the location in Paia is amazing with shops and restaurants and an incredible beach all within walking distance. They are currently in the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Such a great hostel, all the staff become your friends as well as the other travellers. The staff were super helpful, and even though they were overbooked made sure everyone had everything they needed. The place is still being refurbished but that just means that every day it is getting even better. The free Netflix was definitely taken advantage of,... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Wow i dont even know where to start what a fantastic hostel. I had so much fun here and cant recommend it enough. Issac and Laina are the beautiful husband and wife super team who run the joint and are two of the nicest most helpful people on the island. Everything is new refurbished and clean. They run some of... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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40 reviews 40 reviews
23 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

This hostel was fantastic. It is by far the best I've stayed in (and I've been to a lot!!). I prefered it over to staying in a hotel...it felt like the place to be on Maui. We stayed 4 nights in a private room, which was very clean and nice. It had a great porch/lanai attached which was great for... More 

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