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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Towards the end of last semester my friend and I decided we needed to escape Melbourne's ruthless winter during the mid-year break. Hawaii it was! We stayed on two islands during our two weeks, one week on each. First we were in beautiful and indulgent Oahu which was quite commercialised. The second week we were in rural Maui, a nice... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll get right down to it... Pros: free pancake breakfast, free WiFi, free tours but tip the driver, quiet hours 10pm-7am enforced, tile floors, free Netflix, desktop computer available for guests, full kitchen, hot tub, outdoor grilling and seating area, 10 minute walk to town/beach, pretty clean for the most part, safe available for valuables. I felt pretty safe as... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This is a very nice hostel. Run by Issac and Lizzy. They are the best at running a hostel. Everything seems to be calm quiet and cozy. I spend my birthday in the hostel, passing through a bad moment because i get my documents and equipment lost. Very beautiful people, meaningful experiences and free tours! Definitely you will love to... More 

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Longueuil, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

Very welcoming place. Every employee is there to make your stay worth it and it works very well because you feel like home when you are there. Everybody is respectful of the quiet time or just respectful in general. Private bedroom was bigger than expected, you feel at ease. 5-10 min of walk to the all the stores, grocery and... More 

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suzyd79
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

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 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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