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Aloha Surf Hostel

221 Baldwin Avenue, Paia, Maui, HI 96779 (Formerly Rainbow Surf Hostel)
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you are looking for a clean, safe, fun, relaxing & hip place - then stay here!! Here are a few fabulous things we were able to enjoy during our stay... connecting with our fellow travelers, free tours all over the island with super cool guides whom we were more than happy to tip, hardworking hostel staff who were great... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here last summer and my experience was amazing. I was traveling alone and met many friendly travelers. The location cannot be beat if you are seeking a small rural and relaxing town. The hostel is walking distance into the quaint little downtown area and the entire place has a local vibe. The daily tours provided by the hostel... More 

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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent six night at the Aloha Surf Hostel and I'm really glad I decided to stay in the little town of Pa'ia instead of the super touristy Lahaina. The hostel is located about 10 minutes from the airport, so the cab ride is about 25$ if there is no traffic. Once there, you are within walking distance from pretty... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A great hostel on a quiet street close to restaurants and beaches. Our room was neat with fan and air conditioning. Linen and pillows provided. The staff were friendly and helpful. The optional tours are a great idea and the snorkel tour was fun. Kitchen, lounge and laundry facilities were all great. Free pancake breakfast was a nice way to... More 

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Rostock, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in a lot hostels but this is one where you feel welcome and where you can relax. The hostel is very clean, got a nice kitchen (free pancakes and coffee for breakfast) and an area where you can play pool, darts, kicker (table Football) or just enjoying the hot tub. Free WiFi is also available as well as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

This hostel is friendly, clean and in a nice part of town. They have daily activities that you can join, so if you don't have a rental car it's a great place to stay, meet new people and explore the island. Beds are comfortable enough, and it's a short walk to downtown Paia.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2015

Aloha Surf Hostel is not just a hostel...it's a home away from home. The people that work there are friendly and approachable, as well as super knowledgeable about Paia and Maui. The whole hostel is clean and cozy, with comfy beds and pillows. The daily tours are great but they do fill up fast so you have to get someone... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

I loved my stay at the Aloha Surf Hostel. The Hostel is rather small and cozy, with a great common area inside as well as outside. It is very clean and the staff is very friendly, helpful, relaxed and fun. They have a huge TV with netflix that everybody can use, as well as an common Computer. At the outside... More 

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2015

The Aloha Surf Hostel is located ~15 minutes from the airport. A cab will cost you around $25, or if your luggage is small enough you can take a bus for $2. The hostel is a short walk down the street to Paia town centre where you'll find a lot of shops and restaurants to keep you occupied. A few... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2015

My friend and I have stayed at the Aloha Surf Hostel for 9 nights. The employees were very welcoming and helpful. The hostel is very safe and clean. They clean every inch of it every single day. Travellers going to this hostel are also very respectful (noise, curfew, showers, no stealing). The Aloha Surf Hostel offers free tours, which are... More 

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