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Banana Bungalow Maui Hostel

310 North Market Street, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No where near anywhere, 50 minutes to the closest beach by bus. Not a very nice area at all, feels a bit unsafe walking around as a female. Hostel is clean, beds are alright, but just not an area of Maui I would recommend.

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London, United Kingdom
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014 via mobile

This hostel is a great place to meet people and view all sides of the island on the free tours. We had a problem with our room the first evening, after notifying staff the following day they moved us and gave us a refund for that night. The hostel manager Isaac went out of his way to ensure the rest... More

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Milton, Washington
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Amazing experience! Everyone was so friendly, and the guides were awesome. My girlfriend and decided to go last second, and the people at banana bungalow made our visit to maui much more enjoyable than we'd imagined! Make sure to bring good hiking shoes if you plan on doing the volcano climb (and socks)..

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St. Albert, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Recently I had stayed here for a month. This is by far a great place to stay, friendly atmosphere and a great way to see the island. They offer more than just a place to stay they offer a "Once in a lifetime experience". Many people that may not know the island and the hidden Treasures it holds may want... More

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Vancouver, Canada
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The free tours are absolutely amazing (make sure you tip $10 - $20 to your guides!). Yes the property is old (legend has it: once was a brothel, c'mon, that's just funny right? It's called "Happy Valley" for a reason...), and yes, the place could be cleaner - no bed bugs - but I did see a couple of roaches.... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

Its not the team - its the clientel that leave the kittchen (and bath) just dirty. The young guests just donkt know how to clean up their own mess... We had a double room for nearly 100 US$, quite expensive, but normal for Maui, as we found out. Not a cheap island to stay. We loves to make our own... More

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Edmonton, Canada
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

This place is really great for quite a few reasons: 1. The free tours are really good. I thought since they were free they might be done very poorly, but they are commercial quality if not better, and cost nothing! 2. The staff is so great here. They are so nice and accommodating and will always make sure you're enjoying... More

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Phoenix, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

I decided to travel solo to Hawaii for one week. I stayed at Banana Bungalow, a friend recommended it. The free tours sold it for me initially, as I thought I could save money on a rental car. After the first day however, I realized there was so much of Maui I wanted to see that the tours don't do.... More

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Saint Thomas, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Pros: -Maui is otherwise expensive, this is a great way to save some $ if you can handle hostel-life. This is a HOSTEL. Not a hotel. -If you want to see everything that Maui has to offer, the tours they provide will cover it all. You will not miss out on anything. Another great $ saver. -Centrally located. If you... More

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Seville, Spain
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2014

The hostel is not obviously a 5star hotel, but it's clean and nice. They give you free coffe and pancakes for breakfast and you have the choice to go with them on free tours that'll show the most amazing places on the island. The rooms are nice and clean. The bathrooms are too small, but clean. The staff is absolutely... More

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Address: 310 North Market Street, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailuku
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel caters to backpackers, travelers and surfers wanting to get the best out of Maui,and the best value for their money. Your stay comes with a friendly atmosphere, camaraderie, and friendships that last a lifetime. We offer more free amenities than any other hostel in Hawaii, probably the world. We offer FREE TOURS of MAUI EVERY DAY!: 12-Mile Haleakala Volcano Hike, The Road to Hana, Iao Valley Rainforest Hike, Whale Watching (seasonal), Snorkel with Turtles, Historic Lahaina and Paia Towns, Beaches, Beaches, Beaches!Large Tropical Garden with 7-Person Jacuzzi, Large Shared Kitchen, Free Wi-Fi, Free Internet Computer, Free pancake breakfast, Free keg parties every Friday night! "BACKPACKERS SHOULD HEAD TO BANANA BUNGALOW" - Frommer's 2011, "LIVELY AND COSMOPOLITAN HOSTEL" - Fodor's 2011. ... more   less 
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