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Banana Bungalow Maui Hostel

310 North Market Street, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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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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Arezzo, Italy
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6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a really good time here in May 2013, met loads of nice people and enjoyed the free tours. The rooms and facilities are decent (it is an hostel not a 5 star hotel so don't expect luxury level!). I would recommend this for young travellers who are looking for a good time!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The banana bungalow is THE place to stay in Maui if you are looking to have a good time. Am glad i've choosen this place for my 10 days stay, which wasn't long enough for me but i made to most out of it and the Banana Bungalow helped make this an awesome trip. With the daily free tours they... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If I'm honest I was a little worried about staying in a hostel again (my backpacking days were 15 years ago and I aint a 20-something anymore!!) but this place is AMAZING ! It's so lovely and cute - there's not too many rooms so there's a real home-from-home feeling and everyone is so friendly. The outdoor area is perfect... More

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Mexico City, Mexico
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you are looking to have a relaxed and comfortable stay this is not the place. This is a party place, the rooms are tiny, have no air conditioning only fans. Bathrooms fill easily so you have to wait your turn. There is one in the ground floor with one toilet and 3 or 4 showers, try the ones in... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

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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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
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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
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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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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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Address: 310 North Market Street, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailuku
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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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