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Aqua Hotel Molokai

3.0 of 5 Small Hotel   |   1300 Kamehameha V Highway, P.O. Box 1020, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Cabin John, Maryland
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I kind of wish my sweaty nights at a recent trip to the Hotel Molokai involved something, anything, fun. But alas, it only involves having to spend a night in a sweatbox of a small room that had spent 13+ hours gathering heat in the baking Moloka'i sun. Trying to sleep in the room is akin to trying to sleep... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback about your stay at Hotel Molokai. I would like to apologize for any inconvenience that you may have encountered during your stay. Please know that your feedback is very important to us and we utilize your comments by continuing to focus on making each guest experience the best it... More

Melbourne, Australia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in an idyllic setting with water views from the room. Molokai time means that nothing is rushed and it is very easy to be bewitched by the relaxed ambiance which permeates the whole island. One highlight of our stay was the Friday evening gathering of local musicians and hula dancers in the bar at the hotel, viewed... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to share about your recent stay at Hotel Molokai. I’m delighted that “Molokai time” was something that you incorporated into your stay. There’s really no better place than Molokai to find that relaxed ambiance. “Sunset over the water with cocktail in hand” sounds like a good vacation. I’m glad you enjoyed your stay... More

Bordentown, New Jersey
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Hotel Molokai for 5 nights in July, and had a wonderful time! If you want to experience the true flavor of Hawaii void of chain restaurants and stores and hokey souvenir shops, then this is the place to come! Most of the people we met here were born and raised in Molokai or on one of... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha GKtravelagent, Thank you so much for your positive detailed feedback on your recent stay at Hotel Molokai. Molokai is truly the last authentic Hawaiian Island and we take pride in keeping it that way. We are happy to hear that you and your family truly enjoyed your stay with us. I have shared your comments with the entire staff.... More

LINCOLN CITY
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3 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. They are establishing a restaurant and will offer food service again soon if they haven't begun already. Local music is a bonus and one night a week there is a ukulele jam/song fest with the elders.

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha Patricia S Thank you for taking the time to post a review about your recent stay at Hotel Molokai. Our number goal is to always exceed the expectation of our guests and I'm glad we did just that. The restaurant is in the process of been built and we are hopeful to have a grand opening in early 2015.... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not a bad place to sleep while working on island. The bar was pleasant and had a two person live band, so appreciated. I live on Oahu, so getting somewhere relatively quiet with amenties is theratpeutic. Watch out that the little caraf in the coffee makers does not jump out of your hand when you are up at 6:00 am... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha Keith P, Thank you for taking the time in sharing your feedback about your recent stay at Hotel Molokai. I’m glad that you chose to stay with us while traveling for work. I’m delighted to hear that you were able to utilize some of the amenities that we have to offer. We look forward to your return visit as... More

Aspen, CO
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The property is a run like a hotel, but it is actually free standing bungalows that look like small residences. It was clean, comfortable, and inviting. The manager, Pua, was extremely helpful both during the booking process and throughout my stay. The location of the property on the island makes it easy to go in any direction and not have... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha Aspencogirl, Thank you for sharing your positive feedback about your recent stay at Hotel Molokai. I’m glad that you found our hotel to be exactly what you come to expect. Those are definitely three things we strive for in part of providing exceptional service, clean, comfortable and inviting. I’ve shared your comments with Pua and we are looking forward... More

Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Exactly what we were looking for in Hawaii. Michael and the entire staff were accommodating and welcoming. Choose the Oceanfront suites, which are right on the water and have A/C. On Friday evenings they have a traditional Na Kupuna performances, which was my favorite part of my stay.

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Aloha RowanFamily, Thank you for sharing your positive feedback about your recent stay at Hotel Molokai. It pleases me to hear that we were able to meet your expectations. I’m glad that we were able to accommodate you as well as make you feel welcomed during your stay. I've shared your comments with the staff and we are looking forward... More

Honolulu, Hawaii
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Stayed in Molokai for 3 days over the 4th of July weekend. The hotel staff was very pleasant. They let us borrow a cooler for our day at the beach at the front desk and gave us ideas on which beach to go to. The hotel atmosphere is very relaxed and the bar setup nice, right by the ocean and... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha Joelle D'antin Thank you so much for taking the time to post a review. Feedback such as yours can only help us improve at our property. We hope to be of service to you in the future. Mahalo Michael Drew General Manager 808.553.5347 mdrew@hotelmolokai.com More

Honolulu, Hawaii
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143 reviews 143 reviews
27 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

It's been literally 2 decades since i've been back to Hotel Molokai. Actually I used to work there in my early twenties in the restaurant ( that's currently being rebuilt due to an unforeseen fire). This was such a perfect trip and excellent stay. Check in: A Breeze..... Quick and seamless. I asked after being given a room by the... More

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GMHotelMolokai, General Manager at Aqua Hotel Molokai, responded to this review

Aloha Angelina1813, We are delighted that you returned back to Hotel Molokai after two decades. We are even more so delighted that you truly enjoyed your stay with us, from checking in to the room and the entire property. I've shared your comments with the staff and we are looking forward to your return in the very near future. Best... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

This is a very laid back place, with great people and the best view conceivable in the evening from the restaurant/bar. For the price paid, I would have appreciated a better quality mattress. I was happy without A/C and screens as the fan provided great ventilation and white noise (we had some neighbors with noisy kids, though not late at... More

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Aloha Jackie B Thank you for taking time out to share your feedback with us. Please know that your comments are very important to us and we will utilize your comments by continuing to focus on making our guests experience the best it can be. We hope to be of service to you in the future. Mahalo Michael Drew General... More

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Address: 1300 Kamehameha V Highway, P.O. Box 1020, Kaunakakai, Molokai, HI 96748
Location: United States > Hawaii > Molokai > Kaunakakai
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Aqua Hotel Molokai 3*
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Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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Aloha and welcome to the beautiful Hawaiian island of Moloka'i. We're known as the birthplace of Hula and the island is close to Hawaii's only barrier reef. Enjoy scuba diving and swimming with the local fish that inhabit the area. Play a round of golf on challenging course or take a stroll on one of our lovely beaches. Hike to find the tallest waterfall in Hawaii. You will have the opportunity to indulge your senses at one of our local restaurants, each offering delicious fare. If you need suggestions about how to spend your time, feel free to stop by the concierge desk. We'll be happy to recommend an activity for you and your family on Moloka'i. During your stay at the comfortable Hotel Moloka'i, you will experience a perfect blend of authentic Hawaiian traditions and accommodations with newly renovated rooms that feature Wi-Fi internet, mini-refrigerator, coffeemaker, microwave and flat screen TV. The Hotel features open-air, oceanfront bungalows located on Kamiloloa Beach, adjacent to Hawaii's only barrier reef. Enjoy local entertainment Friday nights while dining poolside at our popular oceanfront restaurant or lounge in a hammock while taking in the breathtaking views of the sunset. No matter how you relax at our tranquil hotel in Moloka'i, you will enjoy your authentic Hawaiian getaway. ... more   less 
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