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Makena Beach & Golf Resort

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   5400 Makena Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753 (Formerly Maui Prince Hotel)
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Ranked #3 of 7 hotels in Wailea
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

I researched extensively before visiting Maui to find the hotel that would meet all my preferences for my family, and Makena came out on top. After staying in the resort in June, I found my expectations were exceeded. Several weeks before arriving, I called the hotel to specify a general room preference and location; in addition, I wanted to place... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Best location if you want to stay in Wailea/Makena area and not be amongst all the tourists. Super close to Big Beach and easy access to all the Wailea shops and restaurants. Incredibly helpful and friendly staff.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were looking for a peaceful spot and this was great. The extra distance from Wailea means the grounds & beach were less busy, but still lovely. Single swimming pool but very nice, spa pool lovely and beach is only about 50m away. Very obliging staff, comfy beds, great views of beach. The spa experience was superb, and hotel is... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I've stayed here many times, most recently 7 nights in June-July 2014. Love the character of the place. Pros: -feel removed from busy area of Wailea - feel like you are "at the end of the road" and it's quiet. -almost all rooms have a good view, some are spectacular (pay for Oceanfront, then specify to them ahead of time... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Like many other reviewers, I'm sad to hear that Makena Beach is converting to condos. The property is beautiful, the beach is perfect- not crowded, swimmable, great snorkeling, and the staff is great! We also felt it was very convenient to the Wailea and Kihea areas, where we went every night for dinner, especially since the resort shuttle will take... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What an absolutely wonderful resort, the facility is clean, and well maintained. We love this location - remote yet so close to shopping and restaurants. The entertainment is varied our favorite and the fire pit with smores and storytelling was wonderful! Feeding the fish in the morning and grabbing a yummy breakfast with selections for the pickiest eaters. Snorkeling is... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We enjoyed the Makena Golf & Beach Resort! The Makena coast is so beautiful. We love the climate on this part of the island. We love the beach for swimming and snorkeling. We also love the pool area!!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Your facilities and staff were outstanding. We had a marvelous vacation and wish we could have stayed for a month. So sad to hear that you will no longer exist in 2016. We look forward to returning to Maui someday. Thank you!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

wonderful and very comfortable feeling as soon as we stepped out of the car. . Staff is the most friendliest. Made us feel at home. Easy to talk to. Grounds and rooms are very clean. I would go back again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We attended a beautiful family wedding at the Makena Beach and Gulf Resort. It is a lovely, well-maintained property. The staff is friendly, helpful and clearly well-trained. Valet parking is complimentary, a real plus.

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Address: 5400 Makena Alanui, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753 (Formerly Maui Prince Hotel)
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailea
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Makena Beach & Golf Resort 4*
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Also Known As:
Makena Beach And Golf Resort
Makena Beach & Golf Hotel Makena
Prince Hotel Maui
Maui Prince Hotel
Prince Hotel Wailea
Wailea Prince Hotel
Makena Beach & Golf Resort Wailea, Maui

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
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#2 Romantic Hotel in Wailea #2 Family Hotel in Wailea #3 On the Beach Hotel in Wailea #3 Business Hotel in Wailea #3 Spa Hotel in Wailea #3 Luxury Hotel in Wailea #3 Top resorts Hotel in Wailea #3 Green Hotel in Wailea
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Located on 1,800 acres on Maui's southern coast, the family friendly beach front resort, formerly known as the Maui Prince, offers guestrooms and suites complete with private lanais and ocean views, tennis club, convenience to Wailea Golf, an inviting white sand beach and a aloha-spirited staff; it is the Maui vacation you have been waiting to have in a luxury style beach resort. ... more   less 
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