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“Great place to stay in Lahaina” 4 of 5 stars
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Aston Mahana at Kaanapali
3.5 of 5 Hotel   |   110 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761   |  
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Toronto, Canada
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“Great place to stay in Lahaina”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Came here as part of our honeymoon. Finding the place was a bit tricky because the sign just says Mahana and not Aston from what we saw. Apart from that check in was great. Jean was very friendly and helpful and they even gave us a honeymoon gift. They initially gave us a room on a lower floor but we had wanted more privacy and switching was no problem at all.

We loved our oceanview room. The kitchen was well stocked with pots pans and cutlery etc. Bed was comfy. The sunsets were amazing. Dinner on the lanai was awesome. In truth we didnt get to use the facilities like the hot tub or pool because we were so busy doing other stuff but they looked clean and had a great view as well. There was also lots of BBQs for use.

Overall we had a great stay and would come back again.

Room Tip: Oceanviews were awesome.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and mahalo for choosing the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali for your honeymoon here on the beautiful island of Maui. We do apologize about the sign however here at Aston we don't manage all of the condominium units here at the Mahana so our name is not on the sign. We are glad you found us without too much trouble and that Jean and the rest of the Aston staff here was able to exceed all of your expectations to allow you to have a great stay.
Every unit here has spectacular oceanfront views and also feature fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryer for our guest's convenience. These spectacular oceanfront views are easily seen from the private lanai or floor to ceiling windows in each unit or even from the pool/jacuzzi deck where our complimentary gas grills are located. Yes, the sunsets are amazing, never get tired of them.

We very much hope you can return to see us again here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali for anniversaries or just any time you make it back to the best (No Ka Oi) island in the world, Maui.

Mahalo, Brian
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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

My wife and I stayed 10 nights at the Aston Mahana in unit 918. We were celebrating my wifes birthday which actually fell on Sept 18 (918). We had a great time. The room was excellent and the staff at the Mahana was great and accomodating. Susan at the activities desk was fantastic and helped us pick out the best ways to see Maui and really enjoy ourselves. We would recommend the Mahana to anyone visiting Maui. The views were spectacular from our room.
Mahalo!

Room Tip: All rooms are ocean front. We enjoyed being on the higher floor but to be honest, I cant see having...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and happy belated birthday to your wife, all of us here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali are happy that we could be a part of your celebration of 9/18 in unit 918. We're extremely proud to hear that you found the entire staff to be great and accomodating. It is the goal of everyone here from our 24 hour front desk who are there to insure a smooth check-in/out and answer your questions, our daily housekeeping staff who make sure your unit is clean and you're comfortable and our on-site maintenance staff who keeps everything functioning properly and who will respond in a timely manner if there are any issues.
Yes, I agree that the views are spectacular at the Mahana from any unit and any floor. Every unit here also has a fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer for our guest's convenience.

We're very happy that we were able to exceed your expectations and very much hope you'll return again to the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali again for future celebrations.

Mahalo, Brian
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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

We stayed at the Aston Mahana for the last two weeks in September, 2013. You won't find a property closer to the water anywhere. We enjoyed breakfast from our 10th floor balcony each morning listening to the surf, drinking local coffee and reading the local newspaper. There's a grocery store, coffee shop and other shopping within walking distance. The snorkeling is good at the reef just offshore.

Be sure to attend the welcome session one of your first mornings. Susan, the concierge, gives an excellent overview of day trips and is very helpful when booking them. We took her advice on several trip options and we're very happy with our adventures!

Room Tip: Selecting a room on the fifth floor or higher will provide you with a spectacular ocean view. We wa...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and mahalo for taking the time to provide your feedback on your recent stay at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali here at Trip Advisor. We also believe that our location here steps from the northern end of Kaanapali beach is excellent and allows us to provide spectacular views to every guest no matter what floor height or unit on the property. Every unit here also has fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryer for convenience and a private lanai and floor to ceiling windows to allow our guests to see the aforementioned spectacular views of various marine life, colorful rainbows and beautiful sunsets with a backdrop of the neighboring islands of Molokai and Lanai.
Our quieter location allows our guests to enjoy a nice comfortable stay however we are also a short walk or drive away from many shopping and dining options as well.

We very much hope you'll come back to the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali again in the near future.

Mahalo, Brian
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Toronto, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2013

Aside from being located in what is considered to be the best "stack" of the entire buidling, due to its units' front and side spectacular views. (It is a corner unit with front facing ocean and side facing beach/resort.) This unit is beautifully decorated with high end contemporary furniture with a "zen" twist. The kitchen is a tad dated but it is extremely clean, functional and have all the amenities needed. There is also plenty of parking for free.

The buidling is oceanfront and this unit has a breathtaking view which could be described as a "live" painting. You can watch the Green Sea Turtles swimming leisurely in the ocean without ever leaving the unit. Aside from the extremely comfortable bed in the master bedroom, you can easily be lulled to sleep by the calming sounds of the waves.

All the neccessities you need for your stay are generously provided. Immediate access to a 2 miles clean and soft sandy beach is direct from the building. There is a concierge desk that can provide recommendations for popular activies and great restaurants. It is also located in a beautiful and safe resort area with other highly ranked condos/timeshare/hotels.

We booked direct through vrbo.com (#6798955), Kathy Sheenan was easy and a pleasure to deal with.

I would highly recommend looking into this rental for anyone who is looking to stay in Kaanapali area of Maui.

Room Tip: Look for corner units ocean front. Units including "19" is apparently has the best corner...
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and mahalo for your comments on your recent stay at the Mahana at Kaanapali. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed the spectacular oceanfront views provided from every unit here, Aston managed or not. On each floor in both towers, Molokai and Lanai, the end units are the two bedroom two bath units. In between are located all of the studio and one bedroom units.
The common theme at this property for every single unit is spectacular oceanfront view and every unit also has a fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer as well.

All of us here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali are happy to hear you enjoyed your stay.

Mahalo, Brian
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Hobart, Tasmania, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

My wife and I stayed 5 nights at Aston Mahana in July 2013. The experience overall was fantastic. We had a pretty standard room on the 4th floor and although people recommend getting a higher floor (we tried but apparently they were booked out) we were very happy with the view we had. The palm trees were actually at a good height for getting photos of the palm trees against the sunset.
The location is fantastic. We brought our own snorkel gear and one of our best experiences of the trip was snorkeling straight out from the hotel. On our way back we (almost literally) ran into a very big sea turtle. It was feeding along the shore, about 5m out and we had a great time drifting along with it and getting some fantastic photos & video on our GoPro. The snorkeling along that whole beach is brilliant. We saw other smaller turtles and a reef shark, also. We did scuba diving this trip, too, but check out In2Scuba, Maui, for that review ;)
The hotel doesn't have much in the way of facilities, but is close to a shopping center and we usually prefer to eat away from the Hotel anyway.
The room itself we very well-equipped with full kitchen and laundry facilities, a nice bed and balcony and, of course, great view. The bathroom was fairly dated and I'm not too keen on shower curtains, but for the price I was definitely happy.
I'd recommend Duke's Beach House restaurant just down the beachwalk from the Hotel, too - good food & a great time watching the sunset over dinner.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and mahalo for coming to visit us here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali all the way from Australia. We're thrilled to hear that you found our oceanfront location steps away from northern Kaanapali beach to have been fantastic and of course that you enjoyed the spectacular oceanfront views afforded from every unit here, whether it be studio, one bedroom or two bedroom and no matter what floor you're on.
While you are correct that we don't feature an on-site restaurant we do have fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryer in every unit along with the complimentary gas grills at our pool/jacuzzi deck and a coffe cart in the lobby open from 7 to 5 where you can get coffee, smoothies and assorted food items.
We are also a short walk or drive away from many shopping and dining options.

The entire staff here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali hopes to host you again the next time you venture across the Pacific.

Mahalo and G'day, Brian
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

We had a one bedroom condo on the 8th floor and it was beautifully decorated and comfortable. The view from the lanai was absolutely paradise. We could see the islands of Molakai and Lanai with beautiful sunsets everyday. They provided coffee and a local newspaper everyday. The property was well maintained and we also enjoyed the snack bar by the pool. I liked the location because we were close to restaurants,grocery stores and the beach walk. I would definitely return to this property. All rooms are waterfront and have fantastic views...

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and mahalo for your description of the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali as a beautiful property. Both the owners and the staff here appreciate that and work very hard to make sure all our guests' expectations are exceeded and they have a comfortable stay.
Our oceanfront location steps from the quieter end of northern Kaanapali beach of course does give us the advantage of being able to provide absolutely spectacular oceanfront views from every single unit here at the Mahana. From the private lanai or the floor to ceiling windows in every studio, one bedroom or two bedroom unit here, all with fully equipped kitchens and washer/dryer, our guests are able to see various marine life, colorful rainbows and beautiful sunsets with a backdrop of the neighboring islands of Molokai and Lanai. Paradise as you described it.

All of us here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali very much hope to be able to host you again in the near future.

Mahalo, Brian
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

The Mahana is one the most quite and relaxing properties we have ever stayed at. We had a direct ocean front 1 bedroom unit and it was furnished with very nice comfortable updated furniture and a great kin size bed. Outstanding views from the living room floor to ceiling windows and bedroom patio area. Super clean and a wonderful friendly staff. We will go there again.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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bmc11, General Manager at Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, responded to this review, October 6, 2013
Aloha and mahalo for choosing the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali, we're thrilled to hear that our wonderful and friendly staff was able to exceed your expectations and along with the super clean unit allow you to have a super relaxing time.
Our second to none oceanfront location steps from the quieter northern end of Kaanapali beach does allow us to provide absolutely spectacular views from every unit here of various marine life, rainbows and the beautiful sunsets appearing with a backdrop of the neighboring islands of Molokai and Lanai.
Every unit here also has a fully equipped kitchen and washer/dryer for our guest's convenience and the pool/jacuzzi deck has complimentary gas grills as well.

All of us here at the Aston Mahana at Kaanapali make it a goal to exceed the expectations of all our guests and we definitely hope you can return again soon for another relaxing stay here.

Mahalo, Brian
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Address: 110 Kaanapali Shores Place, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
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Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#2 Romantic Hotel in Lahaina
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Lahaina
#6 Family Hotel in Lahaina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Aston Mahana at Kaanapali 3.5*
Number of rooms: 216
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Enjoy the seclusion of this beachfront condominium resort where each custom-furnished oceanfront suite features floor-to-ceiling windows and a private lanai with panoramic views of the Pacific and Maui's magical sunsets. Nearby attractions include Lahaina Town and the Sugar Cane Train. At the Mahana, you can experience the tranquility of Maui. ... more   less 
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