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Maui Kai

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06/04/2017 06/05/2017
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a 1-bedroom corner condo at Maui Kai through Unit 807 owner Donna Bender We were SO amazed at the amazing view! The condo was more than we expected. The condo was super clean perfect view and so close to everything. I would highly recommend this condo. Donna did a GREAT job helping me reserve this unit.

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Karen! I'm so happy you enjoyed the amazing view from your 1-bedroom corner unit. In addition to the direct oceanfront view of the islands of Lanai and Molokai (and gorgeous sunsets), the corner units also have a view down the coastline. Let me know when you're ready to return and I'll be happy to arrange another stay for you....

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Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

Great location, you are waterfront. Watched Whales everyday from our room and lanai. Whales breaching, cows and calfs, it was amazing. Condo very comfortable, nicely decorated, all amenities. We loved staying there. Many of the guests we spoke to come back each year. Would like to return someday.

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Mike B, General Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review. We are so happy you enjoyed the beautiful view and the fantastic location. Whale watching season is one of our favorite times of the year. We do our best to monitor our MKRP units so they are nice and comfy. We have so many wonderful guests who come back year after year to...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking to book a condo for a week that didn't break the bank and that was close enough to Kaanapali Beach. We ended up booking through Maui Kai 806 owners Art and Sophie Nickel, and were so glad that we did! The room location was perfect (walking distance to many places), specious, had AC, and had a very...

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Jessy, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that Sophie and I were able to help you find the perfect condo at an amazing rate. As you say, there is nothing like the close-up ocean view from your room. In addition to being oceanfront we are also conveniently located on the north part of Kaanapali Beach close to shops,...

Maple Grove, Minnesota
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked our stay through Maui Kai 806 owners Art & Sophie Nickel. We came to Maui for a family wedding and came to find Maui Kai through the couple's recommendations. There is no other resort like Maui Kai... this resort is the closest to the water on the island! We could not believe that when we opened the lanai...

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha and thanks for the compliments! I'm glad Sophie and I could help coordinate your stay at the Maui Kai during your family's wedding event. As you said you can't beat the unbelievable ocean views directly from your room and there is nothing like leaving the lanai doors open and falling asleep to the sound of waves. Our rates are...

London, Ontario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent a week in Maui in January, and stayed at the Maui Kai. May I say,first of all, that the location is outstanding. All of the rooms face the ocean,which,in itself, makes it a place worth staying. The Maui Kai is a series of high rise condos that the owners rent through a management company.The office staff were very...

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Mike B, General Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha We are so happy you enjoyed your Maui Kai vacation. Our direct oceanfront location is indeed perfect for watching the whales, dolphins and turtles from the lanai. Our owners do try to make sure that they keep their units in top shape. Being so close to the water does present us with some challenges in our units. A quick...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned from our 2nd stay at Maui Kai. Both times we booked through Unit 807 owner Donna Bender. We spent 19 nights at Maui Kai and enjoyed our second visit even more than our first. At Maui Kai you are literally right on the water. Mornings and evenings on the lanai were our favorite times, when we enjoyed...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha! It was my pleasure arranging your 2nd stay at Maui Kai. I'm glad you enjoyed it even more than your first time! You were smart to have me go ahead and book your January-February visit next year because those months book a year in advance. Maui Kai looks forward to seeing you again next year! Mahalo nui loa, Donna...

Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Maui Kai is a condo property on the Kanapalli beach!! Great ocean views, no resort fees and free parking. Reasonable prices and very clean. Food and medical services are very nearby. Grocery store across the street.

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Mike B, General Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Tom; We are so happy you enjoyed your stay with us at the Maui Kai. We do have the most incredible views from our property we often say we are so close it is like being on a ship. We are located close to all the necessities without being right on top of them. A short walk to restaurants,...

Morgan Hill, California
Reviewed March 26, 2017 via mobile

We have stayed here a number of times both as a couple and with family. We always come back because it is peaceful (right on the ocean), well appointed, and has easy access to beach walks and snorkeling. A welcome break from the stresses of living and working in Silicon Valley.

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Mike B, General Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Rob; We think our oceanfront location is one of the best in West Maui. Close to all the fun, but tucked away so you get the peaceful feeling. We are so honored you love it enough to share it with others. We look forward to welcoming you back for another break from reality. Mahalo,

Okanagan Falls, Canada
Reviewed March 15, 2017

Spent a week in this wonderful resort. 180 degree views of the ocean from our corner unit. Lost count of how many whales we counted. Art and Sophie were amazing and so great to deal with. Lots of suggestions on what to do, and where to eat. If you dont book here, you are missing out. Art, Sophie, you guys...

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Jim, Thanks for the compliments! Sophie and I know there can be many questions when organizing a Maui vacation and we are always happy to personally help with details. The views are amazing and great to hear you lost count of the whales. Let Sophie or I know when you are ready for return visit to Maui and we'll...

Garden City, Michigan
Reviewed March 15, 2017

We booked our condo through Donna Bender, owner of #807, which is where we stayed for 1 week. Communicating with her and her husband was a breeze. They were helpful on our first night when we were too tired to figure out the TV. It was simple and we felt silly once we figured it out. The condo was well-equipped...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Linda! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in my junior suite Unit 807 and that my husband and I were helpful before and during your stay. I'm happy you got to see so many whales from the lanai - I hope you found the binoculars in the desk! Thanks for appreciating my unit as being clean, comfortable and well-equipped....

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Maui Kai features all oceanfront junior suite (studio), one bedroom and two bedroom accommodations. Daily towel service, weekly maid service, in-room safe, local phone calls, high speed internet cable hook up, wi-fi also in each room and at the pool and cabana area are all complimentary with no additional fees. Free parking. All rooms have central air conditioning, DVR's, DVD players with freee current release DVD's and spectacular sunsets. Heated pool, jacuzzi, barbecues, and laundry facilities all on site. Located on northern Kaanapali Beach, just four miles north of Lahaina. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Maui Kai

Address: 106 Kaanapali Shores Pl, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9448
Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range: $213 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maui Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Higher floors definitely have a better view. Be sure to specify no carpet. It becomes too damp and. usty when you are right on the ocean.”
bernicej125, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“View photographs and choose your unit on the Maui Kai website. Donna is always a great help in finding the perfect unit for you.”
tkmansfield, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“Location is great. Some really good restaurants within a five a five minute walk.”
ChapmanReid, Mar 15, 2017 | Read review
“The higher the room the better. Corner rooms looked great but the view wasn't much different than the others.”
JeffR897, Mar 14, 2017 | Read review
“Suites are individually owned so quality will vary, higher floors offer best view for whale watching”
CanuckAlberta, Mar 13, 2017 | Read review
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