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146 Ho Olei Circle, Wailea, Maui, HI 96753-5478
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#1 of 18 Specialty lodging in Wailea
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4.8
Value
4.4
Blending the outstanding amenities of Maui's most celebrated oceanfront resort with the charm of tropical residences, Ho'olei at Grand Wailea is located adjacent to the world-class Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort on Maui's southern shore. Each of our two-story villas is a private world of luxury – boasting finely appointed interiors, modern kitchens, private elevators, attached garages, and exclusive services. Bask in glorious western ocean views or the picturesque beauty of the Wailea Blue Golf Course, which surrounds our accommodations on three sides. Soak up the sunshine on pristine Hawaiian beaches or enjoy countless water sports - from scuba diving to whale watching. Enjoy privileged access to championship golf and the luxurious spa at the nearby Grand Wailea. Ideal for extended stays, family reunions, or weddings, our vacation villas offer comfortable luxury in a lush mesmerizing setting.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Game room
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Parking
Wifi
Paid wifi
Hot tub
Pool / beach towels
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Sauna
Free shuttle or taxi services
Shuttle bus service
Business Center with Internet Access
Spa
Massage
Salon
BBQ facilities
Baggage storage
Concierge
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Private beach
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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P_2019 wrote a review Sep 16
47 contributions90 helpful votes
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We stayed at a 3 bedroom villa in this compound and it was really beautiful. Rooms were spacious and the lanai/ balcony had some really nice views. In addition to a gym and outdoor pool in the gated compound, we could also use the facilities at the Grand Wailea (gym, pools) free of charge.
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Date of stay: September 2022Trip type: Traveled with family
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Linda wrote a review Jul 2022
Mount Prospect, Illinois5 contributions7 helpful votes
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Just returned from 6 days here and can't wait to go back! We were traveling with 2 adult children, and really debated between the main hotel and the villas. SO glad we went with the villas. Everything felt huge, spacious, and was very clean. We had a deluxe ocean view and the view never got old. The kitchen was equipped with first class dishes, pots and pans, and so much more. We were more than impressed. Bedrooms and bathrooms were beautiful and spacious. Silly thing, but they even provided laundry detergent which was nice to not have to buy. Walked or drove to the main hotel and sat at the adult pool daily. Easy walk, or can valet the car too. Walked the path to neighboring hotels for some variety. Pool food, drinks and service was really good. Sparkle our favorite server and so sweet! Sat at the beach too, no charge for chairs. Had a great dinner at HumuHumu...pricey but delicious, the sunset was worth it. Had a late flight the last day, so were able to use showers at Hoolei pool area before we left. They were nice and clean too. And the staff was amazing! Everyone was very friendly and helpful. We can't wait to go back!
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Date of stay: July 2022
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Matt D wrote a review Mar 2022
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I cannot recommend booking with Ho'olei enough. We had four adults (two married couples) and one infant and the experience was fantastic. First off, the Ho'olei team was extremely communicative weeks before our trip even started. We had texts and emails with the concierge regularly As a parent of an infant, the included high chair, crib, and baby proofing of the unit was extremely helpful. It was all set up when we arrived. Additionally, as we had a full kitchen and grill, they have a grocery service that will pick up groceries before you get there. We arrived at 2AM our time (8PM Hawaii time) and all of our groceries were put away in the fridge and on the counter ready for us to use. It was a very nice thing after 14+ hours of travel. Check in was very smooth with clear instructions of how to use the property. We had a Deluxe Ocean View which meant we were in the last row. The views of the ocean were incredible with multiple whale sightings per day. The only downfall of this is that the walk down to the pool or the hotel was a little longer. However, if you do want to go to the hotel, free valet was included in our stay which was a huge bonus. Additionally, when you don't want to drive, there is a daily shuttle service you just text to get picked up that runs until 8PM (however the valets take over after 8PM) Our concierge helped us book 99% of our activities. We also had a reservation as Mama's fish house, which you have to book months in advance. At the last minute we had another guest wanting to join us for dinner and the concierge was able to contact the restaurant and add the additional guest. This was a fantastic trip and if you have any questions I am more than happy to answer it!!
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Date of stay: March 2022
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Madflyer wrote a review Mar 2021
Maui, Hawaii4 contributions1 helpful vote
Top Notch Service. Did everything in their power to ensure everyone had a wonderful time! We stayed in the Ho’olei Villas and they had everything we needed! They made sure everything was set-up for us in advance and we wanted for nothing! Highly recommend the villas for a large family! We will definitely plan another trip here in the future.
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Date of stay: March 2021Trip type: Traveled with family
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Camile & Justin wrote a review Jan 2021
Calgary, Canada118 contributions42 helpful votes
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Grand Wailea is truly a Grand experience. For a Hotel that was built in 1991 it still has the unique Island charm and luxury you’d come to expect from a Waldorf Astoria chain Hotel. Pull up through the expansive grounds past the amazing water fall feature to the lobby where you’re surrounded by the beautiful landscaping, flowers and plants. Upon first steps into the lobby, you’re introduced to the Island Breeze, warmth of the Sun and beautiful scents of Maui. We stayed in two separate Room categories, the 1-bedroom NAPUA Club Suite and the 3-bedroom HO’OLEI Villa. The NAPUA Club Suite was centrally located within the Hotel and offered guests private dining, bar service and appetizers served daily for Guests in that room category. The selections were modest, the service excellent and it provided a convenience if you chose not to get dressed up to go out for dinner. The Rooms were well appointed, comfortable and outfitted with local artistry and decor to give it that Maui charm. Our HO’OLEI Villa was outstanding, it was located across the street from the Grand Wailea property, however the Shuttle service was surprisingly fast and made it effortless to move back and forth between the properties. Send a text to the concierge and within a few minutes the shuttle is at your doorstep or at one of the Hotel’s lobby’s for pick-up. The HO’OLEI Villa’s offer an ensemble of amenities. Large Bedrooms, Kitchens, Dining areas, multiple Bathrooms, Garage and 2 levels, 3200 sq.ft. of living space. For families or large groups looking for space and want to leave the Hotel rooms behind, the HO’OLEI Villas offer that luxurious experience. In addition to your own private Villa, enjoy the area’s Pool, Gym, and amenities that are exclusive to the HO’OLEI Villa guests. For families with younger kids, you’ll be delighted by the largest water park on the Island. Enjoy the Lava Tube Waterpark & Waterslides, Pools, plunge Pools, grotto Bar, lazy River and the very unique water Elevator to move you from the bottom of the waterslides back to the top within a minute. For Adults looking to escape the kids & family areas, the Hibiscus Pool is up another level on the property, offers breathtaking views of the Wailea Beach and Ocean Bay. The Grande Spa is one of the best Spa’s we’ve encountered. The Spa offers a variety of ancient Hawaii and World culture treatments for guests looking for that extra pampering. The Hydrotherapy Pools are a great way to spend an afternoon relaxing and rejuvenating your body. The resort offers a variety of Restaurants but our favorite was Humuhumunukunukuapua’a, the catch of the day or local fresh and interesting dishes will delight your senses and tastebuds. The Beach is expansive and your toes sink into the beautiful soft sand. We enjoyed our daily swim in the warm Ocean Water and relaxing on this beautiful Beach. Enjoy the walk or run down the beach with a paved trail that runs along the Wailea area connecting many of the Hotels along that stretch of the Island. The Hotel can arrange a variety of adventures, but we chose to rent a Jeep and embark on the journey to Hana which provides a unique Maui experience in itself. We highly recommend doing so, stopping at the local cafés, waterfalls, banana bread canteens and the sought-after Red Beach. If you enjoy Golf there are several beautiful courses nearby and the Wailea Golf Club has 3 championship golf courses to choose from, the Gold, Blue and Emerald offer world class Golf with views that make it hard to keep your eye on the Ball. It’s just a short 10min drive from the Hotel. The Grand Wailea is a luxurious family destination offering something for everyone. The Hotel is on the pricey side, however sometimes you get what you pay for, the Grand Wailea delivers on that promise. We were delighted with the service, staff, Villa, amenities, Pools, Spa and how well the property was upkept. Our family is already planning our next visit and we cannot wait to return to the Grand Wailea.
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Date of stay: November 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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adriennesuhm wrote a review Jan 2021
Seattle, Washington107 contributions43 helpful votes
The Villas at Ho'Olei are adjacent to Grand Wailea and a fantastic option for travelers looking for multiple hotel rooms / bedrooms during a Maui vacation. We booked a 3 bdr / 4 bath unit with an ocean view and have nothing but positive things to say about the staff and experience. The facilities are well-cleaned daily (!) and staff take Covid-19 precautions seriously. We loved our unit and would come back for a future stay. Due to the affiliation with Grand Wailea, we enjoyed access to the entire resort, including pools and beachfront, and loved walking around the entire Wailea area for shopping and dining. As of January 2021, a number of restaurants have opened for outdoor dining and restrictions are in place for socially-distant access to shops.
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Date of stay: January 2021
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Ardel M wrote a review Apr 2020
26 contributions4 helpful votes
If I could give this resort a "10" I would. Large, roomy, comfortable, full-sized kitchen with every imaginable piece of cookware and utensils. There was an upstairs patio complete with a gas grill. Two downstairs bedrooms had sliding glass doors with walk-outs. Our unit had three bedrooms each with its own bathroom, plus another half bath. The unit had a washer and dryer and plenty of towels for the condo, pool and the beach. There were also lawn chairs and sand toys for the beach, which was about a quarter of a mile away. We opted mostly for the resort's pool. It had everything from chairs, umbrellas, a wading area, a waterfall to stand under. Our unit was only about 75 yards from the pool
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Date of stay: February 2020
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SkiKeystone wrote a review Feb 2020
Seattle, Washington156 contributions54 helpful votes
We stayed at the Villas at Grand Wailea (otherwise known as Ho'olei at Grand Wailea). We stayed for a week and the accommodations are incredible. We stayed in unit 63-1 which was decorated in a very non-Hawaiian manner. The really ornate and dark decor was not at all comfortable or inviting. It was polar opposite of what you would expect in a luxury Hawaiian home, especially given the price. The view was incredible from the lanais and we were able to spot whales in the morning and evening. The WiFi also didn't consistently work in all the rooms. Other than that, the resort was incredible. If you care about what the inside looks like, I would recommend asking for pictures. The staff are amazingly attentive and helpful. They go the extra mile and then some. We loved having the option of a smaller, less crowded pool that was exclusive to the Villas community + workout space. And we had easy access to the Grand Wailea as it's right across the street. For the Grand Wailea, it's huge...and gorgeous! We learned that beach chairs + umbrellas are first come, first serve but if you put your name on the list at the Activity Center it's not a problem. My kids loved the various water slides, water elevator and all the activities. The drinks are crazy overpriced (cocktails are legit $17). So, make a trip to the grocery store on your way in. The Villas shuttle service will take you anywhere within the Wailea community which is great if you don't have a car. We were there for mid-winter break so it was relatively crowded. Making reservations in advance for activities such as whale watching, snorkel tours is highly recommended. Don't bother with the hotel restaurant above the pool - over priced and quality of food wasn't good. Definitely recommend Grand Wailea. It's the best!
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Stefani E wrote a review Jan 2020
11 contributions1 helpful vote
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We just returned from a week in a 3 bedroom deluxe 2 story ocean view villa. The unit had been remodeled and was gorgeous. Two of the three bedrooms had ample closet and drawer space, but the third room did not. Had trouble with the televisions working, and could not get the bbq grill on the patio to work. Positives are great patios upstairs and downstairs, beautiful finish out, large modern kitchen, garage for rental car, shuttle on call for rides to and from the Grand Wailea and anywhere in Wailea. Hoolei also has a good workout facility, nice pool, and great concierge staff. Cons are not on the beach, not all rooms have ample space, technical trouble with tv's and appliances, and not many activities are in Wailea. Most if not all snorkel trips leave from ports at least 30 minutes away, and ziplining was almost an hour away, so we were driving to and from Lahaina and Kaanapali most days for activity. If you want to stay in Wailea primarily, this resort is for you!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Traveled with family
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luxevacationlover wrote a review Jan 2020
New York City, New York45 contributions84 helpful votes
We enjoyed our family stay at Ho’olei over Christmas with Exclusive Resorts. The condo units were somewhat tired / not as luxurious as we might have hoped, but it was great to have the extra space, full kitchen, and patio with ocean views. The fitness facility was nice, and we really appreciated the complimentary shuttle service within Wailea (you do not need a car unless you plan on being very adventurous). The Grand Wailea pools were super crowded and not necessarily relaxing for adults, but our kids (5 and 8) loved the water slides and lazy river. The walking trail was also beautiful at sunset. Our other favorites in Wailea: Monkeypod Happy Hour, Luau at Marriott, and sunrise snorkel.
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Date of stay: December 2019Trip type: Traveled with family
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Frequently Asked Questions about Ho'olei at Grand Wailea
Which popular attractions are close to Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Nearby attractions include Little Beach (0.2 miles), Fishpipe Hawaii (0.2 miles), and Grand Wailea Luau (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Top room amenities include a kitchenette, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Conveniently located restaurants include Lobby Lounge at Four Seasons Resort Maui, Tommy Bahama Restaurants & Marlin Bars, and Ferraro's Bar e Ristorante.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Ho'olei at Grand Wailea have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Ho'olei at Grand Wailea offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Ho'olei at Grand Wailea?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Ho'olei at Grand Wailea have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Ho'olei at Grand Wailea accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access and facilities for disabled guests. For specific inquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.