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Lahaina Shores Beach Resort
Ranked #5 of 32 Hotels in Lahaina
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Tigard, Oregon, United States
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

I did a LOT of shopping around to find a hotel that was a good deal. I found that Lahaina Shores had the best room for relatively little money compared to other hotels in the area. I went up to the part of the city with the higher end resorts for a luau and was glad I chose Lahaina shores. The Marriot, Sheriden etc. resorts area was filled with SO many people and over-landscaped for my taste. Lahaina shores is in a less touristy location so you often have full run of the small beach and plenty of ocean swimming (which is quite safe and relatively shallow for a long distance out). The people staying there seemed more laid back.

The staff was helpful and courteous and found them to be un-intrusive. The lady at the concierge desk that helped me plan out my days while there was great in helping me figure out where to go and how to get there.

Located on the south end of Lahaina, the resort looks out over the ocean toward one of the smaller islands. The room itself may look a little dated, but it's clean, the bed was plenty comfortable, and was rather surprised at how big it was when I first got there. A fully outfitted kitchenette was available in my room, which as a solo visitor was nice for breakfast which I could eat on the sunny balcony in the morning.(*story about feeding the birds below). I paid a little extra for the ocean view and was glad I did. It's a lovely view and quiet at night.

The 505 area right around the corner has a small convenience store and a decent restaurant for breakfast and lunch. It's only a 10 min walk in to town, and there's plenty to see. Not the least of which is the 150 Banyan tree in the city center. The Wharf shopping area has a theater and the bus can be found in the back in the covered area. I chose not to rent a car and found the bus was plenty effective in getting around, at least for my needs. It was certainly a lot less expensive than renting a car for the whole week, especially since many tours will pick you up at the door of the hotel.

*Each balcony has a sign on the rail that says "Don't feed the birds." Most of the birds are small sparrows and the like. I ignored the sign and fed a visiting sparrow on the balcony floor a pinch from my banana bread. The next day at breakfast the bird returned and landed right on the table and looked at me. I gave it more food and it promptly pooped on the table. I got up to get a paper towel to clean the mess up. When I turned around the bird had entered the room and was on the carpet, chirping and looking around. Bold little bugger. So the moral of the story: if you don't want new pets entering through the double sliding glass doors of the balcony, don't feed the birds.

Room Tip: It's worth paying a little extra for the beach view if you like sitting out on the balcony at ni...
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled solo
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San Diego
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Reviewed January 24, 2013

A condo offering guest rooms. Rooms are spacious, clean and with basic kitchen facilities.
"Ocean View" is small extra cost and worh it otherwise you are looking at the parking lot and a mountain. Resort is on main street, located next to three restaurants and a very short walk to center of town. A car is advisable to explore the island and visit great beaches north and south.

Room Tip: For a couple, a studio facing ocean is a great value. Families should request ocean view other floo...
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  • Stayed April 2012, traveled with family
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2013 via mobile

If you can get a room that has been updated they are beautiful and cozy. Views on the oceanside a great if u are on the upper floors. Private beach access. The staff is great. The location is on the little strip and everything is in walking distance. I would stay there again!!!!

  • Stayed October 2012
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Ferndale, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed January 24, 2013

We booked room #205, a water facing unit, for 8 days. It was fantastic! The room was clean, and recently upgraded with new hardwood cabinets, granite counter tops and it has a breathtaking view of the ocean! The deck is wonderful to sit on and have breakfast, or all day! The unit is fully stocked with what you need! A refrigerator, microwave, comfy chairs, and a great bed!! Its walking distance to all the fun in downtown Lahaina .. the shops .. the food ... the nightlife!! We highly recommend dinner next door at 505 Front St at "I-O" and Pacifico next door. By far the best freshest seafood in town. The resort pool is nice, as is the hot tub! The lobby is also wonderful along with the staff. And its all right on the beach!!!!! Definitly a place we will book again!!

Room Tip: Go for the water view rooms, the mtn view rooms are nice but are just pointed out towards the hills.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Anchorage, Alaska
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stay at Laguna shores for one night on our last night in Maui. Had a revelation for mountain view. On arrival the ungraded us to ocean view second floor. The staff was very helpful. But all room/condos studio are privately owned. Nice full size frig, everything we would need. Great location to go out, you can walk to all the restaurants and bars. Stairs right to beach. Nice pool and palm trees to hang out in sun or shade. We did not have wifi. No wifi in lobby either. We usually stay closer to Nappli but would love to stay here again so not have to drive and shop and hit the town. Nice to be able to walk. Lots of parking but you have to pay.

Room Tip: Second floor ocean view!!! All rooms will have wonder ocean views
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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Spokane, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed January 23, 2013

The perfect place to stay for our first time in Maui, The resort was beautiful and people friendly. We had a primere room which meant it was totally updated (granite & stainless steel kitchen, walk-in shower, etc.), and our balcony had a beach view that could be on a postcard. The resort is located at the beginning of front street so we could easily walk to resturants, shopping and entertainment areas. One of the reviews said it was a 10 min. walk. . . in 10 min. we could walk almost to the end of everything! Lahaina is touristy but relaxed, not too stuffy and you can drive to less populated areas within minutes. If you are looking for a resort with a lot of stuff, i.e. mini bars, computers, resturant, then this isn't for you. However if you want a beautiful, clean location with the sand at your doorstep then this is the place.

Room Tip: Ask for an oceanfront premiere room and you won't be disappointed.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Lahaina Shores Beach Resort
Address: 475 Front Street, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1198
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Amenities:
Beach Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Lahaina
#7 Romantic Hotel in Lahaina
#13 Family Hotel in Lahaina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Lahaina Shores Beach Resort 3*
Number of rooms: 142
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to oceanfront living right in the heart of Lahaina Town. Lahaina Shores Beach Resort is a landmark in historic Lahaina town. This ocean front condo resort features spacious studio, one bedroom and one bedroom penthouse condos with full kitchens and oversized lanais. ... more   less 
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