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Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea

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San Diego
Reviewed 15 May 2008

We returned to Maui and had a one bedroom unit at Village by the Sea. Just before our trip we got a letter that the pool would be closed but we could use the one next door (which was ok since that pool was nicer). When we got there they also had half of the parking lot closed off for...

2Thank Mrkrispy
Alameda, CA
Reviewed 11 April 2008

We booked our stay through Expedia.com for a studio condo at Kauhale Makai but were upgraded to a one-bedroom condo once we actually arrived. The front desk women were friendly and talkative and we had no trouble checking in, we even checked in about two hours early. The condos are all privately owned so each one will be different. We...

3Thank JodyM_2
Reviewed 9 April 2008

We were sooo pleased with our condo at Kauhale Makai 501 where we went to celebrate our 25 years of marital bliss. The condo was everything we could have dreamed of and so much more. Not only was it clean, chic and a real getaway, the view was outstanding and the ammenities top-notch. We will definitely make plans to return...

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Reno, NV
Reviewed 28 March 2008

This was our 1st family vacation to Maui and the twin bed was horrible in Room 512. As soon as we arrived I notified the (inside room people) of the problem with the single bed in the 2nd bedroom. The boxspring was flat as a pancake at one end of the bed so it was like a slantboard. We tried...

1Thank live4teetime
Reviewed 18 March 2008

We ended up booking our trip through a property management company. We went with another family and picked this location based on the listed ammenities and the price. I believe we stayed in unit 127 (first on the right once you get out of the elevator). This unit was in need of a good clean and an update. The 80's...

1Thank travelwith2
NE Portland
Reviewed 16 March 2008

I absolutley love this place. I have been coming to Maui for the past 10 years, and I always stay at Village by the Sea. There are many reasons why I think it's the best place to stay in Maui: 1. It's not a huge resort, and Maui is such a relaxing place, this place definitely has the kick back...

1Thank villagebythesea
Reviewed 23 February 2008

This is a basic, cheap condo/apartment building. The complex is old and plainly built, and is a mix of locals living there in apartments, and budget vacationers using the timeshares or renting from owners. The good part is it's oceanfront and most units do have views. Beyond that it's fine, but certainly not very nice and nothing remarkable about it....

1Thank cakd
Phoenix Az
Reviewed 16 February 2008

Our stay at Kauhale Makai 501 also known as Village by the sea was a retreat we will always hope to return to. The unit 501 we stayed in was spiffed up to the T with a great oceanview. The owner went above the standard to make sure everything was set prior to our arrival into the airport and into...

3Thank GwenaTravelin
Reviewed 8 February 2008

Last year we had booked our stay thru Resort Quest and stayed at the Kamole Sands which was paradise so when they recommended this place as an upgrade we thought great... so we arrived quite late to get our keys from a lock box and went to park in our designated spot but someone of course was parked there so...

2Thank badbella
Reviewed 5 February 2008

We just got back from 8 days in Maui and stayed at this place. What we were looking for was a nice central location in Kihei with a full kitchen. Location This condos are location about 20-30 min south of the airport, fairly easy to find. You are right beside the ocean but I would not to go as far...

3Thank tg49ers

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea

Address: 938 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-6102
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Kihei
Price Range: $204 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Kauhale Makai (Village By The Sea) Hotel Kihei
Maui Village By The Sea
Kauhale Makai Condo
Maui Kauhale Makai
Kauhale Makai, Village By The Sea Maui/Kihei
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“Facing pool and closer to beach are the best rooms”
Xnav, 30 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms offer better views than others but all are pretty good.”
Leegns, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Book elsewhere unless location is most important”
busdepollo, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“all condos seem to have ocean views”
HeadHunter11, 4 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Units facing the pool have nice views.”
TravelOneDvr, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
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