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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia 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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Midvale, Utah
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have been renting Maui Kai 504 condo for a week in January the past 4 years or so. What a wonderful condo, and when they say ocean view, they mean it. The lanai is right on the ocean. Morning coffee with incredible views and daily visits from sea turtles and humpback whales. The condo is wonderfully decorated, the bed...

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Arizona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have rented 3 units at Maui Kai. 2 were wonderful, #202 & 1003. I would highly recommend either unit. Both are remodeled, clean, and provide great customer service. On the other hand unit #408 was terrible. The carpet appeared to be original to the 70's and in such a moist climate was horrible. The whole condo smelled musty. The...

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Smithville, Missouri
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ocean front condo had EVERYTHING needed for our week stay. RIGHT ON THE BEACH. Due to Maui's previous months' rain and weather changes, the beach was non existant beneath our 8th floor condo windows, but that was ok. Nice beach on either side of Maui Kai properties. Loved hearing the waves crashing on the rocks and enjoyed beautiful sunsets...

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

Thank you for your lovely review. We strive to make sure that all of the Maui Kai guests have what the need. We are so close to the water that you sometimes feel you are on a ship. The beach comes and goes at the will of the tides. Now that we have the lovely gate that accesses the park...

Thornton, Colorado
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We couldn't have asked for a better condo experience than Maui Kai. It's a small quiet ocean front property tucked away in Kaanapali and our 5th floor condo had an ocean front lanai from which we saw sea turtles and whales every day, not to mention gorgeous sunrises and sunsets. We had nice amenities both in the condo and on...

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

Aloha; We are so happy you enjoyed the Maui Kai. You really can not get any closer to the water so the sea life and the sunrises and sunsets are one of our treasurers. The Maui Kai is planning on some upgrades to the property from April - September so we will never be new but we will have a...

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Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

While the Maui Kai might not boast having stainless steel appliances and fancy digs, it doesn't matter. You come to the Maui Kai because you can not stay on the ocean any closer. It is a quiet place with a small pool. You will see manta ray, spinner dolphins, whales (in season), and a multitude of sea turtles off your...

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

Aloha; Thank you so much for your review we are always pleased to see how much the location of the Maui Kai is appreciated. You really feel like you are on a ship we are so close to the water. Give us a call or visit our web site when you are ready to come back and relax. Mahalo

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 November 2016 via mobile

We stayed in 706 for a week over Thanksgiving. Our first vacation in Maui. Pros: - Awesome view from the room. For the rate of $215 per night I think its hard to get this view anywhere in that area. Sounds of the ocean waves very relaxing. Can happily spend the whole day in the condo - Perfect location. Many...

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

We appreciate your review of the property. Being so close to the water does pose some issues for our units, We will look into the things you mentioned and do our best to resolve them. We are so happy you enjoyed your Thanksgiving with us. When you are ready to return call us for the best rate available. Mahalo

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 5 November 2016

My boyfriend and I booked our 10 day vacation to stay at the Maui Kai through the owners of unit 806, Art and Sophie Nickel. It was easy to book and we were well taken care of from start to finish. The Maui Kai is the perfect place to stay if you love the ocean, as the water actually comes...

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Lianne, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that Sophie and I were able to help make your condo booking process easy from start to finish. As you say, there is nothing like sitting on your lanai enjoying the view and all the ocean has to offer (like watching whales from your room). In addition to being so close...

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We've used Donna Bender at Maui Kai to reserve our rooms. The most recent visit was March 2016, spring break with our two kids. We absolutely loved the location, the amenities and the staff. Everyone is knowledgeable and extremely helpful. We love having the lanai directly over the ocean. The sunsets are amazing.

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Kelli! I'm always happy to arrange your stays at Maui Kai. I'm glad you were able to bring your kids along this time and share with them the incredible sunset views from the lanai that's so close to the ocean you're almost in it! Let me know when you're ready for your next visit and I'll be happy to...

Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 26 October 2016

We stayed in a 1-bedroom suite that we booked through studio Unit 807 owner Donna Bender. Our unit was on the 6th floor, ideal for perfect viewing of the ocean and distant islands. February was perfect for awesome whale watching right off the large balcony of our unit. The unit had all the amenities we'd hoped for, and the kitchen...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Kathy! I'm glad you enjoyed your stay in the 6th floor 1-bedroom unit. Yes, February is the perfect time to watch whales from Maui Kai - sometimes they come within 100 yards straight out in front of Maui Kai! I'm glad you followed the restaurant recommendations in my 100-page guide and hope that my tips for what local foods...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range: $372 - $467 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maui Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“All rooms have great views.”
 of 5 bubbles Lovetotravel-SueR, 4 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All condos are privately owned, but the pictures of the room we stayed in were very good.”
 of 5 bubbles donnaq338, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“All rooms have an ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles kelliv01, 30 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Select a higher floor for the best whale watching”
 of 5 bubbles kathyapp, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“You can pay a bit extra and choose your room. I would suggest doing that. Anything above the fourth floor would be our choice.”
 of 5 bubbles Suzanne319721, 21 Oct 2016 | Read review
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