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Sherwood Park, Canada
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 April 2016

My wife and I stayed in unit 314 for 10 days. The balcony is 40 feet from the Ocean and very few people walk out front so the view was always very private. We heard the Ocean waves and loved it. With the windows open the temperature inside was very pleasant. There is no AC but I'm not a AC... More 

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MauiGal1, Public Relations Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for the time you took to write and post this review Robert. We are pleased to hear you had a great time at Kahana Reef. We hope to see you in Maui again soon and we hope you come back to stay at Kahana Reef. Safe travels. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016 via mobile

It makes be crazy when amateur travel or dining critics choose a place and then compare it to the place they were too cheap to pay for. Some of the reviews of this place are a perfect example of that. Kahana Reef ain't The Four Seasons nor do the condo owners pretend to be. What it is is a good... More 

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4 Thank Ron C
MauiGal1, Public Relations Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha Ron-Mahalo for the time you took to post and write this very informative review. Chase 'N Rainbows manages several rentals at Kahana Reef and we would invite you to check out inventory next time you plan to visit Maui and stay at The Kahana Reef. More 

Elkhart, Indiana
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31 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 March 2016

We picked this condo because all of the condos are ocean view. We were able to see turtles and whale blowing so, and whale tails crashing down. You really need binoculars but just sitting on the lanai and seeing whales is wonderful. The pool and outside area is very clean. The people are nice and friendly. The condo we stayed... More 

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MauiGal1, Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Mahalo for the time you took to write and post this review. We think Kahana Reef is pretty a pretty special place to stay while on Maui. Chase 'N Rainbows has a terrific loyalty discount program for folks who come back to Maui and stay in any condo managed by Chase 'N Rainbows. See you again soon! More 

Cambria, United States
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Room 103. The bed was two twin beds stuck together, stiff and sheets needed to be retired. Spent a premuim for Valentine's weekend but got bothered by realtors (4 of 7 days) as owner was selling. Being asked to leave so the condo could be shown ruined our Valentine's weekend. The kitchen appeared refurbished but many of the plates and... More 

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MauiGal1, Public Relations Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha John and mahalo for the time you took to write and post this review. We are sorry that your stay in unit 103 was not a 5 star experience. For your next visit to Maui perhaps consider renting from Chase 'N Rainbows as they manage 18 condos at Kahana Reef and the rentals are cleaned and serviced by their... More 

KY
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 9 February 2016 via mobile

We stayed in #306. Was very nice and clean. Well equipped. Ocean view and we could sit on the lanai and watch the whales. Quiet condo will go back. Love Maui. Also close to everything. Gas station, restaurants and ABC store close. Beaches right there. We also fished over the rock wall.

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MauiGal1, Public Relations Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the 5 star rating and the review of Kahana Reef so glad you had a nice time. We hope to see you back in Maui again soon! More 

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8 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2015 via mobile

We visited three different hotels during our trip to the Kahana area of Maui. THIS was the gem. This place is a true piece of paradise. All of the units are along the coast with a balcony (lanai) facing the coast and I actually saw humpback whales jumping while I ate my lunch on that balcony! The ocean breeze comes... More 

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1 Thank Megan H
MauiGal1, Public Relations Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Mahalo for the great review of Kahana Reef. We are so glad you and your family enjoyed your stay. One of the best reasons for staying in a vacation condo vs a hotel is the ability to eat in and the option to prepare you own meals and viewing whales and turtles while eating....what a bonus! More 

Colorado Springs, CO
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2015 via mobile

What a great place to stay. We enjoyed our stay in unit 321. It has an ocean view and the beach access is so close and convenient. The unit has been upgraded and the owner provided a cooler, snorkeling gear and other amenities that made our trips to the beach easy. It was beautiful sitting out on the balcony for... More 

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MauiCondoMarina, Vacation Rental Agency at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and Thank you for your feedback on our unit #321 at the Kahana Reef. We are thrilled to hear that you had great time and enjoyed your time in this ocean front condo and were able to take advantage of the amenities. We hope to see you again in the future. If you would like to reserve this unit,... More 

Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 September 2015

We stayed in #422 Kahana Reef in the first week of April and were pleasantly surprised…magic! The unit is very private as it is on the top floor and at the end of the building. Next door is a lovely uncrowded beach and fisherman’s cottage… not another condo! The view of the ocean … spectacular…it is directly below the balcony.... More 

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MauiCondoMarina, Vacation Rental Agency at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your very descriptive and informative review of the Kahana Reef. It seems that you have truly experienced what it is like to stay at a small, relaxing, ocean front condo in West Maui. The details are what makes it so special. To be able to sit on your balcony and watch turtles eat seaweed off... More 

Mount Laurel, New Jersey
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25 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 September 2015

We had no air conditioning and the temperatures were in the high 80's to the low 90's. We would be touring all day and come back to a room that stifling hot. The parking lot spots were so small that there was danger of dinging the car next to you if you were not careful. If you parked under the... More 

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MauiGal1, Public Relations Manager at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for the time you took to post and write this review. Normally the ocean breezes and celling fans are enough to keep the vacation condos at Kahana Reef cool enough but for some reason we saw record breaking temperature in 2016 and even the few condos that had central AC had a tough time keeping up with... More 

ARMONK, NEW YORK
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40 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 August 2015

Stayed on the property for a week. Unit was clean and very well equipped with everything need for a comfortable stay. Only issue was no A/C so at times it was a bit warm. Located near good restaurants and nice beaches.

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MauiCondoMarina, Vacation Rental Agency at Kahana Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your feedback on the Kahana Reef. It sounds like you saw turtles during your stay. This is very common from this Ocean Front property. Whether you are in your unit, on your lanai (balcony), at the pool, barbecuing or just lounging out on the grounds, you will have a perfect ocean front view of the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry

Additional Information about Kahana Reef

Address: 4471 Lower Honoapiilani Rd, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-9295
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range: $335 - $535 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kahana Reef 2.5*
Number of rooms: 88
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“I do all my reservations thru Chase 'n Rainbows, excellent & fast service. They can give you tips to match your room to what you want.”
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“the one we rented was 113. we liked that you could walk right out the door to the beach”
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“Ground floor is direct ocean access.”
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“This unit has sliding doors that separate the bedroom from the hallway which allows for noise to travel from the living space. The bedroom is very small and dark. ”
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