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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

My husband and I loved our sweet little efficiency tucked peacefully behind the shops of Hippytown, Paia! Windows on all four sides made the space sunny and cheerful. The balcony was nice for coffee and our homemade breakfast after our morning runs. Kitchen had basics, which was all we needed. We really appreciated the washing machine on site! Ask for...

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Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

If you are a self sufficient traveler, who craves a low key vibe but wants a clean room with no TV ( thankfully) in a great convenient spot this is it. Really one of my favorite spots anywhere! The courtyard is super tranquil, the rooms are simple, well thought out and beds are crazy comfy! They offer parking which is...

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Sonoma, California
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Call me crazy, but being in a room that small with only a curtain between the bed and the bathroom is less than ideal. I could flush while still under the sheets... Otherwise our stay was short and uneventful...arrived late, left for Hana in the morning. Only interaction with staff was asking night manager if any restaurants were still serving...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 22 October 2016

One of the highlights of our holiday in Maui was staying at Nalu Kai Lodge. It was tucked away down a lane, and such a great discovery. From the moment we entered the timber gate we felt that great, chilled holiday feeling. Every moment there after was just as good as the next. Room was spotless, with perfect, simple authentic...

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Charleston
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

I brought my husband back to island (he had never been). So, in effort to give him the complete maui experience, we stayed in several spots around island ranging from Air B&B, resorts, friends' places, camping and here. Nalu Kai was the perfect place. It was very convenient to walking around paia town, they offered free self laundry service, and...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed in room #5 upstairs. Room was cramped, but perfect if you just need it for sleeping. No a/c, so it felt stuffy at times, but there's a ceiling fan and island breeze if the windows are open. Our room had a window facing Nalu Pl, so it sometimes got noisy when cars were parking or leaving. Parking is...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 14 September 2016

Our room (room 100) and beds were cramped and uncomfortable. Looked nothing like the picture on Trip Advisor. There was no air conditioning, no TV. No other furniture in the room besides the small beds. There are hotels in Kahului with much nicer rooms at the same price.

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Port Vincent, Australia
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Loved it really friendly and private, great coffee shop next door. The rooms were lovely and funky.it is walking distance to everything in town with great shopping and an excellent bar just down the road.

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portstewart
Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

This place is perfect if u r looking for a no frills spot that is very clean. The location was perfect - right in the middle of Paia. I liked the no fuss check-in/out. The staff, though not visibly present were super helpful when emailed. I was traveling on my own & needed help with a few things & Darcy...

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Pacifica, California
Reviewed 7 July 2016

We stayed here and loved it, so happy to have gotten the 1 bedroom apartment with kitchen. Lately when traveling we prefer the option to make our own food. This place is walking distance to everything, beach, bar, store, coffee, yoga, kombucha - you get it. There is a super nice grill to use, with seasonings, cutting board and sink...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Nalu Kai Lodge, Paia Hotel is In the heart of Paia town Charming boutique hotel Unique Hawaiiana atmosphere Affordable rates Oceanside - steps to the beach Simple, Spotless, & Comfortable rooms ... more   less 

Additional Information about Nalu Kai Lodge

Address: 18 Nalu Place, Paia, Maui, HI 96779
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Paia
Price Range: $196 - $245 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Nalu Kai Lodge 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“This a small lodge so probably all the rooms are good. We were on the ground level.”
Natashamaree, 10 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Pay the extra $ for a room with a AC - if not - no big deal. Toured 4 different rooms and could of stayed in any of them.”
jt542, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“If you would like to have a peace, relaxation and dinner cooked by yourself at home - this place for you!”
AlyonaC, 29 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ask about bathroom doors if you care about such things...”
tallguyshortgirl, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“If possible, get a upstairs room”
anesas2016, 18 May 2016 | Read review
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