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2080 W Vineyard St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5614
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#1 of 10 Speciality lodging in Wailuku
Aloha and E Komo Mai! The Northshore Hostel Maui is an ideal location to explore our tropical paradise. Spend your entire holiday with us or just one night! Our rates are the lowest on Maui and we strive to offer impeccable customer service to guests of all ages. We are located in downtown Wailuku, in the foothills of the West Maui Mountains, only 5 miles (10K) from the airport. We offer free airport transfers for our guests. Our facility is clean, safe, secure and friendly. A hostel is a great way to meet new people and save your hard earned money! You will find it easy to relax and feel comfortable and enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you soon. A hui hoa!
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Snack bar
Non-smoking hotel
Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
Laundry service
Self-serve laundry
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Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, German
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F. J. M. D. wrote a review Sep 2021
20 contributions6 helpful votes
The location is creepy. Then some scary door and an “escaped from hell looking one” welcomes. Next floor there are not sanitary measures, it is clean, illuminated . But it is so tiny that it feels like too many people in such a reduced place? Not comfortable, not healthy. And people seemed like so. Sorry. It is not worth the price, I would prefer to sleep in the sand.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled solo
1 Helpful vote
Lucie R wrote a review Mar 2021
7 contributions9 helpful votes
The Northshore Hostel Maui was an awesome stay! Rooms were spacious enough, and the place was equipped with a full kitchen, free coffee and pancakes. There was a spacious community area as well, and great wifi connection for early morning classes.
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Date of stay: February 2021
3 Helpful votes
Jas wrote a review Apr 2020
Calgary, Canada2 contributions3 helpful votes
This global pandemic brings out the best and worst in people and their businesses. I'll like future visitors to know what type of people run this hostel and you can decide to go with them or not based on how they handle things during this pandemic. Due to the Covid-19 virus, my country warned its citizens that borders will be closed starting in the next couple of days for all non-essential travels. I really wanted to go on this trip but this announcement came the day before my departure. I called the hostel as soon as the announcements were made, letting them know that if I leave for Hawaii, I would not be allowed to come back home, therefore I needed to cancel. At first, the man on the phone seemed understanding and said he will refund me the following day. I thanked him and said because of this, I will REBOOK with them as soon as this pandemic is over. However, the next day, the same man picked up the phone and gave me a different name and pretended to not remember our previous conversation. He refused to let me talk to the manager and told me to send an email instead. After sending an email they said no and said that since my flight wasn't cancelled by the gov't and that I cancelled it myself ( due to gov't instructions), I won't be receiving a refund. I called again to ask why he said the opposite when we talked on the phone and the same man ( he has a very distinctive way of talking btw) gave me a DIFFERENT name again and said that he will get back to me and try to refund me. This again was a lie. I got no callback. No emails. The 3rd time I tried calling, the same man gave me a different name once AGAIN and pretended to be very understanding and promised to call me back. As you can guess, I never got a callback. I understand that these are unpredictable times now. However, to continuously give out fake names, make promises knowing very well that they have no intention to keep them was unnecessary. I explained to him on the 2nd phone call that I've been saving up for a trip to Maui for a year now and this was a graduation gift to myself. I had every intention to go until my government's announcements. I don't have a job right now due to this shutdown. $60 is a lot to me as a recent grad and the man on the phone pretended to be sympathetic and promising a refund all while lying to me and giving me different names. How shameful. If you guys ever have plans to honour anything you said, please call/email back. If not, at least the public knows how the people that operate this hostel stand morally.
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Date of stay: March 2020
2 Helpful votes
Response from Michael Dour, Owner at Northshore Hostel Maui
Responded 5 Aug 2020
Dear 919, it is regrettable that you had such a bad experience on the phone and that you feel you were lied to and deceived by the same man. During these 'unpredictable times' we are using guidelines set forth by government agencies. If a reservation does not meet those guidelines then we treat it as we would any other situation and enforce standard policy. It is a difficult time for everyone, and we are trying to leave emotions out of the process. We hope you managed to celebrate your graduation in some special way...aloha.
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Audrey W wrote a review Mar 2020
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This was definitely a good experience and I met some cool people. If you are looking to experience authentic Maui then I highly suggest this Hostel. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. The one negative would be some bug issues. I came across a cockroach wandering the floor of my room and a few ants here and there. Although Undoubtedly this is not a common problem seeing as how the rest of the place is kept very clean. It's a perfect place for independent travelers or small groups.
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Date of stay: March 2020
Room Tip: Room #9 (one queen bed), has its own sink and toilet.
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Amanda S wrote a review Mar 2020
3 contributions
Garret and the staff are amazing! very clean would recommend to anyone travelling to maui! It's a little bit out of the way but only a block away from local transit that will take you anywhere on the island. Plus the wailuku coffee company is a block away and they have the best coffee and breakfast in the area!
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Date of stay: March 2020Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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US$88 - US$117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Northshore Hostel Maui
Which popular attractions are close to Northshore Hostel Maui?
Nearby attractions include Iao Valley State Monument (0.3 km), Mystery Maui Escape Room (0.08 km), and The Historic IAO Theater (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Northshore Hostel Maui?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and free parking.
What food & drink options are available at Northshore Hostel Maui?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a snack bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Northshore Hostel Maui?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Northshore Hostel Maui?
Conveniently located restaurants include 808 on Main, Lorraine's Shave Ice, and Wailuku Coffee Company.
Does Northshore Hostel Maui have airport transportation?
Yes, Northshore Hostel Maui offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Northshore Hostel Maui?
Yes, laundry service and self serve laundry are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Northshore Hostel Maui?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and German.
Are there any historical sites close to Northshore Hostel Maui?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Ka'ahumanu Congregational Church (0.4 km), Haleki‘i-Pihana State Monument (2.6 km), and Chee Kung Tong Society Building (0.1 km).