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Northshore Hostel Maui

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Reviewed 1 week ago NEWvia mobile

This hostel is located about a 15 minute drive from the airport in a less tourist more local area of Maui. Arriving is quite simple and plenty of 2 and 12 hour parking is accessible directly across from the building. Having a car in this area is greatly suggested. Finding parking was never an issue for my wife and I....

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear Jordsn, thanks for your detailed review of the Northshore Hostel Maui. Indeed our facility is in an older building. While we always do our best to keep it clean and comfortable for our many guests, some folk might find a more appealing to stay. Mahalo for staying with us!

Canberra, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Clean rooms and common areas. Nice bathrooms, mostly clean and when not it was brief and reflected patron use rather than hostel upkeep. Free coffee / tea and Pancakes made for an easy and enjoyable breakfast option, plus the distribution of leftover fruit and other food left behind by others also helped make things easier. Very pleasant place to stay,...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear M & D Mahalo for your kind words about The Northshore Hostel Maui. We're happy that you enjoyed your visit! Aloha....

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location for this hostel is great - it's very close to the airport, as well as near Baldwin Beach Park & Paia. If you are travelling without a car, it offers free airport pick up at various times.. If you are travelling with a car it is the best hostel in Maui for parking - with a HUGE car...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Wow....great review of The Northshore Hostel Maui...thank you very much and we'll sack the moody guy! Aloha!

arizona
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The north shore hostel is the perfect fit for the budget minded. For the more gregarious there are plenty of other travelers to mingle with and compare notes with and with whom to buddy up with for excursions. For the solo, self-starter it is a good place to use as a base from which to launch oneself. And, for a...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your detailed review, we're glad you enjoyed The Northshore Hostel Maui and hope to see you again....aloha!

Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 2 November 2016

Upon our arrival a tired receptionist started to argue that they confirmed only 1 person instead of 5 requested. Well, they had a free room, so there was no problem, but he insisted on showing him an email with their confirmation. Rooms are tiny - but this can be expected for the price. Restrooms are quite clean and you can...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear xhanka00, we're sorry you found our staff unfriendly. They work hard and honestly try to please everyone....which is not always possible. We did our best to accommodate your party when you arrived with more guests than the original reservation. We're happy you enjoyed the free pancakes and restrooms.....happy trails!

Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Northshore hostel has become a sort of home away from home. With the wonderfull environment of good people and well maintained facilities along with the lovely staff. Thanks northshore for providing such a comfortable place for me to rest and recover while on my business trip all while not making a dent in the check book. If your looking for...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear Taylor, thank you very much for your kind and honest review of The Northshore Hostel Maui....best in the islands and the world!

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We loved it there. the staff was amazing and so helpful (especcially Janine). They helped us with everything: planning our daily trips, fixing our car, finding a cheap car rental, finding good hostels on the other islands. I've rarely seen such great staff in a hostel. In the end of our stay Janine (and her put dog Elvis) was more...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

We actually enjoy this!!!!

Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here for one night only while waiting on connecting flights. Wish I coulda stayed longer! Friendly, informative staff. Clean, comfy rooms. And homemade complimentary pancakes! Highly recommend!!

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Wish you could have stayed longer too...come back again!

Reviewed 13 September 2016

Spend few nights there, one of the best hostel in the world where I was. Fantastic, helpfull crew, nice rooms, and good location on island. Free pancakes and coffee, big kitchen with lot of stuff. You can drink alcohol inside

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear Gabor, thanks for the kind words. We think we're the best too! Aloha.

Raglan, New Zealand
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

I originally planned to stay here for 4 nights but ended up staying 10. The staff are all super helpful and awesome people. The hostel is VERY clean. Even the rooms/dorms are swept and mopped everyday. The kitchen facilities are fantastic. Also the free pancake and coffee breakfast is a huge bonus. There is a quiet time from 1030 pm...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind words and thanks for staying with us!

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northshore Hostel Maui

Address: 2080 W Vineyard St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5614
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailuku
Price Range: $58 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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