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West Menlo Park, California
Reviewed 22 October 2016

This was our fourth stay at Maui Kai, which we always book through Donna Bender who owns Unit 807. This was the first time we were able to stay in her unit. The view is indescribable. An unobstructed view of Molokai and Lanai. The unit is decorated very nicely and is quite modern. The bed is comfortable and the daily...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Suzanne! It's always my pleasure helping you with your Hawaii travel and I'm glad you were finally able to stay in my junior suite Unit 807 for your 4th stay at Maui Kai. Thank you for your compliments about my unit - I update it constantly to keep it modern and traditionally Hawaiian at the same time. Let me...

Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

We had a large group going to Maui for a wedding, and the plan was for everyone to stay at a much more expensive resort down the road however it was booked out by the time we tried. Searching the internet multiple times for somewhere close to where we wanted to be that wasn't to expensive was annoying, but we...

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

Caitlyn; It was our pleasure to host you as our guests. We are so happy you made your reservations with us. The staff enjoyed how excited you were about the upcoming wedding you were attending. It certainly looked like fun. Our view is indeed unbeatable, were glad you had the time to enjoy it and share it with others. We...

Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked unit 806 at Maui Kai through Art & Sophie Nickel and couldn't be more pleased. There quick responses to reserving and assistance were so appreciated. Our unit had the most amazing views possible and we were located right on the beach. Everything was beautiful and well maintained, we would love to stay again.

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Linda, Thanks for the personal compliments. I'm glad Sophie and I could make the booking process quick and easy for you. I'm also glad we exceeded your expectations and you enjoyed our Maui Kai 806 condo. We take pride in all the details including our Tommy Bahama furnishings and modern island style. Let us know when you are ready...

Reviewed 19 October 2016

We booked through Maui Kai 806 owners Art and Sophie Nickel. They were very nice to deal with and prompt to answer our many questions about their condo and surrounding area. The entire building is well kept and the staff very nice. The pool area is spotless and the water warm an relaxing. And that view from the condo, wow,...

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Ken, I'm glad you enjoyed your stay and that Sophie and I were able to personally coordinate your booking into one of our Maui Kai partner condos. We know a little help with your planning goes a long way and understand how tricky organizing a Maui trip can be. You can't beat our location that is not only ocean...

Oakland, California
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The room was great that provided a feeling of being at home. The resources in kitchen was good and the room also had cooler, scuba equipment and much more to use. The location is 15 minutes from downtown and close to famous beach area. There was a farmer's market nearby for groceries in the weekend. Make sure to enjoy the...

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

Aloha and Thank you so much for taking the time to let us know how much you enjoyed your oceanfront condo. Our reservations staff often describe the atmosphere of the Maui Kai as being your home away from home. It makes them very happy to know that you felt this during your stay. The lanai does make the perfect spot...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We loved the views! It's tough to beat how this hotel is right next to the ocean. The views were beautiful and it was great to sit on the balcony and watch the ocean while you ate breakfast or to be able to enjoy a sunset. The staff were friendly and the free parking was a plus.

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

David; We could not have said it better the views and the oceanfront location are one of our best features. I am so happy you were able to take advantage of the full kitchen and ocean front lanai . One of our favorite perks is " No Resort Fees". The staff strive to make each visitors stay an enjoyable experience....

Newcastle, Australia
Reviewed 17 October 2016

We spent 6 nights staying in 608, glass enclosed lanai meant we could comfortably sit and enjoy the glorious view anytime, even though the weather was quite windy. Well appointed 1 bedroom and i believe we couldnt have gotten better value anywhere else on this strip. Would definely book again.

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

Aloha; We could not be happier that you enjoyed the beautiful corner unit 608 the full kitchen and the outstanding view of the coastline and the islands of Molokai and Lanai can't be beat. When you are ready to return we will be waiting with a return guest discount. Give our reservation staff a call directly or book on our...

Reviewed 16 October 2016

We stayed in a 1-bedroom condo that we booked through Donna Bender of MauiCalls. Donna gave us her Local Girl’s Guide to Maui to take with us. The ocean views and sunsets were breath taking. We were there in Feb and could see tons of whales while enjoying breakfast on the Lanai or after using the BBQ grill and having...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha! It was my pleasure arranging your stay at Maui Kai. I'm glad you enjoyed the breathtaking views of the ocean, the islands of Lanai and Molokai and the sunsets between them. Making it even more special is watching whales from your lanai. Eating meals and relaxing on your lanai is one of Maui Kai's best attractions. When you're ready...

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I loved staying at Maui Kai! We booked a studio unit at Maui Kai through owner Donna Bender. Our deck/patio overlooked the ocean, and there was a small table to enjoy a glass of wine while watching the sunset! I adored waking up to those views. The snorkeling in the area was superb, too! I saw my first sea turtle...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha Jen! I'm so happy you enjoyed your stay at Maui Kai. Drinking in the gorgeous oceanfront views and watching the sunset from your Maui Kai lanai with a glass of wine or a mai-tai is a favorite activity of our guests. How exciting that you saw your first sea turtle during your stay! The calm ocean in the morning...

DFW area
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We stayed four nights at the Maui Kai. We booked through an owner but the front desk has the option to put you in any available condo. So while the pictures of the unit we viewed was of an updated high floor unit, what we got was an outdated lower floor unit. The pictures of the beach out front of...

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mauikai806, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha, I'm sorry your stay did not live up to expectations. As you were aware, the exact unit you were looking at was not available for your dates and our partner rental program does not guarantee specific units for stays less than 5 nights, which are only booked by category. You were assigned a very popular oceanfront one bedroom corner...

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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
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: RM1,156 - RM1,459 (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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