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Santa Rosa, California
Reviewed 6 September 2011

We recently returned from 2 wonderful weeks in Maui. The place we chose to stay was unit 406 at Maui Kai in Kaanapali. It turned out to be a great choice. Recently updated it very comfortable. A big time resort it is not. A great place with a spectacular view and right on the water it is. A central location...

3Thank michael b
Springfield, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 September 2011

We loved this place. It is right on the ocean, in fact, the lanai looks right out to the ocean. The fully stocked kitchen allows you to save a bit of money on eating out every night. You don't have to think about bringing anything with you, an iron, ironing board, all the dishes, cups, silverware, pots and pans, beach...

2Thank pattib123
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 1 September 2011

We spent our honeymoon at the Maui Kai in October 2010. We booked through Donna Bender, who owns a unit there. Donna's unit was unavailable, so she found us another unit. She was very helpful and easy to work with. The Maui Kai is right on the beach and all of the units directly face the ocean. We loved having...

1Thank dlc321
Virginia, Arizona, Iraq
Reviewed 30 August 2011

While I didn’t expect Maui Kai to be a booming resort full of amenities, I didn’t expect it to be the stark stain that it was on the Kanaapali shores. I also didn’t expect Maui to be a destination where the resort you stayed at was of much importance, but it was. I rented unit 704 directly from the owner,...

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alpins, Public Relations Manager at Maui Kai, responded to this review

Aloha. First off, I would like to apologize for your bad experience. Unfortunately this unit is not part of the resort's rental program. There are a few units within the Maui Kai building that rent their unit on their own. The rental program has strict guidelines about decorations, upkeep, mandatory upgrades, etc. Our standards are stringent and we take our...

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2011

This was our seventh time we stayed at the Maui Kai, the fifth time in #403, so it’s about time I wrote a review. You can’t ask for a better location (especially for the price). The best feature is the view from the balcony. You look right down into the ocean, with beautiful views the islands of Lana’i and Moloka’i....

3Thank PEM403
Cleburne, Texas
Reviewed 23 August 2011

This was our first trip to Maui and could not have picked a better place to stay. We loved Maui Kai. The room was beautiful, the staff was friendly. Loved sitting out on the lanai. There are several eating places and a store within walking distance. We will gladly stay there on our next trip.

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We stayed here for a week for our honeymoon with oour one year old son. The view was absolutely amazing. Would definately recommend getting a car so you can drive around maui as the views are breathtaking. Staff were extremely helpful and tended to our needs immediately. Hotel was superb; we were completely blown away with our stay. Across the...

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Maple Ridge, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2011

We returned for our second visit and were not disappointed. We can't wait to go back again and again.

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 9 August 2011

We stayed at the Maui Kai in June 2011 for our honeymoon, we could not have asked for a better location to stay. We booked Maui Kai 807 through the owner Donna Bender. The views were fantastic, the staff was friendly and the location was amazing. We could not have asked for a better honeymoon,

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Reviewed 4 August 2011

We're from Minnesota. Yes, you know that place. Upper Midwest, cold, windy, snowy, below-zero temps in the winter. Cars get stuck in snowbanks, high hear bills! Well, we escaped...... and we stayed at the Maui Kai. We stayed on 6th floor, and had a fabulous corner unit! Thought we died and went to heaven. We've been to Maui seven times,...

Thank Pinsey60

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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
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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: RM1,196 - RM1,649 (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 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
“Every condo is ocean front. You really can't pick a bad room.”
  • Right on the water.
  • Can't beat that view!
  • The condo from the kitchen.
 of 5 bubbles kenrB3343OS, 18 Oct 2016 | Read review
“take the one with ocean view. worth it”
 of 5 bubbles bakesh2016, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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