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Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach

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09/06/2017 10/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Brisbane, Queensland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I was blown away by the size of this apartment, the full kitchen was a blessing and our stay was topped off by the most comfortable bed I have slept in, not to mention the pillows. We were only a short walk away from the Hula Grill (very popular during happy hour) and Whaler's Village with a wide variety of...

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 9 April 2017

What an amazing surprise - beautiful property and pool, right on beach while watching whales from your balcony. Full kitchen, free laundry, valet, towels and chair service on beach, easy access to multiple restaurants.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I can’t imagine a more perfect place to stay on Kaanapali Beach than The Aston at The Whaler. This condo complex deserves to rated #1 on trip advisor! We were vacationing in Maui to celebrate 40 years of marriage. Check in was completed quickly and we were surprised by fresh pineapple, chocolate covered macadamia nuts and Champagne when we got...

Thank CindyGs
Fairfield, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The pictures do not do this place justice. The grounds are beautiful. Upon arrival we were offered an upgrade from an oceanview to an oceanfront condo. It was breathtaking. We couldn't have had a nicer stay. The Whaler has rules about noise and smoking that you have to sign which gave us peace of mind about the care they provide...

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Laguna Niguel, California
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach in Maui, is one of our favorite places to stay. We have been there over 10 times and always want to return. While this is considered a hotel, it really is a 4 star condo development with a full kitchen, dining room, 2 baths in the one bedroom units , and fantastic ocean view from...

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AA H, General Manager at Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you very much for your review. We are so thrilled to hear that your 10+ vacation stays with us have been wonderful experiences, and that our hotel and room amenities, ideal location, and beautiful views help to make your stay memorable! We are looking forward to your next adventure with us here at The Whaler. Mahalo.

Watertown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at the Aston Whaler right on Kaanapali Beach. We rented this unit from the owner on vrbo. We were in unit 514 for 10 days 4/23 to 5/3 and it was even nicer than the pictures if that is possible! This was a studio completely modern , very clean, comfortable bed, beautiful shower and bath...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I are staying here for 4 nights before heading back to a New Zealand winter. We had originally booked a garden view studio, but were pleasantly surprised on check-in to be offered free upgrade to garden and ocean view (after we declined to pay upgrade.) Our upgrade is a one bedroom, two bathroom very spacious apartment with...

Thank Denise M
AA H, General Manager at Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, responded to this review

Aloha Denise! Thank you for your review. We're very happy to learn that you enjoyed your free upgrade and room-with-a-view, as well as our ideal laundry and cleaning services and friendly staff. It will be wonderful to welcome you again in the future! Mahalo.

Sarasota, Florida
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place to stay in Kaanapali. Short walk to snorkeling at Black Rock. First class exercise room with new equipment and weights. Close to restaurants and Whaler Village shops. Excellent view of the beach. Nice pool, lounge chairs and towel service. Only negative is that the unit's furniture is old; but, not a worry for us since we spent most...

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AA H, General Manager at Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, responded to this review

Aloha Merrill! We are happy to learn you enjoyed our ideal location, excellent pool and lounge area, and fully equipped kitchens. We also appreciate your feedback regarding room updates and will share your valuable thoughts with our management team. It would be a pleasure to welcome you again! Mahalo.

Gold Coast, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in a studio ocean view in the tower closest to Whalers Village. It had everything we expected with kitchen and a decent view from our balcony of ocean and mountains. Whilst we would have loved even better views to capture those amazing sunsets and the majesty of the mountains behind us, we didn't really want to be sitting...

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AA H, General Manager at Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for your wonderful review. We are so pleased to learn that your stay was a memorable experience, and that you enjoyed our incredible views, friendly staff, and ideal location. We will pass your kind words along to Cherie for her exceptional service, and can't wait to welcome you again soon! Mahalo.

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hotel was the best. Steps to one of the best beaches in Maui. The staff was very friendly and helpful as well. Only downside was that the cliental was a little bit older. Me and my wife are in our 30s and I don't think we saw another couple that was younger than 55. Otherwise would...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This exclusive luxury condominium boasts an idyllic location on Maui's famous Kaanapali Beach across from two championship golf courses and minutes from Lahaina. Each spacious unit features a full kitchen and a spectacular view. A beachfront pathway and private access allows guests easy entry to adjacent Whalers Village's 65 shops and restaurants. Please be advised of these changes to the daily resort fee at Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach. These changes will go into effect April 1, 2017. - Any new reservations booked for travel April 1, 2017 – May 31, 2017, will be subject to a resort fee of $17.00 plus tax per day. - On June 1, 2017, Daily Amenity Fee increases to $20. This applies to ALL reservations staying through these dates, regardless of when they booked the reservation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach

Address: 2481 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range: RM1,250 - RM2,038 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 360
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Also Known As:
The Whaler On Kaanapali Beach Hotel Lahaina
Whaler On Kaanapali Beach Lahaina
Whaler Kaanapali Beach
Kaanapali Beach
The Whaler Maui
Aston At The Whaler On Kaanapali Beach Maui/Lahaina, HI
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#5 Spa Hotel in Lahaina
#5 Romantic Hotel in Lahaina
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Lahaina
#7 Family Hotel in Lahaina
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