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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place to stay! We got upgraded to Ocean Front which was STUNNING! You're able to use all the resort amenities which is awesome. Felt like we were stayin at a resort but for a hotel price! 10/10 would stay here again.

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Thank 221elainam
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cute little beach bungalow just off the beach. We originally stayed at the main hotel of Royal Lahaina 2 1/2 years ago for our honeymoon. And actually enjoyed the view from this room better. Here's a picture of the super moon 2016

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Melbourne, Australia
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17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staying at the Ocean Inn is a bit like going to your nanna's house - it's older, slightly run down, the interior furnishings are a bit dated and the room has a slight musty smell, however it's scrupulously clean and very welcoming. Plus the rooms are huge inside and you absolutely cannot fault the location - only metres from the... More 

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51 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We stayed here 7 days and enjoyed every bit of it. Great place for the price. Hotel is being renovated and our room was very nice. Air conditioning was not as cold as it could have been but I was never hot. Very small fridge would have liked a bigger one. Other than that room was very clean and you... More 

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Southport, Australia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Had a 10 night stay here in early October, 2016. Just a great location. Rooms are very clean and large. Everything you would expect from a motel. Ice machine in the hallway was really handy. Great view especially of the daily sunsets that are just magical that I wasnt expecting from a room on the side of the building. Awesome... More 

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Aurora, Colorado
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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Spent several days in Maui but couldn't get into condo until day 4 so booked KOI through TripAdvisor. Booking was straightforward and even a little less expensive than advertised. Dealing with their booking agency was a surprisingly good experience. Check in was smooth and easy, room was clean and neat. Room was adjacent to their nightly luau area but, despite... More 

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RLR_SAGER, Manager at Kaanapali Ocean Inn, responded to this review

Aloha. Thank you for the review. I am happy to read that overall you had a good stay at the Kaanapali Ocean Inn and that you were particularly pleased with the service you received from our reservations office and hotel associates. Mahalo. More 

Armonk, United States
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Reviewed 1 September 2016

Needed a place to stay in Maui for one night as we were leaving the island the next morning. The hotel was old and outdated. Air conditioning didn't really work. Furniture was old and worn-out. No elevator if you are on a higher floor. I would really consider staying somewhere else if you can. I know I will never stay... More 

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Thank Brian F
RLR_SAGER, Manager at Kaanapali Ocean Inn, responded to this review

Aloha Brian. Thank you for the review. Very sorry to read that our hotel did not suit you. Kaanapali Ocean Inn is a standard level property, offering the most economical rates available in the resort area of Kaanapali Beach. For guests who are seeking standard accommodations in a world-class location and with access to resort amenities, Kaanapali Ocean Inn should... More 

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Sherwood Park, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 23 August 2016

We are not picky travelers. As long as the bed and bathroom are clean, we're good. The room we had was very basic and dated but was clean so we were fine. AC was great, patio had a little bit of an ocean view. Our 3rd morning we had 100's of tiny winged bugs all over our sink. We cleaned... More 

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RLR_SAGER, Manager at Kaanapali Ocean Inn, responded to this review

Aloha. Thank you for the review. Happy to know you enjoyed the location of our Inn and the amenities of the resort. Very sorry about the leak and inconvenience it caused on your final evening. Since the time of your visit in February we have undertaken a refurbishment project which is nearly complete (we are only awaiting new corridor carpeting... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 July 2016 via mobile

We just got to the Kaanapali Ocean in and I am IN LOVE. If I could give this place a 6, I would! We checked in and asked to be placed as close to the water as possible. The woman checking us in then gave us a free upgrade to ocean front! OMG the view is absolutely beautiful! I cannot... More 

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JWKOI, Manager at Kaanapali Ocean Inn, responded to this review

Aloha Elizabeth. Thank you very much for the review. I believe you have described the Kaanapali Ocean Inn very well. This is our economical option for guests looking to stay on a world-class beach and have access to all of the resort amenities at the Royal Lahaina. Bungalow beachy is precisely what we are going for.... We are almost finished... More 

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Reviewed 3 July 2016

I recently stayed here for 3 nights during my trip to Maui. I was traveling solo and wanted a simple, economical room on the beach with access to everything. I was in the room primarily just to sleep and bathe and did not spend any leisure time there. The room was very spacious, reasonably furnished and clean. The carpet was... More 

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JWKOI, Manager at Kaanapali Ocean Inn, responded to this review

Aloha. Thank you for the review. Happy to know you found us to be a solid choice for your stay. It sounds as if stayed with us prior to our recent re-fresh of the Kaanapali Ocean Inn rooms. As part of the re-fresh all rooms have new carpeting. The refurbishment project is 95% complete, we are only awaiting new corridor... More 

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Amenities

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  • Beachfront
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room

Additional Information about Kaanapali Ocean Inn

Address: 2780A Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1971
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Lahaina
Price Range: RM599 - RM1,121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kaanapali Ocean Inn 2*
Number of rooms: 59
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Also Known As:
Kaanapali Ocean Hotel Lahaina
Kaanapali Ocean Lahaina
Kaanapali Ocean Inn Maui/Lahaina, HI
Hotel Style:
#15 Spa Hotel in Lahaina
#22 On the Beach Hotel in Lahaina
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“Ask for room away from the Luau”
 of 5 bubbles DianeZSouthportQld, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Oceanfront room”
 of 5 bubbles Jen292014, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“the higher the better”
 of 5 bubbles rayjones1956, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Pay more and stay in the resort, NOT the Ocean Inn complex....”
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“Top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles LuceyCork, 21 Aug 2015 | Read review
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