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Aloha Surf Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall, I had a good experience at the Aloha Surf Hostel. The staff was friendly, the trips were well organized, and it was easy to meet others at the hostel. The location is perfect in Paia, close to many beaches and shops. The breakfast isn't great at all, but theres lots of options to eat in town. Would stay here...

Thank Leslie G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for a week because i saw a great review in the trip advisor . Turns up its over rated ! how ever location is great and i have met nice people here and all staff are really nice ! The room rate is way expensive for what i got and you need to pay even for a...

Thank persi73
sfbeatnik23, Manager at Aloha Surf Hostel, responded to this review

Aloha, thank you for reviewing our hostel. We are happy you enjoyed our location and staff! We are addressing some of the concerns you mentioned including renovating the bathrooms so as to better accommodate our guests. We are also replacing our current tour van to shuttle more guests on our free tours! Our pricing is on par if not cheaper...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have stayed at the Aloha Surf on three consecutive December/ January vacations. Cheap, clean, safe with the BEST STAFF you will ever encounter. Free pancakes and coffee in the morning and a big BBQ patio area just outside the door. Daily tours and only a couple minutes from the best kite surfing anywhere. I will be back again next...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Aloha! Maui wowie! Looking for an affordable place to stay in Maui. Search no more! It was such a pleasurable stay at Aloha Surf Hostel. The staff are super friendly, free tours to amazing places (don't forget to tip your driver)! Clean rooms, access to kitchen is awesome. If you are looking to party and stay up late this isn't...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

There's almost enough restrooms for no one to have to wait too long. I was out of there before the morning rush; but there's only 3 restrooms. The location is great, right down the street from lots of stuff Paia has to offer. The amenities are the best out of any hostel I've been to, including: A hot tub, ping...

Thank Jebbie S
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We were a group of 4, 2 couples who landed in Maui too late for a hotel. They had left a envelope for us and a key to a separate room with 3 beds and our own private bathroom with shower which was a great option. Parking was a bit tricky, especially when arriving late at night. My only negative...

Thank Noosa611
Reviewed 7 January 2017

I just got home from the best week in Maui. My friend and I stayed at the Aloha Surf hostel in the female dorm for a few nights and loved everything about the hostel. The staff are the absolute loveliest, the kitchen, bathrooms and bedrooms were all very clean and organized. The hostel offers different tours every day so having...

Thank Chanel F
Phoenix, Arizona
Reviewed 27 December 2016

I stayed in for 5 days. The staff was very friendly and always open to give advises and help out. The beach In Paia is about 10-20 min walking. The hostel organizes free tours that are so much fun. Overall great experience!!! Strongly recommend the place!

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Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 12 December 2016

I arrived at the Aloha Surf not knowing what to expect as hostel stays were somewhat new to me. The staff was really helpful and welcoming and had me settled in no time. The check in was very organized and a tour of the place was in order and well delivered. I stayed in a woman's dorm with 5 beds...

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sfbeatnik23, Manager at Aloha Surf Hostel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for the review! We are always happy to hear that our guests have enjoyed the time spent with us! We hope to host you again in the future.

Reviewed 1 December 2016 via mobile

We had such a great time in aloha surf hostel The staff is very friendly and also very helpful to answer all your questions get around the island we loved it. I travel with my 12-year-old daughter and my husband the place was very clean and well taken care of we had no problems we love the hotspot and the...

1Thank Stela F

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for clean affordable housing on the North Shore? You came to the right place! We offer private and dorm rooms for the budget minded traveller. We offer free WiFi, breakfast, airport shuttle, and lots more! We offer free daily tours to the best destinations on the island! From hidden red sand beaches to the top of Haleakala, our tour vans will take you to the best locations on Maui! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aloha Surf Hostel

Address: 221 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9600 (Formerly Rainbow Surf Hostel)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Paia
Price Range: RM173 - RM660 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Rainbow Surf Hotel Paia
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“Private and dorm rooms available”
 of 5 bubbles Z4145MJjamesa, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared for minimal parking, no chargers near beds and cool people to mingle with”
 of 5 bubbles jebbies, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private room with own bathroom is a plus especially for couples or mature guests”
 of 5 bubbles Noosa611, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms are huge and worth the extra rate”
 of 5 bubbles 511chanelf, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with anything. The private was nice though!”
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