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Northshore Hostel Maui

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Toulouse, France
Reviewed 22 September 2012

Not so many hostel on Maui so the choice is limited but in the end probably the best hostel I've stayed in during my trip! Very friendly staff, airport shuttle, free morning pancakes and clean rooms and bathrooms... What can we ask more? Definitively a great adress!

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear Punkharju, Mahalo for your kind review, we are working hard to be the best...

Turin, Italy
Reviewed 12 September 2012

We were at the Norhshore Maui Hostel for only a night in august 2012. It's a very well organized hostel, with helpful, kindly and prepared staff, always ready to give maximum support to the guests. The rooms were clean, very nice, and so the bathrooms and all shared areas. The kitchen is fine and people maintain it clean and orderly....

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo for your visit, arrivederci!

Nassington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 August 2012

I stayed at North Shore Hostel for 1 week in August 2012 & what a little delight it is!!! Well run & maintained, very clean dorms & common area, friendly & helpful staff, in fact everything a hostel should be & nothing it shouldnt be!!!!! The only slight down point is its position in relation to other areas of interest...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind words and accurate review, it was a pleasure to welcome you to Maui...a hui hoa!

Kingston, Canada
Reviewed 12 August 2012

I stayed here for a few nights and all the staff were helpful and friendly! The whole hostel was clean and well organized. The rooms were great and the bathrooms were clean! The kitchen was shared which was fine and people were very good about cleaning up etc! The location is pretty good with a wonderful Thai restaurant and a...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Thanks very much. We are perhaps the cleanest hostel on the planet. We attempt to live up to our motto: "High Standards, Low Rates" Mahalo for staying with us and A Hui Hoa!

Oregon
Reviewed 12 August 2012

We stayed here two nights in a private room with double bed on the street side of the building. I had no problem sleeping, but my husband said he kept waking up at every street sound all night long. We were very satisfied with everything else: cleanliness, easy internet access, and a guide of recommended local restuarants which, we found,...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to write...and we're sorry about your husband's restlessness...next time we'll happily supply you earplugs or move you! Kind regards

Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 11 August 2012

I really had no idea what to expect when I booked this place, but I knew I was so pleasantly surprised when I checked in. Having stayed there for a week now, I know that all the staff are friendly, helpful and are there to help with anything they can. Their laid-back approachseems to seep through the place making it...

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Michael D, Manager at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your kind words, and we couldn't want a better guest! Mahalo

Long beach CA
Reviewed 4 August 2012

I've been to Maui eight times. I've stayed in hotels, condos, timeshares, resorts and motels. This time I wanted the adventure of staying in a hostel. I've heard nightmare stories of hostels and spent quite sometime reading reviews of all the hostels on Maui. I loved it here! I wish I could give 10 stars for cleanliness. Thank you to...

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Michael D, Owner at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Dear mauiigirl, mahalo for your review and we are very happy your first hostel experience was with us...you will be hard-pressed to find a comparable hostel anywhere else...we couldn't have said it better ourselves...A Hui Hoa...

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2012

Great place to base oneself for a good look around the island. It is possible to get around using the reliable Maui bus system which is quite close to the hostel. The bus goes directly to Lahaina, Queens Centre and from there to Wailea, Paia, Makawao. It does not go to Road to Hana or Halakeala but see my other...

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Michael D, Owner at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Mahalo Tom for taking the time to write your review. We are happy you enjoyed your visit with and our beautiful island...yes the Road to Hana can be a trip! A hui hoa...

Schenectady
Reviewed 13 July 2012

I traveled to the four main islands of Hawaii late April and early May. I stayed in hostels on every island for 7 or 8 nights. The afforability and quality of the hostels made my 5 week dream vacation possible. I am a senior solo traveler who usually stays in B&Bs but my experience at the Northshore Hostel was equal...

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Michael D, Owner at Northshore Hostel Maui, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your glowing review of our hostel! We try to be the perfect host and provide a great affordable place to stay in Maui....we agree with everything you've said, but we still work on improving our guest's experience every day. It was a pleasure to have you stay with us... A Hui Hoa

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 12 July 2012

I stayed at this hotel for one night while waiting to catch an early flight out the next morning. I was impressed that they offer a free airport pickup and dropoff to all guests - this saves expensive taxi fare, or at the very least saves a ride on the island bus. I arrived to find clean, welcoming dorm rooms...

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Thank you for your nice review. We strive to be the best value on Maui, not just the best hostel. As for age restrictions, we welcome travelers of all ages but we can't accommodate those 6 years and under, and we do enforce our 'travelers only' status. Occasionally folk do use us as a base when moving to Maui...under special...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aloha and E Komo Mai! The Northshore Hostel Maui is an ideal location to explore our tropical paradise. Spend your entire holiday with us or just one night! Our rates are the lowest on Maui and we strive to offer impeccable customer service to guests of all ages. We are located in downtown Wailuku, in the foothills of the West Maui Mountains, only 5 miles (10K) from the airport. We offer free airport transfers for our guests. Our facility is clean, safe, secure and friendly. A hostel is a great way to meet new people and save your hard earned money! You will find it easy to relax and feel comfortable and enjoy your stay with us. We hope to see you soon. A hui hoa! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Northshore Hostel Maui

Address: 2080 W Vineyard St, Wailuku, Maui, HI 96793-5614
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Wailuku
Price Range: RM190 - RM561 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Try to get there early so you can set up your bed in the light and get blankets/towels; try to get a bottom bunk”
  • Door to 8 person dorm
 of 5 bubbles jesuisbeth, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Ask for Room 4!”
 of 5 bubbles sarahaC2230RG, 26 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Space for your own groceries so you can cook. If you're Canadian, byo maple syrup...seriously...”
 of 5 bubbles mats0660, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“show up early to claim a bottom bunk!”
 of 5 bubbles uhanepono, 4 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I'd rather stay in a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles angelat442, 22 Jul 2016 | Read review
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