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Maui Kai

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Lexington, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 22 November 2011

We booked our one bedroom condo through Donna Bender. It was my wife and my 3rd trip to Maui and our 40th anniversary. What a perfect week we had. Condo 905 exceeded our expectations. It was exceptionally clean, service was outstanding and the views were spectacular. Very close to a supermarket and easily accessible to go north to Kapalua Bay...

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DonnaBender, Owner at Maui Kai, responded to this review

I'm glad you had a memorable 40th anniversary at Maui Kai and enjoyed its quiet, service and spectacular views. I was happy to help you with your booking. Thanks again for staying at Maui Kai! Mahalo nui, Donna Bender

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 21 November 2011

We booked Maui Kai through Donna Bender, who owns a unit there. The studio we got was great! Everything was very comfortable and clean. We loved having our own private balcony overlooking the beach and ocean. The kitchen area was also very useful. It's also located in a great location close to markets, shops, and other hot spots. We would...

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San Antonio, Texas
Reviewed 21 November 2011

The Maui Kai has been my Maui home-away-from home for many years. I'm always excited to pull into the lovely grounds & visit with the friendly folks as I check in. I booked #807 thru Donna Bender, the owner of this wonderful, updated unit. The view is incredible & the ocean is right below you as you enjoy the patio....

1Thank Betsey66
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Reviewed 19 November 2011

Actually we spent two weeks at Mau Kai every year for 18 years until my husband's death in 2009. It was our Maui "home" and we always got "our" corner unit. The kitchen is well equipped and the beach is just out the front door. In fact, at some high tides the beach is AT the front door! It is...

1Thank LindaShank
Sun City West, Arizona
Reviewed 17 November 2011

we stayed a the maui kai for a week and a half in nov. '11. we've been here several times and it never disappoints. the folks in the front office are always very friendly and full of aloha. we always book directly thru their website and get great deals, being return visitors. the views...the location...the quiet nature and smaller size...

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Russellville, Arkansas
Reviewed 14 November 2011

Maui Kai is a real south pacific gem. If you want a beautiful view of the whales and Kauai from your balcony this is the destination. Snorkeling, surfing, whale watching and close to Lahaina for nightly entertainment. The best secret for our family was the front desk gave us a cd to play on our trek to Hana. The narration...

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Reviewed 9 November 2011

We booked the Maui Kai last minute due to my husband misplacing his passport three days before leaving for Mexico. I am so glad it went missing! What a perfect paradise the Maui Kai is. The property is spotless and it is so close to the ocean we fell asleep to the sound of the waves each night. The location...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2011

Very friendly people and also very helpful. We were there in the summer when it was really busy and they helped us out when we arrived on an early flight - our room was ready and it was great! Since we didn't have to wait long for a room we could enjoy the beach right away, and this place is...

1Thank Liyapilly G
Los Angeles, CA
Reviewed 4 November 2011

This hotel is awesome. It's right on the ocean so you can sleep at night with the sound of the waves crashing right at your hotel. Wake up to a beautiful view of sunrise from your balcony. Rooms are quite big and clean. Every room is furnished differently. We were in room 802 and it was a beautiful room. Had...

1Thank KS95
Tucson, Arizona
Reviewed 4 November 2011

Wife and I have been here a week, in #603, and are leaving tomorrow. While the Maui Kai isn't a fancy new condo it is everything else. The Maui Kai was built in 1970 and was the first high-rise built on Maui. It was also built before the set-back laws were enacted. This means you are as close to the...

1Thank Randy P

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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: €190 - €301 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Maui Kai 3*
Number of rooms: 50
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“Higher floors definitely have a better view. Be sure to specify no carpet. It becomes too damp and. usty when you are right on the ocean.”
bernicej125, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“View photographs and choose your unit on the Maui Kai website. Donna is always a great help in finding the perfect unit for you.”
tkmansfield, 30 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Location is great. Some really good restaurants within a five a five minute walk.”
ChapmanReid, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The higher the room the better. Corner rooms looked great but the view wasn't much different than the others.”
JeffR897, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Suites are individually owned so quality will vary, higher floors offer best view for whale watching”
CanuckAlberta, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
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