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Loft bedroom
Upstairs loft bedroom - cal king bed
downstairs bedroom - queen bed
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2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Sleeps 4
Maalaea, Maui, Hawaii

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Karen L
Wellington, United States
Level 3 Contributor
20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 18 March 2017 for a stay in March 2017
1
person found this review helpful

Mahalo, Bill, for a wonderful stay on Maui! This is a perfect location, away from the heavy traffic and hoards of people in the resort areas...our teen daughters agreed! Watching the sunrise and set, and watching the turtles from the deck were wonderful. Beach walks and play on an uncrowded, gorgeous area were awesome! The pool area and BBQ areas were never crowded, ever. There are lounge chairs on the property that are always available. The incredible hospitality was much appreciated as well...early check-in, late check-out; the welcome package of fruit, cookies and coffee; beach chairs; snorkel gear; beach towels; binoculars; books, games and cards in the hutch...they really have you covered here for a comfortable, home-away-from-home type stay! If we make it back to Maui this is definitely where we would choose to stay again.

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Management Response
19 Mar 2017
Thanks for the great review Karen. I'm glad you enjoyed our condo and hope to see you back soon.
Aloha,
Bill
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Bjrsmom
Sacramento, California
Level 6 Contributor
57 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Comfortable Condo, Perfect Location”
Reviewed 12 January 2017 for a stay in January 2017
2
people found this review helpful

We just returned from a wonderful week at Makani A Kai in Maalaea, Maui. The location was perfect for the excursions we had planned; a sunrise tour on Haleakala, and a snorkeling trip out of Maalaea Bay. We were able to walk to the Maui Ocean Center from the condo, and not worry about parking, when we went on our snorkeling trip, and the airport is only about 10 miles away. The condo itself is just right for a week at the beach. The views from the balcony and master bedroom are amazing! And hearing the crash of the waves is so relaxing. Just a few steps to the water and a beach that stretches out for a mile. Every morning we walked the beach as the sun rose over Mt. Haleakala, often not running into another soul. From our balcony we sat and watched turtles in the reef just offshore, and the condo is equipped with full snorkel gear, so you can also view them up close and personal! The beds are comfortable, beach towels are provided, the kitchen is fully equipped with pots, pans, dishes, utensils, etc., dishwasher, the bathrooms very nice, furniture comfortable.....I could go on, but suffice it to say, this condo is just the way one would decorate and equip their own beach house. Oh, and we really appreciated the keypad entry so no need to keep track of a key and everyone could come and go as they pleased. We used the laundry room and the machines were clean and in good working order. A load costs $1.50 and there was a jar of quarters on the counter in the condo, along with laundry detergent in the pantry, to help out. Having previously stayed in hotels in Kaanapali on past vacations to Maui, we all agreed that the quiet solitude of Makani A Kai is the only way to go to really enjoy the relaxing beauty of Maui. Also, Bill was very easy to work with; got right back to us when we first inquired about renting the condo and also promptly answered our emails when we had a few questions while in Maui. Again, we all agree, if ever we return to Maui, this is the condo we would rent!!

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Management Response
12 Jan 2017
Wow. Thanks for the great review Steve. we are really glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo. Please come back and see us soon.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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Californi...
San Diego, California
Level 3 Contributor
8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Perfect location, gorgeous beach steps away, with sounds of the surf lulling one to sleep at nighy”
Reviewed 30 December 2016 for a stay in December 2016
2
people found this review helpful

Located on the south shore of Maui, in the notch between Maui's two lobes, this lovely condo is easy access from the airport and about equidistant from Lahaina and Wailea. The beach is sand and goes for nearly two miles. Pieces of coral can be found on the beach and there is nice snorkeling right in front. The owners keep the condo in tiptop shape and all amenities are there, including snorkels, masks and flippers, boogie boards, beach towels, a full kitchen, great lanai overlooking the beach, which, by the way, is VERY uncrowded, enemy to the pint of being nearly empty, even in peak season! A memorable family vacation!

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Management Response
31 Dec 2016
Thank for the great review David. Come back and visit us soon. Happy New year.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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Kathy C
Westby, Wisconsin
1 review
“Perfect!”
Reviewed 9 November 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Everything was totally awesome! The beach was gorgeous. There was even good snorkel equipment in the condo, and with a bit of coral right out front, the snorkeling was awesome! There are lots of sea turtles that hang out in the water by the coral.

There's a printer, so you can print your airline tickets the day before your flight! When the printer ran out of ink, he even came and replaced it right away. We loved everything, except that the A/C didn't really reach into the bedroom.

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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
10 Nov 2016
Thanks for the nice review Kathy, Glad you enjoyed your stay in our condo. We are looking into upgrading the HVAC system. Come back and see us soon. Aloha, Bill & Cris
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jgranger2...
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Level 1 Contributor
3 reviews
“Most wonderful beach!”
Reviewed 2 November 2016 for a stay in October 2016

This is a great condo to stay in. Very easy to find and on a quiet, clean beach. The owners actually take care of this place and care.

Travelling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
3 Nov 2016
Thanks for the nice review Jocelyn. Glad you enjoyed our condo. Come back and see us again.
Aloha,
Bill & Cris
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