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Woodinville, Washington
Reviewed 12 May 2016

Sybil is such a gracious hostess for this lovely tropical setting. One of the most memorable moments of our trip to Maui, was sitting out in the screened sunroom listening to an early morning heavy rain. After about 20 minutes sun came out and so did the birds! We didn't want for anything in the Ohana cottage. The Venus Pools...

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Brighton
Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

A peaceful place to restore yourself. I stayed in the whale watch suite with views to the ocean and the mountains from the tower. Sybil is s gracious host. Red Sands beach is worth a visit, wear robust footwear to get there; I took the beach/rock route to Red Sands rather than the cliffs which seemed safer.

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Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 27 February 2016

We spent 5 amazing days at Papalani. We booked the Ohana cottage which features a well equipped kitchen, a large living room, a terrace (with mosquito nets everywhere) as well as a bathroom with wash machine and dryer. The location is superb: outside of Hana and just in front of Waioka Ponds also known as Venus Pool (great to swim...

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 19 July 2015

Sybil has created an amazing guest house with absolutely everything one could want to experience paradise at its finest. She was delightful to book with and finally meet and talk with. The fresh pineapple and papaya available for the picking along with the fresh muffins and local coffee were great. We spent one morning relaxing on the screened porch through...

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Claremont, California
Reviewed 23 January 2015

Going back again for the third time says it all. We sleep in, read in the hammock, go for long walks, watch the sun set, body surf & snorkel, take naps, eat Hawaian style Thai meals, etc. This is the place to experience the real Hawaiian Spirit; the place to unwind, slow down, and become human again. Sybil is a...

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Colorado Springs, CO
Reviewed 31 August 2014

Our stay at Papalani was a last minute change of plans. We arrived in Hana just past 6pm after a long trip in from Denver. Our original accommodations were with a different guest house near Hamoa Beach and it was pretty much hotel hell. The place was pretty much disgusting and the bathroom hadn't been cleaned at all. We told...

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Dallas, tx
Reviewed 9 June 2014

We just stayed here for 5 nights and all was as described. A great location right outside of town. Sybil is awesome and very caring and friendly. Very quiet location and you would think you were at a perfume factory when you walk the grounds. Fresh bananas and papayas each day. This is THE place to stay in Hana. Very...

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Hawaii
Reviewed 10 January 2014

Well kept place, including the lush grounds. Bananas, mangoes and other fruits freely available to guests when in season. We stayed 2 nites and were not bothered by "skeeters". Didn't even have to light the citronella candles provided by Sybil, one of the best "Innkeepers" we have ever met in our travels around the planet. Our experience was first rate....

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San Francisco
Reviewed 10 October 2013

From the turn into the driveway from the Hana Highway I knew this place was going to be special. The fragrant scents that greeted us were immediately complimented by the sight of giant Riposa mangoes hanging from a tree along the entry. They were for our picking. We drove past a sumptuous garden (also for guest use) and met the...

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San Diego
Reviewed 26 June 2013

Soon we will be returning tour beloved Hana and Papalani. We booked 5 nights and we should probably have booked more. Sybil is so nice and getting the reservation and all the details was very smooth. This is our second visit and when coming to our favorite part of Maui we wouldnt think of staying anywhere else. So excited to...

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  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Papalani

Address: Star Route 27, 4 mi. past Hasegawa's General Store, Hana, Maui, HI 96713
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Hana
Price Range: $33 - $199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Papalani Hotel Hana
Papalani Hana, Maui
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“We love the Whale Watch Room”
 of 5 bubbles W1399AXthomasc, 23 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Of the four units available, The Gate House offers the most privacy, but it is also the closest to the roadway. It also has a sunken tub in an outside, screened in bath. The "Ohana" is my favorite.”
 of 5 bubbles Ulainoboy, 10 Oct 2013 | Read review
“I like the larger room but all are good”
 of 5 bubbles DavidTanar, 26 Jun 2013 | Read review
“Bamboo Gatehouse but all are good.”
 of 5 bubbles DavidTanar, 6 Feb 2012 | Read review
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