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Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea

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Denver
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27 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been spending two weeks in a sixth floor unit of Kauhale Makai as a gift to myself for retirement. I don't know what more I could ask for...pool, jacuzzi, ocean views, beach, grills, balconies, concierge, clean, security present. Location is easy access to immediate shopping and roads to other parts of the island. Elevators are always available.

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Denver
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23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Our friends have stayed here before and booked this condo - 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms in a tastefully furnished place with air con (in our bedroom) but broke the 2nd day in our friends' bedroom. We were gone a lot of the time but it was stuffy (except in our meat locker bedroom) when we returned. Kitchen was terrific as... More 

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Tacoma, Washington
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4 reviews
Reviewed 12 October 2016

The unit had a musty smell, that to me is somewhat expected being on the ocean. The unit was clean with the exception of needing a new shower curtain due to mold. The pool, hot tub, and barbaques, were cleaned every morning. As far as the beach was concerned you really don't have control over the ocean and how the... More 

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8 reviews
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

This is the worst place I have ever stayed in. The rooms were filthy, smelly, & we could not wait to get out of there! Since we were only staying 1 night thank god, we left without talking to anyone as no one was there. There price quote of $115 per night became $301.68. Over priced & nasty!

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San Diego, California
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6 reviews
Reviewed 17 September 2016

I've stayed at a few different condominium complexes around Kihei and this has been my least favorite. The beach it's on is so disappointing. It's rocky and full of dead broken coral. I never even got in the water because you can't see the bottom and you'll probably cut up your feet on all the ruble. The only people using... More 

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Santa Rosa, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016

We booked our honeymoon plans and thought this would be a good value and we wanted to have a full kitchen. As soon as we arrived, we felt cheated. There was a bait and switch of epic proportions. The room we stayed in "205" was nothing like the pictures it was a smelly, outdated roach motel. We checked in at... More 

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Guadalajara Metropolitan Area, Mexico
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35 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2016

For us the condo experience was a bit different from the traditional hotel since the room appeared to be organized differently, in the sense that it 'forces' you to feel at home so your things get very easily scattered around lol... it was quiet and the desk staff was very responsive to our requests. The location is excellent because it's... More 

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Saint Helens, Oregon
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6 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 31 July 2016

Condo is in a great location and very well maintained. We stayed in #629, Larry & Joan Laity are the owners. Great ocean view, close to restaurants. Kihei is a great location to stay while in Maui. It is not in the resort areas (which we did not want to be close to), but close enough to drive to the... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

I stayed in unit 623 and it was perfect. Newly updated and very comfortable and inviting. I loved the unit and the view from the lanai. They provided everything I needed. I had no need to cook, but there are grills by the pool and they seemed to be nicely set up. I thought the pool was too small and... More 

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Strawberry, Arizona
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17 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 July 2016

It's always a chance you take renting a condo with an individual owner but the management company made it easy to do. This unit was a 2 bedroom, 2 bath unit and very roomy. The master shower wasn't as big as the other bathroom but useable. Everything was in good working order and clean. The beds were extremely hard and... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Concierge

Additional Information about Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea

Address: 938 S Kihei Rd, Kihei, Maui, HI 96753-6102
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Kihei
Price Range: $220 - $576 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Kauhale Makai, Village by the Sea 2.5*
Number of rooms: 100
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Also Known As:
Kauhale Makai (Village By The Sea) Hotel Kihei
Maui Village By The Sea
Maui Kauhale Makai
Kauhale Makai Condo
Kauhale Makai, Village By The Sea Maui/Kihei
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“Units facing the pool have nice views.”
 of 5 bubbles TravelOneDvr, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Condos in the upper levels and on the left-most side of the building give the best views of the beach”
 of 5 bubbles edta87, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Unit #629 - great view, top floor.”
 of 5 bubbles johnlQ3339MS, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“The first floor rooms have very little privacy. I had a 6th floor room and it was very private.”
 of 5 bubbles Neesiebeee, 28 Jul 2016 | Read review
“get a condo with washer/dryer in the unit.”
 of 5 bubbles dannab2013, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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