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Aloha Surf Hostel

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Awesome location, hostel, staff, and people. A beautiful short walk to everything.. groceries, coffee, paia bowls, .. the beach ! The tours offered are beautiful / fun. Favs were Road To Hana, Waterfall Wednesday and the ones which involved snorkeling. No words or photos to describe how amazing my overall trip was

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great laid back hostel. We really enjoyed the location, staff and vibe of the place. This was our first stop on our first trip to Hawaii and the very chill vides of this hostel really helped us get into the island spirit. We stayed in the private room named Dolphin it was small but very cute and...

Thank Jewel G
Windsor, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 April 2017

I am in my mid thirties and it has been a very long time since I stayed in a hostel but I am so glad that I did! I decided that booking a private room at this amazing hostel was the solution for someone that usually stays in luxury hotels but actually doesn't want to be on their own the...

Thank misssgh2017
Timmins, Canada
Reviewed 16 April 2017

This review is long overdue. We ended up in this place by chance as we needed a place to stay for a night on short driving distance from the airport with an extended family who would arrive at different times during late hours. Our daughter found this place. Since the beginning everything was delt with very professionally. Ashley was wonderful....

Thank Piramidon
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Overall, I had a good experience at the Aloha Surf Hostel. The staff was friendly, the trips were well organized, and it was easy to meet others at the hostel. The location is perfect in Paia, close to many beaches and shops. The breakfast isn't great at all, but theres lots of options to eat in town. Would stay here...

Thank Leslie G
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 7 March 2017

I stayed here for a week because i saw a great review in the trip advisor . Turns up its over rated ! how ever location is great and i have met nice people here and all staff are really nice ! The room rate is way expensive for what i got and you need to pay even for a...

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sfbeatnik23, Manager at Aloha Surf Hostel, responded to this review

Aloha, thank you for reviewing our hostel. We are happy you enjoyed our location and staff! We are addressing some of the concerns you mentioned including renovating the bathrooms so as to better accommodate our guests. We are also replacing our current tour van to shuttle more guests on our free tours! Our pricing is on par if not cheaper...

Reviewed 28 February 2017

I have stayed at the Aloha Surf on three consecutive December/ January vacations. Cheap, clean, safe with the BEST STAFF you will ever encounter. Free pancakes and coffee in the morning and a big BBQ patio area just outside the door. Daily tours and only a couple minutes from the best kite surfing anywhere. I will be back again next...

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Reviewed 18 February 2017 via mobile

Aloha! Maui wowie! Looking for an affordable place to stay in Maui. Search no more! It was such a pleasurable stay at Aloha Surf Hostel. The staff are super friendly, free tours to amazing places (don't forget to tip your driver)! Clean rooms, access to kitchen is awesome. If you are looking to party and stay up late this isn't...

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

There's almost enough restrooms for no one to have to wait too long. I was out of there before the morning rush; but there's only 3 restrooms. The location is great, right down the street from lots of stuff Paia has to offer. The amenities are the best out of any hostel I've been to, including: A hot tub, ping...

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Reviewed 13 January 2017

We were a group of 4, 2 couples who landed in Maui too late for a hotel. They had left a envelope for us and a key to a separate room with 3 beds and our own private bathroom with shower which was a great option. Parking was a bit tricky, especially when arriving late at night. My only negative...

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Multilingual Staff
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Looking for clean affordable housing on the North Shore? You came to the right place! We offer private and dorm rooms for the budget minded traveller. We offer free WiFi, breakfast, airport shuttle, and lots more! We offer free daily tours to the best destinations on the island! From hidden red sand beaches to the top of Haleakala, our tour vans will take you to the best locations on Maui! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aloha Surf Hostel

Address: 221 Baldwin Ave, Paia, Maui, HI 96779-9600 (Formerly Rainbow Surf Hostel)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Paia
Price Range: $53 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
Rainbow Surf Hotel Paia
Aloha Surf Hostel Paia, Maui
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“Private and dorm rooms available”
Z4145MJjamesa, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Be prepared for minimal parking, no chargers near beds and cool people to mingle with”
jebbies, 13 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Private room with own bathroom is a plus especially for couples or mature guests”
Noosa611, 13 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Private rooms are huge and worth the extra rate”
511chanelf, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Can't go wrong with anything. The private was nice though!”
903joshc, 30 Aug 2016 | Read review
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