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Recent The Whaler reviews

  • I'm talking beach baby!!!

    "This place has an awesome lanai with a stunning oceanview. We had dinner on the lanai every night, it was wonderful.We liked it so much that we set up two of the beds on the lanai for the real oceanfront experience. We also made use of the gas-fired barbecues at the edge of the beach. This place is really peaceful and has great Ocean access. We spent hours each day in the ocean just steps outside our door. It was really neat to be able to swim with turtles just down the beach at Black Rock. The first day we were there we spent time in the swimming pool and Jacuzzi and it was great. The pool staff will give you a fresh towel whenever you want one, which was really nice. There is also a paved walkway that goes down the whole coast which we really enjoyed walking several times. This location is great and the owners George and Judy gave us many suggestions where to go to eat and things to do, they were super helpful. We had a blast and are looking forward to returning soon."
    Guest: Liane C. Date of Stay: November 2014 Review Submitted: February 23, 2015
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  • Excellent, modern ground-floor condo facing Black Rock

    "What a wonderful condo! I was hesitant at first to reserve a ground level condo, as I was concerned about the noise of people walking back and forth. But we now would not have it any other way! This condo faces the Black Rock outcropping on the outer side of the complex (you can see people jumping off the cliff…from your couch). We could walk straight out our back patio doors onto the long private lawn and straight out to the beach, the new BBQ area, everything. I underestimated how much of a convenience that would be. No sharing elevators! We always felt secure and undisturbed. The condo itself is fully updated with granite countertops throughout, tiled floor (no carpet), modern kitchen and bathrooms, top of the line appliances and cabinetry, very functional kitchen with everything you could possibly need. The furnishings and the décor is spot on for a beachside resort. There’s tons of functional storage in every room including the bathrooms. This condo is just three or so doors down from the new BBQ area, which was finished mid-way through our stay. Three huge gas grills, large tiled sitting area. The only thing they need to work on is the lighting. There are only two huge flood lights on the palm trees pointed down on the patio that are bright enough to warn passing ships! Need ambient lighting instead. Other than that, this is a great new addition. Hard to find anything wrong with the condo honestly, but if there is anything that could be improved on, it was this—The bedroom dresser smells; I’m certain it’s the type of wood that gives it a bad odor. I tried keeping our clothes in it but eventually had to move everything to the closet or bathroom storage. Just couldn’t hack the smell. Just keep the drawers closed and it’s fine. No big deal since there was plenty of storage anyway. We were never inconvenienced by it. Secondly the maid service supplies very little soap. There was one very small bar in the master bathroom, similar to what you would get in a hotel, which only lasted a day. I bought a couple of bars at the grocery. Again, no big deal. Contact me with any questions you may have."
    Guest: Amy H. Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: January 25, 2015
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  • Very Nice Condo in Perfect Location

    "My wife and I usually don't have a problem finding things to be critical about when we vacation but we had a hard time finding anything wrong when we stayed in this Whaler unit. The pictures portray the unit perfectly so we had no surprises. The unit is very spacious and well appointed. The kitchen came in handy as did the 2nd bathroom. Also a plus was the washer/dryer in the room. That was a pleasant surprise for us. The lanai is huge with nice furniture. The ocean view is fantastic. I saw in a previous review that there was no toaster; there was one when we stayed. The Whaler is in a perfect location for what we wanted: to be on the beach and near Black Rock and Whalers Village. All were within seconds to minutes. Unbelievable! Outside of our trip to Hana, we rarely ventured away from the area. We enjoyed the beach, Whalers Village, Black Rock, and our unit that much. My wife really wanted to stay at the Sheraton so we would be close to Black Rock. However, I wanted to be in a condo. I took a chance and went against her wishes .... and it paid off big time! She loved it!! I should point out that the Whaler has a fairly small and simple pool, compared to other hotels along that segment of the beach, but we knew that from the pictures. The bed was a little too soft for my wife and I because of our back issues. However, I want to be clear that there is nothing wrong with the bed; it seemed to be a nice bed ... just too soft for our very sensitive backs. We have this problem with most places we stay. I don't consider the Whaler or this unit to fall under a "luxurious" category as say a Hyatt, or Marriott. However, you will probably need to pay 2-3 times of what this unit costs to stay there. My wife and I both were EXTREMELY pleased with this unit and the Whaler as a whole. We hope to have another opportunity to stay here again for our next trip to Maui. Also, the owner is very kind and easy to work with. Thanks, Tripta!!!!"
    Guest: Gambler Date of Stay: December 2014 Review Submitted: December 12, 2014
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  • Perfect condo

    "Perfect condo for what I needed it for! Larry was great to work with as well! I would rent it again no question!"
    Guest: Mark Date of Stay: February 2015 Review Submitted: March 3, 2015
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