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BOOK 6 NIGHTS & GET 7TH NIGHT FREE OCTOBER - DECEMBER

Sleeps2
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Space 500 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Oceanside, Unobstructed Mountain View, Private Beach Access, walk to town

Spectacular view of the West Maui Mountains; the Lahaina Shores Beach Resort is on 475 Front Street (see map), located in downtown Lahaina. Everything in town is within walking distance. No need to drive. Beach is right outside your backdoor.

550 sq. ft.; twin beds can be converted to King; brand new kitchen and bathroom cupboards and counters; efficiency toilet; brand new bathroom noiseless fan; fully equipped kitchen; dining area; balcony with outdoor chairs and table; bath tub and shower; 45'' HDL Flatscreen TV, Cable, free internet and WiFi, ipod loading dock. Brand new laundry facilities conveniently located on same floor. Bed linen, bath and beach towels are provided; handy three elevators.

$30 fee for twin bed accommodation

More Details

Owner
Carmen Karady
Member since: 2012
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
November 21, 2017

About Carmen Karady

Aloha! My name is Carmen Karady and have lived in Lahaina for fifteen years. I teach yoga at the nearby hotel resorts and senior center. I am an active member of the Rotary Club of Lahaina Sunset. As International chair for our club, I have travelled to Africa, India, Japan and Egypt and Europe.

I have a wonderful partner, Norman Estin, who is a physician in town for Doctors on Call. The terrific news is that I'm a grandmother.

Carmen Karady purchased this condo in 2012

Why Carmen Karady chose Lahaina

Voted as one of the best beach towns in the USA, this is a great location for tourists and locals alike, and it's getting better all the time because many of the historical sites are being renovated.

One of the advantages of staying in Lahaina is that you don't need a car. Everything is in walking distance--from the Banyan Park to the Harbor. The beach is right outside your backdoor, as well as next door art galleries, museums, churches, restaurants, and shops. The location is incredibly convenient.

What makes this condo unique

Maui is special for many reasons: its rejuvenating qualities are due to the fresh air, sparkling warm ocean, sunshine, and constant year-round ideal temperatures. Not only do the winter birds flock to Maui, but summer birds as well because of the moderate climate. And let's not forget Maui's volcano, Haleakala, 'House of the Rising Sun,' a pilgrimage well worth taking at dawnbreak or sunset when you can simultaneously watch the moon rise and the sun set. Then there are jungles and waterfalls, golf courses galore, and day trips to neighboring islands. So many fun things to do.

One of the most unique benefits of this particular location is direct beach access--just walk out the back gate! Next door is the surfing school where you can rent paddle and surf board; and you can join my yoga classes for free.

Amenities

Lahaina Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 500 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 2
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
Theme:
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Bath tub and shower
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 2
  • Studio - 1 king , 2 twin/ single
  • Two twin beds converted to King-size bed upon request
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Toys ...
Outside:
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • arboretum
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Lovely lobby with bridge tables and comfortable furniture . Outdoor lawn, shade trees and view of ocean. Beach access.

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.804878 based on 41 reviews
5

Peaceful and quiet

  • 5 of 5

Clean well kept unit with all the amenities. Beautiful view of the mountains during early morning breakfast. Only resort with beach out front with beach chairs and other goodies provided by owner. Thanks for a wonderful stay Carmen. Will definitely be back.

Jennifer and Gary Kent

  • Submitted: Nov 10, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Richmond, Mo.
5

Best Vacation ever!

  • 5 of 5

We loved our vacation at Lahaina Shores Beach Resort. Everything we needed was provided for us at the condo. The location was perfect for us. We enjoyed the slow pace of the area but also within walking distance of all the shops and restaurants. We did travel to the resort area just up the road form our luau and were so glad we weren't staying in that area because of the large crowds and crowded beaches. The 24 front desk assistants was also nice and the onsite concierge was very helpful in booking all of our activities.

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Nice sunsets, great location, good value!

  • 4 of 5

We loved being close to all the shops and restaurants in Lahaina and just a 10 min. drive to the nice beaches. Carmen was very nice and responsive and made sure our room was ready early and also checked in with us on the day we arrived. We enjoyed the sunsets every night. The condo was clean. The upgraded granite counters were nice. We liked all the extra amenities: kitchen, pool toys, picnic basket, cooler, and beach chairs were a big plus. Only downside to this place was the strange smell each time we entered the condo. It disappeared once we were in for a while. Not sure if the smell can be helped as it may be related to how old the condo is? If someone is very sensitive to smell they may not like it. Regardless it was a minor annoyance and we would definitely stay again.

  • Submitted: Sep 1, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Nguyen, Thank you for your review and for bringing to my attention the odor. My only wish is that you had told me this when you arrived. I live in close proximity to the studio, and I could have addressed this problem immediately. As you observed, the place is immaculate and I put a lot of care and attention to providing the best possible for my guests. Had you brought this to my attention it would have been resolved sooner, and I would not be reading about it in the review. You could have called me or the housekeeper. Both numbers are located on the guideline sheet on the kitchen counter. So sorry.
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5

Did not want to leave, perfect place in the perfect location for a Hawaiian getaway.

  • 5 of 5

Overall: I would rent this property again in a second. Great price for what you get, which was A LOT. Great location. Great owner who is openminded and willing to work with you. I seriously felt like we won the lottery with this property. Read more below for specifics.

This property is located within the Lahaina Shores Resort, a lovely hotel with amenities that are available to you. These amenities include a lovely pool, jacuzzi, concierge, and great staff to greet you. In addition, there is a beach just feet from the back door of the hotel, which is really only open to the hotels guests (only a couple of people out there at a time).

The place itself is perfect for a Hawaiian vacation for two. Its location was in walking distance from Front Street, the downtown of Lahaina which provides access to the harbor (tours) and many stores and restaurants. Weather we wanted some shaved ice or a nice breakfast, we walked approximately 6 minutes.

The property itself has a large closet, large bathroom, and a comfortable bed. We were able to cook the majority of the nights due to the provided kitchen appliances (rice cooker, pans, pots, toaster, blender). There were also come boogie boards in the closet, and some floaties prior renters left behind to play with. It was such a great property, and it added to the overall experience knowing we had a safe and homey place to return to at the end of a long day.

I would strongly encourage that you book here, no regrets at all.

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the lovely review. I'll share it with the staff as well. Aloha Oi. Please come again Carmen
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5

A PERFECT LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5

We had the best experience renting from Carmen. The staff at the condominium were all great as well! A very cheerful staff. Plus, we were just a few steps to the sandy beach right outside of the building. The pool and hot tub were so clean and there is a definite pride of ownership there. Once leaving the property, we could walk to everything on Front street. Amazing restaurants (must go to Betty's next door for breakfast), shops and the best Luau right next door! The only thing I wish the condo would have had was a beach view but we were never there so that wasn't a priority for us. The cooling system was a perfect temp as well! The price was spot on perfect and we cannot wait to come back. We were sad the moment we left.....Thank you Carmen!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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La Jolla, CA
5

Lovely, charming property!

  • 5 of 5

Great studio, plenty of room, clean & well-equipped. Carmen was prompt with all communications.

Loved the charming, well-appointed building and the location was perfect to walk Lahaina. Easy bus close to get to Kaanapali beaches. If I come back to Maui, I'd happily stay here again!

  • Submitted: Jun 24, 2017
  • Stayed: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
25 Miles
Kahului
Nearest Golf
11 Miles
Kaanapali
Nearest Train
1 Miles
Tourist 'Sugar Cane Train'
Car: not necessary

Address: 475 Front Street, Lahaina

Concierge 7 days a week; 24-hour front desk service

Nearby public library and harbor

Town is in walking distance

Museums, theaters, galleries, historical sites

Shopping, restaurants

Photos

Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Housekeeping (amenities) $130 + Tax
Refundable damage deposit $150
Tax Rate 13.42%

$4/night parking fee is paid directly to the hotel at the Front Desk upon checking-out.
Preferred method of payment: E-check. There are no fees incurred with E-checks!
International transaction, PayPal and credit card transaction fees are paid by the Guest.
Check-in: 3pm
Check-out: 11am
-$40 fee for twin bed accommodation

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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