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Aloha Cottage
Reviewed 24 February 2014

We have been to Maui several times and needed a change of pace. Aloha Cottage was perfect, what more could you ask for? A cozy cottage in the middle of a Eucalyptus rain forest. The cottage includes everything you need and more. If you are in need of a unique experience away from the pushy resort types, this is the adventure for you. Make sure to visit Mana Foods in Paia and stock up the kitchen with local-fresh food. Also make sure to visit our new friends @ Makawao Yoga, only 12 minutes down the hill from the cottage.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 January 2014

We cannot praise enough how thoroughly pleased we were with our choice. This was far outside of our budget, but worth every penny! Coming home every night and not having the hustle and bustle of a hotel or basically anyone around. The kitchen was absolutely perfect and allowed us to live by the local foods from farmer's markets! The outside bathtub--Oh my goodness... talk about delightful. There was a review about privacy that we were like, "how much more private could you get?" However, there were times when I was in the tub and the people in the driveway would drive down the road, and I understood why that review noted that. However, I did not feel like my privacy was invaded at ANY time.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 21 June 2013

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Aloha Cottage. Very romantic and private. The bed is sooo comfortable...got a good night's sleep every night. Things to note: 1) No air conditioning - not a problem at night and in the morning as it is cool and even a little chilly, but very warm during the day. Also not much of a problem, though, because we did all of our activities during the day. 2) Get snacks - the nearest town is about 10 minutes away. 3) Get a massage at Body Therapeutics in Pa'ia. My husband and I had a couples massage, and we agreed it was the best massage we've ever had - and I've had a lot of massages. 4) Eat at Mama's Fish House in Pa'ia. Excellent food, pricy, but totally worth it.

  • Stayed: June 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

Nestled in the mountains of Maui this ideal getaway offers luxury as well as seclusion. Within driving distance from beautiful Maui beaches, it is also minutes away from a forest walk or the local village (Makawao). All home comforts away from home and a beautiful view.

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  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 8 March 2013

This is a lovely, secluded cottage - perfect for individuals who want privacy and quiet. The cottage has all the basic amenities including cable tv, laundry facilities and a hot tub outside on the patio. It is about a 10-15 minute drive into the local village where there are a few art galleries, restaurants and some really nice little shops that offer home furnishings, clothing, jewelry, etc. If you drive an additional 10 minutes, you will find a somewhat larger village with more restaurants, a health food store and a beach. This beach is good for people who like surfing activities as it has waves, but I think it is too rough for small children to safely enjoy. Be aware that driving to other attraction areas around Maui can take anywhere from 45 - 75 minutes (that's just how the island is). Anyways, if you want a quiet, serene hideaway with the best night time star watching you will ever experience, this is it.

  • Stayed: February 2013, travelled with friends
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Thank Elizabeth W
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Additional Information about Aloha Cottage

Address: 1875 Olinda Rd, Makawao, Maui, HI 96768-7126
Region: United States > Hawaii > Maui > Makawao
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Speciality Lodging in Makawao
Price Range: ₹ 12,908 - ₹ 19,394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer two distinctly different cottage rentals; The Thai Tree House and The Aloha Cottage. Both of these romantic maui vacation cottages, along with the main house, are situated on five pristine acres of a pastoral private upcountry, Maui estate. We strive to provide each of our guests with the finest vacation experience within Upcountry Maui and beyond. The Aloha Cottage is adorned with unique Balinese treasures and The Thai Tree House is uniquely decorated with marvelous items from Thailand. Each cottage was custom-built and designed around these two exotic themes while also maintaining an authentic Hawaiian feel to their settings. There's really nothing else like it on Maui. Privacy abounds with each cottage! The design and placement of these two cottages on the property were carefully planned so that would be ample distance away from each other and also that both cottages remain a good distance away from the main house. In fact each cottage is well over 120 yards away from any dwelling in an effort to provide you with an air of seclusion and independence. ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Aloha Cottage Hotel Makawao
Aloha Cottage Maui/Makawao

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