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Looking for Opinions on these Maui Options...

Old Aug 29, 17, 1:40 pm
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Looking for Opinions on these Maui Options...

Cash Stays:

1) Fairmont Kea Lani (Garden Suite)

2) Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villa

Points stay:

1) Marriott Wailea Resort

2) Hyatt Andaz

There are 5 of us so space is a priority. I can book a standard room at the Marriott (with Gold) but chances for an upgrade to a suite type of room is probably slim to none. I'm thinking the Fairmont is the best choice?

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Old Aug 29, 17, 2:17 pm
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How long is your stay? Fairmont Kea Lani has 5th night free and it combines with Virtuoso amenities.

I'd want to make sure they will accept 5 guests in a room. How many are kids and what are their ages?
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Old Aug 29, 17, 2:35 pm
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if it was my family i'd go Andaz..... but 5 in a room is a non-starter from previous experience unless you have an infant. Fairmont will give you a little more space no question. Very kid friendly at Fairmont

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Old Aug 29, 17, 3:12 pm
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The Montage on Maui is very highly regarded here. And all the accomodations are multi-room suites with kitchens.
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Old Aug 29, 17, 4:26 pm
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For five people, you'll need connecting rooms or a suitable suite.

I would go with Andaz or Four Seasons. Fairmont also sounds like a winner, as the above posters are very knowledgeable.
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Old Aug 29, 17, 5:03 pm
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Montage is far superior to all of these, but probably far richer in cost also. I would try to rent a 2 or 3 bedroom through Luxury Retreats or Vrbo from an owner. The resort is fabulous.
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Old Aug 29, 17, 6:59 pm
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I have stayed in all but the Fairmont. I prefer Wailea over Kaanapali so I would skip the Westin.

I loved the Andaz. The Marriott is nothing special at all, nice, but not special.
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Old Aug 29, 17, 11:51 pm
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I prefer Four Seasons Wailea. I have had better weather in general on that side if the island. I also like the resort. But it's personal of course!
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Old Aug 30, 17, 7:28 am
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For multi rooms, luxury and a good beach, consider Montage Kapalua. (Virtuoso)

An excellent 4.5 star resort with multi rooms is the Napili Kai Beach Resort.
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Old Aug 30, 17, 9:28 am
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Since the OP is not asking about luxury hotels, I am moving this to the Hawaii forum where there may be better answers.

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Old Aug 30, 17, 4:51 pm
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could look at private rental at either montage or andaz, could go through a local real estate company

i woudnt use agencies like Luxury Retreats, especially as Luxury Retreats was bought by airbnb

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Old Aug 30, 17, 7:11 pm
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Originally Posted by cruisr View Post
I loved the Andaz. The Marriott is nothing special at all, nice, but not special.
Opposite for me--found the Andaz "meh" but the Marriott surprisingly nice and with great staff.
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