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Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach

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Located on the world famous Ka'anapali Beach in the heart of the Ka'anapali resort area, the Whaler is steps away from a fantastic shopping village, minutes from the historic whaling town of Lahaina, and in the middle of ocean activities including sailing, snorkeling, scuba diving and even cruises. Guests of the newly renovated Whaler will enjoy condos with a fully equipped kitchen, private lanai with ocean or garden view, coin laundry services, beachfront swimming pool and jacuzzi, tennis courts, gym and barbecue areas. The Whaler's Village with restaurants, shopping and entertainment is right next door.
Location: Directly on Kaanapali Beach, Lahaina, Maui

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  • Kathy E :
Great location

As others have said, this is a great property in a great location. But, check out the location of your condo. We were in the building that faces the mall and its garbage units. It was noisy and though we had an "ocean view" as paid for if, you looked to the right, the view was largely unappealing and disappointing.

  • Myriam R :
Honeymoon October 2015

We stayed at the whaler for 9 days as part of our 2 weeks honeymoon. We payed a little extra to get upgraded to a fully renovated condo on the 5th floor, which was totally worth it. The condo was really spacious and we enjoyed the full kitchen to be able to prepare a few meals, mostly breakfast and and a few dinners thanks to the common BBQs. The hotel is ideally located, next to the whaler's village. We enjoyed being able to walk there and shop around, tried the neighbouring restaurants ( especially Leilani's ) and be able to take the bus to Lahaina and Kapalua. The hotel is right on the Kaanapali beach, and you an walk up the beach to several other resorts. We had a very nice ocean view, enjoyed the hot tub and pool. Rooms were very cleaned and staff very friendly. We would definitely go back and recommend.

  • Whigity :
We thought this place was great

I'll just dot point the feedback as overall I'd come back to stay for sure. *check-in 4pm, a little earlier would be better as we landed at 8am. 2pm is normal in Australia, what is normal here?* lovely grounds with tennis courts and pool.* free parking* free wifi* friendly staff!* good location to restaurants and about a 5-8 minutes drive to lahania where there are lots of restaurants on front street.* has awesome little kitchen so you can make your own food!!! A huge for us with breakfast on the balcony. * great view of the ocean from both towers.* easy to go from the pool to the beach and back to the pool. * decent pool and hot tub. * rooms very spacious so didn't feel cramped. King bed, a sofa and a table with 4 chairs to eat at, plus a table with 2 chairs on the balcony. * Nathan who helped with the bags was both helpful and lovely! Had to mentioned him :) I liked the hotel. If you want more upmarket The Western and Hilton are close by with grounds/pools that look right onto the water but really I couldn't fault this hotel. And Hawaii is expensive enough as it is and I thought this was good value for money!!!

  • Rodney F :
Below average Condo stay

This a great property in a fantastic location. They have done allot to improve their image in the past 5 or 6 years. Built in the 1970's this was the first Condo complex on Kaanapali Beach. I just stayed in unit 524 I was booked for 12 days but left after 6 nights. My unit was spacious but lacked any decent furniture. It had a hide a bed sofa that was sat out in the Living room. That was it! No chairs for us to sit in to read or relax when the wind and rain hit all day Sunday. The dining room chairs, all 4 of them had screws that poked up into you. They too were old and outdated. My wife asked to move and she looked at 5 other units. They were also tired looking with poor furnishings. So instead of staying we checked out and paid more elsewhere. Well worth it in my book.

  • mocoeng : Spokane, Washington
Back Again

Second time staying at The Whaler and again a great trip. The location is really what draws us to this place. But I also have to say that the staff are just as great! We rented unit #1056 and were very pleased. The view from the master bedroom in particular was the top of my list. To wake up every morning with the view of the ocean, beach and Black Rock... ahhhh. Thank you again Whaler!

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
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  • 360 rooms
  • 1 pool
  • Outdoor whirlpool
  • Fitness area
  • Sauna
  • Beauty salon
  • Meeting facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Coin operated laundromat
  • Massages available
  • Parking (fee)
  • WiFi (fee)
  • Beach activity shack
  • Private access to Whalers Village and 65 shops and restaurants
Studio Oceanview or Gardenview, Private Lanai includes:
  • 2 twin beds or 1 queen-size bed or 1 king-size bed and 1 double murphy bed or 1 double sofabed
  • 1 full bathroom
  • Telephone
  • Air conditioning
  • Cable television
  • Hair dryer
  • In-room safe available for a fee
  • Internet access
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Kitchen facilities including Oven, microwave, full-size refrigerator, utensils
  • DVD player
  • TV with HBO
  • Max occupancy 3
One bedroom One Bathroom Oceanview or Gardenview, Private Lanai includes same as above, with:
  • 1 king-size bed and 1 double sofabed 1 full bathroom
  • Max occupancy 4
Kids Stay Free - Children 17 and under stay free when sharing room and existing bedding with parent. Maximum room occupancy restrictions apply. 
Honeymoon Bonus - Receive a complimentary honeymoon amenity. Marriage certificate dated within the last 3 months is required upon check-in.

Seniors Bonus - Receive a complimentary amentity for clients 50 years and over. Proof of age may be required at hotel check in. Request at time of booking.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Aston at the Whaler on Kaanapali Beach
    Maui,United States

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Aston at The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach
2481 Kaanapali Pkwy, Lahaina, Maui, HI 96761-1910

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

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