The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach 518


Rates: $546 / night (avg.)
Bedrooms: 0
Bathrooms: 1
Bed types: (sleeps 4)
Reviews: 4.80 (from 44 reviews)
The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach next to Whalers Village - Remodeled Studio Condo with new furnishings!
Ocean front swimming pool & hot tub
2 BBQ areas, Nautilus gym & dry sauna
Hair salon & spa
2 lighted tennis courts
Concierge services & Valet parking during peak season
Outside & underground parking
Complimentary washer/dryers on every floor
Front desk staffed 24 hours a day
Free Wi-Fi

Perfect ocean view Kaanapali Beach location next door to Whalers Village shops and restaurants. The Whaler is situated on the renowned sandy shoreline of Kaanapali Beach! This 5th floor studio unit is located in the Whaler Tower I. This north facing Tower receives a good amount of shade and is surrounded by lush trees and tropical landscaping. From the private lanai, you can soak up the gorgeous views of the Pacific Ocean and the beautiful resort grounds. It is the perfect place to relax and unwind. The studio has been remodeled with upgrades including new cabinets, counter tops, and sliding glass doors. The kitchen is fully equipped with cookware, pots and pans, utensils, a coffee maker and more to make a gourmet meal or whip up your favorite cocktail. Or, if you prefer cooking outdoors, the resort offers two BBQ areas for you to use. The Whaler resort recently completed a 36 million dollar renovation. It is definitely the place to be!

NO SMOKING IN CONDO OR LANAIS. The state of Hawaii has a strict no smoking ordinance. Smoking allowed only in designated areas. Fines and extra cleaning are strictly enforced.

*RESORT FEES: Although this is a privately owned condo, the Whaler Homeowners Association charges a $25/day plus tax resort fee (which covers parking and resort amenities). It is payable at the front desk which is located in the main lobby. Front desk check-in and check-out is required at the Whaler.

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The Whaler on Kaanapali Beach 518 Reviews



Valerie
March 2024
Beautiful property and we would definitely come back again. Doesn’t have the best pool if you’re wanting a really nice pool, but everything else is amazing. Rooms are nice and spacious.


Brett F.
February 2024
Had a few days before work to spend on Maui. Excellent location, walk from property to the beach. Very clean. Would definately return.


Sharon L.
February 2024
Nice location. Enjoyed our stay.


Robert W.
February 2024
On a very nice part of the beach. Beautiful!


Gary S.
January 2024
Rating Details: The property manager was more than helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The slider to the deck needs work, lot of wind noise thru the gaps. No cleaning service during our 3 week stay. Overall a nice place to stay😀😀


Alexander D.
December 2023
Property was very clean, staff was friendly and helpful. The views were breathtaking and it was overall a great experience


Matthew H.
December 2023
Great room and centrally located next to Whalers Village. Walking distance to many spots along Kaanapali beach. Was not notified that parking is first come first served. Garage parking is usually full and overflow lots are really close so it wasn’t a big deal really. Would come back for sure.


Krissie H.
November 2023
Very impressed with the updated decor and newer carpet. Very clean unit. Could use a few more cooking utensil options and newer pans in the kitchen, but supplies were decent. Overall a nice studio! Thank you for the chips and 2 packets of coffee, nice touch!


Christopher L.
October 2023
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: We are lifelong Lahaina residents, decades before the 1st hotel (Sheraton) was built in Kaanapali. Had my 2 adult children stay here who came to help us after losing family home to Lahaina fires. Superior & superb accommodations at a good rate. The hotel & it’s employees exude the true spirit of Aloha, making your stay a truly wonderful experience! You


Donald B.
October 2023
We were at the Whaler during the fires and we understand it was a natural disaster so our input is clouded by this disaster. Our hearts go out to all the families and everyone that was impacted. The staff at the Whaler was incredible and did a great job in managing the situation. We hope to return again and hopefully we will have a better time.


Samuel
September 2023
After the Lahaina fires, we returned home to help my elderly parents whose heydays included the first hotel built in Kaanapali. Having stayed at the majority of resorts here over the years, I highly recommend this hidden gem & experience the staff’s true spirit of aloha.


Rachel V.
July 2023
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: I really love the place and was perfect.I would definitely come again...


Kelsey R.
July 2023
We had a fantastic stay at this condo. You can’t beat the location, with it being right on a great beach, next door to Whaler’s Village giving easy access to shops and restaurants, and right on the paved walk way the runs along the resorts in the area. It was a quick few minute drive to Lahaina and a short drive from tons of great beaches and sites along the coast of Kaanapali and north of. The condo itself was very comfortable and well equipped. The bed was comfortable, there were beach chairs and a cooler available and beach towels available through the building. We enjoyed having breakfast and watching the sunset from the deck. We had a fantastic stay!


Judy
June 2023
It’s the perfect little space for a quick getaway for 2 people. Oversized balcony is a real plus with the beautiful ocean view!! We will definitely come again!!


Lynn G.
June 2023
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Had everything we needed


Peter F.
May 2023
Great location and facility. Generally very happy with this unit and would come back. To nitpick, the kitchen could have been better equipped, there were some stains on the carpet, and an issue with hot water coming out of the cold faucets in the bathroom.


Robert M.
May 2023
I can’t say anything bad as bout this place, simply amazing!


Robert C.
March 2023
The appliances, kitchen and overall feel was very dated. A great deal of the view was obscured by the adjacent building.


Linda S.
March 2023
Beautiful place right on the ocean. Great amenities and easy access to food and shopping. I would stay here a hundred times over and would highly recommend it to anyone who wants affordable beauty!


Tim S.
February 2023
Rating Details: The property manager was more than helpful. The vacation rental was very dirty. I was more than happy with the location. I was very dissatisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I do not recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: The carpeting was very dirty. Bathroom needed a good cleaning-drawers and grout dirty. the shower had an old faucet-hard to turn and adjust temperature-initial water was scalding hot. Outdated kitchen (with cheap basic utensils) and bathroom. Garbage can lid would'nt stay down and was icky.Basically a hotel room posing as someones residence.


Patrick H.
February 2023
Everything was exactly as communicated in the listing. Great views and location in Whalers Village.


Lisa M.
February 2023
Such a Awesome location. Clean condo. Top of the line. So Pretty, just loved the place and the location!


Sarah O.
January 2023
We loved staying at Whalers 518! The condo was perfect for our needs, the amenities were great and the ocean was beautiful. The host was very easy to communicate with and very prompt with her responses. As a bonus, she had a wide variety of spices which was a welcome surprise!


Tracy B.
December 2022
This was a great studio unit at The Whaler condo complex. It was very clean and had a nice view of the beach and the mountains/tennis courts. The couple things we thought could improve: the bathroom sink seems to only have warm/hot water. Also, the bathtub wasn’t draining well so we took it upon ourselves to clean out all the gobs of hair, which was a yucky task, but it worked like a charm and the tub drained fine after that. Note: we did not call for maintenance on the sink or the tub because we were not that bugged by it. Finally, the kitchen would benefit from another complete set of dishes and silverware, as well as some mixing bowls. Overall, a very pleasant stay and unit!


Ed M.
November 2022
Great property and great location. We had everything we needed in the unit and you can't beat being next to Whaler's village.


Amy R.
October 2022
Well maintained older resort. Nice staff. Great unit which was well stocked with things we needed for our stay. Thank you.


Sara B.
October 2022
Wonderful room on a great property. Loved the central location to shops and dining. Rental was clean with great views! Communication was wonderful with property manager. We had an issue with a broken appliance and it was fixed within a few hours. Would highly recommend this rental.


Tami I.
October 2022
This property was a perfect getaway! The room was spacious enough for the 2 of us and we loved seeing the ocean from the balcony. The resort was right next door to a shopping center with a small store, restaurants, and shops. Everything was so convenient! There was also a very nice BBQ area and the covered chairs at the pool were great as well! The room had 2 nice beach chairs and a cooler which came in very handy. We would definitely stay here again.


Frank C.
September 2022
My wife and I came to Maui looking for relaxation and serenity. Boy did we fine it! The Condo was located in a great area with access to everything. The convenience of the beach and pool just down the elevator was perfect. We had a great time and will certainly be back. The condo was clean and exactly as described! See ya soon!


Emily p.
September 2022
We have stayed many places in Maui, but this was by far the BEST! The room was exactly what we wanted with the most amazing view. We loved walking to the fantastic restaurants nearby. Check in and checkout were super easy and everything was ready for us. The beach chairs made it super easy to enjoy everyday at the beach, which was literally right out the door. We would definitely stay here again!!!


Robin S.
July 2022
We enjoyed the condo and loved the location!


Jim W.
July 2022
Convenient . Exactly what we expected.


Craig H.
July 2022
The condo was everything we expected, the views were even better than the online photos. For a studio it was very spacious and well equipped, the bed was comfy and appreciated the TV instructions although we didn't use it much. Had been to Kaaanapali beach previously so knew the area well, the Maui bus stops at Whaler's Village next door which was convenient to get to Safeway for supplies, the ABC store was a good backup. Would absolutely book again


Jennifer A.
June 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was spotless. I was very happy with the location. I was more than satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Excellent place to stay on Kaanapali Beach! Nice view of the ocean (exactly as pictured) and beautiful sunsets. The Whaler's property itself is breathtaking, and they have an attractive pool and offer free towels and chairs (for both the pool and beach). The property is also just steps away from Whalers Village, which has many restaurants, food court, and shops as well as a bus stop that will take you (cheaply) to Lahaina (including a Safeway grocery store there). For drivers, The Whaler has a lot of nearby parking available, and parking fees are covered in the resort fee (which you pay directly to The Whaler separate from the rental price). That was $25/day for us plus taxes.King bed was very comfortable (sturdy) and the sofa bed was quite nice for a sofa bed. Lots of drawers to put away your things, and a well appointed kitchen for cooking and nice sized dining room table for eating. Lots of space. Worked great for my family of three. Also, a closet in the room has a large cooler and two beach chairs (though we didn't use them).Realty company was quick to reply to inquiries but curt in responses and offered no flexibility (no early check-in, etc). Didn't feel like I could ask for suggestions or help like with other B&B hosts. Fortunately, The Whaler's front desk is incredibly friendly and helpful.


Carmen M.
May 2022
This condo at The Whalers on Kaanapali beach is perfect. The unit has everything you'll need. Steps to the beach, restaurants and shopping. Thank you for a fabulous stay. Definitely will see you again.


Jordan S.
May 2022
We rented this unit for our yearly family vacation and it was perfect! We were just steps away from the pool and the beach. We had absolutely everything we needed in the condo! This was our first time to Kaanapali and we definitely plan to return in the future!


Wendy G.
April 2022
Everything was great! Loved our room and we were pleasantly surprised that it was more like a resort than just a hotel.


Jennifer H.
April 2022
If you’re looking for the perfect condo to call home in Maui, look no further!


Will J.
March 2022
Awesome!! Great location. Wonderful room. I hope it’s available next time we come to Maui


Will S.
February 2022
Rating Details: The property manager was very helpful. The vacation rental was very clean. I was very happy with the location. I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental. Overall, I recommend this vacation rental. Reviewer Comments: Great location, right on the beach


Jeri J.
February 2022
The Whaler is my favorite place on earth! - and I enjoyed my stay in room 518!

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