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  • Avatar for christopherf67
    By christopherf67
    Feb 22, 2020

    I write this review from the Westin's bar as we prepare to depart from what I would describe as the trip that made me fall out of love...

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  • Avatar for jacksonf7
    By jacksonf7
    Dec 15, 2019

    Have owned since 2005 - Westin doesn’t monitor nonpaying guests at all, too the point that it has wrecked our stay the last couple of...

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  • Avatar for lynnep71
    By lynnep71
    Oct 21, 2019

    In 2002, I purchased a 1 bedroom one year prior to ever using it. Absolutely love this place...huge room and so comfortable. Worth every...

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  • Avatar for william1357
    By william1357
    May 9, 2019

    We always stay in an oceanfront endcap corner unit. Building 2 or 3 only. They are HUGE and have views out two sides. The best thing is...

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  • Avatar for charlesb717
    By charlesb717
    Feb 4, 2019

    Westin cannot be beat!! Top of the line. Top service and amenities. Fabulous family pool and wonderful beach for those who love the sand....

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  • Avatar for edwardc133
    By edwardc133
    Updated Jan 15, 2018

    We bought into the Westin in 2004 on our honeymoon. Really enjoy this facility with all the amenities. We have been all around the...

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  • Avatar for janets24
    By janets24
    Updated Jan 18, 2017

    I have owned here since the first building opened in about 2005. Every year when we go back, I hold my breath expecting to see some kind...

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  • Avatar for robertt556
    By robertt556
    Jul 15, 2016

    I've stayed all over all the Hawaiian islands! I love this location! It's amazing, great with young kids and close to restaurants and...

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  • Avatar for laurah553
    By laurah553
    Jul 15, 2016

    Stayed there in May 2016. I don't own there, but used my Staroptions. I was upgraded to an ocean view, and I believe it was partially...

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  • Avatar for sassy45
    By sassy45
    Updated Feb 25, 2014

    We stayed here Feb 8-15, 2014. It's our first time to Maui and we loved it. Our suite was in building 3 and on the 4th floor with a side...

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  • Avatar for jannellg
    By jannellg
    Apr 2, 2013

    We rented an ocean front villa from Redweek ($2300/week for the unit with full kitchen and living room-we didn't get the lock off side)....

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  • Avatar for scotth408
    By scotth408
    Nov 29, 2012

    We have never been disappointed with our stay at this resort. Excellent staff, food, drink and entertainment. There is alway something to...

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  • Avatar for richardf430
    By richardf430
    Apr 6, 2012

    We have stayed at the Westin Kaanapali Ocean Resort Villas for the past 7 years and love everything about the resort. The resort has been...

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  • Avatar for eric415
    By eric415
    Updated Oct 14, 2015

    This place is spotless and absolutely awesome. All of the benefits of a luxury hotel, but you have a condo with a kitchen. Most nights on...

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  • Avatar for janer37
    By janer37
    Updated Jun 11, 2011

    We have owned at the resort since it first opened and it is NO LONGER what it once was unfortunately. We own 2 2-bedroom lock-offs, one...

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  • Avatar for kens121
    By kens121
    Updated Jan 25, 2011

    Owner since the resort opened. I think our first stay was only two months after opening. We return annually, often splitting our 2BR unit...

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  • Avatar for debrah204
    By debrah204
    Jan 16, 2011

    truly exceptional. beautiful property maintained in excellent condition. several activities available on site including yoga, cooking,...

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  • Avatar for les13
    By les13
    Dec 29, 2010

    Christmas 2010. Very good resort, nice location, good beach, good pools (not Atlantis, but good). Sports bar had great food, on-site...

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  • Avatar for floydf4
    By floydf4
    Oct 9, 2010

    We love staying here. We have owned since it opened and its our favorite place to stay. You can't beat Westin comfort and accomodations....

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  • Avatar for michaels853
    By michaels853
    Sep 30, 2010

    We had such a wonderful vacation. We would definitely go back to The Westin and rent from Eric again. He was so easy to work with and...

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  • Avatar for alfredn1
    By alfredn1
    Jun 14, 2010

    My wife and I have stayed here on 5 of the last 7 years that we vacationed on Hawaii.Each visit has been FANTASTIC!The 1 BR Premium is...

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  • Avatar for shirleyc73
    By shirleyc73
    May 14, 2010

    Just returned from a wonderful time in Maui. Many nice features of the resort: courteous staff, beautiful pool, close to beach, grill...

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  • Avatar for leslieveres
    By leslieveres
    Apr 1, 2010

    We just got back fom a fabulous stay at this resort. Our villa was a deluxe corner oceanfront unit that was amazing! The Westin's...

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  • Avatar for barbara458
    By barbara458
    Updated Nov 23, 2009

    i cannot believe the amount of people hammering the marriott i own at both and would sell at the westin to go to the marriott any day of...

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  • Avatar for carolynm64
    By carolynm64
    Oct 15, 2009

    Pluses: great snorkeling beach, beautiful pool, spacious villas, heavenly beds, shuttle to Lahania, most staff helpful and friendly....

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  • Avatar for zezeez
    By zezeez
    Jul 8, 2009

    We stayed here in June 2008 in the origional building and had an ocean view. This resort was top notch. Washer and Dryer in ALL units!...

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  • Avatar for rickc167
    By rickc167
    Jun 21, 2009

    Just returned from first visit to Hawaii. Stayed for 2 weeks in Maui; first week at Marriott Ocean Club, second week at Westin Ocean...

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  • Avatar for davem26
    By davem26
    Updated Jun 17, 2009

    My family of four stayed here from 6-11-09 to 6-18-09. Our room was located in building 8 in the North Villas. We had room 8103 on the...

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  • Avatar for steves91
    By steves91
    Apr 27, 2009

    Westin Clean Westin bedding Westin shampoo Westin service Really wonderful!

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  • Avatar for robertg423
    By robertg423
    Feb 26, 2009

    We have been here two weeks. The first week was Presidents Week and we stayed in the South Building. This week we are in the North...

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  • Avatar for nickk28
    By nickk28
    Feb 21, 2009

    Stayed at Marriott Lahaina Villa first week - 5 stars, excellent. Stayed at the Westin the next week. There is no way we will ever come...

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  • Avatar for karen3043
    By karen3043
    Updated Jan 22, 2009

    Stayed at the Westin Vacation Ownership South property (6 Kai Ala Drive) - Jan 5-19 Bellman - 5/5 (friendly, personable, and v helpful)...

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  • Avatar for reneec70
    By reneec70
    Dec 5, 2008

    This resort really is a top notch facility, especially if you know to call in advance and secure the unit(s) with the best views. We are...

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  • Avatar for jacobj3
    By jacobj3
    Nov 2, 2008

    I am an owner, and I was upset to see the teak pool chairs with soft pads had been replaced with mesh chairs and no pads.......bummer....

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  • Avatar for jamess396
    By jamess396
    Oct 8, 2008

    I stayed at this resort in November 2006 and was very disappointed.Despite being told that we had a room away from the construction when...

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  • Avatar for normanl7
    By normanl7
    Updated Sep 12, 2008

    This is an awesome resort with every amenity. The rooms are the best part about staying in Maui, next to the golf, snorkeling, fishing,...

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  • Avatar for toml146
    By toml146
    Aug 17, 2008

    Sewage Plant. We just toured the Marriott Maui, and yes, the sales associate told us there was a sewage plant by the Westin and even...

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  • Avatar for williamp135
    By williamp135
    Aug 7, 2008

    Have stayed at this resort 5 years in a row. Great resort! I have never smelled sewage, so I am not sure what the other reviewers are...

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  • Avatar for ron1031
    By ron1031
    Aug 4, 2008

    This is what you dream of when you think Hawaii!!! With the shuttle service into town why stay anywhere else?

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  • Avatar for rickm76
    By rickm76
    May 22, 2008

    we have stayed at the resort several times now and although we enjoy the close proximity to the beach, our love for this place is...

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  • Avatar for dejak
    By dejak
    Updated May 14, 2008

    We rented a 2 bedroom unit during the Mother's Day Weekend, (5/9 - 5/12). We had requested to stay in a room overlooking the pool area,...

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  • Avatar for daves152
    By daves152
    Updated Apr 20, 2008

    After 2 weeks, all we can say is ...Wow! This condo resort is absolutely 1st class, 5 star all the way. It is the best vaction resort we...

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  • Avatar for lauras187
    By lauras187
    Mar 31, 2008

    Maui is the place to be. At the Westin Mid-March and the weather was perfect. Sadly, have to agree with other comments, the service at...

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  • Avatar for laurao29
    By laurao29
    Feb 28, 2008

    Six months ago (our last visit) I would have given this a 5 star. But as I write this from an oceanview 1st floor i am going to downgrade...

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  • Avatar for time36
    By time36
    Updated Feb 1, 2008

    Just returned from the Westin Kaanapali, staying January 20 to 27, 2008. We were in a one bedroom on the second floor, over looking the...

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  • Avatar for stephaniek15
    By stephaniek15
    Updated Jan 27, 2008

    We just returned from two weeks at this resort and loved it! Because we got one week from interval and one week through redweek and had...

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  • Avatar for brette9
    By brette9
    Updated Dec 3, 2007

    This is our 3rd year in a row staying here. My friend is an owner of a 2 room Ocean View lockout.. Each year gets better and better.....

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  • Avatar for lgv
    By lgv
    Updated Nov 19, 2007

    Brand new property! Well appointed rooms. Excellent service and location. We actually traveled to Maui to buy at the Marriott Maui Ocean...

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  • Avatar for sheila118
    By sheila118
    Sep 1, 2007

    Stayed July 14 through 21 and had the most beautiful week ever. Stayed the first week on Kona in a Wyndham resort and what a difference!...

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  • Avatar for lauraj78
    By lauraj78
    Aug 6, 2007

    Rooms need to be refurbished. They are outdated and for the price you are paying you don't get your money's worth. The rest of the resort...

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  • Avatar for johnr416
    By johnr416
    Updated Mar 20, 2007

    Spectacular snorkling right off the beach. Glorious sunsets, too! The ammenities are top notch. The staff friendly and helpful at all times.

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  • Avatar for jp123
    By jp123
    Updated Feb 8, 2007

    We stayed Christmas week 2006. A 1BR/1BA that we rented through RedWeek. 2 adults and 3 teenagers. We generally liked the resort and the...

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  • Avatar for hughs12
    By hughs12
    Jan 28, 2007

    We stayed there in Sept. on a timeshare sales promotion. Very nice resort. Our room opened onto the new construction, no view. Resort...

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  • Avatar for davidm323
    By davidm323
    Updated Jan 10, 2007

    Island View Studio 12/31/2006 - 01/07/2007 We have been to several other timeshare properties over the years and just returned from our...

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  • Avatar for deniselew
    By deniselew
    Updated Jan 6, 2007

    Stunning resort, great service, well-maintained villa and awesome views.

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  • Avatar for vicat579
    By vicat579
    Updated Dec 27, 2006

    For us it just didn't live up to our expections. Since I cannot give a half star I rated it 3 stars however it should be 3.5 stars. We...

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  • Avatar for violaonken
    By violaonken
    Sep 15, 2006

    We stayed here may,2006. We were very disappointed with the property. The rooms were nice, we had a lock-off. The pool area was very hot,...

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    By mph
    Sep 4, 2006


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    By ipo1969
    Updated Jul 19, 2006

    This is the only time share on Maui that offers all the amentities of a luxury hotel. We spent several days at the beautiful Sheraton...

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  • Avatar for guybusy
    By guybusy
    Jul 13, 2006

    Stayed here in June 06 for 1 week. Had 1BR corner unit with views of the freeway/mountains and construction, but even those views were...

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  • Avatar for addisonc
    By addisonc
    Updated Apr 23, 2006

    My wife and I just returned from a 5 night stay in a studio. To see the smile on her face and have her comment, "I'm so glad we are...

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  • Avatar for jennifer107
    By jennifer107
    Updated Mar 29, 2006

    Great resort, great accomodations. We just got back after trading 1 week at Westin Kierland for 2 here(using the studio 1 week and the 1...

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  • Avatar for sams65
    By sams65
    Mar 27, 2006

    It's truly the nicest timeshare in Maui. However, spending an extra $30,000 for a 2 bedroom when buying directly through the sponsor is...

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  • Avatar for willaim7
    By willaim7
    Mar 25, 2006

    I actually bought the Marriott Maui as they said dont even bother with the Westin. Their whole sales pitch was to bag on the location....

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  • Avatar for jeffj23
    By jeffj23
    Mar 13, 2006

    Outstanding.... This place if first class. Great pool, but the best part is the beach. Location, location, location. This particular...

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  • Avatar for dan155
    By dan155
    Updated Mar 6, 2006

    We've been here for one week of a two week stay. Everything is perfect so far! Can't say enough about this place. Friendly service. They...

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  • Avatar for emuyshondt
    By emuyshondt
    Updated Feb 15, 2006

    I have been an owner here since 2002 before the property was built and I just acquired two more weeks because I like the place so much....

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  • Avatar for kimberly373
    By kimberly373
    Jan 24, 2006

    We just got back Jan. 22, 2006 and the resort was much more than I had hoped for. We rented from a owner and we were so pleased. The...

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  • Avatar for robing19
    By robing19
    Jan 20, 2006

    The Ocean Front units at the Westin Ka'anapali Ocean Resort Villas are the best! We have never experienced better at any Hawai resort-...

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  • Avatar for laura1033
    By laura1033
    Updated Aug 24, 2005

    We just stayed at this resort week of August 7, 2005. After checking out many of the resorts on Maui while visiting; we declared that we...

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  • Avatar for marc340
    By marc340
    Jun 12, 2005

    We spent spring break with our friends and their 2 kids -- total of 7 people -- in a two bedroom lockoff. The resort is outstanding. The...

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  • Avatar for lawrence37
    By lawrence37
    Jun 9, 2005

    Our visit was in February of 2005. We stayed in a one-bedroom unit on the 6th floor with an ocean view. We had a great view of the whales...

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  • Avatar for phil30
    By phil30
    Feb 16, 2005

    Wow, what a place! Stunning Island, wonderful people, and a top class resort as well. Eat at the poolside bar, relax and explore the...

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  • Avatar for deborah407
    By deborah407
    Jan 3, 2005

    My husband and I stayed here the last week of 2004. The rooms were beautiful and well equipped. I was able to do my laundry in the room!...

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  • Avatar for john3405
    By john3405
    Sep 20, 2004

    I took my family for christmas and new year 04. we had a blast. the rooms area very large and well appointed. everything was available in...

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  • Avatar for trina31
    By trina31
    Aug 30, 2004

    We just got back and loved this Resort. We rented a week from an owner. The pool was wonderful and the accommodations in the 1 bdrm that...

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  • Avatar for patricia625
    By patricia625
    Updated Jul 28, 2004

    We spent the July 4th week and had great weather. The resort is beautiful and quite. Very relaxing but close enough to enjoy all the area...

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  • Avatar for kpeterson
    By kpeterson
    Feb 19, 2004

    A too-short 3 night stay in November 2003 was fabulous. This resort is the top of the timeshare heap. Beautiful, luxurious. Snorkeling at...

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    By mzayas
    Feb 17, 2003