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Diana Rodrigues

Member since: 2003
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Speaks: english

$85 Night/Studio/Queen Bed/Sofa Sleeper/Sleeps 2-3

35 Reviews
Sleeps3
Bedrooms Studio
Bathrooms1
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Kihei Studio Rental Photos and Description

Studio, Full Kitchen, 1 Bath, Free WiFi

SEE PARADISE ON A BUDGET!

GREAT PLACE FOR WINDSURFERS, KITEBOARDERS OR BUDGET MINDED.

MaiPoina 'Oe La'u State Beach (Maui's 2nd most popular WINDSURFING BEACH 5 MINS. AWAY. HO'OKIPA BEACH PARK (MOST POPULAR WINDSURFING and SURFING BEACH) 20 mins. away from condo.

Great STUDIO CONDO available all year round. Sleeps two people (one queen bed, sofa full bed), full kitchen, one bathroom, lanai, GREAT BEACH and 'Kalepolepo Park' across the street.

The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is across the Street. Great education on Humpback Whales who make the Migration from Alaska each year to the Hawaiian Islands from November to April. Awesome site to see these beautiful creatures and their babies.

Condo has a POOL and jacuzzi, gas barbecues, tennis court, and on site laundry facilities. The UNITS are more like BEDROOM SUITES, with FULL KITCHENS and privacy. You can take a Ferry to the islands of Lani & Molakai, from Lahaina Town, about 45 min. away.

You are 20 minutes from Kahului Airport and centrally located in Kihei about one mile North of many shopping areas, like 'STARBUCKS', Long's Drugs, Safeway Market, Times Market and many restaurants. Many beautiful beaches South to Wailea, Makena and La Perouse Bay. 45 min. to historic Lahaina Town and Ka'anapali and Kapalua resorts and beach areas. 30 min at least to get to the famous " ROAD to HANA".

Whale watching during the months of Nov. to April. What an awesome sight!

Keywords: Queen Bed/Full Sleeper Sofa. Full Kitchen/Bath/Lani

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Diana Rodrigues (Owner)
Member since: 2003
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Diana Rodrigues

Our small Maui condo, isn't luxurious, and if you want room service, our place isn't for you! But if you are budget minded and would rather spend your money on Golfing, surfing, snorkeling, whale watching, dinner cruises, lauas, shopping, then our place is for you. Clean, comfortable, cozy and affordable. We feel comfortable in our little Maui paradise as you will.

Bob, Diana & Anthony

California

Diana Rodrigues purchased this studio in 2003

Why Diana Rodrigues chose Maui

Timing was right in 2003 to purchase our condo in Maui. We fell in love with Maui on our first trip in 1999. Our second trip was in 2003, we rented in this complex and liked it. People were so friendly and helpful. There were several units for sale and we knew what they looked like, as they all look the same, studios, it is just how you decorate that makes the place homey and comfortable. So we purchased ours while on vacation.

What makes this studio unique

The complex is small, not massive and the people who live there are very friendly/helpful. You meet people from all over the world out at the barbacue! It is fun to talk to people while you are cooking your dinner. We often share what we are barbacuing with people we meet and talk to. The kids swim and the adults barbacue and talk.

I also love the feel of Kihei/Maui. Just a feeling I get when I arrive on the island. Some call it Mana! Not sure what it is called, but I love the feeling I have when I am there. And relaxed! When you are on the islands, it is ALOHA time. The locals are not in a hurry and it takes us about 2 days to wind down from our fast paced California lifestyle. But then we are in the spirit of the islands.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Diana,



I don’t know how to thank you enough for making your comfortable and immaculate studio available to me and others to enjoy while vacationing in Maui.



I hesitate to rave too much, as often people and businesses will raise rates if their particular services or product is much in demand, but I would be remiss if I did not tell you how much I enjoyed my stay in Unit 113 Kihei Bay Surf.



Most important to me, the unit was immaculately clean, and I guess you have Jennifer to thank for doing such a good job for you. Out of appreciation I tried to leave the unit as clean as possible, without doing a professional cleaning myself.



Important to me, also, were the fact that the unit had plenty of light, particularly in the living room/bedroom area. I read a lot and loved the fact that there was sufficient light for reading as well as plenty of light overall.



As a “budget traveler”, I cooked all but one meal in the studio, and I found everything I needed for preparing my meals; just like I might have been at home.



I don’t watch much TV, but appreciated the fact that you provide a nice size television with excellent reception and plenty of cable channels available for those times when I wished to watch news, the visitor channel or other programming.



Also, I had asked you about the bed, and as you stated, I found the bed to be just perfect; not too soft nor too hard. Your choice of sheets and bedspread felt very comforting and homey.



Somehow you have created an atmosphere in your home where one feels immediately “at home” when first entering. I feel that you and I may be alike in many ways.



In future visits to Maui, I hope your unit will be available to me again. I see that you are booked up way in advance, but I am hoping that if I am able to visit again next May, (or maybe sooner) that your unit will be available. As long as I am able to visit Maui, it would be my wish to continue to enjoy your hospitality.



I will be happy to leave a much shorter version of this message in the guest comments, if you wish.



Mahalo,



Penny M.
May 2011
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Reviews

4.7
based on 35 traveler reviews

$85 Night/Studio/Queen Bed/Sofa Sleeper/Sleeps 2-3
average rating of 4.6571426 based on 42 reviews
Camden, ME
5

Guestbook Comment

  • 5 of 5

Hi Diana,

Thanks so much for all your help as we made plans to visit Maui. We found your condo to be clean and to have everything we needed for our stay. The bed was very comfortable- very important for aging bones. And there was a great beach for long walks, watching for whales nearby. We spent a whole week snorkeling the beaches to the south of Kehei and loved being so close to them. I was impressed when you e-mailed us before our arrival to see when we'd be arriving, in an attempt to allow the folks who were staying there before us to stay later since they had a late flight. Not many folks would bend over backwards, changing cleaning schedules to help in this way. We definitely have your condo on our list of places to recommend to friends and to hopefully return to some day soon.

Jan & Bill

  • Submitted: Jun 29, 2007
  • Stayed: May 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Great Studio Near the Beach

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in Maui. The place is exactly as described. It was perfect for our needs. We just wanted a place to make breakfast and sleep. We had no issues the 5 nights we were there. We would recommend this property to anyone who wants to be near the beach but on a budget.

  • Submitted: May 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Melissa M

  • 5 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay at this condo!!! It is a studio, but is very spacious. The bed is very comfortable and the condo is very clean. Loved all the storage that this condo has as well. The lanai is quite spacious and we ate all our meals outside. There are beach chairs available to use which came in very handy. The pool area is very large and well taken care of. Appeared to us that the whole unit might have been recently painted because was so clean. Loved the location as well and is right across the street from the beach and the Whale Foundation. Dealing with the owners was a breeze!! Will being staying here again on our next trip!!

  • Submitted: Feb 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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4

Excellent studio on Maui

  • 4 of 5

This studio is large and clean and comfortable. There is a full fridge and stove and there is ample closet and storage space. A very reasonable place for one or two people to stay while enjoying Maui.

  • Submitted: Jan 19, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Our Condo is not luxurious, it is small, but well maintained and the grounds of the complex well taken care of also. We try to keep it comfy and affordable so you can spend more money on all the great and fun things to see and do on Maui.
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OK

  • 3 of 5

The property was ok. The bed was confortable, they provided beach chairs, coolers, ice packs, boogie board. Everythimg we needed was in there. It was really close to the ocean. It was like on the picture.

Perhaps, the pull out bed was awefull, not confy at all. The carpet was sticky and the cleaning was not well done. When we arrived it smell a bit like someone has smoked in the condo and there was a cigarette butch on the floor. The was also a bag or trash food under the bed and a tag in the pull out bed. We tried to reach the owner twice and left a voice message but never had feedback. And there was one of the 2 different keys that was suppose to be provided that was missing.

  • Submitted: Jul 19, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Not sure why there was trash in the unit, my cleaners are usually very thorough when cleaning the condo. Smoking is not allowed in the condo, but sometimes you have disrespectful renters who don't follow the rules, those are few and far between. I've had nothing but awesome renters to our Condo in Maui. I was not able to take your calls, as my Mother had passed away and it was a difficult time for me. I was taking care of all the funeral arrangements. Guests are given the phone # to contact the Cleaning Company who take care of my condo for any questions or concerns as I am not on the island and can do nothing if there is a problem. My Cleaning company is very quick to respond to phone calls if there is a problem or concern. Sorry, things didn't work out, timing was not good for me, I'm usually very responsive to guest phone calls, but hopefully you had a nice trip to Maui. Diana
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Pacifica
5

Lovely Condo in Paradise

  • 5 of 5

My fiancé and I stayed at this lovely condo in paradise for about two months during last summer. It was VERY clean, nicely decorated, and provided everything we needed for our long stay. In addition, the pool and hot tub were kept up very well. The condo was right across from a nice beach, Ko`ie`ie Fishpond, and the Humpback Whales Sanctuary Visitor Center. Watching sunsets from this beach was truly breathtaking. Also, there is a bus stop right outside of the condo complex making it easy to go on grocery runs without having a car and also to the Maui Ocean Center Aquarium (where I was interning at). The kitchen (including all of its appliances, utensils, plates, cups, cookware) was perfect for making our own meals during our stay. Also, the Owners were wonderful and didn’t hesitate to answer any questions about the condo that I had. They even gave great recommendations for places to visit. I would highly recommend this condo for short and long stays. Especially if you’re on a budget because it is reasonably priced. I definitely will try and stay at this condo again next time I’m visiting Maui. Many Thanks. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Haleakala National Park (Kula)
Mama's Fish House
Hana Highway
La Perouse Bay
Kalepolepo Beach Park
Kihei Bay Surf
"715 S. Kihei Rd. Kihei, Maui, Hawaii 96753"
Elleair Maui Golf Club
Secret Cove Makena
Flyin Hawaiian Zipline
Kalama Beach Park
Starbucks
Amigo's Authentic Mexican Restaurant
Atlantis Submarines
Makena Landing Beach Park
Baldwin Home Museum
Old Lahaina Luau
Maui Tropical Plantation
Haleakala Bike Company
Maui Coffee Roasters
Ululani's Hawaiian Shave Ice
Ma‘alaea Bay
Coconut's Fish Cafe
Maui's Winery
Sugar Cane Train
Eskimo Candy
Cheeseburger In Paradise
Maui Brewing Co. Brewpub
Whalers Village
5 Palms Restaurant
Maui Arts & Cultural Center
Jaws
Nakalele Blowhole
Bamboo Forest
Lahaina Cannery Mall
Banyan Tree
Pacific Whale Foundation
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Maui Ocean Center
Oheo Gulch
Safeway
"Good place to get groceries."
Maui Tacos
"Yummie Tacos."
Maalaea Harbor
"Close to condo. Whale watching excursions, dinner cruises, "
Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary
"Across the street from our condo. Great education about Humpback Whales. "
Aloha Farmer's Market
Kihei Canoe Club
Kihei Rent A Car
"Local Family owned. Used cars at a great price. they even pick you up at the Airport. Clo..."
Buzz's Wharf Restaurant -- CLOSED
"Excellent food."
Eskimo Candy
Jawz Fish Tacos Is Style Grill
"another good taco restaurant."
Starbucks Coffee
"always a favorite."
Nearest Airport
11 Miles
OGG/Kahului, Maui, Hawaii/20 minutes
Nearest Ferry
20 Miles
Lahaina Ferry to Lani, Hi.
Nearest Point of Interest
Kihei Bay Surf
Car: necessary

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Rates & Availability

Kihei Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$75
$525
$2,250
 

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $75 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.41%

Monthly rate is $65/Night + Hawaii taxes (13.25%) and Cleaning Fee

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Kihei Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
Theme:
  • Budget
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Washing Machine ...
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • Shower with bathtub.
Bedrooms:
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • Bed part of living area - 1 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Studio Queen size Beds (1) Sleeps 2, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television
Outside:
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • limited accessibility
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing

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