Makena Beach Resort

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena, United States, 96753  show map
 4 stars
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Makena Beach Resort

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid valet parking

24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour business center

Babysitting

Babysitting/Child services

Swimming pool

Outdoor swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Air conditioning

Individual air conditioning

All inclusive

Carte blanche

Facilities for kids

Game room

Children's play area

Children's pool

Kids club

Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)

Overview

Makena Beach Resort is a comfortable 4-star hotel in short walking distance from the natural white-sand beach offering 310 rooms with a great view of the sea. With accents of traditional architecture, the hotel was built in 1986 and renovated in 2011.

This hotel is about 1.8 km away from Mt. Haleakala, Little Beach and Wailea Beach. The venue is set within 2 km from Makena city center.

The hotel features perfect location with proximity to waterfalls and a lush garden.

Kapalua airport can be reached in 30 minutes by car from Makena Beach Resort.

Rooms

There are designer rooms with television, a seating area, a dining area, a balcony and a fridge provided for travelers staying in Makena. The property boasts views of the Pacific Ocean from its rooms. They are fitted with large bathrooms with a shower, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

Guests can have breakfast in the café every morning. The onsite restaurant specializes in American cuisine. Tropical drinks are offered in the coffee bar. Guests can share a meal in Red Food Truck and Molokini Bar & Grille, located about 150 meters away.

A full breakfast is served and charges are applicable. 

Services

Makena Beach Resort provides secretarial services, a photocopier and computer rental along with concierge service, wake up service and newspaper service.

Relax

Cots, a game room and a kids' club are available for guests with children. The property offers aerobics classes, a fitness center and a gym to keep shape.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2011.  Number of floors:   5.  Number of rooms:   310.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Private beach
  • Allergy-free rooms
  • Elevator
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM/Cash machine
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Hairdresser
  • Bicycle storage
  • Coffee shop
  • Carte blanche
  • Lobby
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Scuba diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Aqua fitness
  • Horseback riding
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Aerobics

Services

  • City shuttle service
  • Paid valet parking
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Bicycle rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Lobby bar
  • Poolside snack bar
  • Snack bar
  • Picnic area/ Tables
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby

Meeting facilities

  • 24-hour business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Secretarial service
  • Computer rental
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Paid cribs/ Baby cots (on request)
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's pool
  • Children's play area
  • Kids club
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Outdoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Beach towels
  • Live entertainment
  • Garden area
  • Paid cabanas
  • Spa & wellness center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Paid in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Chaise lounges
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries
  • Lighted makeup mirror

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave on request

Bedroom

  • Premium bedding
  • Pillow top mattress

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
Existing bedding FREE
All children
3 - 18 years
Existing bedding FREE
Extra bed USD 40
Children above
18 years or adults
Extra bed USD 40
Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 1. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

hotel Makena Beach Resort Makena location
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Hotel Address:

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena, United States, 96753

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City Center
  • Makena
    5000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Red Food Truck (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • Cafe on the Green (cuisine: American)
    2400 ft
Beaches
  • Palau'ea Beach
    500 ft
  • Maluaka Beach
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    310

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What's nearby

Popular areas

  • City Center4600 ft

Local attractions

  • Little Beach1.1 mi
    Wailea Alanui Rd., Wailea
  • Ahihi Bay1.7 mi
  • Polo Beach2.1 mi
    Wailea, Maui, HI
  • Oneloa Beach1.5 mi
    South Makena, Makena
  • Ahihi-Kinau Natural Area Reserve1.9 mi
    Maui, HI

Near the hotel

  • Palau'ea Beach500 ft
    Makena Road, Wailea
  • Clear Kayaks Maui1700 ft
    Call for rental - they deliver kayaks
  • Maluaka Beach700 ft
    190 Makena Rd, Makena
  • Makena Beach2600 ft
    South of Wailea

Restaurants nearby

  • Red Food Truck500 ft

    Address: Makena Road North of Makena Beach

    81% likes this, based on 15 reviews
    Cuisine: American

  • Makena golf course restaurant2700 ft

    Address: 5400 Makena Alanui
    Phone: 808-875-5888

    78% likes this, based on 104 reviews
    Cuisine: American, Asian fusion, Hawaiian
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 30

  • Cafe on the Green2400 ft

    Address: 5415 Makena Alanui
    Phone: 808-875-5888

    73% likes this, based on 138 reviews
    Cuisine: American
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 20

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    310
Hotels nearby
Hotel Wailea
4 stars
4 km
Cities nearby

Makena Beach Resort Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Makena Beach Resort

Average guest rating

8.2out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 33 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
10.0
Service
6.0
Value
8.0
Rooms
9.0

Guest reviews

  • Single
    7.8

    Staff was really friendly, walked in as a guest and walked out as a friend.

    Paying for internet, expected it to be included in the rate I was paying for my room.

  • Couple
    7.8

    The beautiful and secluded beach and location.

    I was a little put off by the outdated decor.

  • Couple
    9.6

    Location of the hotel is great: it is set aside of other hotels in the area and makes an impression of a secluded place. Very good restaurant (Molokini): it can actually really be considered a gourmet restaurant, absolutely great. Very friendly staff. Good beach which is effectively isolated for the use by the hotel guests, because remote and not surrounded by other hotels, which is quite a luxury on Hawaii. We also liked the stand-up paddling courses offered by the hotel.

    1) The concierge made an impression of being reluctant to book a dive trip with a provider that was not on their "preferred list" which I found a little bit inappropriate. 2) Beach equipment for rent (snorkel gear, umbrellas, etc.) is expensive, especially the hourly rates. I found it strange that beach umbrellas had to be rented, but this seems to be a custom on Hawaii.

  • Couple
    10.0

    Location Location Location! Makena is truly a stay in paradise. Hotel was equipped with everything one expects from an excellent resort and all staff were very friendly and accommodating. Whilst probably a little pricey for the average holiday maker, we felt that we really received what we paid for. Setting is really romantic with gorgeous, well maintained gardens and time moves at a leisurely pace giving a sense of being away from the world. Fabulous!

  • Older travelers
    7.8

    The atmosphere, it is a rather big hotel but somehow it doesn't feel big. The location, close to a beautiful beach. The room had nice utilities, for example glasses instead of paper cups.

    I never like it, in general, that I have to pay for internet access in the room.

  • Couple
    7.0

    Location is good. Receptionist was very nice. Views was good.

    Query for breakfast was too long but with a lot empty tables, mabye cleaning and rearranging table can be done much more quickly.

  • Couple
    8.8

    Great place to stay in Hawaii. Clean, renovated and amazing location. I especially like that they don't nickel and dime you like the other resorts that I have stayed. Parking, even valet parking is free! Not so at Grand Wailea. Make that waterslide more of an attraction and Grand Wailea won't have a chance. Very personalized service also. Free breakfast package was great too.

    The only thing that I didn't think was ideal was swimming pool which needs a few more bells and whistles. Put a better slide on the pool and the jacuzzi could be spruced up. Put a little spa structure at the beach!

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Staff was great, particularly valet/bell people. Breakfast buffet was outstanding.

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    Really enjoyed the beautiful and delicious breakfast buffet included in the price. This part of West Maui is gorgeous and this hotel feels off-the-beaten-path. The beach and surrounds are stunningly pretty. The hotel has a high-quality feel with beautiful wood trims everywhere -- these have been lovingly refinished and add a lot to the ambience. Diners will especially enjoy the beautiful ponds.

    Although most employees were wonderful, friendly, helpful....one poolside towel/equipment employee was too involved in his own lengthy conversation to help us. Hope he'll be leaving soon so he doesn't mar the lovely experience for others.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Beach, ease of snorkeling and watersports on site, with diving nearby. It was in a relatively quiet area, much calmer than the Kihei area. Lovely hotel, staff was excellent. Quiet, comfortable, well decorated rooms. We had a package with a daily all you can eat, buffet breakfast that was superb! The breakfast satisfied us until mid afternoon. We also made good use of the mini frig in the hotel room and the daily free water bottles.

    Having to pay $16/day for in room wi-fi was a surprise. There is a hot spot in the lobby, so we used that. Not a big deal for us, but might be for someone on a business trip.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    Beautiful grounds, views; comfortable rooms & useable balconies

    Bathroom layout awkward, shower weak (very minor issues)

  • Couple
    7.4

    The location and scale of the resort. It is a beautifully designed place.

    The price I paid was outrageous for the quality of the resort. Even with a last minute booking - when you charge $500 per night then you should be able to deliver the service. The staff were not very gracious about requests. First put us in a room overlooking a construction side and called it an upgrade. When I asked to be moved it took a lot of pushing. When we asked to stay 1-2 more nights they didn't get back to me for over 12 hours. I booked into the Grand Wailea and have been enjoying the quality of service you expect when paying top prices.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Staff was great, particularly valet/bell people. Breakfast buffet was outstanding.

  • Group of friends
    6.2

    It was quiet

    Was lied to at reception stating that firstly that a deposit was required which is standard, then when I was notified by my bank that transactions for the full amount was attempted as well as deposit, I spoke with reception again who just said in a rude tone that it was something that the computer was "automatically doing"

  • Couple
    9.2

    The staff was great,the pool area was very relaxing!! Food was good!

    A hot tub would be a good feature I think! The pool was not 'young'family friendly! We did not have our kids with us on this trip (ages 7,5,3) and am glad.....I would hesitate to bring them to this resort as the warmer pool has no shallow end! Also it would be nice to have a little change area or relaxation open air room off the beaten track for spa users with the entire spa being outdoors!! Open air cabanna massages were fabulous but nice place to relax after treatment would be lovely!!

How to reach hotel

hotel Makena Beach Resort Makena location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

5400 Makena Alanui, Makena, United States, 96753

Get directions
City Center
  • Makena
    5000 ft
Airports
Restaurants
  • Red Food Truck (cuisine: American)
    500 ft
  • Cafe on the Green (cuisine: American)
    2400 ft
Beaches
  • Palau'ea Beach
    500 ft
  • Maluaka Beach
    700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2011
  • Number of floors:
    5
  • Number of rooms:
    310