Want a Cheap Maui Hotel?
Take a Look at The Kaanapali Ocean Inn

Kaanapali Ocean Inn beach

The Kaanapali Ocean Inn is worth considering if you're looking for discount hotels in Maui Hawaii! This 59-room property may be only a 2 star cheap Maui hotel, BUT, the big thing it has going for it is that it's located on the grounds of the Royal Lahaina Resort, and guests get full access to all of their amenities. World class white sand Kaanapali Beach is right out front, and snorkeling at the the famous Black Rock is just a short stroll away.

Black Rock Maui Hawaii

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Amenities at the Kaanapali Ocean Inn

Discount hotels in Maui don't usually have a lot of amenities on-site.  But since THIS cheap Maui hotel is located right on the grounds of the well-equipped Royal Lahaina Resort, guests get access to everything they have to offer mere steps from their door.

They have a beach activities center with equipment rentals, lighted tennis courts, a concierge and activities desk, shopping and more! 

Activities at the Kaanapali Ocean Inn

If you plan on spending some time at Kaanapali Beach out front, I highly recommend the beach cabana rentals - they made us feel pampered and comfy all day!  If you prefer a swimming pool, you'll have 3 to choose from, plus a jacuzzi!

Beach cabanas for the Kaanapali Ocean Inn

There are 2 restaurants, and 3 bars (they're all good - we stayed at the Royal Lahaina and enjoyed them all!).  There's an ice-cream parlour and a sundry store. 

While I'm on the topic of food, I just HAD to say that dining is great at the resort's Royal Ocean Terrace Restaurant!  Also, you can walk to the resort entrance and check out Basil Tomatoes (if you do this, be sure to check out the Hawaii Entertainment Book - they've historically had some great coupons that more than paid for the book!)

The Rooms 

Amenities and features found in all the rooms:

  • non-smoking
  • air-conditioning
  • lanai
  • mini-refrigerator
  • coffee maker
  • daily maid service
  • hair dryer
  • iron/ironing board
  • TV, in-room movies (fee), telephone
  • in-room safe
  • dry cleaning service (fee)

Last, but not least, a few more details about the Kaanapali Ocean Inn...

The Kaanapali Ocean Inn is a 3-story walk up.  So no elevators.  Just thought I'd mention that in case you have trouble with stairs for any reason.

When you arrive, you'll have to stroll over to the Royal Lahaina Resort's lobby for check-in.

There is a fee for parking.

Check-in for the Kaanapali Ocean Inn at the Royal Lahaina Resort lobby

Rates and Reservations at the Kaanapali Ocean Inn 

For this, I recommend you check out this site!  They make it super easy to search for the best rates at cheap Maui hotels (as in budget-friendly!)  The resulting rates for discount hotels in Maui - like the Kanaapali Ocean Inn - are all displayed for your browsing pleasure!

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More articles of interest:

1) If you're looking for cheap Maui hotels in the Kaanapali area, then be sure to read about The Aston Paki Maui.  It's a 2.5-star property that's located a bit further north on the Kaanapali coast.

2) Read more about things to do and places to stay in Kaanapali Maui.

3) Want to save lots of money on your next trip to Maui? Find out the best ways to save and have a discount Maui vacation!

4) Thinking of upgrading to a 3-star place? The be sure to read the Royal Lahaina Resort review!


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