The fabulous Keawakapu Beach is just a short 10 minute stroll from the Palms at Wailea. This beach is world famous for its great snorkeling and long white sandy shoreline. The Palms at Wailea is a gorgeous property; lush with tropical landscaping. There is a large pool and hot tub that is perfect for sunbathing and has a magnificent view of the ocean from the pool area. We are pleased that our properties at the Palms at Wailea have been chosen to be featured in the number 1 selling book "Maui Revealed" and their website. These properties were chosen because of their superior quality and great rates! Unit #1501 is a ground floor ocean view 1 bedroom 2 bath unit with a full kitchen, washer and dryer, and can sleep 4. This condo has a new cal king bed (Nov 2011) and a queen sofa bed in the living room. There is complimentary high speed internet service. In addition there is free long distance to the US mainland and Canada. Tax ID: W-01
Bedding Configuration: 1 King, 1 Sleeper Sofa
Room Description: This condo is a ground floor ocean view 1 bedroom 2 bedroom unit with a full kitchen, washer and dryer, high speed internet service and can sleep 4.
Additional Features: * Bedroom 1: A/C, Room Unit, Ceiling Fan, Bed, Standard King * Culture: Maui Arts and Culture Center, Kihei 4th Friday Festivals, Hyundai Golf Tournament (Jan), Whale Day Festival (Feb), Maui Brewers' Festival (May), Maui Onion Festival (May), Maui Film Festival (Jun), Maui Whale Season (Nov-May) * Entertainment: Television, Cable TV, DVD Player * General: Air Conditioning, A/C in Master Bedroom Only, A/C is Window Unit, Ceiling Fans, Washing Machine, Clothes Dryer, Iron & Ironing Board, Linens Provided, Towels Provided, Hair Dryer, Alarm Clock * Geographic: Near Beach, Near Wailea Beach Walk, Near Shops At Wailea, Near Wailea, Makena Golf Courses, Near Wailea Tennis Club, Near Mokapu, Ulua Beaches, Near Keawakapu Beach * Kitchen: Full Kitchen, Refrigerator, Stove, Oven, Microwave, Dishwasher, Coffee Maker, Coffee Maker is Auto Drip, Blender, Toaster, Kitchen Utensils, Tea Kettle, Tea Kettle is Stovetop, Dishware Service for 4, Glassware Service for 4, Flatware Service for 4 * Living Room: Ceiling Fan, Sofa Bed, Queen, Television, TV is Flat Screen, TV Size is Medium (30" to 44") * Local Services: Nearby ATM, Nearby Bank, Nearby Post Office, Nearby Restaurant, Nearby Market, Nearby Shopping, Nearby Fitness Center, Nearby Medical Services, Nearby Internet Cafe * Outdoor: Beach Chairs, Beach Towels, Shared Pool, Shared Hot Tub, Outdoor Private Grill, Private Grill is Gas, Patio / Lanai * Phone and Internet: Telephone, Answering Machine, Long distance calls--US & Canada, Internet, Internet is Wireless
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Palms @ Wailea #1501 is Sad and Tired
Reviewed by: A guest does not recommend this property. Stayed for 15 days in December, 2015 The unit #1501 is very dated and run-down. The biggest problems were: a) A very poorly equipped kitchen - there was no drying rack and one dish towel..we ended up using one of the few hand towels in the kitchen. There a bunch of knifes but they're all pretty-much useless as they are so dull and there is no sharpener. There was a rusty wisk, one of the cutting boards was missing two feet so it wobbled etc...just overall lame. b) Everything is just low quality, old, worn out or just broken - there is no way to adjust the speed of the ceiling fan in the master bedroom, there is a lamp in the main living room that has a wobbly/loose socket (shock hazard), the bedding is old and shabby...the master bed comforter is polyester and slides off the bed and is just old and shabby. The shower towels are just shabby/worn out and smell mildewy. There are a couple extra old shabby blankets but very few extra pillows (maybe one). c) Decor/Maintenance -- All the decor is just really old and tired. The fabric on the sofa is faded and pilly, and the the decore is just very dated. There is a cabinet under the TV in the master bedroom that has mold/mildew and this is where some extra bedding (limited) is stored. The bbq has a broken leg so it wobbles and is unsafe and needs to be cleaned out on the inside as the parts are rusted and there is a huge buildup of burned stuff that flares up. Just overall everything sucks if you pick up the remote for the TV there's a pretty good chance it wont work nothing...its surprising when something does work as expected. The vacuum cleaner stinks (literally smells up the place - probably because filter has never been changed and the bag was filled with old dust). Its clear there is no pride in ownership and no real attempt by the owners to furnish the unit in a way that encourages/facilitates great experience. Its the bare minimum but a great location so will still get rented. Have low expectations.
A guest from Oakland, CA recommends this property. Stayed for 11 days in December, 2015 This is the third Palms at Wailea unit that we've stayed in. Of the three its location is the best. Steps away from the pool, lanai overlooking the beautifully landscaped area with an ocean view. The unit itself had some pluses but lots of minuses. Was a little unsure about having a carpet in the unit but it worked out perfectly with our 10 month old crawler/ pre-walker. I was worried about its condition based on another review but it was very clean. The down side, the unit is outdated. Kitchen ware is a motley assortment of this and that. No HD on tv (I know... Who needs tv in Maui, but we are avid basketball fans and caught a few games). Bed and sofa pullout not very comfortable. Overall, Palms at Wailea- fabulous setting, wonderful pool, beautiful views. Rentals Maui - very helpful management company that addressed any needed repairs same day. Unit location within complex, perfect. Quality of unit, needs a an upgrade.
Kim B. from Olathe, KS does not recommend this property. Stayed for 7 days in November, 2015 The location of this condo was fantastic. Easy walk to shopping restaurants and beach. The property grounds and pool were also very nice. Unfortunately the condo it self is in need of some updates. The dishwasher face plate fell off...someone had propped it up. The shower drains were slow, the towels were showing lots of use, lamp shades were falling off and even the kitchen glasses leaked! :-( I'm not usually a complainer but I have stayed at many VRBO places and this condo did not meet our expectations.
A guest from Camas, WA recommends this property. Stayed for 4 days in September, 2015 The location of the Palms is convenient to beaches and resorts as well as great access to highway and Kihei. Unit location is good as well. Key code entry is great, with no check-in or check-out. Great parking. Nice ocean and West Maui views. Unit is a bit dated, but is very clean, no bad smells and has a comfortable, bright layout. No central AC, so in the humid season it gets very hot and stuffy in the living and kitchen area, but the bedroom has a great, quiet AC unit. Not many extra amenities- there were 5 snorkels, but no masks, 2 beach chairs and some sand toys. Plenty of towels, but only 2 wash cloths and no hand towels. Sheets and blankets were clean and smelled nice, but had holes in them. Kitchen well-stocked, but very worn out dishes and cookware. Lots of burned out lightbulbs. Pool is heated and very nice. Complex is quiet and very well maintained. We will certainly stay at the Palms again, but probably not this unit.
A guest from San Ramon, California recommends this property. Stayed for 11 days in July, 2015 excellent location, close to beaches. Property landscaping is well kept. Close to pool. Condo is very comfortable.
A guest from Chestermere, Alberta does not recommend this property. Stayed for 10 days in April, 2015 Great location but needs a major upgrade. Carpet dirty and needs to be removed and replaced with hardwood. Beach items missing such as umbrella, no broom. Vacuum doesn't really work. Carpet in the bathroom???? Sink leaks, ran out of propane on day two (first bbq use). Overall unit felt dirty. Screen doors didn't slide well.
Marilyn H. from Willow Street, PENN recommends this property. Stayed for 28 days in February, 2015 We had a wonderful visit at the Palms at Wailea. The grounds are beautiful, the unit tastefully decorated, and the patio grill most convenient. The pool was great for doing prehab exercises prior to hip surgery. Only downfall was the sparcity of kitchen utensils and 3-way light bulbs.
Brianna T. from Milpitas, CA recommends this property. Stayed for 4 days in January, 2015 This was a great - and inexpensive - options for us. I'm so glad we stayed here, and we'll certainly be back. View from our room was fabulous, the bed was SO comfortable, we were close to everything we needed, the kitchen and living areas were cozy and had everything we needed. Felt like a home away from home - in paradise!
Property Manager Response: Response from Rentals Maui, Inc. We are so happy to read your great review of this beautiful condo. The views are fantastic and and we are delighted to hear that the bed was terrific. We are glad you had everything you needed for a perfect stay.
A guest from Petaluma, CA recommends this property. Stayed for 5 days in January, 2015 Our stay was amazing! We stayed for 5 days. Everything was perfect. The place was clean, quiet and fully stocked with dishes, towels, spices, boogie boards, beach chairs!! Etc... Etc... We had a wedding party with about 60-70 people and we all had our own condos, but they were next to each other. We had so much fun. Thank you for a memorable vacation! Now we're off to Kaanapali for the next 5 days of our trip!
Property Manager Response: Response from Rentals Maui, Inc. We are so glad that you have a fabulous vacation and that you found this condo so well stocked and clean. I hope we see you again in the future.
James C. from Fox Island, WA recommends this property. Stayed for 4 days in October, 2014 We stayed here for five days, and really enjoyed the relaxed feel of The Palms, and appreciated the great location too. The unit is in good condition, everything works, great covered patio overlooking the expansive lawn area, with the ocean in the distance. The one pool in the complex was rarely busy, very quiet. From this location we could easily walk to the nearest beach or to The Shops at Wailea. Or simply drive a short distance to Kihei.
M. from Sloughhouse, CA recommends this property. Stayed for 4 days in July, 2014 I have stayed at the Palms many times. This unit, like all within the complex was clean and nicely located ( not far from pool, but far enough that pool fun noises were not bothersome). We noted that the pass through window in the kitchen was not functioning. We called housekeeping and they fixed the problem.Aloha
klaus m. from marina del rey, CA recommends this property. Stayed for 5 days in July, 2014 Good value. A little dated furniture. Pool are is not that amazing. But overall good value for money. We rented two units and had the kids stay in one of them. They loved it. Walking distance to beach but like everywhere on Maui you do need a car.
A guest from Victoria, BC recommends this property. Stayed for 7 days in March, 2014 Whale watching from the lanai and children playing on the green and minimum landscape noise made it even better.We are great Netflix watchers and would love it if holiday rentals had it set up and ready especially for longer term rentals. Movies are a bit small on our ipads. Just a little addition to make it even more perfect.
Lynda/Laurie M. from Winnipeg, Mannitoba recommends this property. Stayed for 21 days in January, 2014 Wonderful condo. We tried to book for next year, but it was already booked! Very disappointed. The view from the lanai was spectacular, we watched the whales daily. We were impressed with Rentals Maui and will us them again.
Marti D. from Louisville, CO recommends this property. Stayed for 8 days in October, 2013 We had a very enjoyable time at the Palms. the location was great and very accessible to all other parts of the island and a 5 minute walk to the beach. Incredible beaches within a 5 minute car ride and parking at all beaches is very plentiful. Unit 1501 is very quiet with spectacular ocean views including a view of West Maui. The grounds are meticulously manicured. Our unit overall was clean but could definitely stand to have the carpets replaced in the master bed/bath and living room. Tile would be a nice replacement in the bath. The large sliding doors throughout the unit make it a light filled unit but the screens are in horrible condition and slide poorly as do all closet doors in the unit---relatively cheap fixes. The unit is very spacious and well designed. The king bed in the master was very comfortable and the air conditioning in the bedroom was perfect and actually kept the rest of the unit a comfortable temperature. Overall, a very nice unit and we would definitely stay here again.
A guest from Gualala, CA recommends this property. Stayed for 6 days in April, 2013 Our overall experience was good. The property was quite comfortable. We loved the beautiful landscaping BUT the view of the ocean could be enhanced with a bit of selective trimming of the shrubs surrounding the patio area. The property managers were very quick to respond to questions before we arrived. We were somewhat surprised, however, after we arrived that we never saw or heard from "anyone." We let ourselves in and let ourselves out. It worked fine but made us wonder! We would definitely call Rentals Maui when we are planning a return trip.
Steve T. from Lacombe, Alberta recommends this property. Stayed for 4 days in March, 2013 The photos do it no justice! Walking in to find exquisite terazzo floors and a view to beat no other; what a treat! The kitchen is great for cooking in--something our family loves to do--and having a gas barbeque right on the private lanai made dinner time very relaxing. Though there is A/C in the master suite, it is not needed as the unit is very comfortable without it. The trade winds do a fantastic job of keeping it cool. Both bathrooms are spacious and very clean, and the in-unit laundry made unpacking a breeze--we made sure to have most things washed and ready to be moved from the suitcase to the closets back home. We had our two kids with us, and even though they took up the living room as their sleeping space, there was still plenty of seating without having to pack up the sleeper sofa each morning. The grounds are gorgeous, with huge expanses of tropical lawn and a beautiful, winding fresh-water stream, complete with tropical plantings, little fish and even a few croaking frogs to add to the magic of a Maui evening. The very best part of our stay was how peaceful and relaxing the whole experience was. From a quiet, early breakfast on the lanai with little geckos and bright-coloured birds, to eating dinner out there watching the children from the complex playing tag as the sun went down: it was perfect!! We highly recommend this unit specifically, but you could rent any other of the units on property and be quite happy. Aloha! Maui no ka oi!!
Fantastic location and unit is one of the better ones.
A guest from Salmon Arm, BC recommends this property. Stayed for 14 days in March, 2013 Management company was a week late on following up with issues called in on second day. Action taken with two days left in vacation. Overall the property and unit were very good. Comments left on site for certain upgrades. Would stay in this unit again in a heartbeat.
Robin C. from New Westminster, BC recommends this property. Stayed for 13 days in August, 2012 -Sliding closet doors need repair-Tub & Sink drains need repair (did not close or open fully)-Light @ doorway outside doesn't work, hard to see keypad at night-Rentals Maui did not provide a keyless entry code upon check in, had to call emergency line at midnight, and we did not have any access to a cell phone. Good thing the security guard was around. It's important you give your guests the correct information before they arrive as some check in very late.-some cockroaches found in condo-overall, very nice stay, and will book again
Betty N. from Surrey, BC does not recommend this property. Stayed for 15 days in March, 2012 Grounds and pool are well maintained however with the unit cleanliness and maintenance is below standard.1. Cooking utensils were very minimal and substandard and lacked storage containers, and basic kitchen supplies. The items provided are worse than I use for camping!2. Cleanliness - certainly surface clean upon first look. However in the closets, it seemed the corners or along the walls hadn't been vacuumed for months, or possibly years! The screens on the bedroom and bathroom windows were so coated with dust I was careful not to touch the blinds. 3. Closet Door and Screen Door tracks - The tracks on all the closet doors were deplorable and were difficult to open and close as they stuck on a kind of "guck" on the track. The screen doors in the living room were again in very poor tracking shape. At one point, a screen came completely off the track it was so gummed up. So we just didn't use that door, which was a nuisance.4. Bedding/Towels - All the bedding seemed old, with pills on the bottom sheet. The master bathroom had a very poor selection of face cloths and hand towels. There were about 4-5 face cloths in total and 2-3 hand towels, both of which looked very old and gray.5. Paper supplies - there was very limited toilet paper and no Kleenex.There were new appliances which were nice; however the rest of the unit certainly could use updating, particularly if the current rates are used.We enjoyed our stay and the beauty of the grounds certainly made up for any deficiencies in the unit. However when the posted rate paid is comparable to other remodeled units (and I would hope cleaner), then this unit does not meet the standards I would expect.Based on our experience, I likely will not return nor will I recommend The Palms to anyone, unless there are major changes made. This is too bad because I believe the place has tremendous potential! Thank you and I appreciate the opportunity to express my views. Betty
A guest from Anchorage, AK recommends this property. Stayed for 7 days in December, 2011 Until was in a beautiful location and the property is secure and quiet. Only issues - table lamp was broken and a potential shock/fire hazard. Was not told the daily rate would change on Dec 15. Was expecting $179/night for the entire stay.
Judith and Mark A. from Flagstaff, Arizona recommends this property. Stayed for 6 days in March, 2011 We loved the condo and especially the view from the patio. We spent a lot of time on the patio and used the BBQ three nights. All the appliances worked well so that was great. Hopefully our next visit ,no tsunami or earthquake. Although we are so relieved for Hawaii that the tsunami was so mild. Aloha.
Paula H. from Calgary, AB recommends this property. Stayed for 12 days in February, 2011 The condo unit and location are very nice. We would stay agin but the unit should have been cleaner. I do not like to see ants crawling on the kitchen counter tops and the fridge ice machine should be cleaner . The washer and dryer are really loud . The unit needs some attention or it will get run down which would be to bad as it is nice.
Terry B. from Salt Spring Island, BC recommends this property. Stayed for 14 days in December, 2010 The location and view were superb and the unit was very well maintained. An excellent choice for those who prefer a quiet location. A very family friendly development. The rental management agency was attentive to any requests we made.Areas of note that need some attention: 1) the wireless internet access within unit 1501 was virtually non-existent and represents a frustration for those who need to remain plugged-in. A top priority for an upgrade. 2) The folding windows in the kitchen need to be fixed as they do not stay closed in any sort of wind.Despite those two items, we would not hesitate to return to or recommend this unit.