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The Northshore Hostel Maui Reviews

2080 Vineyard St., Wailuku, Maui, Maui, USA

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87%

Rating
322 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 92%Security
  • 73%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 88%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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80%

Janine made the entire check-in process very easy and was very welcoming. Immediately felt comfortable upon arrival to the hostel. Location is a bit out of the way from a lot of the main attractions but close access to Maui buses and affordable.

  • 16th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

friendly staff, great atmosphere. dorms and bathrooms are clean, fridges are not :( but that's not essential. great option of free pancakes in the morning :)


91%

Great staff, very clean, nice showers, and has wifi and I LAN connection.


91%

Friendliest hostel in Hawaii! The staff were great and it's easy to meet other travellers, especially staying in the dorms. Not too much to do in the immediate area however, I had a car and there are buses so location wasn't an issue for me. Always felt my belongings were safe and the hostel entrance is passcode protected. The kitchen was always open and there is quiet time after 10pm. Scott was a great help letting me use the international phone to sort out a banking issue back home! Thankyou!


94%

Easy place to meet people! They offer shuttle bus to some place!! I recommend!!


80%

Sometimes just 4 bathrooms were not enough. The cleanliness could have better in the bathrooms and the room floors. some more hooks needed to hang one's things. Pancakes and the shuttle service was great!


80%

Hostel was nice and clean. But it took a long time to get the next beaches.


91%

Very good hostel! Super friendly and welcoming, nice people. We cooked together, we rented a car together, although it was raining we had a lot of fun. Definitely one of the better hostels! If you come to Maui, this is one of the best :)

  • 3rd Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

Before pointing out all the nice stuff you can do on the island, the staff preferred to preach the whole rulebook. It felt a bit like back in 6th grade. The facilities were in very good conditions

  • 1st Mar 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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Sorry Peter, we're sorry you felt that we 'preached' to you...hope that you enjoyed Maui anyway...hope to see you again someday...

83%

Pretty good hostel. The location is bit far away from any beaches but it is close to bus lines. The staff was great. Close to a few restaurants and shops. Very comfortable.


77%

No lockers in your room. But they have a lockable room if you want to leave your bag in ask. The location was not the best, but hitchhiking in maui is very easy. Surfboards for rent but youre not allowed on public buses with them. Nice open plan area to eat and socialize. The balcony was well good to chill out on after a long day adventuring. DONT spend money on excursions. Go into the command area and announce youre doing the road to hana or volcano sunrise or beach then share a rented car.


89%

This is a super nice hostel. Staff very friendly, you can meet a lot nice Canadian here, a lot of fun! I like those Korean girls BTW:-) If I come Maui, Definitely stay here again!!!


91%

Terrible place, don't come here. ;)


91%

The Northshore hostel rocks. I would stay here In a heartbeat again. The people are so chill and Scott is super helpful.

  • 14th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


83%

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  • 13th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • All Female Group, 25-30
  • (1 review)


91%

Lovely staff, very helpful and make you feel extremely welcome. Nice calm hostel, just what I was looking for. Met some amazing people. Would definitely stay there again in the future.


74%

In general it was a really nice stay in the hostel and I will recommand it to others! . It would be great if the hostel would offer any tours (like other hostels) also because one is far away from everything to do . Quiet houers are a verry good thing but it has a negative impact on atmosphere- but they work on a separate "hang out room" for after 10 :) . If 4 people are showering same time and your stomage gowes week - bad bad luck! A seperate toilett would help Thanks!

  • 2nd Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Switzerland
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


89%

The free shuttle only picks you up at the airport around 10am and 1pm. It doesn't drives on call. The staff is super nice and kind. You can borrow many useful stuff like towels, blankets and snorkeling equipment. They also help you if you need to plan a trip. The Hostel is far away from any nice beaches if you don't have a car. The busses go every hour but it also takes you an hour to get to Lahaina and other nice spots. We really enjoyed our stay there and recommend it to everyone :)




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