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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

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Banana Bungalow Maui Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Great Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

From volcano and rainforest hikes to whale-watching and snorkeling, we have all the free Maui tours you could ask for!

'Best value hostel' - Recommended by Let's Go Hawaii

'LOTS OF SPIRIT AT THIS FAMILY RUN PLACE' - Maui Revealed

'If you’re young, or young at heart, few hostels can compare with the vitality of this one. A constantly changing, international crowd of 20-somethings generates more pure fun here than anywhere else on the island.' - Lonely Planet

'Backpackers should head to Banana Bungalow' - Frommer's 2016

We've got free daily tours*, free beach shuttle and airport shuttle**, free pancake breakfast, free Happy Hour on Monday and keg party on Friday nights, free Internet and Wi-Fi, a large Jacuzzi hot tub, a tropical garden, free pool table, ping-pong, dartboard, and a widescreen TV with international channels and movie channels!

Our hostel caters to backpackers, travelers and surfers wanting to get the best out of Maui. Your stay comes with a friendly atmosphere of camaraderie to explore Maui by day and get to know your fellow travelers by night!

We are THE party hostel of Maui with free keg parties, happy hours and a super fun and social atmosphere!

We feature the 12-Mile Haleakala Volcano Hike, The Road to Hana, Iao Valley Rainforest Hike, Whale Watching (seasonal), Snorkel with Turtles, Historic Lahaina and Paia Towns, and of course beaches, beaches, beaches! So, whether you want to visit Haleakala, windsurf at Ho’okipa and Sprecks or enjoy the beaches of Makena and Ka’anapali, Banana Bungalow Hostel is the place for you.

Please note:
We cater to backpacker/ travelers only guests MUST have a foreign passport or off-island ticket to check in.

Our reception is open from 8 AM to 11 PM. If you will arrive after 11 PM, please contact us on the day of your arrival to arrange for a late check in.

Check in is at 1 PM. You are welcome to come earlier and hang out until your room is ready!

In order to participate in the FREE Daily tours each guest must sign a liability waiver before each tour. Our sign ups are on a first come, first serve basis and are available the day before the tour after that day's tour leaves.You must be here to sign up. We do not take advance reservations for tours.

Our airport pickup shuttle leaves at 9 AM , 1:30 PM and 6 PM and arrives at the airport about 20 minutes later. Our airport drop off is at 9 AM. In order to take the shuttle, you need to call us when you arrive at the Kahului airport before our departure time and we can tell you where to meet us.

All cancellations must be received by email no later than 8 AM two days before scheduled arrival HST time. Please note our cancellation policy is separate from the Hostelworld deposit cancellation policy.

Our private triple rooms are two twin beds with a futon mattress on the floor.

You must be a minimum of 18 years to stay in a dorm room. Children 12 and up can stay in a private room with a parent or guardian. We do not allow children under the age of 12 to stay the hostel.

Quiet hours are 10 PM - 8 AM but you are welcome to continue to hang out if everyone is respectful! View House Rules

Overview

At Banana Bungalow Maui Hostel, we'll show you adventure, Maui-style. We run free tours every day, so stay seven days and do them all! One day might be whale watching, the next could be a Haleakalā Crater hike. Before we set off, you'll want to fill up on our free pancake breakfast. After an awesome day exploring, have a luxurious soak in the outdoor Jacuzzi before the party begins. Every Monday is happy hour, Fridays are keg parties and the rest of the week is for beers and barbecues in the garden!

Location

We're here to help from the minute you step off the plane – yep, we're talking about a free airport shuttle! If you're arriving after 18:20 however, you'll need to catch the 35 or 40 bus to the Queen Ka'ahumanu Center, then take Wailuku Route 1 or 2 (about 45 minutes in total). Tell the driver you're staying at Banana Bungalow and they'll know where to let you off. Once you're here, the hostel is a 6-minute walk from the centre of town's Main Street. It's here that you'll get your daily latte fix and all those travel essentials you forgot to pack.

Rooms and Dorms

If you're travelling solo, we have mixed and female-only rooms. Both dorms and private rooms have free linen and plenty of quirky surfing décor thrown in. For no-queue washing, we have seven bathrooms – ten showers in total. If you didn't bring your own towel, head down to reception to rent one.

Extras and activities

If barbecue fare isn't your thing, you can cook your favourite dish in the communal kitchen. Tired-out surfers and hikers can usually be found on our outdoor terrace using the free Wi-Fi to upload their epic action shots. Need an evening to recover from beer pong? Gather a few people together for a movie night in the common room. We've got ping pong, darts and a pool table if you've still got energy to burn!

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.2

  • Location 7.1

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 9.0

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 8.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    24 Feb 2020
    High energy place. Friendly staff great location away from Maui malls near excellent shops for coffee food and browsing.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    08 Feb 2020
    Wonderful free tours and amazing staff!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Feb 2020
    Great place to stay to meet fellow solo travelers - there's daily activities, you can meet people doing things around Maui & have a great time even on a Tuesday night. Staff is very helpful and the rooms and bathrooms are nice and clean. - Early Check out - Easy Laundry on site - Lost&Found had Camp stove Gas - use it instead of buying new! Notes on Location: - Parking is very limited, best to park rental in well-lit public lot about 5 min walk away - limited dinner options in walking distance
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4

    Superb

    06 Feb 2020
    Had the best stay at Banana Bungalow! The most amazing tours went from the hostel everyday. Shoutout to the bus drivers Jackson and Daniel(?), they were so enthusiastic and made the trips so enjoyable! (10/10 pancakes and coffee for free for breakfast too) Perfect hostel! A trip I’ll remember forever!
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Feb 2020
    I arrived friday and left monday! It was an ok place to stay, nice people! Cool staff. Maybe a little dirty but not terrible!
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    10 Feb 2020
    The main reasons to stay at the bungalow are for the fun tours and the unbeatable social environment... so if those are the two most important things to you look no further. I made so many friends from around the world! Shoutout to the staff, Dana, & the volunteers who help create the chill environment. But especially to my boy Billy who’s the best damn tour guide I ever did have! The best playlist for every occasion & never a dull moment with him!
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    04 Feb 2020
    This place was cool! They had multiple private bathrooms & a huge community area. Commercial sized kitchen and multiple refrigerators. The staff was super cool and they host tours everyday which is a great way to meet people and explore the island if you haven’t been to Maui before or are solo traveling or staying there without a car. Not much going on in Wailuku but plenty of fun just a short drive away :) Thanks for the stay!
    USA, Female, 25-30
  • 6.3

    Good

    20 Feb 2020
    The first thing to note is that there’s no actual guaranteed parking. You might get lucky but overall it’s street parking. I had to park several blocks away. I wish I had known prior to arriving because it was late at night. The bathrooms were definitely too few for the number of guests and weren’t always clean, especially in the evenings. The excursions were a highlight of this place; worth doing them. The kitchen was useful and plenty of fridge space for everyone to store their food.
    Canada, Female, 31-40
  • 6.0

    Good

    17 Feb 2020
    I did not get to stay there was at the Maui Medical Hospital , am hoping you do the right thing and refund my money please , Thankyou Danny Goodman.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 2.3

    Rating

    18 Feb 2020
    This place is not worth the money..
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Airport Transfer
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hot Showers
  • Hot Tub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Foosball
  • Pool Table


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