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Top 10 hotels in Makawao

Maui Seaside Hotel
2.5 out of 5
100 W Kaahumanu Ave, Kahului, HI
$169
per night
May 3 - May 4
9.92 mi from city center
3.8/5Good! (3,569 reviews)

"It had the most beautiful view of the ocean and beach"…"

Reviewed on Mar 25, 2020

Maui Seaside Hotel
Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center
3.5 out of 5
1813 Baldwin Ave, Makawao, HI
$297
per night
Apr 8 - Apr 9
3.34 mi from city center
4.2/5Excellent! (114 reviews)
very calming

"It was an amazing stay. I slept with the window open. I was relaxed."…"

Reviewed on Mar 24, 2020

Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center
Private Lush 2 Acre Mountain Home Maui Permitted#stmp 2013-0001 Many Amenities
4.8/5Exceptional! (103 reviews)
Beautiful Home

"We had a great time at this beautiful house. It was very spacious and clean. Very well maintained and everything was up to date. Love that the property is secluded from everything yet not a far drive from town or the beaches. Waking up to the sunrise and some morning with rainbows was spectacular. ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr 1, 2020

Private Lush 2 Acre Mountain Home Maui Permitted#stmp 2013-0001 Many Amenities
Up Country Spacious Open Beam 3 Bedroom Home Close to Beach, Airport, Upcountry
4.9/5Exceptional! (12 reviews)
Amazing experience!

"If I could rate 6 stars, I would. Couldn't have hoped for a better place, the location is centralized shortening driving distance across the island. The house is fully equipped, very clean, has a lot of space in the common areas and even has a laundry. Marylin and her husband are thoughtful, gracious ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan 10, 2020

Up Country Spacious Open Beam 3 Bedroom Home Close to Beach, Airport, Upcountry
Adorable 1930's Gingerbread House....permitted!
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2 mi from city center
4.5/5Wonderful! (2 reviews)
What a Wonderful Place to Stay

"We really enjoyed our stay at the Gingerbread House. Located in upcountry, it's the perfect place to stay to get away from the crowds and bustle close to the coast. We loved sitting outside at nights with the cool wind and quietness of the property. During the day, I enjoyed walking around the farm ..."…"

Reviewed on Oct 28, 2019

Adorable 1930's Gingerbread House....permitted!
Pookela Paradise 1- Walking Distance to Makawao, Panoramic Ocean Views!
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"Getting up in morning and looking out at mountains and ocean was nice. The owner, Mark, made sure all our questions were answered and called a few times to make sure everything was going well. Thank you"…"

Reviewed on Mar 16, 2020

Pookela Paradise 1- Walking Distance to Makawao, Panoramic Ocean Views!
Permitted Charming LOG House in Real Upcountry Maui. Magical and Peaceful!
4.8/5Exceptional! (10 reviews)
Simply amazing

"Simply a great experience from start to finish. In Maui for work and found this property. I love this side of Maui. Makawao is beautiful and this property is an oasis in the middle perfect. Interaction with the owner started off Incredibly smooth and was only topped by meeting her in person. Eve ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2020

Permitted Charming LOG House in Real Upcountry Maui. Magical and Peaceful!
Beautiful Cozy Cottage 15 Minute Drive to Beaches
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1.01 mi from city center
4.9/5Exceptional! (18 reviews)
Fun place close to many things to do

"The owner provided excellent communications regarding their property. The location was close to shopping, beaches, Haleakalā National Park and the road to Hana. Very comfortable home and well equipped kitchen. We highly recommend this property."…"

Reviewed on Feb 27, 2020

Beautiful Cozy Cottage 15 Minute Drive to Beaches
Historic Maui House, 4 Unit Estate, Pool, Central Maui Location
Pookela Paradise 1- Great Location! Spectacular Ocean/mtn Views! Stmp 2016/0002
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This home has wonderful views from common areas and easy access to adventures in S Maui.

"The property is well decorated and very comfortable - combine with the view: what’s not to like."…"

Reviewed on Mar 20, 2020

Pookela Paradise 1- Great Location! Spectacular Ocean/mtn Views! Stmp 2016/0002
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Visiting Makawao

Visitors can enjoy all that Makawao has to offer including the spas and gardens. This city also attracts tourists with its relaxing and scenic setting. Haleakala National Park, Hookipa Beach Park, and Maui Arts and Cultural Center are some of the top sights around the area.

  • There are 10 hotels and other accommodations in Makawao
  • The closest major airport is in Kahului, HI (OGG), 8.1 mi (13 km) from the city center
  • The next closest is in Hana, HI (HNM), 20.3 mi (32.7 km) away

Sightseeing and Staying in Makawao

Notable places to visit in the larger region include Haleakala National Park, Hookipa Beach Park, and Maui Arts and Cultural Center. In the area, you'll also find Maui Nui Botanical Gardens and Maui Ocean Center.

As you plan your holiday getaway, you'll find 10 hotels and other lodging accommodations to select from in Makawao. This is a top rated place to stay based on our user reviews:

  • Lumeria Maui an Educational Experience - This 3.5-star hotel features a full-service spa, free breakfast, and a restaurant. It's a favorite with Expedia travelers for its beach locale and pool.

In the surrounding area, top places to visit include Wailea Beach, located 13.4 mi (21.5 km) from the heart of the city, and Iao Valley State Park, which is 14.4 mi (23.2 km) away.

Dressing for Makawao

  • Between January and March, you can expect average temperatures of 82°F during the day and 63°F at night
  • From April to June, the average during the day is 87°F, while the average at night is 65°F
  • July through September has daytime averages of 88°F with nighttime averages of 70°F
  • In October-December, you can expect daytime averages of 88°F and nighttime averages of 64°F
  • About 17.09 inches of rain falls on Makawao each year
  • Usually August and September are the hottest months with an average of 88°F, whereas February and January are often coldest, averaging 63°F

Frequently asked questions

Where is the best place for a stay in Makawao?
Based on our traveler data, Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center is one of the top choices for your stay. This 3.5-star property offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Other good options for your visit include Spacious & Comfortable Makena Cottage at Ho’omana B&B and Upcountry Maui Paradise 1.
If I need to cancel my hotel reservation in Makawao, will I receive a refund?
Yes, most hotel bookings are refundable if you cancel before the hotel’s cancellation deadline, which in most cases is within 24 or 48 hours of the scheduled arrival. If you have a non-refundable reservation, you might still have the option to cancel and receive a refund within 24 hours of booking. Enter dates in and click on “Search”, then you can use the “free cancellation” filter to review the best deals available in Makawao.
Where can I learn more about changing or cancelling my trip to Makawao?
For more details about changing or cancelling your trip to Makawao, head over to our customer service page.
What's the best hotel when traveling with kids to Makawao?
Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center is a top 3.5-star property on Expedia for families, and features an outdoor pool and a restaurant. Also attractions in the area like Maui Ocean Center and Hana Lava Tubes are fun for kids of all ages.
What's the best accommodation for a couple visiting Makawao?
Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center is a favorite 3.5-star property for couples, and features a full-service spa and an outdoor pool.
What's the best hotel to stay near Ho'omana Spa Maui?
Haleakala Sunrise Home is one of the top choices for your stay based on our traveler data, and this B&B offers private decks. It’s located 3.4 mi (5.4 km) from Ho’omana Spa Maui.
What about the best place to stay close to Lani Kai Snorkeling?
One of the top choices for your stay is Lumeria Maui, located 3.2 mi (5.1 km) from Lani Kai Snorkeling, and this 3.5-star hotel offers a full-service spa and free breakfast. Bamboo Valley Inn, located 3 mi (4.8 km) away, is another good choice for your stay.
What's the best accommodation for a beach vacation in Makawao?
Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center is a top 3.5-star property for a beach vacation, and features an outdoor pool and free breakfast. Head to Wailea Beach or Kahului Bay for some quality time by the water.
What's the best boutique accommodation in Makawao?
Lumeria Maui Educational Retreat Center is a favorite 3.5-star property with Expedia travelers looking for a stylish accommodation, and features a restaurant and a full-service spa.
What is the best accommodation for staying close to Kahului, HI Airport (OGG)?
Courtyard Maui Kahului Airport is a popular 3.5-star hotel featuring a restaurant and an outdoor pool. It’s located a short 0.9 mi (1.5 km) from Kahului, HI Airport. Other good options near the airport include Maui Seaside Hotel and Maui Beach Hotel.
How is it to stay in Makawao?
Visitors can enjoy all that Makawao has to offer including the spas and gardens. The relaxing and scenic setting also entices those visiting the city. Around the area, top sights include Wailea Beach, Haleakala National Park, and Kahului Bay. In Makawao, there are 13 hotels and other accommodations to choose from.
What is there to see in Makawao?
A favorite place to visit in the city is Pukalani Country Club. Additionally, in the area you’ll find Wailea Beach and Haleakala National Park.

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