Rated 4 out of 5 by SeaSIx Sheraton Wowee
Beautiful resort, perfect location, the staff and the food were wonderful. Internet access was slow and problematic - needed tech support 3 times. The food was very pricey - eggs benedict and an omelet for room service cost $66.00. OUCH! Nice that it was walking distance from Whaler's Village.
December 8, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by SusanVT Had a very bad experience at this hotel.
We rented a car while we were in Maui, and parked in the hotel parking lot. The first full day we were there, someone broke our sideview mirror. We immediately reported it to the hotel, talked to an assistant manager, who called security. The security guard was very rude, basically said we park there at our own risk, and treated us like criminals. The next day we called the head manager, left a message for him to call us. Two assistant managers returned our call, and the head of security, but NEVER did we hear from the head manager. Sorry was all that we basically got. No signs or disclaimers are posted anywhere saying that you park at our own risk. Hotel was in a beautiful location, pool was beautiful, beach was beautiful, hotel was just okay, and rooms were just okay, needs to be upgraded.
November 10, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by fatherofthegroom2013 Hotel Experience and Service
I reserved a suite for my son and daughter in laws' honeymoon. The kids checked in late on Friday night and were given a standard room with no view. Fortunately they complained in the morning and were given a similar room with a better room for the remainder of the stay. I was concerned however that the desk staff seemed to give them a hard time about the room/upgrade because they said the SPG Lifetime Gold member (me) needed to be using the room. My personal concierge also tried to get an upgraded room prior to the stay and was not successful. It just seems like the staff could have done something more or been a bit more accomodating for the newlyweds and it left me disappointed with the service and level of treatment.
August 19, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by WolfiesGirl Who sleeps in double beds? overpriced stay
Three of us stayed in the room.. The beds were double beds. It was extremely uncomfortable to sleep two adults in double beds especially not as husband/wife.
Food was extremely overpriced. I had two slices of french toast for $21, I realize food has to be shipped in. However, I just had french toast at my favorite restaurant at home. I received 6 slices of french toast with blueberries and whip cream for $8.
Two waitstaff were extremely rude but other staff went out of their way to make our stay extremely pleasant. Erin at the kiddie poolside bar was awesome.
September 2, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by MatMarDE Great Hotel with and excellent staff
For our Honeymoon this hotel met all expectations. would definitely go back!!!
April 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Gunnar24 Could have been better.
We stayed with you 11 years ago and had a wonderful experience. This time only parts of our stay were outstanding. The room was not kept at the level of cleanliness we were expecting. We requested a new light bulb early on and never heard from anyone about our request.
November 22, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by jamjam Not as expected
Decent hotel facility; although very little customer service and inattentive and unfriendly staff. Starwood Preferred Guest status got us nowhere; except a room very removed from everything. Long wait to check in and turned away to wait in long line by SPG customer service rep who stated they were too busy to service just SPG members. Pool Bar staff great; although Japanese restaurant needs much improvement to make the clients dining experience exceptional. Food ok.
October 20, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Denk Hotel was ok
The concierge and the Starwood staff were excellent. They helped us a lot. Where it failed, in my opinion, was the front desk. Not very welcoming or friendly. Did not give us any information about the hotel's feature's etc. No bottle water for spg gold members.
Overall, the hotel is ok for a few days. Easy walk to Whaler's Village.
November 15, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by BrendaH Sad Lack of Service
I have stayed at this hotel now three times and have to say that the level of service now is absolutely terrible. The first thing you get to experience is waiting over a half an hour just to check in. Then the sad state of the rooms with broken light switches and telephones. Please do not try and call down to the front desk or even the operator as there are times of the day and evening when nobody answers. That brings me to dining...although we had a couple of terrific waiter/waitresses, I couldn't not believe it when I asked someone that was just standing around doing nothing for some kechup. He got it for me and then proceeded to complain to a coworker about it. Management needs to take a good hard look at this place and make some changes soon.
November 7, 2011
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mcm1319 Great location
Hotel location was great. Staff overall was ok. But Pono at the pool went above and beyond to make us feel special and welcome.
We had to switch rooms as we had one on the 6th floor in bldg 3 and the balcony could only fit one chair! We were on our honeymoon and both couldn't even sit on the balcony at $400/night. Not ok. We finally got a room change two days in. The second room was much better with a great view and balcony and was more what was expected.
October 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by jwfamily2013 Takes care of it's members
I was very pleased with the extra care given to the elite members there. Great to be recognized and makes my loyalty towards SPG worth it! Thanks
November 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MMcL45 Location Location Location
Our third trip to Maui and second consecutive stay at the Black Rock. The location of the resort relative to the beach and reef is perfect for sun and snorkel. The staff can be summed up in a word, "efficient". However, unlike other SPG properties, they do not go out of the way to make you feel special. Again, the staff members do their respective jobs but not many seem really happy to be there. Rooms are great and housekeeping is good. Food and beverage is high but that is to be expected at any resort especially in Hawaii. The food is good but not great, but there is plenty to choose from in the area. Overall it is an excellent place to stay, just plan ahead, eat out, use the in room fridge and don't expect the staff to inform you of events, take that responsibility on yourself. We will be back.
September 15, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Vee19 Beautifull
Came here 12 yrs ago and loved it! Kids had a great time. This time I felt place needed renovation carpets were dirty and torn. Bathroom was outdated as well. Otherwise the location and hotel is good.
November 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Sigmund49 Friendly, but hard to overcome an aging facility
Gets a recommend, but not with enthusiasm. We were surprised that while the claim was made that this facility was updated, our room was really quite ordinary. Nice view but old shower fixtures, no fan in the bathroom, mildew forming on the bath/shower tiles. Some outlets did not work but power strip on desk was appreciated for device charging. The ocean view was great and the staff tried hard, but I was not pleased with the value of the room. WIFI access did not work, required help-line intervention to get the access.
January 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by lkc1 No screens on doors
Screens on the doors are a necessity to keep out birds and bugs. When in Hawaii, people want to have fresh air. An air conditioned room can be any place in the world. Increase lighting in the bathroom an add mounted lighted makeup mirrors.
November 12, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MGC01 Sheraton Maui
Great hotel and facilities. Staff was friendly and accommodating. My only concern with this hotel was the horrible internet service. I could have upgraded to a higher speed, however a resort of this calibre should have decent access.
November 11, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Dawn Nice location
We had a nice stay here. When we arrived we were given a double room (had requested a King on our reservation) we were moved into king room on the 2nd day. The king room had a partial ocean view, 6th floor, which was great. The double room was just average. The grounds are beautiful, as well as the beach & Black Rock. There were many people using the beach & snorkeling. Pool is not heated, so beware, very cold in February. Fitness center was very nice. Great location along the beach & the beachwalk was a plus.
February 25, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by kim4669 fantastic view
our stay was wonderful. staff was helpful. room was comfortable. view was fantastic!
November 16, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by SPG1 Relaxing atmosphere and great l;oation
The hotel is located on a great snorkelling beach so there is no need to take a boat or raft to go snorkelling - you can go whenever and for however long you want. The sprawling grounds and meandering pools facilitate a relaxed atmosphere; there is no hustle and bustle as assoicated with high-rise resorts. The working level staff is great and immediately responds to any issues. Platinum guests receive 2 free drinks (no limitation on choices) as well as free bottled water among other benefits.
February 12, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by tallyman Some issues
There was no monitoring of whether persons enjoying the facilities were hotel guests--this was especially obvious at poolside. In addition all shaded chairs at poolside where staked out with towels the night before, making it impossible to get a shaded seat even by going out at 630AM. Also room makeup was exceedingly late most days even though room was unoccupied--even had to call desk one day about 6pm to ask that room be made up.
September 23, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Trb123 Honeymoon Stay
My husband and I stayed here for our honeymoon last week and overall this is a very nice resort in a prime location. I am a Platinum member and since we were also on our honeymoon, I hoped that when I mentioned to the front desk that we were on our honeymoon they would treat us to something special - leave a bottle of champagne in the room or do something nice, at least. We didn't receive anything from the staff.
I would not recommend eating here. Luckily Platinum members receive free continental breakfast, otherwise the continental breakfast was $21 and buffet $28 - which definitely by taste and looks, is not worth that price. It was also annoying every time we went to breakfast for at least 3 of the staff to ask if we wanted to upgrade to the buffet. Overall, the staff did not seem adequately trained or happy to work there and it reflected in their service.
September 18, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Pecanannie fabulous
This our 4th year in a row to stay at the Sheraton Maui. We try to get the same room each time or at least same floor (4401-4412). The grounds are what set it apart from the other hotels on Kaanapoli beach. Rooms are dated but just fine and spacious if you choose one of the ocean-front rooms. We love it ! Staff is wonderful,
always eager to make our stay great. We will be back if able (age 77 & 78). Plenty of young couples and families are around.
August 29, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Ohana810 Third time NOT the charm
We've come here three times in past several years. The first two trips in 2010 and 2012 were great and the staff were well-trained, warm, and accommodating. On this most recent trip however (for our wedding), it was a mixed bag. We were greeted with kindness from Gabe and Makana of the front desk staff and enjoyed working with the Cliff Dive Bar staff and the event reservations manager. However, our interactions with the valet service left much to be desired. Upon asking if our car could be parked by the lobby because we would be returning shortly, Cory the valet said, "Look dude, we have a lot of cars here and my job is to get the cars parked." Not our problem and not the kind of rhetoric one expects from this lovely hotel on Maui. A restaurant doesn't do its dishes in the front of the house, and the valet at the Sheraton Maui needn't advertise how it goes about doing its job to the guest, it should go about it seamlessly and without complaint.
October 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by RLHSFO71 Nice vacation...
I just atayed here for the first time and was pleasantly surprised.
The renovation they've completed is very nice. The room was comfortable and they upgraded me to a quiet oceanfront which was wonderful.
The staff were all very helpful and very welcoming which made the stay all that much better.
The only downside to the property is that it's spread out and it can be a bit confusing to get around the resort. Otherwise, it's a lovely place to stay and I would stay here again.
March 12, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by hubbyandI Satisfied
My husband and I are were on a little get-away. The room we had was nothing amazing, but it had all that we needed and was cleaned daily to our expectations. The pillows are very fluffy...which we weren't a big fan of, but that is my only complaint. We would go back with our own pillows :)
October 19, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Gary911 This hotel needs improvement
Disgusted to find my bed was wet after a long day (12 hours) of travel. This event ruined our trip. We dreamed our trip back to Maui 30 years later would be much better. It took too long to rectify situation. In room phone was not functional. No hotel shuttle from airport cost us $100 just to get to hotel.
October 16, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Kathy2013 Upset
It needs more pools & we never had wifi in our room all 4 nights we were there. Also I'm a coffee drinker and was very upset I woke up to no coffee creamer and when I went looking at 530 am there was none to be found and when I called there was no answer.
October 23, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Skinny Wow, what an experience
The position of the Sheraton was best on the beach. Snorkelling with green turtles at Black Rock is an experience we will not forget. Sheraton only minutes walk along pristine beach to Whalers which had fantastic restaurants and live music every night and prices comparable to Australia pub meals. Our oceanfront room on top floor was beyond our expectations overlooked beautiful gardens, the pool and absolute beach views. Pool was incredible and water temperature was perfect for cold frogs like me, as was beach water temp. If renovations were happening we did not know of it so can only assume were finished. Pool side restaurant were fun with good food at reasonable prices. What more can I say, our holiday at Sheraton Maui and Sheraton Kaui was perfect and if we go back to either island we would never stay anywhere else but Sheraton.
December 13, 2012
Rated 2 out of 5 by ebrod Sheraton Maui Review
Our recent stay at Sheraton Maui was not the best vacation experience we've had. On arriving from the airport via shuttle, there was no bell man and we waited a long time in the Porte Cochere? sp? When we finally were taken up to registration we also waited a long time. The hospitality factor was lacking and the hotel looked a bit dated. We also were disappointed in housekeeping. They constantly forgot items that should have been stocked in our room.
March 17, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by bfchou Needs Improvement!
We arrived and automatically had issues. The parking garage elevator wasn't working and the first floor was dedicated to valet parking so we had to lug our luggage down the stairs. We stayed for three nights and the elevator was never fixed so the same thing occurred when we checked out. The check in process was smooth and efficient but when we got into our room, the carpet was soaking wet. Not just damp, I mean it was wet like something had flooded. When I called the front desk I was transferred to the manager on duty and when I explained the carpet was soaking wet, she just said she wasn’t sure how that happened and she would send up a bellman with keys to a new room. There was no apology or concern. We had a room with double beds but one of the beds was right under the air conditioner vent. There’s no way to change the direction of the air flow so the air was directly on my head. I had to sleep in the same bed as my sister for the next two nights. In the morning we went to the gym and the directions there were so convoluted we got lost. We had to trek to the building, go to floor 8 like all the signage’s stated and then take a different set of stairs down to floor 7 and walk around to find the gym. When we were packing up to check out, we noticed one of the water bottles that you have to pay for was almost empty and we hadn’t touched it. The maid service must have missed it when they cleaned the room prior to us checking in. We also were unsatisfied with the dining options which were all overpriced and had to eat out for every meal. Overall a bad experience, would not recommend this hotel.
November 13, 2013