by Terry Ward
Located steps from Lahaina Harbor, the BEST WESTERN Pioneer Inn provides a historic, relaxing stay for you and your family. The hotel offers an onsite restaurant and pool to enjoy, and king, queen and double beds for you to choose from. Rollaway beds and cribs can also be provided upon request. The hotel is conveniently located near the water, where you can enjoy water sports or join a tour. Within walking distance, you will find several shops, restaurants, activities and the wharf. The location is perfect for guests who enjoy boating and fishing.
The hotel is in the style of the Hawaiian plantation era and is a historical site. The exterior is preserved, with updated and modern interior and grounds.
Our Editor Loves
- Free truck and RV parking
- Convenience store
- Shuttles available
- Water Sports
- Free Wi-Fi
- Onsite Dining
On our previous trip to Maui, my husband and I stayed at a ritzy (very expensive) hotel in Waialae.It was very lovely - everything you expect from a 5-star hotel. This time, we opted to stay in Lahaina. At first, we were a bit unsettled about staying at the Pioneer, as it appeared to be an older property. Turns out it was the BEST hotel decision ever! Yes - it's old. But the rooms are clean and the beds are comfortable. The staff was friendly and very helpful with touristy suggestions. The restaurant was excellent - great service and incredibly good food! We really regretted trying Cheeseburgers in Paradise for breakfast, as the breakfast at Pioneer was exponentially better. And, oh, their coconut shrimp - best in Maui. Finally - I saved the best for last - location, location, location! Price wise - we stayed for 3 nights and paid less for the entire stay than we did for one night in Waialae! Only downside was that there was no elevator - however, staff delivered our luggage to our room.
Next time we are in Maui - we will definitely stay here again.
by Murry C
Enjoyed our 3 nights in downtown Laihaina at historic hotel across street from harbor where tourists gather each morning to catch their favorite tour boat. Its a great location for shopping and dining without the hassel of finding a parking space. The hotel restaurant was very good and included live entertainment in the evening. The room was comfortable, only complaint was the a/c window unit was a little noisy.