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Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

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Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

Looking for accommodations in September for my husband and I. We're looking for a place with nice pools to laze around with a drink in hand, without many kids around, and a room with a great ocean view. Kitchen/kitchenette and laundry facilities would be a bonus but certainly not necessary. Based on this, I'm leaning towards Marriott Ocean Club or the Westin Villas. Any thoughts on those two, or other recommendations?

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1. Re: Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

I stayed at the Marriott last November and going back again this November. Pool seemed pretty nice, but honestly the beach is right out the door. If you get an ocean view room, you will most likely be only steps away from the beach- you can even get a spot on the beach that is only steps away from the poo, (or vice versa). The food wasn't anything special, and there were definitely kids around- but not a ton. I guess it was the "off season" when we were there.

However, the room was very nice. Had kitchen and laundry down the hall. There are also grills all over the property if you want to cook outside and enjoy. The staff was super nice and helpful with anything we could need. Parking was free if you didn't mind walking from the garage.

Location is nice with Whalers Village a quick walk and Black Rock being about a 15-20 min walk down a paved path. Lahaina was a 10 min drive.

Overall, I would definitely recommend. Sorry I don't have any comparison to the Westin.

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2. Re: Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

Both are great properties with gorgeous grounds and on-site dining. MOC is on the main Kaanapali Beach resort area, easy walk to Whaler's Village. The Westin Villas are on the quieter north side of Black Rock with free shuttles into Whaler's Village and Lahaina.

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3. Re: Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

I agree that both are good choices. Remember that at the MOC, you can get a full kitchen etc. in the newer units.

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4. Re: Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

I like the Westin Villas better, but I like the location of the MOC better.

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5. Re: Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

As members of Marriott Vacation Club, we have traded into

Marriott Ocean Club.

We highly recommend.

IF you are using II, grab this property.

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6. Re: Marriott Ocean Club or Westin Villas

thanks. are the pools/amenities shared between the lahaina/napili towers and the Molokai, Maui & Lanai Towers, or are they two separate places? Which is the preferred building?

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