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Villa Paola Guest Book

Jan said…
Mar 29, 2015
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R & R and it’s best

Date of Stay
March 22, 2015
You cannot go wrong with this rental. The space is beautiful and quiet. It’s true, the photos do not do it justice. The pool was to die for and I must say the saline is so much nicer than a chlorine pool. This was just the quiet and peaceful get away that I needed. The location is great. You are close to the beach, shops and dining out if you choose to access. There are many activities to access (e.g., Island tours, zip lining). FYI: The brothers live on the property. They greeted us upon our arrival. They are gracious and truly give you all the privacy you would ever want. We didn’t even know they were there.

Diane P. said…
Apr 10, 2014
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Our go to place for rest and relaxation

Date of Stay
March 31, 2014
Villa Paola is worthy of six stars, which would represent “Perfect”. The photos and the description can’t possibly do it justice, because you can’t see tranquility, serenity, and privacy in a photo. Not only is the property immaculate and clean, it is filled with beautiful art not only hanging on the walls, but in the creative design of the home. Perhaps the most attractive feature of this property is the chlorine free saline pool in the secluded, lushly landscaped, private backyard. The owners, Marcello and Alessio live on site and are available to offer assistance if needed, but otherwise they are rarely seen. To be honest, we hesitate to recommend this property simply because it likely to make it harder for us to reserve a date in the future. This was our second stay and we are already trying to figure out how soon we can afford to return.
My Response
Thank you so much. We are so glad you had a great time and look forward to your return! Ciao, The Twins

linda m. said…
Apr 2, 2014
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Quietest place to stay on Maui

Date of Stay
March 17, 2014
All the other reviews say it all, so we will just say that quiet at night is very important to us, as we are light sleepers. The villa was absolutely serene. We have already booked for next March.

Idahoans said…
Mar 23, 2014
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By far the best place to stay in Wailea Maui!

Date of Stay
March 8, 2014
We were very fortunate to run across this home. Of course visiting Hawaii is a wonderful experience, but having an opportunity to stay in the Twins rental house ehanced our trip beyond words. We could seriously visit Maui and just kick back and relax everyday without leaving the home. Marcello and Alessio were so warm, kind and welcoming. We have gained two new friends and a new love and appreciation for italian food and art!!
If you want a truly classy, immaculantly clean home, the warmest hospitality and a memory of a lifetime – stay with the Twins. Grazie!!!!

My Response
Mahalo and Ciao! The Twins

Rob said…
Feb 18, 2014
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Villa Paola

Date of Stay
January 18, 2014
Very pleased with this rental. The unit was spotless and well stocked. The craftsmanship and custom artwork was amazing. The large saline pool was perfect for swimming laps or reading on one of the inflatable chaise lounges. The Twins (owners) were charming with great suggestions for day trips and restaurants. Can’t wait to come back. Grazie!

Mary Beth said…
Oct 6, 2013
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Maui in September at Villa Paola

Date of Stay
September 4, 2013
From the moment we arrived tired and worn out from our long flight across the country; we were greeted by our generous and gracious host Marcello. His Villa is everything pictured in the photos on the VRBO website and more. We really didn’t expect it to be as lovely as it is depicted in the pictures, but it was everything and more. Anything we needed was in the Villa and at our disposal for our use during our stay. The rooms were immaculate and very well maintained. Our hosts were at our disposal to answer any questions and make suggestions for local eats and entertainment. I would highly recommend anyone looking for accommodations in Maui Meadows to consider renting Villa Paola. It is perfect for a couple (as we were).

Jill and Stan said…
Oct 6, 2013
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Look no further….the Perfect Place in Maui!

Date of Stay
September 4, 2013
We rented 11 nights, 9/4 – 9/15/13 to visit family. Villa Paola affords couples the ultimate vacation escape. Everything is provided to make you feel at home, and is clean and well-maintained. Allessio and Marcello are the most gracious hosts/owners and left no “tile”unturned in creating their own piece of paradise, just for you, tucked away from crowded condo properties and busy South Kihei Rd., but easy access to Pi’ilani Hwy and you are close to grocery stores, and shops, beaches, and restaurants. (Do try Monkeypod during happy hour!) Having your own private pool was a bonus — a great way to start or unwind at the end of your day (as were the 2 outdoor showers.) The twins artwork is impressive — take a tour of their studio if you can. The villa, and beautiful outdoor spaces are exactly as the photos show, and I highly recommend this Villa. Darcy is wonderful agent to work with as well. We will see you in 2016 (and if I get MY way, sooner!)

Ed said…
Sep 13, 2013
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Just what I needed

Date of Stay
August 14, 2013
Thanks so much Marcello,
Wonderful stay, and you have domne the property very well. I would like to have it on my books. Keep up the good work and especially your Sunday arvos at little beach.
Cheers
Ed

Pinny said…
Oct 9, 2013
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Pinny & Chaya

Date of Stay
July 18, 2013
We were the luckiest people to be able to stay at the Villa Paola in Maui! Marcello and Alesio are the nicest people. They were so warm, helpful, and gave us whatever we asked for! There is so much we can write about our beautiful stay at the Vila: The House, the room, the pool, the service, etc etc, everything was beyond amazing. Thank you so much dear twins! May you give many people the opportunity to experience magnificent Maui in your beautiful villa. G-d Bless You Both!!

Fun said…
Jun 24, 2013
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Fantastic Property!!!

Date of Stay
June 13, 2013
We could not have had a better week than the one at Villa Paola…Home was immaculate! Pool area was fantastic. Twins were the perfect hosts…loved our chats! We will be back.

Wendy & Arno said…
Jun 15, 2013
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A Beautiful Place on Maui

Date of Stay
May 29, 2013
Everything about your beautiful place is already said. It felt so good and more !! The coast and beaches are very nearby and wonderful. I have no further words, it’s the whole experience. We love your place, the house and your beautiful art. You’re the best host there is !!
Mahalo Mahalo Mahalo from Amsterdam

Hawaiian Bird said…
Mar 28, 2013
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Beautiful and Tranquil

Date of Stay
November 3, 2012
My sister and myself with husbands in tow thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the villa. Alessio and Marcello have done a beautiful job of making their home a perfect oasis for vacationers. Beautiful bathroom,a private pool, a lovely veranda and bar with a B-B-Q, tasteful furnishings, peaceful surroundings conducive to reading and relaxing, and so much more all added up to a wonderful and memorable stay. Thank you, Alessio and Marcello, for allowing us to enjoy your home.

Ginny said…
Sep 11, 2012
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Great Villa!

Date of Stay
August 28, 2012
We stayed here while in Maui for a family wedding. The layout is perfect for a couple – having their own private area. The neighborhood is very quiet and peaceful yet a 5 min. drive to grocery stores, restaurants and shopping. We spent the majority of our time outdoors on the wonderful lanai or enjoying the great pool. Great to see all the twins art work displayed in the villa. Although we didn’t do a lot of cooking it was very well equipped – great outdoor grill and all kitchen appliances you would need. Would definitely return in the future.

Susan said…
Apr 23, 2012
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Met All Expectations!

Date of Stay
April 10, 2012
This is an absolutely lovely vacation home — very meticulous, and well decorated with upscale design work throughout the house! I would highly recommend staying here for not only the accomodations, but also for the ideal location, right on the border of Wailea and very close to the beach parks for terrific snorkeling. The salt water in-ground pool is spectacular and super clean if you prefer this to ocean swimming. I enjoyed chatting with Marcello and admiring the twins’ artwork, which is displayed in all rooms of the guest house. I am extremely picky by nature, so my five star rating is well deserved. This option is far superior to staying in a local hotel room, which is not only more expensive, but less private and lacks access to a kitchen, outdoor grill, and covered patio!

Mark & Laura said…
Apr 17, 2012
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Perfect Place to Stay in Maui

Date of Stay
March 6, 2012
We had a wonderful time staying with another couple at Villa Paola in Maui. The home exceeded our expectations in every way. You can tell when an owner takes great pride in their property. Alessio and Marcello clearly do.
The location of the home is close enough to the highway that it has easy access to most of what Maui has to offer. However, it is far enough away you feel secluded. The pool is enclosed and offers plenty of privacy. We ended up using it almost every day to cool off after spending time in the sun. The neighborhood felt safe and we had a place to park our rental car off the street.
The amenities were well taken care of. We had access to pretty much anything you would need on Maui. The washer and dryer should allow for reuse of your clothing, so tell your spouses they don’t need to overpack!
We had a wonderful time and hope to stay here again when we return to Maui, hopefully sooner rather than later!

Bill said…
May 10, 2012
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Great Hospitality!

Date of Stay
January 28, 2012
Marcello & Alessio,
We feel blessed to have shared your piece of “paradise”. The accommodations and amenities were first rate! Your artwork is inspirational and the icing on the cake!
Your hospitality was gracious and full of the aloha spirit. The only way we can depart is to trust we will return again!
Grazie,
Bill & Sally Luck

Sue said…
Jan 31, 2012
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Maui Heaven

Date of Stay
January 7, 2012
Dear Marcello, Alessio & Danielle,
You truly have a piece of heaven here in Maui…Italian heaven.
We enjoyed our vacation here so much, we have booked again next year.
Mahalo & Grazie for your hospitality.
Steve and Sue
P.S.- Maybe by next year, Steve and I will have learned to Tango!!

Susan said…
Feb 2, 2012
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We loved it!

Date of Stay
December 5, 2011
Thank you so much Alessio and Marcello! We had an absolutely wonderful holiday at your beautiful Villa Paola. It is truly a little piece of heaven in a heavenly place. We hope to be back to enjoy it all again! You are so lucky to live here.
Molto Grazie!
Scott, Susan, Carter and Carys

Jim and Louise said…
Jan 30, 2012
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A Little Piece of Heaven

Date of Stay
November 18, 2011
At the end of November, 2011 we spent 8 wonderful days at Villa Paola celebrating our 25th wedding anniversary and can’t possibly say enough about our experience. The accommodations were impeccable, from the beautiful, original artwork to the intricately designed tile patterns throughout. The property surrounding the villa is beautifully landscaped, complete with saltwater pool, providing you with your own private oasis when you are not enjoying the island. It was clear to us that the Twins not only take great pride in their property but do everything they can to ensure your stay is replete with every amenity. We went to Maui expecting a comfortable place to stay and left having enjoyed 5* accommodations!
Everything we needed to enjoy our time in Maui was at our disposal. All the necessities were provided to us during our stay, ensuring our time was worry free and spent enjoying the property and the beauty of the island.
We would like to thank the twins for a wonderful stay – one that we will not forget and which we hope to repeat sometime soon!

Gabe said…
Nov 23, 2011
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Art lovers

Date of Stay
November 9, 2011
Marcello is the perfect host. The grounds, accomodations, fruit trees, artwork and pool were better than we hoped for. The original artwork was beautiful beyond any expectation. The exceptional photos of the property understate the reality. We can’t wait to return.

ASM said…
Oct 19, 2011
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Maui Villa

Date of Stay
October 7, 2011
We had a wonderful time staying in this beautiful villa. It was far enough removed from the hustle and bustle and a great place to relax in the pool if the waves were too high to snorkel or just a great place to relax period.
The twins do everything to make your stay enjoyable and on top of that you get a feast for your eyes with all of their lovely paintings that decorate the villa.
The pool water is so soft and luxurious you will never want to get out!
If you are tired of staying in a Condo or hotel this is an amazing alternative, and the best thing about your stay will be meeting the Twins!

Keith and Gwen said…
Oct 9, 2011
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Wonderfully situated, centrally located, private oasis, roomy, everything you need for a vacation.

Date of Stay
September 29, 2011
WOW! You all are so very nice. We couldn’t have found a better place to stay than in Marcello & Alessio’s world!
Thank you so very-very much. We wish we could channel our inner Italian and say something beautiful, but alas all we can only say is: “Bella”!! May our Creator bless you, keep you, make His face shine upon you, and give you peace!
Blessings,
Keith & Gwen
California, USA

patrick c. said…
Nov 1, 2011
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Visit to Maui and Villa Paula – What a stay!

Date of Stay
August 1, 2011
Marcello, Alessio & Darcy,
Like so many others before us, we enjoyed Villa Paola immensely. What a Villa! The lanai was our favorite spot. We would sit for hours in the evening enjoying the surroundings, the quiet and the outstanding work you have done on the place. Every detail has been thought of. We had a blast in Maui and a large part of that fun was coming back “home” to Villa Paola each evening.
Your personal touches and friendly hosting was much appreciated. If we needed something you were there to help. At the same time we had complete privacy. Our family loved your home.
We would enjoy a return visit some day. Hopefully we can make that happen. This is THE PLACE to stay in Maui.
Speranza di verdelo Presto!

Linda said…
Jun 22, 2011
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A beautiful place to spend our 20th anniversary!

Date of Stay
June 14, 2011
We were met by the owners (The Twins) when we checked in, and they made us feel right at home. The Villa itself is beautiful, but the artwork (all done by The Twins) is breathtaking! I found myself wandering through the house to look at each of the paintings multiple times during our stay. The Lanai is just as nice as the villa itself, we sat out just about every evening with a glass of wine, and every morning for breakfast. It was very relaxing and comfortable. The other nice thing is that it is very central to just about everything you might want to do on Maui, minutes away from some of the best restaurants and nice beaches!
If we are lucky enough to return to Maui, I wouldn’t hesitate to book Villa Paola again.

Tammy F. said…
Oct 5, 2011
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25th Anniversary

Date of Stay
May 21, 2011
Marcello & Alessio,
Villa Paola met all our expectations and more! We had a wonderfully relaxing vacation during our five day stay at your house. After three busy days in Oahu, we enjoyed the quiet luxury of laying by the pool, snorkeling at so many beautiful beaches on the southern shore, and watching the sunset as we strolled along the scenic walking path just minutes down the road. The Italian decor was lovely. You have added so much character to your home with your vision of bringing a little bit of Europe to Hawaii. I enjoyed being surrounded by your beautiful art each day; I felt as if I was in the Lourve! Thank you so much for making our anniversary so special. You are both extremely talented!!
Wayne & Tammy Fish
Beaverton, OR

Jess said…
Sep 6, 2011
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Unbelievable!

Date of Stay
April 13, 2010
We came to Maui for a wedding in April 2010 and stayed at Villa Paola. What a gorgeous property! Absolutely beautiful. Convenient location. Unbeatable amenities. Not only were the accommodations amazing, but so were the twins. They are very hospitable and helpful people. Thanks so much guys! Hope to see you again one day!
Recommended for: Sightseeing, Adventure Seekers, Romantic Getaway
My Response
Mahalo & we look forward to seeing you again someday! Ciao!

RDiddy said…
Feb 27, 2009
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The villa

Date of Stay
February 9, 2009
This villa is tastefully decorated and excellent value for money. The Twins are fun and give you as much space as you want. The layout is a little unusual and the bedroom is a little small and not truly “en-suite” as you have to into a common area. This though is the only negative point and did not detract from the overall enjoyment. Well worth the money compared to others we looked at and would stay there again if we went back to Maui. Great for a couple who want to relax.

HAC94744 said…
Jul 10, 2007
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
July 1, 2007
Marcello, Alessio and Daniella,
We cannot begin to tell you how wonderful our stay was at Villa Paola. The rental process was a breeze and we were greeted with the warmest Aloha! We had our wedding and honeymoon during our stay and it was nothing short of magical. You provide the conveniences of home along with amazing decor! Thank you so much for making our stay so memorable. We will be back on our one year anniversary.
Cioa,
Mark & Jessica Nelson
My Response
Much joy to have meet you both……and make us happy to know that you wll be back. look forward! “un abbraccio” THE TWINS the twins

HAC82721 said…
Apr 10, 2007
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
April 1, 2007
Marcello, Allesio, and Daniela are gracious, thoughtful & accommodating hosts. We were completely refreshed after our stay in their cottage. The privacy and location made our time on Maui an experience we will remember with fondness. We enjoyed an incredible evening at Cafe Ciao on their recommendation; having “locals” as a guide is priceless!We hope to return and will certainly share this contact with our friends. As B&B owners we especially appreciate the attention they have put into all the details!
My Response
We thank you so much for all these appreciation – we hope to see you soon. Aloha and Ciao from the Twins and Daniela

HAC78420 said…
Mar 5, 2007
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
March 1, 2007
paradiso!
Staying in Villa Paola is an absolute must! This
vacation home is pure luxury with every detail
attended to by gracious hosts Marcello, Alessio and
Daniela. From morning greetings of “Ciao Bella!” to
the beautiful CD collection, you will feel like you are
truly under the Tuscan & Maui Suns! Stay here once
and you will be sure to return.
Grazie Marcello, Alessio & Daniela. I send you much
love and look forward to my return “home”.
xo
Corinne
My Response
Dear Corinne, you are very kind. But this comment is too good nobody will belive it… …Ciao Bella, yes we remember that, how could we ever take that back! Well…..Hope to see you again “home” Marcello & Alessio

Stacy S. said…
Jan 9, 2007
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
January 1, 2007
We stayed here in September 2006 and it was
heavenly! Marcello was a great host (Alessio and
Danielle were out of town) and the cottage is
wonderful. Very clean, room, and well thought out
down to the smallest details. The bathroom was
wonderful! We enjoyed reading in the sun in our
private yard, as well as swimming in the pool. As
someone else said, to stay somewhere else would
be crazy! This place is awesome. We will definitely
return with friends!
My Response
It was an honor to have you both here. And “Arrivederci” The Twins

HAC63922 said…
Sep 13, 2006
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
September 1, 2006
If you stay somewhere else, you are making a mistake. Alessio, Marcelleo and Danielle are by far the best hosts we have ever seen. When you meet them, you will understand. The cottage is decorated beyond belief and has everything you would ever need.If you are looking to relax and get away from the big city, this is the place to go.
My Response
yuo both on the other hand were the perfect guests! Grazie and “A presto” Danielle and Twins

HAC61140 said…
Aug 18, 2006
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
August 1, 2006
This “Tuscany Villa” was a highlight during our trip to Maui. The “Old World” craftsmanship and artistry of the surroundings, along with the quiet moments by the pool and shaded terrance, will keep us longing to return. Alessio and Marcello were warm and gracious hosts. This was the perfect accomodations for a beautiful island.
Ciao – until we return.
Debbie and Fred
My Response
It was lot of fun for me and Alessio to have you all. Big hug and “Arrivederci” soon here in Maui.. Your friend Marcello.

HAC57268 said…
Jul 17, 2006
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
July 1, 2006
The pictures do not give this beautiful villa justice! I was amazed at the amount of detail that went into the remodeling of this place. Only Italians! Thank you for a wonderful vacation!
Ciao!

HAC57430 said…
Jul 19, 2006
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Guestbook Comment

Date of Stay
July 1, 2006
Alessio and Marcello,
Thank you for your hospitality and your kindness
during my stay at your home. Every morning I
would open my eyes to your beautiful art all around
me, what a pleasant way to start the day! I am the
newest member of “The Twins Fan Club!”
Mahalo,
Candice
My Response
Candice, we were just reading once again your note, Marcello and I, in the guest book and we want to exspress our immense gratitude for your beautifull words. We hope to see yuo soon. “A presto” The twins

N/A said…
May 22, 2006
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Guest book comment
Date of Stay
May 23, 2006

we, my twin brother and I would love to have you stay with us at “Villa Paola”.
If you are planning to come to Maui regardless to where you will choose to go we wish you the most pleasant vacation in this magic island of Maui.
here in Paradise.
Ciao
The Twins

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