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Barking Sands Beach Cottages

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Pacific Missle Range Facility (PMRF), Waieli, Kauai, HI
Barking Sands Beach Cottages
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Columbia, MO
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75 reviews 75 reviews
8 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Hey -- why are there so many roosters and no hens? Where are they hiding those ladies? We arrived at BS cottage at midnight. Our paperwork was at the gate as promised and check in was seamless. The cottage was roomy and clean. Everything we need is available, including a coffeemaker, hairdryer, and wifi. This is not the St. Regis,... More 

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San Diego, California
2 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

We stayed in one of the Beach Front Cottages the end of September & first week in October. Great location, great accommodations. The staff was very helpful and pleasant. Lot of privacy. Felt like we had the whole beach to ourselves. If you have the opportunity to stay here make sure you have dinner at Shenanigans. Great food!! Will definitely... More 

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Savannah, GA
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3 reviews 3 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Cottage # 1128 was perfect! The cottage is located on the back-row but has a view of the ocean. This cottage is one of the newer cottages. There is AC in the bedroom, bathroom has does have a hairdryer, kitchen has all you need for cooking and also has a microwave but no dishwasher. Paper towels dish detergent and toilet... More 

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Hawaii
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

I have stayed at Barking Sands many times. Each time is wonderful. It is one of the many benefits of serving in the military. The cabins are roomie if a little dated. It is very peaceful. This is a perfect place if you want to get away from it all and just relax and unwind. If you want the nightlife... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

This is a a great place to stay! There isn't much meat on the islands and active duty is the one ones who can get the meat at the nex, but everything else was great! We stayed in one that hasn't been remodeled, and it could definitely use a pick-me-up. Perfect view, quiet but you can't swim on the beach... More 

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arizona
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6 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

Barking Sands is on the west side of Kauai, far from the touristy areas, allowing for perfect peace & relaxation. Yes, the cottages are in need of an update, but our ocean front cottage was clean. (You are on the gorgeous island of Kauai, so how much time do you really want to spend indoors anyway?!) The view from the... More 

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Salt Spring Island
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22 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Retirees are the last in line for bookings at Barking Sands, so we always feel lucky to get in. The cottages remind me of old time beach cottages on the coasts of the mainland.....sand, wet towels, mould in the shower. Casual living but with the best sunsets on the island and miles of unoccupied beach to explore. We like it... More 

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Pigeon Forge, Tennessee
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48 reviews 48 reviews
5 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

For five of the last six years we have been able to get cottage reservations. Two rows of cottages (arranged so that all have great ocean views). Two bedrooms, A/C in bedrooms, washer/dryer, wifi & tv, one bedroom with queen sized bed & other with twin beds. Have stayed in both older & newer cottages......both are very nice. Several miles... More 

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014 via mobile

After reading other reviews before booking I knew not to expect much in the way of cleanliness. However,most of the cottage was clean, however the windows and blinds were disgusting. But, all in all a great place to stay. We were hardly there anyway. Loved sunsets from our deck. So nice to be able to do laundry too with a... More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2014

After a crazy end-of-school year month of May - our family of 4 needed a vacation. Barking Sands was the perfect get-away. I was concerned about the seclusion, but it was perfect for us to reconnect as a family again. Our cottage was one of the newer renovated and on the second row. I thought I would be annoyed that... More 

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