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Hale Makai Cottages

4400 OneOne Road, Haena, Kauai, HI 96714
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Moscow, Russia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Stayed in the Summer of 2014. Fantastic, well appointed cottages offering privacy and romantic settings among lush greenery right on the beachfront. The beach has amazingly soft white sand and is virtually deserted, perfect for sunbathing. But it got a bit rocky for us about 15 feet into the water, so we also drove around to try out some other... More 

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HaleMakai, Manager at Hale Makai Cottages, responded to this review

Mahalo for such a wonderful review. We take great pride in providing a place that feels like your own while you're visiting this beautiful island! We are very pleased to hear you enjoyed your time with us at Hale Makai and we do hope to have you as our guest very soon. More 

Oakland, Ca
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stayed at Hale Makai three times before he new owners took over. They made many improvements, upgrading the bathrooms and kitchens beautifully and replanting the garden with native pants - it is very beautiful. HOWEVER, they seem to think that because they furnished the cottages with high end appliances, travertine flooring and luxury bathroom fixtures they can provide little... More 

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Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

My friend and I absolutely loved this property. It had the perfect amount of luxury without sacrificing the local island style and feel one hopes to immerse in when visiting the islands. If you prefer to stay in large, grand-scale resorts, disconnected from the local scene and residential areas, this isn't the property for your stay. This is a place... More 

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Spokane, WA
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

If you pay this much per night for a place, it's reasonable to have certain expectations. Such as shampoo. No little bottles of shampoo. No store close by either. So be sure to bring some or you will be washing your hair with bar soap. We lost power the first night we stayed. Since there is no a/c, the room... More 

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HaleMakai, Manager at Hale Makai Cottages, responded to this review

We're very sorry you were not 100% satisfied with your stay at Hale Makai Cottages. We do send out Arrival Instructions to all our guest explaining the items we provide and the items guests will need to bring with them. We also include a list of stores within different distances to the cottages (closest ones being about 15 to 30... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

This place was so beautiful! From the pristine grounds to the inside of each cottage, it is clean and has plenty of furniture and amenities to enjoy the surroundings. There was a snafu the first night and our room was overbooked, but management took care of the situation very professionally and we ended up truly enjoying our little cottage in... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014 via mobile

Our first baby is due in February and we figured that this would be our last opportunity for a vacation for a while. We booked a last minute stay at Hale Makai Cottages mid November and are so glad that we chose this spot! The beach was right there. We loved making most of our meals in the fully equipped... More 

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Browns Valley, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My husband and I were looking for the ultimate non-resort Hawaiian experience and certainly found it at Hale Makai. We stayed in cottage #4 in November 2014 and although the weather was not what we usually encounter in Hawaii we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The cottages are remarkably clean, impeccably decorated, and thankfully quiet and remote. We would wholeheartedly recommend... More 

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Montgomery, Alabama
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We stayed at Cottage #1 from June 20 to June 27. We cannot come up with a single complaint about the stay. The cottage was very nice. We bought our groceries at various stores and simply relaxed and enjoyed the never ending breeze. We rented a car, of course, and saw the entire island. We also took a boat excursion... More 

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HaleMakai, Manager at Hale Makai Cottages, responded to this review

Thank you for the lovely review! We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your stay at Hale Makai Cottages. We would love for you to come back very soon and be out guest again. Take Care! More 

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

If you are looking for a large resort with lots of kids running around, blasting music at the pool and multiple bars where you can do shooters every night, this isn't the place for you. However, If you are looking for a beautiful slice of paradise, with only the noise of the surf to lull you to sleep, this is... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Ideal location.. Postcard perfect! Right on the beach. Very private. We stayed a week and had the most relaxing, peaceful time. The property is only a 5 minute drive from Hanalei. Cottages have everything you could possibly need. For sure we'll be back again to visit! Mahalo to our friends at Hale Makai!

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