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Kapaa Sands

380 Papaloa Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
Top Contributor
114 reviews 114 reviews
26 hotel reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed in a room that had just been remodeled (in fact, they had been working on it the morning until we got there!). There were a few minor problems but nothing that bothered us. But we really enjoyed our stay here for a number of reasons: The location is great. As close to the ocean as you would ever... More

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Edmonton, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

We are currently staying at kapaa sands in unit 16 which is a two story unit ocean front.We are the first to stay here since it was converted back to a rental unit and man, are we feeling lucky. The grounds are perfect as is the cute beach and tide pool just off our lanai. The unit is very well... More

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2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014

I really wanted to hate this place... We stayed in unit 4. Its kinda worn out and the Murphy bed...?? More like the lumpy bed...I didn't notice the staff (couldn't care less)...But from the first sunrise I WAS SMITTEN!!! There are also great bakeries amazing coffee and awesome restaurants a stones throw away. There are surf spots right off of... More

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Beaver Creek, Colorado
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Aloha is what this place is all about!! We stayed in an Ocean Front unit and fell in love with the sight and sounds of the Ocean! Nothing beats this place! You can't get a better location with some of the best places to eat close by. Shopping right up the road and not far from the airport. The beach... More

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San Jose, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2014

This was my first time staying at this resort. I recently stayed in Unit #19, which is an upstairs studio unit. The view of the ocean from the upstairs lanai is really very nice… I loved having mornings out there on the lanai, watching the waves, listening to the local birds…and you can hear the waves coming into shore, and... More

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Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

This Place has everything and then some for what your needs may be while your on the Island. Not only is the room nice and has a full kitchen with every kind of utensil you may need or think you may need. We cooked allot of meals to save money and if you wanted to bake they all that too.... More

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Sacramento, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013 via mobile

Pro's - Nothing beats waking up to a view of the ocean directly out your window! - Rooms are studios, but decently sized ones. Also, the ocean front units get plenty of sun through the large windows and sliding glass door, which makes the whole unit feel airy and spacious. - The full kitchen makes it easy to prepare meals... More

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Bar Harbor, Maine
19 reviews 19 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2013

We stayed in unit 17 and had a wonderful experience. The kitchen, fully equipped with utensils, was a big convenience. The room was spacious and comfortable, and the lanai was quite pleasant. The location is great and has a cute beach, although probably not suitable for swimming. We will return when back in Kauai!

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

If you need to be pampered - look for a different location. No SPA or gym here - but - This place is awesome - stayed in #12. Lower level right on the ocean. Shared laundry room. pool, BBQ. The location on Kauai is perfect. Kapaa is centrally located with easy access to the North, South and West. Staff is... More

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Grants Pass, Oregon
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

You will not find a better or even equal value on Kaua'i. Clean well furnished accomodations, excellent staff, ocean front units very close to the ocean, shopping and restaurants in walking distance. I cannot imagine what "lovnhawaii"s problem is, as the place has newly painted woodwork in excellent condition. One of our guests weighs about 250, and had no, repeat... More

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Additional Information about Kapaa Sands

Also Known As:
Kapaa Sands Hotel Kapaa
Kapaa Sands Hotel
Kapaa Sands Kauai
Address: 380 Papaloa Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #3 of 15 Specialty lodging in Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kauai's centrally located, intimate, 22-unit boutique beachfront resort. Rentals at Kapaa Sands include both studios and two-bedroom oceanfront and ocean view condominiums with full kitchens, allowing you to keep your vacation meal costs down by eating as many meals as you wish at the best table on Kauai, your view lanai (deck). Every condo is an end unit, meaning 3 exterior walls with windows, tropical breezes, and light. Sleep to to the sound of the surf and wake to the sunrise. Conveniently located across the street from Kinipopo Shopping Village with restaurants & specialty stores. Two supermarkets are within a mile from your door. Take advantage of nearby hiking trails (walk to Sleeping Giant), scenic waterfalls, and Wailua River kayaking. ... more   less 

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