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380 Papaloa Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Kapaa Sands
Ranked #3 of 15 Specialty lodging in Kapaa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 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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Hatboro
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35 reviews 35 reviews
12 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

My husband and I recently stayed in unit #5 at the Kaapa Sands. The location was beautiful, but the accommodations needed some work. The bed was very uncomfortable, it was worn out and actually coming apart underneath. We had a difficult time sleeping at night, the room was not dark enough for us. The curtains were shear and did not... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Before booking this place, I read every review I could find on this. There were several pictures and common opinions, so I kind of knew what to expect. Top unit, ocean view, friendly staff, Turtles on the right, sound of the waves, central location, etc. Most all of the people were right on, this place is awesome. You can't beat... More

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El Paso, Texas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

My family and I stay in unit 16 in June 2014, its a two story two bedroom condo. with a sofa sleeper down stairs. Great value for a family of 5, price was right at $199. a night, great view, great location on the island. had a great time.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This was the perfect style of accommodation for us. Great location. Recommend booking a beach facing unit as the ocean is right at your door step and it is so pleasant to sit on the lanai with a morning coffee or a beverage in the evening. We stayed in Unit #10 and once we figued out that the bed folded... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

My family stayed in 4 rooms at the Kapaa Sands and had an amazing time. The beach was perfect for strolling, snorkeling, and strong swimmers. My husband and I swam every morning while my parents looked for shells and my siblings snorkeled. We had family breakfasts and enjoyed our rooms immensely.

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Montana
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Five of us stayed here in February and we loved it. The condos were well furnished and comfortable, and the location right on the coast was great. It was easy to walk to nearby bakeries and restaurants. The center of town and large grocery stores are only a few minutes' drive. The only negative was that there were absolutely no... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Stayed at Unit 16 - oceanfront .. With magnificent views . There is a beach down the stairs . Very calm I the morning with lots of fishes. This is the only beach my 3 yr old entered fearlessly. Home was well furnished , kitchen well setup for a long stay. A true home away from home in PARADISE. Cleaning... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2014

I recently stayed in Unit 14 - oceanfront studio - and they weren't kidding. Ocean was 30 steps from my front door. Went to sleep listening to the waves and the ocean breezes gently blowing in the window. Staff is great - grounds are lush and tropical. It is a quiet little place and was talking to some of the... More

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Langley, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

We are here at the lovely Kapaa Sands. I can't think of anything bad to say about this gem. We are in an ocean front second floor studio that looks like it has had an update recently. The view from the Lanai is unbelievable! The location is perfect - walking distance to grocery stores and restaurants and right in the... More

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2014

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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Address: 380 Papaloa Rd., Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Also Known As:
Kapaa Sands Hotel Kapaa
Kapaa Sands Kauai

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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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