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Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai

4532 Lehua Street, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746 (Formerly Kauai International Hostel)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Portland, Oregon
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Where do I even begin with this hostel?! First, I was told I needed a ticket off the island to even check-in (which almost didn't happen). I've never been asked about a return ticket at a hostel, even while traveling all through out Europe. I watched quite a few people get turned away when they said they didn't have a... More

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Baxter, Minnesota
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had an amazing stay at this hostel! It made my trip even better to stay at a cool place like this! The location is perfect, staff is awesome, and the rooms are clean. Couldn't ask for a better place :)

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Zurich, Switzerland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

If you ever want to experience how life in the army can be, visit this hostel. You get to sleep in a 10 bed dorm and share only one bath. There is no soap but if you're lucky there is toilet paper! If you want to leave your soap, for others to use, staff will through it away. Talking about... More

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Hollywood, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014 via mobile

It was my first hostel experience so my gauge may be off but it was exactly what I imagined! Basic, friendly people with just basic accommodations- it's good for either passing through or on a budget, if your looking for anything more then that then I imagine a hostel isn't what you want in the first place... If you've ever... More

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Zug, Switzerland
5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

A nice hostel on a nice place. I recommend you this hostel. It isn't expensive and it is relatively clean. If you come to know the staff and you accept the little rules they used, it is funny with them. i was very surprised about they good service from the hostel staff, when we rent the Kajak for our adventure... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

First of all, I was a bit surprised by the number of 1 star ratings here, because when I was there in 2014 there was no crazy manager around, but a generally friendly staff. After booking on their lousy website, I was also surprised at my arrival that the hostel actually existed, and had good beds in clean rooms, and... More

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Kalispell, Montana
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

I don't like how they make you choose between "average" and "poor." This hostel has a lot of pros and cons, like all hostels do, and my overall assessment is evidently "average." The pros are that this hostel is inexpensive and relatively clean. It shuts down early at night, though, so don't plan on doing much hanging out. Some of... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2013

This place was truly the best part of my Kauai experience. I was blessed to be there for an extended stay and felt as is everyone became family. it is a wonderful place - quaint, cozy and like home. The managers Autumn and Bill are wonderful people and go out of their way to be helpful and considerate. In addition,... More

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Munich, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2013

i spent a wonderful, unforgettable time in honuea international hostel in kauai. the owners, bill and autumn, made me feel like home and were always very helpful and relaxed. the hostel has good vibes and a great location, right in kapaa downtown;) i´ll come back next year - thanks!!

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Seattle, Washington
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

I originally booked 3 nights here during the beginning of October 2013 so I could take a no doors helicopter ride around the Na Pali coast..The coast was sooo beautiful I booked another 2 weeks here to do all the hikes, snorkel, and beach fun.. I met a lot of people from around the world including Germans, Swiss, Austrian, Canadian,... More

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Additional Information about Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai

Also Known As:
Kauai International Hotel
Kauai International Hotel Kapaa
Honu'Ea International Hostel Kauai Kapaa
Address: 4532 Lehua Street, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746 (Formerly Kauai International Hostel)
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Beach Free Parking Kitchenette
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Ranked #8 of 15 Specialty lodging in Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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