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Kauai Palms Hotel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2931 Kalena Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Ranked #7 of 9 hotels in Lihue
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kansas City, Missouri, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

While this is not the worst hotel I have ever been in it is certainly not the best. It is very noisy if you get a room with no air conditioner. Expect to here your neighbors, the people walking by outside and the "drag racing" down the street. The "cable" tv barely came through and when we found a station... More

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Astoria, New York
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38 reviews 38 reviews
14 hotel reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a flight arriving in Lihue at about 9PM and wanted a reasonably priced hotel near the airport for just one night. This hotel had generally good reviews so I booked it through Hotwire (yes, you can often figure out the hotel by the description). What a disappointment. First, know that Kauai has few street lights and it is... More

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KauaiPalmsHotel, Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear your stay with us was not a positive experience. I agree that the street lighting in Lihue town is dim and can be improved. I have taken your suggestion of better lighting the area and I will be improving the hotel's property by lighting the entrance and walkways for better guidance and ease for our... More

Vancouver, Canada
15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I enjoyed my stay at the Palms! Stayed for 2 nights, as the price was right. Comfy bed, clean room, mini fridge, I am all about it. The wifi was a bit dodgy in the unit we were in... but their staff were helpful and got us all connected, no problem. Not near the beach, but close to other amenities... More

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89 reviews 89 reviews
20 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We stay at the Kauai Palms when we arrive late on Kauai and don't want to make the drive up to Princeville late at night. We also stay here if we have an early morning flight out of Lihue. The rooms are not huge and elegant but they are very clean and the staff is excellent.

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Sydney, Australia
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The downfall of this property are the paper thin walls. I could hear my next door neighbor as if we were in the same room including coughing, tv shows, conversations etc. For this reason alone, I wouldn't stay again which is unfortunate as this is an otherwise great value hotel.

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San Francisco, California
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28 reviews 28 reviews
27 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

I stayed here for just one day as it was cheap and close to the airport where I needed to be before my flight. I was pleasantly surprised at how decent it was for the price. Check in was easy. Staff were very nice. Although my room was a bit dated looking, everything was clean and in good condition. The... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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52 reviews 52 reviews
41 hotel reviews
228 helpful votes 228 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

First the pluses....good location, nice Hawaiian style, nice desk clerk, good shower and fine water pressure, refrigerator, microwave in lobby, phone in lobby, shampoo and moisturizing lotion, decent TV set and lots of stations, and decent bed. The negatives were lobby computer not working despite still being listed on website as being operational...hair dryer also mentioned on site but no... More

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Kingston, Canada
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36 reviews 36 reviews
16 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

The hotel isn't located in a scenic area, but it's convenient because it's a short drive to the airport. The staff were friendly and very helpful. We checked out of the hotel to camp along the Napali Coast for a few days and they kept our extra luggage in storage even though we weren't returning to stay at the hotel... More

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Address: 2931 Kalena Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
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Hotel Class:2 star — Kauai Palms Hotel 2*
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