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Kauai Palms Hotel

2.0 of 5 2931 Kalena Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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47 reviews 47 reviews
35 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tropical storm/hurricane Ana forced us to change our travel plans and we arrived in Kauai a day earlier than expected and we were unable to gain access to our condo. So we needed a place to spend the night that was close to the airport and was inexpensive. The Kauai Palms met both those criteria. The room reminded me of... More 

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Hawaii
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85 reviews 85 reviews
3 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Here in Hawaii we occasionally have a hurricane heading our way. So I move off my sailboat and into Kauai Palms. The management is so nice, especially Maria, but really all of them are like family. Because I am a local boy, I get kama'aina, but I stayed here 3 nights a week for 3 years, coming over from the... More 

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Albuquerque, New Mexico
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20 reviews 20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Small room, but clean quite place to stay. Very convenient to the Lihue airport - about a 5 minute drive. Parking can get tight at night. There is parking behind and in front of the hotel. Check-in was fast and easy. Reservations made through Expedia made it easier at check-on. You can walk out to the main street (Rice Street)... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We stayed here for the first night after the arrival on Kauai. The hotel is close to the airport and can be found easily with a map or GPS. It is located in a residential area and parking was right next to the hotel entrance (and our room, see below). The check-in lady was very friendly and informative and the... More 

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Michigan
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17 reviews 17 reviews
7 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

My husband and I arrived in Lihue after flying in from South Korea. We wanted a place near the airport where we could just sleep for most of our first day/night in the area due to our long flight and the huge time difference. This place was perfect. We had mentioned our flight when we had made the reservations, and... More 

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Eugene, Oregon
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

We stayed here the night before our flight out the next morning and I was shocked at the condition of the room. The room was very cheap at $79.00 a night, but just because a room is cheap doesn't mean that it should be grimy and dirty. The walls in the bathroom had grim dripping down them, the molding was... More 

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

Thank you for your review and posting your concerns. We offer a reasonably priced room that we do keep clean and make sure our guests are comfortable. While we are not a 5 star hotel we are a good hotel with friendly staff, well maintained rooms and a great location near the airport. I do hope you enjoyed the island.... More 

Kansas City, Missouri, United States
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4 reviews 4 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

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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130 helpful votes 130 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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
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15 reviews 15 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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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Address: 2931 Kalena Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kauai Palms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Lihue

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