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Kauai Palms Hotel

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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you aren't used to roosters waking you up at sunrise, then don't stay here. Small tiny ants were in the room as the windows aren't sealed. Bathroom wasn't as cars as I would have liked it to be. The window air conditioner worked nicely and the room was very dark.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed two nights in the hotel. The first night was in one of the non-a/c rooms and the second night was in a room with an a/c for which I had to pay an extra $11. The non-a/c room was hot with an extremely anemic ceiling fan that seemed to only have one working setting--"low". The second night I... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

The room was fine for a short stay, but I wish we would have gotten a room with AC. There were windows that allowed for a nice breeze, but there were several people coming and going, lights, and of course Kauai's famous roosters. The room was clean but in need of updating. I would stay again for one night, but... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Booked 3 nights and left after 1 night with great relief. It was the room and the location, not the staff. This place has the look and feel of a tired boarding house. The room was over-deodorised, obviously well-worn and tired. Tried not to touch things and didn't even use the shower. For the first time in our hawaii trip... More 

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Wailua, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

I cannot say enough how amazing Jocelyn was to our family. She has so much grace, Aloha and pure Hawaiian Spirit. She is a remarkable person who made us feel so incredibly welcome. Thank you from our family to yours!

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Surprise, Arizona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The staff was very helpful and friendly but this was definitely a budget hotel. The rooms have very little area for luggage. It was quiet and just around the corner from Hamura's. The bedspread was very worn and in poor condition.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Don't get me wrong when we first pulled up I thought....no way! But once I went to the office and was greeted I felt right at home. My family and I enjoyed our stay as we had multiple families in other rooms staying there initially for the place of convenience as we were attending a baseball tournament. We mostly cooked... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

We stayed in an upstairs room (#24) with kitchenette - yes, it was small, but there was plenty of light from the 3 windows. There was a table and one chair, but we were gladly given another chair upon request. Wifi worked great. Fridge was small, but large enough for our needs, and it was very handy having a coffee... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015

We were supposed to stay there for 3 days, just couldn't do it. We had paid extra for the upgrade so we could have a kitchen. Just a small refrigerator and microwave. Very dark, jail cell is what I would to describe this room. No Clock, no phone very very basic. Not even enough light to try to use the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It was extremely small and certainly could use a new mattress. We were not allowed to have clean glasses everyday. We we told to use the same one for the duration of our stay. Found that strange. One chair to sit out in the front of our unit. One per unit. It was ok, but I'd look for something else... More 

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