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Kauai Palms Hotel

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   2931 Kalena Street, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014
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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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Eugene, Oregon
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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40 reviews 40 reviews
14 hotel reviews
93 helpful votes 93 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
7 helpful votes 7 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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91 reviews 91 reviews
20 hotel reviews
57 helpful votes 57 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
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9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 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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27 reviews 27 reviews
26 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
229 helpful votes 229 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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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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