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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

4.5 of 5 Resort   |   2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756 (Koloa)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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9 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My wife and I stayed at the Koa Kea for ten days this summer. Each day was wonderful and filled with much needed relaxation. Thankfully, we were at a hotel that knew how to keep us relaxed! We had an ocean view room facing southwest and enjoyed the sunsets each evening as we sat on our balcony overlooking the courtyard... More

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Dallas, Texas
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My husband and I went here on our honeymoon. Hands down the best place I've ever stayed. Our flight got in really late so we got to the hotel around midnight. The staff knew who we were before we even opened our mouths. They even made us paninis even though the kitchen was closed. Our room was perfect with the... More

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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We had a fantastic 4 days @Koa Kea in Poipu. Wonderful location. Excellent amenities. Impeccable service. Good restaurant at the hotel. We used Poipu as our base to access the rest of the Island. Highly recommended for couples traveling to Kauai.

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Mount Laurel, New Jersey
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at this beautiful property for six days. It was absolutely perfect. It is a wonderful location with a terrific and professional staff. We looked at the other hotels in the area and they were so over-crowded with kids running everywhere. Koa Kea is neither of these. Always a chair available at the pool, on the lawn overlooking the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is awesome - from the quiet and peaceful accomodations, to the beautiful beach sunset views, you won't find a better place to stay in Kauai. We never had to "save" a chair at the pool, and the guy that rented the water equipment was extremely helpful. No screaming children - if you're looking for that, you can go... More

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Tiburon, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hotel...perfect for couples. Rooms are well thought out and although they do not say 'no children' there are 'no children' because there is nothing for children to do here.... Poolside is peaceful; no crazy cabana renting or chair saving madness. I can't imagine traveling to Hawaii and having to send someone down to put a towel on a... More

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Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for part of our honeymoon. Everything about this property is perfect - our ocean-front room was comfortable and right on the ocean! the food at Red Salt was wonderful, sushi in the lounge was perfect, and the staff were all very friendly and accommodating. I would definitely recommend for couples seeking a relaxing retreat!

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Madison, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with my husband on a no-kids romantic get-away in the beginning of June 2014. The hotel staff are certainly friendly and the facilities very clean and modern. Just, overall, nothing particularly special seemed to jump out at us. Not for the cost. Although now I'm hard-pressed to really find anything specific to complain about. The cocktail drinks... More

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San Francisco, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was very pleased with my stay here. The hotel itself has a small, boutique-y feel to it. Everything is upscale but in an understated way. The staff was very friendly and the room itself was comfortable. The pool and hot tub are gorgeously landscaped and nothing ever felt too crowded. Red Salt is phenomenal for breakfast and we had... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel & staff were perfect! Everyone was extremely friendly & welcoming. My husband & I stayed here w/our 6 1/2yr old & it was far to quiet for him (mostly at the pool)! Food was amazing (a bit pricey but u get what u pay 4) & the view was a great way to start & end the day.... More

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Address: 2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Koa Kea Hotel & Resort 4.5*
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Koa Kea Hotel Poipu
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Koa Kea is a luxury boutique hotel with unmatched proximity to the ocean. Red Salt Restaurant and the Spa at Koa Kea are the newest additions to Poipu Beach, a great location for enjoying Kauai. ... more   less 
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