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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

#1 of 6 Hotels in Poipu
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2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Charlotte North Carolina
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband and I spent the first week in March in Kauai to celebrate our 30th wedding anniversary. We stayed our first three nights at a B&B in Poipu and our final three nights at the Koa Kea Resort-----WOW! This small boutique hotel knows how to do things right! First off--choice of room as there has been a lot written... More 

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Chatham, Massachusetts
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81 reviews 81 reviews
15 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights while in Kauai and enjoyed it very much. The food in the main restaurant, Red Salt,was excellent, if pricey. The rooms were comfortably appointed. The outdoor hot tub was beautiful and very comfortable. There is a very nice outdoor bar/restaurant with both bar and table service. The pool is lovely. The beach adjoining this... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful location, undone by extremely limited beach access. Wonderful, tranquil environment marred by a violently noisy restaurant and frequently indifferent service. Overall, a wonderful place, and I would not hesitate to recommend it to anyone -- a month after visiting, we still think about our oceanfront room! And the management obviously cares; I spent a long time on the phone... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

LOVED this place ..from my buddy at the bar to the house keeping staff . I'm going back ! Loved that there were no kids around . Great beds - staff - Red Salt resto is the best food on the island ! One of the best hotels I have ever stayed at and I've traveled ALOT

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Phoenix, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We have been here at the Koa Kea Resort since Thursday (still have 6 days and counting). AMAZING! Besides the fact, the service is impeccable, the resort is pristine and the beach is amazing! The staff is unbelievable. We just adore Jaime and Erin. AMAZING! Yes, I said that twice. Because we tip our hats to this resort. Ok, so... More 

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Brooklyn, NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I are from NYC and decided to spend my 40th birthday at the Koa Kea. We stayed at the hotel from January 18-24, 2014. We had a basic room which overlooked the pool area. We are Starwoods members and usually look for that chain of hotel when we travel, but the Sheraton next door seemed too big... More 

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Portland, Maine
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38 reviews 38 reviews
16 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I could not have been happier! This resort sits on Poipu Beach with some of the larger resorts/hotels on either side. The resort itself has beautiful, large comfortable rooms with very nice balconies or terraces. The rooms and grounds are impeccably clean and well maintained. All of the employees are very helpful and friendly. The pool area was very nice... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We had a fabulous visit to Koa Kea. Our room was spacious and comfortable; the bed was one of the best i have ever slept in. The grounds are gorgeous. The main house and bar area opens up onto the pool and veranda, where there is another bar, so the whole setup is perfect for leisurely cocktails while watching the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I really loved this hotel. It is tucked away between larger resorts but feels really luxurious and comfortable. It may be true that it had to be built on the existing blueprint of the motel that had sat in this place before, but that doesn't in any way inhibit the luxurious atmosphere. The rooms are really great, very quiet and... More 

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San Francisco, California
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wonderful quiet beach front hotel with good pool, hot tub and ocean swimming. Service excellent and friendly. Associated Red Salt restaurant outstanding as was breakfast. Close to shopping centers and numerous restaurants. Beach chairs and umbrellas are available as are ocean equipment and surf board lessons. Would definitely return. Miss watching the sunsets on the beach.

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