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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

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2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This place is terrific, with a great property and a lot of special touches and grace notes everywhere. Big soft beds, quiet, great attention to detail. And all the employees are super nice, friendly and patient. They keep the place looking fantastic. The adjoining restaurant, Red Salt, is great as well. Why not 5 stars? Well, just a couple of... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We started our visit to Kauai in a hotel that we hated - to our great fortune we were able to get a room in Koa Kea and it saved our vacation! The room was immaculate, the beds are wonderful, the staff was helpful and friendly, the pool was lovely, and the restaurant is top-notch. The location is great -... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e GenaSeattle, What a delight to know that your stay at Koa Kea saved your vacation! We are so happy that you enjoyed our luxurious accommodations, stellar amenities, and unbeatable location while visiting Kauai. Thank you for sharing your review and for the excellent rating you have awarded us. We look forward to welcoming you back to Koa Kea... More 

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a small, high quality alternative to the mega resorts right on a protected portion of the beach that allows for swimming. (Many beaches in Kauai are dangerous for swimming.) The restaurant is truly excellent -- worth a visit even if you're not staying at the hotel. We had an upper level "ocean view" room that faced southwest, meaning... More 

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Overland Park, Kansas
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43 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I preface this with we are owners at the Marriott Waiohai right next door to this hotel. We were having the extended family join us and decided that we wanted to get a few days of sanity before the insanity started. The Koa Kea was perfect in every way. It starts off with complimentary valet...nice way to start your stay.... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Twogr8danes, Thank you so much for choosing Koa Kea for a peaceful getaway and for taking the time to share your review. We are thrilled that you loved your stay at our resort, enjoying the exemplary hospitality of our staff, the phenomenal views, and our fabulous amenities. We will be sure to share your comments with Jamie and... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is truly a "hidden gem" nestled among the big chain hotels. The minute you pull up you know you are in a special place-your car is taken from you, your bags are taken and you are ushered over to the front desk! The staff cannot do enough for you. They are most helpful anytime their assistance is required.... More 

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Los Altos Hills, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Red Salt restaurant at Koa Kea resort is nothing short of amazing. Justin who makes sushi and craft cocktails is a rare gem. His handcrafted sushi is a work of art and those lucky enough to sit at his counter are in for a delicious and unique experience. He makes a special order lobster and spicy tuna roll that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I took my wife here for our anniversary. The place is right on the beach. The pool is nice and there is a huge grass area with lounge chairs so you can relax and look at the ocean. The pool bar is right there as well. The rooms are very nice with a great shower. The rooms have a balcony... More 

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Kalispell, Montana, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful Resort. The grounds are stunning and kept up well. It is right on the beach. A great place to watch sunsets. Free beach towels. The bathroom and shower is great. The room is just average, for the price. The room maid service was excellent. They left everything the way we had it. They came in twice daily. At night... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I should probably preface my review by admitting that my husband and I arrived at the Koa Kea after spending 5 nights at the (blech) Marriott Lihue. In other words, the bar had been set quite low. Regardless, we were delighted with every aspect of our stay at the Koa Kea. I was a little apprehensive as we arrived because... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Anchored, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea and for sharing your detailed review. It is a true delight to know how much you enjoyed your time at our resort, relishing in the luxurious accommodations and exclusive amenities, while taking advantage of our fabulous location. It was our pleasure to have you as our guests and... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Yes, this place looks like it is a remodeled motel but they did a spectacular job! It's just the shell of the old building for the rooms are beautifully done and the hotel is clean and very aesthetically pleasing! It is not overcrowded like other resorts and has a nice feel and vibe. The staff is amazing and always eager... More 

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