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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

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2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I love this hotel. My friends and I came for 4 nights and had a spectacular experience. Paul Koulbanis, Melissa and Dean are just some of the incredibly attentive staff. The location is perfect and the size of the hotel even better. Food and cocktail program superb. This is a must stay in Poipu on Kauai!

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Half Moon Bay, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was instantly attracted to the Sixties architecture when arriving at this strictly adult retreat, and learned that much of original Mid-Century facade was re-purposed in the re-design of the boutique hotel. We opted for the ocean front king upon learning that these are the primo rooms. We were first placed in a ground level room with a patio that... More 

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

Aloha e luannedesign, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your honeymoon at Koa Kea! We truly appreciate the excellent rating you have awarded us and thank you for your detailed review. It is a delight to know how much you enjoyed our spectacular setting, comfortable accommodations, excellent amenities, and delicious cuisine. We are additionally pleased to know that your massage... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 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 1 week 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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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks 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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