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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

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

Wouldn't stay anywhere else on this gorgeous island. Only 120 rooms, genuinely friendly and very professional staff, a lot of whom are Kauai born and bred. Best mai tais on the island! Wonderful tiki bar, great hot tub and salt water pool, fabulous green overlooking the ocean and sunsets, overlooking a tiny bay, great for snorkelling. Nearby beaches readily accessible... More 

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8 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Kea Koa was the perfect place for my wife and I to unwind and enjoy the week. This hotel is not a big chain, it's more intimate than that, and exactly what we were looking for. Every staff member we encountered was delightful, from the valets, to the front desk, to the dining room, and the spa ladies. There... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you are looking for a quiet romantic hotel then this is a great place. The rooms have just enough extras to pamper you. The location, while on the ocean, does not have a beach. You are a couple minutes walk down a small sidewalk to a beautiful beach. The staff is friendly and helpful at every step. The pool... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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38 reviews 38 reviews
35 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kea Koa is not part of a chain, and it feels like that – like someone owning and managing the hotel really cares. The employees are warm and friendly, not reading from a hymn sheet of pre-prepared actions. They are spontaneous. The breakfast spread has numerous options. And, the Thanksgiving menu dishes were the best that I have had... More 

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Vallejo, California, United States
14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is not the place for the "discount" traveler but if you're ready to treat yourself, it's hard to beat this resort for service and amenities. Nestled between larger resorts on Poipu Beach, the location is superb, with a nice snorkeling spot right in front. It's on the south shore of the island, which enjoys calmer waters and safer snorkeling,... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Koa Kea Hotel is wonderfully located, right on the beach. Staff are uniformly delightful, especially the valets. Food is of a high standard. Everything about our stay was enjoyable. The Koa Kea is small and provides personal service which is a contrast to the large resorts in the area. If you are looking for a relaxing holiday with high... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Perfect 6 day vacation. The only thing not perfect was we had to leave and go home! We booked the "Isle See You in Poipu" package which made it just within our reach as far as pricing goes. It included breakfast for two and a $50 per day resort credit that covered food, drinks and sundries from the little shop.... More 

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New Jersey
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8 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked our anniversary trip for 2015 and had what I consider an odd email exchange... After advising friends that live on Oahu that we had booked this resort for our trip they advised that they visited there recently and there was a package that we should look into so, I emailed the hotel and asked if this package was still... More 

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New York City, New York
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I recently had the pleasure of staying 2 nights (too short) at Koa Kea. I was alone having just attended a professional conference on the Big Island and decided to treat myself to a couple vacation days. The staff demonstrated high levels of professionalism from the valet, to front desk to the bar tender. Being alone I opted to dine... More 

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vancouver bc
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We randomly picked this hotel in Poipu, and absolutely loved it. Older style, not too big, beautiful rooms and the pool was lovely. The rooms were very well done, and great bed and sheets. The valet service was great. Only complaint was the restaurant was very expensive, and we decided to eat elsewhere, which there are many to choose from.

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  • Hot tub(14)
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Additional Information about Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

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*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Koa Kea Hotel Poipu
Koa Kea Hotel And Resort
Koa Kea Resort
Koa Kea Hotel & Resort Kauai/Poipu
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#1 On the Beach Hotel in Poipu
#1 Luxury Hotel in Poipu
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Poipu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poipu
#3 Family Hotel in Poipu

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