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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
  • 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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New York City, New York
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Koa Kea for 5 nights and absolutely loved it. The property is beautiful, right on the beach and all of the rooms have a view of the pool and/or ocean. The staff was incredibly helpful and friendly. The hotel is fairly small so its is quiet and peaceful and quickly feels very familiar and relaxing. Everything you... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We moved to the Koa Kea after having a bad experience at the St Regis. Overall we had a very good experience here. The service was good, the quality of the food was high (nice breakfasts, good sushi bar and restaurant). The bartenders also know how to make a proper cocktail! We did have to change rooms as we initially... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I really enjoyed our stay. Very friendly staff and beautiful location. We got the package with breakfast included, which I recommend if you like a great meal to start the day. Would come back again. The restaurant 'Red Salt' was quite good, if a bit pricey- but most restaurants in poipu are also on the high priced... More 

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12 reviews 12 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great location on a wonderful beach. This hotel did all of the little things right. They really went out of the way to treat you well. It is not a low price option, but after staying at other places in Kauai we felt it was worth the extra money. We would stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed here for 10 nights in April and we loved every second of it. The setting was beautiful and as we were lucky enough to stay at an ocean front had excellent views to the ocean. The staff were extremely friendly and helpful, from the waitresses at breakfast, cleaners, waiters at dinner to the valet parking staff. Staff to note... More 

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I booked the hotel via Costco out of a list of dozens because of the location and the view. But once we got there, I was blown away by how consistently high the service was. Every hotel employee I came across was happy, helpful, and made me feel like they truly appreciated us being there. The view from our ocean... More 

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San Diego, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is our first time at the Koa Kea and we couldn't agree more with the reviews. It is a very pleasant boutique style hotel with nice room and super comfortable beds. There is plenty of room around the pool are so you never feel boxed in or on top of someone and the views are simply awesome. The one... More 

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Littleton, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent 3 nights here as part of our Kauai vacation two weeks ago. The property is amazing, the service is OUTSTANDING. Coming from the St Regis, I would say we had more attention at Koa Kea and it was just so nice. The views are great, rooms well appointed and Salt was great. Oh and the breakfast was amazing.... More 

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Syracuse, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I have stayed at hotels in the Poipu Beach area many times since the late 80s, but this was our first time staying at the Koa Kea. Actually, we did stay at this property when it was still the Poipu Beach Hotel, before it was all but destroyed by Hurricane Iniki in 1992. This is a beautiful... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Koa Kea resort in Poipu, Kauai, is wonderful. My husband, my two grown sons and their partners all spent 10 days there over the Christmas/New Year's holiday at the end of 2014. It's a small luxury hotel, and although we started out feeling suprised about its small size, we quickly realized that is one of its attractions. It's particularly... More 

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  • Grand Hyatt(7)
  • Great location(7)
  • North shore(4)
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