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Castle Makahuena at Poipu

1661 Pe'e Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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18 reviews 18 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

While the location of this property does offer the only place on the island you can view both sunrise and sunset I cannot recommend it for comfort. Firstly there is NO air conditioning here. Regardless of the ocean breeze coming in through the windows, it was too hot to sleep at night because you have to close the windows to... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Our family rented three units over Christmas 2014. The units were generally well equipped and comfortable even though some looked a little tired. Location is unsurpassed - close to the point with fantastic sea views. Staff were pleasant and helpful. Grounds and pool well maintained.

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Ohio
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

This was our first trip to Kauai and the Castle was recommended by our travel agent. We will not be using that travel agent again nor will we stay at this place again. While I understand each unit is individually owned, we had a very outdated and drab unit. The carpet was faded and stained, their was mold on the... More 

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New York City, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

we stayed for 1 night only but all night my husband was awaken due to some bad dreams and he was saying there is something which is disturbing him and there are bed bugs and not as clean as other ..... Shower tub is broken there is too much smell in restroom drains are closed room No 114......

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Utah
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

This condo complex, Makahuena, is located right on The Point at Poipu. Poipu is on the south part of Kauai, I have stayed on Kauai many times and Poipu is my favorite area to stay. It is usually sunny in Poipu. Makahuena is very close to beaches, restaurants, shops & golf. The resort sits on a bluff overlooking the ocean.... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

These condos don't enforce anything. The pool and hot tub close at nine but they are used well beyond that. Also the pool and hot tub are dead center of all the condos so it is like like being at a rock concert in your condo VERY NOISY. Another drawback is the parking lot is on the other side and... More 

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Shoreview, Minnesota
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2015

When reviewing a property, I bear in mind the locale, value according to locale and understanding of my intended use. With that said, this served our purpose well and perhaps give it a 3.5 rating if able. I also had service rating of 3 as this is not a property with tons of amenities, but staffing was adequate for needs.... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

My family and I had the the second floor 3 bedroom condo and it was spacious. We also had made service and washer and dryer for our clothes. Had some normal amenities which included kitchen, dishwasher, cooking needs, and such. Close by the neighboring beaches, shops, and activities and some great nearby towns. The downside were too many to mention... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

We stayed at 1103. Good points: Condo spacious Relatively clean Lots of books and DVDs - keeps kids and adults entertained Comfortable beds Bad points There was a family right above us that was fond of stomping. Kids. Kitchen was in bad shape. Utensils looked dirty and not at all inviting. We had to wash the few we decided to... More 

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Decatur, IL
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

We stayed at Makahuena from 9/6-9/13/2014. It was our second time to stay in this condo #5201. We rented through ParrishKauai and had a great experience. This condo sits on a bluff on the southern most tip of Kauai about 30 feet from the ocean, how perfect. The condo has an L-shaped Lanai with 2 bedrooms and 2 baths. So... More 

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