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Castle Makahuena at Poipu

1661 Pe'e Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We made our reservations for our 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo at Makahuena before reading the review in the Kauai Ultimate Guidebook, which pretty much panned the place, so we were a little worried. Not to worry, it turns out, since this place was perfect. Great ocean views, clean and large condo, great location; what's not to like?

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Gardena, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

We only stayed one night, but that was one night too many. There was no management on site or availabe during our entire stay. We had to access a combination lock box to get the key at 3pm in the afternoon because although that is checkin time, the office had closed at 2:30. They did not leave a key to... More 

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bkuz, Owner at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear about your negative experience. However, each unit availabile for rent are privately owned. Some homeowners have done upgrades, while others have not. Some have property managers that meet incoming guests, and facilitate their needs, while others do not do as good a job. The Makahueana is on a beautiful location, the vast majority of units... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2015

The condo we rented was described as having a "garden view". We quickly noticed that if we looked to the left and then to the right, we could see the garden "moving". It was the ocean! We loved our stay at this condo. We enjoyed the pool, hot tub, location, views and the condo itself! We highly recommend it! There... More 

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MKH Resort Mgr C, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for the great feedback. I must admit that this property has perfect views from every angle. We look forward to you joining us again in the near future. Aloha! More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 via mobile

Nice property... Close to shopping, beaches... Nice pool very well maintained, and the views are awesome... Very friendly staff and very helpful.. We stayed in a very posh condo, everything you needed to prepare your own meals... That's such a great convenience! The only drawback is that there is no A/C! It tends to get very hot during the evenings..... More 

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Redding, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The location of Makahuena at Poipu was great -- close to the beaches, shopping, golf courses, restaurants and vacation activities. It is also central for most attractions in south and west Kauai. Our condo was comfortable, spacious and had a great view of the ocean. The pool was nice and staff was very pleasant and helpful. We had problems with... More 

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Tacoma
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 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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