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Castle Makahuena at Poipu

3.0 of 5 Condominium   |   1661 Pe'e Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756 (Koloa)
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 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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123 reviews 123 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

With the many different condo sites to choose from, why choose an old place? Each unit is individually owned - some nicely furnished/maintained , others not. Outside boxing a ad landscaping are funky looking........ Fuggetabout dis place Bra.

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CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for sharing your comments, we do appreciate your input. Unfortunately Castle doesn’t manage the exterior of the complex and has no control on outside condition of the buildings. However, I will definitely share your comments to the association. I understand, the new management is gradually making steps to improve the outside façade of the property. More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My family with 2 boys (8 and 10) spent 4 glorious days at Makahuena! We were treated to an ocean FRONT 2 bedroom suite - by oceanfront I mean we were steps from the ocean and enjoyed the soothing sounds of the waves on our entire stay (kept my lanai/balcony door open the whole time)! We were so close to... More

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CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha Anthony, I appreciate your positive comments about Makahuena. The property is indeed a treasure to us and many return guests who keep coming back year after year. Once again, thank you for sharing your pleasant experience. We look forward to seeing you again someday. Sincerely, Evelyn More

Lihue, Hawaii
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18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Sits on top of a cliff on the edge of the Pacific. Whales and turtles all winter long. Five minute walk to Brenneckes or the Hyatt. Warm hot tub and pool to star watch at night. Great tennis in the afternoon. Real people, no jerks.

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Gig Harbor, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

My husband and I have been staying in the same unit (oceanfront) for 6 years. We love the location and service at Makahuena. We have been so fortunate with the weather during the late January-early February weeks, and it is fun to be on island for the SuperBowl. Our unit is very comfortable and the view is the best, and... More

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Victoria, Canada
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

There are more modern places in Poipu, but we found our accommodations at the MAKAHEUNA very clean and comfortable. The location on the point can't be beat. We were fortunate in having a full view - so many whales! The beds were comfortable and the units are spacious - especially if you're sharing with another couple. Our unit was perfectly... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

This spot is a great location in Poipu, quiet and beautiful. Our condo, 1203 was recently renovated in 2011, the bathroom showers need a little work is all. The condo was fully equipped with beach chairs, towels, umbrellas, snorkels, boogie boards, sand toys, tennis rackets, balls, water noodles the list goes on and on, if you rent this unit you... More

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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43 reviews 43 reviews
34 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2013

These are condo rentals, many of which are listed on major hotel search websites, so I'll separate this review out by the property and the individual condo. Location: After doing some research, it seemed that Poipu was the best place to stay in December for good weather. If I went during a better season for weather, I would have chosen... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

Aloha, me and my family stayed in 1302. The reservation process was easy and hassle free. The place was great. All the amenities that anyone could need. The only drawbacks to this condo was there really isn't a view to the ocean. I really didn't mind it as we were at the beach most of our stay. The condo was... More

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Abbotsford, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

This review is from November 2012. I went with my boyfriend and his parents, and stayed on a second floor condo. What an excellent break from the terrible weather at home! Yes, there is no air conditioning, but the island is so windy that as soon as you open the windows, it's almost as if you are outside. The staff... More

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Glastonbury, CT
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56 reviews 56 reviews
34 hotel reviews
205 helpful votes 205 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Booked with Castle Resorts. They gave us an excellent, really beautiful condo (#2308). Gorgeous ocean views. While the exterior of this small (70 units, I think) is a bit drab, the grounds are nicely manicured; fabulous views from everywhere; and I think most owners (all the units are individually owned, therefore individually furnished) take good care of their units. Also... More

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Additional Information about Castle Makahuena at Poipu

Also Known As:
Castle Makahuena At Poipu Hotel
Castle Makahuena At Poipu Hotel Poipu
Castle Makahuena At Poipu Kauai
Address: 1661 Pe'e Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Amenities:
Free Parking Kitchenette Suites Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 30 Specialty lodging in Poipu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Makahuena at Poipu 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Makahuena at Poipu is an oceanfront condominium on the southernmost point of Kauai that offers a rare opportunity to experience both a stunning sunrise and sunset. Accommodations include one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with kitchens and washer/dryers. Amenities include a pool, jet spa, tennis court, and barbecue grills. ... more   less 
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