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Whalers Cove Resort

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   2640 Puuholo Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Whalers Cove for one week with my Family. What a Spectacular place! Breathtaking views from the balcony over looking the ocean,unbelievable sunsets every night, whales breaching in the ocean, sounds of the ocean to fall asleep to every night.... Unbelievable!!! We stayed in room 122 which was Immaculately clean, Beautifully decorated and So,So Comfortable for both my... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've stayed her twice now. The problem is that there is a mix of residences and vacation rentals. The residents of the property go out of their way to make you feel unwelcome. The staff try, but ultimately the residents seem to have the final say. Do not stay here if you have young children...you get bad looks if they... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this place far exceeded our expectations. our trip was last minute so they gave us a break on the room rate (per my request) but then when we arrived they also upgraded us to a larger condo with the most amazing view. whales playing right outside our window and sunsets to die for. the place was quiet and romantic. no... More

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California
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6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was our first time in Kauai and I took a gamble on Whalers Cove. This was a gamble that paid off. The location is fabulous. Right on the water with a view to die for. It is set back off the main road (tricky to find the first time), and it is QUIET. The pool is perfect and very... More

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El Dorado Hills, California
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We planned to stay for a week and immediately added 2 more days when we walked in the door. Saw whales before we put our suitcases down! We've vacationed in Hawaii over 10 times and this was the most relaxing because of Whalers Cove's location and serenity. The staff was always helpful and full of aloha! Absolutely coming back next... More

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Palmetto, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 10 nights in unit #232. The unit had everything we needed plus we could get around any where easily. Lots of restaurants within walking distance or a quick car ride. Lanai was perfect for watching whales, water craft, scuba and snorkelers or just the ocean or night sky. Our only complaint is the lighting system. Strange multi-switch plates... More

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Healdsburg, California
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This condo complex was perfect for the kind of vacation I was looking for. I was wanting to be in sunny Poipu, but not wanting to be in the thick of it, so to speak. Whaler's Cove sits on a rock outcropping about 1 mile souht of the main beach at Poipu. There is a secluded feeling here that is... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

We spent 5 wonderful nights in Unit 136, a nicely-decorated 3rd floor condominium with 2 stories, 2 bedrooms, and 2.5 baths. It was absolutely amazing to be right on the oceanfront with the waves crashing just feet away. The living room/dining area, bedroom and master bath (and of course the lanai) all had views of the sea. We were constantly... More

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Vancouver, Canada
1 review
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

My partner and I spent an amazing 2 weeks at the beautiful Whalers Cove resort. The resort is very well maintained with beautiful landscaping and is immaculately clean. The staff are always smiling and very friendly. The views are amazing as you are right on the water which makes it great for seeing turtles, watching the whales breach, and of... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2014

Our second visit and we love the views, location, and staff ...but- some of the units are terribly out- dated. There needs to be a truth factor when you call to rent a place. On our first visit our unit was beautiful, this time - not so much. You need to be told about the condition of the unit you... More

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Address: 2640 Puuholo Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 30 Specialty lodging in Poipu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whalers Cove Resort 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We offer oceanfront luxury condos in Poipu. On site you may enjoy an infinity pool, incredible views, private lanais, and more in our full-service resort. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Whalers Cove Hotel
Whalers Cove Hotel Poipu
Whalers Cove Resort Kauai/Poipu

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