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Whalers Cove Resort

3.5 of 5 Lodge   |   2640 Puuholo Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Ranked #3 of 30 Specialty lodging in Poipu
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First time on Kauai. So glad we found this place! Condo 223 was beautiful, quiet, clean, and had everything we needed. The pool is on the small side, but is perfect for a serene cooling dip and sun bathing beneath the broad Hawaiian sky. The oceanfront setting allowed us to fall asleep and wake to the relaxing sounds of the... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have stayed here twice and just love it, quite and the sound of the waves rocking you to sleep can't be beat. The staff is always super friendly and helpful with anything you need. Some units are decorated better than others, but all are clean and have great views. I do feel this resort is not very children friendly,... More

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los angeles
13 reviews 13 reviews
8 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Finding accommodation in Kauai can be daunting as there a lot of choices if you're looking for a rental like we were. It was our first time to the island and fortunately we got lucky -- we couldn't have asked for a better experience at Whaler's Cove! We booked our room through Hotels.com and stayed in unit 120, an ocean... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

We just stayed in unit 232 at Whalers Cove for 4 nights. The setting is amazing, right on the water next to Koa Landing. We did a couple of dives off Koa Landing, so the location was epic. The grounds were quite nice, and we even used their barbecues one night to cook up some fresh steak and fish. The... More

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Keizer, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

We stayed at Whaler's Cove for one week in May 2014 in Condo 117. To say that we had a wonderful time would be an understatement. The staff, the accommodations and the location were perfect for us. We had the pool to ourselves most of the time and the condo is right next to the pool. It was beautifully decorated... More

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Redding, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

This was our first time to stay at the Whalers Cove. During our morning walks in previous stays, every time we past the Whalers we said we have to stay there someday. We are so glad we did. Unit 223 was perfect due to the fact that it is an end unit, providing additional windows on the side of the... More

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GMatWhalersCove, General Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha & Mahalo for your kind words! Don't forget that we have all the beach gear in the office for your next visit! Beach chairs, coolers, umbrellas and boogie boards. We'll even get the ice! More

Aliso Viejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

We loved this location and facility! My kids especially loved the pool, when we needed to relax and not venture out on the island. Although I'm not a fan of cooking while on vacation, with food prices and 6 of us traveling, it was a necessity. The kitchen space was perfect for all of our meals in. We also loved... More

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Walla Walla, Washington
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

This was a really nice condo. Peaceful, decorated very nicely. Close to the pool. We vacationed with our daughter 11 and two adults. Very spacious. It had beach chairs, pool towels. The bathrooms are done very well. We will come back again. We are from Walla Walla Washington. We hiked, swam, went to the beach. Great service from the condo..... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014 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 April 8, 2014

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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Address: 2640 Puuholo Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whalers Cove Resort 3.5*
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