We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

“Loved it!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Waipouli Beach Resort

Save Saved
You added Waipouli Beach Resort to your Saves list
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 8 more sites!
Waipouli Beach Resort
4.0 of 5 Resort   |   4-820 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746   |  
Hotel website
  |  
Hotel deals
  |  
  |  
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Use Promo Code & Save Now
Ranked #2 of 12 hotels in Kapaa
Connecticut
Top Contributor
70 reviews 70 reviews
11 hotel reviews
Reviews in 35 cities Reviews in 35 cities
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
“Loved it!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2013

Went there on our are third night in kauai after trying two other resorts, love this resort! It's newer and centrally located to everything. The grounds are beautiful and the pool is amazing. We stayed in a hotel room which was cheap at one forty nine a night rather than the condo units. The hotel room was great! We were on the first floor and right next to the pool. Had a nice lanai to sit out on and there is a family of orange tabby cats that would visit to share some breakfast each morning. The place is beautiful, well maintained and the oasis Resturant is on the beach at the resort and is excellent. Highly recommend.

Room Tip: Ask for an end unit first floor
See more room tips
  • Stayed May 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Write a Review

874 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    537
    223
    62
    36
    16
See reviews for
425
315
4
3
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (180)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
california
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviews in 4 cities Reviews in 4 cities
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2013 via mobile

We have stayed previously at this resort and loved it. We returned with our grown children this past April and were on the 4th floor. Totally different experience...especially traveling with two toddlers. We booked 7 months in advance and would've thought that a ground floor request could've been accommodated. Love the location but would recommend staying on ground floor level if you enjoy sitting outside. The only patios in the 2-bedroom units are off the bedroom and very small. No outside sitting areas that could accommodate our entire party. Also, the dining room table could seat 3 in a two bedroom unit. We couldn't even sit and play cards or games at the table. A little disappointing for our family. Would only stay again if traveling with a group of 4 or less and able to get a ground level unit.

  • Stayed April 2013
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
San Francisco, California
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2013

We staid for a week at unit G403 and enjoyed our time there immensely. Great condo, very clean, spacious and nicely appointed, high end appliances, very comfy bed and great jacuzzi bathtub. It really feels like home away from home. Pool area is a lot of fun and Oasis cafe have great food and super cocktails. Too bad we had only one week there, would definitely go back there for longer next time.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 2
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Edmonton, Canada
Contributor
13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviews in 7 cities Reviews in 7 cities
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2013

This resort is exactly as pictured! We booked the on site restaurant for the reception and it was perfect ! Would definitely recommend, the only thing was housekeeping came only every three days and didn't do a great job....we had a two bedroom ocean front condo.

Room Tip: Ocean front is worth the $$$
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes 1
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

We were in Kauai for 10 days. The first 5 were spent in a hotel room so we felt a huge relief when we walked into A-304. We had the comforts of home while continuing our honeymoon. The condo faced the ocean. The view was beautiful but unfortunately the beach was quite unswimmable,,,at least safely. Like others, we stayed here so we could be at a balanced location on the island to venture off if we wanted to. The majority of the east side beaches were unattractive to us so we drove to the north shore beaches which were to die for beautiful. The drive in itself was enjoyable for the island scenery so we did not mind. We planned on seeing other island areas anyway. We used the grill every night and did not have an issue getting one (we only located 2 and apparently there are four?,,,not sure about that). We grilled late in the evening. We did not hang out at the pool. Too many kids/teenagers and we were on our honeymoon. We did not use the hot tubs...they appeared to be quite maxed out....with kids. We did not eat at oasis...but I did hear it being recommended quite often while we were out.

The condo had all your basic amenities for cooking/cleaning/laundry/bathing/beach fun etc. I am quite picky when it comes to hotels/condos and I was pleased. We had no access to the front desk for services and there was no housekeeping since this condo was privately owned (we knew this ahead of time already and we were totally cool with it). We were quite acclimated to the island by the time we got to waipouli being that we spent five days on the island already. Kauai is very easy to get around. The condo was very close to the airport and most of the activities we did (luau, zipline, kayak). We ate at Wahooo down the street. Great seafood....very pricey. Lots of shopping nearby. We would probably stay here again for the value and location of this place. P.s. The bed was super comfy!!

  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Ashley, Ohio
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2013

Great location and proximity to the ocean couldn't be much better. The pool is so much fun, even for us "big kids". We had an ocean front room and couldn't have asked for more, hearing the ocean waves all night was perfect. (Of course we left the doors open to hear the waves, if you want peace and quiet it was impressive how quiet the room was with the doors closed) Would highly recommend. It really was like home away from home. Very roomy and comfortable. Would go back in a second.

Room Tip: Splurge and get the ocean front, it's breathtaking!
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.
Portland, Oregon, United States
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
Reviews in 3 cities Reviews in 3 cities
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

My wife and I stayed here on our honeymoon. We really enjoyed it. The rooms are updated and very clean. Our room had a full kitchen that we used a lot. The time that we did spend in the room was enjoyed. The pool area was just right; not too busy, not too small. The restaurant Oasis is on location and serves great food, albeit a little on the spendy side.

The location was great. It's across the street from Safeway, Longs drugs, Redbox, ABC store, and Starbucks. The resort is centrally located on the island; it took us about 35 minutes to reach Hanalei (north) and 40 minutes to reach Poipu (south).

Beware booking a "partial ocean view" room. We did and were greatly disappointed in it because it mostly overlooked the parking lot and a construction site while a sliver of ocean between two buildings was viewable from one of the two decks. So, while the room met the technical requirements of a "partial ocean view" room, it did not meet the spirit of such a description. We complained and to their credit they moved us to a room on the inside.

Room Tip: Rooms on the inside are definitely preferred. Avoid "mountain view" rooms and select "...
See more room tips
  • Stayed April 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC.

Been to Waipouli Beach Resort? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Waipouli Beach Resort

Address: 4-820 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
Phone Number:
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Family Hotel in Kapaa
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Kapaa
#2 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — Waipouli Beach Resort 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Amex, Orbitz, Tingo, Travelocity, BookingOdigeoWL, Hotels.com, Priceline, Expedia and Agoda so you can book your Waipouli Beach Resort reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort And Spa
Outrigger Waipouli Beach Hotel Kapaa
Outrigger Kapaa
Kapaa Outrigger
Waipouli Beach Resort Kauai/Kapaa

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Waipouli Beach Resort, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.