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Anchorage, Alaska
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had an absolutely wonderful experience at Kauai Palms when I stayed there for 5 nights this August. I enjoyed my stay so much that I booked two more for right before I leave Kauai at the end of September. Pros: It is less than a $10 ride from the airport. Right next to the Kauai Beer Company (check out... More 

Thank peaceofkaike
Vancouver, BC
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My husband & I stayed here for one night with our 9 week old son. Check in was quick and staff was friendly. The room was clean and comfortable, but a lot smaller than we anticipated. It was quite the squeeze to make it work with a safe place for our baby to sleep - my husband ended up sleeping... More 

Thank goodtoglow
Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a good place to stay. It's not fancy, but a good value. I had a package mailed here, which was a great benefit. The guest laundry worked fine. Parking is very close. They have plenty of tourist info. The staff was friendly and helpful.

Thank Keith S
Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

This was a lovely quaint hotel that was nice to retire to after a long day of exploring and adventure seeking. The bed was incredibly comfortable. While the room may be very small it was perfect for just my daughter and I. Very clean, hot shower, great price and most of all quiet with only the wind rustling through the... More 

Thank Denise M
SF Bay Area, CA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016

We booked this place for the price and the convenience of being close to the airport for our last night in Kauai (after having spent a week in the Hanalei area). It was under $100/night whereas other places in Lihue were $150-200 (or more). For that price, we got a small but functional room with AC and ceiling fan, ensuite... More 

Thank stevenalice
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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

This is a basic, older motel, close to the airport, and everything is kept very clean. The shower has been updated and the slightly higher barrier/ threshold is a nice touch to keep the rest of the bathroom dry and clean. The lady at reception was very friendly and helpful. She came across as genuinely proud of her hometown and... More 

Thank WalkieTalkie
Palm Desert
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2016

Basic clean room, 2 beds, air conditioning, refrigerator, nice shower, large TV screen Tea and coffee in am by front office Microwave and washer and dryer available by front office Parking in front of rooms

Thank Desertdocent2012
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

For those who haven't been to Kauai you'll discover that prices are substantially higher and in many areas and your choices here tend to be in this hotels price range around 100 and then there's a big jump to over 200 so there isn't what I would call a lot of hotels that are in the mid range so super... More 

Thank ginKetchikan
Aiken, South Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

This hotel looks like an old motel that was converted and it may have been. It is not elaborate like some of the resorts but the rooms are kept immaculately clean, air conditioning is provided, the landscaping is beautiful and they immediately jump to meet any need. Across the street is the mountain range that was used in every opening... More 

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KauaiPalmsHotel, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Mahalo for your wonderful response. Thank you so much for your kind words and for letting others know of the the restaurants that is within walking distance from the hotel. The housekeeping staff will be happy to know they are doing a good job in keeping the rooms clean. Thank you for staying with us and we certainly appreciate... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

Friendly reception, pride themselves on cleanliness. Organised a Taxi for the morning. Comfy bed, reasonably quiet, hot shower. If you are looking for a place to stay for an early morning flight, for the price you can't go wrong

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KauaiPalmsHotel, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to leave a response. I appreciate your kind words. Most of all, thank you for staying with us. Mahalo. More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in Lihue, gateway of the Garden Island, the Kauai Palms Hotel offers affordability and stylish comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kauai Palms Hotel

Address: 2931 Kalena St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1319
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $90 - $107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kauai Palms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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