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Wadsworth, Ohio
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14 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Perfect place to land after a really long flight. Rooms are very clean and comfortable. Older hotel but well maintained and managed. Would recommend for business trip and for budget conscious travelers. Free parking but no pool or other features there if you want a resort type hotel you will be disappointed. I was very happy there for my first... More 

Thank blueheaven111f
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Pleasant experience here. Everything was as expected. The rooms are small, but the square footage of each room is provided online, so you know what you're getting. The rooms are also recently remodeled and tastefully done... looks just like the photos. I was pleasantly surprised to find a well-stocked vending machine in the lobby that takes credit cards, a guest... More 

Thank Elaine S
Christchurch, New Zealand
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Decent place to stay in transit but would not recommend for the first night of a honeymoon. Room was cramped and very hot. Roosters making noise all night. Clean and close to the airport but that's it really.

Thank cmore5005
KauaiPalmsHotel, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for your response. Yes, it is very hot this time of the year in Hawaii and much sun screen is needed. I am sorry you were uncomfortable in your room. We do have different types of rooms here. There is the standard room, which you picked, that has a ceiling fan or the deluxe room with an... More 

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Anchorage, Alaska
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2016

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 

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Vancouver, BC
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69 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016 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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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 28, 2016

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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72 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles 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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34 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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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  • 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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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • 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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