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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed at the resort Aug 21-25, having just stayed at the St. Regis in Princeville. Both my husband and I actually preferred the Koa Kea (in Poipu), in terms of service and location. Princeville is stunning, but it is pretty isolated and has a bit more rain. The Koa Kea is a boutique hotel, but does not skimp on... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

First the good - best valet staff ever. Fast, friendly, genuinely interested in their level of service. Thanks guys! Location is certainly good, beach was pretty nice if not the best for swimming. Nespresso machine was nice to have. I actually liked the partial ocean view because the balcony was much more private. Many ocean view rooms overlook the pool... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We spent five days in a beautiful hotel, really recommended. We found good privacy, relax and kindness. Beautiful pool garden with umbrellas and sun beds and just some steps to find the amazing beach of Poipu. Exiting sunsets with a cocktail were a must in the evening. Just some notes about breakfast, really under expectations, and housekeeping, can be improved.... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Moni10e, We are so happy that you chose to stay at Koa Kea. It's wonderful to know that you enjoyed the beautiful boutique environment of our resort, as well as the savory cuisine served at Red Salt and our magnificent oceanfront location. Thank you for your recommendation; we hope to welcome you back to Koa Kea soon for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I visited Kauai for 4 nights and Koa Kea was the absolute perfect hotel for us. It was a quaint Hawaiian hotel with a wonderful staff. The valet was quick, polite, and took so much interest in what we were up to. Because we were celebrating our anniversary, our room was upgraded to ocean view and we... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Elizabeth M, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea while vacationing in Kauai in celebration of your anniversary. We are so happy to know that our resort was the perfect choice for you. We appreciate you taking the time to share a review of your experience, telling of how much you enjoyed the personalized, warm hospitality... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not a mega resort, thank god. Small, fewer kids, quiet and low key place on the best beachfront on the island. Not everyone would agree with that but I think so. Lots of couples; romantic getaway is the vibe. Red salt restaurant is excellent, and expensive. Desk staff top notch. All told- a bit pricey, but worth it if you... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Jkwusa, Thank you for choosing Koa Kea and for sharing your review. We're so happy that you enjoyed our serene and romantic ambiance, our savory cuisine, and the world-class service provided by our staff. We appreciate your excellent rating and hope to welcome you back to Koa Kea soon for another relaxing and revitalizing vacation. Mahalo, Dana Flower... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Koa Kea is an amazing place! Not as large as some of its neighboring resorts, the smaller size led to greater comfort and familiarity with the grounds. It has a beautiful pool and outdoor bar area and an incredible view of the ocean. We spent eight magical nights in a partial ocean view room (so recommended - greater privacy) and... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e dbloom2016, Thank you for choosing to celebrate your honeymoon at Koa Kea! We are so pleased that you enjoyed the boutique atmosphere of our resort, as well as our spectacular oceanfront location, deluxe amenities, and the exemplary service provided by our team of dedicated staff members. Additionally, we are delighted that you had a wonderful dining experience at... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just stayed 7 nights in the Ocean Front room at Koa Kea and WOW did we love it! Housekeeping and room service generally showed up within 10 minutes or so, and the front desk, concierge, bartenders, valets, were all amazing. Very helpfu, honest, positive and genuine. The stay was so amazing we came home and are booking another 3... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e y0rkieguy, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea. It was our pleasure to welcome you to our resort and we welcome you to the Meritage Collection DISCOVERY Loyalty Program, as well! We appreciate you taking the time to share your review. It's wonderful to know how much you loved your stay at Koa Kea, enjoying the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

really great place to stay, we have stayed here twice and loved it. the rooms are great, the service is outstanding. we will definately be coming back! if you love sushi you will love Justin's sushi, he is the absolute best! the beach out in front of the hotel is awesome!

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Georgana, It was such a pleasure to welcome you back to Koa Kea. Thank you for taking the time to share your review of our resort. We're so pleased that you enjoy our luxurious guest rooms, exemplary service, and spectacular oceanfront location. And, we will be certain to share your comments with Justin, as he truly delights in... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 6 nights at the Koa Kea. We are a family of four with 2 children aged 12 and 15. The resort is lovely but more suited to couples than children. The latter had various beach activities to enjoy (surfing lessons, boogie board hire etc, all of which were excellent). However there isn't much else for them to do... More 

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e rugbydudley, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea while vacationing in Kauai. We're delighted that you enjoyed the beauty of our guest rooms, as well as our savory cuisine and our deluxe amenities. We appreciate all the feedback you have supplied us with in your review and have shared your comments with the appropriate management teams... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really loved the resort, it was very cozy and has a great location. The concierge was very helpful and friendly. I would recommend at least getting a partial ocean view room. The hotel has a great lobby and lobby bar. Fitness center is nice. We will return next time we visit.

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e naomifl73, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea and for sharing your review with fantastic photos. We're so pleased that you had a lovely vacation at our resort, enjoying our cozy ambiance, spectacular oceanfront location, and deluxe amenities. We truly appreciate the excellent rating you have awarded us and we are looking forward to welcoming you... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Red Salt
Red Salt
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Hawaiian, Pacific Rim, Gluten Free Options, Contemporary
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Encounter the golden beaches of Ko`a Kea Hotel & Resort, an upscale 121-room boutique oceanfront property in sunny Poipu on Kauai's south shore. This intimate and romantic Hawaiian resort offers the island's closest hotel accommodations to the water, complemented by award-winning service that is both highly personalized and personable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

Address: 2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Price Range: $419 - $644 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Koa Kea Hotel & Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Koa Kea Hotel Poipu
Koa Kea Hotel And Resort
Koa Kea Resort
Koa Kea Hotel & Resort Kauai/Poipu
Hotel Style:
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Poipu
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Poipu
#1 Luxury Hotel in Poipu
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poipu
#3 Business Hotel in Poipu
#5 Family Hotel in Poipu
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