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Plantation Hale Suites
Ranked #6 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
Forest Grove, Oregon
1 review
“Kauaihappy”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2012

We booked through Expedia and had no problems. Our suite J14 was comfortable and functional. The beach, shopping, dining etc. were close. It is in a good location to access all parts of the island. The only maintenance problem was handled promptly and with no fuss. The pools and hot tub were nice and close, as was the beach. Erin the concierge was wonderful and very helpful, as were the front desk staff. It was definitely worth getting the ocean view deluxe suite. We would definitely stay here again, and probably will.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Port Coquitlam, British Columbia
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21 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

Location of the former Best Western is excellant. We were next door to places to eat, shop, etc....
We walked to Kapaa on the street and also on the beach. Only a few miles to the trailhead to hike " Sleeping Giant Mountain ". Any issues we had were dealt within minutes. Our suite E15 was roomy, comfortable with an outdated kitchen and washroom. " Noe " on the front desk was first class. The gentleman that also served us did a fine job. We were there for a seniors slopitch tourney and spent two weeks at the Plantation Hale. Do rent a vehicle to get around to both ends of the Island and visit the Coffee Plantation on the west side and brouse in Koloa Old town and Hanapepe Old town. In Kapaa a gem is the small Verde Mexican Restaurant , with fantastic, huge burrito"s. And the staff are great and allow meal splitting. The hotel pool was very good. A barbecue on site was also available and our team did make use of. Mahalo.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
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John D, General Manager at Plantation Hale Suites, responded to this review, December 1, 2012
Aloha Kanucklehead. Thank you for the nice comments, and for acknowledging Noe. I think we have a friendly team here always willing to go the extra mile. It sounds as if you had a great time exploring our beautiful island. I will check the kitchen in E-15, we are renovating and re-placing kitchen items as needed. Thank you for bringing that to my attention. I want to wish you and your family a very Happy and Safe Holiday Season. Mahalo for your business.
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Winona Lake, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

The location is ideal for heading to the north side OR to the west side of Kauai. We did both. We had to do some cooking on our own do to food allergies, so this place was fantastic featuring a kitchen, dining table, and living room. The hot tub and pool were a minute away and the walk to the ocean takes about two minutes. We WILL go back again.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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John D, General Manager at Plantation Hale Suites, responded to this review, December 1, 2012
Aloha 55Bruce. Thank you for your wonderful comments which I shared with our team.We are thrilled that you enjoyed your stay and look forward to your return.On behalf of the team I want to wish you and your family a Safe and Happy Holiday Season.
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Princeville, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2012

We booked our trip through Orbitz and visited May 2012. We were there for 10 days and thoroughly enjoyed the location, pools, hot tubs, etc. It's a very quiet place with wonderful maid service and security. There are washers and dryers for each building and they were reasonable and worked well. As others have said, the grocery stores are nearby as well as other stores and restaurants. I loved the little doves that would come around and keep you company if you were sitting outside. The chickens are fantastic as well. I wouldn't stay anywhere else. In fact, we're talking about buying one of the condos. I'm finalizing plans right now to go back in next month, December. I can't wait!

Room Tip: We enjoyed our corner room in building F. We faced the pool and were steps from jumping right in!
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  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars
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John D, General Manager at Plantation Hale Suites, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Aloha Bluepacifica. Mahalo for the great comments and thank you for being such a loyal guest. F-Building is one of my favorites. Please let me know personally when you have your reservation, or contact me. I will make sure you are put into the of your choice. The unit you like is part of our newly renovated suites. Look forward to seeing you in December.Aloha.
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San Jose, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 28, 2012

Loved the location of this hotel, very very close to beach and shopping. very economical, we got a suite facing the pool, really big spacious suite, great size kitchen, bath, living room and bedroom. perfect for families. I highly recomend it for the price.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with family
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John D, General Manager at Plantation Hale Suites, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Aloha tina d. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. I think our location on the Royal Coconut Coast is the best on the island, and am so glad it worked for your family. We really appreciate your feedback and I will share it with our team. We wish you and your family a safe and Happy Holiday season.
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Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

Loved our stay at Plantation Hale. The resort is located midpoint between north and southshore, so we could decide on a whim what we wanted to do each day. There are two major grocery stores 5 mins away, as well as restaurants. He wanted a condo that allowed us some independence and didn't feel like a resort. I still wanted some resort features such as a pool, maid service, amenities. Plantation Hale was perfect. It was quiet during our stay, and the one night we visited the hot tub, we had it all to ourselves.
My next stay in Kauai, I will definitely come back to Plantation Hale.

Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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John D, General Manager at Plantation Hale Suites, responded to this review, November 30, 2012
Aloha natashia c. Thank you so much for staying with us. We are delighted you enjoyed both our hotel and location. Our goal is to make our guests feel as if our suites/condo's are their home. I am also glad you were able to enjoy some of our property amenities during your stay with us.We certainly look forward to seeing you again soon. Thank you so much for your kind words, and your business. Our Plantation Hale family wishes you a very Happy Holiday Season.
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Santa Maria, California
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2012

We had a wonderful stay at Plantation Hale. We could see the sunrise from our balcony, tho we did make it down to the beach one morning, an easy walk. The best ice cream on the island, just across the street at Coconut Marketplace! Since we wanted to see the whole island, the central location was ideal for us. The concierge, Erin, was wonderful at making suggestions, & booking things for us. Everyone was helpful & friendly. We will definitely be back when we return to the island!

Room Tip: 2nd floor rooms on the ocean side have a beautiful view
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  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars
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1 Thank Jeannine S
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John D, General Manager at Plantation Hale Suites, responded to this review, November 17, 2012
Aloha Jeannine S. I am so happy we made your first trip to Hawaii a memorable one. That is always our goal. Mahalo.I almost forgot, you are so right about the ice cream!
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Property: Plantation Hale Suites
Address: 525 Aleka Loop, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1496
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#3 Spa Hotel in Kapaa
#4 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
#4 Family Hotel in Kapaa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Plantation Hale Suites 3*
Number of rooms: 99
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Plantation Hale Suites is located in the heart of Kauai on the scenic Royal Coconut Coast and steps away from Waipouli Beach. Enjoy spacious one bedroom suite accommodations (738 sq ft) with the finest amenities such as full kitchens and private lanais. Suites sleep up to six people. High speed Wi Fi,Flat Screen LCD TV's with Cable (60 preimum channels)Blu-Ray DVD, Movie library,350 DVD's. Planation Hale has three outdoor pools,(4)picnic and BBQ areas, whirlpool spas, Shuffle Board. The resort offers several restaurants, full Concierge and Activities Desk, mini market, ATM, and a SPA. Located nearby, Golf, Tennis, Horseback Riding, Wailua River and Kayaking,Opaeka'a Falls, Waimea Canyon, Hiking Trails. Kauai's best location and value. great for a romantic getaway, or a family vacation. Our dedicated staff welcomes you with the true Aloha spirit. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Plantation Hale Hotel Kapaa
Best Western Kapaa
Kapaa Best Western
Plantation Hale Suites Kauai/Kapaa

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