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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

To be fairminded I have to say that we were looking for some goood accommodation, for good price, nothing less or more. And so we find it. The resort is big, but clean and nice. The rooms are situated in several two-floor buildings. We had a room next to a laundry/ice room, BUT we were not disturbed by any kind... More 

1 Thank Malamoni
Saint Augustine, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Just one night but a beautiful ocean front setting....old but well maintained. Nice staff. Bed comfortable. Nice pool. Eh though about restaurant...dinner so so and breakfast lacking flavor...staff there is great too .

Thank OMGYumYum
Hilo, Hawaii
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Neat and clean with trendy decor. All my interactions with the staff was excellent. I am a solo middle-aged female traveler and felt very safe during my stay. Its right on a beach. Would stay there again.

3 Thank hotspringseek
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a hotel that gives you great value/price relationship. We stayed for 6 nights and got a free car rental as part of the deal! The rooms are ok. The facilities are beautiful, the Lava Lava beach club bar was great. Too bad it closes at 10 pm every night... The complimentary yoga clases are great, they have a... More 

5 Thank Laura D
England, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights, right on the beach, pretty simple but nice property with s bar and restaurant on site and lovely live music and night....pool and beach.....not to expensive for Kauai standards....the usual resort fee added....which is a pain...but ......you can walk to Safeways...about 15 mins and little shops with an ABC market only 5 mins....Street Burger is close by... More 

5 Thank Happyhappyboots
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love this places! Beautiful job on remodel. Location is great. Awesome staff! Great value. Granddaughter always asks to stay here when we come over to visit family! Here she is at the pool, usually other children to play with. Nice beach out front as well for adults. Stay here for a relaxing family vacation!

5 Thank tyogolfpro
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Kauai Shores is the best place for vacation from families (locals & tourists alike), pleasure to business because of the convenient location, as well as the awesome staff from check-in, grounds & housekeeping. You feel as if you're in a plantation villa of a boutique venue away from home. The renovation is retro & the rooms are clean. This... More 

3 Thank Momi F
Hamburg, Germany
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We spend 4 nights here at the end of October. The location is great to explore the north shore as well as the south and west part of the island. The hotel is very clean, located directly at the beach and the price is alright for what you get. We would go here again. Beside the usage of the pool... More 

4 Thank seneca79
Louisville, Kentucky, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a nice little hotel and we enjoyed our stay here. It's centrally located in Kapaa. Everyone, from the housekeeping staff, to the front desk, to the restaurant staff, were very friendly and helpful. When we first arrived,we found our "garden view", king bed room had a straight-on view of the side of another building. The front desk staff... More 

5 Thank Lisa D
Skanor, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Friendly and helpful staff. This hotell is a bit too big to get that cozy feeling overall but the bar and lounge area is really nice and a chill Place to hang out. Morning yoga class by the beach was included in the price twice a week which was really nice.

3 Thank Sanna G

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  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Enjoy renovated accommodations at our beachfront, resort-like property situated along a secluded beach on Kauai's Royal Coconut Coast. Discover on array of popular nearby attractions including snorkeling and stand up paddle boarding, Wailua River kayaking, Wailua Golf Course, Coconut Marketplace Shopping Center and historic Kapaa town. The property features six beachfront acres of lush tropical lawns and gardens and two outdoor swimming pools. Join us for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner at our new restaurant Lava Lava Beach Club - a true "Toes in the Sand" dining experience right on the beachfront. Contemporary guest room accommodations feature sleek, retro-modern designs, vibrant island colors, island-style decor featuring mini-refrigerators, Keurig coffee makers, a blu-ray/DVD player and Playstation 3 console, private lanais and beautiful mountain, garden, pool or ocean views. With the daily Hospitality Fee, guests enjoy amenities including in-room coffee, outdoor yoga classes, Wifi Internet access throughout the hotel, unlimited movies and Playstation 3 games, use of beach towels and chairs, local and toll-free phone calls, in-room safe, a daily newspaper, and self-parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel

Address: 420 Papaloa Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1449
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: €131 - €254 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 200
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Also Known As:
Kauai Sands Kapaa
Kauai Sands Hotel
Hotel Kauai Sands
Kauai Shores, An Aqua Hotel HI - Kapaa
Hotel Style:
#1 Best Value Hotel in Kapaa
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
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“We had a 2nd floor room (1st floor of your European) .....ask to look over garden or pool if possible...but might be more ££”
 of 5 bubbles Happyhappyboots, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Choosing a room as far away from the pools as possible.”
 of 5 bubbles denningj2014, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“2 story hotel with no elevator. There is restaurant on site and a convenience store walking distance.”
 of 5 bubbles , 9 Oct 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have A/C noise as they all have window units. We had 2 bed garden view room which is the base room.”
 of 5 bubbles geb910, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Garden view is quiet and Pool view would get you closer to hearing the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles DE7313, 8 Sep 2016 | Read review
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