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Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel

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Panama
Reviewed 17 November 2016 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...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for enjoying your stay with us. I am glad you were able to enjoy the amenities and the restaurant. Look forward to your next stay with us. Mahalo

England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2016

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...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. Our goal is to make the hotel reasonable and fair. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and used most of the amenities. Look forward to your next visit with us. Mahalo.

Reviewed 13 November 2016 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!

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for visiting us and enjoying your stay at the hotel and Kauai. Please visit us again. Mahalo

Reviewed 13 November 2016 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...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your great comments. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to your next visit at the hotel. Mahalo.

Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 5 November 2016

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...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us. I am glad you were able to enjoy most of the amenities at the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you again soon. Mahalo,

Louisville, Kentucky, United States
Reviewed 3 November 2016

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...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest. We do our best to make our guest relax and enjoy the hotel and Kauai. As for A/C units we will be changing them soon. This will be our immediate project and I am sure you will like it once the project is completed. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Mahalo

Skanor, Sweden
Reviewed 2 November 2016

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.

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guest and enjoying your stay with us. I am glad you joined our yoga classes. It's held every Tuesday, Friday and Sunday at 8:30am. Look forward to welcoming you to the hotel again.

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 1 November 2016

So my wife stayed at this property over 16 years ago for part of our honeymoon, hated it, way way past its prime, clean but very dated. Well now after a complete makeover it is a delight, it is not without some specific short comings otherwise it would be a 5. We went to the bar for a drink one...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for being our guest. I am happy that you were able to enjoy all the amenities at the hotel and restaurant. My apologies for the spottiness of the housekeeper, which I will personally address with the housekeeper and their manager. Please visit us again and we look forward to welcome you. Mahalo,

Chino Valley, Arizona
Reviewed 28 October 2016

This was our dream vacation! Kauai Shores was absolutely PERFECT, we could not have been happier. We are already recommending Kauai Shores to our friends and family and cannot wait to return. GREAT example of a GREAT hotel!! The staff is topnotch, best of the best! They were very professional, friendly, courteous and kind. They went out of their way...

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Hilmy D, General Manager at Kauai Shores, an Aqua Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for being our guests. Happy to hear that you completely enjoyed your stay here at the hotel and in Kauai. Please visit us again and thank you for recommending the hotel to all your friends and family. Mahalo.

Ashland, United States
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We were placed at this hotel due to a flight cancellation. They have a wonderful beach, and the food in the open air restaurant was quite good. It was delightful to dine on the sand with the full moon shining on the ocean. The hotel is old style, but was clean. The a/c was a little noisy--it is a wall...

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Thank you for being our guest. Happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Look forward to your next visit us soon. Mahalo

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Amenities

Highlights
  • 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
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • 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 an 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 included. Bicycle rental amenity is included with your hospitality fee. 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. For your convenience, our sundry is open 7 AM to 11 PM daily. 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, luggage service (no overnight storage) and self-parking. Thank you for your patience while we renovate our main pool. Renovations will begin on 4/3/17 and completed by 6/18/17. The back pool will be open for use during this time. ... 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: €147 - €188 (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
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
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