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Kauai Beach House

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14/05/2017 15/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great hostel with great people, the staff was awesome! The staff designed a custom version of giant jenga for us all to play and we had a blast. My friends and I got up for a 5am hike to see the sunrise from sleeping giant and Ron from the front desk joined us on a whim, we picked up his...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a wonderful time there and meet really cool people there. We sleep outside on the porch and can hear the ocean and of course the chickens. Kapaa Beach is really nice and clean and you can rent a bike to ride the way beside the beach

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Trak T, Guest Relations Manager at Kauai Beach House, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your nice reply. I grew up in summers sleeping on a porch but the sound of the waves was too far away, here the waves, sunrise, and moonrise are right in back of the Kauai Beach House Hostel. Thank you, Jay

New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

First visited in 2000 for our honey moon and great to see that the experience, service and food prep and quality are still extraordinary, best meal of the trip! Crab cakes and Ahi roll amazing and we split the kale salad and Mahi Mahi.

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Trak T, Guest Relations Manager at Kauai Beach House, responded to this review

Aloha, thank you for the great review; except you are speaking about a restaurant on in Poipu on the South Side of Kauai. The are called THE Beach House Restaurant. We are called the "Kauai Beach House Hostel". www.KauaiBeacHHouse.NET Mahalo, Jay

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel is oceanside and good for spectacular sunrises. My wife and two teenagers just needed a place for one night and were put in a room, sort of a porch, with a bunch of others. It was easy to catch the bus from nearby to carry on to our final destination of Kalalau Beach. There are plenty of restaurants...

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Trak T, Guest Relations Manager at Kauai Beach House, responded to this review

Aloha Thank you for your candid response. As your wife already knows hostels are not for everyone but certainly OK for families. Hostels are mostly for young happy people looking to meet others and make new friends. Many people use hostels only for sleeping as traveling is about exploring, of which Kauai can take 2 weeks of all day fun,...

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 March 2017

Budget options on Kauai are limited, this being one of only 2 hostels on the island, and almost half the price of the next cheapest hotel. If you are young, single, enjoy dorm life and being a hippy beach bum then this may be the place for you. If you enjoy privacy and security in your room, then probably not...

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Reviewed 10 March 2017

I have stayed here twice now and it's always amazing. Great vibes, quiet after 10 if you need to sleep but can be social in the front without disturbing anyone. The staff are really nice!! It is also 100 yards from the ocean and there's an amazing beach 5 mins away on foot!

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edmonton
Reviewed 25 February 2017

I stayed at this hostel for about 16 nights. I found it to be in a good location being central along the east coast and good access to the south and north. Amenities such as banks, restaurants, shopping, grocery stores, laundry etc. were all within walking distance. Car and bike rentals were also close by along with the island bus...

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Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Travelling on a budget, I really wanted to not miss out on anything - and I think the experience was super for the price at this hostel! Because it was simple it was actually an awesome chilled vibe and encouraged people to be social and get out around the island. The hosts / staff know what theyre talking about with...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

We reserved a double bed in a 6 bed dorm online in advance of our stay. Our bed was not ready when we checked in, but the staff was very accommodating and gave us an overview and tour of the hostel. For the price, you can't beat it in Kauai. The bed itself was comfortable, and the room was kept...

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Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 21 February 2017

One of the few hostels on Kauai. Definitely worth staying here if you are looking for an affordable place to sleep and hang. Just like rest of Hawaii, everyone is super nice and friendly/helpful. As hostels go, its about what you'd expect, ok amenities and cleanliness. However, it's quite large and has a very nice deck on 2nd and 3rd...

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  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Parking
  • Multilingual Staff

Additional Information about Kauai Beach House

Address: 1552 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746 (Formerly Kapa'a BeachHouse)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: €24 - €64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 25
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Kauai Beach House Hotel Kapaa
Kauai Beach House HI - Kapaa
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“Try to book an actual room, otherwise you'll be out on the porch”
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“Seconf floor rooms have an amazing view.”
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“book early. they fill up”
KoaWoodHale, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Mixed dorm or all female dorm faces the ocean, so has the best views.”
411elisabethm, 21 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Girls room upstairs behind the kitchen is ok has the patio with view of the ocean.”
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