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Aston Islander on the Beach

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Lake Tahoe (Nevada), Nevada
Reviewed 12 September 2011

Not the cleanest hotel on the block. But we saw no bugs, and we got a comfortable nights sleep. We were asked to change rooms mid vacation due to someone "buying" our room. Found that VERY ANNOYING. We were upgraded to an ocean view suite and we just let the issue go b/c we didn't want to dwell and ruin...

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Southampton, MA
Reviewed 6 September 2011

Buyer Beware! This hotel has been one of the most frustrating experiences of all my travels. Out of towels, constantly. They don't have enough parking so they make you park down the road in public parking. The staff is definitely NOT customer centered. The beach is at most 10' wide and very steep. I wouldn't recommend this place to anyone....

4Thank DiverMichael
itsumi, General Manager at Aston Islander on the Beach, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your review. I am so sorry for the unpleasant experiences you encountered during your recent stay here. It saddens me to read your comments and do apologize to both of you. Yes, we have experienced a shortage of pool towels. We order replacement pool towels monthly as there is a loss of 10 dozen or...

Grass Valley, California
Reviewed 5 September 2011

Just arrived 9/4/11 and asked for the Senior Promotion. Was told the they are full-up and there would be no upgrade. They did change my room from the 3rd floor to the 1st floor, but I think it was because I walk with a cane, not because it was an upgrade. Asked for the box of chocolates as promised in...

1Thank Robert H
itsumi, General Manager at Aston Islander on the Beach, responded to this review

Many thanks for your review. My sincere apologies for everything. I am sorry to hear that we did not take into consideration your need to be on the ground floor. I do hope the you had a comfortable stay and we were able to get yu the box of chocolate covered macadamia nuts to you. I am presuming it was...

Reviewed 1 September 2011

As this was our first time on Kauai I wanted my family to stay at different parts on the island. The first two hotels we stayed at were quite expensive; more than double the price of the Aston. These other hotels were good (after all this is Kauai and how can you go wrong on Paradise?); more of the resort...

1Thank ccnm4
San Diego
Reviewed 28 August 2011

This boutique hotel was superb. From check in to check out our experience was wonderful. The rooms are small but nice and clean. The view was outstanding. The restaurant and bar was all we needed and only left the hotel once to eat because the food and service was good at the hotel. Great value.

Thank Valerie C
Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 27 August 2011

The good reviews here on Trip Advisor are on right on point. The Islander did not disappoint and I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it. Get an Ocean Front room -- it is worth it. The sound of the ocean there is *loud* and great to sleep to at night. We stayed for six nights and found it to be an...

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Seal Beach, California
Reviewed 26 August 2011

Loved our stay at Islander on the Beach. The resort is well maintained for an older property. The room was well furnished and clean. I felt as if we got an incredible value for beachfront just off our lanai. We were not looking for a big chain, high end resort but we wanted to be on the beach with comfortable...

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Yardley, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 25 August 2011

We stayed at the Islander at the end of August. It was great for the price. My husband and I and my son stayed in one room. A pull out sofa was perfect for my son. We, didn't of course spend much time in the room as there is so much to do and see on the Island. This hotel...

4Thank jkuts
itsumi, General Manager at Aston Islander on the Beach, responded to this review

Aloha and Thank You for the great review. It's always a pleasure to read the reviews and you had some awesome pictures. I'm envious! Not being a hiker, it great to see the island through the eyes of others. Please come back and have a wonderful Autumn season. With warmest aloha, Sandi

Barrie, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 24 August 2011

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights during our honeymoon in Hawaii. The front desk staff were friendly and helpful, and switched rooms for us so we could have one bed instead of 2 doubles for our honeymoon. The room was fairly clean, all the important things were clean (sheets, towels, bathroom, etc) the only real issue was...

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orange county, ca
Reviewed 24 August 2011

Basically am very particular when it comes to cleanliness. So im reviewing it based on my best judgement . I had read the trip advisor's reviews before booking this hotel. It was average but we decided to book this place and we were glad we got a pretty decend room. Bathroom, toilet bowl, bathtub was very very clean. The bed...

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itsumi, General Manager at Aston Islander on the Beach, responded to this review

Aloha, It's always wonderful to hear from our guests. We will certainly share your review with our front desk, housekeeping and maintenance teams. The units were renovated in 2004 and it is time for some refurbishments. We have been working on replacing air conditioners, mattresses and Televisions to flat panel, mounted on the wall. From you review, we will look...

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  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated on a stunning oceanfront location, Aston Islander on the Beach offers true island hospitality with warm service and convenient amenities. Contemporary tropical-inspired guest rooms include air-conditioning and private balconies. Sitting on six acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, Aston Islander on the Beach features a sparkling pool with a poolside bar, lush gardens for strolling, and a beautiful beachfront location - popular for viewing Hawaiian monk seals. Enjoy the convenience of the adjacent Coconut Marketplace's 60 boutiques and restaurants. It's impressive oceanfront and plantation-style charm make this relaxing resort the most enticing retreat on Kauai. Please note: The hotel collects a daily amenity fee which includes DVD movies and Playstation 3 game rentals, Airport Shuttle service (must call hotel direct at least 24-72 hours in advance to make arrangements), a refreshing welcome drink per guest, daily newspaper, daily coffee and tea, in-room safe, WiFi internet, and local & toll-free calls. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Aston Islander on the Beach

Address: 440 Aleka Place, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1420
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: €159 - €232 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Aston Islander on the Beach 3*
Number of rooms: 131
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Also Known As:
Aston Islander On The Beach Hotel Kapaa
Aston Hotel Kapaa
Best Western Kapaa
Resortquest Islander Beach Kauai
Islander Beach Kauai
Aston Islander On The Beach Kauai, HI - Kapaa
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
#3 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
#6 Family Hotel in Kapaa
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“Ocean view rooms would be best.”
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“beachfront is the very best!”
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