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Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The staff was great about accommodating my late night arrival and made sure I could get into my room. I also loved the little mini-kitchen set up and could make nice breakfasts/lunches to take with me for the day. This is also a great place to stay if you want to spend a little time seeing more of the local...

Thank mdhunter2017
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We were very impressed by the hospitality and welcome here! Mokihana, the site manager, organized our late arrival very well and communicated with us effectively before we even left from Seattle. Very recommended and we would book again!

Thank Rebecca R
new york city
Reviewed 1 week ago

Clean, comfortable room, ceiling fan, cable TV, small fridge. Walls are then, so loud fellow guests can be a bother, maybe less so in warmer weather with windows closed and AC on. Friendly, helpful staff. Very close to airport. Lihue is a good location for exploring Kauai.

Thank mdona
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got in around 3pm December 23. Our room was ready and waiting for us. Maria at the desk was very kind and helpful. We stayed in room 4. The window A/C was more of a fan than air conditioner, but we stayed cool enough with the ceiling fan as well. The room was small and basic, but clean, and...

Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the upstairs rooms with a full kitchen for three nights late-Nov, which felt like a studio apartment. At this location, you are walking distance to Kauai Brewing Co., a delicious saimin stand, and Dani's restaurant (go for the kalua pig omelet for breakfast with guava juice, yum!). My room was cozy and quiet (I found...

Thank Alyson C
Kettering, Ohio
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed here in an upper single for four nights in November. The first night the room was a bit warm (no air conditioning), but the next day the trades started blowing and the rest of the stay was comfortable. The check in was after hours and by phone but was OK. All my interactions with the front desk the...

Thank SenseIntoDollars
Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We booked for one night after a long flight from Atlanta. Since we had a condo booked for our stay we decided to stay the day of arrival in Lihue. This hotel is an old motel that is clean but dated. No frills. Lovely management. Window unit air conditioners. Within walking distance to local restaurants. We ate at a local...

Thank kaperin0
kkrmjl, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us after your long trip. We are lucky to be located near the airport and restaurants that serve such good food!!! I am sorry about the hair dryer not being in your room, we keep the hairdryers at our front desk and are ready for our guests to use. As for the area, looks...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Kauai for the trekking/camping and got completely rained out.. After two nights in the wet we decided on skipping yet another one and find refuge at the Palms. The description in the lonely planet was very accurate! Staff was top notch and facilities fabulous. Great value for money and very tidy. ..after that more rain whilst tenting.. wished...

Thank rideOmat
kkrmjl, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so much for your kind response. I am so glad we were here for your shelter needs. I do remember that weekend was very wet!!! Hope you will come back to Kauai for another camping trip where there will be nothing but sunshine and clear nights for you. Mahalo, Maria

Belmont, New Hampshire
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Unit #27 - unit infested with little bugs, housekeeping staff has no regard for guests (unit located next to housekeeping/maintenance area and staff noisy/inconsiderate), unit stove/oven broken for years (we paid full price for a functioning fully equipped unit with a kitchen and were not offered compensation for broken appliances), no toaster, only enough utensils/pans/dishes for 1 person so plan...

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kkrmjl, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, We are so sorry to hear that you were unhappy with your accommodations. We make every effort to accommodate all our guests and to provide a pleasant experience. We immediately reviewed your stay and noticed that you were with us for four nights and double checked the room for your comments and did notice that there was not a...

The Dalles, Oregon
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Our stay here was pleasant enough and the cost was less than most. We chose this place for our first night on the island because it was close to the airport and we knew we would be tired. The room was clean and comfortable, though small and a little bit rustic. There wasn't much space to put luggage without tripping...

1Thank DianeA51
kkrmjl, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us on your first night to Kauai. Traveling can be tiring and I am glad we are near the airport for your convenience. We do have rooms which are just the right size for two person and rooms big enough for four persons. Thank you for the comment about the door. We will be...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled in Lihue, gateway of the Garden Island, the Kauai Palms Hotel offers affordability and stylish comfort. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kauai Palms Hotel

Address: 2931 Kalena St, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1319
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: €84 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kauai Palms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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“Upstairs rooms may be quieter as less traffic outside your window”
 of 5 bubbles mdona, 7 Jan 2017 | Read review
“I liked the second floor, but stay in a downstairs for air.”
 of 5 bubbles SenseIntoDollars, 16 Dec 2016 | Read review
“No rooms are worth renting. We paid $125/night for a dump! Photos are decieving.”
 of 5 bubbles 982greggm, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Upstairs rooms are cheaper, and my friend said that her upstairs room didn't have any ants!”
 of 5 bubbles peaceofkaike, 4 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The extra $ for room with AC is worth it; even if windows have screens, there may not be windows on opposite sides for a good cross-breeze.”
  • Some of the grout lines have minor stains but it was a clean bathroom.
  • Decently clean bathroom with some upgraded fixtures.
  • The mini fridge was in the back of the narrow closet; hard to reach but nice to have.
 of 5 bubbles stevenalice, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
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