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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Pleasantly surprised by this accommodation. Stayed 2 days, slept well with no complaints. Clean room, bathroom and kitchenette. We really appreciated that the kitchenette was stocked with the basic utensils and dinning plates as well as clean up things. I'd stay at Kauai Palms again when visiting family on Kauai.

Thank Carlisle K
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is really nice, it's a short walk to restaurants and bars and it's close to the airport. Nothing is cheap on Kauai, this is one of the cheaper hotels and you can really tell. The room needs some freshening up and could be cleaner. It is ok for a night when flying in/out of Lihue, but nothing more.

Thank Helena W
San Diego, Ca
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very local hotel in Lihue. The pluses are that it is about 5 minutes from the airport and right off the main street (Rice) in Lihue - which makes for an easy start for any local travel. The property is older and the rooms are small. WiFi is good and free. There are no telephones in the...

Thank Randal F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One night stay after long flight from East coast. A comfortable bed, quiet night, clean room and hot shower was all I needed. I got roaches, a lumpy bed with an ancient history and roosters crowing from a next door farm. I was also awakened by the front desk which closes at 8pm after falling asleep to double check my...

1Thank Don B
kkrmjl, Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Your response is appreciated. I am sorry your one night with us was not pleasant. We do have many different animals on the island and we try our best to keep them out. The roosters and chickens are a part of the island and they are every where. They even greet you at the airport. I'm sorry the clerk...

London Ontario
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Perfect for first or last day on the island. Very close to the airport. Our queen bed was comfortable and the bathroom was small and the room was very clean. What was best for our two night stay was the Aloha extended by the friendly , service oriented staff. You get exactly what you pay for and for anyone thinking...

1Thank Del W
kkrmjl, Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you so very much for the response. I am so glad you noticed we are a happy bunch of ladies here. We absolutely love seeing our guests enjoying Kauai. Mahalo for staying with us. Maria

Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 22 March 2017

If you have breathing issues, allergies or other lung related issues or even if you don't, Do Not stay at Kauai Palms (American Lung Association article on breathing issues and our experience). The first night upon arriving, we were greeted with several 1/2" critters running around the bathroom and closet. We didn't know what they were as we have never...

1Thank Savvytravellers54
kkrmjl, Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to leave a response, we appreciate all comments. I clearly remember you and your situation. You stayed seven days with us. We tried our hardest to accommodate you, but unfortunately even with the offer to move you to the second floor or even another hotel, you did not want to move. We had...

Reviewed 21 March 2017

Staff moved us to a more expensive room free of charge after we had a toilet overflow disaster in our basic room. They followed up with us everyday to make sure we were happy with our new room. Caring, attentive management and staff. We will be staying here on our next vacation to Kauai.

Thank Debra S
kkrmjl, Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for your kind response. We always want our guest to be happy and enjoy your vacation with us. We would love to see you again real soon. Happy Kauai Memories, Maria

Muscatine, Iowa
Reviewed 16 March 2017

The room we stayed in with two twin beds was tiny, but it had all we needed in a convenient location. It's a basic hotel room, but if you just need a place to sleep at night, this is the place for you as it's the most reasonably priced hotel around! Nothing else compared, price-wise.

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

Aloha, Thank you for spending time with us while on Kauai. We appreciate your time in filling out this response. I sure hope Kauai gave you lots of memories to go home with. It is a beautiful island. Until we meet again, Maria

Reviewed 11 March 2017

We stayed here for 5 nights in two rooms. Myself my hubby and our two adult kids. Good -The price, early check in, the rooms were clean, the beds were comfortable, the showers were hot with good pressure. Morning coffee. Some of the staff were friendly and helpful. The bad - one staff member who chastised us for cleaning the...

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

Aloha, Thank you for taking the time to leave a response. I do apologize for the none aloha staff member. I do appreciate you bringing this to my attention. We do have a washer and dryer on site for small loads. The laundry mat next door has many washers and dryers better for bigger loads. Happy to hear the next...

Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

The staff was so helpful in making arrangements so that checking in after the office closed was super easy. Once we entered the room, we were pleasantly surprised at how clean it was. We'd read previous reviews so we knew the room was going to be small, and it was, but it didn't feel cramped. It was a warm welcome...

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

Aloha, Coming in on late flights are exhausting so we try to make the check-in as easy as possible. We know all you want to do is get some sleep. I appreciate the compliment on the clean rooms. The housekeeping staff will be happy to hear that. I hope you are having or had a beautiful Kauai vacation. Mahalo!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €83 - €102 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kauai Palms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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