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Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 28 August 2014

We had a wedding party of 5 and this was the only place that was spacious enough at a good price that would accommodate. The townhouse slept up to 8 people, 2 1/2 baths, kitchen, patio, and a good size living room. The unit we stayed was dated (early 90's). I'm not sure if all of the units are the...

Thank Ezra N
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 19 August 2014

excellent location, gorgeous views from 2nd floor over ocean with sunrise and sunset viewing! no A/C though -- however it is windy enough that you do not need it. I am allergic to feathers and the furniture cushions were down -- oh well. very nice property and rooms, well kept, pool is clean and nice to use great walks around...

1Thank switsquid
California Desert, California
Reviewed 12 July 2014

The 2 br condo was clean, big and a nice view from the lanai but the furniture was well used. The staff was super great. The grounds were kept up every day and very nice. They are doing a lot of construction so sometimes it was a bit noisy. This is not a smoker friendly place the smoking area was...

1Thank Colette S
Sacramento, California
Reviewed 20 June 2014

We stayed in an upstairs unit overlooking the pool and ocean. Our unit was updated and decorated nicely. The condo was well stocked with supplies. The staff was polite and helpful. The coffee maker broke and the staff quickly replaced it so we didn't miss our morning coffee. The full size washer and dryer were so helpful to our family....

2Thank Karen B
Surrey, Canada
Reviewed 26 May 2014

The castle Makahuena condominium resort is in a very beautiful setting overlooking the ocean. It is wonderful to watch the sea turtles feeding below. Sunsets are magnificent. This is the second time our family has stayed at this resort. The pool, pool deck and hot tub are well maintained and very clean. The group barbeque area is a great place...

3Thank Hawleydaze
CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for sharing your recent stay with us. The owner of 2103 has been notified about the condition of the condo and he is making an effort to upgrade his unit. Mahalo nui once again for sharing your thoughts.

Reviewed 23 May 2014

We loved our ocean front unit - in building 5. The first day here we saw turtles, spinner dolphins and even humpback whales breaching! Spectacular. Overall a great value and location is close to beaches for swimming (although a short walk or car ride away).

1Thank AfricaGirl34
CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time sharing your positive feedback of your recent stay, we sincerely appreciate your valuable input. We look forward to seeing you back again someday. Mahalo nui (thank you) once again.

Reviewed 2 May 2014

From the moment we walked into room 4205, we were so pleased with the wooden decor, stunning corner ocean and private view, as well as all the little extras like iPod player with hawaiian music cued up, games for all ages, and a fully stocked and spacious condo. Beautiful grounds, located in the sunniest pocket of kauai- poipu was magnificent....

CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for sharing your positive comments about your recent visit and overall experience on our property and the Island. I’m so glad you enjoyed the upgrades and amenities the condo has offered. I have corresponded with the property’s resident manager regarding the hot tub. Part has been ordered and it will be installed later this week. Mahalo...

Aptos, California
Reviewed 1 April 2014 via mobile

With the many different condo sites to choose from, why choose an old place? Each unit is individually owned - some nicely furnished/maintained , others not. Outside boxing a ad landscaping are funky looking........ Fuggetabout dis place Bra.

1Thank soifdawg
CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha! Thank you for sharing your comments, we do appreciate your input. Unfortunately Castle doesn’t manage the exterior of the complex and has no control on outside condition of the buildings. However, I will definitely share your comments to the association. I understand, the new management is gradually making steps to improve the outside façade of the property.

Reviewed 24 March 2014

My family with 2 boys (8 and 10) spent 4 glorious days at Makahuena! We were treated to an ocean FRONT 2 bedroom suite - by oceanfront I mean we were steps from the ocean and enjoyed the soothing sounds of the waves on our entire stay (kept my lanai/balcony door open the whole time)! We were so close to...

3Thank akuehnert
CRHHNL, General Manager at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

Aloha Anthony, I appreciate your positive comments about Makahuena. The property is indeed a treasure to us and many return guests who keep coming back year after year. Once again, thank you for sharing your pleasant experience. We look forward to seeing you again someday. Sincerely, Evelyn

Lihue, Hawaii
Reviewed 11 February 2014

Sits on top of a cliff on the edge of the Pacific. Whales and turtles all winter long. Five minute walk to Brenneckes or the Hyatt. Warm hot tub and pool to star watch at night. Great tennis in the afternoon. Real people, no jerks.

Thank D D N

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Makahuena at Poipu is an oceanfront condominium on the southernmost point of Kauai that offers a rare opportunity to experience both a stunning sunrise and sunset. Accommodations include one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with kitchens and washer/dryers. Amenities include a pool, jet spa, tennis court, and barbecue grills. Front Desk Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm After Hours Check-In: Please call the resort in advance for after hours check-in instructions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Makahuena at Poipu

Address: 1661 Pee Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9593
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Price Range: €249 - €1,008 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Makahuena at Poipu 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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“The more you pay the better your view.”
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