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Kauai Cove Cottages
Ranked #17 of 30 Speciality Lodging in Poipu
Vancouver, Canada
1 review
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“always feels like home”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 February 2011

We recently stayed at Kauai cove probably for our 10th time on the island. The reason we love staying here is for the great value and the location. You cannot ask for better on the South Shore. Not only is the location great but the owners go out of their way to help out with any activities you might want to do while there.
You are a minute walking distance from band new shopping centre and great restaurants and about a 10 minute walk to one of the best beaches on the island-by the Shereton and it is extremely quiet and for a self contained bachelor apartment and great Hawaiiana style you cannot ask for much more...it always feels like home away from home.

  • Stayed January 2011, travelled as a couple
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2011

We stayed in the Wild Orchid Cottage for 4 nights. Its all in all an ok place, but don`t expect anything special-its all rather simple. There is no dishwasher, so you have to do all the dishes by hand if you cook. Room was clean, but the bathroom needs a general cleaning, especially because the blinds had mold on it and looked very old and dirty.

There is no ocean view- and beaches are not even within walking distance! The "backyard" is super small, but has had a nice big grill.
Our main problem was the bed. Its matress felt like lying in a hammock and we tossed and turned during the night.
If you are easy with beds and don^t have a back problem and you are not looking for a luxurious accomodation, then this is right for you. If you are looking for something romantic and special, like for a honeymoon, definetely choose another place.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
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, Owner at Kauai Cove Cottages, responded to this review, 18 February 2011
We were surprised by this review as we honestly have not received any other complaints on the bed. The current guest told us that the bed was fine and everything was great. Comfort and cleanliness are our greatest concern…and we are always happy to replace things as needed. We value guest feedback and would have liked to have the opportunity to make things better for this guest or find them another accommodation…but this guest never notified us during their stay.

We are located right next to Koloa Landing Cove in Poipu and there are beaches in both directions within a short walking distance…from 2 blocks to ¾ mile. We never promote our cottages as ocean view and we’re not sure why this guest was mistaken about that.

In 13 years of business out niche has been Honeymoon & anniversary guests who want a Tropical, Romantic Beach Cottage feel…not a typical condo or luxury hotel. We have had lots of very happy guests, lots of return guests and referrals who enjoy our cottages and the location.
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Clovis, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2010

This was a wonderful vacation. I loved every moment of it. The condo was beautiful with great views, location and furnishings! We are already looking at our schedule for when we can return!

  • Stayed October 2010, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 May 2010

A great value for the area, Kauai Cove Cottages are a little off the beaten path but in a good way. Tucked into a quiet suburb of Poipu you feel like you are away from it all but are really just minutes from the hussle bussle if you want it. Nicely appointed end unit studio (Plumeria) with all the amenities you need--fully equiped kitchenette, full bath, private patio with large gas BBQ, umbrella, beach towels, cooler and beach chairs. The queen size bed with bamboo frame was super comfy! The owners EJ and Diane are very helpful, sweet and close by in case you need anything. Their recommendations for beaches to visit are excellent! If you are looking for a luxury hotel or condo experience this is not for you. If you are looking for a cozy home away from home this is it!

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 April 2010

The Garden Suite. 15 year (early) anniversary. We experienced Kauai like we never would have thanks to the historical and informative books on the table. We were welcomed with a small private garden an open door and a surprisingly stocked kitchen.

Everything was comfortable, relaxing, and we both recharged our batteries away from the kids and daily stress of everyday living. Dining was top notch, including the Iron Chef restaurant Roy's, just around the corner.

From the dozens of Sea turtles and watching the, sadly endangered, Monk Seal relax on the beach at Poipu (all within walking distance), to extraordinary hikes in Waimea Canyon to the west and the Napali coast to the north, we experienced the entire island from a central location.

I will be sending my family members to Diane and AJ when they travel to Kauai.

Wonderfully Paradisaical, Enjoy your stay there.

  • Stayed April 2010, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Kauai Cove Cottages

Property: Kauai Cove Cottages
Address: 2672 Puuholo Rd, Poipu, HI, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756
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Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Swimming Pool
Hotel Style:
Ranked #17 of 30 Speciality Lodging in Poipu
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): €
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Cozy Hawaiian Cottages in Poipu Beach just 300 feet from the ocean! ... more   less 
Also Known As:
Kauai Cove Cottages Hotel Poipu
Kauai Cove Cottages Poipu, Hawaii

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