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Aston Islander on the Beach

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brazil
Reviewed 18 September 2011

We stayed three nights . They were very kind and allowed us to have an early check-in (around 10:30) because the room was ready. The room is comfortable and quiet, but our partial ocean view was of a tree (which didn't spoil our stay). It is located behind a market where you can buy souvenirs and have lunch or dinner....

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

Aloha and thank you for your review. This morning started with a drizzle and now it's sunny with a slight breeze. We agree with you that the "pool" is small for the number of units we have here and when occupancy is high, it does get crowded. Just a short drive to Lydgate will take you to an area great...

San Jose, California
Reviewed 18 September 2011

Great location for easy access to either North or South, close to restaurants and shops. Right off the beach with a swimming pool with BBQ and bar. Units have great space with lanai to chill. I didn't find parking was that much of an issue as there was parking on neighboring streets. The unit was perfectly clean with great amenities...

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richmond, va
Reviewed 13 September 2011

Nice location, good clean room with fridge, and pretty gardens. We pretty much only use hotel rooms for sleeping so this place served its purpose well. No restaurant onsite, but Coconut Market nearby has a fairly good selection of eateries as well as convenience stores. Parking can be an issue, though.

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 September 2011

i've been to kauai about 15 times since i was a kid.. since i am always out surfing, diving, snorkeling, etc., i generally just get whatever room is listed for around $100/night in a convenient location.. there are so many places on the islands that are like old rotten motels that cost that much - similar to the bay area...

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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....

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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...

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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...

vancouver
Reviewed 2 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...

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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.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
Reviewed 28 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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Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • 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
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
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  • 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: RM762 - RM1,137 (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/Kapaa, HI
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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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