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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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...

Thank Savvytravellers54
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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
Muscatine, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago

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...

Thank 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 2 weeks ago 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!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

How rare to find a motel on Kaua'i where the aloha spirit is still alive and well. We felt cared for by Mokihana, the wonderful woman at the front desk, who worked hard to cobble together rooms for us when we fell sick camping. Yes, the rooms are small, but spotless. The neighborhood is quiet once the sun goes down....

Thank Karen A
Kaiserslautern, Germany
Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

This little establishment reminded us of the fifties because of the plumbing and linoleum floors. The room was tiny but clean. The service was the best. We met our neighbors and exchanged travel info. Parking is available in front but you back into traffic - really hard to see cars coming around the curve so park on back.

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Fayetteville, Arkansas
Reviewed 5 February 2017

I booked a standard room for two nights here because my flight was leaving at 11:00 at night and I wanted to have a place to stay late the second day. I didn't expect much for$85/night because it was about half what I would pay at most other places on Kauai. But my room was very clean, the bed was...

Thank billandgerry2015
Reviewed 1 February 2017

We spend 3 days in this hotel. The room was clean with clean sheets. We just needed a place to crash during night, as we had day tours. So this place was best for our purpose. Safe neighborhood, bus-stops & good restaurants are at walking distance.

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

Aloha, Thank you so much for staying with us. We have such a good location here in Lihue. Yes, we are in a safe, quiet area. We are centralized with restaurants and activities. I hope you got to see a lot Kauai and do many different things. Mahalo for leaving a response.

Reviewed 1 February 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this hotel for 3 nights with a friend in a twin room. This hotel is in a great location. we loved being able to walk to restaurants and it was convenient to drive to beaches and Waimea canyon. We stayed in an air conditioned room on the first floor so you could hear roosters but it didnt...

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

Aloha, Such nice words to read....Mahalo, for a beautiful response. I hope you enjoyed Kauai and went home with many memories. We would love to have you stay with us on your next trip to Kauai. All the best, Mahalo.

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  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
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  • 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: RM399 - RM474 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Kauai Palms Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 22
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Kauai Palms Hotel Lihue
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Lihue
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“check the 'terrible reviews' as well, not just the 'good reviews'”
 of 5 bubbles Savvytravellers54, 22 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Get air conditioning. Some rooms don't have it. You will be glad you did.”
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“Second floor rooms have beautiful views of the interior mountains and cross-ventilation.”
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“Second floor has mountain view.”
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