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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views!!! Fantastic accommodations!!! Blissful sounds of waves throughout the day and night along with swaying palm trees is a perfect prescription for happiness. What a wonderfully private and quiet escape to Paradise:) ❤️❤️❤️❤️

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Mequon, WI
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were so happy that we were staying at Whaler's Cove on our first visit to Kauai. We were in unit 135. It is very nicely furnished. The entire place is spotless and well run. Daily housekeeping is such a plus in a condominium. We loved being right on the water and seeing the sunsets from our lanai. This is...

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San Francisco, California
Reviewed 5 February 2017

We have been coming to Kauai since 2005 and have stayed at Whalers Cove once or twice per year since 2013. Once we “discovered” Whalers Cove it quickly became evident that we couldn’t stay anywhere else on Kauai. We typically stay in unit 117, which is on the ground floor directly on the ocean. The unit is tasteful, elegant and...

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1Thank sterlingoak
Whistler, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2017

I have stayed at Whalers Cove three times in ten years and loved each visit. This is a great resort for couples or families.The accommodations do vary from unit to unit with respect to updates, but all have two bedrooms, two bathrooms with laundry in suite. It is always nice to have a kitchen to make your own breakfasts, snacks...

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2Thank Lynn54bc
Victoria, Canada
Reviewed 28 December 2016

UNIT # 122 - Not as advertised. The carpets in the bedrooms were extremely dirty and one sofa in the living room was filthy. Bedroom windows and screens were also filthy. The bathroom and kitchen areas were clean and the deck is beautiful. We tried to move to another unit but none were available. No refund policy is very clear...

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8Thank Bimmer29
Ojai, California
Reviewed 1 December 2016

If you want to spend a lot of money and be with hundreds at a hotel then this is not for you. If you want to spend less, get a huge suite right on the water then this place is for you. Ok, no room service. Not much in the line of TV. No movie rentals. But the rest is...

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WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo! You said it right, we are a very small resort with very big condos! Its so peaceful here this morning I had to run around and take pictures. I appreciate your comment about TV/Movies, we are trying to find a resource to supply movies but haven't found one yet. Perhaps bring your movies with you, we'd love...

New Jersey
Reviewed 25 November 2016

After spending six nights at a large hotel in Oahu (which was nice in it's own way), we were happy to drop our bags at Whaler's Cove. These are condo units, so the resort has a more intimate, romantic feel. Our two bedroom condo was spacious, clean, comfortable, and beautiful. We were amazed at how large our balcony was, which...

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1Thank Godiva0318
WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo for taking the time to tell us about your stay. We are so glad you enjoyed it. Reminder Sunsets on the ocean are in the winter months, and our Sunrises are quite spectacular too. Had to run out and take photos this morning. Hope you will come back and stay with us!

Fremont, California
Reviewed 14 November 2016

This was a great location for our family. We stayed in Unit 223 and thought the furnishings were clean and beautiful. The kitchen has been updated and the decor was lovely. The bathroom and beds were outdated but it was overall a great unit. And the view was amazing! We loved how close we were to the ocean and enjoyed...

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WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo for taking the time to tell others about us. We are so glad you enjoyed your stay! Condo 223 has bathroom remodels on the horizon so stay in touch and we hope you will come back to see us! Much Aloha!

Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

This is a private condo. There's a front desk no room service. This 2 bedroom condo is a great size and is in a great location. It's a little older style , could with an update but still great. We were on honeymoon and only the 2 of us staying , we loved the extra space. Although we were told...

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WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo for taking the time to review us! We are so proud the turtles love to hang out here! Your comments are very important to us so I will pass them along to the owner. Hope you will come back to stay with us! A hui hou!

Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

Stayed 1 week in unit 124. Fabulous oceanfront view from liv rm and master bedroom. Updated bathroom was great. Furnishings were comfortable but dated.kitchen lacked some utensils and was dated. Some things were not working but when called were responded to fairly quickly. Maid service was appreciated and enjoyed helpful suggestions from Kelly.Would stay again but would like more info...

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WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo for taking the time to tell us about your vacation with us. I wish I had known you needed something in the kitchen. We keep quite an inventory in the office and we are also willing to go out and get just about anything you want. We'd be happy to tell you about any of our condos,...

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  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Whalers Cove Resort on beautiful Poipu Beach in Kauai, Hawaii offers luxury condos in a relaxing and stunning location. Our property offers daily housekeeping, full kitchens in each unit, and partial or ocean views with 1, 2 and 3 bedrooms. One stay at Whalers Cove Resort and you'll see why guests have awarded us the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence year after year. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Whalers Cove Resort

Address: 2640 Puuholo Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-8626
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu
Price Range: RM1,519 - RM2,608 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Whalers Cove Resort 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“All units are on the water. We asked to be away from the pool, but the pool was very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MMSMequonWI, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Confirm Unit # and request Photos. All units aren't luxury quality.”
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 of 5 bubbles Bimmer29, 27 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Room 223 offered great privacy and views. It was quiet and beautiful.”
 of 5 bubbles mitgon, 14 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Room 233 is gorgeous. Building 2 gets more shade.”
 of 5 bubbles fishm0m, 2 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Most rooms are ocean view/ocean front. Definitely would suggest a 2nd/3rd floor option.”
 of 5 bubbles ballgang, 3 Aug 2016 | Read review
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