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Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

i saw very bad comments on the trip advisor but i thought its ok place to stay . location is good in centre of kappa . there is a organic super market near by and only few minute of walk to the beach . I stayed in a girls dorm and the room is okay but they will need to...

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Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 7 February 2017

Good location just off main highway which brings traffic noise but also convenience to town amenities. Good parking, nice garden in need of care and could be spectacular with input. Firstly, beyond anyone's control are the valley full of crowing roosters a supposed icon of Kauai - crowing at 1am,3ametc. Staff helpful, friendly. Hostel in addition to the manager, is...

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 24 January 2017

Overall we had a great experience. The staff was very friendly and the owners cooked dinner for everyone on christmas day. Met some cool people at the hostel and has a nice family feel. The bathrooms were a little bit dirty but not bad for a hostel

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Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

Let's start with the good things: You are only a short walk away from the town center and the beach. End of good things. Where shall I start. The people working (and living there) are weird and more concerned about their fun than anything else. I arrived at 11, during opening hours but before the official checkin. I knew that,...

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2Thank Katrin G
Reviewed 21 January 2017

Cool staff, cool people. We changed hostel after our bad experience at Beach House. The vibe of Honu'ea Internation Hostel was more respectful for travelers. We met great people there. I recommend this place more than the other one.

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Reviewed 14 January 2017

This hostel has cool and friendly staff, a quiet atmosphere and a nice location. It has a big lawn suitable for morning ab-training. Unfortunately no breakfast included. Easy to get to know people. Reccomended!

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Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

This hostel has a great atmosphere and lots of character. It is fairly small so that it is super easy to get to know people, and I loved hanging out on the patio with the other guests! The rules about quiet times and the use of the kitchen made total sense to me as they put everyone in the same...

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New England
Reviewed 13 October 2016

I hate to leave a bad review, but I have stayed in hundreds of hostels and have stayed in only one other hostel as poorly kept as this one. They sweep daily and clean the bathrooms and kitchen. Lots of other places are grimy, doors have holes in them, one of the dorm doors to the outside does not lock...

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GM_Honuea, General Manager at Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai, responded to this review

Mahalo for leaving a review. We are happy you had a great stay despite our minor flaws. We do clean daily and try our best to make sure all questions are answered as thoroughly as possible by our one person office staff. We are available every day 11am-9pm for questions, comments or suggestions. Or I am always available by email....

Basel, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 September 2016

Accomodation facilities were clean and the location is great. This hostel has a wonderful atmosphere and you can make friends with people from all over ther world. One of the best hostels we've ever been.

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GM_Honuea, General Manager at Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo! We enjoy seeing, on tripadvisor, what we hear daily at our hostel. See you next time. A hui hou, me ke aloha!

Montreal, Canada
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Cool vibe, cheap, great location. I stayed 4 nights in a semi-private room with a friend. The beds were very comfortable and everything was kept clean. The staff is extremely ( I can't emphasize that enough) friendly and helpful. Everyday, they would ask us about our plans and made sure to answer all our questions. And we had a lot!...

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GM_Honuea, General Manager at Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for amazing review! You get us perfectly!! See you soon!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Aloha and welcome to our family owned, family operated 34 person hostel on the amazing island of Kaua'i! Our hostel has enforced quiet hours from 10pm-7am. We are not a party style hostel. We hope guests will take advantage of our low prices and quality service so that you may enjoy Kauai hikes and outdoor activities that are our premier location provides. Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai resides in the heart of Kapa'a Town, across the street from Kapa'a Beach Park! Take a stroll or bike down the 7 mile Ke Ala Hele Makalae ("The Path that Goes by the Coast") that stretches from Wailua Town past Kealia Beach Point with amazing surf and spectacular views! Or, do some shopping at some of the best locally owned shops on Kauai. Dine in amazing restaurants or cook your own food in our large, newly decorated kitchen/common areas. We have two dorm rooms with ten beds, women's only dorms, four private rooms (inside the dorms), and two deluxe rooms. All dorms have a private room and a shared bath en-suite. The two deluxe rooms are in the main house, share a bathroom and do not have restrictions on kitchen hours. We have common areas available to all registered guests that include lanai (covered patio), several garden seating areas, hammock and TV room. Snorkel gear, kayaks, and Free WiFi is provided for all registered guests. Please, registered guests and new check ins only. *We most always have room for walk-ins 3pm-9pm, aloha! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai

Address: 4532 Lehua Street, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1750 (Formerly Kauai International Hostel)
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $33 - $94 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Kauai International Hotel Kapaa
Honu'Ea International Hostel Kauai Kapaa
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“private room back of hostel not on roadside”
 of 5 bubbles kimiora3, 7 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Windows next to stairs in courtyard seemed like a bad idea. People up and down them all the time.”
 of 5 bubbles 252wilsont, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Second floor, you hear less the roosters.”
 of 5 bubbles schalifoux1, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Get the superior/deluxe private room - you're away from the dorms and wont have to worry about waking people up! :)”
 of 5 bubbles BrokeTraveller88, 13 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Listen when they say no food in your room or you will end up with ants in your bag which isn't too fun :')”
 of 5 bubbles C2173QIlauraw, 23 Nov 2014 | Read review
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