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Springfield, Illinois
Reviewed 23 January 2017 via mobile

The rooms are cozy and the beds are very comfortable. Easy to access and a nice mountain view. Parking is limited and there are no microwaves in the rooms. The roosters are abundant so you won't need an alarm clock.

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

Aloha, I am happy you had a good night's rest on those cozy beds. We are a small hotel and we appreciate your kind words. Those roosters can be a problem for those trying to sleep in. The chickens have no time schedule! Thank you for leaving a response and thank you for staying with us. Mahalo.

Fairfield, Ohio
Reviewed 22 January 2017 via mobile

These are the words I would use to describe this hotel in Lihue. The parking lot was small with just enough room. It appeared that every room was booked. This place is very close to the airport and we stayed there because of our late flight. We were pleased because it was all we needed to recover from our long...

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

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us. Glad we could help with your late arrival. Being so close to the airport is very helpful to our guest arriving on such late flights. Get some sleep and then start fresh in the morning. I hope you had fun on Kauai, we would love to see you again. Mahalo.

Anchorage, Alaska
Reviewed 15 January 2017

The staff was great about accommodating my late night arrival and made sure I could get into my room. I also loved the little mini-kitchen set up and could make nice breakfasts/lunches to take with me for the day. This is also a great place to stay if you want to spend a little time seeing more of the local...

1Thank mdhunter2017
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We were very impressed by the hospitality and welcome here! Mokihana, the site manager, organized our late arrival very well and communicated with us effectively before we even left from Seattle. Very recommended and we would book again!

1Thank Rebecca R
kkrmjl, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha for your amazing comments about Mokihana. She is a jewel to have here. Her Aloha spirit is so reflective of the islands. She will be so happy to hear she is doing a job well done. Thank you for taking the time to leave a beautiful comment. Mahalo Nui Loa, Maria

new york city
Reviewed 7 January 2017

Clean, comfortable room, ceiling fan, cable TV, small fridge. Walls are then, so loud fellow guests can be a bother, maybe less so in warmer weather with windows closed and AC on. Friendly, helpful staff. Very close to airport. Lihue is a good location for exploring Kauai.

1Thank mdona
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

We got in around 3pm December 23. Our room was ready and waiting for us. Maria at the desk was very kind and helpful. We stayed in room 4. The window A/C was more of a fan than air conditioner, but we stayed cool enough with the ceiling fan as well. The room was small and basic, but clean, and...

1Thank Stephanie R
Reviewed 17 December 2016

I stayed in one of the upstairs rooms with a full kitchen for three nights late-Nov, which felt like a studio apartment. At this location, you are walking distance to Kauai Brewing Co., a delicious saimin stand, and Dani's restaurant (go for the kalua pig omelet for breakfast with guava juice, yum!). My room was cozy and quiet (I found...

1Thank Alyson C
Kettering, Ohio
Reviewed 16 December 2016

I stayed here in an upper single for four nights in November. The first night the room was a bit warm (no air conditioning), but the next day the trades started blowing and the rest of the stay was comfortable. The check in was after hours and by phone but was OK. All my interactions with the front desk the...

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Atlanta, GA
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

We booked for one night after a long flight from Atlanta. Since we had a condo booked for our stay we decided to stay the day of arrival in Lihue. This hotel is an old motel that is clean but dated. No frills. Lovely management. Window unit air conditioners. Within walking distance to local restaurants. We ate at a local...

Thank kaperin0
kkrmjl, General Manager at Kauai Palms Hotel, responded to this review

Aloha, Thank you for staying with us after your long trip. We are lucky to be located near the airport and restaurants that serve such good food!!! I am sorry about the hair dryer not being in your room, we keep the hairdryers at our front desk and are ready for our guests to use. As for the area, looks...

Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 25 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Kauai for the trekking/camping and got completely rained out.. After two nights in the wet we decided on skipping yet another one and find refuge at the Palms. The description in the lonely planet was very accurate! Staff was top notch and facilities fabulous. Great value for money and very tidy. ..after that more rain whilst tenting.. wished...

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

Aloha, Thank you so much for your kind response. I am so glad we were here for your shelter needs. I do remember that weekend was very wet!!! Hope you will come back to Kauai for another camping trip where there will be nothing but sunshine and clear nights for you. Mahalo, Maria

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Kitchenette
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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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: $120 - $143 (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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