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Ojai, California
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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... More 

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New Jersey
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54 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 111 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Fremont, California
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 The bathroom and beds were outdated but it was overall a great unit.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... More 

Thank mitgon
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous, enormous condo right on the ocean. A perfect place to watch the sunrise and sunset and keep an eye out for Dolphins in the water. We wanted to stay right on the ocean front without the resort experience so I booked Whalers Cove. Really delighted we stayed here, the team were lovely. I knew we would be late arriving... More 

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Banff National Park, Canada
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed in Apartment 125 at Whalers Cove. It was very well appointed and stylish with beautiful timber (Koa) doors and floors and marble. The apartment was quite large with a huge bathroom. It was very clean and well looked after. The resort is also well looked after with beautiful gardens. The apartment was overlooking the water and you could... More 

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Deerfield Beach, Florida
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5 reviews
Reviewed 9 October 2016

Once again Whalers Cove proves to us the perfect place to stay on Kauai. Room 233 was beautifully decorated & so comfortable making every morning tranquil & relaxing & every night a treat to come home to. The view is breathtaking & peaceful. Beautiful, majestic sea turtles share their home with you, just look out & you will see them... More 

Thank Robin_L736
WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Mahalo Nui Loa! I am sure the turtles miss you as much as we do! You are always welcome back at Whalers Cove. I will pass your comments onto the owner of condo 233! A hui you! More 

Cincinnati, Ohio
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 October 2016

Just returned from a week at this fantastic condo. We loved room 233, it is simply beautiful, granite in kitchen and baths, lovely tile throughout lower level, rich wood cabinetry, oceanfront sweeping views of the Pacific from lanai, master bedroom and shower, so tastefully decorated. I was worried about booking a condo sight unseen as I am very picky...all my... More 

Thank fishm0m
WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo! Your descriptive comments are welcomed. Our staff work very hard to make sure your vacation is all you expected. I will certainly let Alexsis know you appreciate her. We absolutely look forward to your return. A hui hou! More 

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Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was my third visit to Whalers Cove and I can't recommend it enough. The rooms are huge, the double showerhead was cool. You can see sea turtles and amazing sunsets. In the morning you can go down and snorkel with the turtles right outside the property. And in the mornings, if you get lucky, you can see dolphins swim... More 

Thank stephiu2016
WhalersCoveGM, Manager at Whalers Cove Resort, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo! We love our Marathon-ers! The Kauai Marathon is such a wonderful event, and we try to support it as much as we can. Glad you got a chance to see the lovely dolphins! That is my favorite! Come again, and A Hui Hou! More 

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  • Beachfront
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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: $534 - $785 (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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“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
“NO bad rooms! All rooms have ocean view. Some are better than others. No air conditioning, but the trade winds keep it cool!!”
  • View from our balcony! ♥
  • Partial ocean view room 220! Amazing!
 of 5 bubbles shannonm39, 25 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view is the way to go!”
 of 5 bubbles 562sarahelizabethm, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
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