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Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Hubby and I went for a much-needed vacation and it ended up being exactly what we were hoping, and then some, thanks to the Koa Kea. We booked the honeymoon package which came with breakfast each morning and a partial ocean view room. The room was great - it was well maintained and had a lovely balcony that we hung...

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Falls Church, Virginia
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The resort was just perfect for our family trip. Beautiful views, great pool and hot tub. The service was excellent--anything we requested, they were right there with it, and everyone was very friendly and helpful. The ocean front room was everything we'd hoped for.

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e sunseeker169, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea while vacationing in Hawaii. We are delighted to know that you had an outstanding experience at our resort, enjoying our spectacular oceanfront location and the attentive hospitality of our staff. We truly appreciate the excellent rating you have awarded us and we hope to welcome you back to...

California
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Would probably rate this closer to a 3.5. It's not bad, but it didn't blow me away. We stayed here because we couldn't get a room at another place we had tried for. It seemed very nice on line. In the days before we left, I visited the website a couple of times and was surprised by how little information...

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Albert S, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea while vacationing in Hawaii. We're so pleased that you enjoyed the comfort of your guest room, along with your experience at our spa and the warm hospitality of our staff. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to our resort should your travels bring...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Lovely adult oriented hotel, yet it only takes one or two screaming brats to ruin everyone else's peace and enjoyment. I really cannot understand why a place like this would allow children, when it is clearly an adult oriented hotel and 95% of the guests seem to be child free anyways (but again, one screamer is the same as many)....

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e happydancer85, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort. We're so pleased that you enjoy the luxury and comfort of our guest rooms, along with the friendly service provided by our valet staff. We do hope to have the opportunity to welcome you to Red Salt during your stay with us and wish you...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've seen reviews that don't appreciate this facility for what it is. Small, adult-oriented, boutique, superior staff, casual-luxury, oceanfront location relaxing resort. If you want Four Seasons luxury we recommend go to the Four Seasons. No the furnishings in the room aren't perfect and we stayed in the premium third floor rooms on the oceanfront but it was supremely comfortable...

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e george s, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea and for taking the time to share your wonderful review. We are so happy that you enjoyed the unique ambiance our resort provides and the attentive hospitality of our staff, as well as the comfort of our accommodations, our savory cuisine, and our spectacular oceanfront location. It...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Koa Kea over Christmas. I had read in reviews that there were not many families here, but was still concerned given that it was a school holiday. However I was pleasantly surprised by the lovely, small, quiet hotel, with very few young children. We stayed in a ground level, beach front room, and it...

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e raquelf199, Thank you for choosing to celebrate Christmas at Koa Kea and for taking the time to share your detailed review. It's a pleasure to know that you enjoyed our unique, boutique atmosphere, as well as our spectacular oceanfront location, the delicious cuisine served at Red Salt, and the warm hospitality provided by our team of dedicated staff...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

hotel with many deficiencies of service, no welcome no crown of flowers how custom of the place, there they have delivered the room to 15 of the afternoon, the service shoddy, breakfast miserable, cleaning rooms after the 16,00 of the afternoon, staff hateful particular those front desk and councerge, no activity of entertainment place really sad .da not advise.

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e loredana p, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort. We truly apologize that your experience at our resort was not at all reflective of the high service standards we hold ourselves to. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Koa Kea in the future for a stay that surpasses...

New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented two rooms at this hotel --with my children in their 20's. The oceanfront ground floor room was worth the upgrade fee -- felt like we were living right on the beach. The staff was incredibly nice and helpful and responsive. They were as good as a Four Seasons without being intrusive. The gym was good, the guest laundry...

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e traveldoggmama, Thank you for celebrating your Christmas holiday at Koa Kea. We are delighted to know that you enjoyed our spectacular oceanfront location, along with the attentive service provided by our staff and our array of deluxe amenities. We truly appreciate the high recommendation and excellent rating you have awarded us! We look forward to welcoming you back...

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers the perfect getaway for couples in a beautiful, relaxed, secluded environment. Smaller, boutique property with wonderful amenities, a great staff and gorgeous decor. We loved our 8 nights here and would have extended our trip if we'd been able to get later flights! Great local recommendations from the valets for restaurants, hikes, activities, etc. we can't wait...

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Bunky415, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea! We are thrilled that you had a marvelous experience at our resort, enjoying our serene and intimate atmosphere, our array of deluxe amenities, and the warm hospitality of our staff. We truly appreciate the excellent rating you have awarded us and are looking forward to welcoming you back...

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you're looking for a beautiful oceanfront boutique hotel for a couples getaway on Kauai's South Shore, look no further. Koa Kea has everything you want without the crowds and kids at the mega resorts - well appointed rooms with ocean views (go for at least the ocean view room), an oceanfront pool and lawn, amazing sunsets, great food and...

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GuestRelations M, General Manager at Koa Kea Hotel & Resort, responded to this review

Aloha e Blake R, Thank you for choosing to stay at Koa Kea while vacationing in Kauai. We're delighted that you enjoyed our tranquil ambiance, spectacular oceanfront location, and friendly service, as well as your dining experience at Red Salt. We're so pleased to know that your dinner at Red Salt was the best you had on the island! Thank...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Red Salt
Red Salt
Cuisines: American, Seafood, Contemporary, Hawaiian
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Accessible rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Room Service
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Free Parking
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Encounter the golden beaches of Ko`a Kea Hotel & Resort, an upscale 121-room boutique oceanfront property in sunny Poipu on Kauai's south shore. This intimate and romantic Hawaiian resort offers the island's closest hotel accommodations to the water, complemented by award-winning service that is both highly personalized and personable. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Koa Kea Hotel & Resort

Address: 2251 Poipu Road, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9534
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Price Range: ₹ 31,522 - ₹ 40,509 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Koa Kea Hotel & Resort 4.5*
Number of rooms: 121
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Also Known As:
Koa Kea Hotel And Resort
Koa Kea Hotel Poipu
Koa Kea Resort
Koa Kea Hotel & Resort Poipu, Kauai, HI
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Poipu
#2 Luxury Hotel in Poipu
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Poipu
#2 Top resorts Hotel in Poipu
#3 Business Hotel in Poipu
#5 Family Hotel in Poipu
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“Loved the ocean front room on the ground floor with its own terrace and lounge chairs. Worth the extra.”
 of 5 bubbles sunseeker169, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Ground level beach front rooms have their own private lounge chairs--great set up!”
 of 5 bubbles raquelf199, 3 Jan 2017 | Read review
“ground floor ocean view is worth the upgrade”
 of 5 bubbles traveldoggmama, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Go for the ocean room on a higher floor.”
 of 5 bubbles BlakeR113, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“all good, all have some ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles I3265IEdavidt, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
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