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4.4 out of 5

"The sound of the waves crashing against the lava rocks at night was incredible! Parking was a tight squeeze unless you’re driving a compact car. Whe ... " More

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Hotel Description

3-star condo near Poipu Beach

Oceanside stay

Within a 10-minute walk of this Poipu condo, you'll find Poipu Beach and Brennecke Beach. Poipu Kai Tennis Center and Shipwreck Beach are also within 2 miles (3 km).

Outdoor pool

This condo features an outdoor pool and an outdoor tennis court. WiFi in public areas is free. A picnic area, free newspapers, and barbecue grills are also on offer.

Free WiFi, kitchens

The 18 condos feature well-equipped kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and dishwashers. Other amenities include washers/dryers, free WiFi, and TVs with cable channels. Weekly housekeeping is available.

Suite, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Deluxe Suite, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Oceanfront

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 6 Max

Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort ratings based on 14 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.4 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort

Everyone (2) Family (1)
4 out of 5
The sound of the waves crashing against the lava rocks at night was incredible! Parking was a tight squeeze unless you’re driving a compact car. When booking the resort, it did say that air conditioner was an amenity but majority of units do not have them. It was very uncomfortable to sleep at night

Posted by on Jul 5, 2021

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4 out of 5
Our room was 25 yards from the beautiful rocky shore with 2 tiny inlets where we could watch turtles swim. Two story flat w bedrooms on 2nd floor - bonus was master bedroom and lanai overlooking view - great privacy, lovely to hear and see ocean break on rocks continually. Swimming beach was 5 minute walk w great snorkeling. Staff was very accomodating; moved us to this room when 1st room didn't meet our needs. Very much enjoyed their salt water pool - soothing. BBQ on premise. Each condo is privately owned and decorated differently; fully furnished w household items (staff provides linens, bath towels, sundries). Some kitchens offer every day cooking spices, ours did not. Each condo has closet w various beach gear; office supplies beach towels. All in all, we had a lovely time - room 103A was perfect for us. A+ peaceful, private, view.

Posted by on Sep 24, 2018

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Comment from Hotel Management

Oct 17, 2018 by GM

Thank you so much for your rating and review! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay on property and hope to see you back in the future! Mahalo, Jennie Waiwaiole-Vega General Manager

5 out of 5

As good as it gets for ocean side accommodation!

It was wonderful! The location, the ocean and staff is five star! We loved our stay, recommend Poipu Shores to everyone and plan to return soon!

Posted by , from Vancleave, MS on Apr 16, 2016

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3 out of 5

Ammenities vary from unit to unit, No Courtesy Suite

Pros: Free Internet, location
Cons: lack of a courtesy suite
This was our second stay at Poipu Shores Condos. We very much enjoy the location. The unit we stayed in this time was sub-par in terms of updates and amenities within the unit. For instance, during our first stay we had boogie boards, beach mats and cabinet space for food. This particular unit was much more dated than we had on a previous stay. Other differences between this stay and our previous stay were noticed in furniture, baths and the kitchen areas in terms of quality and updates. We love the location and the proximity to Poipu Beach and the water. The view of whales, dolphins and turtles were everyday happenings....right from the deck. Parking is a bit tight, but that is common at other places too. During this particular stay, the condo near the pool was undergoing an update and construction noise and saw dust were made the pool area less than desirable. Our biggest concern at Poipu Shores is the lack of a Courtesy Suite. We travel to Kauai on a regular basis. Since nearly all flights back to the mainland are overnight flights and you don't leave until late evening...Courtesy Suites are available at many of their competitors. This allows you to shower before leaving to the airport. There is an outdoor bathroom at Poipu Shores...but, it has no shower/towels, etc. It is ashamed to give up beach activities and other activities such as hiking that often require clean up prior to departing. In closing, we obviously like this place...but, consistency between units and a place to clean up are areas for improvements. Other locations are available at lower prices that overcome the aforementioned shortcomings.

Posted by , from Northeast, IN on Mar 25, 2013

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5 out of 5

paradise!

Pros: Quiet
Cons: no daily linen service
Outstanding accomodations! Just a few feet from the ocean on a cliff where you could stand and see the turtles. Peaceful, comfortable, quiet, what mlre could you want. Wake up in the morning and see the ocean from your bed. This place was the best. Only complaint was the did not have daily maid service for linens. Had to ask for towels. Would definately go again and recommend to everyone.

Posted by , from Orange, CA, USA on Jun 4, 2012

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5 out of 5

If you want relaxation, this is the place

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
Cons: no daily linen service
Fantastic! From waking up in the morning and looking at the ocean from your bed the crashing of the waves on the rocks below it was an outstanding place. Loved watching the turtles in the ocean below. Slowest pace I have ever been. Loved it.

Posted by , from Orange, CA, USA on May 22, 2012

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5 out of 5

Charming + perfect location + oceanfront!

Pros: Close restaurants, Free Internet
We stayed here during our 10-day honeymoon and could not have been happier. While we spent the majority of each day enjoying the island, we were doubly happy coming back to the room and waking up in it. Such a charming condo! Each room is decorated with it's own style. The kitchen was great for us because we were able to make the best of the local farmer's market. The staff we ran into were very friendly and nice. You can't beat the view and the turtles that swim up to the pool every morning. It's also a close walk to Poipu beach and a short drive to stores/restaurants (but seemingly clear from the tourism). We are going back again this year and could not be more excited. This may not be your 5-star, Four Seasons with a spa and bustling restaurant... but if you wanted that, you wouldn't be looking into this condo to begin with :) Trust us - you can't go wrong!

Posted by , from Princeton, NJ on Feb 8, 2011

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5 out of 5

This hotel was great!

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
We loved our room! We had a room overlooking the water. We would sit on our balcony and count the turtles as the waves brought them ever closer to the rocky shore. There were usually 4-6 at any time of day. We really enjoyed the kitchen , as we shopped the local farmer's markets and ate fresh fish daily cooked in our own room. The grounds are lovely and the desk staff were very helpful. This is the third time we have stayed there and we will continue to return.

Posted by , from Longview, WA on Feb 7, 2011

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5 out of 5

Fabulous views in comfortable condo.

Pros: Free Internet, washer & dryer(!), & poipu really is the sunny side of kauai
Compared with a hotel, condos are a tradeoff. Give up hotel amenities and services; get space, comfort, a full kitchen. Here, we had way more space than we needed (free upgrade to 3BR) but that just adds to the at-home comfort level. Great oceanfront location; memorable sunrises and sunsets, with sea turtles right below your balcony. No A/C but that's no problem: leave the windows open and fall asleep to the ocean's song. Downsides: constant exposure to ocean air corrodes, so some items (lamps) were rusty. Parking is tight. Ocean is right there, but swimming beach is 2 blocks' walk. One of Kauai's best snorkeling beaches is less than a mile.

Posted by , from Chicago on Feb 3, 2011

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5 out of 5

A dream

Beautiful condos, well equipped with washer and dryer and kitchen with supplies. Staff very friendly and helpful. Can see sea turtles near the pool area every morning. Sound of waves is amazing, but if you don't like the sound, the windows are pretty sound-proof. Lots of places to visit near the condo. Great for kids because there's a back room with two beds and plenty of space in the living-room. Lower rooms not as private but you can walk out into a small garden facing the ocean. Wouldn't stay anywhere else!

Posted by on Oct 2, 2008

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About the Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort

Location 1775 Pee Rd, Koloa, HI 96756

Property Features

Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort offers its guests an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool. Public spaces have free WiFi. Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort also features barbecue grills, a picnic area, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 3-star Koloa condo.

  • 18 guestrooms or units
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Outdoor picnic space
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Outdoor pool
  • Number of living rooms
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis court
  • Kitchen
  • Separate dining area
  • Sofa bed
  • Washer/dryer
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Room Amenities

Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort offers 18 accommodations with washers/dryers and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies. Accommodations offer separate living rooms and include sofa beds. Accommodations at this 3-star condo have kitchens with refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and separate dining areas. Bathrooms include complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Televisions come with cable channels. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

  • In-room kitchen
  • 2 bathrooms
  • Washer and dryer
  • Private balcony (furnished)
  • Dining room
  • Living room
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Television
  • Cable channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave
  • Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Coffee maker
  • Kitchenware
  • Cribs (surcharge)
  • Rollaway beds (surcharge)
  • Housekeeping (weekly)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Ceiling fan

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the condo include an outdoor tennis court and an outdoor pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Rafting nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 5 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 30 per day.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available for USD 20 per day.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

No onsite parking is available

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay; cash is not accepted

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, and Union Pay. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • UnionPay
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property does not use a professional cleaning service
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Property does not follow sanitization practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No elevators
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Destination fee: USD 30 per accommodation, per stay. This fee does not apply to children under 17 years of age.
  • Cleaning fee: USD 395 per accommodation, per stay (varies based on unit and length of stay)

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

This property charges the following mandatory cleaning fees at check-out, based on unit size and length of stay: USD 194 for 1-bedroom units, USD 250 for 2-bedroom units and USD 295 for 3-bedroom units, valid for stays of 1-9 nights; USD 279 for 1-bedroom units, USD 365 for 2-bedroom units and USD 395 for 3-bedroom units, valid for stays of 10 nights or more.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Crib (infant bed) fee: USD 20 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 30 per day

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Castle Poipu
  • Castle Poipu Shores
  • Castle Poipu Shores Condominium
  • Castle Poipu Shores Condominium Resort
  • Castle Shores Condominium
  • Castle Shores Condominium Resort
  • Castle Poipu Shores Condo
  • Castle Shores Condo
  • Poipu Shores , A Condominium
  • Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort Condo
  • Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort Koloa
  • Castle Poipu Shores , a Condominium Resort Condo Koloa
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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.