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"This was a lovely quaint hotel that was nice to retire to after a long day of exploring and adventure seeking. Not your typical resort environment. If ... " More

By a verified traveler on Tue 09 Aug 2016

Hotel Description

Hotel near Kalapaki Beach in Lihue

Heart of Lihue

Within 2 miles (3 km) of this well-placed hotel, you'll find Kalapaki Beach and Nawiliwili Bay. Kauai War Memorial Convention Hall and Kauai Museum are also within half a mile (1 km).

Property Amenities

This hotel doesn't skimp on freebies - guests receive free WiFi and free self parking. Free parking, a garden, and express check-out are also offered.

Flat-screen TVs, refrigerators

The individually decorated guestrooms offer ceiling fans and showers. Flat-screen TVs come with cable channels, and other amenities include refrigerators and free toiletries.

Deluxe Room (With A/C)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Room (Without A/C)

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Kauai Palms Hotel ratings based on 5 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.2 out of 5 3.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kauai Palms Hotel

Everyone (4) Couples (1)
4 out of 5

Quiet & Clean

Pros: Clean, quiet & comfortable
Cons: The laundry facilities. While not everyone may use them it was pretty pricey to run a load through the dryer and it not even dry.
Location: Right in the middle of everything. South shore, north shore, beach, hiking, waterfalls, adventure, relaxation....
This was a lovely quaint hotel that was nice to retire to after a long day of exploring and adventure seeking. Not your typical resort environment. If that's what you are looking for this is definitely not it. There is no a/c, but I personally loved that I could just open the windows and let that fresh Hawaiian breeze blow right through. It's very close to the airport, grocery store and restaurants. The bed was incredibly comfortable. The room while very small was perfect for just my daughter and I.

Posted by , from Ewa Beach, HI on Aug 9, 2016

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2 out of 5

Very good!

Pros: location was great
liked room rate. Liked service from Front Desk(Maria)

Posted by , from Kauai on Oct 29, 2015

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4 out of 5

Quality Motel for a night or two

The rooms are pleasant, they have a TV, a mini fridge and a nice big bed,. They are clean and satisfactory. It's a nicely kept Motel essentially.

Posted by , from nyc on Aug 15, 2015

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4 out of 5

Quaint and Convenient

Pros: I liked the location - Waimea and Hanalei were both 30min drives, convenience stores were under 10min away, and restaurants are just around the corner
I must admit that after reading some reviews of the Kauai Palms Hotel, I looked up other places to stay on the island because I feared feeling disgusted with some things I read. However, I talked with my boyfriend and we decided that we really only needed a place to sleep as we were there for a wedding and planned on spending most of our time exploring anyway. The hotel is in a residential area, and we did feel a bit nervous pulling up to the location - simply because we were judging by the exterior. We arrived five hours before check-in time and the woman behind the counter was able to find us another room so we could check-in early. She was very nice and provided us with directions to the wedding reception like a true local - knowing the street names and landmarks that would guide us there easily. Our room was on the 2nd floor, and was very quaint. We felt that the entire place had character, whereas it wasn't shabby but obviously older. It was as clean as an old hotel could be and didn't have the luxuries of a chain-hotel would, but it served the purpose that we needed it for - a place to sleep. Though the roosters crowed early in the morning right outside of our room, we really didn't mind because it forced us to get up early and take advantage of exploring as much as we could during our 3-day visit. If you are a high-maintenance person, I recommend staying somewhere in either Poipu or Kapa'a. Otherwise, this place is quaint and convenient - perfect for a short stay.

Posted by , from Honolulu on Jul 2, 2015

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2 out of 5

Will not stay here again!

We chose this hotel for its proximity to the airport. We arrived late and did not want to find our way to the vacation rental in the dark. All we were looking for was a place to sleep before we set out for our Hawaii adventure. I did not expect the Ritz, however, this was worse than a Motel 6. For $100 per night, I was extremely disappointed. Walls paper thin. Needless to say, we did not get the rest we were looking for. Checked out as fast as we could, found a Starbucks, waited there for Costco to open, got our supplies for the week and then we were on our way to our real vacation!!!!

Posted by , from Seattle, WA on Apr 5, 2015

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Property Features

Kauai Palms Hotel offers its guests a garden, coffee/tea in a common area, and laundry facilities. Public spaces have free WiFi. Free self parking is available. This Lihue hotel is smoke free.

  • 28 guestrooms or units
  • 2 levels
  • 3 buildings
  • Built in 1968
  • Towels for the beach
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Garden
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free long-term parking , Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Lihue, HI Airport (LIH) (3.8 km / 2.4 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking and extended parking

Room Amenities

Kauai Palms Hotel offers 28 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature complimentary toiletries and ceiling fans. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. 18-inch flat-screen televisions come with premium cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Flat-screen television
  • Cable channels
  • Premium channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Unique furnishings
  • Unique decor
  • Connecting rooms available

Nearby Activities

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

  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Snorkeling nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Skydiving nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Boat tours nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 9 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 21

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM. If you are planning to arrive after 9 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Anyone traveling to Hawaii is required to have a government Safe Travels account and self-quarantine for 14 days. Beginning October 15, travelers who have proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken no more than 72 hours before arriving are exempt from quarantine.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 7 AM - 9 PM.
Guests arriving after 9 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

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 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

The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation

Tax ID - TA-103-645-7984-01

This property accepts credit cards

Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed

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 credit 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. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. The tax ID number is TA-103-645-7984-01. This property accepts credit cards. Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

  • Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Staffed front desk
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cribs (infant beds) available
  • No elevators
  • State tax ID - TA-103-645-7984-01

Hotel Names

  • Kauai Palms
  • Kauai Palms Hotel
  • Kauai Palms Hotel Lihue
  • Kauai Palms Lihue
  • Palms Hotel Kauai
  • Palms Kauai
  • Kauai Palms Hotel HI
  • Kauai Palms Motel
  • Kauai Palms Hotel HI
  • Kauai Palms Hotel Hotel
  • Kauai Palms Hotel Lihue
  • Kauai Palms Hotel Hotel Lihue

You should know

  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Kauai Palms Hotel.
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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.