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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you don't mind cockroaches you won't find a more beautiful location. The beach is right outside your door. You can hear the waves crashing as you go to sleep. We saw the roaches the first night and called the management co, the next morning, he sent his "handyman" over who put out roach traps. If you know anything about... More 

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KS_BoD, Owner at Kapaa Sands, responded to this review

I'm sorry for this guest's experience with the cockroaches, but if you look at the 133+ reviews on TripAdvisor, you will see this is the exception. More 

Newtonville, ON
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Reviewed 22 October 2016

Highly recommend staying here. We were in unit 5, which views the ocean and is on the second floor so you have more privacy. Ocean is only 100 feet away with your own beach. The condo we were in was well equiped with everything we needed and the pool and bbq area was very nice.

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Kapaa, Hawaii
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2 reviews
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Reviewed 6 October 2016

I love taking a few days when I'm working on projects to get close to the water so I can concentrate. I booked Condo #1, managed by Aloha Condos, last minute. The moment I walked in the door I knew I wanted to stay for much longer than for the time I had reserved. I was greeted with the most... More 

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Avoid this condo at all cost. I should been on alert when I requested driving directions 3 times without a response from Aloha Condos, eventually found our way, and arrived at 10 pm with no lockbox code. I called the property manager, we got into the condo, only to be met with stale, musty, pesticide odor. We immediately started to... More 

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BoD_ChristopherJ, Owner at Kapaa Sands, responded to this review

We wish you had stayed until the morning to enjoy the beautiful view from the lanais and enjoy the close proximity to the ocean. This is a very comfortable and quaint condo in a quiet and private location. Our properties are advertised with explicit detail and descriptions including many photos as to give each guest an extensive overview of each... More 

Laval, Canada
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Reviewed 29 June 2016

Unit 13 ( oceanfront). Plenty of parking space ( we were a bit worried there would be none because we arrived kind of late ( 10;30pm). As soon as we opened the door, we knew that we would love our stay at Kapaa Sands.The place was spotlessly clean. The murphy bed was very comfortable in my opinion. Be aware that... More 

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Lahaina, Hawaii
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Reviewed 18 May 2016 via mobile

It's nice to find a oceanfront hotel, in a beautiful setting, that's not a zoo! Never a problem finding a chair by the pool, no lines any where. The staff, I mean all the staff, are there to help. Friendly, competent and professional. Had a very good experience at the oceanfront bar and restaurant. Mia, James, Katie, Jen, Everett, I... More 

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Great review but unfortunately not for Kapaa Sands. There is no bar or restaurant on the premises. More 

La Quinta, California
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Reviewed 4 May 2016

Great stay from 4/17/16 - 4/24/16 in Unit 13. Nice and peaceful, relaxing. We were gone all day exploring the island.Hiking, snorkeling, visiting with family who live in Kapaa. Kitchen met our needs, used Bbq by pool too. Safeway ,Foodland close by, Costco in Lihue. Passion Cafe and another little place close by to grab something for the morning. Staff... More 

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Battle Creek, Michigan
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Reviewed 25 April 2016

We stayed in Unit 22 in the back row with an ocean view right next to the pool. The view was great and you could slightly hear the waves crashing. There is lovely tropical foliage throughout the grounds and it is beautiful. The wi-fi worked great too! That is where the pros end. I believe each unit is individually owned,... More 

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New York
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Reviewed 7 April 2016

We Stayed in a cozy, nicely decorated upper floor studio condo. The space was totally updated and the view was breathtaking. Everything we needed was in the condo including a few basic essentials to get us going. We loved staying here and would recommend this unit highly.

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Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 31 March 2016

This place is a great little resort. Only 20 units or so. We stayed in one of the oceanfront units, #14. It was a studio with a small bathroom and a kitchen with everything we needed. We spent most of our time on the lanai and the ocean is right there. For the price this place is a really good... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Kauai's centrally located, intimate, 24-unit boutique beachfront resort. Rentals at Kapaa Sands include both studios and two-bedroom oceanfront and ocean view condominiums, all with full kitchens, allowing you to keep your vacation meal costs down by eating as many meals as you wish at the best table on Kauai, your view lanai (deck). Every condo is an end unit, meaning 3 exterior walls with windows, tropical breezes, and light. Sleep to to the sound of the surf and wake to the sunrise. Conveniently located across the street from Kinipopo Shopping Village with restaurants & specialty stores. Two supermarkets are within a mile from your door. Take advantage of nearby hiking trails (walk to Sleeping Giant), scenic waterfalls, and Wailua River kayaking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Kapaa Sands

Address: 380 Papaloa Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1440
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: £72 - £147 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Kapaa Sands Hotel Kapaa
Kapaa Sands Kauai, Hawaii
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“Great views, close to the ocean, swimming nearby, pool.”
 of 5 bubbles LoriBKauai, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed oceanfront and we loved it.”
 of 5 bubbles Travelinman1960, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Condos right on the ocean do not get nearly the traffic noise as condos behind them”
  • View of our 'ocean front' condo from our 'ocean view' condo
  • View from yard in front of our condo, looking toward Lydgate
  • Dawn our first morning, from lanai of 'ocean front' condo
 of 5 bubbles RamblingRoses, 18 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ocean view are awesome!”
 of 5 bubbles shirleyd2, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Reserve an ocean front unit. It's worth it!”
 of 5 bubbles MrTraveler4444, 17 Dec 2015 | Read review
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