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Reviewed 10 September 2013 via mobile

Absolutely wonderful condo. Great location, ocean view and you have beach access. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone looking for a cute studio condo at a very reasonable price. We paid around $90 a night not including tax and cleaning fee. The room also had a fully equipt kitchen and all necessary beach items. ( beach chairs, cooler,...

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Magnolia, Texas, United States
Reviewed 4 September 2013

My husband and I have stayed at Kapaa Sands 4 times now, first in 2001. We have stayed in unit's 8, 10, and 1 - have stayed in 1 the last 2 times. Simply wonderful...sometimes I have wished for air conditioning, but the grounds and the proximity to the water/sound of waves just can't be beat. It is also in...

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Auburn, California
Reviewed 4 September 2013

This was our first visit to Kauai. Before even arriving, we were pleased with the recommendations and wonderful friendliness of Amy on the telephone, who ultimately helped us choose Unit 9...an upstairs ocean-front studio unit. It was worth the additional money. Any problems with our unit (which management knew about and said will be corrected soon) were overlooked by us...

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1Thank RomanticAuburnites
Santa Barbara
Reviewed 15 August 2013

This little cluster of condos is pretty good as far as Kapaa goes, but don't stay in the rear units, stick to the oceanfront ones. We stayed in Unit #22 which feels like you are living next to the highway as you do have a direct line of site to the busy Kuhio Highway a half block away. The view...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 13 August 2013

We stayed here for 10 nights in June, in 3 different units. The first unit we only stayed in for one night, mostly because I have difficulty sleeping. (unit 18) It was very close to the parking lot and because you have to keep the windows open (no air conditioning) I found it a bit noisy. I could also hear...

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Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 17 July 2013 via mobile

This place was just perfect for what we were looking for! Centrally located, ocean front, fully equipped kitchen, BBQ's on site, clean and well managed, beautiful lush landscaping and the biggest bang for your buck! There was laundry on site, DVD's, books, coolers, boogie boards, beach chairs and towels. We lacked of nothing! There is a bakery right at the...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 11 June 2013

It's worth studying the reviews on this site to find the right place for you. I did that, and we were very happy with this place. Beautiful oceanfront apartment, clean and affordable. We stayed in number 13 which I recommend. Good location, close to town. Friendly staff. Nice gardens. Swimming pool. Comfortable bed. What else could you ask for?

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Sacramento, California
Reviewed 27 May 2013

simple affordable great ocean front condo....stayed in unit 12...studio unit. Small but space is well used. Bathroom recently remodeled. Nice staff....really enjoyed the small size of the complex and well maintained private grounds. Enjoyed watching the locals fish off the coral/rock shelf in front of the complex. No a/c but "no worries" very comfortable air circulation. Some street noise would...

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Carbondale
Reviewed 8 May 2013

This condo is over 40 years old but very well kept up. There is not air conditioning but the cool sea breeze blow through lots of windows. We fell asleep each night to the sound of the surf in our ears and the beach, while small, has a nice shade tree and a protected area for safe wading. We sat...

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2Thank Kevin O
Colorado
Reviewed 4 May 2013

We liked this place well enough but it all depends on what you're looking for. It is a very basic, simple place--has its pros and cons. regarding the complex in general: Pro's: it's in a fairly convenient location in Kapaa (a little ways south of Kapaa town), which is centrally located for drive trips either north to Hanalei or south...

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  • 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
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: $126 - $259 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 24
Also Known As:
Kapaa Sands Hotel Kapaa
Kapaa Sands Kauai
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“If you are only in Kauai once ,book an ocean front condo”
 of 5 bubbles veronicar, 30 Jan 2017 | Read review
“e were in unit #6...ocean front very simple but very relaxing. I would imagine anyof the ocean front units would offer the same experience”
 of 5 bubbles 808Snickers, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“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
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