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Castle Makahuena at Poipu

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Issaquah, Washington
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice condo complex, but tight space if not on the water. It is noisy at times with all the people around. The pool is WAY TOO SMALL for the size of the complex. They need to increase their recycling efforts, as way too many types recyclable items aren't accepted in this complex. It would be nice if someone enforced the...

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We have stayed in units 5101, 5102 and on our most recent stay 5201. These condos are on the Southern most tip of Kauai and have incredible sunrise AND sunset views. Pics with this post are from 5201-- incredible ocean views. Close to Poipu and Shipwreck Beach. I have been lucky enough to travel extensively throughout the Caribbean and keep...

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Bancroft, Canada
Reviewed 6 March 2017

Two bedroom condo, facing ocean with view of pool and grounds. Exploring areas nearby fir watching sunrise in morning and other side for sunset at night. Pool swimming only, would need to walk to poipu beach for swimming or lying near the ocean. Also within walking distance of other hotels.

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Wichita, Kansas
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The location of this property is excellent as it has an ocean view from the balcony. The location offers a short walk to the fabulous Poipu Beach, and a short drive to other hiking trails, beaches, and other outdoor amenities. There is also a hiking trail within the neighborhood. Some of the condos in this property may be great, but...

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Middleton
Reviewed 21 July 2016

There are a lot of units in this complex so make sure you have and ocean view from the oceanside units or are on the top floor of the units beyond the pool. Management and ownership vary for each condo so your furnishing and upkeep can also vary. We were happy with 2304, but had to climb stairs to get...

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Reviewed 19 March 2016

We did not have a great experience - would rate this at 2.5. Keep in mind I expect a lot can depend on your unit. We stayed in 2201. It was a 2 bedroom and quite spacious which was good and had a washer / dryer. The living room was comfortable and attractive. But that was it. The kitchen and...

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Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 28 February 2016

Great value. Amazing view. With in walking distance to grocery store, coffee shop and restaurants. Close to "downtown" Kapaa. Great place to stay if you are on a tight budget and plan to spend most of your time at the beach or exploring the island.

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Metro Minneapolis-Saint Paul, Minnesota
Reviewed 15 February 2016

this condo complex is on the point and has fantastic views. there is not a beach on the property but poipu beach is less than 5 minutes away. the condo we were in was clean and well kept and i assume that since lots of the condos are privately owned that may depend on the unit you get. the property...

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Eugene, Oregon
Reviewed 12 January 2016

We made our reservations for our 2 bdrm, 2 bath condo at Makahuena before reading the review in the Kauai Ultimate Guidebook, which pretty much panned the place, so we were a little worried. Not to worry, it turns out, since this place was perfect. Great ocean views, clean and large condo, great location; what's not to like?

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Gardena, California
Reviewed 14 October 2015

We only stayed one night, but that was one night too many. There was no management on site or availabe during our entire stay. We had to access a combination lock box to get the key at 3pm in the afternoon because although that is checkin time, the office had closed at 2:30. They did not leave a key to...

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bkuz, Owner at Castle Makahuena at Poipu, responded to this review

I am sorry to hear about your negative experience. However, each unit availabile for rent are privately owned. Some homeowners have done upgrades, while others have not. Some have property managers that meet incoming guests, and facilitate their needs, while others do not do as good a job. The Makahueana is on a beautiful location, the vast majority of units...

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Makahuena at Poipu is an oceanfront condominium on the southernmost point of Kauai that offers a rare opportunity to experience both a stunning sunrise and sunset. Accommodations include one-, two-, and three-bedroom suites with kitchens and washer/dryers. Amenities include a pool, jet spa, tennis court, and barbecue grills. Front Desk Hours: 8:30am - 4:00pm After Hours Check-In: Please call the resort in advance for after hours check-in instructions. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Castle Makahuena at Poipu

Address: 1661 Pee Rd, Poipu, Kauai, HI 96756-9593
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Poipu > Koloa
Price Range: $358 - $707 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Castle Makahuena at Poipu 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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“Make sure the construction is over or get a big discount and live with it.”
jkneepkens, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Rental condos, some from existing owners and also from the complex.”
Darlene159, 5 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The more you pay the better your view.”
tomi425, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“get the ocean view, it's worth it”
traveljunkie612, 15 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Go somewhere else”
tvargas2015, 13 Oct 2015 | Read review
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