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The West Inn Kauai

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 February 2017

There are some good things here. Oskar is a really ice guy and the rooms are spacious and clean. But this is just an ordinary motel charging serious hotel prices. They don't even make the beds every day. Waimea is out on a limb for everything except he local gorge (terrific - don't miss and go right to the top)...

Thank Oliverjulian
Shannon T, General Manager at The West Inn Kauai, responded to this review

Aloha and mahalo for taking time to write a review. Our nightly rate on our standard rooms is $198/night so I'm confused as to the $300/night figure you mentioned. February is a very busy time of year for the entire island and our rates are on the lower end of the scale during this time. Thank you for the positive...

Roswell, Georgia
Reviewed 28 September 2016

We chose The West Inn Kauai because it was convenient to our activities on the West side of the island. We only planned to stay one night before moving on to the next part of the island. Check-in was simple. No one was at the office when we arrived, but I called and Oscar had our pass-code to our room...

Thank tdauld
Honolulu, Hawaii
Reviewed 6 August 2016

Busy season, but we got the room. I knew this wasn't any Four Seasons or Hyatt resort, but a place to rest and regroup for island activities. I've made the mistake before of waiting to the last minute and booking a place I knew I'd regret. I've also paid through the nose for resorts with amenities I'd never use. This...

1Thank elTantalus
Floral City, Florida
Reviewed 25 June 2016 via mobile

Nice rooms and staff. Over priced, no pool, broke down cars, nasty beach water. Waimea is a depressed area. Location was close to everything. Very few places to stay. The cottages seem like a nice place to stay. Better ambience! Wish we would have stayed there.

Thank groundhogdaymark1
Reviewed 3 April 2016

My boyfriend and I recently stayed at the West Inn on the last weekend in February to visit family. We stayed in the second building on the property and enjoyed our short stay. No one was there to check us in when we arrived, but the resident manager was easily accessible by phone and gave us the code to get...

1Thank MaximusGuinness
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 9 March 2016

We were very pleased with our overnight at the West Inn after hiking all day in Waimea Canyon. Oskar graciously and efficiently greeted us and gave us good recommendations for dinner. The rooms were clean and nicely decorated. Showers were hot. We appreciated the sink and refrigerator. Great value.

1Thank TravelerWithOpinions
Lions Bay, Canada
Reviewed 3 February 2016

Stayed at the West Inn for one night. On the doorsteps to the Waimea Canyon. Clean, The owners are doing an excellent job in creating a place to rest after seeing and doing some hiking. I called in the morning for a one night stay that night. We were arriving early, just to drop one of the vehicles before heading...

1Thank janetty921
Reviewed 2 February 2016 via mobile

Appearances aren't everything. The outside may make you think the place isn't that great but I had a wonderful experience. The airline lost our baggage and told us they would ship it to the hotel however it wouldn't be there until 1am. We didn't want to wait up so the manager waited up and collected our suitcases kept our baggage...

3Thank Sarah S
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 29 December 2015

This inn is, in many way, a typical Hawaiian motel: laid back, without too many amenities, but overall, very average. Except one thing: price. I'm not sure if it was because of the Christmas week or if that is their normal practice, but $200 per night in this place is nothing but price gouging. Unfortunately, we had no choice but...

Thank Hayzen11
Reviewed 17 December 2015

It has what you need, a clean well kept room. No Breakfast buffet, but Gina's across the street is amazing any time of day. A quick walk to the beach, or pretty much anything you need in Waimea. I also recommend the Shrimp Shack right there. Management is very attentive and helpful and the owner drives some sweet classic Volvos.

2Thank Michael S

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Beachfront
Room types
  • Kitchenette
  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Newly constructed in 2011, this 20 unit hotel is located in the town of Waimea on the west side of Kauai. All rooms and suites come equipped with air conditioning, free wi-fi, free parking, cable TV, refrigerator, microwave, coffee maker and more. Great location for people coming to work at KVMH, KTF or PMRF(only a 10 minute drive) or for people wanting to visit the west side attractions like Waimea Canyon, Polihale Beach, Historic Waimea Town or those taking a boat tour out of Port Allen. Great location if you are going to Waimea Canyon for the day and don't want the long drive home. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The West Inn Kauai

Address: 9690 Kaumualii Hwy., Box 1032, Waimea, Kauai, HI 96796
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Waimea
Price Range: $298 - $493 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — The West Inn Kauai 2.5*
Number of rooms: 20
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“The road is a bit noisy so further back is better”
Oliverjulian, 14 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Bring some quarters for the laundry”
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“Stay away!”
Robinandbailey, 24 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All the rooms that I have stayed in are excellent.”
720joel, 20 Aug 2014 | Read review
“The Kitchenette was so nice to have...We prepared our breakfast every morning and then had the rest of the day to explore the island and enjoy the dining out at local restaurants on the island ....rooms were very quiet and comfortable.”
JDinger2014, 9 Feb 2014 | Read review
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