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Waimea Plantation Cottages

3 stars
View map of 9400 Kaumuali Highway, Waimea, HI 96796

Hotel Overview

Reviewer score
4.0
out of 5
1 reviews
Nice resort and staff, noisy roosters

The resort was really beautiful and I know we had nicer weather than the north end of the island. ... See full review

  • travelling with toddler
  • Dec 17, 2010
Ranked the #1 Hidden Romantic Getaway by Sunset Magazine and selected as one of the top 150 Stay List of National Geographic Traveler, relive the plantation era of old Hawaii in private cottages set amidst a 27-acre coconut grove. Originally built in the early 1900's, each vintage cottage has been historically restored and updated while maintaining the ambiance and charming simplicity representative of the era of the original plantation home. Its simple, comfortable charm, genuine history and beautiful grounds allow guests to enjoy an experience unlike any other in the islands. Free parking available.

Resort Amenity fee will include the following: Playstation 2 console in each unit Unlimited access to DVD movies and Playstation 2 games In-room coffee and tea provided daily Daily newspaper Daily in-room safe In-room Internet access WiFi Local & Toll Free Calls

Please note Kalapaki Joes is closed. New restaurant coming March 2016.

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Hotel Map

21.9571 -159.6766
Area served
Waimea-Kauai, HI
Nearby airports
LIH - Lihue Municipal
Area description
Situated at the gateway to Waimea Canyon on the sunny west coast of Kauai. Polihale Beach, and championship golf nearby.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
3:00 PM
Check-out:
11:00 AM

Terms and conditions

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Ratings and reviews for Waimea Plantation Cottages

Overall score

4 / 5
5.01.0
1 out of 1
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
3
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Review of Waimea Plantation Cottages

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
travelling with toddler
Family
arcata, CA
Dec 17, 2010

Nice resort and staff, noisy roosters

The resort was really beautiful and I know we had nicer weather than the north end of the island. Our cottage was a spacious three bedroom house, though we only paid for a 2 bedroom. The pool was pretty and clean and there was also a 18" deep little pool that our toddler loved. The big pool was pleasant but only 3 feet deep in most spots and not really big enough to swim laps if you had that sort of thing in mind. Beach is nice for jogging. Hard packed sand and about a 2 mile stretch of beach in front of the hotel. Beyond that you have to run on roads. Ocean water is brown from the Waimea river and not inviting. There's also a volley ball area and hammock. Staff was pleasant. Place was serene and didn't feel crowded. Usually there was no else down at the pool and only a few people at any given time on the beach. Downsides were first and foremost the roosters. They start crowing at 3 am and they are really loud. One would perch on our porch railing and go off every 20 minutes or so which is just enough time to start dozing before you're awakened again. Bring earplugs! Other downside was the lack of restaurants. The food at the brewery was inedible. I'd recommend the tuna melt sandwich. Everything else we tried was just gross. The last downside is the location. Though we were blessed with nice weather, there is really nothing around the resort (except Waimea Canyon),so we drove to Poipu almost every day. It took about 40 minutes each way and there is sometimes traffic. One day we went up to the north shore and that took over 2 hours. The north shore is more tropical and beautiful but gets more rain. We stayed for a week at the cottages and noticed most of our neighbors came and went within that time so maybe people split their time between a few locations. For us travelling with a 2 year old we didn't want to be bouncing around. We liked it and maybe the throngs of tourists would have bothered us, but my best guess is that with our toddler, we should have stayed in Poipu. If you are content to sit on the porch or by the pool reading a book and you enjoy cooking your own food that this place is wonderful. Also would be great if you plan on exploring and hiking in the Waimea Canyon.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
2
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Family

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