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Honu'ea International Hostel Kauai Reviews

4532 Lehua Street, Kapaa, USA

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183 Total Reviews
  • 72%Value For Money
  • 63%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 78%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 73%Cleanliness
  • 67%Facilities

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Loved staying at the hostel, people all very friendly and great services, thank you see you again next time!

  • 1st May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


The room was open 24/7, no room keys. There is no hostel feeling, hostel with the most rules I have ever been to.


Entrance door lock to female dorm upstairs was extremely burdensome, was therefore left unlocked almost all the time. Anyone could have entered the room at night and attack someone, or take personal belongings! POOR security. Lock needs replacing!! Bathroom door lock was also very burdensome, very hard to lock , needs to be replaced! ONE bathroom for 12 females in one room is super inadequate!!!! Room was clean, staff was excellent, beds were OK.


Good hostel, close to the beach and ABC Store. Lockers available in the room but only one bathroom in female dorm. No laundry or PCs available. Need a car to get around.

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Mahalo for leaving a review. There are 10 dorm beds in the dorm room, but we only book 8 of them. It probably seamed like more girls were in there due to everyone using all beds for clothes ;) The private room sleeps 1. We have 6 bathrooms on the property. There is a laundry about a block down the road opened 24 hours. There is a library across the street for internet. Or you could make friends and borrow theirs. We are downtown Kapaa, across the street from the beach. Aloha:)


Was fine, staff were ok, its a place to sleep, quiet with no exceptional facilities, I liked it generally. You'll need a car.

  • 25th Jan 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


I stayed there for 6 days in December, had an awesome time! Great folks, the location is epic, hung out with some cool people I met there, no complaints. Definitely recommend.

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