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Boutique 1-Bedroom Condo Close To Beach

Bedrooms 1
Space 633 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 1 - 10 nights


About the property

1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom With Mountain & Ocean Views

Kini Place (F-12) is a quaint one-bedroom upstairs corner unit, comfortably sleeping up to 4 small- to medium-sized adults, in a two- story building on Plantation Hale Suites site in Kapa’a, HI. In 2017 the unit was upgraded with new carpets and a fully renovated kitchen. The property is only six miles east of the Lihu’e Airport, located just off the main road and shielded by thick tropical foliage. High performance WiFi, cable, concierge and security services are provided, as is one parking stall per unit. We offer upscale bedding and towels, and routine cleaning service provided for stays in excess of seven days. Additional housekeeping services may be arranged prior to your stay.

Property Manager
Jean, Bruce, Justine
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
January 14, 2018

About Jean, Bruce, Justine

I was born and raised in Kapa'a but have spent most of my adult life on the Big Island. We currently live on the mainland, visit Kaua'i twice a year, and plan to move back permanently in 5-10 years.

Jean, Bruce, Justine purchased this condo in 2013

Why Jean, Bruce, Justine chose Kapaa

I bought Kini Place to maintain my roots in Kaua'i, and to be able to reside close to my family when on-island.

What makes this condo unique

This second story corner unit offers pleasant cross breezes and a partial ocean view. The Sleeping Giant Mountain can be readily seen from the lanai which runs the length of the living room and bedroom.

The swimming pool (with hot tub) and barbeque areas are located immediately behind the building and can be seen from this unit’s lanai. Shuffleboard is also available one courtyard over.

The building’s pay laundry room is located just downstairs of this unit. It contains two washers and two dryers.


Kapaa Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 633 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Max. adults: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 25
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Village ...
  • Family
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 5 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom - toilet , shower , Toilet & shower are separated from sink & counter area.
  • Large mirror, medicine cabinet, counter space, sink, drawers and shelves in outer room, commode and walk-in shower in inner room.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • The main bedroom - 2 double , 1 baby crib , Capable of sleeping 4 small-medium size adults comfortably.
  • Mirrored closet doors, 6-drawer dresser with mirror, sliding doors open to lanai, flat screen TV
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • marina
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • luaus
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • shuffleboard
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
A collapsible baby crib is available. Also, a child's booster seat for dining.


Excellent! 4.4/5 -
(18 traveler reviews)

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Boutique 1-Bedroom Condo Close To Beach
average rating of 4.388889 based on 18 reviews


  • 5 of 5

First...a big thank you to Justine who was so accommodating and friendly. Secondly...thank you for sharing your lovely Kauai home. Loved the Tommy Bahama bedding and plush towels and great pool towels! I really like the corner upstairs locations. It provides a wonderful natural air conditioning with the trade winds blowing into the kitchen...and a great view of Sleeping Giant.

The kitchen is well stocked....even with sharp knives! and love the step in shower and shower relaxing.

Great memories were created....thank you so much!!

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2017
  • Stayed: February 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lucie, we are very happy that you had such a pleasant stay at Kini Place and would certainly welcome you back with open arms. Justine reports that you kept the unit as if it were your own and we appreciate that immensely since it is indeed our home on Kaua’i. Thank you for all the positive comments! Come back soon! w/heartfelt aloha, Jean & Bruce
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Beautiful, well equiped condo

  • 5 of 5

The four of us - two adults and two children - enjoyed our stay very much. The condo is very clean, nicely furnished and well equiped.

The laundry facilities just downstairs were very handy. We enjoyed the pool and the hot tub just behind the building.

The check-in worked fine.

Too bad there is no dishwasher. The beach is nice for children to play in the sand and for a short stroll, but bathing is not possible. The two beds are - as it is mentionned in the description - not necessarily made for two tall adults together. We helped ourselves with each parent sharing the bed with one child. That worked fine.

The place is easy to reach by car and the parking right next to the building. In the neighbourhood (walking distance) are many nice restaurants, stores and so on.

  • Submitted: Jan 5, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for the very positive review, Daniel! It was helpful to note that the full size beds are a mite small for two tall adults to share, however, I'm thinking that any larger beds would probably cramp the floor space in the bedroom. We are delighted that your family had a pleasant stay at Kini Place and truly look forward to a return visit from you in the future.
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Home away from home

  • 5 of 5

We loved this condo..very 'central' to all of the Island activities. Since we had not really visited Kauai before we didn't know where we would want to spend our time, or where the weather, surf or swell might influence our choices. We were gone early in the day, back in the evenings, a dip in the pool-spa, before early too bed without having to spend a lot of time, driving in any direction!!. The condo has been nicely updated. LOVED the shower. Beds were comfy. The air conditioning even could get 'too cold' for us, so we turned it off and just used fans. The black out shades were a nice touch. The short walk to the beach was great for a stretch before 'off' to go, see, do, all that we could for our two weeks. Housekeeping and Plantation Hale front desk were very helpful and responsive to our few calls,! We liked the 2nd floor location. We did hear a little road noise, but we are from the 'city' it was much less than our 'usual'. and VERY easy to block out, didn't bother us at all. Everything was clean, neat, with all the kitchen stuff we needed- though we could have used a bigger coffee pot!! LOL- we drink a LOT Of coffee. Not a bug in sight our entire time (I have been to other islands, and could not say the same!!!!) and lots of bags, cleaning supplies etc!!!..Prompt refund on the damage deposit too! All in all..wonderful unit and excellent value!!. Mahalo!

  • Submitted: Nov 26, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So happy your stay at our little Kini Place was a positive one. We welcome great guests such as yourselves and do hope you’ll visit with us again. Mahalo for the wonderful review!
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Very memorable!

  • 5 of 5

The place was our home for our brief stay in Kauai - kinda miss it too- complete with all the amenities that we needed (equipped kitchen, pool with hot tub and lots of towels provided, laundry room just below the unit, a.c., also has fan). We liked the location - quite close to the airport, grocery stores/drug store and restaurants, including Coconut Marketplace. We also liked the ambience of the place - quiet (so nice to laze in lanai), near the pool with grill next to it, and very accessible to a nearby beach with excellent views. Only downside is the sliding glass door in bedroom to lanai difficult to open but we didn't mind as there was the other from living area which we used. The owners were easy to contact and very nice. Finally, it has an excellent view of the Sleeping Giant and close for hiking it. Hope to return someday.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2017
  • Stayed: August 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so happy that your family enjoyed your stay at our little Kini Place, Nancy! And thank you for the heads up regarding the bedroom sliding door, which we will address asap. It warms our hearts when guests feel as comfortable in our place as we do when we are on island. We appreciate the wonderful review you posted and most certainly look forward to having you visit with us again.
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cute condo

  • 4 of 5

We just got back from staying at this condo. The condo was everything they said it was and what was shown in the pictures! Good location, easy to access and clean. The beds are what we call doubles so my husband and I used both of them. They supply lots of towels. There are paper towels, kleenex and baggies too! They do need to renovate the kitchen (cupboards need to be fixed) and I understand this is going to be done. Kitchen was adequate for our needs. The bathroom has been redone and has a great big shower stall. The other thing that needs attention is the patio door in the bedroom. The one in the living room slides nice and easy but the one in the bedroom sticks, making it hard to lock. We forgot to mention this to Justine. There are two big ceiling fans which is all we needed as there was always a good breeze to catch with the side windows and patio doors.

Lots of good restaurants close by. Hukilau Lanai is an excellant upscale restaurant in walking distance. We also loved Pho (in safeway shopping centre) and Korean BBQ.

If you are swimming in Poipu beach ( 20 minutes away) stop in at Brennecke"s. Their restaurant is good also their deli. A great cheap local golf course, Kukuiolono, is 40 minutes away and has a great restaurant too.

Lyndgate Beach is only 7 minutes away and is a nice sheltered beach with good snorkeling.

This resort is well maintained and a good place to stay. We enjoyed our stay and would definately stay here again.

  • Submitted: Mar 9, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location.

  • 4 of 5

The kitchen is very well stocked and the unit is clean. Traffic is a bit noisy during the day, but it is quiet for sleeping. Nice pool area and the grounds are well maintained. It is centrally located between the north and south shores. Great view of Sleeping Giant. We did not need to use the air conditioning as we had some cooler nights. Lots of shopping and restaurants close by. The owners were great to work with. Would definitely stay there again--and we are next year!!!!

  • Submitted: Feb 6, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We do appreciate your wonderful review of our Kini Place, and are happy you enjoyed your stay so much that you booked again for next year. Looking forward to you next visit. Mahalo!
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Nearest Airport
5.7 Miles
Lihue Airport
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Hukilau Lanai
Nearest Golf
2.5 Miles
Wailua Golf Course
Nearest Restaurant
0.2 Miles
Wahooo Seafood Bar & Grill
Nearest Beach
0.1 Miles
Coconut Beach
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $500
Tax Rate 13.42%

Rates are subject to change until reservation is confirmed with remittance of damage deposit.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the manager or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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