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Hanalei Colony Resort

3.5 of 5 5-7130 Kuhio Highway, Haena, Kauai, HI 96714-9985
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
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28 reviews 28 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This resort has a very interesting concept in that is a cross between a hotel and a short-term apartment/condominium rental. It has a very Hawaiian feel to it which is nice considering that you can hardly get that at many other hotels. Staff are very friendly and relaxed. The beach is not the best for swimming but great for sunbathing,... More

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Eugene, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The pro's are: The pictures on the website are accurate. The oceanfront units are very close to the ocean but not "on" the beach. The setting is beautiful. Close proximity to Tunnels Beach (best surfing in winter, best snorkeling in summer). Food at the only restaurant is very good but expensive even for Hawaii standards. The con's are: The beach,... More

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Kapaa, Hawaii
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not enough times does the advertising promise of a slogan match the actual reality that you experience. Fortunately we just experienced one that delivers 100%! The Hanalei Colony Resort on the North Shore of Kauai bills itself as “Unspoiled, Unplugged, and Unforgettable”. True, true, and true. The location is lush and peaceful with direct access to beaches and there is... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The sunset on the beach was lovely and the rock pools reflecting the light of the sunset! Seeing turtles was amazing in the water at sunset! The food at the restaurant was tasty and staff friendly. Our view from our room was great!

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Doylestown, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We had a second-floor ocean view room but still the ocean was only a rock throw to the beach. We were two fifty-something gals who have known each other since junior high school and still keep in touch even though we live on different coasts. The two bedroom, two bath set up was perfect for us. Days and nights were... More

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Austin, Texas
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very nice condo on a wild ocean beach only two or three miles from the end of the road at the Na Pali Coast. Beautiful, deserted beach with strong surf and ocean breeze all day. We had a very nice one bedroom unit on the second floor with large living room-dining room area, fully equipped kitchen and a spacious deck... More

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Los Angeles, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

I borrowed the tag line for the resort because it described our trip perfectly. This resort is not completely unplugged, because they offer WiFi, which I found to be very reliable. The unplugged part is that there are no TVs in the room, which was AWESOME. We certainly didn't need a TV when the views of the ocean from our... More

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Escondido, California
14 reviews 14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

We've been to Kauai many times before and wanted to concentrate on the North Shore this trip so chose the Hanalei Colony Resort--I've had it on my radar for many years. Our condo was a oceanfront two bedroom (one with a queen bed and the second with two pull out twins-not comfortable for adults) and very spacious with two full... More

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New York City, New York
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

I stayed at Hanalei Colony Resort for an extended period of time. It is located in Ha'ena, about a 15-minute drive from Hanalei where you will find shops, restaurants, and the famous Hanalei Bay. The property is beachfront (I heard the waves from my unit). The same stretch of beach includes Tunnels Beach, Ha'ena Beach Park, and Ke'e Beach. I... More

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Northern Illinois
20 reviews 20 reviews
8 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

Or family of four stayed in J1, an oceanfront two bedroom. I thought we'd miss having AC, but we did not. The ocean breeze really was ideal. We did not miss the TV either. I would not call the Wi-fi spotty as others have, it just makes your sign in repeatedly. It was sufficient for the kids to stream Netflix... More

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Address: 5-7130 Kuhio Highway, Haena, Kauai, HI 96714-9985
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Haena
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Hanalei Colony Resort 3.5*
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Kauai's only north shore beachfront resort is nestled on a gentle curve of white sand beach. These spacious 2-bedroom, 2-bath condominiums with complete kitchens are magically serene and bounded by Kauai's untamed beauty. Gourmet restaurant, day spa, pool, hot tub and coffee shop are all located on the beautifully menicured grounds. Located at the gateway to the famous Na Pali coast, Hanalei Colony Resort is totally unspoiled, unplugged and unforgetable. ... more   less 
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