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River Estate

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5-6691 Kuhio Highway, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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Fort Collins, Colorado
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family (husband, wife, 2 teenagers) stayed at the Guest House during Christmas week 2015. We had a fabulous time. The house is very nicely furnished with everything you might need for a week's stay (or longer!). We loved the secluded location, as we are definitely the non-touristy type, but beaches, activities, sightseeing, etc. are all easily accessible by car.... More 

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San Francisco, California
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

20 years of vacationing at River Estate and it NEVER let us down! much deserved ★ ★ ★ ★ ★'s The best place to stay in paradise - relax in a real natural tropical environment, hear the river rushing by 24x7, see wild friendly rare creatures in the trees. Enjoy privacy and enchantment, walk to the beach, swim, ride a... More 

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Thank PeterLongfellow
San Diego, California
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015

River Estate is a little piece of paradise! I am particular about where I stay, and I have been returning to River Estate for over 12 years now. When you find a place this special, there's no reason to keep looking! The setting is private but not isolated and is even more beautiful than the pictures. You are perfectly situated... More 

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Thank Marla D
Los Angeles, California
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

First day we arrived there is a note stating the air conditioning is broken. He states he will try and get the unit fixed before our stay ends (in 5 days) and WITHOUT any specific day it will be repaired. Not a big deal for us. But after 2-3 days we came back home during a late evening out and... More 

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3 Thank ccdddmdld
mbeqd, Owner at River Estate, responded to this review

While I retain the right to enter my houses at any time I rarely if ever do. I always make sure to tell my guests if at all possible. In this case I went to the house to look at the circuit panel for the Air Conditioning which is on the lanai to get some information for the service man... More 

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

We have stayed at the guest house 2 years now and have had a great experience. the 2 bedroom is perfect for our family of four and a much better option than a hotel room. With a spacious kitchen stocked for cooking meals, a laundry/dryer (essential when w/kids), TV and 2 bathrooms this was perfect. the house is also VERY... More 

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california
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2015

We enjoyed the serenity of River Estate. Were excited to check it out after all of the amazing reviews. It is a tropical hideaway, very comfortable for the 4 of us. The kitchen was well equipped and we enjoyed cooking there. The view of the river from the house is lovely as well. Mark took great care of us and... More 

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1 Thank joebobeo
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 via mobile

15 years ago my husband and I after a long time being together, decided to get married. We were living in California at the time and were frequent visitors of Kauai. We had seen the River Estate many times on our travels and always said "if we were ever to get married it would be here" so, one day after... More 

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Malibu, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I hesitate to write this review because I want this place all to myself. I keep looking at the calendar and its gets booked way in advance. My wife and I stayed in both houses during our ten day stay, and they had to call the police to drag us away because we didn't want to leave...just kidding, but you... More 

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2 Thank Max A
bakersfield, CA.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

We lucked out with River Estate's River House! We drove down the driveway and just grinned at each other! As pretty as the grounds were, we couldn't wait to see the inside of the house. It did not dissapoint at all. We loved it. The furnishings are so appropriate to the Hawaiian feel. The hardwood floors are gorgeous. A very... More 

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Denver, CO
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

We just returned from a 5 night stay at the River House. River Estates is a terrific find and there is no point in my repeating all the good things said by others. The most valuable thing I can do is to provide my perspective on the one or two negatives others have posted. Yes, you can hear roosters crow... More 

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6 Thank Hobari
mbeqd, Owner at River Estate, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo Hobari, Thank you for providing a review based on helping other people by addressing past complaints and adding to all the compliments in a balanced manner. As a footnote to your comment on the natural sounds mentioned by previous guests I'd like to add that we have a new noise ordinance enacted specifically aimed at dog noise.... More 

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