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Hanalei Surfboard House

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5459 Weke Rd, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently spent five lovely days in the Elvis Room at The Hanalei Surfboard House. From the moment of our arrival and throughout our stay we felt welcomed and relaxed. Jackie met us when we arrived and periodically checked in with us to answer any questions and or give advice about everything we needed from local restaurants to the best... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Staying in Hanalei at the Hanalei Surfboard House was one of the best vacations we have ever experienced. In fact, in the 5 days we were staying in the Cowgirl Suite we tried to brainstorm ways to stay permanently! (No such luck). We stayed 3 days on the south shore and 5 days on the north shore as our last... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

Discovered the Surfboard house through the high rankings here on TripAdvisor - was glad I did! This place is like a home away home. Very nice touches by the owner (Simon) - lots of amenities in the kitchen (electric tea kettle, coffee grinder&brewer, portable range, full size grill on the back patio, sandwich bags), plus all of the beach accessories... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We loved staying at the Hanalei Surfboard house. This is a perfectly-curated place which happens to be steps away from the most gorgeous beach in Hawaii. Everything you could possibly need is at your fingertips, including beach towels, beach chairs, umbrellas, even CDs. The suite was lovely and exactly what we wanted from a vacation. The garden and outdoor shower... More 

Chicago, Illinois
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

My wife and I both teach in Chicago, which means early mornings and long days. We love it, but were exhausted by it, and after our wedding, the experience Simon built at the Hanalei Surfboard House was beyond perfect. We spent 10 nights in the perfectly appointed Love Shack. It was private, quaint, fully furnished, private lanai with shower, table... More 

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Kensington, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

My husband and I stayed in the Elvis Suite for four nights as part of a ten day journey to Kauai and Maui. It was such a comfortable place to stay, very quiet and by far the most special and "real Hawaii" as Simon said when he welcomed us. The location is fantastic. You are steps from the beach, and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Simon was a fabulous host. The surfboard house is really the place to say in Hanalei bay. Well situated in town and walkable to restaurants and beaches...which is an issue if you stay in Princeville as you really can't walk from Princeville to anywhere but other resorts. The property is well maintained and clean with a fridge, TV, radio, grill,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Stayed in the Loveshack room which is a detached structure from the main bldg. Very warm & friendly decoration with a lot of wood, pitched ceiling, BBQ, fridge and many extras rarely seen such as a port to connect iPhone music, sleeping mood music. There were also body boards for the nearby beach only 2 minute walk. The place is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We stayed last November for 3 nights and had an absolute blast! The room was perfect with everything we needed to cook good meals and get a good night's sleep. Plus the shower was incredible and my wife is obsessed with the shampoo. Simon was very friendly and his cat Noodle was a riot (hope he is still around!). The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

Stayed in the cowgirl room. Was super comfortable and quiet. Also very clean and stocked for all sorts of beach activities and home cooking. Even had chilled glasses in the freezer for our beers. Aside from it being in an amazing location, the place would be fantastic anywhere and we could have spent our whole time sitting around listening to... More 

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