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Hanalei Surfboard House

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5459 Weke Rd, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Hanalei Surfboard House
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Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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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Albuquerque, NM
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First, we need to say how nice a man that Simon Potts is. He allowed us to back out of a reservation at the last minute due to a family emergency two years ago. When we decided to plan a trip to Kauai this time we decided to rebook and are very happy we did. He is also an interesting... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you and your wife are beach bums, explorers, adventurers, surfers, snorkelers, hikers, bikers, get off the beaten-pathers', then wait for the rainbow on the north shore of Kauai, and follow its path to the front steps of the Hanalei Surfboard House. The grounds are immaculately cared for, the house is eclectic, perfectly designed and stocked with everything you need... More 

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Park City, Utah
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

Would of given more stars if available- say 10, 15 ....20 stars? Planned a last minute trip and we were lucky enough to find the Love Shack available. It was the perfect get away from our Rocky Mountain home and winter for my wife and me and we'll be back ASAP . Walk to beach, restaurants, shops, etc All the... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My husband and I highly recommend the Hanalei Sufboard House to anyone wanting to visit the North Shore of Kauai. We just finished our second stay here and can't wait to return! The location is wonderful - close to the beach, restaurants, and all the sites of the North Shore. The rooms are great with comfortable beds, nice kitchens and... More 

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Ellicottville, New York
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

This was the second time we stayed at the Surfboard House and its the best place to stay in Hanalei and the north shore of Kauai. Last year we enjoyed the amenities of the Love Shack and this year it was the Cowgirl suite. Both are comfortable, quiet and well equipped. I love the beautiful gardens and funky decor...a feast... More 

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Brisbane, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Being located on Weke Rd amongst the locals, close to all the Hanalei Bay surf spots and shops and restaurants , the impeccably and eclectically maintained gardens and accommodation of The Surfboard House was perfect for our 10 night stay. Simon was a great host - informed us on all we need to know but otherwise left us to our... More 

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Los Angeles, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My husband & I stayed at the Hanalei Surfboard House for a week, we decided to go with the love shack. Simon, the owner was nice enough to show us the rest of the suites. Each room, had it's own vibe going on. The Elvis suite had a bit of spunk to it very rock star-ish. The cow girl suite... More 

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Redwood City, California, United States
1 review
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I had to give a one rating because that was my only choice. I wanted to go here because I read all the great reviews, but I had the most awful text exchange with Mr. Simon Potts and he essentially "fired me" and didn't allow me to make my reservation. On most accounts I am pretty laid back. I was... More 

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hanaleimax, Owner at Hanalei Surfboard House, responded to this review

What is this?, tripadvisor take reviews from guests who don't stay at a property. I have no idea who this person is but places with 5 star reviews like mine get many requests i cannot fulfill, i'm sorry this person couldnt get in but we were probably sold out, we have the right to take bookings that we wish to... More 

Austin, Texas
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Simon is an excellent host and the Hanalei Surfboard House couldn't be a better place to stay in Kauai. You're in a perfect location for the town, the beach, and exploring the north coast. We would absolutely go back!

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San Francisco
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

My father taught me to try to leave every room I enter a little bit better than how I found it. Well, after a week-long stay in the Elvis Suite at Hanalei Surfboard House, there wasn't much I could do to improve conditions that were already perfect from start to finish. Believe the hundreds of glowing reviews before mine -... More 

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