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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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  • 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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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 5 days ago NEW

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

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This really is a very special place that is both quirky and cool. Simon the host is very knowledgable on best places to eat, drink etc and local activities. The studio room we stayed in was the cowgirl suite and it certainly had everything you could possible want for self catering if that was your preference. we would thoroughly recommend... More 

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Albuquerque, NM
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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
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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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