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Hotel Coral Reef

2.5 of 5 4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Atlanta, Georgia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a most difficult review because the hotel has some outstanding features and a few significant drawbacks. On the positive, the location is beautiful, right on the ocean with grass leading from the rooms out to a small beach. The rooms face east so that one can watch the sunrise from bed. The hotel is small, 16 rooms on... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We value your suggestions and have taken these... More 

Show Low, Arizona
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice room that overlooked a short grass walk to the beach. Maybe 50'. They had beach gear and bikes to check out for the beach walk that went for miles. The hotel was only a few doors down from the Beachwalk Restaurant, which also was our favorite!

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Wautoma, Wisconsin
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had a wonderful stay at the Hotel Coral Reef. The hotel was clean, the staff helpful and friendly and the whale watching from our balcony over morning coffee was spectacular. We highly recommend the Hotel Coral Reef if you want to avoid the mega resorts.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Been there before and already book for next year. Joseph and his staff "KUDOS" outstanding job. Quiet, great location restaurants and shops are a short walk. View from the room (ocean view) breath taking. Sunrise unbelievable. Overall Coral Reef Resort is affordable, excellent location, a must see, we spend 24 days this time and more next year. Micheline & Pierre

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Moscow, Russia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

Quite nice hotel with good prices and usable location. Coral Reef is less than 10 miles from the Lihue airport, in Kapaa town. Many of markets, souvenir shops and supermarkets are close to the hotel. There are many different restaurants around as well. The beach is just 20-30 meters from the hotel. There is also really nice and long promenade... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We look forward to your return and on... More 

Rapid City, Michigan
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

I shopped for rooms in Kapa'a that were economical, and the Hotel Coral Reef "Garden View" room was one of the best buys on the island. We went to Kaua'i to enjoy the outdoor experiences and just wanted a place to rest our heads at night. Although our room looked out onto a neighboring establishment's parking lot, it was separated... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We look forward to your return and on... More 

Moscow, Russia
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7 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Amazingly how one could find a room for such a reasonable price just few steps away from the ocean! We received an upgrade to ocean view unexpectedly, so could enjoy evenings at veranda overlooking at palm and beach. Just be careful: reefs are starting right at the shore, so take your rafting boots! Room is beautifully furnished. Only thing we... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. As a complimentary amenity we provide guest with... More 

Honolulu, Hawaii
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Stayed there for a long weekend in August. Doesn't look very impressive from the road, but lovely once you're there. The ocean front room was perfect - walk out the door, across the grass, and have our first morning coffee sitting on the beach with our feet in the water. The hotel is small - no giant "resort," but has... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We look forward to your return and on... More 

Montréal
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This was hotel #2 of our honeymoon trip to Hawaii. We rented it after reading the reviews. Ask for a room with a full view of the ocean. There are two buildings, one is parallel to the ocean and the other perpendicular (half a view). The room was clean, you could also open the bay windows completely, which made it... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We look forward to your return and on... More 

Yakima, Washington, United States
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

When i first got there I felt very welcome. The hotel was beautiful inside and out. My room was very comfortable and only 50 feet from the ocean. I was treated with respect and I will be definitely going back to stay there. The rate for the room was great and they had a small breakfast and coffee for the... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We look forward to your return and on... More 

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Address: 4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Coral Reef 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Coral Reef Kapaa
Hotel Coral Reef Kauai/Kapaa
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa

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