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Hotel Coral Reef

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4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Bellevue, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a great way to spend your nights and mornings by sitting on the patio and being right in front of the ocean. Loved the views & the location of the beachfront rooms. Definitely worth it to be right on the ocean, along the beach walk. Super close to the main part of town, easy walk. The Front Desk host... 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. Our complimentary morning refreshments are full of healthy... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Loved our stay here. Was great to have a beachfront room at a reasonable price. We had an upstairs, ocean view room at the end of the building - was clean if a little old fashioned. The cycle path was perfect for our daily run and there are tons of restaurants nearby. Yes, the morning refreshments are limited but they... 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. Our complimentary morning refreshments are full of healthy... More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A real treasure- I liked the boutique hotel rathe than he resorts. The manager, Joseph, is a very special host & local on the island. His staff & care for detail is what I admire. Prim location for going to both sides of the island. They gave me a boogie board, beach mats, pool towel, beach chair for the week...no... 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 also have come to enjoy all the... More 

San Bruno, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

i stayed in this hotel for 5 nights. it was a short drive to/from the airport as the town itself is a good area to start a drive going north and south to west. there's a nice path to walk or bike in the area but dared not after sundown. there is no in room wifi. getting access means walking... 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. Our guest amenities include barbecue facilities as well... More 

Rio de Janeiro, RJ
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was feeling confident booking a room at this hotel because of the good reviews, however I was quickly disappointed. I arrived late at night and saw they had set "breakfast" already, which only included yogurt and juice, then told me, "oh, it's just refreshments, not breakfast..." Then I came to the room, and it didn't even include a microwave... More 

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Tartu, Estonia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The hotel has very nice view, big and clean rooms with everything You need. You can enjoy the sunrise even from Yor bed, it is amazing. The down sides are: 1) the breakfast they say is included, is one piece of white bread with butter, one piece of snack cheese and the worst coffee in the world. So don't count... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

Location is wonderful but that's it. Wifi and pool were both broken during our stay in late February 2015. My bed hadn't been changed. Opened it up to find hair, stains, etc- it was so gross. Staff was not friendly, and made no effort to compensate for the amenities that were advertised but not available. I was under the impression... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

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
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

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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