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Hanalei Bay Resort

3.0 of 5 Resort   |   5380 Honoiki Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Ranked #3 of 5 hotels in Princeville
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Mark11586 Bozeman, Montana
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Bozeman, Montana
16 reviews 16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This resort is located on the cliffs above Hanalei Bay and has great views of the bay and the mountains, including Bali Hai. The rooms are newly remodeled and are very nice and comfortable. The grounds are very well landscaped and peaceful.

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Gainesville, Florida
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102 reviews 102 reviews
8 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This isn't a luxury resort and the parking gets pretty packed. That being said, it is located in the most beautiful part of the whole island. The view from the grounds and from the rooms facing the mountains and ocean are absolutely incredible. The price is reasonable. Not a bad base from which to enjoy one of the most beautiful... More

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New York City, New York
17 reviews 17 reviews
6 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

It never occurred to me that the hotel wasn't on the beach, but in the end it didn't matter. Its walking distance to the beach and the fancy Westin hotel. The swimming pool at the resort was really pretty and the views in every direction were stunning. Don't know about now, but back then (maybe 20 years ago) there were... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is our second trip to the north shore area and our first stay here. Great views and location. The beach area is nice and you are able to rent equipment from the St. Regis such as surf boards and stand up paddle boards. The grounds here are beautiful. Beware that the parking lot is a nice stroll away but... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My family travels to Kauai every other year and always chooses Hanalei Bay Resort to stay at. The views are absolutely breath taking, the pool area(s) are amazing and a nice place to relax at, also it is walking distance to the beach (Hanalei Bay) with is superb! HBR is near a very convenient shopping center/grocery store so you don't... More

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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We just finished an 8 night stay - our 2nd over the years - at HBR. You can rent a very nice condo here for a fraction of what it costs to stay at the top rated St. Regis and get nearly the same idyllic view. The grounds are impeccably maintained, the staff is courteous, warm and attentive, and the... More

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Rockford, Illinois
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2014

We have stayed at Hanalei Bay Resort many times, as recently as January 2014 to as far back as February 1990. Many of the units are quite dated in their decor, as they are individually owned and have been around for awhile now. The services have changed over the years, especially after the fire which destroyed the old Bali Hai... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed at Hanalei Bay for a week for our honeymoon in Kauai. We were very pleased with the staff, the rooms, and the grounds. Everyone was so helpful and nice! We worked with Dai at the concierge desk and she was so nice and was very helpful with getting information about our excursions. The pool is a lagoon style... More

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Stockholm, Sweden
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37 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed here a week and thankfully we could upgrade to a bigger apartment and we got a huge apartment with Amazing views of the Hanalei bay. The sunsets from the resort are magical and there's a private beach that the resort shares with the St Regis just a short walk down where you have the most perfect sunsets. The... More

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014 via mobile

We have just spent 3 nights at the HBR and loved it! The view from our lanai was spectacular. The room and lanai were lovely and the hotel facilities were great. Only negatives were that the restaurants were closed for renovations however from what we can see the views of the bay when these re-open will be magical. The resort... More

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Address: 5380 Honoiki Road, Princeville, Kauai, HI 96722
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Princeville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hanalei Bay Resort 3*
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