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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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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

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 6 days ago NEW 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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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Highland Village, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have rented a condo at HBR via VRBO twice. Plumeria 8232 (2 bedroom with kitchen/washer and dryer) and Palms 4106 (studio). We would highly recommend both (however somewhat reluctant to do so because we want them available for US on our next trip, ha!). I'll include photos from both lanais, but you can check out pictures and amenities for... More

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Morro Bay, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

My partner and I have stayed in Unit 4221 twice and would not hesitate to return. While this unit is a studio, it is a comfortable space for two people and very well equipped. We hope to return with friends next time and rent both 4221 and 4222. Many have very adequately described the beautiful grounds, the serenity and magnificent... More

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jebett, Owner at Hanalei Bay Resort, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to let everyone know what a special resort we have. Our staff works very hard at making sure every guest feels like they special and cared about. Many of our front desk staff have been working at the resort for over 15 years and they love to see the same faces come... More

Dalton, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2014

No mere words can describe the beauty and serenity of suite 4221 at Hanalei Bay Resort! The unit overlooks the stunning Hanalei Bay and the Namolokama Mountains filled with waterfalls. Spectacular views are had from any area of the suite, Bali Hai can be seen from the comfortable four poster king bed. The unit is beautifully decorated with lovely furniture... More

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jebett, Owner at Hanalei Bay Resort, responded to this review

What a nice thing to wake up to this morning, but a review from my guests. I can't express how pleased I am you loved HBR 4221, the views of the bay and waterfalls, but most of all the aloha spirit we who own at Hanalei Bay Resort want to express to all our guests. It is visitors like you... 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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