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Hotel Coral Reef
2.5 of 5 Hotel   |   4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746   |  
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Ranked #8 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
Peabody, ma
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“Vacation to see fiends”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This is the best Hotel we could fine for the money. We are so please we did. we went back 6 times. Hope to make it 7.Mohalo to Rhonda @ George and their staff You are only feet from the ocean, Feet from the most beautiful Pool, free parking, free brekfest..Bill And Mary Ma

  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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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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Atlanta, GA
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11 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

The Hotel Coral Reef has a gorgeous ocean front view and very comfortable rooms. The beds are great and the private outdoor patio off the room really added to the experience. Gracious hospitality from the staff, George was especially helpful and friendly. Gorgeous waterfall swimming pool and lovely landscaping. Good location for on foot exploring...Lydegate beach has an 8 mile oceanfront walking trail that goes right by the hotel and there are lots of places to walk to swim, grab a bite, find a convenience store, shop, etc. Good location for home base if you rent a car and want to explore the island as it is right on the main road. I would stay here again in a heartbeat.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Scotland
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17 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

After looking at lots of reviews on trip advisor decided to stay at Coral Reef and we are so pleased we did. Its a small hotel and usually we stay in much larger resorts. This place is beautiful. Had a king room with ocean view stayed for 5 nights. Room was very nice and the view was stunning. Joseph and staff were so nice, very friendly and really helpful. We are non drivers, this hotel was ideal town centre was within walking distance, walked the path in front of the hotel along the beach it was beautiful scenery. Local bus stops right outside the hotel takes you wherever you want for $2. Did the helicopter trip on Joseph's recommendation and it was amazing. This was our first time to Kauai and we loved it, such a beautiful island. Hope to return to Kauai and the Coral Reef.

Room Tip: If you can choose ocean view room worth the extra.
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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Gig Harbor, Wa.
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013 via mobile

Incredible value across all categories
FREE parking, in room wifi access. Very clean, updated pleasant rooms. Internet booking afforded optimal pricing. Ocean front view from Lani perfect!
Pool. Aloha spirit in every staff member!
We are so glad we chose it!

Cynthia Petersen Gig Harbor, Wa.

  • Stayed September 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Budapest, Hungary
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35 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

A small, quiet hotel with great ocean view. The rooms are nice and clean, they offer good breakfast and free wifi. The pool is good and it's open until 8pm. The staff is really nice, they help you arrange any kind of activities, find the best deals for you and if you have any special request to your room, they do it without any problem.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

We loved our stay at the Coral Reef. It is steps away from the beach. We stayed in an ocean facing room and loved listening to the ocean at night. They were helpful and it was within walking distance to food and shopping. It was convenient as Kapaa is a good starting point for seeing the island. The only thing that was only average was the continental breakfast. But there are great places to eat or shopping if a larger breakfast is wanted. They were so nice and let us borrow beach mats, beach towels, etc. so did not have purchase any.

We would stay again! Thanks to the staff for being so friendly and helpful.

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  • Stayed September 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013 via mobile

This is a wonderful hotel. Comfortable, well furnished rooms and literally right on the coast. Coastal path in front of hotel we hired bikes from them and had a lovely ride north. Staff friendly and helpful, pool good size and very refreshing. Good healthy breakfast. Well located within walking distance of all amenities of Kapaa which is a very quaint town. Would love to return here. Enjoy!!

Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
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Address: 4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#6 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
#8 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Coral Reef 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel Coral Reef built in 1956 is known to be the islands original boutique hotel. Located in the historical town of Kapaa featuring a variety of local shops and restaurants for any visitor to enjoy. Experience our newly renovated oceanfront guest rooms approximately 50 feet from the waters edge with direct ocean views. Hotel Coral Reef is an ideal location for any visitor looking to have Easy access to all Kauai's exciting points of Interest. Come Join us for a true Hawaiian Experience. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Coral Reef Kapaa
Hotel Coral Reef Kauai/Kapaa

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