My husband and I chose the Kauai Beach Resort for our recent 10th anniversary trip to Hawaii. We looked everywhere from Princeville to Poipu, but since we wanted to see things that were on both sides of the island, a central location was important. This hotel was perfect. We drove 8 minutes from the airport and turned into the beautiful, tree lined drive. Check-in was quick and friendly, and included a free upgrade to ocean view. The room was clean, spacious, and well appointed. Over and over again, we were impressed with how kind the staff were. They went out of their way to make sure we had everything we needed, knew where we were going, gave suggestions for restaurants or attractions, and were generally gracious in every way. The grounds are beautiful, as well, and even though the beach isn't for swimming, it's so nice to be able to open your lanai doors and hear the waves crashing as you fall asleep. We would highly recommend this hotel to others, and hope to stay again!! Mahalo!