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Ocean Course at Hokuala

3351 Hoolaulea Way, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1700
+1 808-241-6000
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This course has three 9 hole courses and we played it on two different days so we could try all of... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2013
Reno, Nevada
A great golf experience

This course has such a gorgeous setting, it's hard to keep your focus on golf. There are some... read more

Reviewed January 12, 2013
Jenifer S
St. Petersburg, Florida
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Newly renovated Ocean Course winds its way through mango and guava groves to dramatic seaside cliffs and exceptional ocean views. The longest oceanfront golf in all of Hawaii! MSN Travel called the Ocean Course one of the world's twelve most beautiful courses. It's little wonder that the list of accolades for this Jack Nicklaus Signature track is as long as its string of holes that hug the Pacific. The Ocean Course offers the longest and most continuous stretch of oceanfront golf in all of Hawaii. It is a certain highlight of every visit. Recently renovated all 18 holes are in fabulous shape. Future enhancements include a welcoming new clubhouse on the inland waterway overlooking the 9th hole, along with a world-class practice facility. Both promise to take your game, and your vacation, to the next level.
  • Excellent52%
  • Very good30%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible4%
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3351 Hoolaulea Way, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-1700
+1 808-241-6000
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Reviewed January 23, 2013

This course has three 9 hole courses and we played it on two different days so we could try all of them. The first round was more difficult so the next time we played our favorite 9 and tried the other as well. Very nice...More

2  Thank MOMBO3
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This course has such a gorgeous setting, it's hard to keep your focus on golf. There are some challenging holes and the entire course is really picturesque, with carved white marble animal sculptures illustrating the name of each hole (like the Golden Bear at the...More

Thank Jenifer S
Reviewed December 27, 2012

Save your money for a nice course , this place is about a $75-$95 a round value, no way $150 is right, Many other better courses to pick from in Kauai

Thank FoodSnob4EVER
Reviewed November 20, 2012

Extremely beautiful golf cource that flows along the ocean with spectacular views. Rivals the Pince Course in Princeville

Thank FarmingtonMIPhil
Reviewed October 20, 2012

Had a great time golfing with my son. I have been there before and it was his first experience. He enjoyed the first 9 in a tropical setting, and the next 9 on the ocean was nothing short of breath taking. Great golf and worth...More

Thank Terry H
Reviewed October 11, 2012

Nice golf course, watch our for the sand traps! We played with someone who had played there before, so he gave us tips on some of the holes with blind tee shots. Several holes along the ocean provide amazing views and test your skills.

Reviewed October 8, 2012

The course is gorgeous, especially the ocean side holes. These holes are much more challenging and course knowledge definitely would have helped. We were thrilled to play the ocean side course because last time these hole were being worked on. Considering what you pay up...More

Thank Oregontraveler477
Reviewed September 18, 2012

Very good service on this course which is what we expect from a Marriott course. The first nine was challenging, the Mauka course. The second nine we played was breathtakingly beautiful on many holes, airport runway aside. As others have said, bring your camera and...More

Thank AllyFlorida
Reviewed September 17, 2012

We have played this course almost every year for 18 years. It was 2 18 hole courses until Marriott destroyed it to build timeshares. Now it's 27 holes but the Mauka-Moana combination plays close to the original Kiehle course. Mauka is the same 1st nine...More

1  Thank Walt and Gwynne W
Reviewed September 6, 2012

excllent course, take your camera along to the coast line is very dramatic. Good service at the buggy pick up drop off, friendly staff.

Thank Paul J
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We will be on the island in April 2017. With golfing on our minds....What are the course names, locations and prices please?
October 12, 2016|
Response from Jeff P | Reviewed this property |
Poipu is the best course on Kauai, both as to condition and layout, but it is expensive. Makai is a close second on all counts. Puakea is the best value on the island, by far, as it has a great layout, views, etc. apart... More
John A
Aloha, my wife and I will be staying at the Marriott in march what are the best rates you can offer including cart & clubs for 5 days
February 12, 2015|
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Response from jmes h | Reviewed this property |
John,,,just home from Kauai, played 6 courses. Lagoons is a big dissapointment. We played only because we got a Golf Now rate of $68. Maybe worth that..if you want to spend $100+ go to the Hyatt and Poipu Bay. It's $125... More
Kevin B
What is the price for club rental for a 18 hole round for Marriott Resort guest with Marriott Elite reward priviliges?
December 29, 2014|
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Response from Bookie B | Reviewed this property |
Was not a guest of the hotel and paid $50 for club rental.