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Hotel Coral Reef

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Garnet Valley, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is so wonderful. Its a small boutique hotel right on the water with the most incredible view. The pool is gorgeous, The owners are so friendly. The staff are helpful.. They give you free bicycles, beach chairs and beach towels, free breakfast and its very good, healthy with lots of home made selections. I took advantage of the... More 

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Edmonton
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

My husband & I were camping on Anini Beach in July when some unpleasant rainy weather came in & we decided to stay at a hotel for our last 2 nights. We came across Hotel Coral Reef & we are so glad we checked in! The owners did everything they possibly could to make sure we were comfortable; DVD's to... More 

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Forster, New South Wales, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

There are two classifications of rooms here. The 'beachfront' are just that - very relaxing and right by the beach. Coral beds to navigate but I saw a turtle just metres from the shore. The 'City view' rooms are really 'Street view' and the front room is right by the street - avoid at all costs if you like to... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your review and feedback. We are so glad that we were able to meet you and to accommodate your move from the City View wing to the Oceanfront. Our Oceanfront rooms offer an amazing panoramic view of the Pacific, and the beautiful coral reef beyond. Our City View rooms appeal to the budget conscious traveler,... More 

New York City, New York
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My husband planned a surprise trip to the most beautiful place on earth the island of Lihue, Hawaii for my birthday in August 2016. We stayed at the Hotel Coral Reef in Kauai. We had an amazing experience at Hotel Coral Reef. The host amenities that Chris, Karen and their staff provided us with made our stay in Kauai wonderful... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for your kind words and encouraging feedback! It was truly our pleasure to get to know you both during your surprise visit to our beautiful island! We are so glad that we were able to help you celebrate your special birthday and that you were able to create some special memories during your getaway! Our staff... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I booked our stay well in advance of our arrival. When we arrived at the property to check in, we were met with a very warm welcome by the owners. Unfortunately, we soon discovered that somewhere in the booking process with Expedia our reservation had been lost - the hotel never received notification of our reservation. The... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha - we appreciate your kind words. Our hearts went out to you in this challenging situation, and we feel fortunate that we were able to make your acquaintance and help you find suitable accommodations to allow you to celebrate your special 30th wedding anniversary. We hope that you have been able to enjoy this beautiful part of Kauai during... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great Boutique Hotel which also has a Lite Bites breakfast included in the price. We stayed in the North Room on the 2nd floor and enjoyed a wonderful view during our visit. Rooms are small but very well laid out. This hotel is located centrally in the city and is walking distance to many shops and places to eat! Kauai... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and review! We are happy to know that you enjoyed your stay and recognized the value our hotel provides in our stunning oceanfront location. Glad to hear that you discovered the many dining and retail options in Kapa'a while you were here as well! Mahalo, and safe travels!... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

When visiting the most beautiful place on earth, I want the perfect accommodations to complement the experience. After weeks of research I chose this resort and am thrilled with the result. While small, the rooms are comfortable, the pool is wonderful and the views from private lanais are to die for. The property is conveniently located with many nice restaurants... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and Mahalo for your feedback and kind review! We are so pleased to know that you were thrilled with your visit to Kauai and Hotel Coral Reef! You've captured exactly what we strive to provide to each of our guests - a clean comfortable room with an amazing Oceanside view of Kauai's spectacular sunrises, an inviting and relaxing lagoon... More 

Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Traveled to Kauai earlier this month (August 2016) and spent six nights at Hotel Coral Reef. From the beginning, my experience with the hotel was amazing. I booked the economy room at a discount and was really impressed with the affordable price. However, I later discovered that my room had been upgraded to the economy with master bedroom--which was absolutely... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha! We are so pleased to hear that you had an amazing experience at Hotel Coral Reef! It was our pleasure to upgrade you to our Economy Suite for the duration of your stay, and we are so glad to know that our "all inclusive" approach, with no hidden fees and a host of amenities designed to help you enjoy... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2016 via mobile

I absolutely enjoyed my stay here when I visited Kapa'a on vacation. The location is perfect - by the water, near shops/ eateries & on a bike path along the island which is beautiful to do (the Hotel has bikes you can borrow for free). The owners were friendly, welcoming and helpful. My room (city view) was comfortable, clean and... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Thank your for your feedback and review! We are glad to hear that your City-view room was the right fit for you and that you enjoyed your stay with us! So happy you enjoyed the luxurious sheets and slept soundly during your stay! Mahalo and safe travels, Chris & Karen Blair Operating Partners Hotel Coral Reef More 

Miami Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2016

My husband and I spent almost 7 weeks in Kauai this June and July, 4 weeks at the Hotel Coral Reef. Kapaa Town was absolutely the most wonderful experience ever. Yes, we also stayed in other places -- Poipu for 3 weeks, several day trips to Hanalei and the western region. We covered pretty much the whole island. But we... More 

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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review, Jul 29, 2016 What a wonderful trip you experienced on Kauai! We are so glad that you visited with us for four weeks and fully explored the Ke Ale Hele Makalae - the beautiful path that goes along the coast! Our team enjoyed getting to know you during your... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Explore beautiful Kauai from our centrally located OCEANFRONT Hotel! Hotel Coral Reef, built in 1956, is known to be the island's original boutique hotel. Located in the historical town of Kapa'a, which features a variety of unique stores and restaurants for visitors to enjoy, Hotel Coral Reef invites you to experience our beautiful oceanfront guest rooms located 50 steps from the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean. Perched on a gorgeous coral reef area, great for snorkeling, our intimate setting allows you to connect and reflect with "The Garden Island's" natural beauty. Direct access to the Ke Ala Hele Makalae ("the path that goes by the coast") allows you to bike, walk, run, or stroll the magnificent East-side coastline. Scenic vistas offer glimpses of pounding surf, spouting whales, and if you are lucky, a visit from one of Hawaii's elusive monk seals. Our King and Double Queen rooms will allow you to relax, unwind, and rejuvenate your soul. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Coral Reef

Address: 4-1516 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1830
Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $132 - $272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Hotel Coral Reef 2.5*
Number of rooms: 21
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Also Known As:
Coral Reef Kapaa
Hotel Coral Reef Kauai/Kapaa
Hotel Style:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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