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Hotel Coral Reef

#9 of 12 Hotels in Kapaa
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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Christopher B, Owner at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha and thank you for taking the time to provide us with feedback about your visit with us at Hotel Coral Reef! We truly enjoyed getting to know you during your stay, and we are so glad to hear that you enjoyed so many of the amenities we offer and that your time on the Oceanfront was relaxing and pleasant!... More 

Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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 

Ewa Beach, Hawaii
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff was very, very friendly and helpful. The room was nicely decorated and clean, so was the spacious bathroom. The rooms seemed to be recently remodeled, whereas the outside does not look as inviting, but the rooms definitively make up for that. The breakfast was included and tasty, they had coffee and tea during the day for free, as... More 

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

We are so glad to hear that you felt welcome here and that you enjoyed our breakfast bites and complementary use of our bicycles and beach equipment. Until we meet again, Mahalo! Chris & Karen More 

Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

We stayed at a large condominium place for a week on Kauai and then ended our stay with a few nights at Hotel Coral Reef. The comparison was amazing! Although the room was obviously smaller, the friendly service of the Coral Reef staff can't be beat! Everyone went out of their way to be friendly and helpful. We liked that... More 

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

Thank you for staying with us! We enjoyed meeting you, and are happy to hear that you enjoyed our friendly service, our amazing oceanside location and views, and the beautiful path that runs along the coast. We look forward to seeing you again on a return visit to Kauai! Chris & Karen More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

The first impression a little mistrust, but eventually it was amazing. Terrace 25 metres from the ocean, quiet and excellent atmosphere. Breakfast on the terrace, very friendly owners. A small family-run hotel where you feel at home. A short distance to the airport.

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

Aloha! Thank you for taking the time to offer your review and feedback. So glad to hear that you were pleasantly surprised with the room, the oceanfront view, and our staff. From our ohana to your family, mahalo! Chris & Karen More 

Falls Church, Virginia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

We spent one night before we went to our condo stay. The hotel is right on the beach, the managers Karen and Chris were super helpful with suggestions of restaurants. Our room was a deluxe king with a lanai facing the water and we saw a monk seal right at the waters edge. They have plans to refurbish the whole... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review and feedback! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay and were able to check out the local food scene and discover the amazing food trucks located near the hotel. You were fortunate to be able to see one of Hawaii's elusive monk seals, and we know you enjoyed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2016

They have very high ratings on trip advisor although from outside this doesn't look as fancy so you wonder if the reviews are genuine. Although we decided to give this place a try and we were so glad we did. This is one of the few good places in Hawaii who will not try to rip you off with parking/... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for the perfect relaxation, family, business or some alone time. Look no more. Because Hotel Coral Reef is the beautiful tranquil setting to start off your Hawaiian vacation to perfection. Cost effective but the luxury of a top Corporation chain hotel. Want conversation stopping to the office and Alicia, Chris, Peggy Sue, william, Shane, kasmir are your... More 

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
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  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( 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: $134 - $242 (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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