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Hotel Coral Reef

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Wonderful boutique hotel right on the water. We loved it and could not bring ourselves to leave. We were there for 8 nights (9days). Oceanfront rooms either at ground level opening to a grassy area and the beach, or 2nd floor with a balcony. Great king sized bed. Perfect location for exploring. Twenty to 30 minutes to the Northshore (we... 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 accommodate turning your initial 2 day stay into an 8 day relaxing vacation! We know that you were captivated by Kauai's beautiful and breathtaking ocean views and the beachside serenity of our location. We look forward to seeing you again on your... More 

Hamburg, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

nice, unfenced location directly at the beach with a breathtaking sunrise. Accommodation "Kauai-style" - a little bit "shabby" but o.k., nice rooms with smallll fridge, ice service, microwave, coffee mate, AC,TV an WIFI. Room service (cleaning) should be optimized - vacuum cleaner seems to be broken since weeks, floor really dirty. Breakfast simple but o.k. Staff at the hotel very... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

My gf & I had our 1st visit to Kauai and we stayed at the Hotel Coral Reef between Christmas and New Years. We loved Kauai and will return and when we do, we’ll stay at the Hotel Coral Reef again. Positives: Staff was so friendly and accommodating. Everyone we dealt with had the “Aloha” spirit and treated us like... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

Luxurious well appointed room overlooking the water. So picturesque that another guest threw a hammock between the palm trees. Nicely decorated. Large and comfortable plush bed. Great wifi. Only 10 min from Lihue Airport, so a nice stay before heading to the North side. The staff were very friendly and accommodated an early check-in.

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We look forward to your return and on... More 

Medford, Oregon, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2015

We have stayed at Hotel Coral Reef for 4 years now. We always stay there when we first arrive as it is relatively close to the airport and on our way to the north where we always stay. The rooms are lovely but they are showing some wear. I hope they keep them up! Because the views are beautiful and... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. Our oceanfront suites will be undergoing an extensive... More 

Portland, Oregon
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

We have stayed here three times (twice in April-May of 2014 and once before that.). The lovely, well decorated room, furnished with a solid and comfortable bed as well as a having a great view out to the Kapa'a path and the ocean was convenient and quiet. We enjoyed having a place to sit just outside our unit and people... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. Many guest have come to enjoy our private... More 

Bellevue, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

What a great way to spend your nights and mornings by sitting on the patio and being right in front of the ocean. Loved the views & the location of the beachfront rooms. Definitely worth it to be right on the ocean, along the beach walk. Super close to the main part of town, easy walk. The Front Desk host... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. Our complimentary morning refreshments are full of healthy... More 

Wellington, New Zealand
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 94 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Loved our stay here. Was great to have a beachfront room at a reasonable price. We had an upstairs, ocean view room at the end of the building - was clean if a little old fashioned. The cycle path was perfect for our daily run and there are tons of restaurants nearby. Yes, the morning refreshments are limited but they... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. Our complimentary morning refreshments are full of healthy... More 

Denver, Colorado
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

A real treasure- I liked the boutique hotel rathe than he resorts. The manager, Joseph, is a very special host & local on the island. His staff & care for detail is what I admire. Prim location for going to both sides of the island. They gave me a boogie board, beach mats, pool towel, beach chair for the week...no... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. We also have come to enjoy all the... More 

San Bruno, California
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12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

i stayed in this hotel for 5 nights. it was a short drive to/from the airport as the town itself is a good area to start a drive going north and south to west. there's a nice path to walk or bike in the area but dared not after sundown. there is no in room wifi. getting access means walking... More 

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HotelCoralReef1, General Manager at Hotel Coral Reef, responded to this review

Aloha, I would like to thank you for taking the time to review our property on tripadvisor. It was a pleasure to have you as our guest here at Hotel Coral Reef. We strive to provide each guest with the Hawaiian hospitality that all have come to love here in the islands. Our guest amenities include barbecue facilities as well... 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
Things to do
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
In your room
  • Microwave
  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • 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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