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Kauai Beach Resort
Ranked #4 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed October 5, 2013

My husband and I stayed at this hotel in September and we had a pleasant experience.

Pros:
-friendly check in staff that were very helpful and efficient
-nice sized rooms with welll appointed bathrooms
-convienent location close to the airport

Cons:
-not located on a beautiful stretch of beach

Overall, a good value for money spent. We also stayed at the Sheraton Poipu and had a horrible experience for almost twice the price.

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your experience with us and that you found the resort to be in a convenient location and our facilities met your expectations. We also appreciate you acknowledging our staff and the friendly and efficient service they provided you. We look forward to welcoming you back to the beautiful Garden Island. Mahalo!

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Reviewed October 5, 2013

My wife and I recently spent three days at the Kauai Beach Hotel. The hotel itself is nice and the grounds are beautiful. The groundskeepers do an excellent job of keeping them immaculate.

Our room was good sized with plenty of room for a king bed and a couch. There was also plenty of closet and drawer space plus a small refrigerator. The bathroom, however, was quite small and the counter top was low so it might be uncomfortable if you are tall. Also, our "Lagoon View" wasn't much. However, since we paid a low price by getting a kama'aina discount ($149/night) I'm guessing they didn't give us the best room in this category. This didn't bother us since we were there for a relative's wedding and really didn't spend that much looking out the window.

As other's have mentioned the food prices are on the high side. The breakfast buffet, for instance, is fine but I don't think it is really worth $20. We were given one $5 off coupon when we arrived for the buffet. We've stayed at many other hotels in Hawai'i where some give coupons and some don't. If they do, it's always one for each person - not just one for both of us to share.

The pools looked nice but we never got a chance to use them. The interesting thing to me was that one of the pools had sand around part of it. I suppose this is for the people who wanted to feel like they were on the beach, since the real beach did not look good for swimming.

There are a few things that kept me from giving the Kauai Beach five stars. The small bathroom and only one breakfast coupon per room I've already mentioned. In addition there is a $16.95 per day parking charge. I understand that there is almost always a charge for parking in Honolulu, but there land is much more expensive
and is usually done in multilevel parking structures. Here there was a lot of land that wasn't being used for anything else and only part of it even had a roof. The other thing was that you had to pay for Wifi in your room.

All in all this is a good value and is very close to the airport if that is important for you

  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort. We are very pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and you found the resort to be beautiful. We sincerely appreciate your feedback and will take your suggestions into consideration. We look forward to welcoming you back before too long. Mahalo!

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Reviewed October 3, 2013

From the moment we arrived we fell in love with this resort. We purchased the car package, so we didn't have to pay for parking and I was okay with Wifi in the lobby only. It gave us a chance to enjoy the breeze and people watch. The rooms were lovely and we had a great view of the pool (and a little slice of ocean). We enjoyed walking on the beach even though you couldn't swim, but we knew that going in. My only complaint was the price of food in the restaurants. We ended up going out for most of our meals, much cheaper. The location was great as it was more or less mid-island which made it much easier to visit both ends of the island. I would definitely stay here again upon our return to Kauai.

Room Tip: Pool room was lovely, but a little noisy if you plan of going to sleep before 11. One night the par...
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with friends
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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and that you found the resort to be in a convenient location for all island activities We look forward to welcoming you back to the beautiful Garden Island. Mahalo!

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Reviewed October 2, 2013

An older property but has a nice Hawaii Plantation vibe. Location is great for a night before you leave on an early flight or if you arrive later in the day . Close to Airport and offers a shuttle.
Bar had music and great BBQ ribs . Brunch on Sunday was good nice outdoor seating, it was include in some our packages.

Room Tip: Bldgs 1,2 or 3 facing the pool ,upper floors for pleasant view and a peak at the ocean
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled as a couple
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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort. We are delighted that you found our location to be very convenient to the airport along with our complimentary shuttle. We are also pleased that you enjoyed our Shutter's lounge and Sunday brunch in Nauapaka. We look forward to your return visit in the not too distant future. Mahalo!

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Reviewed September 30, 2013 via mobile

The Kauai Beach Resort is perfection in it's own way. The location to everything can't be better. The grounds take your breath away whenever you walk around. The staff is friendly and helpful (even most of the guests get into the island spirit). This isn't your five star, high end Mega resort. This is a comfortable room, great people and views, make you feel happy resort. If your looking for high end, wait on you hand and foot, Mega resort....this isn't for you. If you want to enjoy your stay on Kauai and like the island way than stay here - you won't be disappointed.

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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort. We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit with us and found our location to be convenient for all island activities. We also appreciate your kind comments on our staff and the friendly service they provided you. We will be happy to share your review with all and we look forward to your return visit to the beautiful Garden Island. Mahalo!

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Reviewed September 30, 2013

Friendly staff, great service, clean, ocean view room was great. Room a/c worked good, parking is close, this was a problem in other reviews we didn't have any issues. The room, car package is a super deal. We will stay here the next trip.

Room Tip: 3rd floor ocean/ pool view rooms are the best!!!
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  • Stayed: September 2013, traveled with family
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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded October 1, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort. We are delighted that you thoroughly enjoyed your visit with us and we sincerely appreciate your feedback. We hope to have the pleasure of your return visit in the not too distant future. Mahalo!

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Reviewed September 27, 2013 via mobile

This resort is situated right on the beach & is absolutely gorgeous. The grounds are well kept, the pool area is amazing with waterfalls, spas & a waterslide & just steps from the beach. The beach isn't good for swimming, but relaxing to stroll down, sunbathe or enjoy the stunning sunrises. The staff is friendly & you feel welcomed here. I was upgraded to an oceanfront suite & the room was immaculate. I spent hours researching & reading reviews to different places to stay on the Garden Isle & very pleased that we stayed here. It takes a lot for me to give 5 stars, but this resort was above & beyond my expectations. I highly recommend staying here.

  • Stayed: September 2013
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GeneralManager808, Manager at Kauai Beach Resort, responded to this reviewResponded September 30, 2013

Aloha and thank you for your review of the Kauai Beach Resort! We are so pleased that our resort exceeded your expectations and that our staff provided you friendly service with warm aloha. We take great pride in maintaining the cleanliness of our facilities and we appreciate your feedback. We look forward to welcoming you back to the beautiful Garden Island. Mahalo!

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Additional Information about Kauai Beach Resort

Address: 4331 Kauai Beach Drive, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-8109 (Formerly Kauai Beach Resort - an Aqua Boutique)
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Location: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#2 Spa Hotel in Lihue
#2 Luxury Hotel in Lihue
#3 Business Hotel in Lihue
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#3 Family Hotel in Lihue
#4 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
Price Range: $183 - $364 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Kauai Beach Resort 4*
Number of rooms: 350
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Kauai Beach Resort is a beautiful Hawaiian plantation-style resort situated oceanfront on 25 lush acres of Kauai's longest exploring and strolling beach. Guests enjoy stylish accommodations with modern day amenities and Hawaiian ambiance. In a convenient location close to the airport, shopping, and championship golf, the hotel also offers FREE airport shuttle service, 2 restaurants, a lounge, entertainment, 4 pool areas, a 75-foot lava tube water slide, a 24/7 fitness center, spa, business center, meeting rooms, a ballroom, and parking is a $25/daily fee. A daily resort fee includes WiFi internet access, and more. Experience the best in island hospitality and charm of Hawaii when staying at the Kauai Beach Resort. ... more   less 
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