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Hotel Coral Reef

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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.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Public Wifi
Self-Serve Laundry
Wheelchair Access
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Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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Grade: 77 out of 100
46Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
12Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Staff was friendly from beginning to end. Room was clean and nice. Easy short walk to restaurants, bars, and shops. Every room is a few steps to the beach and sunrises were beautiful. Chairs, bikes, and movies to borrow. Would definitely stay here again.
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We needed a hotel for one night so I booked Hotel Coral Reef after checking ratings and price. We stayed in the city view room. I am struggling while writing this review as I would like to say something positive but on the other hand I rely on the reviews on Trip Advisor so
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Lovely laid back hotel with great location in Kapa'a. Super friendly staff, free bikes, great continental breakfast and close to lots of top eats. Everything you need for a fabulous stay on a fabulous island
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Located on the Coconut Coast, Coral Reef is centrally located between North and South which is perfect for the visitor new to Kauaii while you try to figure out which area you'd return to if/when you can. And this hotel delivers a lot! Included in the (quite reasonable) rate
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Hotel Coral Reef is situated on Kauai's beautiful beachfront bike path and that makes it a great location for rental car free stays. Walk to galleries, eateries and more in minutes. We loved our oceanfront room - you get great breezes from the tradewinds in through the windows
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The Oceanfront Queen Room at the Hotel Coral Reef
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The Oceanfront King Room at the Hotel Coral Reef
A view from our lanai
View from the walkway
disgusting bathroom vanity including dead roach
Are there boogie boards to borrow?
No boogie boards. Sorry
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My son and his wife were there when the floods hit. They tell me everything south of Hanalei Beach is ok - so just north of The Ritz is where the damage happened. There’s plenty to see around the rest of the island - you’re fine for Sept! Have a great time!
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Aloha - we will be happy to look after your luggage here on property if you arrive before the room is ready - Mahalo! Ken Long General Manager
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We were there in November. Although we did sit on the beach, which I felt was really nice, we didn’t do much more than go up to our knees (hubby loves looking for shells/unusual rocks). We did have water shoes with us. They supply all you need to enjoy the beach.
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There is an abc market that sells some alcohol, a short walk from the hotel, we had no problems of any kind.
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"Ask for an ocean-view room on 2nd or 3rd floor. See above review for further info."
"Choose the ocean front."
"any of the ocean front rooms are right on the bike/walking path"
"Ocean view"
"Pick another place!!!"
US$223 - US$377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
hotel coral reefcoral reef kapaa
United StatesHawaiiKauaiKapaa
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