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Kauai Shores Hotel

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Enjoy the accommodations at our beachfront, resort-like property situated along a secluded beach on Kauai's Royal Coconut Coast. The property features six beachfront acres of lush tropical lawns and gardens and two outdoor swimming pools. Bicycle rental amenity is included with your hospitality fee. Join us for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner at our restaurant Lava Lava Beach Club - right on the beachfront. For your convenience, our sundry is open 7 AM to 11 PM daily. Contemporary guest room accommodations feature sleek, retro-modern designs, vibrant island colors, island-style decor featuring mini-refrigerators, Keurig coffee makers, private lanais and beautiful mountain, garden, pool or ocean views. With the daily Hospitality Fee, guests enjoy amenities including in-room coffee, outdoor yoga classes, Wifi Internet access throughout the hotel, use of beach towels and chairs, local and toll-free phone calls, hot tub, luggage service (no overnight storage) and self-parking.
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48Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
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The perfect place to stay in Kauai. Centrally located, they offer it all; excellent customer service, great value, beautiful views, pool, bikes, hot tub, yoga, restaurant (incredibly delicious food), live music, little store, concierge and a nice beach front. All close to the air
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The Kauai Shores provides the essentials, with a beautiful setting on east-facing beach, perfect for the endlessly varying sunrises, and and late-night rendez-vous under the moon. The staff is very attentive and good-humored. We especially enjoyed the meticulous care of the ho
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We love that you felt the true spirit of aloha from our amazing staff we appreciate your recognition of Ermelinda, Angela and Simon. We are very lucky to have them on our team and we are delighted to see they made your stay even better. We would love to welcome you again for another wonderful vacation. Warmest Aloha Tara
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We had an ocean view room with a balcony and 2 double beds for the two of us. The rooms are not large, so one bed was for sleeping, the other for organzing. We liked the modern decor, excellent location, quiet nights, comfortable beds, and great housekeeping. Conceriege and fr
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We love your title of your review ! We are very lucky to be located in such an amazing area and we are glad to see you enjoyed your stay with us. We are delighted to see you the staff showed you the true spirit of aloha. We hope to welcome you again for another wonderful stay. Warmest Aloha Tara
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This hotel is in Kapaa which is a great location from which to explore the entire island. It is also close to shopping, restaurants etc. in Kapaa. The hotel has a restaurant on site that overlooks the beach and is lovely. The prices are a little high but probably in keeping with
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel/ We are sorry to read of your unhappiness with the your stay over all. The islands of Hawaii are non-smoking and we are required to adhere to the laws, we are very sorry to read this took away from your overall satisfaction with us. Our guests happiness and safety are our number one priority and we are sorry to read you did not feel safe in our designated smoking area. We are sorry to read of the room descriptions not matching your expectations. We will be sure to review your valuable feedback with our leadership team so we may see where we can improve our guests overall satisfaction. We hope you were able to make amazing life long memories here on the island and we hope we are able to welcome you again. Warmest Aloha Tara
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Great location on the beach, tiki torches and bar vibe. Nice little walking trail and close to town. Beautiful lighted torches through out the grounds, it's clean and friendly. I'd definitely stay again.
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 6 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are delighted to see you found our vibe to be neat and we love that you felt the true spirit of aloha with us. We would love to welcome you again for another wonderful stay. Warmest Aloha Tara
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Could someone post a shot of the bikes, and a shot of the 2nd pool, please! I love to ride and am wondering if the bikes are good for riding or if they are just meant for single speed coasting? I am trying to find a great spot for the family on Kauai! Thanks
Aloha Our bikes are beach cruisers they are just single speed bikes meant to ride around the local area and take in all the area has to offer. Mahalo
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What amenities do you offer? Please be specific as I find this very important when I travel with my family and like to keep the children occupied? Do you offer Yoga every day or just how often? Is there an amenities fee? If so, how much is it per night and what do “we” get for it? Are your bikes single speed Crusiers or bikes with gears to make travelling easier and more enjoyable for people of varied ages and abilities? Do you have BBQS? I always enjoy getting to know other guests in the evening around the BBQ and sharing ideas! Being able to BBQ a nice steak at the end of the day is always a highlight of any vacation for us! What does the second pool look like? Please post a picture of the second pool! Is it safe to swim at the beach in front of the hotel or do you need to be a really good swimmer? Is it a smooth sandy beach? Do you have a Lifeguard? Will my children be safe in the pool or do they need to be attended at all times? How many Handicapped parking stalls do you have? Do your balconies offer any privacy or sound abatement from adjacent rooms? If anyone’s has stayed here and can answer these questions or post pictures, please do? I am particularly interested in seeing the second pool - thanks! What time does the music from your restaurant stop playing at night? If I have a room near the restaurant will it be noisy at night? Do you have elevators to accommodate elderly people or persons with disabilities? Is smoking permitted on site? I hope not! Will someone please post a picture of what the bathrooms look like? Is this a destination hotel where a family might like to spend a couple of weeks or is it more of a stopover hotel better suited to staying a few nights? The pictures look lovely but there aren’t enough of them. The location seems like it should be great!
It’s pretty hard to answer your questions in this format. Almost all your answers can be found on their website. They don’t do Yoga everyday, it’s a a schedule posted for your convince. I didn’t see any BBQ’s but the lobby restaurant was very enjoyable with live music. No resort fee separate. Pretty sure parking also was included. Limited parking spots. Location is great. Hotel is great “smaller” type hotel. The building itself is more like motel style.
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How is the swimming off the beach? Rocky? Deep deep off?
Aloha, The beach right in front of the hotel has very strong tides at times, however if you walk along the beach a bit you will be able to find some safer places to swim.
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What time does the pool close
Aloha Our pools close at 10pm. Mahalo Tara -Customer Satisfaction Specialist
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How many pools are there??
Aloha We have two pools at our hotel. Mahalo Tara - Customer Satisfaction Specialist
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"I'd go with the pool view if you do not want to be looking at the parking lot and getting excess noise."
"Pool view rooms are wonderful. Just steps from the beach"
"We requested an ocean view but did not get one.."
"If you like the pool, choose a ground floor walk out like we did. It was really convenient."
"2nd floor overlooking the courtyard(212-208) partial ocean views"
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PRICE RANGE
US$172 - US$363 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kauai sands kapaakauai sands hotelhotel kauai sands
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiKauaiKapaa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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