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Hotel Coral Reef

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Springfield, Missouri
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I loves this place. It's exactly what we needed. Great staff, beautiful view. They put goodies in our room for my birthday. It's not a luxury hotel, but if you want a great view and nice people, this is a must. Chris could not be nicer. Thank you!!

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

Aloha! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Hotel Coral Reef! It was our pleasure to make your birthday arrival just a little sweeter! We know you enjoyed your awesome oceanfront view, our snorkeling beach and waterfall pool, and the beautiful scenery on the Eastside of Kauai - thank you for staying...

Ottawa, Ontario
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I spent a week in one of the ocean view units and were thoroughly pleased. Our experience matches previous reviews...great location, exceptionally friendly and helpful owners and staff, welcome extras...guest laundry, bicycles, nutritious breakfasts, secluded pool with waterfall. Hotel Coral Reef is comfortably scaled for families and couples and is ideally located for day trips to all...

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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 happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us here at Hotel Coral Reef - gotta love those beautiful sunrises and our convenient mid-point location to visit the far north and west sides of the island. We look forward to seeing you on a return visit, Mahalo!...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed on the second floor with the ocean view and loved it. The nicely outfitted room had everything we needed, frig, micro-wave, in room coffee. Continental breakfast in the lobby with Peggy Sue and her banana nut bread and mochi. The entire staff was friendly, helpful with plenty of tips to help you enjoy the area. Bikes and beach...

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

Wonderful to hear that you are planning a trip back to Kauai - we will look forward to having you stay with us here again at Hotel Coral Reef. Thank you for your comments and feedback - Mahalo! Chris & Karen Blair Operating Partners Hotel Coral Reef

Alabama
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I stayed last week. It is a perfect location. The grounds are very nice with the beach just across the long paved walking path that runs along the east side of Kauai. We walked several times up the path to some food trucks. The room was very clean. Our room had two queen size beds, which made...

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

Aloha! We are so pleased to hear that your stay with us here at Hotel Coral Reef was so enjoyable! It is always great to hear that our guests are able to enjoy the variety of amenities provided to take advantage of our phenomenal east-side Kauai location. Thank you for your comments about our friendly team - we all take...

Banff, Canada
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Two friends and I had just come back from spending a few nights at the end of the kalalau trail. Tired, and dirty there was no room at the hostel we originally planned to stay at. Luckily for us there was room at the hotel coral reef. It only cost slightly more and we had access to laundry, free breakfast,...

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

Aloha, and thank you for taking the time to write to us! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Hotel Coral Reef. A hot shower and a comfortable bed are SO nice after hiking the Kalalua Trail, and we are glad we were able to accommodate you. So glad to know that you enjoyed many...

Peshtigo, Wisconsin
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here Jan 21 - 23. A sign inside the motel says it's a "Hidden Gem". It is no longer a hidden gem. The place was book solid and I can see why. The views from this place are some of the best on Kauai. The place is very clean as it was renovated a few years back. It's...

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

Aloha, and thank you for your feedback and review! Yes, more and more travelers are discovering our unique oceanfront property on the east side of Kauai, and we are so glad to know that you enjoyed your stay, our Oceanfront views, and our friendly team. Thank you for staying with us, and we hope our paths cross again! Mahalo, Chris...

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice room, comfy bed. Maintenance very quickly responded to light bulb needing replacing. The best part about this place was the people. From the front desk people to the owners, everyone was very kind and truly wanted us to enjoy our stay. They have bikes first come first serve, and most other things are free to use as well including...

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

Aloha, and thank you for your feedback and review! We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay here at Hotel Coral Reef, and were able to take advantage of the beautiful oceanfront activities that we enjoy in our east side location! We are so glad that you had positive interactions with our team, and we take pride in...

Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 14 January 2017

We had a wonderful stay at the Hotel Coral Reef. The owners and staff were extremely helpful and accommodating. We needed one more night than we reserved and they took care of us, even moving our luggage to the new room while we were on an excursion. The light breakfast was tasty and the room was very pleasant. Great location,...

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

Aloha! Thank you so much for taking the time to provide us with your feedback and review. We are pleased to know that you enjoyed y our stay here at Hotel Coral Reef, and we are happy that we were able to arrange for your extra night here on the Oceanfront! We look forward to seeing you again on a...

Farmington, Missouri
Reviewed 11 January 2017

Incredible hidden gem! The staff were incredible. Such a pleasure to visit with Peggy Sue every morning after watching the incredible sunrise! Rooms were clean and comfortable. Couldn't ask for a better location!

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

Aloha! We are so glad to know that you have deemed us an "incredible hidden gem!" We are thrilled that you enjoyed your interactions with our team, and enjoyed our magnificent sunrises and Peggy Sue's amazing breakfast treats! Come back and see us when you return to Kauai - Mahalo! Chris & Karen Blair Operating Partners Hotel Coral Reef

Reviewed 10 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at Hotel Coral Reef for 5 nights in September before heading south to the PoiPu area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay! Our room was on the second floor with an amazing view of the ocean. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at this hotel and would definitely stay here again. The location is superb. Every morning...

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Wow, you had such a great experience here at Hotel Coral Reef! We are so glad to hear that you were able to enjoy your oceanfront view, the incredible Ke Ala Hele Makalae multi-use bike path that runs through our property, the sunrises, breakfast, and interaction with our team. You also explored charming Kapa'a town and the surrounding area, offering...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Breakfast included
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
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $206 - $432 (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
#7 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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“Ocean view units, second floor.”
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“Ocean view, second floor is recommended. We liked the view. Quieter there.”
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“Stay on the first floor as you will want to take a walk on the beach.”
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“Get the ocean view room”
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