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Hotel Coral Reef

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#6 of 11 Hotels in Kapaa
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Reviewed 20 January 2013

we're 65-year old couple and stayed in second floor oceanfront king room. Loved the balcony to watch sunrise, palm trees, joggers and waves washing in all day. Con: traffic is bad in Kapaa, temporary bypass helps. Pros: no extra fees, beautiful tropical style room, large counter with coffeemaker, microwave and refrig. Easy drive to north shore. Friendly helpful staff. Very...

1Thank IowaDduffy
Oakland, California
Reviewed 13 January 2013

Based on the glowing reviews here, we picked the Hotel Coral Reef for our stay in December 2012. Apparently the glowing reviews are based on the ocean view rooms, NOT the garden view ones, which are the red-headed stepchildren of the hotel. #1 Romantic Hotel? #1 Best Value Hotel? Newly remodeled? Not if you're staying in the garden view rooms!...

6Thank misangeles
Eskilstuna, Sweden
Reviewed 7 January 2013

We stayed at the Hotel Coral Reef for 7 days. It's a nice hotel and the rooms are beautifull and clean. The location is good, if you look at the ocean. Breakfast is not good, very unhealthy and sweet. The staff is nice and friendly. The kitchenette consists of a refrigerator and a microwave, there are no plates or forks...

3Thank Turistitillvaron
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2013

We spent an amazing 4 days at the Hotel Coral Reef in October. Everything everyone says in their reviews is true - great location, lovely rooms, and friendly staff. The main reason for writing this review is because I wanted to thank the staff for the true kindness and generosity they showed to us, and other holiday-makers, following a tsunami...

2Thank M L
Orlando, Florida
Reviewed 31 December 2012

When you arrive here, George the owner is very welcoming and accomodating. Our only complaint is that the ceiling fan in our room did not work, for $225 a night we would expect it too. The small breakfast in the morning was delightful and the views here of the ocean are breathtaking. Their is a great walkway in back of...

2Thank gk1957
Paso Robles, California
Reviewed 14 December 2012 via mobile

We chose the Coral Reef hotel after the B&B we booked closed due to new laws. We were very happy with our choice. From the outside it may not have been somewhere we would drive by and pick, but thanks to reviews on TA we were confident we would have a good experience. The room with the front desk /breakfast...

4Thank tripppingout
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 December 2012

This is our 3rd time back, and there us no where else we would stay. We like the location in middle of island, with great restaurants, coffee shops, and chruches within walking distance. The beach is a stones throw away, and a wonderful walk and bike path right out the door. We like that the place is small with only...

3Thank ShalomBob
Reviewed 30 November 2012

We had a first floor room which was great that it opened right to the beach, etc. Only problems were:1) The breakfast was very poor and 2) the room was right next to the ice machine which was loud and 3) the hotel didn't have any child-sized bikes for rent. It's not cheap.

Thank KSL13
Reviewed 25 November 2012

Great family run hotel. The rooms overlook the ocean and it is only a stones throw to the ocean. The rooms are great inside! Clean and recently remodeled. Everything work great, except the fridge started smelling at the end of our stay there, and the hair dryer caught on fire. They quickly repaced the hair dryer. Highly recommended.

2Thank Phil and Alix K
Huntsville, Alabama
Reviewed 11 November 2012

The staff here was very friendly. It was good to get to know the staff personally. The sunrise views are spectacular. The sound of the ocean is very soothing. Kappa is a nice town. It has a lot of local joints and most people are very friendly. The room was also nice. The shower was really nice. The bed a...

2Thank DJ989

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • 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: $200 - $328 (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:
#6 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
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“All rooms appear amazing!”
 of 5 bubbles 158juanitas, 16 Mar 2017 | Read review
“We had both 1st and 2nd Floor Ocean View and in hindsight, 1st is better for the walking right out onto beach (pictured)”
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 of 5 bubbles TBG7, 12 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Ocean view, second floor is recommended. We liked the view. Quieter there.”
 of 5 bubbles E6804NUsteveb, 6 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Stay on the first floor as you will want to take a walk on the beach.”
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