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Hanalei Surfboard House

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Austin, Texas
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What more can we say! The Surfboard House is an amazing place. Convenient to everything on the North Shore. Less than 5 min walk to Hanalei Bay/Beach, 5-10 min walk to restaurants, coffee, and shopping. Simon is a gracious host with an obvious passion for his property. We stayed in the "Love Shack" which is a free standing efficiency style...

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Sandia Park, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What an interesting labor of love that Simon has built here in Hanalei. The previous reviews talk about what the Surfboard House is, so I won't go into great detail. Suffice it to say that the Love Shack is certainly one of the coolest places we have hung our hats and we've been to 50 countries and 50 states. It's...

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hanaleimax, Owner at Hanalei Surfboard House, responded to this review

yeah you failed to get a free night by cracking the mirror all the way thru:)

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The surfboard house is incredibly imaginative, fun and interesting. There are only 3 cabanas (rooms) in the property. The Cowgirl room, the Elvis room and the Love Shack. We stayed in the Love Shack. The owner of the property, Simon Potts lives in the main building upstairs of the 2 rooms, the Love Shack is a stand alone. Simon is...

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Oakland, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After hours of researching places to stay on the North Shore of Kauai, I kept going back go the Hanalei Surfboard House website because that is where I felt a sense of proud authenticity in the descriptions and photos, which included an aerial view/video of it's location. Decision made, we booked quickly and easily with Simon. On arrival we were...

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Barboursville, Virginia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed in the Love Shack for our honeymoon in January and loved it! What an amazing place with very unique décor. The location is beautiful, right near the ocean and Simon was an incredible host. Highly recommend this place to anyone visiting Hanalei Bay!

Thank Tracy M
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Hit lucky! Funky place to stay at Hanalei on the North shore - so unique and a perfect base to experience the 'jewel in the crown of Hawaii'. Great facilities and ambience with a charming and interesting host. Well located for exploring the beautiful Napali Coast. An amazing surfing beach nearby as well as excellent pilates and yoga studios. Highly...

Thank Lynda S
Loveland, Colorado
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Simon sure knows how to anticipate the needs of the guests who stay here. From wonderful soaps to comfortable beach chairs and towels, everything you need is here...and it's just a short walk to the ocean!!

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Just spent 8 days in the Elvis Room at the Hanalei Surfboard House. We were given every amenity to ensure our comfort during our stay, from the beach accessaries to the grill on the patio to the beautifully decorated room with a kitchenette. It is located within walking distance to the beach and just 1 mile from the center of...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 6 March 2017

My husband and I stayed at the Love Shack and well, Loved it. The decor maintains a perfect level of fun kitsch and we never got tired of taking in all the details of the room over the week we were here. We were also impressed with Simon's massive record collection lining the walls. And his courtyard garden - zounds!...

1Thank zopikristjanson
Reviewed 5 March 2017

We just spent 8 wonderful days at the Surfboard house. Wishing we were still there. After trips to other Hawaiian islands, this is the island, the town, and the place we will go back to. The suite was great! From decor and comfort, to beach gear - everything we needed to enjoy our stay. The owner (Simon) is knowledgeable and...

1Thank Adrian A

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
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  • Beachfront
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in one of the most sought after destinations on Kauai’s spectacular North Shore, our suites are just a few minutes from charming Hanalei town. On a beachfront road lined with stately homes and plantation cottages, we provide some of the only room-rentals in Hanalei. Hanalei Bay, the playground of surfing’s World Champions, is right across the street. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hanalei Surfboard House

Address: 5459 Weke Rd, Hanalei, Kauai, HI 96714
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Hanalei
Price Range: ₹ 19,109 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Hanalei Surfboard House Hotel Hanalei
Hanalei Surfboard House Kauai
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“The Love Shack....what can I say?”
  • The outdoor shower
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BenW, 21 Apr 2017 | Read review
“You can't go wrong here, the Love Shack is incredible.”
O9690AOrobertd, 29 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Only 3 suites - all excellent”
lyndas670, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“You will be happy with any of the rooms here!”
Coral-Mae, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The two guest suites are on the ground floor, and are both very quiet.”
TexasNoelle, 2 Jan 2017 | Read review
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