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Hotel Coral Reef

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Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Right on the beach. Bikes provided to use on the path that parallels town and the ocean. Lovely, helpful, cheery staff. Hotel room with everything you need. Quiet and peaceful. Haven't left yet and already planning a return trip to Hotel Coral Reef.

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

Thank you for your kind words and your review. So good to know that you enjoyed your visit with us, and were able to experience the amazing bike path with panoramic ocean views and that Hotel Coral Reef was able to provide you with everything you maximize your experience here in Kauai. We look forward to your return visit, Mahalo,...

Reviewed 13 November 2016

Beautiful hotel!! My husband and I stayed here only one night and we wished we had planned our whole stay at Hotel Coral Reef! The staff and owner were incredibly friendly and were willing to help us in any way possible to make our stay the best it could be. The view from our room was beautiful and the reef...

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

Aloha and thank you for your feedback and review - so great that you were able to snorkel our coral reef and swim with the turtles - right outside your oceanview room! So happy that you enjoyed meeting and talking with our staff - our goal is to make sure that we assist you with your exploration and enjoyment of...

Caldwell, Idaho
Reviewed 10 November 2016

The staff was wonderful from check in to check out. The amenities were very great especially the breakfast with Peggy Sue. Anything I needed was always there. This place was a good choice for us while in Kauai.

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

Aloha and thank you for providing us with your feedback and review - isn't Peggy Sue's banana bread marvelous?! Great to hear you enjoyed your visit with us, Mahalo, Chris & Karen Operating Partners Hotel Coral Reef

Kapaa, Hawaii
Reviewed 3 November 2016

Hotel Coral Reef is a precious gem in the crown of Kauai. Owner-managers Karen and Chris Blair welcome you with a warm smile and genuine Aloha Spirit as does their staff. We were fortunate enough to rent this entire two-story, 21-room Boutique Hotel for a week-long 80th celebration birthday party (Aug 2016). The hotel's plush green lawn and swimming pool...

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

Aloha Gylian and Geo, and extended family! It was truly our pleasure to host your special 80th birthday party celebration here at Hotel Coral Reef. Your friends and family journeyed from all over the globe to celebrate your special day, and it was a joy to be a part of your event. Your party planning, attention to detail, and collaborative...

Austin, Texas
Reviewed 1 November 2016

What a wonderful surprise (and relief). For $150, you get the following... - A full and direct view of the ocean. - Patio with chairs and table, facing a soft grassy lawn, palm trees, and ocean. - Very comfortable beds (in our case, 2 queens). - Fridge, microwave, coffee maker, large TV, free wifi. - 2 sinks, whirlpool bathtub. -...

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

Aloha and thank you for your review! We are so glad that you were able to take full advantage of the many amenities that you highlighted and that you enjoyed the amazing ocean view! All of this combines to allow the Hotel Coral Reef to be able to provide a wonderful value and memorable stay for our guests here on...

Boise, Idaho
Reviewed 31 October 2016

The staff was absolutely amazing they were so friendly and welcoming right from the start. My flight got in very late so they were kind enough to leave my room key for me and allow me to check in the following morning! The location is fantastic it's right off a beach with a gorgeous view and isn't overcrowded. The room...

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

Aloha and thank you for your review and positive feedback! We are so excited to know that you experienced your "best vacation ever" here at the Hotel Coral Reef on beautiful Kauai! We enjoyed getting to know you during your stay, and we are glad to know that your enjoyed your interactions with our team along with appreciating the gorgeous...

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Reviewed 28 October 2016 via mobile

It clearly depends on your own person, for us; there was too much constant busy energy surrounding us. The traffic out one side, the beautiful but busy walking/bike path out back .... small rooms, small lanai .... lots of wind, lots of homeless .....

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

Aloha, and thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy the energy of the east side of Kauai. It is our sincere hope that you are able to find some relaxation and serenity while you are here in the Hawaiian islands. Thank you for staying with us here at Hotel Coral Reef. Mahalo,...

Exmouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We had a King Ocean Front room, ground floor, and could not have had better: straight out of the French windows onto a little patio with chairs and table, then a lawn with palm trees to the beach & ocean just 15 yards away. The coastal path/cycleway - well worth exploring, go north right to the end & walk further...

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

Aloha, and thank you for providing us with your positive feedback and review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your beautiful Oceanfront room, and were able to enjoy the amazing bike path and the many features and amenities located on property and in nearby walkable Kapa'a town. Our team enjoyed getting to know you, and appreciate your comments...

Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

I really wish I could a give ten star rating! Having never been to Kauai or knowing what to expect, Hotel Coral Reef was more than I could have hoped for. It was close to everything in Kapaa allowing for daily walks and exploring all the town had to offer from food offerings and stellar shave ice. Chris and Karen...

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

Aloha Frances, and thank you for your review and feedback! It has been a week since you departed Kauai, and it our sincere hope that you are still smiling from your fond memories of our beautiful island and your stay here at Hotel Coral Reef! We are so glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. It brought...

Yonkers, New York
Reviewed 7 October 2016

My husband & I stayed for a week at this little gem of a boutique hotel and thoroughly enjoyed our stay! It is located right on the water with relaxing ocean views and beautiful morning sunrises. It is a 5 min. walk from several interesting restaurants in downtown Kapaa. The hotel offers you the use of bikes, beach chairs &...

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Aloha Patty, and thank you so much for your kind words, your feedback, and your review. It was such a delight to meet you and Paul and get to know you during your stay with us here at Hotel Coral Reef. So glad to hear that you were able to relax and unwind, enjoy the spectacular sunrise views from your...

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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
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Microwave
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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: ₹ 9,346 - ₹ 15,294 (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:
#5 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
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“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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