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Reno, Nevada
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240 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 114 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The room was adequate, yet outdated in many respects. The staff was very friendly. It is right in the heart of Lanai City within walking distance of stores, but everything in Lanai City is within walking distance. I guess we could have stayed in one of Mr. Ellison's $1500 - $3500 per night rooms instead. :-)

Thank Eddie L
Level Contributor
30 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel Lanai is a special place if you like historic places to stay. It is small but very charming. Rooms vary in size and we had one of the smallest but the bed was comfortable and place was clean. Only criticism is that there is no furniture on the front porch and no lobby. Dining tables and chairs take up... More 

Thank Gail050
Elk Rapids, Michigan
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50 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for the 3rd time in room 11, the cottage. First thing we noticed, no Hawaiian quilt on the bed, in room snacks for purchase along with cold beverages in the fridge. Ok things change, no big deal. Next up, no furniture on the shared porch. Breakfast, such as it is, is now served off the small bar in... More 

1 Thank BrightonBill
Honolulu, Hawaii
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As long as you're not looking for anything over the top extravagant, then this hotel is perfectly small. We had a fabulous time with the live band Friday night, close proximity to town center and Dole Park, and simple, included breakfast buffet. Service was great. We stayed in the cottage, and it was amazing. Highly recommend booking that room if... More 

Thank Michelle B
San Jose, California
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want a sense of the community, this is the place to be on a Friday night. Good food; great service pleasant wine selection; great music. Lanaians preferred hotspot on a Friday night. Pretty laid back place for good times!

Thank ECSumi
Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 October 2016

My girlfriend and I loved this hotel! Beds were comfy, staff was friendly, and the restaurant was amazing! Best truffle fries ever! We only stayed one night but would definitely recommend and stay again.

1 Thank Dawn S
Newport Beach, CA
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72 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 October 2016

If you are looking for the glitz or luxury of the Four Seasons, this is not the place for you. But if you prefer a more low key, comfortable,quaint historical place for way less money, this is the place for you. It's up in the pines of Lanai City and was very comfortable, a short walk into town, and it... More 

Thank plumeria54
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19 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Great food, nice live music, friendly attentive service, wonderful atmosphere...what more could one want? We really enjoyed our dinner. The prices are a little high but it is an upscale place. I had the grilled vegetables and they were very tasty.

1 Thank yolanda r
Waterbury, Connecticut
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12 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Such a quaint and historical place. Staff is attentive; rooms are clean and comfortable. We stayed in two front lanai rooms. It was wonderful to have an outside area. Restaraunts has great food. Friday nights there is a band until 11ish. Yes, you can hear it everywhere in the hotel but it is part of the ambiance. I highly recommend... More 

2 Thank Margaret C
Palm Springs, California, United States
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316 reviews
53 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 July 2016

There aren't a lot of options for places to stay on Lanai, but the Hotel Lanai is fantastic. We called in advance and were able to book the cottage. This had a private entrance with a large patio sorrow dead by a large hedge. There is a very comfy lounge for two and a picnic table. The room is fantastic.... More 

2 Thank Steve S

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled amongst the towering Cook pines is a small country inn with ten plantation-style rooms and a private cottage called Hotel Lanai. It is a historic landmark, built in 1923 by James Dole as lodging for his pineapple plantation executives. Inside Hotel Lanai is a beautiful restaurant and bar, the Lanai City Grille, with award-winning cuisine. Tourists can relax in the cool breezes, enjoy the quiet atmosphere, and appreciate affordable accommodations. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Lanai

Address: 828 Lanai Avenue, Lanai City, Lanai, HI 96763
Region: United States > Hawaii > Lanai > Lanai City
Price Range: ₹ 8,796 - ₹ 13,569 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Lanai 1*
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Get a cottage”
 of 5 bubbles EddieLTravels, 2 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Ask for an end room with a porch.”
 of 5 bubbles Gail050, 20 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Book the cottage, room 11, if available.”
 of 5 bubbles BrightonBill, 17 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Love the cottage's off-to-the-side location and extra indoor and outdoor space”
 of 5 bubbles michellebK9752AR, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“It is a small hotel so I don't think there are any bad rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles dawns122, 11 Oct 2016 | Read review
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