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Kauai Shores Hotel

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420 Papaloa Road, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1449
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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for guests in public areas
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
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Updated 20-10-02 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.

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#1 of 11 hotels in Kapaa
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Enjoy the accommodations at our beachfront, resort-like property situated along a secluded beach on Kauai's Royal Coconut Coast. The property features six beachfront acres of lush tropical lawns and gardens and two outdoor swimming pools. A complimentary bicycle amenity is included with your hospitality fee. Join us for breakfast, lunch, happy hour, and dinner at our restaurant Lava Lava Beach Club - right on the beachfront. For your convenience, our sundry is open from 7 AM to 11 PM daily. Contemporary guest room accommodations feature sleek, retro-modern designs, vibrant island colors, island-style decor featuring mini-refrigerators, Keurig coffee makers, private lanais and beautiful mountain, garden, pool or ocean views. With the daily Hospitality Fee, guests enjoy amenities including in-room coffee, outdoor yoga classes, Wifi Internet access throughout the hotel, use of beach towels and chairs, local and toll-free phone calls, hot tub, luggage service (no overnight storage) and self-parking.
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Property amenities
Valet parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Yoga classes
Bar / lounge
Beach
Bicycle rental
Business Centre with Internet Access
Paid private parking on-site
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Pool with view
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Happy hour
Outdoor dining area
Bicycles available
Boating
Diving
Hiking
Horseback riding
Snorkelling
Canoeing offsite
Evening entertainment
Fishing
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Convenience store
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
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Room features
Air conditioning
Desk
Housekeeping
Private balcony
Coffee / tea maker
Refrigerator
Flatscreen TV
Bath / shower
Safe
Telephone
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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Room types
Ocean view
Pool view
Non-smoking rooms
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Meredith wrote a review Sep. 24
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Fantastic location, beach front room with great view from lanai of property and beach. Yoga right outside! Great food and drinks at Lava Lava beach club. Walk to Coconut marketplace, shops, restaurants. Got married right on the beach there!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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John R wrote a review Sep. 23
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Easy to get in and out of. Price was on point for what we received. Not too fancy and not too janky. We for right in. The restaurant attached called Lava Lava was epic with good food and great drinks. The picture is your view from the shores of the hotel.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled with friends
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Response from HHR CRES, Guest Services / Front Office at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for sharing your feedback! We are happy that you enjoyed your stay and that you loved dining at Lava Lava! We hope to welcome you back again on your next visit to Kauai!
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Nat D wrote a review Sep. 23
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Very nice mid-budget hotel just steps away from the beach. Thoroughly enjoyed the pool and spa, and awesome cocktails and ambience at Lava Lava Beach Club. Room was simple but serviceable, has AC and mini-fridge. Only downsides: difficulty parking in extremely narrow parking spaces, some inconsistent water temperature in the shower, and a misleading "garden view" that looked out onto the edge of the property and driveway to the lobby. Tip: you can walk to Street Burger nearby for incredible burgers and a great beer selection.
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Date of stay: September 2021
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Thank you for sharing your feedback! We are so happy to read that you had an amazing stay and enjoyed our amenities. We are aware that parking can be difficult and we encourage all guests to take advantage of our complimentary valet services to avoid the inconvenience. We are sorry to hear about your room view not meeting expectations and that the shower temperature was inconsistent. Should you return, please let us know and we will ensure that the experience is not repeated. We hope to welcome you back again on your next visit to Kauai!
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jsknc wrote a review Sep. 19
Cherryville, North Carolina18 contributions23 helpful votes
Loved our stay here. Pool and hot tub and ocean views were great. Lava lava Beach Club has great food. Rooms are dated but very clean and comfy! They supply clean beach towels on request. Fridge is very cold and so is the air conditioning. Yoga in the mornings on the beach.
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Mahalo! We appreciate your positive feedback. We are happy to hear you were able to take advantage of the resort’s amenities. We hope that you had a beautiful time and will keep us in mind on your next trip to Hawaii.
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Michelle M wrote a review Sep. 19
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Our very first visit for our 15th year anniversary was the best celebration ever! All the staff was so friendly, our room was spotless a great size, king size bed and pillows were very comfy too! We had a room so close to the beach just a few steps from our room! They have great food at Lava Lava restaurant and great live music every night. The beach was surrounded by a lush green grass area. I highly recommend kauai shores resort and would definitely go again! A Special shout out to our concierge Keola, he made our actual wedding anniversary day reservation for the fern Grotto river boat ride and dinner, he even took us there and picked us up, that’s going above and beyond! Mahalo!
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Date of stay: September 2021Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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Aloha! We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay with us and appreciate your feedback. We are happy you chose us for your special occasion, we hope that you had a beautiful time and will keep us in mind on your next trip to Hawaii.
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PRICE RANGE
US$161 - US$314 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kauai sands kapaa, kauai sands hotel, hotel kauai sands
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiKauaiKapaa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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Frequently Asked Questions about Kauai Shores Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Kauai Shores Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Coconut Marketplace (0.2 km), Kauai Nut Roasters (0.4 km), and The Queens Jewels (0.1 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Kauai Shores Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Kauai Shores Hotel?
Top room amenities include air conditioning, a flat screen TV, and a refrigerator.
What food & drink options are available at Kauai Shores Hotel?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and breakfast during their stay.
Is parking available at Kauai Shores Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Kauai Shores Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Hukilau Lanai, Eat Healthy, and Sleeping Giant Grill.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Kauai Shores Hotel?
Yes, guests have access to a pool and yoga classes during their stay.
Are there any historical sites close to Kauai Shores Hotel?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Kapaia Suspension Bridge (7.8 km), Poli'ahu Heiau (3.6 km), and Hikinaakala Heiau (1.3 km).
Does Kauai Shores Hotel have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.
Is Kauai Shores Hotel accessible?
Yes, it offers wheelchair access, reduced mobility rooms, and facilities for disabled guests. For specific enquiries, we recommend calling ahead to confirm.