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Kauai Shores Hotel

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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. Bicycle rental 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 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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Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
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Grade: 65 out of 100
21Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
7Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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My husband and I visit Kauai every year and always stay in Kapaa, Kauai Shores is nice and quiet staff are very friendly and helpful, swimming pool area is always crowded, I called front desk for TV issue but the maintenance did not come to our room. Overall our stay is nice
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded yesterday
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We love reading you and your husband had a great stay with us and that you felt the true spirit of aloha from our staff. We are sorry to read that there was an issue with the television and that maintenance was not responsive, this is not the level of customer service we strive for and we will be sure to share your feedback with our staff . We would love to welcome you again. Warmest Aloha Tara
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We stayed here in Feb 2018 traveling via Costco.Travel. Found accommodations clean and staff helpful and friendly. Location right on the beach was perfect and we would strongly recommend an ocean view room. Hotel is centrally located on the island and make it easy to travel
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Care Team at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 17 Apr 2018
Aloha Thank you for your real gem of a review! We are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay here with us and all the our hotel has to offer from our great location to our lovely views. We hope to welcome you again soon. Mahalo Tara
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Recent stay at Kauai Shores was fun. Booked garden room, but poor view. Our room looked out on some greenery near a fence, which separated hotel from neighboring apartment complex. Location of hotel, however, hard to beat. Enjoyed several meals at on site restaurant, Lava
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are delight to read your stay with us was fun, we are sorry to see you did not enjoy your view. We appreciate your feedback about our experience at the Lava Lava beach club, we will be sure to share your valuable feedback as we wish to ensure our guests have the same constant service with each visit. We hope to welcome you again for another great stay. Warmest Aloha Tara
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This place is a hidden gem! We stayed here for ten days and loved every second! It's not considered a 'resort' like those of the Hilton and such, but it should be! (Most places on Kaua'i are a little dated, so if you're looking for Waikiki, stay on O'ahu.) This hotel seems
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 2 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We love that you had a great stay here with us and that you enjoyed your kitchenette. We love that you found our hotel perfect for all your travel needs from the restaurant to the yoga. We would love to welcome you again for another wonderful stay. Warmest aloha Tara
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This revitalized motel is very chic. Redone completely in retro decor the ambience is nice but is missig a few amenities because of it's room sizes. A small microwave would be nice to go with the smaal fridge. We were in a king poolside room whiche was quiet but lacked a little
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Response from HHR_CustomerService, Customer Satisfaction Specialist at Kauai Shores Hotel
Responded 5 days ago
Aloha Thank you for your review of our hotel. We are delighted to read you found our location to be cute and that our staff showed you the true spirit of aloha. We appreciate your recognition of Frank and Valerie we are very lucky to have them on our team as they embodied the true spirit of aloha. Our deluxe garden cottage rooms do have microwaves for your meal prepping needs. We would love to welcome you again for another great stay. Warmest Aloha Tara
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Aloha Thank you for your question. Our deluxe rooms are equipped with a kitchenette with a full fridge, plates, utensils, coffee makes, and a hot plate. Mahalo Tara
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Aloha Our bikes are beach cruisers they are just single speed bikes meant to ride around the local area and take in all the area has to offer. Mahalo
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What amenities do you offer? Please be specific as I find this very important when I travel with my family and like to keep the children occupied? Do you offer Yoga every day or just how often? Is there an amenities fee? If so, how much is it per night and what do “we” get for it? Are your bikes single speed Crusiers or bikes with gears to make travelling easier and more enjoyable for people of varied ages and abilities? Do you have BBQS? I always enjoy getting to know other guests in the evening around the BBQ and sharing ideas! Being able to BBQ a nice steak at the end of the day is always a highlight of any vacation for us! What does the second pool look like? Please post a picture of the second pool! Is it safe to swim at the beach in front of the hotel or do you need to be a really good swimmer? Is it a smooth sandy beach? Do you have a Lifeguard? Will my children be safe in the pool or do they need to be attended at all times? How many Handicapped parking stalls do you have? Do your balconies offer any privacy or sound abatement from adjacent rooms? If anyone’s has stayed here and can answer these questions or post pictures, please do? I am particularly interested in seeing the second pool - thanks! What time does the music from your restaurant stop playing at night? If I have a room near the restaurant will it be noisy at night? Do you have elevators to accommodate elderly people or persons with disabilities? Is smoking permitted on site? I hope not! Will someone please post a picture of what the bathrooms look like? Is this a destination hotel where a family might like to spend a couple of weeks or is it more of a stopover hotel better suited to staying a few nights? The pictures look lovely but there aren’t enough of them. The location seems like it should be great!
It’s pretty hard to answer your questions in this format. Almost all your answers can be found on their website. They don’t do Yoga everyday, it’s a a schedule posted for your convince. I didn’t see any BBQ’s but the lobby restaurant was very enjoyable with live music. No resort fee separate. Pretty sure parking also was included. Limited parking spots. Location is great. Hotel is great “smaller” type hotel. The building itself is more like motel style.
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How is the swimming off the beach? Rocky? Deep deep off?
Aloha, The beach right in front of the hotel has very strong tides at times, however if you walk along the beach a bit you will be able to find some safer places to swim.
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What time does the pool close
Aloha Our pools close at 10pm. Mahalo Tara -Customer Satisfaction Specialist
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"Ask for a room that faces a lawn not parking."
"kitchenette walk out room"
"I'd go with the pool view if you do not want to be looking at the parking lot and getting excess noise."
"Pool view rooms are wonderful. Just steps from the beach"
"We requested an ocean view but did not get one.."
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PRICE RANGE
US$158 - US$285 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
kauai sands kapaakauai sands hotelhotel kauai sands
LOCATION
United StatesHawaiiKauaiKapaa
NUMBER OF ROOMS
200
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