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Kauai Shores Hotel

3.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

nice, good location good value for price, nice beach, helpful staff

All you need and priced right. A must book. Hotel, restaurant, bar, pools, beach...

Room was comfortable. Restaurant was located on the beach. It was mahvelous. Just mahvelous!

We liked this hotel for many reasons. Loved the retro contemporary look plus location to everything is very good. Rooms were small but well decorated and clean. The grounds were well taken care of and the on site restaurant Lava Lava is excellent and fun. It's close to shopping and the drives to sights are very accessible. Easy drives. The island is gorgeous. The onsite beach is excellent with swimming and snorkeling. Beautiful setting!

This is an older hotel that has been refurbished. This is not a high end hotel. Very comfortable room, very clean. The hotel is a nice location for traveling around to see the other parts of the island, close to the airport (15 minutes or so) The beach, and bar/restaurant area has a great vibe. The beach isn't the best location for swimming, but the surroundings are beautiful and the beach is great. The employees are very welcoming and friendly. Had a great experience there.

No screen door. No shower curtain. Just sprayed with bug spray

The room had stains on the carpet & bedding. On the day I checked out, I figured I had until noon to check out. At 8:00 in the morning, the maid knocked on the door & then opened it. I didn't even have time to get up from the chair & luckily I was dressed! She asked if I was leaving & I said not yet (since I had a later flight). Then she said you're leaving by 11:00 right. I couldn't believe how rude she was. I told her check out was at noon & I shut the door. This hotel was disgusting with horrible staff!! I would not recommend this place!!

Loved this place. So relaxing and great bag for your buck. Would definitely stay again on my next trek to Kauai.

The hotel was older and needed updates but the room was very clean. The staff was so nice and helpful but the bar on the property brought in a lot of unwanted noise and left drunk people wandering around the hotel all hours of the night, also bar goers were using the hotel parking which made it hard to find a spot to park.

Parking stalls too small and inconvenient....everything else was great

My experience there was awesome,relaxing,and the staff was great

Staff wasn't very helpful and was rude. Rooms were nice but the shower kept going from hot to cold without touching the handles.

The hotel was very comfortable, clean and close to the beach. I stayed in a garden room, which was better than pool or ocean view because it was quiet.

This is a very nice place to stay we had a room with a kitchenette it was quiet & we enjoyed it very much! The upper boxes won't let me fill in any of the boxes! Elaine Mancini

The staff were excellent. Very professional and friendly. The beach access and restaurant was wonderful. Appreciate the dial room cleaning services.

Nice retro beach hotel in convenient location on the east side of Kauai. We had an ocean view room overlooking the Lava Lava Beach Club which made for excellent entertainment nightly on the balcony. We loved listening to the live Hawaiian music in the early evenings. Nice little beach right there too!

The ugliest hotel I've ever stayed in. Filthy carpets, extremely small bathrooms, very expensive. I could have stayed at the spectacular Marriott for just a little bit more, but didn't realize a hotel in Kauai could be that bad. The only nice thing about it is the fact that it's on the beach.

window type air conditioner that is noisy, small bathroom, weak water shower pressure, extra plug outlets could be more readily available, louvered windows seems kinds of seedy. Toilet size was made for a child. small pool staff was nice. free valet a plus.

The rooms were on the bigger side and quiet and comfortable. The rooms are from the 80's and the sheets need upgrading, but for the price, it worked fine. Gorgeous view right on the beach while sitting at the restaurant and bar. 3:00 happy hour with $3 Mai ties.

The shower was dirty and could not hold a temperature. Toilet leaked all over our floor the night before we left and flooded our bathroom and part of our room. Bed was very comfortable and front Desk staff was nice. Restaurant was nice and good was good

420 Papaloa Rd Kapaa HI

Hotel highlights

  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Free parking
  • Onsite dining
  • 2 outdoor pools

Located in Wailua within a mile (2 km) of Smith Family Garden Luau, Kauai Shores Hotel is within 2 miles (3 km) of Lydgate Beach Park. This 206-room, 3-star hotel welcomes guests with 2 outdoor pools, a restaurant, and free in-room WiFi. It's on the beach and also near Sleeping Giant Trailhead and Ho'olalaea Waterfall.


Dining

Sit down for a leisurely bite to eat at the onsite restaurant, or enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. For your convenience, breakfast is served for a fee each morning.


Rooms

All of Kauai Shores Hotel's 206 recently renovated rooms provide lanais, refrigerators, and coffee makers. Guests can expect to find LCD TVs and stay connected with free WiFi. Ceiling fans, phones, and ironing boards are also available.


Property features

Guests of Kauai Shores Hotel enjoy features like 2 outdoor pools, free WiFi in public areas, and a meeting room. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The front desk is staffed 24 hours a day to help with concierge services and luggage storage. Other amenities at this beach hotel include a business center, laundry facilities, and a garden.

Room options

Standard Room

King 1 | Queen 2 | Sleeps 3

Room, Ocean View

Queen 2 | Sleeps 3

Studio Suite, Kitchenette

Queen 2 | Sleeps 3

Room (Mountain/Garden View)

King 1 | Queen 2 | Sleeps 3

Guest reviews for Kauai Shores Hotel

Everyone (32) Couples (17) Business (2) Family (2) Other (4) Friends (7)
5

hotel well priced and right on the beach

Everyone

All you need and priced right. A must book. Hotel, restaurant, bar, pools, beach...

By , from Palmdale, CA on Jun 4, 2017

4

comfortable accommodations. great staff.

Everyone

Room was comfortable. Restaurant was located on the beach. It was mahvelous. Just mahvelous!

By , from Mesa, AZ on Jun 2, 2017

4

nice hotel with pluses

Everyone
View Lava Lava restaurant. Lunch at Lava Lava restaurant Beach view Coast of Kauai

We liked this hotel for many reasons. Loved the retro contemporary look plus location to everything is very good. Rooms were small but well decorated and clean. The grounds were well taken care of and the on site restaurant Lava Lava is excellent and fun. It's close to shopping and the drives to sights are very accessible. Easy drives. The island is gorgeous. The onsite beach is excellent with swimming and snorkeling. Beautiful setting!

By , from F on May 22, 2017

4

great location for touring

Everyone

This is an older hotel that has been refurbished. This is not a high end hotel. Very comfortable room, very clean. The hotel is a nice location for traveling around to see the other parts of the island, close to the airport (15 minutes or so) The beach, and bar/restaurant area has a great vibe. The beach isn't the best location for swimming, but the surroundings are beautiful and the beach is great. The employees are very welcoming and friendly. Had a great experience there.

By , from Waikoloa, HI on May 16, 2017

3
Everyone

No screen door. No shower curtain. Just sprayed with bug spray

By on Apr 28, 2017

1

horrible hotel!! do not stay here!!

Everyone

The room had stains on the carpet & bedding. On the day I checked out, I figured I had until noon to check out. At 8:00 in the morning, the maid knocked on the door & then opened it. I didn't even have time to get up from the chair & luckily I was dressed! She asked if I was leaving & I said not yet (since I had a later flight). Then she said you're leaving by 11:00 right. I couldn't believe how rude she was. I told her check out was at noon & I shut the door. This hotel was disgusting with horrible staff!! I would not recommend this place!!

By on Apr 19, 2017

4

great value. awesome spot.

Everyone

Loved this place. So relaxing and great bag for your buck. Would definitely stay again on my next trek to Kauai.

By , from S on Apr 13, 2017

3

older hotel but clean

Everyone

The hotel was older and needed updates but the room was very clean. The staff was so nice and helpful but the bar on the property brought in a lot of unwanted noise and left drunk people wandering around the hotel all hours of the night, also bar goers were using the hotel parking which made it hard to find a spot to park.

By on Apr 5, 2017

4
Everyone

Parking stalls too small and inconvenient....everything else was great

By on Apr 2, 2017

5

it was great and the staff was very helpful and we

Everyone

My experience there was awesome,relaxing,and the staff was great

By , from Kauai Hi on Mar 29, 2017