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Hotel Coral Reef

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Montreal, Canada
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27 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 June 2012

We were walk-ins and right away, Rhonda and George made shure we would be satisfied. Spacious room with all the amenities, the view is amazing. We had access to daily beach towels, beach chairs, cooler to take with us, wherever we decided to go. The bicyle path is right there and they let us borrow the bicycles. It's walking distance... More 

3 Thank multivitamines
Hilmar, Ca
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Reviewed 18 May 2012 via mobile

The location is right on the beach. Very pretty view. We just fell in love with the staff. George and Rhonda make you feel like family. Every morning we had a nice lite breakfast with great coffee. The rooms are very beautiful with nice furnishings. Can't wait to return to the Coral Reef Hotel.

2 Thank kgcheesman
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 May 2012

Wake up watching the sun rise over the ocean. This Hotel is not to be missed. Good lite breakfast served every morning. Close to everything anyone would need. Parking is sometimes tight but somethings got to be wrong in paradise.

Thank IBEW292
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Reviewed 28 April 2012

Our first nite in Kauai we did not have a spot after flying all day we were to Princeville and back late eve to find The Coral reef awesome rates and very informative with a really nice continental breakfast!!!

4 Thank Bmeyers5
Davenport, Iowa
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 April 2012

Trip Advisor ratings were right again. The hotel is right on the beach in Kapaa. The location is great for seeing the entire island as it is about in the middle when considering the main highway. We enjoyed the small hotel feeling and friendly managers, even though we probably annoyed them with all of our needs. We spent an entire... More 

4 Thank Duchess_and_Dumb4ss
Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2012

On my last night in Kauai, I had not booked any accommodation, after exploring the north side of the island and driving back towards Lihue I saw the Coral Reef Hotel, I pulled in and within 10mins I had a room, the price is good and the location in Kapaa was great as I spent the afternoon walking and exploring... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 April 2012

It's not easy to find affordable accommodations right on the beach but Coral Reef has it all. Choose a room facing the beach and you're in heaven. Great breakfast included. Bikes only $5. A day. You can ride or walk the long path all along the ocean. Perfect location on main street in Kapaa so u can walk and shop... More 

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Alpine, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 April 2012

when we visit kauai we always spend most of our time staying in the north shore area. Lately we move a little closer to the airport for the last night and for the last few years that means a night at the coral beach. this is a small hotel/motel sort of thing and doesnt have all the bells and whistle... More 

3 Thank tim s
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Reviewed 11 March 2012

The hotel is clean, right in town, and has an awesome small beauty shop for nails, massage (Bonnie), and facials.

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Miami, Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2012

I'm a little slow writing this, but I thought of it because I am planning my next visit. I have stayed in this hotel the last three years. It is right on the beach. The property is well-cared-for and very comfortable. We love to stay in the oceanfront rooms and enjoy the fresh breeze. The staff makes it feel like... More 

6 Thank Dennis S

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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: $180 - $349 (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:
#7 Romantic Hotel in Kapaa
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Kapaa
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“Ask for oceanview”
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“The ocean view rooms on the first floor are the best!”
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“The best rooms in my opinion are first floor ocean view.”
 of 5 bubbles r0ckcany0n, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“All rooms have ocean view with lanai”
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