Kauai Hotel Guide

Trying to find a Kauai accommodation? Read my Kauai Hotel Guide...

You've gotta love Kauai...its raw beauty speaks for itself and the island is so...simple. There are no buildings taller than a mature coconut tree (four stories high)...but that doesn't mean there is no luxury...there are Kauai luxury resorts, and other types of Kauai accommodations as well.

The lack of high rises just gives this Hawaiian island an understated feel to it...and doesn't take away from the breathtaking scenery surrounding you.

I have categorized the following Kauai accommodations by location and the following price tiers:

  • $ - $100 and up
  • $$ - $200 and up
  • $$$ - $300 and up
  • $$$$ - $400 and up
  • $$$$$ - $500 and up
The price tier that I list for each property represents the rack rates for the cheapest room category at the property. Remember,...People rarely pay the rack rates...For the best rates on a Kauai Hawaii Hotel, call a knowledgable Hawaii Travel Agent...me!

Sidebar--I have noticed that alot of resorts are charging what is called a "resort fee". It usually runs anywhere from $10-$25/day. It includes such things as complimentary breakfast (kind of contradictory to charge for complimentary breakfast isn't it?), internet access, gym use, parking, etc. You can't decline this fee, so just be aware of it.


South Shore (Poipu) Kauai Hotels

Poipu is on the South Shore of Kauai and is considered the sunniest part of the island. It is centrally located to explore Waimea Canyon to the west and Hanalei to the North.

There are many great restaurants and shops in Poipu and nearby Lihue so it is a favorite place to stay of many people...including myself.

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The Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa - A Kauai Luxury Resort
The Grand Hyatt Resort & Spa

Kauai Luxury Resort located in Poipu next to Shipwreck Beach

Cost: $$$$

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The Kauai Sheraton - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
The Kauai Sheraton Resort

Kauai Hawaii Hotel located next to Poipu Beach

Cost: $$$$

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East Shore (Lihue and Kapa'a) Kauai Hotels

The East Shore of Kauai is home to the towns of Lihue, Wailua, and Kapa'a.

One thing to keep in mind about the East Shore of Kauai is that some of the Kauai accommodations do not have a swimmable beach. If this is something that is important to you, make sure you know before you go.

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The Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
The Kauai Marriott Resort & Beach Club

Kauai Hawaii Hotel located in Lihue next to Kalapaki Beach

Cost: $$$

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The Hilton Kauai Beach Resort - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
The Hilton Kauai Beach Resort

Kauai Hawaii Hotel located in Lihue with long beach for strolling but not suitable for swimming

Cost: $$$

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ResortQuest Islander on the Beach - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
ResortQuest Islander on the Beach

Located in Kapa'a adjacent to Coconut Marketplace with over 60 boutiques and restaurants

Cost: $$

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The ResortQuest Kauai Beach at Makaiwa - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
ResortQuest Kauai Beach at Makaiwa

Located in Kapa'a amid century-old coconut grove

Cost: $$

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Aloha Beach Resort - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
Aloha Beach Hotel

Located in Kapa'a next to the Wailua River and Kauai's only protected swimming and snorkeling beach

Cost: $$

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Kauai Sands Hotel - A Kauai Hawaii Hotel
Kauai Sands Hotel

Located in Kapa'a next to the Coconut Market Place with over 60 boutiques and restaurants

Cost: $

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A Kauai Beach Condo - The Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa
The Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa

Hotel rooms, 1-2 bedroom units

Location: Kapa'a

Cost: $$

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North Shore Kauai Hotels

Princeville Resort - A Kauai Luxury Resort
Princeville Resort

Kauai Luxury Resort overlooking Hanalei Bay and legendary Bali Hai on the North Shore

Cost: $$$$$

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The Hanalei Bay Resort is located in Princeville, Hawaii
Hanalei Bay Resort

Hotel rooms, studios, and 1-bedroom suites

Cost: $$

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If you would like the best rates on any of the hotels in my Kauai Hotel Guide, contact the best Hawaii Travel Agent...me!

If you think you might be interested in a condo, check out my Kauai Condo Guide.

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