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Hotel Coral Reef

Kapaa beachfront hotel with outdoor pool

  • Free WiFi

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4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, 96746, HI, United States of America
8.4.Very good.
  • Friendly and a cost effective way to see Kaua’i

    Oct 7, 2021

  • Kauai is Beautiful, so should the place you stay be. This was once a nice little resort,…

    Sep 15, 2021

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Official standards

This property advises that it adheres to Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global), SafeStay (AHLA - USA), and Safe Travels (WTTC - Global) cleaning and disinfection practices.

Enhanced health and safety measures

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Gap period enforced between guest stays - 72 hours

Guests rated location

Dining options
Easy parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Air Conditioning

Property highlights

Main amenities

  • 27 guestrooms
  • Housekeeping (on request)
  • On the beach
  • Outdoor pool
  • Coffee shop/café
  • Free use of bicycles

For families

  • Microwave
  • Private bathroom
  • Television
  • Free toiletries
  • Garden
  • Laundry facilities

What’s around

  • On the beach
  • Kela's Glass Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Kapa'a Beach Park - 6 min walk
  • Town Park - 10 min walk
  • Fuji Beach - 16 min walk
  • Mahelona Medical Center - 19 min walk

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Enter dates for 2 guests

  • Panoramic Room, 1 King Bed, Ocean View, Oceanfront
  • Panoramic Room, 2 Queen Beds, Ocean View, Oceanfront
  • Economy Room, 1 Queen Bed, City View
  • Economy Suite, 1 Queen Bed with Sofa bed, City View
  • Premium Room, 1 King Bed, Oceanfront
  • Premium Suite, 1 Bedroom, Oceanfront

What’s around


  • On the beach
  • Kela's Glass Gallery - 4 min walk
  • Kapa'a Beach Park - 6 min walk
  • Town Park - 10 min walk
  • Fuji Beach - 16 min walk
  • Mahelona Medical Center - 19 min walk
  • Waipouli Beach - 21 min walk
  • Kealia Beach - 27 min walk
  • Coconut Marketplace - 43 min walk
  • Lae Nani Beach - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Wailua Beach Park - 2.7 mi / 4.4 km

Getting around

  • Lihue Airport (LIH) - 16 min drive
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4-1516 Kuhio Highway, Kapaa, 96746, HI, United States of America

At a glance

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 27 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • Check COVID-19 restrictions.

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 7:00 AM - 9:00 PM. Guests will receive an access code.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges
  • Government-issued photo ID may be required
  • Minimum check-in age is 21


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • No pets or service animals allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas
  • Free WiFi in rooms


  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Other information

  • No alcohol served onsite
*See fees & policies for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink

  • Coffee shop/café
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Barbecue grills

Things to do

  • Beach sun loungers
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Free bicycles on site
  • Snorkeling on site
  • Kayaking nearby
  • Sailing nearby
  • Scuba diving nearby
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
  • Windsurfing nearby
  • Beach towels
  • Pool umbrellas


  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage


  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Year Built - 1956
  • Elevator
  • Designated smoking areas (fines apply)
  • Garden
  • Picnic area


  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to lift
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Handrails in stairways

Languages Spoken

  • English

In the room

Home comforts

  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board

Sleep well

  • Soundproofed rooms

Things to enjoy

  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished

Freshen up

  • Private bathroom
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer (on request)

Be entertained

  • TV
  • Cable TV channels
  • DVD player

Stay connected

  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls

Food and drink

  • Microwave


  • In-room safe

Fees & policies

Refundable depositPay at property

  • Deposit: USD 300.00 per stay

Pool, spa & gym (if applicable)Pay at property

  • Pool access available from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM

Hygiene & cleanliness

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place and staff at the property wear personal protective equipment.

Contactless check-out is available.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of:

  • Intertek Cristal (3rd party expert - Global)
  • SafeStay (AHLA - USA)
  • Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)


Noise-free guestrooms cannot be guaranteed.

Guests can rest easy knowing there's a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, and a security system on site.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, debit cards and cash.

State tax ID - TA-116-461-1584-01

Also known as

  • Coral Reef Hotel
  • Hotel Coral Reef Kapaa
  • Hotel Coral Reef Hotel Kapaa
  • Coral Reef Kapaa
  • Hotel Coral
  • Hotel Coral Reef
  • Hotel Coral Reef Kapaa
  • Hotel Reef
  • Hotel Coral Reef Kauai/Kapaa
  • Hotel Coral Reef Hotel

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  • Yes, Hotel Coral Reef does have fully refundable room rates available to book on our site. If you’ve booked a fully refundable room rate, this can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in depending on the property's cancellation policy. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, social distancing measures are in place, and staff are given personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Yes, there's an outdoor pool. Guests have pool access from 9:00 AM to 8:00 PM.
  • Sorry, pets and service animals aren't allowed.
  • You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-out is available.
  • Yes. Nearby restaurants include Al Pastor Tacos (3-min walk), Java Kai Coffee (5-min walk), and Mermaids (5-min walk).
  • Have fun with onsite activities like snorkeling and cycling. Enjoy a swim in the outdoor pool or use the hotel's other amenities, which include a picnic area and a garden.
8.4.Very good.
  • 8.0.Very good

    Super nice staff

    ALISA, 5 night family trip, Sep 28, 2021

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  • 6.0.Good

    Friendly staff and close to downtown Kapa’a.

    The staff was friendly so check in and out was quick and easy. Overall the room was ok. The living room and larger than normal hotel refrigerator was a pleasant surprise. I also liked being away from the other hotels and close to various eateries in the Kapa’a area. The bedroom AC needs to be serviced. There was a hole in the bathroom wall, rust in the tub, and the water pressure was a little weak. If you are looking for luxury, this is not the place for you. But if you’re looking for a cheap place to sleep with a friendly staff and free parking, this is the place for you.

    Awapuhimele, 1 night business trip, Sep 10, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Coral Reef review

    Family run hotel and they were super nice!! Room was clean and great view, but the place needs some updating, example- paint peeling on walls, leather peeling on headboards, rat poop under sinks.. But overall for the value was fine for us for a night. Good restaurants very close by and a great breakfast place right across the street!

    jacqueline, 1 night family trip, Sep 8, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Just some thoughts

    My husband and I were really impressed with the price of this room especially right on the ocean and having a balcony to it. The staff seemed to do everything they could to make our stay comfortable and the bed was very comfortable. The only reason they didn't get a 10/10 on my rate is because the bed had faux leather that would have pieces fall off on to our sheets, wasn't the prettiest looking thing. The other reason is it would have been nice to have the room cleaned everyday, although, I understand the Covid makes that dangerous. For the price, though, the amenities couldn't be beat and we stayed at the Hilton Garden Inn for a night to compare, Hotel Coral Reef was half the price and we got a room on the ocean. At the Hilton we got a room right by the washer and dryer, the bed wasn't comfy and a router was blinking all night and keeping me up.

    Olivia, 8 night trip, Aug 16, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Enjoyed our on island get away!

    Nice hotel right on the Ocean with beautiful sunrise views. Great pool with waterfall. Very comfortable bed. Enjoyed Kauai coffee in room too!

    DARIN, 1 night trip, Aug 15, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Hotel Coral Reef

    Location was great- right on the water. Cleanliness and safety get a 3/5 stars. It’s right on the bike path, so people stroll by all hours of the night/day. Someone knocked on our door at 1:00am while the family was sleeping… we didn’t open the door. The mini split (AC unit) was dusty and dirty, and everything smelled musty. Definitely not the cleanest stay. On the upside, it is within walking distance to shopping and restaurants in town.

    Sara, 1 night family trip, Aug 9, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Hotel Coral Reef

    This place is a hidden gem. Beautiful location with ocean front and gorgeous views. The rooms were just ok but the view more than made up for it. The staff was very friendly and we loved the hotel cat named Mimi! The available bikes were in poor condition, very difficult to pedal but we did use them a bit. Very nice place for the price!

    Dorothy, 4 night trip with friends, Aug 4, 2021

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  • 10.0.Exceptional

    Amazing stay!!

    Celebrated our honeymoon and got upgraded to a beautiful suite!! Amazing view and wonderful trip! Would stay here again.

    4 night family trip, Jul 20, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Good place-not as pictured.Read to know what u get

    This place is a good value, but many things in the ad are simply misleading. We stayed 3 nights and the pool was closed all 4 days. We asked at the desk and got a shrug. Pool area looked beautiful but I talked to a couple locals and it sounds like this is not an uncommon occurrence at the hotel. The location is great- walking distance to little downtown, a lot of restaurants, and sits right on the water. And very close to the little picturesque river that flows into the ocean. Just don’t expect a bike ride to any of it- yes they have free bikes to take, but it’s 2 for the entire property. So be early and lucky if you daydreaming about that sunset ride on the beach. The grounds are a mess- garbage everywhere, they even left full garbage bags outside for several days after changing out the bags. Office was strange and cluttered and on check in the woman was more interested in the fact I had extended the reservation a night 2-3 months before than in answering my questions about the area and the hotel. While I think this place has a lot of potential I think it needs some maintenance, simply cleaning up the property to mitigate the mess of the homeless/tent population that seem to prefer this part of Kapa’a. In contrast to this is the rooms that, while dated, were particularly clean and beds were very comfortable. Overall a good place, though I wouldn’t call it a resort like their website. Lots of natural beauty everywhere on Kauai- lots here too.

    Patrick, 3 night family trip, Jul 16, 2021

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  • 8.0.Very good

    Staff was very friendly

    6 night romance trip, Jul 10, 2021

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