Hotel Molokai

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2018 Exceptional Values
Family: Kids 17 & under Stay Free.

Hotel Molokai features open-air, oceanfront bungalows located on exotic Kamiloloa Beach, adjacent to Hawaii's only barrier reef. This hotel is the ideal setting for an authentic Hawaiian island experience and the perfect location to explore Molokai, where the natural beauty is astounding.

Looking to "get off the grid?" Molokai holds fast to its natural roots, offering pristine beaches, the steepest cliffs in Hawaii, a fascinating history, and absolutely no high rises. Known as the birthplace of Hula, it has been deemed the Friendly Isle.

Styled after a Polynesian village from a time when outrigger canoes were the only transportation, Hotel Molokai is your secret hideaway from the frantic pace of modern life. These are quaint bungalows positioned east-to-west, allowing the breezy trade winds and soothing sound of the surf to gengently lull you to sleep each night. Rooms include down comforters, internet access, mini-refrigerators, coffeemakers, and cable television.

Enjoy the sights and sounds of paradise during the day. When the sun sets, cool down with nightly poolside entertainment while dining at the popular oceanfront restaurant.

Learn more about Molokai.
Hotel Moloka'i is located on the beach, along Kamehameha V Highway in Kaunakakai, Molokai, Hawaii
Address: 1300 Kamehameha V Highway

Local Phone: 877-553-5347
Toll Free Phone: 800-535-0085
Fax: 808-553-5047
Website Address: www.hotelmolokai.com
Boutique Shops
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking(Included in fee)
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Kaluakoi Golf Course The number three hole on this course was recently named the third hardest hole of all the golf courses in Hawaii by the Seattle Post.
The championship Kaluakoi Golf Course uses the natural landscape of Molokai to provide fun and challenging greens. Keep an eye out for deer, pheasant and wild turkey that often roam the fairways!
Holes: 18
Styled after a traditional Polynesian village, Hotel Molokai features peaceful rooms located just steps from the Pacific Ocean. Stay in a peaceful South Seas-style bungalow and stroll to the beach, where you can enjoy swimming, sunbathing and Styled after a Polynesian village, Aqua Hotel Molokai is a tranquil oceanfront resort on Kamiloloa Beach. Beach: Shallow waters, great for kayaking, wind surfing, fishing, & crabbing. Not ideal for swimming & & snorkeling. Pristine white sand beaches located 20 minute drive away. Check-in: 4:00 pm
Check-out: 11:00 am
Total Rooms: 45
Year Opened: 1966 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
Daily Resort Fee of $5.21. Billed to guest folio and paid directly to hotel. 2018 arrivals - - Fee increases to $10.42.
Larger (432 sf) room located on the second floor. Includes a private lanai and kitchenette. Decorated in Polynesian decor. Sleeps 4 when bedding includes 2 twin beds.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
228 sq. ft room plus 80 sq. ft. balcony. Garden room amenities include private balcony, cable TV, mini-fridge and more in a Polynesian style decor. Views of the gardens. Sleeps 2 (1 double or 2 twin beds).
Other Amenities -
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock

Rollaways & cribs available: FEE
Iron & ironing board available on request
There are 2 Restaurants at Hotel Molokai:
Tante's at Hotel Molokai - A truly authentic Hawaiian Experience with oceanfront views. Serving locally sourced organic vegetables and fruits. Fresh fish caught daily. Opening in December 2014. Now serving a barside grill menu on MON, WED & FRI, 4-8pm.
Hula Shore Restaurant & Lounge - Hula Shores is the open-air restaurant at Hotel Moloka'i. Enjoy poolside Hawaiian and Polynesian inspired dining with an ocean view!
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Activities located nearby: Fishing, Scuba, Wind Surfing, Horseback Riding, Snorkeling
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Hula Shores, Aloha Friday
TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 558reviews
What to expect

TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Tired, hope the upgrades have made it better.
carolstratford2002, Los Altos, California
Sat Feb 17 22:07:48 EST 2018
We stayed at the Hotel Molokai in March 2017. The restaurant/bar had closed. The pool was so-so. The room was rather tired and old. And yet, they charged a "resort fee." For what? Also, the check-in and check-out were not very professional.

One start is GENEROUS-read about our experience with the hotel and the GM
dalcy3, Hull, Massachusetts
Thu Feb 15 06:56:43 EST 2018
Hotel Molokai has the quaint design of an old-time Hawaiian / Polynesian resort. With very few accommodation options on the island, it seemed a wonderful choice at first glance. Unfortunately, the hotel itself is tired, as is the staff. I purchased an upgraded room by the ocean. On arrival, we found that the room had not been properly cleaned following the last guest. Specifically, there were hairs in the bathtub. This is something I do not tolerate - there is no excuse at all for this. Whenever I see something like this which is so incredibly obvious, I wonder what else wasn't cleaned - and seriously question the capabilities and work ethic of the cleaning crew. Upon check-in we were told that the restaurant would be closed for a fundraiser for the local school on Saturday and that there was a take out menu available for guests from 5pm-5:30pm but otherwise, we would have to dine off property. This all seemed very quaint - we decided we would just enjoy a quiet evening on our patio overlooking the ocean. Sadly, when we returned from our day excursion on Saturday- this is what we found: Teenagers from the school were hanging out on our patio The walk way in front of our patio had become a main thoroughfare for guests arriving to and from the fundraiser. The pool area had been closed off and tables for the fundraiser were set up around it (the last one just feet from our hotel room door) The main courtyard in the hotel was occupied by free-standing tents for the fundraiser. As the fundraiser commenced, they started using a sound system which was more suitable or a football stadium. At FULL BLAST - we were bombarded with incredibly loud music and announcements throughout the evening. We tried to watch TV, but even with the television turned up all the way, the thumping and blasting from the sound system at the fundraiser was still louder than the television. It was incredibly uncomfortable. One thing to note is that there is music nightly at the restaurant in this hotel (which is operated separately) - That music is kept at a respectable level where guests can still enjoy the grounds OR choose to listen to the music. We couldn't understand why this fundraiser had to be held "stadium style" with the music blasting so loud. I wrote an email to the GM about all of this prior to posting this review. He apologized for the lack of attention by the cleaning staff and told me that the restaurant in the hotel is operated separately from the restaurant and he would pass my feedback along. I think that is a poor excuse for the GM (Mr. Michael Drew) - in my opinion, he was responsible for ensuring that an event like this which took over space well beyond the perimeter of the restaurant both in a physical sense (including the closure of the pool area and tents in the main courtyard) as well as a reasonable perimeter of sound - did not infringe on the guest experience. There should have been someone from the hotel present to monitor the event, ensure that kids were not loitering outside of the restaurant, get a sense for how loud the music was and protect the guest experience. I am really disappointed the lack of ownership for this incident and I question the capability of hotel management here. This was such poor judgement. I paid more than a 4 star price - and received less than a 1 star experience. I'm disgusted. As added notes: In general, the beach at this hotel is not a swimming beach, the pool is quite small, and breakfast is not served in the hotel restaurant.

What a little gem.
Kim S, Western Australia, Australia
Tue Feb 13 12:08:57 EST 2018
We had the pleasure of staying at this hotel prior to joining our Uncruising Adventure boat. This is the authentic Hawaiian Hotel with a warm friendly welcome. The facilities are great it has a terrific bar area and bar staff that make the best cocktails. The bar over looks a very inviting pool area and restaurant is positioned directly on the beach. We really enjoyed our meal and would recommend you eat at the hotel you will not be disappointed. The rooms are very clean and have a great shower. It is a little dated but this adds the the appeal. A great Hawaiian experience.

Cool old place--great hipster hangout
rabbitcreek, Kihei, Hawaii
Wed Feb 07 13:46:27 EST 2018
Frozen in time from the sixties--sort of like visiting new zealand where ever hotel is frozen in time....Beautifully cared for and a nice central place to stay easy walk to town and everyone is really minnesota nice......

Very Pleasant Stay
Don M, Lincoln, Nebraska
Wed Jan 24 09:53:05 EST 2018
Hotel Molokai is a very nice hotel right on the ocean on the friendly laid-back island of Molokai. The rooms are in cottages spread out over immaculately maintained grounds. Rooms are small but comfortable. Each room has either a balcony or patio-like area outside, which is nice. The grounds are generally very quiet, so you may peacefully enjoy the wonderful weather. The staff is excellent: very friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful. If going to the beach, the hotel has chairs, coolers, mats, etc available to check out. Also, the hotel is locally owned. In the same grounds as the hotel is a restaurant/bar, right on the ocean, also locally owned, by a different group. Both food and service is excellent at the restaurant. The hotel also has a nice pool. This is not a fancy corporate America hotel, but rather a nice, quiet, friendly hotel in a very beautiful setting. I recommend it enthusiastically.

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