Hotel Overview

2019 Exceptional Values
Extra Value: Kids 17 and under Stay Free.

Set on six acres of tropical gardens along a pristine, mile-long stretch of beach on Kauai's Coconut Coast, the Kauai Shores Hotel has recently completed a $10 million renovation. Featuring 206 fully remodeled guestrooms, a beautiful new lobby, two fresh water pools, a new pool deck and hot tub, the property is also home to Kauai's only 'toes in the sand' dining experience at the Lava Lava Beach Club restaurant and lounge.

The fresh design approach of Kauai Shores Hotel captures a classical and timeless charm while offering a contemporary design element and modern decor. Upgraded exterior grounds showcase the award-winning property's picturesque scenery and guests enjoy a wide range of amenities including nightly live entertainment, complimentary yoga classes, complimentary use of resort bicycles, a business center, and a full-service activities desk. Each of the hotel's comfortable guestrooms features a private lanai, island-style decor, mini refrigerator, WiFi, and in-room safes.

Within close proximity of numerous Kauai landmarks, this hotel provides the perfect base for discovering the lush island. Discover historic Kapaa Town, as well as many shops, restaurants, and activities within minutes of the hotel. Wailua River, Fern Grotto and Coconut Market Place are nearby.

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Lihue International Airport (LIH) : 6 miles

Property Information

Buildings: 1
Floors: 2
Total rooms: 206


Hotel Details

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory A mandatory hotel-imposed fee of $20.00 plus tax per room, per day will be charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out. This fee is not included in your package price and is subject to change. Mandatory Resort fees apply to every night of your stay regardless of the promotions included in your booking. For detailed description of what’s included in the mandatory fee please see hotel policies.

General Policies & Fine Print

General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

General Information - Room taxes are included in vacation price. Minimum night stay restrictions may apply. Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Resort Fee – Mandatory hotel-imposed fees are charged and collected by the hotel either at check-in or check-out.

Hotel Mandatory hotel imposed resort fee inclusions: bell service, bicycle rental, chilled water in the lobby, concierge services, daily local newspaper available in the lobby, in-room coffee with two Keurig coffee pods replenished daily, in-room safe, local and toll-free calls, outdoor yoga classes on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays at 8:30am, self and valet parking, use of beach towels and chairs, weekly manager's reception, and Wi-Fi access in in-room and throughout the hotel.

The above list may not be comprehensive. The hotel can provide current fee and inclusions when you check-in.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating Based on 667 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Surprise hotel/motel experience

    Our room was located 10 feet from one of the pools on the location. We enjoyed a quick swim and sit on our porch and enjoy the beautiful weather (in May, no rain). We loved the restaurant connected to the motel (food was amazing and reasonable esp if you shared the larger quantity food items) We found the waitresses friendly and awesome to help make our experience good. Sitting in the chair in the sand on the beach couldn't get any closer to the ocean and the beauty therein. Can't say enough about the hotel and people there. We will be going back twice a year and staying at the same place...........have to thank the people for the wonderful experience. The signage to get into the place is so small, it's unknown - an unknown beauty. Games in the grass to play, drinks were marvelous and entertainment was fun to have while eating. Even tho the rooms are a little dated and not as modern as some of the other motels, they were clean, well kept up by maids as well as maintenance.............5 stars in my book ***** Mary

    Jun 01, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great value

    Great value for the location and price. We were in a room near the valet so it was a bit noisy. If you want a room that is more peaceful ask for one up the back or a pool view room. Great service from all staff - check in, housekeeping and servers at the beach club. Breakfast was great too. Beach was a bit rough but we had no issues swimming in it. The pools were pretty hot so not really refreshing, but understand it's out of their control.

    May 31, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Awesome hotel for great value

    We loved our stay here! The vibe is really fun, friendly staff, comfortable room, good location walking distance to shopping center. Free yoga daily on the lawn was a bonus. Awesome restaurant on site! Definitely recommend!

    May 31, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    What an amazing trip! The hotel was in the perfect spot- close to town but not so close that you felt crowded. It is also basically in the center of the islands coast, meaning no matter where on the island you plan to travel it’s no more than an hour! The staff was super friendly and very helpful with everything we needed. The concierge helped us book two day trips which were absolutely awesome! Definitely recommend Kauai shores hotel to anyone planning a trip!!

    May 31, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nice Rooms if you get the Kitchenette

    Get a room with the Kitchenette, otherwise the rooms are SMALL. Nice beach and next to Whaler's shopping area. Front Desk people very nice as well as housekeeping staff. Nice pools and hot tub and they have a few of lawn games for fun. Bar and Restaurant ON the premises is (almost) by reservation only. We wanted just drinks and we could only set AT the Bar, at a long Bar like table, or a small area with padded lounge chairs. Tables were for guests with reservations only or if you were ordering food along with your drinks! (But they gave us 2 free Mai Tai coupons to use...) Employees were VERY Nice and accommodating. They have Valet Parking but not much space for those cars Valet Parked. Parking lots need re-worked as there is not enough room to park and THEN get out of the car. While we were there a Hawaiian Monk Seal came up to sleep on their beach, that was so cool!

    May 30, 2019
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see, hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-177 seats or A320-186 seats/PC 18-234, A319-156 seats/PC 18-227, A320-186 seats; Icelandair: PC 18-232, B757-200-183 seats; Miami Air: PC 18-230, B737-800-183 seats/Miami Air operated by TUI Air Belgium N.V.: PC 18-250, B737-800-180 seats; Swift Air: PC 18-229, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/PC 18-254, A320-180 seats; Volaris: PC 18-233, A320-180 seats. CST2139014-20 D22819