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This property allows you to book online with a credit card. After submitting a reservation request, the owner or manager has 24 hours to accept, at which time your card will be charged and you will receive an email confirmation
Recent Hanalei reviews
Lovely Cottage near the Heart of Hanalei.
"Though we've stayed in and around Hanalei on our many trips to Kauai, it was our first stay at this cottage. Located slightly past "downtown" and near the first single lane bridge that takes you to all the north shore beaches, it's tucked away just off a small street on the mauka side of the island. We found the cottage to be incredibly clean, bright and nicely updated. There's no A/C (as is typical) but plenty of airflow when you open windows and sliding doors. The upstairs lanai was a favorite spot for us to enjoy either breakfast or lunch outside and the king-size bed was quite comfortable. The house also has plenty of things for the beach: towels, mats, chairs, coolers, etc. I did find out the hard way after jumping into the shower that there was no bar soap provided. After a search of the house, my husband found some liquid hand soap in an upper kitchen cabinet which sufficed until we could purchase something better. Also, neither hair dryer was in working condition but after a call to the property manager, we purchased one and were reimbursed. We were also told later that bar soap would be provided for future guests (trust me, you'll appreciate this)."
Guest: Suzanne E.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: June 30, 2015
"WOW! That's pretty much all I can say. I have read all the previous internet reviews and there was not a bad word to be said. Well it's true, there is nothing that I can criticize. Love it!! My kids (14 & 12) have said this is the best place you have ever booked. Do not hesitate in booking your vacation here. So quiet and peaceful, everything and more. Lucas and his booking system was very easy and no stress. I hope that future Dolphin Cottage guests can experience the same as we have, all the way from Australia."
Guest: Samantha M.Date of Stay: March 2015Review Submitted: March 27, 2015
The property manager was very helpful.
The vacation rental was spotless.
I was very happy with the location.
I was very satisfied with the condition of the vacation rental.
Overall, I recommend this vacation rental.
Guest: Christopher O.Date of Stay: August 2015Review Submitted: September 7, 2015
"My wife and I stayed at the Kolohala Studio in Haena for 8 nights in June. It was always a welcoming and comfortable place to stay at the end of the our days of hiking and snorkeling on the north side of the island. We ate breakfasts, ate our dinners, and had drinks on the quiet back patio looking out onto the mountains and field of horses. Blood pressure dropped; it felt as if you had Haena all to yourself. The studio was very clean, spacious, and had all the accommodations we needed. There were times we were so comfortable we had to remind ourselves we should get up and go do something outside the property because our time (of course) was limited and we wanted to experience as much as we could. Whether we took a left at the end of Alamihi Drive to go the short distance to Tunnels Beach, Kee Beach, or the Kalalau Trail...or whether we took a right to venture into Hanalei or Kilauea, the location of Kolohala is perfect. We felt we had all of what the north side of Kauai had to offer at our disposal. Joe, the groundskeeper, was around a little bit to prune some of the vegetation. He offered some great insight on the island and pointed out a few places to check out. The building and grounds were beautifully kept by him and his wife. If you are looking for a tranquil, private place to stay on the north side, this place is for you. It is a great value for the money, and I hope it stays that way, because people like my wife and I appreciate it. We didn't want a "resort" experience, plus we simply can't afford that. We wanted to blend in, respect and understand some of the lifestyles of the locals, and get a little taste of what "old Hawaii" might be like. We got it. And we felt very sad when we had to leave. Hopefully, we will get an opportunity to come back and pick up where we left off. I would stay here again if the chance were to surface. Aloha!"
Guest: Jarod S.Date of Stay: June 2015Review Submitted: July 12, 2015