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Hanalei Bay Resort Ocean Front! Killer Unobstructed Ocean & Mountain Views 8231

Bedrooms 1
Space 400 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 4 - 7 nights


About the property

Hanalei Bay Resort Ocean Front! Killer Unobstructed Ocean & Mountain Views 8231

Hanalei Bay Resort is a 5 Star Resort and is widely regarded as one of the nicest places to stay on Kauai. 8231 is ideally situated in the Plumeria building on the 'point' of this 22 acre Resort giving you spectacular views! This Hotel Room has some of the best views in all of Kauai. Unobstructed views of Hanalei Bay and a panoramic view of 4000 ft. mountains laced with waterfalls are yours when you look out or step out onto the private lanai. One of the rare unobstructed views left on Kauai. From the lanai you overlook a protected bird sanctuary while watching and listening to the white water surf of Hanalei Bay.

This unit has a King Size Tropical Canopy Bed with a full Master Bath and private Lanai that sleeps 2, but I have 2 inflatable mattresses which could accommodate 2 more people.

This condo is a top floor unit, which gives you better views, improved security, vaulted ceilings for a much larger feel, and you don't have the noise of people above you. However, this is one of the few 2 story buildings on the property; most are 3 stories, so you don't have to climb 2 sets of stairs every time you enter or leave. There are only 6 steps to reach the front door.

Furnished in authentic Pacific-style with Hawaiiana and Polynesian antiques from around the world - including China, Thailand, the Phillippines, Bali, and Burma - this beautiful condo has an amazing collection of old Hawaii touches. The bedroom has a romantic king sized canopy bed. The condo has a kitchenette with a mini fridge and a coffee maker. There is also an outdoor kitchen with gas grills directly adjacent to our building at the lower pool. The unit has a new flat screen TV with DVD, and the entire unit has wireless internet access. Laundry facilities are about a 1 minute walk from the condo.

More Details

Steve Nahas
Member since: 2008
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
August 17, 2018

Why Steve Nahas chose Princeville

My wife and I spent our honeymoon here in 2003 and fell in love with the area. In 2005 we bought our own piece of paradise!

What makes this condo unique

This is a top floor unit, which gives you the advantages of vaulted ceilings which create a much larger feeling space. This provides the benefit of not having people walking around above you, as well as the added security of being off the ground. However, this is one of the few buildings at HBR that is only 2 stories; most of them are 3 stories and you have to walk up and down 2 flights of stairs every time you enter or leave the condo. Due to the grade of the ground around my building you only have to climb 6 steps to enter the unit. In this respect it offers the best of both worlds.


Princeville Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
  • I have 2 air mattresses for 2 additional people. These would have to be put away during the day in order to move around the condo.
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television ...
  • Boat
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing


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Hanalei Bay Resort Ocean Front! Killer Unobstructed Ocean & Mountain Views 8231
average rating of 4.4864864 based on 37 reviews

Kauai Unit

  • 3 of 5

Beautiful view and comfortable bed. Because of the location of this unit it is a very long walk uphill (very steep) to get to your vehicle or any amenities. This becomes tiresome quickly. The beach is also an extremely steep walk although you can call and wait for a pickup to come bring you back. These rides in golf carts offered by the resort are listed as complimentary but it is clear a tip is expected. The unit is sufficient as a hotel room but it is not set up for any kind of cooking as a mini refrigerator and microwave is all that is provided with some plates and silverware in a vanity. I would advise you to bring paper plates and bowls if you want to have a snack as dishes would need to be washed in the bathroom sink . If you have any issues it’s best to call the owner as the manager he has listed will not return your call. We tried and she said it was an unclear connection and then never returned our call after several messages left. The place is quaint but needs some updates and repairs such as broken tiles on the balcony. The door which attaches to the unit next door is very thin and if you get noisy neighbors and are a light sleeper this can be an issue. Bring earplugs. We left bug spray under the sink as you will need it because mosquitos love Kauai.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful hotel but room needs to be updated

  • 3 of 5

Overall the property manager is quick to respond and fix any issues we had. The room was a little smaller than I expected, but bed was comfy and view was very nice. Bathroom had baseboard rot or issues due to being constantly wet. Bed canopy looks old and tired and had dead flies on it upon arriving. All switches were dirty and half broken looking and bedside lamp was supported by a wine cork to keep it level. Outside patio had chipped up tile and loose tiles and screws on floor. Including building outside roof siding had issues. I know they know about a lot these items as I have seen it in other reviews. I would stay again at the hotel and had a wonderful time, but this room needs some updates.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2018
  • Stayed: July 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking and amazing

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I just got back from our HONEYMOON in this room and we couldn't have imagined something more amazing!!! The views from this room were UNBELIEVABLE! The mountains with constant waterfalls and so many rainbows were the continuous view from our room! It was everything we dreamed and more! The size of the room and charm to the room were also perfect! It was clean and well kept on top of being apart of an unbelievable resort! The pictures of the resort itself online don't do this place justice! The swim up bar, beautiful landscapes and unbelievable views of the mountains can't be beat especially for this price! Stay here and you will live in absolute relaxing paradise for your vacation! Thank you to the owners for making our honeymoon so special!

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The unit needs a lot work completed to bring it up to par. The resort is great.

  • 2 of 5

The unit needs a lot work completed to bring it up to par. The resort is great.

  • Submitted: May 24, 2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Whitefish, Mt

Could be better

  • 3 of 5

Hanalei Bay resort is a nice place and views are beautiful. The staff is friendly and helpful, pools are nice and the restaurant is good. Wouldn't stay at this particular condo again. We were told it had a "kitchenette". It's a TINY fridge in the hall closet with no shelves, definitely not any room for groceries. There was a community kitchen close to the room but no pots or pans to use. Not sure the purpose of dishes in the room when you can't cook anything. More than one coffee cup would be nice. This room has potential to be set up much better and could be a lot more accommodating. Views from the lanai are beautiful, unfortunately the tile is all torn up- using the lanai is something you look forward to. The bathroom is dark, light switches are broken and the fixtures in the shower are moldy. There was never any hot water for showers, lukewarm at best. Im guessing this is the master bedroom section of the condo, you can hear everything and everyone on the other side of the door. We have been to Kauai many times and are aware of the roosters, however we had one right outside our door going off EVERY NIGHT at 3:30am until 6:00am. There are other properties that deal with this problem. People leave their trash outside the condos to be picked up by grounds keepers, basically feeding all the chickens. Most of these things could be fixed with a little effort. Disappointed for the amount of money paid.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Austin, TX

Gorgeous, view. Solid room

  • 4 of 5

You can't go wrong staying here. The staff is super friendly and the location is killer. The only downside is the parking. If you're gonna be out adventuring, its kind of a hassle to park and then walk back and forth with your stuff. I guess the trade off is you get the unit with the best view that is farthest from the lot. The do have free concierge pickup (golf carts ) tho.

  • Submitted: Mar 26, 2018
  • Stayed: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $90


There is a $26 per day resort fee collected by the front desk at check-out.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Canceled bookings will not receive a refund

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