"To begin, I have to state that I am VERY particular when it comes to accommodations. It is not often that I find a place that I feel deserves 5 stars. This home DOES deserve the 5 stars. We had a family group of 11, including 3 children. Every room is furnished and decorated so comfortably. I loved how the bedrooms were divided into areas that could be semi-closed off if needed/ wanted. The owners thought of the tiniest details; from the "Mrs. Meyers" soaps in each bathroom and kitchen, to the large waste baskets in each room. There were many tour books and guides lining the bookshelf near the huge dining table. We were able to browse and plan our daily activities while enjoying our meals together. These may seem like minute details, however, to me, they make a big statement about the owners and their desire to make our stay comfortable and convenient . There were plentiful bath, beach and kitchen towels as well as extra linens. The kitchen was stocked with any pot, pan or utensil needed to cook great meals. The front porch was a great place to relax in the evenings and watch the kids play in the lush yard. There is also an outdoor shower which was so convenient to get the sand off of the kids after a day at the beach. The beach is just a few minutes walk as are the coffee shops, shave ice stands and restaurants. On Thursdays and Saturdays, the farmers market is just across the street. I can't think of a more convenient place to stay! Staying in the house made me feel right at home, in a small town, without the hustle and bustle of tour buses and condos. If you are thinking of going to Kauai and staying in Hanalei specifically.... DO NOT HESITATE to book this home! You will not be disappointed. Can't wait to go back again one day!!!"
Date of Stay: January 2016
Review Submitted: February 7, 2016