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Member since: 2009
Speaks English

Best Resort View from Newly Remodeled Condo

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

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Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday condo in Princeville - Hanalei Bay Resort 2305 - 2306

Condo, 2 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-6)

We can all agree that Hanalei Bay Resort is the best place to stay on Kauai, and now you just discovered the condominium that is the best value for your vacation dollar. All HBR condo owners pay the highest monthly maintenance fees on the island to support the ground’s luscious tropical landscaping - so why not sit ringside and survey the magnificent tropical foliage right form your lanai. On your top floor lanai you’ll feel like Hawaiian Royalty as you stand eye level to the coconut palm trees and gaze across the majestic pool, then past Hanalei Bay and finally resting your eyes on the distant remarkable waterfalls of Bali Hai. The lagoon shaped pool with its romantic waterfalls and secluded sand bottom spa support privacy for your dreamy get-a-way. The buildings are laid out on the grounds with a mindful eye toward seclusion, and you’ll have to stretch your neck from your doorway to see other condo buildings on the property. Don’t forget the beach path which winds past the 8 tennis courts also has an optional shuttle service for those in a hurry.

This top floor condo unit is connected by a ‘lock out’ doorway with a king bed on the kitchenette side and two double beds in the adjoining room. Both recently renovated rooms are individually air conditioned with separate bathrooms, 42” widescreen TV’s with DVD players. The kitchenette includes undercounter refrige and powerful microwave and toasteroven suitable for light eating. Large capacity washers, dryers and icemaker are located at the building’s lower floor adjacent to the parking. The condo is located in the “Bougainvillea”, the second building past the main lobby. There are many buildings (all named after Hawaiian plants) on the resort grounds but having close access to parking is definitely a luxury. Parking is immediately behind the building so you don’t have to hike your luggage across to the opposite side of the resort like renters to other buildings. It is a short drive to grocery stores, restaurants, gift shops, kayak rentals, surf shops and of course legendary Princeville golf course. But with the great view, and the newly opened lounge, you’ll never want to leave the thoughtful staff and beautiful surroundings.

Just send me an email and I will do my best to offer you the best rate I can.

The following comments were taken from the condo’s online Guestbook:-------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Hi David,

I want to thank you for the wonderful accommodations we had at your condo. You have a wonderful place in a gorgeous spot in this world.

Thanks again.

Lorraine and Perry 12/15---------------------------------------------------------------------------

Aloha David,

I wanted to tell you how much my family enjoyed staying at your condo. First, your location in the Hanelei Bay Resort is amazing! Every morning I sat on the lanai and enjoyed the view, which included a few rainbows and visiting with the birds. It was so relaxing. The staff at HBR was so helpful and kind. I also wanted to tell you how much we appreciated how you stocked your kitchenette. We shopped at Costco and had lovely meals using the hotplate, microwave and the HBR grills.

You made our trip hassle-free because everything we needed was in one of your cabinets or closets.

I hope we can return someday to beautiful Kauai.

Until that time I have memories of the ease of living in your condo for one week.

Mahalo and aloha!'

Roberta 7/15------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

“We stayed in this glorious condo unit 2305-6 for six days and it really has one of the best views across the resort grounds. The top floor was very quiet and romantic. We couldn’t have asked for a better place to stay or a better value for our dollar.” Tom and Kathy , 9/14

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“Wow, this place has a great view! We rented out 2305-6, our three kids stayed in the two twin beds and we took the king. It was fantastic because we both had our own separate wide screen TV’s and DVD players to unwind for the evening. Although my husband and I would sneak out to the hot tub in the evening. The kids didn’t want to leave the pool to go sightseeing. The beach was calm and sunsets breathtaking. We definitely recommend this condo and resort.” The Chase Family, March 2014

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“The Resort doesn’t have elevators so we carried our suitcases up the stairs with help from the friendly bell hop. For the rest of our stay the parking was close and not a problem. The top floor view was worth every step and the view was remarkable. The doors to the lanai opened at least six feet so that you were immediately connected to the swaying palm trees, and the shear curtain option made the room instantly romantic. We ate breakfast and lunch on the lanai and the kitchenette sufficed for the preparation and storage of all our food. We took a late night stroll through the torched lit walkways and ended up relaxing in the spacious spa. We appreciated the beauty of the condo and hope to repeat this vacation next year.” Lily and Marcus, April 2014

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“My husband and I just arrived back home from our 10 day honeymoon in your wonderful Kauai condo. I am constantly looking at the pictures to reassure myself it wasn’t a dream. We couldn’t imagine a better resort or better condo to stay in. The lanai has to be one of the most romantic places on the planet. The sunset views are framed by the surrounding topography which you have to see to believe. No pictures can do this place justice because of the serenity and immense natural beauty. We will recommend this condo to everyone! Mary W. August 2014

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“Unfortunately we arrived during a downpour but we got to see the resulting glorious rainbows and twelve different energized waterfalls across to the mountains. We walked around Hanalei bay, kayaked along the river and had a delicious Hawaiian shaved ice. This was just the start of a magnificent vacation. We enjoyed the condo immensely and celebrated our anniversary in the spa with our feet in the sandy bottom and our backs under the waterfall. It was great fun and I recommend the resort and condo to anyone with great vacation plans.” Jackie R. 9/13

Keywords: Condominium

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Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks English

About The Owner

My wife and I invested in this Hanalei Bay Resort condo in 2003 after spending many years enjoying family vacations there. We live in Seattle and have spent the fall of 2012 working hard to completely refurbish and update the condo to make your vacation visits comfortable and care free. We appreciate the thoughtful letters acknowledging the uniqueness of this property and welcome comments on how to make it even more fabulous. We personally enjoy the lush tropical plants unique to Kauai's north end, and Hanalei Bay Resort gives special attention to preserving this special setting. We also come for the relaxing trade winds, close beach with great snorkeling, the fabulous tennis courts and the nightly entertainment. We both wish you have the most amazing vacation ever.

The Owner purchased this condo in 2003

Why The Owner chose Kauai

Some of the other island resorts are either too large and impersonal, or they are too far from the ocean. Hanalei Bay Resort offers everything the larger resorts have but they also have a small resort feel within an AMAZING building site lay out. The beach is a short walk down past the tennis courts and a great place to explore. The sunset views from the restaurant or bar are breathtaking, and the pool and spa both are 'over the top' with unique cascading waterfalls. All the plants are green and the flowers colorful and fragrant. Hanalei Bay Resort has friendly staff, quick bell hop service and fabulous grounds to walk around.

Guestbook comments from the owner

We’ve arrived and the condo is very cute – we are in Heaven!
Oct 2014
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Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(20 traveller reviews)
Best Resort View from Newly Remodeled Condo
average rating of 4.9 based on 23 reviews
5

Incredible location, fantastic resort & condo

  • 5 of 5

This condo at Hanalei Bay Resort was the perfect home base for exploring Kauai.

The host is very responsive and ensured I had all the details I needed for my stay. From the moment I pulled up to the valet to check-in through until my check-out, the resort staff was welcoming and helpful. The condo, located on the top floor, has a gorgeous view of the pool and lounge area from the patio. The efficiency kitchen had all amenities needed. The bed was comfortable with the softest sheets ever. The condo is quiet. I enjoyed coffee on the patio each morning, before following a short trail down to a hidden beach (how cool is that?). The pool, lounge, and hot tubs are well-maintained. There are lots of walking trails from the resort around Princeville. The resort restaurant has one of the most incredible views around, with friendly staff and a decent menu. Though I didn't take advantage of them, there are lots of activities available at the resort - yoga, fitness, etc. The Princeville "center" has a grocery store, gas station, and shops and restaurants - and is only a 3-4minute drive from the condo.

I couldn't have imagined a better place to stay in order to enjoy Kauai. It's a 10-minute drive from the condo to Hanalei town (lots of great food, small shops, water sport lessons/rentals, etc.). Easy drive to snorkeling beaches along the North Shore and headed back to the east side. It's even an easy day trip to Wailea Canyon State Park (the "Grand Canyon of the Pacific"). But truth be told, the lush north shore is the best place to stay. :)

Highly recommend this condo and the Hanalei Bay Resort for anyone who wants a relaxing, all-amenities-included place to stay while enjoying exploring Kauai.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 14, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Cali, We seem to share the same enduring wonder of Kauai's tropical north end. Thank you for your review. David
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5

Luxury for a young family

  • 5 of 5

We were so impressed with this condo - I saw another review use the word immaculate and that could not be more accurate. The condo is very spacious with big, comfortable beds and nice bathrooms and kitchenette. The cathedral ceilings add to the sense of space and luxury. We arrived In Kauai at the end of trip when everyone was tired so it was nice to have a comfortable room to just spend some time relaxing in. Amazing view of HBR's lush grounds and pool area from the lanai, and lovely to have the little birds come and visit us when we had out morning coffees out there. The pool area is beautiful, but we only used it once because the beaches in Hawaii are much more beautiful. Admittedly it is a bit of a walk down to the beach in front of HBR, but the resort staff can organise a lift in their golf cart for you if needed. We enjoyed snorkelling there and it was calm near the shore for kids playing. The condo is nicely located near the Happy Talk Bar and future restaurant, which was still construction when we were there. The bar was nice, but very busy and not much use with little kids. We ordered some food from the bar to take back to our room one night and it was nice, but ridiculously expensive. The restaurant should be fantastic when it is finished and would be great to wander over for some breakfast or have dinner as the sun goes down. We did find some good dinner and lunch options in Hanalei though. David was easy to contact and responded quickly, and provided us with all the information we needed. I wish we had more time in this location, if we are ever lucky enough to visit Kauai again I will be looking up this condo again.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 13, 2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Claire for taking the time to share your families experience at my condo and Hanalei Bay Resort. I hope you can make it back. Aloha, David
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5

Russ & Linda

  • 5 of 5

Aloha David, It's hard to put in words how much we enjoyed your wonderful condo and the island of Kauai. There is no better way to start your morning than with a cup of coffee, sitting on the lania, overlooking the amazing flowers and pool area, while beautiful songbirds serenade you. All with the incredible mountains as the background. It doesn't get more perfect than that! Your condo was immaculate and so very comfortable. You supplied everything we could possibly need. Thank you for the most wonderfully memorable vacation.

  • Review Submitted: Jun 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Feb 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo Linda and Russ for posting your experience at my condo. We look forward to welcoming you back to this wonderful Resort. Aloha, David
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5

Exceptional Vacation

  • 5 of 5

Lovely condo, amazing view, and wonderful surroundings. We came in late and woke up the next morning to tropical bird calls and a glorious Bali Hai mountain and Hanalei Bay view. From our condo we also saw the west end of the famous pool, fabulous lush tropical landscaping, and the west end of the newly opened Lounge. The Happy Talk Lounge is family friendly and one evening we ate a delicious dinner there while the Hawaiian musicians welcomed the guests of all ages to join in to learn the Hula dance. We listened to the live music nearly every night while sitting on our lanai along side of the illuminated palm trees and experienced the warm romantic tropical trade winds. My son was excited to see the great boogie board selection and tennis rackets in his closet and I was pleased to see the Ovente hot plate and electric griddle for quick food preparation in the kitchenette cabinets. The kitchenette was well stocked with supplies for small meal preparation.

The Hanalei Bay Resort staff was very friendly and it was a pleasure booking the condo with David who promptly answered all my questions. We plan to return to this paradise next year.

Aloha,

Laura M

  • Review Submitted: Mar 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm glad that guests no longer need to leave Hanalei Bay Resort to experience great food and live music. We look forward to your return to paradise. Aloha, David
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Auburn, Ca
5

A bit of heaven on earth

  • 5 of 5

We rented this condo for two weeks - the first week our adult grandchildren stayed there while we used our timeshare week, then they left and we moved in for the second week. The condo is very comfortable and nicely located. We enjoyed some of the extras that are provided such as boogie boards, tennis racquets, and straw beach mats. I would say that if HBR isn't actually heaven, it's as close as you can get here on earth. Thank you and we'll be back. Ann and Larry

  • Review Submitted: Oct 26, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Aloha Ann and Larry, Mahalo for your review, I look forward to your return to this heavenly Resort. I find that the difficulty in leaving this tropical paradise is made somewhat easier knowing that plans will be made to return. I'm sure you feel the same. Aloha, David
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Pahoa, Big Island, Hawaii
5

Wonderful Accomodation

  • 5 of 5

I just returned from a wonderful stay here with my parents. This trip marked 30 years of visiting Kauai for them and even after all that time they discovered a new part of the island in Princeville. This unit has a convenient location to parking (a great advantage with the layout of the resort!) and high ceilings gave a feeling of more openness. It is stocked with everything you could think to need for beach adventures from chairs to coolers to beach mats. I also saw sand toys and floats for people with keiki (children). The kitchenette was perfect for our family of three adults and we loved having two high-powered microwaves available. The view from the lanai was great, looking over one of the best pools on the island to the waterfalls across Hanalei bay.

The resort itself has many wonderful amenities. There are two pools, the larger one is closer to this unit and has a nearby spa/jaccuzi. There are bellmen available to assist with moving bags at check-in if needed and to give rides down to the beach. We liked having the hospitality room open to print our boarding passes for our return flights too. I will definitely be recommending this location and this unit to friends and family in the future!

Thank you David for your quick responses and willingness to work with us, it really enhanced our stay on Kauai.

  • Review Submitted: Oct 1, 2015
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I appreciate your comments especially from the perspective of a long time visitor. We hope to see you back soon. Mahalo, David
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Prices for this holiday condo in Princeville, Kauai

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2 night minimum stay
£497
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£1,234
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning Fee- *see notes £136 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

*Discounts are offered during the initial inquiry owner response to all guests who agree to keep the condo clean. This usually amounts to over $200 for a weeks stay. There is also a daily Resort fee of $18/night for the condo - this applies to the entire condo and not to the amount of guests. This money goes toward parking, beach shuttle, pool towels, tennis courts, etc.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Princeville in Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 3
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • Mountain View
  • Water View
Theme:
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • King size beds (1), Double Beds (2)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Barbecue ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Shared Hot Tub
Attractions:
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • Boating
  • horse riding
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • fitness centre
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • Kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Notes:
Great parking access with breathtaking views of over 20 acres of pristine tropical landscaped acres inviting world famous sunsets. Bali Hai mountain and waterfall views, 8 tennis courts, 2 swimming pools, huge spa under waterfall, children's beach, paved beach path with optional shuttle. The restaurant and lounge are currently closed for upgrades and we look forward to enjoying the restaurant food and amazing bay view vista once again. The lounge is set to open in February 2016, with the pool bar and restaurant to follow in the spring and summer.

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