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Hanalei Bay Resort- Views From Highest Lanai at Resort- Rates Start $119/Night

21 Reviews
Bedrooms Studio
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 - 7 nights


Minimum Stay
3 - 7 nights


Princeville Studio Rental Photos and Description

2 Studio Kitchenettes, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 2-4) with Mountain and Hanalei Bay Views

Hanalei Bay Resorts and Suites is located on the North Shore of Kauai, the most beautiful area of the most beautiful of the Hawaiian islands. Princeville, the area in which it is situated, is among the most storied of Hawaiian monarchical land grants, dating from the time of Kamehameha the Fourth.

The 4 star resort has two swimming pools - an oversized one with waterfalls and a private children's pool (complete with mini-beach), and a whirlpool tub nestled into a rock wall with its own waterfall. Immaculately manicured grounds with breathtaking views of nearby coastal mountains, waterfalls, and Hanalei Bay. Eight complementary tennis courts, Peter Burwash International Tennis Club and pro shop are available on property. Outdoor gas grills, fire pits with seating area, free Wi-Fi and parking.

Two world-class golf courses consisting of 45 holes in the Princeville area. Golf discounts for resort guests. Swimming and snorkeling beaches on the nearby end of the grounds are serviced by complementary shuttle to and from the unit. Shuttle also services the neighboring St Regis Hotel.

The Condominium itself consists of two rooms, 1091 square feet, which can be rented individually or together. #1303 is a studio with functional kitchenette, new pillow top foam king bed, full bath. lanai, for $129/night. #1304 is a studio unit with fully equipped kitchenette, new EcoMemory king bed, and in unit washer/dryer for $149/night. Total for both is $269/night. Both have full bath, TV, refrigerator, and remote-control air conditioning, free high speed internet, and cooking facilities. New tile in entry ways and carpet throughout the living areas. Entertainment centers consists HD TV, Bluetooth Sound bar capable of streaming your music and radio stations from your mobile device, and Bluray player. Discounts available for off-season rentals of one week or more.

Condominium is located on the 3rd floor with cathedral ceilings and view of Hanalei Bay, tropical garden, and pool. The Hibiscus building is uniquely situated to accentuate the highest views on the property and view of the tennis and lava rock pool.

Keywords: 2 studios with 2 king beds and 2 full baths. Each side can be rented individually.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

David Blank
Member since: 1998
Speaks: english, Hawaiian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
October 19, 2016
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About David Blank

I purchased the property in 1999 and have remodeled the unit over the years. There is no way to improve upon the location and view. You will agree.

David Blank purchased this studio in 1999

Why David Blank chose Kauai

The most beautiful setting on earth. Views and climate will have you enjoying every minute of your stay. Beach access and 2 swimming pools will satisfy your hydrotherapy. Kaua'i has the most miles of shoreline of all the Hawaiian Islands. Most are secluded and easy to access.

What makes this studio unique

Sundry shop, Peter Burwash Tennis and Pro Shop, exercise and guest hospitality rooms. Lava rock pool with new pool furniture waterfalls, and views of Hanalei Bay will provide you with the relaxation you can only find at Hanalei Bay Resort. Happy Talk bar has reopened serving numerous ice cold beers on tap and a full menu.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Much of my life is tied up with the island of Kaua'i, and having come to know it so well over the last several decades, I think there's no better place there than that occupied by Hanalei Bay Resort. In searching for the completely perfect location to film South Pacific -- the iconic motion picture that put "location" to Michener's story -- it's hardly an accident that Josh Logan, its director, chose the very spot upon which Hanalei Bay Resort sits. And Units #1303 and #1304, either separately or together, boast the ex- act same view that Logan had in mind when he staged "Some Enchanted Evening" for the film. Everything about the place works beautifully for me -- its location, the won- derful ambiance that the Hawaiians call "'ohana," and more than anything, the memo- ries and the magic. When I don't feel like strolling those paths down to the beach that lies at the mouth of the Hanalei River, there's the magnificent pool area, fed by water- falls both warm and cool. In a perfect world, there would be no need to dream of this wonderful place, since it would already exist everywhere. But I'm just glad that HBR is available -- and #1303-1304 are positioned perfectly to capture what I have come to love about Kaua'i...

Robin Sutherland

Principal Pianist San Francisco Symphony
Apr 2011
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based on 21 traveler reviews

Hanalei Bay Resort- Views From Highest Lanai at Resort- Rates Start $119/Night
average rating of 4.857143 based on 23 reviews

Perfect location. All around wonderful rental experience

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in unit 1303 while our son, daughter-in-law and thier little girl stayed in 1304. It was nice having the adjoining rooms! The units were wonderful, comfortable, and clean with everything we needed in kitchenette area, along with "extras" in the closet such as sun umbrella, chairs, small cooler, etc! The view is spectacular and location PERFECT! It was convenient being so close to the pool, the reception and gift shop area, the parking area (NO noise or unsightly view) and the Happy Talk lounge! Although the restaurant was still under construction, the Happy Talk provided delicious food, great entertainment and a beautiful view overlooking the water features, breath taking grounds, pool, ocean and mountains in the background! We flew a kite with our granddaughter in a big open grassy area not too far from the tennis courts one evening. Along with such affordable and lovely accommodations, David provided great communication and ease of the transaction from start to finish. We feel he went "over and above" with fair pricing and timely, informative communication! We can't wait until we are able to experience Kauai again and hope to stay in this very same unit at Hanalei Bay Resort!

  • Submitted: Aug 6, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Breathtaking views

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I loved our week long stay in this lovely studio condo in an fantastic resort. The views from the bed and the lanai were breathtaking. We spent many hours staring at the ocean and counting the waterfalls on the mountains. Every time we looked out we commented on how absolutely perfect the view was from this unit. The beach down the hill was lovely, the pool was fantastic, The Happy Talk Bar was great, the location on the north shore was perfect. We loved having the small kitchen area so that we did not have to eat out for every meal. The kitchen had everything that we needed and more. There were four different guidebooks in the room about Kauai. We especially liked the guidebook specific to snorkeling and the one on Kauai farm to table restaurants. In addition, all the extras that you can't pack and take on a plane for the beach (chairs, coolers, etc) were in the room. The bed was so comfortable that we did not even miss our bed at home which is unusual for us. Everyone at the resort was kind and full of Aloha. Our transaction and experience with the owner, David, was seamless. He was very responsive and helpful. Even though we still had another week of vacation on Maui after we left here, we were very sad to leave this special place. We will definitively stay here again when visiting Kauai!

  • Submitted: Jun 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful location

  • 3 of 5

My wife and I recently returned from a 9 day stay in unit 1303.

The good:

The view from the terrace was spectacular.

The grounds were beautiful and very well maintained.

The staff were attentive and helpful.

Kauai is truly a paradise.

The bad:

Nothing really terrible.

The weird:

The unit is listed as having a kitchenette but there is no kitchen sink. Consequently you find yourself washing dishes in the bathroom sink. Unpleasant and inconvenient to say the least.

There were no cereal bowls, requiring improvisation with a large glass bowl and a jar.

As much as we liked the location and the unit itself the sink issue would keep us from returning to this particular rental.

Mike & Patty

Seattle WA

  • Submitted: Mar 25, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: The studio kitchenette is a converted hotel unit with cabinets, cookware, induction cooktops, microwave, 2 refrigerators, coffee maker, blender, glasses, dishes, utensils, etc. The pedestal sink in the bathroom is set up for washing dishes. The rental rate is 1/3 less than that of a hotel unit at the resort and is very reasonable for the guests seeking a low cost alternative with cooking facilities. I personally spend 6 weeks twice a year in the condo and find it very functional. My adjoining condo has a kitchen sink and washer/dryer. Some guests opt for it as an upgrade for their stay at Hanalei Bay Resort for a few dollars more per night. Kitchen inventory is taken 4 times a year with missing items replaced. The condo also has a new king bed and new sound bar for streaming music and videos. And then there are the views and lanai which are unparalleled on the island. For the room rate, views, Resort amenities including grounds, pools, tennis courts, exercise and hospitality rooms, there are no comparisons on the North Shore of Kaua'i. In addition the Happy Talk Bar on site is now open for business. Please email or call me if you have any questions or would like to reserve. Aloha, Dave
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Beautiful view and ease of transaction

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I had a fantastic time at the unit. The view was amazing and David was great to work with. His responses were quick and all details provided. As a Canadian, I was a little hesitant to send a money order by mail. No worries there, the transaction was seamless. The restaurant and bar were just wrapping up construction while we were there but it will really be a great addition to the property. Highly recommended.

  • Submitted: Jan 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Fantastic room and amazing view

  • 5 of 5

We had a great stay with our 8 month old son. Great facilities in the room, with a very helpful host who supplied us with some tips and even some of his left over groceries! Can't beat the view and being close to reception and the pool are an added bonus. Don't forget to utilise the BBQ's down by the tennis pro shop.

  • Submitted: Nov 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best Resort in Kauai.

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed in other privately owned units at Hanalie Bay Resort before but none compare to in beauty or comfort to these two units and the value is unbelievable.

We were concerned we would hear car alarms and such being so close to the parking but didn't hear a thing and slept sound every night.

Both beds were super comfortable. They were so comfortable that I have been online looking at new mattress for our home.

The staff is amazing; always cheerful, helpful and personal, including the attendants who drive the cart, ladies who check us in and out, concierge, gardeners and housekeeping.

I can also attests to the fact that I had a first hand comparison on this trip because Delta sent a smaller plane the night we were to fly out and I got bumped. In fact, 26 other people got bumped too. All worked out though; they set me up in a room in another resort for 24 hours. Although it is very nice resort it doesn't even begin to compare to Hanalie Bay Resort.

The people were polite and said all the right things and helpful. But they were superficial or seemed to do it because it was a job, a routine to them that has been rehearsed and rehearsed well. At Hanalie Bay the employees must give freedom to be themselves or maybe the board of directors set a personable, genuine example for them to follow. I'm not sure how it occurs but there is a different "spirit" at Hanalie Bay Resort. It is the spirit of the island. It is at Hanalie Bay Resort but not at all resorts.

There is more to Hanalie Bay Resort than the view or even comfortable bed. It is hard to describe you must experience it for yourself.

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tiki Iniki
Nearest Golf
100 Metres
Makai Gold Course
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Tiki Iniki
Nearest Beach
100 Metres
Pu'a Po'a

Helicopter and zodiac boat tours.


Rates & Availability

Princeville Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
#1304 Standard Rate
Jan 3 2016 - Dec 23 2016
3 night minimum stay
Christmas #1304
Dec 24 2016 - Jan 1 2017
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Out Cleaning $85
Daily Resort Fee $18
Open fee $25
Tax Rate 13.45%

Rate for #1303: $129/night, $849/week, $2950/month. Resort fee of $18/day, 13.45% tax, $25 open fee, $85 out cleaning fee.

#1304 Rate $149/night Jan. 1, 2016. Weekly to $999. Month $3750. Resort fee of $18/day, 13.45% tax, $25 open fee, $85 out cleaning fee.

Rate for #1303-04 $269/night, weekly rate $1799 plus $18/day resort fee, 13.45% tax, $25 open fee, $140 cleaning fee.

Christmas rate 12/23/16-1/2/17 for #1303 with a 4 nights minimum is $139/night. Above charges apply.
Christmas rate 12/23/16-1/2/17for #1304 with a 4 nights minimum is $169/night. Above charges apply.


Personal or bank check to the owner address is preferred. 1/2 deposit down and balance 30 days in advance. Confirmation form, reservations # along with condo and check in information emailed to renter.
In case of cancellation all money is returned 60 days prior to arrival. If cancellation is 30 days prior to arrival 1/2 is returned. All money is returned at any time if condo can be re rented.

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Princeville Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1091 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Mountain View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Parking Off Street
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
  • 2 room baths. Changing room and shower/commode room.
  • Studio, Sleeps 4
  • #1303 Studio - 1 king
    #1304 Studio - 1 king
  • King size beds (2) EcoMemory foam bed in #1304 Sealy Pillow top foam King Bed in #1303.
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub
  • Shared Hot Tub
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain climbing
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • rafting
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • spelunking
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Pool, Hot Tub or Jacuzzi, Gas BBQ, 2 Kitchenettes, 2 Decks, Washer/Dryer in #1304, In-room Movies, High Speed Internet, Daily Pool and Beach Towels, Free local calls, parking, and tennis. Classes and instruction by Peter Burwash International Tennis.

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