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

Bedrooms Studio
Space 1,091 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

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

David Blank
Member since: 1998
Speaks: english, Hawaiian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 21, 2017

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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Princeville Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 3
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1091 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
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 ...
  • 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.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(24 traveler reviews)

Hanalei Bay Resort- Views From Highest Lanai at Resort- Rates Start $119/Night
average rating of 4.75 based on 26 reviews

Hanalei Bay Resort studios 1303 & 1304

  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay in these 2 well equipped studio suites. Both have stunning views of the ocean, mountain waterfalls, and the beautiful and serene property of Hanalei Bay resort. Resort staff were very friendly and helpful. We wondered if being so close to the office and Happy Talk Bar would be noisy but were very pleased with the nightly music on our lanai. It was not loud at all and there was only 1 evening in 14 that was a bit too "rockin" for us. Our tastes are pretty eclectic- we do hope that Hawaiian music continues to be featured on occasion. We will be back!

  • Submitted: Feb 26, 2017
  • Stayed: Feb 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you and aloha Kathryn. Aloha, Dave
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As expected. Nice resort, beautiful views.

  • 4 of 5

The unit was as expected and good value for the money. The view from the unit is absolutely incredible. Kitchen is small, but functional and had what we needed to make our meals on a regular basis. Bathroom is quite large which was nice. The grounds are also very beautiful and very well taken care of. Staff very friendly and accommodating. Bar has live music every night and we could hear it from our lanai (a plus in our opinion), but it was not too loud (our baby/toddler slept through it no problem). We would stay at HBR again.

  • Submitted: Feb 1, 2017
  • Stayed: Jan 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Lots to Recommend, Some Things to Be Aware of

  • 3 of 5

The owner has two suites, I rented the smaller one for ten days. It's essentially a hotel room with a large bathroom and small deck .


The owner was a pleasure to deal with. He responded promptly, and provided handouts with useful information. I felt that if there had been any glitches he would have stepped up to make things right.

The staff was very gracious.

The view is beautiful, the grounds are gorgeous and well-maintained, the pool, built to feel like you're swimming in a mountain pool, is wonderful, there are several tennis courts, and whether you walk or call for a ride down to the beach, it's just minutes away.

The studio is attractively decorated and very well-maintained. The bed is super comfortable, there's wi-fi, a nice TV, DVD player and soundbar. You have a private little deck with perfect Kauai views.

The back stairs are adjacent to the parking lot, allowing easy access to your car. (The grounds are sprawling; most other units require a golf cart ride to and from.)


The unit's location means it also is adjacent to the building in which the open air front desk and bar are located. Every night from 6-9 pm there is live music in the bar. I liked the music, but would have preferred to choose whether or not I listened to it on a given evening; I heard every single note from the moment they tuned up til their last applause, as if I were in the bar, myself. Sounds of clinking glasses and socializing also drifted over. Sometimes a rowdier group was so loud I could hear entire conversations.

The bar's kitchen kept its side door open, I could have tossed a ball to someone in the kitchen from my balcony. I could hear kitchen and food prep noise inside the unit, and when the wind shifted, the apartment was filled with the smell of cooking bacon, fish...

The unit has a small food prep counter, several plates, glasses/cups/ silverware, a coffee pot, microwave and a college dorm sized refrigerator. That's the full extent of the food prep capacity.

I was disappointed to find that the resort's restaurant was closed for construction during my stay.

If you are out and about in the evening proximity to the bar won't be an issued. I was more inclined to play hard during the day and hoped for quiet in the evening.

  • Submitted: Dec 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Laura; Thank you for the positive review of my condo and the resort. As you can see from my previous reviews there are very few negative aspects to the location. However, since the Happy Talk Bar opened 9 months ago the AOAO (homeowners association), I, and the other owners in my building have been in the process of designing and building a wall to shield the guests in the Hibiscus building from the noise, traffic, and light from the bar. I am happy to report the 8 foot high by 50 feet long stucco wall has been finished as of Dec. 6. We are now in the process of landscaping the area adjacent to the wall and the bar and are confident that the issues you raised have been remedied. I would welcome your return to the resort anytime to check out our efforts to make our guests comfortable in the beautiful surrounding of Hanalei Bay Resort. Aloha nui loa, Dave
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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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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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My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Out Cleaning $85
Daily Resort Fee $20
Open fee $25
Tax Rate 13.45%

Rate for #1303: $129/night, $849/week, $2950/month. Resort fee of $20/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 $20/day, 13.45% tax, $25 open fee, $85 out cleaning fee.

Rate for #1303-04 $269/night, weekly rate $1799 plus $20/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.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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