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Simple and Affordable

Bedrooms 1
Space 550 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Spacious Studio minute walk to the beautiful Hanalei Bay 10 min walk to Town.

Aloha from the Garden Island. Our home and lower floor studio is located in Hanalei on the North Shore of Kauai and is only a 60 minute drive from the Lihue Airport This spacious lower floor studio is situated just footsteps (100yds)to the beautiful Hanalei Bay.(Minute Walk to the parking lot and beach)

.Compare Others Near the Bay and You'll find out how reasonable this rental unit is priced. Last Minute opens available for September, October and December Aloha and Mahalo.

The slow pace of Hanalei Bay ranked #3 in the top 10 beaches in the nation on Kauai’s north shore makes this two-mile (three-kilometer) long, half-moon beach at the foot of emerald mountains and glittering waterfalls the perfect place to stop and soak up the sun. Beachgoers can swim, bodyboard, and learn to surf in summer’s calmer waters. In the town of Hanalei, a five-minute walk from the beach and a throwback to old Hawaii, you’ll find surf stores, gift shops, with a variety of restaurants casual eateries, a grocery store, post office, fish market, farmer's market, art gallery, a beauty salon and kids selling fresh leis on the street corner.

Horseback riding, helicopter sightseeing, tennis,and golf at world-renowned Princeville Golf Course are all within minutes of Hanalei Town. Bus Service nearby is available 7 days a week and runs every hour from 5 a.m-6 p.m.can take you from one end of the island to another.

This simple,clean and affordable self-contained lower floor guest studio has a private entrance and a partial view of the mountains with it's cascading waterfalls. Our home and guest studio is nothing fancy but provides most amenities needed for a comfortable stay. It has an outdoor lanai with a barbecue gas grill and side burner for outdoor cooking.The kitchenette has a refrigerator and a microwave for light cooking so you can dine in and save $.It is at an ideal location for first-time visitors to Kauai or travelers on a limited budget. Perfect for a couple or a small family visiting our beautiful island. Awesome location for surfers during the winter months, perfect for families in the summer. Coolers, beach towels, mats, sand chairs are provided.

All bookings require a security deposit of $125.00-$200 and will be returned within 14 days after the unit has been cleaned out and checked. Come share the Aloha spirit with us!. Aloha!


Reservations must be paid in full 45 prior to check in.


A minimum $150.00-$200.00 security deposit is required to confirm all reservations. It is required 7 days after the booking is made. This deposit is separate from the rent, which will be refunded by mail within 14 days after your departure. Deducted from the deposit will be any missing items, late checkout fees, loss of keys, extra cleaning or damages that exceed normal wear and tear.$65.00 lost key and entry lock change fee.


Notification of cancellation must be received 45 days prior to arrival. All cancellations are subject to a $125.-$200 cancellation fee from the beginning of the deposit paid. Cancellations less than the 45 days will result in forfeiture of full deposit and monies already paid. Guest is responsible for the entire time booked. No rental refunds are given for early departure, late cancellations or bad weather.


A fee of $100.00 for single/double occupancy, $120.00 for Three, and $140.00 four.Cleaning fees will be added to total rental charges after the taxes. We expect the unit to be left in a “neat” condition prior to your departure. A professional cleaning person will come in to clean and prepare for the next check in arrival. Extra charges will be assessed from the deposit if there is extra cleaning done after your departure from the unit or anything is found damaged or missing. *Late checkouts will be result in a $20. Per hr. late checkout fee from the deposit if the cleaner has to wait after 10:00 a.m. unless prior permission has been given. We will be flexible but will charge if necessary.

CHECK IN: 3:00P.M.

Checking in should be anytime after 3p. If for some reason you will be arriving later in the evening please let us know so we can leave a light on prior to your arrival.

CHECK OUT: By 10:00 A.M.

Unless prior arrangements have been made, check out is by 10:00am Cleaning person will be here by 10:00 a.m. so that she will have ample time to clean unit before next check in arrives. If something has been broken please replace it or if lost kindly inform us before checking out or leave a note with payment to us.Check your trunks for towels, boogie boards, mats and other stuff you may have taken out of the rental and may forget to return.

Keywords: Discounted Rates for dates listed above, Lowest Price Northshore for Summer Months. Minimum 3 nights. Walk to beach sun and surf. Simple, Nothing Fancy, Clean Affordable Studio, great location for families, couples who are on a budget. 550sq. spacious living.Minute walk to beach watch romantic sunsets, summer surf, waterfalls, walk or bike to town, grocery store, farmers market, shopping, fish market, churches and dining all within walking distance. We love families with children.

Great location for a vacation. All over Children 2 years of age staying must pay per night+ cleaning fee is added to total. $25 first child second child $20 plus additonal cleaning charges up to 4 persons

More Details

Member since: 2001
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 19, 2018

About Tutu

Local Family Owners We have lived on Kauai all of our lives. We are one of the few still trying to keep our home that we have raised our family born and raised here on Kauai. Due to the rising cost of land taxes and house insurance we opened our home at a reasonable cost to visitors from all over the world We have a repor with many who come back each year to vacation in this simple spacious studio only footsteps to the bay. Come visit us in Hanalei and see for yourself the true meaning of Aloha spirit with local people who will share their stories of the good old days and how the island has changed over the years. What are you waiting for? Aloha..

Why Tutu chose Hanalei

We are local born lived on Kauai all of our lives.Great location near shopping, farmers market, fish market and restaurants and bars near by. Walking distance to town, churches, surfing, boating and lots more. Minute walk to the beach. 10 minutes to Island Kauai bus service.

What makes this studio unique

Aloha Spirit. Owners locally born and raised on Kauai. Knowledge of our island and how much the island has changed and developed over the years. Family atmosphere.Aloha to Give All Who Come to stay n our studio.

Simple and spacious, king bed and futon bed. Barbecue gas grill, Kitchenette, Washer only hang dry on line outside of unit., Outdoor shower for rinsing off after a swim at the bay, Hear the waves at night crash on the seashore from the rental unit. Majestic rainbows and waterfalls.Summer sunsets in June, July and August that will take your breath away from Hanalei Bay. Taking a bike ride is a morning favorite thing to do from our home down to hanalei pier is a mile down and a mile back. Come see for yourself on Kauai that no where else in the world can be experienced. Aloha and Mahalo

Guestbook comments from the owner

Mahalo and Aloha, We enjoyed meeting you both and glad to hear that you had a lovely stay at our home and studio in Hanalei. We hope to see you both back on another visit to Kauai. Mele Kalikimaka and Hauoli Maka Hiki Hou 2014! Aloha from the Hanalei Hale Ohana
Nov 2013
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Hanalei Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • house
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 550 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • Min. age of primary renter: 24
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Smoking allowed ...
  • No loud noise or partying after 9p only paying customers on contract can stay in th unit No overnight visitors/guests
  • No smoking inside. turn off gas stove on lanai after each use. No biking after 6p. or dark. Wash Return rental items before departure CheckTrunks
  • Only the paid renters will occupy the house. Children under 2 years old not potty trained must use a diaper when sleeping on beds/couch at all times.
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Downtown ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Near The Ocean ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Heating ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • There is a indoor shower/bathroom and an outdoor shower outside to rinse sand off from the beach before entering the unit.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • King size bed (1) Sleeps two people comfortably, Futon/ Couch (1) Sleeps 1-2 persons, Opens from a chair to a futon double bed;Downatairs unit. Same room, stand up divider only. (No separate bedrooms)
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 2 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • luaus
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • pier fishing
  • racquetball
  • rock climbing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • sound/bay fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing
Great Location for visitors on a budget, surfers or families wanting to be near the beach and town.Family atmosphere. Awesome sunsets, surf and mountain waterfall views. Rainbows. Aloha with a smile.. Locally owned born and raised here on Kauai. We love our island and our ohana.


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average rating of 4.8 based on 46 reviews

Perfect location - Wonderful stay

  • 5 of 5

Debbie and Lloyd's place was perfect for our 5-night stay in Hanalei. My boyfriend and I enjoyed getting to know Debbie and Lloyd a little bit. We were able to walk two blocks down to the beach and even to the pier from the house. Having bikes available was great for biking into town. The Kalalau trailhead is only a few miles down the road, as is the weekly farmer's market and Tunnels beach. The accommodations are basic, but everything you need is provided and the location and value can't be beat. Kauai is a beautiful island. We hope to return one day! Mahalo Debbie and Lloyd

  • Submitted: Mar 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Mahalo for your response. I'm glad you both had a great stay.. it was very much a pleasure meeting you both. Till we meet again someday Mahalo, and Aloha, From The. Hanalei HALE Ohana. 'Kauai Our Island Our Home!
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Orange County, CA

Beautiful Location!

  • 5 of 5

My teenage son and I stayed here for 4 nights. The location is incredible. The price was excellent for this location! We were able to walk to the beach every evening before sunset and sit on the quiet beach of Hanalei Bay. The beach is literally a 30 second walk from the unit. Debbie and Lloyd were very kind and accommodating. The unit is clean and comfortable and they have bikes, a barbecue, beach chairs, and beach towels to use during your stay. This island has so much to see, we spent very little time in the unit itself. This isn't the island to stay inside, you have to get out and explore. If you want to explore the North Shore, this is an ideal place to stay. There isn't a/c, and that wasn't a problem. We were able to open the windows and turn on the fans. It was nice and breezy at night. I might have been uncomfortable if we had spent time during the day inside, but again, if that is what you want, stay in a resort somewhere. This is a place to get out all day and explore the beauty of Kauai. We were really tired at night and the only upgrade I would suggest is a better TV. It does rain a lot and at times you want to just relax and maybe watch a movie in the evening. The TV made a lot of cracking sounds when warming up. So, we pretty much left it off all the time. The furniture in the living area is wicker and not all that comfortable for sitting in relaxing. But, again as I said, if you want to stay in, then this isn't the place for you. Also, if they would offer a WiFi guest password that would have also been a nice thing to have. Our cell phone carrier is Sprint and service was very spotty. I would have felt better if I knew I had a connection to back home in the event of emergency at home with my other family members. Also WiFi would have been great, to upload pictures after seeing beautiful Kauai all day long. Thank you again for sharing your lovely place with us. We loved it!!

  • Submitted: Sep 2, 2016
  • Stayed: August 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for letting us know that you enjoyed your stay. Since i was away hospitalized for several weeks on Oahu I would have told your that there is a password on the photograph leading out the sliding door for wifi. Sorry about that and yes I did mention to Lloyd about having the television changed. We did manage to purchase a new one after you both left. So sorry for the inconvience. We thank you for your stay and we hope to have you both return yet on another visit to Kauai. Please email me I believe you may have left something that the cleaner found that may be yours but i'm not sure since I just returned from the hospital when you folks left. Thank you so much. Aloha from the Hanalei Hale Ohana.
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comfortable place steps from the beach

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 4 stayed here and loved it. You cannot beat the location, steps from the beach and extremely close to downtown. I rode one of the beach cruisers downtown for coffee and errands. We walked to the beach daily. Debbie and Lloyd were gracious hosts and were friendly to our whole family. It's a special experience to stay with a local in such a beautiful place like Hanalei. We will come back on our next trip to Kauai

  • Submitted: Apr 14, 2016
  • Stayed: April 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ft. Collins, CO

Family trip

  • 5 of 5

We stayed in the downstairs apartment of Debbie and Lloyd's house. It's surprisingly spacious. Our 2 little children shared the pull out couch. Debbie and Lloyed checked in with us to make sure we had everything, but kept to themselves otherwise. They are very sweet and very quiet, we did not hear any noise from upstairs. Plenty of beach toys to play with, and towels. We felt very comfortable.

The little neighborhood is very quiet. Town is walking distance, and the beach is so close you can see it. We had a great time having breakfast from the bread shop on the Lanai with our coffee. And spent a lot of time on the beach even with the big surf.

Don't miss out on the Farmer's market, the fish market, shave ice at Jo Jo's, and haupia pie at the snack shop (before noon). Keep an eye out for dolphins and whales in the winter months and check out the turtle at the pier. Some days the pier has a food truck too.

If you come in early enough grab groceries at Walmart, or Safeway on your way. And there is a great cafe on the road to the lighthouse. We would definitely return if the opportunity presented itself. It was great value and a great experience.

  • Submitted: Mar 7, 2016
  • Stayed: February 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Blue Mountains, NSW, Australia

Great value close to Hanalei Beach

  • 5 of 5

Debbie and Lloyd were great hosts but not intrusive. This is a simple studio with good sized bed for a couple. Additional futon bed was also good for our adult daughter. (This would also suit a couple with two young children). The combination of indoor microwave and outdoor BBQ grill with a side burner for pot or frying pan cooking was excellent. This was literally 150 steps to the quieter end of the beach. The downstairs studio also had a sense of privacy. Off-road parking for vehicle. Plenty of beach gear available for use. It is in residential area which means you do hear the occasional dog barking - but that's part of the experience. Great value when you consider the rates at properties just a short walk down Weke Rd. Perfect for our 10 night stay on this beautiful island.

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2015
  • Stayed: June 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Friends of the ohana. Loved having them. I will visit them in Australia in the near future. Lovely Ohana.. We got along well. God bless them.
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Kirksville, Missouri

Perfect location

  • 4 of 5

My husband and I stayed a week and loved the location. We usually stay in Princeville but travel to Hanalie so often we decided to stay there this time. We hardly used our car the whole time we were there. We walked into town each morning for breakfast and to look at the shops. The location is a stones throw from the beach and you are on the less crowded East end. The studio is not fancy but comfortable, and Debbie and her husband were very nice. They brought us fresh fruit almost every day. This home is in a residential area so you occasionally hear the neighbors dog. We definitely will go back to this area again. Make sure to ask Debbie about the farmers market on Thursdays. It is a short distance away and very interesting. Thanks to Debbie and Lloyd for a very relaxing stay.

  • Submitted: Jan 18, 2015
  • Stayed: January 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Lovely couple.great having you both. Thank you so much. Aloha.
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Nearest Barpub
1 Miles
Tahiti NUI
Nearest Golf
2 Miles
Makai & Wailua County Course
Nearest Motorway
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Nearest Ski
HANALEI BAY (Water) next door , Wailua16mi.
Nearest Beach
Hanalei Bay ( one minute walk from the rental
Car: recommended

Great location near ocean, bus stop, town, fish market, tahiti nui bar/night life, sunsets, sunrise, jogging, mountain views, waterfalls, farmers market, grocery shopping, restaurants, churches, hiking, surfing, boating, paddle boarding, B-boarding, fishing and many activities. Simple, nothing fancy, clean. Please use the contact owner button for a correct quote. NO INTERNET mahalo. There is a place in town that you can get WIFI


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleanout add 1 $25 more $150
Additional 1yr and over $25

Charges for 3rd and 4th adult person applies.. + $25 add per person for cleaning.
Child 1-10 $25.00 EACH.per day add to total + cleaning fee $25.added for each additional person.2yrs -adult
Cleaning rates 2 persons $125 for 2 add $25 for each additional person staying
$150.00 for 3, $175 for 4 persons (including children small children 2- and up),

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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