Royal Sonesta Kauai Resort

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4.6 of 5 stars4.6/5 (1208 Reviews)

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4 Star Hotel

3610 Rice St, Lihue - Kauai, HI, 96766, United States

Located on one of Kauai's favorite swimming beaches, Kalapaki Beach, the resort offers golden sands, on-site restaurants and Hawaii's largest one-level swimming pool. Formerly known as Kauai Marriott Resort.

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Hotel Details


Hotel Description

Ideally set in Lihue, this stylish and contemporary resort offers 345 guest rooms that display a palette of calming colors and décor, echoing the island's golden sand and turquoise water. The resort offers on-site restaurants highlighting local cuisines, Hawaii's largest one-level swimming pool, and complimentary cultural activities, wellness classes and hula performances.

Key Features

  • Distance from Airport: 3 Miles
  • Distance from Airport: 5 Minutes
  • Area: Lihue
  • Number of Rooms: 345
  • Number of Floors: 10
  • Elevator(s)
  • Check-In Time: 4:00 p.m.
  • Check-Out Time: 12:00 p.m.
  • Wheelchair-Accessible Room(s) Available
  • Minimum Age to Stay Without an Adult: 18
  • Nonsmoking Property
  • Additional Fees Not Included in Room Price: Self Parking is $30 plus tax and optional valet parking is approximately $40 plus tax (per vehicle, per night). Fees will be added to the final statement upon checkout and are payable directly to the hotel. All fees are outside the control of Costco Travel and are subject to change by the hotel without notice. 


  • Activities/Tour Desk
  • Bar(s)
  • Beach (swimmable)
  • Beauty Salon
  • Business Center
  • Children's Pool
  • Concierge Desk
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Costco (nearby)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Gift Shop/Boutique
  • Health/Fitness Facility
  • Hospitality Room(s)
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi
  • Medical Facility (nearby)
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shopping
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor
  • Tennis Court(s)
Features for a Fee
  • ATM
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Golf Course
  • Internet Access (wireless)
  • Internet Center
  • Laundry Facilities (self-service)
  • Massage
  • Parking (valet)
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Wedding Services
Additional Information
  • Swimming Pool(s) - Outdoor: 1
  • Children's Pool: 1
  • Hot Tub/Jacuzzi: 5
  • Aerobics
  • Board Games
  • Canoeing
  • Golf (nearby)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Pilates
  • Restaurants (nearby)
  • Sailboats
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shopping (nearby)
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/Boogie Boarding
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing
  • Yoga


Kukui's on Kalapaki Beach :  Experience the creative Pacific rim and island-inspired cuisine masterfully prepared in a fresh contemporary setting oceanside.

  • Meals Served: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Cuisine Type: Pacific Rim
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Aupaka Terrace:  This coffee bar serves piping hot, fresh-cooked pastries and aromatic coffees.

  • Meals Served: Breakfast
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Reservations: Not Required
  • Cuisine Type: Espresso | American
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Duke's Kauai:  This popular beachfront grill and lounge features local island cuisine, fresh seafood and steaks in an exotic atmosphere.

  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner
  • Menu Type: A la carte
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Cuisine Type: Pacific Rim | Hawaiian
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Café Portofino:  The oceanfront café features fine Northern Italian cuisine and alfresco dining with a stunning ocean view.

  • Meals Served: Dinner
  • Children's Menu Available
  • Reservations: Recommended
  • Cuisine Type: Italian
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Hawaii Alive Luau:  Offered every Monday night, enjoy a traditional Hawaiian dinner and a live show accented with tiki torches and coconut palms. Experience the culture of Kauai oceanside at the resort.

  • Meals Served: Dinner
  • Menu Type: Buffet
  • Reservations: Required
  • Cuisine Type: Barbecue | Hawaiian
  • Dress Code: Casual Attire

Guest rooms feature deluxe bedding including down comforters, fluffy pillows and designer duvets, as well as his-and-her robes and slippers, and in-room Kauai coffee service.

Available in All Rooms:
  • Air-Conditioning
  • Coffee/Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • In-Room Safe
  • Internet Access (high-speed)
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Nonsmoking Rooms Available
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Radio
  • Housekeeping - Daily
Available in Some Rooms:
  • Crib

Children under age 18 stay free in room using existing bedding.

Garden-View Room

Rooms feature views of landscaped gardens and tropical flowers.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 425
  • Bedding: King & Pull-Out Sofa or Two Queens

Pool-View Room

Rooms feature views of the resort's 26,000-square-foot pool.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 425
  • Bedding: King & Pull-Out Sofa or Two Queens

Ocean-View Room

Rooms feature a view of the Pacific Ocean from the balcony.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 425
  • Bedding: King & Pull-Out Sofa or Two Queens

Deluxe Ocean-View Room

Rooms feature a view of the Pacific Ocean.

  • Balcony/Lanai
  • Approximate Square Feet: 500
  • Bedding: King & Pull-Out Sofa or Two Queens


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