Kaua'i Marriott Resort

3610 Rice Street | Lihue, HI 96766  [SEE MAP]Lihue, HI  [SEE ADDRESS]
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Overview

Complimentary airport shuttle available
Daily resort fee

Boasting the largest single-level outdoor pool in Hawaii, along with flowing fountains, lagoons and a prime stretch of beach, the Kaua'i Marriott Resort surrounds its visitors with plenty of water. Travelers say that the resort's grounds are impressive, and many describe the guest rooms here as comfortable. Accommodations at this Marriott property feature red- and orange-hued decor and amenities like flat-screen TVs and high-speed internet access (for a fee). Travelers highly recommend requesting a room with a balcony so that you can enjoy the resort's pleasant surroundings and excellent views. However, the Lihue Airport is only 2 miles north, meaning that the isolated resort tranquility can get quashed by the sound of a passing plane. So it's not the best place for a quiet, romantic vacation. Still, a stay here will grant you easy access Kalapaki Beach, not to mention the soothing Alexander Spa and Salon, 18 holes of championship golf and several restaurants. Members of the Marriott Bonvoy program can earn and use points here.

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Location
Lihue, HI
Hotel Class
4.0-star
Property Type
Resort, 356 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Modern
Best For
Business travelers, Families, Groups

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Scorecard
  • 4.0Hotel Class
  • GOODCritic Rating

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Critic Reviews

Oyster.com

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Renovated in 2009, this 356-room, family-oriented resort on Kalapaki Beach boasts big flat-screens in every room, a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course, and the biggest single-level pool in Hawaii. It might not have the fancy frills of the pricier Grand Hyatt, but it's still the best resort for the buck in Kauai.

Frommer's

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The long escalator to the central courtyard lagoon, the immense statuary, and handsome lobby sporting a koa outrigger canoe make you feel like you've arrived somewhere truly unique. Two shopping centers (Harbor Mall and Anchor Cove) and more restaurants are within a short walk; in the opposite direction lies the 18-hole championship course of the Kauai Lagoons Golf Club.

Frommer's Exceptional

Travel + Leisure

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Contemporary, convention-friendly hotel with Hawaii's largest single-level swimming pool — plus a central location between the north and south shores.

Fodor's

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An enormous 26,000-square-foot swimming pool is the main attraction, though the bayfront beach is beautiful too. Note that while it has a convenient location — especially appreciated after a long flight — there may be some noise from Lihue Airport.

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 3127 have reviewed the Kaua'i Marriott Resort, giving it a rating of 4, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 3127 reviews 4.0 (based on 3127 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Garden view rooms at the Kaua’i Marriott feature floor-to-ceiling windows that open, private balconies and a vivid red and orange color scheme. All guest rooms offer a minifridge, safe, hairdryer, a flat-screen TV and a Sony clock radio, with additional perks including robes, slippers and a coffee and tea maker. Note that some ocean view rooms do not have balcony.
  • Bath and Body Works amenities
  • Resort fee of $31 per day includes internet access, self-parking and two hours free tennis
  • Premium internet $20.95 per day

Standard room size425 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

The Kaua’i Marriott Resort is located 2 miles south of the Lihue Airport on the family-friendly Kalapaki Beach. Golfers love the top-rated courses designed by Jack Nicklaus and families love the gigantic swimming pool, but for active singles or couples, the location can be somewhat remote. There are a few shops within walking distance and a public bus stop, but most of the major shopping areas and restaurants are 2 miles west of the resort. The majestic waterfall nearby may look familiar as it was featured in the opening scene of the television show "Fantasy Island."
  • On-site rentals for canoes, surfboards, paddleboards, sailing
  • Enterprise Rent-a-Car on-site
  • Complimentary airport shuttle
  • 24-hour valet parking ($30)
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle (free)
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

The Kaua’i Marriott Resort offers six dining options, from barefoot casual restaurants to award-winning seafood at Duke’s Kauai. Kukui’s on Kalapaki Beach serves creative Pacific Rim and island-inspired cuisine in an oceanside setting, with light bites and cocktails available at Kukui's bar. Dinner options include Japanese at Toro Tei, Italian fine dining at Café Portofino, and authentic Hawaiian offerings from the sea at Duke's Kauai. Aupaka Terrace offers grab-and-go coffee, breakfast pastries and snacks for a quick bite.
  • Room service 6 a.m. to 11 p.m.
  • Duke’s awarded several OpenTable Diner’s Choice awards

Number of restaurants6

Cuisine TypesAsian, Italian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The 26,000-square-foot pool at the Kaua’i Marriott Resort is the largest single-level pool in the state of Hawaii, featuring a man-made island in the middle, five whirlpools, four waterfalls, a separate children's pool with a waterslide, and a 5,000-square-foot pool deck with more than 500 lounge chairs.
  • Poolside service available
  • No lifeguards
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

The Alexander Spa and Salon at the resort features a full line of massages, body treatments, facials and salon services, including nails, hair and makeup. Signature treatments include the Pa'akai Salt Glow, a body scrub with Hawaiian herbal sea salt followed by a relaxing massage and the Limu-Awapuhi Wrap, a detoxifying citrus herbal scrub followed by a mask of sea enzymes and green tea, ending with a mini massage. If you spend too much time in the sun, the spa also offers a cooling Hanalei Noni Sunburn Treatment with Hawaiian noni fruit nectar and aloe vera gel.
  • Bridal packages available
  • Children younger than 18 must be accompanied by an adult
  • Beach cabana massages available

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Kids

The Kalapaki Kids Club at the Kaua’i Marriott features arts and crafts, as well as indoor and outdoor games and activities that teach children about Hawaiian culture. The resort also offers a kids pool and a wide variety of watersports and rentals (additional fees apply).
  • Childrens menus available
  • Complimentary cribs
  • Kids club for ages 5 to 12
  • Kids club ($70)
  • Cribs
  • High chairs

Fitness

The complimentary fitness center at the Kaua’i Marriott features cardio equipment, free weights, yoga mats and exercise balls. Outdoor recreational activities include tennis, volleyball and a variety of water sports, including kayaking, surfing and paddleboarding.
  • Jogging/fitness trail on-site
  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club on-site
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats
  • Motor boats

Business

Facilities at the beachfront Kaua'i Marriott Resort include 13 meeting rooms, plus the huge Kaua'i Ballroom that can accommodate up to 1,850 guests. Outdoor event space includes three open-air courtyards, the pool deck and the Luau Gardens with bay-front views.
  • Audiovisual equipment
  • Business center on-site

Number of meeting rooms13

  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • Meeting and event planners available

Golf

The Kaua’i Marriott Resort offers the only Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf experience on the island at the Kaua’i Lagoons Golf Club. The 18-hole Kiele course features mountain and ocean views, a driving range, and putting green, and offers the longest continuous stretch of oceanfront golf in Hawaii.
  • Par-71, PGA course
  • Rentals and lessons available
  • Golf carts
  • Golf packages
  • Club rentals
  • Club house
  • Refreshment stand or restaurant
  • Caddie service
  • Pro shop

Wedding

Given the Kaua'i Marriott Resort's large property size and beachside location, it's a popular choice for weddings. The resort offers a variety of wedding ceremony packages as well. The Kaua'i Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,750 guests for a reception and 1,000 guests for a seated banquet, and outdoor spaces are available as well.
  • Add-on luau or Polynesian show option
  • Bridal spa package for hair and makeup available

Maximum wedding guest capacity1,750

  • Hotel hosts weddings
  • Outdoor space for weddings
  • Wedding planners available

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