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(800) 367-5004 or (808) 822-3971
4-796 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa

This property used to be called the Mokihana, and it was fairly run down, but in 2018, after $5 million worth of renovations to rooms, lobby and pool, it was reborn as a boutique-type hotel. You can tell they are trying to appeal to the young budget traveler and do a pretty good job of it with a relaxed lobby with a spot to plug in your laptop, free continental breakfast and morning yoga on the lawn (yoga mats are provided in your room). They give you with a reusable water bottle and offer a filling station in the lobby. The breakfast room has a microwave that you may use at any time during your stay. Bicycles and helmets are available, too. There’s a firepit on the lawn that draws an evening crowd and is a good place to share your day’s adventures with new friends.

The rooms have sort of a shabby, beach-chic decor that works for us. No A/C (but you have a ceiling fan, and the ocean breeze provides the rest). No phone in your room, but the 24-hour front desk has one you may use. The bathrooms are small but include a tub/shower combo. We only wish they had a desk.

Leaving the resort during peak traffic times can be a pain because you can only turn right, but you can turn around at the next traffic light, which is very close. All in all, an easy Solid Gold Value. Hotel-type rooms (290 sq. ft) are $129–$365, 1/1s (580 sq. ft.) are $269–$435, but there is only one of the larger rooms. 3-night minimum at Christmas.

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Resort at a Glance

  • Pool
  • $10/day resort fee includes: Wi-Fi, self-parking, reusable water bottle, yoga classes on the lawn and bicycle rental
  • Restaurant
  • Lounge
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi by pool
  • Ceiling fans
  • Walk-up only
  • No handicap accessibility
  • Lanais
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Empty fridge
  • Coffee maker with free coffee daily
  • Free coffee in lobby
  • Free continental breakfast
  • TV
  • Smoking area available
  • All non-smoking resort
  • Cribs available
  • Only service dogs allowed

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