One of the most popular hotel chains owns and operates this beachside resort in Hawaii. The resort hotel is centrally located on Kalapaki Beach, which is in the city of Lihue on the island of Kaua’i. It features both guest rooms and suites, multiple casual dining restaurants, an 18-hole golf course, and many different outdoor activities due to its proximity to the beach.
The hotel is comprised of 345 guest rooms and 11 upscale suites.
All guest rooms are bookable based on the view that they provide - Garden View, Pool View, Partial Ocean View, Ocean View, and Deluxe Ocean View. Rooms were designed to be as spacious as possible, with each room measuring around 450 square feet. Each guest room also has large, floor to ceiling windows that can be opened, and the majority of room types also have outdoor space including balconies. Guests can choose from rooms with double beds or a king-sized bed, with additional rollaway beds available on request.
The available upscale suite style is 1000 square feet in size and has a separate bedroom with a king size bed. The suites have multiple balconies, a living and sitting area, and a dining area.
All guest rooms and suites are non-smoking.
The Kaua’i Marriott has multiple options to help make the resort hotel as accessible for guests with disabilities as possible. Many of the rooms offer bathrooms with showers that can be rolled in for wheelchairs. There are also hearing accessible room types that offer visual alarms and other visual notification devices for both the telephone and the front door.
All guest rooms and suites at the Kaua’i Marriott Resort are air-conditioned.
Beds are fitted with luxury linens, pillowtop mattresses, and comfortable, plush duvets.
Each guest room bathroom comes with products provided by Bath and Body Works and hair dryers. They all also have shower/bathtub combinations. The suites have separate showers and bathtubs (with whirlpool tub jets). Guests are provided his and hers slippers and robes for use during their stay.
The guest rooms have an ironing board and iron, an in-room safe, a Sony alarm clock/radio, and a mini-fridge. There is also a coffee maker with a selection of coffees and teas for guests to choose from. Guests can watch television on the 25-inch televisions that offer cable television and premium channels like ESPN and CNN. Pay per view movies are available for purchase. Each room also has its phone with voicemail. Some rooms may also provide a small table with chairs for dining. Also, the suites have a separate sofa in the living area.
Evening turndown service is provided only for guests staying in one of the 11 hotel suites.
High speed wired, or wireless internet access can be added for an additional fee in each guest room or suite, and complimentary wireless internet access is provided for all guests in the resort hotel’s main areas.
Guests can also use the complimentary shuttle for transportation to and from the Lihue Airport.
Room service is provided to all guest rooms and suites.
There are also multiple restaurants located in the resort hotel for guest to choose from, offering a variety of cuisine options.
For an additional breakfast option, hotel guests can visit the Aupaka Terrace. Guests can grab and go one of the freshly baked pastries or handcrafted coffee drinks (one of the most popular is the Kaua’i latte).
With a casual dress code, guests can visit Kukui’s which is located right on the beach. The restaurant focuses on fresh, local island-inspired cuisine and offers al fresco dining. It is open for breakfast (serving a daily breakfast/brunch buffet), lunch, and dinner.
Toro-Tei, open for dinner only, is a sushi bar that also serves fresh, locally caught seafood. It also has a casual dress code and is known for its innovative sushi roll creations and open design.
For lunch and dinner, Duke Kaua’i specializes in American style lunch and dinner (with menu options like steak and seafood). They also offer a variety of native Hawaiian dishes and have a casual dress code.
Finally, for an additional dinner option, hotel guests can visit Cafe Portofino. This restaurant is also casual in dress code and offers a variety of traditional Italian dishes that can be enjoyed with views of the ocean (optional al fresco dining is available).
Hawaii Alive Luau
Monday nights at the Kaua’i Marriott Resort host the Hawaii Alive Luau. The luau features traditional Hawaiian dining and live entertainment. Tickets must be purchased through the concierge at the front desk. Experiencing the luau is a great way for hotel guests to be immersed in the culture of the island.
Located inside the Kaua’i Marriott Resort is the Alexander Day Spa and Salon. The spa offers treatments for the majority of the body including makeup, hair, nails (manicures and pedicures), massages, body treatments (body scrubs), and facials. The spa is open all week and reservations are required. There are separate lounges for men and women. Guests who are interested in services but aren’t sure where to start should contact the therapists who can answer questions and help select the best massage or treatment for each guest. Alexander Day Spa will also perform both in-room and cabana massages for an additional charge.
The resort hotel also features a 24-hour fitness center, open seven days a week. The fitness center has both free weights and cardiovascular equipment as well as yoga equipment like mats, blocks, and fit balls.
Hotel guests looking to go for a swim can head out to the Kalapaki Beach and swim in the ocean or enjoy the largest single-level outdoor swimming pool in the state. There are an attached children’s pool, and whirlpool and towels are provided. The swimming pool is only open Monday through Thursday.
Outdoor activities step from the hotel (in addition to swimming at Kalapaki Beach) include surfing, kayaking, tennis courts, volleyball, and a jogging trail.
Kaua’i Marriott Resort is also home to a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus. The course is actually the longest in the state and weaves through the guava and mango groves and runs close to the seaside cliffs for dramatic views. It is open seven days a week and is 18 holes with a par 72. Spikes are allowed on the course. There is also a clubhouse and restaurant, and optional lessons and rentals are available.
3610 Rice Street, Lihue, HI, 96766, Phone: 808-245-5050