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Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue

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On the beach, free beach cabanas, beach volleyball
On the beach, free beach cabanas, beach volleyball
On the beach, free beach cabanas, beach volleyball
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Overview of Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue

4 out of 5

4.3/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Free airport shuttle
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
96766, HI, Lihue, 3610 Rice Street

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationKalapaki Beach5 min walk
  • Popular LocationNawiliwili Harbor18 min walk
  • AirportLihue, HI (LIH)7 min drive
  • Popular LocationPoipu Beach27 min drive

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About this area

Lihue

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue is located on the beach and in an area with good airport proximity. Kauai Lagoons Golf Club and The Ocean Course at Hokuala are worth checking out if an activity is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Kalapaki Beach and Nawiliwili Bay. Traveling with kids? Consider Lydgate Beach Park and Smith's Tropical Paradise. Kayaking, scuba diving, and snorkeling offer great chances to get out on the surrounding water, or you can seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails nearby.

What's nearby

  • Kauai Lagoons Golf Club - 4 min walk
  • Kalapaki Beach - 5 min walk
  • Nawiliwili Park - 11 min walk
  • Nawiliwili Harbor - 18 min walk
  • Poipu Beach - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Kukui’s On Kalapaki Beach – Poolside restaurant with a bar offering international cuisine. Serves breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and light fare daily. Kids' menu available.
  • Toro-Tei Sushi Bar – Poolside seafood restaurant offering sushi. Serves dinner on select days.
  • Aupaka Terrace – Coffee shop offering American cuisine. Serves breakfast daily.
  • Duke's Kauai – Beachfront restaurant with a bar offering American cuisine. Serves lunch and dinner daily. Kids' menu available.
  • Cafe Portofino – Ocean-view restaurant offering Italian cuisine. Serves dinner daily.

Getting around

  • Lihue Airport (LIH) - 7 min drive

About this property

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue

Upscale resort on the beach, with 5 spa tubs
Spend the day relaxing at the beach, practicing your swing on Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue's golf course, or pampering yourself at the full-service spa. Then enjoy a meal at one of the resort's 6 restaurants. All 356 rooms boast deep soaking tubs and offer WiFi and pillowtop beds. Sitting areas and Netflix are standard, as are Smart TVs with cable channels. Weekly housekeeping is available.
Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue offers 356 accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and coffee/tea makers. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. Smart televisions come with premium cable channels, pay movies, and Netflix. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with deep soaking bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers.

This Lihue resort provides wireless Internet access for a surcharge. Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs, and phones. Housekeeping is offered daily and in-room massages can be requested. Housekeeping is provided weekly.

Guests can play rounds at the 18-hole golf course. 5 spa tubs are on site. In addition to a children's pool, other recreational amenities include a waterslide and a 24-hour fitness center.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Alexander Day Spa has 5 treatment rooms including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, sports massages, and Swedish massages. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

The spa is open daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
Property is disinfected with electrostatic spray
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows regional cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Health & Safety Standards (Hawai'i - USA)
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of Commitment to Clean (Marriott)
Follows industry cleaning and disinfection practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (CDC)

Social distancing

Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Contactless room service is available

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Masks available
Masks are required at the property
Hand sanitizer provided
Enhanced food service safety measures are in place
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: WiFi (USD 14.95 per day)
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (USD 25.00 per day; includes in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking on site (USD 30.00 per day)
  • Electric car charging station on site
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking and van parking available
  • Free 24-hour roundtrip airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Buffet breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10 AM: USD 31.95 per person
  • 6 restaurants and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 2 bars/lounges and 1 poolside bar
  • Room service available

Things to do

  • 24-hour fitness center
  • 18 holes of golf
  • 5 spa tubs
  • Beach volleyball
  • Children's pool
  • Full-service spa
  • Shopping
  • Swimming pool

Conveniences

  • ATM/banking services
  • Ballroom
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Gift shop/newsstand

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Hair salon
  • Laundry facilities
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Japanese

Business services

  • Business center
  • Computer station
  • Conference space (1350 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 11

Outdoors

  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Beachfront location
  • Free beach cabanas
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Pool sun loungers
  • Pool umbrellas
  • Terrace

Spa

  • 5 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage - sports
  • Massage - Swedish
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Reflexology
  • Spa open daily

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Braille signage
  • Doorbell and phone notification
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Handrails in stairways
  • In-room accessibility
  • Lever door handles
  • Pool hoist on site
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Sign language-capable staff
  • Stair-free path to entrance
  • Valet for wheelchair-equipped vehicle
  • Visual alarms in hallways
  • Well-lit path to entrance
  • Wheelchair-accessible business center
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible fitness center
  • Wheelchair-accessible lounge
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel
  • Wheelchair-accessible path to elevator
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible public washroom
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair-accessible spa

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Bed sheets
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Cable channels
  • Netflix
  • Pay movies
  • Premium channels
  • Smart TV

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Refrigerator

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Desk chair
  • In-room massage
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Separate sitting area

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 4 PM - midnight
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from August 15 2021 to February 28 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Hallway
  • Select guestrooms
Renovation work will only be conducted during business hours. Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for USD 35.00 per day

Property payment types

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Resort fee: USD 28.74 per accommodation, per night
The resort fee includes:
  • Fitness center access
  • Fitness/yoga classes
  • Internet access
  • Phone calls

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: USD 31.95 per person (approximately)
  • Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 14.95 per day (rates may vary)
  • Self parking fee: USD 25.00 per day (in/out privileges)
  • Valet parking fee: USD 30.00 per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: USD 35.00 per day

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

This property is managed by a professional host; the provision of housing is linked to their trade, business, or profession, within the meaning of article 155 of the French Tax Code
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Tax ID - W89793163-01
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

We should mention

This property offers transfers from the airport; guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation

Property is also known as

Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Lihue
Royal Sonesta Kaua`i Resort
Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue Lihue
Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue Resort
Royal Sonesta Kaua'i Resort Lihue Resort Lihue

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

4.3

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 568 out of 990 reviews
5 - Excellent 57%
Rating 4 - Good. 265 out of 990 reviews
4 - Good 27%
Rating 3 - Okay. 98 out of 990 reviews
3 - Okay 10%
Rating 2 - Poor. 38 out of 990 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 21 out of 990 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.4/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.3/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
We got a pool and ocean view newly renovated room . Need I say more? Great location and all the amenities you’d ever need
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

4/5 Good

Traveled with partner, Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I have an 11 and 13 year old and we all LOVED the pool. We also stayed in a newly renovated room and it was really nice.
Stayed 6 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Beautiful property got to stay in the newly renovated rooms. Staff was super friendly. We could barely hear the construction and wasn’t in the hotel much during the hours of rebuilding. Would totally suggest others to stay here. Very close to lots of restaurants and eateries.
Stayed 7 nights in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The views were amazing. The pool and lagoon were beautiful. Staff were always super friendly. Didn't love the construction noise or that they turned water off for a day in our room.
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2021

2/5 Poor

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
Besides the construction noise, they randomly turned shut off the water one day with barely a notification.
Stayed 4 nights in Nov 2021