Princeville Hotel Kauai
With its amazing views of Hanalei Bay and noteworthy facilities, the Princeville Hotel in Kauai is considered one of the best hotels in Hawaii—and, in fact, has the reputation for being a favorite wedding location. The hotel is part ocean view resort community of Princeville at Hanalei, located on the North Shore of Kauai. Aside from the tropical surroundings, what’s amazing about Princeville is that it is situated on the verdant cliffs overlooking the bay.
The hotel has its entrance high up on the 9th floor, and guests have to ride the elevators down to the beach and the guestrooms. A dramatic view of the ocean can be seen from the marble lobby—one of the most picturesque, some say, in the whole of Hawaii. Oversized windows in the rooms also provide the same awesome view for relaxing guests.
The guestrooms in the Princeville Hotel in Kauai have a number of features that add a little extra value to your stay. Every room is decorated with original oil paintings, and is fitted in with a large bathtub and a liquid-crystal shower window that you can switch between ‘clear’ and ‘opaque,’ depending on your preference. Bedside controls, dimmer switches, a door chime, and a safe are other amenities that you’ll find in every room. Guests also appreciate small extra things like fresh towels being delivered twice a day, getting the newspaper daily, and the complimentary shuttle service. Entertainment and activities are also provided in-house with its own cinema, riding stables, photography and painting lessons, and a Hawaiian program.
The Princeville Hotel is a child-friendly place too. Children under 18 can bunk in with their parents for free. A children’s program provides different activities to keep the young ones busy, plus there are other activities that the whole family can enjoy. Among the highlights of the hotel that both adults and children love is the expansive swimming pool lying close to the sandy beach. Hundreds of wedding ceremonies and parties have been held by the side of this pool.
Princeville also boasts of not one, but two, championship golf courses designed by Robert Trent Jones, Jr. Beginner and experienced golfers alike can expect to be challenged by these courses. Princeville also offers the usual outdoor island activities such as horseback riding, adventure walks, snorkeling, and surfing. Watersports equipment can be rented from the hotel.
When on vacation, one luxury that most adults look forward to is a relaxing spa treatment. Princeville Resort has a health club and spa that offers a variety of massages and treatments. Don’t miss out on this chance to de-stress your system even if you’re vacationing with kids. A babysitter service is available at the hotel so that you can leave your kids for a couple of hours without a worry.
During your stay at the Princeville Hotel in Kauai, you will find other places of interest around the area. One of them is the Princeville Restaurant and Bar that serves delicious meals including sushi. There’s also a commercial center with shops, banks, a supermarket, a coffeeshop, and two more restaurants. A nearby ranch, a couple of state parks, a waterfall, and the famous Napali Coast are some of the places you might also want to check out while you’re there.