Rated 4 out of 5 by MDG1 Great Ocean front property
Very nice property, great staff, beautiful location, nice rooms.
Two recommendations to improve- Staff would have received 5, BUT ROOM SERVICE WAS SLOW AND POORLY EXECUTED.
Sink area in bathrooms need hooks for hand towels, cosmeticcbags
March 14, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Fred Kind of dated
Internet not available in all locations. Redeemed SPG points and was only offered the cheapest room, which was way below our expectations. Was willing to pay for an upgrade but was told the hotel was full and nothing else was available.
March 17, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by backie Great location, great staff.
We had a wonderful time in Hawaii. The staff at this Sheraton was terrific and the setting wonderful. The hotel is not brand new but upgrades are apparent. The rooms allow a bit of noise from other rooms but the facility is very nice.
May 7, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Greg Nice Get Away
If you in Kauai and looking for a nice place to enjoy the beach and south side this is the place. It has a wonderful ovean view and from the pool you can enjoy the ocean as well. The sunsets are one of the best we saw during our stay.
April 27, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by Cheryl50 Beautiful ocean views
The grounds are beautiful, needs new carpet in guest rooms, also the pool lounge chairs are very uncomfortable. When you sit up there is a bar directly under you which you sit on. Staff was friendly, food at restaurants was excellent.
April 13, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by KTLA Crazy refrigerator
It's ok since I needed the room for business meeting. There was a constant knocking which I thought was water hammering and slowly realized it was the refrigerator. It kept me up all night. The cost value ratio was too high for $paid.
March 8, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by AimeeEMT Great hotel!
Hotel was very clean and comfortable! Our check in was a little bumpy due to no rooms being clean so we were upgraded to a nicer room room with an awesome view. We had the best time ever and could not have asked for a better hotel!
August 22, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Najs4 Beachfront stay
The property has a lovely location and beach amenities are nice. The garden area pool needs attention and was not a welcoming place. Food at the restaurants was very good. Exercise room needs some more equipment to meet all needs.
March 11, 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by DaveIL Recent stay
This hotel is ok, but not outstanding. The air conditioning did not work well enough and the room was consistently warm. Internet service in the room was also spotty. I would not recommend this facility
November 2, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Craig 4th visit to Sheraton Kauai Resort
Great property, even greater staff. Only downside is the deterioration of the food offerings. On site Starbucks is a good addition, but the limited breakfast and poolside menu sent of off site for all meals after our first day.
May 9, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Lori54 This hotel has great Views
We had two ocean view rooms. We got to open our doors and hear the waves crash and watch beautiful sunsets.
The free scuba lesson given at the hotel was super fun. We decided to try scuba out in the ocean after the lesson.
August 19, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by AC12 Excellent Location
We really enjoyed our stay in an ocean front room in the quiet Building One. We loved the location of the resort and it is beside a great beach. The lobby area has a very relaxing, welcoming atmosphere. Hoping to return soon!
August 11, 2012
Rated 1 out of 5 by Dishpirate Misled
First off, I booked my room being told that it was going to have a view of the ocean. The pond in front of the hotel is not an ocean. It didn't have to be oceanfront but a view of it would suffice.
I called the front desk or reservations from my room not requiring a move but just to inform them of the mistake in the room booking. They transferred me to a manager who said we can take a walk to see other rooms she could change me to but I declined politely stating that I just wanted to inform her of what type of room I was told I'd be given. She said she would email me directly and to contact her for a future stay and she would upgrade my room at no charge. I don't know how long it takes for email to get to me but it's already been 5 days. I think emails from the island take a little longer on the WWW.
Other than that, the facilities were okay. Service at the pool was a bit slow. Having a 2yr old at the pool in the sun doesn't bode well for over 30minutes without service. We just wanted drinking water despite all the water around us.
Next time, will try the W.
August 20, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by mustang66 Rumfires is the week link in service
Food & sevice at Lavas was very good. Food service at Rumfires was poor . I saw empty beverages lacking attention often.
The staff seemed busy but not organized.
We recieved food that wasn,t prepared as the menue discribed.
October 24, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by RScwest Incredible location, mediocre service
Some of the staff were incredible and deserve high accolades. Others made the experience uncomfortable and awkward. Staff would say we have certain amenities and other staff would say we would not and place the blame on us.
November 29, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by GP55 Comfortable, peacefull stay
The tropical gardens create a wonderful peaceful oasis away from the bustle of the main pool. Together with the very comfortable room, these create a easy, soothing and restful experience that left us feeling rejuvenated.
March 18, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by lca1614 Great location, attentive staff
I gave the hotel 4 stars solely due to the fact that the first half of my trip I was put in a room with two doubles when I booked a king. However, the staff was very friendly and attentive and the location is phenominal.
January 9, 2013
Rated 3 out of 5 by dave Forget Upgrades
We are Platinum Starwood owners and were disappointed in the difficulty in checking in as well as their inability to upgrade to an ocean view or ocean front room. It is our third stay there and our first difficult one.
April 23, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by John0525 Vacation that was a good value for money
Had a great deal from Orbitz as a package with a flight from Honolulu.
We stayed at Oceanview room #2305, with a view of bothe pool and ocean was fantastic, especially at night when the moon was shining on the ocean.
May 27, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by JPK22 Great location
Great location. Rum Fire rest was dissapointing for breakfast. Lava rest had best Mai Tai on island with great fish tacos.
Fitness center is outdated and allows kids of all ages so impossible to get a decent workout.
November 30, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by garf Tropical retreat
This resort has something for everyone. When I tired of the gorgeous ocean, I retreated to the private garden pool. Or I could relax on my balcony and enjoy the sounds of the waterfall, breeze, and birds. Awesome!!!!
August 23, 2012
Rated 4 out of 5 by Debbie57 Hotel was great
The hotel was great and the staff exceptional!! However the additional resort fee of $30 I do not feel is appropriate. What the charges are for should be things that is provided by the hotel at no charge.
September 17, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by black1e room upgrades
we were on Kauai for two and a half weeks, we spent time at the Sheraton at the beginning of our stay and again at the end of our stay. Our room was upgraded for both stays. Beautiful rooms with fantastic views!
March 1, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by Mike04 Room Temperature
Our room 3401 did not have cool air so we had to switch rooms to 3105 and that one was better but not the best. The AC needs to be looked at in these rooms considering the temperatures in Hawaii all year round.
April 22, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Seacarl Solid Value and Pleasant Stay
This was our first visit to Kauai and we like this island, it is less crowded and less hectic than Maui or Oahu.
The Sheraton Kauai was a pleasant, relaxing experience. It's smaller and less family-oriented than resorts on other islands, making it much more relaxing. I liked swimming in the ocean, but it's probably not for small children as the waves are large and the dropoff is instant. And the pool isn't designed for kids, either. So there aren't many kids around, which makes for a more relaxing, quiet experience.
As a Platinum, we had booked a base room but were upgraded to ocean view which came with a balcony and was very pleasant. This isn't a luxurious 5-star, but it is very serviceable, clean, staff are friendly, a pleasant stay. It's quite close to Lihue and the airport, perhaps 12 miles/20 mins.
My two complaints: the Internet was intermittent. Nowadays I expect reliable Internet. Second, the resort fee. Pretty much everything that it was supposed to include are features that Platinums get, so just don't charge the resort fee to Platinums. What's listed is things like 2 bottles of water and Internet.
November 16, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 This resort was awesome
Had a perfect room, beautiful view, staff very friendly and helpful with island information. Resort was very big, so not right on top of people but yet easy to socialize. Would deffinately return there again.
October 7, 2012
Rated 3 out of 5 by big24 Overall
Iwas not impress with my initial contact with the front desk. I was communicated in a condencing matter and she ask too many questions. i did enjoy the rum fire personnel and the enviroment. in the resturant
December 29, 2012
Rated 5 out of 5 by Tomc11 Awesome Experance
From even before we arrived at the hotel, our experience was fantastic. The concierge called a few days before our arrival and offered assistance on activities and even made dinner reservations for us. Upon check in we were greeted with customer service that was above and beyond friendly and helpful. They immediately recognized our SPG Gold status and gave us a long list of discounts and complimentary services. The concierge, Randi, called to follow up with us and after meeting with her she set us up on a snorkeling trip as well as offering us great advice on local places to go. Throughout our weeklong honeymoon visit, we were continually blown away by the friendly and helpful staff. It's not often that every single staff member you encounter is absolutely great. The hotel grounds and location were beautiful and our room was equally as impressive. After having a terrible experience the week before at the Maui Westin, this was an amazing trip. The Kauai Sheraton staff should give the Maui Westin staff and management lessons on how to treat their guests. We will certainly return.
June 9, 2013
Rated 5 out of 5 by JimH This hotel has a beautiful oceanfront location
Recent renovations turned out great and added to an already beautiful hotel right on the beach near Poipu. Location is perfect. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. Checkin was a great experience.
February 10, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by MARIANNE SWISS
YOU SHOULD ENSURE THAT ONE CAN OPEN THE FRONT SLIDING DOOR THAT GIVES ACCESS TO THE TERRASSE. THE DOOR STRUCTURE WAS TORNE AND ONLY A STRONG PERSON IS ABLE TO SLIDE THE DOOR.YOU SHLD NOT OFFER SUCH A ROOM
February 21, 2013