Hotel Facts

Surround yourself with the stunning beauty and splendor of Hawaii's Garden Isle at the enchanting beachfront Kaua'i Resort, a tropical haven where the Aloha Spirit has been elegantly melded with the most modern amenities and gracious Hawaiian hospitality. Come and experience this 800-acre paradise, where championship golf, water sports, endless activities, and Hawaii's largest single-level swimming pool create a world of unparalleled pleasure. 

Hotel Highlights

  • 345 guest rooms and 11 suites offering panoramic garden, pool or ocean views with his-and-her robes and slippers and marble baths
  • Five on-site bars and restaurants highlighting exquisite local cuisines, craft cocktails, and ocean front settings
  • Expansive, outdoor swimming pool and children’s
  • A robust calendar of complimentary cultural activities, wellness classes and hula performances throughout the week
  • 27,000+ square feet of meeting and event space
  • 24-hour fitness center
  • Concierge services available to assist with local attractions, restaurants, entertainment, and excursions
  • 24-hour valet parking and self-parking available
  • Complimentary airport shuttle

Stay Safe with Sonesta

Please note, for the health & safety of our guests and team members, Sonesta hotels require guests to wear face coverings in all indoor public areas.

Room Features

In each of our spacious guest rooms and suites, your comfort is our utmost priority. Generous and convenient in-room amenities against a palette of calming colors and décor, echoing the island’s golden sand and turquoise water, ensure you begin each day relaxed and refreshed.

  • 345 guest rooms and 11 suites offering panoramic garden, pool or ocean views with his-and-her robes and slippers and marble baths
  • Smart TVs
  • Complimentary wireless high-speed Internet
  • Mobility/hearing accessible rooms available
  • In-room coffee and tea service
  • Mini-refrigerator
  • Balconies


Check-in time is 3:00PM. Check-out time is 12:00PM. Early check-in is by request only and not guaranteed. Late check-out must be coordinated with the hotel, as available. A valid credit card is required at check-in. 

Minimum Check-In Age

Guests must be at least 21 years of age to check into hotel. 

Smoking Policy

Royal Sonesta Kaua’i Resort is a non-smoking property. There is a $250 fine for violation of the smoking policy.



Break a sweat in our newly renovated, state-of-the-art fitness center featuring strength training equipment, cardio gear, yoga mats, free weights, and more.


Breathe deep and relax. Alexander Day Spa and Salon offers the most relaxing treatments on the island. Melt your worries away with a hot stone massage. Invigorate your spirit with sugar scrubs. Refresh your complexion with calming facials. Soothe your soul in our water ritual area, featuring a sauna and steam room. Six spa therapy rooms and two unisex relaxation areas provide the ultimate haven during your Kaua’i retreat.


24-hour valet parking ($30 USD) with full in-and-out privileges and 24-hour self-parking ($25 USD).


Kukui’s on Kalapaki Beach

Savor island-inspired dishes at our international restaurant. Kukui's is a perfect blend of global and Hawaiian flavors. Enjoy our breakfast buffet, al fresco dining, dinner and cocktails poolside in Kaua'i.

Toro-Tei Sushi Bar

Boasting fresh ingredients, local seafood and a talented chef, our sushi and seafood restaurant offers an innovative dinner menu, featuring our own custom handcrafted rolls created here in Lihue.

Aupaka Terrace

Stop in for breakfast at Aupaka Terrace before your morning in Lihue. Our casual cafe offers piping hot, fresh-cooked pastries, yogurt, cereal and aromatic coffees. Try our Kaua'i latte and an array of specialties.

Duke's Kauai

Dine with the Duke. Open for lunch and dinner, our restaurant specializes in steaks, seafood and authentic Hawaiian cuisine. Enjoy our magnificent oceanside views as you feast on our delicious menu options.

Cafe Portofino

Tempt your taste buds with savory Italian dining at Café Portofino. Our Italian restaurant features panoramic ocean views, al fresco dining and a full menu of traditional specialties.

Hawaii Alive Luau

Every Monday night, our resort restaurant brings the sights and sounds of a Hawaiian tradition alive in Lihue. Enjoy a live show with traditional Hawaiian dining choices and the culture of Kaua’i oceanside. Tickets are available through our concierge. Reservations required

Meeting and Event Space 

Select from 11 flexible event spaces, ranging from intimate boardrooms to grand ballrooms with adjoining terraces, offering over 27,000 square feet of sophisticated meeting room space.

  • Kauai Ballroom, the largest meeting space boasting 17,280 square feet    featuring the highest ballroom ceilings on the island with expansive views   of our stately gardens.
  • Luau Gardens, create an unforgettable event at the water’s edge. Located   steps from the shoreline on the golden sands of Kalapaki Bay, the Luau   Gardens are Hawaii’s best oceanfront event space with ample capacity.
  • State-of-the-art audio/visual capabilities including wireless high-speed Internet
  • Distinctive catering from our onsite Executive Chef

Sonesta Travel Pass

Sonesta Travel Pass is our guest rewards program that gives you perks, points, privileges and exclusives on top of the warm, friendly service and little extras you'll find at any Sonesta — to make each stay even more rewarding.

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Points of Interest

  • Puakea Golf Course
  • Kauai Beach Boys
  • Jack Harter Helicopter Tours
  • Koke’e State Park
  • Lydgate State Park Beach
  • Opaekaa Falls
  • Wailua Falls
  • Kipu Ranch Adventures
  • Watersports Adventures


We strive to make your stay as comfortable as possible and to accommodate the needs of our guests with disabilities. Please contact the hotel if you have any special requests relating to your disability.

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Additional Information

  • Check-in: 3:00PM
  • Check-out: 12:00PM noon
  • Guest must be 21 years or over to check-in
  • Credit Cards: American Express, MasterCard, Visa, Discover, Diners Club and JCB accepted.
  • Currency: US Dollar
  • Electricity: 120 volts

Royal Sonesta Kaua’i Resort

3610 Rice Street, Hawaii Tax ID W89793163-01
Lihue, HI 96766  
United States