Pali Kai Oceanbluff Studio 17C Cottage...now air conditioned!
Full kitchen, ocean views, Kauai Marriot Pool Use!
Located on the grounds of the Kauai Marriott Hotel.
Pool & Fitness Center/Spa privileges.
Overlooking Kalapaki Beach, Lihue, Kauai
Voted #1 Beach on Kauai in Frommers Kauai 1st Edition
Pali Kai Studio Cottage 17C Kauai vacation rental is located oceanfront on a bluff above Kalapaki Bay and the spectacular Kauai Marriott Hotel grounds; just minutes from Lihue airport & Lihue town. Relax at the Kauai Marriott Hotel pool, enjoy the fitness spa or swim & surf at Kalapaki Beach. Voted #1 beach by Frommers Guide. Pali Kai Cottage has a full kitchen, TV, air conditioner in living room, a shared washer/dryer, one bath and glorious views of Kalapaki Bay from your studio. (No Lanai, Juliet balcony only). Watch the sunset, surfers, canoe paddlers, swimmers and the turtles enjoying the ocean below. Located on a private gated road, this Kauai vacation rental cottage is the ideal spot for a sunny Hawaiian vacation.
Take a "Pali Kai" elevator or a short five minute stroll down to sandy Kalapaki Beach or the Marriott Kauai pool. Rent a kayak or take a surfing lesson right on Kalapaki Beach. Enjoy a mai tai at the popular Duke's Restaurant and watch the sunset while listening to Hawaiian music or sip a mai tai at Kukui’s poolside cafe or select Café Portofino for fine Italian dining all on the hotel grounds. Only five minutes from the Lihue Airport you are centrally located between Poipu to the south or Kapaa, Wailua, Anini, Hanalei and Haena to the north. Visit nearby Menehune Fishpond or kayak up the Huleia River and see where the ancient "menehunes" once lived.
If golf is your passion, the “locals only” rates offered at the Kiele Course or the Mokihana Course at the Kauai Lagoons Golf Club are unbeatable as a Pali Kai guest. Challenge yourself to one of the 2 world class Kauai golf courses. The Kiele Course; ranked in 1996 by Golf Digest among the country's top 75 courses or the Mokihana course. Indulge yourself to Sunday Brunch at the poolside Kukui’s restaurant or an evening sunset dinner at Dukes Restaurant or fine Italian dining at Café Portofino.
Pali Kai Studio Cottage 17C, Lihue, Kauai
Studio Kauai beach cottage with queen size bed and queen sofa/sleeper in the living room.
"Julet" Balcony Only.
Resort pass included for up to 2 adults and one child.
Full kitchen, TV, DVD, & AC in living room. Sunset & ocean views!
Fabulous golf discounts on the Kiele & Mokihana courses; pay what “locals” pay.
Sleeps 2 adults & 2 children.
Also availalbe for rental is Pali Kai 17A Cottage. Traveling with family or another couple? Book two units and maintain your privacy!
Rates: From $925 per week plus tax and cleaning, INCLUDES Resort Fee.
TAT ID#: W40185304-01
Additional amenities include: beach towels, sofabed, air conditioning: ocea, hot tub: shar, property for sale-48 hrs notice request for showin: 1, washer/dryer: lr, hair dryer: 4, tennis courts....Read more
Left on 03/12/2014 for a stay in February 2014 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
My partner and myself stayed here for about a week.
Pros: There is a nice view of the ocean and it is great hearing the waves crash. It is also a huge perk being able to access the amenities of the Marriott which is only a short walk away. (A car rental is a must though, Kalapaki beach is fairly average - much nicer beaches are a drive away).
Cons: The place is small, the bed was small. The furnishings were old and outdated. And most disappointing was the "lanai", a dodgy wooden extension from the kitchen door that is about 1 foot wide - did not go out on it. Would have been nice to lounge on a lanai. Although cleaned prior to stay, it felt dirty after about 2 days.
Overall: Good value for your money, nice perks, nice location. Not luxury, but you get what you pay for. Read more
Aloha & Mahalo for your review.
Pali Kai Studio 17 C is advertised as a studio and the bed is definitely a queen as advertised; it can feel small if you are accustomed to sleeping on a king bed. We do not advertise this property as having a lanai due to it's narrow width. The amenities are fantastic; use of the Marriott Hotel pool, fitness center, local rates at the Kiele and Kaua`i Lagoons course make this a fantastic bargain. The full kitchen, complimentary wifi and parking is also an added bonus.
You get what you pay for.
Left on 02/05/2014 for a stay in January 2014 | Kevin
This little studio is perfect for a couple who wants to experience Kauai but have to do it on a budget. It was very clean, and easy to get to from the airport. The bed was fine and it has a full kitchen with a large fridge. The down side, the balcony is only a foot wide just big enough to stand on but not big enough to put a chair out there and sit. The unit it self is getting old and needs a lot of upgrading, while we were there and storm came in and the gutter fell off the roof. Bottom line, you get what you paid for. Read more
We do agree that this studio is perfect as you say for couples on a budget. The full kitchen allows for indoor dining yet the Kauai Marriott located below has excellent dining, beautiful large swimming pool, numerous hot tubs, fitness center and discount golf at 2 of the most beautiful courses on the island on property.
The tropical storm that came through did create a little havoc due to it's high winds; but fortunately no major damage. Mahalo nui loa.
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Left on 12/19/2013 for a stay in December 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
We have stayed in this unit before and liked it enough to return for the third time. The view over the bay is priceless. We enjoyed the water activities and watching the cruise ships come and go. The location is great as it centrally located to all sides of the island and very close to the airport. This is not a unit I would recommend for seniors because the stairs are very steep and can be slippery. All amenities are provided and the only suggestion I would have we be for a new micro-wave. The one there is not very efficient.
Left on 08/26/2013 for a stay in August 2013 | Misto
Awesome view of Kalapaki Bay. Loved the sound of the ocean 24/7. Enjoyed utilizing the Marriott Resort; restaurants and activities were close including the golf course which was awesome. The condo itself was clean and met our needs. It is somewhat outdated with décor and the a/C unit didn't actually cool the place enough to make sleeping comfortable. I liked it was somewhat secluded and not a lot of units around it. For the amount we paid...great value. Thank you. Read more
Mahalo for your review. We do agree that staying at these cottages on the grounds of the Kauai Marriott Hotel is a bonus as you are able to cook as well. The value is great and the ocean is literally just below you so you definitely have the sounds of the ocean to lull you to sleep!
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50th Birthday Party Gathering July 2013
Left on 07/31/2013 for a stay in July 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
I used this condo for a single male in his late 40's. He loved it. Nice location and worked as our man cave meeting place for our group. We had 5 rentals on Kalapaki Circle and this is the only one that was utilized by only one person. It is older but comfortable. It worked perfect for us. Read more
Aloha and Mahalo for your review. This is one of the original cottages on the bluffs at the Kauai Marriott and we are glad to hear that your guest enjoyed his stay and it worked perfectly for you!
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Discovery Bay Ca and Reno Nv
Pali Kai Studio aka "Pali Kai Cougar Cottage"
Left on 07/04/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
We really enjoyed this unit. It was larger than we anticipated, clean and a great location. We loved overlooking the bay and being able to hear the waves at night. The shower was small and dark so make sure you shower during the daylight.. A girl friend and traveled to kauai for a friends wedding and we were very pleased. We even nicknamed our place to the Pali Kai Cougar Cottage...lol. our husbands got a kick out of that. At one point the gate code stop working but that was OK as it resumed the next day. I also think you should mention to your guests that they stop operating the elevator to the Marriott at 7:00pm. Read more
Mahalo for your review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at the "Pali Kai Cougar Cottage". We look forward to having you back!
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Left on 06/13/2013 for a stay in June 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
Sue at Garden Island was very helpful when I called her after checking in to the studio rental with utter dismay at finding dead cockroaches inside and total disappointment from the misleading pictures on the website. The studio had no airflow whatsoever. While it had ac, it didn't reach the bed area. She moved us to the upstairs unit for part of the remainder of our stay and then we would need to return down to the studio. Needless to say, we booked a hotel for those 3 days. Upstairs unit was better, but ac still didn't reach bedroom area and you had to walk sideways to get into the bed.
View was good, location is awesome. Read more
Pali Kai Studio 17C is a ocean bluff studio and is advertised as such; and as you mentioned upon arrival that you were not aware of it being a studio. Fortunately we were glad to be able to accomodate you for the majority of your stay in the Pali Kai Cottage which is bigger, has a separate bedroom and a large lanai. We do agree that the view is good and location is absolutely awesome!
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Overall Very Nice, but…
Left on 05/04/2013 for a stay in April 2013 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
- Marriott pool passes!
- great location, very natural
- wonderful ocean wave sounds at night
- parking right outside the unit
- view of the water (partially obstructed)
- comfortable bed and living room
- very cozy feel
- short drive to Costco & etc.
- free laundry facilities
- cockroaches; there were 2 dead in the unit when we arrived and another one showed up later
- palm tree directly in front of the unit which blocks about 1/3 of your total view
- bass from the music at Duke's across the bay vibrated the unit during the late afternoon and late into the night-it was so loud that we actually thought it was coming from next door
- spider webs were covering the entranceway to the unit when we arrived
- wi-fi didn't work for 3+ days of our stay until much back and forth to get it fixed
- coffee pot leaked water all over the counter each morning
Left on 07/28/2012 for a stay in July 2012 | 831julie
I found this unit on Trip advisor and emailed for information. They were quick to respond with information about the unit. The unit was small but had the basics that you need. The kitchen was well furnished, there was a laundry room and beach supplies provided. It is a perfect unit for 2 adults and maybe 1 child. This is a great unit because of the partnership with the Marriott hotel too. I was able to take the Marriott airport shuttle to the hotel when we arrived. I rented my car at the Enterprise located on the Marriott property which was much less expensive than the airport location. We were also able to use the pool and fitness center at the Marriott. Read more
We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Pali Kai 17C. The cottage coupled with the resort benefits which include the pool, fitness center and a substantial discount for golfing at the 2 courses on property is a great bonus and one we do not charge additional for! Glad to hear you had a great time!
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Left on 12/29/2011 for a stay in December 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
Wonderful spot and tremendous amenities. If you like to hear the waves breaking at night, if you like to stroll for a swim in the morning, or
play one of the best courses on the island at a reduce rate this is your spot. It is time for the owners to add a little TLC to the apartment. Furniture, kitchen items, blankets all need upgrading.
Left on 10/14/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
The condo was fine.
1. Once you get into the resort, it takes a little while to drive up to the actual condo
2. The bed was very loud and you could sense all movement, so if one person moved in the middle of the night, you would hear and feel it
3. The balcony was not really a balcony, it was more of a foot wide section that you could step out on, but not sit out on and relax.
1. the view and sound of the ocean
3. Kitchen, and everything provided in it (dishes, fridge, stove, oven, blender, coffee maker, etc)
5. easy access to the beach
6. location was good in relation to the rest of the island.
7. french doors that opened up to "balcony"
Overall it was a good stay. Most of the time we weren't there, but out exploring the island. It suited our needs, and met our expectations. Read more
We do agree that the view is quite spectacular and the sound of the ocean below you is awesome!
There is parking just outside of your unit as you drive through the resort itself. All the private homes on this property also enjoy the Kauai Marriott Resort fitness center, low golf rates at the 2 courses on property and use of the spectacular swimming pool & jacuzzis which are all included in the rate for this cozy studio. We do hope you'll be back!
Pali Kai Studio 17C
Left on 09/29/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | JANNE
On the plus side, Studio 17C has an excellent location with scenic views of the mountains and the beach. The managers were very professional and responded quickly to problems. On the minus side, the studio is quite small, so I couldn't recommend it for fat people. The shower is especially tiny. Read more
Mahalo for your review and the "chuckle". It is only a shower stall in the Studio C; but there is always the outdoor beach showers at the Kaua`i Marriott where you can "stretch" or at the fitness centers! :)
Wonderful location at a great price!
Left on 09/22/2011 for a stay in September 2011 | KN
This property turned out to be so much more than we expected. A huge bonus was the fact that we had Marriott resort privileges, which made it so much easier to spend time on the beach (no worries about lugging mats or beach towels).
The beach is absolutely amazing too and the studio is located a very short walk from it. It's even a shorter walk to a spectacular golf course. The studio had oceanfront view. I think that it's better to stay at Pali Kai than the Marriott itself - more room, privacy, and fantastic views, not to mention a better price.
The studio itself was cozy and well appointed with all the right amenities.
Thank you - we had a wonderful time!!! Read more
Mahalo! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Pali kai Studio C. It is a great location and the added resort benefits can't be beat!! We look forward to having you back again!
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Left on 08/25/2011 for a stay in August 2011 | A FlipKey verified reviewer
Accommodation was adequate and quite clean,with good amenities, however reqired a few small items to make it "one aboe the next'. ie, Instructions on how to use the laundry switch, providing enough powder for one wash for two people, who travels with soap powder for washing clothes and who goes and buys a packet for a weeks holiday?. A Microwave is wonderful but useless if there are no items 'microwave safe' to be able to use it.
Internet modem/router needs to be within the unit and not in the cottage/condo above. Read more
Aloha and mahalo for your review. All items were located in the cottage....Sorry you didn't call us to check. Glad to hear that you enjoyed the resort amenities of the fitness center, pool and golf!
Comfortable but not luxurious
Left on 04/28/2011 for a stay in April 2011 | Rich F
The apartment was well located and convenient to the airport after a long day of traveling from az. The view of the ocean was wonderful and the sound of waves at night lulled us to sleep. The kitchen was missing some basic items like a can opener and saran wrap for even basic cooking. The bed pillows were so soft as to be uncomfortable and we ended up having to buy pillows at a nearby Macys. Kauai is beautiful and we spent as much time out of the apartment so in the end we were reasonably satisfied. Read more
Mahalo for your review! The location can't be beat! We just started renting this studio cottage so we do apologize for the missing can opener!:( People have different preferences for pillows...we are sorry they were not to your liking...but glad to hear that you would "recommend this studio to your best friend"!! :) The usage of the Kauai Marriott Pool & fitness center and superb golf discounts as guest of Pali Kai is wonderful!!
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