We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
“This is Paradise!”
off the beaten track
Bookings for this home are first-come, first served. Lock in your dates before they are gone
off the beaten track
Check Availability
Request to Book
Make Enquiry
Very good
30 reviews
off the beaten track
a nice studio
another Living Room
We don't reccommend Princeville condos
Camping on the Kalalau Trail
near secret falls
North shore is lush, green, with best beaches
no houses in sight
where is the traffic?
This property is not available for these dates.
Don't give up! Enquire about other rentals just like this one that are available -
Show all rentals available
Overview
Holiday Rental House -
1 Bedroom, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3
Hanalei, Kauai, Hawaii

Reviews from our community

Very good - based on 30 reviews
Write a Review

Reviews from our community

Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (4)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
English first
Italian first
Any
English first
Jane K
San Francisco, California
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“This is Paradise!”
Reviewed 8 November 2014 for a stay in October 2014
2
people found this review helpful

Wonderful retreat with lovely views and spacious accommodations. Ray was a knowledgable and kind host with great local knowledge. Lovely location between Hanalei and the Napali Coast. We loved snorkeling at nearby Tunnels Beach! Thanks for a great time … next time we'll stay longer!

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Service
Liked best: Views from the rooms!
Liked least: Our visit wasn't long enough!
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Reviewed 13 October 2014 for a stay in August 2014
3
people found this review helpful

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: Everything-especially the huge lanai!
Liked least: I could do without the ants.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
  • Did the property offer wi-fi/internet access?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of an individual traveller and not of TripAdvisor LLC nor of its partners.
JanieCBuc...
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
“Amazing Moon studio we loved it here”
Reviewed 25 August 2014 for a stay in July 2014
3
people found this review helpful

It was a 'wow' moment when we opened the door to the Moon Studio, the view was spectacular. The living area had a feeling of inside/outside with the view of the valley from the curved lanai. We also loved the traditional decor with bamboo furniture and Hawaiian prints on the wall - it gave the place an added touch.
The location was not as remote as I was expecting with a small store at the bottom of the street and a 10 min drive to Hanalei. We spent the week cruising around the North shore and location wise this is spot on if you want to be away from big resorts. It is close enough to Hanalei bay for dinner/groceries etc and the Napali coast and amazing beaches on the North Shore. It was also great value for money, the Moon studio is so spacious for two so was also great to hang out in on rainy mornings and evenings when we ate in. Ray was on hand to help with any local knowledge, plus there were boogie boards, snorkels, fins and chairs on hand to borrow for beach days. I think this place is amazing and you know what the frogs didn't bother me.

How easy was it to book the property? How helpful were the directions to the property?
How easy was key pickup/access to the property? Overall condition of the property
Bedding & mattresses Kitchen & utensils
Bathroom cleanliness Other facilities & amenities
Service
Liked best: The view
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
  • Was the property as advertised?
  • Would you recommend the location of this property?
  • Was it a good value for the price paid?
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
kdkat0420
1 review
“Mellow stay on the beautiful north shore...”
Reviewed 19 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014

My husband and I had a great stay in the Lilly pad studio this summer. It's fairly close to the beach, but we ended up driving to other beaches for snorkeling. It's fairly close to town, but it's really too far to walk there. Plus the roads are really narrow so there's not really a safe place to walk. Tunnels beach (great for snorkeling) is a short drive away, but watch out for sharks :-)
The studio was nice and comfortable. The only thing we were missing was a stove & oven, but there is a hot plate. All in all it was a great stay. Can't wait to go to the north shore again.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
MJVBaja
El Pescadero, Mexico
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
“Comfortable, clean accommodation but loud croaking frogs ruined our sleep.”
Reviewed 22 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
2
people found this review helpful

We booked 7 nights in the Moon Unit. The rental is large and spacious. The king-size bed was comfortable but the nightly loud croaking from frogs in the lovely pond was too much. We had to shut windows in the bathroom and sliding glass door in the bedroom and turn the overhead fan on and we could still hear the frogs. The unit is on solar which is great when the days are sunny. We had 2 overcast days which resulted in cool showers the morning we checked out. We could not access wifi from the unit. The kitchen and dining/lanai areas were nice. The furniture in front of the tv area was not very comfortable and a coffee table in front of the low, small clam-shaped couch would have been nice. The setting is lovely but the frogs are a problem.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
Was this review helpful? Yes
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Management Response
26 Jun 2014
The frogs come and go. Other guests at same period did not have a problem.
We have researched wifi and found that it is not safe and this issue is being covered up. See bioinitiative dotorg. For this reason we have removed all wireless electronics from place, hardwired everything and tell all guests in advance about this. These guests should not have been surprised and if this was important to them, they should have not booked here. Bring a laptap with ethernet port please. Education and consciousness is part of our kuleana, or responsibility. We simply will not offer an unhealthy accommodation.

I'm sorry the guests had trouble with sound of frogs. We are being a bit more aggressive now in removing them, but their cycles are not predictable. As for the coffee table, we won't get a coffee table, and no one has every mentioned this before and the chairs are super comfortable:)
Anyone booking with us must read our extensive FAQ and understand this is a nature retreat and you will be immersed in nature. If you come to Hawaii to watch TV there are surely better places to stay! Please see our website at kauai hyphen honeymoon dotttcommmm to see if you are a good match for this unique property.
This response is the subjective opinion of the management representative and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Enter dates for more accurate prices
2 guests
Adults2
Children0
Apply
Do you own a holiday rental? List it here.
Extra income
Earn money by renting out your home. With no up-front fees and no contract, you keep more for yourself.
Easy to manage
Confirm bookings in one click and track everything from enquiry to check-out – even while you're on the go.
Trusted by travellers
With millions of reviews and protected online payments, TripAdvisor helps travellers book your home with confidence.
Set up your free listing