Aston Aloha Beach Hotel

Phone (808) 441-7789
3 stars from 2 reviews
Address 3-5920 Kuhio Hwy, Kapaa, HI 96746
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This beachfront resort rambles across ten landscaped acres next to the Wailua River. The hotel features newly renovated rooms and one-bedroom cottages, a variety of on-site dining options, and is right next to the lovely and kid friendly Lydgate Beach Park.

Features
• Building: Hotel • Building: Lanai / Balcony
• Building: Low Rise • Property: Business Center
• Property: Dining On Site • Property: Fitness Room
• Property: Laundry On Site • Room: 24-Hour Room Service
• Room: Coffee Maker • Room: Hair Dryer
• Room: Iron & Board • Room: Microwave
• Room: Mini Fridge • Room: Safe
• Recreation: Hot Tub • Recreation: Pool
• Parking: Free Self Park

Full Description
The Aston Aloha Beach Hotel is now closed and has become the Hilton Garden Inn Kauai Wailua Bay.

The Aston Aloha Beach Hotel has a beachfront location on the east coast of Kauai. This 216-room beachfront hotel next to the Wailua River offers a variety of on-site dining options and each guest room, suite, or cottage has ocean or garden views. Amenities include daily maid service, refrigerators, laundry facilities, guest activities desk and many more. Their two-room cottages provide a separate sleeping and living area for added privacy and a lanai to enjoy the cool tropical breeze.

Aston Aloha Beach Hotel boasts Kauai's only protected swimming and snorkeling beach, two swimming pools, jet spa and fitness room. Also on-site are the Kuhio Lounge and the poolside Kahanu Bar & Grill.

Aston Aloha Beach Hotel has combined several services under an $18 daily amenity fee which includes: morning fruit platter, in-room WiFi internet access, in-room PlayStation 3 Blu Ray console to play DVD movies and games from unlimited access DVDNow kiosk located in the lobby area, daily in-room coffee and tea, daily newspaper, and in-room safe usage.

Other featured amenities include audiovisual equipment, a 24-hour front desk, and event facilities that include conference/meeting rooms, small meeting rooms, and banquet facilities.

Centrally located on the island, Aston Aloha Beach Hotel provides easy access to Lihue Airport (LIH), local shopping, Lydgate Kamalani Park I, Lydgate Beach Park and all that the Garden Isle has to offer.

Rooms
Aston Aloha Beach Hotel offers a 216-room beachfront hotel that is centrally located to explore Kauai. Standard in-room amenities vary, and include: shower, shower chair (on request), bath tub, hair dryer, king or queen beds, sofa bed, children stay free in existing beds, crib (on request), daily maid service, air conditioning, WiFi internet access, cable TV, Phone, TDD equipment (on request and includes text telephone, phone amplifier, notification system with visual door knock and phone calls, visual and audible smoke detector and closed-caption TV decoder), clock radio, data port, CD Player, refrigerator, microwave (some), coffee maker, iron/ironing board and a safe.

Pool and Recreation
Aston Aloha Beach Hotel boasts Kauai's only protected swimming and snorkeling beach (Lydgate Beach Park), two swimming pools, jet spa and fitness room. There is also Guest Reception every Friday where guests gather in the Kuhio Lounge for live island music and complimentary pupus (appetizers). Additionally, there are Latin dance lessons and a mix of Latin dance music the first Saturday of every month.

Kids will love the nearby Lydgate Kamalani Park I as well as the slightly further (but still not far) Lydgate Kamalani Park II.

On-site Dining
There are two on-site restaurants at the Aston Aloha Beach Hotel, The Palms Restaurant and Kuhio Lounge.

The open-air award-winning The Palms Restaurant serves local favorites and traditional American fare in a setting that overlooks the property’s tropical grounds, the Wailua River and the ocean. The Palms Restaurant offers an All-American Breakfast Buffet where guests can choose from an assortment of fresh island fruit, yogurt, pastries, scrambled eggs, sausages, fresh juice and more. Dinner options include macadamia nut-crusted fresh fish, whiskey pepper steak and shrimp pesto linguine. The Palms also offer a Keiki Menu (for those 12-and-under).

Kuhio Lounge offers tropical cocktail and pupus (appetizers), and is located within the The Palms Restaurant building. The Lounge serves local pupus such as palms coco shrimp, classic buffalo wings, burgers, and chicken teriyaki, fish sandwiches and more.
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rachel m
Joined: Aug 2014
Reviews: 229
Likes Received: 19
This hotel looks like it was quite amazing back in the day. Now, not so much. I have to start by saying we got an amazing room/car deal for this hotel from Hawaiian airlines. The staff was all very friendly and it is in a great location. You are in walking distance to Lydgate beach & an awesome playground. The room was pretty large but very dated. Old furniture, tv & shower just to name a few. There was no lanai, just a large window that looked out at a "garden" area and right at the other building. They do offer on-site laundry but it is only 1 washer and 1 dryer. Also, they offer a free fruit breakfast. That was the most disappointing part of my whole stay here. It is literally 1 slice of papaya, 1 slice honeydew, 1 slice cantaloupe, and 1 slice watermelon. It was dried out and the slices were small. I skipped it all together on the second day.
I think for the price this wasn't a bad hotel. I would stay here again.

****update****
The Hilton purchased this hotel and totally redid it. It is now called Hilton Garden Inn.
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Consensus Guy
Joined: Jul 2013
Reviews: 11148
Likes Received: 26
Aston Aloha Beach Hotel has an overall rating of 3 stars from hundreds of reviews. Many reviewers said the hotel’s old and in need of renovation. They also said the rooms were not very clean and had stains and cockroaches present.

On the other hand, some guests said they enjoyed their stay and would definitely return, with several saying the location was great. Most guests also agreed that the staff was very friendly and helpful.
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