Even if we added a rollaway, we would still have to share one cramped room. eg Sheraton? We go to the local Hyatt Regency in Bonita Springs because the kids absolutely love it. I’ve read a ton of reviews, and I know my kids would love Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa. All with private balcony or lanai, air-conditioning, WiFi*, ceiling fans, cable TV, telephone, tea/coffee maker, safe, hairdryer, iron and board. Suites feature a separate bedroom, king Grand Bed®, sitting area, desk, private lanai. You sound like a complete mess. This is easily my favorite resort– stayed here 16 times and always look forward to returning. Members who are extremely knowledgeable about this destination and answer travellers’ questions frequently. Will we be going to Japan, Hawaii, California or neither of those places? I admit, I’m really tempted to book this place via Hyatt points. As a Floridian, I’m addicted to it. Rooms open to lanais. That will kill our vacation. Hey Leana, You can’t be serious with these dilemmas. Each guest room includes a private balcony. In addition, my husband and I like  king-size beds, and here we would have to share a queen. I’ve mentioned this place before and said that I wasn’t able to book it via Wyndham website. I wasn’t complaining about Kauai being hot and humid in the summer. My cousin-in-law said it’s her favorite Hyatt in the world. The Grand Hyatt Kauai does a fantastic job at making a large portion of its 600-plus rooms available for booking with 25,000 World of Hyatt points per night. As is the case with  many of you, my family’s summer travel plans are currently in limbo due to Coronavirus. I feel like in this hobby folks tend to follow the same pattern. A 1/2 day is $60 for 3 hours. I stopped reading after that. If you have Wyndham points, I recommend calling Extra Holidays (a separate  company) directly at 1-866-430-9932. It might be an optimal use of resources to stay somewhere cheaper on the days spent exploring and just hang out at the Hyatt on the days you’ll be staying there. It’s located right on the beach, though it’s not swimmable. If you want to, go for it. Do island activities in morning – early afternoon. more. To me, the biggest attraction in Kauai is….Kauai. You’ll have a great time no matter where you stay. I feel like it’s an excellent option for families, and you don’t even have to have any Wyndham points on hand in order to score a deal. What a great choice. 1-4 properties) to good use on a number of occasions. Every unit has a washer/dryer combo, a full kitchen and a separate bedroom with a door. Substantial breakfast and evening spreads. Don’t get me wrong, I enjoy resort amenities as much as anyone else. ta.queueForLoad : function(f, g){document.addEventListener('DOMContentLoaded', f);})(function(){ta.trackEventOnPage('postLinkInline', 'impression', 'postLinks-84460135', '');}, 'log_autolink_impression');Grand Hyatt Kauai. But yes, Kauai is amazing and you do need time to do island activities. You’re too high maintenance. The lagoon is up to 9 feet deep but the “beach” end is shallow enough for small children. But the process is a bit convoluted. What a crazy time we live in. See photos and read reviews for the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa rooms in Poipu, HI. Booking Club Room in Grand Hyatt Kauai. Guys, you really need to lighten up! It even exceeds the Ritz Carlton in Maui. I’ve read a ton of reviews, and I know my kids would love Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa. In short, I definitely think Hyatt points are valuable. We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason. Close. The resort’s classic Hawaiian architecture with open courtyards and lush gardens welcomes the tropical breeze. Hyatt Hotels is renowned for its quality services and friendly staff, and Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa lives up to expectations. Here is the price for one-bedroom condo when paying cash: And here is the Go Fast rate for the same dates: That’s over $100 in savings (when factoring in tax) in exchange for using 3,000 points per night. The GHK is my favorite! LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay-per-view films. I appreciate your perspective since you’ve stayed in both places. Leana is the founder of Miles For Family. Winter is not “hot and humid”. The island is worth exploring. I love Kauai and much prefer it to Florida (where I happen to live). Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, 3 the outdoor swimming pools, and 3 hot tubs. I’d highly recommend. She enjoys beach vacations and visiting her family in Europe. 44 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Club Room (1 King or 2 Queen Bed), Guest Room 45 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Deluxe Suite, Living Room 46 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Room, 1 King Bed, Partial Ocean View, Bathroom Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa offers 602 accommodations with iPod docking stations and espresso makers. Fortunately,  I found a decent compromise: Kauai Coast Resort at the Beachboy. 77 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Club Room (1 King or 2 Queen Bed), Guest Room 78 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Standard Suite, Living Area 79 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Standard Suite, Bathroom I just don’t feel compelled to go out of my way to stay there. 3) My kids will never want to leave the pool area! That’s probably the biggest factor in why I’m leaning towards skipping it. As I’ve said before, it looks beautiful, and I can’t imagine any kid not liking the pool area. @Dee You misunderstood what I said. 🙁 I’m a last minute planner so I’m hoping a summer trip will still be possible for my family, but I’m not booking anything now. Yeah, everything is up in the air right now. Going to Paris? So, yes, a 2 a.m. swim is possible. Splitting a stay between condo and Grand Hyatt might be the way to go. 0. My cousin-in-law said it’s her favorite Hyatt in the world. Sheraton Kauai Resort vs. Kauai Marriott in July, Koloa Landing Resort at Poipu, Autograph Collection. The Grand Hyatt Kauai is, in my opinion, one of the best resorts in all of Hawaii and the service here was top-notch. Plus, it’s relatively compact. If you are looking to transfer UR points to Hyatt, you may want to read Nancy’s review of Waipouli Beach resort in Kauai first. My concern is Grand Hyatt is so spread out, my kids might complain about long walks in the heat to get food etc. Rooms open to lanais. But with three nights, there is a lot I would like to see on the island. Thanks In Maui, everyone wants to stay at Andaz. I really would have to be crazy to pass on this opportunity, right? The Grand Hyatt Kauai lobby is everything you would expect at a luxury resort. Originally from Belarus, Leana resides in central Florida with her husband and two children. I started to feel like I’m a bad mom for depriving my kids of this experience. While the Grand Hyatt Kauai as a whole is extremely family-friendly, there is a Camp Hyatt kids club option available for kids ages 3 to 12. But I really dislike having all four of us in one room. It costs 20k points per night and we can get club access there as well. The lounge staff is second to none. Either way, thanks for stopping by and have a nice day! Top features of the hotel include free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour front desk, facilities for disabled guests, express check-in/check-out, luggage storage. If you like hot and crowded go to WBR. My cash portion for 3 nights is $403 (I already had some Wyndham points in my account). You can verify award availability via Wyndham.com first. Subscribe to Blog via Email my family’s summer travel plans are currently in limbo due to Coronavirus, Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, Nancy’s review of Waipouli Beach resort in Kauai, Why I Fear my October Cruise Won’t Happen, Booking R/T Biz Class to Europe for 88k Miles, Why I Lie to my Friends and Family and More, Steps I’m Taking to Make our Spring Break Trip Less Risky, We Decided to “Go Big” on Universal Orlando Trip, Best and Worst Travel Experiences of 2020. But we will only have three nights in Kauai and I want to explore the island instead of the resort pool. In this review I will show you the hotel grounds, hotel common … I also happen to have  club access certificate which would give us free breakfast and evening snacks. And AirBnB places cost quite a bit, plus I prefer to have more flexibility in case I need to cancel. I am specifically interested in what they serve for breakfast and afternoon appetizers. Best hotel for a body-boarding beach at Poipu? Club is worth it. I am specifically interested in what they serve for breakfast and afternoon appetizers. The bedrooms a Lanai that had it’s own kitchen. I’m with you. You can cancel 72 hours ahead with no penalty. The price is $125 per child, per day, for a full day from 9am-3pm (includes lunch). They obviously don’t spare any expenses when it comes to landscaping. @Michael Thanks so much for your input! @B I’ve heard the winter is cooler, so that’s good to know. I also happen to have club access certificate which would give us free breakfast and evening snacks. Fridges and coffee/tea makers are provided. It is not connected to the ocean. Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa offers 602 forms of accommodation with iPod docking stations and espresso makers. I was hoping my reasoning would help someone who is debating on where to stay in Hawaii. It’s a grand mega resort, and a bargain on points. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. My flights are already booked via Southwest. A flat-screen TV with cable channels, an electronics charging station, a beverage chiller, a seating area, and a large work desk are offered in each guest room. Here is the thing. To review the Tripadvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: http://www.tripadvisor.com/pages/forums_posting_guidelines.html. What was once a Plan Be all of a sudden became Plan A after my husband’s diabetes diagnosis. The pool area is impressive. But I have several trips in the works, with a very good possibility of extending our stay in Hawaii, specifically the island of Kauai. Stayed there a few months ago.Forr me, also not a good fit. Grand Hyatt Kauai - Offering a year-round outdoor swimming pool and a lobby restaurant, Grand Hyatt Kauai Hotel is located in Poipu district. We are a family of 4 looking to visit Kauai in December (pending what happens with the pandemic). Hawaii is hot and humid so you rather go to southern Florida. Grand HYATT Kauai is substantially better than what you think. You wont appreciate it if you’re complaining about it being hot and humid. With so much uncertainty at the moment, flexibility is key. Rooms feature marble bathroom, plush robes, deluxe amenities and Hyatt's grand bed. Learn how your comment data is processed. The GH is way too upscale for you arriving on SW. @Aint nothing I hope you are having a nice day! Access to the Grand Hyatt Kauai Club Lounge is available with some room packages (including rooms with points) or with Hyatt status.The Club Lounge offers breakfast, snacks, and a light dinner.. Last time we went, we stayed at the Grand Hyatt in Poipu and loved it. Is she really serous about going or just a complainer. Plus, some rooms have a king bed+ sofa sleeper, and we can bring an air mattress in the van (free!). 🙂 Of course it’s not a big deal either way. There are 602 rooms and suites at the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, all with luxury amenities and relaxing bathrooms as well as state of the art technology and comfortable bedding. I prefer a relatively compact resort where you can get what you need in a mater of minutes. It’s my son’s favorite place in the world. Lawai International Center and Kilohana Plantation are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Nawiliwili Harbor and Poipu Bay Golf Course. I hear you, Blue. Like I said, it looks gorgeous. As a long time reader and planner for an average family of 5, I get what you are saying, and I think it is helpful to those of us that don’t have any Hyatt status and/or want more room. Princeville was actually my first choice. If you have any other questions about GHK, just ask. Answer 1 of 3: I am wondering if anyone has recently been to the club room at the Grand Hyatt Kauai. The lounge also has the best cookies you’ll find ANYWHERE. If Hyatt offers Diamond status before the trip, I probably wouldn’t be able to resist! I have seen conferences start to cancel in June already. I guess it just depends on what one is looking for. Pools/hot tubs are open 24/7 (not many resorts in Hawaii offer that) and there are multiple security staff members patrolling the grounds at night. I prefer exploring the island, doing activities, and going to beaches. My husband and I both applied for Chase World of Hyatt credit card awhile back, and I plan to hang on to both of them for the foreseeable future. 12 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Room, 1 King Bed, Pool View, Guest Room 13 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Suite (Pool Suite), Bathroom 14 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Standard Suite, Bathroom See all 89 photos As a result, I started doing some in-depth research on our lodging options in Kauai. BTW, neither is the beach next to Grand Hyatt. If we could get a suite there, I would absolutely go for it. Subscribe. I’ve been able to put the annual renewal certificates (valid at Cat. I did talk to someone at the resort about a possibility of getting a king room with a twin sofa bed, and adding a rollaway for $25 per night. Private lanai/walkout patio on ground floor Tub and walk-in shower You will visit GHK someday. I am wondering if anyone has recently been to the club room at the (ta && ta.queueForLoad ? We stayed in Wailua area years ago, and drove through Kapaa. Maybe I will splurge on a suite or something, even if it’s just for two nights. Most AirBnB places I’ve looked at have a strict cancellation policy, something I very much prefer to avoid. For our family we chosem in summer, the "Sunshine on Sale" or "Three for Free package" at the Grand Hyatt Kauai. GH is beautiful with pools YOU will want to hang out in and, also, Poipu is MUCH nicer than Kapaa area where Waiupouli Beach Resort is located. 1) First and foremost, I HATE sharing one room with my kids. The venue comprises 602 rooms. Obviously, walking is good for your health, but Hawaii is stinkin’ hot and humid. Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. LCD televisions come with cable channels and pay movies. Booking Club Room in Grand Hyatt Kauai. And just look at the bird’s eye view of the pool complex: Considering the fact that room rates for my dates hover around $600 per night all-in, paying 25K Hyatt points instead seems like a bargain. I guess I am crazy because that’s exactly what I plan on doing. I never claimed otherwise. 604 rooms and suites on 4 floors with 4 lifts. Stayed in both resorts multiple times. I won’t show my kids the photos of the place, and they won’t know what they’ve missed. Navigating sprawling grounds daily for dining and doing laundry sounds exhausting. She thought it might be possible, but website states triple occupancy, so I’m not sure how it works in reality. Posted by 5 days ago. Especially when we are getting a large unit with all the conveniences of a home instead of  a tiny room. Counting the days (and hoarding Chase Ultimate Reward points) 'til our return next summer! Subscribe to Miles For Family and never miss a post! You won’t be doing much walking in the sun to get food– the casual lunch place is right next to the largest freshwater pool. One of the best luxury resorts on Kauai, the 602-room Grand Hyatt Kauai draws guests with spacious, Hawaiian-inspired rooms, three incredible pools, a behemoth saltwater lagoon, 10 dining options, including a host of high-end restaurants, a renowned spa, a twice-weekly luau, and immaculately kept tropical grounds. I haven’t stayed at the resort, but it looks very nice. There is a beautiful pool, a hot tub and a bar that serves alcohol and food. I have only read a handful of negative reviews on TripAdvisor, so I have no doubt it’s a fabulous resort. I honestly have no idea. Mega resorts are just not my thing. 44 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Club Room (1 King or 2 Queen Bed), Guest Room 45 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Deluxe Suite, Living Room 46 - Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Koloa, Room, 1 King Bed, Partial Ocean View, Bathroom The main goal is not to convince you to forego staying at the Grand Hyatt. We visited Kauai 14 months ago but loved the Grand Hyatt so we decided to stay again but this time we reserved a full ocean view and a Grand Club room. A video review of the Grand Hyatt Kauai Hotel on the island of Kauai in Hawaii. Opinions expressed here are author’s alone, not those of any bank, credit card issuer, hotel, airline, or other entity. First a couple of small negatives, for some reason check-in was a hassle both stays. During off-season you can get a 2-bedroom unit for less than 20,000 UR points via Chase Sapphire Reserve. We usually stay Club level at other Hyatt's with our Gold Passport points, because of top floor rooms and concierge located there as well. Just don’t make pool an option: Go to breakfast in the lounge and then to the car. You can even sit in a beach swing together and watch the sunrise. Yes, lazy river looks awesome sauce etc. Kama'aina please tell us: what is the virus vibe in Kauai? I believe you. We are supposed to be there in the summer. But my point is, at any given destination there are many options, and what works for one person, won’t work for the other. I do hope to stay in the resort one of these days. Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Poipu Picture: Grand Club room - Check out Tripadvisor members' 8,185 candid photos and videos. I’m glad that I decided to call because this is a gem of a deal IMO. Frankly, we may not be flying anywhere this year. Poipu is, overall, in a better location to Waimea Canyon, Port Allen (Napali Coast boat tours) and you can get to Hanalei Bay and Haena State Park pretty easily too. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Very kid friendly and the pool is incredible. Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa, Poipu Picture: Ocean view Grand Club room - Check out Tripadvisor members' 8,185 candid photos and videos. The 5 star Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa provides luxurious accommodation amongst beautiful tropical gardens, with stunning views of the ocean and mountains. Standard View Room: decorated in a tropical, Hawaiian style. Staying in Kappaa is way hotter! While saving cash is always my goal, paying $403 for three nights in Kauai is dirt cheap. We have nice resort pools  in Florida after all. Just saw an update that schools in Florida will be closed till April 15th. I don’t like the idea of walking ten minutes to the pool with my restless kids each and every day. Bathrooms include … As I’ve mentioned in my previous comment, it looks likely that schools in Florida will stay open in June. We would mainly need a place to sleep, so I feel like having an amazing pool complex would almost be a distraction. Go to Florida and get on with the alligators. Thanks, If no one chimes in here you might post on the Flyertalk forum: http://www.flyertalk.com/forum/hyatt-world-hyatt/1307237-gh-kauai-review-master-thread-mid-2011-forward-97.html. It’s great though if you like the mega resort thing. Most rooms with a king bed have a love-seat sofa bed in the room. But then I thought, wait a minute, they will be going to Hawaii. There is always a line and wait to check-in regardless of having an elite status. If you are a resident of another country or region, please select the appropriate version of Tripadvisor for your country or region in the drop-down menu. Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort looks amazing, but… I admit, I’m really tempted to book this place via Hyatt points. If I don’t use Hyatt points here, I can simply burn them at Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, located 1.5 hours from my home. Love me some GHK and can't wait to get back there. You could stay somewhere alot less expensive than WBR if you’re just looking for a bed. A much better deal than Grand Hyatt IMO, especially for large families. Can really save some $$ as a family there since Kauai is pricey. Everything you need to know about the Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort & Spa rooms at Tripadvisor. You are allowed to buy 10,000 points per calendar year, so if you decide to buy 9,000 points, this is what you will pay: That would be a great price for a vacation rental in Kauai. There is a 50% discount for siblings. Try a condo from VRBO possibly? But for our situation, it’s just not the right fit. This topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. 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