frequently asked questions

Welcome to our FAQ page! We're here to make your experience with us as seamless as possible. Whether you're planning your stay, looking for special amenities or need to resolve any queries, we've got you covered. Find answers to your questions about our hotel below and make the most of your visit.

Our hotel is located about a 45-minute drive west on Kaumualiʻi Highway (Hawaii Route 50) from Lihue Airport (LIH). Get directions from the airport to Waimea Plantation Cottages.

If you find a better rate online, Coast Hotels will not only match the price but will take an additional 10% off the room reservation backed by our Best Rate Promise. See full Terms & Conditions to submit a claim.

Cool off and take a dip in our oceanfront swimming pool. However, please be aware that there is no hot tub. Visit our services and amenities page for more information.

Free parking is available at each guest cottage. Additionally, parking is provided around the lobby for check-in and check-out, as well as in front of the restaurant for diners. Please be aware that parking directly adjacent to the pool or on the beach is not available. To access the pool or beach, you must walk across the grassy lawn.

We recommend is to call our Central Reservations line at 800.716.6199 or email us at if you need to modify your hotel reservation. Please have the confirmation number ready which can be found on the reservation confirmation email.

Our Coast Rewards Member Rate is available to you when you join our Coast Rewards program. Savings start at a minimum of 15% off our lowest advertised price and are offered year-round. 

9400 Kaumualii Highway,
Waimea, Kauai, HI
96796, United States

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Waimea Plantation Cottages does not allow pets on the premises other than certified service animals.

We've got you covered with free wi-fi throughout the premises.

Unfortunately, Waimea Plantation Cottages does not have a fitness center. Visit our hotel's service and amenities page for more information.

Chicken in a Barrel BBQ offers a diverse menu of American fare, pizza and BBQ dishes available for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Notably, the restaurant boasts "The Barrel Taps," which stands as Kauai's premier self-serve beer wall.

There is a free self-serve guest laundry facility on property. Guests receive the code for the laundry room as well as a resort map in their check-in folder. Detergent may be picked up at the front desk free of charge. See our amenities and services for more details.

There are no dry-cleaning services on the property.

Built between the 1880s and 1930s, our 59 historic cottages have been lovingly refreshed but retain the simple charm of the Hawaii plantation era. Each cottage offers casual Hawaiian décor, a full kitchen, and a private lanai. You may book a one- to five-bedroom cottage with the view of your choice: oceanfront, ocean-view, or garden-view cottage. Check out our accommodation options - view cottages.

There are no connecting cottages. There is landscaping between the cottages that offer privacy and enhances the peacefulness of the property. If you have special needs, please call the front desk at 808.338.1625, so the staff can help with your reservation. We will do our best to accommodate your needs.

If you are traveling with a baby or an infant, the resort has a limited number of Pack ‘n Play portable cribs. Please call the front desk at 808.338.1625 to add the request to your reservation. Or send an email to requesting to reserve a Pack ‘n Play crib.

Gather your loved ones together for an unforgettable wedding celebration at the historic Manager's Cottage at Waimea Plantation Cottages. This gracious, oceanfront home is a 5-bedroom, 4,300 square foot, craftsman-style bungalow. Set in the center of our picturesque, 43-acre resort on a wide green lawn at the edge of the 2-mile-long black-sand beach, it is tailor-made for a romantic wedding. Most nuptials are held under the 100-foot-tall Banyan Tree in front of the cottage followed by a wedding reception on the lawn al fresco under the stars or possibly under an event tent complete with dance floor. Your wedding dreams can come true at Waimea Plantation Cottages. Learn more about our event and wedding venues.

We accept the following the following cards MasterCard, Visa, American Express and Diner's Club. Cash and debit can be used as tender at time of check-out. All guests must provide a valid credit card with matching identification card upon check-in.

Our flexible cancellation policy allows for reservations to be canceled seven days (168 hours) prior to 3pm local hotel time on the day of check-in to avoid a penalty of the full reservation value. Guests booking more than six (6) nights and/or reserving more than one cottage will be charged a deposit of 50% room and tax at the time of booking; the deposit is non-refundable if the reservation is canceled within 59 days or less of the confirmed date. Some promotions or discounted rates may have an alternative cancellation policy that is listed on the Offer Details or within the Terms & Conditions.

Each of our specials on our deals page may have slightly different terms and conditions requirements. When booking one of these specials, be sure to carefully read the Terms and Conditions information to be sure the policy is acceptable before completing your reservation.

As a Coast Rewards Member, you can enjoy a host of fantastic perks! Save money with exclusive deals and rates designed just for our members. To make sure you're in the loop, opt-in to receive our Coast Rewards emails, so you'll be the first to know about our member-exclusive offers.

But that's not all – the benefits keep getting better as your membership level rises. At each level, you'll be entitled to additional guest privileges. We offer welcome amenities and various benefits for Silver, Gold, and Platinum Members. Discover the more amazing benefits available to you as a Coast Rewards Member.

Before you book a room with us, log into your Coast Rewards account and use your accumulated Coast Rewards Points to your reservation. If you'd rather chat with someone, call our friendly Member Services line at 800.549.9099, and they'll assist you in using your points for your booking.

And don't forget, you can also trade in your points for cool stuff from our redemption catalog. Just head to the Member Portal, check out the "Redeem Points" page, and start shopping.