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Following an Extensive Renovation the Kauai
Beach Hotel & Resort Branded a Hilton
LIHUE, Hawaii - Located on 25 lushly landscaped acres of Kauai's "Coconut Coast," the Kauai Beach Hotel & Resort officially became the Hilton Kauai Beach Resort today after the completion of an $18 million renovation. The resort features 350 plush condominium hotel units, cascading waterfalls and dramatic rockscapes surrounding four swimming pools, an on-site spa, upscale dining options and complete meeting facilities. Just five minutes from Lihue Airport, the Hilton Kauai Beach Resort is the ideal central starting point for adventures around the island, including Kauai's sun-drenched white sand beaches and renowned golf courses, the spectacular Waimea Canyon to the west, shopping and art galleries in charming Koloa and Hanapepe to the south, and the magnificent, rugged Na Pali coast on the north shore of the island.

The Hilton Kauai Beach Resort is operated by Anekona Management LLC under a franchise license agreement with Hilton Inns, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hilton Hotels Corporation. The property is managed by Anekona Management.

"Hilton believes that travel should be relaxing and invigorating, and few places in the world are better suited to achieving these aims than the island of Kauai, with its laid-back charm, gracious hospitality, and untouched natural beauty," said Jeff Diskin, senior vice president of Hilton Brand Management. "As the newest addition to the collection of Hilton resorts in Hawaii, the Hilton Kauai Beach Resort will extend the Hilton experience on the islands with indulgent amenities, a hospitable service culture and local flair."

The five-story property has undergone an extensive renovation of its guestrooms, lobby, dining facilities and meeting space. The bright, plantation-style decor creates an open and airy atmosphere while reflecting Kauai's agricultural heritage. The resort's pool complex features three pools and two whirlpool spas surrounded by tropical landscaping, lush grottoes and numerous waterfalls, including a 12-foot cascade into the main pool. A fourth beachfront sand-bottom pool features a 90-foot flume and lava tube waterslide. A nightly sunset cocktail(a) hour for hotel guests is followed by a traditional torch-lighting ceremony and Polynesian dance show. A complimentary hotel shuttle transfers guests to and from the airport and nearby shopping and golf courses. For fitness and rejuvenation, guests can enjoy the Alolani Spa and Fitness Center.
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Hilton Kauai Beach Resort 
(formerly  Radisson Kauai Beach Resort)
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Each guestroom has a private lanai and features the Hilton Serenity Collection® of in-room amenities, including the Hilton Serenity Bath Collection of exclusive Crabtree & Evelyn La Source® bath amenities and the Hilton Serenity Bed, which consists of a Serta Suite Dreams® mattress and box springs, Pacific Coast® down duvet, Super Topper mattress pad, and high-quality linens and pillows. Other in-room offerings include coffeemakers that feature a local Hawaiian coffee blend, the Hilton Family alarm clock with MP3 player input, large work desk with ergonomic chair and wireless high-speed internet access.

The hotel's signature restaurant, Naupaka Terrace, serves breakfast and dinner and features indoor as well as outdoor seating near torch-lit waterfalls and koi ponds. The extensive menu includes hand-cut choice aged beef, fresh island fish and local Kauai specialties. The Driftwood Bar & Grille is open daily for lunch, light dinners and tropical drinks in a casual poolside setting. Shutters Lounge features specialty drinks and tasty appetizers as well as nightly entertainment by local musicians. The Island Marketplace serves up specialty coffees, pastries, snacks and desserts.

For meetings and banquets, the resort offers over 13,000 square feet of flexible indoor meeting space, including a ballroom that can accommodate up to 590 guests and is equipped to handle sophisticated audio/visual productions. Travelers looking to work from paradise can also take advantage of the 24-hour self-service business center. Travelers staying at this hotel can participate in the Hilton HHonors® guest reward program, allowing guests to earn both hotel points and airline miles for the same stay at more than 2,800 hotels worldwide.

The Hilton Kauai Beach Resort is located on a three-mile stretch of beach north of Lihue on the island of Kauai at 4331 Kauai Beach Drive, Lihue, Kauai, Hawaii 96766. Phone: 808-245-1955. 

Hilton Hotels is part of Hilton Hotels Corporation (NYSE:HLT) the leading global hospitality company, with more than 2,800 hotels and 490,000 rooms in more than 80 countries, including 150,000 team members worldwide.

(a) Service of alcohol subject to state and local law. Must be of legal drinking age.

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Contact:

Hilton Brand Communications
Denise Blaya
310-205-4545
denise_blaya@hilton.com/
http://www.hiltonworldwide.com

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Also See: The $200 million Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort & Spa Set to Open on Island of Kauai / October 2006


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