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Hotel The ISO (Kapaa, USA)

Hotel The ISO (Kapaa, USA)

About The ISO

Nestled on the eastern shores of Kauai, The ISO offers boutique accommodations overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Guests can take in the magnificent views from the private balconies or lanais found in each room. Guest rooms adopt a chic island style with neutral tones and hardwood furnishings prevalent, while patio-style doors allow for plenty of natural light. Featured amenities include flat-screen TV, free Wi-Fi, and tea and coffee-making facilities, complete with rich Hawaiian coffee. The hotel features an outdoor pool and sun terrace, while yoga and tai-chi classes are hosted in the garden. Guests looking to explore the region can hire bikes from the hotel, free of charge. Located on site, Bull Shed Restaurant specialises in steaks, seafood, and cocktails, with both indoor and outdoor dining, as well as live entertainment on offer. A complimentary breakfast buffet is also provided. The ISO is about ten minutes’ drive from Wailua River State Park, where popular destinations include Kamokila Hawaiian Village and the Fern Grotto.

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi
  • Pool
  • Spa(Unavailable)
  • Parking
  • Pets (Unavailable)
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym(Unavailable)

Rating overview

trivago Rating Index based on 2103  reviews from:
  • Hotels.com(8.2/10),
  • LocationExcellent  (8.6 / 10)
  • RoomsOkay  (6.9 / 10)
  • ServiceFair  (7.4 / 10)
  • CleanlinessGood  (7.5 / 10)
  • Value for moneyGood  (7.7 / 10)

Positive Reviews


Great for Guests on a Tight Budget

Many guests who stayed here found the price unbeatable, so they made it their hotel of choice when they wanted to enjoy the beach on a budget. Judging from their experiences, you should leave satisfied if your goal is to stay in the area for a price that's as cheap as possible.


¸A Fantastic Location

Guests loved being able to walk to restaurants and shops while staying here. They also reported that the airport is about 20 minutes away by car, so you can theoretically go straight to the hotel from the terminals to start your time away.


Close to the Ocean

The oceanfront location was a definite highlight for many guests. Some said they were able to see whales from their rooms while others remarked that they loved the constant soundtrack of the crashing waves.

Negative Reviews


Very Basic Rooms

Guests were sometimes disappointed that the rooms did not have air conditioning or televisions. The accommodations aren't luxurious, and many guests realised that in advance. However, some expected the rooms to offer more in terms of amenities.


A Poor Wi-Fi Signal

Most guests were able to connect to the Wi-Fi while in public areas. However, there were frequent difficulties when trying to get connected from the rooms. Furthermore, even when guests were able to get online, they often found the speed was painfully slow and made it hard to get things done.


The Accommodations Look Tired

Guests remarked that the accommodations are quite run down and not very appealing. Most guests were not too bothered by that though, given the other benefits the hotel offers. Besides, staff members report that renovations are planned.

All amenities

Property amenities
  1. Entrance hall/lobby
  2. Parking
  3. Hotel bar
  4. Outdoor swimming pool
  5. Non-smoking rooms
  6. Restaurant
  7. Direct beach access
  8. Deck chairs
  9. Free WiFi in public areas
  10. Early check-in
  11. Pool
  12. Free WiFi
Room amenities
  1. Shower
  2. Openable windows
  3. Electric kettle
  4. Air conditioning
  5. Radio
  6. Cable TV
  7. WiFi
  8. Fridge
  9. Free WiFi (rooms)
  10. Coffee machine
Sports facilities
  1. Bike rental
  2. Yoga
  1. Accessible parking

Arrival / Departure

  1. Check in: 3:00
  2. Check out: 12:00


4-796 Kuhio Highway , 96746 , Kapaa , USA
Telephone: +1(808)8223971 | Fax: +1(808)5452163 | 

Frequently Asked Questions about The ISO

  • Is there a pool area at The ISO?

    Yes, The ISO offers 2 pool areas.

  • Are pets allowed at The ISO?

    No, The ISO doesn’t allow pets.

  • Is parking available at The ISO?

    Yes, The ISO provides Parking, Accessible parking for guests.

  • What time is check-in and check-out at The ISO?

    Check-in at The ISO is available from: . Check-out time is by .

  • Where is The ISO located?

    The ISO is located in 4-796 Kuhio Highway, 96746, Kapaa, USA.