Aston Islander on the Beach
Located on the east coast of Kauai Island, the Aston Islander on the Beach (formerly Resortquest) is a low-rise, plantation-style hotel with eight three-story buildings with 198 guest rooms. Refurbished in 2005, the hotel boasts of superb ocean and garden views for each room.
From Lihue airport, exit from Ahukini Road to get to the hotel. Make a right at Kapule Higway 51; the street name will change to Kuhio Highway 56. Watch out for Aston Islander on the Beach on your right, adjacent to the Coconut Plantation Marketplace.
Room rates and amenities
Hotel rooms at Aston Islander on the Beach have rates that range from $214 to $306 a night, while one-bedroom suites cost $332 a night. There are also eSpecial rates for the Aston Islander, which are exclusively for guests who will book online. For standard hotel rooms, the eSpecial rate ranges from $137 to 208 per night, and $268 for one-bedroom suites per night. Rates may vary according to the season.
There are four kinds of guestrooms at the Aston Islander: The Garden View room, located on the ground floor, which has one king bed or two double beds, a sofa bed, and lanai with view of the gardens; Ocean Front room, located closest to the ocean, which has one king bed or two double beds, a sofa bed, and lanai with panoramic Pacific view; Ocean View room, with one king bed or two double beds a sofa bed and lanai with full Pacific view; and Partial Ocean View room, which is located on the top floor, with one king bed or two double beds, a sofa bed, and lanai with partial ocean view.
All rooms have the following amenities: Internet access, cable/satellite flat screenTV, coffee/tea maker, complimentary toiletries, air conditioning, CD and cassette player, balcony, patio, refrigerator, hair dryer, clock radio, iron/ironing board, voice mail, complimentary newspaper, cribs (infant beds), microwave, shower/tub combination and in-room safe.
Aston Islander on the Beach also follows Hawaii’s Non-Smoking Law -- all accommodations in the hotel do not allow smoking.
A public swimming pool and spa tub is set up at the hotel, as well as barbecue grills and a picnic area. Guests bringing cars automatically have free parking. Wireless Internet access is also available, as well as laundry facilities and babysitting/child care services. Pets are not allowed in Aston Islander.
The hotel is located just a half mile from the beach where guests can do a variety of activities. They can go snorkeling or surfing, play volleyball, or relax on the sand. The resort also has its own pool and spa tub.
Although Aston Islander does not have an in-house restaurant, the Coconut Plantation Marketplace is just a short walk away. It houses over 60 specialty shops and restaurants.
There is also the Wailua Golf Course, which is also a short walk from the hotel. Those interested to go boating or kayaking can visit the Wailua River, which is the longest navigable river in Hawaii.
Aston Islander on the Beach is at 440 Aleka Place, Kapaa, Kauai, Hawaii. Its magnificent ocean view is perfect for any island getaway.