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Jessica Baptiste

Member since: 2015
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Speaks english

The Affordable Hotel Room Alternative

3 Reviews
Bedrooms 1
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


Photos and Description of this Princeville holiday condo

Ease Into Island Life With This Condo On The Enchanting Island Of Kauai

This 500 sq. ft. studio has cathedral ceilings, powerful ceiling fans, and a beautiful tiger wood floor, creating a fresh, clean, and spacious feel. The king bed area is an open concept plan incorporating the living area and dining area. The casual kitchenette, equipped with an apartment size fridge, microwave, toaster oven and coffee maker, expands guest’s options for eating. Wireless internet in the unit enables you to use your laptop to stay in touch with family & friends or even work from paradise. There is free island wide calling and a TV/DVD player and CD/Clock radio for your entertainment. For much less than the cost of a hotel room on the North Shore, The Orchid Room is an excellent home base for exploring this beautiful island.

The private lanai off the back of the unit, offers spectacular views over the lush tropical jungle to the distant Hanalei Mountains, often draped with waterfalls. The grounds of Hale Moi have lush, tropical landscaping with many types of beautiful plants and flowers. There is also a shared grill area, in the middle of the condo complex, for your BBQ needs.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Jessica Baptiste (Owner)
Member since: 2015
Call Owner
Speaks english

About Jessica Baptiste


I came to Kauai the first time as a teenager in the 1970's and did not come back again until my daughter, Jessica, decided to marry a Kauai man and move to Princeville. Jessica fell in love with the lush, tropical, exotic, mysterious and wonderous island; where at any given time you can see Monk Seals, Sea Turtles, schools of Dolphin and Whales. One can Paddle Board or Kayak up the Hanalei river or Hanalei Bay, Scuba Dive, Snorkel, hike the many trails and eat at fabulous restaurants or simply enjoy a simple meal while relaxing on the Lanai.

After my daughter moved to Kauai, I followed her and have become captivated by the Island and all it has to offer.

I live in Silicon Valley California so Jessica and Steven are managing my delightful Hale Moi-The Orchid Room condo. Prior to buying The Orchid Room, I stayed many, many times in the Hale Moi condos while visiting Jessica. I love the lush, tropical jungle overlooking the Lanai. Across the street is the Famous Bluff for watching the Bali Hai Sunset and a short walk will bring you to the St. Regis Resort for 5 star restaurant, Spa and mesmerizing daily Sunset Happy Hour, not to mention a Gourmet Sunday Brunch.

I hope you enjoy the Garden Island as much as we do. We strive to make sure your stay is memorable.

Don't forget to take the UFO boat tour of the Napali Coast which leaves from Hanalei Bay.

You will be treated to entering the Sea Caves with Waterfalls and Open Ceilings (which only a small boat can do) and an opportunity to Snorkel along the World Famous Coastline with Sea Turtles, Dolphins, Exotic fish and who knows what else you may see underwater.


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Jessica Baptiste purchased this condo in 2015


based on 3 traveller reviews

The Affordable Hotel Room Alternative
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 3 reviews

Clean, Quaint, Convenient

  • 4 of 5

Perfect space for two to visit Kauai. We loved the location in the community of Princeville. We were so close to great amenities and a great coffee shop. The grocery store is close and you're within walking distance to the beach. There are great walking/running paths right outside your front door. The unit was clean and organized. It had everything we needed to prep breakfasts and lunches. The beach chairs and cooler were a great addition for our beach days. Renting a car is imperative so that you can travel to Waimea to see the canyon and putz around Hanalei. There is no A/C here, but the fans and trade winds kept us cool. There are tons of roosters no matter where you go, but because keeping the windows open is necessary, they will gladly wake you up before the sun. Keep that in mind! Don't forget to take the boat tour of the Napali Coast, that was our highlight! Also, don't miss Pink's dessert. We went everyday! We would stay here again in a heartbeat!

  • Review Submitted: Oct 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very attractive and clean condo.

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this unit. It's nicely decorated and in a great, nice, and beautiful location. There is a view of the golf course and gorgeous mountains from the lanai. The unit is plenty big for two people and has a lot of conveniences. The bed is comfortable and the bathroom is a good size. There are two beach chairs and two beach towels and a cooler. The closet is in the bathroom with extra spare towels and a hanging area for your clothes. In the living area is a microwave, toaster oven, small refrigerator, coffee maker, and necessary dishes and utensils. The refrigerator does not have a freezer. The bathroom also has a clothes line for drying clothes, something I appreciate. We would definitely stay here again if the price is right.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 23, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful and simple studio

  • 4 of 5

Lovely hardwood floors throughout with comfy bed and nice view of the golf course. Kitchenette amenities are very basic, but enough to get by for simple breakfasts and lunches. Great location in Princeville with easy access to Hanalei.

  • Review Submitted: Aug 15, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
30 Miles
Nearest Barpub
0.1 Miles
Hideaways at Pali Ke Kua
Nearest Golf
0.1 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
0.1 Miles
Hideaways at Pali Ke Kua
Nearest Beach
0.25 Miles
Car: recommended


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this holiday condo in Princeville, Hawaii

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2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning fee A$124 + Tax
Tax Rate 13.42%

General Excise Tax # GE-155-060-2240-01
Transient Accommodations Tax # TA-155-060-2240-01

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo rental in Princeville, Hawaii

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Location Type:
  • Golf Course View
  • Mountain View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 2 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , bath with shower , bath (no shower) , shower enclosure
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 extra lg. double bed
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • bay
  • botanical garden
  • caves
  • churches
  • festivals
  • forests
  • library
  • museums
  • playground
  • rain forests
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • waterfalls
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • horse riding
  • luaus
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing