Four Seasons Resort Lana'i at Manele Bay

1 Manele Bay Rd, (formerly Manele Bay Hotel), Lanai City, Hawaii, 96763, United States
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The island has two main hotels...

by written on October 4, 2002

The island has two main hotels - the Koele Lodge and the Manele Bay Hotel. There is a small independently owned Hotel Lanai, but it is a small operation mostly used by locals who come to visit family or go fishing.

The Koele Lodge is located on the high point of the island, almost smack dab in the middle. It is close to the airport, and close to the town of Lanai City. Most of the population of Lanai lives in houses in Lanai City, and there are a few shops and grocery stores in town.

Koele Lodge is the posher of the two hotels, with a 'great room' consisting of a high ceiling lobby area, with fireplace and lots of comfortable seating. It's a great place to just sit and talk, or sit and read, or just sit and watch people. They have various activities planned throughout the day, such as craft classes, but otherwise there's not a whole lot to do. They have a great challenging rolling putting green out front, that always seems to have an avid golfer or two on it. The tour we got indicated that the room range from a basic room (around $250 a night) to master suites that come with their own butler (around $2400 a night). This was several years ago, so things may have changed since then. There are restaurants, but don't expect bargain meals. You are a captive audience, and unless you packed your bag with snickerdoodles, you're at their mercy for food. The weather there is cooler, with the fog often rolling in and covering the site.

The Manele Bay Hotel is located a short, dusty, bumpy shuttle ride down to the 'shore' from the Koele Lodge. While I'm not sure if you can actually go into the ocean (due to the cliffs), it is located at the shore. The Manele Bay is sunnier, and more of a resort. They are geared more for the tennis and swimming crowd, and the active crowd. This hotel's rates are lower than the Koele Lodge, but it's still expensive. If you're looking for a place to get away from it all, and money is no object, then Lanai is the place for you.
About $300 a night or more for Koele Lodge, and about $200 a night for Manele Bay Hotel.

Unique Quality: It's a one-company town, and service is their business.

Directions: The island of Lanai is one of the eight main islands in the Hawaiian Island chain. It is a small roundish island located near Maui and Molokai. The airport is small, so you will probably have to fly i

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Address: 1 Manele Bay Rd, (formerly Manele Bay Hotel), Lanai City, Hawaii, 96763, United States

Amenities at Four Seasons Resort Lana'i at Manele Bay

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
  • Business Services
  • Pets Allowed
  • Kids Activities
  • Shuttle Service
  • Free High Speed Internet
  • Spa
  • Suites
  • Airport Transportation
  • Bar / Lounge

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