Some of the top rated hotels in Kauai include The St. Regis Princeville, Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, Kao Kea Hotel and Resort, Outrigger Waipouli Beach Resort and Spa and The Westin Princeville Ocean Resort Villas, as ranked by U.S. News and World Report and included in its Best Hotels in Kauai list. The St. Regis Princeville was also included in the exclusive U.S. News and World Report's Best Hotels in the USA list.
Other noteworthy hotels that are included in the list include Koloa Landing at Poipu Beach Wyndham Grand Resort, Kaua'i Marriott Resort, Sheraton Kauai Resort, Courtyard Kauai at Coconut Beach and Kauai Beach Resort. The St. Regis Princeville is the only five star hotel on the list and it is also ranked number one. The second hotel on the list is Grand Hyatt Kauai Resort and Spa, which has a rating of four and a half stars.