River Estate Kauai, Hawaii

Policies & Reservations

Rate Information

Holiday Dates

Nightly & Weekly Rates

The Standard Guest House Nightly Rate is $425 a night for up to 4 people for all dates except Christmas and Thanksgiving which are $475 a night for 4 people [5 night minimum]

The Standard Riverhouse Nightly Rate is $475 per night for up to 4 people for all dates but Christmas and Thanksgiving which are $500 per night. [5 night minimum]

An additional $25 per person per night will be added for more than 4 people up to six people total

Additional days more than a week but less than 2 weeks will be pro-rated at the daily rate. Discounts for last minute bookings or bookings more than 12 months from the date of your booking

Cleaning Fees

The Guest House out-cleaning fee is $375. The Riverhouse out-cleaning fee is $400.00   Strict Covid-19 cleaning protocols are used with professional sanitizing products.

Additional days more than a week but less than 2 weeks will be pro-rated at the daily rate. Discounts for bookings within 30 days of arrival. Contact Mark the owner.

A mandatory mid- clean is required for stays longer than ten days. Two mid cleans required for stays of three weeks. The cost will vary according to the condition of the house and bedrooms used. 

Deposits, Taxes, and Additional Fees

Travel and security deposit insurance can be purchased before arrival. The cost is $79 and we provide a link to purchase the policy. 

Please add 17.97% tax. All deposits will be refunded within 45 days of your departure minus any damage or extra cleaning. Damage or extra cleaning will be assessed by our cleaning and maintenance staff and the owner.

There is a 3.5% credit card processing fee for each separate charge or credit involved in your booking. There is a $250 fee for any cancellations.

There is a $100 reservation fee also .



Minimum Stay

There is a five night minimum for all dates including Thanksgiving and Christmas. We will accept bookings of less than the minimum if your dates fit into our calendar. Most of the time we’re able to fit our guests into the small periods of availability we have however we require a 24 hour break between check-in and check-out to allow for Covid-19 cleaning protocols.


Cancellations for bookings between 1/6 – 12/14 (non Holiday dates) require a 90 or more day timeframe with written notice for a total refund of your initial deposit less the non-refundable $100 reservation fee and any taxes you have paid. If you cancel between 60 and 90 days prior to arrival with written notice you forfeit one half of all monies paid plus the booking fee and all taxes paid. Cancellations within 30 days of arrival forfeit all monies paid to date with no exceptions. Cancellations for bookings between 11/25 – 12/5 and 12/15 – 1/05 require 120 days’ written notice for refund of your initial deposit less a $100 processing fee and all taxes paid to date. “No shows” forfeit all funds paid to River Estate. No refunds for early departure (For any reason with no exceptions). All refunds for any reason will be made within 30 days of cancellation.

Reservation Deposit

A reservation deposit totaling one half the total cost of your stay is required to secure the reservation. Balance is due the 1st of the month that’s 2 months prior to your month of arrival.

Car Rentals, Activities & Travel Arrangements

I own a full service Hawaii based travel agency. (Agency license #TAR-5684, Activity Desk license AD-#1426) We will be happy to give you a quote on all or any portion of your travel package needs including other accommodations, airline tickets, car rentals or activities on Kauai or any other islands in your itinerary. Please let us know if you would like us to provide a quote for you.

Personal Concierge Services

We offer our guests free concierge services. The owner takes a personal interest in making sure you make the most of your vacation time. We offer a wide range of services and lots of useful information from the moment you book to when you check out.


Discounts available for short stay open dates or last minute bookings made within 30 days of arrival date. Please inquire for a quote.