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Fern Grotto Inn

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Reviewed 2 February 2015

Very spacious, clean, comfortable cottage. Has everything one would need for their stay. Beautiful grounds that are secluded from the hustle and bustle. Every need is addressed by the owner quickly and graciously. Would return in a heartbeat. It was a wonderful stay.

Thank TomandCarol R
Corvallis, Oregon
Reviewed 24 January 2015

I wish I could give 4.5 stars. We stayed at the Garden Cottage and enjoyed the space and the amenities. Great sheets, bed, towels and almost everything we needed. Access to kayaks and bikes were great and the cottage has a great view of the river. Paul was great and very gracious. The location is a little close to the...

2Thank kdctravels
Los Angeles, California, United States
Reviewed 19 January 2015

This place was truly excellent. The cottage we stayed in [Garden Cottage] was fantastic. It was really nicely decorated, and was very clean. The bed was so comfortable that we asked our host Paul what the brand was and where he got it! The kitchenette was more than enough to make breakfasts and lunches, and we even cooked a few...

2Thank Tati G
North Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 14 January 2015

Fern Grotto is a great alternative for travellers who don't want to be in a condo that limits outdoor access to a balcony. We stayed in River Cottage which is situated like the other units in a lovely garden. Windows on all sides made it perfect for breakfast in bed and at night we sat in the garden by candle...

2Thank Richard_Adrien
Fort Langley, Canada
Reviewed 8 January 2015

Stayed in the River Cottage at the Fern Grotto Inn for 11 days November, 2014. Set in a private garden setting we found the cottage so comfortable and a perfect home base to explore the Island of Kauai. Each day we chose an east or west direction and then checked out a new beach to find and explore. Aside from...

2Thank Apismellifera6735
Vienna, Austria
Reviewed 6 January 2015

Wonderful location. We had rented the Ohana house (there are other cottages on this property), which is really great. Old wood plantage style building, spacious (3 bedrooms, 3 bathrooms, large, kitchen with a wonderful table, large living room), fully equipped, we missed nothing. Everything clean, tasteful furniture and details. Absolutely great garden, fruits to ear from the trees, kayak to...

Thank Paul K
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 19 December 2014

We were enchanted with this well appointed studio cottage. I painted the view from the kitchen window. Comfortable and complete. Compliments to Paul on his attention to detail e.g. working flashlight on the keyring, fresh flowers and fruit from the luscious tropical garden surrounding Fern Grotto Inn. It couldn't have been a better location, secluded yet within walking distance from...

Thank Pamela M
Reviewed 4 December 2014

Really enjoyed the last week at River Cottage. Very relaxed and low key atmosphere. The setup is perfect and fit-out lacks for nothing......lots of cute kitchen touches too. Who needs a crowded hotel or resort condo? We didn't see owner and hardly anyone else either, which suited us fine. Near Kaapa/Lihue which is central to 45 minute drive for North...

2Thank Ado3361
Reviewed 27 November 2014

We have visited Kauai twice (so far), and each time we booked our accommodations at Fern Grotto Inn in Cottage Canal B. It is conveniently located in Kapaa, which is an easy drive to go North or South of the island. It is within walking distance to the beach, which is great for early morning swims. Also, Fern Grotto provides...

Thank Christine T
Vancouver, Washington, Usa
Reviewed 22 November 2014

This is a wonderful place to stay if you like to cook in for some of your meals and have a nice space to relax in at the end of a day of playing on Kauai. It's a great location as you enter into Kapaa from Lihue. The owners have thought of everything to include that makes your stay more...

Thank Laura E

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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are centrally located in the perfect spot for exploring the whole island of Kauai. Just ten minutes north of the airport, the property is on the banks of the Wailua River, a few minutes from the heart of Kapaa town, walking distance to beaches and family parks. We are nestled in Hawaii's largest coconut grove in the shadow of Sleeping Giant Mountain with easy access to hiking and kayaking. We are only a block from the beach. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Fern Grotto Inn

Address: 4561 Kuamoo Rd, Kapaa, Kauai, HI 96746-1419
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Kapaa
Price Range: $318 - $405 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Fern Grotto Inn 3*
Number of rooms: 5
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Also Known As:
Fern Grotto Hotel Kapaa
Fern Grotto Inn Kauai/Kapaa
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“Canal Room A has a great view of the river; Garden Cottage is also very nice.”
 of 5 bubbles 668lanim, 14 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Canal B is perfect for couples!”
 of 5 bubbles melissak144, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Several cottages with different guest arrangements. One to fit any needs”
 of 5 bubbles CarolTomR, 17 Dec 2016 | Read review
“River Cottage is right next to a park, so there is a little noise.”
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 of 5 bubbles AustinCata, 5 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Old Hawaii cottage charm”
 of 5 bubbles HPWA, 23 Sep 2016 | Read review
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