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Garden Island Inn

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#1 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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yakima, United States
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for 2 nights. It is a nice, clean, simple hotel. It was perfect my wife and I. We could walk to shops and restaurants and the beach cove is right across the street. The hotel offers beach chairs, towels, boogie boards to use for free. Staff was very friendly and helpful with suggestions. Room was basic with a...

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Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

If you want to be near the beach, & don't mind an older hotel, with no pool, but a pretty little garden, give this place a try. It has been lovingly decorated--hand-painted scenes on the door of each room, as well as pretty special effects inside, at least in the room we had! I was amazed at how much detail...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for your kind review and comments on our lovely hotel. My husband has a keen eye for all details, so it pleases me that you were amazed at how much detail has gone into the decor. You can pay twice as much to stay at a nearby resort with pool, resturant, and elevator, and pay large resort fees, but...

Lewistown, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at The Garden Island Inn last week for 6 days. It was so charming! Great staff, clean room, beautiful grounds, and close to everything. It was exactly what we were hoping for! I read many reviews before picking this hotel, and I'm so glad I did. The staff there were absolutely wonderful! The free breakfast every morning was...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Not often do you try something new and get exactly what you were hoping for. Thank you so much for writing us this lovely 5 star review. Our guests are so respectful, we turn off the music in the garden at 9PM same time the office closes and the hotel gets quiet. Steve and I live here and we...

New South Wales, Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my partner stayed for 1 week from May 7, this place is awsome and the staff make it that way. Sheree in the office, sorry for not mentioning other staff but we always seem to get Sheree, was amazing went above and beyond to make our stay wonderful. I won't go on about what's available eg, freshly baked...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! I get great enjoyment knowing how successful your stay with us and your trip was. Cherie and all the staff are remarkable. We are so fortunate to have such a great team. Our number one goal is guest satisfaction and I'm very delighted, we hit a home run with you. This location mid island is the best for exploring...

Durango, Colorado
Reviewed 1 week ago

After flying all day we wanted a place to crash for the first night in Kauai. This was perfect. Close to the airport, but not near the runways and easy to find at night.Nice reception area with lots of complimentary beach toys, games, etc. Wish we were going to stay here longer. Right across from nice restaurants and little shopping...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

"Great First Night" mahalo for your review. I am glad you had time to enjoy our morning coffee and goodies and check out Kalapaki Beach and shopping across the street. Many guest stay here extended days before or after a booked time share close to the airport and mid island. We are happy you choose us and found your room...

SAN ANTONIO
Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was very clean and decorated beautifully. If we return to Kauai, we will definitely stay at the Garden Inn. It was close to the beach and many wonderful restaurants. The airport is less then 5 minutes away.

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Mahalo for giving us your 5 star recommendation and staying with us! We are pleased you found your room clean and found our tropical island decor beautiful. It makes us happy to upgrade the rooms. We have painted the walls, ceilings, doors, adding tiles, lighting, art canvases, new bedding, linens, and curtains to enhance and make your stay NICE. So...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I called the hotel from the airport, had no reservation and these guys were so comprehensive and nice! I have never had a better service in my life than in this hotel. Sheri, at the front desk, is an angel. The owners are awesome as well. Nice views from the rooms, which are very clean and have AC. Super close...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Aloha! Your warmth and sincere appreciation to Sheri and all of our staff is very appreciated. I am glad you felt well cared for and welcomed at the hotel. We are lucky to have wonderful guests, so thank you for finding us!! The 5 star "Perfect" review and recommendation is lovely. Look forward to your next visit. Mahalo, Lis &...

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely boutique hotel across the road from the beach in Lihue, Kauai. The hotel was clean and comfortable, staff were friendly and helpful, and all the extra special little touches were wonderful. Fresh flowers in our room, freshly baked cakes and biscuits for breakfast each day, games, beach chairs, boards, fishing rods + more available to borrow (no extra cost)....

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Yea, we will look forward to welcoming you back hope it is soon. We love the hotel location on this beautiful, Garden Island of Kauai! There is so much to see, do and enjoy. Offering complimentary beach items, towels and a bite to eat in the morning with coffee and smiles is our pleasure. We are glad your stay was...

Portland, Maine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 7 nights at the Garden Island Inn and found the room clean and the bed was comfortable. It is a convenient location within walking distance of many good restaurants, shops and a nice beach. Although it is close to the airport, you cannot hear the planes taking off. The staff was very friendly and accommodating. They provide free...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

WOW, I am glad we are living up to our trip advisor rating # 1 hotel in Lihue! Our top most goal is guest service and customer satisfaction, adding "Best Value in Lihue" is a wonderful compliment. We enjoy beautifying the hotel, upgrading the rooms, adding art to all surroundings, and offering amenities which might make our guests stay more...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved Gardan Island Inn. It's a little funky, the room decor is a bit unusual, and it was awesome. It was more enjoyable to stay here compared to one of the big brand hotels. The staff was amazing. They have beach towels, boogie boards, snorkeling gear, even sunscreen, that you can borrow for free. The rooms were cozy and...

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Lis L, Owner at Garden Island Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for staying with us, loving the hotel, and GETTING our funky vibe! The staff is the real magic at the hotel, we are sooo blessed and adore each of them. You are spot on when you say they are amazing! Glad you took advantage of our complimentary amenities, we want to make your stay and your trip to...

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Garden Island Inn is a quaint, affordable boutique hotel by the lovely Kalapaki Beach and Bay, the Kauai Marriott and Lagoons and the Nawiliwili Harbor. Kalapaki Beach offers safe surfing, stand up paddle boarding, canoing, kayaking, sailing for beginners to intermediate, fishing or just plain relaxing and sunning.This is Kauai's center for shopping, live music and dining with a choice of 10 of Kauai's finest restaurants all within a short leisurely walking distance from the Garden Island Inn Hotel.The Garden Island Inn has quick and easy access from the Lihue Airport and to all the sights and activities Kauai has to offer. Let us be your home away from home while you discover Kauai! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Garden Island Inn

Address: 3445 Wilcox Rd, Kalapki Beach, Lihue, Kauai, HI 96766-9590
Region: United States > Hawaii > Kauai > Lihue
Price Range: $203 - $240 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Garden Island Inn 2.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
Garden Island Hotel Lihue
Garden Island Lihue
Garden Island Inn Kauai, HI
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
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“Room 17 was perfect for us.”
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“Our room was in the middle of the second floor which suited us perfectly.”
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