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Garden Island Inn

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#1 of 11 Hotels in Lihue
Certificate of Excellence
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
USD 189*
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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...

British Columbia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at Garden Valley Inn on the night we arrived in Kauai. We were treated to a lovely, comfortable Inn with treats left in our room to welcome us. Convenient ABC store across the street to pick up snack or bevies for late night arrivals. Delicious treats in the lobby in the morning. Fantastic front staff, clean , comfortable...

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

Aloha, thank you for your wonderful note and review. I am glad we can offer an original hotel, not a chain run by corporation. All of our amenities have been thought up and provided to enhance your stay with us. The beach and ABC store across the street is great, no need to hop in the car to enjoy your...

Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I arrived in Kauai in one of the most rainy days of the month. Buckets of water in the whole island. I was pretty sad, since this was only a four days trip. The hotel is just few minutes away from the airport and that was good news. I arrived late and I found a nice note in an envelope...

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

Thank you so much for your review. I am so glad you found such good value at the hotel. This statement is lovely: " For the money this is a great little gem, in a perfect location with great service." We place a few snacks in the room for those guests who arrive late, nice to know you enjoyed!! Our...

Rochester, New York
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our family of four stayed at the Garden Island Inn the last two nights that we were on Kauai using it as a base to explore the south side of the island. We couldn't have been happier with our choice. Our room was comfortable and well equipped for our needs. The decor is so unique and colorful! One of the...

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

Mahalo, so glad your family enjoyed a "great stay". My husband has owned the hotel for 29 years, he and the staff share our aloha with all of our guests. Our family owned hotel and fabulous hotel family, are always looking for ways to increase guest service, add artistic touches, and create a tropical oasis to be enjoyed. So glad...

Reviewed 23 April 2017

My husband and I loved our six-night stay. It felt like home. Because of the convenient location, we only needed to rent a car for 2 days. Loved the access to the beach and dining, excellent morning coffee, and the amazing garden surrounding the hotel.

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

Aloha! WOW wonderful that you stayed with us six nights. We enjoy getting to know our guests, visiting in the morning with you and serving coffee and snacks. Thank you for sharing your experience and the lovely comments regarding the convenient location, Kalapaki beach, and our gardens. Look forward to your return and more fun in Kauai. Our best wishes,...

Melbourne
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Our family stayed in a condo at the back of the hotel. Comfortable and had everything we needed. Close to a great pool and pool area which you have access to if in a condo. Lots of parking right outside the condo. We endorse the other comments about the helpful and friendly staff at reception of the hotel. This hotel...

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

Aloha, Thank you for reviewing our condo option. Glad you were comfortable and enjoyed the pool, parking, and convenient walking location. The 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath, plus full kitchen and laundry is a great option for traveling as a group or longer stays. Our daily snacks, beach gear, entertainment supplies, housekeeping and our supper friendly caring staff is always there...

Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

I really enjoyed my stay here. The staff was extra nice, the room was unique and colourful, and the beach is right there! If your staying in Lihue, check this place out! It was really quiet at night too, so it was extra relaxing.

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

'Great Place to Stay' pretty much says it all, thank you so much for your kind review! The hotel has nice partial views of the ocean, fun to watch surf, SUP, paddle clubs, and sail boats, as well as tug boat bringing in occasional cargo barges and the cruise ships. Interesting history of Kalapaki Sea wall and Nawiliwili Harbor from...

Salt Lake City, Utah
Reviewed 15 April 2017

Picked for its good value, the Garden Island Inn was one of the treasures we found on our trip. A lovely boutique hotel, it was quaint but clean and charming. The wonderful staff was friendly and helpful. The location was ideal: a couple of miles from the airport, centrally located between Kauai's north shore and Waimea Canyon, and just across...

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

Aloha! Thank you so much for your 5 star review! The Garden Island Inn is a tropical treasure, so glad you found us and enjoyed the hotel! You described our mid island location and Kalapaki Beach perfectly, so nice to have your comments. A great experience and a great value with friendly helpful staff, all the things we strive to...

Cochrane, Canada
Reviewed 15 April 2017

We stayed for a week at the Garden Island Inn and enjoyed our stay immensely. It is a perfect base to explore the island of Kauai. Our room was very clean and comfortable, with a great Island feel. Every morning we thoroughly enjoyed the coffee and treats provided. The staff was exceptionally kind and helpful. We will definitely return!!!!

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

Mahalo, we think our guests are wonderful. We get inspired every day living on this beautiful island. Happy to bring the Kauai vibe, beautiful art, lush landscape,and hawaiian music to you here. Thank you for mentioning your room was clean and comfortable, i will pass the compliment on to our cheerful housekeeping girls. Great to hear you spent your holiday...

Honomu, Hawaii
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Room # 11 on second floor with the sound of a cascading, pleasant waterfall outside the room. No need for a pool as the beach is close by to take a swim. There was a quaint balcony to enjoy for reading or simply relaxing. A light breakfast served at 7am with energy bars, coffee, sweet treats and watermelon. Beach towels,...

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

Aloha! So glad you enjoyed your stay. We have 3 waterfalls around the property so nice to enjoy, two ponds have koi! We really do not serve "breakfast", we provide snacks and coffee in the morning with fresh fruit. Our banana trees have lots of bunches turning ripe that guest can pick from the office. Our papayas are so good,...

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
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 - $242 (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 On the Beach Hotel in Lihue
#1 Romantic Hotel in Lihue
#1 Family Hotel in Lihue
#4 Business Hotel in Lihue
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“Room 17 was perfect for us.”
T9268VXkevinp, 24 May 2017 | Read review
“Second floor. No elevator so take luggage with wheels !”
mae0056, 1 May 2017 | Read review
“Be sure to pick a room far from the waterfall”
roccoc772, 25 Apr 2017 | Read review
“We stayed in two different rooms - both were great.”
530MarkA530, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Our room was in the middle of the second floor which suited us perfectly.”
475DS, 11 Apr 2017 | Read review
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